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The following stories were featured in 2003. For additional features, see the archives for other years.

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Preparing Alaskans for Alaska's jobs
It wasn't long ago that 33-year-old Shannon O'Kelley didn't even know how to turn on a computer. But when she lost her job due to an injury, Shannon decided it was time to change her profession.


Pest management team on the lookout for the exotic
In a global economy where ornamental trees, plants and other goods are shipped into Alaska from all over the world, the potential for non-indigenous, or exotics, pest species increases.


Ten years of supercomputing in the arctic region
Since its opening ten years ago, the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center' (ARSC) has grown significantly as an important computational resource for the University of Alaska and the nation.