Executive Vice President and Provost
Representatives from the Iowa Energy Center will visit UNI to provide an overview of the IEC Competitive Grant Program and answer questions from faculty and staff.
The screening of the film "Renewal" is presented by the UNI Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center in correlation with the Healthy Cedar Valley Coalition.
From within their Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim traditions, Americans are becoming caretakers of the Earth. With great courage, these women, men and children are re-examining what it means to be human and how we live on this planet. Their stories of combating global warming and the devastation of mountaintop removal, of promoting food security, environmental justice, recycling, land preservation, and of teaching love and respect for life on Earth.
The annual fall full faculty meeting will include addresses from the president, provost, chair of the faculty, Faculty Senate chair and president of United Faculty as well as presentation of faculty awards and introduction of new faculty. A reception will follow.
The Northern Iowan Student Government is once again making national newspapers available on campus. John Johnson, history dept., and Gerri Perreault, communication studies dept., will provide ideas for using newspapers in the classroom setting. This event is co-sponsored by the American Democracy Project with additional sponsorship by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Visit the UNI Observatory to learn about the objects in the night sky and view the planets through the Earth Science telescope. Free and open to the public. Meet near the polar bear outside of 137 McCollum Science Hall before 9 p.m. Late arrivals will not be admitted.
Patrick Willoughby, from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota, will present "The Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder Reaction". He is a 2007 graduate of UNI and recipient of a Goldwater scholarship.
What is the "Train the Trainer" Institute?
The MVP Institute is a two-day, leadership training designed for educators and service providers along with their community partners who desire to integrate the MVP model into their respective programming. 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 and create MVP implementation plans. 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 with their direct service population. Go to: www.uni.edu/cvp to download registration form.
Who Should Attend the "Train the Trainer" Institute?
This hands-on, two-day workshop is designed for faculty and staff who are interested in knowing more about bullying and gender violence prevention and how to incorporate knowledge and skills associated with bystander education into their respective course offerings, orientations and departmental trainings. Community professionals and prevention specialists are also invited to attend.
The 39th Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Geoffrey Parker, who currently holds the Andreas Dorpalen chair at Ohio State University. The title of his lecture is “The Crisis of the 1590s Reconsidered: Philip II, His Enemies, and Climate Change.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
Bb Learn 9 contains several reporting features to better inform instructors concerning student usage, performance, and to confirm visibility of course content to students. In this session we’ll acquaint you with what’s available and how to access this information. To register click https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=ITSETF
UNI School of Music faculty artist Randy Grabowski will present a trumpet recital with faculty pianist Polina Khatsko, featuring works by Bohuslav Martinů, Johann Baptist Georg Neruda and more. This event is free and open to the public.