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Monday, February 17, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Panelists in this workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. This event will include an interactive discussion on topics related to power relationships, including issues involving gender, race, and ethnicity. Panel members will include Helen Harton, Professor of Psychology (Facilitator); Belinda Creighton-Smith, Instructor, Social Work and Women’s & Gender Studies; Victoria DeFrancisco, Professor of Communications Studies and Women’s & Gender Studies; Tatiana Degai, Postdoctoral Scholar, Geography; Susan Etscheidt, Department Head & Professor of Special Education.  

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm

A well-written customized cover letter complements your resume and can set you apart from other applicants. Susie Schwieger, Graduate College, will review the format, components of the cover letter and tips on the effective writing of this document. 

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm

Get a jump start on your next interview by attending this workshop presented by Susie Schwieger, Graduate College. Find out why and how employers use behavior based interviewing in the hiring process and how you can prepare and practice this type of interviewing. 

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm

Transform your resume into a key marketing tool for your internship or job search. Discover how employers review resumes. Learn the process of analyzing a position description and customizing your document to target your employment goals in this workshop presented by Susie Schwieger, Graduate College. 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This pre-conference kicks off the 9th Annual African American Children and Families Conference focused on "Transforming Communities for the Betterment of African American Children and Families." 

Keynote speaker is Robert L. Smith, Jr.,  executive director, educational opportunity programs and special community services, Educational Opportunity Center (UNI-CUE). Evening will include focused panel discussions and small group conversations. Open to faculty, staff, students and area educators, administrators, childcare providers, law enforcement, policymakers, social workers, health professionals, business leaders and employers. 

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 8:00 am to 4:15 pm

9th Annual African American Children and Families Conference: Transforming Communities for the Betterment of African American Children and Families.

Among the keynote speakers: Corey Roberto Lanair Holmes, with the Atlanta Police Department, and Theodora Pinnock, M.D., Meharry Medical College. Spend the day learning, networking and meeting new colleagues while strengthening your understanding of how action, attitudinal change, sharing and caring can better the lives of children and families.  Guest speakers, a youth track, and special community forum on behavioral health are among the day's offerings. 

Saturday, February 29, 2020 (All day)

UNI keyboard faculty will coordinate this hands-on day of learning for pianists and pedagogues. Guest artists and more details to be announced soon. For more information, contact

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 8:30 am

The Supply Chain Forum is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give attendees an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network.

Friday, April 3, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, April 4, 2020 (All day)

UNI School of Music will proudly host the 2020 Iowa Days of Percussion. Guest artists and presenters will appear and offer master classes and performances. For more information, please contact Kramer Milan ( or Matt Andreini (

Sunday, April 5, 2020 (All day)

UNI faculty artists Anthony Williams and Stephanie Ycaza will host this hands-on workshop for low brass players, featuring guest artists. For more information or to register, visit

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (All day)

Faculty artist and conductor Amy Kotsonis will coordinate this interactive event, featuring women’s chorus ensembles from Iowa high schools, as well as UNI’s own Women’s Chorus. The event will culminate in an evening concert at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, but the festival does require registration. Please visit for more information.

Sunday, April 19, 2020 (All day)

Under the direction of School of Music professor Tina Su, the UNI Horn Choir will offer a spring recital featuring community players as well as UNI students as part of this day-long event. Concert will be held at 3 p.m. For more details, contact This event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 8:30 am