Fairbanks-area inventors who already have a patent, or want to get one, are invited to a Fairbanks Inventors Breakfast titled “Have Patent … Now What?” Juliet Shepherd, the Fairbanks Economic Development Corp.’s technology-led development project manager, will describe how local inventors can drive their patented products to market.
OneTree Alaska will offer three opportunities to make holiday wreaths and ornaments from local forest materials at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The activity will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on two Saturdays, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. It will also be offered from 2-6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16. All three events will be in OneTree’s community forest science center in the former kitchen of Lola Tilly Commons.
More responsive institutions could better serve a rapidly changing Arctic, an affiliate faculty member with the International Arctic Research Center will suggest at a seminar Tuesday, Nov. 22.
Local coffee roasters and cafés will show off their specialty items Friday, Nov. 18, at the 2016 Roast and Boast, an event organized by students in a University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management marketing class.
Move over New York Fashion Week. For one night only, University of Alaska Fairbanks students will walk the runway wearing indigenous fashion with a contemporary twist. Indigenous and Visible celebrates Alaska Native art and fashion. The fundraiser is slated for 6-10:30 p.m. on Nov. 19 at The Hub in Fairbanks.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Veterinary Medicine will host a student fundraiser that features pet portraits with Santa, a human- and pet-friendly bake sale, knitted items for people and pets, and paw prints of pets.
A University of Alaska Fairbanks physics club will host a free Star Party from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 18 for the Fairbanks community. The UAF chapter of the Society of Physics Students will set up six powerful telescopes for people to view the Andromeda Galaxy, Uranus, the Ring Nebula, a white dwarf star and more.
The Alaska Unmanned Aircraft Systems Interest Group will hold its annual meeting Nov. 7-10 at the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel. The group shares information about unmanned aircraft system regulations, operations, technology and research in Alaska.