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UNI Calendar of Events

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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All day
"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)
 
10:00am
UNI Earth Day Celebration

UNI Earth Day Celebration

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Come out and celebrate at the annual UNI Earth Day Celebration. Enjoy educational booths, hands-on activities and giveaways at this sustainability themed event. Say hi to TC and TK, try your hand at bags and bring your bike for a free tune-up

Location: NW Courtyard, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Bruss
Email: brussj@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3689

Link to Event: UNI Earth Day Celebration

 
10:30am
Carlton-Mellichamp Conversation with UNI Faculty and Area Educators

Carlton-Mellichamp Conversation with UNI Faculty and Area Educators

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Opportunity for informal discussion and dialogue with UNI College of Education Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education's featured speaker, Natalie Tran, California State University, Fullerton. Tran currently leads the secondary education department  at Cal State, Fullerton, and is a professor of educational leadership. This event is open to faculty in all UNI colleges and programs, as well as area administrators and teachers. 

Location: 508 Schindler Education Center

Contact Information

Name: Elana Joram
Email: elana.joram@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Conversation with UNI Faculty and Area Educators

 
11:00am
Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wednesday, April 24, 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

 
Eat wings, raise funds for the Cedar Bend Humane Society

Eat wings, raise funds for the Cedar Bend Humane Society

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 pm

A team of leadership students has partnered with CBHS to promote their cause. Show your support for UNI and CBHS by mentioning Cedar Bend Humane Society when you place your order with Buffalo Wild Wings and they will donate 10% of total sales to CBHS.

Location: Buffalo Wild Wings 6406 University Ave, Cedar Falls

Contact Information

Name: Sofia Rosselet
Email: rosseles@uni.edu
Phone: (509) 942-4769

Link to Event: Eat Wings Raise Funds

 
3:30pm
Orchesis Dance Company Applied Choreography Showcase

Orchesis Dance Company Applied Choreography Showcase

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Location: Room 185, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Ellie Tangney
Email: tangneye@uni.edu
Phone: (612) 834-4605

Link to Event: NA

 
2019 Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education

2019 Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Natalie Tran is the featured guest lecturer for the second annual 2019 Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education. Her keynote presentation is: "Cultivating Social Emotional Awareness through the Practice of Mindfulness."  Tran is a recognized educator and scholar in educational leadership, secondary and STEM education, and currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Chair of the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Fullerton.  A reception precedes her lecture from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Tran and UNI graduate students will lead an "Applied Mindfulness Workshop" from 4:30 to 5 p.m. following the keynote address. 

Location: Room 220, Schindler Education Center

Contact Information

Name: Elana Joram
Email: elana.joram@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: 2019 Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education

 
7:00pm
PAT/History Club Lecture

PAT/History Club Lecture

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Matthew Hill, winner of the Outstanding UNI Graduate History Paper Award, will present "The Half-Breed Tract, Squatters, Land Speculators and Settler Colonialism in Southeastern Iowa."  The lecture 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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