Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
UNI Gospel Choir...the music remix of 2018

All UNI students are welcome to get together and sing gospel songs. The group will meet every other Monday at 6:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 19 in the Center for Multicultural Education, MAU.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Register for Community Engagement Celebration Day

Registration is open for the inaugural Community Engagement Celebration Day, Thursday, April 19. Faculty, staff and students are invited to showcase community engagement efforts. For more information, email Kristina Kofoot. To register your project, visit the ScholarWorks website.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Federal and state legislative update

Mary Braun and Andrew Morse will host a state and federal legislative update at noon, Friday, Feb. 16, in the Great Reading Room, SRL.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Of Dreams and Memories

Rod Library is honoring Black History Month with artwork and discussion from UNI graduate and community member Cheveevah Banks Ferguson. The art discussion will be at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, in 287 LIB. The exhibit will be available until Sunday, Feb. 25.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Self Care Friday: healthy relationships

Join us Friday, Feb. 16, in the LGBT* Center for Self Care Friday. This interactive session will assist participants in understanding components of a healthy relationship. Participants will recognize types of respect and types of abuse, articulate safety components for online dating and identify resources for more information or for help.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Colleges Against Cancer/Relay for Life Hope Week

Colleges Against Cancer's Hope Week is Feb. 18-24. There will be a clothing swap from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Jazzercise with CAC from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Relay for Life will be at 6 p.m., Friday, April 6 to 1 a.m., Saturday, April 7.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, lower level classrooms, LNG. This event focuses on forms of oppression that African-Americans have experienced or are experiencing today. From slavery to discrimination, each classroom will display scenes of various types of oppression.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Sports Business Club speaker

The Sports Business Club will host Gary Koenen, activities director at Cedar Falls High School, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, in 127 CBB. He will share his experience as an athletics administrator at the high school level. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Darwin Week

Darwin Week, an annual lecture series sponsored by UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers, is this week. This year the focus is on evolution and skepticism. There will be two-three faculty speakers each day and one keynote each night at 7 p.m. Check out our Facebook page for the schedule.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
UNI Job and Internship Fair

Career Services is hosting the UNI Job and Internship Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, MCL. Visit with more than 160 employers looking to hire UNI students. Contact Career Services at 273-6857 with any questions.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Study Abroad in Berlin or Italy

Travel to Berlin in May and meet local artists, experience cultural diversity and explore this modern, historically rich metropolis. Or go to Rome, Florence and Reggio Emilia, Italy, in June. Participants can earn three credits, and several course options are available for each trip. The Study Abroad Center is in 028 GIL.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Stitches for a Cause

The Service and Leadership Council will knit and crochet products for a local nonprofit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Come and go as you can. There will be lessons for beginners. Snacks will be provided. Register online.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Diversity Colloquium: "The Relevance of Disability Studies in Education: A Framework for Change"

Join presenters Danielle Cowley, David Hernandez-Saca and Amy Petersen for a discussion on how a Disability Studies in Education (DSE) framework within K-12 and higher education settings creates spaces for change and transformation from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, in 301 LIB.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Film Appreciation Club: "Sunrise"

See one of the greatest love stories, "Sunrise," at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16, in 111 KAB. The film won several Oscars at the first Academy Awards Ceremony in 1929 and is widely regarded as not only one of the crowning achievements of silent cinema, but also one of the greatest films ever made. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Teach UNI project presentation: Book Circles and Jigsaw Puzzles

Incorporating new learning activities into a class sometimes works really well and sometimes requires further tweaking. Christy Kessens, School of Applied Human Sciences, will present "Book Circles and Jigsaw Puzzles: What Worked and What Didn’t" at 12:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, in 301 LIB. She will discuss her experience with book circles and jigsaws, highlighting ways to bring these activities into the classroom, as well as the challenges they presented.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Teach UNI project presentation: individualized course content

Mary Donegan-Ritter, curriculum and instruction, will present "Individualizing Learning and Promoting Evidence Based Practices in an Early Childhood Special Education Post-BA Course" at noon, Monday, Feb. 19, in 301 LIB. She will share how she created individualized course content to increase student knowledge and use of DEC Recommended Practices in their current work with young children and their families.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

This interactive session, today, at 2 p.m., in SHC, will assist participants in identifying the causes of stress in their lives and become aware of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing stress. No registration is required. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website. The topic for Feb. 21 is sleep.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Dance Marathon dancer registration fee will Increase Feb. 19

The UNI Dance Marathon dancer registration fee will increase at noon, Monday, Feb. 19. Register today for the March 3 Big Event. Questions can be emailed to the event director.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Speakers from University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development

David Wacker and Matthew O'Brien, from the University of Iowa Center on Disabilities and Development, will present "Conducting Functional Analyses and Functional Communication Training in the Homes of Young Children with Autism via Telehealth" from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, in 306 SEC. They will discuss the University of Iowa clinic and then present their research on the effectiveness of telehealth methods for child evaluation and intervention.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Environmental Health and Safety newsletter

The first edition of the Environmental Health and Safety newsletter is available for the university community.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Buy a Valentine for your Valentine

Phi Sigma Pi is hosting a Valentine's Day fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, and from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, MAU. Bundles ranging from $1, $3 and $5 include a variety of candies, Crush soda, chips and cupcakes. Money raised will be donated to a local high school student in need so that he/she can receive mentoring and any other educational opportunities.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Faith Zone Multi-Faith Training

This training will initiate open dialogue and literacy regarding spirituality and religion in a multi-faith context in order to promote multi-faith collaboration. Ariel Ennis will lead this session from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, in 301 LIB.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Teaching Religious Literacy within Higher Education

Are you interested in developing interfaith communities in higher education? Ariel Ennis, assistant director at the Of Many Institute for Multifaith Leadership at New York University, will give a lecture from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, in 301 LIB.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
2018 John Deere Supply Chain Forum

UNIBusiness will host the 2018 John Deere Supply Chain Forum from 8:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, COM. This free conference is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give its participants an opportunity to discuss data analytics in the supply chain field. To learn more and register, visit UNIBusiness.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
SDIJ concerts featuring Ben Wendel

The 67th Annual Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts will be at 7:15 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. The guest artist is award-winning and Grammy-nominated saxophonist Ben Wendel. He will perform with UNI Jazz Band One. UNI Jazz Panthers will also perform. Tickets are on sale at UNItix.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
11th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

Showcase your research and creative works in a conference-like environment Tuesday, April 3. Presenters can register to present or perform in the poster presentations, oral presentations and creative performances categories. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 28. For more information and to register, visit the symposium website.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Health Beat lockers available

Looking for a convenient place to store bulky winter coats and workout gear throughout the day? Lockers are available for purchase from the Health Beat. MAU. For more information, email Taylor Lemon.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
NISG presidential/vice presidential and senatorial election

NISG elections will take place soon. Every student will have the opportunity to campaign, if they so choose, and vote in this year's student body general election. It is very important for all students to be involved in this process, and more importantly, to vote. Election polls open at 7 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, and close at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Academic Advising is hiring peer advisers

Applications for peer advisers for the 2018-19 academic year are now being accepted. Peer advisers connect with students to explore majors/careers, use registration systems and tools, provide guidance about LAC requirements and connect students with on-campus resources. Learn more and apply at the Academic Advising website. Questions can be emailed to Heather Asmus. Applications are due Monday, Feb. 19.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018
6th Annual Art from the Heart Benefit

Art for El Salvador's 6th Annual Art from the Heart Benefit is from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 18, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be an art sale, silent auction, entertainment and children's activities with all proceeds benefiting education needs in rural El Salvador. Entertainment includes the Brazilian 2wins, Tropicante, Eric the Magician and Rachel Bearinger. This event is free and open to the public. Free will donations will be accepted.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018
Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018

Dylan Marron will present "Beta Snowflake Cuck: Being a Digital Creator in 2018" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15, GBPAC. Marron uses satire to examine and discuss how we can effectively communicate without negativity. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, visit Facebook.

Thursday, Feb 8, 2018
Security awareness: securing your mobile devices

Your mobile devices are an amazing and easy way to communicate with friends, shop or bank online, watch movies, play games and perform a myriad of other activities. Since your devices are such an important part of your life, here are some simple steps to keep you and your devices safe and secure.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
TPC Restoration and Management Seminar

Amy and Jason Husveth, Critical Connections Ecological Services, will present “Developing Wetland Mitigation Credits Through Restoration of Exceptional Resources” at 4 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8, at the TPC, 2412 W. 27th St.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Wellness Coaching

Student Wellness Services now offers Wellness Coaching as a way for students to create the life they want by exploring their strengths and focusing on their health and well-being. To make an appointment with a Wellness Coach, visit the Student Wellness website.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Relationships

This interactive session is from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, SHC. It will assist participants in understanding components of a healthy relationship. Participants will recognize types of respect and types of abuse, articulate safety components for online dating and identify resources. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website. Next week’s topic is coping with stress.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Leadership Tips with Nick and Jim: Compassion in Leadership

The Service and Leadership Council will host Leadership Tips with Nick and Jim: Compassion in Leadership from 8 to 9 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Nick Rafanello and Jim Wohlpart will discuss the importance of compassion in leadership in a lecture/group discussion format. Food and drink will be provided.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
PAWprint crowd funding platform available to student organizations

Is your organization thinking about fundraising? Check out PAWprint, a crowd funding platform like GoFundMe, but specifically for UNI. PAWprint can provide the tools for your group to achieve your fundraising goal.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Intuitive eating workshop

A four-week intuitive eating workshop will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursdays, Feb. 15, 22, March 1 and 8 at the Student Health Center. Intuitive eating is an approach that helps to create a healthy relationship with your food, body and mind. Registration is required. For more details, contact Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
UNI Love a Donor

Students are encouraged to write thank you cards to UNI donors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday to Thursday, Feb. 13-15. Locations Feb. 13 are CBB, RSL and SAB; Feb. 14, MAU (CATS event, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.); Feb. 15, MSH and SEC. Please take a few minutes to write a note and get a sweet treat for your time.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
BSU '70s skating party

Travel back in time to the '70s for the annual BSU skating party from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, lower courts, WRC. This will be a disco-themed skate party with skates provided. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed ('70s themed) and the best skater. For more information, contact BSU.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
RHA Kindness Week

Residence Hall Association's Kindness Week will be Feb. 12-14. There will be a table from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., MAU, to promote national kindness week. Learn how to play kindness bingo and win a prize; write supportive letters to friends and to those who need help off campus. Visitors will receive a free button.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
UNI Connection spring survey opens

All freshmen and transfer students who started in fall 2017 or spring 2018 were emailed a link for the UNI Connection Survey. Complete the survey by Sunday, Feb. 11, for an opportunity to win a $500 scholarship or one of 15 $20 Amazon gift certificates. For more information, contact Jade Horning .

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Fulfill your Capstone in Rio de Janeiro or on the Galapagos Islands

Experience Brazilian culture, including Samba music, local foods and soccer, while learning about the positive and negative interactions between globalization, culture and security in Rio de Janeiro. Or earn your Capstone on the Galapagos Islands. Explore these famous islands, in close proximity to turtles, seals, tropical fishes and more. Both trips are in May and participants can earn three credits. The Study Abroad Center is in 028 GIL.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Love Your Mother Earth

Did you know that you can save money when you bring your own mug to Chat's or Shindigs? The RRTTC will provide free coffee mugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, SEC, in an effort to promote refilling to help clean up our landfills.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
How faculty-library partnerships increase student success

Would you like to learn more about how successful faculty-library partnerships increase students' success? Librarians and faculty partners will present projects, lessons plans, assignments and other partnerships that improved student learning in the classroom from 3 to 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12, in 378 LIB.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Sip 'n Paint

Sip 'n Paint, led by an art instructor, will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Relax, have fun and get creative. No prior art skills are necessary.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
ISA Valentine dance party

The International Student Association's Valentine dance party is from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The theme is Love Without Borders. Food and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Love Your Major Month

Have you found your match - with your major? February is Love your Major Month. Events during February will allow you to explore your current or potential major and ensure you've found the right match. For a complete schedule, visit the Office of Academic Advising website.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Creating a social model of Autism

Nathan Selove, UNI graduate student, You Tuber, filmmaker and advocate, will discuss his experience embracing the identity of Autistic from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the University Room, MAU. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Film Appreciation Club: "Moonlight"

"Moonlight," winner of the Academy Awards Best Picture of 2016, will be shown at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 9, in 111 KAB. The film looks at three defining chapters in the life of a young black man who learns to come to grips with his homosexuality. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit our Facebook page.

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