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

Teaching caps a career

This summer, Sean McGee, who has taught homeland security and emergency management courses at the UAF School of Management for three years, shared the following thoughts about his life and career.
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When dinner is the show: Student artist found inspiration in her museum job

Angela Linn remembers the moment Kirsten Olson first saw the story knife collection at the University of Alaska Museum of the North.
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Designing a diverse career

Derek Starkenburg’s academic progression is a case study in how a person can set out on one path but take many forks.
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Then again: Susie Klingner '64

Interview with alumna Susie Klingner: "I always had a bit of a nomadic, wild streak in me."

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Biology student branches out

Chris Clement is ready for anything — fighting the zombie apocalypse, restraining an eagle or offering a definition of cryptorchidism in dogs, which is when the testes don't drop.
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Traditional lifestyle inspires studies in petroleum engineering

Jesstin Patterson attends petroleum engineering classes in Fairbanks, hundreds of miles from his home villages, but those places remain foremost in his mind — and often on his taste buds.
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Knitting one-of-a-kind gloves warms the hands — and the heart

Michelle Strehl didn’t wait long for her first customer. While on winter break in 2013, the UAF student decided to knit gloves for people like herself whose hands have unique shapes.
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