Senior Balances School, NHL

Senior Balances School, NHL

Colton Parayko is working toward his Business Administration degree while also trying to earn a roster spot with the St. Louis Blues hockey team. Read about it on ESPN.

Grad Has Sights Set on Yukon Quest

Carolyn Lang’s life is consumed by one goal: finishing the Yukon Quest. For now, she’s a dog handler, scooping poop, putting on booties, cutting meat and performing minor vet care. She’s also a full-time student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Eight years ago...

Liam Craske: A degree 40 years in the making

Every Tuesday morning, Liam Craske, 60, catches a plane to Ketchikan, about 50 miles away from his Thorne Bay, Alaska home, where he rents a room with Internet access. “This is my home for the next three days,” he says. “All I do is study, eat and sleep.” Craske lives...

Fairbanks to Stockholm: Student Profile of Dustin Norton

I grew up in Fairbanks but left to study mathematics in Idaho. While working as a math tutor though I realized I enjoyed helping others learn about math and started to think about the possibility of teaching. After graduating I spent a year abroad and realized that I...