Oksana Matvienko, HPELS, will discuss "Qualitative Analysis of Dietary Behaviors in Picture Book fiction for 4 to 8 Years Olds."
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"Forgotten Genius," in celebration of Black History Month, the NOVA documentary on the life of African American Chemist Percy Julian will be shown.
UNI education faculty will discuss the nature and limitations of education research, including within and for the teacher education enterprise.
A documentary featuring a Q&A with film director Kevin Kelley and UI Museum of Art director Sean O’Harrow.
Andrew Hartman, associate professor of history at Illinois State University, will present "The Culture Wars: The New Left and the Rise of the Neoconservatives in America." Hartman will discuss how the radical political mobilizations of the 1960s gave rise to a group of reactionaries who came to be called "neoconservatives." Contact Jerry Soneson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 273-6221 for more information.
The Current Research on Women & Gender (CROW) Forum features Michelle Tichy, educational psychology and foundations, speaking about "Care, Connectedness and Motivation: Keys to Supporting At-Risk Girls." The presentation is free and open to the public.
Rod Library and Student Disability Services will host the second in a series of films and discussions surrounding disability as a social justice issue. Steven Onken, social work, will facilitate an audience discussion with panelists from local mental health and criminal justice systems. Panelists include Al Hays, professor emeritus; Thomas Eachus, UnityPoint/Black Hawk-Grundy Mental Health Center; Marvin Spencer, First Judicial District Department of Correctional Services; and Lacey Combs, student intern at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women. Excerpts from “The Released” video will be shown that contain some graphic language and imagery.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, contact Susan Basye at 319-273-2737 or email@example.com at least one week prior to the event.
Sponsored by Rod Library, Student Disability Services, and Reaching for Higher Ground.
The Rod Library will host Jeffrey S. Copeland speaking on three of his books: Inman's War: A Soldier's Story of Life in a Colored Battalion in WW II; Olivia's Story: The Conspiracy of Heroes Behind 'Shelley v. Kraemer"; and Ain't No Harm to Kill the Devil: The Life and Legend of John Fairfield, Abolitionist for Hire. In each book, which are all based upon true stories, the main characters -- of all races, creeds and backgrounds -- work together, at great personal risk, to build change and foster growth in the fight for justice and equality for all.
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.