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.
In August, UAF scientist Ben Jones was hiking near Drew Point on the northern coast
of Alaska. He noticed pilot Jim Webster walking toward him, while flicking a little
yellow Frisbee his way. That yellow plastic disc, had a message stamped on it: If
the finder returned it to the Geophysical Institute at UAF, he or she would receive
a $1 reward.
Most of the large animals that have walked the surface of Earth are no longer here.
Why? Dan Mann thinks it’s because our recent climate has been too stable, at least
when compared to the wacky ups and downs of the last ice age.