TEDxUNI Sponsors

TEDxUNI Organizers

Creative Life Research Center

Gary Gute is Associate Professor of Applied Human Sciences and Director of the Creative Life Research Center at the University of Northern Iowa.

Deanne Gute is Coordinator of the Writing Center within the Academic Learning Center and Associate Director for the Creative Life Research Center.

Christy Twait is Assistant Provost for Research & Sponsored Programs.

TEDxUNI Faculty/Staff Planning Team

John (Andy) Anderson

Assistant Professor of Management
John Deere Endowed Faculty Fellow

Steve Carignan

Associate Dean, Special Programs
Executive Director, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Benjamin Forsyth

Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology & Foundations

Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi

Associate Professor of Interior Design
School of Applied Human Sciences

Jade Horning

Instructional Specialist, Student Support Services

Lori Miller

Post-Award Support Services Coordinator
Research & Sponsored Programs

Jessica Moon

Director, University Honors Program
Instructor, School of Applied Human Sciences

Michelle Tichy

Assistant Professor
Educational Psychology & Foundations

Barb Weeg

Reference Librarian & Associate Professor
Rod Library

TEDxUNI Student Organizing/Marketing Team

Nathan Davis, Event Planning & Social Media

Keevin O’Rourke, Social Media

Austin Montelius, Graphic Art

Rachael Bair, Graphic Art

Joel Allison, Social Media

Ian Beatty, Event Planning

Taylor Petersen, Event Planning

Walter Abrego, Event Planning