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"Present / Tense: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Tom & Malayka Gormally"

"Present / Tense: Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings by Tom & Malayka Gormally"

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm

“Present / Tense” is both a meditation on the extended family and an exploration of the contemporary challenges of human connection in this cultural moment of political division and environmental concerns. Closing Reception: Thursday, September 23, following the artist’s lecture at 6:00 p.m. Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm and by appointment. Please note, the Gallery will be closed September 6 for Labor Day. https://gallery.uni.edu/

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Present / Tense

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm
 
“The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists”

“The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists”

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Other dates include October 15 – November 6 and December 2 – 15. “The Earth is a House of Stories: Works from the Permanent Art Collection by Native Artists” was co-curated by Angela Waseskuk and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. This exhibition highlights objects from the Collection and the UNI Museum by historical and contemporary Native artists. Showcasing these works is part of a university-wide effort to adopt a university Land Stewardship Statement while continuing to build and honor respectful and nourishing partnerships with the Meskwaki Nation and Native people in Iowa.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: “The Earth is a House of Stories"

Monday, August 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to Saturday, September 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm
 
7:30am
Welcome Week: First

Welcome Week: First

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Snap a picture on your way to class to commemorate your first day of class for the 2021-2022 academic year. We will have Northern Iowa Guides on hand to take your picture and donuts for you to grab on your way to class. 

 

Location: Lawther Field and between Curris Business Building and Rider

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Direction Booths

Welcome Week: Direction Booths

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:30 am to 2:00 pm

Not sure where to go? Wondering if you're walking the right direction to your class? Don't worry we will have Northern Iowa Guides around campus to help you find your way. Look for the purple and gold canopies around campus. 

Location: Around Campus

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
9:30am
Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Open House

Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Open House

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Join us for an open house celebrating the office of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice. Sessions begin at 9:30 AM, 12:30 PM (students only), and 3:30 PM. The Center for Multicultural Education, Military & Veteran Student Services and Gender & Sexuality Student Services are a cohesive unit that advances inclusion and social justice through advocacy and support of underrepresented and marginalized students, provide diversity education for all its community members, and promote a safe and welcoming environment that fosters academic success, a sense of belonging and respect for all people and cultures.

 

Location: Center for Multicultural Education

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
11:00am
Lunch, Beverages & Battle Buddies

Lunch, Beverages & Battle Buddies

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Military & Veteran students are invited to gather together for lunch hosted by Military & Veteran Student Services. A representative from the Black Hawk County VA will be present to answer questions.

Location: Veterans' Center - Maucker Union plaza level

Contact Information

Name: Chiquita Loveless
Email: chiquita.loveless@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
4:30pm
“UNI and Meskwaki Tribal Council Mission Stewardship Festivities”

“UNI and Meskwaki Tribal Council Mission Stewardship Festivities”

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:30 pm

4:30 – 6:30 p.m., KAB Courtyard. Festivities include an opening reception for the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition “The Earth is a House of Stories,” a summary of the mission stewardship campus input work session, a message to all caretakers from Meskwaki representatives, a performance by world champion Fancy Dancer Larry Yazzie (Meskwaki/Dine), and a reading by poet and artist Ray YoungBear (Meskwaki).

Location: KAB (and CAC) Courtyard

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: UNI and Meskwaki Tribal Council Mission Stewardship Festivities

 
6:00pm
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Fraternities and the Interfraternity Council (IFC) host various events throughout the first week of the fall semester to get to know men in joining a fraternity. Learn more about how to join an IFC fraternity at UNI by visiting studentlife.uni.edu/ifc-fraternity-week. 

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Taberie Van Boening
Email: taberie.vanboening@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6849

Link to Event: IFC Fraternity Week website

 
7:00pm
Wellness Kahoot - Welcome Week

Wellness Kahoot - Welcome Week

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:00 pm

Are you ready to WIN BIG?! Test your wellness knowledge for a chance to win PRIZES! The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) and Student Wellness Services (SWS) will be hosting a Wellness Kahoot on Tuesday, August 24 in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Participants can attend session 1 at 7:00pm or session 2 at 7:30pm. 

Join us for this UNI Welcome Week event to learn how to BE WELL and BE CONNECTED at UNI! 

For more information, email Shawna Jesse, Health Promotion Coordinator at shawna.jesse@uni.edu

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Jesse
Email: shawna.jesse@uni.edu
Phone: (563) 590-2038

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Wellness Kahoot

Welcome Week: Wellness Kahoot

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Are you ready to WIN BIG?! Test your wellness knowledge for a chance to win PRIZES! The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) and Student Wellness Services (SWS) will be hosting Wellness Kahoot trivia on Tuesday, August 24 in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Participants can attend session 1 at 7:00pm or session 2 at 7:30pm.  Join us to learn how to BE WELL and BE CONNECTED at UNI! 

Location: Union Ballroom C

Contact Information

Name: Student Success & Retention
Email: orientation@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-4260

Link to Event: NA

 
8:00pm
Chi Alpha Fall Launch

Chi Alpha Fall Launch

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 8:00 pm

Join us for our first large group gathering of the year! We will have high-energy worship, a message from our Pastor, and opportunities to meet other students! We'll meet in Lang Auditorium at 8:00PM!

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: Derek Quinby
Email: Derek@northerniowaxa.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Chi Alpha Launch

 
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