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Thursday, April 26, 2018

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Wall of Comic Art!

Wall of Comic Art!

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 8:00 am to Monday, April 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm

The Wall of Comic Art will be on exhibit from March 25 until the end of April. Cedar Valley artists are invited to submit comic artwork. The exhibit is a promotion for Rod Library’s 5th annual RodCon which is a mini comic book convention where people from all areas of life can meet and celebrate their love of comics, graphic novels, pop culture, and ner-dom. The comic art show will be located on the main floor of Rod Library. RodCon will be held on April 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Rod Library. 

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: lib-prc@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6256

Link to Event: NA

Sunday, March 25, 2018 - 8:00 am to Monday, April 30, 2018 - 3:00 pm
 
"B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

"B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Opening Reception: Apr. 23 at 7 p.m. The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: printmaker Rylie Lawrence and painters Eden Bell and Rachael “Ray” Smith. All events are 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: "B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
"Women as Makers"

"Women as Makers"

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, May 5, 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, April 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
7:30am
Annual UNI Botanical Center Plant Sale

Annual UNI Botanical Center Plant Sale

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm

The UNI Botanical Center and Student Nature Society annual spring plant sale. There will be a variety of plants available for sale. Summer garden bulbs, herbs, annuals for the garden, succulents and an assortment of tropicals. We will also have some hanging baskets and mixed bowls of tropicals and succulents. 

Location: UNI Botanical Center Classroom #26

Contact Information

Name: Billie Hemmer
Email: billie.hemmer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2247

Link to Event: NA

 
3:00pm
Annual graduate faculty meeting and awards ceremony

Annual graduate faculty meeting and awards ceremony

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Faculty and student award winners will be recognized.

Location: ScholarSpace, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Rubina Chowdhury
Email: rubina.chowdhury@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: Annual graduate faculty meeting and awards ceremony

 
7:00pm
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Marc Nieson

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Marc Nieson

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Nieson is the author of the memoir, Schoolhouse: Lessons on Love & Landscape (Ice Cube Press). He serves on the MFA faculty at Chatham University.

Open mic signup at 7:00.  Bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction to share (singer/songwriters are also welcome). The open mic starts at 7:15 and the featured author takes the stage at 8:00. A Q&A will follow each reading. Books by regional writers will be available for purchase. The Final Thursday Reading Series is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the University of Northern Iowa College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. Coffee is provided by Sidecar Coffee Roasters and cream is provided by Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2002

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Marc Nieson

 
How to Vote in 2018

How to Vote in 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Learn about changes to the voting process and how to vote in the 2018 midterms from the elections manager of the Black Hawk County Auditor's office. 

Location: Oak Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Danielle Templeton
Email: templetd@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 429-8859

Link to Event: How to Vote in 2018

 
8:00pm
Faculty Recital: Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano

Faculty Recital: Vakhtang Kodanashvili, piano

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Faculty artist Vakhtang Kodanashvili will present a piano recital with repertoire to be announced. 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

 
9:00pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, April 26, 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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