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Thursday, August 25, 2016

"Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art"

"Nocturnes: Night Skies in Nineteenth-Century Art and the Darker Side of Modern Art"

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Curated by Dr. Alice M. Phillips, this exhibition is organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections-Sharing Project and supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. On Aug. 30 at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Phillips will present a gallery talk. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.  Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed Sept. 5 for the MLK Holiday.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Nocturnes

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/15/2016 - 5:00pm

Curated by Dr. Alice M. Phillips, this exhibition is organized by Legacies for Iowa: A University of Iowa Museum of Art Collections-Sharing Project and supported by the Matthew Bucksbaum Family. On Aug. 30 at 6:00 p.m. Dr. Phillips will present a gallery talk. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.  Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed Sept. 5 for the MLK Holiday.

"Illuminating Manuscripts"

"Illuminating Manuscripts"

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Featuring 13th through 17th century illuminated manuscripts as well as objects from Rod Library’s Special Collections, this exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. On Sept. 15 at 6:00 p.m., musicologist Dr. Alison Alstatt will present a lecture titled “Strangers in a Strange Land: Spanish Chant Manuscript Leaves in the UNI Permanent Art Collection.” In addition, medieval chants from the manuscript leaves will be performed by Cantorei, directed by Dr. John Wiles.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Illuminating Manuscripts"

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/15/2016 - 5:00pm

Featuring 13th through 17th century illuminated manuscripts as well as objects from Rod Library’s Special Collections, this exhibition was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history. On Sept. 15 at 6:00 p.m., musicologist Dr. Alison Alstatt will present a lecture titled “Strangers in a Strange Land: Spanish Chant Manuscript Leaves in the UNI Permanent Art Collection.” In addition, medieval chants from the manuscript leaves will be performed by Cantorei, directed by Dr. John Wiles.

New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO)

New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO)

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 3:00 pm

NGSO is the first in the "Building Graduate Community" 2016‐17 Professional Development Series sponsored by the Graduate College. The event includes opportunities to learn about resources to support graduate student success. Fifteen offices are scheduled to participate in the Campus Resource Fair from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by a welcome by Kavita Dhanwada, Graduate College. There will be presentations by Christina Geweke, Office of Business Operation, on how students can manage their university bill and Leila Rod‐Welch, Rod Library, on using the library like a graduate student.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Susie Schwieger
Email: Susan.Schwieger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO)

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 3:00pm

NGSO is the first in the "Building Graduate Community" 2016‐17 Professional Development Series sponsored by the Graduate College. The event includes opportunities to learn about resources to support graduate student success. Fifteen offices are scheduled to participate in the Campus Resource Fair from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by a welcome by Kavita Dhanwada, Graduate College. There will be presentations by Christina Geweke, Office of Business Operation, on how students can manage their university bill and Leila Rod‐Welch, Rod Library, on using the library like a graduate student.

4th Annual Harvest Festival

4th Annual Harvest Festival

Thursday, August 25, 2016 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The 4th Annual Harvest Festival will showcase students' work in the garden. Live music will be by Cassie O’Meara. Food made from garden vegetables will be available at no charge.

Location: The Panther Plot

Contact Information

Name: Eric O'Brien
Email: eric.obrien@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7207

Link to Event: Harvest Festival

Thu, 08/25/2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
The 4th Annual Harvest Festival will showcase students' work in the garden. Live music will be by Cassie O’Meara. Food made from garden vegetables will be available at no charge.
Final Thursday Reading Series

Final Thursday Reading Series

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Grant Tracey will launch his new mystery novel, Cheap Amusements, at the first Final Thursday Reading Series of the season. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Tracey will take the stage at 8 p.m. Click here to check out the book trailer for Cheap Amusements.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2002

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 7:00pm

Grant Tracey will launch his new mystery novel, Cheap Amusements, at the first Final Thursday Reading Series of the season. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Tracey will take the stage at 8 p.m. Click here to check out the book trailer for Cheap Amusements.

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