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Friday, April 24, 2015

Traveling Exhibit: "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race"

Traveling Exhibit: "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race"

Saturday, April 11, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, June 7, 2015 (All day)

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder, and ultimately, genocide.

Deadly Medicine explores the Holocaust’s roots in then-contemporary scientific and pseudo-scientific thought,” explains exhibition curator Susan Bachrach. “At the same time, it touches on complex ethical issues we face today, such as how societies acquire and use scientific knowledge and how they balance the rights of the individual with the needs of the larger community.”

This exhibit is part of the annual partnership between the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Grout Museum District is bring a traveling exhibit to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area dealing with the Holocaust, genocide and human rights. For information about museum hours and admission fees, visit www.groutmuseumdistrict.org or call 319-234-6357 

Location: Grout Museum of History and Science, 503 South St. Waterloo

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3870

Link to Event: http://www.facebook.com/unichge

Sat, 04/11/2015 (All day) to Sun, 06/07/2015 (All day)

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder, and ultimately, genocide.

Deadly Medicine explores the Holocaust’s roots in then-contemporary scientific and pseudo-scientific thought,” explains exhibition curator Susan Bachrach. “At the same time, it touches on complex ethical issues we face today, such as how societies acquire and use scientific knowledge and how they balance the rights of the individual with the needs of the larger community.”

This exhibit is part of the annual partnership between the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education and the Grout Museum District is bring a traveling exhibit to the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area dealing with the Holocaust, genocide and human rights. For information about museum hours and admission fees, visit www.groutmuseumdistrict.org or call 319-234-6357 

Leader in Me Symposium

Leader in Me Symposium

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00 am to Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:00 pm

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education, and unleashing the greatness of every child. We invite you to unite with innovative leaders to find your voice and forever change the face of education. Registration is required.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Leader in Me Symposium

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:00am to Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:00pm

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education, and unleashing the greatness of every child. We invite you to unite with innovative leaders to find your voice and forever change the face of education. Registration is required.

Autism and Arts Education Symposium

Autism and Arts Education Symposium

Friday, April 24, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, April 25, 2015 (All day)

The Autism and Arts Education Symposium is a 2-day conference that features research, practice and showcase in the arts and autism. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together researchers, practitioners, teachers, therapists and parents who specialize in arts education for children with autism with the purpose of sharing ideas and learning more about the benefits of the arts for children with autism. UNI faculty artist Kevin Droe will coordinate this event. For more information or to register, visit www.autismandarts.org

Location: Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Boehmer
Email: caroline.boehmer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Fri, 04/24/2015 (All day) to Sat, 04/25/2015 (All day)

The Autism and Arts Education Symposium is a 2-day conference that features research, practice and showcase in the arts and autism. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together researchers, practitioners, teachers, therapists and parents who specialize in arts education for children with autism with the purpose of sharing ideas and learning more about the benefits of the arts for children with autism. UNI faculty artist Kevin Droe will coordinate this event. For more information or to register, visit www.autismandarts.org

Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Friday, April 24, 2015 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Fri, 04/24/2015 (All day)
Karel Keldermans, carillon

Karel Keldermans, carillon

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Campanile, UNI Campus

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Boehmer
Email: caroline.boehmer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 12:00pm

Guest artist Karel Keldermans, carillonneur, will perform. Bring your lunch and join us outside for a one of a kind musical experience! This event is free and open to the public. 

QUASH

QUASH

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 5:00 pm

QUASH is the Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt. It's a one part mental and one part physical competition for a great cause. Teams of 2-4 participants will have 1.5 hours to complete a scavenger hunt around the University of Northern Iowa's campus and surrounding areas.  All proceed's raised from QUASH benefit the Alzheimer's Associations mission of a world without Alzheimer's Disease through care and support for Alzheimer's patients and there families as well as the research efforts around the United States.

Location: West Gym

Contact Information

Name: Alicia Hinrickson
Email: hinricka@uni.edu
Phone: (712) 358-1704

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

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:00pm

QUASH is the Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt. It's a one part mental and one part physical competition for a great cause. Teams of 2-4 participants will have 1.5 hours to complete a scavenger hunt around the University of Northern Iowa's campus and surrounding areas.  All proceed's raised from QUASH benefit the Alzheimer's Associations mission of a world without Alzheimer's Disease through care and support for Alzheimer's patients and there families as well as the research efforts around the United States.

Theatre UNI Presents: WONDERland

Theatre UNI Presents: WONDERland

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Wonderland will take an imaginative and playful look at the objects, characters, nonsense and events found in Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland.  Under the direction of Gretta Berghammer, the piece will be created by an ensemble of inventive UNI actors and designers.  Designed to be sensory friendly, highly visual, and verbally simplistic, the play is intended to involve, engage and enchant audience members of all ages in the “wonder” of it all.

Directed by: Gretta Berghammer

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: Jordan Andrews
Email: jordan.andrews@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:00pm

Wonderland will take an imaginative and playful look at the objects, characters, nonsense and events found in Lewis Carroll’s classic Alice in Wonderland.  Under the direction of Gretta Berghammer, the piece will be created by an ensemble of inventive UNI actors and designers.  Designed to be sensory friendly, highly visual, and verbally simplistic, the play is intended to involve, engage and enchant audience members of all ages in the “wonder” of it all.

Directed by: Gretta Berghammer

Artist Series: Bruce Hornsby

Artist Series: Bruce Hornsby

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:30 pm

Bruce Hornsby is a master of the keyboard. Having won a Grammy in 1986 for best new artist, he refused to be pinned down stylistically. Songs like “The Way It Is,” “Mandolin Rain,” and “Every Little Kiss” introduced us to Hornsby’s thoughtful lyrics and distinctive right hand piano runs. A collaborator at heart, Hornsby has played with and written for The Grateful Dead, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley, Ricky Skaggs, Bela Fleck and Branford Marsalis. In the music world, working with Hornsby is a rare pleasure, experiencing him in an intimate venue like the Gallagher Bluedorn will be as well.

*Ticket price includes a copy of Bruce Hornsby's latest CD

Location: Great Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Blake Argotsinger
Email: blake.argotsinger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3676

Link to Event: 2014-15 Artist Series

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:30pm

Bruce Hornsby is a master of the keyboard. Having won a Grammy in 1986 for best new artist, he refused to be pinned down stylistically. Songs like “The Way It Is,” “Mandolin Rain,” and “Every Little Kiss” introduced us to Hornsby’s thoughtful lyrics and distinctive right hand piano runs. A collaborator at heart, Hornsby has played with and written for The Grateful Dead, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley, Ricky Skaggs, Bela Fleck and Branford Marsalis. In the music world, working with Hornsby is a rare pleasure, experiencing him in an intimate venue like the Gallagher Bluedorn will be as well.

*Ticket price includes a copy of Bruce Hornsby's latest CD

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