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 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!