Jessica Balsley will discuss work/life balance. All majors are welcome.
The Spring Leadership Conference: Give, Serve, Lead will be held on three Tuesdays in Feburary. The third event will be team challenge activities. Participants will learn how to facilitate team challenges and receive additional team building materials. These activities can be used as ice breakers, conflict management strategies and in other environments. Cookies and lemonade will be provided. Registration is required.
The Black Student Union is sponsoring a display that reenacts modern oppression of minorities such as racial profiling and how the media portray people of color.
The Good Life campus ministry will host gospel-centered teaching, music and community.
Susannah Cahalan is the author of "Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness," an autobiography about the month when her brain was attacking itself due to encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain. She doesn't have any personal memories of this month and had to piece the information together from her medical documents and the stories of others.
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.
The fourth annual Art from the Heart event will include a silent auction, art sale, variety show, children's activities and performances by the Brazilian 2wins, Twins and Mars Meusic. All donations will support the work of providing educational access and opportunities for children in rural El Salvador.
The Black Student Union will celebrate Soul and African American culture. The focus will be on where soul food originated and why it plays a major role in the African American culture.
The Chinese Language and Culture Association presents "A Day In The Life of China," a film explorining Chinese daily life.
Michael Caraway will discuss his experience with the Entrepreneurs Club. All majors are welcome.
The Black Student Union will host a trivia night focusing on the contributions that African Americans have made throughout history. Black history facts will be posted on BSU's facebook, twitter and instagram accounts during February where students will be able to review facts that will be asked at the trivia night. Prizes will be provided.
The Black Student Union will host Rasheed Cromwell who will present at a workshop that addresses the "diversity experience" on campuses and within houses and chapters. It takes a much-needed "open and honest" approach that challenges traditional thinking. There will be interactive exercises that will allow participants to leave with a greater personal understanding of diversity issues and how they impact our daily lives.
Join CAB for Wonka's Fun Factory with inflatables, life-sized Candyland, and chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate.
Campus Activities Board will give tickets to UNI students for the Waterloo Blackhawks hockey game. Tickets will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday, Feb. 22-26, at the CAB office in Maucker Union.
The meeting will include a pitch and grow. Share an idea for a potential product or service and learn what it takes to pitch to prospective investors. All majors are welcome.
Campus Activities Board presents comedian Tracey Ashley, who has been featured on Last Comic Standing and Wanda Sykes Herlarious. Check her out on Last Comic Standing here.
CAB presents Mayhem Poets featuring Some Assembly Required.
"Let's go see a poetry show." That is a sentence rarely proclaimed and usually responded to with cringes and excuses. The Mayhem Poets are on a mission to change that. Having been dubbed "an amazing ride" by the New York Times, this mind boggling performance has been described as "The Simpsons meets Malcolm X at a Notorious B.I.G. concert." These theatre-trained, comedically-gifted, lyrical virtuosos seamlessly blend raw elements of hip hop, theatre, improv and stand-up comedy to tell gut-wrenching truths that leave audiences forever changed.
UNI Dance Marathon will host the fifth annual "Big Event." Registration is required. The cost is $30 and includes admission, two meals, lots of dancing, blow-up obstacle courses, black light arcade room and much more. The fundraising goal is $305,000.
Meeting topic will be announced. All majors are welcome.