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June 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)
 
 
 
End May Session

End May Session

Friday, June 2, 2017 (All day)

End of May Session Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Friday, June 2, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
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Begin June Session

Begin June Session

Monday, June 5, 2017 (All day)

Begin June Session Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, June 5, 2017 (All day)
 
 
Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Thesis defense by Sean Robbins, "Anti-Proliferative Effect of Hibernating American Bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana, Blood Plasma on THP-1 Cells."

Location: Room 101, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Sandi Ingles
Email: NA
Phone: (319) 273-2456

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Webinar: Cracking the New Job Market

Webinar: Cracking the New Job Market

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 -

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Take advantage of this free webinar offered to you by the University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association.

This week, William Hollan will focus on job searching.

Forget everything you think you know about landing a well-paid job—the rules have changed forever.
 
How to find professional work once seemed clear and unwavering: capture career highlights in a resume, practice answers to standard interview questions, and do lots of face-to-face networking.

It doesn’t matter if you are new grad or an experienced professional you’ll learn insights and strategies that will serve you for the rest of your career.

 
You will learn how to:
 
    • Gather information on what a prospective employer finds important
    • Emphasize those skills, accomplishments, and qualities in tailored resumes and interview answers
    • Identify the intersection between personal talents and what the marketplace needs
    • Unlock the networking power of social media
    • Negotiate the best possible offer Enlightening and practical, this myth-busting book delivers seven powerful rules for landing a great job—even in a difficult economy
Join William to master these and many other tricks.
For more information, click here.

Location: Web

Contact Information

Name: Christy Danielsen
Email: christina.danielsen@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNIAA Calendar

 
 
 
 
 
Begin 8 Week Session

Begin 8 Week Session

Monday, June 5, 2017 (All day)

Begin 8 Week Session Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, June 5, 2017 (All day)
 
 
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Community Music School Camp Musicmania!

Community Music School Camp Musicmania!

Monday, June 12, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 16, 2017 (All day)

The Community Music School at UNI will host a week-long summer camp, June 12-16. For more information, contact Heather.Hamilton@uni.edu

Location: Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Community Music School Info.

Monday, June 12, 2017 (All day) to Friday, June 16, 2017 (All day)
 
 
Prairie Walk at Bennington Township Cemetery

Prairie Walk at Bennington Township Cemetery

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 10:00 am

A Prairie Walk is being hosted by the Cedar Prairie Group of the Sierra Club, Iowa Prairie Network Region 3 and Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie Center. The walk will be led by Bruce Stiles with assistance from Daryl Smith. Participants can meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Thunder Ridge Mall and car pool/caravan to the cemetery. For those who wish to join the group at the site at 10 a.m., the cemetery is located north of Dunkerton Road at the corner of N. Elk Run Road and E. Mt. Vernon Road next to St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Location: Bennington Township Cemetery, Waterloo

Contact Information

Name: Staci Mueller
Email: staci.mueller@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3866

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Jean Richardson Insights from Students and Teachers of Iowa’s One-Room Schools

Jean Richardson Insights from Students and Teachers of Iowa’s One-Room Schools

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for Jean Richardson Insights from Students and Teachers of Iowa's One-Room Schools. This is the second speaker in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa.  Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school builidng was once the heart and center of the community.  

Location: Marshall Center School

Contact Information

Name: Amy Rohrberg
Email: amy.rohrberg@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Introduction to Robotics - For Girls

Introduction to Robotics - For Girls

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:30 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Campers will form teams to design and build Lego EV3 robots. Team members will work together programming their robots to solve a variety of simulated problems. For girls with no previous experience through beginner level robotics and programming experience, this camp will build programming, design and problem solving skills in an exciting and fun environment. Registration is required.

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: Introduction to Robotics - For Girls

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:30 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm
 
 
Camp Multimedia

Camp Multimedia

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Camp MultiMedia is a week-long summer camp that offers middle-school-aged campers the opportunity to become creators, and not just consumers, of digital media. For almost a decade, CMM has introduced campers to innovative technology that is already related to their interests as consumers of media. Importantly, while campers acquire notable technological skills (in programming or software use or hardware modification) they are also given instruction to apply aesthetic principles to the artifacts that they design. This year’s specializations include: 3-D Modeling and Printing, Video Game Design, Advanced Video Game Design (Minecraft & Raspberry Pi) & Photo and Video for Social Media. Registration is required.

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: Camp Multimedia

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:00 pm
 
 
New Dimensions in Art and STEM with 3D Printing - For Girls

New Dimensions in Art and STEM with 3D Printing - For Girls

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Bring your creativity and watch your ideas come to life! You will create exciting art and design projects by developing skills in 3D modeling and printing. Learn all about 3D modeling and design, reverse engineering, and additive manufacturing (3D Printing). Experience printing in plastic and sand and pour a casting of one of your own designs in UNI's foundry. Tour local companies and hear from guest speakers about how they use 3D printing. You will head home with your custom designs! Registration is required.

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: New Dimensions in Art and STEM with 3D Printing - For Girls

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm
 
 
Lights, Action, Magic!

Lights, Action, Magic!

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:30 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Explore science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through the understanding of magic. This camp is designed for 4-12 grade students who have communication disorders, learning disabilities or are considered at-risk/low literacy learners. Students will be assigned to teams of similar aged peers. Activities include demonstrations of magic (discrepant events) that piques the campers’ curiosity and on-campus field trips such as visiting the botanical center. Magic activities will be demonstrated followed by counselors leading campers through steps to be able to explain and demonstrate the magic and the STEM concepts to others. Magic and field trip activities will utilize reading, writing and theater to retain information learned. On Friday, campers will demonstrate their favorite activities and explain how they work to their families. Registration is required.

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: Lights, Action, Magic!

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:30 am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00 pm
 
 
 
Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Ryan Lockard. Thesis title - "Leishmania infantum infection at the cellular and organismal levels: foamy macrophages and sex-dependent responses".

 

Location: Room 103, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Sandi Ingles
Email: sandi.ingles@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2456

Link to Event: NA

 
 
 
 
End First 6 Week

End First 6 Week

Friday, June 16, 2017 (All day)

End of First Six Week Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Friday, June 16, 2017 (All day)
 
 
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UNI Jazz Combo Camp

UNI Jazz Combo Camp

Sunday, June 18, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, June 24, 2017 (All day)

UNI School of Music will host this annual, hands-on jazz combo camp. For more information, contact Chris.Merz@uni.edu

Location: Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Jazz Combo Camp Info.

Sunday, June 18, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, June 24, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
Begin Second 6 Week

Begin Second 6 Week

Monday, June 19, 2017 (All day)

Begin Second 6 Week Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, June 19, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Introduction to Robotics

Introduction to Robotics

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 8:30 am to Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Campers will form teams to design and build Lego EV3 robots. Team members will work together programming their robots to solve a variety of simulated problems. For boys and girls with no previous experience through beginner level robotics and programming experience. This camp will build programming, design and problem solving skills in an exciting and fun environment. Registration is required.

 

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: Introduction to Robotics

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 8:30 am to Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm
 
 
renewabLE energy is GOod

renewabLE energy is GOod

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm

This camp is designed by UNI Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) faculty to inspire talented middle school students and build a foundation for understanding energy, power generation, renewable energy sources, science, engineering, and technology. Spend the week at the UNI Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) facility exploring energy sources, especially renewable energy. Get your hands on EET lab equipment (including solar panels, wind tunnel, and turbine) to investigate circuits, generators and motors. Once you’ve got the basics of energy down, you will work in teams with LEGO Renewable Energy Kits to solve a series of challenges. Registration is required.

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: renewabLE energy is GOod

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm
 
 
 
Prairie On Farms Field Day

Prairie On Farms Field Day

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 9:00 am

The Tallgrass Prairie Center will host a field day on "Establishing and Evaluating Prairie Strips on Farms." Attendees will learn about the prairie strips Randy Luze has established on his farm with assistance from the Tallgrass Prairie Center’s Prairie on Farms Program. This event is for NRCS, SWCD, conservation planners, landowners, technical service providers and those interested in water quality improvement and pollinator recovery efforts. Coffee and pastries will be provided. The workshop is free and open to the public; RSVP by Wednesday, June 14.

Location: Luze Farm Corp. 5718 12th Ave., Dysart, IA

Contact Information

Name: Ashley Kittle
Email: ashley.kittle@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3828

Link to Event: Prairie On Farms Field Day

 
 
 
Prairie On Farms Field Day

Prairie On Farms Field Day

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:00 am

The Tallgrass Prairie Center will host a field day. This event is for conservation planners, technical service providers, landowners/managers, farmers and those interested in learning more about the role native vegetation can play on farms. The field day is free and open to the public. A complimentary meal is included. Registration is not required, but is preferred for meal planning purposes. RSVP by Friday, June 16.

Location: ISU Borlaug Learning Center, 3327 290th St., Nashua, IA

Contact Information

Name: Ashley Kittle
Email: ashley.kittle@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3828

Link to Event: Prairie On Farms Field Day

 
 
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UNI Percussion Camp

UNI Percussion Camp

Sunday, June 25, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (All day)

This four-day event is designed for high school students who are interested in improving their musical skills in a variety of percussion areas.  Campers will participate in daily ensemble rehearsals, masterclasses, campus experiences, and a culminating concert. For more information, contact Ryan.Frost@uni.edu

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Percussion Camp Info.

Sunday, June 25, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, June 28, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
End June Session

End June Session

Friday, June 30, 2017 (All day)

End June Session Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Friday, June 30, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
Eco-Movie Night: "Home"

Eco-Movie Night: "Home"

Sunday, June 25, 2017 -

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Green Iowa will screen the move "Home." Snacks and drinks will be provided. The film will be followed by a brief discussion. Admission is free.

Location: Room 324, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Megan Gregorsok
Email: gregorsm@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7233

Link to Event: Eco-Movie Night: "Home"

 
 
Exploring the Tallgrass Prairie

Exploring the Tallgrass Prairie

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Come explore the Tallgrass Prairie through art, science,and technology! We will visit UNI’s prairie preserves to learn about the plants and animals that live on the prairie and then create photographs, sketches and other art inspired byour exploration. If you love being outdoors and learning about nature and art, this camp is for you! Registration is required.

Location: UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7399

Link to Event: Exploring the Tallgrass Prairie

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00 am to Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:00 pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
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