Executive Vice President and Provost
The College of Education will offer a free webinar for educators "Research and Reform in Elementary School Science." The webinar will address research on improved practices for all students, followed by specific reference to practices that address the unique needs of students with disabilities. The second phase of the presentation will show hands-on science curriculum material that integrates vocabulary development with observation in examining physical properties of objects. The third element will illustrate the application of inquiry learning with young children and will include video and pictures of children engaged in scientific inquiry. To register, visit www.uni.edu/coe/webinars
Registration is now open for the workshop "Discover the Power of Accountability That Works!" The registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 15. Discounted price for UNI employees is $224. To register, contact the Executive Development Center.
Study Abroad will present information about summer study abroad programs.
Dr. Rui He, Assistant Professpr of Physics, will present "Raman Spectroscopy anda STM of CVD Graphenen on Copper Substrates."
Coleen Rowley, former FBI agent and whistleblower, will speak on "The Constitution and Civil Liberties: Reducing Terrorism Without Reducing Civil Liberties". Rowley was one of the three women selected as TIME "Persons of the Year" in 2002 for her work in exposing government failures in preventing the 9/11 attacks. Parking is available in the Multimodal Transportation Center. Rowley's appearance is sponsored by UNI's American Democracy Project and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Reception follows program.
Learn how to apply to study abroad, degree requirements abroad, when to go, where to go, paying for study abroad and much more.
Registration is now open for the workshop "Survival Skills for First Time Managers." The registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 13. Discounted price for UNI employees is $224. To register, contact the Executive Development Center.
Visiting violinist Go Yamamoto will present a recital. An acclaimed artist, Yamamoto has performed at period instrument master classes, festivals and workshops throughout North America, including the Bloomington Early Music Festival, Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, where he was a featured soloist for two consecutive years, and more recently at the Aston Magna Early Music Festival. He has also performed with the chamber ensemble Frutti Musicali, as well as other groups. This event is free and open to the public.
In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his home in the Delaware River Basin was on top of a rock formation containing natural gas that stretches across New York and Pennsylvania. He was offered $100,000 to lease his land for a new method of drilling developed by Halliburton and soon discovered this was only a part of a 34-state drilling campaign, the largest natural gas drilling boom in history.
Coleen Rowley will speak on the topic "Always Do Right."