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On-Going and Series Events
**** Music at One - FREE ****
Thursdays, 1:00pm - 2:00pm, Charles Davis Concert hall
All students enrolled in private lessons at UAF are required to perform at least once during the semester on a "Music at One." This is a wonderful way to expose younger children to the classical concert experience, as the recital never goes longer than an hour and it's a free event open to all.
Call 474.7555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
UAF Research Showcase - FREE
Wednesdays, 5:30pm - 6:30pm, Schaible Auditorium
December 5 - What's in the Air? Pollution Research at UAF with Cathy Cahill
University of Alaska Museum of the North
Monday - Saturday - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM --- "Art in the Making" open NOW
NOW OPEN - Art in the Making
Experience art – before it is art.
Experience art in the making.
- Explore the artists’ techniques through sound and video.
- Hear the artists reflect on vision, process, and practice.
- Touch the tools and materials used to make the art.
By juxtaposing a finished work of art, video of its creation, the tools used, and the voice of the artist, the exhibit transforms a single moment of enjoyment into a deeper appreciation.
Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series - Alan Heathcock
Friday, February 1
Alan Heathcock’s fiction has been published in many of America’s top magazines and journals, including Zoetrope: All-Story, Kenyon Review,VQR, Five Chapters, Storyville, and The Harvard Review. His stories have won the National Magazine Award in fiction, and have been selected for inclusion in The Best American Mystery Stories anthology. VOLT, a collection of stories published by Graywolf Press, was a “Best Book 2011″ selection from numerous newspapers and magazines, including GQ, Publishers Weekly, Salon, the Chicago Tribune, and Cleveland Plain Dealer, was named as a New York Times Editors’ Choice, selected as a Barnes and Noble Best Book of the Month, as well as for inclusion in the Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers series. Heathcock has won the GLCA New Writers Award, has been awarded fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and is currently a Literature Fellow for the state of Idaho. A Native of Chicago, he teaches fiction writing at Boise State University.
February 28 - Pam Houston
April 19 - Joan Kane
University of Alaska Press
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What's happening at the Geophysical Institute
Want to learn more about Venus and planetary research?
How about air quality in Fairbanks?
Click here to read the latest Geophysical Institute Quarterly. You can also "leaf through" earlier GI Quarterlies.
FREE - Student Chamber Music Concert
Tuesday, December 4, 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Charles Davis Concert Hall
Holiday Open House and Gift Sale
Thursday, December 6, 2:00pm - 6:00pm, 794 Geist Road 2nd Floor Wells Fargo Bldg.
- Vic Fischer – "To Russia With Love"
- Carol Kaynor and Mari Hře-Raitto – "Skijor With Your Dog"
- Judy Kleinfeld – "Frontier Romance"
- Karen Brewster – "Boots, Bikes, and Bombers"
- Bill Schneider – "On Time Delivery"
- Matthew Sturm - "Finding the Arctic"
Senator Ted Stevens Gallery Talk
Thursday, December 6, 6:30pm - 8:00pm, Elmer E. Rasmuson Library Gallery, Level 2
The Elmer E. Rasmuson Library at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a gallery talk, Recognition, Honors and Gratitude for a Senator.
The event is free and open to the public.
For additional information please contact, Mary Anne Hamblen, at email@example.com
**Raptors Family Day at UAMN**
Saturday, December 8, Noon - 4:00pm, UA Museum of the North
The University of Alaska Museum of the North will host a Family Day on raptors Saturday, December 8th from noon to 4 p.m.
Visitors can dissect owl pellets, examine bones and create a flapping eagle, as well as meet an ornithologist and see museum specimens being prepared.
Activities are included with museum admission. For more information, call 907-474-7505 or visit the museum online at museum.uaf.edu.
ON THE WEB: http://www.uaf.edu/museum/calendar/
Research at America's Arctic University
In the current issue...
- Exploring the Chukchi Sea
- Making sense of SIDS
- Meet Michael Castellini ,
Dean of the School of Fisheris and Ocean Science
- See the 2011 Alaska Native Language Map
- and more...
Click here to visit the National Science Foundation's, science360. This news service keeps you up-to-date on breaking science that shapes your world.
agriculture, soils, geography, forest sciences, and natural resources research
Explore food security, climate change, economic and community resilience, wildlife management, and energy production research at the School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Sciences. Read the current issue and page through past.
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