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Odd museum collection has rhyme and reason

— A bomb adorned with building blocks, an extra-long spoon and a jar of jelly beans might not have a lot in common on the surface, but they’re all part of the same exhibition at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum. All those items are included in “Poems, Stories and Artifacts,” a collection of ekphrastic poems — descriptive poems focused on a scene or artwork — by students of University of Alaska Southeast associate professor and poet Emily Wall. ...More

UAS Ketchikan Report

— Registration for the summer semester is underway. Academic administrators Kate Govaars and Louie Scott give details about the summer session, registration and assistance available. ...More

Is your dirty laundry making dirty mollusks? Traces of microplastics offer clues.

— Researchers in Sitka have been looking at the impact of microplastics on local shellfish. Their findings illustrate a possible connection between microplastics in butter clams and household laundry. Helen Dangel sits in her office at the Sitka Tribe of Alaska research building. The fisheries biologist is dressed like one: She wears a white lab coat and looks at slides through a microscope. ...More

University of Alaska Southeast expands indigenous arts programs

— UAS has been working with SHI and IAIA since late 2016 and continues to enhance and grow its Northwest Coast Arts programs, most recently by hiring Tlingit master carver Wayne Price as associate professor of Northwest Coast Arts. Under the agreement, SHI will continue sponsoring a Native Artist Committee to provide advice and direction for development of programming. SHI will also provide access to the William L. Paul, Sr. Archives, ethnographic and art collections, and exhibits. Visiting artists will use space in the Delores Churchill Artist-In-Residence Studio or monumental arts space in the Walter Soboleff Building. Scholarships will be provided to qualified students. ...More

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