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Outdoor Programs 2013 Copper River Rafting Experiences


This summer, Alaska Pacific University offered a summer rafting trip on the Copper River for prospective students. We floated from Copper … Read On

New Course Offering on “St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans” for Fall 2013

Considered among the most influential texts in the New Testament, St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans is the topic of a University course … Read On

APU grads vie for seat in 2014 state Senate race

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Two University alumni are seeking election to the Alaska State Senate from Anchorage. Felix Rivera, ’11, announced his campaign Aug. 1 … Read On

Victoria Hykes Steere, lawyer and APU assistant professor, wins award for advancing Native environmental justice

Liberal Studies Assistant Professor Victoria Hykes Steere has won the 2013 Caleb Pungowiyi Award presented by the Alaska Conservation … Read On

NPR audiences learn why everyday is championship day at University’s training site for Olympic hopefuls

It looks like any another Alaska glacier in summer. Impossibly blue skies alternating with wind, rain, fog and snow. Shale peaks and, of … Read On

Gould Hall Renovation


APU’s Gould Hall was named for our founder Peter Gould, an Aleut Methodist minister, whose vision was that Alaskans and Alaska Native … Read On

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


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