International Students and Scholars Office will sponsor a ski trip. The cost is $63 for transportation to and from Sundown, lift ticket, lesson and ski or snowboard rental. Departure time is 9 a.m.; returning to campus no later than 8 p.m. The registration deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, in the ISSO office, 113 Maucker Union. Payment must be made in cash and exact change only. Space is limited; tickets are first-come, first-served. A waiver of liability is required to be completed at the time of registration. Contact Felix Weigel for more information.
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Johnanna Ganz of the Sexual Violence Center of Minneapolis will present "The Other Side of Trauma: Understanding the Impact of Work Identity and Organizational Culture in Domestic and Sexual Violence Victim Advocacy."
Jian Lee will present “The Chinese Symbolism of Red: Its Origin, Cultural Connotations, and Linguistic Construction.”
Carissa Froyum will present “Helping Outsiders: Emotion Work when Volunteering across Social Divides.”
"Hydrologic Recovery with Prairie Reconstruction at Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge" will be presented by Keith Schilling, research scientist with Iowa Geological Survey at the University of Iowa. This event will be hosted by the Tallgrass Prairie Center. Open to the public.
Stop by the Learning Commons to have a free professional headshot taken, review your resume with Career Services and order personal business cards through UNIBusiness. Whether you’re looking for a job or internship, or participating in social networking opportunities like LinkedIn, a polished look can set you apart from the competition. Professional attire is recommended, no appointment needed. Students, staff and faculty are welcome.
Kyle Rudick will share a critical, cultural approach to generational research in education. What makes a generation? How are generations different? Research in education (particularly Millennial student research) views generations as relatively stable, 20-year cycles. Rudick's presentation will be followed by a one hour education research working session.
Timothy K. Eatman of Imagining America will explore principles of engaged scholarship and implications for teacher education. This lecture and discussion will situate the American educational enterprise at the nexus of community engagement and the cultural disciplines (arts, humanities, and design). Community-university partnerships can enrich educational scholarship, research and the continuum of knowledge making.
Danielle Cowley and Shuaib Meacham will provide an introduction to publicly-engaged scholarship: what it is, why it's important, how to do it, their experiences with it and why it's especially important in the field of preK-12 education. The presentation precedes the Friday, Jan. 29, event with Tim Eatman from Imagining America.
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about study abroad opportunities. The Black Hawk County Recorders Office will be at the fair to assist with new or renewal passports.