Video Highlights From "The Love of Chocolate"

2007-02-17 by

Chef VernChef Vern Wolfram, from UAA’s own Culinary Arts Department demonstrated his love and knowledge of chocolate confections to a highly entertained and jovial audience. Chef Vern modeled everything from truffles to hand-dipped strawberries. Watch and learn how to make delicious truffles!



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Modern Lessons Through Ancient Alaskan Languages

2007-02-17 by

PolarisAlan Broaas has been a Professor of Anthropology at the Kenai Peninsula College for thirty-four years. In recognition of his extensive work and dedication to the history and language of the Dena’ina, he was made an Honorary Member of the Kenaitze Tribe. During the Polaris Lecture on Feb. 15, Professor Boraas discussed the tragedy of the extinction of ancient Native languages, what we can learn from the people, and also raised questions on how we will preserve the invaluable traditions and languages of many Alaskan tribes.



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Closer Look At Climate Change

2007-02-15 by

Paul Rose on Climate ChangeBBC TV Presenter, Paul Rose presented his views on climate change to a small group in the bookstore Feb. 13. He has extensive experience in the field as a premeire polar guide, and received HM The Queen’s Polar Medal for his 10 year work in Antarctica. He is also a professional diver and instructor, who at one time ran the US Navy’s diver training programme at the Great Lakes Naval Training Centre. More recently, Rose served as the Vice President and Chair of Expeditions and Fieldwork Division at the Royal Geographical Society. Click and Enjoy!



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Some Like It Hot: Volcanoes In the Infrared

2007-02-14 by

Infrared Imaging of Volcanoes Assistant Professor of Volcanology at the Geophysical Institute in Fairbanks, John Dehn described at the Wendy Williamson Auditorium how infrared technology has improved studies of recent eruptions. Volcanologists can now obtain more accurate readings a safe distance away from the hazardous lava flows and incinerating ash clouds using infrared cameras. In addition, by studying daily images from the cameras, scientists can prepare for and asses the intensity and extent of future blasts.



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Lise Van Susteren

2007-02-12 by News, Sports, and Art

Lise Van SusterenLise Van Susteren, acclaimed forensic psychiatrist and ambassador to Al Gore’s Climate Project in 2006 discussed her views on global climate change with a concerned audience in the upper level of the bookstore. Taking a less formal approach, Dr. Van Susteren fielded many questions from the audience. The entire session is available below.



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