Friday, Feb. 3: Science for Alaska: First Friday Kickoff, 5:30 to 7 p.m., the UAF Pub (21+)
Enjoy a storytelling evening of six short, engaging, image-based talks about glaciers, earthquakes, the HAARP facility, Fairbanks winter air quality, the Alaska Satellite Facility and coastal erosion fieldwork during Typhoon Merbok. Free snacks and door prizes!
For over 30 years, the Geophysical Institute has hosted the Science for Alaska talk series as one of its largest public outreach efforts. The series brings information about current research to Alaskans from scientists with expertise across the state. To kick-off the 31st year of Science for Alaska, the Geophysical Institute invites you to attend a new First Friday event from 5-7:30 p.m. on February 3 at The Pub, 1731 S Chandalar Drive, UAF campus. Those who can’t join in person can tune in on KSUA student radio, 91.5 FM. Enjoy a storytelling evening of six short, engaging, image-based talks about glaciers, earthquakes, the High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility, Fairbanks winter air quality, the Alaska Satellite Facility, and flooding impacts on St. Paul island. Free snacks and door prizes will be available. Attendees must be 21+ due to location. On-campus parking is always free after 5 p.m. After this kick-off event, the traditional 2023 Science for Alaska lecture series begins Tuesday, Feb. 7, and runs every Tuesday through March 7. These talks start at 7 p.m. in the Schaible Auditorium, UAF campus, and will be streamed live to Zoom (https://bit.ly/3Xl92ZR) and the UAF and Geophysical Institute Facebook pages. Join the Facebook event for the Friday Friday event, Feb. 3 at the Pub. Join the Facebook event for the full series, Feb. 7-March 7 (five dates). For more information visit www.gi.alaska.edu/scienceforalaska or the @UAF.GI Facebook page, or call 907-474-7787.