Visit the Friends of the UNI Museum store April 19 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons as they sell fair trade objects from across the world including jewelry, textiles and, artwork.
This week, the Rod Library on the Campus of the University of Northern Iowa joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries are transforming their communities every day through the services and invaluable expertise they offer.
Got any board games lying around?
If you don’t play them, we’ll take them!
The Rod Library is accepting donations of gently used card and board games. Your donations will allow others to share the fun in the library.
Melissa Curtis is an undergraduate student at UNI and a current library student assistant.
Why did you choose UNI?
UNI was the right size, campus-wise, for me. I wanted a university education but with a small campus, and UNI gives me that. The campus was beautiful and quite inviting. It's also close, yet far enough away from my hometown which was another big plus for me.
Rod Library now makes available several periodical and newspaper runs in digital form. These were acquired with one-time money. All of these titles previously were available in the collection only in physical formats, including print and microfilm. We anticipate that the physical pieces will be put in storage or withdrawn in the future. The following titles have been purchased and are accessible through OneSearch!:
About the Artist
Madalyn Loring was raised in Des Moines, Iowa, and attended Roosevelt High School. Her mother encouraged her to enroll in wheel-throwing classes at the Des Moines Art Center at the age of thirteen. Madalyn will graduate from the University of Northern Iowa in May of 2017, with a double major in Bachelors of Fine Arts-Ceramics and Art Education. The UNI experience has sharpened her skills in the ceramic- related field.
The LGBT* Center and Rod Library are partnering together to host this year's Art Gay-la. Be sure to stop by the lounge near the west entrance of Rod Library to see the art displayed from April 3-9. You can also vote for "Audience Choice," which will have the opportunity to be on permanent display in the LGBT* Center as a special featured piece. The voting box is located in the Art Gay-la exhibit.
In conjunction with Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy, the West African Drum Ensemble will be performing at the UNI Museum, Thursday, April 20, at 5 p.m. This performance and lecture will explore the historic origins of Rock 'n' Roll rhythms and beats and how these sounds have evolved over time.