Buddy Levy, a longtime clinical professor in English, likes to make the trip. He specializes in historical narrative, paying meticulous attention to detail, writing cinematically, and traveling to the sites of the stories he’s researching—sometimes several hundred years after they’ve occurred. Travel, he says, is necessary for scene-setting and description, and can be more meaningful than […]
Sailing aboard the Antigua, a traditionally rigged tall ship specially outfitted for sailing in the high Arctic, writer and Regents professor of English Debbie Lee chronicled her experience as a member of the Arctic Circle Artist Residency Program. One of thirty artists from every part of the world sailing the west coast of Svalbard […]
The headlines paint a dire picture: By the 2030s, global warming could completely melt Arctic sea ice, imperiling the 19 known polar bear populations that range across the United States, Canada, Russia, Greenland, and Norway. Could, as some fear, the trend spell extinction for Ursus martimus?