The “2016 Congressional Art Competition” Awards Ceremony was organized by Congressman Rod Blum. The exhibition itself will run from April 26 through May 7 in the UNI Gallery of Art Showcases. On Wed., May 4 at 7:15 p.m. Congressman Blum will address attendees. Shortly afterward, award winners and honorable mentions will be announced. Free and open to the public.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Andrew Ridgway will defend his thesis titled "Density and Diversity of Bees in the Midwestern Agricultural Landscape."
"Bridge Numbers: a Knotty Journey" will be presented by Theron J Hitchman, Julie Kirkpatrick and Tracy Wulfekuhle.
The best works from the digital media program will be presented and the accomplishments of the senior class will be celebrated. Refreshments will be provided.
Ken Smith, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, will present, "UIC College of Pharmacy." His talk will include an overview of careers in pharmacy and an overview of UIC College of Pharmacy paths to admission and admission requirements.
Help clean up a portion of Dry Run Creek in celebration of Earth Week. Come dressed to get wet and dirty; bags and gloves will be provided.
Doug Cameron, a world leader in food and agriculture technology, will speak as part of Earth Week.
Athena Kildegaard, University of Minnesota-Morris, will read from a collection of her poetry, Ventriloquy. Kildegaard is the author of several books of poetry. Her poems have appeared in journals, anthologies and on The Writer's Almanac.
Abbylynn Helgevold, philosophy and world religions, will present a lecture title "Old" Feminism, "New" Feminism and Religion. She will discuss religion's role in shaping conceptions of women's empowerment and dignity through examining the "new" feminism being developed within and supported by the Catholic Church; explore the connection between this form of feminism and ideas about masculinity and femininity; and discuss the role of women's particular reproductive capacities in shaping the ethical vision advanced by the movement.
Kelly Nelson, MS, MT (ASCP), instructor, Medical Laboratory Science Program at Mayo School of Health Sciences, will present "Medical Laboratory Science."