LIVE: Explore UAF’s online art courses

LIVE: Explore UAF’s online art courses

College of Liberal Arts Dean Todd Sherman is painting a large-scale polar bear, in his own unique style (and live), in celebration of the University of Alaska Museum of the North’s newest exhibit, #PolarPassion. On June 26 he hosted special guest Kathryn...
Jordanian student finds online study fashionable

Jordanian student finds online study fashionable

In the Arab business world, it’s necessary to differentiate. Siham AlKurdi, who works as a brand manager for a fashion company in Amman, Jordan, is developing a new business, set apart from others by its unique combination of technology and fashion. By using tools...
Breaking down language barriers with online courses

Breaking down language barriers with online courses

Heart O’ the Shire bakery in King Salmon, Alaska, gets a lot of foreign customers, and Maica Sherman can greet them in English, Italian, Arabic, Spanish and Japanese. “You would not believe how excited people get when you say ‘hello’ in their...
Master Gardener student supports food pantry

Master Gardener student supports food pantry

2,350 pounds of produce went to the Lutheran Social Services of Alaska this year thanks to master gardener Don Bladow and his team of volunteers. Bladow was a student in our Alaska Master Gardener online course in 2015. He’s put his skills to good use and now...
Distance no problem for ziplining student

Distance no problem for ziplining student

Mike Seper is one of thousands starting the semester at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Like more and more of his classmates, though, he has never been to Fairbanks. You’ll find Seper, an MBA student, an hour and 20 minutes west of St. Louis in a small trailer...