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Saturday, October 1, 2016 (All day)

The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, please contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu

Sunday, October 2, 2016 (All day) to Monday, October 3, 2016 (All day)

The UNI School of Music presents its annual Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for All-State competition and interested in vocal music at UNI. A concert will be held on Monday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@uni.edu

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Facilitator Congcong (Penny) Wang, Languages and Literatures, will conduct a workshop on how to pronounce Chinese names in order to make better connections with our Chinese students.

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 3:00 pm

This workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on such topics as integrity in authorship, data management, and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to quantitative research methods. The session will help to satisfy the requirements for research ethics training for students employed on NSF and NIH projects. This session targets graduate students, but all are welcome to attend.  Registrationis required.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Marybeth Stalp, sociology, anthropology and criminoloty, will present and discuss ways to construct mentoring relationships that function effectively and benefit both mentor and mentee.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 (All day) to Friday, October 14, 2016 (All day)

The UNI School of Music will host the first-ever Midwest International Carillon Festival and Composer’s Forum on the UNI campus, October 12 through October 14. Carillonneurs from Denmark, France and the United States have been invited to play concerts and to participate in the conference which will be held on the campus of UNI. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/carillonfestival

Thursday, October 13, 2016 -
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Green Zone training is for faculty, students and staff who want to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. The goal is to train members of the UNI community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students and to identify individuals who are available to support these students. These individuals are not expected to be experts who can “solve problems.” They are individuals who can lend a sympathetic ear and help the student veteran identify and connect with the appropriate resources. Contact Norman Ferguson to register.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 3:30 pm

This workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to power relationships, including issues involving gender and race/ethnicity.The session will help to satisfy the requirements for research ethics training for students employed on NSF and NIH projects. This session targets graduate students, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required

Saturday, October 15, 2016 (All day)

This day-long workshop for double bass players and enthusiasts will feature classical and jazz bass master classes, clinics, and concerts. For more information or to register, visit www.uni.edu/music/uni-bass-jamboree

Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Faculty artist Angeleita Floyd will coordinate this hands-on workshop for flutists. Visiting artist Mary Stolper will present a master class at 6 p.m. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm

This workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to authorship. It will focus primarily on how to avoid plagiarism of others' work as well as one's own, but will also touch on collaboration in authorship and appropriate dissemination. The session will help to satisfy the requirements for research ethics training for students employed on NSF and NIH projects. This session targets graduate students, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Have you ever thought about these statements: legislators should have term limits; if we cut waste, fraud and abuse we could balance the federal budget; we spend too much money on foreign aid; the tuition rate at UNI is arbitrary and the administration should do something about it; Iowa is a purple state; there will be an "October surprise" that will determine the winner of the presidential election; and we should get rid of the Electoral College. Do you find yourself agreeing with them?Join us to find out how political science research can help us understand the ideas behind these claims and whether we should agree with them....or not.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 (All day)

Coordinated by UNI School of Music piano and organ studio faculty, this festival will feature hands-on studies in piano and organ. This event requires registration. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/uni-keyboard-festival or contact Robin.Guy@uni.edu.  

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Facilitators Jeff Funderburk, School of Music; Lisa Riedle, technology; and Jeff Byrd, art, will discuss Project Based Learning and how it might fit into your classes and integrating it into the curriculum. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:00 pm

The David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics and the Center for Academic Ethics introduces a new series of public forums to explore different hypothetical scenarios, by asking the question “What If…?” Donna Hoffmann will facilitate this session. She will explore with participants the ways in which they experience democracy, what characteristics define democracy and how the ideal of democracy might be achieved in the United States.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (All day)

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.  

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm

This workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to research ethics in the U.S. as compared to other countries. We will explore how differences in perceptions of ethical practice and integrity can create misunderstanding and confusion among scholars and students. The session will assist international students in identifying their own cultural norms and expectations, finding resources that they can use to ensure they are adhering to U.S. regulatory and normative requirements, and developing more confidence in navigating any gaps between the two. The session will help to satisfy the requirements for research ethics training for students employed on NSF and NIH projects. This session targets graduate and undergraduate students, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

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

This workshop is part of a campuswide initiative to create leadership skills in diversity inclusion and community-building through a positive interactive approach. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:00 am to Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:03 pm

A professional development annual conference for female administrators and leaders in higher education in Iowa.  Celebrating 30 years.

Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)

Coordinated by faculty artist Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Festival will offer hands on workshops as well as guest artist performances. For more details, contact Julia.Bullard@uni.edu.  This event is free and open to the public.

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