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Thursday, September 21, 2017

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"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm

 A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition featuring works by George Grosz, Käthe Kollwitz, Robert Indiana, and Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith. It was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm
 
3pm
Ethics and Responsibility Pre-Conference Workshop and Reception: Addressing Culture Change in Renewing the Civic Mission of Higher Education

Ethics and Responsibility Pre-Conference Workshop and Reception: Addressing Culture Change in Renewing the Civic Mission of Higher Education

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The workshop will discuss the importance of campus/community partnerships and how to create opportunities for students to build capacity for service-learning and community engagement. The importance of comprehensive support for students and the need for building agency to create successful experiences will be addressed. Registration is required. 

Location: Slife Ballroom, Commons

Contact Information

Name: Kristina Kofoot
Email: kristina.kofoot@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4507

Link to Event: Workshop Registration

 
4pm
Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Chemistry and Biochemistry Summer Undergraduate Research students will give research presentations on their summer work.

Location: Room 201, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Dr. Laura Strauss
Email: laura.strauss@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2052

Link to Event: Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminar

 
4pm
Prairie On Farms Field Day

Prairie On Farms Field Day

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:30 pm

The Tallgrass Prairie Center and the Iowa State University STRIPS project will host a field day. Topics include the installation of prairie strips and a saturated buffer. Staff will discuss proper seed mix design techniques and proper prairie establishment and management techniques. Researchers from the Iowa State STRIPS team and saturated buffer team will discuss project results and discuss the water quality benefits these conservation practices provide. The park is located 1.5 miles west of Dike on County Road D-19 (160th St.) on the north side. A complimentary meal is included; RSVP by Wednesday, Sept. 13. The workshop is free and open to the public.

Location: J.H. Roadman Memorial Park, Dike

Contact Information

Name: Ashley Kittle
Email: ashley.kittle@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3828

Link to Event: Prairie On Farms Field Day

 
5pm
Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services Informational Session

Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services Informational Session

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services will have an informational meeting. Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services provides services to children on U.S. military bases world-wide. Programs are available working with school age programs, child development center programs, middle school programs and aquatics departments. We serve locations in Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Hawaii, Florida, etc. Programs begin in June and end in August with a living stipend of approximately $1,750 for 10 weeks. Travel and housing are paid.

Location: State College Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Shannon Betzer
Email: UniCampAdventure@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-5948

Link to Event: NA

 
Camp Adventure pizza party

Camp Adventure pizza party

Thursday, September 21, 2017 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Come eat pizza and ask questions about the Camp Adventure Program.

Location: State College Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: unicampadventure@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Animal-assisted therapy speaker Susan Vallem

Animal-assisted therapy speaker Susan Vallem

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Susan Vallem, Wartburg College, will give a presentation on animal-assisted therapy. This event is open to all UNI students. Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: Room 134, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Rebecca Brown
Email: brownrax@uni.edu
Phone: (850) 890-6977

Link to Event: NA

 
Film screening: "abUSed: The Postville Raid"

Film screening: "abUSed: The Postville Raid"

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Free screening of the first film in director Luis Argueta's trilogy of documentaries about immigration in the Midwest. Event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Room 108, Communication Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Jennifer Cooley
Email: jennifer.cooley@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2821

Link to Event: Film Screening: abUSed: The Postville Raid

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 21, 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.

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
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