Enjoy a night of fashion from New York City; this night of East Coast flavor will feature Nicole Lyricc, originally from Waterloo, Iowa, who is a fashion designer and wardrobe stylist in New York City. The fashion show will be co-hosted by MTV's Making the Band member of Day 26, Que, who will also do a special performance.
The Center for Multicultural Education is sponsoring a video conference featuring Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles Ducommon professor of education at Stanford University and co-director of the School Redesign Network. She will discuss the Waterloo and Cedar Falls school districts. Darling-Hammond is one of education’s most powerful and provocative voices. In The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future, she beseeches those who care about education to wake up to the reality we truly are a “nation at risk.” For more information, visit www.uni.edu/cme.
Learn about the history of soul food and watch a soul food movie. There will be a soul food station in the Piazza dining center for dinner and late night. This event is co-sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.
PinPoint Theatres from Washington, D.C., will present a play about a family living in America and trying to survive without black inventions. Will they make it?
Darwin Week is a weeklong celebration of science and critical thought in honor of Charles Darwin's birthday. It will include four days of talks with faculty speakers during the day and a keynote each night at 7:00 pm. The themes for each day include Skepticism, Sexuality, Diversity, and Origins. All events are free and open to the public.
Dance the night away with the one you love (or a friend) at the Stepper's Ball. Tickets are on sale through Friday, Feb. 10. A two for one ticket special of two tickets for $5 is offered until Friday, Feb. 3; after that date all individual tickets will be $5. Purchase tickets at the SIAC office (upper level of Maucker Union) Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Find a friend and get your ticket! There will be a free photo booth at this event.
Experience a day in Africa featuring dance, movies, food, hair and panel discussions.
Move to the beat and be inspired by Zumba! Enjoy this free opportunity to discover why the Zumba dance fitness program is the lastest craze. Wear tennis shoes and comfortable clothes. Be ready to move to the rhythm of slasa, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton. Bring your friends, family, and co-workers to this event.
The Center for Multicultural Education is hosting a discussion about biracial relationships.
UNI Alcohol Screening Day offers screening and education to help students identify and stop unhealthy drinking patterns, hopefully before they evolve into substance abuse or substance dependence. Completely confidential, the screening takes only 5-10 minutes; students completing the screening will be entered in a drawing for free prizes. Sponsored by UNI Substance Abuse Services www.uni.edu/subabuse