The Iowa FRC Regional is looking for volunteers for the FIRST Robotics Competition, March 21-24. Technical knowledge is not required for most positions. Volunteers must register by early March and commit to at least eight hours (one or two shifts). If you would like to volunteer, contact Marcy Seavey.
Steven Sajkich will lead a book discussion on "Faitheist: How an Athiest Found Common Ground with the Religious" by Chris Stedman. The discussion will be in three sessions, with meeting times determined by the group, and is limited to 15 participants. Each participant is responsible for purchasing the book (Amazon in paper: $12.28). Sign up online.
The policy 4.22 University Office Hours and Hours of Work is available for review until Tuesday, Feb. 13.
Susan Faludi, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will visit UNI as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Faludi’s lecture, “In The Darkroom of Identity,” will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in 111 KAB. It is free and open to the public.
Bring your UNI ID to any UNItix box office to get a $5 ticket (or use your free ticket!) to see "Gobsmacked! The Amazing A Cappella And Beatboxing Show" this Saturday. Learn more at the GBPAC website.
Students, faculty and staff can have a professional headshot taken from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Learning Commons, LIB. You will receive your photos afterward via Google Drive. Staff from Career Services will be on hand to review resumes. Professional attire is recommended and no appointment is needed. For more information, visit the library website.
If we teach students how to learn, will they become more successful college students? During fall 2017 the CETL reading group, Teach Students How to Learn, began incorporating metacognitive strategies into their courses. Panelists will discuss kinds of activities they tried in their classes and how they worked from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5, and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in 378 LIB.