Executive Vice President and Provost
The Office of International Programs and the Office of Sponsored Programs is hosting a series of International Funding Opportunities workshops. The second workshop will provide an overview of the Fulbright Scholar Program. Refreshments will be provided.
Andy Riess, PhD and Assistant Director of the Outreach Council for International Exchange of Scholars, Washington DC, will be available for individual meetings with UNI faculty and staff to advise on Fulbright program. Please stop by; no appointment is needed.
Marshall Curry, two-time Academy Award nominee, will be the second visiting filmmaker in the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Curry will host a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Racing Dreams. This film follows two boys and a girl who dream of one day racing in NASCAR. The film won numerous awards including the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Documentary.
Rod Library will live-stream the Presidential Debate on the main floor of the library.
The Department of Political Science will host a debate watch for the second presidential debate.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music visiting artist and conductor Dyan Meyer the UNI Concert Chorale will offer a fall choral music concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
UNI-SHRM is hosting a joint event with the Professional Readiness Program. Deb Damge will present an Optimism workshop. Attendees should take a short survey prior to the meeting: http://www.viacharacter.org/Surveys/SurveyCenter.aspx
Marshall Curry, two-time Academy Award nominee, will be the second visiting filmmaker in the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Curry will host a screening of the Academy Award nominated documentary Street Fight. This film won the Audience Awards at the Tribeca Film Festival, AFI/Discovery SilverDocs Festival and Hot Docs Festival. It also received the Jury Prize for Best International Documentary at Hot Docs and was nominated for a Writer's Guild of America Award.
Waterloo Women of the Great Migration who worked in domestic service in Mississippi and other Deep South states share memories of life under the harsh conditions of segregation. These are stories of daily cruelties, but also of resilience and finally of resistance. Their stories have been memorialized in "The Maid Narratives: Black Domestics and White Families in the Jim Crow South," recently published by LSU Press. Facilitated by Charletta Sudduth and Katherine van Wormer.
Katherine Cota-Uyar, John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Center, will moderate a panel on "Entrepreneurship, Opportunity and an American Dream." Panelists include Shahina Amin, economics; Therese Kuster, Mudd Advertising; Chris Larimer, political science; John Pappajohn, Equity Dynamics and Pappajohn Capital Resources; and Lou Porter, president and CEO, KBBG radio. The event is free and open to the public.