Ali Tabei, physics department, will present "Roadblack and Obstructions in Molecular Motor Transport."
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Jun Yan, University of Massachusetts Amherst will present "Raman scattering of H and T’ transition metal dichalcogenide atomic layers."
The Center for Energy and Environmental Education will host "From Know-How to Do-Now!" Follow the link below for registration information as well as a full schedule for the conference.
Grant Tracey will launch his new mystery novel, Cheap Amusements, at the first Final Thursday Reading Series of the season. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Tracey will take the stage at 8 p.m. Click here to check out the book trailer for Cheap Amusements.
Sandra Steingraber will speak on the topic “Be Arrested If Necessary”: The Case for Science in Action. She will discuss the role of ecology and climate science in a time of climate emergency, the role of scientific evidence as an agent of cultural and political change and the differences between objectivity and neutrality. A book signing and reception will follow the lecture.
"Living Downstream," a film based on Sandra Steingraber's book, will take viewers on a journey investigating the links between human health and environmental contamination based on the latest biological and ecological research. The film is 60 minutes long.
Open to all UNI students, this non-credit six-hour course offers students an opportunity to explore answers to"what do I stand for?","What are my values?" Students will discuss how their priorities influence their financial decisions. Several paid internships will be available for projects after the course.
Two sessions M/W Sept. 12 - 18; Oct. 31 - Nov. 16
View the night sky through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Science Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.