Executive Vice President and Provost
Connexus is an opportunity to make meaningful scholarly connections across campus in an informal social setting. UNI Connexus participants are matched with UNI colleagues for one-on-one conversations to discuss research interests, areas of expertise and potential scholarly collaboration. In addition, participants can engage others in topical small group discussions, as well as mingle and enjoy an afternoon of networking. This event is open only to UNI staff and faculty. Participants must pre-register.
The One Million Bones Project is being held in the Hemisphere Room, Maucker Union a large-scale social arts practice, which uses education and hands-on artmaking to raise awareness of genocides and atrocities going on around the world, this very day.
The goal is to collect artwork bones made by students and other citizens for a collaborative installation of 1,000,000 bones on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. in the spring of 2013. This installation will serve as a collaborative site of conscience to remember victims and survivors, and as a petition to raise awareness of the issue and call upon our government to take much needed action.
The visit of the One Million Bones Project to UNi is sponsored by UNI-STAND and the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education.
Panel will discuss issues surrounding voter ID laws proposed or passed by the variou states.
More information later.
Sponsors: American Democracy Project, League of Women Voters, and others.
This session is led by Dawn Del Carlo, chemistry, and explores how to open up the classroom to alternate activities by moving content delivery to outside the classroom via on-line lectures. This workshop will not be about how to use Panopto technology per se, but more about how the technology can be used to change your pedagogy. Sponsored by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. For more information, contact Susan Hill, email@example.com.
Screening and discussion of the documentary film Maid in America about the Latinas who clean your homes and help raise your children. This event is part of Dreams Deferred ... Dreams Held Fast, a film and discussion series sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education and the Rod Library in association with the UNI 2012-13 Reaching for Higher Ground project theme The Search for an American Dream. Film will be used as the basis for personal reflection and dialogue in addressing the nature and meaning of “American Dream” relative to issues of marginalization and privilege. Participants will be challenged to examine their own beliefs and assumptions about being American today.
Faculty Senate regular meeting.
Gallery of Art exhibit: "A Lexicon of Looking: Mille Guldbeck" and "Line and Space: Stagings by Peter P. Goché"Submitted by Anonymous on Sun, 09/23/2012 - 11:00pm
The current Gallery of Art exhibit features artist's lectures in Room 111, Kamerick Art Building, and are as follows: Mille Guldbeck, Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m.; Peter P. Goché, Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Receptions will follow each lecture.
Indie singer-songwriter Gabriel Kahane joins the WCFSO for the Midwest premiere of his acclaimed Crane Palimpsest for baritone and chamber orchestra, a 2012 work in which this gifted composer/performer explores connections between the worlds of popular and classical music.
Linking these two worlds are Fairy Queen by Henry Purcell and Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony. Purcell captures the earthy English Baroque imagination in his adaptation of Shakespeare's outdoor fantasy Midsummer Night's Dream, while Beethoven conveys the everyday sound of the 19th century through this evocative orchestral depiction of nature.
Visiting artist Dennis Petersen, tenor, will present a performance of Schubert’s Winterreise. Petersen will perform with pianist and conductor Alan Johnson. A performer of immense talent and style, Dennis Petersen’s extensive career includes regular guest artist performances with numerous major opera houses and regional theaters, including Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Seattle Opera, Opera Pacific, Florida Grand Opera, Minnesota Opera, Spoleto Festivals and Saito Kinen Festivals. This event is free and open to the public.
What is the Train the Trainer Institute?
The MVP Institute is a two-day leadership training designed for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about the bystander education model in bullying and gender violence prevention and how to incorporate into personal and professional settings. The Institute consists of two phases. In Phase I, individuals go through the training as participants and in Phase II, participants practice facilitating the MVP curriculum with peers. The MVP curriculum is broken into four educational units: battery, gender roles, alcohol and consent, and sexual harassment. Upon completion of the Institute, participants are certified to utilize MVP in their respective practicuums, field experiences, and vocations.
Who should attend the Train the Trainer Institute?
University students in leadership roles on campus are encouraged to attend. In addition, students preparing to seek careers in education, athletics, family services, youth development, law enforcement and criminology and human services are encouraged to participate in this leadership opportunity.