The Morning Interview

UAS Fisheries Technology program expands

Today’s morning interview is with University of Alaska Southeast faculty member Joel Markis, assistant professor of fisheries technology. Marcus discusses the fisheries technology program — moved last year from Ketchikan to Sitka — and a recent $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor designed to expand the program statewide.


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