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Fall 2013 in Review: Outdoor Studies Master’s Theses and Senior Projects

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This past December, Outdoor Studies undergraduate seniors and Master of Outdoor and Environmental Education students presented their senior … Read On

Public Lands and Fatbikes

By Eeva Latosuo, Assistant Professor of Outdoor Studies The temperature outside was a crisp 3F at 8am on November 21st. Nathan van der … Read On

APU on the Web: Candela explains icefield study for LinkTV viewers

Glacier science undertaken by double-major Sal Candela is showcased in a short film that takes viewers to one of the world’s largest … 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

Outdoor Studies Marks 20 Years

An APU student during a winter camping class, mid-1990s.

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

September Block: The Yukon

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The Yukon September 1 – September 20 This September Outdoor Studies at Alaska Pacific University did something different. Sixteen of … Read On

Spring Creek Farm Journal Week 1

Northern Lights at Spring Creek Farm

The trail wound its way up into the hills, around small, weed-edged ponds, and across a shallow stream. It was lined with spruce trees and … 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

Mountain Rescue, Outdoor Studies

Students in Mountain Rescue Outdoor Studies Course

Mountain Rescue students deploy at Kooteney Highline with a Norwegian Reeve, used for slot canyon and water rescues. These students are in … Read On