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51 "Object as Subject" premieres at University Museum
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.7
9/14/2010 New art exhibit shows the diversity of art and expression and human culture.
52 University Museum unifies art and science
Collins--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.6
9/3/2010 "Object as Subject" exhibition opens, inspired by Scott Hudson; the exhibit integrates art and cultural studies; photo.
53 UNI Museums to fuse art and anthropology for upcoming exhibit
Public Relations News Release 2010:23, p.1
8/27/2010 "Object as Subject: Artists explore the Museum's collection," will be on display Sept. 13 through Dec. 23 at the Museum. The exhibit features the work of eight contemporary artists inspired by objects in the Museums' permanent collection.
54 UNI Museums to host Family Game Night
Public Relations News Release 2009:491, p.1
6/29/2010 Attendees can try out board games in the exhibit, play yard games on the prairie and enjoy a free bowl of ice cream from Hansen's Dairy. The event is being held in conjunction with the current exhibit, "Around the World in 80 Games."
55 UNI Museums to host Create-a-Game Contest
Public Relations News Release 2009:485, p.1
6/21/2010 The Museum is hosting a board game design contest for kids in grades kindergarten through sixth. All games should be "roll-and-move" or "roll-and chase," using either a set of dice or playing cards.
56 'Around the World in 80 Games' to open at UNI Museums June 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:467, p.1
5/25/2010 The exhibit explores board games from Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and North and South America. The pharaohs of ancient Egypt used crafted game boards made from wood and ivory, children in Somalia, today, scratch temporary game boards in the dirt.
57 UNI Museums to host annual summer Adventure Academy
Public Relations News Release 2009:458, p.1
5/13/2010 Elementary age children will learn about the history of card games, outdoor games, board games, and play different games from around the world. Attendees will also create game boards and decks of cards to take home.
58 UNI Museums to host free screening of "Earth"
Public Relations News Release 2009:399, p.1
4/12/2010 Narrated by James Earl Jones, DisneyNature's "Earth" follows three animal families, including polar bears, elephants and humpback whales, across planet Earth.
59 UNI Museums part of regional Emmy Award-winning documentary
Northern Iowa Today 93:3, p.18
4/1/2010 Sue Grosboll assisted in production of "Iowa's One-Room Schoolhouses", which won a regional Emmy Award; photo.
60 UNI Museums to hold three-part documentary series: 'Black Coffee'
Public Relations News Release 2009:368, p.1
4/1/2010 "Black Coffee" is a documentary that traces the useful and volatile history of coffee. Coffee has dominated and molded the economies, politics, and social structures of entire countries since its discovery on an ancient Ethiopian hillside.
61 UNI Museums to host program 'Coffee 101: Be your own Barista'
Public Relations News Release 2009:364, p.1
3/31/2010 Baristas from Starbucks will present a hands-on workshop about brewing at home. Participants will learn the four fundamentals of brewing the perfect cup of coffee and practice on a home espresso machine.
62 UNI Museums to host program on coffeehouse culture
Public Relations News Release 2009:318, p.1
3/8/2010 Joanie Shafer will discuss her study on the social norms of coffee culture at a local coffee shop and inform participants how a particular environment can affect the persons residing within it.
63 UNI Museums celebrate Marshall School Center History
Public Relations News Release 2009:298, p.1
2/25/2010 The new program series is called "Saturdays at the Schoolhouse." Through hands-on activities, participants will learn how the Roosevelts helped Americans get back to work and discover how children in Iowa lived during the 1930s.
64 Rod Library display cases highlight current issues
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.4
2/16/2010 Three glass display cases are available for use by university community in Rod Library. Current events and controversial topics are displayed. Exhibits change every month; photo.
65 UNI Museum hosts "Café Poetica" and "Café Museo"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.14
2/16/2010 President Allen joined the opening session of the coffee exhibit at the University Museum.
66 UNI Museums to host Coffee 101: Coffee Basics
Public Relations News Release 2009:276, p.1
2/12/2010 With the help of staff from local Starbucks, attendees will learn about brewing methods, tasting terms and proper cupping methods. Jori Wade-Booth says it will give people a chance to develop their palate and discuss coffee aroma, body and color.
67 UNI Museums wants kids to get creative with coffee, cocoa
Public Relations News Release 2009:278, p.1
2/12/2010 The event, "Coffee: The World in Your Cup," will feature hands-on activities and students will have the opportunity to taste-test coffee and create coffee paintings and learn about coffee and cocoa.
68 UNI to host Starbucks event: Market to International Phenomenon
Public Relations News Release 2009:274, p.1
2/12/2010 Carol Colburn will speak about her experience as first Starbucks employee at the original Starbucks at Pike Place in Seattle at the University Museum. As a part of the evening's event, attendees will view a screening of "Howard Schultz and Starbucks."
69 UNI Museums celebrates Marshall Center School's history
Public Relations News Release 2009:264, p.1
2/10/2010 A new program series, "Saturdays at the Schoolhouse," will feature Steve Sage, a former student at Bennington No. 4, a rural Black Hawl County one-room school. Sage will share his experiences.
70 "Coffee: The World in Your Cup" to be on display in the University Museum
Kintzel--Scott Elliott (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.9
2/9/2010 The history, global impact, growing process, international commerce, and social character of coffee will be the focus of a current exhibit; photo.
71 Spring exhibit at UNI Museum features a new look at coffee, from farm to cup
Public Relations News Release 2009:249, p.1
1/29/2010 The Museums will present, "Coffee: The World in Your Cup," a traveling exhibit from Seattle's Burke Museum, which explores the environmental and social impacts of the coffee industry and environmentally responsible coffee purchases at the grocery store.
72 UNI Museum brings Marshall Center School to life
Public Relations News Release 2009:245, p.1
1/28/2010 The Museum has started a new program series, "Saturdays at the Schoolhouse." The first event, "Candy, Movies & Fune" will be at the Marshall Center School, where visitors will watch a screening of Disney's "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs."
73 Award-winning documentary to be shown at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2009:219, p.1
1/11/2010 The award-winning film "Born into Brothels" will be shown at the Museum. The documentary follows eight children who live in the red light district of Calcutta, where their mothers work as prostitutes.
74 UNI Museums to host annual Old-Fashioned Schoolhouse Christmas
Public Relations News Release 2009:181, p.1
11/24/2009 The evening, at the Marshall Center School, will focus on Christmas in the 1930s and will include caroling, homemade crafts, costumed interpretations, story time and a greeting from Santa Claus.
75 Meet Iowa's endangered wood turtle at the University Museum
Public Relations News Release 2009:112, p.1
10/9/2009 Jeff Tamplin will present "Iowa's Endangered Wood Turtles." He will discuss the unique traits of this aquatic turtle and the discoveries made through his research. The program is in conjunction with the exhibit Images of the Irreplaceable Wild.
76 Iowa nature photographer to speak at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2009:65, p.1
9/18/2009 Renowned Iowa nature photographer Ty Smedes will discuss and share photos from his book, "Capturing Iowa's Seasons. National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore and Jim Brandenburg photographs will be displayed from October through December.
77 Apples, cheese and comedy featured at Sept. 19 ACRE event
Public Relations News Release 2009:49, p.1
9/14/2009 The Cedar Falls Annual Community Read for the Environment will be at Hartman Reserve Nature Center. Attendees can sample apples from local orchards, help make apple cider and learn to make cheese from professor Jack Yates.
78 UNI Museums to host net making and monarch tagging workshop
Public Relations News Release 2009:42, p.1
9/11/2009 Learn how to tag a Monarch and make your own butterfly net at the Museum. Attendees will be invited inside the museum to learn more about butterflies with books, crafts and other hands-on activities. The workshop is open to people of all ages.
79 UNI Museums will host Family Fun Day, Sept. 19
Public Relations News Release 2009:38, p.1
9/9/2009 In cooperation with The Cat Chow Project, participants will create cat masks with New York artist Cat Chow, explore the museum with a scavenger hunt, touch real fur and view photographs from the current exhibit, "Images of the Irreplaceable Wild."
80 "Fragile Nature" exhibit showcases importance and beauty of nature
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.4
9/4/2009 UNI Museum exhibit based on National Geographic photos of nature's splendor and the positive and negative effects of man on the natural world.
81 Our World in Focus: The Irreplaceable Wild
Public Relations News Release 2009:24, p.1
9/1/2009 This is the theme for the annual photography contest and exhibition, which will be on display Jan. 9-30, at the Museum. Amateur photographers of all ages are invided to submit 8 X 10 photographs focusing on wild plants and animals.
82 Images of the Irreplaceable Wild to open Aug. 29 at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2009:7, p.1
8/18/2009 Experience the beauty of the natural world featuring two photography exhibits this fall. Fragile Nature, by Joel Sartore, will open Aug. 29 through Oct. 24. Touch the Sky, photography of Jim Brandenburg will be on display from Nov. 2 through Dec. 23.
83 UNI Gallery of Art to present 'Love Me or Die'
Public Relations News Release 2009:3, p.1
8/14/2009 The exhibition features the work of contemporary artist Cat Chow, an award-winning Asian-American artist, living and working in Brooklyn, N. Y. Chow is the 2003 recipient of the prestigious Louis Comfort Tiffany award.
84 UNI Museums to host free ice-cream social and pie-baking contest
Public Relations News Release 2008:613, p.1
7/29/2009 Free ice cream will be served courtesy of Hansen's Dairy along with free watermelon from Hy-Vee. "We are encouraging visitors to bring a picnic dinner if they want. The evening is about having good, old-fashioned family fun in a beautiful prairie setting.
85 Learn to make perfect pie crust at UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2008:603, p.1
7/14/2009 Sue Fletcher, creator of a collection of pie recipes from Cedar Valley cooks, "A Slice of Life: As Sweet as Pie," will teach a hands-on class about creating the perfect pie crust.
86 Cook up your family history with UNI Museums
Public Relations News Release 2008:599, p.1
7/8/2009 Learn unique and creative ways to preserve family recipes and memories. Rachelle Saltzman, Ph. D., folk-life coordinator for the Iowa Arts Council/Department of Cultural Affairs since 1995, will present "Cooking Up Your Family History."
87 UNI Museum to host discussion on memorable family meals
Public Relations News Release 2008:568, p.1
6/5/2009 Roundtable discussion on "Sharing Slow Food Memories;" Summer exhibit "Slow Food to Fast Food: The Way Iowans Ate," on display. "This exhibit illustrates the visuals and tells us a story of what we know about the ritual of eating from 1870-1970."
88 UNI Museums seeks heritage recipes
Public Relations News Release 2008:554, p.1
5/28/2009 The museum wants to hear about learning to bake your grandmother's famous apple pie, sitting down for holiday dinner with corn bread dressing or the painstaking detail your mother took in prparing your family's favorite dish.f
89 Summer exhibit features nostalgic view of Iowa's foodways
Public Relations News Release 2008:548, p.1
5/22/2009 The Museums' nostalgic summer exhibit, "Slow Food to Fast Food: The Way Iowans Ate," will explore the major transformation in Iowa's foodways from the 1870s to the 1970s.
90 UNI instructor presents one-man show, "Walt Whitman Live!"
Public Relations News Release 2008:423, p.1
3/27/2009 William Koch will be performing as Whitman and speaking on the poet's major themes, observations of American culture, experiences during the Civil War and his views on Abraham Lincoln.
91 The dead arrive at UNI
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:37, p.7
2/20/2009 Museum exhibit deals with Forensic Anthropology. Visitors are greeted with a crime scene and invited to become detectives to solve the mystery; photo.
92 O'Brien to speak on forensic anthropology at University Museum
Public Relations News Release 2008:345, p.1
2/16/2009 Tyler O'Brien will present "Death, Decay and Reconstruction: The Forensic Anthropology of Human Skeletons. He will bring to life the topic of skeletal recovery and identification while discussing and sharing details and photos of specific cases.
93 UNI Lifelong University announces spring 2009 courses
Public Relations News Release 2008:309, p.1
1/16/2009 Five non-credit courses will be offered this spring: "Three Cups of Tea;" "Preserving Family Treasures;" "Energy Matters! Making the World a Better Place for Our Grandchildren;" "Religious Literacy;" and "Container Gardening."
94 UNI Gallery of Art closes its doors for 2008 Day With(out) Art
Public Relations News Release 2008:239, p.1
11/21/2008 Since 1988, Dec. 1 has been recognized as World AIDS Day, a day to focus the world's attention to the global AIDS epidemic. Visual AIDS has designated Dec. 1 as a Day With(out) Art, a national day of action and mourning in response to to the AIDS Crisis.
95 Celebrate UNI Museums Day with area bookstores
Public Relations News Release 2008:196, p.1
11/4/2008 A percentage of the purchase price at University Book & Supply, B. Dalton, and Barnes & Noble, will be donated to the UNI Museums to use toward the purchase of an exhibit sound system. All book sales are eligible for inclusion.
96 UNI Museums to host Adinkra fabric stamping workshop
Public Relations News Release 2008:178, p.1
10/27/2008 Explore Africa's rich decorative textile tradition with the Adinkra workshop, a fabric stamping technique, held in conjunction with the Museums' current exhibit "Visions of Africa: Art and Ritual."
97 UNI Museums' photography contest, exhibit to feature diversity of people; entry deadline nears
Public Relations News Release 2008:164, p.1
10/21/2008 "Our World in Focus," newly named, annual photography contest and exhibition, will celebrate the cultural diversity of people. The theme of this year's exhibit is "People of Iowa, the United States and the World."
98 UNI Museums to host its annual family fun day
Public Relations News Release 2008:155, p.1
10/16/2008 "A Visit to Africa" is being held in conjunction with the Museum's featured exhibit, "Visions of Africa: Art and Ritual" on display now through Dec. 20. The collection represents nine different cultural groups.
99 Calendar of Events
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.5
10/14/2008 Events on campus for the week.
100 Explore Africa during featured exhibit and upcoming programs at UNI Museum
Public Relations News Release 2008:129, p.1
10/9/2008 "Visions of Africa: Art and Ritual," features masks, sculptures and other artifacts from west and central Africa as part of a "unique" exhibit. The collection was donated by UNI alumnus William Blair of Iowa City. Nine cultures groups are represented.

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