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Thursday, March 22, 2018

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"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A presentation of the UNI Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art, this competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror for this year's competition is Jamál Currie, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI. Currie will give a lecture at 6 p.m., Wed., March 7, in KAB 111.The awards ceremony for the exhibition will take place at 7 p.m., Mon., March 19, in KAB 111. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
"Women as Makers"

"Women as Makers"

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 5:00 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. Free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment.

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, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
FIRST Robotics Competition Iowa Regional

FIRST Robotics Competition Iowa Regional

Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day)

Attend the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Iowa Regional  

Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, the FIRST Robotics Competition Iowa Regional will bring together more than 60 FRC teams from the Midwest and around the world to compete in the University of Northern Iowa McLeod Center.  Each high school team has had just 6 weeks to design, build, and program their robot to play this year’s game - FIRST Power Up. During each match, witness two brand-new alliances of 3 robots each face off against each other to the gather resources needed to fuel their airships and earn points to win the game.

Here is how YOU can get involved:

Families, Alumni, & the General Public

  • Cheer on FRC teams during exciting matches in McLeod!
  • Meet team members up close in their pits in the Dome!
  • Root for your local FRC Team!
  • Support STEM in Iowa!
  • Be inspired by the innovation of our youth!
  • Get in the spirit - Costumes are welcome!

Saturday is the perfect day for family participation in FRC. Concessions will be open from 12:30 to 4:30 pm on Saturday. Park in the West Dome or South Art parking lots. Parking is $5.00/car. Don't forget to take a tour of the pits (where the teams work on their robots) during your visit. If you can't make it Saturday, the event is open on Thursday from 8:30 am through 6:30 pm and on Friday from 8:00 am through 5:45 pm. Learn more about the FIRSTRobotics Competition Iowa Regional.

Saturday Schedule of Public Events

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am - Opening Ceremonies
  • 9:00 am - 12:15 pm - Qualifying Matches
  • 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Final Matches
  • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm - Award Ceremony 

Location: McLeod Center & UNI Dome

Contact Information

Name: Marcy Seavey
Email: seavey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6253

Link to Event: FIRST Robotics Competition Iowa Regional

Thursday, March 22, 2018 (All day)
 
1pm
Thesis Defense

Thesis Defense

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Stephen Cain, graduate student of David Saunders, will present his thesis defense.  

The title of his thesis is “Effects of hibernation on the blood clotting properties of the American Bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus”.

 

Location: Room 001, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
5pm
Alpha Delta Pi Sorority: Pasta with the Pis!

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority: Pasta with the Pis!

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Support the Ronald McDonald House Charities by attending Alpha Delta Pi's Pasta with the Pis, an all-you-can-eat pasta dinner with garlic bread and desserts. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.

Location: College Hill Lutheran Church

Contact Information

Name: Kate Mulder
Email: uniadpiphilanthropy@gmail.com
Phone: (651) 925-6514

Link to Event: Pasta with the Pis- Alpha Delta Pi Sorority

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the night sky through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Science Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

Location: MSH 137

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
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