Executive Vice President and Provost
Continuing and Distance Education will host their annual distance and blended learning conference. Experts in the field will present along with UNI faculty, staff and students. There is no cost and lunch is provided. RSVP by Friday, Nov. 11.
Meredith Smith, bereavement coordinator at Iowa Hospice, will discuss grief and coping with death among children. This event is free and open to the public.
The College of Humanities and Fine Arts Senate is pleased to announce that Dr. Paul Siddens, associate professor of communication studies, is the recipient of the 2011 CHFA Faculty Excellence Award (awarded prior to the merger of CHFA & CNS). He will give a lecture titled “From Funny Books to Graphic Novels: Teaching and Researching Comics.” This event is free and open to the public with a reception following. For more information, call 3-2725.
As part of International Education Week, the Office of International Programs will offer free cricket lessons. No experience is needed and all equipment is provided. For more information contact Kristen Hora at firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete schedule of events for IEW, visit http://www.uni.edu/internationalprograms/
Join Rod Library at the opening reception for the traveling exhibit, "Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine."
Learn how to apply to study abroad, degree requirements abroad, when to go, where to go, paying for study abroad and much more.
The Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center will have a booth in Maucker Union with recycling information, including recycling locations on and off-campus. America Recycles Day is a great reminder for all of us to promote recycling practices in your circle of friends, at work and at home. RRTTC staff members will also be on campus looking to reward people they find recycling on America Recycles Day so remember to “Get Your Green On” and maybe you’ll be one of our lucky winners.
Under the direction of faculty artist and professor Yu-Ting Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a fall recital. This event is free and open to the public.
Based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Living Downstream is an eloquent and cinematic documentary. The film follows Sandra during one pivital year as she travels across North America, working to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links.
The North American Review (NAR), published at the University of Northern Iowa, hosts its second annual writing festival. Participants will choose two one-hour sessions (5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30) to attend. A question and answer session with the editorial staff of the NAR will be held from 7:30-8:30. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided.