Using professional deveopment and email skills are vital in your career development, whether it be communicating with faculty or applying for internships or employment opportunities. Presented by Deb Young, Languages and Literatures, attendees will learn how to transition and develop these communication skills from your role as a student to a professional. You never get a second chance to make a first impresssion!
Executive Vice President and Provost
The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Rod Library will host a workshop lead by the Open Textbook Network. This workshop introduces the concept of open textbooks, their benefits and how to find and incorporate them into courses. Participants are asked to write a short review of an Open Textbook Library textbook in their field following the workshop. Participants will receive $200 as recognition of the faculty member’s contribution. Open textbooks are not available for all subjects, so please check textbook availability.
Do you like to play cribbage? Are you on campus at noon on Thursdays? Play at Rod Library, at the tables near the library coffee shop. Bring a board and cards if you have them and play a game or two with someone. Open to students, faculty, staff and everyone else.
The winner of the "UNI Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender" will present their research.
Catherine H. Palczewski, communication studies, is the presenter for this forum. Her lecture will reflect on the activism of the women who fought for the right to vote.
Stephanie R. Logan, curriculum and instruction, is the presener for this forum. She is a former elementary school teacher and elementary and middle school counselor. She will be speaking on her experiences in teaching and how intersectionality has affected them.
Jolene Zigarovich, Languages and Literatures, is the presenter for this forum. Her recent book publications include 'Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel: Engraved Narratives' and she is editor of 'Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature' and the forthcoming 'TransGothic in Literature and Culture.' Her current work in progress examines death and the popularity of the eighteenth-century novel.
Elizabeth Sutton, art department, is the presenter for this forum. She has published 'Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age' and 'Early Modern Dutch Prints of Africa .' Her book 'Art, Animals, and Experience: Human Relationships to Nature' is forthcoming from Routledge.
Katelyn Browne, Rod Library, will discuss her ongoing research into representations of Quakers and Quakerism in youth literature, with an emphasis on issues of gender and sexuality. Before coming to UNI, she worked as a librarian in a PK-12 school in Washington, D.C.
The UNI Museum is hosting "It Takes an Iowan" at the Marshall Center School (corner of W. 23rd and Indiana Streets) from Sept. 9 to Oct. 8. This exhibit, provided by Silos and Smokestacks, focuses on Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor to provide food for the nation and the world. The exhibit will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
It Takes An Iowan was created by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA). SSNHA is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an affiliated area of the National Park Service. The heritage area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of Iowa. Through a network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities—past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, visit www.SilosandSmokestacks.org(link is external).