The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences presents 220east After-Work, a partnership between CHAS, Cedar Valley Chamber Music, JSA Development and Main Street Waterloo. Look forward to your Wednesday evenings by joining Cedar Valley Chamber Music for our 2014 concert series at 220east. UNI faculty and students, WCF Symphony guest soloists and special guests highlight eleven week of concerts at a unique venue. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concerts are 5:15-6 p.m. Admission is free; good will donations accepted. Complimentary wine at all concerts is provided in partnership with CU restaurant.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Students are in college to gain new knowledge, learn and enhance skills, and prepare for a productive future. What kinds of feedback are most effective in helping them do these things? Long comments on papers? Conversations? Grades? Join this panel of students for a discussion of what kinds of feedback work best for helping them improve their knowledge and skills.
Student panel members: Anthony Spoerl, computer science; Jenna Francois, elementary education; Conner Brakeville, history & public administration; Michelle Temeyer, accounting; and Blake Findley, Spanish and psychology.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about a short-term program in New Zealand during winter break 2014. Travel with UNI students and course leader.
Want a change of scenery? Get UNI credits at a partner university abroad for a semester. Listen to UNI students who have studied abroad for a semester. Classes are taught in English or the host country's language. Many major options are available.
Learn about the application process to study abroad during a semester and/or short-term.
Interested in studying abroad? Visit the information table in Maucker Union for more information regarding semester, short- term and Capstone programs.
Continuing and Distance Education will host the 4th Annual Distance Education Conference, highlighting a variety of free and low-cost educational materials available to enhance teaching and learning, including open educational resources (OER). New this year will be a digital showcase of exemplary online courses as well as breakout sessions led by UNI faculty and staff. Keynote speaker is Leslie Kennedy, Ed.D., Director, Affordable Learning Solutions, Academic Technology Services, The California State University.
Dr. Henry Segerman will present "How to Make Sculptures of 4-Dimensional Things." Segerman is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics at Oklahoma State University. He is both a mathematician, working mostly in 3-dimensional geometry and topology, and a mathematical artist, working mostly in the medium of 3D printing. Visit his website at: https://www.math.okstate.edu/~segernan/
The lecture is intended for general audiences, on topics of current interest in mathematics and mathematics education and is free of charge.
"Necessary Targets" is a play set in the aftermath of the Bosnian conflict. In the play, two American women, a therapist and a writer, visit a Bosnian refugee camp to help women survivors cope with the trauma of sexual violence and genocide. The play raises questions about the ownership of these stories as well as the ethics of telling and documenting them. A brief discussion will follow the reading. The play contains descriptions of violence and sexual assualt. This material may be triggering to some people. Be advised that some material is inappropriate for children.
This event is sponsored by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.
Steven Johnson will speak as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Johnson is a best-selling author of works including Everything Bad Is Good For You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter and Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age. In Fall 2014, he will star in the new PBS Series, How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson.