February 9, 2017 - UIEC Lecture Series-Importance of Oceans in the Age of Climate Change by Jeff Dorale
Office of Sustainability: 7:00-8:30 PM
Prof. Jeffery Dorale will talk about the importance of oceans in the age of climate change and how our oceans are threatened by human activities. And why we should care about them being in Iowa?
February 10, 2017 - Sustainable Business Plan Training
W401 PBB: 10:30 AM-2:30PM
During a half-day workshop on February 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (W401), you will learn about entrepreneurship and the business model canvas as well as how to identify and address key sustainability issues relevant to your business model. Use the half-day training session to brainstorm business ideas and meet with other potential partners. All participants must have the intent to develop a sustainable business model. All University of Iowa students are eligible to participate in the competition.
February 15, 2017- What is a Healthy Relationship
W151 PBB: 7:30-8:30
Women's Resource & Action Center speaker Martha Pierce is going to lead a presentation about the elements of an abusive relationship, how to recognize an abusive relationship, and the dynamics of a healthy relationship.
February 28, 2017 - Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness
100 Phillips Hall: 6:30-7:30 PM
A speaker, named Oxana Hogan, is invited by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness organization (BIEDA) to deliver a speech during Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The speaker will talk about her personal recovery story and share her inspirations with audience.
February 28, 2017- Be the Match
Van Allen Hall: 6:00-9:00 PM
Matt DeBlaey is the Be The Match Greek Marketing Coordinator, and will be working with Pi Beta Phi and Phi Delta Theta to offer bone marrow donor tests through Be The Match, a national bone marrow match/registry database. The test is a simple mouth swab, and then potential donors can be added to the registry. This easy process could potentially save a life! Matt will also present over how bone marrow donation works if participants are interested.
March 6, 2017 - Death by Design
IMU Theatre: 5:00-7:00 PM
Death by Design is a documentary detailing the dangers of modern technology and the affect they have on those who don't even have the privilege to use them. This event is sponsored by the Office of Sustainability and coincides with this semester's "Our Lives Online" theme.
March 6, 2017 - An Information Session about the Demographics of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland
IMU Nebraska Room: 7:30-8:30 PM
The Student Advocated For Planned Parenthood: University of Iowa Group, will present an introduction and background to Planned Parenthood as a national organization. As well as, the social responsibility to be informed on current services and events at Planned Parenthood of the Heartland including...
-Numbers/statistics on who has been provided services from Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, All races, ethnicities, sexual orientations, genders, etc., Combatting stigma associated with Planned Parenthood, and Introduce Born After Roe movement--a campaign being launched to educate the generation that was born after the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case
March 9, 2017 - Global Moves - (Cultural Committee event in CAB)
IMU Main Lounge: 10:00 PM-12:00 AM
Join CAB in celebrating dances from various places around the world! Several groups will be teaching and performing simple dances while the audience dances along. No dance experience is necessary to participate and have a great time!
March 28, 2017 - Brown Girl: Story Telling as Resistance
SHAM LIB: 7:00-8:30 PM
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez is a founder of Latina Rebels, an online platform that boasts over 100k followers. Currently, she is a writer at Philadelphia Printworks, TeleSur, SupaDaily Latina, Chica Magazine, Mitú, BeVisible Latinx, Vivala, and a slew of other publications. Her interests are within biopolitics as it relates to Latina embodiment, specifically concerning models of conquerable flesh around narratives of naturalization for women of color. Thus her work is around reclaiming and upholding embodied resistance, particularly within chonga and chola subcultures.
March 29, 2017 - An Evening with Remi Kanazi
SHAM LIB: 6:00-8:00 PM
The Arab Student Association, in conjunction with the UI Students for Human Rights, is bringing Palestinian-American spoken word poet Remi Kanazi to the University on March 29th. Remi's poetry has historically been centered around his experiences being an Arab-American born in New York, especially relative to this political climate. Currently, the event is being sponsored by the UI Center for Human Rights, the UI Lecture Committee, and the Magid Writing Center
April 10, 2017- Renting 101
IMU 2nd Floor Ballroom: 6:00-7:00
Renting 101 is an event for both future and current renters. Student Legal Services attorneys will inform attendees on what needs to be considered before and after signing a lease, and what responsibilities both landlords and tenants have in order to prevent possible legal issues in the future. Our event focuses on teaching people how to be good tenants, the laws related to being a tenant, and how to protect yourself as a tenant. This event will provide beneficial information that can be used while in school in order to prevent distractions from studies and long after graduation as well -Student Legal Services
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Chapter Educational Information
Form C - Are you planning an educational for your chapter? Complete this form at your event.
If your chapter is looking for possible educational programs to do within your chapter, please check out this resource for ideas for topics and presenters for chapter educational programs. New programs will be listed soon!
Each of the following offerings above are available for chapters to receive out-house educational credit from their respective council. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact Erin McHale in CSIL.
Community Educational Information
Form E - Do you want your educational program to count as an FSL Educational Opportunity? Complete this form for it to be considered.