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Pinholes, Xtratufs and a whole lot of pasta: Expedition Alaska heads for the Yukon River

Teaching Assistant Betsy Young, ’03, works with Assistant Professor Amanda Booth to help inventory expedition gear, much of it provided by the University. Booth teaches the natural history section of Expedition Alaska.

Days of safety training and classroom learning are about to pay off for University students departing Sept. 3 for Alaska’s remote Interior … Read On

How to beat the competition? Hickel scholar explains at public talk, University course

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An internationally ranked consultant, lecturer and self-described “innovation badass,” Eric J. Romero, Ph.D., is the next in a series of … Read On

Student to student: ‘Welcome to APU – where true learning takes place’

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Editor’s note: Asked to help welcome students to the start of a new academic year, Felipe Restrepo, ’16, recalls how he adjusted to … Read On

21st century conservation is Cornick’s focus for international gatherings, handbook

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A symposium developed by Marine Biology Professor Leslie Cornick has gained the attention of international conferences and led to a book … 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

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

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