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The New Face of Nature in the Last Frontier: Creating a Digital Resource Guide for Environmental Educators in Alaska

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Thesis project by APU Outdoor and Environmental Education graduate student Jennifer Stein The purpose of this project was to create a … 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

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

From Sea to Summit and Back Again

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When APU student Killian Sump rounded the bend to Aialik Bay in Kenai fjords National Park, he knew just what awaited. Towering peaks of … 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

NANANordic Photo Book Now Available

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NANANordic is introducing the lifetime sport of cross-country skiing to rural Alaska through a sustainable Nordic ski program, starting … Read On