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The Significance of Monuments: Paul's Letter to the Romans, Augustus's Obelisks, Mussolini's Archeology, and #tearthemdown

Laura Nasrallah, professor of new testament and early christianity at Harvard Divinity School, will present "The Significance of Monuments: Paul's Letter to the Romans, Augustus's Obelisks, Mussolini's Archaeology, and #tearthemdown." This lecture will discuss race, politics, power and religion in ancient Rome and in the fascist Rome of Mussolini in order to think about debates around monuments and history today. For more information, contact John Burnight at 273-7641 or philosophy and world religions at 273-6221.

Refill Not Landfill Campaign Kickoff

During the month of November, the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center, the Office of Sustainability, AmeriCorps and Northern Iowa Student Government, will host a campus-wide Refill Not Landfill Campaign. The goal is to encourage students, staff and faculty to develop healthy habits such as consuming more water through sustainable habits like refilling a reusable water bottle. There will be free water bottles from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Schindler Education Center; from 9 a.m. to noon at Maucker Union, Rod Library and Curris Business Building; and noon to 2 p.m. at the Wellness/Recreation Center.

Thesis Defense

Thesis defense by Josh Otten, biology. Thesis title: "Factors Influencing Wood Turtle (Glyptemys insculpta) Home Range Size in Iowa:  A Comparison Between Suburban and Rural Populations."

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "Genuine Cigarettes"

Ian, a 24-year-old alcoholic and college dropout, sits at the local hole-in-the-wall bar. During his time there he interacts with the various patrons discussing everything from cigarettes and vaping to an existential crisis. Written by Kelso Breitsprecher, "Genuine Cigarettes" is a dramatic one-act play that aims to say the dark things that everyone knows but no one talks about.  

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