Adopt-A-Platoon is a program that strives to provide better deployment quality of life by sending cards, letters and care packages to lift the morale of troops deployed overseas. Items include: canned items, condiments, ground coffee, microwavable foods, powdered drink mix (singles), snack foods and toiletries.
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Join us for the first of our annual CROW (Current Research on Women & Gender) events. Barbara Lounsberry will present on the legacy of British writer Virginia Woolf.
Cara Burnidge, Department of Philosophy and World Religions, will present "The Bible, the Church, and the Ballot Box: How Religion Shapped Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Fight for Women's Suffrage." The event is free and open to the public.
James Loewen, Visiting Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America, and author of Lies My Teacher Told Me, will present "How Iowa Was a Leader in Race Relations and How It Can Be One Again." The event is free and open to the public.
Pam Schwartz, Boone County Historical Society, will present "When Is a Shoe Not Just a Shoe? Teaching History in a Local Way." The event is free and open to the public.
Patrick Malloy, Hawkeye Community College, will present "Calamities of Whirlwinds, Uncertain Guests, and Secondhand Clothes: Images of the Early AIDS Epidemic from Swahili-language Newspapers." The even is free and open to the public.
The 42nd Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Ian Worthington, the Curator's Professor of History at the University of Missouri. The title of his lecture is "Macedonia's Greatest King: Philip II or Alexander the Great, and Unwinnable Wars." The lecture is free and open to the public.
Marybeth C. Stalp, sociology, anthropology and criminology, and Martha J. Reineke, philosophy and world religions, will present "'But Do They Learn Better': A Comparative Study of Active Learning Strategies Across Different Classroom Types" based on their experiences with the SAC-CAT classroom. Sponsored by the Sociology, Anthropology & Criminology Colloquium Series and the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn, Kristin Mack and Kimberly Baker, all from sociology, anthropology and criminology will present "Comparing Demographic Factors, Background Characteristics, and Workplace Perceptions as Predictors of Burnout among Community Corrections Officers."
UNI Prelaw is a new organization that unifies the UNI Business Prelaw Club and the Daniel Webster Law Society. At this initial meeting we will elect officers and make plans for the year. Scott Peters, associate professor of political science and prelaw advisor, will discuss preparing for and applying to law school, as well as other areas of concern for prelaw students. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend.