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Learn about the application process to study abroad during a semester and/or short-term.
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4th Annual Distance Education Conference: Leveraging educational resources — affordability, accessibility, choiceSubmitted by Anonymous on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:00am
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.
Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "Devil's Playground" followed by Q & A with Walker.
School of Music faculty artists Matthew Andreini and Randall Harlow will collaborate to present a percussion and organ recital featuring additional percussionists from throughout Iowa. The recital will feature works for organ, percussion and electronics by William Bolcom and Jacob TV, as well as Lou Harrison's monumental Concert for Organ and Percussion Orchestra with ten percussionists playing a variety of unique, hand-made instruments. This event is free and open to the public.
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.
Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "Countdown to Zero" followed by Q & A with Walker.
Steven Johnson will speak as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Johnson is a best-selling author of works including Everything Bad Is Good For You: How Today’s Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter and Future Perfect: The Case for Progress in a Networked Age. In Fall 2014, he will star in the new PBS Series, How We Got To Now with Steven Johnson.
"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.
In celebration of International Trombone Week, the UNI trombone studio will present a recital including solo and small ensemble performances. This event is free and open to the public.