The TheatreUNI Directing class is holding virtual auditions for the Fall 2020 10 Minute Plays. Everyone is encouraged to audition including Disabled and Non-Disabled Black, Asian, Native, Latino, Arab, White, and Multi-Racial Actors who identify as non-binary, female or male. No experience is necessary. The plays will be recorded and streamed to the public at the end of the semester. Submissions are due on Monday, September 28. For more information visit the Fall 2020 Auditions information site. If you have questions email Amy Osatinski.
Faculty & Staff Announcements
The Jepson Forum is presenting a free online public event titled “COVID-19 Pandemic and Health Inequality at Home and Abroad” on Thursday, September 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A Q&A session will follow the speakers' remarks. There is no fee to attend, but registration is required. For more information or to register please visit the webinar registration site. The event is sponsored by the Lawrence M. Jepson Foundation and the Department of Economics.
The Graduate College is hosting a Zoom webinar on Thursday, October 1 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. with a presentation and live panel called Thinking About Graduate School: Next Steps. It will cover the strategies for applying to schools, selecting schools as well as additional information. Register here by Monday, September 28.
The Graduate College is hosting a Zoom webinar which includes a presentation and live panel called Thinking About Graduate School. It will be held Tuesday, September 22 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and is for students who are beginning to consider applying. Register here by Friday, September 18.
The Chief Diversity Officer seeks to begin an LGBTQIA+ and Allies affinity group at UNI. If you identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community or you are an ally and would be interested in having an affinity group, please send your name to Diversity@uni.edu, with the subject line "LGBTQIA+ Affinity."
Teacher education and educator preparation students and interested faculty are invited to join in the conversation at Diversity Dialogue on September 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in SEC 216. Sponsored by the College of Education, this is the first of several conversations planned this year to support future teachers and educators preparing for a more socially just, diverse and inclusive educational system.
Dive into decolonization efforts in India with the first lecture in the Phi Alpha Theta Lecture series: “CAB, NRC, RSS, and BJP: The Alphabet Soup of Indian Authoritarianism”. It will be presented by Louis Fenech, Professor of History on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 p.m. Limited seating available for in-person attendance; Zoom link otherwise provided, however registration is required.
If you have registered to attend the confidential biometric screening on Friday, September 18, you will receive an email confirmation this week. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
Stop by the 23rd Street Market during business hours to get a free AHA Water when you purchase a meal from the GET mobile app. This promotion will run from September 14 - September 18, while supplies last. You must have a meal plan to qualify. Email Emma Kaisand, Coca-Cola Campus Ambassador, with questions.
Human Resource Services will host an informational session on Social Security benefits and preparing for retirement. The session will be presented by John Morgan, with AIG, via Zoom on Tuesday, September 22 at 10 a.m. Please register in advance.