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Thursday, April 27, 2017

"Dr. Seuss Wants You" and "Facing Prejudice"

"Dr. Seuss Wants You" and "Facing Prejudice"

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, June 3, 2017 (All day)

The seventh annual collaboration begtween the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Educaiton and the Grout Museum District is bringing two exhibits to the Grout Museum of History and Science. "Dr. Seuss Wants You," highlighting the political cartoons of Dr. Seuss that warned Americans of the growing threat of Nazi Germany, and "Facing Prejudice," which encourages viewers to examine, in a constructive, non-threatening way, the complexities of prejudice and stereotypes that reside in all of us.

Location: Grout Museum of History & Science, 503 South St., Waterloo, IA 50701

Contact Information

Name: Stephen J. Gaies
Email: gaies@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2870

Link to Event: CHGE

Tue, 04/04/2017 (All day) to Sat, 06/03/2017 (All day)

The seventh annual collaboration begtween the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Educaiton and the Grout Museum District is bringing two exhibits to the Grout Museum of History and Science. "Dr. Seuss Wants You," highlighting the political cartoons of Dr. Seuss that warned Americans of the growing threat of Nazi Germany, and "Facing Prejudice," which encourages viewers to examine, in a constructive, non-threatening way, the complexities of prejudice and stereotypes that reside in all of us.

"B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

"B.F.A. Group Exhibition"

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 5:00 pm

Opening Reception: April 24 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: sculptors Dallas Guffey and Timothy Jorgensen; painter Natalie Heddens; and ceramist Madalyn Loring. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 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, 04/24/2017 - 7:00pm to Sat, 05/06/2017 - 5:00pm

Opening Reception: April 24 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: sculptors Dallas Guffey and Timothy Jorgensen; painter Natalie Heddens; and ceramist Madalyn Loring. All events are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday; noon to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; and by appointment.

Botanical Center Annual Spring Plant Sale

Botanical Center Annual Spring Plant Sale

Thursday, April 27, 2017 -

7:30 am to 3:00 pm

The Botanical Center wiill have a variety of herbs, annual flowers, perennial flowers and plants, succulents and an assortment of tropical plants at the annual spring plant sale. Come early for the best selection.

Location: Botanical Center

Contact Information

Name: Billie Hemmer
Email: billie.hemmer@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6054

Link to Event: Botanical Center

Thu, 04/27/2017 -
7:30am to 3:00pm

The Botanical Center wiill have a variety of herbs, annual flowers, perennial flowers and plants, succulents and an assortment of tropical plants at the annual spring plant sale. Come early for the best selection.

Flute Chamber Concert

Flute Chamber Concert

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm

Join Rod Library for a chamber concert featuring works for flute by Valerie Coleman, Lazlo Zemplini and more.

Location: Learning Commons, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:00pm

Join Rod Library for a chamber concert featuring works for flute by Valerie Coleman, Lazlo Zemplini and more.

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Keith Lesmeister

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Keith Lesmeister

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 7:00 pm

This month's featured reader, Keith Lesmeister, is the author of the short story collection "We Could’ve Been Happy Here." Open mic sign up is at 7 p.m.; open mic begins at 7:15 p.m. (share your best five minutes of original creative writing). Lesmeister will take the stage at 8 p.m.

Location: The Hearst Center for the Arts

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Keith Lesmeister

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:00pm

This month's featured reader, Keith Lesmeister, is the author of the short story collection "We Could’ve Been Happy Here." Open mic sign up is at 7 p.m.; open mic begins at 7:15 p.m. (share your best five minutes of original creative writing). Lesmeister will take the stage at 8 p.m.

Observatory Show

Observatory Show

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.

Location: Room 137, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: EES Observatory

Thu, 04/27/2017 -
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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