UNI Calendar of Events

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Time Items
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)
 
10am
Carlton-Mellichamp Presentation: "Advancing Biliteracy for Less Commonly Taught Languages"

Carlton-Mellichamp Presentation: "Advancing Biliteracy for Less Commonly Taught Languages"

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Natalie Tran, featured lecturer for this year's Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education at the UNI College of Education, will address the issue of biliteracy for less commonly taught languages. A professor of educational leadership at California State Univerity, Fullerton, Tran's interests include diversity in higher education and dual-language immersion programs. She is also a heritage speaker of Vietnamese and serves as Director of the National Resource Center for Asian Languages. 

Location: 508 Schindler Education Center

Contact Information

Name: Elana Joram
Email: elana.joram@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7283

Link to Event: "Advancing Biliteracy for Less Commonly Taught Languages"

 
11am
Wellness in Rod (Take Time Thursday)

Wellness in Rod (Take Time Thursday)

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Student Wellness Services for Take Time Thursday 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 Thursday 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
Hot Wings Hot Topic--Gone too Soon: Nipsey Hussle

Hot Wings Hot Topic--Gone too Soon: Nipsey Hussle

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Darrell King, a graduate assistant in the International Students and Scholars Office, will discuss the impact of the death of Nipsey Hussle on the Black community and the myth of Black on Black crime.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Ami Traore
Email: traoraaa@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Patricia O'Donnell

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Patricia O'Donnell

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

UNI alumna, Patricia O’Donnell, is the author of the new novel, The Vigilance of Stars (Unsolicited Press).

Open mic signup at 7:00 p.m., open mic at 7:15, featured reader at 8:00.

The Final Thursday Reading Series is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts & the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.  Coffee provided by Sidecar Coffee. Cream provided by Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy. 

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2002

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series: Spring 2019

 
7pm
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "The Bandit Queen"

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "The Bandit Queen"

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 7:30 pm

“The Bandit Queen,” conceived, written and directed by Brittany Starr, tells the story of Belle Starr.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Amandajean Nolte
Email: amandajean.nolte@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Reserve tickets through Eventbrite

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the night sky through the computer-controlled telescope at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences observatory.  This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 P.M. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear).  No late admissions.  No cell phones, food or drink allowed.  

Location: MSH 137

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
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