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Dining Takeover at Rialto

Dining Takeover at Rialto

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

The University of Northern Iowa (UNI)’s Dining Services and the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (JPEC) are proud to present the return of the second annual UNI Dining Takeover in collaboration with local food entrepreneurs. From Monday, March 25 to Wednesday, April 3, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., five local catering companies will showcase signature dishes on their menu to students, faculty, and all community members at the Rialto Dining Center. 

  • Monday, March 25: Daniel and Mom’s Kitchen by Teta Toe
    Featured menu item: International chu rice and gravy.

  • Tuesday, March 26: Dominique’s Seafood by Dominique Wallican
    Featured menu item: Good old-fashioned Southern crab boil.

  • Friday, March 29: Salt N Pepper by the Perkins Family
    Featured menu item: Seared catfish, coleslaw, and spaghetti with meat sauce.

  • Tuesday, April 2: Ms Kim’s Plates by Kim Caldwell
    Featured menu item: Baked potatoes with grilled chicken.

  • Wednesday, April 3: Tu Wayy Catering by Jadell Moné Boyd

          Featured menu item: Loaded fries with chicken strips and mac & cheese.

For more information on this event or any of our local entrepreneurs visit the collaborative effort’s official #UNIDiningTakeover2024 webpage https://www.blackcapitalstudy.org/foodentrepreneurship and use the same hashtag to engage on your favorite social media platform.

Location: Rialto (2003 Campus St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613)

Contact Information

Name: Georgia Arevalo
Email: arevalog@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Dining Takeover

Paint a Pot

Paint a Pot

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join the Graduate College in the Union Ballroom and paint a pot in celebration of Graduate appreciation week!

Location: Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Graduate Studies
Email: gradcollege@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Public Lecture: “Romeo and Juliet and the Invention of the Arabic Cultural Consumer"

Public Lecture: “Romeo and Juliet and the Invention of the Arabic Cultural Consumer"

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 5:00 pm

Mark Bayer, Ph.D., professor of English at the University of Texas at San Antonio, will give the public lecture “Romeo and Juliet and the Invention of the Arabic Cultural Consumer,” on Shakespeare—specifically the first Arabic production of a Shakespeare play.

Bayer is the author of Theatre, Community, and Civic Engagement in Jacobean London, a finalist for the 2012 Freedley award, and editor of Shakespeare and Civil Unrest in Britain and the United States.

This event is sponsored by the North American Review.

Location: Communication Arts Center 108

Contact Information

Name: Emily Stowe
Email: emily.stowe@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6455

Link to Event: Public Lecture: “Romeo and Juliet and the Invention of the Arabic Cultural Consumer"

2024 Begeman Lecture: Building a Quantum Computer, One Atom at a Time

2024 Begeman Lecture: Building a Quantum Computer, One Atom at a Time

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 7:00 pm

Quantum computing – and how it’s revolutionizing our world – is the focus of this year’s Begeman Lecture in Physics at the University of Northern Iowa. 

The lecture, titled “Building a Quantum Computer, One Atom at a Time,” will be presented by UNI Department of Physics alum Justin Bohnet on Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Lang Hall Auditorium.The event is free and open to the public.

Bohnet is the Research & Development Manager at Quantinuum – a quantum computing company whose mission is to accelerate quantum computing and use its power to achieve unprecedented breakthroughs in drug discovery, healthcare, materials science, cybersecurity, energy transformation, and climate change.

In this lecture, Bohnet will share his personal journey from a student at UNI to building the world’s most powerful quantum computers, powered by control over single atoms. Along the way, you’ll get a crash course on quantum computers – what they are, how they work, and why we’re standing on the brink of a technological revolution that will let us explore uncharted territories of science and technology.

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Emerging Artist Competition Finals

Emerging Artist Competition Finals

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 7:30 pm

The UNI School of Music Emerging Artist Competition Finals concert is a great opportunity to get involved in the music education of our students. This showcase features talented student finalists competing for the Charles and Marleta Matheson Award, the Fullerton-Curtis Award, the Myron and Ruth Russell Award and the People's Choice Award. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Great Hall, Gallagher Bluedorn

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Click here for School of Music event information.

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