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Thursday, April 17, 2014

"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

Mon, 03/24/2014 (All day) to Sat, 04/19/2014 (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.

"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

Mon, 03/24/2014 (All day) to Sat, 04/19/2014 (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.

Student Employee Appreciation Week

Student Employee Appreciation Week

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 8:00 am to Friday, April 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Student employment provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain useful work experience while making an important contribution to the campus community. Take time this week to express your appreciation to your student employees.

Location: NA

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:00am to Fri, 04/18/2014 - 5:00pm

Student employment provides an excellent opportunity for students to gain useful work experience while making an important contribution to the campus community. Take time this week to express your appreciation to your student employees.

Visiting Artist Workshop: Kelly Garrett Rathbone

Visiting Artist Workshop: Kelly Garrett Rathbone

Thursday, April 17, 2014 (All day)

Northern Iowa Sculptors and Potters (NIPS) will host figurative ceramic sculptor Kelly Garrett Rathbone as a Visiting Artist in the Department of Art on April 17 and 18. She will demonstrate how she makes her artwork from 9:30 a.m.-noon and 2-4:45 p.m. on both days. She will give a lecture about her work on Thursday at 7 p.m. in room 111, Kamerick Art Building. For more information contact JoAnn Schnabel at joann.schnabel@uni.edu.

Location: room 126, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: JoAnn Schnabel
Email: joann.schnabel@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2392

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/17/2014 (All day)

Northern Iowa Sculptors and Potters (NIPS) will host figurative ceramic sculptor Kelly Garrett Rathbone as a Visiting Artist in the Department of Art on April 17 and 18. She will demonstrate how she makes her artwork from 9:30 a.m.-noon and 2-4:45 p.m. on both days. She will give a lecture about her work on Thursday at 7 p.m. in room 111, Kamerick Art Building. For more information contact JoAnn Schnabel at joann.schnabel@uni.edu.

2014 State of Iowa Physics Competition

2014 State of Iowa Physics Competition

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 9:30 am

The Department of Physics will host the 2014 State of Iowa Physics Competition. Participating high school students qualified at regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that stress creativity and ingenuity as well as an understanding of physics-related ideas and is intended to stimulate interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Events include the catapult, mousetrap car, toothpick bridge building, soda straw arm and challenge problem. 

Location: McLeod Center

Contact Information

Name: Lawrence Escalada
Email: Lawrence.Escalada@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2431

Link to Event: 2014 State Physics Competition

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:30am

The Department of Physics will host the 2014 State of Iowa Physics Competition. Participating high school students qualified at regional competitions and represent the top teams from Area Education Agencies across the state. The competition is a series of five events that stress creativity and ingenuity as well as an understanding of physics-related ideas and is intended to stimulate interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Events include the catapult, mousetrap car, toothpick bridge building, soda straw arm and challenge problem. 

Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting

Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Awards will be presented to graduate students and faculty. Graduate alumni will discuss the strengths and future recommendations for online and hybrid graduate programs. A reception in the Great Reading Room will follow the meeting. 

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Cheryl Nedrow
Email: cheryl.nedrow@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Awards will be presented to graduate students and faculty. Graduate alumni will discuss the strengths and future recommendations for online and hybrid graduate programs. A reception in the Great Reading Room will follow the meeting. 

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Seminar

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Sonia Han, UNI graduate and Lab Technician at Cargill, will present "Breaking Cargill."

Location: 201 McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Seminar

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Sonia Han, UNI graduate and Lab Technician at Cargill, will present "Breaking Cargill."

Golden Key International Honour Society New Member Recognition

Golden Key International Honour Society New Member Recognition

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Golden Key International Honour Society new member recognition and certificate presentation. Speakers are Farzad Moussavi, dean, College of Business Administration, and Kiandra Jones, associate director of U.S. University Relations for Golden Key. Deadline to join is April 9; admission is free.

Location: Hall of Flags and Room 109 of the Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: Kaverne Lim
Email: kaverne@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 504-1655

Link to Event: RSVP Registration for New Member Recognition Event

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Golden Key International Honour Society new member recognition and certificate presentation. Speakers are Farzad Moussavi, dean, College of Business Administration, and Kiandra Jones, associate director of U.S. University Relations for Golden Key. Deadline to join is April 9; admission is free.

The Table and the Bedroom: The Intersections Between Animal Ethics and Feminism

The Table and the Bedroom: The Intersections Between Animal Ethics and Feminism

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Alison Suen, a former UNI philosophy major and current Lecturer in Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, will discuss the unique contributions that women have made in the field of animal ethics.  She will also consider parallels between the exploitation of animals and the exploitation of women.

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

Name: Jerry Soneson
Email: soneson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6221

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Alison Suen, a former UNI philosophy major and current Lecturer in Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, will discuss the unique contributions that women have made in the field of animal ethics.  She will also consider parallels between the exploitation of animals and the exploitation of women.

The Strayer-Wood Theatre presents August: Osage County

The Strayer-Wood Theatre presents August: Osage County

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

When Weston family patriarch vanishes one hot summer night, his acid-tongued, pill-popping wife summons her grown daughters and their families to their Oklahoma homestead. Dinner is served, lies are told, and long-held family secrets are unflinchingly revealed. Tracy Letts’ comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations if nothing stops its path. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of this century, August earned the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. Directed by alumna Angie Toomsen and featuring UNI faculty Richard Glockner and Cynthia Goatley.

Location: Strayer-Wood Theatre

Contact Information

Name: Eric Lange
Email: eric.lange@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6833

Link to Event: http://uni.edu/theatre/swt/

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:30pm

When Weston family patriarch vanishes one hot summer night, his acid-tongued, pill-popping wife summons her grown daughters and their families to their Oklahoma homestead. Dinner is served, lies are told, and long-held family secrets are unflinchingly revealed. Tracy Letts’ comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations if nothing stops its path. One of the most critically acclaimed plays of this century, August earned the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Award for Best Play, and Drama Desk Award for Best New Play. Directed by alumna Angie Toomsen and featuring UNI faculty Richard Glockner and Cynthia Goatley.

UNI Interpreters Theatre: "Performance Power Hour"

UNI Interpreters Theatre: "Performance Power Hour"

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

See the "best of the best" performances from our beginning and advanced level performance classes. From traditional performances of literature to unexpected and experimental performances, you will laugh, cry and beg for more!

Location: Room 40, Lang Hall (Interpreters Theatre)

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:30pm

See the "best of the best" performances from our beginning and advanced level performance classes. From traditional performances of literature to unexpected and experimental performances, you will laugh, cry and beg for more!

Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Daniel Galyen, the Symphonic Band will offer a spring concert with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

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

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:30pm

Under the direction of UNI School of Music professor and conductor Daniel Galyen, the Symphonic Band will offer a spring concert with repertoire to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, April 17, 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

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

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.

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