Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Gilchrist costume competition Oct. 31

Visit participating offices in Gilchrist Hall to enjoy treats and vote for your favorite office theme from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31. Enter a drawing for prizes by guessing the theme of each office. Ballots will be available that day on each floor. Families can also bring kids from noon to 5 p.m. to trick-or-treat.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Policies for review

The following polices are available for review and comments: 1.20 Board of Regents, State of Iowa, 10.XX Records Retention, 2.04 Curriculum Management and Change, 2.05 Honorary Degrees and 13.16-Use and Security of Protected health Information. The following policies are available for deletion comments: 1.22 BOR Governance, 1.23 BOR Regular Meetings, 1.24 BOR Attendance at Meetings, 1.25 Hearings before BOR, 1.26 Communication of Students, Faculty, and Staff with BOR. Review and post comments by Nov. 14, at the policies and procedures website. 

Monday, Oct 27, 2014
Bartlett Hall re-dedication

Celebrate the renovation and re-dedication of Bartlett Hall at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Thompson Commons, on the ground floor. A reception and tours will follow the ceremony.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Meeting non-western writers: Enrique Serrano & Tang Siu Wa

Authors Tang Siu Wa (Hong Kong) and Enrique Serrano (Colombia) will read from their work Wednesday, Oct. 29, from noon to 12:50 p.m., in the CME. This event is funded by the Diversity Council. Contact Caroline Ledeboer or Penny Wang for further information.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Roots & Boots this Friday in the GBPAC

See Sammy Kershaw, Joe Diffie and Aaron Tippin at 7:30 p.m., Friday, in the Gallagher Bluedorn. The pre-show event includes a cowboy BBQ meal for purchase and country music starting at 6 p.m. Take some photos, dance and prepare to see Roots & Boots. Visit the GBPAC website for more information. 

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Zombie Masquerade - the party to die for

The International Student Association will host a Zombie Masquerade from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, in the Ballroom, MAU. Music will keep the zombies dancing all night long. The event also includes a costume contest, games, prizes and refreshments.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
WRS Fitness & Leisure Program: upcoming events

A free Halloween Zumba Party will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in WRC courts 5 and 6 (upstairs basketball court). The second session class of Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is from Oct. 21 through Dec. 4; the fee is $15. The second session of Tai Chi starts Oct. 21 and ends Dec. 4; fee is $40. Register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Sen. Harkin to visit campus

Sen. Harkin will visit UNI from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Monday, Oct. 27 as part of his Legacy Tour of Iowa. The senator will view displays and visit with faculty and staff whose programs have received congressionally directed federal funds. A formal program will begin at approximately 3:15 p.m., in the Ballroom, MAU. This is an opportunity to thank Harkin for his service and support of education.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Fall 2014 Graduation Fair

Don't miss the Fall 2014 Graduation Fair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Take care of things like purchasing a cap and gown, graduation check-out, exit loan counseling and more.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Practicum and Internship Fair

The Student Affairs Pre-Professional Association will host its annual Practicum and Internship Fair for those interested in student affairs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in 007 GIL. Learn about opportunities available at UNI, Wartburg College, Hawkeye Community College and Allen College.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 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. To register, you need to provide your driver's license or last four digits of your social security number.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Violent Incident Defense Strategies-V.I.D.S.

UNI Police will host Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.) training sessions starting Oct 27, in 109 CME. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of surviving an active-shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register for training online. For more information, contact Lt. Joe Tyler.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
'Ready, Player One' author Ernie Cline to visit UNI

Ernie Cline, author of the award-winning novel "Ready, Player One," will give a keynote address Tuesday, Oct. 21, in Lang Auditorium. Cline's book was the 2014-15 common read for the First-Year Cornerstone course and the Reaching for Higher Ground initiative. A vintage DeLorean will be outside the Rod Library from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday. Students, faculty and staff can sit in the car and pose for pictures.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Bike Rental Program

NISG and the Office of Sustainability are creating a student bike rental program at UNI. If you would like to donate a bike, contact Eric O'Brien. Bikes in working and non-working condition will be accepted. This event is to celebrate Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 22.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Open Access Week - Oct. 20-26

Oct. 20 through 26 is International Open Access Week, an effort to promote and to inform authors, students, researchers, administrators, publishers and librarians about the benefits of open access. For more information, visit the Rod Library OAW site.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Comedian Pete Lee is coming to UNI

Pete Lee is a Wisconsin raised comedian who made his television debut on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" in 2008. See Pete Lee at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Maucker Union Ballroom.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014
BOR agenda available

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Oct. 22 and 23 in Iowa City. Agenda items are posted online.

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
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.

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 to RSVP.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
CAB will show 'Maleficent'

The Campus Activities Board will show the movie "Maleficent" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
This weekend at Gallagher Bluedorn

Check out the events at GBPAC this weekend! Beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18 there will be a Renaissance Faire on the GBPAC front lawn. Later that day, experience a performance of the Broadway show "Camelot." On Sunday, Oct. 19, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson will perform. Visit the GBPAC website for details.

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
Q&A with Judge Randy Hefner

Join Judge Randy Hefner, 5th Judicial District of Iowa, at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, in 201 SAB. Judge Hefner will hold a Q&A session for students interested in legal careers and the Iowa court system.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
The Clothesline Project

Participate in Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by viewing the Clothesline Project display in Maucker Union Oct. 15 and 16. The Clothesline Project is a visual art campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, children, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations.