Join Rod Library in reading Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother. Join others from across the Cedar Valley in exploring this gripping, thought-provoking novel through a series of community reads. Open to the public.
Rod Library and Student Disability Services will host the second in a series of films and discussions surrounding disability as a social justice issue. Steven Onken, social work, will facilitate an audience discussion with panelists from local mental health and criminal justice systems. Panelists include Al Hays, professor emeritus; Thomas Eachus, UnityPoint/Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health Center; Marvin Spencer, First Judicial District Department of Correctional Services; and Lacey Combs, student intern at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women. Excerpts from “The Released” video will be shown that contain some graphic language and imagery.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, contact Susan Basye at 319-273-2737 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least one week prior to the event.
Sponsored by Rod Library, Student Disability Services, and Reaching for Higher Ground.
The Rod Library will host Jeffrey S. Copeland speaking on three of his books: Inman's War: A Soldier's Story of Life in a Colored Battalion in WW II; Olivia's Story: The Conspiracy of Heroes Behind 'Shelley v. Kraemer"; and Ain't No Harm to Kill the Devil: The Life and Legend of John Fairfield, Abolitionist for Hire. In each book, which are all based upon true stories, the main characters -- of all races, creeds and backgrounds -- work together, at great personal risk, to build change and foster growth in the fight for justice and equality for all.
Stop by the Learning Commons to have a free professional headshot taken, review your resume with Career Services and order personal business cards through UNIBusiness. Whether you’re looking for a job or internship, or participating in social networking opportunities like LinkedIn, a polished look can set you apart from the competition. Professional attire is recommended, no appointment needed. Students, staff and faculty are welcome.
The Grout Museum will host the screening of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Episode 3, War and Peace." Historian Bob Neymeyer will explore the contributions of Latino Americans to the United State's armed forces.
International Education Week will be celebrated with “Around the World in 180 Minutes.” Learn about new cultures, sample free food, win prizes and more.
Rod Library's third annual mini comic con will feature artists, panelists, games, crafts, comics and more. Free and open to the public.
A formal reception for Robert Tabor’s paintings titled The Four Seasons will include the unveiling of the permanent display location for The Four Seasons, the painter’s preliminary watercolor sketches for the paintings, information about the paintings and a special thank you to Edna Shain for the donation. Llight refreshments will be served.