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: 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: 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: Economics professor finds his calling on a mountain in Nepal

Before economics professor Jim Murphy knew about economics, he was working in the San Francisco bay area. A recession hit the company he was...

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: James Muller, the Richard Gilmore of UAA

Political science professor, James Muller, has lived the life of a TV character

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

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...

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: 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...