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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

"Women’s Work: An Insight into Nature, Beauty and the Domestic Object"

"Women’s Work: An Insight into Nature, Beauty and the Domestic Object"

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 7:00 pm

The exhibition is an invitational group exhibition of ceramic artists curated by UNI Professor of Art JoAnn Schnabel and features artists from across the country. Participants include Lesley Baker, Susan Beiner, Kim Dickey, Erin Furimsky, Kristen Kieffer, Jae Won Lee, Liz Quackenbush, Amy Santoferraro, Virginia Scotchie, Bonnie Seeman, and Professor Schnabel herself. Artist Virginia Scotchie will present a Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 19, in KAB, room 111. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: "Women's Work"

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:00am to Tue, 03/01/2016 - 7:00pm

The exhibition is an invitational group exhibition of ceramic artists curated by UNI Professor of Art JoAnn Schnabel and features artists from across the country. Participants include Lesley Baker, Susan Beiner, Kim Dickey, Erin Furimsky, Kristen Kieffer, Jae Won Lee, Liz Quackenbush, Amy Santoferraro, Virginia Scotchie, Bonnie Seeman, and Professor Schnabel herself. Artist Virginia Scotchie will present a Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tues., Jan. 19, in KAB, room 111. An opening reception will follow. All events are free and open to the public.

"Race and Social Justice: Legacies"

"Race and Social Justice: Legacies"

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 10:00 am to Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 7:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by students of Dr. Elizabeth Sutton’s Early 20th Century Art course. In association with the Reaching for Higher Ground “And Justice for All” campus-wide programming.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Race and Social Justice: Legacies

Mon, 01/11/2016 - 10:00am to Tue, 03/01/2016 - 7:00pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by students of Dr. Elizabeth Sutton’s Early 20th Century Art course. In association with the Reaching for Higher Ground “And Justice for All” campus-wide programming.

Darwin Week 2016

Darwin Week 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016 - 8:00 am to Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8:00 pm

Darwin Week is a week long lecture series hosted by UNIFI.  Every year UNIFI brings in scientists, philosophers, and skeptics
from all over the country and from our very own campus to speak on issues of importance. This year Rebecca Goldstein, Dr. Robert
Wallace, and Michael Shermer will be coming to UNI to speak at Darwin Week.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Jesse Moeller
Email: moelljae@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 579-5666

Link to Event: NA

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 8:00am to Fri, 02/12/2016 - 8:00pm

Darwin Week is a week long lecture series hosted by UNIFI.  Every year UNIFI brings in scientists, philosophers, and skeptics
from all over the country and from our very own campus to speak on issues of importance. This year Rebecca Goldstein, Dr. Robert
Wallace, and Michael Shermer will be coming to UNI to speak at Darwin Week.

RRTTC Community Green Book Read

RRTTC Community Green Book Read

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 (All day)

RRTTC will host a reading and discussion of "Clean Tech Nation." Six facilitators will lead discussions about how the U.S. can lead in the new global economy.

Location: Room 383, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Catherine Zeman
Email: catherine.zeman@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Clean Tech Nation Discussion

Tue, 02/09/2016 (All day)

RRTTC will host a reading and discussion of "Clean Tech Nation." Six facilitators will lead discussions about how the U.S. can lead in the new global economy.

UNI-NCBI: Leadership for Diversity Inclusion Workshop

UNI-NCBI: Leadership for Diversity Inclusion Workshop

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -

9:00 am to 4:00 pm

This workshop is a part of a campus-wide program to create leadership skills in diversity and inclusion and community building through a highly positive, interactive approach. In this session, you will:

  • Recognize multiple aspects of diversity
  • Identify the impact of oppressive behaviors
  • Learn and practice effective interpersonal skills to empower leaders/allies
  • Meet students, staff and faculty from across campus.

Location: University Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Gabriela Olivares
Email: gabriela.olivares@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3210

Link to Event: Diversity Workshops

Tue, 02/09/2016 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

This workshop is a part of a campus-wide program to create leadership skills in diversity and inclusion and community building through a highly positive, interactive approach. In this session, you will:

  • Recognize multiple aspects of diversity
  • Identify the impact of oppressive behaviors
  • Learn and practice effective interpersonal skills to empower leaders/allies
  • Meet students, staff and faculty from across campus.
BSU Panel discussion: African Americans in the workplace

BSU Panel discussion: African Americans in the workplace

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Black Student Union will host a panel discussion about African Americans' experience within the workplace. Panelists will include African American professionals from UNI and the Cedar Valley.

Location: Room 115, Seerley Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 02/09/2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm

The Black Student Union will host a panel discussion about African Americans' experience within the workplace. Panelists will include African American professionals from UNI and the Cedar Valley.

International Hijab Day

International Hijab Day

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm

The Muslim Student Association will host International Hijab Day. Attendees will learn about the hijab (the Islamic headscarf), women's rights In Islam, view photos of influential Muslim women and try on hijabs.

Location: Old Central Ballroom B, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Ghufran Owaishir
Email: ghufran@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:00pm

The Muslim Student Association will host International Hijab Day. Attendees will learn about the hijab (the Islamic headscarf), women's rights In Islam, view photos of influential Muslim women and try on hijabs.

Entrepreneurs Club meeting

Entrepreneurs Club meeting

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm

The topic of this meeting is customer discovery interviews (CDIs). All majors are welcome.

Location: Room 29, Innovative Teaching and Technology Center

Contact Information

Name: Kyle Coogler - Recruitment Chair
Email: cooglerk@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 460-4911

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 5:00pm

The topic of this meeting is customer discovery interviews (CDIs). All majors are welcome.

Spring Leadership Conference: Give, Serve, Lead

Spring Leadership Conference: Give, Serve, Lead

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Spring Leadership Conference: Give, Serve, Lead will be held on three Tuesdays in Feburary. The second event will be service projects, including creating literacy kits for People's Community Health Clinic, assembling Valentine's Day gift bouquets for Western Home residents, decorating picture frames for hospital patients, writing thank you notes for local plice and firefighters, painting birdhouses for nursing home residents and more. Cookies and lemonade will be provided. Registration is required.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Claire Wenisch
Email: wenischc@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 491-2708

Link to Event: Spring Leadership Conference

Tue, 02/09/2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Spring Leadership Conference: Give, Serve, Lead will be held on three Tuesdays in Feburary. The second event will be service projects, including creating literacy kits for People's Community Health Clinic, assembling Valentine's Day gift bouquets for Western Home residents, decorating picture frames for hospital patients, writing thank you notes for local plice and firefighters, painting birdhouses for nursing home residents and more. Cookies and lemonade will be provided. Registration is required.

Colleges Against Cancer guest speaker Dr. Richard Deming

Colleges Against Cancer guest speaker Dr. Richard Deming

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -

7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Colleges Against Cancer will host guest speaker Dr. Richard Deming. He is the medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines and the founder of Above + Beyond Cancer, a nonprofit dedicated to elevating the lives of those touched by cancer. His greatest ambition is to encourage others to pursue lives of meaning, purpose, passion and compassion. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Katie Knudsen
Email: knudskaf@uni.edu
Phone: (712) 210-4306

Link to Event: NA

Tue, 02/09/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Colleges Against Cancer will host guest speaker Dr. Richard Deming. He is the medical director of Mercy Cancer Center in Des Moines and the founder of Above + Beyond Cancer, a nonprofit dedicated to elevating the lives of those touched by cancer. His greatest ambition is to encourage others to pursue lives of meaning, purpose, passion and compassion. This event is free and open to the public.

UNI Trumpet Ensemble

UNI Trumpet Ensemble

Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 7:30 pm

The UNI Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of faculty artist Randy Grabowski, will present a concert. This event is free and open to the public. 

Location: Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 7:30pm

The UNI Trumpet Ensemble, under the direction of faculty artist Randy Grabowski, will present a concert. This event is free and open to the public. 

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