NOTE-Takers needed: 3 RAP students have the opportunity for free

WEEKLY RAP FOR September 12, 2011
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FRIDAY, 9/16 FROM 1:00 – 10:30 PM
*All RAP SEMINAR: Beginning September 14 and continuing every other Wednesday from 3:30 – 5:00 pm
in 401 IARC. A lecture will be followed by questions and answers and pizza.
September 14 – Stian Stensland - Angling tourism and landowner based management of Atlantic salmon
Stocks in Norway.
*October 28 – RAP Retreat - All Day – Dog Musher’s Hall – Featured speaker is Courtney White.
*Congratulations to Gary Kofinas and his research team for the Subsistence Sharing Network Project North Slope
of Alaska that was selected as one of the 2011 honorees for the Secretary’s Partners in Conservation Award. Gary
will be going to Washington DC to receive the award which includes a keynote address by Secretary Salazar and a
private tour of the White House on September 21.
*September 13 – 1:00 pm – 201 Irving I - Josh Miller - Arctic antlers and newborn skeletons: Reconstructing
historical caribou calving grounds using bones on the landscape
*To assess the career paths of PhDs and the quality of doctoral education in U.S. social science
programs, the Center for Innovation and Research in Graduate Education (CIRGE) at the University
of Washington, Seattle surveyed a national sample of recent social science PhDs in six fields, yielding
career and family data spanning the time from the beginning of graduate school to 6 to 10 years postPhD. The survey achieved a 45% response rate, yielding a sample of 3,025 respondents, which includes 432
anthropologists. Click here for a link to the report. Anthropology report is a link under the heading "DisciplineSpecific Reports."
*Deans, Director and Faculty - The Office of Sustainability is looking for faculty to incorporate the UAF
Sustainable Village Student Design Competition by SEPTEMBER 18TH into their class. This is an opportunity
to engage students to become part of a design team for the new student ECO housing, which will be built in
2012. Attached please find the syllabus. A student or Michele Hebert, Director of Sustainability is available to
attend the class for questions and answering. Information about the design competition can be found at: