Monthly Archives: March 2017


The Beat Beethoven 5K race, the Fairbanks Symphony’s 23rd annual springtime fundraiser, will start at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15. Early bird race registrations for $25 will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 10. Registration prices go up after that.

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The Fairbanks campus’ 95th graduation ceremony will be held at the Carlson Center on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at 1:20 p.m. There will be no rehearsal for the ceremony, so participants are encouraged to ask their questions early.

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Stan Boutin has climbed more than 5,000 spruce trees in the last 30 years. He’s fallen only once, and he has often returned to the forest floor knowing if a ball of twigs and moss contained newborn red squirrel pups. Over the years, those squirrels have taught Boutin and his colleagues many things, including their apparent ability to predict the future.

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March 27, 2017

The OneTree Alaska program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a meeting March 27 for individuals interested in tapping birch trees and forming a birch sap cooperative. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in the OneTree STEM to STEAM Studio in the former Lola Tilly Commons kitchen on the UAF campus.

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Free science fun coming to Dillingham
March 29, 2017

The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free science night in Dillingham to help the community celebrate its curiosity through hands-on activities. UAF’s Alaska Summer Research Academy will host the community science night, which is open to people of all ages, at the Dillingham Elementary School gym from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March. 29.

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