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Week of September 9, 2018

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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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In a World of AI...

In a World of AI...

Monday, September 10, 2018 (All day)

What constitutes AI? Can a computer really out-think a human? The lines separating human intelligence and artificial intelligence are no longer clear. Join the Philosophy Club to explore the ethical and practical implications of AI.

Location: Thompson Commons, Bartlett Hall

Contact Information

Name: Ana Davis
Email: davisaca@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Philosophy Club

Monday, September 10, 2018 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
10:00am
Decisions with Data: The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Data

Decisions with Data: The Who, What, When, Where and Why of Data

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

How do you use data? Who do you contact for data? What questions can we help you answer? Join the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness for an open lab session once each month to allow us to help answer your questions. Open labs will be held the second Thursday of every month.

Location: Room 109, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness
Email: oire@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3050

Link to Event: NA

 
10:30am
Career Readiness

Career Readiness

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Make your first impression count! Have a free professional headshot taken and review your resume with Career Services. Whether you are looking for a job or internship, or participating in social networking opportunities like LinkedIn, a polished look can set you apart from the competition. Professional attire is recommended; no appointment is needed. Students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Location: Learning Commons, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Gail Bunz
Email: gail.bunz@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6003

Link to Event: https://library.uni.edu/events/2018-09/career-readiness

 
12:00pm
The Hardest Students to Teach

The Hardest Students to Teach

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Last April, Maryellen Weimer wrote this short piece on types of students who are challenging to teach. Who are your hardest students to teach? Join us for a discussion of strategies for reaching students you find hard to reach/teach. Bring your lunch! We'll provide the cookies!

Location: Room 378, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Susan Hill
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: The Hardest Students to Teach

 
3:00pm
Guest Master Class: Thomas Jöstlein, horn

Guest Master Class: Thomas Jöstlein, horn

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 3:00 pm

Thomas Jöstlein, Associate Principal Horn with the St. Louis Symphony, will present a master class. For more on Jöstlein, see Sept. 10 recital listing. 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

 
4:00pm
UNI Interpreters Theatre announces auditions for "PAT"

UNI Interpreters Theatre announces auditions for "PAT"

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm

From award-winning director Laney Kraus-Taddeo, auditions for “PAT.”  Lizzie a recent high school graduate and an avid daytime television viewer, desperately tries to convince her mom to go on an adventure 30 years in the making in hopes of finding their favorite contestant from the 1980s game show "Card Sharks." Contact krauste@uni.edu for sides and appointment. Production dates are Nov. 1-3.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Auditions for "PAT"

 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm

Jennifer Stern, space scientist from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, will present "Nitrogen on Mars - Insights from Curiosity."

Location: Room 201, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Straus
Email: laura.strauss@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2052

Link to Event: https://chemistry.uni.edu/seminar-schedule

 
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm

The market features a wide range of local vendors providing quality products including seasonal produce, homemade baked goods, arts/crafts, honey, healthy snacks, fresh meats, popcorn and more.

Location: 22nd and College St.

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: jodie.huegerich@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
4:30pm
Prairie On Farms/ISU STRIPS Field Day

Prairie On Farms/ISU STRIPS Field Day

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 4:30 pm

UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center will partner with the ISU STRIPS team on this field day, which will highlight the planting of in-field prairie strips and a saturated buffer. A complimentary dinner will be provided at the conclusion of the event. Pre-registration is not required but appreciated for meal planning purposes and to communicate any logistics that may change due to inclement weather. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 7.

Location: J.H. Roadman Memorial Park, 28403 160th St., Dike, Iowa

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
6:00pm
Guest Recital: Elisabeth Adkins, violin & Edward Newman, piano

Guest Recital: Elisabeth Adkins, violin & Edward Newman, piano

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artists Elisabeth Adkins, violin, and Edward Newman, piano, will present a recital. Adkins’ richly varied musical life makes her equally at home in solo, orchestral, and chamber music repertoire. At the age of 25, she was awarded the position of Associate Concertmaster of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, D.C. by Music Director Mstislav Rostropovich. Over an orchestral career that spans three decades, she has worked closely with the most celebrated conductors, composers and soloists of our time. Adkins will collaborate with pianist Edward Newman, who started his musical career as a child prodigy in Rockville, Maryland, at the age of 5. Over the past 5 decades, Newman has established a standard of excellence that is highly regarded by his peers and the press alike. 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 and Faculty Recital: Matthew Hoch, baritone, and Katherine Osborne, mezzo-soprano

Guest and Faculty Recital: Matthew Hoch, baritone, and Katherine Osborne, mezzo-soprano

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Matthew Hoch, baritone, will collaborate with faculty artist Katherine Osborne to present a recital. Hoch maintains a multi-faceted musical career as a professional baritone, teacher of singing, choral conductor, lecturer, and scholar. After early training in woodwinds and piano, Dr. Hoch graduated from the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Arts as a saxophone major before devoting his career to voice performance, pedagogy, and literature. Hoch is currently Associate Professor of Voice and Coordinator of Voice Studies at Auburn University, as well as Choirmaster and Minister of Music at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Auburn, Alabama. 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

 
7:00pm
Stop and Serve Volunteer Event

Stop and Serve Volunteer Event

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making dog and cat toys for Cedar Bend Humane Society. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance. 

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Emma Alman
Email: almane@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Stop and Serve

 
UNI Interpreters Theatre announces auditions for "PAT"

UNI Interpreters Theatre announces auditions for "PAT"

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm

From award-winning director Laney Kraus-Taddeo, auditions for “PAT.”  Lizzie a recent high school graduate and an avid daytime television viewer, desperately tries to convince her mom to go on an adventure 30 years in the making in hopes of finding their favorite contestant from the 1980s game show "Card Sharks." Contact krauste@uni.edu for sides and appointment. Production dates are Nov. 1-3.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Auditions for "PAT"

 
Leland Wilson Lecture

Leland Wilson Lecture

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00 pm

Jennifer Stern, space scientist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will present "Follow Your Curiosity: Ingredients for Life on Mars." Stern specializes in the study of the chemistry of the atmosphere and surface of Mars, and instrument development for geochemical measurements on planetary surfaces.  

Location: Lantz Auditorium, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Strauss
Email: laura.strauss@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2052

Link to Event: https://chemistry.uni.edu/seminar-schedule

 
"North by Northwest" screening

"North by Northwest" screening

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Join the Film Appreciation Club to watch and discuss Hitchcock's 1959 classic suspense film "North by Northwest," starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint. 

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "North by Northwest" RSVP

 
8:00pm
Guest Recital: Thomas Jöstlein, horn

Guest Recital: Thomas Jöstlein, horn

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Thomas Jöstlein, Associate Principal Horn with the St. Louis Symphony, will present recital. Jöstlein enjoys an active and varied musical life. From 2007-09, Jöstlein was the New York Philharmonic's Assistant Principal Horn, playing on three major tours, including the historic live broadcast from North Korea (2008). Previously, he held positions with the Honolulu, Omaha, Richmond, and Kansas City symphony orchestras, and performed in summer festivals in Oregon, Ohio, Colorado, and North Carolina. 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

 
Psych Club Meeting

Psych Club Meeting

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 8:00 pm

Join the  Psych Club for the first meeting of the semester! The executive board will introduce themselves and talk about upcoming events and meetings. There will also be icebreakers so that members can get to know one another. Pizza, cookies and drinks will be provided.

Location: Room 002, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Natasha Peterson
Email: natashap@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 864-8456

Link to Event: NA

 
Faculty Recital: Sean Botkin, piano

Faculty Recital: Sean Botkin, piano

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 8:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Sean Botkin will present a piano recital with 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

 
9:00pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 13, 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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