Learn about the application process to study abroad during a semester and/or short-term.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Patrick Pease, department head and associate professor, Department of Geography, will present “The Prodigious Barrier of the Sand Sea: Discovering the Source of Sand for Wahiba Sand Sea.” The Wahiba Sand Sea (sand dunes) exemplifies the complexities that arise when examining the environmental history of a complex natural setting. The presentation will show the results of studies determining the sources of sand in the dunes and discuss the assumptions, challenges, failures and successes associated with asking and answering seemingly simple questions.
Interested in studying abroad? Visit the information table in Maucker Union for more information regarding semester, short- term and Capstone programs.
Want a change of scenery? Get UNI credits at a partner university abroad for a semester. Listen to UNI students who have studied abroad for a semester. Classes are taught in English or the host country's language. Many major options are available.
The Study Abroad Center will present information about on- and off-campus scholarship opportunities.
The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will provide transportation to individuals attending the Money Smart Ag Conference. Keynote speakers include Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market and David Oppedahl, business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. E-mail email@example.com or call 273-5732 to reserve your spot. Early registration for the conference ends Monday, Feb. 17, and can be completed by clicking on the event link.
When Curt Ellis left Iowa after creating the Peabody-winning documentary "King Corn," something didn't sit right––and it wasn't just the home-brewed high-fructose corn syrup he'd consumed. Join Curt for a lively multimedia presentation as he shares the journey that led him to leave filmmaking and join with a group of colleagues to launch FoodCorps, a national service organization that is changing the way children relate to food.
Fluxus Art pieces performed by UNI Performance Art students. UNI Gallery of Art Concert Series, in association with the exhibition “Remix: Art and Sound Unbound” featuring avant-garde music and art.
Regular meeting of the UNI Faculty Senate; open to all.
A Teaching with Technology award presentation by Jim O’Loughlin, Languages & Literatures
The development of the flipped classroom (where students watch video lectures at home and do "homework" in the classroom) has drawn a great deal of interest in K-12 education. This presentaiton examines the benefits and drawbacks of such a model in a college classroom setting. Sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.