Willy Stern, a veteran journalist who has roamed the world in search of news, will be in Fairbanks next week to lecture about Afghanistan’s secret prisons.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will award $19,600 in cash prizes Friday, October 29 after the final round of presentations in its 2010 Arctic Innovation Competition.
An undulating moan fills a small radio studio as 20 students voice a zombie horde. Over time, they begin to snarl.
Author and Colorado College professor Thomas Cronin will give a free public lecture Monday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at Schaible Auditorium on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus.
Students at more than 20 Alaska schools will be exploring South America in a big way Oct. 25 to Dec. 16 with one of the world’s largest maps of the continent. The map, measuring 35 feet by 26 feet and weighing 102 pounds, will give student explorers an interactive geographic experience with rich content and exciting activities.
Scientists, experts and members of the public concerned about the spread of invasive species are invited to the Alaska Invasive Species Conference Oct. 26–28 in Fairbanks.
Two things most Alaskans love about the state they call home are the vast expanse of largely unspoiled land and water, and the freedom to express their opinions.