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Friday, August 18, 2017

Science & Technology

In fifth month, Trans-Alaska hike nears end

SAGANAVIRKTOK RIVER — August, here so soon.And we just passed Trans-Alaska Pipeline mile 100, which means that distance remains on our summer hike from...

College of Engineering adds K-12 Coordinator

UAA’s College of Engineering has hired its first ever K-12 Coordinator, Vicki Nechodomu. She’ll serve as the chief liaison between the engineering college and...

Climate change enhances Arctic mosquito population

A new report from National Geographic magazine notes that blood-sucking mosquitos, the legendary bane of Arctic travelers, from caribou and reindeer to humans, are...

Learning by heart at the hospital

A new faculty-led internship option is linking University of Alaska Anchorage students with their future peers across the street at Providence Hospital.Last year, Maryann...

Alaska is center of the world for logistics professor and textbook...

For logistics professionals, the North isn’t an outpost. It’s the center of the world. Just ask Darren Prokop, a logistics professor at University of...

UAA professor finds potential market for wild Alaska salmon, in China

Qiujie “Angie” Zheng grew up in the coastal city of Tianjin, China, a place brimming with a rich selection of seafood. There, she could...

Dog partner enhances hike across Alaska

I suspected my brief dogless period was coming to an end when my wife and daughter were looking at puppies on the Internet.We had...

Daily respites during a summer-long walk

JIM RIVER — On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue,...

High summer along the pipeline’s path

YUKON RIVER — It's high summer, past the solstice. Everything is alive here on the path of the Trans-Alaska pipeline.Since I started this hike...

UAA mentorship program connects classroom and careers for student-workers

For some college students, campus jobs are convenient jobs, and not much else.But by adding a dose of intentional reflection and career planning, the...