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Ag-in-a-Box Traveling Classroom Expands from Online to In-Person
Alaska Village Initiatives received a $28,000 grant to support The Amazing Ag-in-a-Box Traveling Classroom program, an in-person expansion of its online subsistence farming curriculum.
UA Center for Economic Development Lands Kellie as Entrepreneur-In-Residence
The founder of an Anchorage aerospace firm is lending his business acumen to aspiring entrepreneurs.
The 2023 Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame: Munk and Leigh inducted as Alaskan innovators
Two exceptional Alaskans are being inducted into the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame this year: LeeAnn Munk and Mary Beth Leigh.
$1M Grant Helps CITC Expand Super Fab Lab for STEAM Education
A million-dollar gift from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust helps Cook Inlet Tribal Council expand its Super Fab Lab, supporting STEAM education.
State Grants $300K to UAF to Train Manh Choh Miners
The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is providing a $300,000 grant to UAF for training workers from the Tok area for the Manh Choh gold mine.
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