Prominent newspapers, magazines, and journals across the country, including The New Yorker, Business Insider and Nature Geoscience, have picked up MSES student Gerard Ganey’s research paper on “watermelon snow” in recent weeks. In his study, done with Professor Roman Dial, Ganey discussed how an algae species found in glaciers can tint the snow crimson and More
Archives for September 2017
Below are the various college fairs Alaska Pacific University admissions counselors will be attending in September and October. Minnesota | September 27 & 28: Admissions Counselors: Brian McDermott & Waverli Stowe Minneapolis National College Fair Minneapolis Convention Center 1301 2nd Ave S Minneapolis, MN 55403 September 27, 2017 9 a.m. to noon September 27, 2017 More
Scientists (including an APU professor) have recently discovered an octopus “city” off the eastern coast of Australia, a find that suggests members of that species, Octopus tetricus, may not be as isolated and asocial as originally thought. Known as Octlantis, the settlement made of discarded shells is the second of its kind. In the 10 More
Now in it’s fifth year, Expedition Alaska, a class at Alaska Pacific University, takes some of the freshman cohort on a two-week rafting or canoeing trip on the Yukon River. Here are some of the highlights.