Executive Vice President and Provost
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Decorah High School, Grinnell High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Hampton-Dumont High School, Humboldt High School and Johnston High School. This event is free but requires registration.
Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a performance featuring members of the Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival. The concert will be titled "What Happens to a Dream Deferred?" and will feature works by Frank Proto and Henry Cowell. This event is part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series and is free and open to the public.
As Walt Whitman, re-enactor Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in the Department of Languages and Literatures, performs his multi-media one-man show that explains Whitman's life and times, reciting his poetry. Especially relevant as the country marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War are Whitman's reflections and poetry on the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. Open to the public free of charge.
Dr. Christine Sleeter will share with the College of Education on teaching in increasingly diverse classrooms. Dr. Sleeter is professor emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State University Monterey Bay and the immediate past president of the National Association of Multicultural Education.
This feature film, starring Hilary Swank as Alice Paul, celebrates the activism of the suffrage movement to win women’s right to vote. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.
The juror for this year's "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" at UNI is Fred Burton, professor of painting and drawing at Memphis College of Art
Tax return preparation service; no appointment necessary. Room 223 will open at 4:30 p.m. You are encouraged to arrive early to allow students sufficient time to complete your return. Only a limited number of returns will be completed each night.
Taxpayers seeking assistance should bring: social security cards for the taxpayer, spouse, and dependents; valid photo identification; a copy of last year’s tax returns; Form W-2, "Wage and Tax Statement," from each employer; Forms 1099, for such things as interest or dividends; a list of other income and expenses; Form 1098-T, tuition payment statement; Form 1098-E, student loan interest statement; banking information for automatic deposit of refund; and all other information pertinent to the 2012 tax return.
Leo Rodriguez, Department of Physics, Grinnell College, will present Black Holes and Quantum Gravity.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about study abroad opportunities for a semester and/or academic year.
Discussion about Women's History Month Speaker Jessica Valenti's book, "Why Have Kids?" Free copies are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Women's and Gender Studies Program office, 225 SAB. Having read the book is not required to attend and participate. All are welcome. Women's History Month events are sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.