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Executive Vice President and Provost

How To Do a Flip: University Education and the Flipped Classroom

A Teaching with Technology award presentation by Jim O’Loughlin, Languages & Literatures

The development of the flipped classroom (where students watch video lectures at home and do "homework" in the classroom) has drawn a great deal of interest in K-12 education. This presentaiton examines the benefits and drawbacks of such a model in a college classroom setting. Sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

CANCELED: Interpreters Theatre: "Graduate Student and Faculty Performance Hour Featuring Yaw Kyeremateng"

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED: Performance Studies faculty and graduate students take the stage in the first half of this evening of spotlight performances. And in the second half, graduate student Yaw Kyeremateng performs his one-person show about a true African who embarks on a journey to find his long lost "brothers." In his quest, he encounters xenophobia from people he originally anticipated to be family and realizes that color is not culture.

Sustainability Book Club Meeting

Participate with faculty in a discussion of Histories of the Dustheap. Histories of the Dustheap uses garbage, waste and refuse to investigate the relationships between various systems and shows how this most democratic reality produces identities, social relations and policies. Join by using Adobe Connect or in person. Pre-registration is required; register here to participate.

Tallcorn Jazz Festival and Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts

The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 59th Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 63rd Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be heldon February 21 and 22, 2014, on the UNI campus (concerts at 7:15 p.m. both nights). Nachito Herrera, salsa pianist, will be the featured guest artist at this year’s event. For more information, click here. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

CANCELED: Interpreters Theatre: "Graduate Student and Faculty Performance Hour Featuring Yaw Kyeremateng"

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED: Performance Studies faculty and graduate students take the stage in the first half of this evening of spotlight performances. In the second half, graduate student Yaw Kyeremateng performs his one-person show about a true African who embarks on a journey to find his long lost "brothers." In his quest he encounters xenophobia from people he originally anticipated to be family and realizes that color is culture.

Planetarium Show

Enjoy viewing the night sky from the warmth and comfort of the Earth Science Department's Planetarium. Learn about the objects visible in the night sky and upcoming sky events. Shows start at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. and last about 30 minutes.

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education: Auditions for "Necessary Targets"

The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education (CHGE) will hold auditions for two staged readings of Eve Ensler's play, Necessary Targets. Auditions are open to students, facutly, staff and members of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls community. No experience is necessary. Scripts will be provided at auditions. Roles available include seven adult women and one narrator.

Necessary Targets is set in the aftermath of the Bosnian War. In the play, two American women, a therapist and a writer. visit Bosnia to help women survivors cope with the trauma of sexual violence and genocide. The play raises questions about the ethics of telling and documenting stories about such trauma. 

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