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Diversity

Saturday, February 13, 2016 (All day)

International Students and Scholars Office will sponsor a ski trip. The cost is $63 for transportation to and from Sundown, lift ticket, lesson and ski or snowboard rental. Departure time is 9 a.m.; returning to campus no later than 8 p.m. The registration deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, in the ISSO office, 113 Maucker Union. Payment must be made in cash and exact change only. Space is limited; tickets are first-come, first-served. A waiver of liability is required to be completed at the time of registration. Contact Felix Weigel for more information.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The Grout Museum will host the screening of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Episode 3, War and Peace." Historian Bob Neymeyer will explore the contributions of Latino Americans to the United State's armed forces. 

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm

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.

 

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 11:00 am

Women's and Gender Studies will have a Galentine's Day celebration with free cupcakes to decorate and photo props. All are welcome. Donations in support of Pro-Choice Wisconsin will be accepted.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 5: Prejudice and Pride (1965-1980) an film discussion by Fernando Herrera-Calderon, Department of History

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 4:00 pm

The Rod Library will host Jeffrey S. Copeland speaking on three of his books: Inman's War: A Soldier's Story of Life in a Colored Battalion in WW II; Olivia's Story: The Conspiracy of Heroes Behind 'Shelley v. Kraemer"; and Ain't No Harm to Kill the Devil: The Life and Legend of John Fairfield, Abolitionist for Hire. In each book, which are all based upon true stories, the main characters -- of all races, creeds and backgrounds -- work together, at great personal risk, to build change and foster growth in the fight for justice and equality for all.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 -
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

This workshop is a part of a campus-wide program to create leadership skills in diversity and inclusion and community building through a highly positive, interactive approach. In this session, you will:

  • Recognize multiple aspects of diversity
  • Identify the impact of oppressive behaviors
  • Learn and practice effective interpersonal skills to empower leaders/allies
  • Meet students, staff and faculty from across campus
Friday, March 4, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The CME has joined with the International Students and Scholars Office to enhance cultural awareness. ISSO will host heir Ethnic Food Celebration as part of CME's First Friday events. Each month will feature a specific heritage.

First Fridays brings together the UNI community to celebrate art, food and culture in an inclusive environment. Local diversity is celebrated at First Fridays and promote the culture, talent and work of our community. Attendees are welcome to come and go as they please to engage in this unique cultural experience, meet other community members, and support local artists and organizations.

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The Current Research on Women and Gender (CROW) Forum features Kim Baker, sociology, anthropology and criminology, presenting "And then she met this moron: Gendered Narratives in Addiction-Themed Reality Television Shows." The presentation is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 10:00 am

The Safe Zone Ally program is a campus-wide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. All are welcome to take the two-hour in-person training, as well as the online quiz, to become Safe Zone Allies. Registration is required.

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Episode # 6: Peril and Promise (1980-2000) and film discussion by Elise DuBord, Department of Languages and Literature.

Friday, April 1, 2016 -
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The CME has joined with the International Students and Scholars Office to enhance cultural awareness. ISSO will host heir Ethnic Food Celebration as part of CME's First Friday events. Each month will feature a specific heritage.

First Fridays brings together the UNI community to celebrate art, food and culture in an inclusive environment. Local diversity is celebrated at First Fridays and promote the culture, talent and work of our community. Attendees are welcome to come and go as they please to engage in this unique cultural experience, meet other community members, and support local artists and organizations.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 12:00 pm

The UNI Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender award winner will discuss his or her paper. The presentation is free and open to the public. The location and title of the winning paper will be announced.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Queer Monologues is the first event of Pride Week 2016. LGBTQ students and community members will share their stories through monologues and poetry. Admission is free.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 -
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Develops skills to constructively navigate potentially divisive, tough situations and conflicts, applicable for interpersonal, group, organizational and social issues. Particularly useful for classes, student organizations, campus departments, residence halls and more.

  • Hands on approach where participants work through the unique NCBI method
  • Teaches useful skills that can move everyone forward
  • Participants learn to articulate their perspectives in ways others can hear
  • Participants learn to listen effectively to alternative positions
  • The group works toward common ground

 

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Pride Week Drag Ball will feature drag performers raising money for the Cedar AIDS Support System (CASS) to help those living with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones. Admission is free; tipping and donations are encouraged.

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 1:00 pm

The Safe Zone Ally program is a campus-wide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. All are welcome to take the two-hour in-person training, as well as the online quiz, to become Safe Zone Allies. Registration is required.

Saturday, April 9, 2016 -
6:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The Hispanic Latino Student Union will host their annual ball, Noche de Gala. There will be a photobooth, a dj, dinner, entertainment and a guest speaker. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Join us for the Third Annual Lavender Graduation Ceremony that celebrates the achievements of the UNI LGBT* community during the past year as well as recognizing its graduating seniors. The event will start with a program and awarding of Lavender cords to graduating seniors followed by social time and appetizers. For more information please contact lgbt@uni.edu.

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