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Six Fellowships Announced by Alaska Sea Grant None 

Six Fellowships Announced by Alaska Sea Grant

Six graduate students selected by Alaska Sea Grant will spend a year working with state and federal agencies to support healthy coastal communities and the marine environment.

Nicole Knox, PE Inducted into UAA College of Engineering Hall of Fame None 

Nicole Knox, PE Inducted into UAA College of Engineering Hall of Fame

During the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) College of Engineering’s Spring Celebration on May 4, R&M CONSULTANTS, INC.’s Group Manager of Site Development, Nicole Knox, PE, was inducted into the College’s Alumni Hall of Fame.

Circular Boutique to Host 3rd Annual EMPOWERED Fashion Show None 

Circular Boutique to Host 3rd Annual EMPOWERED Fashion Show

Circular Boutique will hold the 3rd Annual EMPOWERED Fashion Show on Friday, June 1st at 5:30 p.m.

Museum Deepens Commitment to Serving Northern Communities by Furthering Study of Arctic Issues None 

Museum Deepens Commitment to Serving Northern Communities by Furthering Study of Arctic Issues

Mara Kimmel recently joined the Anchorage Museum as deputy director of strategy, research and scholarship where she will develop strategic partnerships; Arctic science and social science research and fellowship programs; and programs around equity, resilience and diversity.

State Seeks Nominations for 2018 Farm Family of the Year None 

State Seeks Nominations for 2018 Farm Family of the Year

The Alaska Division of Agriculture invites the public to submit nominations for the 19th Annual Farm Family of the Year award. The award will be presented at the Alaska State Fair.

Institute to Further Alaska Native Language Revitalization None 

Institute to Further Alaska Native Language Revitalization

The Alaska Legislature last month passed a resolution urging Gov. Bill Walker to declare a linguistic emergency for Alaska Native languages. Now, advocates from across the state are collaborating to help breathe new life into some of these languages.

Prakash Selected as UAF Provost None 

Prakash Selected as UAF Provost

University of Alaska Fairbanks Chancellor Daniel White announced that Anupma Prakash will serve as the university’s next provost and executive vice chancellor.

Alaska’s Suicide Prevention Efforts Get $100K Boost from GCI None 

Alaska’s Suicide Prevention Efforts Get $100K Boost from GCI

Programs aiming to reduce Alaska’s suicide rate will receive thousands of dollars of funding this year through the GCI Suicide Prevention Grant Program. GCI has donated an additional $100,000 to the program in 2018 in response to the success of its 2016 grant.

Access Zoo Days Return to the Alaska Zoo on May 16 and 23 None 

Access Zoo Days Return to the Alaska Zoo on May 16 and 23

Once again, the Alaska Zoo will host Access Zoo Days on May 16 and 23, providing accommodation for guests with mobility difficulties.

Rasmuson Foundation Announces 16 Individual Artist Award Recipients in Anchorage and Mat-Su None 

Rasmuson Foundation Announces 16 Individual Artist Award Recipients in Anchorage and Mat-Su

Rasmuson Foundation has named 35 artists in 11 Alaska communities as Individual Artist Award recipients for 2018. This celebrated group includes eight Anchorage residents and a writer from Wasilla who will receive Project Awards of $7,500. Seven Anchorage artists will receive $18,000 Fellowships.