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New Apps Share Alutiiq Language None 

New Apps Share Alutiiq Language

The Alutiiq Museum and Native Village of Afognak have released print and app versions of two Alutiiq language books: Kaugya’angcum Qawangurtuwa and Qateryuk. April Laktonen Counceller wrote Kaugya’angcum Qawangurtuwa–Small Fox’s Dream, an original story about a young fox getting ready for school.

Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team helping create safer structures None 

Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team helping create safer structures

Skiers, snowmachiners help improve snow models None 
New advocacy and public affairs agency to open in the new year None 

New advocacy and public affairs agency to open in the new year

ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A new public affairs and advocacy agency is launching in Alaska, with deep roots and expertise in public relations, strategic communications and public policy.

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska None 

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

His was the first aurora experiment attempted in Alaska. Ninety years ago, scientists had hints the northern lights flared up when particles from the sun tickled gases in the thin air above their heads, but they didn’t know how high the aurora occurred above Alaska.

The Alaska Community Foundation Announces Grant Awards None 

The Alaska Community Foundation Announces Grant Awards

The Alaska Community Foundation announced six Basic Needs grant awards totaling $35,226 to nonprofit organizations in four communities. The Basic Needs grant cycle offered grants for programmatic and general operational support to nonprofit organizations that are meeting the fundamental needs of Alaskans statewide.

UA College Savings Plan announces 2017 scholarship account winner None 

UA College Savings Plan announces 2017 scholarship account winner

The UA College Savings Plan announced today that Peyton Livingston is the 2017 winner of its annual scholarship account giveaway. Livingston, a six-year-old from Wasilla, will receive a $25,000 scholarship account.

 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.