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Tuesday, September 16, 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.

Live Like a Student

Live Like a Student

Monday, September 15, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, September 18, 2014 (All day)

Live Like a Student is a free three-week non-credit course that will allow students to explore the concepts of personal budgeting, credit and credit cards, student loans, financial aid and identity protection. Courses are offered at a variety of times, Sept.15-Oct. 2. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Space is limited; register at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/live-like-a-student.

Location: Room 324, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Lynes
Email: lynesj@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2700

Link to Event: Live Like a Student

Mon, 09/15/2014 (All day) to Thu, 09/18/2014 (All day)

Live Like a Student is a free three-week non-credit course that will allow students to explore the concepts of personal budgeting, credit and credit cards, student loans, financial aid and identity protection. Courses are offered at a variety of times, Sept.15-Oct. 2. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and have a chance to win a $500 scholarship. Space is limited; register at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/live-like-a-student.

College Fair

College Fair

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

The University of Northern Iowa, in conjunction with the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors, is inviting students from Iowa high schools to participate in the 2014 College Fair.

High school juniors and seniors will visit with representatives from more than 85 postsecondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states during the fair.

Students will also have the opportunity to browse displays from the visiting institutions, which include two- and four-year public and private colleges, universities, community colleges, technical and cosmetology schools, as well as the military.

Participants should pre-register for the fair by accessing the registration form at www.iowacollegefairs.com. The student's information will not be shared with any third party vendors. The information will only be shared with the colleges and universities selected by the students.

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: Jenny L Connolly
Email: jenny.connolly@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2365

Link to Event: UNI College Fair

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am

The University of Northern Iowa, in conjunction with the Iowa Association of College Admissions Counselors, is inviting students from Iowa high schools to participate in the 2014 College Fair.

High school juniors and seniors will visit with representatives from more than 85 postsecondary institutions from Iowa and surrounding states during the fair.

Students will also have the opportunity to browse displays from the visiting institutions, which include two- and four-year public and private colleges, universities, community colleges, technical and cosmetology schools, as well as the military.

Participants should pre-register for the fair by accessing the registration form at www.iowacollegefairs.com. The student's information will not be shared with any third party vendors. The information will only be shared with the colleges and universities selected by the students.

Start a Business I Workshop

Start a Business I Workshop

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Covers business structure, government filings/permits, insurance, taxes, financing, and more. 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

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Covers business structure, government filings/permits, insurance, taxes, financing, and more. Advanced registration is required.

Fall Faculty Workshop Follow-Up: Creating a Learner-Centered Classroom

Fall Faculty Workshop Follow-Up: Creating a Learner-Centered Classroom

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 3:30 pm

This year's Fall Faculty Workshop focused on learner-centered teaching. This session is for those of you who want to dig deeper into ideas raised at the workshop, and for those who couldn't make it to the workshop. We'll start out by focusing on how to get students to do "the hard messy work of learning" and move on from there. Bring your ideas for creating a learner-centered classroom, and we'll brainstorm others. Facilitated by Susan Hill (CETL). 

Location: Room 378, Rod Library

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: CETL website

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:30pm

This year's Fall Faculty Workshop focused on learner-centered teaching. This session is for those of you who want to dig deeper into ideas raised at the workshop, and for those who couldn't make it to the workshop. We'll start out by focusing on how to get students to do "the hard messy work of learning" and move on from there. Bring your ideas for creating a learner-centered classroom, and we'll brainstorm others. Facilitated by Susan Hill (CETL). 

Society for Human Resource Management Meeting

Society for Human Resource Management Meeting

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00 pm

The Society for Human Resource Management will host Elizabeth Dutcher and Molly Turk. They will discuss topics including what life is like after college and tips on getting a job. All majors are invited.

Location: Room 121, Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: Allison Walters
Email: allisonw@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00pm

The Society for Human Resource Management will host Elizabeth Dutcher and Molly Turk. They will discuss topics including what life is like after college and tips on getting a job. All majors are invited.

Jeff Rice: "Craft Terroir"

Jeff Rice: "Craft Terroir"

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00 pm

A craft terroir, following the logic of craft culture in general, might include a network of relationships and ideas that shape an understanding or sensibility of place as well as what comes from a specific place. Jeff Rice will discuss a specific type of craft terroir, that of craft beer, and in particular, how a craft terroir of beer works from the logic of networks. Digital networks. Emotional networks. Personal networks. Networks of taste. Beginning with Russian River's famed Pliny the Elder Double IPA, he explores how all of these items contribute to a craft terroir ordering and classification of place.

Location: Georgian Lounge, Commons

Contact Information

Name: David M. Grant
Email: David.grant@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2639

Link to Event: Craft Terroir

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 7:00pm

A craft terroir, following the logic of craft culture in general, might include a network of relationships and ideas that shape an understanding or sensibility of place as well as what comes from a specific place. Jeff Rice will discuss a specific type of craft terroir, that of craft beer, and in particular, how a craft terroir of beer works from the logic of networks. Digital networks. Emotional networks. Personal networks. Networks of taste. Beginning with Russian River's famed Pliny the Elder Double IPA, he explores how all of these items contribute to a craft terroir ordering and classification of place.

Homecoming Royalty Competition

Homecoming Royalty Competition

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Watch Homecoming royalty candidates compete for King and Queen. Scores will be based on judging and crowd vote. Winners will be crowned Friday night at the Pep Rally. 

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Ashley Minshall
Email: ashley.minshall@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: Homecoming Website

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:00pm

Watch Homecoming royalty candidates compete for King and Queen. Scores will be based on judging and crowd vote. Winners will be crowned Friday night at the Pep Rally. 

Tina Su, horn

Tina Su, horn

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 8:00 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Tina Su will present a horn recital with Polina Khatsko, piano. Repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:00pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Tina Su will present a horn recital with Polina Khatsko, piano. Repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public. 

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