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French Film Festival: Serre-moi fort / Hold Me Tight

French Film Festival: Serre-moi fort / Hold Me Tight

Monday, February 19, 2024 - 12:00 am to Sunday, February 25, 2024 - 11:59 pm

Register to stream films for free at: https://forms.gle/woajh1LbxfTCAhbM6. Join the following Monday night film discussion.

In Hold Me Tight, Vicky Krieps (Phantom ThreadBergman Island) gives another riveting performance as Clarisse, a woman on the run from her family for reasons that aren’t immediately clear. Mathieu Amalric’s sixth feature as director is a virtuosic, daringly fluid portrait of a woman in crisis that alternates between Clarisse’s adventures on the road and scenes of her abandoned husband Marc (Arieh Worthalter) as he struggles to take care of their children at home. Amalric’s film keeps viewers uncertain as to the reality of what they’re seeing until the final moments of this moving, unpredictable, and richly rewarding family drama.

Location: Rod 301 (ScholarSpace) and online (via Zoom)

Contact Information

Name: Jim O'Loughlin
Email: jim.oloughlin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2821

Link to Event: 2024 UNI French Film Festival

Academic Success Workshop #6

Academic Success Workshop #6

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 4:00 pm

Join the Learning Center at Rod Library on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Rod 272 for free academic success workshops. On Wednesday, February 21, the discussion will be Test Anxiety and Test Taking Strategies. Tips to improve test anxiety and how to utilize campus resources to help reach your academic potential. Attendance will enter you into prize drawings. More information on the workshops offered this semester can be found on the Academic Workshops webpage


Location: Rod 272

Contact Information

Name: Jessika Allison
Email: allisjae@uni.edu
Phone: (515) 493-8529

Link to Event: Academic Success Workshops

Physics Colloquium: Single sequence protein structure prediction

Physics Colloquium: Single sequence protein structure prediction

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 4:00 pm

Dr. Ratul Chowdhury, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Iowa State University, will give a presentation titled "Single-sequence protein structure prediction and engineering of protein pores for separations."


Understanding protein structure involves being able to predict how a small change on an existing protein brings about large functional and structural changes. We are currently laying the groundwork for screening bio-awareness in computational modeling (both machine learning as well as non-machine learning-based) of proteins and their interactions. We aim to - (a) derive insight about protein function, (b) tune existing proteins for biochemical and pharmaceutical applications, and (c) point-of-care diagnostics.

Location: 114 Begeman Hall

Contact Information

Name: Paul Shand
Email: paul.shand@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2425

Link to Event: NA

Black Historical Consciousness & Teaching Iowa History

Black Historical Consciousness & Teaching Iowa History

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 7:00 pm

In honor of Black History Month, the History Department welcomes Katy Swalwell, Ph. D., to lecture as part of our Phi Alpha Theta Lecture series. Dr. Swalwell wrote several books centered on Iowa: Amazing Iowa Athletes, (Re)Present Racism & Resistance in Iowa, and Amazing Iowa Women.

Lecture title: "Black Historical Consciousness & Teaching Iowa History"



Location: Seerley 115

Contact Information

Name: Cordelia Martin
Email: cordelia.martin@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2097

Link to Event: NA

Joyce Gault Piano Concert Series: Svetlana Smolina, piano

Joyce Gault Piano Concert Series: Svetlana Smolina, piano

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 8:00 pm

Visiting artist Svetlana Smolina will present a piano recital as part of the Joyce Gault Piano Concert Series. Smolina has performed with orchestras and in recitals worldwide. A recipient of “New Names” scholarship program, her notable appearances with orchestras include Mariinsky Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestra National de France, Dublin Philharmonic and more. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Davis Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Click here for more information.

CAB Event - Panthers Got Talent

CAB Event - Panthers Got Talent

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 - 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

We know campus is loaded with talented Panthers so it’s your turn to shine! If you can sing, dance, juggle, or have another fun or quirky talent, register here to audition for UNI’s spin on the popular show America’s Got Talent. Auditions will take place in the University Room (Lower level of Maucker Union). After auditions, individuals/groups will be contacted about performing in the LIVE show on Wednesday, Feb. 21 in Lang Hall Auditorium. For more information on auditions email: unicab@uni.edu.

Come support our super-talented Panthers as they perform in front of a live audience on Feb. 21st at 8pm!

No registration is required for the live show!

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: unicab@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Register for Auditions

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