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Week of December 3, 2017

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"B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

"B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Opening Reception: Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: sculptor Christina Carver, painter Caylin Jayde, printmaker Nick Lyle Hall, and painter James Lange. 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. The gallery is located at the corner of Hudson Road and West 27th Street, on the main floor of Kamerick Art Building South.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
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8:30am
Advising Network Meeting

Advising Network Meeting

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -

8:30 am to 10:00 am

All faculty and staff advisers are welcome to join the Advising Network. We will have guests from the Academic Learning Center, NACADA conference highlights and a holiday party. If you’re willing to bring treats, please sign up at http://bit.ly/2zNCNvC.

Location: Room 028, Innovative Teaching and Technology Center

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Advising Network Meeting

 
10:00am
LifeServe 'Hawaiian Shark Attack' Blood Drive

LifeServe 'Hawaiian Shark Attack' Blood Drive

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 10:00 am

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is partnering with LifeServe to host a blood drive. LifeServe Blood Center is the sole provider of blood and blood products to more than 120 hospitals located in Iowa, Nebraska,and South Dakota. Dive into our Hawaiian shark attack themed blood drive and help save lives. For more details, surf the web and go to Lifeservebloodcenter.com.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Registration

 
12:00pm
Biology Colloquium

Biology Colloquium

Monday, December 4, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Maurine Neiman: "Sex in the Wild (and especially in New Zealand)."
                                   

Location: Room 001, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
CROW Forum

CROW Forum

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for the Current Research On Women and Gender (CROW) Forum. Joyce Milambiling will present "A Pure, Bright Light: The Letters of Helen Schrechter."

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Anna Blaho
Email: blahoaaa@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7183

Link to Event: NA

 
Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Reference Managers: Streamlining Your Writing Process

Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Reference Managers: Streamlining Your Writing Process

Monday, December 4, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

James Dietrich, geography, is the workshop presenter. Topics include setting up and using Zotero, a reference manager; leveraging Microsoft Word's built-in feaures such as automatic table of contents generation, figure and table captioning, footnotes and in-text citations and building your front matters such as title pages, signature pages, table of contents and lists of tables and figures.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Thesis and Dissertation Formatting and Reference Managers: Streamlining Your Writing Process

 
1:00pm
Reflexology Massages for De-stressing

Reflexology Massages for De-stressing

Thursday, December 7, 2017 -

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

La’ James International College will provide reflexology hand massages.

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Reflexology massages for de-stressing

Reflexology massages for de-stressing

Friday, December 8, 2017 -

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

La’ James International College will provide reflexology hand massages.

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
2:00pm
Christmas Traditions in the One Room School Family Fun Day

Christmas Traditions in the One Room School Family Fun Day

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the fifth speaker on "Christmas Traditions in the One-Room School Family Fund Day activities such as: carol singing, cookie decorating, making ornaments, and more" in 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.

Location: Marshall Center School

Contact Information

Name: Amy Rohrberg
Email: amy.rohrberg@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
TheatreUNI: Courage and Her Daughters

TheatreUNI: Courage and Her Daughters

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Adapted by Matt Weedman

Determined to scratch out a living for herself and three children by selling booze and trinkets to the armies of the Thirty Years War, Anna Fierling refuses to see, until it is far too late, the great and terrible consequences of war. Mother Courage, by Bertolt Brecht, is one of the crowning literary accomplishments of the 20th century and a masterpiece of storytelling and epic theatre.

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Mother Courage and Her Children

 
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Wednesday, December 6, 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

 
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This interactive session will assist participants in identifying the causes and symptoms of stress in their lives. Participants will become aware of a variety of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing their stress and have an opportunity to practice.  

Location: Conference Room, Student Health Clinic

Contact Information

Name: Joan Thompson
Email: joan.thompson@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Wellness Wednesdays

 
3:00pm
Ethics in Qualitative Research

Ethics in Qualitative Research

Monday, December 4, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Susan Etscheidt will lead this research faculty panel discussion. The workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues regarding integrity in authorship, data management and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to qualitative inquiries. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration).

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
3:30pm
Pints, Profs and Philosophy

Pints, Profs and Philosophy

Friday, December 8, 2017 -

3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join the Philosophy Club for a discussion about social justice and freedom in America with Yasemin Sari and Michael Graziano.

Location: Octupus, College Hill

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 349-9936

Link to Event: NA

 
6:00pm
UNI Clarinet Studio Recital

UNI Clarinet Studio Recital

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music faculty artist Amanda McCandless, the UNI Clarinet Studio will offer a fall concert. 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
Celebrate the Holidays with CAB Film

Celebrate the Holidays with CAB Film

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 6:30 pm

CAB Film will host a holiday-themed event with activities, including trivia with prizes, stuffed animal building, cookie decorating and more. There will also be a showing of the movie "Love Actually."

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7:00pm
UNI Men's Basketball vs. UT-Arlington

UNI Men's Basketball vs. UT-Arlington

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Men's Basketball vs. UT-Arlington

 
UNI Children’s Choir Concert

UNI Children’s Choir Concert

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Under the direction of conductor Michelle Swanson, the UNI Children's Choir will offer their winter concert. 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

 
Film Appreciation Club: "The Room"

Film Appreciation Club: "The Room"

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 7:00 pm

See Tommy Wiseau's "The Room" on the big screen. Widely regarded as one of the worst movies ever made, "The Room" serves as the inspiration for James Franco's new film "The Disaster Artist." Food and drinks will be provided. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Clinton Olsasky
Email: olsaskyc@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 344-7949

Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club: "The Room"

 
7:30pm
Spotlight Series Concert: UNI Holiday Concert

Spotlight Series Concert: UNI Holiday Concert

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 7:30 pm

A perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Come join the UNI School of Music choral ensembles and Jazz Band One in celebrating the joys of the season. Enjoy holiday favorites, majestic, winter-inspired works, and more. 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.

 
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "An Evening of 'Text Messages'"

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "An Evening of 'Text Messages'"

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:30 pm

See the "best of the best" from our beginning and advanced performance classes. Experience all kinds of texts in this one-hour celebration of performance!

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Amandajean F Nolte
Email: amandajean.nolte@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: UNI Interpreters Theatre

 
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents “An Evening of Text Messages”

UNI Interpreters Theatre presents “An Evening of Text Messages”

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 7:30 pm

See the "best of the best" from our beginning and advanced performance classes. Experience all kinds of texts in this one-hour celebration of performance.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Amandajean Nolte
Email: amandajean.nolte@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: UNI Interpreters Theatre

 
8:00pm
POSTPONED: Julia Bullard, viola

POSTPONED: Julia Bullard, viola

Monday, December 4, 2017 - 8:00 pm

This event has been postponed. It will be held Feb. 16, 2018 at 8 p.m. in Davis Hall. 

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

 
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