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Monday, January 26, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Visiting artist Anibal Dos Santos will present a viola recital. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Dos Santos has appeared as the principal violist of the Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra and professor at the National University of Colombia. This is event is free and open to the public.

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Reaching for Higher Ground Film & Discussion Series explores topics related to the 2014-15 RHG theme Media and Social Media: A Networked Society.  

This evening Rise of the Drones will be screened and serve as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue:  “Drones. These unmanned flying robots–some as large as jumbo jets, others as small as birds–do things straight out of science fiction. Much of what it takes to get these robotic airplanes to fly, sense, and kill has remained secret. But now, with rare access to drone engineers and those who fly them for the U.S. military, NOVA reveals the amazing technologies that make drones so powerful as we see how a remotely-piloted drone strike looks and feels from inside the command center. From cameras that can capture every detail of an entire city at a glance to swarming robots that can make decisions on their own to giant air frames that can stay aloft for days on end, drones are changing our relationship to war, surveillance, and each other. And it's just the beginning.’”

The RHG Film & Discussion Series is co-sponsored by the UNI Center for Multicultural Education and UNI Rod Library.  All series events are free and open to the public.



Monday, January 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Discover what financial literacy can do for you.  There will be free pizza and $1,000 in cash will be given away!

Sponsored by UNI Financial Literacy Club

Monday, January 26, 2015 (All day)

The Live Healthy Iowa (LHI) 10 Week Wellness Challenge is a fun and engaging wellness challenge to encourage Iowans to make healthy choices. Teams participate in friendly competition by tracking activity minutes and/or weight loss through the Live Healthy Iowa website over the course of ten weeks.

Monday, January 26, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, January 31, 2015 (All day)
Registered dancers can stop at the dance marathon table throughout the week for freebies and giveaways. Check out other events happening throughout the week by visiting our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/UNI.Dance.Marathon
Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 3:00 pm

The timeless tradition of classical Russian ballet comes to life in this full-length piece based on Shakespeare’s tragic love story. Featuring the majesty of a huge corps du ballet and soaring music by Sergei Prokofiev, the feuding families and doomed couple come to life on stage. Led by founder and artistic director Elena Radchenko, Russian National Ballet Theatre is classical ballet at its best.

Curtain Talk begins at 2:15 p.m.

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 10:30 am to 3:30 pm

UNI will host its inaugural training conference, Elect Her–Campus Women Win, the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. A collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, Elect Her addresses the need to expand the pipeline to women running for office and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap.

Participants will garner hands-on campaign skills, hear from inspiring local speakers and discuss research on women in government. The day will conclude with an opportunity to network with female leaders from various agencies throughout the community. There is no cost for this event; breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is required.

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 8:00 pm

This event has been cancelled

Friday, January 23, 2015 (All day)

For students who currently live on-campus, same space roommate selection begins for the 2015-16 academic year. Students staying in their same room may reserve space for their preferred roommate.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Campus Activities Board Presents: Bongo Ball

Free headbands and beverages will be handed out

This game is like paintball, but without the paint (or the mess)

You hit your opponents with foam balls

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science Department Planetarium. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:00 pm
Campus Activities Board will host Bongo Ball.It's like paint ball minus the paint. Free pop and sweatbands. See bongo ball at 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science Department Planetarium. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The Supply Chain Management Association will hold the first meeting of the semester. The schedule of events will be discussed and informtion will be provided on what supply chain management is and what the association will do for you. Buffalo Wild Wings and drinks will be provided.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm

The UNI Advertising Club is one of more than 200 college chapters of AAF, an advertising trade organization. The club will educate students about advertising and provide real world experience, as welll as host networking opportunities through speakers and agency hops. 

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The student organization Global Associates is open to all majors. The organization provides students with knowledge and experience in the area of international business. Members will gain knowledge in cultural diversity, global mindset and expand networking skills.

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm

In her recent book Language, Immigration and Labor: Negotiating Work in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Elise DuBord, Dept. of Languages and Literatures, explores dominant ideologies about citizenship, nation and language that frame the everyday lives of Spanish-speaking immigrants. Focusing her ethnographic research on Arizona, a state that intensely regulates transnational migrants and Spanish speakers through its immigration and language policies, DuBord examines the realities of learning English and intercultural communication among undocumented day laborers. She will discuss the socioeconomic value recent immigrants associate with learning English, the obstacles adult learners confront when learning English and the impact of speaking (or not speaking) English when seeking work in the informal economy.

The research reveals the ways that dominant discourses reverberate down to localized social and language practices and how immigrants respond by legitimating their participation in society and constructing identities as language learners and productive workers.

Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm

The Panthers take on Indiana State.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm

The Life and Influence of Robert Millikan will be presented by Richard Rockrohr, Jackson County Historical Society, Maquoketa, Iowa

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 3:15 pm

Presented by Zhizhou Du of Beihang University, China.

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