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Presentation: "Library Building Design: Trends and Issues"

As part of the Rod Library Feasibility Study, Sam Demas, of Sam Demas Collaborative Consulting, will be presenting on library building space trends on October 1 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the University Room of Maucker Union.  UNI and Cedar Valley community members are invited to attend this event.  Come hear how academic libraries are evolving in response to technological and other changes.  Attendees will also have an opportunity to share their ideas on the Rod Library of the future.

Film & Discussion: "A Hard Straight"

Screening and discussion of the documentary film A Hard Straight which sheds light on the profound experience of doing time and reentering the community.  This event is part of Dreams Deferred ... Dreams Held Fast, a film and discussion series sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and the Rod Library in association with the UNI 2012-13 Reaching for Higher Ground project theme The Search for an American Dream.  Film will be used as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue in addressing the nature and meaning of “American Dream” relative to issues of marginalization and privilege. Participants will be challenged to examine their own beliefs and assumptions about being American today.

Film & Discussion: "Holding Fast the Dream"

Screening and discussion of the documentary film Holding Fast the Dream about the tragedy of racism in a multicultural paradise...and the significant achievements of Hawaii’s African Americans in science, social justice, and the arts.  This event is part of Dreams Deferred ... Dreams Held Fast, a film and discussion series sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and the Rod Library in association with the UNI 2012-13 Reaching for Higher Ground project theme The Search for an American Dream.  Film will be used as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue in addressing the nature and meaning of “American Dream” relative to issues of marginalization and privilege. Participants will be challenged to examine their own beliefs and assumptions about being American today.

Film & Discussion: "Up From the Bottoms"

Screening and discussion of the documentary film Up from the Bottoms, the story of the massive migration of African Americans from the rural south to the prosperous north during World War II years and beyond.  This event is part of Dreams Deferred ... Dreams Held Fast, a film and discussion series sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and the Rod Library in association with the UNI 2012-13 Reaching for Higher Ground project theme The Search for an American Dream.  Film will be used as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue in addressing the nature and meaning of “American Dream” relative to issues of marginalization and privilege. Participants will be challenged to examine their own beliefs and assumptions about being American today.   The screening also serves as the culmination of the Campus/Community Book Discussion of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson.

UNI Connection Holiday Tea

UNI Connection unites faculty, staff and spouses of UNI, past and present. Join us to socialize with friends and colleagues and enjoy holiday sweets. Children are welcome. Cost: Free will donation. Memberships will be available for $15. UNI Scholarship gifts will be accepted. RSVP by Nov. 28 with the number of adults and children attending.

Film & Discussion: "Shellmound"

Screening and discussion of the documentary film Shellmound about native bones and toxic waste under a shopping mall.  This event is part of Dreams Deferred ... Dreams Held Fast, a film and discussion series sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and the Rod Library in association with the UNI 2012-13 Reaching for Higher Ground project theme The Search for an American Dream.  Film will be used as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue in addressing the nature and meaning of “American Dream” relative to issues of marginalization and privilege. Participants will be challenged to examine their own beliefs and assumptions about being American today.

Film & Discussion: "Capitalism Hits the Fan"

Screening and discussion of the documentary film Capitalism Hits the Fan in which University of Massachusetts Economics Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis.  This event is part of Dreams Deferred ... Dreams Held Fast, a film and discussion series sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and the Rod Library in association with the UNI 2012-13 Reaching for Higher Ground project theme The Search for an American Dream.  Film will be used as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue in addressing the nature and meaning of “American Dream” relative to issues of marginalization and privilege. Participants will be challenged to examine their own beliefs and assumptions about being American today.

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