Week’s events: UAF history, inpatient psychiatry, fire prevention, blues

Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Elvey Building auditorium, Murie Building auditorium, Georgeson Botanical Garden

University of Alaska Fairbanks Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning is hosting nearly 50 free lectures, concerts and other events this summer. Here is what’s happening during the week ahead:

  • On Monday, June 12, the Down Memory Lane interview series will feature discussions with Larry Bennett, UAF professor emeritus of engineering management, 1968-97, and Bill Mendenhall, UAF professor emeritus of civil engineering, 1955-87. Veteran journalist Robert Hannon will conduct the interviews, which will be at 7 p.m. at the Elvey Building auditorium.
  • On Tuesday, June 13, the Healthy Living lecture series will feature psychiatrist Dr. Vanessa Venezie, clinical social worker Michelle Tirrell and occupational therapist Bobbi Ross presenting “Demystifying the fourth floor: What happens in an inpatient psychiatric ward.” The lecture will be at 7 p.m. at the Murie Building auditorium.
  • On Wednesday, June 14, the Discover Alaska lecture series will present UAF Fire Chief Doug Schrage on “Partnerships in fire resilience: How to prevent fires and prepare yourself and your home.” The lecture will be at 7 p.m. at the Murie Building auditorium.
  • On Thursday, June 15, the Music in the Garden concert series will host Marc Brown and The Blues Crew. Brown, a Koyukon Athabascan, and his band have 12 albums and earned national acclaim. Music begins at 7 p.m. at the Georgeson Botanical Garden.

For more information, visit www.uaf.edu/summer/events or call 907-474-7021.