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Thursday, March 27, 2014

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"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

"Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition"

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)

Terry Towery, from the Lehman College of the City University of New York, juries this annual competitive exhibition, which features the finest recent works of students enrolled in classes in the UNI Department of Art. Towery will also present work in the Gallery Showcases during the run of the student exhibition. Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception: March 24 at 7:00 p.m. 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: https://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Home.html

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)
 
Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition

Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition

Monday, January 13, 2014 (All day) to Friday, March 28, 2014 (All day)

The Intent to Compete in this business plan competition is due March 28 to BCS 128. Three business plans selected from the UNI regions will compete against 12 other business plans from other regions in the state for 3 $5000 awards on May 2 in Des Moines. 

Location: BCS 128

Contact Information

Name: Katherine Cota-Uyar
Email: katherine.cota@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5732

Link to Event: http://www.jpec.org/content/pappajohn-new-venture-business-plan-competition

Monday, January 13, 2014 (All day) to Friday, March 28, 2014 (All day)
 
"Remix: Art and Sound Unbound"

"Remix: Art and Sound Unbound"

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)

Co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and gallery director Darrell Taylor. Student's from Dr. Sutton and Hunter Capoccioni's Avant-garde in Art class present didactics for selected works of art from the UNI Permanent Art Collection. A concert series will also be offered.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: https://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Calendar.html

Monday, March 24, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, April 19, 2014 (All day)
 
9am
UNI/AEA 267 Regional Physics Competition

UNI/AEA 267 Regional Physics Competition

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Department of Physics will host the UNI/Area Education Agency 267 Regional Physics Competition. High school students from Cedar Falls, Denver, Dike-New Hartford, Dunkerton, East Buchanan, Fairbank, Gilbertville, Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Janesville, Jesup, La Porte City, Nashua-Plainfield, Sumner, Traer, Tripoli, Waterloo and other area schools are expected to participate.

The Physics Competition is a series of five competitive physics events for high school students in grades 9-12. The competition stresses creativity and ingenuity as well as understanding of physics related principles and is intended to stimulate interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).  Events include: catapult, mousetrap car, toothpick bridge, soda straw arm, and challenge problem. Regional winners and runners-up advance to the State of Iowa Physics Competition held on April 17, 2014, at the McLeod Center. 

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: Lawrence Escalada
Email: Lawrence.Escalada@uni.edu
Phone: 3192732431

Link to Event: http://www.physics.uni.edu/outreach/uni-physics-olympics

 
3pm
Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Study Abroad 101 Info Session

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn about the application process to study abroad during a semester and/or short-term.

Location: Room 007, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
3pm
Study Abroad Info Session: Short-Term "Pick a Program"

Study Abroad Info Session: Short-Term "Pick a Program"

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Want a change of scenery? Want to fulfill your Capstone? Get UNI credit at a partner university abroad for spring, summer or winter break. UNI students who have studied abroad will share information. Many major options are available.

Location: Room 009, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mark Busch, chemistry teacher at Southeast Polk High School, will present "No, I Am Not Walter White: Reflections of a Beginning Chemistry Teacher."

Location: Room 201, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Dr. Colin Weeks
Email: colin.weeks@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2805

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/chemistry/seminar-schedule-2.html

 
6pm
“New Music Concert”

“New Music Concert”

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

UNI Gallery of Art Concert Series, in association with the exhibition “Remix: Art and Sound Unbound” featuring avant-garde music and art. Performers include Jeffrey Funderburk and Sandy Nordahl from the UNI School of Music as well as guest artist Peter Hamlin from Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: https://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/Home.html

 
6pm
Ethics Movie Night: "Changing Lanes"

Ethics Movie Night: "Changing Lanes"

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The College of Business Administration is hosting a screening of "Changing Lanes" starring Ben Affleck and Samuel L. Jackson. Popcorn will be served. A discussion of business ethical issues portrayed in the movie will be led by Craig VanSandt, the David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics.

Location: Room 319, Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: Craig VanSandt
Email: craig.vansandt@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Letitia Moffitt

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Letitia Moffitt

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Final Thursday Reading Series will host Letitia L. Moffitt, author of the new novel Sidewalk Dancing. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m. and begins at 7:15 p.m. Participants are invited to share five minutes of original poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured author takes the stage at 8 p.m. followed by a short question and answer period as time allows. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Final Thursday Press; Hearst Center for the Arts; UNI College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences; and Cup of Joe.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 W. Seerley Blvd.

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/langlit/content/spring-2014-final-thursday-reading-series

 
7pm
SFJAZZ Collective

SFJAZZ Collective

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 7:30 pm

There is no band out there that does what the SFJAZZ Collective is doing... a meeting of brilliant jazz minds, all stars in their own right, in a concert that celebrates this American art form.

Location: Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: http://www.gbpac.com/

 
8pm
László Fassang, organ

László Fassang, organ

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 8:30 pm

Visiting artist László Fassang will present an organ recital. Fassang is Professor of Organ at the legendary Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary. He will present a program featuring works by Franz Liszt and others especially suited to the Jebe Organ. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Jebe Hall, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/music/events////

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the evening sky from the UNI observatory located on the roof of McCollum Science Hall. Meet near the polar bear outside of room 137 before 9 p.m. to be escorted to the roof. The event goes forward regardless of the weather.

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/earth/content/observatory-visit

 
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