College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
The UNI Suzuki School will offer a spring concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Performers include: Jeffery Brich, Tenor; Check and the Bluetones; Matthem Andreini, Marimba; Sumner-Fredericksburg High School Sensations Show Choir; Noell Reynolds, Director; Floyd's Fantastic Flutes; The Five Grands
The UNI Children's Choir will offer their spring concert under the direction of Michelle Swanson. This event is free and open to the public.
The New Horizons Band will offer its spring concert. Under the direction of Diana Blake, the New Horizons Band features musicians 55 and older who travel from all over Iowa. This event is free and open to the public.
View the evening sky from the UNI observatory located on the roof of McCollum Science Hall. Meet near the polar bear outside of room 137 before 9 p.m. to be escorted to the roof. The event goes forward regardless of the weather. Potential targets for viewing through the telescope include Saturn.
The Botanical Center and Student Nature Society will hold their Annual Spring Plant Sale. Hanging baskets, tasty herbs, heirloom tomatoes, tropical plants as well as a limited number of summer lilies, caladiums and annuals for flower beds will be available.
Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Rebecca Burkhardt, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra will join with the Concert Chorale, conducted by professor Dyan Meyer, to offer a spring concert. This event is free and open to the public.
Under the direction of UNI percussion faculty Randy Hogancamp and Matthew Andreini, the UNI Percussion and West African Drum Ensembles will offer their second spring concert along with UNI’s Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko and the UNI Marimba Ensemble. This event is free and open to the public.
"Big Data = BIG Opportunities" will be presented by Dr. Sastry G. Pantula, director of the division of mathematical sciences at the National Science Foundation. Data is being collected on everyone and everything. Big data is arriving in volume, velocity and variety. Business, Industry and Government are relying on such information for marketing products and for making policies. Several examples of applications, new methodologies, oppportunities and challenges that Big Data brings will be presented. This will be a non-technical lecture and should be accessible to persons without a statistics background.
Opening Reception: April 29 at 7 p.m. The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Molly Cashman, MacKenzie Clark, and Faith Wittrock (painting); Rayce Harman and Pip Lucas (ceramics); Dimitria Klein (photography); Carlton James Miller and Maggie Reifert (printmaking); and Zach Schnock (printmaking and sculpture). All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment.