Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Earth Week celebration activities

Bring in at least five plastic bags to exchange for one reusable UNI bag from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, April 21, outside Maucker Union. Limit one bag per person. The 2014 UNI Earth Day Fair will be held outside Maucker Union from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 22. Sample maple syrup made from campus trees, help start seedlings for the UNI student garden, get a free bike tune up and learn how to get involved.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
UNI Job & Internship Board student training

The new UNI Job & Internship Board will go live on April 18. To learn how to find and apply for on campus positions, local part-time work, internships and full-time jobs, attend one of these 30-minute training sessions in 009 GIL: 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 22; 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 23; 11 a.m., Thursday, April 24; 2 p.m., Friday, April 25; 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 30; and 11 a.m., Thursday, May 1.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Jackson Katz - "More Than a Few Good Men"

Jackson Katz, anti-sexist activist, will present "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence against Women" at 7:30 p.m., April 24, in 002 SAB. The event is free and open to the public. 

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
UNI to offer EPSCoR camps

UNI's summer Iowa EPSCoR camps include a variety of STEM-related camps that are available to the community, including elementary, middle school and high school levels. Visit the camps website for more information.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Change in Library hours for April 19-20

Library hours for April 19 through 20 are posted online. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Earth Week celebration activities

Bring in at least five plastic bags to exchange for one reusable UNI bag from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, April 21, outside Maucker Union. Limit one bag per person. Free bike tune-ups will be provided by Europa Cycle and Ski from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Apr 22, north of Maucker Union. Additional Earth Week activities are scheduled. 

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
'The Table And The Bedroom'

Alison Suen, lecturer in philosophy at Vanderbilt University and UNI alumna, will lecture on "The Table And The Bedroom: The Intersections Between Animal Ethics and Feminism," at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in 115 SRL. Her lecture will explore the parallels between the exploitation of animals and the exploitation of women.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Baker Hall update

Contractors are bringing in and compacting fill dirt and hauling rubble away from the Baker Hall site. The water main near Wright Hall is scheduled to be replaced April 16. Be careful when walking across Campus Street; truck traffic will continue throughout the semester. Contact Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with questions or concerns.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
Rod Library campus textbook/book drive

Donate books to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates across the world. Drop off textbooks/books you no longer need at the Rod Library lobby or the Maucker Union Administrative Office in the green cardboard bins now through April 22 or at the library booth on April 22 during the UNI Earth Day Celebration.

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014
CME poetry slam and open mic

The CME will host a poetry slam and open mic event at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 14. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014
Golden Key - new member recognition event

The Golden Key International Honour Society will present certificates to new members Thursday, April 17, in 109 CBB. Register online by April 9.

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014
Legislative update

Jeneane Beck, state relations officer, will host a legislative update at noon, Friday, April 11, in the College Eye Room, MAU. Topics will include policy items affecting UNI during this legislative session.

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014
Rod Library Learning Commons open house

The library will host an open house for the new Learning Commons & Digital Media Hub from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 16. There will be food, fun and door prizes, including a grand prize drawing for a Kindle.

Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014
UNIBusiness Class of 2014 Graduation Celebration

All UNIBusiness students and faculty are invited to the graduation celebration at 5 p.m., April 10. There will be a mixer in the Hall of Flags with light hors d'oeuvres and networking, followed by a forum at 6 p.m. in the John Deere Auditorium featuring each department's Alumni in Residence. 

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
Campus Storm shelter locations

Every UNI building has areas designated as "Severe Weather Shelters." Locations of emergency shelter areas for each academic building are posted online. Make sure you know where the designated areas are in your building. 

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
Theatre UNI presents 'August: Osage County'

Tracy Letts' comic tragedy exposes the emotional destruction that rips through generations in "August: Osage County." This production runs April 10 through 19.

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
Going into law? How studying philosophy and religion can help

Join alumni from the Department of Philosophy and World Religions who have gone into law at 3:30 p.m., April 10, in 115 SRL and hear about ways the study of philosophy and religion can help in law school and the legal professions.

Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014
Pesticide notification registry 2014

To receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus, visit the physical plant website. This registry expires each year on Dec. 31.

Monday, Apr 7, 2014
Honors Week

Honors Week, April 5 through 12, is a celebration of academics and scholastic achievement at UNI. The week is an opportunity to recognize and connect students who are collectively pursuing academic excellence through honor societies, honorary organizations and the University Honors Program. 

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
CatID passphrase expiration

Your 365-day CatID passphrase is about to expire. Information about passphrases and what systems are affected is on the ITS website. If you have a wireless device with a data plan and you lose data service in some areas on campus, you can still access email if you're connected to the UNI wireless network (WiFi-UNI). 

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
Review and comment on student employment policy

The Student Employment policy will be available for comments until April 17.

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
Steven Johnson: The Digital Turn keynote address

Steven Johnson, author of "Everything Bad Is Good For You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter" and "Future Perfect," will deliver the keynote address for The Digital Turn series at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in the Ballroom, COM. 

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
How to Make Sculpture of 4-Dimensional Things

The Hari Shankar Memorial Lecture series will present mathematician Henry Segerman from Oklahoma State University at 7:30 p.m., April 8, in 002 SAB. Segerman works mostly in 3-dimensional geometry and topology and in the medium of 3D printing.

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
Last Diversity Inclusion Workshop of the semester

"Leadership for Diversity Inclusion" is a community and skill-building opportunity with students, staff and faculty. The workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 11, and will be facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Register online. For more information, email defran@uni.edu or call 273-3210.

Thursday, Apr 3, 2014
April Health, Wellness and Fitness news posted

April issues of Student Health 101 (SH101), the WRS E-Newsletter and WRS Personal Fitness are posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities and topics of the month.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
Open Forum on Regents' Efficiency and Transformation Study

An open forum will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Monday, April 7, in the Ballroom, MAU. For those unable to attend, live streaming of the open forum will be available from the efficiency website. Suggestions for program, policy and process improvements can be submitted online at that same address.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
Cartoonist Lela Lee to lecture at CME

Cartoonist Lela Lee will present and discuss her cartoon "Angry Little Asian Girl" and her books at 7 p.m., Monday, April 7, at the CME. The cartoon strips are often both humorous and thought-provoking.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
Share your thoughts about UNI eLearning (Blackboard Learn) System

Students are encouraged to provide feedback and suggestions to Blackboard representatives and UNI eLearning team members from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 2, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
CROW Forum

Megan Vogt, recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Paper on Gender award, will present her paper, "Portrayals of Feminism: Through the eyes of Hans Christian Andersen and Disney" at noon, Monday, April 7, in 109A CME.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
Latino Ball

There will be a Masquerade Dance from 9 to 11 p.m., Saturday, April 5, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The dance is free and open to the public. There will be awards for the most creative mask designs. 

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
Seniors: You could earn up to $1,500

Academic Assessment invited 1,200 seniors to take the Proficiency Profile, an online test. One senior who completes the test will win up to $1,500 to repay student loans. Look for donna.vinton@uni.edu in your UNI email to see if you were invited.

Wednesday, Apr 2, 2014
GradFest 2014

Graduating seniors are invited to GradFest from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at Ginger's on the Hill. Stop in for free pizza, pop, a gift from the UNI Alumni Association and the chance to win an iPad and other great prizes. While there, sign up for the Alumni Association.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
Dylan & Riley Martin Social Justice Scholarship

If you're going to be a junior or senior at UNI next year, have attended UNI for at least one year, your GPA is 3.20 or higher and you're engaged in social justice work, consider applying for a Dylan & Riley Martin Social Justice Scholarship. The application deadline is April 18. Email rowena.tan@uni.edu with questions.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
3rd Annual Educating Educators Conference

The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host its 3rd Annual Educating Educators Conference Saturday, April 5. This event is free and open to all teacher education students, faculty and staff. For more information, visit the COE website.  

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
Do UNI on-campus dining options meet your needs?

Let UNI Dining Services know how it can meet your needs for convenience and selection at campus restaurants, convenience stores and food carts. Your input will help guide decisions to get the right service in the right place. At the end of the survey, you can enter a drawing to win one of 10 $50 Amazon gift cards.  

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
Baker Hall update

Contractors will haul rubble for recycling and repurposing off campus and bring in fill dirt for green space. Be careful when walking across Campus Street; truck traffic will continue through the end of the semester. Contact Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
UNI CAB presents 'Bully'

The UNI Campus Activities Board will show the documentary "Bully" at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Ballroom, MAU. Popcorn and pop will be provided.

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Begeman Lecture is April 2

Timothy Gay, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will lecture on "Why Isn't God Ambidextrous?" at 7 p.m., April 2, in the Auditorium, LNG. Gay will discuss the idea of nature being "handed" and apply that concept to agriculture, biology, chemistry and physics. He will also discuss new physics experiments on chirality that may reveal how life began on Earth. More information is posted on the physics website

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
New policy approved

Policy 13.19 on Retaliation and Misconduct Reporting has been approved. 

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Gamma Phi Beta - pancake breakfast

Gamma Phi Beta will host a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5, at St. Stephan Student Center. Proceeds help support Girls on the Run. Tickets are available in Maucker Union before April 5 for $5 or $7 at the door.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Iowa's Entrepreneur Conference - EntreFEST 2014!

EntreFEST, Iowa's entrepreneur conference, will be May 14-16 in Iowa City. There will be educational tracks focused on small business owners, high-growth startups, women business owners, corporate innovators and economic developers. Register online. UNI faculty and staff can get a $10 discount by using the code UNISENTME. UNI students receive a 50 percent discount with the code UNISTUDENT.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Annual Graduate Student Symposium, April 1

The Seventh Annual Graduate Student Symposium is Tuesday, April. 1. Public viewing of the poster presentations is from 1 to 1:45 p.m., in the Ballroom, MAU. Oral presentations are from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Maucker Union meeting rooms; and creative performances are from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in Davis Hall, GBPAC. The symposium program is available on the Graduate College website. 

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Register for Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

The UNI fraternity community welcomes all male students, faculty and staff to "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Register online by 5 p.m., April 9. For more information, contact fraternitylife@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Final Thursday Reading Series

The Final Thursday Reading Series will be Thursday, March 27, at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m.; performances start at 7:15 p.m. Bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. Author Letitia Moffitt will read from her new novel, "Sidewalk Dancing" at 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Campus tutoring services and resources

Utilize tutoring services and resources to stay on top of your "A" game. Studies show students actively involved with academic support services outside the classroom are more likely to attain higher grades and graduate (Cuseo, 2003).

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Financial Literacy Month events

Throughout April a series of speakers will be on campus discussing topics related to personal financial literacy. Each presentation will conclude with drawings for gift cards and T-shirt prizes. Register online

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Library Mini Comic-Con

Rod Library will host a Mini Comic-Con from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 29. The event is free and open to the public. There will be panel discussions, local artists, a magic tournament, video games, costume contest and more. Details are posted on the library's website.  

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
COE 46th Elementary Literacy Conference

The 46th Elementary Literacy Conference will take place April 11. Keynote speakers will be Gary Kelley, local illustrator and UNI graduate, and J. Patrick Lewis, poet and prose writer. Their books will be available for purchase and signing throughout the day. The conference is free to UNI students and faculty. More information and registration are online. 

Monday, Mar 24, 2014
'Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia: Roots of Conflict'

Kenneth Basom, political science; Gregory Bruess, history; and Konrad Sadkowski, history, will provide analysis and take questions on the ongoing turmoil between Ukraine, Crimea and Russia and challenges to East-West relations at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, in 115 SRL.

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
Hire a personal trainer

Need motivation and direction to meet your fitness goals? Hire a UNI WRS personal trainer to jump start your health and fitness. Call 273-7167 or visit the WRS website.

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