Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Panther Pick Up is May 7-9

UNI's Panther Pick Up is Wednesday, May 7 through Friday, May 9. St. Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army trucks will be located throughout campus and will accept clothing, dishes, furniture, carpet and other useable household items. For donation times and locations, visit the Panther Pick Up website. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Mini-grants available for Reaching for Higher Ground projects

Reaching for Higher Ground mini-grants up to $1,000 are available to support academic year activities and programming planned around the 2014-15 theme Media & Social Media: A Networked Society. Get more information and apply online. The deadline for the initial round of mini-grants is June 2; applicants will be notified by June 16.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Action needed so students can charge to their u-bill this summer
If you know student employees not enrolled for summer who are working on campus and want the ability to charge to their university bill, email their name, university ID number and summer campus affiliation to diningtech@uni.edu. Otherwise, only enrolled students have the charge privilege.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Library hours for final exam week

Library hours for April 30 through May 6 are extended hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your Cat ID.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
May Health, Wellness and Fitness News now posted

May 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.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
May and June UNI-NCBI Diversity Inclusion workshops

The "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion" workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 15 and 16, and June 23 and 24. Lunch will be provided at the end of the first day. Register online for this free workshop. For more information, email defran@uni.edu or call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
UNI Multiple Sclerosis Walk

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Center for Multicultural Education are sponsoring a one-mile MS Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, May, 17, at UNI. Registration is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
New UNI Job & Internship Board

UNI Career Services has launched a new UNI Job & Internship Board. This board brings together on-campus jobs, local part-time employment, internships and full-time opportunities. Log in using your MyUniverse login credentials. An online tutorial is available.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
Milk and cookies with President Ruud during finals

Join President Ruud and his wife Judy for a special finals week tradition. They will serve milk and cookies to students studying for their finals at 7 p.m. Monday, May 5, in Rod Library.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
De-Stress Days

De-stress from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 5, 6 and 7, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Receive a free mini-massage, walk the labyrinth, make crafts and more.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Baker Hall update

Starting May 12, the construction area will be expanded to include work on the water line in the street south of the site, work on the sidewalk near Wright Hall and the Botanical Center and between Wright and Rod Library. A map of the new construction area and the alternate pedestrian path is posted online. Call Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Summer Lovin' Date Auction

"Bid on" girls and guys from various student organizations at the Summer Lovin' Date Auction at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in Ballroom C, MAU. Dates are pre-planned; entrance fee is $3.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in 115 SRL. There will be a panel discussion with Harry Brod, sociology, criminology and anthropology, and Joan Thompson, sexual assault advocate and health educator, about how to end sexual assault. Two sexual assault survivors will also tell their stories. A march and rally at the Campanile will follow.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Rod Library campus book drive continues

Rod Library has collected hundreds of books to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates around the world. Because the book drive was so successful, Rod Library is extending the deadline to May 12. Drop books off in the green cardboard bin in the library's lobby.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Return keys to Physical Plant

All keys checked out to faculty, staff and students need to be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Monday, Apr 28, 2014
Background checks review policy

A policy revision for background checks is available for comment through Friday, May 9 before being presented to the cabinet and executive management team for final approval.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
2014-15 Reaching for Higher Ground campus meetings

The theme for the 2014-15 Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) project is Media and Social Media: A Networked Society. Learn about recent changes to the RHG project and how you can get involved during one of the campus meetings from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m., Tuesday, April 29 or from 8 to 8:50 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. If you have questions, contact higherground@uni.edu

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Graduate student Commencement moved to McLeod

Due to the number of graduate students indicating they plan to participate in the spring Commencement ceremony, the venue has been moved to the McLeod Center. This change is being made to comfortably accommodate all of the graduates and their family and friends. For more information, visit the Commencement information Web page.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Review policy on faculty participation

Review Policy 2.13 Faculty Participation in University Planning and Budgeting is available for comments until Thursday, May 8. 

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
QUASH on Friday!

The Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt (QUASH) involves teams of two to four participants who complete a scavenger hunt around UNI's campus Friday, April 25. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. For more information, visit the QUASH website.   

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
UNI Museum display – The Sacred and The Secular

The Sacred and The Secular exhibit examines the multiple roles that art plays in African cultures. This free exhibit will explore how the African objects in the UNI Museum's collection are used by their original culture while also looking at parallels in our own society. This display is on the first floor of the Rod Library now through Sept. 28.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
PSE will host a UNI student garage sale

A UNI student garage sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, in the Gilchrist parking lot. Sale items can be donated May 1-3; rent a table for $5. Proceeds go to UNI Sustainability to rebuild the garden on top of Maucker Union. For pickup locations and times, contact Courtney Clark at 319-981-1159. clarkcak@uni.edu

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Annual spring plant sale

The annual spring plant sale will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, in the UNI Botanical Center. Plants for sale include tropicals, herbs, vegetables, succulents and flowers. If you have any questions, contact Billie Hemmer.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Film and discussion 'The Garden'

The Reaching for Higher Ground: Food Matters film series will show its final film, "The Garden," at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28, in the CME. A discussion will follow the screening.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Free CAB film: 'That Awkward Moment'

CAB will show the film "That Awkward Moment" at 7 and 9 p.m., Thursday, May 1, in MAU. Free admission with free popcorn, candy and refreshments. Follow CAB on Twitter @UNI_CAB or like it on Facebook: UNI CAB.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Study abroad in England

The Study Abroad Center will host representatives from University of Chichester, England at 1 p.m., Friday, April 25, in 007 GIL to discuss studying abroad for students and how faculty can lead short-term programs.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
ROTC Spring Award Ceremony

The Department of Military Science invites faculty, staff and students to the Spring Awards Ceremony at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 23, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. A reception will follow.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
UNI CHAS offers EPSCoR Camps

UNI's summer Iowa EPSCoR camps include a variety of STEM-related sessions for elementary, middle school and high school students. Visit the camps website for more information. 

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
'Best of Broadway: Miscast' & '10 Minute Play Festival!'

The annual UNI Student Theatre Association showcase of student work will be at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 27, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, Strayer Wood Theatre. Tickets are $3 at the door. This double feature includes "Best of Broadway: Miscast" and the "10-Minute Play Festival."

Monday, Apr 21, 2014
Board of Regents agenda posted

The next Board of Regents meeting is April 23 and 24, in Council Bluffs. The agenda is posted online.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
SAI clothing drive

Sigma Alpha Iota women's music fraternity will host a clothing drive from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, in the mosaic area outside of Russell Hall. Students and faculty can drop off clothing, shoes and other items of apparel. In-season women's clothing will be donated to the House of Hope and all other items will be donated to the Salvation Army.

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
UNISTA presents 'Twelfth Night'

UNISTA's Annual Bard in the Yard production will be at 8 p.m., April 29 and 30, in the Arts Courtyard, between the Strayer-Wood, Kamerick and CAC. See an abridged version of "Twelfth Night," Shakespeare's classic tale of love, loss and mistaken identity for free.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Join S.T.A.T.

UNI Students Today Alumni Tomorrow (S.T.A.T.) is hosting its annual rejoin campaign April 15 through 25. The discounted $30 membership includes a T-shirt, sunglasses and koozie. Check out all the benefits and sign up online

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
UNI Homecoming Parade entries wanted!

One of UNI's most treasured Homecoming traditions, the Homecoming Parade, is back - with a twist! The parade is Sept. 20 and will feature golf cart and other small vehicle 'floats.' Golf carts will be provided free of charge for student groups to decorate. Student groups can fill out the parade entry form online. For questions, contact Connie Hansen

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
UNI Alert system test

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 9:55 a.m., Wednesday, April 16. Please review your emergency contact information and make any necessary updates. To update your emergency contact information, visit the Update My Personal Information application in MyUNIverse.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Financial Aid customer service survey

The Office of Student Financial Aid strives to improve its services, which allow students to take full advantage of their educational opportunities. Please take time to complete a brief (3 to 5 minute) customer service survey. 

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
2nd annual CAB Egg Hunt

CAB will host a campus-wide egg hunt with thousands of dollars in prizes. There is a limit of five eggs per person per day. Watch the UNI CAB Facebook page and Twitter (UNI_CAB) for the event date and details.

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.

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