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Wednesday, November 7, 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
 
RECONTRACTING: On-Campus Housing Room Selection Begins for Current UNI Students

RECONTRACTING: On-Campus Housing Room Selection Begins for Current UNI Students

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 (All day) to Monday, December 3, 2018 (All day)

Current UNI students who wish to live on-campus for the 2019-20 academic year can begin to select their room. (Students currently living off campus must have a completed housing contract to participate.) Students may reserve their room in any hall and select a meal plan. Priority reservation dates were distributed to students in October. Students can check the date and time of their individual priority reservation date by logging-in to the housing & dining contract. Priority reservation dates run through December 3.

Location: UNI Residence Halls

Contact Information

Name: Department of Residence
Email: residence@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2333

Link to Event: Learn more about recontracting.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 (All day) to Monday, December 3, 2018 (All day)
 
11:00am
Green Zone Training

Green Zone Training

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 11:00 am

Green Zone Training is for faculty, students and staff who want to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. The goal is to train members of the UNI community to know more about the issues and concerns faced by military affiliated students, and to identify individuals who are available to support them. They are individuals who can lend a sympathetic ear, and direct the student veteran to the appropriate resources.

Location: Plaza Level Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Chiquita Loveless
Email: chiquita.loveless@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3040

Link to Event: Green Zone Training

 
4:30pm
Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade Exhibit & Gallery Talk

Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade Exhibit & Gallery Talk

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 4:30 pm

"Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade" will open with a gallery talk by student curator Emily Shroeder. This exhibit is an extension of UNI Museum’s "Cultural Impressions: Identities Molded in Clay" exhibit, and it explores Sioux and Meskwaki identity in material culture.

Location: UNI Museum, 1st floor Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Inspired by Nature, Influenced by Trade Exhibit

 
7:30pm
PMB Live! Panther Marching Band Concert

PMB Live! Panther Marching Band Concert

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Back by popular demand, the School of Music’s largest ensemble – the Panther Marching Band appears on the Great Hall stage in the Gallagher Bluedorn! This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: To buy tickets, click here.

 
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