The “2017 Peter MacKeith Memorial Photography Exhibition: Ascension” will open Friday, March 3, with a reception in Wood Center’s Arctic Java. The photos will be on display beginning at 5 p.m. The reception event is free and open to the public. Frozen Lenses, the UAF student photography group, is hosting the exhibit through March 19 in partnership with the Wood Center Student Activities Office.
Dorothy Parvaz, a senior producer with Al Jazeera English, will present “On the Run: Covering the Global Refugee Crisis” as part of the Snedden lecture series at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Murie Building auditorium.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks will host a free open house for high school juniors and seniors and their parents on Friday, March 10.
Alaska Sea Grant will offer a webinar on Alaska’s potential to join the growing seaweed farming industry. Gary Freitag, Sea Grant’s Marine Advisory Program agent in Ketchikan, will present the webinar from 5-6:30 p.m. Feb. 28.
Humanity’s path to its current understanding of the universe is the greatest story ever told, according to famed physicist Lawrence Krauss. The University of Alaska Fairbanks physics club is bringing Krauss to Fairbanks from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at the West Valley Performing Arts Center.
Poet Roger Reeves will read from his work at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, as part of the annual Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series sponsored by the Department of English at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Reeves will read in the Schaible Auditorium on the Fairbanks campus. The reading is free and open to the public.
A variety of speakers will address agricultural topics at the annual Delta Farm Forum, which will take place Feb. 25 in Delta Junction.The forum brings growers, producers and the community together to hear about research, recommendations and farm agency news.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Cooperative Extension Service will host an eight-hour workshop on designing and maintaining hydronic systems for wood-burning boilers April 12 in Ketchikan.
The Alaska Sustainable Agriculture Conference will take place Feb. 21-23 in Fairbanks with an eclectic mix of sessions that includes reindeer husbandry, farm management and processing birch sap. See agenda and registration information at http://bit.ly/sareconf.