This month's STEM Chat is a tour of the biology department's SynDaver Lab. The SynDavers (synthetic cadavers) are used to study anatomy, explore placement of medical devices and for surgical simulations. The SynDavers will have their organs in place during the tour. Those who wish to continue the discussion after the tour can walk to Maucker Union.
Executive Vice President and Provost
All advisors are invited to join the Advising Network. We will discuss the new student survey and course registration with special guests, and unveil new web resources.
Join the class Dress and Human Behavior (TEXDSGN 4015) for an empowerment fashion show at Rod Library.
UNI Earth and Environmental science students will share their adventures from their August trip to the northern Rocky Mountains. Learn about the impacts of climate change upon alpine glaciers, forest fires and human-landscape interactions. We will also discuss the relative roles of wilderness, sustainability and industrial tourism within our national parks system.
Anthony Rogers-Wright will lead a workshop for students, faculty and staff.
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.
Lisa Delpit, multicultural education expert and author, will have a conversation with a moderator and attendees about educational opportunity and meeting the needs of all students. Reception to follow.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will present a chemistry-themed demonstration show during Family Weekend.
The UNI Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in collaboration with students from biology, physics and earth science, will host a “Halloween House.” This event is free and open to the public. Costumes are welcome. The activities are intended for elementary age children, but can be enjoyed by children of all ages.