Prof-iles: UAA professor chases dreams and dates rocks

Walking into Erin Shea’s office, the object that catches your eye first is a model NASA space shuttle, followed by a signed picture of...

Prof-iles: From one frontier of Eastern Christianity to another

For UAA professor, Medeia Csoba DeHass, religion has always been important to her life and her career in Alaska.

Prof-iles: A love of language and cats

Chair of the Department of Languages, professor Natasa Masanovic-Courtney didn’t speak her first word until she was four years old. In the time...

Prof-iles: Saving birds one duckling at a time

As she was driving down Minnesota Drive, Audrey Taylor, an avid bird lover, saw a cute family of ducks. However, right as Taylor prepared...

Prof-iles: Meet David Bowie, the UAA professor, not the singer-songwriter

Sharing his name with a glam-rock star and flunking out of college led Bowie to find success in linguistics.

Prof-iles: Sociology professor challenged his horizons and was the first in his family to...

Chad Farrell, UAA sociology professor, has received national recognition for his research on diversity

Prof-iles: The rebellious child learns to run the distance

UAA English professor, Toby Widdicombe, is a self-proclaimed rebellious child, but his rebellion helped him succeed in life.

Prof-iles: Professor reaches for the stars and learns to fly on the way

As a child, Katherine Rawlins had one huge dream and that was to become an astronaut. Rawlins, who is the department chair of the...

Why kiss and tell when you can kiss and show?

Kissing has a vast and extremely complicated history, believed to have evolved from its original purpose of a mother showing affection to her infant,...

Gamer’s love connection: Top 10 video game couples

10. Zelda and Link Zelda, the heroine reincarnated multiple times in the series’ history, and Link the perpetually mute and dashing hero that must save...