Executive Vice President and Provost
UNI Opera will present a series of spring performances. Under the direction of Jonathon Thull, Korey Barrett and Rebecca Burkhardt, these performances will feature Henry Purcell's Dido & Aeneas with UNI Opera and Cantorei, as well as Seymour Barab's A Game of Chance with UNI Opera. Performance times: April 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m.; April 13, 2 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
View the evening sky from the UNI observatory located on the roof of McCollum Science Hall. Meet near the polar bear outside of room 137 before 9 p.m. to be escorted to the roof. The event goes forward regardless of the weather.
Featuring UNI School of Music faculty artist Julia Bullard and guest artists violinist Susanna Klein, and cellist Hannah Holman, Trio 826 will present a recital. This event is free and open to the public.
In this performance/dialogue mash up, SAVE examines our multiplicative responses to violence. Explore the assumptions that underlie Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month as SAVE questions our community's responsiblity to create a world safe for all.
When Weston family patriarch vanishes one hot summer night, his acid-tongued, pill-popping wife summons her grown daughters and their families to their Oklahoma homestead. Dinner is served, lies are told, and long-held family secrets are unflinchingly revealed. Tracy Letts’ comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations if nothing stops its path. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of this century, August earned the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. Directed by alumna Angie Toomsen and featuring UNI faculty Richard Glockner and Cynthia Goatley.
Spend an evening with illustrator and UNI graduate Gary Kelley and children's author J. Patrick Lewis as they present a gallery talk about their work together. This will be a more intimate opportunity to talk with Gary Kelley and J. Patrick Lewis about their books and view original art from the books. A new piece of art that Gary Kelley has created for the Elementary Literacy Conference will be showcased. Books will be available for purchase and both gentlemen will be available for autographs. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet the author/poet and illustrator together. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free and open to the public.
School of Music professors and conductors Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen will coordinate a day-long workshop for visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Oskaloosa High School, Clarinda High School, Earlham High School and Harlan High School. This event is free but requires registration. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Jay Lees, professor of history, will present "One Day in May: The 2008 Tornado Hits Parkersburg." The event is free and open to the public.
The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences presents 220east After-Work, a partnership between CHAS, Cedar Valley Chamber Music, JSA Development and Main Street Waterloo. Look forward to your Wednesday evenings by joining Cedar Valley Chamber Music for our 2014 concert series at 220east. UNI faculty and students, WCF Symphony guest soloists and special guests highlight eleven week of concerts at a unique venue. Doors open at 5 p.m.; concerts are 5:15-6 p.m. Admission is free; good will donations accepted. Complimentary wine at all concerts is provided in partnership with CU restaurant.
Want a change of scenery? Get UNI credits at a partner university abroad for a semester. Listen to UNI students who have studied abroad for a semester. Classes are taught in English or the host country's language. Many major options are available.