Executive Vice President and Provost
UNI School of Music faculty artist Robert Washut will present jazz recital featuring guest artist Mark Urness, bass, as well as jazz faculty artists. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Forensics team will host the Ulrich Season Opener, a collegiate policy debate tournament. Teams include Northwestern University, University of Minnesota, Missouri State University, the University of Iowa and Illinois State University. This tournament will be the first one of the collegiate policy season, where teams will debate democracy assistance to Arab Spring countries.
Discover the programs through the eyes of past participants on study abroad.
Visiting artist Agbeli will offer a master class for percussion students as part of his three-day UNI residency. Nani Agbeli is an internationally acclaimed Ghanaian master dancer, and he often gives workshops and performances in traditional drumming and dancing from all tribes in Ghana, West Africa. He is a native of the Ewe's in the Volta Region of Ghana. He received his drum and dance training from his father, Godwin K. Agbeli who was the chairman of the National Folkloric Company at the Arts Council of Ghana. This event requires registration. Please contact Randy.Hogancamp@uni.edu for more information.
Elise Plakke, B.A. '96, filmmaker and former creative director at L.L. Bean, will talk about the making of her short film, "14 Minutes," followed by a private screening. Her screenplay for the film won first prize at the Manhattan Shorts Screenplay Competition in 2009 and the film was featured this year at the Cannes Film Festival. The event is free and open to the public.
Nani Agbeli is a Ewe artist from Ghana. He will perform drumming and dancing and give a brief lecture, followed by the opportunity for audience participation. The event is free and open to the public.
UNI’s Real Estate organization, Rho Epsilon, will have an information meeting about the organization. Pizza and pop will be provided. Staff from Career Services be present to critique resumes. Bring your resume for review prior to the career fair. All majors are welcome. Contact Charlie Peterson at email@example.com for more information.
Discover the programs through the eyes of past study abroad participants.
In the summer of 1995, Jodi Huisentruit was on her way to work at Mason City TV station KIMT when she vanished without a trace. The case captivated a nation, but after almost 16 years there is little new evidence about the case. Beth Bednar, former KAAL-TV (Austin, MN) news anchor, revisits the case in her book, Dead Air: The Disappearance of Jodi Huisentruit. Bednar will speak about her time as an anchor in the same Northern Iowa/Southern Minnesota market and the research she did for the book.