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Thursday, August 20, 2015 (All day)

This one-day training event will focus on the fundamentals and key variables of the composting process, as well as how to utilize food waste in your operations. Robert Rynk, composting expert, will lead the training, which is an official U.S. Composting Council Composter Training Program.

Registration is $20 until June 30 and seats are limited.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:30 pm

This is a faculty workshop provided by James Lang, professor of English and director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College. Ongoing calls to revolutionize and revitalize higher education need balancing with the everyday work that many faculty do in educating their students in traditional classroom spaces or online environments. A small number of key principles from the learning sciences seem to have the power to make a substantial impact on student learning in almost any type of course, from traditional lectures to flipped classrooms.  This workshop will introduce some of those principles, drawing from recent publications in the learning sciences, and focus on how to use a variety of elements of course design and classroom practice—from the syllabus to the closing moments of class—to boost learning in powerful new ways. Advance registration is required.  

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 8:30 am

The 2015 Ethics Conference topic is "Ethics in Practice: Building a Classroom and Campus Culture for Academic Integrity." The conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, research and best practice in facilitating and supporting integrity within the classroom, schools and college campuses. Oral, panel and poster presentations will be offered from faculty and staff at UNI and other colleges and universities in Iowa that focus on ethics and integrity by students, faculty and administrators in all aspects of their scholarly work. Keynote speaker will be James M. Lang, author of "Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty." Faculty, staff and students from across Iowa are welcome to register. Advance registration is required.  

Friday, February 5, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, February 7, 2016 (All day)

The 40th Annual UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair begins at 7 a.m. on Friday, Feb, 5. You must be present at the event by 7 a.m. on Friday to fully utilize the Fair. Fair activities continue through 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. Successful candidates will make arrangements to attend the Fair all three days. The Fair will host more than 120 international schools recruiting from more than 65 countries. Recruiters typically conduct more than 1,800 interviews and candidates average five interviews each during the event. Many schools also conduct orientation sessions at the Fair, which offer detailed information on schools/countries.

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