Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
UNI Alert test scheduled for today

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 21. 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.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
UNI Alert test scheduled for April 21

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 21. Make sure your emergency information is updated and correct.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled at noon, Thursday, April 16, in 030 BCS.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
GeoCache for College Cash

Rod Library will host GeoCache for College Cash, a Money Smart Week event, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, April 20, in the east lobby. To play, students are invited to read seven posters on personal finance topics and answer seven quiz questions using their smart phones. You'll be competing statewide for a $1,000 scholarship. The posters will be available all week if you can't make the kickoff on April 20.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Policies available for comment

Review Policy for Information Technology Services University Data Classification Policy and Review Policy Overnight Camping on University Property are posted and available for comment until April 30 on the University Policies website. 

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Singers workshop for 'Rent'

Do you sing Hip Hop? Gospel? Show tunes? Country? Rock? In preparation for the fall theater production of "Rent," there will be a chance to learn some of the music at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 19 and 26, in the SWT. The workshop will show how your voice sounds, your sense of rhythm and how you communicate with another performer while singing. Reading music is not required. For more information, email Jay Edelnant or call 273-6386.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Panther Pick Up volunteers needed

Panther Pick Up will be during finals week. Volunteers are needed to help direct usable materials that would otherwise be thrown away to donation sites around campus. Two-hour shifts are available from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 7, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, May 8. If you're interested, email Eric O'Brien or call 273-7207. 

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
'Islamic Shariah Law: Myths vs. Facts'

The UNI Muslim Students Association will host a presentation by Sabeel Ahmed, director of GainPeace.com, on "Shariah Law: Myths vs. Facts" at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, at the CME. There are many misconceptions regarding this topic, so it will be beneficial for people of all backgrounds.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Fall course: Acting for Life

The course Acting for Life uses acting tools to enrich the student's personal and professional life. Students will explore relaxation and concentration techniques and develop methods to increase self-awareness and empathy. THEATRE 1059 will be offered 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
First-year and senior students: It’s not too late to do NSSE

You can still complete the National Survey of Student Engagement and get your name into drawings for an iPad or one of 20 other prizes. Go to your MyUNIverse page and complete NSSE by April 30.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Panther Nation welcomes Flavornation

Erbert and Gerbert's is coming to Maucker Union in June. UNI will be the first university in the state to become home to this popular sandwich chain. The new bistro will replace Cafe Fresco within Prexy's food court.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Review Policy 3.11 available for comment

Review Policy 3.11 Student Records Policy is available for comment on the University Policies website until Tuesday, April 28. 

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run

Pi Sigma Epsilon will host its 2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run on Thursday, April 23. Proceeds will benefit the UNI Sparkles cheerleading squad-- a squad inclusive to students of all abilities. There will be multiple DJ's, free Red Bull, glow sticks and a long-sleeved shirt to the first 150 participants to register

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Lecture by the Hon. Jim Leach

Jim Leach was the director of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2007-2013. He served eastern Iowans in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977-2007. Bridging political eras, he is uniquely poised to address the ongoing problem of gridlock in U.S. politics. He will discuss "The Challenges of Non-Partisanship in a Partisan Era" at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 17, in 002 SAB.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Leader in Me Symposium

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education and unleashing the greatness of every child. The conference is April 22 - 24 and registration is required. 

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
NuMuzArt: an original, multi-sensory creative experience

NuMuzArt will present works of local artists and 12 compositions by UNI senior Tori Ovel in an open house style, where guests can come and leave anytime between 2 and 5 p.m., April 12, at Threehouse: a Wesley Foundation. More information is posted online. 

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Student Reading Association Scholastic Book Fair

The Student Reading Association will run a book fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17, in the SEC Lobby. An online book fair will run from April 8 through 21. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Opportunity to attend Iowa Women's Leadership Conference

Student Affairs will sponsor students to attend the Iowa Women's Leadership Conference, from 1 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 21. The university will provide transportation and registration fees. If interested, send your name, contact information, expected graduation date and a paragraph highlighting your interest in and experience with leadership to findleyb@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Join the fight against cancer

The Relay For Life of UNI will be April 10 and 11 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., in the McLeod Center. Walk laps and raise money for the American Cancer Society. Sign up online today. Email Whitney with any questions.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
National Volunteer Week activity registration

Help celebrate National Volunteer Week by signing up for a variety of events with the Service & Leadership Council the week of April 12. Events include working with Habitat for Humanity, the Cedar Valley Arboretum, and with children and senior citizens. See event details and register online. 

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Traditions Challenge craft night

Have you been working on your Traditions Challenge? You can have your pictures printed for free! Submit your pictures in a folder on Google Drive to traditionschallenge@uni.edu by Friday, April 10. Then, come to the Traditions craft night at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in the Ballroom, MAU to pick up your photos and assemble your book. For more information, email traditionschallenge@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Pesticide notification registry 2015

To receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus, visit the physical plant website. 

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Dodging for Diabetes

Kappa Sigma fraternity's annual dodgeball tournament, Dodging for Diabetes, will be from 3 to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 19, at the WRC. Teams are made up of six to eight people, and the cost is $5 per person. All proceeds will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
Rod Library campus textbook/book drive

Consider donating books you no longer need to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates across the world. Drop off your textbooks/books in the green cardboard bins in the lobbies in LIB or SEC now through Wednesday, April 22. You can also drop off books at the library booth during the Earth Day Celebration April 22. Read more online. 

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
'Of Many': film screening and panel discussion

The humorous documentary "Of Many" will be shown at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in Ballroom A, MAU. This film will jump-start a discussion of the interfaith community at UNI, led by a panel of religious leaders from the community. Join the Facebook event and learn more.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015
The Ethics of Energy Production

The David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics at UNI has lined up a panel of experts to provide a comprehensive picture of energy production in Iowa and discuss economic effects, environmental impacts, legal aspects, agricultural viewpoints and employment prospects related to the topic. The Ethics of Energy Production is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 15, in Maucker Union. See the full schedule and register online

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
HPELS to host visiting lecturer

The School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services will host the 2015 R.J. McElroy Scholar Lecturer Linda L. Caldwell at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2, in 252 WRC. Caldwell will discuss "Youth Development and Healthy Leisure."

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
COE to host Elementary Literacy Conference

The College of Education will host the 47th Annual Elementary Literacy Conference "Literacy, Leading and Learning: Integrating Inquiry, STEM, and the Common Core" Friday, April 17. The conference is free to UNI faculty and students. Find more information or register online

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Mudd Advertising Open House

Mudd Advertising will host an event for May graduates from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9. Tour the facility and learn about possible career opportunities with Mudd Advertising. For more information, contact director of Human Resources, wendyj@mudd.com.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
UNI Hardwoods volunteer opportunity - April 11

UNI Hardwoods works to put oxygen back into our air while planting thousands of trees in an area in need. Planting begins at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 11, on UNI's campus. For more information, contact Thomas Yackle and like us on Facebook

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Rod Library hours for Easter

Rod Library will have reduced hours on Easter Sunday. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Professional development opportunity

The Student Affairs Professional Development Committee will offer a learning session, “How to Love Your Job” by Adam Carroll, an alumni and author of "Winning the Money Game." This session will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in the CME. For more information or to register, visit the student affairs website.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Honors Week agenda 2015

Honors Week is a celebration of academics and scholastic achievement at UNI. The week provides an opportunity to recognize and connect students who are collectively pursuing academic excellence through honor societies, honorary organizations and the University Honors Program. 

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
CAB will show 'The Imitation Game'

CAB will show "The Imitation Game" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2, in Maucker Union. Concessions will be provided. Find more information on Facebook

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
No Labels at UNI

No Labels is an organization made up of all political parties that is striving to get Congress to work together and fix problems instead of fighting about them. A group is hoping to start a chapter at UNI. For more information, check Facebook and the No Labels website. Contact Emily Chiochon with questions.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Celebrating the life of John Baskerville

UNI's history department invites students, alumni, colleagues and friends to remember professor John Baskerville, who passed away on March 3. The gathering will be from 5 to 7 p.m., April 9, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Memories will be shared beginning at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Financial Literacy Month 2015

Celebrate Financial Literacy Month this April. Several events and presentations will be held throughout the month to help students learn more about their finances. Each presentation will conclude with drawings for gift cards, books, or T-shirt prizes. Register online today. 

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
22nd Annual CSBS Student Research Conference

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will host the 22nd Annual CSBS Conference Saturday, April 25. The abstract submission deadline is April 5. Early registration ends April 10. For more information, visit the CSBS website

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
New self-service CatID account recovery tool

OnOn March 25, ITS implemented a new CatID Account Recovery Tool. This allows you to register a cell phone or alternate email address for use in resetting your own passphrase. Visit the ITS website for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Policies available for comment

The following policies are available for comment on the university policy website: 3.02 Student Conduct Policy, 13.01 Affirmative Action, 6.01 Academic Appointments, 6.02 Department Head Recruitment/Appointments and 6.03 Deans Recruitment/Appointments. 

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Visiting artist Victoria Christen workshop April 2 and 3

Victoria Christen will give demonstrations of how she makes her ceramic artwork from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, April 2 and from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:45 p.m., Friday, April 3, in the Ceramics Lab, Room 126 in KAM. She will lecture about her artwork at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 2 and about her life as a potter at 9 a.m., Friday, April 3. Both lectures are in the Art Auditorium, Room 111 KAM.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Be a part of UNI's first TEDx on March 28

Complimentary tickets are available to watch the TEDxUNI livestream in the GBPAC Lobby. Meet the presenters at the after party. Reserve at the Gallagher Bluedorn Box Office or call 319-273-7469. Get complete TEDx information at the TEDxUNI website and register free for additional official viewing parties. All parties feature food, fun, community and ideas worth spreading.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
International Dance Theatre spring performance

The UNI International Dance Theatre will present its annual spring show at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18 and at 1 p.m., Sunday, April 19, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. Experience the world through multicultural, folk and ballroom dance styles as well as contemporary, jazz and tap. This show is appropriate for all ages. Admission is $8 for the general public; $4 for students and senior citizens.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
2015 Honors Week agenda

Honors Week is a celebration of academics and scholastic achievement at UNI. The week provides an opportunity to recognize and connect students who are collectively pursuing academic excellence through honor societies, honorary organizations and the University Honors Program. Visit the Honors Week website for a full list of events. 

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Rod Library's 2nd Annual Comic-Con this Saturday

Rod Library is hosting its 2nd Annual Comic-Con from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 28. This event is for all ages. There will be costume contests, a TAPP fashion show, gaming, panels/speakers and more. For more information, visit the comic-con website.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Women in the weight room

Ever wanted to improve your knowledge on weight lifting? Try out the weightlifting workshop Friday, April 3 and 10. These sessions will be led by two UNI personal trainers, taught by women for women. $15 for one session or $25 for both sessions. Contact Kristy Leen or call 319-273-7167 to register.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Alpha Delta Pi $5 annual spaghetti dinner

Alpha Delta Pi will host its annual spaghetti dinner from 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 6, at the College Hill Lutheran Church on the corner of Olive and Seerley. Participate in activities, yard games, visit with TC and TK and win prizes. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. To buy a ticket, please see an Alpha Delta Pi member.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
Meet solar PV installation experts at CEEE open house

Learn about the products, prices and rebates for residential solar systems from the experts who installed the new array for the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 29, in the Rotunda, CEEE.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
You are invited to the 8th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

Join graduate students from programs across campus at the 8th Annual Graduate Student Symposium on April 1. Poster presentations will be from noon to 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom, oral presentations will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the lower level of Maucker Union, and creative performances will begin at 6 p.m. in Graham Hall in Russel Hall. Visit the Symposium website for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015
UNI Black Student Union Talent Show

The Black Student Union Talent Show will be at 8 p.m., Friday, March 27, in the Auditorium, LNG. The show is free and open to anyone; all talents are welcome. To sign up for a performance, email the Black Student Union or arrive 30 minutes before the start of the event. Special guest host is comedian Darius Bowie.

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