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Thursday, September 13, 2018

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"Drop Shadow"

"Drop Shadow"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

An exhibition by UNI Professor of Art Aaron Wilson consisting of many newly exhibited drawings and prints created over the last decade. The exhibition ponders the link between superstition and representation through depictions of time, history and repetition. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Drop Shadow"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
"Visions"

"Visions"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

UNI Assistant Professor of Art Noah Doely presents several different bodies of work that combine sculpture, photography, video, and found objects. The exhibition addresses themes of perception and authenticity to explore the paradoxical relationship between seeing and belief. With items curated from the collection of the UNI Museum. This work was supported in part by a 2018 artist fellowship grant from the Iowa Arts Council. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m. Gallery Talk by the artist: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 6:00 p.m.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Visions"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition supplemented by objects on loan to the Gallery, which was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. Featured artists include Asianpunkboy, Berenice Abbott, Nick Cave, Felix D’Eon, Kelly V. Grider, Jr., Keith Haring, George Hurrell, Ellsworth Kelly, Catherine Opie, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bruce of Los Angeles.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
10am
Decisions with Data: The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Data

Decisions with Data: The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Data

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

How do you use data? Who do you contact for data? What questions can we help you answer? Join the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness for an open lab session once each month to allow us to help answer your questions. Open labs will be held the second Thursday of every month.

Location: Room 109, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness
Email: oire@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3050

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Jennifer Stern, space scientist from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, will present "Nitrogen on Mars - Insights from Curiosity."

Location: Room 201, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Straus
Email: laura.strauss@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2052

Link to Event: https://chemistry.uni.edu/seminar-schedule

 
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm

The market features a wide range of local vendors providing quality products including seasonal produce, homemade baked goods, arts/crafts, honey, healthy snacks, fresh meats, popcorn and more.

Location: 22nd and College St.

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: jodie.huegerich@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
4pm
Prairie On Farms/ISU STRIPS Field Day

Prairie On Farms/ISU STRIPS Field Day

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:30 pm

UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center will partner with the ISU STRIPS team on this field day, which will highlight the planting of in-field prairie strips and a saturated buffer. A complimentary dinner will be provided at the conclusion of the event. Pre-registration is not required but appreciated for meal planning purposes and to communicate any logistics that may change due to inclement weather. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 7.

Location: J.H. Roadman Memorial Park, 28403 160th St., Dike, Iowa

Contact Information

Name: Staci Mueller
Email: staci.mueller@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3866

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Guest Recital: Elisabeth Adkins, violin & Edward Newman, piano

Guest Recital: Elisabeth Adkins, violin & Edward Newman, piano

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artists Elisabeth Adkins, violin, and Edward Newman, piano, will present a recital. Adkins’ richly varied musical life makes her equally at home in solo, orchestral, and chamber music repertoire. At the age of 25, she was awarded the position of Associate Concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. by Music Director Mstislav Rostropovich. Over an orchestral career that spans three decades, she has worked closely with the most celebrated conductors, composers and soloists of our time. Adkins will collaborate with pianist Edward Newman, who started his musical career as a child prodigy in Rockville, Maryland, at the age of 5. Over the past 5 decades, Newman has established a standard of excellence that is highly regarded by his peers and the press alike. 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

 
7pm
Leland Wilson Lecture

Leland Wilson Lecture

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Jennifer Stern, space scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will present "Follow Your Curiosity: Ingredients for Life on Mars." Stern specializes in the study of the chemistry of the atmosphere and surface of Mars, and instrument development for geochemical measurements on planetary surfaces.  

Location: Lantz Auditorium, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Strauss
Email: laura.strauss@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2052

Link to Event: https://chemistry.uni.edu/seminar-schedule

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 13, 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: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
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