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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

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"An Art Collection Travelogue"

"An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor that features the installation "Paper Border" by Paul Valadez, eleven large-scale drawings from Mary Frisbee Johnson’s "Navigating" series, newly acquired ceramics by Dean and Gunnar Schwarz, and a remarkably pristine tapa bark cloth from the Polynesian island of Tonga. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m. in KAB 111, artist Paul Valadez will present a lecture titled "The Potlatch Project, the Artwork of Paul Valadez." An opening reception will follow.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the UNI Gallery of Art. Featuring artworks by British printmaker Elisabeth Frink, Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson, San Diego artist Suda House, and Hannah March Sanders as well as a stone carving by Zimbabwean artist Fanizani Akuda and screenprints by Korean ceramist Sunkoo Yuh and American artist Mark Dion, which were completed in the UNI Printmaking Labs under the direction of professors Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "In and After the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

This exhibition features portraits of the residents of Country View, a Waterloo nursing home facility. Led by Department of Art Instructor Alexandra Dooley, UNI painting students worked on site at Country View gaining insight into their subjects’ lives through shared conversation. Each work on display represents a different resident and celebrates portraiture as an act of seeing and being seen. Special thanks to UNI’s Service Learning Institute and Ellen Whitehead, Director of Recreation at Country View. Reception: Friday, Jan. 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Showcases, UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
 
Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)

"Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books. The exhibition emphasizes the strength of the illustrations as visual narrative representations of the African-American experience.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference, UNI Museum, Dr. Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and education student Danielle Templeton are happy to present a traveling exhibit Telling A People's Story. Telling A People's Story is organized by the Miami University Art Museum through a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. This project is a collaboration with Rod Library, UNI Museum, HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS), Cedar Falls Public Library, UNI College of Education, and is also sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau.

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Exhibit Dates and Locations

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)
 
11am
Panther Pantry Open House

Panther Pantry Open House

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Panther Pantry is a food pantry available to UNI students. The pantry is run by students. Tour the pantry and find more about what the pantry does, how you can get involved or how to use the pantry. There will be a drawing for a giveaway of 10 seperate dining gift cards.

Location: Maucker Union Panther Pantry-Lower level by computer lab

Contact Information

Name: Jason Romont
Email: romontj@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
2pm
Ethical Issues in Quantitative Research

Ethical Issues in Quantitative Research

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm

This panel will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in quantitative research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on such topics as integrity in authorship, data management, and collaboration as they pertain to quantitative research methods. This panel discussion will be led by Helen Harton, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and include other faculty members who are experts in quantitative research methodologies.  Registration Required.

Location: Rod Library 287

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Solomon
Email: solomonr@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 608-3464

Link to Event: Register Here

 
2pm
Diet Coke sampling event

Diet Coke sampling event

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:30 pm

Join the UNI Coca-Cola campus ambassador and try all flavors of Diet Coke: strawberry guava, blueberry acai, ginger lime, feisty cherry, twisted mango and zesty blood orange. Take your favorite flavor home. The event is open to all students, staff and faculty. 

Location: Essentials, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Morgan Zebuhr
Email: zebuhrm@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 310-9785

Link to Event: Diet Coke sampling event

 
6pm
To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI Charitable Art Benefit

To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI Charitable Art Benefit

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI is a mental health advocacy student organization that strives to support those struggling from mental illness and inform UNI's community about issues surrounding mental health. Each year, TWLOHA-UNI hosts a charitable art benefit featuring local artists. A silent auction of the pieces will be conducted and guests can perform a poem, sing, dance, play an instrument, etc. There will be live entertainment and refreshments. All proceeds go to mental health organizations in the Cedar Valley.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI
Email: northerniowatwloha@gmail.com
Phone: (515) 868-2631

Link to Event: NA

 
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