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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Local artist Chaveevah Banks Ferguson will lead a discussion of her work and life. Her paintings are on display in the library until Sunday, March 5. An artistic door prize will be awarded to one contestant. For more information, contact Julie Ann Beddow at 273-6256.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Catherine Oertel, Oberlin College, will present, "Inspired by Corrosion:  Synthesis and Crystal Chemistry of Lead Oxide Carboxylates."

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Annette Richards, Cornell University, and Catherine Oertel, Oberlin College, will present "Music and Materials:  Art and Science of Organ Pipe Metal."

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the warmth and comfort of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the warmth and comfort of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Facilitator David Grant, languages and literatures, will examine how a “good” argument may not be because of its reliance on “truth” but because of its reliance on certain “practices.” Participants are encouraged to bring one argumentative/ rhetorical assignment to work on during the session. Optional reading here.

 

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Catherine H. Palczewski, communication studies, is the presenter for this forum. Her lecture will reflect on the activism of the women who fought for the right to vote.

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

There is much talk these days about the "reproducibility crisis" in science, but what does it mean and why is everyone so concerned about it? Corker will provide an overview of the national and international conversation taking place on this issue, share information on research taking place to assess the problem and offer potential approaches for addressing it. Registration is required. Faculty and graduate students involved in research are encouraged to attend. Fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification.

Monday, March 6, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Multimedia artist Wendy Red Star presents a lecture titled “Creating a Context for Change - A View into Fractured Histories, Authenticity, & Truths” as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series “Doubled Over: Humor, Wit, and Irony in Art and Design.”

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 3:30 pm

Jennifer Waldron, KAHHS, implemented a service learning project with the Western Home Communities for an upper-level, major course. This presentation will highlight the organization and implementation of, as well as reflection on, the SLP from the perspective of the instructor, the community partner and students who completed the project. Julianne Gassman will share information about the upcoming Service Learning Institute.

 

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Donna Vinton, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, will share findings from the 2016 National Survey of Student Engagement related to first-year student engagement and experiences in the classroom and invite exploration of what the data might suggest for teaching and learning at UNI.  

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Susan Chrysler White, painter and public art sculptor, is Professor of Art at the University of Iowa. White is the 2017 juror for the UNI Gallery of Art's "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition," a competition for students enrolled in art classes in the UNI Department of Art.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Aaron Draplin, graphic designer, author and founder of Draplin Design Company, presents a lecture about his work as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series “Doubled Over: Humor, Wit, and Irony in Art and Design.”

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 7:40 pm

View the night sky from the warmth and comfort of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
8:00 pm to 8:40 pm

View the night sky from the warmth and comfort of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences planetarium. Free and open to the public. No cell phones allowed.

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 5:00 pm

University of Iowa Professor of Art Susan Chrysler White juries this annual competitive exhibition, which features the finest recent works of students enrolled in classes in the UNI Department of Art. Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception: March 20 at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Panelists Umaru Balde, YWCA of Black Hawk Co.; Gunda Brost, Brost Law Office; Nilvia Brownson, UNI student; and Lisa Muñoz, Hawkeye Community Collegem will discuss some of the rhetoric and misinformation about immigration and immigrants.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Panel discussion with Scott Greenhalgh, Courtney Clausen, Lee Geisinger, Sadik Kucuksari, Angela Waseskuk and students participating in the Capstone course.Three panelists are teaching an experimental, team-taught Capstone course that folds aspects of design, engineering, social justice and creative placemaking into an exploration of the tiny house movement. A collaboration between the tiny house course and an engineering course will also be discussed by faculty who are teaching these classes.

 

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Catherine McGillivray, Languages and Literatures, will present “From ‘Talking Cure’ to ‘Gender as a Soft Assembly’:  A Brief History of the Contributions of Women to Psychoanalysis.” The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the night sky through the computer controlled telescope at the Earth and Environmental Science Observatory. This event is free and open to the public; meet before 9 p.m. to get to the observatory (near the polar bear). No late admissions will be allowed; no food or drink and no cellphones or other electronic devices can be used during the observatory visit.

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