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June 2014

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Midwest International Piano Competition

Midwest International Piano Competition

Sunday, June 1, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, June 7, 2014 (All day)

The School of Music will host the Midwest International Piano Competition. Join us for the inaugural celebration of this new, biennial, global piano competition. The event is open to outstanding youth and professional performing pianists and audience enthusiasts.

The finals concert for the junior category will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, June 6. The finals concert and receptions for the senior category will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Tickets for both finals concerts are available by calling 319-273-4TIX or visiting www.uni.edu/tickets and selecting "Buy Tickets" under the School of Music heading. 

Location: Great Hall, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Midwest Piano Competition

Sunday, June 1, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, June 7, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
May Session Ends

May Session Ends

Friday, June 6, 2014 (All day)

May 4-Week Session Ends

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Friday, June 6, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Midwest Piano Competition: Senior Category Finals Concert

Midwest Piano Competition: Senior Category Finals Concert

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Join us for the senior category finals concert, the exciting final event at the Midwest International Piano Competition. Three senior category finalists will compete for the $10,000 top prize, a recording with Blue Griffin label, an artist management contract with Heartland Concert Artists and the opportunity to perform with the wcfsymphony. The finals competition will begin at 5 p.m. and will continue with a staged reception featuring appetizers, heavy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, drinks and celebrating. The evening will conclude with the awards presentation. Tickets are available by calling (319) 273-4849 or visiting uni.edu/tickets and selecting "Buy Tickets" under the School of Music heading. 

Location: Great Hall, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Midwest Piano Competition

 
 
Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Friday, June 6, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Friday, June 6, 2014 (All day)
 
 
M.S. Thesis Defense

M.S. Thesis Defense

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

Biology M.S. Thesis Defense - Jamie Minnaert-Grote

"The Phylogenetics and Systematics of Physaria kingii"

Location: Room 001, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
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Begin June Session

Begin June Session

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)

June 4-Week Session Begins

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Thursday, June 12, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Thursday, June 12, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Friday, June 13, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Friday, June 13, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
Begin 8-Week Session

Begin 8-Week Session

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)

June/July 8-Week Session Begins

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
 
P&S Council Meeting

P&S Council Meeting

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

P&S Council monthly meeting. All P&S staff are welcome to attend.

Location: Presidential Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Jean Wiesley
Email: jean.wiesley@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2333

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/pscouncil/calendar

 
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Monday, June 9, 2014 (All day)
 
 
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Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Monday, June 16, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Monday, June 16, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Panther Open House

Panther Open House

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day)

High school and transfer students are welcome on all open house dates. All majors and deciding students are welcome at every open house. Expanded opportunity to explore academic programs is available on selected dates for majors within each college.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Connolly
Email: jenny.connolly@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2281

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/admissions/visit-campus-campus-campus-campus

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Thursday, June 19, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Thursday, June 19, 2014 (All day)
 
 
End First 6-Week Session

End First 6-Week Session

Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day)

May/June 6-Week Session Ends

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
SportAbility of Iowa Adapted Sports Camp

SportAbility of Iowa Adapted Sports Camp

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, June 21, 2014 (All day)

The mission of the SportAbility of Iowa Adapted Sports Camp is to give qualified young people in second grade through high school with various lower limb disabilities an opportunity to participate in various types of athletic events using a sports wheelchair. The camp promotes wheelchair awareness and provides healthy recreational activities for kids with disabilities. Activities such as wheeling around campus with their teammates to meals, recreational games, other skill activities and pure fun are important for learning. Athletes enjoy traditional camp and recreation activities, while they are improving daily living, sensory-motor-perceptual, strengthening and hand-eye coordination skills. 

Location: various campus locations

Contact Information

Name: Jack Eherenman
Email: jack@sportabilityofiowa.org
Phone: (319) 493-0978

Link to Event: sportabilityofiowa.org

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, June 21, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
UNI Faculty Leadership in Sustainability Education Summer Institute 2014

UNI Faculty Leadership in Sustainability Education Summer Institute 2014

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 8:00 am to Friday, June 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Opportunity for UNI tenure and tenure-track faculty to participate in UNI Faculty Leadership in Sustainability Education Summer Institute. Apply by Friday, March 21. Selected participants will receive $2,000 stipends.

Location: Center for Energy and Environmental Education

Contact Information

Name: Bill Stigliani
Email: william.stigliani@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7150

Link to Event: http://www.rrttc.com/images/UNISummerInstitue2014.pdf

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 8:00 am to Friday, June 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm
 
 
 
Perspectives on Resilience in a Dynamic World

Perspectives on Resilience in a Dynamic World

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am

Steve Goreham and Jerry Schnoor will host on online discussion about Perspectives in Resilience in a Dynamic World.  Go to www.RRTTC.com to link to the discussion.

Location: online

Contact Information

Name: Catherine Zeman
Email: catherine.zeman@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7090

Link to Event: discussion link

 
 
Online Discussion on Climate Instability

Online Discussion on Climate Instability

Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 9:00 am

Jerry Schnoor and Steve Goreham will host on online discussion about Climate Instability: Interpretations of Scientific Evidence. Follow the link to the RRTTC website for the links.

Location: online

Contact Information

Name: Catherine Zeman
Email: catherine.zeman@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7090

Link to Event: Climate Instability: Interpretations of Scientific

 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day)
 
 
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Begin Second 6-Week

Begin Second 6-Week

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day)

June/July 6-Week Session Begins

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Transfer Orientation

Transfer Orientation

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Thursday, June 26, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Thursday, June 26, 2014 (All day)
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Friday, June 27, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Friday, June 27, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day)
 
 
IMPACT Inquiry PreK-12 Workshop

IMPACT Inquiry PreK-12 Workshop

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 8:00 am to Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm

UNI will host a two-day workshop for Iowa elementary teachers; topic of the workshop is inquiry teaching in a STEM classroom. WebQuest will be used for instruction.

Location: ITTC Bldg

Contact Information

Name: Doreen Hayek
Email: doreen.hayek@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7300

Link to Event: IMPACT Inquiry PreK-12 Workshop

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 8:00 am to Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm
 
 
 
 
2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion and Communication for All

2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion and Communication for All

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (All day)

The University of Northern Iowa is hosting the 2014 Midwest Summer Institute: “Inclusions and Communication for All."  Attendees include educators, families, individuals with and without disabilities, support personnel and researchers. Participants will hear and participate in presentations, discussions, panels, hands-on learning and networking that focuses on inclusive schools, employment and daily living, communication, and supported/facilitated typing for people with autism spectrum disabilities and other complex needs. Also attending will be nationally recognized and area experts on school and community inclusion and alternative communication supports. Featured presenters include Kathie Snow of Disability is Natural; Darlene Hanson, director of communication supports at WAPADH; and Tracy Thresher, self-advocate featured in the award-winning documentary, “Wretches & Jabberers.” For more information and to register visit:

Location: Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Amy Petersen
Email: amy.petersen@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 504-2773

Link to Event: 2014 Midwest Summer Institute: Inclusion and Communication for All

Monday, June 23, 2014 (All day) to Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
 
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Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation

Monday, June 30, 2014 (All day)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Orientation

Monday, June 30, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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