Admission: Admission to the live, virtual event is FREE
The University of Northern Iowa’s Textiles and Apparel Program will hold the first ever, completely virtual, UNI Fashion Week: Catwalk 29. The six-day event is to be held the week of Monday, April 26 through Saturday, May 1, 2021. UNI Fashion Week will contain five shows, featuring garments made from traditional materials, non-traditional materials and upcycled garments. Additionally, garments produced by local high school students. Each show is unique in its execution and won’t want to be missed.
This year’s events will be produced by student executive producer Cassie Hendrix, under the supervision of alumnas Belle DuChene, a seasoned fashion show producer and in tandem with the department’s Fashion Promotion class.
The New Horizons Band will offer its Thursday group spring concert. Under the direction of Diana Blake, the New Horizons Band features musicians 55 and older who travel from all over Iowa. Please note, this event is not open to the public, but can be viewed online at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCX6LZIN5bgpUd5J4u2HIX_A/live.
Active Minds and To Write Love on Her Arms is collaborating! They will be painting rocks with inspirational pictures and messages and writing letters to themselves to open at the end of finals week! All are welcome!
Heather Battaly, University of Connecticut, will speak on "Intellectual Virtues and Vices in the Classroom," as the final session in the Virtuous Educator Speaker Series for academic year 2020-21. This is part of a series focused on moral and intellectual virtue hosted by the Department of Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies in the UNI College of Education. More information: https://coe.uni.edu/virtuous-educator-speaker-series Register here: https://bit.ly/3qjUnxM
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Thomas Hockey & Doug Shaw
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:00 pm
This event brings out the literary sides of, respectively, a UNI scientist and a UNI mathematician. Thomas Hockey is a professor of Astronomy and the co-author of Jupiter, a nonfiction book on planetary studies with a distinctively creative twist. He has written seven previous books including Galileo’s Planet and How We See the Sky. Doug Shaw is a professor of Mathematics who has won many awards for his teaching. He’s written about mathematics, applied improvisation, mathematics teaching, and his secret rabbis. He is the author of Social Nonsense—Creative Diversions for Two or More Players – Anytime, Anywhere.