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A Bold Ascent

Three young Miners and their friends attempted to climb Mt. McKinley last summer. Read about their 26-day, 170-mile slog up the little-climbed Muldrow Glacier route.

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Paying it Forward   

Hugh and Michelle Harvey gave Mines $10 million this spring to endow a scholarship program. Read about the program and the venture that made the Harveys' gift possible.

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Great Green Greasy Algae    

Algae give us much of the air we breathe, are integral to soils, and provide crucial energy for life on Earth. Read about bio-scientists putting them to work toward modern civilation's energy budget.

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