"Convergence and Creation of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"
Monday, October 10, 2022 - 10:00 am to Wednesday, November 9, 2022 - 5:00 pm
There will be an opening reception on Wed., Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. following a public lecture by James Ewald, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Ewald’s lecture titled “Triple Double: Independent Publishing, Sensory Experiences, and Visual Narratives” will take place in KAB 111. In addition to Ewald, exhibitors include the following: Jessica Barness, UNI alumna and Associate Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University; Soo Hostetler, UNI Associate Professor of Art in Graphic Design; Riva Nayaju, UNI Assistant Professor of Art in Graphic Design; and Dr. Sang-Duck Seo, Professor in Graphic Design and Media at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
UNI’s Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop returns on Nov. 4 for expert media panels and demonstrations. The day-long event offers participants seven workshop sessions from which to choose, and a keynote discussion with Christopher Cook, the co-director of Kinnick: The Documentary (2022).
This year’s media workshop will feature sessions that include:
Covering the News for Media Outlets
Capturing and Editing Creative Content
How to Improve On-Air Skills
Producing Live Multi-Camera Broadcasts
Sports Media Coverage
Creating Long-Format Media (Shows, Documentaries and Films)
Drones and New Technology
Panel guests include Nicole Agee, the Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter of KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids; Kelsey Hammer Parks, Emmy Award-winning creator at Kelsey Hammer Productions in Waterloo; Tyler Brinegar, producer and director, Iowa PBS; Zach Everman, founder of Pixel Labs in Cedar Falls; and Brad Wells, announcer for ESPN, NBC Chicago, Iowa PBS, and FloHoops.
Fast Forward is open to high school, community college and university students and staff at no cost, and a free lunch is provided. This annual event is sponsored by the UNI Department of Communication and Media, with the generous support of the Iowa Broadcasters Association Foundation. Register at https://chas.uni.edu/cm/department-events/fast-forward.
UNI Music Career Day is designed for juniors and seniors in high school who are considering a career in music. This free event will include informational breakout sessions on various music careers and the programs at UNI that can lead you to them. Participants will also have the chance to sit in on classes in their chosen area of focus, visit ensemble rehearsals including Choirs, Jazz Band Combo, Orchestra, and Panther Marching Band, meet with current students, and experience first-hand what it might be like to be a music major in college. For more information, visit music.uni.edu/musiccareerday.
Explore the beautiful UNI campus, residence halls and top-chef-worthy dining (voted best college food in Iowa), meet students and professors in your area of interest and admissions counselors and advisors, who will happily answer any question.
Part of the RSP Training series - Final accounting is the financial reconciliation of your sponsored project, which helps you take a "final look" at your project and all the expenses related to your project.
UNI opera students will present a live performance workshop of the newly commissioned work The Beehive, scheduled to premiere at UNI in spring 2023. Korey Barrett will collaborate on piano, and Richard Gammon will direct. This event is free and open to the public
UNI Interpreters Theatre Presents: Now. Here. This.
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Written by Susan Blackwell & Hunter Bell. Directed by David Suhr
The show follows the adventures of four friends in a natural history museum as they journey through their lives. Inspired by various exhibits, the foursome shares their stories about friendship, hoarding, hiding, laughing, living, dying and middle school in an attempt to step directly into that elusive "present moment": Now. Here. This.
Free admission. Limited seating. Reserve your tickets on Eventbrite!