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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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All day
"Whose Land Is This? Native American, European and American Perspectives"

"Whose Land Is This? Native American, European and American Perspectives"

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

The Grout Museum of History & Science is the venue for the inaugural display of a traveling exhibit created by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education on the contact between Native Americans, European explorers and traders, and American settlers in Iowa. The exhibit focuses on different conceptions and uses of land on the part of Native Americans, Europeans and Americans that shaped the interactions of these groups. "Whose Land Is This?" highlights federal, state, county and other sites related to Native Americans in Iowa and the history of exploration, colonization and settlement in the state.

Location: Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South Street, Waterloo, IA

Contact Information

Name: Grout Museum District
Email: info@gmdistrict.org
Phone: (319) 234-6357

Link to Event: Grout Museum District

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)
 
UNI Minority Educators of Today and Tomorrow

UNI Minority Educators of Today and Tomorrow

Sunday, June 16, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day)

UMETT is a week-long, overnight summer program for minority students, age 15+, going into their junior or senior year of high school. Students stay on the UNI campus and participate in hands on activities with area youth. The UMETT Program seeks to build or maintain students' interest in teaching, in attending UNI as an education major (or other major), or in pursuing a teaching career with a partner school district.

Why UMETT?

  • There is a state and national shortage of racial and ethnic minorities in education professions and the proportion of high school students interested in pursuing an education major or career path continues to decline rapidly (NCES, 2015).

  • Nationwide, students of color have become the majority in public schools, yet more than 80% of teachers are white (Rich, 2015).Black, white, and Asian students benefit from being assigned to a teacher that looks like them.

  • Test scores go up in years when their teacher shares their ethnicity (Egalite, Kisida, & Winters, 2015).

Program At a Glance

Students are encouraged to explore teaching as a mission. A teacher functions as a vital change agent, not only for educational justice but to also improve schools and local communities. The UMETT program also helps students gain the experiences necessary to succeed their first year in college through fostering a sense of belonging, resilience, and self-efficacy, and connecting them with helpful resources. Day-to-day, students: 

  • After breakfast, student participants spend the morning at interactive sessions dedicated to teaching as a mission, including field experience at local schools towards the end of the week.

  • Afternoons are spent learning about college, the UNI campus, and feature speakers talking about their various pathways to college.

  • After dinner, students participate in team- building activities and have free time in the residence halls.

Date(s) of camp: 
Sunday, June 16, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 
7:00am-11:00pm
Ages: 
15+
Cost: 
Free
Location: 
Schindler Education Center, University of Northern Iowa
Contact Information: 

Email: Dr. Amy Lockhart, amy.lockhart@uni.edu   (NEW)

Mail: UNI Department of Teaching, Attn: UMETT, 153 Schindler Education Center, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613-0610

Phone: (319) 273-2209 

More information and to apply: https://coe.uni.edu/teaching/umett

More information as a pdf: 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: https://camps.uni.edu/uni-minority-educators-today-and-tomorrow

Sunday, June 16, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day)
 
Panther Swim Camp #2

Panther Swim Camp #2

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Panther Swim Camp #2

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm
 
Summer Diving Camp #2

Summer Diving Camp #2

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Summer Diving Camp #2

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm
 
Summer Swimming Camp #2

Summer Swimming Camp #2

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Summer Swim Camp #2

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm
 
UNI Jazz Combo Camp

UNI Jazz Combo Camp

Sunday, June 16, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day)

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

Location: Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: Click here for more info.

Sunday, June 16, 2019 (All day) to Friday, June 21, 2019 (All day)
 
Before 8:30am
Volleyball Junior High Camp

Volleyball Junior High Camp

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 7:00 am to Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Volleyball Junior High Camp

 
8:30am
Introduction to Robotics summer camp

Introduction to Robotics summer camp

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Logistics: $150 registration fee includes use of robot kit and programming software during camp and a snack daily. Campers should bring a sack lunch Monday-Thursday; Friday’s lunch will be provided.

Campers will work in pairs to design and build Lego EV3 robots. Team members will work together programming their robots to solve a variety of simulated problems. For campers with no previous through beginner level robotics and programming experience. This camp will build programming, design, and problem solving skills in an exciting and fun environment.

All paid registrations will receive a camp logistics email from the Camp Director by the Wednesday before camp begins.  This email will include details about where to meet on Monday, how to dress, and other camp logistics.

Date(s) of camp: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 to Friday, June 21, 2019
Time: 
8:30 am - 3:00 pm daily
Ages: 
Entering 5th through 8th grade
Cost: 
$150.00
Location: 
UNI Campus, Camp Director email will include specifics.
Contact Information: 

For registration questions, please contact UNI STEM Secretary, Shelia Kelly at shelia.kelly@uni.edu or 319-273-7399.
For camp program and other questions, please contact, UNI STEM Coordinator, Marcy Seavey at seavey@uni.edu.

To learn more about UNI STEM Camps, including camp policies, please visit: https://stemed.uni.edu/k12

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Introduction to Robotics summer camp

 
9:00am
Panther Park - A 3D design, 3D printing, and Virtual Reality Experience

Panther Park - A 3D design, 3D printing, and Virtual Reality Experience

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Logistics: $75 registration fee includes camp program supplies, including a 3D print of one of your creations, and a snack daily. Campers should bring a sack lunch each day.  This camp meets in the TechWorks building in Waterloo.  This session is open to all students entering 6th-9th grade.

Don your paleontologist hat and dive into an immersive experience with dinosaurs. You will learn about 3D design and 3D printing plastic and sand. Tour the University of Northern Iowa Metal Casting Additive Manufacturing Center and Design Lab.  Come ready to create and explore!

Date(s) of camp: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 to Thursday, June 20, 2019
Time: 
9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily
Ages: 
Entering 6th through 9th grades
Cost: 
$75.00
Location: 
Additive Manufacturing Center - TECHWORKS Building in Waterloo
Contact Information: 

For registration questions, please contact UNI STEM Secretary, Shelia Kelly at shelia.kelly@uni.edu or 319-273-7399.

For camp program and other questions, please contact, UNI STEM Coordinator, Marcy Seavey at seavey@uni.edu.

To learn more about UNI STEM Camps, including camp policies, please visit: https://stemed.uni.edu/k12

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: https://camps.uni.edu/panther-park-3d-design-3d-printing-and-virtual-reality

 
UNI Youth Football Camp

UNI Youth Football Camp

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Youth Football Camp

 
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