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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)

Terry Towery, from the Lehman College of the City University of New York, juries this annual competitive exhibition, which features the finest recent works of students enrolled in classes in the UNI Department of Art. Towery will also present work in the Gallery Showcases during the run of the student exhibition. Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception: March 24 at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: https://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Home.html

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)
 
Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition

Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition

Monday, January 13, 2014 (All day) to Friday, March 28, 2014 (All day)

The Intent to Compete in this business plan competition is due March 28 to BCS 128. Three business plans selected from the UNI regions will compete against 12 other business plans from other regions in the state for 3 $5000 awards on May 2 in Des Moines. 

Location: BCS 128

Contact Information

Name: Katherine Cota-Uyar
Email: katherine.cota@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5732

Link to Event: http://www.jpec.org/content/pappajohn-new-venture-business-plan-competition

Monday, January 13, 2014 (All day) to Friday, March 28, 2014 (All day)
 
"Remix: Art and Sound Unbound"

"Remix: Art and Sound Unbound"

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)

Co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and gallery director Darrell Taylor. Student's from Dr. Sutton and Hunter Capoccioni's Avant-garde in Art class present didactics for selected works of art from the UNI Permanent Art Collection. A concert series will also be offered.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: https://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Calendar.html

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)
 
3:00pm
Biology Department Thesis Defense

Biology Department Thesis Defense

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Dustin Graham Thesis Defense -

"Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function and the Design of Tallgrass Restorations for Biomass Production."

Location: Seminar Room, Tallgrass Prairie Center, 2412 W 27th St

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
3:30pm
Sustainability Book Club Meeting

Sustainability Book Club Meeting

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Join faculty in discussing Histories of the Dustheap. Histories of the Dustheap uses garbage, waste and refuse to investigate the relationships between various systems and shows how this most democratic reality produces identities, social relations and policies. This is the second of a three-part discussion series. Pre-registration required.

Location: Room 252, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Bruss
Email: rrttc@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3689

Link to Event: http://www.rrttc.com

 
Luci Dumas Thesis Defense

Luci Dumas Thesis Defense

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The Influence of Personality and Locus of Control on Life Goals in Offenders.

Location: Room 89A, Bartlett Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
4:00pm
Study Abroad Scholarship Info Session

Study Abroad Scholarship Info Session

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The Study Abroad Center will present information about on- and off-campus scholarship opportunities.

Location: Room 007, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Semester "Pick a Program" Info Session

Semester "Pick a Program" Info Session

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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.

Location: Room 009, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
5:00pm
Film Screening: "The Clean Bin Project"

Film Screening: "The Clean Bin Project"

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Join us in watching "The Clean Bin Project," the story about a couple competing against each other in an effort to live waste free for a year. Learn through their adventure how to recycle, buy locally and examine purchasing habits in order to eliminate waste. After the film viewers will be offered the opportunity to take up the challenge to live waste free for one month. Join the challenge, get tips and ideas on how to do it with the support of the other challenge members. Light dinner provided.

Location: Auditorium, Center for Energy & Environmental Education

Contact Information

Name: Megan Buman
Email: rrttc@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: http://www.rrttc.com/images/Clean%20Bin%20Project%20Flyer.pdf

 
6:00pm
UNI Diplomat Series

UNI Diplomat Series

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The sixth installment of the UNI Diplomat Series will feature Rev. Shoken Winecoff speaking on "Diplomacy and Religion.” Winecoff is the founder and abbot of Ryumonji Zen Monastery. He is a Dharma heir of the late Dainin Katagiri Roshi, founder of the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center in Minneapolis and practiced with Katagiri Roshi from 1976 until Katagiri Roshi’s death in 1990. Shoken Roshi also received formal training in Japan from 1989 to 1992. Since that time he has devoted himself to establishing a Soto Zen monastery in the Midwest. Ryumonji Zen Monastery was founded in the year 2000 when land was donated in northeast Iowa. Since then four monastery buildings have been constructed in the ancient tradition of Zen monasteries. Ryumonji conducts zazen meditation sittings which are open to the public and monthly weekend retreats (sesshins) for lay practitioners. It is also a training monastery for Zen priests in the Midwest. Faculty, staff, students and the community are welcome.

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7:00pm
LGBT Citizens and the Affordable Care Act

LGBT Citizens and the Affordable Care Act

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Keenan Crow, Outreach Coordinator for One Iowa, will give a presentation on the Affordable Care Act and how it is especially relevant to LGBT Iowans.

Location: Presidential Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: proud@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
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