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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Art Exhibit: "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention"

Art Exhibit: "Nature's Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

This exhibition is a traveling contemporary art exhibition curated by Randy Jayne Rosenberg, Executive Director of Art Works For Change, Inc. with generous support from The Nathan Cummings Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Adobe Foundation; and the Sprint Foundation. At UNI, this presentation is made possible by the UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. In addition, Ned Dodington, Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday., Sept. 4, in KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition will follow. Other lectures associated with this programming may be viewed on the Gallery website calendar. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. The Gallery will be closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

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

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm

This exhibition is a traveling contemporary art exhibition curated by Randy Jayne Rosenberg, Executive Director of Art Works For Change, Inc. with generous support from The Nathan Cummings Foundation; the National Endowment for the Arts; The Adobe Foundation; and the Sprint Foundation. At UNI, this presentation is made possible by the UNI College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences. In addition, Ned Dodington, Founder and Director of AnimalArchitecture.org, will present a public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday., Sept. 4, in KAB room 111. An opening reception for the speaker and the exhibition will follow. Other lectures associated with this programming may be viewed on the Gallery website calendar. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment. The Gallery will be closed Sept. 1 for Labor Day.

Art Exhibit: "Other"

Art Exhibit: "Other"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Department of Art Purchases and Recent Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition features works by Byron Burford, Thaddeus Erdahl, George Longfish, Maggie Taylor, and Peter Voulkos. Students from Dr. Adelman’s “Research Methods and Writing in Art History” class will present didactic materials for each object.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: GalleryOfArt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: "Other" Art Exhibition

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Department of Art Purchases and Recent Acquisitions from the UNI Permanent Art Collection co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition features works by Byron Burford, Thaddeus Erdahl, George Longfish, Maggie Taylor, and Peter Voulkos. Students from Dr. Adelman’s “Research Methods and Writing in Art History” class will present didactic materials for each object.

Art Exhibit: "String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series"

Art Exhibit: "String Theory and the Superconducting Super Collider Series"

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

 Large-scale abstract paintings by Vermont-based artist and writer Lucinda Mason. The exhibition is dedicated to the late C. Clifton Chancey, head of the UNI Department of Physics.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "String Theory," Lucinda Mason exhibition

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:00am to Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:00pm

 Large-scale abstract paintings by Vermont-based artist and writer Lucinda Mason. The exhibition is dedicated to the late C. Clifton Chancey, head of the UNI Department of Physics.

Student Reading Association Scholastic Book Fair

Student Reading Association Scholastic Book Fair

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 8:30 am to Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

UNI Student Reading Association will be hosting its bi-annual Scholastic Book Fair in the Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby beginning Monday, September 29 through Friday, October 3 daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Location: Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby

Contact Information

Name: Britney Bockstahler
Email: bockbr93@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:30am to Fri, 10/03/2014 - 5:00pm

UNI Student Reading Association will be hosting its bi-annual Scholastic Book Fair in the Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby beginning Monday, September 29 through Friday, October 3 daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

2014 Iowa TRiO Student Leadership Conference

2014 Iowa TRiO Student Leadership Conference

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (All day)

UNI will host the 2014 Iowa TRIO Student Leadership Conference. This year's theme is TRiO Leadership: Becoming Agents of Change. The conference will provide a dynamic and engaging day of advocacy for 200 underrepresented high school and college TRiO students from across the state of Iowa.

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Colice Sanders
Email: Colice.Sanders@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2179

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 10/01/2014 (All day)

UNI will host the 2014 Iowa TRIO Student Leadership Conference. This year's theme is TRiO Leadership: Becoming Agents of Change. The conference will provide a dynamic and engaging day of advocacy for 200 underrepresented high school and college TRiO students from across the state of Iowa.

Book Bistro Grand Opening

Book Bistro Grand Opening

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

The new Book Bistro inside Rod Library will celebrate its grand opening. There will be a ribbon cutting, a short presentation and a special appearance from TC. The Book Bistro officially opened on Monday, Sept. 15. It specializes in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato bisque soup and hot and cold tea as well as Starbucks coffee. The Book Bistro is a welcome addition to dining on campus as well as a highlighted feature inside Rod Library. Please join us to celebrate!

Location: Book Bistro at Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Annie Karr
Email: annie.karr@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7438

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:00am to 11:00am

The new Book Bistro inside Rod Library will celebrate its grand opening. There will be a ribbon cutting, a short presentation and a special appearance from TC. The Book Bistro officially opened on Monday, Sept. 15. It specializes in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato bisque soup and hot and cold tea as well as Starbucks coffee. The Book Bistro is a welcome addition to dining on campus as well as a highlighted feature inside Rod Library. Please join us to celebrate!

Voterpalooza

Voterpalooza

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will sponsor VoterPalooza. The rain location for the event will be in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. The event will include free food for 1,500 students and giveaways courtesy of NISG. Voter registration will be available and is encouraged.

 The event is co-sponsored by the Northern Iowa Democrats and UNI College Republicans.

UNI has also partnered with TurboVote to make it easy to register to vote. When students sign up, they will be able to access everything needed to register to vote, stay registered if they move, vote absentee and get reminders about local, state and federal elections. If students have already registered to vote, they can still sign up to take advantage of text or email reminders regarding elections. To sign up, visit https://uni.turbovote.org.

Location: Campanile Plaza (rain location Maucker Union Coffeehouse)

Contact Information

Name: Victoria Hurst
Email: hurstv@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2650

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:00am

Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will sponsor VoterPalooza. The rain location for the event will be in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. The event will include free food for 1,500 students and giveaways courtesy of NISG. Voter registration will be available and is encouraged.

 The event is co-sponsored by the Northern Iowa Democrats and UNI College Republicans.

UNI has also partnered with TurboVote to make it easy to register to vote. When students sign up, they will be able to access everything needed to register to vote, stay registered if they move, vote absentee and get reminders about local, state and federal elections. If students have already registered to vote, they can still sign up to take advantage of text or email reminders regarding elections. To sign up, visit https://uni.turbovote.org.

Documentary Screening: "Media Coverage and Female Athletes"

Documentary Screening: "Media Coverage and Female Athletes"

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Forty percent percent of all sports participants are female, yet women’s sports receive only 4% of all sports media coverage and female athletes are much more likely than male athletes to be portrayed in sexually provocative poses. The documentary “Media Coverage and Female Athletes,” uses research-based information to examine the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes.

Location: Room 252, Schindler Education Center

Contact Information

Name: Jennifer Waldron
Email: jennifer.waldron@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2730

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Forty percent percent of all sports participants are female, yet women’s sports receive only 4% of all sports media coverage and female athletes are much more likely than male athletes to be portrayed in sexually provocative poses. The documentary “Media Coverage and Female Athletes,” uses research-based information to examine the amount and type of coverage given to female athletes.

Study Abroad in the United Kingdom

Study Abroad in the United Kingdom

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in the United Kingdom.

Location: Room 009, Gilchrist Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula Vanzee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: Study Abroad

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:00pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in the United Kingdom.

Study Abroad in New Zealand

Study Abroad in New Zealand

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in New Zealand.

Location: Room 101, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paula Vanzee
Email: paula.vanzee@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7078

Link to Event: Study Abroad

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:00pm

The Study Abroad Center will provide information about opportunities to study abroad in New Zealand.

Start a Business Workshop

Start a Business Workshop

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn what to do to start a small business and learn how to write a business plan for that business. Advanced registration is required.

Location: BCS 33

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: http://www.jpec.org/content/entrepreneurship-classes-workshops

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

Learn what to do to start a small business and learn how to write a business plan for that business. Advanced registration is required.

Physics Colloquium

Physics Colloquium

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Pavel Lukashev, assistant professor of physics, will present a research talk titled "Spin Filter Tunneling: Overview and Application."

Location: Room 114, Begeman Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Spin Filter Tunneling: Overview and Application

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:00pm

Pavel Lukashev, assistant professor of physics, will present a research talk titled "Spin Filter Tunneling: Overview and Application."

Lecture: Philip Fass

Lecture: Philip Fass

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Philip Fass, professor of art and graphic designer, presents a lecture titled "The Design of Daylilies: Possibility, Intention and Variation."

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Phil Fass: Design of Daylilies

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:00pm

Philip Fass, professor of art and graphic designer, presents a lecture titled "The Design of Daylilies: Possibility, Intention and Variation."

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