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Lifelong University: The Basics of Photography

This hands-on course will allow participants to learn about the basic features and functions of digital cameras; observe the visual elements and composition in a variety of photographs; discover photo-editing techniques to enhance photos; and create visually appealing, high-quality photos. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Note: Participants need to bring their own camera. To make other arrangements, contact Lynn Dykstra at 273-2575.

Lifelong University: From Treaties to Speeches: U.S. Diplomacy Between the Wars, 1919-1941

After the destructiveness of World War I, the U.S. as well as the rest of the world wanted to avoid another global conflict. This course will examine the efforts to keep the U.S. at peace, including treaties negotiated by the government and speeches by prominent Americans, such as Charles Lindbergh. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Lifelong University: The Thinking Eye: A Designer Looks at Visual Art

Just as music is the poetry of sound, wrote American artist James A.M. Whistler, so is painting "the poetry of sight.” This is a series of slide talks on art, design, architecture and other kinds of visual art from the viewpoint of a person who sees art not only as self expression but as significant, intricate patterns, based on a “language of vision.” Drawing heavily on psychology, ethology and other topics, these fast-paced presentations look “behind the scenes” at the historic and current use of age-old form principles by artists, designers and architects—as well as musicians and poets. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Lifelong University: From Treaties to Speeches: U.S. Diplomacy Between the Wars, 1919-1941

After the destructiveness of World War I, the U.S. as well as the rest of the world wanted to avoid another global conflict. This course will examine the efforts to keep the U.S. at peace, including treaties negotiated by the government and speeches by prominent Americans, such as Charles Lindbergh. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Lifelong University: The Thinking Eye: A Designer Looks at Visual Art

Just as music is the poetry of sound, wrote American artist James A.M. Whistler, so is painting "the poetry of sight.” This is a series of slide talks on art, design, architecture and other kinds of visual art from the viewpoint of a person who sees art not only as self expression but as significant, intricate patterns, based on a “language of vision.” Drawing heavily on psychology, ethology and other topics, these fast-paced presentations look “behind the scenes” at the historic and current use of age-old form principles by artists, designers and architects—as well as musicians and poets. Register on the Lifelong University website.

From Treaties to Speeches: U.S. Diplomacy Between the Wars, 1919-1941

After the destructiveness of World War I, the U.S. as well as the rest of the world wanted to avoid another global conflict. This course will examine the efforts to keep the U.S. at peace, including treaties negotiated by the government and speeches by prominent Americans, such as Charles Lindbergh. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Lifelong University: The Thinking Eye: A Designer Looks at Visual Art

Just as music is the poetry of sound, wrote American artist James A.M. Whistler, so is painting "the poetry of sight.” This is a series of slide talks on art, design, architecture and other kinds of visual art from the viewpoint of a person who sees art not only as self expression but as significant, intricate patterns, based on a “language of vision.” Drawing heavily on psychology, ethology and other topics, these fast-paced presentations look “behind the scenes” at the historic and current use of age-old form principles by artists, designers and architects—as well as musicians and poets. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Lifelong University: The Thinking Eye: A Designer Looks at Visual Art

Just as music is the poetry of sound, wrote American artist James A.M. Whistler, so is painting "the poetry of sight.” This is a series of slide talks on art, design, architecture and other kinds of visual art from the viewpoint of a person who sees art not only as self expression but as significant, intricate patterns, based on a “language of vision.” Drawing heavily on psychology, ethology and other topics, these fast-paced presentations look “behind the scenes” at the historic and current use of age-old form principles by artists, designers and architects—as well as musicians and poets. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Lifelong University: Intercultural-intergenerational Listening

We spend more time in listening than in almost any other activity, and yet, we take listening for granted. This workshop will focus on listening effectiveness as we interact with members of other cultures and co-cultures. While the focus is on intercultural listening, participants will also look at the similarities and differences in listening to younger generations as well as other cultures. The workshop is highly interactive and will include both discussion and application activities. Register on the Lifelong University website.

Panther Push

Going home anytime soon? Want a chance to get involved and show your Panther Pride? Panther Push is a program designed to have current UNI students go to their former high school to visit with students about the advantages of attending UNI--academics, activities, and campus life. If you have a 2.5 GPA or higher and are interested in promoting UNI, apply online at /admissions/online-forms Applications are due to the Office of Admissions (002 Gilchrist Hall) by MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. The manditory 2-hour training session will be Monday, March 8th at 6:00 p.m. or Tuesday, March 9th at 6:00 p.m. in Gilchrist 009. Contact: Bart Upah; email: bupah@uni.edu; phone: 515-771-1135

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