The Iowa Thespian Festival is a weekend filled with performances, auditions, workshops and nearly 1,000 theatre students from across the state of Iowa. The Iowa Thespian Festival is an annual event sponsored by the Iowa Educational Theatre Association. For the past five years, the Department of Theatre has hosted the event at various locations on the UNI campus.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Chemistry and biochemistry students Kylene Carlson, Robin Livermore and Allison Wold will present posters from their 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research.
Chemistry and biochemistry Students Jon Heinzman, Katie Fay and Angela Weepie will present posters from their 2014 Summer Undergraduate Research.
Randall Goldsmith, chemistry professor at the University of Wisconsin, will present "Adventures in Single Molecule Spectroscopy: Catalysts, Proteins and Photonics!"
Jack Vaughey, materials scientist at Argonne National Lab, will present "Materials Chemists Role in Support of Renewable Energy."
Steve Heilmann, research associate in the College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota, will present "Hydrothermal Carbonization - An Industrial Process?"
Jason Chen, from the department of chemistry at Iowa State University, will present "Designing and Synthesizing Novel Biorenewable Materials."
Scott Daly, assistant professor of chemistry, University of Iowa, will present "The Impact of Structure on Metal-Ligand Covalency in Late Transition Metal Complexes: Do Variations in Diphosphine Bite Angle Matter?"
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.
Part folk roots, part Western swing, this Toronto based trio relies on unerring three-part vocal harmonies, clever songs and funny repartee drawn from a seemingly endless succession of comedic adventures on the road. These Juno Award-winning best friends, Caroline Brooks, Kerri Ough and Sue Passmore, will charm you with an intimate and upbeat evening filled with music and laughter.