The Delta Chi chapter of Alpha Xi Delta will have a 5K run/walk AmaXIng Challenge. This is a color run to help raise awareness and support for Autism Speaks.
The Film Appreciation Club will watch last year's Academy Awards Best Picture winner Birdman.
The Chinese language workshop will introduce the basics of written and spoken Chinese. All materials will be provided by the UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association.
The UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association workshop will teach participants who to write a message, draw a Chinese style picture or use artistic imagination on a durable and displayable rice board. Rice board, markers and charcoal will be provided.
A new student organization, Introspect, will have an inaugural meeting. The organization's goal is to assist students in personal development: knowing themselves, setting purpose and living intentionally. Pizza will be provided.
This discussion will focus on issues of intersecting identities, privilege and visibility in the LGBTQ community. Conversation will focus on personal inquiry, national trends and how we might work more intersectionally in our communities on and off campus. All are welcome; bring your lunch.
The Film Appreciation Club will view the Pixar sci-fi film Wall-E.
PRSSA will host public relations expert Karmen Johnson. She has more than 20 years experience working in public relations, corporate communications and creative services. Her diverse career includes positions with Starbucks; Expedia, Inc.; and Edelman, the world's largest public relations agency, with clients ranging from eBay, Levi's and Microsoft Xbox. The event is free and open to the public.
American author and journalist Susannah Cahalan will talk about her experiences battling a rare autoimmune disease, as described in her memoir Brain on Fire. Cahalan recollects a forgotten month which was caused by a psychotic break as a result of her undiagnosed illness. A Q&A session and a book signing will follow the presentation. Lemonade and cookies will be provided. Three copies of Brain on Fire wil be given away.
Students who recently attended the National LGBTQ Task Force's Creating Change Conference will discuss their experiences and new knowledge, along with suggested actions for creating change on campus. A Q&A discussion will follow the presentation.