College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
This film explores the burgeoning green future made possible through clean technology. VPRO Backlight travels the world in search of this new future.
This film tells the story of Donald Trump's purchase of one of the last stretches of British wilderness in order to build a golf resort. The locals fight back to preserve the landscape and their community.
This film follows the struggles of small family farms that are being shut down. It explores the idea of "food freedom" and what individuals can do to keep that freedom alive.
Aju Jugessur, director of the University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility, will present "Converging Science and Technology at the Nanoscale."
The following students are pursuing B.F.A. degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork: printmakers Desiree Dahl, Ashley Fisher, and Randy Timm Jr.; and sculptor Dawn Tuve. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment. The gallery is located at the corner of Hudson Road and West 27th Street, on the main floor of KAB South.
Andrew Harken, associate research scientist at Columbia University will present "Microbeam Irradiation at RARAF: A multi-disciplinary Radiation Research Facility"
Francis Degnin, associate professor of philosopy, will provide an overview of this summer's Supreme Court decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby. Degnin will provide a discussion of the case and what the decision means for the future of relgious freedom, reproductive rights and other health issues in the United States.
Joel Sander, assistant professor of physics, University of South Dakota, will present "Shedding Light on Dark Matter Using Cryogenic Detectors."
UNI faculty Robert Dise, Wendy Hoofnagl and Konrad Sadkowski will discuss the centrality of learning Western Civilization and the Humanities for the global 21st century.