This is #NanookNation.

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

David Harvey

David Harvey

Even as a child growing up on the Pacific coast, David Harvey wanted to be a volcanologist.

Read David's story

 

Benny Acquah

Benny Acquah

Benny Acquah remembers the trouble people sometimes had obtaining clean water in her home city of Koforidua, Ghana. So she decided she would study environmental engineering at UAF and someday help solve such problems.

Read Benny's story

 

Kevin Huo

Kevin Huo

Kevin Huo came to UAF from California but, far from hibernating in the frozen North, he has used this place to launch himself around the world.

Read Kevin's story

 

Kahryn Buchanan

Kahryn Buchanan

Kahryn Buchanan didn’t like math until she started taking a college-level course. At age 13.

Read Kahryn's story

 

Kevin Grimes

Kevin Grimes

A teacher from Buffalo, New York, helped Kevin Grimes find direction, just by reaching out at a tough moment.

Read Kevin's story

 

Grace Miller skiing

Grace Miller

Champion skier enjoys UAF lifestyle
Two unique features have marked life at UAF since its earliest days, and Grace Miller has embraced both. She skis on the cross-country team, and, like many students, she lives in a cabin without running water.

Read Grace's story