Executive Vice President and Provost
Cedar Falls native Laura Farmer, author and director of Cornell College’s Writing Studio, is November's featured reader. She will be reading her short story, "A Lesson in Geography," which details a widower trying to navigate the world--and raise his daughter--without his wife. Like many of her stories, it is set in a fictional amalgam of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, where Farmer was raised.
Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Creative writers are invited to bring five minutes of original poetry, fiction or creative non-fiction to share. Singer-songwriters are also welcome to use the Hearst Center’s grand piano. Farmer takes the stage at 8 p.m. There will be a short question and answer period as time allows.This event is free and open to the public.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about an organizational management short-term program in South Africa for summer 2014.
Come learn about study abroad program in China during summer 2014!
Please join us for this important academic conference call series. This call will be on the subject of Pandemic Preparedness with Laurie Garrett.
Coordinated by professor of composition and theory Jonathan Schwabe, UNI School of Music student composers will showcase their work in this fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Information meeting about a short-term study abroad program in Puerto Rico during the summer of 2014.
Study Abroad will provide information about a short-term study abroad program in southern Italy suring the summer of 2014.
Under the direction of faculty artist and professor Yu-Ting Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Ekere's work focuses on women, ancestry, connectivity and the healing power of art. She currently teaches at York College in New York City. Her first book of poetry, Karma's Footsteps, tackles issues of racism and sexism while celebrating the healing power of voices raised against injustice. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Ekere Tallie's book and have it signed following the reading. This event is sponsored by Women's and Gender Studies, Department of Languages and Literatures and the Center for Multicultural Education. Funded in part by the University Senate.
Earth Science Seminar: The End Permian Mass Extinction and Early Triassic Recovery: In search of a boundarySubmitted by Anonymous on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 5:00pm
Alexa Sedlacek, geology, will present her research on the end Permian mass extinction and the early Triassic recovery. This marks the largest mass extinction in the past half billion years, which also had longer duration environmental perturbations. She will discuss the variations in the marine carbonate carbon isotope record which indicate instability in the global carbon cycle.