University of Alaska Fairbanks - Denali Yearbook (Fairbanks, AK)

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1971-81 ■ ' ••.- - ■ .■} ' ■ ■ v : hi- ■ ' :• ' ■■■ v ■ ••:;■■ . .. ' v mm:;-, • • .•■-• " ,■■ ■ tit . . . ' .•• • Denali 1971-1 981 UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS " Photographs and Memories M WE REMEMBER OUR CHANCELLOR Howard Cutler became Chancellor at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, in 1975; he brought meaning to the university and cont- ributed to the interests of the students. A strong advocate of the collegiate model of decision making and student participation, Chancellor Cutler institutionalized the roles of the faculty and students in the policy and advisory funct- ions of the university. Believing in excellence and understanding, Chancellor Cutler has endeavored to promote quality education and has successfully kept in touch with the needs of students. He has said that institutional excellence is achieved by the demands students place on their instructors; he has given us this challenge. He is remembered best for his pioneering spirit and his enthus- iastic involvement in the university community. Expanding our ac- ademic community across oceans, he initiated the exchange progr- ams for students, faculty, and research. He has touched our lives; Chancellor Cutler and his wife, Enid, have warmly attended funct- ions in the dormitories, the commons, athletic games, at the bon- fire, and at many other social functions of our campus community. He has touched our minds; the Chancellor has spoken and listened at the fireside chats and has provided us an example for emulation. He has been, and shall be, a focal point of our memory of the univ- ersity. We owe him a great deal, but can only repay a little. Thank-you Chancellor Cutler. On behalf of the Denali Yearbook and the Students of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Bill Zybach, Fall Semester Editor Howard A. Cutler 1975-1981 2 H istory Denali CONTENTS History Activities Athletics Clubs Organizations Colleges Research Senior Pictures Commencement ' 81 Denali ascent •- Bill Wessels, Brian Billingslea and Stan Maynes History 3 All color photographs by Sabra McCracken, unless otherwise noted. 4 History Photographs and Memories 1971-1981 The past ten years of the University of Alaska, Fairbanks have been those of great change. During this decade UAF has grown physically with the addition of many buildings. Enrollment has fluc- tuated from year to year, with the Uni- versity experiencing a tremendous incr- ease in new students towards the end of the decade. The University we ' ve all come to know is truly unique. Despite being the farthest north of any school in the U.S., we lead an extraordinary way of life here in Alaska. From trudging off to class in down parkas and bunny boots at 40 below, we go to meeting the midnight sun with fervor. Many of us have expe- rienced the thrill of backpacking on the high- est mountain in North America, the majestic Mount McKinley. The one aspect that has not changed in ten years is the community spirit we possess here at UAF, Home of the Nanooks. History 5 m Dave Hall ' All that I have are these to remember you 6 H istory w Back in the days before Gruening, before Ras- muson Library, and before Wood Center, campus traditions which are still honored today tied this University together. " I ' ll always remember the night Mcintosh Hall challenged the rest of the dorms to a streaker ski. " Has anyone seen anyone clad only in ski boots behind Lathrop lately? Students throughout the decade express- ed their concern over administrative decis- ions. The dismissal of four English profess- ors without any stated reason in 1971 led 200 concerned students to an all-night pro- test in Bunnell Building. The Associated St- udents of the University of Alaska public- ally condemned their University bec ause of their feeling of isolation, and inability to affect social change. The Equal Rights Amendments of March 1972 had a strong impact on the women here at the Uni- versity. Teri Smith, former Polar Star editor cited that " the growing realization among women is that they had a right to expect more from the world than a sinkful of dirty dishes. " The Affair, Valentines Day dance. «£T TTf 1 lllllilllilllHIH History 7 II Take me back in time ... " Construction of the Fine Arts Concert Hall. 8 History Nanook squad on home turf. On the academic side, the Department of Jour- nalism and Broadcasting began to publish their yearly magazine, Alaska Today. Many other acade- mic programs found their origin during this time. Students were now given a wider range of academ- ics to choose from. The completion of Wood Center in 1973 marked the opening of a multi-recreation center on campus. Starvation Gulch, already long established, exhi- bited huge towers of junk, culminating in the trad- itional bonfire. With the threat of the draft gone, enrollment plunged later that year. Students no longer had to attend school to avoid being drafted. Approval of a 39.5 million dollar general oblig- ation bond by voters in November signaled the go- ahead for the construction of new buildings on all University of Alaska campuses. The initial funding for the 1,500 seat ice hockey rink came from this source. The completion of the Concert Hall in 1974 ranked it among the finest in the Northwest. The impact of the Trans-Alaska pipeline held enroll- ment down, when a light mixture of Goldrush ' 98, and Oilrush ' 74 came together. History 9 . . . we sure had a good time 10 History 21-gun salute for the opening of Rasmuson Library. Perhaps the alumni would remember the night Mac Hall, once again on the prowl, stole all the toilet seats from Nerland, only then to take a trophy case in which to display them. To this day that trophy case still remains in the lounge. Tra- ditional events such as the Equinox Marathon, the Affair, and Winter Carnival broke the monotony, and enhanced the spirit of UAF. On July 4, 1976, UAF not only celebrat- ed Independence Day, but also the 60th ann- iversary of the laying of its original corner- stone. Women students outnumbered males for the first time in UAF ' s history in I976- the Bicentennial Year. Alaska celebrated International Women ' s Year with a conference in May I977, and Angela Liston became the first female ASUA president in history. Later that year. President Neil Humphrey unex- pectedly resigned with this comment, " After three months of exeptionally hard work by my staff and me, I conclude that the financial and administr- ative policy of the University are not correctable at the present time. " Also during the year, the last known photogr- aph was taken of the Tradition Stone and its poss- essors. " Here lies tradition- 1957. " " Summer skies . n Student builds homemade aircraft. 12 H istory History 13 Mike Klueber ' Moore girls struggling the Battle of the Beef. Ice Arena going up. The Fairbanks campus remained the hub bub of activity with new developments in research at the Institutes of Agricultural Sciences, Arctic Biology, Marine Sciences, Social and Economic Research, and Water Resources. In 1979, in response to Title IX regulation of the 1972 Education amendments to the Constit- ution, UAF established a women ' s volleyball team, and locker rooms for the girls ' basketball team. For the first time, the womens ' basketball team budget equalled that of the mens ' team. Foster Diebold stepped down from the office, as President Jay Barton, fifth president in six years, took his position with the intention of " turning from the problems of the past, to the real business of our institution- Education. " A variety of events occured in 1979 setting a new pace for the University. Tim Burgess was appointed Student Regent, making him the first representative from the Fair- banks campus in many years. Ill I I II II IIII1IIH I II I HI II iiiiiimiiiiiiiuiiii Testing strength of ice bridge. With the donation of typesetting equipment to the Department of Journalism and Broadcasting from several newspapers around the state, the Nor- thern Sun was established. This provided the camp- us with two newspapers, and gave competitive spir- it to the long-established Polar Star. After a student referendum vote that year, a new ASUA Constitution was drawn up, replacing several parts of the old outdated one. Also in stu- dent government, the ASUA Legislative Council became very instrumental in getting the state leg- islature to fund a portion of the remaining debt on Wood Center. As a result, the student activity fee was lowered by $30 a year. ..■■■■ Geology 101 at the Permafrost Tunnels. " started way back when " ■mm The " original " Beluga. History 17 The first Associated Students of the University of Alaska presidential impeachment came in the Spring of 1980. Roy Geirsbach was ousted, necess- itating ASUA Senate President, Bill Zybach to fin- ish out the term of ASUA president. During this same period, the University ' s facul- ty retention policy was challenged. Students showed their displeasure with student rallys and several lett- ers to the administration against the non-retention of Journalism Professor Jake Highton. Despite stud- ent protest Highton was let go. The new University Museum on West Ridge ope- ned for the 1980 Commencement along with the long awaited opening of Patty Gym Ice Arena. As recent as this past Fall, UAF enrollment has exceeded the housing capacity of present dormit- ory facilities, forcing many students to live in dorm lounges temporarily. As a result, guest facilities once located in Bartlett Hall became permanent student housing. ( ttmC-S V Anything goes in Snoball! If I could save time in a bottle . . . ) History 19 II . . . dreams that would never come true Sobra McCrocken Emily Brown recieves honorary degree, 1980 Commencement. I Signs stating, " Denali is back! " were pasted all over campus as a result of a small handfull of stude- nt ' s hard work to get the yearbook tradition establ- ished once again. Debbie Benson, Carmen Kocinski, and Bill Zybach were implemental in this decision. t On a sad note for many students, Chancellor Howard Cutler submitted his resignation at the req- uest of University President, Jay Barton. The amia- We Dr. Cutler was granted a full professorship in the Economics department. The opening of Winter Carnival. " Save everyday " Kristi Knapp rapelling off Gruening. 22 History Under the direction of manager Robert George, The Pub has served as a getaway from studies for many students with such events as, The Toga Par- ty, Cheapo-Sleazo, Flasher Night, Halloween Party, and a Marie Osmond Birthday Party, Wah.wah! The past ten years have indeed been those of great change, to the benefit of all students, faculty, and staff at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Tradition and community spirit has gained in its momentum, as once again, " DENALI IS BACK! " ■ Cheri and Rick at Cheapo-Sleazo. Presidents of the University during the past 1 years William Wood 1960 - June 1973 Robert Hiatt July 1973 - February 1977 Charles Ferguson Interim, February 1977 - August 1977 24 History Neil Humphrey August 1977 - December 1977 Foster Diebold December 1977 - July 1979 The decade of the 70 ' s began with the conclusion of William Wood ' s reign as President of the University of Alaska. As a Polar Star editorial said upon his resignation in 1973, " Wood will be the last great administrative autocrat and with him will go a big piece of the machine. " The financial controversy which surrounded the conclusion of his 13-year tenure as president left a haunting legacy for later presidents. During the last three years of his term, the students had only recently forgotten that he was responsible dissolving their only effective and powerful tool, their student corporation (1964). Students again found themselves subject to what appeared to be administrative fiat. After initiating a plan for a student union building in the mid-sixties, and securing a loan from the legislature in the early 70 ' s, students were dismayed to discover that their designs for the building were discarded, they had no effective voice in the administration of their Union, and that their building would be named the Wood Campus Center. Robert Hiatt was the next president of the university. In I974, after calling for cuts in a number of academic programs, students donned black armbands in protest. Under his administration the university ' s problems with millions of dollars in cash-flow became public. In the turmoil he resigned and Charles Ferguson assumed the interim position. Neil Humphrey was hired but soon resigned. " After three months of exceptionally hard work by my staff and me, I conclude that the financial and administrative problems of the University are not correctable at this time. ..the university has, unfortunately, been very poorly administered in recent years, " he stated. Foster Diebold was selected by the regents to serve a limited term. It was hoped that he would bring the university to a point of financial and administrative accountability. During his term a national search for a permanent president led to the appointment of Jay Barton. President Barton has labored to bring the university out of the crisis period of the 70 ' s and favorably into the new decade. He has reestablished the fiscal and administrative accountability. His planning process has integrated students in a way never contem- plated by his predecessors. By initiating policies of student and faculty participation and by developing good rapport with state authorities Barton has made the future of the university look bright. Jay Barton July 1979 - current By Bill Zybach History 25 26 Activities .. ACTIVITIES EONS Marathon Forums Concerts The Pub Plays Festival I Outdoor Fun Chris Haslund shows his stuff on the campus ski slopes. Activities 27 28 Activities EONS HELP!!!!! This is exactly what Early Orientation for New Students was designed to do. Eighty incoming freshmen were involved in the Student Orientation Service ' s brainchild introducing them to college life and helping to get them through the rigors of registration . EONS is a pilot program aimed at helping rel- ieve the tension associated with first college exper- iences. A barbecue and various get togethers in the upper dorms gave the freshmen a taste of college life. Finally, a registration " dry run " he 6 in Wood Center helped prepare them for their stay at UAF. Activities 29 Hurry up and wait Remind you of the stock yards? Many students believe the rest of the semester is a breeze, once they survive registration. Being herded through the many lines to the various stations only to find out that the wrong card was stamped or they were in the incorrect line was too much to handle some- times. " We ' re sorry, you need to go to station G, but before you do that you must have your advisor ' s signature " or, " the line begins at the other end of the concert hall! " Student ' s experienced this process every sem- ester, and inevitably the complaints led to modifications in the procedure which were always supposed to streamline or take the agony out of it. However, it always seemed to get worse instead of better. 30 Activities BBQ The Chancellor ' s Barbecue began many years ago with former President Patty, and continues to be a popular early Fall event at UAF. The barbecue is now held at the Chancellor ' s home and serves to help students get acquainted with the faculty and administration informally. It ' s also a great place for lots of food, fun, and meeting new people. Activities 31 fA i msm •C Who do we follow????? « . ' Sue Regan warming up. A Grueling Physical Test Beth Gillespie 32 Activities Harold Homsher and Andy Euler Winner, Stan Justice. 2:44:59 14 9 Turn around Length: 26 miles, 385 yards- AARRGH!!!!! The annual Equinox Marathon continues to be a grueling test of endurance for several hundred runners and hikers each year. Stan Justice, 31, fin- ished this years ' run in a record time of 2 hours, 44 minutes and 59 seconds. Helen Dessinger was the first of the women finishing in 3:49:59. The Equinox, which began in 1963, is said to be the second toughest in the U.S., one step behind the Pikes ' Peak Marathon in Colorado. The diffe- rence in elevation throughout the course is 2,000 feet. The marathon, run in cold, icy conditions this past fall was supported by more than 190 runners and 150 hikers. Broken down into five classes: youth, collegian, junior veteran, veteran, and centurian, the marathon allows anyone to test their endurance. Awards are given to the top five men and women at a banquet following the race. Those who finish the race in less than 7 hours are given a presitigious Equinox patch, certainly something to be proud of. The Equinox Marathon is held each year on the Saturday closest to the autumnal equinox. See if you can recieve an Equinox patch - get out and join the crowd! Fairbanks-Anchorage Highway Marathon ' 80 Steve Beardsley collapsed in Judy Ford ' s arms. Activities 33 Battle of Tino Hitchcock Tina Hitchcock the Beef Tina Hitchcock Tina Hitchcock Grunt and bear it!!!!! The Battle of the Beef is an annual intramural event which attracts students from every dorm. In years past, the winners were treated to a steak din- ner in town. However, now everyone recognizes the winners by the brightness of their orange Intramu- ral Champion t-shirts The constant rivalry between upper and lower dorms adds a real competitive spirit to the festivit- ies. This years winners, Lathrop and Wickersham Hall can testify that this event is no bull!!!!! 34 Activities Starvation Gulch Starvation Gulch, the annual UAF carnival, beg- ins with a wood-gathering competition between the dorms for the traditional bonfire. This years ' bon fire award went to Mac Hall, in which a giant eff- igy of Ayatollah Khomeini burned in a blaze of glory. Later in the evening the assemblage moved to Beluga for the carnival events. Various booths in- cluded: a kissing booth, keg throw, assassins, mass- age booths, log sawing, food concessions and the introduction of the buck-a-tuck. Buck-a-tuck, a craze currently sweeping colleges across the nation, provides for a client of your choice to be tenderly tucked into bed with a story, a lullaby, a good- night kiss and even a teddy bear companion, for the measley sum of $1 .00! a 4 A w % Hk B rati H UA f ' , 4 . £Mr .» »i-iJPte: rm 2 ! " w V — . 1 ' l»» f nt j . ' OMtit » 4«t; j , ; 1 ■ IT J10 tfct0 ' •» " 1 WllTl. «S« ' ettwuTM ' Nk. 2 r um . mm • L. . 1 . o ronrtw . , ' " « " I VMUi$ IvJftOTV tw . k cnmi • StfViHSO. • imTU llllliW 1 1 « BMIH41R QCUiro .J u " » ' w " ... fl V mat twiii 0M(U , ' " l uui H n. i waul j siuu.il tntm «I. 3 LMU U ( JINII JK . " » »» K Activities 35 Political Forums Political forums provide the university commun- ity a basis for making rational decisions. The stud- ent association and other university groups have traditionally hosted political forums to better inform the students. This past year was no except- ion. " Self-styled liberal " or " arch conservative " , " conservationist " or " developer " . Two debates sponsored by ASUA and moderated by organ- izer Bill Zybach helped interested students and faculty gain a better perspective of the philosophies of state senate candidates Charlie Parr and Glenn Hackney, and U.S. Senate candidates Clark Gruening and Frank Murkowski. Polly Walter Republican Glenn Hackney; Bill Zybach, ASUA Senate President; Democrat Charlie Parr. LIST Senatorial candidate, Frank Murkowski speaks at Patty gym debate.. U.S. Senate candidate. Democrat Clark Gruening. Democrat Charlie Parr - State Senator - self-proclaimed liberal. 36 Activities Libertarian Presidential Candidate Ed Clark visited the campus and discussed his brand of politics with students. He has been the only pres- idential candidate to visit the university. He spoke of the student ' s need to understand his party. Hosted by the Bartlett Lecture Series, Russian dissident Alexander Ginzburg spoke to over 800 people in the Concert Hall about his experiences in the Soviet Union. Appearing in March, Ginzburg captivated the audiance as he spoke through an interpreter about his efforts to promote human rights in the USSR. Alexander Ginzburg, exiled Russian dissident. Career The annual Career Information Fair, spon- sored by the UAF Placement Center, provides the opportunity for students to find out about career potentials within the state. Representatives from various governmental agencies and private corpor- ations set up tables in Wood Center to allow stud- ents to ask informal questions about the types of jobs they may be interested in pursuing careers in, or simply for summer employment. Sometimes the Fair becomes the starting point for a lifetime pos- ition, sometimes a helpful piece of advice for secu- ring a summer job. 38 Activities Chancellor ' s Fireside Chats Every Tuesday afternoon at 4:30 Chancellor Culter brought his open-door-policy directly to the students at his Fireside Chat. According to Cutler, student participation varied from zero to 200, depending on the particular issues facing the campus. This exercise exemplified Cutler ' s philosophy toward student involvement and interaction with the administration. From members of the faculty to the Governor of Alaska, many people participated in this forum provided to the students. Mark McCollum and his yoda. 40 Activities Bonnie Raitt Bonnie Raitt — commonly known as " the soulful singer of the blues " , performed in the Patty Gym on September 25, 1980 before a rousing Alas- kan audience. Raitt ' s repertoire included traditional blues tunes, jazz, calypso and many contemporary songs that brought her to fame. She is best know for her recent musical contribution to the movie Urban Cowboy. Bonnie Savage rolling out the red carpet? McCollum Mark McCollum — on his nationwide tour, McCollum entertained students at the Fairbanks campus in late 1980. The multi-talented enter- tainer highlighted his guitar and singing perfor- mance with impressions. From the seriousness of Led Zepplin to the comedy of Kermit the Frog, his imitations delighted the audience. E N T E R T A I N M E N T ■ s is O Rock and roll at its loudest!!!! The Elvin Bishop concert on April 16 ran neck-n- neck competition with Mac Hall and fourth floor Moore for bringing the loudest music to UAF in a long time. But the large crowd at the Patty Gym see- med to enjoy it to the hilt. The hog farmer from California gave the audie- nce their moneys worth in music ranging from rock- and roll to rhythm and blues to country. The combination of band solos. Bishop humor and audience participation lead to repeated encores. Even as the last power cord was pulled from the wall, the sounds of Elvin Bishop in Alaska probably still echoed in the ears of his fans. Polly Wolter 42 Activities Nick Messina and Dennis Rogers, " dueling banjos. ' % t i a m$w $ K I L«. i i jU A 1 1 L Coffeehouse The evening unfolds as coffee and cookies are set out, a fire is lit in the fireplace, and people casually seat themselves around the dimly lit stage. One by one musicians arrive, some going off to a corner to finely tune their instruments, others to sit among the crowd of 70 now gathered. It ' s 7:00 p.m. and Roy Corral, student adviser for Student Orientation Ser- vices, steps up to the microphone to once again wel- come everyone to the SOS Coffeehouse. The Coffeehouse is a monthly event held on cam- pus in the lower lounge of Wood Center. The open mic hosts a variety of talent, from the soft sounds of Willowcreek to the zany antics of The Outer Mongo- lians. Alex, John, Charlie, Marshall, Kim and Roy The Bartlett Outer Mongolians. Activities 43 Cindy, Bill, Denise, Fred, Gene; 4 dwarfs and Prince Charming. Halloween costume winners. Kathy Desinger, " my next victim. Moore Night at the Pub. 44 Activities The Pub Robert George, Pub manager. " Let ' s go Pubbing " . Five years of vigorous student effort paid off in a new state law which permitted the opening of The Pub on November 8, 1975. The Pub has been more than a drinking es- tablishment, it has played the role of social center for numerous activities in the student union build- ing. Hosting concerts, dances, political and social forums, movies and a variety of entertainment, it also doubles as the Sir Walter ' s restaurant at lunch time. It provides a place for students to study, relax and socialize. For the past three years, Robert George, a former student, has creatively and dynamically managed The Pub. He has begun such annual traditions as: Cheapo-Sleazo-Flasher Night, Halloween Party, Marie Osmond ' s Birthday Party, The Nipple Sucking Contest. George ' s innovations have created many fond memories. Nathan Powell sucks. Activities 45 The Affair The sixth floor Moore gals with S.A. Meg Carney, added an interesting flair to this years event. The walls of the dining and dance areas were decorated with portraits of those gals attending The Affair en- circled by a red heart. The personal touch added class and maybe tradition to the matter. Gordy playing the tunes. 46 Activities Sam Skaggs and Shelley Reed- " Two for the See Saw. ' Paula Line- " The Importance of Being Ernest. " PLAYS The U of A Drama Workshop celebrates its 10th year in the Fine Arts Theater at the same time the Denali returns to campus to publish its decade edition. The drama workshop has been anything but inactive in those 10 years. They have put on scores of plays which have brought the Fairbanks and the university com- munities together for cultural entertainment. In 1971 " Man of La Mancha " opened in the finest theater in Alaska, and with the close of the 1981 season and technical upgrading which occurred over the decade, " Arms and the Man " was performed ' in one of the finest facilities on the West Coast . There were four productions this year. " Buried Child " , the I978 Pultizer Prize winner by Sam Shepard, opened the first semester. The cast included Richard Ussery as Dodge, Barbara Gorman as Haley, Ray Parshall as Tilden and T. Frady as Shelly. The second play was Oscar Wilde ' s " The Importance of Being Earnest " , which is a high comedy. It was effectively performed by actors Greg Gustafson as John, Ray Parshall as Algernon, Gene De Wilde as the Reverend, Jim Howard as Merrriman, Joel Mattson as Lane, Shelly Reed as Lady Bracknell, Paula Line as Gwendolyn, Tracy Johnson as Cecily and Nora Young as Miss Prism. The play ' s flip dialogue and witty manner was heartily received by the audience. ' A convincing human document of ' love in our time ' portrays the story behind the workshop ' s third play, " Two for the Seesaw " by William Gibson. The two person cast was Sam Skaggs as Jerry and Shelly Reed as Gittel. The final production was George Bernard Shaw ' s " Arms And The Man " , This, one of Shaw ' s most popular comedies, capitalizes on the man ' s most persistent follies, the romantic concept of war. Shaw used this theme and combined it with man ' s sen- timental concept of love to produce, for the com- munity, through the workshop, a hilarious and ironic comedy. The main characters were Maribeth Back as Raina, Pat Smith as Catherine, Paula Line as Louka, Greg Gustafson as the Captain, Thor Melchior as the Officcer, Jim Howard as Nicola, Bruce Rogers as Paul and Ray Parshall as Sergius. These two pages are dedicated to the apathetic majority at UAF. Susan MacEachern, Bartlett RA, at the Beach Party. Ron Burke Cleo Chernoff 50 Activities William Ransom Wood Center As the building opens at 7 a.m. the coffee and donut munchers head directly to the Snack Bar for their morning fix. It ' s then off to class or a leisurely morning of soap operas and napping in the lounge areas, or, heaven forbid, studying in the sun on the open balcony. Then, as the crowd rolls in for lunch at Sir Walters, a friendly game of pool, foosball, pinball or electronic wizardry can be seen in the games area. Those few lucky souls who have a break in their af- ternoon classes can wear off their lunch by renting skiis, ice skates or bicycles. Once classes are over, it ' s time to check out the campus happenings on the Information board or check to see what the student Senate and ASUA have been doing. Grrrrrr Activities 51 Chuck Pease, pin chaser 52 Activities WOOD CENTER A quick run through some of the state and local newspapers, for informational purposes of course, (who reads the comics?) leads you on to the candy counter and over for a quick line of bowling. With the hectic day ended, the relaxation of listening to live music, stimulating con- versation, or tipping a few at the Pub before lights out at 1 1 :30 gets you ready for the next day, and coffee and donuts an- d Treasure Hunt winner-- Joe Roth Activities 53 Pope John Paul II visits Alaska On April 27, 1981, the city of Anchorage and the state of Alaska were honored by the visit of Pope John Paul II. Returning to the Vatican after a 10- day Asian tour, the Pope ' s visit was termed a " technical layover " for refueling, but for the people of Alaska who had the priviledge of seeing the Pope, the visit was cause for celebra- tion. No official estimate was reported on the size of the crowd that gathered in the Anchorage Park Strip, but it was reported that it was the largest crowd to ever assemble for a single event in the history of Alaska. One hundred lucky Alaskans received communion from Pope Paul II during the open-air mass, and the 40,000 to 60,000 peo- ple listened intently during the service. The Pope was greeted by cloudy skies and cold temperatures when he arrived in Alaska, but the weather didn ' t seem to bother him or the thous- ands who saw him. He closed his service with an open invitation to all Alaskans to come see him at the Vatican in Rome, but added it might be a good idea to change clothes first. by Todd Paris Activities 55 1 981 Alaska Native Arts Festival Richord MonTagna Alaska Native artists and perfomers from across the state come to the Fairbanks campus for the ann- ual festival. One of the purposes of the festival is to provide a basis for cultural exchange. The performers dance and informally demonstrate arts and crafts. The festival is produced by Native students at the university and is also sponsored in part by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. 56 Activities HWMaWl SOS The key word at Student Orientation Services, located on the 5th floor of the Gruening building, is HELP. SOS is aimed at helping students, particularly those from rural areas of the state, adjust to college life at UAF. Early this year, SOS recieved a $114,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to further its programming. SOS includes both academic as well as social services for students. Popular activities this year included the Coffeehouse, community dinners, picnics, and dances. SOS also assists students with ac- ademic problems by providing a free tutoring prog- ram. Anyone familiar with the folks up at SOS can testify that the help they provide is truly character- istic of Alaskan neighborliness. Dorm N I Bartlett Hall Lathrop Hall Mcintosh Hall Nerland Hall Skarland Hall Stevens Hall Moore Hall Wickersham Hall Dorm Life What is it like to live in a dormitory? The story can be told by quickly looking at some of the things said about the dorms or by residents. Lets take a walking tour starting with Mcintosh and the ' lower dorms ' . You may run across one of the ' Clan of Mac ' attired in a T — Shirt saying ' Poker in the Front — Liquor in the Rear ' , or hear one of them refer to the tremendous dorm spirit which is promoted by the ex- cellent ' keggers ' in the basement. They consider themselves to be athletically oriented and many of the ' Jocks ' on campus reside there. You may also hear an occasional complaint because there are no women in the dorm. And what dorm is situated just west of the Clan? What can only be termed as typical university planning is the location of the dorm quaintly referred to as the old folks home, Norland Hall, the graduate facility which boasts ' no one under 24 ' . Unlike its neighbor which would appear to be less interested in the academic aspects of college life, many Nerland residents are rumored to leave the library or their research offices only occasionally, and then only to check on possible damage to the research project growing in their dorm room as a result of high decible noise coming from the Clan ' s stereos. Needless to say, there is occasional animosity between this studious environment and the slightly more rambunctious lifestyle at Mac next door. Moving West of Nerland we come to the land of the ' Family ' or Steven ' s Hall. You must be 19 to be a member of this family, and if you attended any of their parties you would understand why. Actually, these students do enjoy the pleasure of college, but at the same time manage to keep the academics in per- spective. Their parties always seem to be the best catered on campus. Simone Tiffony Nolan 1 B ll b s 60 Activities 4th Floor Moore- The Zoo Margaret Nelson Activities 61 Moving further west is the home of ' Sex Drugs and Rock Roll ' . Lathrop Hall is famous for its theme parties, specifically its unparalleled ' Toga ' parties. Everyone on campus knows of the Lathrop Ghetto and the wild animals that have resided there, some of the engineers and philosophy majors who have lived there will not soon be forgotten. Returning east and a little north, in the proximity of Mac ' s north 40, can be found the all — female dormitory, Wickersham Hall. If Mac is the Men ' s Jock dorm on campus, Wick is the female equivalent. Referring to themselves as the ' Wick— ed Women ' , these residents are said to contribute to, or even cause the high level of activity abounding at Mac. Their Esprit De Corps is unmatched among women on campus. Moving northwest from Wick we reach the ' upper dorms ' , the first of the three facilities is Skarland, a quiet coed dorm with older residents. The three floors of this dorm sponsor the annual Holloween Dance. Bartlett, the newest dorm on campus is situated bet- ween Skarland and Moore. A Bartlett T — Shirt refers to the fame of its neighbors and puts itself into perspective with the saying ' Between the Morgue and the Zoo — Reality. ' J A 1 i ■ M- " " m 7! 1 OT ... |Mr.« ' «« «Bf£; Simone Tiffany Nolan Cathie Harms, Storm, and Yukon Simone Tiffany Nolan Dan and Julie Castenson Activities 63 more Dorm Life Polly Walter v . Barbeque time!!! " I wish they ' d fix the elevators. ' Hee hee hee 64 Activities Bartlett aviation Sonja Villareal oughmon SHOWER • NO BARE FEET What???????? No one will argue that Moore has more than its share of enthusiasm, as the ' A ' book pointed out, it has strong traditions, and has been the home of several (in)famous student groups, the latest being the fourth floor ' Zoo ' which will probably hold the record for longest parties and the lowest GPA per floor for some time. However, Moore is more than the floor at 4. The sixth floor women have gained the respect of the campus by putting on the only floor sponsored annual dance, The Affair, which is a formal dinner and dance, one of the elegant annual traditions on campus. ' With Six You Get Moore ' , and Eighth floor is ' Always on Top ' . The Moore Women are usually the strongest competiors with the ' Wick-ed Women ' . ve Colligan Activities 65 Dorm Life Alaskan Style Eric Muehling Cindy Mann- the Sunnyside of Wick. Bartlett has only recently gained an identity, and that is due to the fact that until last year it was not filled with students and functioned largely as Hotel Bartlett providing space for campus visitors. However, with the large increases in enrollment during the last few year the dorm has filled, as with the others, to overflowing with students. Because of such conditions this ye ar some students found themselves living in the dorm lounges during the early part of the semester. Married Student Housing is a large component of the homes on campus offering 158 units which vary from three bedroom units in the New Married Housing facility to the efficiency Modular Units, better recognized by students as the train wreck. Also, four miles from campus are the Yak Estates which house both faculty and students. Activities 67 Chuck Young from United Campus Ministry cookin omlettes. Friday, April 24 - CAMPUS DA Y 4:00 a.m. Friday, April 24.- time for Mcintosh Hall residents to throw open their windows and turn up the stereos to get ready for the big clean-up. Other dorms on campus may not have had the same spirit so early in the morning, but by judging time later in the day, the UAF campus sparkled. Stevens Hall came out the winner and shared their " prize " during the outdoor concert later in the afternoon. Enertia and the Mac band. The Penetrators played the tunes while the rest of campus baked in the sun. The Gold Nugget Sky Divers added a tinch of grandeur to the festivities. The day, however early it started for some, was filled with activity, from the faculty staff served breakfast to the outdoor barbeque at the Lower Commons that evening. All Campus Day ended in the splendor of another Fairbanks sunset, just in time for the weekend! -•, jgj " Servin ' them grits. " All photographs by Tim Johnson 68 Activities Wickersham gals cleaning up the campus. 3rd Floor Moore, working????? How ' d it get up there??? " Activities 69 Sherman Carliles - Who ' s on first? Bartlett winning at Ultimate Frisbee. Leo De Lorenzo and Andy Cochran take first. ??????? Activities 71 tfW ' vvt-iprT T f im r WTIA 1 f . . L 1 Ma f? 1 In concert— " ENERTIA " 72 Activities Jeanette Activities 73 " There ' s a trail here somewhere, I know there is! " 74 Athletics ? v ATHLETICS Basketball Rifle Swimming Volleyball Hockey Skiing More Sports Jump for it. Athletics 75 Lady Nanooks Basketball Scores Visitor Home ALUMNAE 45 77 ANCHORAGE 99 60 ANCHORAGE 83 52 COLORADO 84 75 COLORADO 75 57 E MONTANA 67 57 N MONTANA 64 52 ROCKY MOUNTAIN 63 68 OREGON 72 45 AIR FORCE 73 46 COLORADO 78 68 LEWIS CLARK 83 65 LEWIS CLARK 78 65 SEATTLE 81 55 SEATTLE 73 57 PORTLAND 69 63 PORTLAND 80 70 OREGON 66 36 IDAHO 83 58 IDAHO 71 58 C WASHINGTON 63 37 C WASHINGTON 79 56 W WASHINGTON 87 46 W WASHINGTON 83 36 SEATTLE PACIFIC 55 64 SEATTLE PACIFIC 61 65 GONZAGA 73 79 GONZAGA 65 73 ANCHORAGE 67 77 ANCHORAGE 70 67 Lady Nanooks The Lady Nanook basketball team will surely miss Ellen Hannan, especially after the 1980-81 season. Leading the team this year in points, and setting a new school rebounding record, Ellen provided the backbone of the team. Anyone attending the girls ' games could feel the spirit, and sense the air of determination the Lady ' s possessed. Under the direction of coach Dianne Aldrich, the team travelled around Washington, Idaho and California, but competition itself was heavy right here at home against rival UA Anchorage. ! r % Michelle Milles jumps for the tip. Athletics 77 Men ' s Basketball Scores Visitor Home ANCHORAGE 55 56 ANCHORAGE 99 77 HAWAII PACIFIC 72 83 HAWAII PACIFIC 74 88 SONOMA 78 89 SONOMA 74 65 LEWIS CLARK 74 73 LEWIS CLARK 58 79 CLAIRMONT 66 81 CHICO 77 54 REDLANDS 67 78 HAWAII 85 66 HAWAII 68 60 LONGWOOD 88 78 W.BAPTIST 77 82 W. BAPTIST 81 95 SIMON FRASER 74 61 SIMON FRASER 74 84 ST MARTINS 77 66 E OREGON 64 84 E OREGON 66 71 STMARTINS 71 58 CONCORDIA 72 74 LINFIELD 77 90 ANCHORAGE 71 52 ANCHORAGE 56 57 Al Svenningson, head tfbach. Slam dunk? All photographs by Kurt Savlkko The Flying Nanooks The Flying Nanooks of 1981 have had quite a year at UAF. After taking a victory in the Alumni opener back in December, the Nanooks have had their share of upset victories, easy wins, and dis- eartening losses. Roy Regaldo, teaming up with outstanding talent from players like Craig Luther, John Garvey, and Bob Zumbro gave the crowd just what they wanted. Exciting basketball!!! No one will forget the final game of the season against UA Anchorage. UAF 56 -- UAA 55. Nanook cheerleaders. Robert Zumbro in action. o Athletics 79 Rifle Team The 1981 Nanook Shooters were ranked first in Alaska and 13th in the nation. The thirteen person UAF squad did exceptionally well thanks to such veteran members as Jim Larkin-outstanding male shooter and Veronica Belton-outstanding female shooter. Larkin was selected to compete in the national NCAA meet at West Point. UAF can be proud of this small, but quality team which well exemplified the best of the Nanook Spirit. Rifle travel team. Michelle Milles feLCO E Volleyball Starting off to a slow start, the Women ' s Voll- eyball team has had its ups and downs (no pun intended). Despite their sometimes dramatic losses the small but enthusiastic crowd support carried the team through. Tough play by Sue Everts, Yvonne McHenry, and Lisa Mandelin gave UAF their few, but preci- ous victories. Coach Karen Morris and her girls made up in spirit and enthusiasm whatever they may have lacked in height and experience. What a spike! lJWHi Jp j Athletics 81 Polly Waller UAF HOCKEY Chancellor Cutler on the ice. 82 Athletics By now everyone realizes that the 1981 Men ' s Hockey record wasn ' t the best its ever been. But then again, a teams got to start somewhere to get to the top. Take a group of young, talented individuals, give them some game time together, and UAF ' s got a winner. The experience UAF received from playing teams like West Point and Gustavus Adolphus will surely pay off in coming seasons. Wait until next season UAAII II CO Visitor Home WEST POINT 10 2 WEST POINT 12 2 ST THOMAS 7 7 ST THOMAS 10 4 ANCHORAGE 10 5 ANCHORAGE 9 1 ANCHORAGE 9 5 ANCHORAGE 6 5 CONCORDIA 5 2 CONCORDIA 5 HIBBING 5 10 MINNESOTA 14 1 STCLOUD 11 1 ST JOHNS 10 5 WISCONSIN 3 2 WISCONSIN 3 2 STSCHOLASTICA 7 5 STSCHOLASTICA 11 2 ANCHORAGE 7 6 ANCHORAGE 5 2 GUSTAVUS 5 2 GUSTAVUS 9 2 ANCHORAGE 6 5 ANCHORAGE 9 2 GOLD KINGS 7 GOLD KINGS 7 4 84 Athletics Women ' s Hockey Good exhausting funlThis was the purpose stated when Women ' s Hockey began at UAF during the fall of 79. The Sunday games held at the ice arena are usually against the city league women ' s hockey teams as well as a few road trips scheduled. Bruce Friefeld and Louis Bassler were the volunteer coaches from the men ' s team who paired up with the likes of Jackie Delaney, Tina Denton, and Jeannie McNeil to have just about as much fun as the girls did. However new, the team offered some real competition to the teams they played. Athletics 85 86 Athletics S TflF!7 Rottefella roller ski race. And their off! Ski Team Ski team to Utah- Ian, Lance, Bob, Everett, and Matt Perhaps one of the more successful teams at UAF this year, the Ski Team repeatedly came home victors. Going all the way to the National Championships held in Lake Placid, N.Y., the team came back with a record to be proud of. Ian White finishing second in the 15km. Junior Men ' s race, and Matt Vanenkevort finishing sixth in the 50km. race were just some of the highlights of the season. Sometimes travelling far from home, the team completed the ski circuit under the direction of coach MarkWoldseth. All photographs by Mark Woldseth Bob Baker Athletics 87 More... sports Softball, Equinox, Battle of the Beef, Racquetball, Turkey Shoot, Swim Meet and Orienteering are just a few of the other sports which happen on campus. Though varsity sports out of necessity must limit the number of participants, the intramural program offers such a variety of sports that almost anyone can find a particular sport they are great in and can play in. The activities begin early in the fall and continue right up to finals in the spring. To promote the competitive spirit on campus, every dorm resident, and off — campus student is encouraged to play in team and individual sports. The teams compete for the highest total points over the entire school year. Points are accumulated by student par- ticipation in the various scheduled events in either in- dividual or team events. Points from individual in- volvement can by attributed to team scores. Single competition includes activities such as Tennis, Cross Country Runs, Bike Run, Table Tennis, Racquetball, Handball, Table Tennis, Wrestling, Pool, Frisbee and Football Throw, Arm Wrestling, and others. Team sports include basketball, hockey, cross country skiing, track meet, volleyball, soccer, water- basketball, swim meet, bowling, softball, and our favorites Battle of the Beef which Nerland won his year and Snoball which was won by Lathrop. The Chancellor ' s trophy is awarded to the champions each year in both the men ' s and women ' s catagories. The 1981 winners were respectively for the men ' s and women ' s catagories: first place, Mac and Wick; second, Bartlett and Bartlett; third, Lathrop and Moore; fourth, Moore and Lathrop. There were 16 mens teams and 9 women ' s teams. The Denali awards the good sport prize to the PUB which came in I6th and 9th, its the effort that counts. v Bob Stuhr Bartlett V-ball team Tug o ' War mi ' ' » ' tmrrnTrfTr Yuji Endo Mil m Barbara Huggins hard at work on Northern Sun. 90 Clubs and Organizations Dungeons and Dragons CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS Assoc. Students of Business Education Assoc. Model United Nations Dungeons and Dragons I KSUA - KUAC Northern Sun Fencing ROTC Denali Yearbook ASUA Polar Star Clubs and Organizations 91 Associated Students of Business An ordinary group of students? No! The Associa- ted Students of Business has integrated the interests of Business students with the University and the Fair- banks community. ASB President, Sally Shaw, pre- sented the Businessman of the Year Award to Ray Kohler at the annual ASB Banquet held in the spring. ASB also organizes the annual student faculty basket- ball game at UAF. ASB reflects the cooperation betw- een the University and the Fairbanks community in the pursuit of education and advances in practical application. Ray Kohler, Business Leader of the Year, 1981 KM j S9KS i 1 k B ; , ASB Banquet Sally Shaw, ASB President Student Education Association The UAF Student Education Association was organized early this spring for the purp- ose of promoting better communication be- tween UAF students in the School of Edu- cation and Alaska ' s school districts. A bake sale held in April helped the organization raise the money needed to hold a workshop during the fall of ' 81 on Behavior Modifica- tion in the Classroom. This and future work- shops are for the benefit of students intere- sted in instruction, research and cross-cul- tural studies. Student Education Association MODEL UNITED NATIONS Model United Nations is one of the oldest organizations on campus, dating back to the 1950 ' s. MUN is run in conjuction with the Political Science department to provide stu- dents the opportunity to participate in a United Nations simulation. Under the dir- ection of Gerald McBeath, Poli Sci depart- ment head, several students were chosen to represent the United States at the West Coast conference, bestowing a great honor to the UAF community. Dungeons Dragons A medieval fantasy brought to life by the active imagination of the club members who set up their kingdoms on large boards and read in their manuals how wars are to be properly executed. The wars are amongst the different kingdoms. They must also check their lists of the beasts and men to see what secret powers or hidden actions each character piece can wield. D D is popular at UAF, especially so when it ' s 40 below zero and dark by 3:00 p.m! Clubs and Organizations 93 KSUA Anyone strolling down third floor Constitution Hall can peer into one of the rooms to catch a glimpse of a familar face spinning a a record disc, hosting an in- terview, or broadcasting weather. ' This is radio KSUA coming to you live from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. ' KSUA, formerly KMPS radio, is a student run organization with Donn Erisman general manager and Tom Tilson operations manager. Volunteer DJ ' s work the on-air time. As recent as this January, KSUA upgraded their broadcasting system with over $40,000 worth of new equipment, and are currently working on becoming open-air by 1982. Dennis " Zeke " Rogers spins the disks at KSUA radio. Tino Hitchcock MiU ill Ifl HU Hi mill It wl ll ' .iul. ' Ul lull Tom Tilson and Donn Erisman check in new equipment. 94 Clubs and Organizations KUAC oo KUAC TV and FM radio broadcasts general interest and instructional programs, serves as a laboratory for students in the department of Journalism and Broadcasting and has developed an educational telecommunciation system for parts of Alaska. Students use the facility for television, film and audio production courses. Student crews do work on the production of local programing ranging from the operation of cameras and audio, to directing the production. The station provides public service TV and radio programs throughout the local community and other parts of Alaska via satellites and transmitters. These includes ACCESS, JMT in Conversation and Town Forum which provides the opportunity for various political and social forums. The TV-radio station also provided a teleconference link between Fairbanks and the legislature in Juneau during this year ' s session. KUAC was the innovator of an idea to aquaint Alaskans from rural communities with the activities of public TV and radio in Alaska. The RSVP program brings people from the villages into Fairbanks for a one to two-week intensive training program about broad- casting. Jay Harris sets up KUAC programming. Clubs and Organizations 95 Northern Sun Two newspapers on campus? Yes! The Northern Sun seemed like an intruder when it was established through donations by Alaskan media in the fall of 79. Continuing with the effective editorial staff of Jamie Bryson-fall ' 80 and Bruce Scandling-spring ' 81, the paper has established itself on campus. There was a futile attempt this semester ) however, to merge the two campus papers. Termed the " more con- servative " paper on campus, the Sun covered a variety of campus events. Best of uck to Todd Paris, Northern Sun editor this fall. Under the expert instruction of Dr. John Turner, the UAF Fencing Club continues to be a popular activity for many people on campus. Fencing, sometimes ap- pearing a mildly active sport, requiring little physical endurance is quite the opposite as any fencer can testify. Long periods of intense concentration, coupled with extreme skill and timing make fencing at UAF one of the more physical sports. To get out and try the sport is to know what it takes. Fencing Club Fencing instructor John Turner observes practice ROTC Army. Navy. Airforce. Marines. No, our military program on campus is ROTC. This program provided at college level is to attract, select and prepare motivated students with potential to serve at a commission level in the US Army Reserve, regular Army or National Guard after graduation. Eight students earned their commissions this year. The progam provides training in a variety of areas in addition to academic training. The Outdoor Skills class provides adventure training in areas such as rappelling and mountaineering at Black Rapids, Arctic first aid training, orienteering, glacier movement, Arctic survival skills, marksmanship and tactical exercises. The cadets this year participated in intramural sports, rifle and pistol competition with other ROTC teams, and provided a color guard which performed at home basketball games. The Long Road to Tipperary. King of the Mountain- ROTC First time in ten years, Denali meets with printers. Nick-o Photo Editor, Caroline, in the dark (as usual). iiA. ' Oh shit, it won ' t fit! ' Denali Yearbook Editor- Polly Walter Co-Editors- Caroline Collings Nick Messina Bill Zybach Business Mgr.- Fred Johnson Advertising- Tim Johnson Staff- Eugene Therriault Cathy Hites Carmen Kocinski Ron Wayne Editor, Polly Walter, hard at work. Denali staff, Caroline, Kathy, Ron, Fred. Nick. Polly, Carmen, Eugene. Clubs and Orgs 99 ASUA Jason Kuehn, ASUA President The executive branch of the Associated Students of the University of Alaska was headed by President Jason Kuehn and Vice President Debbie Benson. Much of the administration ' s efforts and activities revolved around the development of internal systems for ASUA so it could avoid problems faced earlier in the decade. The Legislative Branch was lead by Senate President Bill Zybach, until his resignation in January, where he was succeeded by Tom Tilson. The Senate worked with the administration on the development of new budget procedures and worked to implement the new constitution. The Legislative Council under Jo Kuchle was the most visible political force in the organization. The council lobbied the state legislature and the university ad- ministration in conjunction with the new Alaska Statewide Student Association to successfully get funding for longer library hours, Patty building renovations, student typewriters and student jobs. The Supreme Court had a much less active year than in the past because of the new constitution, but the court was aptly guided by Chief Justice Martin Garrigues. The students participated directly through the new referendum procedure. They voted to pay their activity fee on the basis of credit hours, and voted against ASUA spending approximately $8,000 to purchase a computer. Students witnessed the opening of new ASUA offices which the legislative council lobbied for the previous year. The offices were dedicated by Zybach to ' student leaders who serve their fellow students in action rather than in rhetoric ' . ASUA provides the following services to its members: Polar Star, Rentals, KSUA Radio, Movies, International Cinema and the Book Exchange. Senate meeting. Tom Tilson. ASUA Senate President Polly Walter Presidential candidate forum 100 Clubs and Organizations ASSA Director, Bill Zybach, speaks to Jo Kuchle and Danny Cole about lobbying. POLAR STAR The Polar Star went through two editors and two acting editors this year, Mark Springer resigned near the end of the fall semester and Mark Baumgartner finished out 1980. Rachel Meinhardt tried to get the paper going strong in the spring but had to leave for a full-time job. Finally, Kenny Hughes took over as editor after mid- term and finished out the school year. Termed as the " less conservative " paper on campus, the quality of the Star was erratic. But, we ' ll all be looking forward to a fresh start in the fall. Mark Springer Kenny, Peter, Dave, Linda, Tina, Rachel, Dave and Mark Other Clubs and Organizations Alaska Alpine Club American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Society of Civil Engineers Arctic Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Phi Kappa Phi Political Science Union Psi Chi Socratic Society Art Student Association Associated Students of Tourism Campus Bible Fellowship Face-off Club Farthest North Athletic Club Society of Professional Journalists Square Dance and Contra Dance Group UAF Division of Athletics United Campus Ministry University Fire Department Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers University Mining Society University Women ' s Association Clubs and Organizations 101 102 Colleges and Research COLLEGE EDITION THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE COLLEGES RESEARCH Arts and Sciences Environmental Science Agriculture and Land Resources Education Management Engineering Mineral Industry TVCC Jessica Gavora Colleges and Research 103 College of Arts and Sciences The College of Arts and Sciences is the largest of the academic units at the University. Through its variety of disciplines, students are able to ob- tain a multitude of degrees, ranging from such div- erse topics as Theater to Physics, Alaska Native Studies to Russian History, or from Journalism and English to Physical Education and Political Science. Graduate degrees are available in Master of Arts in English, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and Doctor of Philosophy in Physics. The purpose, as outlined in the College, is to educate students Music pleez 104 Colleges and Research ' Another inch off here and " , Art Dept. PE Instructor Terry Tomczak showing proper balancing technique. Colleges and Research 105 College of Arts and Sciences continued Proffesor Jimmy Bedford and Scott Penwell-- Journalism 106 Colleges and Research Music College of Environmental Sciences The College of Environmental Sciences encom- passes three main divisions; Geosciences, Life Sciences, and Marine Sciences. These programs in- clude studies relating to earth, space, oceans, and atmosphere. The College also includes the WAMI medical program. Both graduate and undergraduate stud- ents can take advantage of the outstanding rese- arch facilities located on West Ridge. Dean- Juan G. Roederer WAMI Program Jerry Swartz- Biology. School of Agriculture and Land Resources Management The School of Agriculture and Land Resource Management is concerned primarily with the effective management of the earth ' s natural resources. Included in the curriculum are units concerned with economic and social research as well as environmental quality engineering. Students and faculty work in close cooperation with agencies such as the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the U.S. Forest Service. Many of the con- nections students make with agency personnel during their undergraduate years at UAF later prove to benefit their employment chances upon graduation. Public Affairs 108 Colleges and Research School of Education The School of Education is primarily concerned with training teachers, administrators and guidance coun- selors for careers in Alaska ' s education environment. Preparing its students for work at all levels of the educational system in the state, the school ' s emphasis is toward multi-cultural settings. A major program is specifically designed to prepare its graduates for work in rural parts of the northern regions of America. The school offers a bachelors degree in education and a Masters degree in Education as well as a Master of Arts in teaching. jM y fk 1 : % i I - g 4 k wk Lwm M ¥ • » - f l ■ a jfc iR- ■ School of Management Programs in the School of Management include studies which provide the foundation for professional careers in private or public businesses. Associate or bachelors degrees are offered in such fields as ac- counting, finance, management, marketing, travel indus try management, economics, computer in- formation systems or business administration. The school also offers a Masters degree in Business Ad- ministration. The program is designed to emphasize the business and financial problems which are unique to Alaska. Dean - Willim G. Phillips Colleges and Research 109 School of Engineering The School of Engineering includes electrical, mechanical, arctic, civil, environmental quality and science management study. The Duckering building houses all of these disciplines, as well as some engineering students who are rumored to live there. Engineering graduates may look forward to great opportunities nationwide as well as right here at home, where there is a need for such skilled creators. Dean — VincentS. Haneman Borbora McConnell Dr. Economides-- Petroleum Engineering Civil Engineering Not enough snow for this years Ice Bridge. School of Mineral Industry The School of Mineral Industry, one of five professional schools and two colleges on the Fairbanks campus, offers degrees in geology, mining, petroleum and mineral preparation engineering. These programs prepare students for many opportunities in design production, management and environmental engineering fields. Especially in Alaska, with its large mineral resources, students can obtain on-the-spot experience in the area of study they choose. Dean - Earl H. Beistline Mineral students at the Silver Fox mine Earl Beistline deep within the mine. (Some classroom!) Colleges and Research 1 1 1 Tan an a Valley Community College Tanana Valley Community College offers associate degree programs in fields ranging from Aviation Technology to Graphic Arts and Design to Office Occupations. These degree programs may be earned in two years of full-time attendance, but TVCC offers many night classes for those wishing to get a degree at a slower pace. Students may earn an associate degree from TVCC and at the same time a baccalaureate degree from UAF. The community college also offers a broad range of continuing education and general community-interest courses for all age groups. Youths to senior citizens may study about anything from art to oga. Swimm- ming, mechanics, writing, photography, dancing, cooking, sewing and basket weaving are just a few. These courses are fun as well as educational, and are enjoyed by on-campus students as well as many local residents. Culinary Arts Welding 1 12 Colleges and Research Aviation Small Engine Repair Engineering Technology Colleges and Research 113 TVCC American Sign Language Auto Body Repair All photographs by Bruce Gordon 114 Colleges and Research Color Photography UAF Art Studio Drawing F W Patty Gym during Commencement. 1 16 Commencement ' 81 COMMENCEMENT ' 81 Awards Banquet Practice Ceremony Graduates v Jjtk " Look Mom, I got it! ' Commencement ' 81 117 G R A D U A T I O N 1 9 8 1 College of Arts and Sciences award recipients. Chancellor Cutler and Bill Zybach-Joel Weigart Outstanding Senior Male Award Graduation, whether after 2, 4, 5 or 23 years came for 401 of us on May 10, I98I. The ceremony was like some of our college careers, it started with rain, but the show went on inspite of the weather, the same way we survived that dreary class in that subject which we still think has no relevance to our degree. We suffered through the tensions of the procession feeling the same agonies experienced during finals. We made it up to the podium to receive our degree without tripping, but they pronounced our name wrong. We made it through the recessional as we made it through that class we put off till the last semester, maybe not with flying colors, but we finished and left the shelter of the Patty Building the same way we were about leave the University for the ' real ' world. We found however, that even though it started rainy, the sun did come out to provide hope of what the future had to offer. As we left, the professors, friend and foe, were there to see us pass, either in relief or slight sadness. 118 Commencement ' 81 Debbie Benson-Marion Boswell Outstanding Senior Female Award and Mrs. Lake. Jimmy Bedford, retiring Journalism professor. Emeritus. Practice Polly Walter and Margaret Nelson Getting ready for U the real thing w Commencement ' 81 119 _ . T JT r Vjl H v " . J y , H A uAv H V v l ' J 1 ! 1 1 1 Hi L B Chancellor Cutler salutes Class of ' 81. " Say cheez. ' WE MA 120 Commencement ' 81 DE IT!! 9 Commencement ' 81 121 John Wagner receives his Phd. 122 Graduates JAMES AGNEW Geophysics GRADS ' 81 JOE ANDERSON Justice LYNDA BANGHAM Psychology : STEPHEN BEARDSLEY III Biological Science DEBBIE BENSON Political Science JAMES BURAU Natural Resource Management Graduates 123 PERRI CARLSON Early Childhood Studies RISA CARLSON Anthropology TOM COGHILL Civil Engineering SHIRLEY COLLINS Art mmm . ■ ■ • i w f W BERRIE DEE COLYAR B.S. Sociology 124 Graduates CARL DEVER Electronics Technology DOUGLAS DAUGHERTY Civil Engineering SUE EAGAN Travel Industry Management DAN FAIR Geology JUDITH FORD Biological Science Graduates 125 DIANE FROULA Psychology LINDA SCHRERS GIBSON Psychology PETER GLASS Education BARBARA GLEASON English GERALD GRAHAM Management ROBERT GRAHAM Justice NANCY FERGUSON GUTTENBERG Anthropology ELYSE GUTTENBERG Education JANE HANSON Music Performance 126 Graduates CYNTHIA HEGLIN Education CRAIG HELMUTH Ph ysics JENNIFER HICKS Biological Science JOHN JACQUES Justice MICHAEL KELTY History MARGARET KING Marketing RON KING Mathematics PAUL LUGIN Education Margaret Nelson JANICE MARCY Education BENJAMIN MATTES Psychology SHANNON MAHONEY Biological Science 128 Graduates STANTON MAYNES Accounting WILLIAM MENDENHALL Civil Engineering GEORGIA DUTFIELD MITCHELL Speech Communication RICHARD MONTAGNA MARGARET NELSON Journalism JIM NEELEY Electrical Engineering GLORIA PASKVAN Travel Industry Management t GLEN PRICE Natural Resource Management LORI QUACKENBUSH Wildlife Graduates 129 Ms. TIM REED Journalism CAROLE ROMBERG Journalism SCOTT ROSELIUS Physical Education JOE ROTH Natural Resource Management STAN SEED Geology SALLY SHAW Management THERESA SHORTER History MARCIA JEAN KENNEDY SMITH Biological Sciences JEAN SUZANNE SOLBERG Biological Sciences 130 Graduates KIM SOUTHARD Management MARSHA SPONSEL Music Performance DONALD SWAIN Jr. English THERESA TAILLEFER Accounting JOHN F. TILLERY Graphic Arts Education Graduates 131 ADAMS HOLLIS TWITCHELL Natural Resource Management ' JOESEPH E. USIBELLI Jr. Civil Engineering JANET UTTERBACH Anthropology POLLY WALTER Journalism WENDY WILSON Speech Communication MARK WILLIAMS Wildlife Management Biology WILLIAM ZYBACH Political Science Hey Polly, we graduated!!! Yeah Bill, and we finished the DENALI too!!! 132 Graduates All photographs by Bud Nelson - Nelson ' s Studios 1981 Graduates AGRICULTURE AND LAND RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Baccalaureate Degrees James Burau-NRM Joseph Klotz-NRM JohnMadden-NRM Patricia Powell-NRM Glen Price- NRM KatheRich-NRM Adams Twitchell- NRM MarkWiebold-NRM Glenna Wood -NRM Master ' s Degrees William Braley- NRM Joseph Urban-NRM Roberta White- Animal Nutrition ARTS AND SCIENCES Associate Degrees Brian Anderson — Justice Roseanne Beers— Chemical Science Shirley Cain— Liberal Arts William Collins— Liberal Arts Robert Graham — Justice Kevin Grubbs— Science Chris Johansen — Science Janet Kunzelman - Liberal Arts Jay Lavoie — Science Majorie Martinez— Liberal Arts William Mendenhall — Science Carmen Morgan — Justice Calvin Mundt— Science Daniel Rice— Science Ardith Smith- Justice Howard Wilcox -Science Baccalaureate Degrees Findlay Abbott— Geography Gil Aegerter — Journalism Charlesetta Aderson - Art Joe Anderson — Justice Mary Andresen — Political Science Sharon Baker— Northern Studies William Barringer— Political Science Joseph Bear- History James Behlke— Printmaking Deborah Benson — Political Science Kathryn Borecki— Psychology Steven Bouta — Art Sandra Boyd — Psychology Jamie Bryson — Journalism Patricia Carlson — Childhood Studies Debra Carter — Journalism Laura Catalano — Physical Education Jean Clarkin — English Richard Cole— Physical Education James Collette— French Shiley Collins- Art Berrie Colyar— Sociology Camille Connelly — Sculpture Galen Cook — Political Science Jan Copeland — Performance Gary Corrick — Mathematics Gary Corrick — Physics John Cotting — Chemistry John Cotting — Mathematics John Cotting— Physics Denise Daniello — Sociology Andrew Dyas— Geogrphy Dennis Ensor — Justice Teri Frady— English Teri Frady— History Daine Froula — Psychology Cynthia Galloway— English Cynthia Galloway— Humanities Linda Gipson — Psychology Barbara Gleason— English Joanne Grace— Northern Studies Leslie Gross— Journalism Robert Gunn — Justice Sharon Hansen -Geography Jane Hanson — Performance Craig Helmuth- Physics Peter Hettinger- General Science John Jacques- Justice Roy Johnson— Inupiaq Eskimo James Kammermeyer- English Ronald King — Mathematics Russell Klapchuk— Painting Doris Kubanyi— Nortern Studies Mary Langham — Chemistry Georgiana Leitch - Political Science Michael Leo— Physicl Education Mel LeVan — Chemistry Mel LeVan — Mathematics Paula Line — Theatre Diana Lloyd -English Ravonna Martin - Music Education Benjamin Mattes— Psychology Billy McAfee- Physical Education Jeffrey McKitrick- Political Science Georgia Mitchell— Speech Communication Van Mitchell — Physical Education Michael Mohan — Political Science Elizabeth Moore— Performance Barbara Nash- Journalism Margaret Nelson- Journalism Thomas Norton — General Science Maureen O ' Neil - Theatre Mary Osterback — Music Education Clarence Parshall — Theatre John Pender— Mathematics Deborah Pohorski — Art Tim Reed — Journalism Felicia Riedel— Sociology Carole Romberg — Journalism Scott Roselius- Physical Education Juith Seniura — Journalism Julie Shaddock — Journalism Theresa Shorter- History Edward Sisson — Journalism Jon Skinner— English Shelley Slivkoff — Geography Jane Smith — Mathematic Marsha Sponsel— Performance Donald Swain — English Maxine Thompson - Sociology William Tuttle-Art Paulette Walter — Journalism Steven Will — Foreign Language W endy Wilson — Speech Communication Jean Woodring— English Kathleen Zito— Music William Zybach — Political Science Master ' s Degrees Mariorie Cole— English Barbara Craig— Creative Writing Gregory Divers — Creative Writing Ross Litman-Music Mary Monaghan- Creative Writing Joseph Tetro— Creative Writing EDUCATION Michele Abegg- Elementary Terri Austin— Elementary Daniel Carey— Elementary Jane Chaffee — Elementary Heather Clark- Elementary Mark Colling- Elementary Michelle Corr— Elementary Eleanor David — Elementary Diane Dykstra- Elementary Andrew Euler— Secondary Vincent Fantazzi — Secondary Rebecca Gauss- Elementary Cynthia Heglin — Elementary Earla Hutchinson— Elementary Agnes Kelly — Cross Cultural Jacquelin Ladner— Elementary Paul Lugin — Secondary Janice Marcey— Secondary Mary Morrison — Elementary George Olanna— Cross Cultural George Parks— Electronics; Education Albert Peacock - Elementary Nita Rearden- Elementary C. Patricia Rex- Elementary William Rhodes— Secondary Gean Rider -Elementary Karen Rigg- Elementary Cynthia Roland — Elementary Emily Simonds- Elementary Susan Taylor— Elementary John Tillery- Graphic Arts;Education Sandra Vincent- Elementary Gary Whiteley - Elementary R. Jean Woodring— Elementary Master ' s Degrees Cynthia Aloia Carol Barnhardt - Lang Cross Cultural Theresa Brodie— Education Sybil Bouett-Clewlow — Education Kathleen Davis A.Amelia Dickerson — Education Helen Dickinson -Education Kathy Elitharp Dora Frost Glenda Garber- Education Cheryl Good Elyse Guttenberg - Education Roxa Hawkins Marsha Heckman Cynthia Henry Diadre House Julia Looney Cecilia Martz Carol Merrit Christine Milam James Moras Nancy Murphy— Education Glenda Oliver Loretta Rogers Charles Scott Betsy Smith Christine Smith Samuel Towarak Rose Van Enkevort John Vinette- Education Dawn Weyiouanna Philip Wright— Education ENGINEERING Baccalaureate Degrees Dale Anderson — Civil Harry Beck- Electrical Mark Bolzern— Electrical Laura Bonar— Civil John Cline- Electrical Thomas Coghill — Civil Douglas Dougherty- Civil Steven Edwards — Electrical Christopher Haigh— Civil Tohru Hirabuki — Civil Chris Johansen — Civil Carl Johnson — Electrical Michael Kirby — Civil Jay Lavoie— Civl William Mainord — Electrical William Mendenhall — Civil Christopher Merritt - Electrical Fred Miller— Mechanical Steven Miller — Civil Calvin Mundt — Civil James Neeley— Civil Hong Lac Nguyen — Electrical Daniel Rice— Civil Herman Schouten — Electrical Jon Stenberg — Mechanical Edward Stephens- Electrical Michael Stinebaugh - Mechanical Joseph Usibelli Jr. - Civil Kerry Walker -Civil Robert Wessels- Civil Master ' s Degrees Bryan Borjesson J. Edward Cobb III Eugene Copeland Steven Haagenson — Engineering Mgmt Graduates 133 Engineering Master ' s continued Anthony Nelson Vernon Patterson — Science Mgmt. Patricia Senner- Environ. Quality Er Health J. Michael Young ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Baccalaureate Degrees Tercia Laamaikahiki-o-kahili Ku Balai- Biology Stephen Be ardsley III - Biology Earl Becker III- Wildlife Mgmt Roseanne Beers- Biology Scott Brainerd- Wildlife Barry Brown - Biology Lyndon Bucher-Wildlife Kenneth P. Burke-Biology Deborah Burwen — Biology Ted Cahalane- Biology;Wildlife Risa Carlson — Anthropology Kenneth Coe— Biology Florence Collins— Biology Julie Collins- Biology Laura Curtin — Biology Denise Daniello- Anthropology James Dau-Wildlife Janie Davidson- Anthropology Stephen Deschermeier— Fisheries Cynthia Dube- Biology Betty Elliott -Biology Daniel Fair— Geology Nancy Ferguson — Anthropology Gregory Finstad- Wildlife Judith Ford— Biology Carol Fuiten — Chemistry;Biology Rita Gauthier - Biology Gerald Graham -Wildlife Kevin Grubbs-Wildlife Jennifer Hicks— Biology James Ingersol — Geology Clara Jodwalis— Biology Keven Kleweno- Geology John Koffman-Earth Science Sonja Kreici-Biology Shannon Mahoney— Biology Carolyn McCormick- Biology David Mesia- Wildlife Matthew Moody — Geology Jeffery Morehouse - Geology Katherine Nussbaumer- Anthropology Tamara Olson - Biology Lori Quackenbush - Wildlife Susam Raich -Biology Peter Rice- Biology John Rulison — Biology Joseph Schmidt-Wildlife Jay Slivkoff- Geology Jane Smith- Geology Marcia Kennedy-Smith — Biology Paul Smith -Wildlife John Smithhisler— Biology Jean Solberg — Biology Jennifer Stinger- Biology Terry Thrasher- Anthropology;History Albert Tingley III -Biology Janet Utterback- Anthropology Donald Vernam- Wildlife David Haar- Biology Robert Walker- Fisheries Cindy Westergard - Biology Mark Williams-Wildlife;Biology David Yokel- Biology Master ' s Degrees James Agnew- Geophysics David Barnard -Bio Oceanography Peter Bente- Biology Rodney Boertje- Wildlife Stephen Braund- Anthropology Christopher Bublitz - Bio Oceanography Richard Cannon - Bio Oceanography Marjorie Cole— Geophysics Rachel Dale-Anthropology Rebecca Dale -Anthropology Howard Ferren- Bio Oceanography Howard Fine- Wildlife Andrew Fountain - Atmospheric Sciences Robert Furilla- Zoology Stephen Grabacki- Fisheries Perry Gray- Space Physics Rolland Holmes- Fisheries Gordon House- Geology Allen Howe- Fisheries Andrew Ippolito- Marine Biology Kent Jingfors- Wildlife Roy Johnson - Anthropology Michael Koban — Zoology Douglas Lang- Bio Oceanography Craig Matkin — Zoology Karen Morehouse— Anthropology Stephen Murphy — Wildlife Malcolm Robb — Oceanography Martha Robus-Wildlife John Smith-Wildlife Richard Sydora - Space Physics Nancy Tankersley- Wildlife Declan Troy- Biology Thomas Weingartner— Oceanography Gay White— Anthropology Alan Ziff- Anthropology Doctor of Philosphy John Wagner- Space Physics Duff Wehle- Zoology MANAGEMENT Associate Degrees Bruce Cain -Accounting Albert Morgan-Accounting Diane Pedretty- Accounting Mary Perreault-Accounting Eileen Prokopowich - Travel Mgmt David Thorn psen - Computer Sys Baccalaureate Degrees Gay Anderson- Accounting Michellele Baker- Petroleum;Business Randall Bergt- Management " Casey " Joan Boltz- Accounting Leland Bradish — Accounting James Burcell-Marketing Ramond Churchill — Management Carl Dever-Electronics;Business Michael Dykema-MineralEtPetroleum; Business Susan Eagan - Travel Mgmt Mark Ernst -Marketing Gary Fox -Accounting Bradley Gillespie- Finance Gerald Graham — Management Belinda Gregory- Management Claudia Hazen— Finance Dennis Homan— Economics Harold Homsher- Management Carl Horn-Accounting Arthur Johnson - Marketing Nanci Jones- Accounting Margaret King- Marketing Stanton Maynes — Accounting Milton Mayr— Management Michael McKitrick- Management Gregory Mucha— Management Ron Nunley — Management Albert Parrish - Finance Gloria Paskvan - Travel Mgmt Thurman Pittman- Management Wallace Powers — Accounting David Resa- Management Justin Ripley-Accounting Annina Salvagna — Accounting Sally Shaw -Management Karla Smith -Travel Mgmt Steven Smithmeyer— Management Kim Southard— Management Marie-ThereseTaillefer-Acconting Catherine Wallace — Accounting Tommy Waters- Accounting William Welch-Accounting Master ' s Degrees rtoselynn Cacy Kerry Carter Gregory Lessmeier Terrence McLean Elizabeth Mehl Norman Moore Clifford Pitts, Jr. Wun-Hsun Wong MINERAL INDUSTRY Baccalaureate Degrees Peter Chalich — Geological Matt Desalernos- Mining Charles Green— Geological Kevin Kleweno -Geological John Ryer- Geological John Smith — Geological Theresa Stokes- Mining Daniel Walsh-Mining Master ' s Degrees Thomas Albanese- Mining Engineering TVCC Associate Degrees Kathy Bell -Library Diana Bergen- Library Sidney Bertz-A Et P Johnny Burrus- A P John Butler- Petroleum Charles Campbell- Petroleum Karla Capp- Petroleum Rita Childers-Pruitt- Counseling Phyllis Collins- Food Service Brian Cook-A P Donald Cook- Petroleum LuzDalsky- Office Russel Dooms— Petroleum Donald Duke ll-Petroleum Laura Elliott -Childhood Dev Robert Fisk - Petroleum Herman Forte Jr. - Food Service Jerry Gross- Petroleum Jon Gustafson- Petroleum Patricia Holmes- Counseling Joan Hurlbut — Graphic Arts Darrell Jelle- Piloting Teresa Jordan - Libary Sidney Key- A ■ P Harriot La Grone- Office Carol Lampe — Office Clarence Landry- Food Service James Lico — Electronics David MacEachern- Petroleum Lewis Maxwell - Petroleum Gene Mendes- Petroleum Virginia Meredith -Petroleum Ruth Merrill - Childhood Dev Eric Mohrmann- Fire Science David Moll- Petroleum Albert Morgan - Electronics Josh Nordgulen- Petroleum Kent Petersen - Petroleum Michael Prevost-Fire Science Carol Prewett - Mineral Et Petroleum Debra Reynolds- Petroleum Terry Ring -Petroleum Robert Roland - Electronics Richard Rome-A fc P Jean Royston- Petroleum Michael Sayre— Food Service John Schimmoeller— Petroleum Neil Sommer- Petroleum Nancy Stahl-Office Michael Stickman - Petroleum Barbara Tabbert- Library Yancey Thompson - Petroleum John Tillery — Graphic Arts George Tobuk- Piloting David Torres- Petroleum Blanche Vest - Counseling Manuel Villareal— Petroleum David Wike- Electonics Patrick William- A P Commissions-U.S. Army Stephen Beardsley III Jeffrey McKitrick Michael McKitrick Thurman Pittman Jr. William Barringer 134 Graduates Advertising The University of Alaska, Fairbanks as it was. J Advertising 135 Congratulations Class of ' 81 VACATION TRAVEL 3451 Airport Road - Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 (907) 479-2238 or 479-4206 Welcome back DENALI Where ' ve you been for 10 years? 136 Advertising Congratulations Graduates 1981 UA Bookstore Advertising 137 Glad you ' re back Denali Good Luck to you and the Graduating Class of 1 98 7, now and in the future National Bank of Alaska has 34 convenient full-service offices in 19 Alaskan communities across the state. Stop by one soon for any financial service you may need. A AT OA AZ. Member Federal DeDOSit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve System 138 Advertising Oinkerdagger Bickerstaff Pett ' s Located in the Bentley Mall Lunches Monday-Friday Dinners nightly Lively entertainment nenaN Congratulations Class of ' 81 IIPTQ hetyftnlei Chevrolet Buick MIC Insurance G M A C Financing 1916Cushman phone 452-821 1 Fairbanks, Alaska 99707 r RONTIER PORTING ° 0DS iWJ r ' St 12 SECOND AV£ FAIRBANKS ALASKA 9970 PHONE 452 2369 452-2666 Best of luck UAFgrads Advertising 139 Congratulations Class of ' 8 1 Good luck on all of your endeavors in the the future ARA FOOD SERVICES CO. 140 Advertising AFTER A TEN YEAR ABSENCE . . WELCOME BACK DENALIM W ' ' noi . „ ei Kotzebue ■ r j t Borne 1 ' ■ Fairbanks HenanaW E ' s« . ,.t, »Delt» " Anchorage %f%m • ! Juneau ALASKA NATIONAL BANK OF THE NORTH " HOME-OWNED BANK " Main Office Alaska National Bank Building College 794 University Avenue Airport Road 620 Gaff ney Road International Airport MEMBER F.D.I.C. V_ Advertising 141 ALASKA MOTORS 1648Cushman 452-1901 Fairbanks, Alaska AMC - Jeep - Renault For your travel arrangements Domestic and International Hotels, Tours, Cruises, Car Rentals, Ferries Airline Tickets at Airport Prices ' GtOisSliow ouD ' I.eq o " Its a vSnflLL WORLD TRflVfL 3525 College Road 479-4267 Personalized Travel arrangements at no cost to you! Congratulations on the Publication of the only College Yearbook in Alaska The Great Denali Bill Zybach, 1981 Director REPRESENTING STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA The Denali would also like to thank the following people for their contributions: Charlie Anderson Katherine George and John Duclos Fairbanks Pioneer ' s Home Mr. Robert Wallace 142 Advertising The Denali staff would like to personally thank the following people for their support in making this yearbook possible : Sabra McCracken Jimmy Bedford ASUA Senate Public Affairs Special thanks also to: Alumni Office Our Advertisers Tina Hitchcock Polar Star Wood Center George Winford Editorial comment: Registrars Bud Nelson Janis Helton Bruce Gordon Odette Grassi Toni Kunkel Judy Boles Renee Dykema Leslie Almquist Northern Sun Rena Gucker Kerry Watson This is my piece of the rock, the time I fin- ally get to say my special thanks to the small group of people who made up the DENALI staff. The University has been without a yearbook recording its activities for ten years now. The small group of interested students who had the idea and dream of reestablishing the DENALI as a tradition on campus to cover the many sp- ecial activities that we have here, worked hard and had to go through many bureaucratic ch- annels to get the go ahead to do it. A committe consisting of Debbie Benson, Carmen Kocinski and Bill Zybach was formed to get the wheels rolling and to establish a staff. The first meeting saw many interested students. But, as the project continued, many had to drop out to concentrate on their stud- ies. A group of nine students worked contin- uously throughout the spring semester, giving up many of their weekends and off-study times to gather the information and photographs to fill the book. After the semester ended, every- one went off to work, but three of us Caroline Collings, Nick Messina and myself. Each evening, after work, promptly at 7 p.m. until 10 or 10:30 p.m., we worked on comple- ting la youts, pasting up and writing copy. My special appreciation goes out to these two extremely hard workers, who dedicated their lives to the yearbook this semester. For without their constant good humor and imagi- nation this DENALI would never have been conquered. ffrlu U)oJ Advertising 143 ' All that we have are these . . . photographs and memories. ' 144 The End


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