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Saturday, March 24, 2018

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UNI Teacher Fair

UNI Teacher Fair

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (All day)

The UNI Teacher Fair is a free event for teachers looking for employment for the 2018-19 school year. This fair gives educators the opportunity to meet and interview with school adminstrators representating many school distrcits across Iowa, the midwest and the nation.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Kayla Stafford
Email: kayla.stafford@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2455

Link to Event: UNI Teacher Fair

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (All day)
 
"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

Saturday, March 24, 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

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (All day)
 
9am
2nd Annual Panther Gaming Convention

2nd Annual Panther Gaming Convention

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

Panther eSports will host the 2nd annual Panther Gaming Convention with video games, board games, card games and more. There will be an option to participate in a Super Smash Bro's tournament. Concessions will be available.

Location: West Gym

Contact Information

Name: Mark Cochran
Email: cochranm@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 554-0414

Link to Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/909263392574173/?notif_t=plan_user_joined&notif_...

 
12pm
Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @RodLibrary

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @RodLibrary

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for Rod Library’s first Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Training, food and childcare will be provided. Registration is required.


Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Angela Pratesi
Email: angela.pratesi@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

 
1pm
UNI Men's Rugby v. Winona State

UNI Men's Rugby v. Winona State

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 1:00 pm

Come out and support the UNI Men's Rugby team as they take on Winona State this Saturday! The game wil consist of two 40 minute halves with a five minute half-time. Rugby is the fastest growing sport in the nation - it's fun, fast-paced, and full of action - and we'd love to have a big showing for our frst home match! So, come on out, bring your purple and let's have a great time!

Location: UNI Rugby Fields - West Campus Complex

Contact Information

Name: UNI Men's Rugby
Email: unirugby@gmail.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Men's Rugby v. Winona State

 
4pm
End-Of-Life Care Mini Summit

End-Of-Life Care Mini Summit

Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm

The purpose of the mini-summit is to provide community conversations between medical professionals, social workers, and the general public as they explore and share experiences with end-of-life care.  Each of these groups offer a unique perspective of relieving and lessening pain in someone with a life-limiting condition. The mini-summit will also provide compassion and empathy for others as they cope and experience grief and loss.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Amy Hunzelman
Email: amy.hunzelman@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 290-8354

Link to Event: End-Of-Life Care Mini Summit

 
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