The University of Alaska Fairbanks English Department will host the 2016 Dead Writers event on Friday, Oct. 28, at the Blue Loon. Dead Writers, now in its 26th year, is an annual Halloween event that raises funds for the Midnight Sun Visiting Writers Series, which brings talented writers to Fairbanks for readings and workshops.
Tickets are now available for the 2016 Chefs’ Challenge at the Museum, a fundraiser for the University of Alaska Museum of the North. The event on Friday, Nov. 11, at 7 p.m. features the culinary talents of nine local food truck chefs who will each create a signature dish using the key ingredient, HooDoo beer.
Writers of all ages and experience levels will find advice and resources at the Community of Writing event hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of English from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Noel Wien Library on Saturday, Oct. 29. CoW’s open house-style writing activities will feature numerous interactive sessions on writing, from forming an idea to sharing a work with an audience. Writers of all ages and experience levels are welcome.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Management will award more than $28,000 in cash prizes Saturday, Oct. 22, after the final round of presentations in the 2016 Arctic Innovation Competition.
The Philosophy and Humanities Department at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will host the third annual Joseph C. Thompson Memorial Lecture, “To Love or Not to Love: Creative Tension Between Wisdom and Compassion in Buddhist Ethics,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, in the Murie Building auditorium. C
The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of Veterinary Medicine will host an open house on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. Participants can enjoy free activities and demonstrations. Open house visitors should start at the lobby of the Murie Building, 982 N. Koyukuk Drive.