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Executive Vice President and Provost

Performance of Eve Ensler's "Necessary Targets"

"Necessary Targets" is a play set in the aftermath of the Bosnian conflict. In the play, two American women, a therapist and a writer, visit a Bosnian refugee camp to help women survivors cope with the trauma of sexual violence and genocide. The play raises questions about the ownership of these stories as well as the ethics of telling and documenting them. A brief discussion will follow the reading. The play contains descriptions of violence and sexual assualt. This material may be triggering to some people. Be advised that some material is inappropriate for children. 

Seventh Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The Seventh Annual Graduate Student Symposium, sponsored by the Graduate College, highlights the many research and creative achievements of the graduate student community. Graduate faculty serve as judges for the event. The public viewing of the poster presentations is scheduled from 1:00-1:45 p.m. in Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. Oral presentations are scheduled from 2-4 p.m. in the Maucker Union lower level meeting rooms. The creative performances are scheduled in Davis Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center from 6-7:30 p.m.

Improve your soil, benefit the Cedar River

The University of Northern Iowa, Black Hawk Soil & Water Conservation District, Iowa NRCS, and the Cedar River Watershed Coalition are pleased to host Ray Archuleta of USDA-NRCS, aka “The Soils Guy,” for a public presentation & field day.
•Hear about the benefits of building soil health with cover crops and other practices
•Learn how the Dry Run Creek watershed is partnering with area farmers to improve water quality

Healthy Communities Film: "Troubled Waters"

The Emmy Award-winning "Troubled Waters: A Mississippi River Story" tells the story of the unintended yet severe consequences of farming along the Mississippi and the efforts being taken to reverse this damage. America’s heartland boasts some of the world’s most productive farmland, but this bounty has come with a price. Excess crop fertilizers are contaminating the nation’s rivers, lakes and aquifers, while at the same time precious soil is washing away.

Tom Cotter

Taking the comedy scene by storm as runner-up and the first comedian finalist on NBC's "America's Got Talent," Tom's age-spanning and appropriate humor has won him appeal with audiences of all types and varieties.


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