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Holly Martinson included in Alaska's Top Forty Under 40

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Congratulations to Dr. Holly Martinson, who has been selected for the Alaska Journal of Commerce and the Anchorage Daily News Top 40 Under 40.

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Paving the way in problem-solving diseases

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Cora Lyon was awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, an undergraduate scholarship awarded to about 300 college sophomores and juniors annually in the disciplines of natural science, mathematics, and engineering. The merit-based scholarship is allocated on need and awards recipients up to $7,500 for tuition.

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Leah Pacarro’s journey of self discovery

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As a first-generation college student, born and raised in Anchorage with Hawaiian roots, Leah Pacarro’s college experience has been dedicated to her jobs as a 40-hour employee and full-time student, but as a 2020 AHAINA Students of Excellence scholarship recipient, her student experience is about to change.

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Faculty Fulbright winner will travel to Finland to research plastic alternatives

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UAA Associate Professor of Public Health Philippe Amstislavski was recently awarded a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship. He will spend spring 2021 in Tampere, Finland, working with the biomaterials group at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Headed by colleague Lisa Wikstrom, the biomaterials group works to develop bio-based alternatives to plastic.

Troy Payne and Rita Augustyn, faculty members at the UAA Justice Center Read More

Justice Center Faculty Awarded Grants for Alaska Research

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The Justice Center's faculty have been awarded several new grants to conduct Alaska-focused research