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Monday, September 26, 2016

"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.

"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.

It Takes an Iowan

It Takes an Iowan

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 4:00 pm

The UNI Museum is hosting "It Takes an Iowan" at the Marshall Center School (corner of W. 23rd and Indiana Streets) from Sept. 9 to Oct. 8. This exhibit, provided by Silos and Smokestacks, focuses on Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor to provide food for the nation and the world. The exhibit will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It Takes An Iowan was created by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA). SSNHA is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an affiliated area of the National Park Service. The heritage area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of Iowa. Through a network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities—past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, visit www.SilosandSmokestacks.org(link is external).

Location: Marshall Center School

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: https://www.library.uni.edu/rodcast/201609/takes-iowan

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/08/2016 - 4:00pm

The UNI Museum is hosting "It Takes an Iowan" at the Marshall Center School (corner of W. 23rd and Indiana Streets) from Sept. 9 to Oct. 8. This exhibit, provided by Silos and Smokestacks, focuses on Iowans as leaders in the ongoing endeavor to provide food for the nation and the world. The exhibit will be open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It Takes An Iowan was created by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA). SSNHA is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an affiliated area of the National Park Service. The heritage area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant of Iowa. Through a network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness, and rural communities—past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, visit www.SilosandSmokestacks.org(link is external).

7th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference

7th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference

Monday, September 26, 2016 -

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

UNI will host the 7th annual Military and Veterans State conference. The goal of this year's conference is to educate campuses and the Iowa community about the military culture and the diversity service members bring to our campuses. This also includes challenges to the transition process and how campuses can best be prepared to help military members succeed. Additionally, we want to bring awareness to military and veteran students of campus and community resources and how to be successful after college.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Norman Ferguson Jr
Email: norman.ferguson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3040

Link to Event: 7th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference

Mon, 09/26/2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

UNI will host the 7th annual Military and Veterans State conference. The goal of this year's conference is to educate campuses and the Iowa community about the military culture and the diversity service members bring to our campuses. This also includes challenges to the transition process and how campuses can best be prepared to help military members succeed. Additionally, we want to bring awareness to military and veteran students of campus and community resources and how to be successful after college.

RCR 1: ethical issues in qualitative research

RCR 1: ethical issues in qualitative research

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 1:30 pm

The Center for Academic Ethics and the Graduate College will host this workshop which will  help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. There will be presentations and interactive discussion on topics including integrity in authorship, data management and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to qualitative inquiries. The target audience is graduate students, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

Location: Room 282, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Jim Keane
Email: keanejab@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: RCR 1 - Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 1:30pm

The Center for Academic Ethics and the Graduate College will host this workshop which will  help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. There will be presentations and interactive discussion on topics including integrity in authorship, data management and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to qualitative inquiries. The target audience is graduate students, but all are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

CAB: Homecoming Kickoff

CAB: Homecoming Kickoff

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Start off homecoming week at the Homecoming kickoff.

Location: Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: Chelsea Miller
Email: unicab@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Campus Activities Board

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 5:00pm

Start off homecoming week at the Homecoming kickoff.

Diversity Colloquium: Race, Poverty and the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Rights of the Accused in the St. Louis Area

Diversity Colloquium: Race, Poverty and the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Rights of the Accused in the St. Louis Area

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Joshua N. Canavan will present 'Race, Poverty and the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Rights of the Accused in the St. Louis Area.' Canavan works for the Arch City Defenders, a nonprofit that provides 'holistic legal advocacy and combat(s) the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people of color.' It does this through providing legal services to the indigent and also through policy-oriented lawsuits, including a recent challenge which alleges that several municipalities in St. Louis County have conspired to run debtors' prisons. The organization has been especially active in pushing for legal change in the St. Louis area since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. 

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Susan Hill
Email: susan.hill@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2553

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 7:00pm

Joshua N. Canavan will present 'Race, Poverty and the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Rights of the Accused in the St. Louis Area.' Canavan works for the Arch City Defenders, a nonprofit that provides 'holistic legal advocacy and combat(s) the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people of color.' It does this through providing legal services to the indigent and also through policy-oriented lawsuits, including a recent challenge which alleges that several municipalities in St. Louis County have conspired to run debtors' prisons. The organization has been especially active in pushing for legal change in the St. Louis area since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. 

2016 Diversity Colloquium

2016 Diversity Colloquium

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Josh Canavan will deliver a lecture on "Race, Poverty, and the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Rights of the Accused in the St. Louis Area" for the 2016 Diversity Colloquium. Canavan works for the Arch City Defenders, a nonprofit that provides "holistic legal advocacy and combats the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people and people of color" by providing legal services to the indigent and through policy-oriented lawsuits, including a recent suit which alleges that several municipalities in St. Louis County have conspired to run debtors' prisons. The organization has been active in pushing for legal change in the St. Louis area since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 7:00pm

Josh Canavan will deliver a lecture on "Race, Poverty, and the Criminal Justice System: Protecting the Rights of the Accused in the St. Louis Area" for the 2016 Diversity Colloquium. Canavan works for the Arch City Defenders, a nonprofit that provides "holistic legal advocacy and combats the criminalization of poverty and state violence against poor people and people of color" by providing legal services to the indigent and through policy-oriented lawsuits, including a recent suit which alleges that several municipalities in St. Louis County have conspired to run debtors' prisons. The organization has been active in pushing for legal change in the St. Louis area since the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

How to Wear Hats; A-No-Bulls#!%-Guide-To-Multi-Hyphenating-Yourself

How to Wear Hats; A-No-Bulls#!%-Guide-To-Multi-Hyphenating-Yourself

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:00 pm

UNI graduat Mike Pasley, co-founder of LA-based digital animation studio, Digital Twigs, digitaltwigs.com, will discuss the pros and cons of being a jack-of-all-trades, how to present yourself in the industry, how to examine your strengths and how to collaborate.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Bettina Fabos
Email: fabos@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5972

Link to Event: How to Wear Hats: an Evening with digital animator Mike Pasley

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 8:00pm

UNI graduat Mike Pasley, co-founder of LA-based digital animation studio, Digital Twigs, digitaltwigs.com, will discuss the pros and cons of being a jack-of-all-trades, how to present yourself in the industry, how to examine your strengths and how to collaborate.

Birth control panel

Birth control panel

Monday, September 26, 2016 -

8:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Want to learn more about birth control options? A panel of five students and a healthcare professional from Allen Women's Health will be discussing different forms of contraceptives and experiences they have had with them. There will be a question and answer session after the panel discussion.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Alberto Sveum
Email: sveuma@uni.edu
Phone: (641) 426-0069

Link to Event: Birth control panel

Mon, 09/26/2016 -
8:00pm to 9:00pm

Want to learn more about birth control options? A panel of five students and a healthcare professional from Allen Women's Health will be discussing different forms of contraceptives and experiences they have had with them. There will be a question and answer session after the panel discussion.

CAB: Homecoming Outdoor Movie

CAB: Homecoming Outdoor Movie

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:00 pm

Watch Pixar's "Finding Dory" after the Homecoming kickoff.

Location: Commons Plaza

Contact Information

Name: Chelsea Miller
Email: unicab@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Campus Activities Board

Mon, 09/26/2016 - 9:00pm

Watch Pixar's "Finding Dory" after the Homecoming kickoff.

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