UNI Calendar of Events

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

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"The Many Voices of Art"

"The Many Voices of Art"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, this UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Featured artworks from the Collection include the following: prints from Bronislaw Bak’s "One-Hundred Views of Chicago" series, which was donated by UNI alumna Lois E. Iseminger of Chicago;  "Flower" by the late Ralph Haskell, professor emeritus of the UNI Department of Art; "Inspiration" by Käthe Kollwitz, which was donated by Kurt and Cynthia Kruse of Cedar Falls; "Seated Model with Mirror" by Steven Bigler of St. Paul, which was donated by the artist himself; and an untitled still-life by Jean Lurçat, which was donated by Ray and Sandy Benter of Des Moines. Also, on view will be a newly conserved 18th century portrait in an antique gilded frame donated by Dr. Hart M. Nelsen and Dr. Anne Kusener Nelsen of Seattle. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "The Many Voices of Art"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)
 
"Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

"Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)

The artist will present a lecture titled "Bro-sure: A Brief Look at the Art of Jack Balas" on Wednesday, August 28, at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. An opening reception will follow.  Balas is a Colorado-based artist specializing in figurative paintings and drawings in oil and watercolor. For the last 15 years, he has focused on depictions of the male figure, presenting them in a variety of personal and societal scenarios that project them far beyond the traditional role of portraiture. Employing painted language in the form of titles, phrases, and paragraph-stories, the works take on the strategies of annotated documents, maps and calendars, and yet by their very depiction the men found in them also take on the politics of visibility – queer visibility and male visibility in general. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections"

Monday, August 19, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 5, 2019 (All day)
 
11am
Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Wellness Wednesday and 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.

Location: Room 286, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Wellness Wednesday and 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.

Location: Room 286, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
Study Abroad Fair & Apply for Passport

Study Abroad Fair & Apply for Passport

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Learn about study abroad opportunities and scholarships. The Blackhawk County Recorders’ Office will be there to assist in renewing or applying for a passport. Come for a chance to win $500, $750 or $1,000 scholarships.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Paula Van Zee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: Study Abroad Fair

 
4pm
Physics Colloquium: Ali Tabei

Physics Colloquium: Ali Tabei

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Ali Tabei, physics department, will present "A spherical cow approach to biology: Simulating and analyzing subcellular processes."

Location: Room 114, Begeman Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: A spherical cow approach to biology: Simulating and analyzing subcellular processes

 
7pm
Some Assembly Required Improv Auditions

Some Assembly Required Improv Auditions

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Are you interested in being a part of Some Assembly Required? No previous improv experience is required to try out. Auditions will last an hour to an hour and a half depending on turnout, and include improv warm-ups, games and scene work.

Location: Threehouse: Wesley Foundation

Contact Information

Name: Craig Miller
Email: millecbw@uni.edu
Phone: (641) 629-1751

Link to Event: SAR Improv: Auditions

 
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