UNI Calendar of Events

Week of October 13, 2019

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National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Conference

National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Conference

Friday, October 11, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, October 13, 2019 (All day)

The UNI School of Music will proudly host the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors conference. Contact host Heather.Peyton@uni.edu with questions.

Location: Russell Hall & GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Click here for more info.

Friday, October 11, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, October 13, 2019 (All day)
 
 
 
"2019 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition"

"2019 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition"

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm

The "2019 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" is a formal presentation of recent accomplishments by the faculty in the UNI Department of Art and includes painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics, photography, mixed media, performance and installation art as well as art history scholarship. The opening reception begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16 in the Kamerick Art Building’s south lobby. All events are 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: 2019 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm to Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm
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Friday, October 18, 2019 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Friday, October 18, 2019 (All day)
 
 
10am
Fall Blood Drive

Fall Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Save local lives at the UNI blood drive. Schedule an appointment online or call 800-287-4903.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Olivia Sickelka
Email: community.engagement@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5600

Link to Event: Mobile Drive Schedule

 
Rx Fire Field Day

Rx Fire Field Day

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 10:00 am

The Tallgrass Prairie Center's Prairie On Farms program, along with ISU-STRIPS and Pheasants Forever, will host a prescribed fire field day. This event is free and open to the public. Landowners, farmers, farm managers, conservation professionals and prairie enthusiasts are encouraged to attend. Bring your site specific questions or your field maps for individual consultation after lunch.

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

 
11am
Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Wellness Wednesday and 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.

Location: Room 286, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
#TakeTimeThursday

#TakeTimeThursday

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

You may know that exercise has many benefits to your physical and mental health, but did you know the benefits extend well beyond that? Stop by Take Time Thursday to learn how exercise can impact the eight dimensions of wellness and how exercise benefits the brain.

Location: Makerspace, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Jenna Petersen
Email: jenna.petersen@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Take Time Thursday

 
12pm
Everyday Steps to a More Inclusive Classroom

Everyday Steps to a More Inclusive Classroom

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Presenter: Carissa Froyum, sociology, anthropology and criminology.

Location: Room 373, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Jonathan Chenoweth
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Everyday Steps to a More Inclusive Classroom

 
1pm
Attending A Professional Conference

Attending A Professional Conference

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm

Make the most out of your professional conference experience. Learn how to find conferences, present yourself and ensure you make the most out of attending a professional conference. Kat Wohlpart will help you prepare your elevator speech and leave ready for your next conference experience. 

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Attending A Professional Conference

 
2pm
Intuitive Eating Workshop

Intuitive Eating Workshop

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The intuitive eating workshop is a 4-week series that serves as a safe space for students to discuss their experiences among a small group of others who are interested in creating a new relationship with their mind, body and food. Discussion topics are centered around the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating.

Location: Student Health Center Conference Room

Contact Information

Name: Jenna Petersen
Email: jenna.petersen@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2137

Link to Event: Principles of Intuitive Eating

 
3pm
"My Journey from UNI to Medical School... A Message About Resilience" by Selena Losee

"My Journey from UNI to Medical School... A Message About Resilience" by Selena Losee

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Selena Losee, 2011 UNI graduate, will present "My Journey from UNI to Medical School... A Message About Resilience." This event is free and open to the public.  

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Theresa Spradling
Email: theresa.spradling@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2458

Link to Event: My Journey from UNI to Medical School... A Message About Resilience

 
4pm
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Shop for quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, local meat, and more. Join our free customer rewards program and for every $3 spent earn a punch towards discounts at College Hill businesses. Follow us on social media to find out what is fresh each week, special events, and more! Facebook (College Hill Farmers Market) and Instagram/Twitter (@collegehillfm)

Location: 2205 College St.

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: https://www.facebook.com/collegehillfarmersmarket/

 
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Doug Pearson, project manager in manufacturing science and technology and strategic planning at Corteva Agriscience, will present "Crop Protection Chemistry at Corteva Agriscience."

Location: Room 201, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

 
6pm
Democratic debate watch party

Democratic debate watch party

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

UNI for Bernie will host a Democratic Primary Debate watch party. Food and drinks will be provided. 

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Caleb Stekl
Email: steklc@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI for Bernie Debate Watch Party

 
Guest Recital: Gregory Hand, organ

Guest Recital: Gregory Hand, organ

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Gregory Hand will present an organ recital. Hand is associate professor of organ at the University of Iowa. Prior to this appointment he held the position of University Chapel Organist at Northwestern University, where he also taught in the Music Theory department. He was awarded the Doctorate of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan, where he studied organ with James Kibbie and harpsichord with Edward Parmentier. 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

 
7pm
Meet the Greeks

Meet the Greeks

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Meet the Greeks showcases current culturally-based Greek organizations, such as Lambda; Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.; Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc.; and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Students and the campus community can learn about benefits of membership, hear from current students about their experiences and discover what to do if interested in joining an organization. 

Location: Old Central Ballroom A, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: Fraternity and Sorority Life

 
Transporting the Nation’s Secrets Across the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain: A Cold War Soldier’s Story

Transporting the Nation’s Secrets Across the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain: A Cold War Soldier’s Story

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm

October lecture in the Phi Alpha Theta Lecture series, given by Kenneth Atkinson, history department.

Location: Room 120, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Wally Hettle
Email: wallace.hettle@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2097

Link to Event: NA

 
"The Killing of a Sacred Deer" screening

"The Killing of a Sacred Deer" screening

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Described by many as the weirdest horror movie they ever saw, "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" is a unique experience you don't want to miss.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Hunter Friesen
Email: friesenh@uni.edu
Phone: (952) 217-9768

Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club

 
Orchesis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company Fall Show

Orchesis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company Fall Show

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Join us for the Orchesis Dance Company and IDT Dance Company Fall show. We have a variety of dance styles and pieces for you to enjoy. This event is free

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Maddie Engelke
Email: engelkem@gmail.com
Phone: (712) 229-2371

Link to Event: Orchesis Dance Co. & IDT Dance Co. Fall Show

 
7pm
Spotlight Series: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Spotlight Series: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 7:30 pm

The Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Rebecca Burkhardt, will present their fall Spotlight Series concert performance. This evening performance is sure to thrill orchestra lovers. 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.

 
8pm
Guest Recital: Michael Compitello, percussion

Guest Recital: Michael Compitello, percussion

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Visiting artist Michael Compitello will present a percussion recital. Compitello is a percussionist, music-lover, chamber musician, collaborator, teacher, curator, and writer. His mission is to advocate for the efficacy of contemporary music in contemporary society and to build community around the arts. 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

 
Northern Iowa Feminists hosting Anya Ogilvie

Northern Iowa Feminists hosting Anya Ogilvie

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Northern Iowa Feminists host Anya Ogilvie as she discusses the often taboo topic of self-pleasure with a presentation, safe sex supplies, games and prizes. Learn about self-pleasure in a safe, body-positive space.

Location: Oak Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Shaylyn Trenkamp
Email: trenkams@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 920-3413

Link to Event: Northern Iowa Feminists meeting

 
Whitman Sampler ftg. UNI faculty and students

Whitman Sampler ftg. UNI faculty and students

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Join us for an encore presentation of works celebrating the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth. Coordinated by faculty artists Jonathan Schwabe, Christopher Merz, Mike Conrad, Rebecca Burkhardt and Daniel Swilley, this showcase will feature a variety of performers. 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

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Learn about the objects visible in the night sky, and gaze at them through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Sciences 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: 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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