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Alaska Pacific University Newswire

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  1. Scott Patterson joins 4 APU teammates on US Ski TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    Long a source of some of the nation's top female skiers, the Alaska Pacific University nordic program will boast two men on the U.S. Ski Team next season. Scott Patterson, a South High graduate who won the 50-kilometer national championship this year, earned a spot on the 2017-18 squad that was announced Wednesday.

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  2. Entrepreneurs awarded at UA competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    Pandere Shoe inventors Laura Oden, Cecila Crossett and Ayla Rogers took second place at the 2017 Alaska Business Plan Competition April 21 at the Beartooth Theatre hosted by the University of Alaska Business Enterprise Institute. The trio of Alaska Pacific University students also carried away the Best Student Business Plan, InnovateHER, and the Manufacturing Kicker awards for their shoe design that expands to fit swollen feet.

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  3. Alaska Heart Run: Anchorage's rite of spring, and of inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... he tucked into the lead group for shelter and then made a decisive surge coming off the hill at Alaska Pacific University. Moe cruised across in 16:00, ahead of Hamish Wolfe (16:38) and Luke Jager (16:43). "I had a little bit left in the tank if I ...

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  4. Eagle River scientist named Alaska Salmon FellowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Alaska Star

    ... said Krupa, a researcher at the University of Alaska Anchorage and an associate professor at Alaska Pacific University. "I quickly realized this was an amazing, amazing amount of information." More than 97,000 pages worth, in fact: The official ...

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  5. From Alaskan permafrost to sea level rise at Spencer Beach: WMS and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | West Hawaii Today

    ... applied to join a team of Hawaii Island teachers in a National Science Foundation partnership with Alaska Pacific University and indigenous Yupik middle school students in Alaska. The NSF grant, called PREPARES, stands for preparing responsive ...

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  6. From Alaskan permafrost to sea level rise at Spencer Beach: WMS and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | North Hawaii News

    ... applied to join a team of Hawaii Island teachers in a National Science Foundation partnership with Alaska Pacific University and indigenous Yupik middle school students in Alaska. The NSF grant, called PREPARES, stands for preparing responsive ...

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  7. Diggins, Patterson cap off distance nationals with victoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... of the week. She outlasted Kikkan Randall (1:22:32.5) and Chelsea Holmes (1:22:45.5), both of Alaska Pacific University, who finished second and third, respectively. "It was a great way to end the season," Diggins said. "It's always fun to end the ...

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  8. Alaska Senate drives final stake through heart of U-Med road projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... project. Those that have come out in support of the road project include the neighboring Alaska Pacific University, the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium, Providence Alaska Medical Center and the University of Alaska. UA President Jim Johnsen ...

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  9. Fun in the sun: Stratton wins nationals relayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... for a finish of 50 minutes, 2.8 seconds. Stratton toughed it out against last year's winner, the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Center, of Anchorage. APU finished Friday in 50:13.1, on the combined efforts of Kikkan Randall, Erik Bjornsen, Sadie ...

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  10. Friday: Fox teams up in 12th-place relay team at SuperTourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    The home state team was toppled Friday in the U.S. SuperTour Finals mixed-gender relays at the Birch Hill ski area in Fairbanks. The Alaska Pacific University ski team of Kikkan Randall, Erik Bjornsen, Sadie Bjornsen and Scott Patterson finished second in the 4-by-5-kilometer relay to the Stratton Mountain School team of Sophie Caldwell, Ben Saxton, Jessie Diggins and Simeon Hamilton.

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  11. Hanneman captures sprint title in familiar settingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... electric atmosphere at the Birch Hill Recreation Area. The current member of the Anchorage-based Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center and former standout for Lathrop High School and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, won the men's A final in ...

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  12. SoHi graduate Fox takes 7th in junior race at SuperTour FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... featured the country's best skiers. In the men's 22.5K skiathlon, Scott Patterson of the Alaska Pacific University Nordic Ski Center took first in 59:17.6. The women's 15K skiathlon was dominated by Jessica Diggins of Stratton Mountain School. ...

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  13. 2017 Oosik Classic ResultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KTNA

    ... and Seiji (SAY-jee) Takagi came in third. Watts and Johnston are both on the coaching staff for Alaska Pacific University's ski team, and Takagi skied for the University of Alaska Fairbanks. For the women's 50k, Nicole Bathe came in first place, ...

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  14. Viterbo selects new Vice President of Academic AffairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    Stewart, has served as provost at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage since 2011 and was selected to lead Viterbo's academic programs after a national search. She succeeds Glena Temple, who became president of Viterbo Jan. 1. "During the search process it was clear Tracy was very committed to student success and building an inclusive environment to foster collaborative efforts to move the university forward," Temple said.

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  15. Oil Patch Bits: BELL announces trio of executive promotionsRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Petroleum News

    ... and competitive careers for its employees. Bell has a bachelor of arts in psychology from Alaska Pacific University, and a master of science in psychology also from Alaska Pacific University. Griffith brings more than 10 years of experience in ...

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  16. Grow Condos, Inc. Appoints Industry Veteran, Charles B. Mathews, CPA, ...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | World News Report

    ... Mr. Mathews, a Certified Public Accountant, earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Alaska Pacific University and an M.B.A. from Arizona State University. "The industry faces unprecedented opportunities and challenges. I am very pleased to ...

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  17. Luke Jaeger helps organize waxed skis for West High School during the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Holmes, who was making her debut at the Worlds, captured 13th place in the women's 30-kilometer freestyle race in Lahti, Finland - the best international result of her career. A skier for Alaska Pacific University's nordic program, Holmes, 30, helped the Americans put two skiers in the top 15. Jessie Diggins of Minnesota claimed fifth place, the best World Championship 30K finish in history by a U.S. skier.

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  18. After two straight cancellations, Tour of Anchorage returns SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... at anchoragenordicski.com. People can also register during bib pickup Friday or Saturday at Alaska Pacific University, but they won't get seeded wave placement. Bib pickup is at the Moseley Sports Center on Friday from noon to 7 p.m. and Saturday ...

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  19. How many moose live in Anchorage? For the first time, residents help biologists find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... Mountains. Farley took a shot. The young female moose ran off. DeLuca, a graduate student at Alaska Pacific University and a research technician, picked up the green cylinder, called a "biopsy dart." The dart is designed to hit the moose, taking a ...

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  20. Refuge Notebook: Rain Shadows Create Diverse (and Changing) Alpine HabitatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... it was too cold for them to survive or germinate in the recent past. Roman Dial, a professor at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, has published studies that document how a warming climate is changing the alpine habitats in the Kenai Mountains. ...

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