The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Travis Gingerich (ceramics), Zach Leonard (drawing), and Dana Potter (printmaking). Opening Reception: Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
Pulizer-prize winning author Sonia Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique's Journey" as well as current issues regarding immigration.
"Internship Experiences," several earth and environmental science majors will describe their diverse intership experiences and provide helpful advice for current student seeking to find and excel in such activities. Internships are an integral part of the major programs in earth and environmental science, which have in the past led to long term employment in a wide range of fields.
Half-Masted presents improvised comedy at the Bertha Martin Theatre. There will be two shows with a special guest at each show. The guest for the 7 p.m. show will be Bill Ruud!; state senator Jeff Danielson will be the special guest for the 9 p.m. show.
Chris Dockendorff, assistant professor at Marquette University, will present "Too Many Channels to Choose From: Using Chemistry to Control Protease-Activated Receptors."
Min Lee, math department, will present "Cohen-Kuznetsov liftings of quasimodular forms."
Xia Liping, dean and professor of the Institute of International and Public Affairs, Tongji University, China, will present "Climate Change and China's Strategic Interests in the Arctic." The lecture is co-hosted by the ARCTICenter, the Department of Geography and the Department of Political Science.
The UNI Singers, under the direction of faculty artist Amy Kotsonis, will present a spring concert. The UNI Singers is a large, mixed-voice choir featuring student musicians from many majors at UNI. Join us and celebrate excellent choral music at our final Spotlight Series event of the year! This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
Director Christopher Merz will lead UNI’s premiere jazz ensemble in their spring concert. The concert will feature student and faculty arrangements, new compositions as well as performances featuring guest artist John Wojciechowski, saxophone. Swing into the School of Music and enjoy the great musicianship, improvisation and style of this group. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.
One of our most interactive performances of the year, the UNI School of Music Performance Competition Finals concert is a great opportunity to get involved in the music education of our students. This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the Presser Foundation Award, the Charles and Marleta Matheson Award, the Myron and Ruth Russell Award and the People's Choice Award. This event is ticketed. $10 Adults, $9 Seniors, $8 non-UNI students. Call 319-273-4TIX.