Executive Vice President and Provost
Lauren Finke, executive director of the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley, will discuss volunteer opportunities and how to become involved in the community. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the American Democracy Project and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 9-11, 2012. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Symphony and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. as well as Saturday afternoon’s 2 p.m. performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. The Friday concert for this event is free and open to the public. The Saturday concert for this event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX. For more information, call (319) 273-2028.
Kenneth Lyftogt, History, will present "The Flag of the 2nd Infantry." The event is free and open to the public.
Are you interested in exploring one of the most dynamic artistic, political and economic centers in Europe? Join us to learn more about the May 2012 Berlin program or contact Brian McInnis at email@example.com, 319-273-2043, for more information.
Find out how you can take Capstone in Costa Rica during May 2012 by attending this information session. Visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad/capstone-costa-rica for more info or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn more about studying abroad in France (you don't have to speak French) by attending this info session led by Anne Lair, course leader. Visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad/capstone-france for more info or email email@example.com
An invitational exhibition curated by Jeffery Byrd, head of the UNI art department, and Joe Meiser, assistant professor of art at Bucknell University, will feature Jiawei Gong’s Sweet Salvation. Exhibitors include Marilyn Arsem, Eun Woo Cho, A. Jacob Galle, Nestor Armando Gil, Jiawei Gong, Hillerbrand + Magsamen, Jeanne Jo, Kyoung Eun Kang, Jordan McKenzie, Takeshi Moro, Jennifer Seibert, Gary Setzer, Bradly Dever Treadaway and Jordan Tynes. The exhibition also features Rachel Rosenthal’s limited edition artist book "Soldier of Fortune."
Are you a graduate student interested in gaining presentation or performance experience? Consider presenting or performing at the 5th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. Attend the Research Symposium Informational Workshop to learn more about the types of presentations at the Symposium, benefits of presenting your research, helpful tips for presenting, judging criteria, prize information and how to begin preparing for the Symposium.
Otto MacLin, department of psychology, will discuss how the brain causes misperceptions, including errors in eye-witness identification. MacLin provides workshops for jurors and because of research across the country like his, the New Jersey Supreme Court last fall, acknowledging a “troubling lack of reliability in eyewitness identifications,” issued sweeping new rules for such evidence in criminal cases. Sponsored by the American Democracy Project and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Siobahn Morgan, earth science, presents "The Unreliable North Star, Polaris." This talk will focus on the characteristics of the north star and how those characteristics reveal Polaris to be an unstable, inconsistent object in the night sky. The talk is free and open to the public.