The sun rises and sets above the Alaska Range south of Fairbanks in this composite image taken from the Akasofu Building on the UAF campus on Dec. 21, the day of the winter solstice.
Bohemian waxwings feed on berries from a tree on the Fairbanks campus on a November afternoon.
Mt. Hayes rises to an altitude of 13,832 feet in the Eastern Alaska Range, about 40 miles southeast of Delta Junction.
Wind blown patterns in the snow near the Jarvis Glacier in the eastern Alaska Range.
A crescent moon shines over the Alaska Range peaks of Mt. Hayes, Hess and Deborah on a January morning from the UAF campus in Fairbanks.
A bald eagle cruises over the waterfront near downtown Juneau.
An iceberg is frozen in place near Juneau's Mendenhall Glacier.
A family of grizzly bears trots up the Dalton Highway, about 300 miles north of Fairbanks.
This photo looks south down the Deitrich River valley as it parallels the Dalton Highway and Trans-Alaska Pipeline through the southern Brooks Range.
Sunlight filters through the clouds on a July evening in Alaska's eastern Interior.
The UAF Nanook Mascot is pumped for the 2nd Annual Teddy Bear Toss Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, during a hockey game against Bowling Green at the Carlson Center. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) sponsored the event.
The Nanook ice sculpture greets visitors to campus from its home near the kiosk along Thompson Drive.
A full moon rises over the UAF campus in late December.
A strand of light from the aurora borealis floats above the statue of Charles Bunnell and the Bunnell Building on the Fairbanks campus.
The aurora borealis floats above the ice scultpure of the Nanook in the roundabout on the Fairbanks campus.
An icy Nanook greats visitors to campus from its home on Thompson Drive.
Bohemian waxwings feed on berries outside the Eielson Building on a November afternoon.
The University of Alaska Museum of the North contrasts against a dramatic sky on a nice evening in early May.
Fireworks explode near the Alaska Satellite Facility's new 11-meter antenna on UAF's West Ridge during the annual New Year's Eve Sparkatular event sponsored by local businesses.
Mt. Foraker, at 17,400 feet, is located just 14 miles southwest of Mt. McKinley Denali National Park and Preserve. It's the second highest peak in the Alaska Range, and third highest in North America.
Mt. McKinley, at 20,237 feet, is the tallest mountain in North America. This photo was taken from the north side of the mountain in Denali National Park and Preserve.
An aerial view of the Toolik Field Station, about 370 miles north of Fairbanks on Alaska's North Slope . The camp is operated by UAF's Institute of Arctic Biology and hosts scientists from around the world for a variety of arctic-based research efforts.
A couple make their way to the Commons while brisk winds created snow drifts during a heavy February snowfall on the Fairbanks campus.
Aerial photo of the Fairbanks campus.
The structure built by students representing the College of Engineering and Mines is engulfed in flames during the traditional Starvation Gulch bonfires Sept. 27.
The approach of winter in Fairbanks brings plenty of opportunities to see and possibly photograph the northern lights. This photo was taken at 3:15 a.m. Sept. 25 off Chena Hot Springs Road.