Events

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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March 07, 2017

A scholar of Ghana’s governance will give a free public lecture at 5 p.m. March 7 in Room 303 of the Gruening Building. Jennifer Boylan will discuss “The Democratic Benefits of Centralized Institutions in Ghana,” the topic of her 2016 Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Florida. Boylan is the UF Center for African Studies’ programs and communications officer.

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