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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

APU in Print: Farm School children savor locally grown foods

APU staffers Chris Pavadore and Megan Rock teach schoolchildren the joys of making - and eating - locally grown foods. Pavadore, dining … Read On

APU on the Air: KTVA visits Louise’s Farm School

Anchorage-based KTVA Channel 11 highlights the University’s outdoors-based education in a segment about Louise’s Farm School. Aired … Read On

APU in Print: Newspaper Showcases Student’s View of Harding Icefield Traverse

Outdoor writing by Emma Walker, ’14, is featured by the Peninsula Clarion following Walker’s crossing of the Harding Icefield, a … 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

University teams with tribe-based council to gather watershed data

Efforts to gain knowledge about the Kuskowkim River watershed is the object of a canoe trip that will take team leader Martin Leonard, … Read On

Bantz: Expedition Alaska is ‘transformative’

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Among faculty traveling the Yukon River with APU’s Expedition Alaska course was University President Don Bantz. He’s back at his desk, … Read On

APU takes active learning to continent’s tallest peak as students share authorship of National Park Service report

Four APU students are co-authors with Associate Professor Michael Loso on a technical report published by the National Park Service and … Read On

Expedition Alaska returns from the Yukon River: ‘It was a great trip!’

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Students on a faculty-led Yukon River float trip are back on campus after completing the field portion of Expedition Alaska, the … Read On

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