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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

A Cultural Conversation about Sexual Assault in Iowa

Led by UNI Women's and Gender Studies alum Lata D'Mello and other professionals working on research and prevention of sexual assault, this discussion panel will focus on raising awareness about sexual assault through a cultural lens. The conversation will explore what sexual assault and domestic violence justice would look like, especially in immigrant and minority communities, and how college students can help address these issues. This event is sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies.

UNISUSA Annual Zombie Run

The University of Northern Iowa Supporters of the United States Army (UNISUSA) is hosting a 5K "Zombie Run". The run will assist UNISUSA in their efforts to support UNI ROTC cadets by providing them with funds to compete in events such as range challenge, the German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge and field training exercises. The run is a fun course through campus where participants will encounter zombies who will chase them down. Each participant will begin the race with two balloons; the zombies will attempt to pop your balloons... WILL YOU SURVIVE?

Documentary Film Viewing: "Telling Amy's Story"

Telling Amy's Story (2010) is a documentary hosted by actress and advocate Mariska Hargitay, and told by Detective Deirdri Fishel, that details the timeline of the domestic violence and eventual homicide of Amy Homan McGee by her husband on Nov. 8, 2001. The screening of the film is being shown in conjunction with Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week and will be followed by discussion facilitated by representatives from Waypoint domestic violence services in Cedar Rapids. Visit the official website to view the trailer for Telling Amy's Storyhttp://telling.psu.edu/

The Clothesline Project

Participate in Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by viewing the Clothesline Project display in the Maucker Union.. The Clothesline Project started in Cape Cod, Mass. and has become an international visual art campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, children, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations. By hanging up collections of shirts representing the individuals who have experienced violence, the Clothesline Project brings to attention these acts, which are often committed in our own homes and communities.

The Clothesline Project

Participate in Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by viewing the Clothesline Project display in the Maucker Union.. The Clothesline Project started in Cape Cod, Mass. and has become an international visual art campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, children, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations. By hanging up collections of shirts representing the individuals who have experienced violence, the Clothesline Project brings to attention these acts, which are often committed in our own homes and communities.

The Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making

Join the Women's and Gender Studies program for Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by participating in the Clothesline Project. The Clothesline Project started in Cape Cod, Mass. and has become an international visual art campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, children, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations. By hanging up collections of shirts representing the individuals who have experienced violence, the Clothesline Project brings to attention these acts, which are often committed in our own homes and communities. Survivors and allies can decorate a t-shirt, which will be displayed in Maucker Union Oct. 15-16.

The Clothesline Project: T-Shirt Making

Join the Women's and Gender Studies program for Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by participating in the Clothesline Project. The Clothesline Project started in Cape Cod, Mass. and has become an international visual art campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, children, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations. By hanging up collections of shirts representing the individuals who have experienced violence, the Clothesline Project brings to attention these acts, which are often committed in our own homes and communities. Survivors and allies can decorate a t-shirt, which will be displayed in Maucker Union Oct. 15-16.

Be a Leader UNI-ROTC

Students interested in learning more about leadership experience and education benefits through the military can speak with a career counselor.  Opportunities to complete activities with their peers that enhance each students awareness of problem solving, decision making and effective communication.  All important skills for leaders!

Dorothy Day Lecture

Pat Jordan is the former managing editor of Commonweal and the editor of Dorothy Day: Writings from Commonweal.  He worked with Dorothy Day from the late 1960s until her death in 1980. He will discuss Day's life and the growth of the Catholic Worker movement. Learn about one of the great American social activists of the twentieth century from someone who knew her well.

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