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Monday, April 17, 2017

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"Dr. Seuss Wants You" and "Facing Prejudice"

"Dr. Seuss Wants You" and "Facing Prejudice"

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, June 3, 2017 (All day)

The seventh annual collaboration begtween the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Educaiton and the Grout Museum District is bringing two exhibits to the Grout Museum of History and Science. "Dr. Seuss Wants You," highlighting the political cartoons of Dr. Seuss that warned Americans of the growing threat of Nazi Germany, and "Facing Prejudice," which encourages viewers to examine, in a constructive, non-threatening way, the complexities of prejudice and stereotypes that reside in all of us.

Location: Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South St., Waterloo, IA 50701

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J. Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2870

Link to Event: CHGE

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, June 3, 2017 (All day)
 
3:00pm
Teach UNI Project: “Strengthening Resiliency in the First-Year-Only Classroom”

Teach UNI Project: “Strengthening Resiliency in the First-Year-Only Classroom”

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Abbylynn Helgevold, philosophy and world religions, will discuss strategies used in her first year-only humanities sections in the fall of 2016 to develop student awareness of the link between a growth mindset and resiliency and to assignments that encourage students to think about other ways to strengthen resiliency.

Location: Room 378, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Zoe
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Immigration Forum: A Conversation about Immigration in Iowa

Immigration Forum: A Conversation about Immigration in Iowa

Monday, April 17, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The forum will feature a moderated discussion about immigration issues in Iowa. Panelists include Ali Alnasser, UNI international student; Miryam Antúnez de Mayolo, immigration attorney; Edis Beganovic, Bosnian immigrant; Brook Boehmler, Hampton mayor; Juan Carlos Castillo and Elise DuBord, languages and literatures; and Tony Thompson, Black Hawk County sheriff. There will be a Q&A session. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public.

Location: Room 002, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Elise DuBord
Email: elise.dubord@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2183

Link to Event: Immigration Forum

 
7:30pm
Jazz Band III

Jazz Band III

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 7:30 pm

The UNI Jazz Band III will present a spring concert under the direction of Chris Merz and graduate student conductors. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
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