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

Media use of PolarTREC Website Content and Photos:

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
The COOLEST Trip 1 November 2018 IN Shaler Magazine
Shaler Area teacher prepares for research trip to Antarctica 4 October 2018 Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Shaler Area Teacher Preparing for Six Weeks in Antarctica 24 September 2018 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/TribLive
Teacher Shares Research from Antarctica Trip 17 September 2018 The News Herald
Geology Museum Director Studies Glaciers in the Swiss Alps 24 August 2018 Rutgers Today
Museum Co-Director Lauren N. Adamo is off to the Swiss Alps! 16 August 2018 Rutgers Today
Museum Co-Director Lauren N. Adamo is off to the Swiss Alps! 8 August 2018 Maston Musings, Rutgers Geology Museum Blog
Rutgers Prof to Climb Alps for Climate Change Study on Glaciers 18 July 2018 TAPinto New Brunswick
Ashtabula Native Named to Exclusive Research Team 9 June 2018 Star Beacon
Sixth-grade Tucson Teacher Selected to Participate in Arctic Research this Summer 30 May 2018 Arizona Daily Star
TVUSD Teacher Svea Anderson Selected for Prestigious PolarTREC Research Expedition 1 May 2018 Tanque Verde Unified School District: Creating Pathways to Success
Local Teacher Selected for Antarctica Research Internship 7 February 2018 Morganton News Herald
Teachings from the South Pole 11 January 2018 The Star News
Bault Studies Ice Cores in Antarctica 28 December 2017 Grant County Herald Independent
A Cool Way to Spend a Summer 15 December 2017 Jax4Kids
News Graphic Article - "Former CHS teacher headed to Antarctica" 17 October 2017 News Graphic
Alumna Makes Trek to Antarctica 1 October 2017 Concordia University of Wisconsin E-Newsletter
National Wildlife Federation Certifies Seton Schoolyard 19 September 2017 Hudson Hub Times - GateHouse Media LLC
Iced Over 27 August 2017 Kappa Alpha Theta Magazine
Missoula educators on ice: A trip to the Arctic for chemistry professor, teacher 8 August 2017 Missoulian
Teacher Spotlight: Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year 8 June 2017 Museum Institute for Teaching Science
How to teach kids about climate change where most parents are skeptics 3 June 2017 The Washington Post
Miami Local 10 News Story 2 June 2017
Stoneman Douglas Teacher Receives Special Recognition for NASA Mission to the Arctic 2 June 2017 Coral Springs Talk
7 News Miami Story about Adeena Teres 2 June 2017