The PolarTREC newsroom provides basic program information to members of the media, and is a source to track the latest media coverage of PolarTREC.

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Media are welcome to use content or quotes from the PolarTREC website, including from teacher journals. Please give full credit to teachers and their research teams, the PolarTREC program, and the National Science Foundation as appropriate.

Media are welcome to use photos from teacher journals and photo galleries. We ask that you please credit each photo as follows: "Photo by 'X' (PolarTREC 2009), Courtesy of ARCUS".

Additional photos, graphics, videos and presentations from the polar regions can be found online through the ARCUS Internet Media Archive.

Media seeking additional information about PolarTREC please contact:

PolarTREC Program Managers (info [at]
Arctic Research Consortium of the United States
3535 College Road, Suite 101
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Phone: 907-474-1600

Recent Media Coverage

PolarTREC is making news around the country! Click the articles below to check out recent news coverage. Visit us in the future to search all PolarTREC media coverage!

Article Date Publication
WJLA - TV Arlington teacher gives students lesson from the South Pole 20 January 2017 WJLA - TV (Channel 7)
NewsCheck: Washington-Lee Teacher Gearing up for South Pole Expedition – Would you like a postcard? 15 December 2016
Washington-Lee High School Website: Science Teacher, Ms. Miller, Travels to the South Pole for Research 28 November 2016
NASA Nears Finish Line of Annual Study of Changing Antarctic Ice 18 November 2016
Englewood Resident on Science Adventure 31 October 2016 Englewood Herald
Arctic research brings science alive for youngsters 14 October 2016 USC News
LCHS Grad Honored for Work in Education 7 October 2016 Outlook Newspaper
Birmingham Eagle: "Groves alumna joins Antarctic Expedition" 5 October 2016 Birmingham Eagle
Hudson Life: 'Talk of the Town' 1 September 2016 Hudson Life
Three Women Scientists from URI to lead expeditions this year to Antarctica 30 August 2016 URI Today
URI researchers head to Antarctica on six-week trip 22 August 2016
NQHS Teacher Cara Pekarcik Bound for Antarctica 23 June 2016 The Quincy Sun
NOAA Teacher at Sea Alumni Spotlight 13 June 2016 NOAA Teacher at Sea
Seton Teacher's Departure for Arctic Research Nears 8 June 2016 Hudson Hub-Times
Quincy Teacher to Spend Six Weeks in Antarctica 6 June 2016 The Patriot Ledger
Crossed Sabres: An Antarctic Expedition 13 April 2016 Crossed Sabres
Cheektowaga Central Middle School teacher headed to Siberia for research project 9 April 2016 The Buffalo News
NewsCheck: Washington-Lee Teacher to Embark on Polar Research Experience 1 April 2016 NewsCheck
APS Teacher to Go on Antarctic Expedition 23 March 2016 ARLnow
Washington-Lee Teachers to Embark on Polar Research Experience 18 March 2016 Arlington Public Schools
Intel ISEF Article Mentioning PolarTREC 28 February 2016
Broadwater Teacher Will Head to Arctic on Research Trip 26 February 2016 delmarvanow
DJ Kast Research Connection Article 3 February 2016
Seton Teacher Selected for PolarTREC Program 24 January 2016 Hudson Hub
Chino Valley People- Dieuwertje Kast 16 January 2016