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Wednesday, February 20, 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
 
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
Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Student Wellness Services for Wellness Wednesday each week to experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in the Makerspace LIB 286 located in Rod Library any time between 11:00am -1:00pm every Wednesday while classes are in session.

Location: Rod Library Makerspace, LIB 286

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Haislet
Email: shawna.haislet@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6119

Link to Event: Wellness in Rod

 
12pm
Soup Chat with Elizabeth Popplewell

Soup Chat with Elizabeth Popplewell

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Join us for a soup lunch provided by a gourmet chef and conversation with Elizabeth Popplewell, rector at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Cedar Falls.

Location: Threehouse: A Wesley Foundation

Contact Information

Name: Kate Kitzman
Email: cvr.kate@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 266-4071

Link to Event: NA

 
12pm
Dunkin Donuts Shot in the Dark Sampling Event

Dunkin Donuts Shot in the Dark Sampling Event

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:30 pm

Join the Coca-Cola campus ambassador for a sampling of the three flavors of the Dunkin Donuts Shot in the Dark, an everyday "pick-me-up" beverage. Flavors include caramel, mocha and vanilla. Attendees will be eligible to win a Yeti cooler; one winner will be drawn at random.

Location: Book Bistro, Rodd Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
2pm
Attending a Professional Conference

Attending a Professional Conference

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 2:50 pm

Attending a Professional Conference Workshop is presented by Kathryn Wohlpart and Sarah Elm, graduate college. Attend this workshop to explore professionalism and networking, learn strategies for how to make the most out of your conference experience and discover benefits of attending a conference and financial assistance available. 

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Susie Schwieger
Email: Susan.Schwieger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: Attending a Professional Conference

 
4pm
Physics Colloquium: Patrick Stollenwerk

Physics Colloquium: Patrick Stollenwerk

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Patrick Stollenwerk, department of physics and astronomy at Northwestern University, will present "Ion traps and laser control of matter in the second quantum revolution."

Location: Room 114, Begeman Hall

Contact Information

Name: Becky Adams
Email: becky.adams@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2420

Link to Event: Physics Colloquium: Patrick Stollenwerk

 
6pm
Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

This event will aim to focus on the variety of oppressions of African Americans from slavery to discrimination.  Each classroom will display scenes of oppression of all sorts. Each classroom will have a real life reenactment putting the student in the scene to give them a true experience. The Tunnel of Oppression rooms will tentatively include Wall of Mirrors Room, To Those We’ve Lost Room, Slave Room, Hair Room, Check Your Privilege Room, Microaggressions Room, Intersectionality Room, and a counseling room for debrief sessions

Location: Lang Hall basement classrooms

Contact Information

Name: Black Student Union
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
CANCELLED: Cayla Bellamy, bassoon

CANCELLED: Cayla Bellamy, bassoon

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. 

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
7pm
PAT/History Club Lecture

PAT/History Club Lecture

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Wallace Hettle, history, will present "The Other Confederate Rebellion." The event is free and open to the public.

Location: Room 120, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
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