Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A 5-session grant-writing seminar for UNI faculty and staff, this workshop offers sessions on various grant-writing topics. Seminar sessions will be a mix of Zoom virtual sessions and in-person events.

Session 1: Planning for Success  |  Wednesday, May 18, 2022, 1 – 2:30 pm - Zoom virtual session (click to register) 

Learn about the services of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the UNI Foundation, and how to: find funding opportunities, understand Requests for Proposals and sponsor priorities, write a concept paper, and communicate with program officers.

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A 5-session grant-writing seminar for UNI faculty and staff, this workshop offers sessions on various grant-writing topics. Seminar sessions will be a mix of Zoom virtual sessions and in-person events.

Session 2: Building a Budget  |  Friday, May 20, 2022, 1 – 2:30 pm - Zoom virtual session (click to register) 

Project planning and budgeting should proceed hand-in-hand. A good budget increases your chances of obtaining funding and facilitates the implementation of your project. This session will present the conceptual basis and technical tips for creating a strong budget.

Monday, May 23, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A 5-session grant-writing seminar for UNI faculty and staff, this workshop offers sessions on various grant-writing topics. Seminar sessions will be a mix of Zoom virtual sessions and in-person events. 

Session 3: Writing to Persuade  |  Monday, May 23, 2022, 1 – 2:30 pm - Zoom virtual session (click to register)

What are the commonalities of successful grant proposals? What are typical mistakes to avoid? This session will explore the differences between proposal writing and academic writing, offer style and organization techniques, and share examples.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A 5-session grant-writing seminar for UNI faculty and staff, this workshop offers sessions on various grant-writing topics. Seminar sessions will be a mix of Zoom virtual sessions and in-person events.

Session 4: Growing the Skills  |  Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 1 – 2:30 pm - LIB 301 (ScholarSpace) - Rod Library (click to register)

In this hands-on session, participants will apply the concepts and practice the skills they have learned by working with sample budgets and proposal excerpts.

Friday, May 27, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

A 5-session grant-writing seminar for UNI faculty and staff, this workshop offers sessions on various grant-writing topics. Seminar sessions will be a mix of Zoom virtual sessions and in-person events. 

Session 5: Guest Speaker - Provost Jose Herrera  |  Friday, May 27, 2022, 1 – 2:30 pm - LIB 301 (ScholarSpace) - Rod Library (click to register)

Note: Registration for the rest of the grant writing workshop is not required to attend this guest speaker event. Walk-ins are welcome.

Monday, June 13, 2022 (All day) to Friday, June 17, 2022 (All day)

An interactive and exciting camp experience for children grades 1-6 (split in two divisions). Activities include singing, dancing, recreation, drumming, Orff instruments, drama, and art. 

Sunday, June 19, 2022 (All day) to Friday, June 24, 2022 (All day)

A week-long exploration of jazz music for high school students, including performances, workshops, jam sessions, master classes and more. 

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 (All day) to Friday, June 24, 2022 (All day)

Today's classrooms are equipped with technology to enhance learning and instruction. Audio equipment in the schools can come in many forms — from sound reinforcement gear to computerized digital audio recording. Learn the skills that audio engineers use for capturing the best performances from your students. 

Sunday, June 26, 2022 (All day) to Tuesday, June 28, 2022 (All day)

This course will provide teachers with the tools and resources to bring student-centered, culturally responsive and inclusive music education to students. The RockShop Modern Band Workshop is designed to teach the skills, curriculum, and network to successfully run a modern band program at any grade level or music classroom. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 (All day)

A one-day camp to prepare high school drum majors, colorguard, and student leadership for the fall marching season. 

Monday, July 18, 2022 (All day) to Friday, July 22, 2022 (All day)

This camp will be co-hosted by Cedar Valley Chamber Music and the UNI Suzuki School (your child does not have to be enrolled in UNI Suzuki to attend this camp). The camp will run Monday-Friday from 9am – 1pm with daily activities that both improve a students individual technique as well as their ensemble performance skills.

Sunday, August 7, 2022 (All day) to Friday, August 12, 2022 (All day)

Amp Camp is an innovative summer music camp at the University of Northern Iowa School of Music covering popular music styles including hip-hop, rock, pop, country and R&B. All skills levels and abilities welcome! 

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 (All day) to Saturday, August 20, 2022 (All day)

Join the UNI Suzuki School for a summer orchestra workshop, open to string students who have completed grades 7 - 11. 

Thursday, August 18, 2022 (All day)

Our guest will be Kevin Gannon, who teaches history and directs the CETL at Grand View University in Des Moines. Kevin is a frequent contributor toThe Chronicle of Higher Education, the author of Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto(2020), and a remarkably versatile and articulate critic of higher ed. He will be much more than a keynote speaker for us in August, as he comes ready to engage us in the workshop format. Following lunch we will have an assortment of opportunities led by movers and shakers from our own campus.

Thursday, November 3, 2022 (All day) to Friday, November 4, 2022 (All day)

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