Executive Vice President and Provost
Melinda Henneberger, Washington Post journalist and author of the 2007 book If Only They LIstened to Us: What Women Voters Want Politicians to Hear, will discuss the likely influence of faith-based issues on women voters in the 2014 and 2016 elections.
The Study Abroad Center will present information about on- and off-campus scholarship opportunities.
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 Seventh Annual Graduate Student Symposium, sponsored by the Graduate College, highlights the many research and creative achievements of the graduate student community. Graduate faculty serve as judges for the event. The public viewing of the poster presentations is scheduled from 1:00-1:45 p.m. in Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. Oral presentations are scheduled from 2-4 p.m. in the Maucker Union lower level meeting rooms. The creative performances are scheduled in Davis Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center from 6-7:30 p.m.
This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the Presser Foundation Award, the Charles and Marleta Matheson Award, the Myron and Ruth Russell Award and the People's Choice Award. This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call 319-273-4TIX.
The Emmy Award-winning "Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story" tells the story of the unintended yet severe consequences of farming along the Mississippi and the efforts being taken to reverse this damage. America’s heartland boasts some of the world’s most productive farmland, but this bounty has come with a price. Excess crop fertilizers are contaminating the nation’s rivers, lakes and aquifers, while at the same time precious soil is washing away.
Learn the basics of small business accounting and taxes. Advanced registration is required.
Taking the comedy scene by storm as runner-up and the first comedian finalist on NBC's "America's Got Talent," Tom's age-spanning and appropriate humor has won him appeal with audiences of all types and varieties.
Visiting ensemble Corpus Trombone Quartet will present a recital. The Corpus Trombone Quartet (András Sütő, Péter Pálinkás, Mátyás Veér, Róbert Káip) epitomize the highest standards of Hungarian playing, featuring musicianship and technique in equal abundance. Formed in 2001, when the members were students at the Franz Liszt Academy, the ensemble has won numerous chamber music competitions including the Philip Jones International Chamber Music and ITF Trombone Quartet Competitions in 2003, as well as making numerous appearances on Hungarian radio and television. Founding member Csaba Wagner has since gone on to become Principal Bass Trombone with Deutsche Oper, Berlin, whilst Mátyás Veér released his own solo CD in 2006, as well as winning the Donald Yaxley Bass Trombone competition at the 2006 ITF. This event is free and open to the public.
The Rod Library is hosting a mini comic book convention. The event will include gaming competitions, trivia contests, costume contests, panel discussions, guest speakers and an artist/author alley.