News Brief/Calendar of Events

Posted on Sunday, August 28th, 2005

Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728

Monday, Aug. 29

'The Magic Web: The Tropical Rainforest of Barro Colorado Island' exhibit, through Sunday, Dec. 4, University Museum. This exhibit explores the beauty, variety and complexity of tropical ecosystems through the photography of ecologist Christian Ziegler. Contact: Kay Thuesen, public affairs coordinator, UNI Museums & Collections, (319) 273-2188.

'Mary Snyder Behrens: New Work' exhibit, through Friday, Sept. 16, UNI Gallery of Art. Snyder Behrens is an Iowa-based artist working in assemblage and collage media. Contact: Darrell Taylor, director of the UNI Gallery of Art, (319) 273-3095, or e-mail

Tuesday, Aug. 30

Lecture, 'America and the Holocaust: Rescue Efforts,' at 7 p.m. in Seerley 115 featuring Severin Hochberg, senior historian at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Sponsored by the UNI Department of History lecture series and co-sponsored by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Contact: Sara Kimble, UNI assistant professor of history, (319) 273-3229, or

Friday, Sept. 2

The UNI Celtic Club sponsors Celtic music sessions the first Friday of the month, September through May, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Vibe Coffeeshop, 909 W. 23rd St. For more information, visit