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Executive Vice President and Provost

4th Annual Distance Education Conference: Leveraging educational resources — affordability, accessibility, choice

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.

Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture: "How to Make Sculptures of 4-Dimensional Things"

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.

Performance of Eve Ensler's "Necessary Targets"

"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.

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