Scratch is a graphical programming language/learning environmnet that allows students to learn about computer programming and computational thinking without worrying about complicated syntax. No programming experience necessary.
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Company members from the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will lead pre-service teachers through a stimulating conversation about bullying and LGBT topics. The philosophy of the It Gets Better project is that the answers to every community's questions can be found with that community. General topic areas include bullying, school and classroom climate for LGBT students, supporting at-risk students, and using It Gets Better Project videos in the classroom. Each student will receive a certification of participation. Pre-registration required.
Falafel is Middle Eastern street food: small, deep fried paties made of chickpeas and served in a pita with tomatoes, cucumbers and sauces. As a national food of both Israel and Palestine, falafel brings people from different cultures and religions together. Join us for a multicultural celebration of good food and good conversation with faculty, staff, students and community members.
Episode #2: Empire of Dreams (1880-1942) and film discussion by Juan Carlos Castillo, associate professor, Department of Languages and Literatures.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with food, performances, crafts and the first film of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series.
Episode #1: Foreigners in Their Own Land (1565-1880) and film discussion by Jennifer Cooley, associate professor, Department of Languages and Literatures.
Michael Blackwell will speak on the socialization and institutionalization of hatred in the United States and discuss creative ways individuals and communities can address categorical prejudices and structural apparatuses that perpetuate the varieties of xenophobia and inequities in our nation. Sponsored by the Rod Library as part of the programing related to the Latino Americans grant.
A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by UNI Professor of Art History Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. The concept is all themes Roman and Roman themes through time, and it will feature actual Roman artifacts from UNI Museums.
An exhibition by artists John Siblik and Elissa Cox Wenthe, which is exploration of cultural constructs about the human body and the natural landscape. The artists will present a lecture about their collaboration at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. An opening reception will follow.
Artists Siblik and Wenthe will present a lecture about their collaboration on the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition titled "Gather the Folds of this Veil and Scatter Them," which runs from August 24 through September 19. An opening reception will follow.
The New Horizons Band will offer its winter concert. Under the direction of Diana Blake, the New Horizons Band features musicians 55 and older who travel from all over Iowa. This event is free and open to the public.