Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

Visit the MyUniverse News archives for information published prior to January 2013.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
UNI DM dancer appreciation week

This week is dancer appreciation week for UNI Dance Marathon. Beck's Karaoke Benefit Night is from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Beck's on the Hill. The cover charge is $5, 18+. A Black Tie Affair is from 9 p.m. to midnight, Thursday, Jan. 29, at Threehouse Wesley Foundation. Cost is $5 per person or $7 for couples. A dance benefit featuring nine dance teams from across Iowa will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, at the GBPAC. UNI students get in free.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Film Screening: 'I Am Eleven'

A screening of the documentary "I Am Eleven," which explores the lives and thoughts of children from around the world, will be at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 4, at the College Square Theatre. Purchase tickets for $10 online.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Kappa Delta Pi's COE clothing sale

Kappa Delta Pi will offer College of Education apparel for sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 4 and 5, in the SEC Lobby. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Gamma Phi Beta pancake breakfast

Gamma Phi Beta will host a pancake breakfast benefiting Girls On The Run from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 7, at College Hill Lutheran Church. Tickets are $5 before and $7 at the door. 

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
Live Like a Student Seminar

Live Like a Student is a free, non-credit three-week course offered at a variety of times, Feb. 9 through Feb. 26, in 324 LIB. Students will explore the concepts of budgeting, financial aid, credit/credit cards and identity protection. The course includes a free T-shirt and the chance to win a $500 scholarship. Register online today. 

Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
CROW (Current Research on Women & Gender) Forum

The next CROW Forum will be at noon, Monday, Feb. 2, in 109A CME. Lisa Jepsen, economics, will present "Women and Law School" discussing the factors that influence success in the first year of law school with a special emphasis on race and gender. Jepsen will also provide aggregate statistics about UNI students who take the LSAT and apply to law school.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015
Join the Fight Against Cancer

If you're interested in helping plan this year's Relay For Life of UNI, attend an informational meeting at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 27 or Wednesday, Jan. 28, in the Elm Room, MAU. Contact stoolmaw@uni.edu for more information.

Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015
Cyber Security Awareness

Security awareness courses are available to all faculty, staff and students via UNI eLearning. Look for "ITS-Security: Securing The Human - Security Awareness Training 2013-2015" in your courses available list. The material is no cost to participants. Courses are optional, but highly recommended.

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
CIEP International Panther newsletter now available

The newest addition of the CIEP International Panther is now available. Read about current students, new projects, CIEP alumni, activities, special programs and more.

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
MGSA Mixer

The Multicultural Graduate Student Association will host its first social mixer of the semester at 8 p.m., Jan. 27, in 009 GIL. Meet other diverse graduate (masters and doctoral) students, staff and those who support the presence of a more inclusive culture at UNI.

Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015
Register for spring fitness classes now!

Classes begin Jan. 20 for as low as $24. New classes include Cycle & Core, Kickboxing Butts & Guts, Zumba Tone, Deep Water Cardio. Favorites like Kickboxing, TRX and Yoga are also available. Sign up online or in WRC 101.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
McElroy Fellowships

The deadline for on-campus applications for McElroy Fellowships is Friday, Jan. 30. Candidates must intend to pursue a Ph.D. and be a December 2014 or May 2015 graduate with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $10,000 per year for three years. To apply, contact Bryce Kanago to express interest and discuss eligibility.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
Diversity Town Hall is Jan. 21

The 7th Annual Diversity Town Hall will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Ballroom, COM. The Diversity Fair will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Guest speaker is Heather W. Hackman, who has taught and trained on social justice issues since 1992.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
International Opportunities Fair

The Spring 2015 International Opportunities Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 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 or email Paula VanZee

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015
CDC reports increase of flu activity

The Center for Disease Control has noted that flu activity continues to increase. If you are exhibiting flu symptoms, please remain home to avoid further spread. Tips to minimize the spread of the flu are posted onlline

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
Transfer student welcome

All UNI transfer students who started in fall 2014 or spring 2015 are invited to the Transfer Student Welcome Lunch on Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the University Room, MAU. Stop by anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to connect with other new transfer students over lunch. Pizza, cookies and drinks will be provided. If you have questions about the event, contact Kristin Woods.

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
Library hours during MLK holiday weekend

Rod Library hours during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday are posted online. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
Student tickets now available at GBPAC

Tickets for the spring season are now on sale at the Gallagher Bluedorn. Students receive one free ticket each semester and are encouraged to order early for the best possible seating. Don't miss out on The Beach Boys, Workaholic's Adam DeVine or the Broadway-touring "Sister Act."

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
Intuitive Eating four-week workshop

Intuitive eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body. Meetings will be at 4 p.m., Thursdays, beginning Jan. 29, in 101 WRC. Check the wellness website for details.

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
2014 W-2s

Online W-2s became available Jan. 9 for active employees previously electing to not have a paper W-2 mailed to them. Paper W-2s for all other employees should be mailed by Jan. 15. See the Business Operations-Payroll website for information on how to receive your W-2 online in future years. The W-2 reflects Jan. 1 through Dec. 31 earnings. The delay some employees experienced in receiving payment for Dec. 31 payroll did not affect the W-2 totals.

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015
Conversation partner volunteers needed

The CIEP Conversation Partner Program pairs fluent English speakers with students. Partners meet a minimum of one hour each week to practice English throughout the academic year. Students have the opportunity to improve English skills, experience American culture and share their own culture. If interested, visit the CIEP website. For more information, email cieppartners@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015
Business grant contest begins in January

Dream Big Grow Here is a business grant contest for students, faculty and staff to submit startup ideas for a chance to win $15,000 in total grants. The program is managed by the UNI Regional Business Center. For more information, visit the Dream Big Grow Here website. 

Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
Wellness/Recreation Center winter break hours

The Wellness/Recreation Center will be open during the winter/holiday break. Visit the WRC website and select Finals Week & Winter Break Hours for details. 

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Library hours during holidays and semester break

Rod Library hours during the holidays and semester break are posted online. There will be no special loans during the holidays and semester break. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Volunteer opportunities with the Spectrum Project

Volunteer opportunities are available with the spring 2015 Spectrum Project, that combines music, movement and drama for children with different abilities. UNI students are needed to volunteer as buddies to the children in the project. More information is posted on the Spectrum Project website.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
23rd Street Market is open during break

Check the Hours of operation for 23rd Street Market through Jan. 10. With each purchase, customers will receive a free fountain drink in their own refillable cup. One refill per visit, no limit on daily visits. Prexy's, Chats & Essentials in MAU will be closed during break. 

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
UNI African American Children and Families course

Are you interested in learning more about educating and supporting African American children and their families while earning college credit? If so, sign up for a 1-credit course. More information is posted online. 

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Electronic Media Student Showcases

Students majoring in electronic media will exhibit their work at two events this week. An Electronic Media Student Showcase of innovative, thought-provoking and moving videos will be shown at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the Interpreters Theater, LNG. The UNI-TV Annual Variety Show, featuring student work from an innovative collaboration between journalism and electronic media, will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Performance Studio, LNG. Awards will also be presented to the winners of a video contest.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Return Keys to Physical Plant

Reminder for faculty, staff and students not returning next semester - all keys must be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
Danielle Allen will lecture on the MLK legacy

Danielle Allen, author, political theorist and professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, will visit UNI in January. Allen will lecture on "Our Declaration and the King Legacy" at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 19, in Lang Hall.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
African American Children and Families Conference

The African American Children and Families Conference will be Feb. 19 and 20. Participants will hear from scholars and practitioners who will provide expertise in the education necessary to empower and develop the African American community. Details are posted online.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Library hours for finals week

Rod Library hours for finals week are posted online. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Homecoming & Family Weekend 2015

Save these dates. Homecoming will be Oct. 17 and Family Weekend will be Nov. 7 - 9.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Elect Her - Campus Women Win!

UNI will host Elect Her – Campus Women Win from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 24, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Participants will gain hands-on campaign skills, hear from inspiring local speakers and discuss research on women in government. There is no cost for this event; breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration is required.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Camp Adventure - Washington, D.C. spring internship opportunity

Camp Adventure spring internship positions are still available in the Washington, D.C. area. Students will be enrolled fulltime and gain hands-on experience working in a new child development center while traveling the region. For more information, email cainternship@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
De-Stress Days

Stop by Maucker Union to de-stress during finals week! There will be free mini-massages, crafts and the opportunity to walk the labyrinth from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 15 - Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the Ballroom. You can play with puppies from noon to 2 p.m., Tuesday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, in front of Chats.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Register to volunteer for MLK Day

Volunteer to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Jan. 19. T-shirts and breakfast will be provided in Maucker Union as well as transportation to the volunteer sites. Register online. 

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
UNI community service projects

UNI is collecting examples of its community service from all areas of the university. Student organizations are asked to report activities from last academic year (2013-14) by Saturday, Dec 20. For more information, contact Sharon Silva

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
CAB will show 'The Maze Runner'

The Campus Activities Board will show "The Maze Runner" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, in the Ballroom, MAU. Refreshments include hot chocolate, cookies and caramel popcorn.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Need a quiet place to study?

Visit the Wellness Lab in 104 WRC for a relaxing atmosphere. Take advantage of the collaborative learning table for group projects and individual study, as well as buying a cup of coffee, tea or cider. For more information, visit the WRC website. 

Tuesday, Dec 9, 2014
'Workaholics' star Adam Devine tickets on sale now

Adam DeVine is becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. DeVine is best known as a co-creator, writer and star of the hit Comedy Central show, "Workaholics." He will perform at the Gallagher Bluedorn Saturday, Feb. 28. Tickets are on sale now.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
PSE's Bids for Kids Holiday Auction

Pi Sigma Epsilon will host its 5th annual Bids For Kids Holiday Auction from 4 to 7 p.m., Dec. 13, at the Prairie Lakes Atrium. There will be a live and silent auction along with dinner to support the Family & Children's Council of Black Hawk County. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit payitsquare.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
Ugly Sweater Contest

Sweaters will be judged for a chance to win prizes at noon, Thursday, Dec. 11, in Maucker Union.

Thursday, Dec 4, 2014
Academic Learning Center offers writing help

Get your writing started or give it a makeover. All assignment types and majors welcome. Call 273-2361 to schedule appointments Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check the Academic Learning Center website for writing resources or Tweet your brief writing questions to @askuniwc.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014
Camp Dodge Home Away From Home, 1917~1918

The UNI Museum will present "Camp Dodge: Home Away From Home, 1917-1918" by Michael Vogt, curator at the Iowa Gold Star Museum, at 7 p.m., Dec. 10, on the first floor of Rod Library.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014
Graduating in December? Check in your UNI traditions today!

Check in your UNI traditions by emailing your photos to Joslyn Aldape or take your book to Connie Hansen at the Alumni House. Once you've checked in, you will be invited to the Traditions Keeper Ceremony, on Wednesday, Dec. 17, to receive a medallion.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014
College of Education clothing sale

Kappa Delta Pi will host a College of Education clothing sale in the Schindler Lobby on Dec. 9 and 10. Check out the new colors and warm winter apparel in a wide variety of sizes.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014
Policies for review

Review Policy: 13.03 Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination Statement and Review Policy: X.XX Policy on the Assignment and Changing of Grades are available for comment until Friday, Dec. 19 at the policies website

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
Adopt-a-family program

Kappa Delta Pi will host an adopt-a-family program sponsoring three local families. Stop by their booth in the Schindler Lobby, Dec. 1 through 10, for details. Participate and help support our community.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
Study abroad information sessions

Interested in studying abroad for a short-term or long-term program? Visit the study abroad website or call the study abroad office 273-7078 for details about upcoming information sessions and opportunities to go abroad.

Pages