Patrick Irelan is the author of The Big Drugstore, a crime novel set in the Quad Cities. The action follows detective Mike Scofield from bridge to bridge and city to city as the murders in need of solving begin to pile up. The event is sponsored by the Department of Languages and Literatures and the UNI English Club.
Executive Vice President and Provost
If you regularly or occasionally ride your bike to work at UNI, join us for the first meeting of the UNI Bicycle Commuter Alliance. This organization is dedicated to making UNI a more bicycle-friendly environment that encourages bike commuting. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring award ceremony for UNI-ROTC cadets.
Eco+House is an interdisciplinary eco-art course aiming to creatively build environmental awareness and positive change. This eco-active exhibition highlights each student’s research into a chosen ecological issue and its impact on the local community. The students have turned statistics, graphs,interviews, fieldwork and personal interactions into a range of works that cross art disciplines and engage with the audience in powerful, surprising and touching ways.
This exhibition has been created by spring 2016 EcoHouse students in partnership with the UNI Museum and UNI CARES. The inaugural performances will occur from noon to 3 p.m., in Maucker Union, and at 3:30 p.m. in the UNI Museum, Wednesday, March 30. Performances and participatory works will be scheduled throughout the exhibit’s duration.
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Deborah Elizabeth Whaley will discuss her new book "Black Women in Sequence: Re-inking Comics, Graphic Novels and Anime." This book explores graphic novel production and comic book fandom, looking in particular at African, African-American and multiethnic women as deployed in television, film, animation, gaming and print representations of comic book and graphic novel characters.
A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by students from Elizabeth Sutton’s Early 20th Century Art course. It is associated with the campus-wide Reaching for Higher Ground "And Justice for All" programming. All events are free and open to the public.
Andy Stoll will be the second speaker in the 2016 Everyday Creativity series. In an entertaining and poignant talk, Andy Stoll, social entrepreneur, filmmaker and co-founder/creative director of Seed Here Studio, will share life lessons from his living in 40 countries in four years.
Students who attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego will give short presentations on their experiences. Those who are currently doing research and those who will be doing research this summer are especially encouraged to attend.
UNI Gallery of Art showcases a Latino American Children's exhibit, Family from March 24-April 19. This exhbit was organized by Wendy Miller and features artwork from students in Cedar Falls and Waterloo elementary schools. An opening reception will be at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 24; free and open to the public.
Dave Gould will be the opening speaker for the 2016 Everyday Creativity series. He will share a new vision for education that progresses students from play to passion to purpose. The ideal not only promises to keep creative confidence intact, but produce young adults who are anxious to make a meaningful difference. Gould is The University of Iowa's first Obermann Public Scholar and is widely known for his course "Life Design" and for his central role in developing the University of Iowa's engaged social innovation major.