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UNI Calendar of Events

August 2017

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McNair Scholars Program Summer Research Symposium

McNair Scholars Program Summer Research Symposium

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:00 am

The McNair Scholars Summer Research Symposium features Students from several disciplines who will present their undergraduate research conducted under the guidance of a faculty mentor. The Symposium is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Juana Hollingsworth
Email: juana.hollingsworth@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7205

Link to Event: NA

 
 
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Panther Marching Band Camp

Panther Marching Band Camp

Monday, August 14, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)

The Panther Marching Band, the largest student organization on the UNI campus, combines Panther spirit, pride, musicianship, and more than 100 years of tradition. Students in the band will attend this week-long camp to begin rehearsals for the 2017 season. For more information, contact Justin.Mertz@uni.edu

Location: GBPAC and the UNI Dome

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Monday, August 14, 2017 (All day) to Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
First-Year Student Move-in

First-Year Student Move-in

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 (All day)

Students new to UNI move in to residence halls on campus.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Department of Residence
Email: residence@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2333

Link to Event: NA

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
Final Registration

Final Registration

Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)

Final Registration for Fall 2017 Semester Courses

Location: UNI

Contact Information

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

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

Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
Returning Student Move-In

Returning Student Move-In

Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)

Returning students to UNI move in to residence halls on campus.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Department of Residence
Email: residence@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2333

Link to Event: NA

Friday, August 18, 2017 (All day)
 
 
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Classes begin 8 a.m.

Classes begin 8 a.m.

Monday, August 21, 2017 (All day)

Fall 2017 Semester Classes begin.

Location: UNI

Contact Information

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

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

Monday, August 21, 2017 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
"In Good Time"

"In Good Time"

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm

An exhibition of photographs by Doug DuBois organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and Hermés Foundation, Paris and curated by Cory Jacobs. On Thurs., Sept. 7 at 6 p.m., Dubois will present a lecture about his work in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. An opening reception will follow. Note, the Gallery will be closed Mon., Sept. 4 Labor Day. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: UNI Gallery of Art

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm

 A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition featuring works by George Grosz, Käthe Kollwitz, Robert Indiana, and Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith. It was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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Solar eclipse viewing party

Solar eclipse viewing party

Monday, August 21, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join the Earth and Environmental Science department, UNI STEM and the Iowa Academy of Science in a celebration of the solar eclipse. View the partial solar eclipse through a telescope, download free apps on your phone to explore augmented reality earth and space topics and become a part of citizen science, special NASA surprises and more. Free and open to the public.

Location: Room 287, Rod Library and south of the Campanile

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: 2017 Solar Eclipse Information

 
 
New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 21, 2017 -

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Location: Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Susie Schwieger
Email: Susan.Schwieger@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2748

Link to Event: New Graduate Student Orientation

 
 
Welcome Back BBQ

Welcome Back BBQ

Monday, August 21, 2017 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Center for Multicultural Education will host a Welcome Back BBQ to welcome students to campus. A complimentary summer bbq dinner will be catered, along with a DJ and games. All students are invited.

Location: East lawn, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Murphy
Email: jenny.murphy@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7347

Link to Event: Welcome Back BBQ

 
 
Military And Veteran Students Welcome/Open House

Military And Veteran Students Welcome/Open House

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 -

11:00 am to 1:00 pm

There will be a welcome back/open house for military and veteran students. Meet fellow military and veteran students and their family members. Important resources will be available. Ask questions, find resources and enjoy light snacks.

Location: Room 111-G, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Norman Ferguson
Email: norman.ferguson@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3040

Link to Event: NA

 
 
How to Find a Campus Job

How to Find a Campus Job

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Matt Nuese
Email: matthew.nuese@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Chi Alpha Campus Ministry Fall Launch

Chi Alpha Campus Ministry Fall Launch

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Chi Alpha is a Christian campus ministry that exists to give students an opportunity to encounter the love of God and grow in relationship with Jesus and others. Join us for our first gathering of the year as we worship, talk about the love of God and hang out with one another. All are invited.

Location: Auditorium, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Jon Griffin
Email: griffjaj@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 213-2525

Link to Event: Chi Alpha Fall Launch

 
 
 
UNI Harvest Festival

UNI Harvest Festival

Thursday, August 24, 2017 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join us for the 5th Annual UNI Harvest Festival. Eat free food, listen to live music and interact with people from across campus while celebrating the many sustainability student efforts in the Panther Plot Student Garden.

Location: Panther Plot Student Garden

Contact Information

Name: Eric O'Brien
Email: eric.obrien@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7207

Link to Event: UNI Harvest Festival

 
 
CME Game Night

CME Game Night

Thursday, August 24, 2017 -

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Join us for a night of fun and games as you make new friends and connections. Complimentary food and beverages will be served.

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Murphy
Email: jenny.murphy@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7347

Link to Event: CME Game Night

 
 
Bash in the Stacks

Bash in the Stacks

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Rod Library will host “Bash in the Stacks” during Welcome Week. Check out the library, play games, get food, be loud and meet fellow Panthers.

Location: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Melinda Beland
Email: lib-prc@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
 
CME Ice Cream Social

CME Ice Cream Social

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 1:00 pm

The Center for Multicultural Education will serve complimentary ice cream sundaes and provide a chance to relax, unwind and reflect upon the first week of class. 

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Jenny Murphy
Email: jenny.murphy@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7347

Link to Event: CME Ice Cream Social

 
 
How to Find a Campus Job

How to Find a Campus Job

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Matt Nuese
Email: matthew.nuese@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
 
UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00 pm

The UNI Varsity Men’s Glee Club will launch the 2017-18 academic year with a concert in Lang Hall Auditorium. For more information, contact John.Wiles@uni.edu

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
 
Summiting Mount Everest's Northeast Ridge

Summiting Mount Everest's Northeast Ridge

Friday, August 25, 2017 -

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

On May 22, 2017, Andy Anderson, assistant professor of management, and his cousin John Anderson accomplished the incredible feat of summiting Mount Everest's Northeast Ridge. Their 52-day expedition made history as they were the first Iowans to successfully summit the mountain from the North side.

The Office of the Provost and the College of Business Administration invite UNI students, faculty, staff, administration and guests to hear Andy's story of determination.

During his slide presentation, he will discusses all aspects of his historic ascent, including the physical and mental challenges he faced and the way in which the lessons learned impact how he lives his life.

Location: Room 109, Curris Business Building

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Faculty and Guest Recital: Christopher’s Very Happy. Recital.

Faculty and Guest Recital: Christopher’s Very Happy. Recital.

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 7:30 pm

UNI faculty artist Christopher Merz, saxophone, will present a recital with members of Christopher’s Very Happy. Band., and more. 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

 
 
Music Education Workshop

Music Education Workshop

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 9:00 am

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
 
Marilyn Meyer Clay County Rural School Experiences

Marilyn Meyer Clay County Rural School Experiences

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.

Location: Marshall Center School

Contact Information

Name: Amy Rohrberg
Email: amy.rohrberg@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
 
African Union Fall Kickoff BBQ

African Union Fall Kickoff BBQ

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 5:00 pm

African Union welcomes you back for the fall semester.

Location: 933 Newton St, Waterloo, IA 50703

Contact Information

Name: Tulia Mulibin
Email: mulibint@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 867-1270

Link to Event: African Union Fall Kickoff BBQ

 
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"In Good Time"

"In Good Time"

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm

An exhibition of photographs by Doug DuBois organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and Hermés Foundation, Paris and curated by Cory Jacobs. On Thurs., Sept. 7 at 6 p.m., Dubois will present a lecture about his work in Kamerick Art Building, room 111. An opening reception will follow. Note, the Gallery will be closed Mon., Sept. 4 Labor Day. Free and open to the public.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: UNI Gallery of Art

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

"Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art"

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm

 A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition featuring works by George Grosz, Käthe Kollwitz, Robert Indiana, and Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith. It was co-curated by Dr. Charles M. Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor with didactics by UNI students of art history.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Propaganda? Truth, Lies, & Spin in Art

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 7:00 pm to Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm
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CANCELLED: UNI Community Music School Faculty Recital

CANCELLED: UNI Community Music School Faculty Recital

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 2:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. 

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

 
 
Biology Colloquium

Biology Colloquium

Monday, August 28, 2017 -

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Lauren Butaric: "In Your Face: Internal Craniofacial Variation among Modern Humans."

Location: Room 001, McCollum Science Hall

Contact Information

Name: CL Thurman
Email: thurman@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2276

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Auditions for "In Real Life"

Auditions for "In Real Life"

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Adapted from Doctorow and Wang’s "In Real Life." No preparation is necessary; auditioners will read from the script and should dress for movement. The production contains staged fight scenes. Production dates are Oct. 26-29.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Amandajean F Nolte
Email: amandajean.nolte@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Faculty Recital: Anthony Williams, trombone

Faculty Recital: Anthony Williams, trombone

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 7:30 pm

UNI School of Music faculty artist Anthony Williams will present a trombone recital with collaborators and repertoire to be announced. 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

 
 
Discover... What Jobs Your Major Leads To

Discover... What Jobs Your Major Leads To

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 2:00 pm

Most students select a major without knowing what career options are available to them. This brief overview will provide you (the student) with an understanding how to identify what skills/knowledge you will gain in your specific major and common careers your peers are entering. 

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Matt Nuese
Email: matthew.nuese@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Rainbow Reception

Rainbow Reception

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 -

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Rainbow Reception takes place at the beginning of each academic year as an evening of LGBTQ+ information sharing, networking, fellowship and dessert. Since its inception in 2010, Rainbow Reception continues to serve as a yearly opportunity for UNI students, faculty and staff to welcome LGBTQ+ students and their allies back to campus.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Emily Harsch
Email: emily.harsch@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: Rainbow Reception

 
 
Auditions for "In Real Life"

Auditions for "In Real Life"

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Adapted from Doctorow and Wang’s "In Real Life." No preparation is necessary; auditioners will read from the script and should dress for movement. The production contains staged fight scenes. Production dates are Oct. 26-29.

Location: Room 040, Lang Hall

Contact Information

Name: Amandajean F Nolte
Email: amandajean.nolte@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3793

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Discover... What Jobs Your Major Leads To

Discover... What Jobs Your Major Leads To

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Most students select a major without knowing what career options are available to them. This brief overview will provide you (the student) with an understanding how to identify what skills/knowledge you will gain in your specific major and common careers your peers are entering. 

Location: Room 287, Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Matt Nuese
Email: matthew.nuese@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6857

Link to Event: NA

 
 
UNI Pre-Law Club meeting

UNI Pre-Law Club meeting

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 5:00 pm

The UNI Prelaw club will hold its initial meeting to make plans for the year. Club advisors Scott Peters, Lisa Jepsen and Martha Reinecke will discuss preparing for and applying to law school. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major.

Location: Room 25, Sabin Hall

Contact Information

Name: Scott Peters
Email: scott.peters@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2727

Link to Event: NA

 
 
Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Patricia O'Donnell

Final Thursday Reading Series featuring Patricia O'Donnell

Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Patricia O’Donnell is the author of the memoir, "Waiting to Begin" and the short story collection "Gods for Sale. An alumna of UNI, she directs the BFA program in creative writing at the University of Maine – Farmington. Open mic signup starts at 7 p.m. (bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction). Open mic begins at 7:15 p.m. O'Donnell takes the stage at 8 p.m.

Location: 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

 
 
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, August 31, 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: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
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