Executive Vice President and Provost
Screening of the film Ghosts of Abu Ghraib will be followed by a discussion in the use of torture in the "War on Terror."
James Walters, earth science department, will present "Permafrost Degradation In the Tanana Flats of Interior Alaska." Walters will discuss the various research projects involving this area of Alaska and how the degradation of the permafrost has impacted the ecosystems. Free and open to the public.
These films are presented in conjunction with the exhibit RACE: Are We So Different? on display at the University Museum February 6 through June 9. Showings begin at 1:30 and run for 56 minutes.
Episode 2: The Story We Tell, February 18
Episode 3: The House We Live In, February 25
The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 57th Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 61st Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 17 and 18 on the UNI campus. Concerts will be held on Friday, Feb. 17 and Saturday, Feb. 18 at 7:15 p.m. in Bengtson Auditorium at Russell Hall. Peter Apfelbaum, avant-garde jazz pianist, tenor saxophonist, drummer and composer, will be the featured guest artist at this year’s event. For more information, click here. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets .
Planetarium shows at 7 and 8 p.m. lasting about 30 minutes each. Free and open to the the public.
The Center for Energy & Environmental Education will host filmmaker Graham Meriwether and show his film American Meat. A time of discussion will follow. Free and open to the public.
Rho Epsilon will host Peoples Company, a leading provider of land brokerage, land auctions, land management, land valuation, crop insurance and land development services. Learn about the company and opportunities available. They employ a number of UNI graduates who support Rho Epsilon. After the meeting free pizza and beverages will be served at the Other Place. All majors are welcome. Contact Charlie Peterson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Newspapers play an important role in a democracy by contributing to an informed public. Nancy Newhoff, Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier editor, will discuss the Courier's focus, how news is selected and trends affecting newspapers. Free and open to the public (repeated Wednesday, Feb. 29, 5:30-6:30 p.m.). Sponsored by the American Democracy Project and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Under the direction of UNI professor of flute Angeleita Floyd, the Northern Iowa Flute Choir and Flute Studio will present its annual concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Matthew Rizzo, University of Iowa, will present "The Aging Mind and Brain Cluster Initiative." The presentation is part of the Iowa Consortium of Aging Programs Spring Colloquia Series and will be presented via ICN.