Rebecca Singer will defend her history M.A. thesis, "'Democracy Put in Action': Experiences of African Americans in the Women's Army Corps at Fort Des Moines, Iowa, 1942-1945."
Executive Vice President and Provost
Pi Sigma Epsilon will host Summer Loving Date Auction. Attendees will have the opportunity to "bid" on male and female students from various student organizations on campus. Each person being "auctioned" comes with a pre-planned date. Admission is $3; proceeds will benefit the respective student organization.
Swearing in ceremony for new U.S. citizens. Free and open to the public.
Matt Hoover, an Iowa native and one of the top 10 Biggest Losers, will discuss his experience on the show and what life is like after: the normal struggles and ups and down with weight, how the choices we make now affect our future and the importance of a college education.
K N Rajendran, department of marketing, will present "Indentifying Attributes That Really Matter." Businesses are greatly interested in identifying product attributes that really matter to customers. In the present exploratory study, we are applying the Kano method (a survey technique primarily used in quality management) to evaluate the nature of various attributes of an institution of higher learning, in the context of college choice. Of particular interest to us are attributes that have a significant impact on customer satisfaction.
Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided.
Faculty and staff are invited to a poster session during which pre-tenure faculty members who received a Pre-tenure Summer Fellowship will share their research.
Tracie McMillan, author of The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table, went undercover in three jobs that feed America, living and eating off her wages in each. Reporting from California fields, a Walmart produce aisle outside of Detroit and the kitchen of a New York City Applebee's, McMillan examines the reality of our country's food industry.
Learn how to craft a winning elevator pitch by attending this workshop. Attendance of this workshop qualifies students to enter UNI's Sixth Annual Elevator Pitch Competition which will be held later in September. Winner of the competition automatically advances to national competition Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Orlando, FL. Potential winnings are $2500.
This will be the Fall meeting of the full faculty.
Faculty Senate regular meeting