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Wednesday, Dec 14, 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.

FRIDAY EVENTS

COMMUNITY EVENTS
BFA STUDENT ART EXHIBIT

The artwork of six BFA students will be presented at the UNI Gallery of Art, each conveying unique styles and techniques. Exhibitors include: Jessica Calhoun (painting); Laura M. Forgie (sculpture); Alex M. Peterson (drawing);  and Amanda Golwitzer, Chance Rory Greaves and Sarah Rodgers (printmaking). Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

STUDY ABROAD INFO SESSION

Learn about studying abroad in Africa and Oceania from 2 to 3 p.m., Friday, in 009 GIL. Past participants will be available to discuss their experiences.

THURSDAY EVENTS

HOLIDAY HOOPLA

Visit downtown Cedar Falls from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 15, for several holiday events. Enjoy the new ice rink located behind Cup of Joe on Main Street, see a live nativity scene at the intersection of 7th and Main streets and get a free trolley ride starting at the Cedar Falls Public Library parking lot. For more information, visit www.CFHolidayHoopla.com.

SATURDAY EVENTS

UNI DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY SCIENCE COMMISSIONING CEREMONY

The Department of Military Science invites the campus community to the Commissioning Ceremony at 8 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, in the auditorium, LNG. The guest speaker is Col. Ronald L. Albrecht.  A reception will follow.

FALL COMMENCEMENT

Fall Commencement will be held in the McLeod Center at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Details are at http://www.uni.edu/commencement/. If Tweeting during the ceremony, use #niowagrads.

BFA STUDENT ART EXHIBIT

The artwork of six BFA students will be presented at the UNI Gallery of Art, each conveying unique styles and techniques. Exhibitors include: Jessica Calhoun (painting); Laura M. Forgie (sculpture); Alex M. Peterson (drawing);  and Amanda Golwitzer, Chance Rory Greaves and Sarah Rodgers (printmaking). Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m.

WHITE CHRISTMAS AT THE GALLAGHER-BLUEDORN

The film "White Christmas" will be shown at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, at the GBPAC. After leaving the Army after W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.