The Second Annual Graduate Student Mixer "Building Community" is an opportunity for graduate students to meet fellow graduate students and get to know graduate faculty and staff and enjoy warm cider and cookies! A short welcome is scheduled for 5:15 p.m.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Raymond Ayehee will speak about plastic waste management in Ghana. Refreshments will be served following the presentation.
Parashu Kharel, South Dakota State University, will present "Spin gapless semiconductivity in Heusler compounds: overview and applications."
Physics summer 2015 undergraduate students Jessica Thatcher, Amber Hartness, Colten Lastine and Kirsten Olson will present research reports.
Physics summer 2015 undergraduate students John Danker, Matthew Fleming, Noah Hurley, Payton Burken and Kristine Nielsen will present research reports.
Physics summer 2015 undergraduate students Lucas Beving, Keith Doore, Byron Fritch and Ryan Holzapfel will present research reports.
A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by UNI Professor of Art History Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Roman themed art objects from the UNI Permanent Art Collection are being presented along with actual ancient Roman artifacts from the UNI Museum. Please note, the Gallery will be closed during the university’s Thanksgiving Break from Nov. 21 through 29.
The exhibition is a formal presentation of recent accomplishments by the faculty in the UNI Department of Art and includes painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, photography, mixed media, and installation art as well as art history scholarship. The exhibition is an opportunity for students and the public at large to experience current themes in contemporary art. The opening reception begins at 7 p.m., Monday. Nov. 2, in the Kamerick Art Building (KAB) south lobby. Please note, the Gallery will be closed during the university’s Thanksgiving Break from Nov. 21 through 29.
John Burnight, assistant professor of religion, will present "Abraham, Moses and Jesus: The Heritage of the Bible in the Qu'ran." His presentation will examine a number of the Qur’anic passages discussing these and several other biblical figures, highlighting the important role that each plays in Islam. This is the first in a three-lecture series sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and World Religions on the topic "Islam and Iowa Politics." For more information, contact Martha Reineke at Reineke@uni.edu.
Irish author Paddy Woodworth will present his assessment of ecological restoration as a key conservation strategy in the face of accelerating environmental degradation and climate change. Copies of his recent book, Our Once and Future Planet, will be available for purchase and signing. This free event is sponsored by the Tallgrass Prairie Center and Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie Center.