Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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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.

Monday, Mar 23, 2015
Last chance for semester: UNI-NCBI Diversity Inclusion Workshop

You are invited and strongly encouraged to attend the last NCBI Diversity Inclusion Workshop of the semester from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 10. This is a positive, interactive approach to growing your skills in communicating across cultural groups. Facilitated by UNI-National Coalition Building Institute. Lunch and snacks provided. Register online. For more information, contact Victoria DeFrancisco or 273-3210.

Monday, Mar 23, 2015
TRX Competency Course

Looking to add something new to your personal workouts? Patrons now have access to UNI TRX Suspension Trainers. Complete a short 30-minute course to gain access to one. Contact Henry Lang or call 273-7167 to register.

Sunday, Mar 22, 2015
Raising awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Sigma Phi Epsilon will host numerous events March 30 through April 3 to raise awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Week. Some events include a 24-hour SeeSAAW outside of Maucker Union starting at noon and self defense classes from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, in the Towers Ballroom. A full list of events is available on the Sigma Phi Epsilon website

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Library hours during spring break

Spring break hours for Rod Library are posted online. All youth books (7 day) checked out Saturday, March 7 are due Monday, March 23. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Live on campus during the summer for as little as $82/week

If you're planning to stay in the area this summer, consider the convenience and affordability of staying in the residence halls. Summer housing is available in Panther Village, ROTH and Shull Hall - all with air-conditioned rooms! You don't need to be enrolled in classes for summer or fall to live on campus. Students living on campus for 12 consecutive weeks will receive 15 percent off of the advertised rates - as low as $82 per week.Summer housing contracts are now being accepted. 

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Policy for review

Policy 12.04 Student Employee Grievances is available for comments until Thursday, April 2.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
International Food Festival

The UNIBusiness Global Associates will host an evening of exploring culture and language at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 12, in 1 and 3 CBB. Foods and activities from the Middle East, Latin America, Asia and Europe will be available.

Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Eat on campus during spring break

Prexy's in Maucker Union; 23rd Street Market in Commons; and Biscotti's in Redeker Center will be open limited hours for spring break. Piazza and Rialto dining centers will not be open during break. A complete list of hours and specials are posted online. 

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
Excellence in Liberal Arts Core Teaching Award

Nominations for the Excellence in Liberal Arts Core Teaching Award are due by Wednesday, March 25. The criteria and selection procedures are posted online. Email nominations to lac@uni.edu or send hard copies to mail code 0460. Faculty award recipients may choose to accept the award as supplies and services funds to offset expenses for curricular development and/or research or creative activities, or as a monetary award.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
Graduation Fair is March 11

Are you graduating in May? Plan to attend the Graduation Fair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. During the fair you can confirm graduation status, purchase cap and gown, apply for graduation and Commencement, complete exit loan counseling, get your résumé critiqued and more. Contact the Office of the Registrar at 273-2241 or registrar@uni.edu if you have any questions.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.) training

UNI Police will host a V.I.D.S. training session on April 3 in 109 CME. 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 strongly encouraged to attend. Register for training online. Contact Lt. Joe Tyler for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
Making safe decisions

Student Wellness Services, UNI Public Safety and local and state law enforcement will offer a fun and educational event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 12, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU. Activities include: life-size drinking and driving simulator; alcohol goggle simulations with golf, water pong; alcohol poisoning case study; and information and resources from a variety of areas on and off campus. Light refreshments and many giveaways will be available.

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015
P&S Staff Excellence Awards

P&S Staff Excellence Awards are presented annually to those P&S employees from Regents institutions who have made outstanding professional contributions to the university. Any member of the campus community is eligible to nominate. The nomination deadline is Monday, April 20. Nomination guidelines and a form are available online. Contact karen.cunningham@uni.edu or mark.rowe-barth@uni.edu if you have questions. 

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015
Book drive tallies 680 children's books

The UNI United Way committee thanks faculty, staff and students who donated 680 children's books during the recent book drive on campus. Books will be donated to Cedar Valley children who don't have access to age-appropriate books at home.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015
'I Am A Girl' screening on March 25

The Multicultural Graduate Student Association invites you and your classes to attend a screening of Rebecca Barry's "I Am A Girl" at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in 002 SAB. This documentary details the realities of girlhood in the 21st Century. 

Thursday, Mar 5, 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.

Thursday, Mar 5, 2015
Learn about types, benefits of institutional repositories

Faculty, staff and students are invited to learn about institutional repositories, the types of works found in them, and their benefits to faculty and the university from 3:30 to 4:45 pm., Thursday, April 16, in 109 CBB. Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Illinois Wesleyan University, will be the presenter. More information is posted on the Rod Library website.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled for 4 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in 030 BCS.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
Human resource professional social

Join UNI Society for Human Resource Management for a panel and networking social with area human resource professionals from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in 3 CBB. Open to all majors.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
Campus Activities Board: 'Mockingjay'

CAB will present "Mockingjay" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., March 5, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be popcorn, candy and pop available.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
UNIBusiness Class of 2015 Graduation Celebration

All UNIBusiness students are invited to a class of 2015 mixer at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 9, in CBB Hall of Flags. Join Alumni in Residence, Executive Advisory Board members, sponsors, faculty and staff for light hors d'oeuvres and networking. The Class of 2015 Forum is from 6 to 7 p.m., in 109 CBB. Hear personal accounts from five distinguished alumni. Dress is business casual.

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
1st year or senior student? Help UNI and you could win an iPad

Check your UNI email or your MyUNIverse page for an invitation to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement. Completing NSSE lets you share your experiences at UNI and enters your name into a drawing for prizes. 

Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015
UNIversitas publishes Volume 10

This volume features a forum on UNI's Cornerstone program, a work of new music, community outreach research, reviews and responses on Shakespeare's contemporary influence, open access publishing, the state of higher education and more. UNIversitas is posted online. 

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
Symposium in Arctic Research, Sustainability and Development

UNI and the Consulate General of Canada will host a research symposium and film screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, March 9, in the Rod Library/UNI Museum. Refreshments will be served. Sessions are open to the public.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
Cedar Valley Local Food Fair

Learn more about farmers' markets, orchards, u-picks, CSA farmers, bakeries, creameries, meat lockers, breweries and wineries that feed Northeast Iowa. Meet the farmers and producers, try samples and get recipes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, March 14, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Lunch, coffee and tea will be available for purchase in the Arthouse Café.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
Film screening: 'Abrazos'

Internationally acclaimed director Luis Argueta will screen his film Abrazos at 7 p.m., Monday, March 9, in 108 CAC. The film is the second in Argueta's trilogy of documentaries about immigration. The film is in Spanish and English with subtitles. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015
UNI to host Iowa International Education Conference

The 3rd Annual Iowa International Education Conference will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, April 20, in Maucker Union. Lunch will be provided. The conference is open to students, faculty and staff from across Iowa. All areas of international education will be covered. More information is posted on the Iowa International Education Conference website.

Monday, Mar 2, 2015
Discounted events at U.S. Cellular Center

UNI has teamed up with the U.S. Cellular Center to provide students, faculty and staff with discounts to several events: Pinnacle Combat, the Harlem Globetrotters, Monster Jam and Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance. To purchase discounted tickets, use the password UNI on any of the events that apply. This password can be used through any Ticketmaster outlet (additional convenience fees will apply) or charge-by-phone 800-745-3000.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
KNU Global summer school program

There is an opportunity for a sponsored international experience at Kyungpook National University in Daegu, South Korea from June 29 to July 26. Any UNI student preparing to be a K through 12 educator is eligible to apply. Participants can select from up to 14 courses taught in English as well as learn Korean and experience various kinds of cultural activities.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
CROW Forum on Monday

Martha Reineke, philosophy and world religions, will discuss her book "Intimate Domain: Desire, Trauma and Mimetic Theory" at noon, Monday, March 2, in the CME. Copies of her book will be sold after the presentation; Reineke will be available to sign books.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
CSA is back and ready for members

The student organization Communication Student Association (CSA) is returning to UNI and is seeking members. Any student who is interested in networking opportunities, career development and emphasizing the value of communication studies is encouraged to join CSA. Communication plays a vital role in all careers and helps advance skills that will benefit you now and after graduation. For more information, contact Elizabeth Rossiter.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
Free anxiety screening

A free, anonymous anxiety screening will be held at the Counseling Center (103 Student Health Center) on Wednesday, March 4. Sessions start on the hour at 11 a.m., and 1, 2 and 3 p.m. No registration is required. If you have questions, call 273-2676 or email Gretchen Honsell

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
Human Trafficking is here and thriving in Iowa

Ruth Buckles, the statewide coordinator at Youth and Shelter Services, will share a survivor's parent's perspective on the business of trafficking humans at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5, in 132 SAB.

Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015
'Workaholics' star Adam DeVine at Gallagher Bluedorn this Saturday

"Workaholics" star Adam DeVine will perform at 8 p.m., this Saturday, at the Gallagher Bluedorn. Adam is one of the most sought-after young comedians in Hollywood, starring in both "Workaholics" and Adam DeVine's House Party, as well as appearing in Hollywood films like "Pitch Perfect" 1 & 2. Get your tickets here

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