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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Eco+House Exhibit

Eco+House Exhibit

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 12:00 pm to Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Eco+House is an interdisciplinary eco-art course aiming to creatively build environmental awareness and  positive change. This eco-active exhibition highlights each student’s research into a chosen ecological issue and its impact on the local community. The students have turned statistics, graphs,interviews, fieldwork and personal interactions into a range of works that cross art disciplines and engage with the audience in powerful, surprising and touching ways.   

This exhibition has been created by spring 2016 EcoHouse students in partnership with the UNI Museum and UNI CARES. The inaugural performances will occur from noon to 3 p.m., in Maucker Union, and at 3:30 p.m. in the UNI Museum, Wednesday, March 30. Performances and participatory works will be scheduled throughout the exhibit’s duration.

Follow UNI CARES on Instagram @UNIsustain, and share your experience with #UNICARES and #UNIecohouse

Location: UNI Museum @ Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Wed, 03/30/2016 - 12:00pm to Sun, 05/15/2016 - 4:00pm

Eco+House is an interdisciplinary eco-art course aiming to creatively build environmental awareness and  positive change. This eco-active exhibition highlights each student’s research into a chosen ecological issue and its impact on the local community. The students have turned statistics, graphs,interviews, fieldwork and personal interactions into a range of works that cross art disciplines and engage with the audience in powerful, surprising and touching ways.   

This exhibition has been created by spring 2016 EcoHouse students in partnership with the UNI Museum and UNI CARES. The inaugural performances will occur from noon to 3 p.m., in Maucker Union, and at 3:30 p.m. in the UNI Museum, Wednesday, March 30. Performances and participatory works will be scheduled throughout the exhibit’s duration.

Follow UNI CARES on Instagram @UNIsustain, and share your experience with #UNICARES and #UNIecohouse

Green Project Recycled Art Showcase

Green Project Recycled Art Showcase

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 (All day) to Monday, May 16, 2016 (All day)

Green Project will host a recycled art display. Members compiled a series of art meant to promote environmentally-friendly thinking. Each piece of art symbolizes a facet of our natural world that is impacted by human activity, which in turn is represented by a string of trash bags that is interwoven throughout the display.

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Lily Conrad
Email: conralaa@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 464-0853

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 04/05/2016 (All day) to Mon, 05/16/2016 (All day)

Green Project will host a recycled art display. Members compiled a series of art meant to promote environmentally-friendly thinking. Each piece of art symbolizes a facet of our natural world that is impacted by human activity, which in turn is represented by a string of trash bags that is interwoven throughout the display.

"Anne Frank: A History for Today" Exhibit

"Anne Frank: A History for Today" Exhibit

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 10:00 am to Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Anne Frank: A History for Today is an educational experience for all ages. Examine World War II and the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Learn about the dangerous consequences of intolerance for all communities. The narration and imagery of the exhibition serve as inspiration to take action to understand intolerance. Understand how indifference, acceptance and apathy destroy individuals, families, neighbors and entire communities. Anne Frank: A History for Today was developed by the Anne Frank House and is sponsored in North America by The Anne Frank Center USA.

From March 29 through May 28, visitors can also see the exhibit "Iowa's Ties to the Holocaust," which shares accounts and artifacts of a number of individuals with ties to Iowa, including GIs present at the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and of Holocaust survivors who started life anew in Iowa

Normal admission fees to the Grout Musuem District apply.  Several events related to these exhibits have been organized.  For more information, go to: 

facebook.com/unichge or GMDistrict.org

Location: Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South Street, Waterloo, IA

Contact Information

Name: Stephen Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3870

Link to Event: CHGE Facebook page

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 10:00am to Sat, 06/04/2016 - 5:00pm

Anne Frank: A History for Today is an educational experience for all ages. Examine World War II and the Holocaust through the perspective of Anne Frank. Learn about the dangerous consequences of intolerance for all communities. The narration and imagery of the exhibition serve as inspiration to take action to understand intolerance. Understand how indifference, acceptance and apathy destroy individuals, families, neighbors and entire communities. Anne Frank: A History for Today was developed by the Anne Frank House and is sponsored in North America by The Anne Frank Center USA.

From March 29 through May 28, visitors can also see the exhibit "Iowa's Ties to the Holocaust," which shares accounts and artifacts of a number of individuals with ties to Iowa, including GIs present at the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps and of Holocaust survivors who started life anew in Iowa

Normal admission fees to the Grout Musuem District apply.  Several events related to these exhibits have been organized.  For more information, go to: 

facebook.com/unichge or GMDistrict.org

B.F.A. Group Exhibition

B.F.A. Group Exhibition

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Opening reception: April 25 at 7 p.m. The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Justin D. Allen (photography), Kelly Ann Cunningham (graphic design), Elise Hanson (photography), and Bradley Kennedy (graphic design). All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: B.F.A. Group Exhibition

Mon, 04/25/2016 - 7:00pm to Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:00pm

Opening reception: April 25 at 7 p.m. The following students are pursuing Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in their respective emphasis areas and are exhibiting new artwork to fulfill graduation requirements: Justin D. Allen (photography), Kelly Ann Cunningham (graphic design), Elise Hanson (photography), and Bradley Kennedy (graphic design). All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; noon to 5 p.m., Fri. and Sat.; and by appointment.

CABapalooza

CABapalooza

Thursday, April 28, 2016 (All day)

CABapalooza is CAB's biggest event of the year. There will be a DJ, dunk tank, ferris wheel, free food and more.

Location: Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/28/2016 (All day)

CABapalooza is CAB's biggest event of the year. There will be a DJ, dunk tank, ferris wheel, free food and more.

UNI Botanical Center spring plant sale

UNI Botanical Center spring plant sale

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -

7:30 am to 3:00 pm

The UNI Botanical Center spring plant sale will include the usual variety of herbs and vegetables. There will also be a limited number of perennials from our campus gardens such as daylilies, Japanese iris and hosta, as well as an assortment of bulbs and plants from the tropical collection and flowering annuals. Come early for the best selection. Plants will be in classroom #26 on the north side of the center.

Location: Botanical Center

Contact Information

Name: Billie Hemmer
Email: billie.hemmer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2247

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/28/2016 -
7:30am to 3:00pm

The UNI Botanical Center spring plant sale will include the usual variety of herbs and vegetables. There will also be a limited number of perennials from our campus gardens such as daylilies, Japanese iris and hosta, as well as an assortment of bulbs and plants from the tropical collection and flowering annuals. Come early for the best selection. Plants will be in classroom #26 on the north side of the center.

Digital Media Showcase and Senior Celebration

Digital Media Showcase and Senior Celebration

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -

5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

The best works from the digital media program will be presented and the accomplishments of the senior class will be celebrated. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paul Torre
Email: paul.torre@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/28/2016 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm

The best works from the digital media program will be presented and the accomplishments of the senior class will be celebrated. Refreshments will be provided.

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Tim Bascom

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Tim Bascom

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00 pm

Tim Bascom’s books include the novel Squatter’s Rites and the essay collection The Comfort Trap, in addition to his new memoir Running to the Fire.  He is currently the director of creative writing at Waldorf College.

Open mic signup begins at 7 p.m.; open mic starts at 7:15 p.m. Participants can share five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured reader takes the stage at 8 p.m. Coffee will be served.

Location: Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:00pm

Tim Bascom’s books include the novel Squatter’s Rites and the essay collection The Comfort Trap, in addition to his new memoir Running to the Fire.  He is currently the director of creative writing at Waldorf College.

Open mic signup begins at 7 p.m.; open mic starts at 7:15 p.m. Participants can share five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. The featured reader takes the stage at 8 p.m. Coffee will be served.

Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, April 28, 2016 -

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: Earth and Environmental Sciences Observatory

Thu, 04/28/2016 -
9:00pm to 10:00pm

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.

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