Fairbanksan Vera Alexander honored with new award

Vera Alexander

By Robin Wood, rwood@newsminer.com

FAIRBANKS — A professor and dean emeritus of the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks has had an award named after her — merely a drop in her ocean of accomplishments. 

Vera Alexander received the first-ever achievement award from the Pollock Conservation Cooperative Research Center, a commercial-fishing consortium, in January. Future awards will be called the Vera Alexander Award for Marine Science and Education.

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Vera on boat

Vera at meeting