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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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"The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"

"The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Curated by Professor Roy R. Behrens, this inaugural exhibition features vintage information wheels (volvelles) from the collection of author and designer Jessica Helfand, wood type-related prints by designer Dennis Ichiyama, editorial cartoons by artist Ad Reinhardt, and a selection of historic pencil sharpeners from the collection of UNI Professor Emeritus of Biology Paul D. Whitson. Also on view will be architectural models of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings from Cedar Rock (Quasqueton IA) and River City Society for Historic Preservation (Mason City), as well as Wright poster designs by UNI alumni Brandi Weiss, Danielle Shearer, and Stephanie Mathena. Opening reception on Monday, Oct. 8, following the 6:00 p.m. lecture by UNI design alumna Jessica Barness (BA 1999, MA 2001).

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
Resistance + Rescue: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman

Resistance + Rescue: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00 am to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Through images and symbols, the horrors of the Holocaust are familiar to us all. Yet, too few of us are aware of the remarkable story of the flight of the Jews out of Denmark to safety in Sweden in the fall of 1943, seventy-five years ago. The exhibition of photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman reopens a time in our history when the bravery of a few overcame the brutality of so many.

Without words, Glickman tells the story of the rescue through pictorial observations. Using subtle manipulations of the photographic process, she captures the many emotions of the rescue, as well as a stark reminder of what Hitler’s Final Solution did achieve. Glickman also presents the concentration camps as cruel, empty places. In these images, we are reminded that without the courage of the Danish government and its people, the fate of Denmark’s Jews would have been similar to that of so many of their European neighbors.

This exhibit and related events (including an opening reception on from 5:30 to 7:00 on October 5 and a three-part film series) are a collaboration of the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Hearst Center for the Arts.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 West Seerley Blvd, Cedar Falls, IA

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J. Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3870

Link to Event: Hearst Center for the Arts

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 10:00 am to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
 
"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

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

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 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"

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Friday, November 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm
 
4:00pm
UNI Teacher Education Induction Convocation

UNI Teacher Education Induction Convocation

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 4:00 pm

The College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Three hundred and fifty one students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program, and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students into that field of study. Aileen Sullivan, 2018 Iowa Teacher of the Year, who teaches chemistry at Ames High School and is a UNI Alumna, will deliver the convocation address.    

This will be the 56th group of candidates inducted into the Teacher Education program since formal ceremonies began in 1991. Parents and friends of the candidates are invited along with UNI faculty and administrators.  A reception will follow in the GBPAC lobby.

Location: Great Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: J.D. Cryer
Email: jd.cryer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2294

Link to Event: UNI Teacher Education

 
5:30pm
Religion, Law and the Public School: Professional Strategies for Educators

Religion, Law and the Public School: Professional Strategies for Educators

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Laws about religion in public schools have a long and complicated history. What can educators do to prepare themselves for the religous diversity of the 21st century classroom? Drawing from real-world situations, this workshop provides practical strategies to facilitate professional and legal engagement with religion in the public school classrooom.

Location: Room 002, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Michael Graziano
Email: michael.graziano@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2507

Link to Event: NA

 
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