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UAF's people have stories to share, stories about the relationships, experiences and learning they've found here.

After life shipwrecks Jeff Thompson, he finds new direction at CTC, UAF

Jeff Thompson didn’t tell people where he lived when he first started school at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. After a series of setbacks in his life and his blue-collar career, Thompson had moved into a homeless shelter, the Fairbanks Rescue Mission.
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Bittersweet graduation comes to GeoFORCE's first class

A trip to the Rocky Mountains this summer offered a field of contrasts for rural Alaska teens in GeoFORCE Alaska, a four-year geology program offered by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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Teaching caps a career

This summer, Sean McGee, who has taught homeland security and emergency management courses at the UAF School of Management for three years, shared the following thoughts about his life and career.
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When dinner is the show: Student artist found inspiration in her museum job

Angela Linn remembers the moment Kirsten Olson first saw the story knife collection at the University of Alaska Museum of the North.
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Designing a diverse career

Derek Starkenburg’s academic progression is a case study in how a person can set out on one path but take many forks.
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