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Alaska Pacific University Outdoor Studies Professor and Her Dog Will Hunt You Down and Find You.

By Paul Twardock Search and Rescue is a major focus of the outdoor profession, and of Alaska Pacific University’s Outdoor Studies … Read On

Alaska Pacific University’s Paul Twardock Joins Host of KSKA’s “Outdoor Explorer” to Discuss Winter Adventure in Alaska’s Public Use Cabins.

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Winter in Alaska is a magical place. Students, staff, and faculty thrive under the Northern Lights with a variety of strategies. They hunker … Read On

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