Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The ITS Security Office is providing several resources in support of this. Details are posted online. 

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
Coffee at the Campanile

Staff from Student Disability Services will kick off Disability Awareness Month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Campanile. Stop by for coffee and information on disabilities and the services provided at UNI.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
Safe Zone Ally fall training dates

The Safe Zone Ally program supports the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. Trainings will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30 and Monday, Oct. 12, and from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4. Register online.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
NCBI Workshop: 'Controversial Issues,' Oct. 8

Learn to effectively work through interpersonal, group or organizational disagreements or conflicts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. This workshop teaches skills for addressing potentially divisive issues moving everyone forward. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team.  Registration is required. If you have scheduling conflicts or need more information, call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
UNI-CUE looking for volunteer tutors

UNI-CUE needs volunteers to serve as tutors in its Tutoring Center, which has a waiting list of K through12 students who need tutoring assistance. UNI-CUE accepts college students, high school students, faculty, staff and retirees as volunteer tutors. For information on how you can participate, email Nancy Scoggins Rose or call 273-4771.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Town Hall Meeting with President Ruud

Join fellow students at a town hall meeting with President Ruud from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, in the Panther Village main lobby. Share and discuss issues relevant to living on campus and participate in the conversation about your UNI community.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Survivors of sexual assault support group

This is an eight-week group for UNI students that meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., beginning Oct.14, in 104 WRC. If interested, email to schedule a 30-minute informational session before Oct. 7.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
NSE Day is Sept. 30

Through the National Student Exchange, qualified UNI students can attend one of more than 165 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada while paying UNI tuition. Plan to attend NSE Day any time from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the University Room, MAU to hear from former students about their experiences.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Northern Iowa Wishmakers fundraisers

Come to Cherry Berry on University Avenue from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25. Ten percent of the proceeds will go toward funding a wish for a child with a life-threatening medical condition in the Cedar Valley. Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings any time on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and tell your server that you're there for Wishmakers and part of the proceeds will benefit this cause.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Trivia Night is Sept. 28

The UNI Veterans Association and LGBT* Center will sponsor a campuswide Trivia Night from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, in the Oak Room, MAU. Snacks will be provided and there will be prizes for first, second and third place.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Speed advising on Study Abroad

Learn about Study Abroad from students who have experienced it firsthand via speed advising from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the College Eye Room, MAU.

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
UNI Electrical Peak

According to Utilities & Energy Management, UNI has achieved an electrical peak lower than 10 MW, which is the lowest it's been since FY 2000. For the next year our demand charges will be approximately $15,000 less than the previous year. Thanks to all for participating in this effort.

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
Film screening of the 'United States of Autism'

Educators for Change will host a viewing of the film "United States of Autism" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in 134 SAB.

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
You have a great idea! Now what?

An "Innovation Workshop: How to Fast Track Your Ideas" will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, in the University Room, MAU. At this workshop you'll have a chance to try out a tool to refine and test your idea before you launch. It's also great for leaders who work with teams that have multiple ideas at once. Sign up soon; space is limited. Register online.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
UNI Alert test scheduled for Sept. 22

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:55 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22. An email to verify and update your emergency contact information was sent last week. You're the only person who can update this data, so please review it carefully.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Policy for review and comment

Policy 13.02 Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct is posted on the policies website for review for revisions related to reporting responsibilities. Comments will be accepted through Oct. 1. 

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
A-Team: academic assistance is back!

Get tutoring in math and science, writing feedback or study strategies for any class. Drop in from 6 to 8 p.m., Sundays, Room 282a/b in the Digital Media Hub, LIB.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
International Opportunities Fair

The Fall 2015 International Opportunities Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Ballroom, MAU. Learn about study abroad opportunities, financial aid, scholarships, credit transfer, international travel and more. Meet past participants, faculty and staff. During the event you can renew or apply for a new passport. Details on passport application requirements are posted online. 

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Sign up for the Homecoming parade today!

Sign up today to participate in the Homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 17. UNI student groups and organizations will be provided a golf cart and some materials to decorate their cart. For more details and to sign up, visit the Homecoming website.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Thinking About Graduate School?

The Thinking About Graduate School event is from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Ballroom, MAU. There will be a presentation on the application process, and the graduate faculty panel will provide insight on how students can build a strong application. A presentation on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) will conclude the event.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
CAB presents 'Jurassic World'

Campus Activities Board will show the movie "Jurassic World" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Ballroom, MAU. Enjoy free pop and popcorn!

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Multicultural Greek organization interest session

Interested in exploring what it means to be a member of a multicultural Greek organization? Meet and speak with current organization members regarding your questions, membership requirements and traditions at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, CME. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Sometimes it's WHO you know - 'Real Talk' Guest Series

Connections pay! Sometimes it's who you know that counts. The CHAS sponsored 'Real Talk' Guest Series will be in Learning Commons, Rod Library (main floor). Hear from Stephanie Logan, cultural competency specialist, from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept 16; Quentin Hart, Waterloo mayoral candidate and director of multicultural affairs, from 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, Sept 21; and Dr. Ana Huerta-Alardin, gastroenterologist, from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept 21.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Student conduct adviser training

The Office of the Dean of Students is offering adviser training for anyone, including students, interested in serving as an adviser for other students participating in the student conduct process from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in 009 GIL.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
UNI blood drive

SAE and the Red Cross will host a blood drive Tuesday, Sept. 22, in the Ballrooms, MAU. Sign up Sept. 17, 18, 21 and 22 in Maucker Union. Visit the Red Cross website for more information. 

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Need help getting ready for the Career Fair?

AAF + UNI will host a career night in advance of the upcoming Job & Internship Fair on Monday, Sept. 21. Get your resume and portfolio critiqued, get interview advice and hear a presentation on making your LinkedIn profile professional and ready-to-hire at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in 02 SAB.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Laverne Cox coming to UNI

Laverne Cox, the first transgender actress to be featured on the cover of Time magazine and to receive an Emmy nomination for her role in "Orange is the New Black," will speak at 7:30 p.m., April 13, 2016, in the GBPAC. Sponsored by the CME.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Erbert & Gerbert's Grand Opening

Celebrate the grand opening of Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Bistro this week in Maucker Union. Enjoy free chips and soda with sandwich purchase, and enter to win an iPad and free sandwiches for a semester. Find more information online.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
'It Gets Better' at Gallagher Bluedorn on Sept. 19

The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will host a one-week residency on campus as part of the "It Gets Better" campaign to combat bullying and spread LGBT awareness. This effort culminates in a moving performance at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. Get tickets online

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Skills for Negotiating Difficult Dialogues workshop

"Controversial Issues: Skills for Negotiating Difficult Dialogues" workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. This workshop provides a model to constructively navigate potentially divisive, tough situations and conflicts; applicable for interpersonal, group, organizational and social issues. The information presented is particularly useful for classes, student organizations, campus departments, residence halls and more. Register online. For more information, call 273-3210 or visit the diversity website.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.)

UNI Police will offer V.I.D.S. training sessions on Oct. 8, in the State College Room, MAU. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of survival during an active shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register online. Contact Lt. Joe Tyler or officer Chad Walderbach for additional information.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
College of Education Educators for Change book discussion

The Educators for Change book group is reading "We Don't Need Another Hero: Struggle, Hope and Possibility in the Age of High Stakes Schooling" by Gregory Michie. The group will meet at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in 282 A&B LIB to discuss chapters one through six.

Friday, Sep 11, 2015
Real Talk with Professionals

The "Real Talk” professional guest series allows students to meet with and learn from professionals in their field of interest. Thinking about law school? Hear from Waterloo attorney Henry J. Bevel III at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, in the Learning Commons, LIB. 

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Celebrate the Grand Opening of Erbert & Gerbert's

Celebrate the grand opening of the newest retail venue on campus, Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Bistro, in Maucker Union Monday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 18. There will be special offers each day and a chance to win an iPad and free sandwiches for a semester. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Sept.15, with food sampling from 11 a.m. to noon. The first 200 guests on Tuesday will receive a free T-shirt with sandwich purchase (while supplies last). Find more information online. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
GBPAC hosts special showing of 'Glen Campbell I'll Be Me'

The documentary "Glen Campbell I'll Be Me," about his journey into dementia, will be shown at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the GBPAC. An audience Q&A with Glen's wife, Kim Campbell, will be at 8:45 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but tickets are required and available at UNITIX. More information is available online. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
9/11 Day of Service Stop and Serve

Remember September 11. The UNI VISTA for Community Engagement, Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley, Student Leadership Council and Military and Veterans Student Services will host a stop-and-serve event from 11 a.m. to 1p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
CAB presents David Coleman, The Dating Doctor

The Campus Activities Board will host David Coleman, The Dating Doctor, at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Ballroom, MAU. Coleman, voted the National Speaker of the Year 14 times, will give advice on relationships in a hilarious way.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
UNI Job & Internship Fair+

The UNI Job & Internship Fair+ will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in McLeod Center. Open to all students and all majors. Network with 180+ employers/organizations, as well as visit with graduate schools. A list of participating employers and organizations is posted online.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Progressive Picnic at Lawther Field

UNIFI and other progressive groups on campus will host a Progressive Picnic from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, at Lawther Field. There will be snacks, live music and an opportunity to connect with all of the progressive groups on campus.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Policies available for comment

Review Policies 8.10 Smoking and Tobacco Use and 12.03 Merit System Grievance are now available for comment on the University Policies website. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Jay Leno at Gallagher Bluedorn on Sept. 12

Characterized as the “hardest-working man in show business,” and perhaps even the funniest, Jay Leno is making a rare visit to Iowa. See this legendary comedian at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12. Get tickets online

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Leadership for Diversity Inclusion NCBI Workshop - students-only session

Gain new insights on community-building in this highly positive, interactive workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. If you have scheduling conflicts or need more information, visit the diversity website or call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Informational meeting: May 2016 Galapagos Adventure

UNI Outdoors will host an informational meeting regarding its 2016 Galapagos Adventure at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, in 174 WRC. See pictures of the region and learn about the itinerary. No commitment is necessary to attend the presentation.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
UNI Volleyball open tryout

UNI Volleyball will host an open tryout for current full-time students at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in McLeod Center. Interested students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and must email assistant coach Kalani Mahi by 5 p.m., Tuesday to sign up. Call 273-6480 for further details.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
BOR to meet at UNI

The next meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9, at UNI. The agenda is posted online. 

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
Special Labor Day weekend movie

The movie "San Andreas," one of this summer's hits, will be shown at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 5, in the Ballroom, MAU. It's free, and popcorn and soda will be provided.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
Transfer student welcome

All new transfer students are invited to the Transfer Student Welcome Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the University Room, MAU. Connect with other new transfer students over pizza, cookies, and drinks. If you have questions, email Kristin Woods or call 273-2815.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
AAF + UNI to host Gary Kroeger

AAF + UNI, UNI's advertising club, will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in 002 SAB. Guest speaker will be Gary Kroeger, a former SNL cast member and current candidate for US House of Representatives. He is a columnist for the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and will share his adventures and experiences in the advertising world. Find more information on AAF + UNI online.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015

SAVE is a peer-led social justice troupe that aims to facilitate dialogue with UNI students and the community about social issues affecting our campus. The group meets from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m., Mondays, in 040 LNG. If you commit the time, you can earn 1 hour of elective credit. Contact Amandajean Freking Nolte with any questions.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing is from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, in BCS.