Engineering alumna Rachel Kidwell loves a challenge. This year, she and teammate, Ashley Wood, are taking on the 2,000-mile Iron Dog Pro Class race from Big Lake to Nome to Fairbanks. Cheering starts Feb. 21 at the downtown Anchorage start.
February 2015 Archive
The Nordik Language Klub headed to the home of UAA librarian Anna Bjartmarsdottir—an Iceland native—for the midwinter festival of Þorrablót. Need a little pick-me-up in the thick of winter? Try this recipe for the delicious treat Íslenskar pönnukökur.
Postcards Home: Legislative intern German Baquero masters week one
UAA history and political science major German Baquero gets a taste of Juneau during his first week as a legislative intern. Already, he has some advice for future intern applicants.
Understanding Anchorage’s desire to grow
Anchorage gardeners can see past our snowy forecast and are itching to get their hands in the dirt. Is Anchorage ready for more community gardens? Assistant Professor Shannon Donovan will be taking a close look with help from an INNOVATE Award.
Celebrating career and technical education
This February, the UAA Community & Technical College will celebrate Career and Technical Education Month, marking a nationwide celebration of career and technical education. We invite you to peruse a selection of stories highlighting CTC's amazing programs.
Adventures of a 'salmon geologist'
Biology grad student Molly McCarthy takes core samples of lake beds to calculate historic salmon populations and determine whether climate change impacts the stream of sockeye. Her research in the mountains of the Kenai has been a wet, windy, icy adventure, but her outlook is always sunny.