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Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Saturday, October 22, 2016 (All day)

Coordinated by UNI School of Music piano and organ studio faculty, this festival will feature hands-on studies in piano and organ. This event requires registration. For more information, visit or contact  

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Facilitators Jeff Funderburk, School of Music; Lisa Riedle, technology; and Jeff Byrd, art, will discuss Project Based Learning and how it might fit into your classes and integrating it into the curriculum. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Have you ever thought about these statements: legislators should have term limits; if we cut waste, fraud and abuse we could balance the federal budget; we spend too much money on foreign aid; the tuition rate at UNI is arbitrary and the administration should do something about it; Iowa is a purple state; there will be an "October surprise" that will determine the winner of the presidential election; and we should get rid of the Electoral College. Do you find yourself agreeing with them?Join us to find out how political science research can help us understand the ideas behind these claims and whether we should agree with them....or not.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:00 pm

The David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics and the Center for Academic Ethics introduces a new series of public forums to explore different hypothetical scenarios, by asking the question “What If…?” Donna Hoffmann will facilitate this session. She will explore with participants the ways in which they experience democracy, what characteristics define democracy and how the ideal of democracy might be achieved in the United States.

Saturday, October 29, 2016 (All day)

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact  

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm

This workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to research ethics in the U.S. as compared to other countries. We will explore how differences in perceptions of ethical practice and integrity can create misunderstanding and confusion among scholars and students. The session will assist international students in identifying their own cultural norms and expectations, finding resources that they can use to ensure they are adhering to U.S. regulatory and normative requirements, and developing more confidence in navigating any gaps between the two. The session will help to satisfy the requirements for research ethics training for students employed on NSF and NIH projects. This session targets graduate and undergraduate students, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

This workshop is part of a campuswide initiative to create leadership skills in diversity inclusion and community-building through a positive interactive approach. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:00 am to Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:03 pm

A professional development annual conference for female administrators and leaders in higher education in Iowa.  Celebrating 30 years.

Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)

Coordinated by faculty artist Julia Bullard, the UNI Viola Festival will offer hands on workshops as well as guest artist performances. For more details, contact  This event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, November 6, 2016 (All day)

The UNI Community Music School will present their fall recitals. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Sunday, November 6, 2016 (All day)

This day-long event will feature hands-on workshops and engaging activities for clarinetists and clarinet choirs. For more information, visit  

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 8:30 am

The UNIBusiness-John Deere Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network, while showcasing the talent within the Supply Chain and Operations Management program.

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