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Week of September 24, 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
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8am
Mock Interviews

Mock Interviews

Monday, September 25, 2017 -

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Stop in for interview tips and tricks.

Location: Room 001, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Wilson
Email: laura.wilson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
Mock Interviews

Mock Interviews

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Stop in for interview tips and tricks.

Location: Room 001, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Wilson
Email: laura.wilson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
Mock Interviews

Mock Interviews

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Stop in for interview tips and tricks.

Location: Room 001, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Laura Wilson
Email: laura.wilson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
9am
3rd Annual Town Hall for Community Engagement

3rd Annual Town Hall for Community Engagement

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 -

9:00 am to 11:00 am

Faculty, staff and students are invited to meet nonprofit community leaders to create partnerships that will support faculty research and scholarship, build service-learning opportunities to complement classroom instruction and introduce students to service projects. Nonprofit community leaders are invited to meet faculty, staff and students to create partnerships that will build capacity for their organizations, mission, programs and services.

Location: Slife Ballroom, Commons

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Registration

 
12pm
Biology Colloquium

Biology Colloquium

Monday, September 25, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Nilda Rodrigue: "Host factors affecting the outcome of Leishmania infantum infection."

Location: Room 001, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: CL Thurman
Email: thurman@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2276

Link to Event: NA

 
POSTPONED: Bach Cantata Series Performance

POSTPONED: Bach Cantata Series Performance

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 12:15 pm

This event has been postponed. It will be held on Oct. 6 at 12:15 p.m. in the GBPAC Lobby. 

Location: McElroy Lobby, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
2pm
UNI All State Wind, Brass and Percussion Workshops

UNI All State Wind, Brass and Percussion Workshops

Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 2:00 pm

The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student instrumentalists preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. To register, please visit music.uni.edu or call 319-273-2025.

Location: Russell Hall & GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: All State Workshops Registration

 
Ethical Data Management and Presentation

Ethical Data Management and Presentation

Monday, September 25, 2017 -

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Led by Helen Harton, this session will present and discuss ethical issues in data storage and management, as well as how to ethically author and present your results using various methods of dissemination. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate.

Location: Oak Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
Interview Training for People Who Hate Interviews

Interview Training for People Who Hate Interviews

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Matt Nuese
Email: matthew.nuese@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the Labyrinth

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 -

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The labyrinth is in the form of a circle with a meandering but purposeful path from the edge to the center. While walking the labyrinth, one may feel joy in slowing down the pace of life and find peace, insight, reflection, creativity, relaxation and wisdom. It can be made available for student organizations, events and meetings.

Location: Room 176, Wellness/Recreation Center

Contact Information

Name: Brooke Hottle
Email: bhottle@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 215-9492

Link to Event: Walk the Labryinth

 
3pm
Thinking About Graduate School (TAGS)

Thinking About Graduate School (TAGS)

Monday, September 25, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Susie Schwieger
Email: Susan.Schwieger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: Thinking About Graduate School

 
CETL/Rod Library Series

CETL/Rod Library Series

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm

"What the Library Can Do For You -- Leading Students to Quality Sources in the Information Age" will be facilitated by Theresa Westbrock and Anne Marie Gruber.

With so much information available at our fingertips, have you ever wondered how students do research to support their work in your courses? Do you ever wish they used more credible sources in papers, presentations, and other assignments? Join us to find out how students find, evaluate, and use information. We’ll discuss how they use the library and how UNI librarians can assist you in helping your students make the best use of information resources for your courses.

 

Location: Room 282, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Susan Hill
Email: cetl@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Avoiding Plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Deanne Gute and Ellen Neuhaus will facilitate this workshop focusing on how to avoid plagiarism of others' work as well as one's own. They will also touch on collaboration in authorship and appropriate dissemination. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration).

Location: Room 301, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry & Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, September 28, 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

 
Physics Colloquium: Carlos Wexler

Physics Colloquium: Carlos Wexler

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Carlos Wexler, department of physics and astronomy at the University of Missouri, will present "2016 Nobel Prize in Physics: Topological Quantum Numbers in Condensed Matter Systems."

Location: Room 114, Begeman Hall

Contact Information

Name: Becky Adams
Email: becky.adams@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2420

Link to Event: Physics Colloquium: Carlos Wexler

 
Purple & Gold Intrasquad Swimming/Diving Meet

Purple & Gold Intrasquad Swimming/Diving Meet

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Location: Glen F. Henry Swimming Pool

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: UNI Swimming & Diving - Purple & Gold Intrasquad

 
6pm
Guest Recital: "Comedy Tonight" - Diane Reich, soprano, Robert Brandt, baritone and Scott Holden, piano

Guest Recital: "Comedy Tonight" - Diane Reich, soprano, Robert Brandt, baritone and Scott Holden, piano

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artists Diane Reich, soprano, Robert Brandt, baritone, and Scott Holden, piano will present a recital titled “Comedy Tonight”. Reich, Brandt and Holden all currently serve on the faculty at Brigham Young University and perform together frequently. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
6pm
Friends of the TPC Prairie painting event

Friends of the TPC Prairie painting event

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30 pm

Join the Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie for an evening of friends, fun and relaxation at Cedar Valley Art and Wine. Painting supplies and snacks will be provided. Registration and payment options are available online at http://www.cedarvalleyartandwine.com/September.

 

Location: Cedar Valley Art and Wine, 309 Main Street

Contact Information

Name: Staci Mueller
Email: staci.mueller@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3866

Link to Event: Friends Prairie Painting

 
7pm
Philosophy and Religion Hearst Lecture: Death-Qualifying the Jury, Constituting the People

Philosophy and Religion Hearst Lecture: Death-Qualifying the Jury, Constituting the People

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm

"Death-Qualifying the Jury, Constituting the People," a lecture by Winnifred Sullivan, Professor of Religion and Affiliate Professor of Law at Indiana Univeristy, who will describe the jury’s distinctive role in the administration of the death penalty in the US. She will consider the effect of efforts by U.S. courts to secularize and rationalize the process by banning the Bible and biblical words from the death penalty trial and insisting on an entirely individualized decision by each juror. 

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Jerry Soneson
Email: soneson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2990

Link to Event: NA

 
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Vince Gotera

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Vince Gotera

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Vince Gotera is the poetry editor of "Star*Line" (the journal of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association). He is also the author of poetry collections including "Fighting Kite" and "Ghost Wars."

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2002

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series

 
Film Screening: "Abrazos"

Film Screening: "Abrazos"

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Free screening of "Abrazos," the second in film director Luis Argueta's trilogy of documentaries about immigration in the Midwest. 

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: Abrazos

 
Philosophy Club: "What is Moral Responsibility?"

Philosophy Club: "What is Moral Responsibility?"

Thursday, September 28, 2017 -

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Are you curious about free-will and determinism? Do you ever wonder if you are responsible for your beliefs? Come discuss moral responsibility with Reza Lahroodi, Philosophy Club adviser. Food and drinks will be provided. You don't need to be a club member or a philosophy major. All are welcome.

Location: Room 2089, Bartlett Hall

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 349-9936

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI Volleyball vs. Bradley

UNI Volleyball vs. Bradley

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: (319) 273-4849

Link to Event: UNI Volleyball vs. Bradley

 
Film Appreciation Club" "Blade Runner"

Film Appreciation Club" "Blade Runner"

Friday, September 29, 2017 -

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Before the release of the long-awaited sequel "Blade Runner 2049", see the original "Blade Runner," starring Harrison Ford. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Clinton Olsasky
Email: olsaskyo@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Film Appreciation Club: "Blade Runner"

 
7pm
Jazz Combos Concert

Jazz Combos Concert

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 7:30 pm

UNI jazz combos, coordinated by Chris Merz and graduate assistant directors, will offer a concert featuring jazz standards and new arrangements. 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

 
Guest Recital: Judith Saxton, trumpet

Guest Recital: Judith Saxton, trumpet

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Visiting artist Judith Saxton will present a trumpet recital. Judith Saxton enjoys a multi-faceted career as an international soloist, chamber and orchestral musician and educator and has been lauded as a “virtuoso player and superb soloist”. A Certified Alexander Technique Teacher (ATI), Judith embodies  these principles in all her interactions including her “Healthy Playing Habits” and “Breathing, Breaks and Basics for Mindful Music Making” presentations for universities and festivals and populations of varying ages across the nation and the world. 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

 
Spotlight Series Concert: Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band

Spotlight Series Concert: Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Danny Galyen, the Wind Ensemble will offer a shared concert with the Symphonic Band, conducted by Justin Mertz. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: To buy tickets, click here.

 
8pm
theRiver Gathering

theRiver Gathering

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Come to Prairie Lakes for our monthly large group gathering. The teaching will be "Can I Trust the Bible?", with dessert and time of community following. 

Location: Prairie Lakes Church, 1907 Viking Rd, Cedar Falls

Contact Information

Name: Michelle Powers
Email: michelle.powers@prairielakeschurch.org
Phone: NA

Link to Event: theRiver homepage

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, September 28, 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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