Executive Vice President and Provost
Visiting artist Jim Miller will present a trombone recital. Jim Miller is the associate principal trombonist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, a position he has held since 1999. His previous orchestral experience includes the North Carolina Symphony, the Long Island Philharmonic and the New York Philharmonic. Miller earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his Masters of Music degree from the Juilliard School where he was a scholarship student of Per Brevig. This event is free and open to the public.
Director General of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Chicago Mr. Baushuan Ger followed by Q+A.
Dr. Miles Koppang, Professor of Chemistry at the University of South Dakota, will present "Undergraduate Chemistry Program and Student Assessment with the DUCK (Diagnostic Undergraduate Chemical Knowledge) Exam.
Led by Lisa Jepsen, economics, and Kim MacLin, psychology, this session focuses on how to teach large classes effectively, including keeping students engaged, managing exams and writing assignments, grading and time-management strategies. Sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
UNI-SHRM will have a general meeting at 6pm in CBB 131. We will have committee breakout sessions and will start to plan fundraising events and membership events.
Representatives from the Iowa Energy Center will visit UNI to provide an overview of the IEC Competitive Grant Program and answer questions from faculty and staff.
The screening of the film "Renewal" is presented by the UNI Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center in correlation with the Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition.
From within their Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim traditions, Americans are becoming caretakers of the Earth. With great courage, these women, men and children are re-examining what it means to be human and how we live on this planet. Their stories of combating global warming and the devastation of mountaintop removal, of promoting food security, environmental justice, recycling, land preservation, and of teaching love and respect for life on Earth.
The annual fall full faculty meeting will include addresses from the president, provost, chair of the faculty, Faculty Senate chair and president of United Faculty as well as presentation of faculty awards and introduction of new faculty. A reception will follow.