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OS Faculty Profiles: David McGivern

Which comes first, experience or judgment? Wrong question, says Associate Professor David McGivern. For OS students, attitude is … Read On

From Sea to Summit and Back Again

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When APU student Killian Sump rounded the bend to Aialik Bay in Kenai fjords National Park, he knew just what awaited. Towering peaks of … Read On

OS Faculty Profiles: Steve Rubinstein

Steve Rubinstein directs the master's program in Outdoor and Environmental Education. Based at the University's community service … Read On

OS Faculty Profiles: Eeva Latosuo

Moving through snowy backcountry mountains is sheer joy for Finnish-born Eeva Latosuo. But amid all that high-latitude athleticism, her APU … Read On

APU grad Zachary Kline earns Silver Star for combat valor following rescue amid Afghan firefight

Air Force pararescue jumper Zachary A. Kline, ’02, has received a Silver Star Medal for his role as an assistant team leader during a … Read On

Outdoor Studies Marks 20 Years

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With its roots in an outdoor education program begun more than 20 years ago by venerated University ski coach Jim Mahaffey, the Outdoor … Read On

Chosen: Mei Mei Evans’ first novel attracts notice for social justice theme

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When one of the nation's worst oil spills contaminated Alaska shores, APU's Mei Mei Evans did more than watch in sadness. She … Read On

Psychology course travels to Malawi

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What Nora Miller wants her students to know about community psychology is that it doesn’t take a village. It takes individuals—one … Read On

Olympic skier Holly Brooks counts the days to Sochi, adds up ways that her Alaska Pacific teammates are pursuing degrees

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In between single-leg squats and VO2 max testing, APU grad student Holly Brooks got to thinking: “The APU Nordic Ski Center is in the … Read On

APU Summit magazine now available online

APU Summit, the magazine of Alaska Pacific University, has launched with a summer issue celebrating the 20th anniversary of the … Read On