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Friday, April 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm to Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 6:00 am

Relay for Life is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the UNI Colleges Against Cancer chapter. The 12-hour event will raise money for cancer research. Participants will celebrate those who have beat cancer, remember those who have lost their battle and fight back so cancer no longer exists in our world. Entertainment will include a live band, bounce houses, silent auction, photo booth, contests and speeches by those who have been affected by cancer.

Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 9:00 am

Energy production affects everyone and ethical issues arise throughout the process, from source to production to consumption.

A panel of experts will provide a comprehensive picture of energy production in Iowa and discuss economic effects, environmental impacts, legal aspects, agricultural viewpoints and employment prospects related to the topic.

Specifically, they will address:

  • Concerns about how Iowa and the U.S. will meet future energy needs.
  • The proposed Dakota Access oil pipeline and Rock Island Clean Line projects.
  • The approval process for proposed energy production projects.
  • How to get your voice heard in the discussion.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Guest speakers (including Holocaust survivor Miriam Brysk), short videos, memorial candle lighting and two exhibits on the Holocaust are the main elements of this year's ceremony, which will commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the camps and of the defeat of the Nazi Germany.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00 am to Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:00 pm

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education, and unleashing the greatness of every child. We invite you to unite with innovative leaders to find your voice and forever change the face of education. Registration is required.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

UNI Earth Day Celebration 2015 will have educational booths, free bike tune-ups and more.

Friday, April 24, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, April 25, 2015 (All day)

The Autism and Arts Education Symposium is a 2-day conference that features research, practice and showcase in the arts and autism. The purpose of the symposium is to bring together researchers, practitioners, teachers, therapists and parents who specialize in arts education for children with autism with the purpose of sharing ideas and learning more about the benefits of the arts for children with autism. UNI faculty artist Kevin Droe will coordinate this event. For more information or to register, visit

Friday, April 24, 2015 (All day)
Thursday, April 30, 2015 (All day)
Friday, May 1, 2015 (All day)
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9:00 am
Cedar Valley Music Promotion Organization (CVMPO), a group of music organizations that spread the joy of music to young musicians, will host the Beethoven 5K run/walk. Proceeds will beneft a program that buys instruments for schools so all students have the opportunity to be involved in music. The goal of the CVMPO is to allow UNI music students the opportunity to share the impact that music involvement has had on their lives and allow younger students to explore the opportunities that music has to offer. More information can be found at 
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 7:00 am to 9:30 am

UNI Employee Well-being encourages all employees to participate in a free biometric sreening. This screening is offered through Wheaton Franciscan Wellness Services. All UNI employees are eligible for one free screening per academic year. Spouses may sign up for $25 (blood profile only). Prior registration required.

Friday, June 5, 2015 (All day)
Monday, June 8, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (All day)
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (All day) to Friday, June 12, 2015 (All day)
Monday, June 15, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, June 16, 2015 (All day)
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 (All day)
Thursday, June 18, 2015 (All day) to Friday, June 19, 2015 (All day)
Monday, June 22, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, June 23, 2015 (All day)
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 (All day)


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