Sofie Karasek, co-founder of End Rape on Campus, will speak at UAF at 7 p.m. April 18 in the Hess Recreation Center on the Fairbanks campus.
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.
Commencement 2017 takes place Saturday, May 6, 2017. Participating faculty should act now to inform coordinators they plan to attend and to ensure their rented regalia is here in time for the ceremony.
Since there will be no rehearsal for the Fairbanks campus’ 95th graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 6, it’s important to know who’s coming in advance. If you’re planning to participate in commencement, let coordinators know now.
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.
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.
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.
The Alaska NASA EPSCOR and the Alaska Space Grant programs will host their 2017 Education and Research Symposium from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Wood Center ballroom.