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Week of February 24, 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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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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School of Music Audition Day! (voice students only)

School of Music Audition Day! (voice students only)

Friday, March 1, 2019 (All day)

Our final audition day is for voice students only. For more details on specific locations of area auditions or times, contact the School of Music office at (319) 273-2024.

Location: Russell Hall & GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Friday, March 1, 2019 (All day)
 
 
8am
Panther Pantry Student Open House

Panther Pantry Student Open House

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:00 am to 10:00 am

The Panther Pantry is a student run food and necessity item pantry available to all UNI students. During the open house students can tour the pantry, find more about what the pantry provides, how you can get involved, how to use the pantry or any other questions. Stop by anytime during the event. A door prize will be held at the open house for a chance to win one of 10 dining gift cards. 

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

Contact Information

Name: Panther Pantry
Email: pantherpantry@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
11am
Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wellness in Rod (Wellness Wednesday)

Wednesday, February 27, 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 28, 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

 
A Celebration of the Wapsipinicon Almanac

A Celebration of the Wapsipinicon Almanac

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 11:00 am

This special event commemorates the donation of papers related to the Wapsipinicon Almanacto UNI’s Special Collections and University Archives. Timothy Fay will be joined by Jim O’Loughlin and Brian Pals for a look back on the history of the Wapsipinicon Almanac since the magazine launched in 1988 and an explanation of letterpress printing technology.  

This event is free and open to the public.  Sponsors include Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, the UNI College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences, the UNI Department of Languages & Literatures and the UNI Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives.

This program is supported by Humanities Iowa and the National Endowment for the Humanities. The views and opinions expressed by this program do not necessarily reflect those of Humanities Iowa or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Location: Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives (Rod 341)

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: A Celebration of the Wapsipinicon Almanac

 
12pm
Hot Wings Hot Topic: Refugees and Immigrants

Hot Wings Hot Topic: Refugees and Immigrants

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

We will discuss the differences between refugees and immigrants, as well as the harsh reality of life in a refugee camp.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Fourtytwo Yet
Email: cme@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: NA

 
12pm
Gospel Concert and Soul Food Dinner

Gospel Concert and Soul Food Dinner

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Soul Food is a specific type of food or cuisine traditionally prepared and eaten by African Americans of the Southern United States. Many of the various dishes and ingredients included in "soul food" are also regional meals.The style of cooking originated during American slavery years.Traditional black gospel is music that is written to express either personal or a communal belief regarding African American Christian life and can be dated back to american slavery years as a means to cope with harsh conditions. We will host a concert with local special guests, and afterwards host a soul food dinner.

Location: The Wesley Foundation

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
2pm
Theatre UNI: Legacy of Light

Theatre UNI: Legacy of Light

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Play

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Legacy of Light

 
3pm
Cybersecurity and 5G Technology

Cybersecurity and 5G Technology

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 3:30 pm

Former Ambassador John Dinger will be on campus on to give a talk about Cybersecurity and 5G Technology.

From 2006-2012, Ambassador Dinger was the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Research in the U.S. State Department. In that role, he established the State Department's first Office of Cyber Affairs and was integral in helping to form basic principles to guide the new field of cyberspace diplomacy. 
During his distinguished career in the State Department, Mr. Dinger also served as Ambassador to Mongolia, and Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism, among other positions. He is an alumnus of UNI. 
At 5:00, he will also be speaking to the Model United Nations competition team about his experiences in the Foreign Service and U.S. foreign policy. That event will also take place in Sabin 25.
Please contact Scott Peters (scott.peters@uni.edu) with any questions.

Location: Room 25, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Scott Peters
Email: scott.peters@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2727

Link to Event: Cybersecurity and 5G Technology

 
6pm
Black History Month Trivia Night

Black History Month Trivia Night

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

This event will also include interactive games such as timed word searches, as well as a kahoot trivia that will allow students to group with one another to compete for the correct answer. The purpose of this event is to enhance students knowledge about the history of the African American culture. There will be questions on the events and people who made a difference in our history as well as questions pertaining to black culture.

Location: Schindler Education Center 220

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Hispanic Family and Film Series Screening of Southern District

Hispanic Family and Film Series Screening of Southern District

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm

The second film in a series of international film screenings about the Hispanic Family and Film.

Location: Room 108, Communication Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Heather Jerónimo
Email: heather.jeronimo@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6227

Link to Event: NA

 
Bob Inglis visiting lecture: Discussing Controversial Topics in a Polarized Political Climate

Bob Inglis visiting lecture: Discussing Controversial Topics in a Polarized Political Climate

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Bob Inglis is the Executive Director of republicEn.org, a growing group of conservatives who care about climate change. He served in the U.S. Congress from 1993 to 1999 and again from 2005-2011, a Republican representing Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C. His visit is part of UNI's 2018/2019 Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series.

Location: Russell Hall, Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Eric O'Brien
Email: eric.obrien@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7207

Link to Event: Bob Inglis lecture

 
Eating Disorder Awareness Speaker

Eating Disorder Awareness Speaker

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Hear Sarah Thompson, Certified Body Trust provider, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, tell their personal story of eating disorder recovery for 18 years. Thompson will address barriers and access to eating disorder treatments, such as fatphobia, homophobia and transphobia.

Location: Slife Ballroom, Commons

Contact Information

Name: Joan Thompson
Email: joan.thompson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2137

Link to Event: NA

 
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Timothy Fay

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Timothy Fay

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Timothy Fay is the publisher of the Wapsipinicon Almanac, which is celebrating its 25th and final issue.

Open mic signup at 7:00 p.m., open mic at 7:15, featured reader at 8:00.

The Final Thursday Reading Series is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts & the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences.  Coffee provided by Sidecar Coffee. Cream provided by Hansen's Farm Fresh Dairy.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series: Spring 2019

 
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, February 28, 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

 
Film Appreciation Club presents "Wall-E"

Film Appreciation Club presents "Wall-E"

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join us for a fun night with our favorite Disney Pixar Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, "Wall-E." This 2008 romantic space adventure features themes of love, sustainability, humanity and hope. Do yourself a favor and plan to watch the adorable little robot at Film Club. All are welcome. There will be a discussion to follow.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club

 
7pm
Theatre UNI: Legacy of Light

Theatre UNI: Legacy of Light

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Play

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Legacy of Light

 
Northern Iowa Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

Northern Iowa Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30 pm

The Northern Iowa Wind Ensemble and Concert Band will share a late-winter concert, under the direction of Danny Galyen and Justin Mertz. 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

 
Theatre UNI: Legacy of Light

Theatre UNI: Legacy of Light

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Play

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Legacy of Light

 
8pm
Guest Speaker: Andrea Mosby

Guest Speaker: Andrea Mosby

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Andrea Mosby, professional leadership speaker, will speak on the power of personal decisions and leading with integrity. Mosby is known for inspiring students with her personal and leadership stories. A Q&A time will follow. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes will be awarded.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Megan Maahs
Email: maahsmac@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 590-0632

Link to Event: Registration

 
UNI Flute Choir and Flute Studio Concert

UNI Flute Choir and Flute Studio Concert

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Under the direction of UNI professor of flute Angeleita Floyd, the Northern Iowa Flute Choir and Flute Studio will present its annual 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

 
Guest Master Class: Ivan Trevino, percussion

Guest Master Class: Ivan Trevino, percussion

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Trevino will present a percussion master class during his residency at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Jebe 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: Ivan Trevino, percussion

Guest Recital: Ivan Trevino, percussion

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Visiting artist Ivan Trevino will present a percussion recital. Trevino is a Mexican-American composer and percussionist who has become a recognizable voice in the percussion community. His honest blend of contemporary, percussive and indie-rock compositions have become standard repertoire in the field of percussion and are regularly performed around the world. He is a multi-award winning recipient of the Percussive Arts Society’s International Composition Contest and has over 70 compositions and songs to his name, many of which were commissioned by leading performers and institutions in the field. 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

 
Planetarium Show

Planetarium Show

Thursday, February 28, 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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