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Wednesday, September 17, 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.

Live Like a Student

Live Like a Student

Monday, September 15, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, September 18, 2014 (All day)

Live Like a Student is a free three-week non-credit course that will allow students to explore the concepts of personal budgeting, credit and credit cards, student loans, financial aid and identity protection. Courses are offered at a variety of times, Sept.15-Oct. 2. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Space is limited; register at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/live-like-a-student.

Location: Room 324, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Lynes
Email: lynesj@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2700

Link to Event: Live Like a Student

Mon, 09/15/2014 (All day) to Thu, 09/18/2014 (All day)

Live Like a Student is a free three-week non-credit course that will allow students to explore the concepts of personal budgeting, credit and credit cards, student loans, financial aid and identity protection. Courses are offered at a variety of times, Sept.15-Oct. 2. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Space is limited; register at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/live-like-a-student.

Homecoming Picnic

Homecoming Picnic

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Come join CAB for the Homecoming Picnic! Grab some free food, listen to KULT, play games like giant checkers & giant jenga!

Location: Campanile Plaza

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Nesset
Email: nessetn@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: CAB Website

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Come join CAB for the Homecoming Picnic! Grab some free food, listen to KULT, play games like giant checkers & giant jenga!
International Opportunities Fair

International Opportunities Fair

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 11:00 am

This is the "one stop shop" event to learn about international opportunities. It is your chance to explore study, work, intern and volunteer opportunities abroad. There will be a variety of booths staffed with individuals to answer your questions about credit transfer, health concerns, international travel and have your passport photo taken. Past participants will be available to answer questions.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: International Opportunities Fair

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:00am

This is the "one stop shop" event to learn about international opportunities. It is your chance to explore study, work, intern and volunteer opportunities abroad. There will be a variety of booths staffed with individuals to answer your questions about credit transfer, health concerns, international travel and have your passport photo taken. Past participants will be available to answer questions.

My Choices My Benefits Workshop

My Choices My Benefits Workshop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Academic administrators, faculty, institutional officials, professional & scientific, merit supervisory and merit confidential staff are invited to register for an interactive workshop to learn more about your health plan options. You are invited to register for one of the 17 workshops offered.

Location: Room 138, Innovative Teaching & Technology Center

Contact Information

Name: Cindy Webb
Email: cindy.webb@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2521

Link to Event: My Choices My Benefits Workshop

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:00pm

Academic administrators, faculty, institutional officials, professional & scientific, merit supervisory and merit confidential staff are invited to register for an interactive workshop to learn more about your health plan options. You are invited to register for one of the 17 workshops offered.

My Choices My Benefits Workshop

My Choices My Benefits Workshop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Academic administrators, faculty, institutional officials, professional & scientific, merit supervisory and merit confidential staff are invited to register for an interactive workshop to learn more about your health plan options. You are invited to register for one of the 17 workshops offered.

Location: Room 138, Innovative Teaching & Technology Center

Contact Information

Name: Cindy Webb
Email: cindy.webb@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2521

Link to Event: My Choices My Benefits Workshop

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:00pm

Academic administrators, faculty, institutional officials, professional & scientific, merit supervisory and merit confidential staff are invited to register for an interactive workshop to learn more about your health plan options. You are invited to register for one of the 17 workshops offered.

Start a Business I Workshop

Start a Business I Workshop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Covers business structure, government filings/permits, insurance, taxes, financing, and more. Advanced registration is required.

Location: BCS 33

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: http://www.jpec.org/classes.htm

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Covers business structure, government filings/permits, insurance, taxes, financing, and more. Advanced registration is required.

Physics Colloquium

Physics Colloquium

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Ali Tabei, assistant professor of physics, will present a research talk, Stochasticity in Biological Systems through the Glasses of Statistical Physics.

Location: Room 114, Begeman Hall

Contact Information

Name: Becky Adams
Email: becky.adams@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2420

Link to Event: Stochasticity in Biological Systems through the Glasses of Statistical Physics

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:00pm

Ali Tabei, assistant professor of physics, will present a research talk, Stochasticity in Biological Systems through the Glasses of Statistical Physics.

My Choices My Benefits Workshop

My Choices My Benefits Workshop

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Academic administrators, faculty, institutional officials, professional & scientific, merit supervisory and merit confidential staff are invited to register for an interactive workshop to learn more about your health plan options. You are invited to register for one of the 17 workshops offered.

Location: Room 138, Innovative Teaching & Technology Center

Contact Information

Name: Cindy Webb
Email: cindy.webb@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2521

Link to Event: My Choices My Benefits Workshop

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:30pm

Academic administrators, faculty, institutional officials, professional & scientific, merit supervisory and merit confidential staff are invited to register for an interactive workshop to learn more about your health plan options. You are invited to register for one of the 17 workshops offered.

41st Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture

41st Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm

The 41st Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Elliott West, the Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The title of his lecture is “The West Before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Robert F. Martin
Email: robert.martin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2097

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00pm

The 41st Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Elliott West, the Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. The title of his lecture is “The West Before Lewis and Clark: Three Lives.” The lecture is free and open to the public.

Homecoming Hypnotist

Homecoming Hypnotist

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm

The Homecoming Hypnotist will have two shows. The first show is at 7 p.m. and is rated PG; the second show will be at 9:30 p.m. and is rated PG 13. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community are welcome to either showing. This event is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Location: Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Ashley Minshall
Email: ashley.minshall@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: Homecoming Website

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00pm

The Homecoming Hypnotist will have two shows. The first show is at 7 p.m. and is rated PG; the second show will be at 9:30 p.m. and is rated PG 13. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community are welcome to either showing. This event is sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

Christopher’s Very Happy. Band.

Christopher’s Very Happy. Band.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Faculty and guests artist ensemble Christopher's Very Happy.Band. (CVH.B.) will present a concert featuring bright jazz compositions. Faculty artist Christopher Merz, saxophone, will be joined by guest artists Mike Conrad, piano, Drew Morton, bass, and Dave Tiede, drums. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:30pm

Faculty and guests artist ensemble Christopher's Very Happy.Band. (CVH.B.) will present a concert featuring bright jazz compositions. Faculty artist Christopher Merz, saxophone, will be joined by guest artists Mike Conrad, piano, Drew Morton, bass, and Dave Tiede, drums. This event is free and open to the public.

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