Welcome to Summer@UAF

For years, Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning has provided summer courses to encourage the Fairbanks community to become part of the fabric of the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Investigate the variety of creative courses being offered during these warm summer months.

To register visit: www.uaf.edu/summer/registration

If you have any questions, please phone or text 907-474-7021 or stop by 216 Eielsion Building on the UAF campus.

Field Photography
These non-credit courses provide instruction in outdoor/nature photography using the student's digital camera. Topics include use of aperture, shutter speed, depth of field, composition, natural light, and macro photography. A camera with exposure adjustment is preferred, however the course material will apply to a wide range of camera from high end DSLRs to advanced point-and-shoot cameras. Students need to have appropriate all-weather clothing.

Fairbanks Area
INSTRUCTOR    Jason Lazarus
COURSE NO.    JRN F049-F01 (CRN 52078)
MEETS             June 12-14, Cost $150
                       Friday, 6-8:30 p.m., Bunnell 122
                       Saturday, & Sunday, 12:30-6 p.m., Field
Discover the outstanding photo opportunities in our own backyard. Capture the beauty of summer in Fairbanks with this weekend field photography course.
Denali National Park

INSTRUCTOR    Richard Murphy
COURSE NO.    JRN F049-F03 (CRN 52157)
MEETS             July 23-26, Cost $650
In the heart of one of America's national treasures, the wildlife, the mountain, the terrain is a photographer's dream to capture. Course fee includes housing, food and transportation within the park. Students provide camera, all-weather clothing and transportation to the park.

Conversational Language
Oral skills improvement includes group work, presentations, skits, discussions and vocabulary to improve speaking on specific topics. Classes meet in Gruening 609.

 Conversational German I
INSTRUCTOR   Helga Wagenleiter
COURSE NO.   GER F103-F61 (CRN 51308)
                          3 credits.
MEETS                May 26-July 1, Cost $574
                          Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m.


Art Courses

Seminar: Handmade Photographs

INSTRUCTOR   Jason Lazarus
COURSE NO.    ART/JRN F492-F81 (CRN 52328/52273)
                       3 credits.
MEETS             May 27-August 12, Cost $760
                       Monday & Wednesday, 6-8 p.m.
                       Bunnell 106 
Bring new vibrancy to your photography using a wide range of alternative and historical processes. Explore the darkroom with digital imagery by learning Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown and Albumen. Create your own pinhole camera and learn multiple camera-less photo processes including photograms, lumen graphs and chemigrams.


Paint Like Sydney Laurence
INSTRUCTOR   Mary Albanese
COURSE NO.    ART F040-F04 (CRN 52057)
MEETS             June 29-July 1, Cost $200
                       Monday-Wednesday, 3-9 p.m.
Study a collection of 12 Sydney Laurence paintings up close. Following visual examination, students will create studies of the works through their own drawings and paintings, capturing and recreating elements of the master's work, focusing on elements of composition, color scheme, and brush stroke techniques. Then, students will chose their own composition and create a painting based on some aspect of Laurence's style.

English As A Second Language
Intensive listening, speaking, reading and writing in English. Tuition waiver provided by Summer Sessions for speakers of English as a second language.

English Language Proficiency
INSTRUCTOR   Duff Johnston
COURSE NO.    ENGL F230-F61 (CRN 51301)
                       3 credits.
MEETS             May 26-July 1, Cost $52
                       Monday-Thursday, 12-1:50 p.m.
                       Gruening 402






Coal Creek
INSTRUCTOR   Richard Murphy
COURSE NO.   JRN F049-F02 (CRN 52156)
MEETS             July 17-2, Cost $750
Off the Yukon River lies Coal Creek, a restored old mining camp complete with its own Gold Rush era dredge. This is the perfect setting for capturing the beauty that is Alaska. Course fee includes air transport from Fairbanks, housing in the bunkhouse and food.

Noatak River

INSTRUCTOR   Richard Murphy
COURSE NO.   JRN F049-F04 (CRN 52158)
MEETS              August 6-20, Cost $3800
                          Daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
The Noatak is Alaska's longest and heralded as the foremost wild and scenic river that flows through the Gates of the Arctic National Park. Imagine the incredible landscapes that you can photograph throughout your journey. Course fee includes air travel from Fairbanks, canoes/boats, life jackets and food. Students provide camera, camping gear and all-weather clothing.



Conversational Spanish I
INSTRUCTOR   Kim Stewart
COURSE NO.    SPAN F103-F71 (CRN 51333)
                           3 credits.
MEETS              July 6-August 13, Cost $574
                           Monday-Thursday, 6:15-8:05 p.m.




Molds for Multi-media and Iron Casting

INSTRUCTOR   Wendy Croskrey
COURSE NO.   ART F295-F01 (CRN 52055) Cost $313
                          ART F495-F01 (CRN 52056) Cost $350
                          1 credit.
MEETS              June 5-14
                          Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m., ART 302
                          Saturday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Art 302
Discover an individualized level of self-expression, style, and the mastery of different techniques involved in creating molds for sculptural application, introduction to hot and cold casting methods for multimedia materials.


Cartooning & Comic Art I and II

INSTRUCTOR   Jamie Smith
COURSE NO.    ART F195-F71 (CRN 42300) Cost $574
                           ART F395-F71 (CRN 52303) Cost $685
                           3 credits.
MEETS              July 6-August 13
                          Monday-Thursday, 6-9 p.m., Art 317
Introductory studio class on sequential art, telling a story with images and text, that focuses on the basic elements of creating cartoon and comic art features. Includes all production stages with an emphasis on the conceptual and developmental process, as well as drawing and storytelling skills.





English Language Proficiency

INSTRUCTOR   Kathleen Quick
COURSE NO.    ENGL F231-F71 (CRN 51720)
                           3 credits.
MEETS              July 6-August 13, Cost $52
                          Monday-Thursday, 6-7:50 p.m.
                          Gruening 413

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