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Thursday, September 20, 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
 
12pm
UNI Frederick Douglass Human Rights Festival

UNI Frederick Douglass Human Rights Festival

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00 pm

UNI will join the national commemoration of Frederick Douglass' two hundredth birth year by hosting the Frederick Douglass Human Rights Festival in declaration of social justice and human rights current affairs. Events are scheduled to lift up the Power of Our Voices with dynamic library exhibitions, presentations, forums, orations and performance "slam" offerings sponsored by CHAS, CSBS, UNI Museum, CME,and the Rod Library. Free and open to the public.

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: celeste bembry
Email: celeste.bembry@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2797

Link to Event: Frederick Douglass Human Rights Festival

 
Ethical Data Management and Presentation

Ethical Data Management and Presentation

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Led by Helen Harton, psychology department, this session will present and discuss ethical issues in data storage and management, as well as how to ethically author and present your results using various methods of dissemination.

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: ryan solomon
Email: solomonr@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 608-3464

Link to Event: Registration Information

 
Hot Wings Hot Topic

Hot Wings Hot Topic

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Come enjoy some wings while we discuss "immigration and scapegoating to advance political agendas".

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Ami Traore
Email: cme@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Steven Kass, L.I. Smith Professor of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota, will present "The Power of Hydrogen Bonds:  BrØnsted Acids and Hydrogen Bond Catalysts."

Location: Room 201, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Bill Harwood
Email: bill.harwood@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2438

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

 
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Join us for Kids and Pets Day with the Hearst Center and face painting, La Calle food truck, pets from the Cedar Bend Humane Society, samples and recipes from the F.R.E.D Food Cart, and more. Children participating in the Farmers Market BINGO will receive CHFM Bucks to spend at the market. For updates like/follow us on Facebook at College Hill Farmers Market and Instagram/Twitter (Collegehillfm).

Location: College Street (from 22nd to 23rd Street)

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
7pm
Elizabeth Kolbert lecture and book signing

Elizabeth Kolbert lecture and book signing

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Elizabeth Kolbert is a Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer and journalist. Her latest book "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the General Nonfiction category, and was a New York Times 2014 Top Ten Best Book of the Year.  Her series on global warming, “The Climate of Man,” appeared in "The New Yorker" in the spring of 2005 and won the American Association for the Advancement of Science's magazine award.  In 2006, she received the National Academy of Sciences Communication Award. Her visit is a part of UNI's 2018/2019 Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series.

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: Eric Giddens
Email: eric.giddens@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7499

Link to Event: Elizabeth Kolbert lecture and book signing

 
45th Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture

45th Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00 pm

The 45th annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Susan R. Grayzel, Utah State University. The title of her lecture is "Did Women Have a Great War? Reflections on the 100th Anniversary of the First World War." The lecture is free and open to the public.

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Robert F. Martin
Email: robert.martin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2097

Link to Event: NA

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 20, 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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