Launch a rocket. Monitor muskoxen. Study in Spain. It's your life. Make it off the
charts or off the grid.
Whether Alaska is home or a new beginning, a UAF degree offers the ultimate opportunity:
a chance to make a living doing what you love. So choose the path that intrigues you
-- you never know where it might lead.
When my boss, Sue Mitchell, was in Tibet recently, she asked a local guide if the
glaciers there were shrinking. The guide told her no, the glaciers were fine. When
she returned to Alaska, Mitchell asked the same question of glaciologist Martin Truffer,
who also works at UAF’s Geophysical Institute. He said no, Himalaya glaciers are not
fine. They are melting quickly, like other large bodies of ice all over the world.
Wow, do Alaskans love bats! Last week’s column on little brown bats inspired three
times the comments I usually get. People rang in with bat sightings from Nikiski to
North Pole; a few offered up their secret spots to scientists who might want to study