View the night sky from the comfort of the Earth and Environmental Science Department Planetarium. Free and open to the public.
See the blockbuster film "Armageddon", provided with accurate scientific commentary by Siobahn Morgan, Professor of Astronomy. The event is free and open to the public.
See the blockbuster film "Twister", provided with accurate scientific commentary by Alan Czarnetzki, Professor of Meteorology. The event is free and open to the public.
See the blockbuster film "Jurassic Park", provided with accurate scientific commentary by Alexa Sedlacek, Assistant Professor of Geology. The event is free and open to the public.
View the partial eclipse of the Sun with solar telescopes provided by the Department of Earth Science. In the event of cloudy or rainy weather, the event will be cancelled. Telescopes will be set up near the athletic fields of the West Dome Lot of the UNI-Dome.
Roxi Woodside, earth science and environmental science major, will share experiences from her summer 2014 internship with the Air Quality Division of the Polk County Public Works Department. She was involved with the Division’s ambient air monitoring program, assisting with site maintenance and data entry. Roxi also developed outreach materials including brochures, signage and a presentation for the Board of Health Advisory Committee. Her presentation was also made to school districts within Polk County.
Additional information about internship opportunities will be provided that will be of interest to not only earth science and environmental science majors, but all UNI students.