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Carol Anderson, author of "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide."
Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 — The University of Northern Iowa will end Martin Luther King Jr. Week activities on Jan. 20 with a presentation by Carol Anderson, author of "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide." Anderson’s lecture will begin at 7 p.m. in Lang Hall and is free and open to the public. Anderson’s book, "White Rage," was chosen as the campus’...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 — The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present "Anastylosis Project" from Monday, Jan. 8, through Tuesday, Feb. 27. This exhibition represents nearly two decades of work by artist Mary Griep, professor emerita of art and art history at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. At 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 17, Griep will present a...
Friday, Dec 15, 2017 — The University of Northern Iowa Gallery of Art will present an exhibition titled "Women as Makers," which will be open to the public on the following dates: Jan. 8 – Feb. 27; March 19 – April 14; and April 23 – May 5. Please note: the gallery will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. This UNI Permanent Art...
Students surveying land
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — The Earth and Environmental Science Department geomorphology class has been working on a geo-service project led by Dr. Chad Heinzel. Beginning in the Fall of 2016, the project has continued to be worked on this semester.  Heinzel explained that the project is centered on a rural to urban dry watershed in which UNI resides in. “We are...
Students in recording studio
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — The University of Northern Iowa Communication Studies Department is launching a brand new program, Digital Media. The launch took place on Friday, March 30, 2017 in Lang Auditorium. Assistant Professor Phillip Hopper explained the event’s layout.  “The event started in Lang Auditorium then moved to the ground floor studio area, which...
Artist working on a sculpture
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — For this past school year, the Department of Art has been hosting the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. This year, there were five artists invited by faculty to the Hearst Lectures, all artists who utilized humor in their artwork. The artists were David Suter, Mark Dion, Sunkoo Yuh, Wendy Red Star and Aaron Draplin. Each artist gave a...
Micayla Dawson
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — ​Micayla Dawson is a senior at UNI majoring in Instrumental Music Education. Dawson is originally from Misawa, Japan, and Maryland but has lived in Iowa for the last 12 years. Her primary instrument is the trumpet. Outside of school, Dawson enjoys rock-climbing, reading, spending time with friends and Netflix.  Dawson decided in high...
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016   Heather Hamilton is the new Director of the Community Music School (CMS) and Clarinet Studio Instructor at the University of Northern Iowa. As the director of CMS, she manages the UNI Children’s Choir, the New Horizons Band, as well as other organizations and events in the CMS. Hamilton is...
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016   The UNI Women’s and Gender Studies Program (WGS) recently hosted a Clothesline Project on campus the week of October 15-21.  The Clothesline Project is a nation-wide, week-long project founded in 1990 in Cape Cod Massachusetts. The project is intended to raise awareness against marginalized...
Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 — Posted on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016   Sarah Diesburg, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, has been named the Technology Association of Iowa (TIA) Iowa Women of Innovation Overall Winner in the Academic Innovation and Leadership category. Diesburg began working at UNI during the fall semester of 2013. Diesburg explained that she...

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