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Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The workshop will discuss the importance of campus/community partnerships and how to create opportunities for students to build capacity for service-learning and community engagement. The importance of comprehensive support for students and the need for building agency to create successful experiences will be addressed. Registration is required. 

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:30 pm
The Tallgrass Prairie Center and the Iowa State University STRIPS project will host a field day. Topics include the installation of prairie strips and a saturated buffer. Staff will discuss proper seed mix design techniques and proper prairie establishment and management techniques. Researchers from the Iowa State STRIPS team and saturated buffer team will discuss project results and discuss the water quality benefits these conservation practices provide. The park is located 1.5 miles west of Dike on County Road D-19 (160th St.) on the north side. A complimentary meal is included; RSVP by Wednesday, Sept. 13. The workshop is free and open to the public.
Friday, September 22, 2017 -
7:45 am to 4:00 pm

The 2017 Ethics Conference aims to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, research and best practice in facilitating and promoting social ethics and personal responsibility among our students and our communities. Oral, panel and poster presentations will be offered. Stephen Black will be the keynote speaker. Registration is required. (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-conference-2017-home/service-learning-work...)

Saturday, September 23, 2017 (All day)

UNI faculty artist Ross Winter will coordinate this day-long event for violinists. For more information on this event, contact Ross.Winter@uni.edu

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm

The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student instrumentalists preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. To register, please visit music.uni.edu or call 319-273-2025.

Monday, September 25, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Led by Helen Harton, this session will present and discuss ethical issues in data storage and management, as well as how to ethically author and present your results using various methods of dissemination. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate.

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm

"What the Library Can Do For You -- Leading Students to Quality Sources in the Information Age" will be facilitated by Theresa Westbrock and Anne Marie Gruber.

With so much information available at our fingertips, have you ever wondered how students do research to support their work in your courses? Do you ever wish they used more credible sources in papers, presentations, and other assignments? Join us to find out how students find, evaluate, and use information. We’ll discuss how they use the library and how UNI librarians can assist you in helping your students make the best use of information resources for your courses.

 

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -
9:00 am to 11:00 am

Faculty, staff and students are invited to meet nonprofit community leaders to create partnerships that will support faculty research and scholarship, build service-learning opportunities to complement classroom instruction and introduce students to service projects. Nonprofit community leaders are invited to meet faculty, staff and students to create partnerships that will build capacity for their organizations, mission, programs and services.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Deanne Gute and Ellen Neuhaus will facilitate this workshop focusing on how to avoid plagiarism of others' work as well as one's own. They will also touch on collaboration in authorship and appropriate dissemination. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration).

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 8:00 am

The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, please contact Susan.Grover@uni.edu

Sunday, October 1, 2017 (All day) to Monday, October 2, 2017 (All day)

The UNI School of Music presents its annual Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for All-State competition and interested in vocal music at UNI. A concert will be held on Monday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@uni.edu

Monday, October 2, 2017 (All day)

Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy includes strands for:

  • Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders
  • Comprehensive Literacy Model (CLM) coaches and classroom teachers
  • Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) coaches, CIM teachers, and interventionists
  • Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (PCL) Administrators
Monday, October 2, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Susan Etscheidt will lead this research faculty panel discussion. The workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues regarding integrity in authorship, data management and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to qualitative inquiries. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration).

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 (All day)

Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy includes strands for:

  • Reading Recovery teachers and teacher leaders
  • Comprehensive Literacy Model (CLM) coaches and classroom teachers
  • Comprehensive Intervention Model (CIM) coaches, CIM teachers, and interventionists
  • Partnerships in Comprehensive Literacy (PCL) Administrators
Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services will have a leadership assessment workshop. Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services provides services to children on U.S. military bases world-wide. Programs are available working with school age programs, child development center programs, middle school programs and aquatics departments. We serve locations in Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Hawaii, Florida, etc. Programs begin in June and end in August with a living stipend of approximately $1,750 for 10 weeks. Travel and housing are paid.

Sunday, October 15, 2017 (All day)

Faculty artist Angeleita Floyd will coordinate this hands-on workshop for flutists. Visiting artist Hannah Leffler will be a featured presenter and performer at the event. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu

Monday, October 16, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Helen Harton will present and lead discussion on the ethical issues involved in conducting research projects involving human participants, animal care and use and the potential impacts of research integrity or misconduct on communities and society. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required. (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration)

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm

An update on digital scholarship and sharing and promoting your scholarly work online. We’ll cover open access, online copyright, online scholarly profile options (UNI ScholarWorks, ResearchGate, Google Scholar Profiles) and resources such as SHERPA/RoMEO and ORCID.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 (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 Julia.Bullard@uni.edu.  This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 (All day) to Friday, November 3, 2017 (All day)

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

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