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Alaska Municipal League is helping rural communities qualify for climate change funds

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Rural Alaskan communities are seeking grant funding to address health risks related to climate change. Associate Professor Micah Hahn from the Institute of Circumpolar Health Studies spoke to Alaska Public Media about her team’s efforts to help communities create climate adaptation strategies.

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College student homelessness discussed at Housing Action Summit

The Housing Action Summit in Anchorage featured a week of events that draw attention to Anchorage’s housing crisis. Faculty and staff from across UAA spoke to Alaska’s News Source about barriers some students face, including food insecurity and homelessness.

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New statewide data tells mixed story about crime in Alaska

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This year's annual Crime in Alaska report was recently released. Brad Myrstol, Justice Center Professor and Alaska Justice Information Center Director, discussed the data compiled from police agencies across the state with Anchorage Daily News.

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UAA dental clinic assists 52 young Alaskans with oral care

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The UAA dental hygiene program provided free preventative dental care for youth ages 3-17 on Oct. 27 during its annual UAA Cares for Kids Day (formerly UAA Children's Day).

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State legislators honor Master of Public Health program for 20 years of education

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Several Alaska state legislatures joined the annual Master of Public Health in Public Health Practice symposium to celebrate with faculty, alumni and nearly 40 students from the program.