Daily events and specials will be featured at Prexy's, Chats and Essentials (Maucker Union), 23rd Street Market (Commons) and Biscotti's (Shull Hall) during Customer Appreciation Week.
The Divine Nine Event will portray The Divine Nine Greek Fraternity and Sorority system with an emphasize on black culture. Sororities and fraternities will tell the history of their organizations while stepping and strolling throughout the event.
Career Services will provide information about internship opportunities in the Offices of the Governor and Lt. Governor of Iowa.
Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Reynolds are committed to providing quality opportunities for students to learn and gain valuable skills. Internships are available for undergraduate and graduate students. The program is designed to meet the individual needs of students and assist the Governor’s Office in meeting the goals of the office. For more information visit https://governor.iowa.gov/constituent-services/internships/
The Wesley Foundation will host a salsa dance. Lessons from 6-6:30 p.m.; dance until 9:30 p.m. Dress is semi-formal and all are welcome. Admission is $1.
Discussion will take place on two books: The Tanning of America: How Hip-Hop Created a Culture That Rewrote the Rules of the New Economy by Steve Stoute, with Mim Eichler; and One Day It'll All Make Sense by Common, with Adam Bradley. The books need not to have been completed in order to participate in the discussion.
The last day of Darwin Week features speakers presenting on topics related to education.
12:30 p.m.: “Building a Culture of Inquiry” by Theron J. Hitchman
2 p.m.: "Darwin, Dewey, and a Contemporary Theory of Education" by Jerry Soneson
3:30 p.m.: “The Rhetoric of School Reform” by Deborah Gallagher
7 p.m.: “Teaching Evolution in a Climate of Controversy” by Eugenie Scott
Chad Pregracke grew up on the Mississippi River and realized that the Mississippi, along with many other rivers, needed to be cleaned up. Since 1998, he has created a social movement around improving the quality of our nation's rivers. Chad shares an incredible message about how one person can use an environmental issue to make a large impact on the planet.
The Black Student Union will host an interactive event as part of Black History Month. Experience various aspects of oppression throught the African American community including incarceration, civil rights and more. This event can change you.
The U.S. Federal Government is one of the largest employers and is hiring. Learn about available job opportunities, job search strategies and how to prepare your federal resume.
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.