December 2013 Archive
Alaska Airlines to honor Alaska's two largest universities with Nanook and Seawolf planes
Alaska Airlines honors UAA and UAF by painting two of its Bombardier Q400s for the Seawolves and Nanooks. The colorful planes will arrive in Alaska's skies in March 2014 and will fly between Anchorage and Fairbanks and Anchorage and Kodiak.
This land is my land: 'frontier thinking' about bears
Faculty author Sherry Simpson traced the history of human-bear co-existence in her newest book of essays, based on research and collaboration with Alaska wildlife biologists.
Growing economics, in real life
Jim Murphy, a UAA economics professor and Rasmuson Chair, and Nobel laureate Vernon Smith, also a UAA Rasmuson Chair, recently used a game to bring economics to life for Steller Secondary students.
Staff Spotlight: Steve Thompson
Steve is a fresh, new face for Seawolf Hockey this year as director of hockey operations. And shhhhhhhhh…we stole him from our Northern rivals, where he spent his college career as a Nanook goalie and psychology student.