Navigating College in Alaska

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Arctic students take top honors at RAHI

It's been nearly two months since soon-to-be Noorvik High School senior Wilfried Zibell packed up his bags and headed to Fairbanks for weeks and weeks of intensive work and study. Learn More →

Brower the winner at WEIO Games

Charles Brower became the latest champion from the North Slope region last week by capturing a gold medal at the 2016 World Eskimo Indian Olympics. Learn More →

Broadband Summit wraps up in Barrow with eye to future

A gathering of policy leaders, tech industry experts and private investors concluded Friday after two days of presentations and discussions about the needs and opportunities presented by emerging high-speed internet across the circumpolar north. Learn More →

Barrow Community Test Garden

Despite temperatures in the low 30oF, 25 people came out to enjoy our annual Community Open Garden event at the Barrow Test Garden Saturday, June 18.  Now in our third season, the Barrow Test Garden is a project of Iļisaġvik College’s Cooperative Extension Program, in partnership with the Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital’s Diabetes Prevention Program. We have successfully been able to grow a Learn More →

High-speed broadband service comes to Barrow

On the day of the 4G rollout in Barrow, phone company employees wore brand new 4G-logo shirts, the store stayed open longer than normal, and social media went crazy. Learn More →

Tikigaq woman vies for Miss United States crown

Rosemary Berg from Point Hope has filed her paperwork and begun preparing for competition. Learn More →

Arizona botanist hopes for Arctic hydroponics

Phil Sadler tries to grow food on the moon. He started in Antarctica, made his way to Mars, and now has his sights set on Arctic Alaska, specifically Nuiqsut. Learn More →

Barrow featured on CNN program

The show airs Sunday at 10 p.m. EST/PST on CNN. Learn More →

Arctic Gardeners Flourish

Up on the Arctic coast, in Barrow, the community test garden is also thriving. Laura Thomas works for the Ilisagvik College's cooperative extension and a diabetes prevention program in town and started the project for several different reasons. Learn More →