Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Annie at the Gallagher Bluedorn

Use your student ticket to see the Tony Award-winning production of "Annie" at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 14, at GBPAC. Hear iconic songs like “Hard Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.”

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
The New Asylums: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

Rod Library and Student Disability Services will host the second in a series of films and discussions surrounding disability as a social justice issue from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the CME. Panelists include members of the local mental health and criminal justice systems.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
#RECday @ the WRC

The WRC will host the third annual REC Day in conjunction with the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 19. Activities will include broomball and ice fishing on the pond, XC skiing and paddleboard yoga in the pools. There will be drawings for prizes.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

The Campus Activities Board will show "Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
BEST Summer Academy information session

Guest speaker Dieter Cassel will provide information about the BEST Summer Academy at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany at 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, in Rooms 1 and 3, CBB.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Teach in China this summer

The Study Abroad Center will have an information session about teaching English in China at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10, in 009 GIL. Participants can earn three UNI credits. Airfare, room and board while teaching will be paid by camp partners.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
CSA professional clothing drive

CSA is collecting clothes until Friday, Feb. 12, for the professional clothing drive. Drop off boxes are located in the Communication Studies office, LNG, and outside the administration office, MAU. The clothing drive will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 15 and 16, in the Oak Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
United Way infant care donation drive

The UNI United Way committee will collect infant care items such as diapers, wipes, soaps, lotions, etc. (new or sealed items only) for are organizations from Monday to Friday, Feb. 15 to 19. Items can be dropped off at Essentials, MAU, or contact Jess Betts jess.betts@uni.edu for pick up. Donations will also be accepted at the men’s basketball game at 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Support the UNI Museum

Friends of the UNI Museum will be selling gift items from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, in the Learning Commons.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 15, in the State College Room, MAU. Brittany Warren, Student Disability Services, will discuss programs and services available to students. Bring your lunch; soda and dessert will be provided.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
90's Skate Party

The Black Student Union will host a 90s skate party at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, in the WRC. Activities include a showcase of how the roller rink has contributed to today's culture, facts from the 90s, best dressed and best skate contests. Skates will be provided.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
Spring Job and Internship Fair

The Spring Job and Internship Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the McLeod Center. The fair is open to all students and majors. Attendees can network with more than 120 employers and organizations to learn more about job and internship opportunities.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History

"Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Episode 3 War and Peace" will from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Grout Museum. Following the film, historian Bob Neymeyer will explore the contributions of Latino Americans to the United State's armed forces. Admission is free.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
Out of Bounds: Cyber Bullying

"Out of Bounds," a play and conversation about cyber-bullying, will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the GBPAC. This is a free, non-ticketed event. The play weaves together video, drawn illustrations and interviews to tell the stories of kids stuck on the outside and the adults who feel powerless to help them. A panel discussion will follow. 

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016
UNI ranks Best College Food in Iowa

Congratulation to UNI dining staff for recently being recognized as having the "Best College Food in Iowa."

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Accounting students will provide free income tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Assistance in the preparation of tax returns will be from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday nights beginning Monday, Feb. 8, through Wednesday, April 6 (excluding March 14 and 16) in 223 CBB. No appointment is needed but a limited number of returns will be completed each night. Returns for foreign students and scholars will be prepared beginning Monday, March 7.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
Survivors of sexual assault support group

The survivors of sexual assault support group will meet weekly for eight weeks beginning the week of Feb. 29. Register by Monday, Feb. 15. Contact Joan Thompson for more information.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
Minguet Quartet

Use your free student ticket to see The Minguet Quartet at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, in GBPAC. Guest pianist will be Andreas Klein. Audiences can expect an intimate experience with an intelligent mixture of classical material.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
Cloud Cult concert

Use your free student tickets to see experimental chamber rock group, Cloud Cult, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, in GBPAC. Cloud Cult is known for their eclectic performances featuring live painters and their self-sustaining, green philosophy.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
Registration open for Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium will be Wed., April 6. The symposium is an opportunity for graduate students to showcase their research and creative works. There will be poster presentations, oral presentations and creative performances. The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 12.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
Wishmaker basketball night

The Northern Iowa Wishmakers will offer a variety of activities during the men's basketball game at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 10.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016
International Hijab Day

The Muslim Student Association will host International Hijab Day from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Old Central Ballroom B, MAU. Attendees will learn about the hijab (the Islamic headscarf), women's rights In Islam, view photos of influential Muslim women and try on hijabs.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
Darwin Week

Darwin Week, a lecture series hosted by UNIFI, will be from 2 to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Feb. 8-11. Speakers include Rebecca Goldstein, Robert Wallace and Michael Shermer. For more information, contact Jesse Moeller.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
CME Student Success Summit

The Student Success Summit, facilitated by UNI staff, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 20, in the CME. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register by Saturday, Feb. 6, to receive a T-shirt. Contact Andrew Jessip for more information.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
The Culture Wars: The New Left and the Rise of the Neoconservatives in America

Andrew Hartman, Illinois State University, will lecture on "The Culture Wars: The New Left and the Rise of the Neoconservatives in America" at 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5, in 115 SRL. Contact Jerry Soneson or call 273-6221 for more information.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
Evening of inspiration

Colleges Against Cancer will host Dr. Richard Deming presenting "Above + Beyond Cancer: Finding Meaning and Purpose in the Face of Adversity" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Auditorium, LNG. Deming’s passion is to improve the quality of life for anyone facing life challenges.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016
Fashion 4 Action

The Black Student Union Fashion 4 Action will be at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, in GBPAC. The fashion show will tap into the fashion world with designers, showcase local privately owned clothing stores and display merchandise provided by Infiniti Enterprises. Activities include a runway show, hands-on teen workshops, seminars and music exhibits.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016
Spring Leadership Series: Give, Serve, Lead

The spring sessions of Give, Serve, Lead: Mission Possible will be at 7 p.m., Tuesdays, Feb. 2, 9 and 16, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Each session will be a different interactive activity that will help build crucial skills to use in student organizations and future careers. Faculty, staff, students and the community are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is required.

Thursday, Jan 28, 2016
CROW Forum

The Current Research on Women and Gender (CROW) forum will be at noon, Monday, Feb. 1, in the CME. Michelle Tichy will present "Care, Connectedness and Motivation: Keys to Supporting At-Risk Girls." The presentation is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
In-house public relations presented by Sidecar Coffee

UNI's PRSSA chapter will host a presentation by Sidecar Coffee about in-house public relations at 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, in 345 LNG. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how Sidecar Coffee handles their public relations and more.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Pizza Ranch fundraiser

Northern Iowa Wishmakers will have a fundraising event from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, at Pizza Ranch. A percentage of the sales will go toward granting the wish of a child with a life-threatening illness.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Career Readiness Day

Career Readiness Day will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Learning Commons in Rod Library. Free professional head shots will be taken, Career Services will review resumes and business card orders through UNIBusiness can be submitted.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Le Tour de Dance

Le Tour de Dance will be from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 2, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. UNI Ballroom and Swing, UNI Dance Marathon and the Study Abroad Center will celebrate dance from around the world with performances and program information. UNI Ballroom and Swing will offer free group dance lessons. Admission is free; no partner or dance experience is needed. Refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Nominations for MWONE academic advising award

The MWONE award is given to one tenured, tenure-track or non-tenured faculty member employed at UNI for at least three years. Nominations can be made by faculty, staff and students. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 19.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Nominations are being accepted for Student Leadership Awards

Do you know of students, organizations or advisers that are deserving of recognition? Nominate them (or nominate yourself) for a Dean of Students Award or Student Involvement Center Award. Multiple awards are available from each department. Visit the Student Leadership Awards website for more information and nomination forms. All nominations are due Friday, Feb. 12.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Back to Africa

Back to Africa, a performance by Teju the Storyteller, will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, in the Center for Multicultural Education. Teju's stories are drawn from African traditions as well as African-American history and folklore. His performances are high-energy, fast paced and witty with a hint at wry humor.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016
Spring Safe Zone Ally training

Safe Zone Ally training will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1; 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 8; and 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, April 8. There is limited space for each date. Registration is required. For more information contact lgbt@uni.edu. The Safe Zone Ally program is a campuswide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
Mental health panel

The Student Health Clinic will host a panel of students sharing their stories and continuing journeys with mental health at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, in 111 KAB. Attendees can ask questions, talk to experts and learn more about campus resources.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
Vox Peregrini: Transforming the Musical Ensemble Through Pilgrimage

Experience Vox Peregrini through music, pictures and words, exploring the multifaceted connections between music and pilgrimage at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 28, in 116 RSL. All of the major world religions value the pilgrimage or spiritual journey for its transformative effects on individuals and cultures. In June 2015, John Wiles led a group of musicians on a pilgrimage following the Wicklow Way in Ireland. Susan Hill will collaborate on this reflective presentation.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
Study Abroad fair and passport day

The Study Abroad Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the Ballroom, MAU. Learn about study abroad opportunities and renew or apply for a passport. Admission is free. Contact Paula Van Zee paula.vanzee@uni.edu for more information.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016
Dance Marathon Waterloo Blackhawks hockey night

Dance Marathon is having a give back night on Friday, Jan. 29, at the Waterloo Blackhawks hockey game at Young Arena in Waterloo. A portion of every $10 ticket purchased will be donated to Dance Marathon. 

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016
UNI Opera presents American Opera: Susannah

UNI Opera celebrates its 112th year with performances of the opera "Susannah" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22, and Saturday, Jan. 23, in GBPAC. Tickets are available at the GBPAC box office and online.

Thursday, Jan 21, 2016
UNI legislative update

Mary Braun, state relations officer, will host a legislative update at 2:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 22, in the Elm Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Earn UNI credit in Italy

The Study Abroad Center will host Massimo Coppetti, Florence University of the Arts, from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20, in 134 ITTC. UNI's partnership agreement allows students to study abroad for a semester, summer or complete an internship in Florence and earn UNI credit. About 10 students travel to FUA every year.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Spring break pay it forward tour

Students Today Leaders Forever will host a trip to Washington, D.C., during spring break. The week consists of service projects, traveling, new friends and building leadership skills. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity. Contact uni@stlf.net for more information.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn will be from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 25, in the State College Room, MAU. Topics include open credit, credit by examination, CLEP tests and emergency loans. Everyone is welcome. Bring your lunch; soda and dessert will be provided.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Provost's Common Read: The Invention of Nature

Join Provost Wohlpart for his spring common read of The Invention of Nature: Alexander Von Humboltd’t New World. Up to 75 spots are available for UNI students, faculty and staff. Books will be provided. Registration is required. Contact Eric O'Brien for more information.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Bingo night

Campus Activities Board will host bingo night from 6 to 8, Thursday, Jan. 21, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Prizes include an Xbox, TV, GoPro and more. Food and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
DOR to host 26th Annual RA Conference

The Department of Residence will host the 26th Annual UNI Resident Assistant Conference Friday, Jan. 29, through Sunday, Jan. 31. There are 50 institutions with more than 550 advisors and delegates attending. Delegates will be housed in residence hall lounges and eat meals in the Piazza Dining Center. Visit the DOR website for more information.

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2016
Dance Marathon dancer appreciation week

Dance Marathon will host several events during dancer appreciation week. Texas Roadhouse give back night (see information above) will be Tuesday, Jan. 26. A black tie affair will be Thursday, Jan. 28. A Waterloo Blackhawks hockey game will be Friday, Jan. 29. Contact Dance Marathon for more information.

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