Executive Vice President and Provost
An invitational exhibition curated by Jeffery Byrd, head of the UNI art department, and Joe Meiser, assistant professor of art at Bucknell University, will feature Jiawei Gong’s Sweet Salvation. Exhibitors include Marilyn Arsem, Eun Woo Cho, A. Jacob Galle, Nestor Armando Gil, Jiawei Gong, Hillerbrand + Magsamen, Jeanne Jo, Kyoung Eun Kang, Jordan McKenzie, Takeshi Moro, Jennifer Seibert, Gary Setzer, Bradly Dever Treadaway and Jordan Tynes. The exhibition also features Rachel Rosenthal’s limited edition artist book "Soldier of Fortune."
Are you a graduate student interested in gaining presentation or performance experience? Consider presenting or performing at the 5th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. Attend the Research Symposium Informational Workshop to learn more about the types of presentations at the Symposium, benefits of presenting your research, helpful tips for presenting, judging criteria, prize information and how to begin preparing for the Symposium.
Otto MacLin, department of psychology, will discuss how the brain causes misperceptions, including errors in eye-witness identification. MacLin provides workshops for jurors and because of research across the country like his, the New Jersey Supreme Court last fall, acknowledging a “troubling lack of reliability in eyewitness identifications,” issued sweeping new rules for such evidence in criminal cases. Sponsored by the American Democracy Project and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
Siobahn Morgan, earth science, presents "The Unreliable North Star, Polaris." This talk will focus on the characteristics of the north star and how those characteristics reveal Polaris to be an unstable, inconsistent object in the night sky. The talk is free and open to the public.
Dr. Michele Devlin, HPELS, will present “Darfur to Denison: Iowa’s Newest Refugees from Africa and Implications for Women’s Health Professionals.” The Women’s & Gender Studies Program sponsors the Current Research on Women Forum Series. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to gather for informal presentation and discussion. Bring your lunch!
"RACE: Are We So Different?" helps visitors understand what race is and what it is not. It gives them the tools to recognize racial ideas and practices in contemporary American life. The exhibit explores three themes: the everyday experience of race, the contemporary science that is challenging common ideas about race, and the history of this idea in the United States. Exhibit opening reception, February 9, 7:00pm. Museum hours: M-F 9:00-4:30 and Saturdays 1:00-4:00. Closed Sundays and holidays.
Visiting artist Philip Brisson will present an organ recital. Brisson is Director of Music and Organist at the Catholic Cathedral of the Assumption in downtown Louisville, the oldest inland Catholic cathedral in continuous use in the country. In addition to his duties at the Cathedral, Brisson is also Chorusmaster for the Kentucky Opera. Brisson is on the faculty of Bellarmine University and as an organ soloist, he has given recitals throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public.
Join us Friday afternoon for CommUNIty of Scholars. This is a great place for making connections and having informal discussions with colleagues about research, scholarship and creative activity. Enjoy refreshments while exploring ways to collaborate with others across campus.
Planetarium shows at 7 and 8 p.m. lasting about 30 minutes each. Free and open to the the public.