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 UAF to host drone races None 

UAF to host drone races

The first University of Alaska Fairbanks drone races will be held at the Patty Center ice arena from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3.

Alaska USA Foundation donates $42,500 to support community non-profits None 

Alaska USA Foundation donates $42,500 to support community non-profits

Alaska USA Foundation contributed $42,500 to support a variety of non-profits that are vital fixtures in the communities they serve.

SHI, USA, School Districts, sign agreements to advance Northwest Coast Art, Math training None 

SHI, USA, School Districts, sign agreements to advance Northwest Coast Art, Math training

Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI) has signed memorandums of agreement with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) and school districts in Juneau, Klawock and Hoonah to teach Northwest Coast (NWC) art, the world-renowned legacy of the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian.

Beavers slapping tails on far-north waters None 

Beavers slapping tails on far-north waters

Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space.

Automotive dealers bring Chrysler training to Alaska None 

Automotive dealers bring Chrysler training to Alaska

Want to work on the Dodge Challenger? Or a Jeep Wrangler? Maybe that rare winterized Maserati or Alfa Romeo? Through a new partnership between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), automotive students and current technicians now have greater access to the company’s wide fleet of vehicles without leaving the state.

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Anchorage Petroleum Women’s Association “Cheers” to 60 years with 2018 nonprofit partner, The Arc of Anchorage

In 2018, the Anchorage Petroleum Women’s Association celebrates its 60th anniversary alongside its nonprofit partner for the year, The Arc of Anchorage, which celebrated this anniversary in 2017.

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives  $95,000 Donation from Andeavor None 

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center announced today that it received a donation of $95,000 from the refining, marketing and logistics company Andeavor. The donation will support AVTEC’s arctic and ice navigation readiness project, which will upgrade the school’s full mission bridge ship simulator to enhance its ice navigation capabilities.

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Gov. William Sheffield to be awarded the Eugene R. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award None 

Gov. William Sheffield to be awarded the Eugene R. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Alaska Chapter is honored to present the Eugene R. Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award to Governor William Sheffield this Friday, November 16, during the chapter’s Alaska Philanthropy Day Luncheon.

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UA Board of Regents approves FY19 budget requests with emphasis on strategic investments, approves tuition increases

Acknowledging the University of Alaska’s important role in building the state’s economy and future workforce, the University of Alaska Board of Regents approved an FY19 operating budget that includes funding for a range of key strategic investments and tuition increases for academic years (AY) 2019 and 2020 at its meeting this week in Anchorage.