Executive Vice President and Provost
The Department of Political Science will host a debate watch for the second presidential debate.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music visiting artist and conductor Dyan Meyer the UNI Concert Chorale will offer a fall choral music concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
Marshall Curry, two-time Academy Award nominee, will be the second visiting filmmaker in the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Curry will host a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Street Fight. This film won the Audience Awards at the Tribeca Film Festival, AFI/Discovery SilverDocs Festival and Hot Docs Festival. It also received the Jury Prize for Best International Documentary at Hot Docs and was nominated for a Writer's Guild of America Award.
UNI-SHRM is hosting a joint event with the Professional Readiness Program. Deb Damge will present an Optimism workshop. Attendees should take a short survey prior to the meeting: http://www.viacharacter.org/Surveys/SurveyCenter.aspx
Waterloo Women of the Great Migration who worked in domestic service in Mississippi and other Deep South states share memories of life under the harsh conditions of segregation. These are stories of daily cruelties, but also of resilience and finally of resistance. Their stories have been memorialized in "The Maid Narratives: Black Domestics and White Families in the Jim Crow South," recently published by LSU Press. Facilitated by Charletta Sudduth and Katherine van Wormer.
Katherine Cota-Uyar, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Center, will moderate a panel on "Entrepreneurship, Opportunity and an American Dream." Panelists include Shahina Amin, economics; Therese Kuster, Mudd Advertising; Chris Larimer, political science; John Pappajohn, Equity Dynamics and Pappajohn Capital Resources; and Lou Porter, president and CEO, KBBG radio. The event is free and open to the public.
Four new academic policies have been put into place this year: the Student Academic Ethics Policy (a revised policy); Class Attendance and Make-Up Work (a revised policy); Personal Electronic Devices in the Classroom (a new policy); and 12.01 Student Academic Grievance (a revised policy). Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn, educational policies committee, and Mike Licari, associate provost for academic affairs, will be at this session to highlight the changes in these policies and answer questions about them. Sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless will present a clarinet recital with faculty pianist Sean Botkin featuring works by Molter, Brahms, Debussy, and Prokofiev. This event is free and open to the public.
Marshall Curry, two-time Academy Award nominee, will be the second visiting filmmaker in the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Curry will host a screening of 2012 Academy Award nominee for best documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation. The film tells the story of a radical environmentalist who faced life in prison for burning two Oregon timber facilities. It won the Sundance Film Festival award for Best Documentary Editing and was nominated for a Writer's Guild Award.
"Emigration Road" , exploring the complex emotions surrounding Irish emigration, will be performed by the Irish duo of Tegolin Knowland and Sean Coyne. Emigration has been a constant throughout much of Irish history. This drama by Eamon Grennan, one of Ireland’s foremost poets, sketches out the consequences of leaving “home” to makes one’s way elsewhere. In a performance that covers a range of emigration experiences, Knowland and Coyne give voice to those whose stories are too often lost to history. The performance is free and open to the public.