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Thursday, Feb 3, 2011

My UNI Weekend is a digest of weekend (Thursday - Sunday) entertainment and recreation opportunities at UNI, mailed on Thursday mornings during fall and spring semesters. Submission deadline is noon, Wednesday. Submissions will be rejected if sponsorship by a university department, program or organization is not clear.

THURSDAY EVENTS

CANCELED: E. PATRICK JOHNSON 'POURING TEA' PERFORMANCE

Author and performance-studies artist E. Patrick Johnson's visit to UNI has been canceled due to the weather. It will be rescheduled for a date later this semester. Contact the Department of Communication Studies at 273-2217 for more information.

MEDIA LEADERSHIP PANEL

Leadership Studies begins the Leaders on Leadership Series from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, in the State College Room, MAU. Panelists are John Anderson, executive editor, Northern Iowan; Julie Kraft, TV consultant, Frank N. Magid Associates; and Nancy Newhoff, editor, Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier.

SHRM TO HOST GUEST SPEAKER

UNI SHRM will feature guest speaker Kris Marmie from Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare. She will give tips on interviewing and will discuss labor relations. The event will take place at 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, in 1 & 3 CBB.

COMMUNICATION STUDENT ASSOCIATION MEETING

Join members of the UNI Communication Student Association for a meeting from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 3, in the Oak Room, lower level MAU. CSA members as well as students who are current or potential communication majors/minors are welcome to attend. Jim O'Connor, executive director of university relations, will speak during the meeting.

CAMPUS ACTIVITIES BOARD MOVIE-DUE DATE

High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time. Come out this Thursday and enjoy the movie, free popcorn and pop. Showings are at 7 and 9:30 p.m., in the Ballroom, MAU. 

FRIDAY EVENTS

PANTHER ATHLETICS

Tennis hosts UMKC at 11 a.m. and South Dakota at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4, at the Black Hawk Tennis Club, Waterloo.

SATURDAY EVENTS

'WHAT YOU WILL' ART EXHIBITION

 “What You Will” is an invitational exhibition honoring Saturnalia, an ancient winter tradition celebrating revelry, misrule and inversion. It's part of a yearlong series of events featuring UNI Department of Art alumni titled "Time is Ripe." Participants include: Gillian Christy, Noah Doely, Pam Echeverria, Sarah German, Inok Kalkwarf, Matt Kelleher, Abinadi Meza, Chawne Paige, Angela Pease, Tyler Speicher, Trent Stainbrook and Margaret Whiting. Gallery hours are  noon to 5 p.m. Free. 

SEN. HARKIN TO HOLD HEARING AT UNI

Iowa's Sen. Tom Harkin will hold a field hearing at UNI to discuss the importance of providing adequate and responsible funding for critical education, health, labor and other initiatives. President Allen will be among those offering testimony.  The hearing, "Preserving America's Economic Security," will be at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 5, in the GBPAC lobby. The hearing is open to the public. 

SUNDAY EVENTS

'WHAT YOU WILL' ART EXHIBITION

 “What You Will” is an invitational exhibition honoring Saturnalia, an ancient winter tradition celebrating revelry, misrule and inversion. It's part of a yearlong series of events featuring UNI Department of Art alumni titled "Time is Ripe." Participants include: Gillian Christy, Noah Doely, Pam Echeverria, Sarah German, Inok Kalkwarf, Matt Kelleher, Abinadi Meza, Chawne Paige, Angela Pease, Tyler Speicher, Trent Stainbrook and Margaret Whiting. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m., Sunday.

SPANISH AND FRENCH TUTORING IN THE LIBRARY ON SUNDAY NIGHTS

Are you taking a beginning- or intermediate-level. Spanish or French course? The A-Team now offers French and Spanish tutoring, in addition to reading, studying, writing, math and science tutoring. Find the A-Team in the Rod Library from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sundays in the lower level (across from the computer lab).