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Monday, September 22, 2014

Art Exhibit: "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention"

Art Exhibit: "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

This exhibition is a traveling contemporary art exhibition curated by Randy Jayne Rosenberg, Executive Director of Art Works For Change, Inc. with generous support from The Nathan Cummings Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Adobe Foundation; and the Sprint Foundation. At UNI, this presentation is made possible by the UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. In addition, Ned Dodington, Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday., Sept. 4, in KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition will follow. Other lectures associated with this programming may be viewed on the Gallery website calendar. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. The Gallery will be closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

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

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm

This exhibition is a traveling contemporary art exhibition curated by Randy Jayne Rosenberg, Executive Director of Art Works For Change, Inc. with generous support from The Nathan Cummings Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Adobe Foundation; and the Sprint Foundation. At UNI, this presentation is made possible by the UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. In addition, Ned Dodington, Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday., Sept. 4, in KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition will follow. Other lectures associated with this programming may be viewed on the Gallery website calendar. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. The Gallery will be closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

Art Exhibit: "Other"

Art Exhibit: "Other"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Department of Art Purchases and Recent Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition features works by Byron Burford, Thaddeus Erdahl, George Longfish, Maggie Taylor, and Peter Voulkos. Students from Dr. Adelman’s “Research Methods and Writing in Art History” class will present didactic materials for each object.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: "Other" Art Exhibition

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Department of Art Purchases and Recent Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition features works by Byron Burford, Thaddeus Erdahl, George Longfish, Maggie Taylor, and Peter Voulkos. Students from Dr. Adelman’s “Research Methods and Writing in Art History” class will present didactic materials for each object.

Art Exhibit: "String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series"

Art Exhibit: "String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

 Large-scale abstract paintings by Vermont-based artist and writer Lucinda Mason. The exhibition is dedicated to the late C. Clifton Chancey, head of the UNI Department of Physics.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "String Theory," Lucinda Mason exhibition

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm

 Large-scale abstract paintings by Vermont-based artist and writer Lucinda Mason. The exhibition is dedicated to the late C. Clifton Chancey, head of the UNI Department of Physics.

Capstone In India Information Session

Capstone In India Information Session

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 11:00 am

Rebecca Kauten, course leader, will provide information about a short-term program to India.

Location: Room 009, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula Vanzee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: Capstone in India

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:00am

Rebecca Kauten, course leader, will provide information about a short-term program to India.

Study Abroad in England and Ireland

Study Abroad in England and Ireland

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about a short-term program to England and Ireland; presenter will be Ali Kashef, course leader.

Location: Room 009, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula Vanzee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:00pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about a short-term program to England and Ireland; presenter will be Ali Kashef, course leader.

Midterm Course Evaluations or SGIDs: Why Should I Do One?

Midterm Course Evaluations or SGIDs: Why Should I Do One?

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm

This session will explain the whys and hows of SGIDs (Small Group Instructional Diagnosis), including a summary of the research that shows how a midterm course evaluation can enhance teaching effectiveness. We will also discuss how you can become a SGID facilitator, how to talk to your class after a midterm evaluation, as well as other ways to do midterm evaluations. Facilitated by Susan Hill (CETL) and Craig VanSandt (Management)

Location: Room 378, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: CETL website

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:00pm

This session will explain the whys and hows of SGIDs (Small Group Instructional Diagnosis), including a summary of the research that shows how a midterm course evaluation can enhance teaching effectiveness. We will also discuss how you can become a SGID facilitator, how to talk to your class after a midterm evaluation, as well as other ways to do midterm evaluations. Facilitated by Susan Hill (CETL) and Craig VanSandt (Management)

Study Abroad in Italy

Study Abroad in Italy

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about a short-term program to Italy.

Location: Room 025, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula Vanzee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:00pm
The Study Abroad Center will provide information about a short-term program to Italy.
Study Abroad in Southern Italy

Study Abroad in Southern Italy

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The Study Abroad Center will present information about a short-term study abroad program in southern Italy in May 2015.

Location: Room 025, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula VanZee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:00pm

The Study Abroad Center will present information about a short-term study abroad program in southern Italy in May 2015.

Faculty Senate Meeting

Faculty Senate Meeting

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The Faculty Senate is the principal representative agency of the university faculty. It typically meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month of the academic year.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Tim Kidd
Email: tim.kidd@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2380

Link to Event: University of Northern Iowa Faculty Senate

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:30pm

The Faculty Senate is the principal representative agency of the university faculty. It typically meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month of the academic year.

Earth Science Seminar: Air Quality Internship Presentation

Earth Science Seminar: Air Quality Internship Presentation

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Roxi Woodside, earth science and environmental science major, will share experiences from her summer 2014 internship with the Air Quality Division of the Polk County Public Works Department.  She was involved with the Division’s ambient air monitoring program, assisting with site maintenance and data entry. Roxi also developed outreach materials including brochures, signage and a presentation for the Board of Health Advisory Committee. Her presentation was also made to school districts within Polk County.

 Additional information about internship opportunities will be provided that will be of interest to not only earth science and environmental science majors, but all UNI students.

 

Location: Room 125, Latham Hall

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: Department of Earth Science

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:00pm

Roxi Woodside, earth science and environmental science major, will share experiences from her summer 2014 internship with the Air Quality Division of the Polk County Public Works Department.  She was involved with the Division’s ambient air monitoring program, assisting with site maintenance and data entry. Roxi also developed outreach materials including brochures, signage and a presentation for the Board of Health Advisory Committee. Her presentation was also made to school districts within Polk County.

 Additional information about internship opportunities will be provided that will be of interest to not only earth science and environmental science majors, but all UNI students.

 

Guest Speaker: Liz Funk

Guest Speaker: Liz Funk

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Liz Funk will discuss topics focused on women including stress reduction, how to feel empowered in today's society and how to achieve goals for the right reason. She has written many books on women's issues.

Location: Slife Ballroom, Commons

Contact Information

Name: Cheyene Robertson
Email: robercao@uni.edu
Phone: (712) 210-6305

Link to Event: Guest Speaker: Liz Funk

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:00pm

Liz Funk will discuss topics focused on women including stress reduction, how to feel empowered in today's society and how to achieve goals for the right reason. She has written many books on women's issues.

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "The Lion's Mouth Opens."

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: David O'Shields
Email: richard.oshields@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 610-8714

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/commstudies/clohesy-documentary-film-series

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:00pm

Screening of Lucy Walker's award winning film "The Lion's Mouth Opens."

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Screening of Lucy Walker's "The Crash Reel."

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: David O'Shields
Email: richard.oshields@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 610-8714

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/commstudies/clohesy-documentary-film-series

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:00pm

Screening of Lucy Walker's "The Crash Reel."

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