April 07, 2017

The fifth annual Alaska Native Studies Conference is slated for April 7-9, 2017, at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The conference features two keynote presentations by Sheila Watt-Cloultier, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and a panel of three young Alaska Native leaders, including Marjorie Kunaq Tahbone, Samuel Johns and Olivia Piiyuuk Shields.

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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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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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April 05, 2017

Did Greenland’s Vikings leave behind descendants or did they go extinct despite, as archaeologist Thomas McGovern said, “doing everything right?” The famed Viking archaeologist will argue the latter in a talk titled, “New Views of Viking Greenland: Resilient, Adaptive but Still Extinct.”

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March 10, 2017

UAF will host its annual Major Mania event on Friday, March 10, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Wood Center on the Fairbanks campus. The event will offer attendees the chance to learn more about the many programs and majors UAF offers.

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