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Eco+House Exhibit

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.

Follow UNI CARES on Instagram @UNIsustain, and share your experience with #UNICARES and #UNIecohouse

Deborah Elizabeth Whaley: Black Women in Sequence: Re-inking Comics, Graphic Novels, and Anime

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.

Art Exhibit: Family

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.  

Everyday Creativity series: Play, Passion, and Purpose: A New Arc for Education

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.

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