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Exhibits, Films and Lectures Calendar

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 10:00 am

Distinguishing Visiting Filmmaker Abigail Disney will deliver a public lecture discussing her career in documentary film and philanthropy. The event is free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:30 pm

Heather Gallivan, mathematics, will present “Mathematical Problem Solving through Journaling.” Caroline Ledeboer, languages and literatures, will present "Making Room for, and Making the Most of, Community Engagement in UNI Coursework.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 7:30 pm

Distinguished visiting filmmaker Abigail Disney will screen her film 'Pray the Devil Back to Hell' followed by discussion.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
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.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 7:00 pm

See the cult classic comedy on the big screen! There will be a brief, optional discussion following the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome. This will be the last Film Appreciation Club meeting of the semester.

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for Bill Sherman, Humanities Iowa Speaker Iowa's Country Schools: Landmarks of Learning. This is the first in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience and how the school builidng was once the heart and center of the community.  

Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for Jean Richardson Insights from Students and Teachers of Iowa's One-Room Schools. This is the second speaker in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa.  Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school builidng was once the heart and center of the community.  

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the third speaker in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series. Marilyn Meyer will speak on "Clay County Rural School Experiences." Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school building was once the heart and center of the community.

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the fourth speaker in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series. Diane Kruse will speak on "A History of Lee County One-Room Schools: Then and Now." Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school building was once the heart and center of the community.

Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the fifth speaker on "Christmas Traditions in the One-Room School Family Fund Day activities such as: carol singing, cookie decorating, making ornaments, and more" in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school building was once the heart and center of the community.

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the sixth speaker presentation by Amy Rohrberg and Linda Grimm on "The abc Project, Costumes for Volunteers in Marshall Center School" as part of the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school building was once the heart and center of the community.

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 2:00 pm

Join the Friends of the UNI Museum for the last presentation by Sue Grosbol "UNI Museum Collection of AEA Records of One-Room Schools in Iowa" in the Rural Schoolhouse Speaker Series.Be transported back to the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Iowa. Speakers will present the history of rural schools, the teaching and learning experience, and how the school building was once the heart and center of the community.

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