The Office of Academic Advising will host Major Spotlight. Eight majors will be highlighted; each major will have a 40-minute presentation by seniors, club officers and interns. Social work, environmental science, marketing, digital media, criminology and LYHS will be featured from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Psychology, TESOL, digital media, marketing, LYHS and criminology will be highlighted form 7:20 to 8 p.m. Free popcorn and pop will be provided.
The featured speaker for the spring academic advising workshop will be Stephanie Logan, curriculum and instruction. She will present "What Academic Advisors Should Know about Implicit Bias and its Detrimental Effects on Student Success." The conference provides a venue for campus academic advisors and faculty to address information covering best practices, resources and campus updates impacting academic advisors.
Majors in Minutes is a way for students to learn more about majors (or minors) that they might be interested in. Similar to speed-dating, juniors and seniors will represent their major at tables where other students can sit down and visit with them to find out more information. Students are able to visit as many or few tables (majors) as they wish during the event. This is a come and go event open to all UNI students.
Academic Affairs will provide information about pre-professional programs. Attendees can learn about pre-professional clubs and talk to current students about their experiences.
Students will have the opportunity to explore the following six majors at the Majors in Minutes Spotlight: family services, communications, public relations, communication disorders, health promotion and interactive digital studies. Each major will be in a separate room and each room will have a mix of representatives including recent graduates, juniors and seniors with internship or other practical experience and student organizations. There are two sessions; 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. and 7:20 to 8 p.m. Students can attend one or both sessions.
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There will be an Academic Advising workshop following the yik-yak and anonymous social media webinar to learn more about first-generation student needs, academic success tools, and legal and ethical issues in the job search students face.
Disney Dine and Discuss is a program hosted by the Office of Academic Advising. Participants will learn about the Disney College Program and the application process. Two alumni from the program will be present to answer questions.
Majors in Minutes is a way for students to learn more about a major. Set up is similar to speed dating; every seven minutes, a bell will ring and you have the choice to stay at your current table or visit a new one. This is a come and go event; bring any questions that you would like to have answered.
Junior and senior students from various majors will share their experiences or answer your questions regarding a major. This is a student to student event. Talk to your RA or PAIR, grab a couple of friends and join us that night.
This event provides a venue for campus academic advisors to address information covering best practices, resources and campus updates impacting academic advisors. It is a come and go event with three sessions of workshops at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. ranging in topics from career purpose/readiness, studying abroad, financial aid and transfer students.