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Last Frontier Discoveries & Research

Preparing for invasive species in the Bering Sea

Invasive species have devastated marine ecosystems in the Lower 48 but, thanks to its icy waters, the Bering Sea has been largely unaffected. So...

Predicting snow loads: How a UAA research team helping create safer...

In Alaska during the late 1970s, there was a major effort to predict snow loads across the state which would help civil and structural...

Salmon complete 1,000-mile journey, and life

MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is...

A career in community service: School of Social Work professor Tracey...

In Alaska, 102,670 residents, or 1 in 7 people, struggle with hunger. Of the 102,670, about 20 percent of those struggling to obtain a...

When Jerry Brown came to Nome

A few Alaska researchers recently accepted a surprise assignment of giving Jerry Brown a tour of the Seward Peninsula.The California governor was stopping in...

Biographer profiles scientist-explorer of northeast Alaska

In the early 1990s, Janet Collins was hiking in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge when she saw “Camp 163” labeled on her map. Intrigued,...

Automotive dealers bring Chrysler training to Alaska

Want to work on the Dodge Challenger? Or a Jeep Wrangler? Maybe that rare winterized Maserati or Alfa Romeo?Through a new partnership between Fiat...

How UAA’s Justice Information Center is using data to help policymakers

In 2010, Alaska’s lawmakers were working to overhaul the state’s criminal justice reform system. At the time, former Governor Sean Parnell was launching his...

Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape

The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise.On a day between fall and winter, with the leaves fallen and browning but...

Counting sheep in the Chugach Mountains

As a wildlife field technician, Luke Metherell combines job, hobby and homework on weeklong backpacking trips in the mountains.A biology student at University of...

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