Technology is advancing at a rapid pace these days and thanks in part to a $20,000 grant from Verizon, the Northwest Arctic Borough School District is right on step. The district purchased 12 3-dimensional printers with the cash, one for each school in the region.
The Seattle University School of Law has received approval from the American Bar Association to open a satellite campus in Anchorage, letting the school begin classes this fall in the only state without a law school. Tegan Hanlon
In a unanimous vote Monday, the Anchorage School Board put the largest chunk of money, $17 million, toward next school year’s budget in an effort to soften the blow of a projected $19.8 million budget deficit. Tegan Hanlon
In a 4-3 vote, the board OK'd a lease and a $2 million advance for Rilke Schule German School of Arts and Sciences that would allow the school to move to a new building that can house all its students.Tegan Hanlon
University of Alaska President Pat Gamble plans to step down next summer after five years on the job, triggering a move by the UA Board of Regents to begin looking for a new leader at a retreat in January. Alaska Dispatch News
More than 300 students walked across the stage during UAA's first graduation in the Alaska Airlines Center on Sunday. It was the first graduation on campus since 1987, and first fall graduation in almost 30 years.
Tracking Kirk Scott down during finals week at UAA was a bad idea. When we met Tuesday to talk about how he introduced Android programming to Southcentral middle and high school students, our interview was interrupted every two minutes by a knock at his office door.Kathleen McCoy
For some students in rural Alaska, connecting the dots between schoolwork and a future career can be a challenge. But one aviation company is trying to spread the word that working hard in school can lead to a rewarding job flying Alaska's skies.Sean Doogan