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News stories from the past 60 days.

$23.8M Award Will Fund Biomedical Education for Rural and Minority Students in Alaska
Nov 9, 2014 - The National institutes of Health have granted college campuses in Alaska $23.8 million to support undergraduate programs for biomedical research students with diverse backgrounds. The money will go to programs at University of Alaska Fairbanks as well as nine rural Alaska campuses through partnerships with the Ilisagvik College in Barrow and UA campuses and centers in Southeast Alaska, the Aleutian Islands and Western Alaska.
Source: Alaska Dispatch News
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USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Water Systems Nationwide and Upgrade Water Infrastructure in Rural Alaska Villages
Oct 23, 2014 - USDA is providing more that $352 million in loans and grants to upgrade rural water and wastewater systems nationwide and to make infrastructure improvements for villages in rural Alaska.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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