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Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm

See the critically acclaimed romantic drama "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" on the big screen. There will be an optional discussion following the screening. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the sixth speaker presentation by Amy Rohrberg and Linda Grimm on "The abc Project, Costumes for Volunteers in Marshall Center School" as part of the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school building was once the heart and center of the community.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Cedar Falls abounds with history writers and the spring series of the Cedar Falls Authors Festival highlights just a few of them. Enjoy traveling through Cedar Falls and Iowa history—and learn more about the challenges of history writing. Receptions (and often book signings) will follow each program.

"Postville: An Immigration Retrospective," Jennifer Cooley.

Rod Library is a co-sponsor of these events.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:00 pm

Leila Rod-Welch will present"Using Rod Library as a Graduate Student." Topics include finding quality books and scholarly articles using Rod Library online, using advanced search capabilities to access specialised databases, exploring features of Google Scholar, and identifying your departmental liaison librarian and how they can help.  

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Jessica, MS, RD/LD, is an internationally known dietitian and eating disorder expert. Having recovered from her own eating disorder, Jessica's passion is promoting a positive relationship with food and eating as key components of a healthy and happy life.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Do your courses require students to identify and utilize rigorous sources in their course projects? Kyle Rudick and Ryan McGeough will present “It was at the library; therefore it must be credible: Mapping Patterns of Undergraduate Heuristic Decision-Making." They will discuss their research findings on undergraduate students' heuristic decision-making skills as they incorporate information into their persuasive speeches.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Robyn Ochs will be the keynote speaker for Women's History Month. She will discuss how we assign labels to our complicated and unique experiences of sexuality. In this interactive program, she will explore the landscape of sexuality,  conduct a thought-provoking anonymous survey of those present, and look together at the data.

Thursday, March 1, 2018 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 12:00 pm

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for the Current Research On Women and Gender (CROW) Forum. Elizabeth Lefler will present "Gender Difference in the Diagnosis & Prevalence of Mental Illness: An Examination of DSM-5."

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 7:00 pm

In conjunction with the opening of “Bosnian Portraits: At Home in the Cedar Valley,” at the Grout Museum of History & Science, Waterloo, the documentary film “A Home in the Heartland,” about Bosnian resettlement in Waterloo in the 1990s and 2000s, will be screened. This 16-minute film was written, directed and produced by Don Fish, a UNI graduate, who will do a live or taped Skype introduction. A panel discussion will follow the screening.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 6:00 pm

This year’s UNI Gallery of Art "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" juror is Jamál Currie. Currie is Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Pete Berthelsen, partnership coordinator for The Bee and Butterfly Fund, will present "The three pillars of high quality pollinator habitat management." The Bee and Butterfly Habitat Fund identifies opportunities to establish critical pollinator habitat to help honey bee and monarch butterfly populations thrive.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the comfort and warmth of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A presentation of the UNI Gallery of Art and the UNI Department of Art, this competitive exhibition showcases outstanding works of art by students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror for this year's competition is Jamál Currie, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee, WI. Currie will give a lecture at 6 p.m., Wed., March 7, in KAB 111.The awards ceremony for the exhibition will take place at 7 p.m., Mon., March 19, in KAB 111. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment.

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection Exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This presentation seeks to make visible some of the objects in the UNI Permanent Art Collection made by women artists and elevate contributions of women as makers. Free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Charlotte Wells will present "When Women Weren't Allowed to be Human(ists): Tales of Female Scholars in the Italian Renaissance." The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 -
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the night sky through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Science 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 will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

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