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Meet Ph.D. student Wisnu Priyanto

Seismology & Geodesy

A little more than 7,000 miles separate Fairbanks, Alaska, from Wisnu Priyanto’s hometown of Kebumen on the Indonesian island of Java. That...
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Meet Ph.D. student Amy Jenson

Snow, Ice & Permafrost

Amy Jenson was inside a vertical shaft of Mendenhall Glacier, which smothers the mountains above Juneau and sends meltwater into a lake that...
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Meet Ph.D. student Valerie Wasser


Valerie Wasser knew at a young age that her future lay with volcanoes. It started long ago when she watched a volcanology documentary with her...
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Meet Ph.D. student Austin Smith

Space Physics & Aeronomy

Austin Smith found himself with an opportunity in the summer of 2021 that would shape his academic future: a 10-week heliophysics internship with...
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Meet Ph.D. student Amy Hendricks

Atmospheric Sciences

Just over 500 roadless miles southwest of Fairbanks, Alaska, sits the Kuskokwim River hub community of Bethel. The small spread-out city cradles...
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