How did a 30-foot totem pole move from a Tuxecan beach in the 1920s to the yard of a Hollywood film star in the 1950s? UAA Professor Emeritus Stephen Langdon spent years finding out, and helped Alaska's Klawock tribe bring their treasured kooteeya home.
February 2016 Archive
'Point Break' meets 'ER'
Matt Sabelman could share stories for days from his years serving as a medic in remote corners of Alaska. Now, though, this Kenai Peninsula College paramedic grad is on to the next thrill—building an adventure-based event medicine business in his home of Bend, Ore.
Growing insulation from nature
Philippe Amstislavski and his team spent a year experimenting with how to grow insulation from fungus. They found a recipe that worked, and have a patent pending. It could be a home-grown industry in Alaska, he thinks.