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Friday, March 23, 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

Friday, March 23, 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

Friday, March 23, 2018 (All day)
 
3:30pm
Pints, Profs, and Philosophy: Bad Sex?

Pints, Profs, and Philosophy: Bad Sex?

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:30 pm

Join us for a conversation about sexual ethics!

Location: The Octopus

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: Baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Pints, Profs, and Philosophy: Bad Sex?

 
BAD SEX? Pints, Profs & Philosophy

BAD SEX? Pints, Profs & Philosophy

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join Philosophy Club for discussion on sexual ethics with professors Abbylynn Helgevold and Ana Kogl.

Location: The Octopus

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Visit the Facebook page for more info.

 
7:00pm
Film Appreciation Club - "The Big Lebowski"

Film Appreciation Club - "The Big Lebowski"

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm

The Dude abides! See the Coen brothers' cult classic "The Big Lebowski" on the big screen. This March marks the historic 20-year anniversary for the beloved comedy, and there will be an optional discussion following the screening regarding the film's lasting impact. Admission is free, and all UNI students are welcome! 

Location: Kamerick Art Building Room 111

Contact Information

Name: Clinton Olsasky
Email: olsaskyc@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 344-7949

Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club - "The Big Lebowski"

 
8:00pm
CANCELLED: Guest Recital: Alan Dunbar, baritone, and Mark Bilyeu, piano

CANCELLED: Guest Recital: Alan Dunbar, baritone, and Mark Bilyeu, piano

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 8:00 pm

This event has been cancelled due to illness.

Visiting artist Alan Dunbar, baritone, will present a recital with guest pianist Mark Bilyeu. Baritone Alan Dunbar is a versatile performer, lauded for his beautiful tone and his nuanced musical and textual interpretation, while pianist Mark Bilyeu, described as a “superb partner,” passionately engages in music as a committed performer, inspiring teacher and enterprising curator. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
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