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Week of January 14, 2018

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"Women as Makers"

"Women as Makers"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 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. Note, the Gallery will be closed Mon., Jan. 15 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Women as Makers"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
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"Anastylosis Project"

"Anastylosis Project"

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm

An exhibition by Mary Griep, retired Associate Dean of Fine Arts at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN representing nearly two decades of work inspired by 11th and 12th century sacred architecture from around the world. Among the large-scale artworks on display are Notre Dame Cathedral of Chartres (France), the Hindu temple of Angkor Wat (Cambodia), the Mayan temple El Castillo (Mexico), and the artist’s newest work, the Baptistery of Saint John, in Florence (Italy). On Wed., Jan. 17 at 6:00 p.m., Griep will present a lecture about her work in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. An opening reception will follow.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Anastylosis Project

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:00 pm
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MLK Jr. Day Observance

MLK Jr. Day Observance

Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance - No Classes

Location: UNI

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Academic calendar

Monday, January 15, 2018 (All day)
 
Room Selection Begins for New Spring Students Returning to On-Campus Housing

Room Selection Begins for New Spring Students Returning to On-Campus Housing

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (All day)

For students new to UNI this spring who currently live on-campus, room selection begins for the 2018-19 academic year. Students may reserve their room in any hall and select a meal plan. Priority reservation dates were distributed to students in January. Students can check the date and time of their individual priority reservation date by logging-in to the housing & dining contract.

Location: UNI Residence Halls

Contact Information

Name: Department of Residence
Email: residence@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2333

Link to Event: Learn more about recontracting

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (All day)
 
 
 
Iowa Conductors Forum

Iowa Conductors Forum

Friday, January 19, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, January 20, 2018 (All day)

Coordinated by UNI School of Music professor and conductor Danny Galyen, this event will host conductors from across Iowa. For more information, contact Danny.Galyen@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

Friday, January 19, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, January 20, 2018 (All day)
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11am
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -

11:00 am to 1:00 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 185, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Brooke Hottle
Email: bhottle@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Walk the Labyrinth

 
Volunteer Fair

Volunteer Fair

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Network with more than 50 local nonprofit organizations as well as find volunteer and internship opportunities in the Cedar Valley.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Lauren Finke
Email: Lauren_Finke@vccv.org
Phone: (319) 272-2087

Link to Event: NA

 
1pm
Study Abroad to England and Ireland information meeting

Study Abroad to England and Ireland information meeting

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Learn about an option to study abroad for two weeks in July to England and Ireland and fullfill your Capstone requirements. Travel to Bath and Oxford in England, Dublin, Killarney and Doolin in Ireland and landudno in Wales, participate in an industrial tour, visit science museum and exhibitions, national park, farms and village sites to learn about the Techno-Social World. You will become familiar with the rich cultural, historical, environmental and industrial sites of these countries. Course CAP/TECH 3102: 3 credits

Location: Room 007, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula VnaZee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 270-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
2pm
UNI Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

UNI Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

Sunday, January 14, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Women's Basketball vs. Indiana State

 
Wellness Wednesday: Sleep

Wellness Wednesday: Sleep

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 -

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

When tests, projects and papers are upon us, we always think we can give up sleep “for awhile.” Yet most of us live in a constant state of sleep deprivation, not realizing what a profound negative impact it has on our lives. Getting enough sleep is vital for our health and overall quality of life. Participants in this session will learn the importance of sleep and tips for good sleep habits.

Location: Conference Room, Student Health Clinic

Contact Information

Name: Joan Thompson
Email: joan.thompson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7216

Link to Event: Wellness Wednesdays

 
Study Abroad in Peru information meeting

Study Abroad in Peru information meeting

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Learn about the Global Skills Capstone in Peru Study Abroad Program for May 2018. Spots are still available. Participants will learn about indigenous tribal history and its impact on today's society, the value of relationships when carrying out activities internationally, gain understanding of how to work with businesses in emerging economies and gain cross-cultural understanding in both business and social situation. Course is CAP 3154 for three credits.

Location: Room 7, Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: Paula VanZee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
Study Abroad Capstone in Rio de Janeiro information session

Study Abroad Capstone in Rio de Janeiro information session

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Learn about this May 2018 option for completing the capstone LAC requirement and traveling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The program leader and study abroad advisor will be there to discuss course expectations, program itinerary and application process with interested students. 

Location: Room 007, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Charity Eckhardt
Email: charity.eckhardt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
5pm
Study Abroad on the Galapagos Islands information session

Study Abroad on the Galapagos Islands information session

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 5:00 pm

Learn about this May 2018 option for experiencing the Galapagos Islands while completing either biology credit or the capstone LAC requirement. The Ppogram leader will be there to discuss course expectations, program itinerary and application process with interested students. 

Location: Room 075, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Charity Eckhardt
Email: charity.eckhardt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Artist's Lecture: Mary Griep

Artist's Lecture: Mary Griep

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Griep is a retired Associate Dean of Fine Arts at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. She will present a lecture about her work, which is associated with the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition titled "Anastylosis Project," which runs from January 8 through February 27. The exhibition represents nearly two decades of work inspired by 11th and 12th century sacred architecture from around the world and includes large-scale artworks of Notre Dame Cathedral of Chartres (France), the Hindu temple of Angkor Wat (Cambodia), the Mayan temple El Castillo (Mexico), and the artist’s newest work, the Baptistery of Saint John, in Florence (Italy).

Location: Kamerick Art Building, room 111

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Artist's Lecture: Mary Griep

 
Faculty Recital: Jesse Orth, tuba

Faculty Recital: Jesse Orth, tuba

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Faculty artist Jesse Orth, tuba, will present a recital with repertoire and collaborators 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

 
7pm
UNI Men's Basketball vs. Drake

UNI Men's Basketball vs. Drake

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Men's Basketball vs. Drake

 
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, January 18, 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.

Location: Latham 105

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Planetarium

 
A Spotlight on the Shadows of Philosophy

A Spotlight on the Shadows of Philosophy

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

We are honoring and recognizing black scholars and philosophers, such as W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Cornel West, who shaped the world we live in today. There will be food and drinks. All are welcome.

Location: Room 2089, Bartlett Hall

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Film Appreciation Club: "The Odd Couple"

Film Appreciation Club: "The Odd Couple"

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm

See "The Odd Couple," starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau, 50 years after the classic comedy first graced the silver screen. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Location: Kamerick Art Building Room 111

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club: "The Odd Couple"

 
7pm
Faculty Recital: Randy Grabowski, trumpet

Faculty Recital: Randy Grabowski, trumpet

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Faculty artist Randy Grabowski, trumpet, will present a recital with collaborators Ryan Barwise, trumpet, Alex Pershounin, bass, Ann Bradfield, saxophone, Cayla Bellamy, bassoon, Amanda McCandless, clarinet, Matt Andreini, percussion, and Sean Botkin, piano. 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

 
8pm
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, January 18, 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.

Location: Latham 105

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Planetarium

 
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