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UNI Calendar of Events

Week of February 12, 2017

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"Antarctica: Beyond Ice"

"Antarctica: Beyond Ice"

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm

An exhibition of drawings by Allyson Comstock. This presentation also features the exhibition "Responding to Antarctica," which includes work by students from the UNI Department of Art. Sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation Antarctic Artist and Writers Program. On Wed., Jan. 18 at 6 p.m., Comstock will present a lecture about her work in KAB 111.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Antarctica: Beyond Ice

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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"Creative Resilience"

"Creative Resilience"

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection Exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton, which features images of hope, of resilience, of survival.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Creative Resilience

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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UNI Job and Internship Fair

UNI Job and Internship Fair

Monday, February 13, 2017 (All day)

The UNI Job and Internship Fair will feature more than 120 organizations including employers and non-profits. All majors and grade levels are encouraged to attend.

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: Sarah Goblirsch
Email: sarah.goblirsch@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2084

Link to Event: UNI Job & Internship Fair

Monday, February 13, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
 
Tallcorn Jazz Festival and Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts

Tallcorn Jazz Festival and Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts

Friday, February 17, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, February 18, 2017 (All day)

The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 62nd Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 66th Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 17 and 18, 2017, on the UNI campus. Guest artist for the festival this year will be Kurt Rosenwinkel, jazz guitarist and keyboardist. For more information, visit www.tallcornjazzfest.com. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit www.uni.edu/tickets.

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Friday, February 17, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, February 18, 2017 (All day)
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Darwin Week 2017

Darwin Week 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, February 16, 2017 (All day)

Darwin Week is an annual lecture series hosted by the UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers that promotes skepticism and reasoning in a variety of areas. Faculty lectures begin at 12:30 p.m. with a special guest keynote speaker at 7 p.m.                                           

Location: University Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Casey McGregor
Email: mcgregoc@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 320-5578

Link to Event: NA

Monday, February 13, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, February 16, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
10am
EAP Session #3

EAP Session #3

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00 am

Location: Elm Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Therese Callaghan
Email: therese.callaghan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6164

Link to Event: NA

 
EAP Session: Enough: Managing Conflict When Things Get Tough

EAP Session: Enough: Managing Conflict When Things Get Tough

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 10:00 am

"Enough: Managing Conflict When Things Get Tough" will be presented by EAP. Topics include conflict in the workplace and when it can be costly to a business. Participants will learn effective conflict management approaches to ensure healthy engagement. Please register in advance.

Location: Elm Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Therese Callaghan
Email: therese.callaghan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6164

Link to Event: Managing Conflict When Things Get Tough

 
11am
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -

11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Walk the labyrinth every Tuesday, starting Feb. 14. Walking the path of the labyrinth allows for relaxation, reflection, meditation, creativity and inner peace. It's free, and no registration is necessary.

Location: Rooms 185/187, Wellness Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Taylor Wirtanen
Email: wirtanet@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6119

Link to Event: NA

 
Galentine's Day

Galentine's Day

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program for Galentine's Day. Decorate cookies and make bracelets to celebrate the importance of friendship.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Anna Blaho
Email: blahoaaa@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7183

Link to Event: NA

 
12pm
Good in the Nieghborhood: Project Based Learning and Community Outreach Around the Tiny House Movement

Good in the Nieghborhood: Project Based Learning and Community Outreach Around the Tiny House Movement

Monday, February 13, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Panelists Courtney Clausen, Scott Greenhalgh, Sarah Pauls and Angela Waseskuk will discuss their attendance at the Institute for Project Based Learning at theWorcester Polytechnic Institute which resulted in a more concerted effort to collaborate across disciplines, particularly between technology and art. Ideas for community engagement projects grew from conversations around the tiny house being built as part of a UNI technology course. The panel will discuss the origins of this endeavor and how it is moving forward. 

Location: Room 378, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Zoe
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
LGBT(ea) Time

LGBT(ea) Time

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Join the LGBT* Center for LGBT(ea) Time to discuss LGBTQ+ Black History. All are welcome. If you would like to request an accommodation to participate in this event, please email lgbt@uni.edu

Location: LGBT* Center, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
12pm
Cheating at UNI: Faculty and Students Perspectives

Cheating at UNI: Faculty and Students Perspectives

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture by Helen Harton. She will share the results from the student and faculty study conducted by the Center for Academic Ethics last spring, which surveyed students and faculty members on their perceptions of the UNI student academic ethics policy and the frequency of various cheating behaviors in the classroom and other scholarly activities. Registration is not required for this event. Fits Part B for Ethics in Scholarship certification.

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Emma Welch
Email: welche@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
CETL Series: Working with Small Groups in the Classroom: CATME Smarter Teamwork: An Online Program for Managing Student Groups

CETL Series: Working with Small Groups in the Classroom: CATME Smarter Teamwork: An Online Program for Managing Student Groups

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Facilitators Dawn DelCarlo and Brittany Flokstra, chemistry and biochemistry, will discuss CATME, a research-based, free online program that "prepares students to function effectively in teams and supports faculty as they manage their students' team experience." 

Location: Room 378, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Zoe
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
1pm
TheatreUNI presents: Palette of Possibility

TheatreUNI presents: Palette of Possibility

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: TheatreUNI

 
2pm
UNI Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

UNI Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Women's Basketball vs. Illinois State

 
Art From the Heart

Art From the Heart

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00 pm

This is the annual fundraiser for Art for El Salvador. There will be an art sale and silent auction; proceeds will be used to promote education in impoverished communities in El Salvador.  Entertainment will be provided by Tropicante, The Brazilian 2wins and Magic by Eric. Refreshments will be served.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Denise Tallakson
Email: denise.tallakson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2540

Link to Event: Art From the Heart

 
3pm
The Reproducibility Crisis in Science

The Reproducibility Crisis in Science

Monday, February 13, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Darwin Week lecture by Helen Harton. Registration is not required for this event. Fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification.

Location: University Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Casey McGregor
Email: mcgregoc@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
3pm
"Teachers on Tables": Round Table Disscusion About Teaching Techniques in Language Education

"Teachers on Tables": Round Table Disscusion About Teaching Techniques in Language Education

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 3:30 pm

The TESOL Club will host this free round table discussion. Participants will learn about different language teaching topics and broaden their knowledge in language teaching.

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: TESOL Club
Email: tesolclub@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
TheatreUNI presents: Palette of Possibility

TheatreUNI presents: Palette of Possibility

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: TheatreUNI

 
Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar

Earth and Environmental Sciences Seminar

Monday, February 13, 2017 -

4:00 pm to 4:50 pm

"A Look Back at the June 1976 Jordan Iowa F5 Tornado"Karl Jungbluth, Des Moines Office of the National Weather Service (retired) will present "A Look Back at the June 1976 Jordan Iowa F5 Tornado." The 1976 Jordan tornado and the 2008 Parkersburg tornado are the two most recent F5/EF5 tornadoes to hit Iowa.

Location: Room 125, Latham Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Earth and Environmental Sciences

 
6pm
Student Body President/Vice President and Senator Debate

Student Body President/Vice President and Senator Debate

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -

6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

The president, vice president and senator candidates for the 2017 student body election will answer questions generated by the student body. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the next potential student body president, vice president and college senators. 

Location: main level, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Benjamin Dzaboff
Email: dzaboffb@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
PAT/History Club Lecture

PAT/History Club Lecture

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Julie Husband, Languages and Literatures, will present “Frederick Douglass’s Oratory and Political Leadership.” The event is free and open to the public.

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Robert F. Martin
Email: robert.martin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2097

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Men's Basketball vs. Bradley

UNI Men's Basketball vs. Bradley

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Men's Basketball vs. Bradley

 
Webinar: Networking to Build Business Contacts

Webinar: Networking to Build Business Contacts

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Take advantage of this free webinar offered to you by the University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association.

Don Gabor will focus on networking.

In this fast-paced webinar Don Gabor, networking expert and best-selling author of How to Start a Conversation and Make Friends will show you how to increase your odds of connecting with colleagues, clients and prospects at company events, industry conferences, and other business meetings. 
 
Topics include:
    1. Establishing Networking Goals and Preparing for Networking Events
    2. Breaking the Ice and Remembering Names
    3. Changing Topics and Turning Small Talk into Conversations
    4. Ending Conversations to Encourage Future Business Contacts
    5. Working the Room and Approaching Other Groups
    6. Following Up and Transitioning Contacts into Mutually Profitable Business Relationships

    For more information, click here.

    Location: Web

    Contact Information

    Name: Christy Danielsen
    Email: christina.danielsen@uni.edu
    Phone: NA

    Link to Event: UNIAA Calendar

     
    Citizenship Film Series: Mr. Civil Rights

    Citizenship Film Series: Mr. Civil Rights

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm

    The work of Thurgood Marshall.

    Location: Auditorium, Center for Energy and Environmental Education

    Contact Information

    Name: Kamyar Enshayan
    Email: kamyar.enshayan@uni.edu
    Phone: (319) 273-7575

    Link to Event: NA

     
    Planetarium Show

    Planetarium Show

    Thursday, February 16, 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.

    Location: 105 Latham

    Contact Information

    Name: NA
    Email: NA
    Phone: NA

    Link to Event: Planetarium

     
    Film Appreciation Club: 'Harold and Maude'

    Film Appreciation Club: 'Harold and Maude'

    Friday, February 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm

    The Film Appreciation Club will screen the romantic dark comedy "Harold and Maude." A brief, optional discussion will take place following the movie. All are welcome.

    Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

    Contact Information

    Name: Clinton Olsasky
    Email: olsaskyc@uni.edu
    Phone: (515) 344-7949

    Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club - "Harold and Maude"

     
    7pm
    Northern Brass Quintet

    Northern Brass Quintet

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 7:30 pm

    School of Music brass division faculty artists will collaborate to present a recital with repertoire and additional collaborators to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

    Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

    Contact Information

    Name: Caroline Francis
    Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
    Phone: (319) 273-2028

    Link to Event: School of Music Events

     
    8pm
    Planetarium Show

    Planetarium Show

    Thursday, February 16, 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.

    Location: 105 Latham

    Contact Information

    Name: NA
    Email: NA
    Phone: NA

    Link to Event: Planetarium

     
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