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New courses highlight sustainability, Alaska as our classroom, pre-med track

Courses that underscore APU’s commitment to sustainability and Alaska as our classroom are among new offerings in the fall … Read On

Academics, affordability add to APU’s ranking on Outside magazine’s Top 25

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 Alaska Pacific University is among Outside magazine’s top 25 colleges for students seeking affordable wilderness outings as well as … Read On

APU undergrad earns a spot in NSF geophysics research program

APU undergraduate Sam Friedman,’13, is among advanced student scholars selected for a National Science Foundation summer program focusing … Read On

Planning to take one class, Dunno stayed on to earn an APU degree. Then another.

Bobby Dunno

By Christy Hanson APU website intern A self-proclaimed “small-town guy,” Bobby Dunno of Seward credits APU for helping adult … Read On

What we do

This is just a short video about all of the things that we do here at Alaska Pacific University. http://vimeo.com/41532231 Produced … Read On

APU’s Loso receives NSF funding for collaborative research on Arctic climate change

John Sykes

Alaska Pacific University is among a 10-university consortium contributing new high-resolution proxy climate records of the past 8,000 years … Read On

Determining Age and Growth Rates in Centroscyllium nigrum, Pacific Black Dogfish, Utilizing Fin Spine and Vertebrae Analysis

Seward Port Sampling: Photo by Krystal Fales

With my project, my goal is to determine whether or not age and growth rates can be determined in the species C. nigrum using dorsal fin … Read On

Comparing the Prevalence of Ichthyophonus in Organ Tissues of Pacific Halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis)

Brad Tyler measuring the length of a Rockfish

                  My project will take place the summer of 2013, … Read On

Estimating age and shell growth rates in Pacific Razor Clams

Student, Becky Harris, taking GPS coordinates and elevation levels of Ninilchik South Beach

I am investigating the size and age of Pacific Razor Clams on Ninilichik Beach, AK. My field work,  conducted in the spring, consists of … Read On

Changes in size-at-age of Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolopis) and its relation to diet composition in the Cook Inlet, Alaska.

Removing the right sagittal otolith from a Pacific halibut for aging, photo by Carol Gering, University of Alaska

Since the late 1970s halibut growth rates have decreased in the Gulf of Alaska.  The primary goal of this study is to determine if the … Read On