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UNI Calendar of Events

Week of February 10, 2019

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"An Art Collection Travelogue"

"An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor that features the installation "Paper Border" by Paul Valadez, eleven large-scale drawings from Mary Frisbee Johnson’s "Navigating" series, newly acquired ceramics by Dean and Gunnar Schwarz, and a remarkably pristine tapa bark cloth from the Polynesian island of Tonga. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m. in KAB 111, artist Paul Valadez will present a lecture titled "The Potlatch Project, the Artwork of Paul Valadez." 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: "An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
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"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the UNI Gallery of Art. Featuring artworks by British printmaker Elisabeth Frink, Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson, San Diego artist Suda House, and Hannah March Sanders as well as a stone carving by Zimbabwean artist Fanizani Akuda and screenprints by Korean ceramist Sunkoo Yuh and American artist Mark Dion, which were completed in the UNI Printmaking Labs under the direction of professors Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "In and After the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
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"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

This exhibition features portraits of the residents of Country View, a Waterloo nursing home facility. Led by Department of Art Instructor Alexandra Dooley, UNI painting students worked on site at Country View gaining insight into their subjects’ lives through shared conversation. Each work on display represents a different resident and celebrates portraiture as an act of seeing and being seen. Special thanks to UNI’s Service Learning Institute and Ellen Whitehead, Director of Recreation at Country View. Reception: Friday, Jan. 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Showcases, UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
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Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)

"Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books. The exhibition emphasizes the strength of the illustrations as visual narrative representations of the African-American experience.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference, UNI Museum, Dr. Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and education student Danielle Templeton are happy to present a traveling exhibit Telling A People's Story. Telling A People's Story is organized by the Miami University Art Museum through a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. This project is a collaboration with Rod Library, UNI Museum, HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS), Cedar Falls Public Library, UNI College of Education, and is also sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau.

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Exhibit Dates and Locations

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)
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Last Day to Change First Half-Semester Course to or from Non-Graded Basis* (4:30 PM)

Last Day to Change First Half-Semester Course to or from Non-Graded Basis* (4:30 PM)

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day)

NOTE:    Students are reminded that only one change per course may be made to or from a non-graded basis.  Once a change has been made the student cannot again change that course to or from non-graded credit.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Day to Drop First Half-Semester Course Without an “F" (4:30 PM)

Last Day to Drop First Half-Semester Course Without an “F" (4:30 PM)

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tallcorn Jazz Festival and Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts

Tallcorn Jazz Festival and Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day) to Friday, February 15, 2019 (All day)

The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 64th Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 68th Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 14 and 15, 2019, on the UNI campus. This year’s guest artist will be the gifted Milwaukee-born, New York-based drummer, sideman, bandleader, entrepreneur, and educator Carl Allen. For more information, visit www.tallcornjazzfest.com. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit https://unitix.uni.edu.

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: To buy tickets, click here.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 (All day) to Friday, February 15, 2019 (All day)
 
 
11am
Panther Pantry Open House

Panther Pantry Open House

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Panther Pantry is a food pantry available to UNI students. The pantry is run by students. Tour the pantry and find more about what the pantry does, how you can get involved or how to use the pantry. There will be a drawing for a giveaway of 10 seperate dining gift cards.

Location: Maucker Union Panther Pantry-Lower level by computer lab

Contact Information

Name: Jason Romont
Email: romontj@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Student Wellness Services for Wellness Wednesday each week to experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in the Makerspace LIB 286 located in Rod Library any time between 11:00am -1:00pm every Wednesday while classes are in session.

Location: Rod Library Makerspace, LIB 286

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Haislet
Email: shawna.haislet@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6119

Link to Event: Wellness in Rod

 
Wellness in Rod (Take Time Thursday)

Wellness in Rod (Take Time Thursday)

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join Student Wellness Services for Take Time Thursday each week to experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in the Makerspace LIB 286 located in Rod Library any time between 11:00am -1:00pm every Thursday while classes are in session.

Location: Rod Library Makerspace, LIB 286

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Haislet
Email: shawna.haislet@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6119

Link to Event: Wellness in Rod

 
1pm
UNI Choirs Workshop

UNI Choirs Workshop

Sunday, February 10, 2019 - 1:00 pm

Amy Kotsonis will coordinate this master class style workshop geared toward choral music education majors and students interested in choir conducting. For more information, contact Amy.Kotsonis@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

 
2pm
Ethical Issues in Quantitative Research

Ethical Issues in Quantitative Research

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm

This panel will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in quantitative research and scholarship. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on such topics as integrity in authorship, data management, and collaboration as they pertain to quantitative research methods. This panel discussion will be led by Helen Harton, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and include other faculty members who are experts in quantitative research methodologies.  Registration Required.

Location: Rod Library 287

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Solomon
Email: solomonr@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 608-3464

Link to Event: Register Here

 
2pm
Diet Coke sampling event

Diet Coke sampling event

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:30 pm

Join the UNI Coca-Cola campus ambassador and try all flavors of Diet Coke: strawberry guava, blueberry acai, ginger lime, feisty cherry, twisted mango and zesty blood orange. Take your favorite flavor home. The event is open to all students, staff and faculty. 

Location: Essentials, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Morgan Zebuhr
Email: zebuhrm@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 310-9785

Link to Event: Diet Coke sampling event

 
3pm
Wakonse Teaching Conference Information Session

Wakonse Teaching Conference Information Session

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Facilitators: UNI Wakonse Fellows, including: Jonathan Chenoweth, Brittany Flokstra,
Elizabeth Hughes, & Jennifer Waldron

Overwhelmed by work?  Need some time for relaxation and inspiration?  Come find out how you can rejuvenate by attending the Wakonse Teaching Conference! Colleagues who have attended will share their experiences of the conference.  Wakonse takes place over Memorial Day weekend, 5/23-5/28, 2019.

 

 What you do: Pay $100 for registration. You will also need to pay for your food when
we’re driving to and from the conference.

 

What the CETL does: Pays for the rest of your registration.  Drives you to the conference and back.  Offers you the opportunity to learn new stuff about teaching, to get to know faculty from different disciplines and institutions from around the country, and to hang out on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan for 4 days. 

 

More information and a link to registration can be found
on the CETL website or click here to register.

 

Location: Library 378

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Wakonse Teaching Conference Information Session

 
Project Management for Principal Investigators

Project Management for Principal Investigators

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Principal Investigators on sponsored research contracts and grant programs typically have primary responsibility for quality, budget and schedule performance of the research project.  This presentation by Dr. Kelly Strong will provide some basic project management tools for principal investigators, including: pull planning, top down budgeting, quality control (managing expectations), scope definition, and sponsor buy-in.

Location: Rod Library 287

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Solomon
Email: solomonr@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 608-3464

Link to Event: Find out more here.

 
6pm
Poetry Slam

Poetry Slam

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Spoken word is a form of self-expression. A poetry slam allows for individuals to reflect and release inner thoughts and feelings. Poetry also serves as a form of social activism and it will be an inclusive environment for people to listen, develop, and be inspired for change.

Location: Hemisphere Lounge

Contact Information

Name: Black Student Union
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI Charitable Art Benefit

To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI Charitable Art Benefit

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI is a mental health advocacy student organization that strives to support those struggling from mental illness and inform UNI's community about issues surrounding mental health. Each year, TWLOHA-UNI hosts a charitable art benefit featuring local artists. A silent auction of the pieces will be conducted and guests can perform a poem, sing, dance, play an instrument, etc. There will be live entertainment and refreshments. All proceeds go to mental health organizations in the Cedar Valley.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: To Write Love on Her Arms-UNI
Email: northerniowatwloha@gmail.com
Phone: (515) 868-2631

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Brotha & Sista Chat

Brotha & Sista Chat

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

During this chat we will address controversial topics by way of speed dating set up. The topics discussed pertain to those of different cultural backgrounds and will help give insight and clarity on topics that we feel are offensive within our community, that are typically not discussed on a regular basis.

Location: Maucker Union Coffeehouse

Contact Information

Name: Black Student Union
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 7:30 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, food or drink allowed.

Location: Latham 105

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: EES Planetarium

 
Valentine's Day movie: "A Star is Born"

Valentine's Day movie: "A Star is Born"

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm

Don't have plans for Valentine's Day? Campus Activities Board (CAB) is showing "A Star is Born" at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Bring your valentine, galentine or palentine Valentine's day treats and drinks included. Admission is is free for students and the community. 

Location: Old Central Ballroom, MAU

Contact Information

Name: Noelle Hulshizer
Email: hulshizn@uni.edu
Phone: (641) 512-7198

Link to Event: CAB Facebook Page

 
Tallcorn Jazz Festival (Day 1)

Tallcorn Jazz Festival (Day 1)

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 7:15 pm

Join us for two nights of inspiring jazz and performance at the 68th annual Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts, presented by the Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the School of Music. This year’s guest artist will be Carl Allen, former artistic director of jazz studies at The Juilliard School. He will perform with the award-winning UNI Jazz Band One, directed by Chris Merz. Also appearing will be UNI's Jazz Band Two, directed by Michael Conrad. Tickets are $12.75 for adults, $7.75 for kids and free for UNI students. For more information, visit www.tallcornjazzfest.com. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit UNITix  https://bit.ly/2VQzhZ0

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Samuel Smith
Email: tallcornconcerts@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 530-7950

Link to Event: Tallcorn Jazz Festival

 
Black History Month Skate Party

Black History Month Skate Party

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Our theme for our skate party will be 1999- 2000’s. We will play music from this era and also have a timeline of facts displayed.  We will also host a contest for best skater and best dressed and reward them with gift cards. This event is open to ALL and will be an inclusive night for people within the community to come and interact with those on campus. Skates will also be provided.

Location: WRC Lower Courts

Contact Information

Name: Black Student Union
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Film Appreciation Club presents "Annie Hall"

Film Appreciation Club presents "Annie Hall"

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

In the spirit of Valentine's day, we recognize that not all love stories look the same. Come experience the awkward and endearing story of "Annie Hall", a 1977 film by Woody Allen, starring Diane Keaton. 

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: More information can be found here!

 
7pm
Spotlight Series: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Spotlight Series: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will offer a spring performance. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX or visit https://unitix.uni.edu/.

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.

 
8pm
POSTPONED: Cayla Bellamy, contrabassoon

POSTPONED: Cayla Bellamy, contrabassoon

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 8:00 pm

This event has been postponed. It will now be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6 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

 
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 8:30 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, food or drink 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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