College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences
The presentation "Geologic History of the Upper Mississippi River Valley and Bottomland Restoration Scenarios" by Art Bettis will be rescheduled. Daryl Smith, Director of the Tallgrass Prairie Center, will present "Forty-Seven Years of Prairie Recollections and Projects."
UNI School of Music faculty artist Dmitri Vorobiev will present a piano recital featuring the work of Ludwig van Beethoven. The third in a series, Vorobiev plans to perform all piano works of Beethoven in a concert at UNI. This event is free and open to the public.
The UNI Public Relations Student Society of America will host an ethics panel, which will discuss ethics in their workplaces and answer questions. Panelists include: Nola Aigner, UNI and PRSSA alumnae, who works for the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health; Janine Whipps, co-owner of Morgan&Myers public relations firm; Mark Ryan, business professor at Hawkeye Community College and previous general manager with Waterloo Industries; and Joe Shannahan, partner at LS2 Group in West Des Moines. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. with the panel discussion beginning at 7 p.m. Open to the campus community and public free of charge. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visiting artist Julia Heinen will present a clarinet recital. Heinen currently serves as professor of clarinet at California State University, Northridge. As a soloist, Julia Heinen has performed hundreds of concertos and recitals around the world including recent performances in El Salvador, the Czech Republic and Portugal. She has had the distinct pleasure of premiering and recording several works written specifically for her and currently is recording a CD featuring 6 works new works scheduled to be released in 2011 on the Parma Label. This event is free and open to the public.
Featuring the work of University of Iowa professor emeritus Joseph Patrick, the exhibition represents a selection of paintings and drawings from the past forty-five years of art practice carried out in Iowa City, Iowa, Mérida, Venezuela, and Oaxaca, Mexico. An artist’s gallery talk will be presented at 7 p.m., Mon., Sept. 26 in the gallery. An opening reception will follow.
The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student instrumentalists preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration.
Join us as we take you on a musical world tour! The 30th Annual Scholarship Benefit concert will feature music by the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, the UNI Opera Ensemble, UNI percussion ensembles, Jazz Band One, faculty artist Sean Botkin, piano, members of the UNI flute studio, UNI Symphonic Band with combined choirs, as well as the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony with the Varsity Men’s Glee Club and more! Proceeds from the concert benefit scholarships for current School of Music students. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.
Dr. Rui He, Assistant Professpr of Physics, will present "Raman Spectroscopy anda STM of CVD Graphenen on Copper Substrates."
Coleen Rowley, former FBI agent and whistleblower, will speak on "The Constitution and Civil Liberties: Reducing Terrorism Without Reducing Civil Liberties". Rowley was one of the three women selected as TIME "Persons of the Year" in 2002 for her work in exposing government failures in preventing the 9/11 attacks. Parking is available in the Multimodal Transportation Center. Rowley's appearance is sponsored by UNI's American Democracy Project and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. Reception follows program.
Visiting violinist Go Yamamoto will present a recital. An acclaimed artist, Yamamoto has performed at period instrument master classes, festivals and workshops throughout North America, including the Bloomington Early Music Festival, Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute, where he was a featured soloist for two consecutive years, and more recently at the Aston Magna Early Music Festival. He has also performed with the chamber ensemble Frutti Musicali, as well as other groups. This event is free and open to the public.