Nickel and Dimed Theatre Production Dialogue

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You are invited to attend a FREE panel discussion about UAF Theatre and Film's presentation of Nickel and Dimed. 

Who are the "working poor" in Fairbanks?
What effect does the minimum wage have on my life?
Why should I care about what wages other people are paid?

Come to the Lee H. Salisbury Theatre
Sunday, October 27th at 4pm
to "talk-back" with the following professionals:
Sociology Professor - Sine Anahita 
Academic Advisor - Dana Kinzy
Director of the Food Bank - Sam Kirstien
Psychology Professor - Cecile Lardon
School of Management Professor - Wendy Tisland
and other members of the audience
(you do not have to attend the show to Join the Dialogue!)
If you are coming to the show, it starts at 2:00pm


Join us for "In Her Shoes" simulation

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The Honors Student Advisory Council is collaborating with with UAF Women's Center and the Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living to bring 
"In Her Shoes" to UAF.

*In Her Shoes* Simulation
Tuesday, October 29th * 5:30-7:00 pm
Honors House * 520 Copper Lane * UAF Campus

Please join us for this
scintillating simulation which promises to:
Increase awareness of the struggles faced by those who suffer harassment and abuse
Illustrate that partner, domestic, and gendered violence are community tragedies and not private problems
Show how we ALL have a role in the movement to end gendered violence
Encourage all of us to think creatively about the ways we can work to end partner, domestic, and gendered violence
RSVP at to ensure  sufficient materials for all attendees!

International Friendship Day 2013 - Sat Oct 19th noon-5:00pm

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You are cordially invited to one of the premiere annual events in Fairbanks!
International Friendship Day @ Pioneer Park (AlaskaLand), 
Saturday, October 19th, noon - 5 pm.  
FREE Admission, Performances, Cultural Displays, 
PLUS Food and Gift Items available for sale. 
Spend the afternoon, bring your friends and family to the 27th Annual Fairbanks International Friendship Day. 
You'll find new friends and GOOD company!


Safe Zone Training Oct 16th - Ally Week Oct 14-18 @ UAF

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HURRY! Still a few seats left in the Ally Week * Safe Zone Training * scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 16th, 7pm in Wood Center Room E/F. Sign up online @

Remaining Ally Week 2013 events include:

Wednesday, Oct. 16th
  • GSA Bake Sale 11:00am-2:00pm @ Wood Center
  • Safe Zone Training 7:00pm @ Wood Center E/F
Thursday, Oct. 17 - National Spirit Day [Wear Purple]
  •  HB 139 Info Session 5:15pm-6:15pm @ Wood Center E/F
Friday, Oct 18
  • Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Meeting 3:30-4:30pm @ Alumni Lounge
  • Allies Get Together 5:00pm-6:30pm @ Wood Center E/F
  • Movie: TransAmerica 7:00pm Wood Center Ballroom


National Campus Sexual Assault Summit Recording

If you missed the National Campus Sexual Assault Summit September 29th, catch the recording at

This Summit was broadcast live to over 300 colleges, including to the Women's Center here at UAF! A group of us gathered in the Women's Center to attend this important LIVE interactive event.
October Highlights in
U.S. Women’s History

·         October 3, 1904 - Mary McLeod Bethune opens her first school for African-American students in Daytona Beach, Florida 

·         October 4, 1976 - Barbara Walters becomes the first woman co-anchor of the evening news at ABC

·         October 4, 1993 - Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins the U.S. Supreme Court as its 2nd woman Justice

·         October 8, 1993 - Toni Morrison becomes the first African American woman to win the
Nobel Prize for Literature 

·         October 10, 1983 - Dr. Barbara McClintock receives the Nobel Prize for Medicine for her discovery in genetics about mobile genetic elements 

·         October 11, 1984 - Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan is the first U.S. woman astronaut to "walk" in space during Challenger flight 

·         October 15, 1948 - Dr. Frances L. Willoughby is the first woman doctor in the regular U.S. Navy 

·         October 16, 1916 - Margaret Sanger opens the U.S.'s first birth control clinic in
Brooklyn, New York 

·         October 23, 1910 - Blanche Stuart Scott is the first American woman pilot to make a public flight 

·         October 24, 1956 - Reverend Margaret Towner is the first woman ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church 

·         October 28, 1958 - Mary Roebling is the first woman director of a stock exchange at the American Stock Exchange