Executive Vice President and Provost
"The Future of Eurozone: The European Project at a Crossroads" will be presented by Austrian Consul General Thomas Schnoell. Schnoell is a career diplomat and was appointed Consul General of Austria in Chicago in January 2010. He earned a Masters Degree in Law from Johannes Kepler University in Linz before joining the Austrian Foreign Ministry in 1997. In 1998 he was posted to the Austrian Embassy in Paris, where he dealt with French internal politics and consular affairs. In 2001 he was posted to the Permanent Representation of Austria to the European Union in Brussels, where he was responsible for the Western Balkans and covered most of the Successor States of the former Yugoslavia. Schnoell returned to Vienna in 2004, where he was appointed Head of Unit for the Western Balkans. After his experience in Europe, notably in the EU and South Eastern Europe, he now faces a completely different challenge with his appointment as Head of Mission in Chicago. Schnoell's visit is sponsored by International Programs, Center for International Peace and Security Studies, and the Department of Political Science.
Visiting artist Ricardo Rapoport, bassoon, will present a recital. Born in Brazil, where he first studied the bassoon and performed professionally, Rapoport continued on to France where he was awarded a First Prize from the Paris Conservatory, and studied with the world renowned French bassoonist Maurice Allard. He has recorded extensively with many of the most important period orchestras in Europe today, such as Le Concert Spiritual, and le petite Bande, and his recently released CD of the Dard Six Sonatas for bassoon has won critical acclaim. This event is free and open to the public.
Planetarium shows at 7 and 8 p.m. lasting about 30 minutes each. Free and open to the the public.
Rho Epsilon will host Principal Global Investors from Des Moines. Learn about the company and opportunities available for internships and full-time employment. Pizza will be served at The Other Place after the meeting; all majors are welcome. For more information contact Charlie Peterson at email@example.com.
The UNI History Club & Phi Alpha Theta will have its first meeting of the semester. This organization is open to history majors and others interested in history. Meet the new leadership team and learn about events planned for this semester. Attendance required to vote on the t-shirt design; if interested in purchasing a t-shirt email club president Dylan Keller at firstname.lastname@example.org. Refreshments provided.
Dr. E. Arthur "Art" Bettis of the University of Iowa's Department of Geoscience will outline the processes that formed the landscape of the Mississippi River valley during the last glacial period and over the past 10,000 years. Bettis will also discuss why bottomland restoration scenarios should incorporate existing information about the valley’s geomorphology to develop cost-effective projects and best management practices.
His teaching and research focus on landscape evolution during the past 2 million years. He pursues interests in the long-term behavior of eolian, fluvial and glacial systems and the impact of human activities on the landscape. His recent research involves the Homo erectus peopling and occupation of island Southeast Asia, stratigraphic and sedimentological studies of Midcontinet U.S. loess depositional systems, and the application of alluvial lithostratigraphy in stream management and restoration.
Are you a graduate student interested in gaining presentation or performance experience? Consider presenting or performing at the 5th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. Attend a Research Symposium Informational Workshop to learn more about the types of presentations at the Symposium, benefits of presenting your research, helpful tips for presenting, judging criteria, prize information and how to begin preparing for the Symposium.
No one ever said management was easy, but having the right knowledge and strategies in your toolbox certainly help. The ability to manage conflict, negotiate and make decisions is critical in today's workplace. This certificate program offered by UNI's Executive Development Center will equip you with the knowledge, tools and experience to tackle those difficult and uncomfortable tasks managers face every day.
Anyone who as at least two years of work experience managing people will benefit from this program. Anyone can attend our programs regardless of whether they have attended college.
WHEN: Classes begin January 25 and conclude on May 2, 2012. Classes are scheduled approximately every other Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Classes will be conducted in UNI's Business and Community Services building, room 30.
HOW TO ENROLL: Telephone - 319-273-5851 or Email - email@example.com
COST: Tuition is $2,998 per person which includes all training materials, lunches, refreshments and UNI parking privilege. In addition, businesses can enroll a second person at a further discounted price of only $1,998. Limit one $1,998 price enrollment per business. Tuition for nonprofit employees is $1,998.
ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: Class size is limited to 20 participants so be sure to reserve your seat early! Registration ends January 18, 2012.
UNI School of Music faculty artist Randy Grabowski will present a trumpet recital with Sean Botkin, piano. This event is free and open to the public.
Find out how you can take Capstone in Costa Rica during May 2012 by attending this information session. Visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad/capstone-costa-rica for more info or email firstname.lastname@example.org