College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
The UNI Forensics Team will be hosting its annual all-events high school tournament. This event will host competition in debate (Student Congress, Lincoln Douglas, Public Forum, and Policy), and individual speech events. Schools representing 13 Iowa high schools will compete during this two day tournament.
This is a highly competitive regional high school tournament on a neutral site for teams not only from Iowa, but surrounding states as well. The tournament will include all debate events (policy, LD, public forum, Congress), and a variety of individual events including: dramatic interpretation, duo interpretation, extemporaneous speaking, humorous interpretation, original oratory and prose/poetry interpretation.
Robert Decker will facilitate this workshop. Participants should complete the StrengthsFinder Inventory available online or in the book StrengthsFinder 2.0 (code in book gives access to the inventory) and bring entire report of the results to the workshop. Free and open to the public.
Physics Summer 2011 Undergraduate Research Fellowship Report Presentations by Charlie Hubbard and Aaron O'Shea.
The presentation "Geologic History of the Upper Mississippi River Valley and Bottomland Restoration Scenarios" by Art Bettis will be rescheduled. Daryl Smith, Director of the Tallgrass Prairie Center, will present "Forty-Seven Years of Prairie Recollections and Projects."
UNI School of Music faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will present a piano recital featuring the work of Ludwig van Beethoven. The third in a series, Vorobiev plans to perform all piano works of Beethoven in a concert at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Public Relations Student Society of America will host an ethics panel, which will discuss ethics in their workplaces and answer questions. Panelists include: Nola Aigner, UNI and PRSSA alumnae, who works for the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health; Janine Whipps, co-owner of Morgan&Myers public relations firm; Mark Ryan, business professor at Hawkeye Community College and previous general manager with Waterloo Industries; and Joe Shannahan, partner at LS2 Group in West Des Moines. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. with the panel discussion beginning at 7 p.m. Open to the campus community and public free of charge. For more information email email@example.com.
Visiting artist Julia Heinen will present a clarinet recital. Heinen currently serves as professor of clarinet at California State University, Northridge. As a soloist, Julia Heinen has performed hundreds of concertos and recitals around the world including recent performances in El Salvador, the Czech Republic and Portugal. She has had the distinct pleasure of premiering and recording several works written specifically for her and currently is recording a CD featuring 6 works new works scheduled to be released in 2011 on the Parma Label. This event is free and open to the public.
Featuring the work of University of Iowa professor emeritus Joseph Patrick, the exhibition represents a selection of paintings and drawings from the past forty-five years of art practice carried out in Iowa City, Iowa, Mérida, Venezuela, and Oaxaca, Mexico. An artist’s gallery talk will be presented at 7 p.m., Mon., Sept. 26 in the gallery. An opening reception will follow.
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student instrumentalists preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration.