Announcements

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Pre-law advising information session

Faculty and staff advisers are encouraged to learn about pre-law advising and UNI's 3+3 programs at 3 p.m., Monday, March 5, in 301 LIB. Facilitators will be Scott Peters and Lisa Jepsen.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Changing the Station: Women in the Golden Age of Broadcasting

In honor of women's history month, the UNI Museum presents "Changing the Station: Women in the Golden Age of Broadcasting." The student-curated exhibit tells the changing narrative of women in the 1920s. The exhibit opens at 3 p.m., Friday, March 2, with a short talk by Ellie Akers, exhibit curator.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
March CROW Forum

Elizabeth Lefler will present "Sex and Gender Differences in Mental Illness: An Examination of DSM-5 and Recommendations for Research" at noon, Monday, March 5, in the ScholarSpace, LIB.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Reminder: "All Things Advising" sessions

The workshop “All Things Advising – Preparing for Fall Semester Registration” is 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. or 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. For more information, visit the Academic Advising portal.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Red Basket Project

In recognition of Women's History Month, Northern Iowa Feminists will have a feminine product drive in March called the Red Basket Project. Donations of all types of products will be accepted. Donations will benefit EMBARC (Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center). Collection baskets will be located in the main entrance, LIB; CME; LGBT* Center; Noehren, Dancer and Bender Halls; atrium, KAB; and in the department offices of social work, philosophy and world religions, psychology, sociology, women's and gender studies, and COE dean's office, SEC.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Spring 2018 Graduation Fair

Are you graduating this semester or student teaching in the fall? The Spring 2018 Graduation Fair will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, in Old Central Ballrooms B and C, MAU. Stop in and take care of your graduation checklist.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Robyn Ochs: The Changing Landscape of Identity Workshop

Robyn Ochs, the keynote speaker for Women's History Month, will facilitate a workshop on her work with teens and young adults from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 2, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. She will share some of her observations and the lessons she has learned about the exploration, discovery and growth in non-heterosexual students. Faculty, staff and students are welcome.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Women's History Month keynote speech

Robyn Ochs, the keynote speaker for Women's History Month, will present "Beyond Binaries" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. She will discuss how we assign labels to our complicated and unique experiences of sexuality. The lecture is open to the public.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
Panel discussion: Teaching Students How to Learn: Metacognition in the Classroom

If we teach students how to learn, will they become more successful college students? A CETL reading group read "Teach Students How to Learn" and incorporated metacognitive strategies into their courses. Panelists will discuss the kinds of activities they tried in their classes and how they worked from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, in 378 LIB.

Thursday, February 22, 2018
“It was at the library; therefore it must be credible:" Mapping Patterns of Undergraduate Heuristic Decision-Making

Do your courses require students to identify and utilize rigorous sources in their course projects? Join the CETL at noon, Wednesday, Feb. 28, in 378 LIB for a presentation by Kyle Rudick and Ryan McGeough discussing their research findings on undergraduate students' heuristic decision-making skills as they incorporate information into their persuasive speeches.