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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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"Women as Makers"

"Women as Makers"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection Exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This presentation seeks to make visible some of the objects in the UNI Permanent Art Collection made by women artists and elevate contributions of women as makers. Note, the Gallery will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Women as Makers"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
 
"Anastylosis Project"

"Anastylosis Project"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

An exhibition by Mary Griep, retired Associate Dean of Fine Arts at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN representing nearly two decades of work inspired by 11th and 12th century sacred architecture from around the world. Among the large-scale artworks on display are Notre Dame Cathedral of Chartres (France), the Hindu temple of Angkor Wat (Cambodia), the Mayan temple El Castillo (Mexico), and the artist’s newest work, the Baptistery of Saint John, in Florence (Italy). On Wed., Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m., Griep will present a lecture about her work in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. An opening reception will follow.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Anastylosis Project

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
 
Private Tolkatchev at the Gates of Hell: Majdanek and Auschwitz Liberated: Testimony of an Artist

Private Tolkatchev at the Gates of Hell: Majdanek and Auschwitz Liberated: Testimony of an Artist

Monday, January 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 1, 2018 (All day)

To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018, the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education presents an exhibit of reproductions of the drawings made by Zinovii Tolkatchev, a Soviet artist who accompanied the Red Army forces that liberated the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp on January 27, 1945. The exhibit also includes reproductions of a few drawings he made at the Russian-liberated Majdanek concentration camp outside of Lublin, Poland. Biographical information and excerpts from Tolkatchev's testimony complete the exhibit. All material comes a virtual exhibit created by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem.

Location: UNI Museum (1st Floor of Rod Library)

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J. Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3870

Link to Event: UNI Museum

Monday, January 22, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 1, 2018 (All day)
 
Live Like a Student Financial Literacy Classes

Live Like a Student Financial Literacy Classes

Monday, January 29, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 15, 2018 (All day)

Live Like a Student is a free, three-week financial literacy course (non-credit). Students learn the basics of budgeting, financial planning, financial aid, credit and identity protection during six 50-minute class sessions. Participants receive a free t-shirt and are entered into a $500 scholarship drawing. Registration is required.

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Colleen Sullivan
Email: colleen.sullivan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7394

Link to Event: Live Like a Student Financial Literacy Classes

Monday, January 29, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, February 15, 2018 (All day)
 
11am
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

The labyrinth is in the form of a circle with a meandering but purposeful path from the edge to the center. While walking the labyrinth, one may feel joy in slowing down the pace of life and find peace, insight, reflection, creativity, relaxation and wisdom. It can be made available for student organizations, events and meetings.

Location: Room 185, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Brooke Hottle
Email: bhottle@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Walk the Labyrinth

 
2pm
Wellness Wednesday: Sexual Health

Wellness Wednesday: Sexual Health

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

While using a condom may seem like common sense, it is essential that you have the information needed to ensure you are using a condom correctly and consistently. During this fun, interactive session, participants will learn the benefits of using a condom, do’s and don’ts of condom use, the steps to putting on a condom and sexual health resources.

Location: Conference Room, Student Health Clinic

Contact Information

Name: Joan Thompson
Email: joan.thompson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7216

Link to Event: Wellness Wednesdays

 
Study Abroad in Peru information meeting

Study Abroad in Peru information meeting

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn about the Global Skills Capstone in Peru Study Abroad Program for May 2018. Spots are still available. Participants will learn about indigenous tribal history and its impact on today's society, the value of relationships when carrying out activities internationally, gain understanding of how to work with businesses in emerging economies and gain cross-cultural understanding in both business and social situation. Course is CAP 3154 for three credits.

Location: Room 7, Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: Paula Van Zee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
Frauds in the U.S. Education System

Frauds in the U.S. Education System

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Qingli Meng, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will share her research on fraud in the U.S. education system, one of the most neglected areas of media reporting. The number of cases have increased each year. By analyzing 560 education fraud cases investigated by the General Inspector of the U.S. Department of Education, this study identifies an obvious pattern of varying geographical distribution of education fraud. This study also describes the varieties of case characteristics. This session fits Part B of the certificate.

Location: Room 282, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Emma Welch
Email: welche@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Center for Academic Ethics Events

 
3pm
Study Abroad Capstone in Rio de Janeiro information session

Study Abroad Capstone in Rio de Janeiro information session

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Learn about this May 2018 option for completing the capstone LAC requirement and traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The program leader and study abroad advisor will be there to discuss course expectations, program itinerary and application process with interested students. 

Location: Room 009, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Charity Eckhardt
Email: charity.eckhardt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
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