Brass faculty members Randy Grabowski, trumpet, Tina Su, horn, and Anthony Williams, trombone will collaborate with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko to present this chamber music recital featuring works by Frigyes Hidas, Verne Reynolds and more. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor of viola Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Studio will offer a fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend this interactive workshop regarding LinkedIn. Free head and shoulder photographs will be offered prior to the workshop for registered attendees.
To register for the workshop, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/linkedin14
Andrew Stollenwerk, assistant professor of physics, will present a research talk titled, "Achieving Charge Injection into Finite Layered Materials."
“The Quest for Kudos Challenge,” is a long-term, multitask, large group competition where students compete for a reward in the context of a cooperative learning experience. Facilitated by Sarah Rosol, Department of Management, this session will describe the challenge and review the logistics of doing a cooperative and competitive class project. Research findings suggest, among other things, that students who participated in the Quest for Kudos Challenge received higher exam scores and participated more often in class. Instructor outcomes included positive feedback from students and colleagues, as well as higher student evaluations. The Quest for Kudos Competition guidelines are easily adaptable for use by instructors in a variety of courses/disciplines. No registration required.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about study abroad opportunities in London and Paris.
The Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host Pete Lee, a comedian from the Midwest.
Ernie Cline is the author of this year's common read, "Ready Player One," which is associated with the Reaching for Higher Ground theme for the academic year, Social Media. A book signing follows the keynote. Event is free and open to all UNI students, faculty, staff and the general public.
A documentary that investigates the raging legal battle and best arguments of pro-life and pro-choice ideologies in America over the past 40 years. Includes testimony from secular and religious sources, feminists, rape victims, pro-life speakers, pro-choice speakers, and abortion survivors as well. Film screening with discussion to follow.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artist and conductor Amy Kotsonis the UNI Singers will offer a shared fall choral music concert with the UNI Women’s Chorus. This event is free and open to the public.
The Honors Student Advisory Board will host Mike Draper. He will talk about the small business, RAYGUN.
Students gifted with the ability to sing, play keys, guitar, bass, drums, etc. (excluding piano; must have own instruments) are invited to form a UNI Gospel Choir. Practice is every Tuesday from 7-8:30 p.m. For more information contact Jermain Berry.
The Board of Regents has proposed major revisions to the funding formula for the state's universities. The proposal would tie state funding to in-state students and to the universities' performance on particular measures. As currently designed, it would also result in a significant net increase in state funding to UNI. Joe Gorton, United Faculty president; Tim Kidd, Faculty Senate chair; and Scott Peter, Chair of the Faculty. will make brief presentations explaining the proposal, followed by questions and discussion. This event is open to all faculty, staff and students.
Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the library’s Meet & Greet event. Ernie Cline, author of Ready Player One, will be available to meet with the campus community about his book.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in the United Kingdom.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Heather Peyton will present an oboe recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
The film "I AM" is the story of Hollywood director Tom Shadyac who experienced a life threatening head injury, and his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions: What’s wrong with our world? and What can we do about it?
David Towle, director of the Counseling Center, will present information about the Counseling Center's services, give an overview of the kinds of issues for which UNI students seek counseling, discuss how we can recognize when a student might be in distress and how we can make sure that students are referred to appropriate mental health services. Co-sponsored by Cornerstone Faculty Development. No registraton required.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in Dublin.
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