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Friday, April 19, 2019

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National Student Employment Appreciation Week

National Student Employment Appreciation Week

Sunday, April 14, 2019 (All day) to Friday, April 19, 2019 (All day)

Each year colleges and universities across the country recognize the importance of the student work experience during National Student Employment Week. Take the time to thank the more than 4,000 students who work at UNI for all they do!  

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Sarah Goblirsch
Email: sarah.goblirsch@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2084

Link to Event: NA

Sunday, April 14, 2019 (All day) to Friday, April 19, 2019 (All day)
 
"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm

This competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror for this year's competition is T.J. Dedeaux-Norris, Assistant Professor of Art from the School of Art and Art History at University of Iowa in Iowa City. Dedeaux-Norris will give a lecture at 6 p.m., Wed., March 13, in KAB 111. The awards ceremony for the student exhibition will take place at 7 p.m., Mon., March 25, in KAB 111. The Friends of the UNI Permanent Art Collection & Gallery co-sponsored the opening reception, which follows the ceremony. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art, KAB 113

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:30 pm to Saturday, April 20, 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 Elisabeth Frink, Phyllis Bramson, Suda House, and Sunkoo Yuh, and Mark Dion. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art, KAB 113

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 7:30 pm to Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"Whose Land Is This? Native American, European and American Perspectives"

"Whose Land Is This? Native American, European and American Perspectives"

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)

The Grout Museum of History & Science is the venue for the inaugural display of a traveling exhibit created by the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education on the contact between Native Americans, European explorers and traders, and American settlers in Iowa. The exhibit focuses on different conceptions and uses of land on the part of Native Americans, Europeans and Americans that shaped the interactions of these groups. "Whose Land Is This?" highlights federal, state, county and other sites related to Native Americans in Iowa and the history of exploration, colonization and settlement in the state.

Location: Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South Street, Waterloo, IA

Contact Information

Name: Grout Museum District
Email: info@gmdistrict.org
Phone: (319) 234-6357

Link to Event: Grout Museum District

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, August 17, 2019 (All day)
 
9am
Community Engagement Celebration Day

Community Engagement Celebration Day

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Many UNI faculty, staff and students are involved in community engagement work through courses, research, student organizations and professional service. Community Engagement Celebration Day gives everyone an opportunity to showcase their community engagement work. 

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Kristina Kofoot
Email: kristina.kofoot@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4507

Link to Event: NA

 
10am
UNI Edits Wikipedia: Underrepresented People and Topics

UNI Edits Wikipedia: Underrepresented People and Topics

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Wikipedia's diversity problems are well documented. Due to a lack of diversity among Wikipedia's editorship, there are critical gaps in the information available on the free encyclopedia. We're here to fix it. This edit-a-thon will focus on adding information about people and topics that are un(der)represented from around the world to Wikipedia. 

Location: Room 324, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Edits Wikipedia: Underrepresented People and Topics

 
12pm
Guest Master Class: Mary Bailey, oboe

Guest Master Class: Mary Bailey, oboe

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Bailey will present an oboe master class during her residency at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Graham Hall, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
3pm
North American Review Conference: 50 Years at UNI

North American Review Conference: 50 Years at UNI

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:35 pm to Sunday, April 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm

The North American Review (https://www.facebook.com/events/327094244502865) is celebrating 50 years at UNI with a writing conference April 19-21. Terry Tempest Williams will give a keynote (https://www.facebook.com/events/309324813168824) at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 19, in the auditorium, LNG. Visit the conference schedule (https://nar-conference.uni.edu/schedule) for more information about talks, readings, presentations and workshops. The conference is free and open to the public. Please register (https://nar-conference.uni.edu/registration) in advance.

Location: Bartlett Hall and Commons Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Rachel Morgan
Email: rachel.morgan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 464-0385

Link to Event: North American Review 50 Conference

 
6pm
Guest Recital: Mary Bailey, oboe

Guest Recital: Mary Bailey, oboe

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Mary Bailey will present an oboe recital. Bailey currently serves on faculty at the University of Alabama. She has performed with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Shenzen Symphony Orchestra, and more. This event is free and open to the public.

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
IDT Dance Company Spring Performance

IDT Dance Company Spring Performance

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Join the IDT Dance Company for their spring performance! Featured styles include Latin, tap, hip hop, belly dancing, and more. Free admission for UNI students with student ID. Get tickets at the door or email wellet@uni.edu to reserve a seat in advance.

Location: Bengston Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Sofia Legaspi
Email: slegaspi@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Facebook Event

 
Film Appreciation Club presents "The Red Shoes"

Film Appreciation Club presents "The Red Shoes"

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Powell and Pressburger's wonderfully, whirling 1948 drama "The Red Shoes" paints a beautiful tale of one ballerina who must chose between love and her love for dance. This Academy Award winning film shows how the blossoming career of dancer Vicky Page (Moira Shearer) swirls into a darken fantasy. All are welcome. There will be a discussion to follow.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: Baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Visit our Facebook for info. sit the Facebook for more information!

 
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