Announcements

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Pre-Service Teacher STEM Conference Set for April 9 and 10

Pre-service teachers preparing for careers in elementary and secondary education will focus on STEM learning and teaching practices at the 2021 Pre-Service Teacher Conference planned for April 9 and 10. This year’s virtual event, hosted by University of Northern Iowa College of Education and the Northeast Iowa Regional STEM Hub, is entitled “Be Inspired: STEM in Your Future Classroom.” Please register in advance. More information can be found on the STEM event website.

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education

Inclusion and adapted physical education is the focus of several sessions of this year's Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education hosted by the UNI College of Education. Sessions on Tuesday, March 30 include a keynote address, open to all, by Justin Haegele, Old Dominion University, on "Questioning the Inclusiveness of Education." The day also includes a conversation with students, open to all interested students, and a faculty/community forum, on "Listening to the Voices of Individuals with Disabilities to Inform Teaching Practices." Registration information for the two public sessions can be found on the College of Education event webpage. Students interested in the student session can email coedeansoffice@uni.edu for a registration link.

Thursday, March 18, 2021
Virtuous Educator Speaker Series: Richard Osguthorpe

Richard Osguthorpe, Brigham Young University, will speak on Friday, March 26 from 1 to 2 p.m. on "Dispositions of the Moral Educator: Destabilizing Social Reproduction Through Transformative Teaching," the next virtual session of the Virtuous Educator Speaker Series, hosted by the Department of Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies in the UNI College of Education. More information can be found on the College of Education event page.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Join SHAC for a Virtual Wellness Kahoot on March 24

Test your wellness knowledge to win prizes worth over $200. The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is hosting Wellness Kahoot via Zoom on Wednesday, March 24. Attend session 1 at 7:00 p.m. or session 2 at 7:30 p.m. Email SHAC to receive the Zoom link and participate.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Interactive Webinar for Faculty: “Making the Human Connection Online - Creating Engagement in a Virtual Classroom” March 22

Join Online and Distance Education for an interactive webinar on Monday, March 22 with Quality Matters facilitator Eddie Andreo. He will lead a discussion on “Making the Human Connection Online - Creating Engagement in a Virtual Classroom” from 2-3:30 p.m. via Zoom. To learn more and register in advance visit the Continuing Education webpage.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Professional Development Opportunities: Online Course Design and Teaching Strategies

Online and Distance Education has added upcoming professional development workshops available through Quality Matters (QM). These can be viewed on the Continuing Education webpage. Please visit the professional development webpage for more details and to register.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Dan Hicks: The Brutish Museums

Author Dan Hicks will talk give a talk on The Brutish Museums on Friday, April 16, at 1 p.m., via Zoom. Everyone is welcome to join. Please register in advance.

Monday, March 15, 2021
Theatre UNI presents It's Greek to Me

TheatreUNI's Virtual Festival continues when performers speak back to Sophocles from 2020, examining the legacy of the myth of Greek theatre. The film includes actors performing Greek selections and original creative responses. Some mature content. Available, Thursday, March 25. Free to UNI students. Send an email to tickets@uni.edu to request the video link. See the TheatreUNI webpage for more information.

Monday, March 15, 2021
Theatre UNI presents It's Greek to Me

TheatreUNI's Virtual Festival continues when performers speak back to Sophocles from 2020, examining the legacy of the myth of Greek theatre. The film includes actors performing Greek selections and original creative responses. Some mature content. Available, Thursday, March 25. The price is $10 and Faculty and Staff can use the code IGTMSAVE for a 50% discount. See the TheatreUNI webpage for more information.

Monday, March 15, 2021
Financial Wellness: Getting a Head Start: A Step-by-Step Overview of Your Plan

Human Resource Services will host an informational session providing a detailed overview of your retirement plan. This TIAA led session will be held via webinar on Wednesday, April 14 at 3 p.m. Please register in advance.