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Wednesday, February 14, 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
 
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)
 
Darwin Week 2018

Darwin Week 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 2:00 pm to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Darwin Week is an annual lecture series hoste by UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers in which we bring thoughtful speakers who challenge dogma, promote science and reason and advocate for the well-being and common dignity of all humankind. This year our focus is on evolution and skepticism. We will have two to three faculty speakers each day discussing topics that they have developed and one keynote each night at 7 p.m. 

Location: Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Oliverio Covarrubias
Email: covarruo@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 573-5811

Link to Event: Darwin Week

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 2:00 pm to Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm
 
11:00am
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Wednesday, February 14, 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

 
12:30pm
Ariel Ennis Lecture

Ariel Ennis Lecture

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Ariel Ennis will lecture about his book Teaching Religious Literacy: A Guide to Religious and Spiritual Diversity in Higher Education, about how it ties into the Multi-Faith training which will be occurring later that day. His lecture will touch on how Faith Zone has worked at New York University and how it can work at UNI. 

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: David Glenn-Burns
Email: wesley@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 266-4071

Link to Event: NA

 
1:00pm
Part I: Introductory Qualtrics Training

Part I: Introductory Qualtrics Training

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn about getting access to Qualtrics, exploring the basic survey-building tools, creating a simple survey and then viewing survey results. This is part one of a two-part series about the uses of the Qualtrics software tool. You can attend one session without attending the other. RSVP by Friday, Feb. 9.

Location: Room 109, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Megan Vogt-Kostner
Email: megan.vogt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7430

Link to Event: Qualtics registration form

 
2:00pm
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This interactive session will assist participants in identifying the causes and symptoms of stress in their lives. Participants will become aware of a variety of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing their stress and have an opportunity to practice.

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

 
4:30pm
Multi-Faith Training

Multi-Faith Training

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 -

4:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Ariel Ennis will teach about Faith Zone Multi-Faith training. He is a renowned speaker and author of the book Teaching Religious Literacy: A Guide to Religious and Spiritual Diversity in Higher Education. This is a workshop to promote spiritual and religious literacy and dialogue, in the efforts to encourage multifaith collaboration. This event is open to people of all backgrounds. Refreshments will be served.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: David Glenn-Burns
Email: wesley@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 266-4071

Link to Event: NA

 
7:00pm
Sip and Paint

Sip and Paint

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Art instructors will guide participans through step-by-step instructions to create a masterpiece. It will provide a fun but relaxing time by painting and sipping a sparkling beverage with friends. No painting experience necessary.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
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