Gayle Rhineberger-Dunn will present "CSI Effect, DNA Discourseand Popular Crime Drama." She will explore how DNA evidence is presented in four fictional crime dramas, the context in which it is discussed and the impact DNA has on case clearance in the fictional dramas.
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Members of the Cedarloo Deaf community will be on a panel. Panelists will include those who have grown up deaf, grew up a hearing Child Of Deaf Adults (CODA) and a speaker from Deaf Iowans Against Abuse (DIAA). Admission is $10 for non-ASL Club member; free admission for children 10 years or younger.
The UNI Student Chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in collaboration with students from the departments of biology, physics and earth science, will host a “Halloween House.” UNI students will perform Halloween-themed science demonstrations and supervise hands-on activities in rooms such as the “Pirates’ Cove," “Frankenstein’s Lab," “Creepy Crawlies" and “Spooky Spelunking." This event is free and open to the public. Costumes are welcome. The activities are intended for elementary age children, but can be enjoyed by children of all ages.
Ken Smith, director of student affairs-Rockford, College of Pharmacy, The University of Illinois at Chicago, will present "UIC College of Pharmacy PharmD Program."
Jared Parmater, biology, will defend his thesis "Effects of Metolachlor Exposure THP-1 Alveolar Monocyte and Macrophage Cellular Function."
Allysan White, biology, will defend her thesis "Homocysteine and CSRP-3 Protein in Migrating Neural Crest Cells - A Quantitative and Qualitative Confocal Microscopy Study."
Megan Oakleaf will be discussing national trends related to the value of academic libraries and its role in the institutional mission of universities. Her presentation will be followed by a discussion on how Rod Library can help meet UNI's institutional goals.
Keisuke Hasegawa, Grinnell College, will present "Near-field optics for investigating biomolecular self-assembly below the diffraction limit of light."
Leila Rod-Welch, library, will present information on how to find books and scholarly articles using the library's website and Interlibrary Loan, and utilize the library's advanced search capabilities to access Catalog, One Search!, numerous subject databases and Google Scholar through your UNI subscription. Information on the Liaison Librarian Services, Rod Library's one-on-one consultation services will also be presented.
Deanne Gute, academic learning center, is the workshop presenter. Topic areas that will be discussed include low-stress "get it started" strategies, tips on matching your strengths to what graduate programs want, ideas for developing and organizing the document and instruction on polishing the writing for maximum impact.