The Center for Violence Prevention is hosting a conference focusing on empowering military leaders to stand up and prevent sexual violence. The conference is designed to bring together military, civic and educational leaders to discuss and assess their roles and responsibilities in supporting violence prevention. Keynote speaker is Major General Anthony (Tony) A. Cucolo III, Commandant of the U.S. Army War College, Carlisle, Penn. Senior military leaders and nationally recognized subject matter experts/trainers in violence prevention will serve on a panel to discuss the success and challenges of addressing and ending sexual violence in the military. Jeff O'Brien, national and international MVP trainer and facilitator, Orlando, Fla., will facilitate an afternoon training session on the Mentors in Violence Prevention model. The Center for Violence Prevention at UNI is a nationally recognized center that has institutionalized the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) leadership program developed by Jackson Katz. Registration is free and lunch is provided.
College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Jay Lees, professor of history, will present "One Day in May: The 2008 Tornado Hits Parkersburg." The event is free and open to the public.
Receipient of the Women's and Gender Studies Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender award will present their paper and be presented with their award.
The Out of the Darkness Walk will increase awareness about depression and suicide. Funds raised will support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s research efforts and educational programs. The three mile walk will bring together people who have lost loved ones to suicide or know someone struggling with depression.
Melinda Henneberger, Washington Post political writer and anchor of the paper's She the People blog, will bring her feminist perspective to a discussion of women in the Catholic church in light of Pope Francis' call for a new theology of women.
The Influence of Personality and Locus of Control on Life Goals in Offenders.
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): Examining the Co-occurrence, Overlapping Features, and Sex Differences
Anger, Relationships, and Intimate Partner Violence in Emerging Adults with and without ADHD Symptomology
Testing Implications of the General Theory of Crime with Adult Male Offenders
Jessica Garraway, Women's and Gender Studies minor student, will discuss "Colonize This! Young Women on Today's Feminism." The book was edited by Daisy Hernandez, UNI Women's History Month keynote speaker. Books are avilalble for checkout for UNI faculty, staff and students in the Women's and Gender Studies office in 225 Sabin Hall. This event is sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies program; free and open to the public.