Executive Vice President and Provost
Under the direction of UNI School of Music graduate student conductors, the Concert Band will offer a spring concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Patrick N. Dowling, Department of Mathematics at Miami University of Ohio will discuss "Grothendieck compactness principles."
The National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC) will provide training to faculty, staff, students and local agency administrators regarding the following:
-Definition of trauma and its impact on the brain
-Information and techniques for a trauma-informed approach, including the use of seclusion and restraints
View the evening sky from the UNI observatory located on the roof of McCollum Science Hall. Meet near the polar bear outside of room 137 before 9 p.m. to be escorted to the roof. The event goes forward regardless of the weather. Potential targets for viewing through the telescope include the Saturn and various nebula.
Under the direction of conductor Robert Washut, the UNI Jazz Panthers will offer a spring concert. The concert will feature a special celebration and tribute to retiring School of Music professor and artist Tom Barry. This event is free and open to the public.
The Final Thursday Reading Series of 2012-13 concludes with a reading by Jen Percy, author of Demon Camp: A Soldier’s Exorcism. The book details the story of a Special Ops soldier returned from Afghanistan with PTSD who seeks solace in people who profess to be exorcists. In so doing, it tells a story about the United States in an era of war, exploring the lives of soldiers and widows in the fragile period after the war.
Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Share your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. Singer/songwriters are welcome and can use of the Hearst Center's grand piano. Percy will take the stage at 8 p.m. followed by Q&A as time allows.
Katie Mauger-Sonnek will give her M.S. Chemistry thesis presentation "Colorful Crystalline Structures and Adsorption Properties of Cobalt Nitrat eand 4,4'-Bipyridine Metal Organic Frameworks."
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about study abroad opportunities for short-term and Capstone programs.