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Family Weekend

A weekend full of fun activities is planned for UNI students and their families during this year's Family Weekend, which runs from Friday, Oct. 17 to Sunday, Oct. 19.

Academic Resources
Academic Resources

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Information Resources
Information Resources

From navigating your way around campus, to finding help with academics and setting your career path, UNI provides the tools students need to be successful. 

Student Life
Student Life

Experience all UNI has to offer from 300+ clubs and organizations to NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics to Broadway shows.

Health and Safety
Health and Safety

UNI offers a variety of wellness and safety resources to students, faculty and staff.

Diversity
Diversity

UNI values diversity and offers a variety of programs and services.

Calendars
Calendars

For important dates and campus events.

National Student Exchange

Accolades

Molly Rome, a UNI senior majoring in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)/Spanish, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Argentina for an English Teaching Assistantship.

The UNI National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Chapter earned National Gold Status. NSSLHA is the national organization for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the study of normal and disordered human communication.

Rebecca Gronewold, a senior, received the Excellence of Scholarship Award from the National Council for Geographic Education. Award recipients will be honored during a ceremony held at the 2014 National Conference on Geography Education presented by the National Council for Geographic Education.

Three UNI graduating students have received the Lux Service Award for their exemplary service to the university: Daye Pope, a political communication major from Clear Lake; Kayla McCormick, an exercise science and sports psychology major from Caledonia, Minn.; and Ramya Varadaraju, a computer science major from India.  

Electronic media student Isaac Campbell won five Awards of Achievement at the 23rd Iowa Motion Picture Awards for his documentary "Aspire," (co-directed with electronic media graduate Glenna Goldman) and for "Ghosts," "Bravi", "Such Men Lived" and "Colts Recruitment." The Iowa Motion Picture Awards recognize outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa's moving image production industry in a statewide competition held annually.

Electronic media graduate Cassandra Milbrandt's documentary film "Nolan" received the Award of Excellence in the Student Production category in the 23rd Iowa Motion Picture Awards 2014. The Iowa Motion Picture Awards recognize outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa's moving image production industry, in all its forms. The Award of Excellence is its highest  award. "Nolan" tells the story of Milbrandt's brother Nolan, who is autistic.

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Monday, Oct 20, 2014
Early voting available on campus

Avoid long lines on election day. Vote early from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., now through Oct. 24, at Maucker Union and Redeker Dining Center. If you haven't registered to vote, you can do so at these sites. Your UNI ID is not valid as a registration document. If your driver's license has your current UNI address, it can be used for identification. A housing contract or cell phone bill can also be used for voter identification purposes.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
Crisis in Ukraine

The Department of Political Science, the global studies major and the Forum for National and Transnational Identities will host a panel presentation and discussion about the crisis in Ukraine at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in SAB 2. Panelists are Ken Basom, political science; and Gregory Bruess and Konrad Sadkowski, history.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Read&Write GOLD workshop

Student Disability Services will offer a hands-on workshop demonstrating how to use Read&Write GOLD, a software program that assists with reading and writing. The hour-long event will be at 9:15 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, in 102 SAB. Email brittany.warren@uni.edu to RSVP.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Meet & Greet: Ernie Cline, author of 'Ready Player One'

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the library's Meet & Greet event from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Book Bistro. Ernie Cline, author of "Ready Player One," will be available to meet with the campus community about his book.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Ethics in scholarship for graduate students

A workshop addressing integrity in authorship, qualitative and quantitative data interpretation, identity and power in research, and other issues will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the University Room, MAU. Certificates of completion will be provided. Register online.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Q&A on Regents' proposal for performance-based funding

The Board of Regents has proposed major revisions to the funding formula for the state's universities. The proposal would tie state funding to in-state students and to the universities' performance on particular measures. As currently designed, it would also result in a significant net increase in state funding to UNI. Joe Gorton, United Faculty president; Tim Kidd, Faculty Senate chair; and Scott Peters, faculty chair, will make brief presentations, followed by Q&A at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 109 CBB.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
New UNI Museums exhibit opening Oct. 16

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, UNI Museums will open an exhibit that explores the Cedar Valley during this time and Iowa's contribution to the war. The exhibit will open Thursday, Oct. 16, in Rod Library.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Panther Palace photo contest

Your residence hall room is your home away from home, your castle, your palace. Show off your UNI palace for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to University Book & Supply, Dining Dollars and Panther swag. Email a photo of your UNI palace to ur@uni.edu starting Oct. 13. Entry deadline is Oct. 22. Contest guidelines are posted online. 

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
TK tryouts

Team TC/TK will hold tryouts for TK starting at 7 p.m., Oct. 20. Details and an application form are available online. Applications must be submitted to Connie Hansen or Sarah Crim by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at the Alumni House.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014
New NCBI workshop: 'Controversial Issues,' Oct. 28

The next National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshop will be from 1 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28. Learn a specific process for effectively working through interpersonal, group or organizational disagreements or conflicts. Facilitated by the UNI-NCBI team. Registration is required. Call 273-3210 or check the diversity website for scheduling conflicts or more information.