Sandra Steingraber will speak on the topic “Be Arrested If Necessary”: The Case for Science in Action. She will discuss the role of ecology and climate science in a time of climate emergency, the role of scientific evidence as an agent of cultural and political change and the differences between objectivity and neutrality. A book signing and reception will follow the lecture.
Executive Vice President and Provost
"Living Downstream," a film based on Sandra Steingraber's book, will take viewers on a journey investigating the links between human health and environmental contamination based on the latest biological and ecological research. The film is 60 minutes long.
Make your first impression count. Stop by the Learning Commons to have your free professional headshot taken and review your resume with Career Services.
The STEM Chat topic will be "Opportunities On and Off Campus" with Phillip Plourde and Carolina Coronado-Park. They will share how faculty and staff can become involved in CIEP, other on-campus international opportunties and opportunities abroad. There will be information about resources and programs that help faculty connect with colleagues in other countries, UNI's current international partners and more.
The topic will be UNI STEM Ambassadors, a program that was revamped during the summer. STEM Ambassadors are undergraduate volunteers with declared STEM majors or minors who represent their department at on and off campus STEM events. UNI STEM provides professional development, organization of the group and incentives (t-shirts, uniforms, transcript notations) for participation. Attendees will learn about the program, how to nominate a student from your department and help identify events and activities for which STEM Ambassadors can assist.
Officers and members from the Multicultural Teaching Alliance, the TESOL/Linguistics Club, the Student Association of Middle Level Educators, the Student Reading Association and the Technology and Engineering Education Collegiate Association will share popsicles with new and returning education majors on the lawn near the Campanile.
Open to all UNI students, this non-credit six-hour course offers students an opportunity to explore answers to"what do I stand for?","What are my values?" Students will discuss how their priorities influence their financial decisions. Several paid internships will be available for projects after the course.
Two sessions M/W Sept. 12 - 18; Oct. 31 - Nov. 16
Tthe UNI Museum will host "Rock the Stacks," a concert featuring local legends Twins, Peas and Carrot, and Kitsch. The concert will kick off the latest exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy." Stop by, rock out and learn more about how Iowa has rocked through the decades.