The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host its fifth Educating Educators gathering. The theme for the year is "Multicultural Teaching in Iowa: Becoming Prepared for the Changing Demographics" and is open to all teacher education students, staff and faculty. The keynote speaker will be Mark Grey, sociology, anthropology and criminology. He will discuss the changing demographics in Iowa schools. There will be breakout sessions facilitated by faculty, area teachers and students. Admission is free but registration is requited.
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This month's featured reader is Taylor Brorby, co-editor of "Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America." Open mic sign up begins st 7 p.m. Taylor Brorby will take the state at 8 p.m. followed by a short Q&A session.
Wendy Hoofnagle, languages and literatures, will read from her book "The Continuity and the Conquest: Charlemagne and Anglo-Norman Imperialism." Hoofnagle explores the Carolingian aspects of Norman influence in England after the Norman Conquest, arguing that the Normans’ literature of kingship envisioned government as a form of imperial rule modeled in many ways on the glories of Charlemagne and his reign.
The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the Supply Chain and Operations Management program.
Joanna Woodall from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, will present "When Are Portraits Works of Art?", followed by a viewing of the 16th century portrait of the Spanish Nobleman in the UNI Permanent Collection.
Do you like to play cribbage? Are you on campus at noon on Thursdays? Play at Rod Library, at the tables near the library coffee shop. Bring a board and cards if you have them and play a game or two, no partner needed. Open to students, faculty, staff and the community.
The university community is invited to view the Bits and Pieces digital image exhibit by Bailey Higgins on the Learning Commons Exhibition Wall, inside Rod Library. The exhibit area is located on the main floor of the library and will be on display until Oct. 31.
In association with the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition "Troika in Cuba: Soul Deep" by photographers Karen Graffeo and Chip Cooper and journalist Julio Larramendi, which reveals the cities and rural regions of Cuba as seen and photographed from three perspectives.
This exhibition by photographers Karen Graffeo and Chip Cooper and journalist Julio Larramendi reveals the cities and rural regions of Cuba as seen and photographed from three perspectives. On Wed., Nov. 3 at 6 p.m., Graffeo and Larramendi will present a lecture about this collaboration in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. Free and open to the public.
Participants in this hands-on workshop from Institutional Research and Effectiveness will learn how to get access to Qualtrics, explore the basic survey-building tools, create a simple survey, and then view survey results. In order to be able to make use of Qualtrics during the workshop, participants are asked to do the following by Monday, Oct. 17: Enter Qualtrics at http://www.uni.qualtrics.com; then email email@example.com with the date of the workshop they plan to attend.