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Thursday, February 15, 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)
 
Before 1pm
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

 
1pm
Spring Academic Advising Workshop

Spring Academic Advising Workshop

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A conference-style workshop for all advisors, including multiple choices in breakout sessions, and a large-group panel discussion about First-Generation College Students at UNI.

Location: Elm Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Maddy Spettel
Email: spettelm@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Academic Advising workshop

 
6pm
Lip Sync Battle

Lip Sync Battle

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm

This lip syncing competition has participants using music from their favorite hip hop or R&B artists. Students can compete individually or in a duo.

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Location: Latham 105

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Planetarium

 
7pm
Dylan Marron on Creating Civil Discourse

Dylan Marron on Creating Civil Discourse

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Dylan Marron will present "Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018". Marron is an IFP Gotham Award and Drama Desk-nominated writer, performer and video maker. He is the voice of Carlos on the hit podcast "Welcome to Nightvale," an alum of the New York Neo Futurists and the creator of "Every Single Word." Marron is a writer, correspondent and the most recognized face of Seriously.tv, where he created the viral smashes "Sitting in Bathrooms with Trans People, Shutting Down Bullsh*t," and his signature Unboxing series. In his podcast "Conversations with People Who Hate Me," he reminds his audience, "Remember, a person is on the other side of the screen." The lecture is free and open to the public. 

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Rachel Morgan
Email: rachel.morgan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 464-0385

Link to Event: NA

 
Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018

Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Dylan Marron will present "Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018." Marron uses satire to examine and discuss how we can effectively communicate without negativity.

Location: GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Rachel Morgan
Email: rachel.morgan@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018

 
8pm
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Location: Latham 105

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Planetarium

 
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