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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
 
4pm
Welcome Week: Gr8 Wellness Scavenger Hunt Ends

Welcome Week: Gr8 Wellness Scavenger Hunt Ends

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Navigate the UNI campus to learn about the 8 dimensions of Wellness and campus resources through our Gr8 Wellness Scavenger Hunt. Pick up a scavenger hunt punch card at the Student Organization Fair, the Student Life Office or your residence hall office during business hours. Drop off your completed punch card to the Student Life Office by 4pm Friday, August 27. 

Location: Student Life Office

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
5pm
DIS Block Party

DIS Block Party

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Students are invited to join Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice for a back-to-school take-over of the Maucker Union plaza level with games, snacks, and more!

Location: Maucker Union plaza level

Contact Information

Name: Kalyani Kannan
Email: kalyani.kannan@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: NA

 
Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Block Party

Welcome Week: Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice (DIS) Block Party

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice for a take-over of the Maucker Union plaza level with games, snacks and more!

Location: Maucker Union Plaza Level

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
AUDITIONS: Bench by Jakob Westpfahl in the Interpreters Theatre

AUDITIONS: Bench by Jakob Westpfahl in the Interpreters Theatre

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Auditions for Bench, an original play. Casting for 2 roles, no experience required.

Interpreters Theatre--Lang Hall 040, Thursday 8/26 at 5PM and Friday 8/27 at 5pm. Show dates are 9/30, 10/1, and 10/2.

For questions or to see the script, contact the director: jakob.westpfahl@uni.edu

Location: UNI Interpreters Theatre - Lang 040

Contact Information

Name: Josh Hamzehee
Email: interptheatre@uni.edu
Phone: (626) 617-1752

Link to Event: NA

 
6pm
Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Interfraternity Council (IFC) Fraternity Week

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 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

 
PJs and Popcorn with Sorority Life

PJs and Popcorn with Sorority Life

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

These events are an opportunity for you to learn more about what it means to be a member in a sorority and what the process looks like to join. You can meet the Recruitment Team, the Rho Gammas and other students considering joining too!

Location: Mauker Union Ballrooms

Contact Information

Name: Karli Schneider
Email: schnekam@uni.edu
Phone: (608) 572-3456

Link to Event: Sorority Primary Recruitment

 
CANCELLED: Varsity Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

CANCELLED: Varsity Glee Club Welcome Home Concert

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 6:00 pm

This event has been cancelled. 

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.

 
7pm
TheatreUNI Presents a live screening of "Dream With ME"

TheatreUNI Presents a live screening of "Dream With ME"

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm

TheatreUNI's filmed production "Dream With ME'' uses theatre to respond to the events of 2020 that have impacted us individually and as a community. Audiences may attend a live screening at 7 p.m. Friday, August 27, at Gallagher Bluedorn, or stream it at home.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Eric Lange
Email: eric.lange@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Dream With ME Tickets and Information

 
Welcome Week: Dream With ME - Film Screening

Welcome Week: Dream With ME - Film Screening

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Dream With ME! is a student driven, devised, multimedia, filmed theatrical work about the varied yet related events of 2020 including but not limited to: the pandemic, isolation, race, and power. The piece utilizes genres of storytelling such as Hip Hop Theatre, Documentary Theatre, Theatre of the Oppressed and Theatre for Social Change.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC)

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
"Gravity" Film Screening

"Gravity" Film Screening

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 7:00 pm

It’s the start of a new school year, which means it’s also the start of a new year at Film Appreciation Club! Come join us this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111 for our inaugural screening of the blockbuster movie “Gravity”.

Location: Kamerick Art Building Room 111

Contact Information

Name: Hunter Friesen
Email: friesenh@uni.edu
Phone: (952) 217-9768

Link to Event: Facebook link

 
8pm
Welcome Week: Glow the Extra Mile

Welcome Week: Glow the Extra Mile

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 8:30 pm

Panthers, we Glow the Extra Mile in our care for one another, our campus, and our community! Grab your roommate, residence hall floor, student org, group of friends, or come planning to meet someone new while rocking some glowing gear. In support of the Panther community we're requesting food or essential donations from race participants to go to the Panther Pantry. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest participant, most glowing participant, and student organization with highest number in attendance as a group.

Location: NA

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
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