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Special Events

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The UNI Homecoming Committee, with assistance from NISG, RHA and Wellness and Recreation Services, will host a Homecoming Student Tailgate. Mingle with other students and enjoy food and lawn games before the homecoming football game.

Go Panthers! 

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Get ready for a celebration and join us for a County Fair! The evening will be filled with exceptional performances by student and faculty musicians, as well as an exciting County Fair-themed post-concert champagne reception where the music and excitement of the evening continue. Guest artist Nicolle Foland, soprano (San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, etc.) will perform. The concert will also feature music by faculty artists Ann Bradfield, Tina Su, Heather Peyton, Polina Khatsko, Anthony Williams, Sean Botkin and Jean McDonald. Also featured: the Northern Iowa Wind Symphony, Jazz Band One, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra with combined UNI choirs and more! Please join us for this exciting event and help support student scholarships at UNI’s School of Music. For more information on this event or becoming a Special Donor, contact Caroline Boehmer at (319) 273-2028. To order tickets, call (319) 273-4TIX.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Robert Lawrence Friedman will lead an interactive drum circle in the McElroy Lobby at the Gallagher-Bluedorn as part of the 2014-15 Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series. Robert Lawrence Friedman, M.A., author, professional speaker/trainer, corporate coach, and psychotherapist has provided his training programs, workshops and coaching programs to Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, universities, and health care organizations through the United States, Europe and Asia. His expertise in the areas of stress management, leadership development and teambuilding has led to national and international media attention. For more info, visit www.stress-solutions.com. This event is free and open to the public. 

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!

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Visiting artist Robert Lawrence Friedman will lead an interactive drum circle in the McElroy Lobby at the Gallagher-Bluedorn as part of the 2014-15 Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series. Robert Lawrence Friedman, M.A., author, professional speaker/trainer, corporate coach, and psychotherapist has provided his training programs, workshops and coaching programs to Fortune 100 and 500 corporations, universities, and health care organizations through the United States, Europe and Asia. His expertise in the areas of stress management, leadership development and teambuilding has led to national and international media attention. For more info, visit www.stress-solutions.com. This event is free and open to the public. 

Please note: the start time for this event has CHANGED. The event will start at 6 p.m., not 8 p.m. as previously publicized. 

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

The Masters in Public Policy (MPP) Program is hosting a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The event will feature a formal dinner, silent auction, cash bar and opera performance. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance.

Monday, October 13, 2014 (All day) to Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day)

Visiting artists Fifth House Ensemble will be in residency at UNI October 13-17 as part of the 2014-15 Meryl Norton Hearst Visiting Artist Series. The ensemble’s visit will include master classes and lectures throughout the week, as well as a final concert in Davis Hall on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. All events throughout the residency are free and several are open to the public. 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Faculty and staff are invited to a poster session during which pre-tenure faculty members who received a Pre-tenure Summer Fellowship will share their research.

Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, October 19, 2014 (All day)

Attend college open houses, a special tailgate, tour buildings, use the Wellness Center and cheer on the Panther football team! There are lots of activities planned for families.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Graduating this year? The Office of the Registrar will host the Fall 2014 Graduation Fair. Take care of purchasing a cap and gown, commencement ceremony information, graduation checks, financial aid exit counseling, resume critiques, graduate school information and much more.

Friday, November 7, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, November 8, 2014 (All day)

The UNI School of Music will host these annual auditions for exceptional vocalists. For more information, please contact Korey.Barrett@uni.edu

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Conductor and faculty artist John Len Wiles will coordinate this new event celebrating the choral music program at UNI. For more details, contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:30 pm

A perfect way to celebrate the holidays. Come join the UNI School of Music choral ensembles and orchestra in celebrating the joys of the season. Enjoy holiday favorites and majestic, winter-inspired works. This event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX. 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 (All day)

The Eighth Annual Graduate Symposium on April 1 will showcase the research and creative work of graduate students. Included will be poster presentations, oral presentations, and creative performances which will be judged by graduate faculty.

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