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Thursday, September 4, 2014

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Art Exhibit: "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention"

Art Exhibit: "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

This exhibition is a traveling contemporary art exhibition curated by Randy Jayne Rosenberg, Executive Director of Art Works For Change, Inc. with generous support from The Nathan Cummings Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Adobe Foundation; and the Sprint Foundation. At UNI, this presentation is made possible by the UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. In addition, Ned Dodington, Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday., Sept. 4, in KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition will follow. Other lectures associated with this programming may be viewed on the Gallery website calendar. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. The Gallery will be closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Home.html

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
 
Art Exhibit: "Other"

Art Exhibit: "Other"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Department of Art Purchases and Recent Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition features works by Byron Burford, Thaddeus Erdahl, George Longfish, Maggie Taylor, and Peter Voulkos. Students from Dr. Adelman’s “Research Methods and Writing in Art History” class will present didactic materials for each object.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: "Other" Art Exhibition

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
 
STAT Rejoin Campaign

STAT Rejoin Campaign

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

UNI STAT is hosting their membership campaign!  Join today for $35 and receive 4 T-shirts, discounts to local area businesses and access to exclusive member-only events!

Look for us in the Maucker Union Courtyard SW from 08/25/14 to 09/05/14 at a table from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm!

Location: Maucker Union Courtyard SW

Contact Information

Name: Carl Reitz
Email: reitzc@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7831

Link to Event: http://www.unialum.org/stat

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm
 
Art Exhibit: "String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series"

Art Exhibit: "String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

 Large-scale abstract paintings by Vermont-based artist and writer Lucinda Mason. The exhibition is dedicated to the late C. Clifton Chancey, head of the UNI Department of Physics.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "String Theory," Lucinda Mason exhibition

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
 
3pm
UNI Harvest Festival

UNI Harvest Festival

Thursday, September 4, 2014 -

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Panther Plot, the on-campus student garden, invites all students, staff, faculty and community members for a celebration of the harvest season! Join us for appetizer samples made with produce straight from the garden, cooking demonstrations by Food Network personality Amy Thielen, music spun by a local DJ, games, and tours of the garden. 

Location: The Panther Plot

Contact Information

Name: Kelsey Ewald
Email: kewald@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Colleges Against Cancer Informational Meeting

Colleges Against Cancer Informational Meeting

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 6:00 pm

The Colleges Against Cancer Chapter of UNI will provide information about volunteer opportunities, including volunteering for the American Cancer Society Work, with the CAC executive committee, help plan the Relay For Life of UNI, fight every type of cancer through activities and fundraising and work with cancer survivors and caregivers. Gain real-world experience to add value to your resume and future career.

Location: State College Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Whitney Stoolman
Email: stoolmaw@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Public Lecture: Ned Dodington

Public Lecture: Ned Dodington

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org. The speaker will present a public lecture tilted "How to Design With Biology: Towards a Biosynthetic Design Practice" KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention" will follow.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: Ned Dodington Lecture

 
Campus Activities Board: Amy Thielen, Food Network chef

Campus Activities Board: Amy Thielen, Food Network chef

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 7:00 pm

The Campus Activities Board will host Amy Thielen, Food Network chef. She will speak about her journey from the Midwest to New York City where she became a chef and how her return to her roots in rural Minnesota resulted in a successful writing career and a television show on the Food Network Channel "Heartland Table."

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Lauren Hanna
Email: hannal@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: CAB Website

 
7pm
Michael Suttle, trumpet

Michael Suttle, trumpet

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Visiting artist Michael Suttle will present a lecture-concert titled “Business Principles - Demonstrating Mentorship” featuring both trumpet performance and lecture. Suttle will collaborate with UNI faculty artist Polina Khatsko, piano. Suttle is a software executive and orchestral trumpet player/soloist. Repertoire will include pieces by John Williams, V. Berdiev and more. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 9:00 pm

View the night sky at the McCollum Science Hall Observatory. Meet by the polar bear near room 137 before the start of the show (late arrivals will not be able to attend).

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: Visit the Observatory

 
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