UNI Calendar of Events

Week of November 3, 2019

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"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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Civic Action Academy

Civic Action Academy

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 1:00 pm to Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Undergraduate and graduate students from across the Midwest and beyond are invited to learn from professionals across sectors. Sessions will offer skill-building in civic action including philanthropy, nonprofit leadership, dialogue, advocacy and more. Students will also have a chance to learn what others are doing on other campuses and network with peers. 

Location: University of Northern Iowa

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: 2019 Civic Action Academy

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 1:00 pm to Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm
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10am
Fall 2019 Graduation Fair

Fall 2019 Graduation Fair

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Students planning to graduate this fall or student teach in the spring are encouraged to attend the graduation fair.

Location: Old Central Ballroom B and C, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Tristan Aldous
Email: aldoust@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7667

Link to Event: Fall 2019 Graduation Fair

 
11am
Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday

Wednesday, November 6, 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

 
Council on Foreign Relations academic conference call series

Council on Foreign Relations academic conference call series

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 11:00 am

Panther Initiative for Environmental Equity and Resilience is hosting its third academic conference call as part of the Council on Foreign Relations' academic conference call series. Topic of discussion will be global health's role in international development.

Location: Room 203C, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Dionna Williams
Email: willidba@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
12pm
SWAG Forum

SWAG Forum

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:00 pm

This month's Sexuality, Women and Gender Research Forum features Jennifer McNabb presenting "Material Girls: Women and Clothing in Renaissance Europe."

Location: ScholarSpace, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Sara Naughton
Email: naughtos@uni.edu
Phone: (814) 881-0719

Link to Event: SWAG Forum

 
Building Behavior-Based Interviewing Skills

Building Behavior-Based Interviewing Skills

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm

Get a jump start on your next interview by attending this workshop presented by Susie Schwieger. Find out why and how employers use behavior-based interviewing in the hiring process and learn strategies you can use to prepare and practice for this type of interview. 

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Building Behavior-Based Interviewing Skills

 
12pm
Landfill Tour

Landfill Tour

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Panther Initiative for Environmental Equity and Resilience (PIEER) will join a Waste Trac education team member for a tour of the landfill. Participants will learn about where five counties take their garbage for burial, the four biggest categories of waste, and ways to reduce, reuse and recycle. Email Dionna Williams to RSVP and receive additional details. 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Dionna Williams
Email: willidba@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
1pm
Residence Hall Open House

Residence Hall Open House

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Students can take a tour of our upperclass residence halls as they make their decision about where to live on campus for the 2020-21 academic year. Jennings Court Apartments, Lawther Hall, Panther Village and Roth Apartments will all be open for tours and questions.

Location: Jennings Court Apartments, Lawther Hall, Panther Village, Roth Apartments, Noehren Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Learn more about recontracting.

 
Housing Fair

Housing Fair

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Wanting to learn more about on-campus housing or thinking about moving off campus? Let the Department of Residence share what's new for on-campus housing for 2020-21, help you compare the value of on-campus vs. off-campus housing and take you on a tour of our halls.

Location: Redeker Center North Lounge

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Learn more about recontracting.

 
2pm
Intuitive Eating Workshop

Intuitive Eating Workshop

Tuesday, November 5, 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: 10 Principles of intuitive eating

 
3pm
The Hungarian approach to learning and teaching mathematics

The Hungarian approach to learning and teaching mathematics

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ryota Matsuura, North American director for Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education (BSME), will speak on the Hungarian pedagogy, which emphasizes problem solving, creativity and communication. He will dig into fun mathematical tasks that illustrate this pedagogy. He will also talk about a unique study abroad program intended for students who are interested in mathematics learning and teaching mathematics. 

Location: Room 10, Wright Hall

Contact Information

Name: Cindi Helgeson
Email: cynthia.helgeson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6952

Link to Event: BSME

 
4pm
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm

Abigail Zieman, postdoctoral fellow in molecular, cellular and developmental biology at Yale University, will present "Lessons Learned from Studying Skin Tissue Homeostatis.

Location: Room 201, 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

 
Opening reception for James Hearst in Prose

Opening reception for James Hearst in Prose

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm

"James Hearst in Prose," a new exhibit at the Hearst Center for Arts, explores the non-fiction and fiction of James Hearst. The exhibition, which opens Nov. 7 and ends Dec. 29, has been prepared in conjunction with graduate English students in the Department of Languages and Literatures. The public is invited to a discussion and reception with the UNI student curators at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Hearst Center followed by an opening reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: James Hearst in Prose

 
5pm
Guest Master Class: Arnold Rawls, tenor

Guest Master Class: Arnold Rawls, tenor

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Continuing his residency at UNI, Rawls will present a master class for voice students. 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

 
6pm
Guest Recital: Arnold Rawls, tenor

Guest Recital: Arnold Rawls, tenor

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Guest artist Arnold Rawls will present a voice recital with faculty pianist Korey Barrett. Rawls has delighted audiences with his unique combination of vocal and dramatic skills in performances ranging from art song to opera. Recent performances have included Mr. Rawls singing Calaf in Turandot and Manrico in Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera, Radamès in Aida with Opera Australia (Sydney and Gold Coast) and the Pacific Symphony (Costa Mesa, CA), Don Josè in Carmen with the Bregenzer Festspiele (Austria). 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

 
CANCELLED: Randall Harlow, Disklavier and electronics

CANCELLED: Randall Harlow, Disklavier and electronics

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. 

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

 
Open Melt Night

Open Melt Night

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Participants will get the opportunity to create a mini UNI manhole cover at this free event. Participants must wear full-length pants and closed-toe shoes. 

Location: Room 80 - Industrial Technology Center

Contact Information

Name: Michelle Van Dorn
Email: michelle.vandorn@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Open Melt Night

 
Artist, education activist Molloy lecture

Artist, education activist Molloy lecture

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00 pm

Brooklyn-based artist, collaborator and education activist Traci Molloy will conduct a lecture. Molloy has presented her artwork in more than 175 national exhibitions, including solo shows in New York City, Chicago, Kansas City and Nashville. She has received fully funded residencies throughout the country, and project grants from the Puffin Foundation and Ohio Arts Council.

Location: Room 11, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Wendy Miller
Email: wendy.miller@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2833

Link to Event: Molloy lecture

 
UNI Cantorei

UNI Cantorei

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 6:00 pm

The UNI Cantorei will present a fall concert, under the direction of conductor John Len Wiles. This event is free and open to the public. Please note: the location for this event has changed. It will now be held in the Great Reading Room at Seerley Hall. 

Location: Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
7pm
Hearst Lecture Series: Michael Ugarte Talk

Hearst Lecture Series: Michael Ugarte Talk

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Languages and Literatures will host Michael Ugarte, Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia, as part of the Hearst Lecture Series. Throughout his career, he has published numerous works on the modern literature of Spain, as well as the colonial and post-colonial relationship between Spain and Equatorial Guinea. Ugarte has translated several texts, including Natives, a novel about immigration in Spain, originally written in Spanish by Inongo-Vi-Makomé. The talk is free and open to the public.

Location: Slife Ballroom, Commons

Contact Information

Name: Heather Jerónimo
Email: heather.jeronimo@uni.edu
Phone: (402) 750-7263

Link to Event: NA

 
Barrio Power: Working-class Youth and Class Struggle in 1970s Mexico

Barrio Power: Working-class Youth and Class Struggle in 1970s Mexico

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:00 pm

November lecture in our Phi Alpha Theta Lecture series, presented by Fernando Calderon, 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

 
Hi God at UNI Interpreters Theatre

Hi God at UNI Interpreters Theatre

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Written, directed and performed by Grace Mertz. Admission is free; seating is limited.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Eventbrite

 
"Metropolis" screening

"Metropolis" screening

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:00 pm

Join the Film Appreciation Club in a screening of the classic silent film "Metropolis," often hailed as one of the greatest films of all time.

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

 
7pm
Instrumental Concerto Competition

Instrumental Concerto Competition

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 7:30 pm

This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the title of Instrumental Concerto Competition winner, and the opportunity to perform as soloist with a premiere School of Music large ensemble in the spring. 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

 
PMB Live! Panther Marching Band Concert

PMB Live! Panther Marching Band Concert

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Back by popular demand, the School of Music’s largest ensemble – the Panther Marching Band appears on the Great Hall stage in the Gallagher Bluedorn! 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: School of Music Events

 
Hi God at UNI Interpreters Theatre

Hi God at UNI Interpreters Theatre

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Written, directed and performed by Grace Mertz. Admission is free; seating is limited.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Eventbrite

 
Interpreters Theatre: Hi God

Interpreters Theatre: Hi God

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 7:30 pm

"Hi God," written, directed and performed by Grace Mertz.

How much does education change you? Metaphor, comedy and brutal honesty collide as Grace, a graduate student, figures out how to be a person of faith in the academic world. In an eclectic night of music and performance, Grace writes a series of letters to God and invited audiences to reflect on their own complicated relationships with knowledge and faith.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Tickets

 
Hi God at UNI Interpreters Theatre

Hi God at UNI Interpreters Theatre

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:30 pm

Written, directed and performed by Grace Mertz. Admission is free; seating is limited.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Eventbrite

 
Interpreters Theatre: Hi God

Interpreters Theatre: Hi God

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 7:30 pm

"Hi God," written, directed and performed by Grace Mertz.

How much does education change you? Metaphor, comedy and brutal honesty collide as Grace, a graduate student, figures out how to be a person of faith in the academic world. In an eclectic night of music and performance, Grace writes a series of letters to God and invited audiences to reflect on their own complicated relationships with knowledge and faith.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Tickets

 
Interpreters Theatre: Hi God

Interpreters Theatre: Hi God

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 7:30 pm

"Hi God," written, directed and performed by Grace Mertz.

How much does education change you? Metaphor, comedy and brutal honesty collide as Grace, a graduate student, figures out how to be a person of faith in the academic world. In an eclectic night of music and performance, Grace writes a series of letters to God and invited audiences to reflect on their own complicated relationships with knowledge and faith.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: Tickets

 
8pm
UNITUBA Ensembles Concert

UNITUBA Ensembles Concert

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 8:00 pm

Featuring students from the UNI tuba and euphonium studio, the UNITUBA Ensembles will offer a fall recital. 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

 
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