Magic of Morocco

April 6-22, 2015. Register today, only 10 spaces left!

Join us for a unique learning opportunity provided by local experts who combine cross-cultural education and tourism in its most sustainable dimensions.  Immerse yourself in the local cultures that have shaped the civilizations and lifestyles surrounding the Mediterranean.  Explore imperial cities that reflect the wealth of African and Andalusian arts and architecture with structured and informal interaction sessions with the locals throughout Morocco.

Program Fee:  $3,900 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $600. All in-country costs included; transportation to and from Morocco is not included.

Important Note: This program is designed for healthy active individuals who on any given day are prepared to walk for 1–3 hours (up to 3 miles) on rough ground and can easily handle climbing uneven stairs.

More Information and Itinerary

Magic of Morocco Registration Form

Chile and Easter Island

November 1-17, 2015. Register today.

Journey to Chile:  a land of contrasts.  Explore one of the most diverse countries in South America.  Discover Chile's capital city, Santiago.  Witness one of Chile's UNESCO World Heritage sites: Valparaiso harbor city.  By foot and by sea, embrace the natural beauty of North Patagonia landscapes.  Discover the history and culture of early colonizers around the Lake District. Admire the mysterious culture of the most isolated place on earth, Easter Island, with its megalithic monuments and legends.

Program Fee:  $6,900 per person based on double occupancy; single occupancy supplement $600.  All in-country costs included; air travel from Chile to Easter Island included;  transportation to and from Chile is not included.

Important Note:  This program is designed for healthy active individuals who on any given day are prepared to walk for 1-3 hours (up to 3 miles) on rough ground and can easily handlie climbing uneven stairs.

More information and itinerary

Registration Form

Video Recordings of Past Events

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

Who is Gloria?

She is coming to UAF on June 12, 2015

Gloria Steinem is a writer, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist. She travels in this and other countries as an organizer and lecturer and is a frequent media spokeswoman on issues of equality. She is particularly interested in the shared origins of sex and race caste systems, gender roles and child abuse as roots of violence, non-violent conflict resolution, the cultures of indigenous peoples, and organizing across boundaries for peace and justice.  Learn more: www.gloriasteinem.com/

You can make it happen!

This event will be free to all members of the community and we need your help.

1. Donations to this project may be made online, www.uaf.edu/giving
    Be sure to reference Summer Sessions Support Fund (20273) under gift information.

2. Checks can be mailed to

Summer Sessions Support Fund (20273)

University of Alaska Foundation

PO Box 755080

Fairbanks AK 99775

3. UA employees can also give via payroll deduction, download the form: www.uaf.edu/files/giving/FY15EmployeePayrollForm.pdf

All donations are 100% tax deductible. Donors receive a receipt 3–5 days after the donation is processed.

For more information regarding this project, please call Summer Sessions at 474-7021.

Connect with Summer@UAF

Location: 216 Eielson Building, Email: summer@alaska.edu

Phone: 907-474-7021 Toll free: 1-866-404-7021

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