Archive of: Education, Nonprofit, Philanthropy & Nonprofits

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$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap April Issue 1 2014

$1 trillion student loan debt widens US wealth gap

Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage.

Breaking News 2014

Pogo Mine pledges $1M to UAF mining program

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has been pledged $1 million from a mining company for an engineering endowment that will allow graduate students to work on long-term projects.

November Issue 3 2013

University of Alaska Regents approve budget, tuition hike

It will cost University of Alaska System students a little more to attend class next fall.

Slope students participate in hands-on geology lessons November Issue 2 2013

Slope students participate in hands-on geology lessons

Next summer, 24 students from the North Slope will travel to the Pacific Northwest through the GeoFORCE Alaska program.

Juneau principal honored November Issue 2 2013

Juneau principal honored

Molly Yerkes, the principal at Dzantik’i Heeni Middle School in Juneau, was surprised with an unrestricted $25,000 Milken Educator Award at a school-wide assembly.

APU launches Alaska Native executive leadership program October Issue 3 2013

APU launches Alaska Native executive leadership program

Alaska Pacific University has launched the Alaska Native Executive Leadership Program, a corporate leadership development initiative that is a partnership of five Alaska Native corporations and APU.

ANSEP expands achievements, focuses on rural education October Issue 3 2013

ANSEP expands achievements, focuses on rural education

The University of Alaska’s acclaimed Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program known as ANSEP is embarked on an ambitious course that could remake rural Alaska education if it could be expanded.

October Issue 3 2013

AFN committee revamped to bring nonprofits together

What for years had been a consortium of tribal leaders known as the Alaska Federation of Natives Human Resources Committee is now the Council for the Advancement of Alaska Natives — an alliance a new name and a refocused goal.