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Thursday, Mar 10, 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

PROVOST GIBSON TO SPEAK ON LEADERSHIP

UNI Provost Gloria Gibson will discuss her views on leadership from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, March 10, in the State College Room, MAU. The lecture is free and open to the public. For information, call Leadership Studies at 273-6898 or e-mail YLA@UNI.edu.

IOWA HIGH SCHOOL BANDS CONCERT

Ronald Johnson and S. Daniel Galyen, School of Music, will coordinate a concert of visiting Iowa high school bands featuring Cedar Rapids Kennedy and Urbandale High School in a Great Hall performance at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 10. This event is free and open to the public.

CAB MOVIE - HARRY POTTER

Come see the final chapter of the Harry Potter film series with Campus Activities Board. The film begins as Harry, Ron and Hermione leave Hogwarts behind and set out to find and destroy the Horcruxes - the secret to Voldemort’s power and immortality. Showings are at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, March 10, in the Ballroom, MAU. Free popcorn and soda will be provided.

VISIT THE PLANETARIUM

Visit UNI's Planetarium in LAT 105.  Two shows at 7 and 8 p.m., Thursday. The planetarium seats 25 and shows begin promptly on the hour.

FRIDAY EVENTS

MUSEUM EXHIBIT - PLANT ADAPTATION UP CLOSE

Earth's diverse environments create challenges for plant survival. Special adaptations allow some plants to thrive in conditions that are unsuited for most. This exhibit highlights several of these adaptations. Open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University Museum, on Hudson Road. Free.

SATURDAY EVENTS

TURKISH CERAMIC ART PRESENTATION AND EXHIBITION

David Evans, vice president for academic affairs and dean of faculty at Buena Vista University, will give a presentation about Turkish ceramic art from 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 12, at the Turkish American Society of Iowa Center, 1402 Main St., Cedar Falls. The presentation will be followed by an exhibition and traditional Turkish food will be served. Sponsored by the UNI Turkish Student Association, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact kenanb@uni.edu.

MUSEUM EXHIBIT - PLANT ADAPTATION UP CLOSE

Earth's diverse environments create challenges for plant survival. Special adaptations allow some plants to thrive in conditions that are unsuited for most. This exhibit highlights several of these adaptations. Open 1 to 4 p.m. at the University Museum, on Hudson Road. Free.