The third day of Darwin Week will feature speakers presenting on topics related to science.
2 p.m.: “Evolution of Feathers: an account of how developmental process predicted the fossil record” by Peter Brerendzen
3 p.m.: “How and when does a unique human life begin?” by Darrell Wiens
4 p.m. “Using evolutionary theory to explain attitudes toward leaders” by Christopher Larimer
7 p.m.: “Minding Machines” by Ed Wasserman
The 2013 Diversity Matters Awards Nominations are currently being accepted. The awards are presented annually at the Town Hall Meeting on Diversity. All faculty, staff, students and community members are encouraged to attend the meeting as well as the diversity fair prior to the town hall meeting.
Join UNI Public Safety, Wellness and Recreation Services and other UNI departments as well local and state law enforcement for this fun and educational event. Activities include life-size drinking and driving simulator, alcohol goggle simulations with golf, water pong and more, computerized virtual bar and understanding blood alcohol level simulation, alcohol poisoning case study, as well as information and resources from a variety of areas on and off campus. Free soda and many give-a-ways!
QUASH is not your Grandma's scavenger hunt! Join us and try your hand at a QUASH-spot and get your team of 2-4 members signed up to QUASH on April 26!
Darwin week continues with speakers presenting on humanism.
12:30 p.m.: “Woman Suffrage Parades and Protests: Resisting Violence” by Catherine Palczewski
2 p.m.: “Interpreting the God Metaphor” by Harry Brod
3:30 p.m.: “What Humanism Really Means” by Michael Blackwell
7 p.m.: “Human Ethics and Dignity” by William Clohesy
Presented by the Black Student Union, Teju the Storyteller tells stories that are entertaining, fast paced and high-energy to educate about African American traditions, history and folklores. This event is part of Black History Month events.
The UNI Freethinkers & Inquirers begin darwin week with the first day dedicated to skepticism.
2 p.m.: "The Obesity Epidemic: Should We Be Skeptics?” by Susan Hill
3 p.m.: “Teeth, embryos, moths and skulls: The frauds of evolution” by Steven O'Kane
4 p.m.: “Obiter Dicta” by Michael Prahl
7 p.m.: "Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium” by Mark Edward
More than 100 organizations, graduate and professional schools will be on hand to visit with students and alumni about career opportunities, internships and continuing education. All majors, freshman through seniors, graduate students and alumni are welcome to attend.
The UNI Middle Eastern Dance Club invites you to a free belly dance show featuring group and solo performances in a variety of styles of Middle Eastern/belly dance by dancers from across Iowa.