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KINY Capital Chat - Fall UAS Update
KINY - UAS Chancellor Rick Caulfield and Vice Chancellor Joe Nelson appeared on KINY radio's Capital Chat in a two-part segment and talked registration deadlines, the admission process, requirements, and academic advisors. August 1st is the deadline for Fall admissions. ...More
Filling the Freezer: The pros, cons and costs of stocking up on Alaska salmon
Alaska Dispatch News - Every July in Alaska, the conversation turns to salmon. University of Alaska Southeast sociologist Lora Vess is researching how Alaskans interact with their food systems. She’s still going through her research and conducting interviews, but she’s found that many people who live in Alaska or move here find themselves drawn to salmon. ...More
Teachers’ field trip: Lessons from the Mendenhall Glacier
Alaska Public Media - “Teacher training” usually means spending time in a library with textbooks and PowerPoints. But for 13 Alaska educators last week, it meant hopping on a helicopter, donning crampons and toting an ice ax on top of the Mendenhall Glacier as part of Discovery Southeast’s Teacher Expedition. I was invited to tag along. Teachers pay tuition to learn in an outdoor classroom for a week and can get continuing education credits from the University of Alaska Southeast. ...More
At glacier, a casual jökulhlaup season
Juneau Empire - By 10 a.m. Tuesday, the most recent glacier outburst flood, also known by the Icelandic name jökulhlaup, had done its worst. Mendenhall Lake had risen about a foot and a third since the day before, but on a sunny Tuesday, tourists’ attention focused on the scenery around them, not at the lake lapping at their feet. The most recent glacier outburst flood was the sixth such flood of comparable size since May 30, and more may be on the way, according to Eran Hood, a professor of environmental science at the University of Alaska Southeast. ...More
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