Join us for the senior category finals concert, the exciting final event at the Midwest International Piano Competition. Three senior category finalists will compete for the $10,000 top prize, a recording with Blue Griffin label, an artist management contract with Heartland Concert Artists and the opportunity to perform with the wcfsymphony. The finals competition will begin at 5 p.m. and will continue with a staged reception featuring appetizers, heavy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, drinks and celebrating. The evening will conclude with the awards presentation. Tickets are available by calling (319) 273-4849 or visiting uni.edu/tickets and selecting "Buy Tickets" under the School of Music heading.
College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
The School of Music will host the Midwest International Piano Competition. Join us for the inaugural celebration of this new, biennial, global piano competition. The event is open to outstanding youth and professional performing pianists and audience enthusiasts.
The finals concert for the junior category will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, June 6. The finals concert and receptions for the senior category will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Tickets for both finals concerts are available by calling 319-273-4TIX or visiting www.uni.edu/tickets and selecting "Buy Tickets" under the School of Music heading.
Screening of Lucy Walker's film "Waste Land" followed by Q & A with Walker.
Screening of Lucy Walker's "The Crash Reel."
Screening of Lucy Walker's Oscar nominated short film "The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom" followed by Q & A with Walker.
Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "The Lion's Mouth Opens."
See the best work from the Electronic Media Program and celebrate the accomplishments of the senior class. Short films, television news, documentaries and NAB videos will be shown throughout Lang Hall from 3:30-6:30 p.m.; the senior celebration and awards ceremony will be from 6:30-8 p.m.
Bitingly revelant and sprinkled with sass, "Bring It On: The Musical" takes you on a high-flying journey through friendship, forgiveness and determination direct from a run on Broadway.
James Walters, Department of Earth Science, will discuss his research on "Reconstructing Northeast Iowa's Periglacial Environment."
During late Pleistocene time, the landform region known as the Iowan Surface of Northeast Iowa, situated between the Des Moines Lobe glacial ice to the west and the Lake Michigan glacial lobe to the east, experienced a periglacial environment. The characteristics of this former environment are not well known, but the presence of features known as “ice-wedge casts” indicates that permanently frozen ground (permafrost) was present. The actual timing of this event is also not well known, but recent optically stimulated luminescence dating of sands from sand stringers overlying the pre-Illinoian till suggests that these events were taking place between about 24,000 and 16,500 years ago.
For the last several years, Walters has investigated the relict periglacial features of the Iowan Surface in an attempt to reconstruct the severity, timing and other characteristics of this environment.