Enjoy a Free Public Event

Throughout the year, Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning hosts free public events, including lectures, concerts, movies, and more. This summer, we will host a lecture series on Monday evenings to honor UAF's Centennial, our Healthy Living lecture series on Tuesdays, the Discover Alaska lecture series on Wednesdays, and the wildly popular Music in the Garden concert series, which takes place at the Georgeson Botanical Gardens on Thursdays.

2017 Events

Monday - Down Memory Lane

Tuesday - Healthy Living Lecture Series

Wednesday - Discover Alaska Lecture Series

Thursday - Music in the Garden

Past Events


August 14 - A Conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor


June 12 - An Evening with Gloria Steinem

Healthy Living Lecture Series
June 16 - "Medication Therapy Managment: How it can save your life!"  Presented by Leah Scadden, Clinical Staff Pharmacist

Discover Alaska Lecture Series
June 17 - "The Lost Alaskans: The mentally handicapped who were sent to Oregon's Morningside Hospital"  Presented by  Niesje Steinkruger, Retired Superior Court Judge


2014 Healthy Living and Discover Alaska Lectures are available as a YouTube playlist. Please click the links to view the recordings.

June 2: Honoring the late Helen Atkinson

May 19: Incivility and Gridlock in Washington: Why America Needs The Village Square (presentation)     The Village Square Handout

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