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UNI Calendar of Events

Week of October 15, 2017

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UNI Flute Day ftg. Hannah Leffler, flute

UNI Flute Day ftg. Hannah Leffler, flute

Sunday, October 15, 2017 (All day)

Faculty artist Angeleita Floyd will coordinate this hands-on workshop for flutists. Visiting artist Hannah Leffler will be a featured presenter and performer at the event. For more information, contact Angeleita.Floyd@uni.edu

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Sunday, October 15, 2017 (All day)
 
Begin Second Half

Begin Second Half

Monday, October 16, 2017 (All day)

Second Half Semester Courses Begin

Location: UNI

Contact Information

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

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

Monday, October 16, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
 
Panther Open House

Panther Open House

Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day)

Panther Open Houses are held several times throughout the year for prospective high school and transfer students. You and your family can meet with faculty members and talk about majors, minors, classes – all things academics. You’ll get the inside scoop from current UNI students who will take you on a tour of campus and eat lunch with you in one of our dining centers. Your campus visit wraps up with a group session on admission requirements, financing your education and living on campus.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Connolly
Email: Jenny.Connolly@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Panther Open House

Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day)
 
 
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"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm

 A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition featuring works by George Grosz, Käthe Kollwitz, Robert Indiana, and Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith. It was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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"Department of Art Faculty Exhibition"

"Department of Art Faculty Exhibition"

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00 pm to Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm

The exhibition is a formal presentation of recent accomplishments by the faculty in the UNI Department of Art. It is an opportunity for students and the public at large to experience current themes in contemporary art and also to meet artists who not only teach but also maintain vibrant professional careers in studio art, graphic design, art history, and art education. The opening reception begins at 6 p.m., Mon., Oct. 9, in the KAB South lobby.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Department of Art Faculty Exhibition"

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:00 pm to Friday, November 17, 2017 - 5:00 pm
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Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day)

Many activities are planned during Family Weekend.

Family members visiting campus Saturday and/or Sunday can park in any A, B, C or R campus parking lot. Those planning to stay overnight on Saturday night need to park in a C or R parking lot. For more information about parking, contact Parking Operations at 319-273-3179 or 3199-273-7093.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: https://familyweekend.uni.edu/

Friday, October 20, 2017 (All day)
 
 
8:00am
Fast Forward: The Digital Media Workshop

Fast Forward: The Digital Media Workshop

Friday, October 20, 2017 -

8:00 am to 1:30 pm

Fast Forward sessions will address the latest developments and best practices in the field, and how to break into the business. For those interested in exploring careers in broadcast news and journalism, advertising and marketing, television producing and video editing, and many other media-related fields, this workshop is for you.

Location: Lang

Contact Information

Name: Paul Torre
Email: paul.torre@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Fast Forward registration

 
8:30am
Advising network meeting

Advising network meeting

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -

8:30 am to 10:30 am

All advisors are invited to join the Advising Network. We will discuss the new student survey and course registration with special guests, and unveil new web resources.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: David Marchesani
Email: david.marchesani@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
10:00am
"The Leap” workshop

"The Leap” workshop

Friday, October 20, 2017 -

10:00 am to 11:00 am

Anthony Rogers-Wright will lead a workshop for students, faculty and staff.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Paige Cowing
Email: cowingp@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5600

Link to Event: NA

 
Un(Dress) the Stigma

Un(Dress) the Stigma

Friday, October 20, 2017 -

10:05 am to 11:00 am

Join the class Dress and Human Behavior (TEXDSGN 4015) for an empowerment fashion show at Rod Library.  

Location: Learning Commons, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Angela Pratesi
Email: angela.pratesi@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
11:30am
Oktoberfest in Gilchrist Hall

Oktoberfest in Gilchrist Hall

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

You're invited to the first Oktoberfest in Gilchrist Hall, an open house for faculty and staff. Stop by to learn about the resources for student, converse with other faculty and staff and grab a snack.

Location: Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Madeline Spettel
Email: spettelm@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: https://advising.uni.edu/oktoberfest-gilchrist

 
12:00pm
Biology Colloquium

Biology Colloquium

Monday, October 16, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

David Senchina: "An Interdisciplinary Approach to Studying Herbal Supplement Use among Athletes."

Location: Room 001, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: CL Thurman
Email: thurman@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2276

Link to Event: NA

 
2:00pm
Social Responsibility in Research

Social Responsibility in Research

Monday, October 16, 2017 -

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Helen Harton will present and lead discussion on the ethical issues involved in conducting research projects involving human participants, animal care and use and the potential impacts of research integrity or misconduct on communities and society. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required. (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration)

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Emma Welch
Email: welche@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The labyrinth is in the form of a circle with a meandering but purposeful path from the edge to the center. While walking the labyrinth, one may feel joy in slowing down the pace of life and find peace, insight, reflection, creativity, relaxation and wisdom. It can be made available for student organizations, events and meetings.

Location: Room 176, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Brooke Hottle
Email: bhottle@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 215-9492

Link to Event: Walk the Labyrinth

 
Fall Academic Advising In-Service

Fall Academic Advising In-Service

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

All advisers are invited to this in-service meeting. We will cover guidelines, policies and procedures including the Liberal Arts Core, advisement report, registration, academic standing and the student information system. RSVP to spettelm@uni.edu by Monday, Oct. 9.

Location: Room 102, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: David Marchesani
Email: david.marchesani@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: https://advising.uni.edu/fall-academic-advising-service

 
3:30pm
Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering

Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 3:30 pm

As part of the Wright Hall Centennial lecture series, Andy Berns will speak on "Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering." The public is invited.

Location: Room 10, Wright Hall

Contact Information

Name: Maureen Clayton
Email: maureen.clayton@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7147

Link to Event: NA

 
4:00pm
Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar: "Northern Rocky Mountains Course Experience"

Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar: "Northern Rocky Mountains Course Experience"

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

UNI Earth and Environmental science students will share their adventures from their August trip to the northern Rocky Mountains. Learn about the impacts of climate change upon alpine glaciers, forest fires and human-landscape interactions. We will also discuss the relative roles of wilderness, sustainability and industrial tourism within our national parks system.

Location: Room 125, Latham Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Earth and Environmental Sciences Department

 
UNI Teacher Education Induction Convocation

UNI Teacher Education Induction Convocation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00 pm

The College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Three hundred and eighteen students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students into that field of study. Shelly Vroegh, 2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year, will deliver the convocation address.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: JD Cryer
Email: jd.cryer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2294

Link to Event: UNI Teacher Education

 
6:00pm
Faculty Recital: Ryan Frost, percussion

Faculty Recital: Ryan Frost, percussion

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Ryan Frost will present a percussion recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. 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

 
Guest Recital: BRUSH|REED Duo

Guest Recital: BRUSH|REED Duo

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artists BRUSH|REED, a duo featuring musician Jennifer Bill and visual artist Linnea Maas, will present a live performance. BRUSH|REED is a collaboration between artist and musician to explore the parallels of painting and sound through live performance. BRUSH|REED engages the audience through color, pitch, representational lines, rhythm, intensity and expression: an auralvisual experience. 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

 
Guest Recital: Wesley Warnhoff, clarinet

Guest Recital: Wesley Warnhoff, clarinet

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Wesley Warnhoff will present a clarinet recital. Warnhoff serves on the faculty at the University of Missouri, He has a bachelor’s degree from Missouri State University and received his master’s and doctorate from Michigan State University. He plays in the VCP Trio and Battle Creek (Mich.) Symphony Orchestra. Before his appointment at MU, he taught at the University of Wisconsin and several colleges in Michigan. 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

 
6:30pm
Paint with Your Pals and UNI Dance Marathon

Paint with Your Pals and UNI Dance Marathon

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Gather your friends and join the Dance Marathon crew for a creative and fun filled night of “Paint with Your Pals” sponsored by Cedar Valley Art and Wine. Cost is $40, a portion of which will be donated to Dance Marathon.

Location: Cedar Valley Art & Wine

Contact Information

Name: Mariah Staebell
Email: corporatepartnerships@unidancemarathon.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Paint with Your Pals

 
7:00pm
"The Woman Who Was Forgotten"

"The Woman Who Was Forgotten"

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Languages and Literatures graduate students will perform a live, radio-style adaptation of "The Woman Who Was Forgotten" by Bess Streeter Aldrich as part of the Cedar Falls Authors Festival. To read the story or listen to an audio recording, go to https://langlit.uni.edu/woman-who-was-forgotten

Location: Cedar Falls Public Library, 524 Main St.

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "The Woman Who Was Forgotten"

 
Lecture: "Expelling Injustice from Iowa's Schools"

Lecture: "Expelling Injustice from Iowa's Schools"

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Derrick Darby, Univerity of Michigan, will reflect philosophically on the issue of justice in the Iowa school system in which black students perform below the national average in test scores, have lower scores than white students, are less likely than whites to graduate high school and are four times more likely than white students to be disciplined and removed from class. The lecture is open to the public, free of charge.  

Location: MSH 137

Contact Information

Name: Jerry Soneson
Email: soneson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2990

Link to Event: Expelling Injustice from Iowa Schools

 
Philosophy and Religion Hearst Lecture: Expelling Injustice from Iowa Schools

Philosophy and Religion Hearst Lecture: Expelling Injustice from Iowa Schools

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Derrick Darby, professor of philosophy at the University of Michigan, will give a public lecture as part of the Philosophy and Religion Hearst Speaker Series. The tile of his talk is "Expelling Injustice from Iowa Schools." Darby is the co-author of the forthcoming  book, "The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of Achievement Gap Matters for Justice."

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Reza Lahroodi
Email: reza.lahroodi@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6440

Link to Event: Expelling Injustice from Iowa Schools

 
UNI Volleyball vs. Drake

UNI Volleyball vs. Drake

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: (319) 273-4849

Link to Event: UNI Volleyball vs. Drake

 
Taking the Leap: Caring for the Earth and One Another

Taking the Leap: Caring for the Earth and One Another

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

UNI will host “Taking the Leap: Caring for the Earth and One Another.” Guest speakers Anthony Rogers-Wright (in person) and Avi Lewis (via livestream) will speak about their work fighting for environmental justice and the growing movement to create a better, more sustainable world by addressing the climate crisis. Rogers-Wright is the U.S. coordinator for The Leap, an organization co-founded by author Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis, a journalist and filmmaker. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Room 109, Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: Paige Cowing
Email: cowingp@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5600

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Volleyball vs. Loyola

UNI Volleyball vs. Loyola

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: (319) 273-4849

Link to Event: UNI Volleyball vs. Loyola

 
7:30pm
Guest Artist Recital: WoodWired Duo – Hannah Leffler, flute, and Cheyenne Cruz, bass clarinet

Guest Artist Recital: WoodWired Duo – Hannah Leffler, flute, and Cheyenne Cruz, bass clarinet

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Visiting artists WoodWired Duo, featuring Hanna Leffler, flute, and Cheyenne Cruz, bass clarinet, will present a recital. Leffler, a UNI alum, has held faculty positions at Luther College, the University of Northern Iowa, and the Northeast Iowa School of Music. She performs frequently with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and is a DMA candidate at the University of North Texas. Cruz currently serves on the faculty at the University of Texas at Arlington, previously held a faculty position at Stephen F. Austin State University, and was the Teaching Fellow in chamber music for the University of North Texas in 2015. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
Women’s Chorus & Varsity Men’s Glee Club

Women’s Chorus & Varsity Men’s Glee Club

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artists and conductors Amy Kotsonis and John Len Wiles, the UNI Women’s Chorus and Varsity Men’s Glee Club will offer a shared fall choral music concert. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
Spotlight Series Concert: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Spotlight Series Concert: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of faculty artist and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer its fall concert. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: To buy tickets, click here.

 
TheatreUNI: The Aliens

TheatreUNI: The Aliens

Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm

The lives of three young outsiders intersect in the grubby backyard of a Vermont coffeehouse. "The Aliens" is a delicate and subtly observed drama chronicling the characters' struggles to survive, connect and find meaning in their lives. Written by Annie Baker, whose other works include "The Flick," "John" and "Circle Mirror Transformation." Mature Content (14+). This production will contain smoking of non-tobacco products.

Location: Bertha Martin Theatre

Contact Information

Name: Eric Lange
Email: eric.lange@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6381

Link to Event: The Aliens

 
Orchesis Dance Comapny & IDT Fall Show

Orchesis Dance Comapny & IDT Fall Show

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Crumrine
Email: crumrinj@uni.edu
Phone: (712) 441-0060

Link to Event: NA

 
TheatreUNI: The Aliens

TheatreUNI: The Aliens

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:30 pm

The lives of three young outsiders intersect in the grubby backyard of a Vermont coffeehouse. "The Aliens" is a delicate and subtly observed drama chronicling the characters' struggles to survive, connect and find meaning in their lives. Written by Annie Baker, whose other works include "The Flick," "John" and "Circle Mirror Transformation." Mature Content (14+). This production will contain smoking of non-tobacco products.

Location: Bertha Martin Theatre

Contact Information

Name: Eric Lange
Email: eric.lange@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6381

Link to Event: The Aliens

 
8:00pm
The Salt Company Night of Worship

The Salt Company Night of Worship

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Come join us for a night of worship and prayer.

Location: Old Central Ballroom A, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Madigan Winn
Email: winnm@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 389-2773

Link to Event: TSC Night of Worship

 
9:00pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, October 19, 2017 -

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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