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Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

UNI will host “Taking the Leap: Caring for the Earth and One Another.” Guest speakers Anthony Rogers-Wright (in person) and Avi Lewis (via livestream) will speak about their work fighting for environmental justice and the growing movement to create a better, more sustainable world by addressing the climate crisis. Rogers-Wright is the U.S. coordinator for The Leap, an organization co-founded by author Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, a journalist and filmmaker. This event is free and open to the public. 

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
8:00 am to 1:30 pm

Fast Forward sessions will address the latest developments and best practices in the field, and how to break into the business. For those interested in exploring careers in broadcast news and journalism, advertising and marketing, television producing and video editing, and many other media-related fields, this workshop is for you.

Friday, October 20, 2017 -
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Anthony Rogers-Wright will lead a workshop for students, faculty and staff.

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Panelists: Katelyn Browne, Angie Cox, Jim Kelly, Jerilyn Marshall and Angela Pratesi will discuss many of the services the library offers to the university community, including course-specific instruction sessions, research consultations, facilitation of scholarly communication, collection and resource support and other collaboration with faculty. Join us to learn how librarians are supporting learning and teaching at UNI.

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm

An update on digital scholarship and sharing and promoting your scholarly work online. We’ll cover open access, online copyright, online scholarly profile options (UNI ScholarWorks, ResearchGate, Google Scholar Profiles) and resources such as SHERPA/RoMEO and ORCID.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Join the LGBT* Center for a panel discussion on understanding identities within the asexual, aromantic and lith spectrums. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Ellen Neuhaus will facilitate a panel discussion on open textbook adoptions at UNI. Students saved $129,715 last year with open textbook adoptions at UNI. During 2016-2017, thirteen classes with a total enrollment of 1,153 students used open textbooks. Join faculty Jeffrey Elbert, chemistry and biochemistry, Corrine Holke-Farnam, languages and literatures, Theresa Spradling and Ai Wen, biology, to hear how easy it was to adopt an open textbook and the challenges they encountered.  

Saturday, October 28, 2017 (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.

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Facilitator Qingli Meng, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will demonstrate how she taught Content Analysis in Research Methods class in the CAT Classroom: the research process of data collecting, research questions, code book design, data entry, data cleaning, data analysis and reporting of research.

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017 (All day) to Friday, November 3, 2017 (All day)

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

Saturday, November 4, 2017 (All day)

Panther Band Day is ideal for entire marching bands or individual high school band students in grades 9-12. Our goal is to create an outstanding, positive, and friendly musical and social experience for high school band students! We hope you will enjoy the fellowship with other band students throughout the state and the fantastic performance of a massive band, playing to one of the most appreciative audiences in the country! For more information, visit bands.uni.edu/events-high-school-students. 

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 4:30 pm

Designed for teachers, university faculty, policymakers and other education stakeholders, UNI’s 2017 Education Summit will explore the opportunities and challenges of 21st century education. The Summit will feature presentations, panels and dialogue sessions led by state, regional and national experts, including scholars and practitioners. Keynote speakers for the 2017 Ed Summit include LeDerick Horne and Lisa Delpit. Breakout session presenters will represent institutions of higher education in Iowa and nationwide, Iowa school districts and AEAs and education policy organizations.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 (All day)

Designed for teachers, university faculty, policymakers and other education stakeholders, UNI’s 2017 Education Summit will explore the opportunities and challenges of 21st century education. The Summit will feature presentations, panels, and dialogue sessions led by state, regional, and national experts, including scholars and practitioners. Keynote speakers for the 2017 Ed Summit will include LeDerick Horne and Lisa Delpit. Breakout session presenters will represent institutions of higher education in Iowa and nationwide, Iowa school districts and AEAs, and education policy organizations.

Friday, November 10, 2017 (All day)

This day-long event focuses on the Music Education program at UNI. For more information, contact Amy.Kotsonis@uni.edu, or visit https://admissions.uni.edu/music-education-day

Saturday, November 11, 2017 (All day)

This day-long event is for high school and college age saxophonists and will feature guest artist Dr. Connie Frigo from the University of Georgia. Events will include performances by Iowa college saxophonists, a saxophone ensemble reading hour, and a master class and recital by Dr. Frigo, with faculty artist Robin Guy, piano. For more details, contact Ann.Bradfield@uni.edu

Saturday, November 11, 2017 -
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services will have a leadership assessment workshop. Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services provides services to children on U.S. military bases world-wide. Programs are available working with school age programs, child development center programs, middle school programs and aquatics departments. We serve locations in Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Hawaii, Florida, etc. Programs begin in June and end in August with a living stipend of approximately $1,750 for 10 weeks. Travel and housing are paid.

Sunday, November 12, 2017 (All day)

This day-long event will feature hands-on workshops and engaging activities for clarinetists and clarinet choirs. For more information, visit https://sites.google.com/a/uni.edu/clarinet/home/clarinet-choir-day .

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (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, contact Randall.Harlow@uni.edu.   

Saturday, December 2, 2017 -
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services will have a leadership assessment workshop. Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services provides services to children on U.S. military bases world-wide. Programs are available working with school age programs, child development center programs, middle school programs and aquatics departments. We serve locations in Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Hawaii, Florida, etc. Programs begin in June and end in August with a living stipend of approximately $1,750 for 10 weeks. Travel and housing are paid.

Monday, December 4, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Susan Etscheidt will lead this research faculty panel discussion. The workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues regarding integrity in authorship, data management and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to qualitative inquiries. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration).

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