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August 2018

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Campus prairie walk

Campus prairie walk

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 11:30 am

Tallgrass Prairie Center staff will lead a prairie walk; meet at the Botanical Center and then walk to the UNI Campus Prairie Preserve to see what's blooming.

Location: Campus Prairie Preserve

Contact Information

Name: Staci Mueller
Email: staci.mueller@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3866

Link to Event: NA

 
 
 
 
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Cedar Bend Savanna Walk

Cedar Bend Savanna Walk

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 9:00 am

Join us for a walk at Cedar Bend Savanna hosted by the Cedar Prairie Group of the Sierra Club, the Iowa Prairie Network and Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie Center. This unique black/bur oak savanna is a relict of pre-settlement vegetation that has survived on sandy soils of the Cedar River Valley. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Thunder Ridge Mall parking lot and car pool/caravan to the Washington/Union Access near the site. For those who want to join the group at Washington/Union Access at 9:15 a.m., it is located east of the Cedar River on the south side of Cedar Wapsi Road. We will convene in the SE corner of the Access and hike ¼ mile to the savanna.

Location: Cedar Bend Savanna, Black Hawk County, Iowa

Contact Information

Name: Daryl Smith
Email: Daryl.Smith@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 290-4160

Link to Event: NA

 
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Panther Marching Band Camp

Panther Marching Band Camp

Monday, August 13, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)

The Panther Marching Band, the largest student organization on the UNI campus, combines Panther spirit, pride, musicianship, and more than 100 years of tradition. Students in the band will attend this week-long camp to begin rehearsals for the 2018 season. For more information, contact Justin.Mertz@uni.edu.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: Bands at UNI

Monday, August 13, 2018 (All day) to Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Final Registration

Final Registration

Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)

Final Registration for Fall 2018

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Friday, August 17, 2018 (All day)
 
 
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Classes Begin 8 a.m.

Classes Begin 8 a.m.

Monday, August 20, 2018 (All day)

Fall Semester Classes Begin 8 a.m.

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, August 20, 2018 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Music Education Workshop

Music Education Workshop

Saturday, August 25, 2018 (All day)

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Saturday, August 25, 2018 (All day)
 
 
"Drop Shadow"

"Drop Shadow"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

An exhibition by UNI Professor of Art Aaron Wilson consisting of many newly exhibited drawings and prints created over the last decade. The exhibition ponders the link between superstition and representation through depictions of time, history and repetition. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Drop Shadow"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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"Visions"

"Visions"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

UNI Assistant Professor of Art Noah Doely presents several different bodies of work that combine sculpture, photography, video, and found objects. The exhibition addresses themes of perception and authenticity to explore the paradoxical relationship between seeing and belief. With items curated from the collection of the UNI Museum. This work was supported in part by a 2018 artist fellowship grant from the Iowa Arts Council. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m. Gallery Talk by the artist: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 6:00 p.m.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Visions"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition supplemented by objects on loan to the Gallery, which was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. Featured artists include Asianpunkboy, Berenice Abbott, Nick Cave, Felix D’Eon, Kelly V. Grider, Jr., Keith Haring, George Hurrell, Ellsworth Kelly, Catherine Opie, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bruce of Los Angeles.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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New Graduate Student Orientation for Students Enrolled in On Campus Graduate Programs

New Graduate Student Orientation for Students Enrolled in On Campus Graduate Programs

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Susie Schwieger
Email: Susan.Schwieger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: New Graduate Student Orientation for Students Enrolled in On Campus Graduate Programs

 
 
Welcome Back Barbeque

Welcome Back Barbeque

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice will host its annual CME BBQ. Free food, games and music will be provided as well as opportunities to win prizes.

Location: Memorial Garden near Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Keyah Levy
Email: keyah.levy@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 272-2115

Link to Event: Welcome Back BBQ

 
 
Chi Alpha Tuesday Night Gathering

Chi Alpha Tuesday Night Gathering

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Chi Alpha is a Christian community on campus. Every Tuesday night we gather in Lang Auditorium for worship, a message about Jesus and time to just hang out together. Regardless of if you consider yourself to be a religious person or not, you'll feel welcomed, loved and encouraged here. Join us for our first gathering of the year.

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Jon Griffin
Email: chialpha@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 213-2525

Link to Event: Chi Alpha Tuesday Night Gathering

 
 
Rainbow Reception

Rainbow Reception

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Help us to welcome our LGBTQ+ community members to campus with our annual Rainbow Reception celebration! Join us for an evening of information sharing, networking, fellowship, and desserts. All are welcome to attend this free event. 

Location: GBPAC Lobby

Contact Information

Name: Emily Harsch
Email: emily.harsch@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: Rainbow Reception

 
 
CAB Film "Life of the Party"

CAB Film "Life of the Party"

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Return to school with the hilarious Melissa McCarthy as she gets into ridiculous shenanigans on her way to a college degree. Campus Activities Board's first film this year is "Life of the Party" and will be shown at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. There will be trivia and prizes, as well as snacks and drinks provided. The event is free for students and the community.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Noelle Hulshizer
Email: hulshizn@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: CAB Film "Life of the Party"

 
 
UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

Friday, August 24, 2018 - 6:00 pm

The UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club will launch the 2018-19 academic year with a concert in Lang Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: Choirs at UNI

 
 
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"Drop Shadow"

"Drop Shadow"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

An exhibition by UNI Professor of Art Aaron Wilson consisting of many newly exhibited drawings and prints created over the last decade. The exhibition ponders the link between superstition and representation through depictions of time, history and repetition. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Drop Shadow"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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"Visions"

"Visions"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

UNI Assistant Professor of Art Noah Doely presents several different bodies of work that combine sculpture, photography, video, and found objects. The exhibition addresses themes of perception and authenticity to explore the paradoxical relationship between seeing and belief. With items curated from the collection of the UNI Museum. This work was supported in part by a 2018 artist fellowship grant from the Iowa Arts Council. Opening Reception: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 6:00 p.m. Gallery Talk by the artist: Tuesday, Sept. 25, 6:00 p.m.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Visions"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

"That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition supplemented by objects on loan to the Gallery, which was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. Featured artists include Asianpunkboy, Berenice Abbott, Nick Cave, Felix D’Eon, Kelly V. Grider, Jr., Keith Haring, George Hurrell, Ellsworth Kelly, Catherine Opie, Robert Rauschenberg, and Bruce of Los Angeles.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia & Camp in Art"

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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Uprising magazine kick-off meeting

Uprising magazine kick-off meeting

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Learn about becoming a member of Uprising Magazine at our kick-off meeting. Uprising Magazine is a student run print publication focusing on exposing a variety of fashions, art and cultures to inspire readers. We print one magazine a semester as well as participate in events surrounding social justice in our community. All majors are welcome and food will be provided.

Location: University Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Kennedy Elliott
Email: elliokae@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 504-3896

Link to Event: Uprising Magazine Kick-Off Meeting

 
 
 
Final Thursday Reading Series Featuring Jocelyn Cullity

Final Thursday Reading Series Featuring Jocelyn Cullity

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Jocelyn Cullity is the author of the novel, Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons. This historical novel, set during a tumultuous moment in 19th-Century India, has been named a finalist for the International Book Award, the Foreward Indies Award, and the Eric Hoffer Award. Cullity is the director of the Truman State University creative writing BFA, and an interview with her about Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons can be read at http://www.finalthursdaypress.com.

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: Fall 2018

 
 
Guest Recital: Fernando Deddos, euphonium

Guest Recital: Fernando Deddos, euphonium

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Brazilian euphonium soloist and composer, Fernando Deddos is a founding member of DUOPRIMO, a percussion and euphonium duo, with Danilo Koch. DUOPRIMO was the grand prize winner at the Furnas National Chamber Music Competition in 2009. Deddos is currently the principal euphonium of the ParanaBrass Orchestra. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
 
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, August 30, 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.

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
 
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