June 2015 Archive
Viva Rock Vegas
Take 11 Alaskans, pack them into a big white van for 10 days, drive 1,600 miles across three states and you have the basic recipe for GEOL 382, a biennial summer field trip to the American Southwest and its diverse, accessible and amazing roadside geology.
UAA geography students bring Japanese tsunami lessons home to Anchorage
We all remember the incredible earthquake and tsunami that struck eastern Japan in 2011. This past May, 10 UAA geography students and two professors spent a week there to learn how the Japanese prepare and prevail through such a devastating upheaval.
Postcards Home from China: Navigating the exotic, but finding the familiar
Jacob Haworth's first impression of China was how crowded it was. But on second glance, he also found the familiar in families and community relationships.
Sheep hearts and 'crime scenes' spark interest in science
Sheep hearts, fingerprints and crime scenes lead Mat-Su College's Summer Science Academy students into a world of science (and science credit) that just might engage there interest and propel them toward life-changing careers in health.