• Running down a dream
    Running down a dream

    Many students take a break from school. Kelly Carr took time off to run halfway across Alaska to raise research funds in honor of her father, diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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  • Iraq and back again: A Fobbit's tale
    Iraq and back again: A Fobbit's tale

    Literary success is elusive. Soldier-scribe David Abrams, '04, thought a major magazine piece was his breakthrough. Then a book deal fell apart. Then came Iraq.

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  • In plane sight
    In plane sight

    Unmanned aircraft are changing the way we count wildlife, monitor volcanoes, map roads and see the world.

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  • Sound affects
    Sound affects

    A virtuoso musician with one goal: Show at-risk kids the beauty in every breath they take.

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Editor’s note

Editor’s note

For a university, the older it gets the more we wish to celebrate. UAF is coming up on its 100th -- yes, 100th -- birthday in 2017.

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Briefly

Briefly

Follow “Arctic Odyssey: Voyages of the R/V Sikuliaq,” coming to the UA Museum of the North in May 2014.

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On the shelf

On the shelf

Various books written by UAF alumni.

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Full Frame

Full Frame

Sculptor Joan Bugbee Jackson perfectly captured the energy and purposefulness of the university’s first president, Charles E. Bunnell.

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Social connections

Social connections

Connect with #NanookNation on social media.

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Class notes/In memoriam

Class notes/In memoriam

Find out where and what UAF alumni have been up to since graduation!

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Nanook Nook

Nanook Nook

Do not wipe the tears from my eyes, For I am not dying. Think not of sadness because […]

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Next issue: Debris lobes

Next issue: Debris lobes

Read more about the frozen debris lobes in the fall 2014 issue of Aurora.

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