Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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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 brittany.warren@uni.edu 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.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014
BOR public hearing

This month's Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, in 030 BCS.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Careers, communication and counterterrorism in foreign policy

Join Ambassador John Dinger, alumnus of the UNI Department of Political Science and currently a senior inspector in the U.S. State Department's Office of Inspector General, for a presentation at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in 134 SAB.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Athletic apparel sale

A sale of used UNI Athletic apparel will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Oct. 17, at the Northeast Concourse of the UNI-Dome. Doors open at 9 a.m. for registration (ID required). Additional details are available on the OBO website or contact Emily Creighton.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
New UNI Museums exhibit opening Oct. 16

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, UNI Museums will open an exhibit that explores the Cedar Valley during this time and Iowa's contribution to the war. The exhibit will open Thursday, Oct. 16, in Rod Library.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Q&A on Regents' proposal for performance-based funding

The Board of Regents has proposed major revisions to the funding formula for the state's universities. The proposal would tie state funding to in-state students and to the universities' performance on particular measures. As currently designed, it would also result in a significant net increase in state funding to UNI. Joe Gorton, United Faculty president; Tim Kidd, Faculty Senate chair; and Scott Peters, faculty chair, will make brief presentations, followed by Q&A at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 109 CBB.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
UNI Public Safety to host emergency exercise

The UNI Department of Public Safety and the UNI Environmental Health & Safety offices will conduct an emergency exercise at 8:30 am., Saturday, Oct. 11, at Latham Hall. Other local first response agencies will also participate and various emergency vehicles will be used. The exercise should be completed by noon.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
UNI Public Safety to host emergency exercise

The UNI Department of Public Safety and the UNI Environmental Health & Safety offices will conduct an emergency exercise at 8:30 am., Saturday, Oct. 11, at Latham Hall. Other local first response agencies will also participate and various emergency vehicles will be used. The exercise should be completed by noon.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
UNI Alert test planned

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 9. Please review your emergency contact information and make any necessary updates. To update your emergency contact information, visit the Update My Personal Information application. 

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Be a leader

The UNI ROTC open house will offer a fun, hands-on leadership experience from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, outside Maucker Union. Current and prospective students will have an opportunity to complete activities with their peers that will enhance each student's awareness of problem solving, decision making and effective communication.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
How to say 'Thanks for Helping!'

It's International Tutor Appreciation week. Celebrate by writing a high-five note to an Academic Learning Center tutor, academic coach, writing coach or supplemental instruction leader. Follow the TC sign in 008 ITTC.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Relay For Life registration discount

The Relay For Life of UNI will be held April 10 and 11. Go to the Relay for Life website and use the discount code Relay2015 to receive half-price registration now through Oct. 12. Contact stoolmaw@uni.edu with any questions.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
TK tryouts

Team TC/TK will hold tryouts for TK starting at 7 p.m., Oct. 20. Details and an application form are available online. Applications must be submitted to Connie Hansen or Sarah Crim by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at the Alumni House.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 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 8:15 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, in 102 SAB. Email brittany.warren@uni.edu to RSVP.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Flu shot clinics postponed

The flu shot clinics on Oct. 8 in CBB; Oct. 9 in 007 GIL; and Oct. 14, in SEC have been canceled due to a delay in the shipment of vaccine. Multiple walk-in flu shot clinics will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 20, 23 and 28, at the Student Health Clinic.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
UNI Dance Marathon Orange Party

UNI Dance Marathon will host an Orange Party from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Campanile. There will be food, games and 9Square. Dance Marathon 2015 registration will open that evening as well. #AM2DM

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Panther Palace photo contest

Your residence hall room is your home away from home, your castle, your palace. Show off your UNI palace for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to University Book & Supply, Dining Dollars and Panther swag. Email a photo of your UNI palace to ur@uni.edu starting Oct. 13. Entry deadline is Oct. 22. Contest guidelines are posted online. 

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
PSE's Runner's Rave 5K Glow Run is Oct. 16

PSE's annual Runner's Rave 5K Glow Run will be Thursday, Oct. 16, starting outside CBB. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 on race day. The fee includes a T-shirt, glow-in-the-dark bracelets, necklaces and glasses. Register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
CAB film: 'Sex Tape'

CAB will show the movie "Sex Tape," at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Ballroom, MAU. Admission is free, along with free popcorn, pop and candy.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014
New NCBI workshop: 'Controversial Issues,' Oct. 28

The next National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshop will be from 1 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28. Learn a specific process for effectively working through interpersonal, group or organizational disagreements or conflicts. Facilitated by the UNI-NCBI team. Registration is required. Call 273-3210 or check the diversity website for scheduling conflicts or more information.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014
UNISUSA's Zombie Run & Walk

The UNI Supporters of the United States Army (UNISUSA) will host a Zombie Run & Walk Friday, Oct. 31. The fun run follows a course through campus where participants will encounter zombies who will chase them. Will you survive? Register online.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. An e-learning course is available to all faculty, staff, and students. Details are posted on the ITS website

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
NISG will host Voterpalooza

Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host Voterpalooza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Campanile. Rain location is the Coffeehouse, MAU. Voterpalooza will help UNI students register to vote and educate them about candidates. There will be free food for 1,500 students as well as giveaways. UNI has partnered with TurboVote to help students register to vote online. 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
CAB '80s matinee on Saturday, Oct. 4

CAB will host an '80s-themed movie matinee on Saturday, Oct. 4. Come dressed in your best '80s outfit for fun and movies. The "The Breakfast Club" will be shown at 1 p.m. followed by "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" at 3 p.m. There will be $20 gift cards for the best costumes. Popcorn, pop and candy will be served and there will be a photo booth.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Study Abroad programs for grad students

A short-term program will be offered in Guatemala for graduate students. Graduate post-secondary education students have an opportunity to study abroad in the U.K. For details on the information sessions, visit the Study Abroad Center website.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
October WRS eNewsletters and Student Health 101 available

October issues of WRS Personal Fitness and Student Health 101 (SH101) are posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Win $1,000 with PAWWSH

The Panther's Annual World Wide Scavenger Hunt (PAWWSH) will be Oct. 9 through 13. Teams of up to 10 people will compete to finish 70 random acts, with the winning team earning $1,000! Sign up and get more information online. 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Study Abroad information sessions

Interested in studying abroad? Many programs are available: South Africa, New Zealand, France, London and Paris, Dublin and the U.K. Information sessions are scheduled for each program. For details on the information sessions, visit the Study Abroad Center website.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
UNI to host Jack Hatch for education forum

UNI will host Jack Hatch for a Governor Candidate Education Forum at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in Ballroom C, MAU. Hatch will present his education platform and priorities for early childhood through the postsecondary years, followed by questions from a panel of UNI faculty and students.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
UNI Scholarship Application

The UNI Scholarship Application (USA) is ready for the 2015-16 academic year. Students can apply for scholarships on the financial aid website. The deadline for most scholarships is Jan. 15, 2015.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Media representation of female athletes

Nicole LaVoi, University of Minnesota, will discuss media coverage of women's sport and dispel the myths that no one is interested in women's sport and that "sex sells" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, in 002 SAB.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Ed Snowden, NSA leaker, patriot or traitor?

A panel will discuss Edward Snowden, the leaker of NSA documents, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, in 002 SAB. Panelists include a former intelligence and counterterrorism expert, civil liberties scholar and organizational communication scholar. For more information, contact the American Democracy Project at 273-6898.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
'How One University Re-imagined the Academic Library'

Lee Van Orsdel, dean of University Libraries at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, will speak from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6, in the University Room, MAU. Van Orsdel will discuss her library’s new building and its impact on student learning, faculty scholarship and enrollment.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014
Depression screening

The screening is free, anonymous and open to UNI students, staff and faculty who are interested in learning about depression. The screening is Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the UNI Counseling Center (second floor of the Student Health Center). Session times are 11 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m. No registration is required. Email Gretchen Honsell or call 273-2676 with questions.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
Step It Up 5K for Autism Speaks

The Delta Chi chapter of Alpha Xi Delta will host its annual 5K to raise money for Autism Speaks. Step It Up is a 3K or 5K walk/run that will be held on Saturday, Oct. 4, at Prairie Lakes Church in Cedar Falls. Register or donate online. For more information, contact Whitney.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
A-Team academic assistance

The A-Team, sponsored by the Academic Learning Center and Rod Library offers tutoring in math, science, writing feedback and study strategies for any class. Drop in from 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays, in the Digital Media Hub, 282 LIB.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
Study Abroad in Tanzania

Are you interested in studying in Tanzania? Attend an information session with the course leader about short-term programs at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, in 25 GIL; noon, Monday, Oct. 6, in 009 GIL; or 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in 009 GIL.

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
UNI Teaching Educators About Mathematics (TEAM) meeting

The UNI Teaching Educators About Mathematics will have its first meeting at 9 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, in 205 WRT. All students who wish to learn more about teaching mathematics are welcome. Pizza will be provided.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
RAINN Day

Sign a banner in support of sexual assault survivors and learn about Project Unbreakable from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in Maucker Union (next to Chats). This event is in honor of Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) Day.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Policies for review and comment until Oct. 13

The following policies are available for feedback and review until Monday, Oct. 13: Review Policy 8.09 Animals on University Owned or Controlled Property, Review Policy 3.09 Career Services, Review Policy 3.07 Fraternity and Sorority Housing, Review Policy 2.08 Extension/Continuing/Distance Education Services.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Film screening: 'Precious Knowledge'

See the film "Precious Knowledge," a documentary about attacks on ethnic studies programs, at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, in 002 SAB.

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
Critical studies of religion fosters inter-religious understanding

Thomas Thangeraj, Emory University, will discuss how departments of religion in colleges and universities in India helped create mutual understanding and acceptance in the context of inter-religious conflict in India at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 26, in 115 SRL. For further information, email or call Jerry Soneson at 273-6221. 

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014
UNI Dance Marathon Foam 5K

You've heard of Color Runs, but have you ever heard of a Foam Run? Come prepared to run for the kids while running through foam, slip 'n slides, water balloons and sprinklers. Race date is 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25. The registration fee is $20.

Monday, Sep 22, 2014
Resume workshop

Prepare for the upcoming Career Fair by attending the annual Resume Workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, in 007 GIL. Bring copies of your resume to be critiqued by professional staff.

Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
Book Bistro grand opening

The new Book Bistro inside Rod Library will celebrate its grand opening from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct.1. There will be a ribbon cutting, a short presentation and a special appearance by TC. The Book Bistro officially opened on Monday, Sept. 15. It specializes in gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato bisque soup and hot and cold tea as well as Starbucks coffee.

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