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Week of August 24, 2014

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Classes begin 8 a.m.

Classes begin 8 a.m.

Monday, August 25, 2014 (All day)

Fall 2014 Courses begin 8:00 a.m.

Location: UNI

Contact Information

Name: Registrar's Office
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/registrar/calendars/academic-calendars/2012-2020

Monday, August 25, 2014 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
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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

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
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STAT Rejoin Campaign

STAT Rejoin Campaign

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm

UNI STAT is hosting their membership campaign!  Join today for $35 and receive 4 T-shirts, discounts to local area businesses and access to exclusive member-only events!

Look for us in the Maucker Union Courtyard SW from 08/25/14 to 09/05/14 at a table from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm!

Location: Maucker Union Courtyard SW

Contact Information

Name: Carl Reitz
Email: reitzc@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7831

Link to Event: http://www.unialum.org/stat

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Friday, September 5, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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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

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 5:00 pm
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7:30am
Welcome Week Directional Booths

Welcome Week Directional Booths

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by a directional booth if you need assistance in getting around campus.

Location: campus

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
Welcome Week Directional Booths

Welcome Week Directional Booths

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by a directional booth if you need assistance in getting around campus.

Location: campus

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
Welcome Week Directional Booths

Welcome Week Directional Booths

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by a directional booth if you need assistance in getting around campus.

Location: campus

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
Welcome Week Directional Booths

Welcome Week Directional Booths

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Stop by a directional booth if you need assistance in getting around campus.

Location: campus

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
10:00am
Fraternity Life Recruitment Information Tables

Fraternity Life Recruitment Information Tables

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Fall Fraternity Recruitment is Aug. 25-Sept. 5. The Interfraternity Council will coordinate fraternity information tables around campus where interested men can meet all the chapters on campus. Each fraternity will have a wide variety of events for male students to meet chapter members and find out more about each organization. Email fraternitylife@uni.edu for more information

Location: Outside Mauker Union

Contact Information

Name: Emilio Sanchez
Email: fraternitylife@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 271-6220

Link to Event: Fraternity Information

 
1:00pm
Welcome Week: Dance Marathon Picnic

Welcome Week: Dance Marathon Picnic

Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Games, food and fun! $5 donation for full meal.

Location: Seerley Park (corner of Tremont & Seerley Streets)

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
3:00pm
Graduate Student Information Meeting

Graduate Student Information Meeting

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The Graduate Student Information Meeting includes a campus resource fair, presentations and a graduate student panel.

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Susie Schwieger
Email: susan.schwieger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3044

Link to Event: http://www.grad.uni.edu

 
3:30pm
CME Book Club: Poverty in America: A Handbook

CME Book Club: Poverty in America: A Handbook

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Poverty in America: A Handbook takes an in-depth look at trends, patterns, and causes of poverty in the United States.  Join us and author John Iceland in an in-depth discussion over America's current poverty measurements and issues.  Reading the book is not required to attend and participate.  

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Brittni Haag
Email: haagb@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: NA

 
4:30pm
Welcome Week: Panther Kick-Off

Welcome Week: Panther Kick-Off

Sunday, August 24, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Free shirt! Learn the Interlude, UNI's fight song and be part of this year's class photo. On-campus students meet in your residence hall and commuter students meet in Maucker Union; 4:30 p.m. meeting time with program beginning at 5 p.m.

Location: UNI campus

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
5:00pm
Welcome Back BBQ

Welcome Back BBQ

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Center for Multicultural Education will host a Welcome Back BBQ. Come out and enjoy some bbq, food and games!

Location: Memorial Garden

Contact Information

Name: Jackelin Rangel
Email: jackelin.rangel@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: Welcome Back BBQ

 
Welcome Week: Hallapalooza

Welcome Week: Hallapalooza

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Inflatables, music, games and more.

Location: The Quads Residence Halls

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
7:00pm
Women's Soccer vs. St Ambrose University

Women's Soccer vs. St Ambrose University

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm

UNI takes on St Ambrose University.

Location: Cedar Valley Soccer Complex

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email:
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Guest Lecture: John Iceland

Guest Lecture: John Iceland

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm

John Iceland, Head of the Department of Sociology and Criminology at Penn State University, will lecture on his book Poverty in America: A Handbook.  Attendees will learn more about the trends, patterns, and causes of poverty in the United States.  A book signing reception will immediately follow the lecture.  

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Brittni Haag
Email: haagb@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2250

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Bash in the Stacks

Welcome Week: Bash in the Stacks

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
8:30pm
Welcome Week: Laser Tag

Welcome Week: Laser Tag

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm

 Free to students with their student ID. Gather a group of friends to come play or join others when you arrive at Maucker Union. 

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Kristin Woods
Email: kristin.woods@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2332

Link to Event: http://www.uni.edu/welcomeweek/

 
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