On Dec. 4, 1956, four young musicians who went on to become music icons gathered in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Become a fly on the wall of fame with the Million Dollar Quartet!
Executive Vice President and Provost
Susan Hill, professor of religion, will discuss "Mary Magdalene: Penitent Prostitute or Apostle to the Apostles."
"Girl Rising" is a groundbreaking film, directed by Academy Award nominee Richard Robbins, which tells the stories of nine extraordinary girls from nine countries, written by nine celebrated writers and narrated by nine renowned actresses. "Girl Rising" showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Powerful storytelling delivers a simple, critical truth: educate girls and you will change the world. Discussion will follow the film screening. Cookies will be served. Faculty, staff, students and community members are welcome. This event is sponsored by the College of Education's Diversity Committee's "Educators For Change Film and Book Series" with support from the Women's and Gender Studies program, the Center for Multicultural Education and a UNI Diversity Mini Grant.
Want a change of scenery? Get UNI credits at a partner university abroad for a semester. Listen to UNI students who have studied abroad for a semester. Classes are taught in English or the host country's language. Many major options are available.
The Study Abroad Center will present information about on- and off-campus scholarship opportunities.
Intraindividual Personality Change: Situational Influence, Patterns of Change, and Frequency-Based Measurement
Come prepared with your knowedge about women in history. Teams will be formed and members will be asked question about women in history. Prizes awarded; free and open to the public.
Tom Wind, Iowa DNR officer, will provide information about Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENR). This relatively new technology was discovered in 1989 by two electrochemists at the University of Utah. A few determined scientists around the world continued this research to fully develop this technology with a few small companies who are on the verge of commercializing products that use this technology. This technology allows controlled fusion of hydrogen into helium in small modular reactors that can fit on a table top. The result is abundant thermal energy, with no radiation dangers, no radioactive byproducts and no combustion of fossil fuels. The cost of the hydrogen, the necessary materials and the catalysts are but a small fraction of the cost of traditional fossil fuels. Could this be the possible energy solution of the future?
Carmen Pellish, M.S. Thesis Presentation: "Tracking above- and below-ground seed persistence and mortality in a native tallgrass prairie restoration"
Regular meeting of the UNI Faculty Senate; open to all.