Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
Mock law class on Nov. 2

Are you thinking about becoming a lawyer? Jerry Organ, a professor from University of St. Thomas School of Law, will host a mock law class from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, in 221 CBB. The class will focus on a Missouri case dealing with the issue of adverse possession. Food and beverages will be provided. Those interested in attending should RSVP to dzaboffb@uni.edu to receive the reading materials. Plan on spending 30-45 minutes reading through the materials and come prepared to participate.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
CABtoberfest

Enjoy CABtoberfest from 8 p.m. to midnight, Thursday, Oct. 29, in Maucker Union. There will be Zombie Laser Tag, mini games, a scavenger hunt, Halloween-themed crafts, food, drinks and chances to win prizes!

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
Gilchrist costume & office decoration competition

Stop by participating offices in Gilchrist Hall to enjoy treats and vote for your favorite decorated office from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30. Enter a drawing for prizes by guessing the theme of each participating office. Pick up your ballot and a list of participating offices Oct. 30, in the first floor lobby and on the ground floor between Human Resource Services and the Study Abroad Center.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
CSA informational mixer event

Looking for networking opportunities? The Communication Student Association will host an informational mixer at 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
Tell us what you think about campus dining services

The Department of Residence is conducting a Customer Satisfaction Survey to rate these campus favorites: 23rd Street Market, Biscotti’s, Book Bistro, Chats, MU Food Court, Piazza and Rialto. For each location you survey, your name will go in to the drawing for one of five chances to win $50 worth of dining and retail purchases on campus. Complete the survey online and use login code 124 plus your UNI ID#. The survey is open Nov. 3 through 13.

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015
APO Presents 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'

Alpha Psi Omega will host a showing of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" at 11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, at the GBPAC. Doors open at 10 p.m. Admission is free for UNI students with ID; $1 or a canned food item for others. Costumes and additional canned food donations are highly encouraged. Food donations benefit the Northeast Iowa Food Bank in Waterloo.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
UNI to host actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik

Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik will speak at UNI's GBPAC at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 11, 2016, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Bialik is well known for her lead role as Blossom Russo in the early-1990s sitcom "Blossom" and now appears regularly as neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler on the "Big Bang Theory."

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
Do you have unused medications?

The UNI Pharmacy now has a MedSafe, a receptacle to collect unused medications. Any medications, including over the counter, prescriptions and even controlled substances can be brought to the UNI Pharmacy. The medications are securely collected and then sent to be incinerated, which prevents the medication from cycling back into our water supply. Drop off unused medication during regular business hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
Halloween at Piazza!

There will be a fright-filled lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, in the Piazza Dining Center. Enjoy a special Halloween-themed menu while dining amongst ghouls and goblins. This annual tradition is a must-see!

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
Free portraits in UR photo studio

University Relations will provide free business portraits for faculty, staff and students from 1 to 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, in 123 East Bartlett. Images will be sent via Google Drive.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
'The Heritage of the Bible in the Qu'ran'

John Burnight, religion, will present "Abraham, Moses and Jesus: The Heritage of the Bible in the Qur'an" at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, in 137 MSH. This presentation will examine a number of the Qur'anic passages discussing these and other biblical figures who are considered messengers of God, highlighting the important role that each plays in Islam.

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at GBPAC

One of the most enduring Broadway shows of all time, "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," blends country, pop and rock music into an uplifting story of biblical proportions! See it at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1. Get tickets online. 

Tuesday, Oct 27, 2015
Free tickets to see Kaleidoscope play, 'The Shape of a Girl'

"Shape of a Girl" is a one-women show about girl-on-girl bullying. See this free production at 10 a.m. or 12:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, at the GBPAC. No tickets required. Pre-registration is required. The show is 60 minutes long with a 10 minute Q&A.

Thursday, Oct 22, 2015
Photos needed for Military and Veteran Exhibit at Rod Library

The UNI Veterans Association is seeking photos and names for the Military and Veteran Exhibit at Rod Library. Submissions can be sent to Kathryn Ira or the Military Veteran Student Services Office by Wednesday, Oct. 28. Find more information online. 

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
Special Events class hosts Paint the Town Red for AHA

Nov. 9 through 14 businesses on the Hill will participate in day deals or week-long specials for people who purchase a red wristband for $5. The proceeds will be donated to The American Heart Association. Check out the Facebook event page for wristband sale details or preorder online. 

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
Majors in Minutes

Majors in Minutes, a way for students to learn more about a major, will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Ballrooms, MAU. The set up is similar to speed dating; every eight minutes music will play and you can stay at your current table or visit a new one.

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
CAB movie: 'Trainwreck'

The movie "Trainwreck" will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Ballroom, MAU. Enjoy free pop and popcorn!

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
New student employee hiring process

Starting Monday, Oct. 26 the university is moving to an electronic I-9 system. Because of this new system there is no longer a need for individual supervisors to handle confidential hiring paperwork. The new step-by-step process is posted online. Contact Sarah Goblirsch, career services, with any questions.

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
Graduate Student Mixer is Oct. 26

The Second Annual Graduate Student Mixer "Building Community" is from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, in the Ballroom, MAU. Meet other graduate students, faculty and staff while enjoying warm cider and cookies.

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
Graduation Fair is Oct. 28

The Graduation Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Ballroom, MAU. During the fair you can confirm your graduation status, purchase your cap and gown, apply for graduation and Commencement, complete exit-loan counseling, get resume critiques and more.

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the labyrinth anytime from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, in Ballroom A, MAU. Walking the path of the labyrinth allows for relaxation, reflection, meditation, creativity and inner peace. It's free and no registration is necessary.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Committee members wanted for American Democracy Project

UNI's American Democracy Project is seeking one person for its planning committee and two people for a committee on civility and civil discourse. If interested, submit your name or nominate someone for one or both committees to Gerri Perreault or call 273-6898.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Bollywood Masala Orchestra at Gallagher Bluedorn Oct. 24

Celebrate the spirit of India with the Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers at Gallagher Bluedorn at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. With 17 professional artists on stage, you’ll experience the amazing sights and sounds of Indian music and dance. Get tickets online.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
City elections voting location on campus

All Cedar Falls voters can vote from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, at Maucker Union. Find more information online.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
BIG Dream gathering is Oct. 27

UNI will host a BIG Dream Gathering from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Hear Mitch Matthews, '93, tell the stories behind the BIG Dream Gathering and then post some of your own big dreams. It will be a fun, inspiring and powerful event for students, alumni and the community.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Violent Incident Defense Strategies V.I.D.S.

UNI Police will offer three V.I.D.S. training sessions Tuesday, Nov. 3, in 30 BCS. 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 encouraged to attend. Register online. Contact Officers Craig Skilling or Chad Walderbach for additional information.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
BOR agenda is available

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet in Iowa City Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 22. The agenda is posted online.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Emmy nominated 'Private Violence' showing at GBPAC

The Emmy-nominated documentary "Private Violence" will be shown for free at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct.21, at Gallagher Bluedorn. The film explores the topic of domestic violence and will be followed by a panel discussion. Guests include Kit Gruelle, the film subject, and Cindy Waitt, the film's executive producer.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Lunch & Learn: student panel

Student Disability Services (SDS) will host a lunch-and-learn student panel from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Elm Room, MAU. Topics to be discussed include working with SDS, arranging accommodations, discussing individual needs with professors, etc. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in this program, contact SDS at 273-2677 or disabilityservices@uni.edu at least one week prior to the event.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Diversity mini grants available

These grants are awarded by the Diversity and Inclusion Council to UNI projects and events that enhance awareness of and education about issues of diversity at UNI. Diversity describes the rich differences that people bring to the UNI community. Find applications online.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
UNI Museum grand reopening on Oct. 31

The UNI Museum will host its grand reopening and unveiling of three new exhibits from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31. The family friendly event will feature refreshments, games and crafts for adults and children. Find more information online. 

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Next Leadership for Diversity Inclusion NCBI workshop is Oct. 28

Gain new insights on community building in this highly positive, interactive workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, in 109 CME. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. All campus is invited; lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. If you have scheduling conflicts or need more information, call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
IEP presentation

Are you interested in learning more about IEPs and how to complete one successfully? All education majors or anyone planning on working with students in the future are encouraged to attend. The event will be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in 002 SAB.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Could you save a life? Get three certificates in one day

Take CPR/AED for the Professional, First Aid and Bloodborn Pathogens all in one day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the WRC. Save $25 by taking the classes as one. You will get three Red Cross certificates; two of which are good for two years. Find more information and enroll online. 

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Camp Adventure Leadership Assessment Center interviews

Camp Adventure will conduct Leadership Assessment Center interviews on Saturdays, Oct. 24, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5. If interested or you want to learn more, email Camp Adventure

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Student volunteers needed for community outreach program

The UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association is seeking energetic and goal-oriented students to join a new community engagement team: UNI Chinese Language and Culture Assoc. Community Ambassadors. This unique team will be the association's representatives at various events. To find out more, email association president Steven Timm.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
2016-17 UNI scholarship application

The 2016-17 UNI Scholarship Application is ready. Start to apply now for scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. Priority deadline is Jan. 15, 2016, for incoming and current students. Apply online

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Keystone, Colorado winter break trip

Join the UNI Ski & Snowboard Club in Keystone, Colorado, during winter break, Jan. 4 through 9. There will be lift access to: Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek and A-Basin. For more information, email the club at uniskiclub@gmail.com. The trip fee is $448 plus transportation. Final payment is due Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Make a Difference Day volunteers needed

Make a difference in the Cedar Valley by volunteering to help with roadside clean up from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. You will receive a Service and Leadership Council T-shirt, water bottle and snacks for free. Register online by Oct. 23. 

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
UNI DM pancake breakfast

Have some pancakes for the kids at the UNI Dance Marathon's pancake breakfast from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Wesley Foundation. It's $5 and all you can eat!

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
The Hot Sardines at Gallagher Bluedorn on Oct. 17

There's no need for a jazz revival—it's alive and kicking with this bunch! Blend a great brass lineup with a virtuoso pianist and a frontwoman from another era, and you've got The Hot Sardines. See them at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17. Get tickets online. 

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
'Lives Worth Living' to show Oct. 21

See the documentary "Lives Worth Living," at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the CME as part of this year's Reaching for Higher Ground theme is "Disability Justice: Past, Present, and Future." The film chronicles the history of the American disability rights movement from the post-WWII era to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. A discussion of the film and disability rights will follow.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
Fit Club incentive program

It's not too late to get moving with the new Fit Class Pass. Pay one fee and take any class or classes you want. Fit Club is an incentive program that will keep you moving by earning points for participating in classes. Join Fit Club for $8 and receive a T-shirt. Top winners win a free fit pass for spring 2016.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
Read & Write GOLD

Student Disability Services will offer a hands-on workshop demonstrating how to use Read&Write GOLD at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in 102 SAB. This literacy software program assists learners with reading, researching, studying and writing. Email Brittany Warren to RSVP.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
UNI ScholarWorks Grand Reveal

Attend an overview of UNI ScholarWorks from 2:30 to 4:45 p.m.,Tuesday, Oct. 20, in 287 LIB. There will be a reception and presentation on open textbooks given by Sarah Cohen, managing director of the Open Textbook Network. Find more information online.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Tourism Association monthly meeting Nov. 3

The UNI Tourism Association will have its next meeting at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, in 103 WRC. All students interested in hands-on experience with event planning, marketing, fundraising and event design are welcome. If you have any questions, email unitourismassociation@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Women in Business Forum

Congressman Rod Blum will host a Women in Business Forum from 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, at CEEE. This event serves to raise awareness and encourage more women to consider a future in business, provide connection to valuable support resources, and expand this conversation within the business community. Find details and register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Homecoming shirts with College Hill deals

PSE will sell Homecoming long-sleeved T-shirts for $15 each. Each shirt comes with exclusive deals to local restaurants and businesses. They can be purchased Oct. 12 through 14, in front of Maucker Union or preordered. The design is posted online. Contact fordcaa@uni.edu to pre-order and see the list of deals.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Flex Meals project

The business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon has organized a flex meals project to help feed area families in need, Nov. 11 through 14, 16 and 17. The goal is to feed as many people as possible at the UNI dining centers. If you have a meal plan, please consider "hosting a family" in need by giving some of your extra meals. Sign up online. You must be present the date and time you sign up, so you can swipe your card. For more information, email Abigail Borchert or Meghan Jansen

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Survivors of Sexual Assault Support Group

An eight-week support group for UNI students will begin Wednesday, Oct. 14. Find more information online or email Joan Thompson by Monday, Oct. 12. 

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