Aju Jugessur, director of the University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility, will present "Converging Science and Technology at the Nanoscale."
Executive Vice President and Provost
The following students are pursuing B.F.A. degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork: printmakers Desiree Dahl, Ashley Fisher, and Randy Timm Jr.; and sculptor Dawn Tuve. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment. The gallery is located at the corner of Hudson Road and West 27th Street, on the main floor of KAB South.
Andrew Harken, associate research scientist at Columbia University will present "Microbeam Irradiation at RARAF: A multi-disciplinary Radiation Research Facility"
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in France.
Commissioning Ceremony in honor of UNI Senior Cadets
Fall 2014 Cadet Award Ceremony
Francis Degnin, associate professor of philosopy, will provide an overview of this summer's Supreme Court decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby. Degnin will provide a discussion of the case and what the decision means for the future of relgious freedom, reproductive rights and other health issues in the United States.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in England and Ireland.
Joel Sander, assistant professor of physics, University of South Dakota, will present "Shedding Light on Dark Matter Using Cryogenic Detectors."
UNI will host its inaugural training conference, Elect Her–Campus Women Win, the only program in the country that encourages and trains college women to run for student government and future political office. A collaboration between AAUW and Running Start, Elect Her addresses the need to expand the pipeline to women running for office and to diminish the longstanding political leadership gender gap.
Participants will garner hands-on campaign skills, hear from inspiring local speakers and discuss research on women in government. The day will conclude with an opportunity to network with female leaders from various agencies throughout the community. There is no cost for this event; breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is required.