Welcome to Summer@UAF

For the past ten years, Summer Sessions & Lifelong Learning has created summer programs to encourage the Fairbanks community to become part of the fabric of the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. A variety of creative courses are being offered including art, writing, painting and photography. During these precious summer months, we urge you to join us and get creative.

To register visit: www.uaf.edu/summer/registration

If you have any questions, please contact us at 474-7021 (phone or text)

Stop by: 216 Eielsion Building, UAF campus

Courses around Fairbanks

Wilderness Writing at Coal Creek

INSTRUCTOR Gretel Ehrlich

COURSE NO. ENGL F040-F01 (CRN 51972)

Noncredit. Cost $430

MEETS July 6–10

Sunday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Course description:

Practice and insight into the transition between field notes and the finished essay or prose poem. Mornings are for rigorous note-taking, afternoons for writing. No memoirs, please. Course fee includes food, lodging in bunkhouse, and transportation to course site by boat from Eagle, AK. Students are responsible for travel to Eagle.

Award-winning author Gretel Ehrlich has published numerous books and essays, been an NPR correspondent, and has traveled widely in Greenland and the Arctic. Learn more at gretel-ehrlich.com.

Field Photography in the wild

On the Alatna River in Gates of the Arctic National Preserve

COURSE NO. JRN F049-F02 (CRN 52019)

Noncredit. Cost $1,800

MEETS July 13-23

Daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.,

An exploration of photographic field techniques in a wild and scenic float trip on the Alatna River. Course fee includes air travel from Fairbanks, canoes/boats, life jackets and food. Students provide camera, tripod, camping gear and all-weather clothing.

At Denali National Park

COURSE NO. JRN F049-F03 (CRN 52218)

Noncredit. Cost $430

MEETS August 12-15, Tuesday- Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,

Denali National Park

Course fee includes food, lodging and travel in Denali NP. Students provide camera, tripod and transportation to Denali NP.

Courses in Fairbanks

Practical Restorative Justice Series

Download Flier

An excellent resource for all justice-related professionals, students and interested community members. Meets Fridays 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 12–6 p.m. in Duckering 352. The cost for each one-credit course is $215.

Workshop in Restorative Justice: Implications for Juvenile Justice


COURSE NO. JUST F395-F01 (CRN 51988)

MEETS June 27–29

Learn the fundamentals of restorative justice and explore limitations of the present juvenile justice system. Emphasis will be of  the use of restorative justice as a community-based intervention and resource to prevent the confinement of juvenile offenders.

Problem Oriented Policing


COURSE NO. JUST F395-F02 (CRN 51993), Syllabus

MEETS July 25–27

Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) tools used to negotiate short-term solutions. Identify problems that are appropriate for long-term dispute resolution strategies. Justice students and practitioners will be taught how to use ADR to engage disputants in a manner that helps the disputants find their own solutions and builds community capacity to resolve disputes without the justice system.

Community Policing: Workshop in Justice Mediation


COURSE NO. JUST F395-F03 (CRN 51994), Syllabus

MEETS August 1–3

Introduction to Restorative Justice and Alternative Dispute Resolution tools that build authenticity by engaging communities in identifying problems, field testing solutions, and nurturing feedback loops so the community is a full-fledged team member at each stage of setting policing public policy and practice.

Sound and Story: The Evolution of Radio Journalism


COURSE NO. JRN F195-F01 (CRN 52020)

1 credit. Cost $178

MEETS July 7–10

Monday–Thursday, 6–9:30 p.m.,

Bunnell 313

History and development of radio journalism, from its origins as the live transmission of a single voice to the myriad forms made possible by digital technology. The course will focus on storytelling, how techniques changed with technology, and how writing and vocal performance remain critical to the medium.

Award-winning journalist Neal Conan was the final host of Talk of the Nation, which reached over 3.5 million listeners per week on more than 400 NPR member stations.

P.S. Don’t miss Political Junkie on July 11.

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