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.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Joan McBreen and Noel Monahan, two of Ireland's most accomplished contemporary poets, will visit UNI as part of their U.S. tour. Sample their poetry at http://www.joanmcbreen.com/new.html and http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=338&a=167. Their visit is sponsored by the Department of Languages & LIteratures.
The recipient of the Women's and Gender Studies Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender award will present their paper and be presented with their award.
Lisa Jepsen, associate professor of economics, will present "Women and Law School." Faculty, staff, students, and the public are welcome.
Reginald Green, emeritus administrator, Academic Advising, will present "The Double Whammy: Cartoon Representations of Minority Women." Faculty, staff, students and the public are welcome.
Dmitry Rychkov, Institute of Physics & Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Germany, will present a research talk titled, "Electrets and related phenomena: Current research by the Applied Condensed Matter Physics Group University of Potsdam"
Rui He, assistant professor of Physics, will present a research talk titled, "Raman Spectroscopy of Few-Layer Graphene and Topological Insulator Nanoplates"
Ryan Kurtz, Master of Science Thesis Defense
"Understanding Habitat Availability and Population Dynamics of the Black Redhorse (Moxostoma duquesnei), a Species of Greatest Conservation Need in Iowa"
Mary Quass, President and CEO of NRG Media LLC, a broadcast company headquartered in Cedar Rapids, will give the keynote address to the 10th Annual Fast Forward Media Workshop. NRG Media consists of 45 radio stations throughout four states in the Midwest - Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin and Illinois; and is one of the nation's most digitally progressive radio groups.
Pavel Lukashev, assistant professor of physics, will present a research talk titled "Spin Filter Tunneling: Overview and Application."