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Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Patrick Stollenwerk, department of physics and astronomy at Northwestern University, will present "Ion traps and laser control of matter in the second quantum revolution."

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Wallace Hettle, history, will present "The Other Confederate Rebellion." The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

A loose murderer, Cary Grant's charm and Rosalind Russell's wit make for a fantastic drama about the newspaper scene in the 1940s. From legendary director, Howard Hawks, "His Girl Friday" is a delightful screw-ball comedy that will have your eyes locked on the action the whole time! All are welcome; there will be a discussion to follow. 

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The second film in a series of international film screenings about the Hispanic Family and Film.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Andrea Mosby, professional leadership speaker, will speak on the power of personal decisions and leading with integrity. Mosby is known for inspiring students with her personal and leadership stories. A Q&A time will follow. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Hear Sarah Thompson, Certified Body Trust provider, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, tell their personal story of eating disorder recovery for 18 years. Thompson will address barriers and access to eating disorder treatments, such as fatphobia, homophobia and transphobia.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Bob Inglis is the Executive Director of republicEn.org, a growing group of conservatives who care about climate change. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1993 to 1999 and again from 2005-2011, a Republican representing Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C. His visit is part of UNI's 2018/2019 Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Former Ambassador John Dinger will be on campus on to give a talk about Cybersecurity and 5G Technology.

From 2006-2012, Ambassador Dinger was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Research in the U.S. State Department. In that role, he established the State Department's first Office of Cyber Affairs and was integral in helping to form basic principles to guide the new field of cyberspace diplomacy. 
During his distinguished career in the State Department, Mr. Dinger also served as Ambassador to Mongolia, and Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism, among other positions. He is an alumnus of UNI. 
At 5:00, he will also be speaking to the Model United Nations competition team about his experiences in the Foreign Service and U.S. foreign policy. That event will also take place in Sabin 25.
Please contact Scott Peters (scott.peters@uni.edu) with any questions.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 11:00 am

This special event commemorates the donation of papers related to the Wapsipinicon Almanacto UNI’s Special Collections and University Archives. Timothy Fay will be joined by Jim O’Loughlin and Brian Pals for a look back on the history of the Wapsipinicon Almanac since the magazine launched in 1988 and an explanation of letterpress printing technology.  

This event is free and open to the public.  Sponsors include Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, the UNI College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences, the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures and the UNI Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.

This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Monday, March 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The third film in a series of international film screenings about the Hispanic Family and Film.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Amy Margolis will give a reading of her fiction. She earned an MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop and is the Director of the Iowa Summer Writing Festival. This event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Friday, March 8, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

You will not want to miss this special film festival on tour from Telluride, CO. Film Appreciation Club, Philosophy Club and the Green Project are bringing you the inspiring and enlightening stories of filmmakers from across the country and around the world. Come experience the powers of film, courage, spirit and community. Free admission. One night only. Exclusive screenings of 2019 films. 

Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm

At a time when immigration is much in the news, Professor John Rapson of the University of Iowa School of Music’s Jazz Studies Program has created a powerful multi-media performance piece about an early 20th-century immigrant whose story remains highly relevant today. “Hot Tamale Louie: The Story of Zarif Khan” will be performed by Rapson and a cast of musicians and actors. This event is free and open to the public.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The fourth film in a series of international film screenings about the Hispanic Family and Film.

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