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Saturday, November 10, 2018

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UNI Suzuki School Recital Weekend

UNI Suzuki School Recital Weekend

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, November 11, 2018 (All day)

The UNI Suzuki School will present their bi-annual recital weekend. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/music/suzuki.

Location: Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Suzuki School Info

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, November 11, 2018 (All day)
 
"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)
 
UNI Gaming Convention

UNI Gaming Convention

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day)

UNI-Con is UNI's premier gaming convention run by Panther Esports, Panther Tabletop and Dueling Panthers. There will be competitive and casual gaming (board and video games), free food and a 50/50 raffle benefiting the UNI Veterans Association. Tournaments include League of Legends, Super Smash Brothers (Melee & Wii U), Overwatch and Fortnite/CoD Blackout.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Chad Schafer
Email: cschafer@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 528-9498

Link to Event: UNI-Con

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day)
 
UNI Military and Veteran Honor Photo Exhibit program

UNI Military and Veteran Honor Photo Exhibit program

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00 pm to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:00 pm

A program to honor Panther veterans will be a time for reflection, camaraderie and support for those who are an essential part of the UNI family. The exhibit honoring UNI's service members and veterans will be on display through November. The photographs depict students, faculty, staff and their loved ones who have served our country in the United States Armed Forces. 

Location: Learning Commons, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Julie Ann Beddow
Email: julieann.beddow@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Exhibit

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 3:00 pm to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 11:00 pm
 
8:00am
Camp Adventure Leadership Assessment Center Interview

Camp Adventure Leadership Assessment Center Interview

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00 am

Camp Adventure interview session. For more information on how to attend and be a part of the program, please contact unicampadventure@gmail.com.

Location: Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Shannon Betzer
Email: betzer.campa@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-7928

Link to Event: NA

 
8:30am
Women of Color Circle

Women of Color Circle

Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Topics include mental health, identity and self-love. Breakfast and a snack will be provided. RSVP is requested.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Gwenne Berry
Email: nisg-diversity@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
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