Executive Vice President and Provost
FTRS presents Mary Swander, the Poet Laureate of Iowa, for a special book release event. Farmscape: the Changing Rural Environment brings together the script of Swander's docudrama, Farmscape, along with selected essays on the play and on the state of rural America. A reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by open mic at 7 p.m.; Swander takes the stage at 8 p.m.
Office of Sponsored Programs will be hosting a lecture on "Ethics in Science Communications" by Clark Wolf from Iowa State University. He will be providing a lecture on ethical issues involved in how scientists communicate with the public about their research. All are welcome. This event is being co-sponsored by OSP and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts and will be held in CME.
The Clothesline Project is an artistic visual representation of the pervasiveness of violence against women, the LGBTQ community and other marginalized groups. Originally started in Cape Cod, Mass., Clothesline Projects have sprung up throughout the United States and around the world as a way for survivors and allies against violence to express their emotions and feelings by decorating t-shirts.
Under the direction of percussion professor Randy Hogancamp and percussion instructor Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion, Marimba, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) Ensembles will offer their fall concert. This event is free and open to the public.
UNI-STAND, the student anti-genocide organization, and the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education are partnering with other student organizations to educate students on their role in the deadly conflicts in Africa. Students are often uncertain about what they can do to help people suffering human rights violations in the Congo. Attendees will learn about ways to make a difference.
Karen Viste-Sparkman, wildlife biologist with Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, will discuss the ecological restoration at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. The seminar is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
Learn about an opportunity to study abroad in India during winter break. If you cannot attend, stop by the Study Abroad Office, Room 28, Gilchrist Hall.
The Clothesline Project is an artisitc visual representation of the pervasiveness of violence against women, the LGBTQ community and other marginalized groups. Originally started in Cape Cod, Mass., Clothesline Projects have sprung up throughout the United States and around the world as a way for survivors and allies against violence to express their emotions and feelings by decorating t-shirts.
UNIBusiness will host the Global Trade Issues Conference. The one-day conference will address issues of concern in the current global environment and feature speakers from businesses involved in international trade.
The conference is intended to offer information for Iowans doing business internationally, provide an opportunity for networking with others engaged in international business operations and offer a chance for UNI students and faculty to gain cutting edge insights into global trade practices and issues.
Conference registration begins at 9 a.m. and the conference agenda will include four main speakers, a panel discussion during lunch and networking time. Keynote speaker is Mr. Donald Tong, Hong Kong Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA. Mr. Tong is the highest ranking official from the Hong Kong government in the U.S.
More details and a registration link are available at http://business.uni.edu/GlobalTrade.
The UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club will present a shared fall concert with the UNI Women’s Chorus. The choirs will appear under the direction of John Len Wiles and Dyan Meyer. This event is free and open to the public.