Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Security Awareness: use strong passwords and passphrases to lock down your login

Your passwords are the key to a host of information about you and, potentially, those close to you. If someone can access your personal information, it can have serious long-term effects, and not just online. Follow these recommendations from the World Password Day (https://www.passwordday.org/) website to protect your identity while making the Internet more secure for everyone. Read more on this topic at Educause.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Summer group fitness classes

Group fitness classes for the summer have begun. The registration fee is $35 for employees and $25 for students. Classes continue through Friday, July 27. Popular summer classes include cycle blast, Zumba, aqua Zumba, yoga, Pilates, SWOLE strength and morning boot camp.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Hillside Courts surplus equipment for sale

UNI is in the process of demolishing the Hillside Courts apartments. Surplus equipment, including refrigerators, ranges, washer/dryer units, yard tools, mailboxes and retaining wall blocks, is being sold "as is" with no implied warranty or guarantee. For more information, email Don Seymour or call 515-288-2000.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
AmeriCorps positions available

AmeriCorps positions are available in improving community food security in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area. Members receive a living stipend of approximately $12,300, plus a $5,900 education award. The work period is June 2018 through May 2019. Requirements include a completed undergraduate degree and commitment to community service. For more information, email Kamyar Enshayan.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Annual testing and inspections

Annual testing of water hydrants and fire alarms will begin the week of May 7. Buildings may experience temporary discoloration of tap water; run the tap until the water clears up. Facilities Management will notify building occupants when to expect fire alarm testing. If an event is scheduled in a building when inspections are scheduled, contact Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 to reschedule or minimize disruptive events.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
TheatreUNI auditions for fall 2018

All students are invited to audition for "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" and "She Kills Monsters." Auditions for returning majors will be Sunday, Aug. 19. An audition workshop for news students and non-theatre majors will be at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 19. Auditions for news students will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20. For more information, visit the TheatreUNI  website.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Summer construction

Summer construction will begin Tuesday, May 1. Please view the construction map for construction areas that might impact you.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Summer group fitness classes

Purchase a Summer Fit Class Pass and pay one fee to attend all group fitness classes offered. The cost is $35 for employees and $25 for students. Summer session classes will be Monday, May 7, through Friday, July 27. Register online or in Recreation Services, 101 WRC.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
Library extended access to UNI alumni

Rod Library and the State Library of Iowa have negotiated contracts with several providers of electronic journals, movies and other resources that extended access to UNI alumni. A complete list is available at the library's A-Z databases webpage. For CatID and passphrase assistance, contact the IT service desk at 273-5555.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
UNI Museum student curated gallery walk

The UNI Museum will have a gallery walk from 1 to 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, May 1, Learning Commons, LIB. There are three exhibits curated by students on display: "Dolls of the Americas," "A Century in Progress: UNI Student Life 100 Years Ago" and "Baubles, Bling and Other Things: Jewelry from Africa."

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018
Report projects and hours to the Community Engagement database

Please report your 2017-18 Community Engagement projects and hours to the database. This work includes, but is not limited to, service learning, internships, student volunteer projects, engaged scholarship, etc. Email Kristina Kofoot with questions.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
RHA Block Party

The Residence Hall Association will have a block party from 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 27, on the Lawther Field. Join us for an evening of fun before finals; play games such as knockerball, lazer tag and RHA pieing. Enjoy refreshments, including cotton candy. This event is open to all. Rain/snow location is the West Gym.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Life Skills Lab: Sewing Machine 101

The next Life Skills Lab, Sewing Machine 101, will be at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in the Makerspace, LIB. Learn how to thread the machine, load the bobbin and thread it, and how to do a basic straight stitch. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
UNI volleyball open tryouts

The volleyball team will have open tryouts for any full-time female student from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, WST. Male practice players interested in helping with team practices next fall can also tryout. You must be a full-time student to qualify. Email Kalani Mahi to sign-up.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Bark for Life

Join Relay for Life in celebrating Black Hawk County's Bark for Life from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, May 5, at Gateway Park. For more information and to register, visit Relay for Life.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Fencing Club meeting

Join the Fencing Club for practice from 9 to 10 p.m., Thursday, April 26, court 5, WRC. No prior experience is needed. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required. For more information, email the fencing club.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
De-Stress Days

Join Student Wellness Services and Student Life for fun and relaxing ways to de-stress from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 30 and May 1-2, in the lower level meeting rooms, MAU. Activities include puppies, coloring, walking meditation and more. Yoga will be offered each day from noon-1 p.m. Mini-massages will be available Monday, April 30. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Finals study nights

Looking for a place to study for finals? Come to Prairie Lakes Church and enjoy free snacks, WiFi, caffeinated drinks and fun study break options from 6 to 11:30 p.m., April 29-30 and May 1. More information is available on Facebook.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

This interactive session, at 2 p.m., today, in SHC, will assist participants in identifying the causes of stress in their lives and learn positive coping strategies that might be helpful in reducing stress. No registration is required. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Writing Center summer hours

The Writing Center will be open May term through Friday, June 8, to support undergraduate and graduate-student writers. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., in 008 ITTC. Call 273-6023 to schedule an appointment. For more information, visit the Academic Learning Center website.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
"The Merge" short film premiere

"The Merge," a short film by Laney Kraus-Taddeo, is about a high school writer trying to find her voice with the help of her story's narrator. The premiere will be at 6 p.m., Monday, April 30, 108 CAC.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
New meal plans beginning fall 2018

New meal plan selections will make their debut this fall. Students can select from the All-Access Plan, a Block 15 or Block 120 Plan, and a Weekly Plan. Students can customize their plans by adding a Booster Pack. The revised plans have been simplified for on-campus students and made more attractive for off-campus students. Visit the Department of Residence in Redeker Center or call 273-2333 to sign up for a meal plan this fall.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Film Appreciation Club: "The Graduate"

The classic comedy-drama "The Graduate" will be screened at 7 p.m., Friday, April 27, in 111 KAB. This is the final movie for this academic year. There will be a brief discussion following the screening. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, see the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Panther Pancake Picnic

Interested in nonprofits? Come to the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance's Panther Pancake Picnic from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, April 30, at the sand volleyball court, WRC. Meet students in the organization and see if you're interested in joining in the fall.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
PETPALS therapy dogs coming to the library

De-stress with PETPALS therapy dogs April 26, 27, 30 and May 1-2, LIB. Details are available on the library website.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Library hours for finals week

The hours for Rod Library during finals week are posted on the library website.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
"UNIversitas" 13 launched

"UNIversitas" volume 13 is now published. Featuring a Forum on (Re)presenting (Im)migration that concentrates on Iowa and the films of Luis Argueta, the volume considers representation and humanity. There are essays on chicanery, camouflage and gratitude.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Summer dining

Eat on campus this summer! Maucker Union Food Court, Essentials and Chats, all in Maucker Union, will be open for business this summer (all other dining venues will be closed). Hours have been extended beyond their traditional summer schedule to accommodate conference groups that will be on campus. Summer hours are posted on the DOR website.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Interior design senior portfolio show

Seniors in the interior design program will host a portfolio show from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 28, in 218 SEC. They will display projects that they have worked on throughout their college careers. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Love the library? Apply to be a Library Ambassador

Rod Library is seeking student applicants for the 2018-19 Library Ambassadors program. For more information, email Julieann Beddow.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Dining hours for finals week

Dining Services will operate with adjusted hours during finals week, April 29-May 5. Some locations, such as Book Bistro, will offer extended hours while other locations will have reduced operations or be closed. Check out the dining hours webpage for the most up-to-date schedule.

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Reminder: Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting and Awards Ceremony

The Annual Graduate Faculty Meeting and Awards Ceremony for graduate students and faculty will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. More information is available on the Graduate College website or call Rubina Chowdhury at 273-2748.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "Performance Power Hour"

See the "best of the best" performances from beginning and advanced level performance classes at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in 040 LNG. Reserve your tickets online.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Final IAF funding deadline for 2017-18 is May 3

The Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF) is a yearly allocation of Student Activity Fee monies that exists to promote and support intercollegiate academic experiences for University of Northern Iowa students. The final funding deadline is Thursday, May 3. For more information, visit the Provost website.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Panera fundraiser for Rod Library

Panera will raise funds for Rod Library from 4 to 8 p.m., today. Show the event flyer and a portion of the sale will be donated to the library. More information is available on the library website or Facebook.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Join IDT for a day

Join IDT Dance Company for a day and learn about the organization during rehearsal from 4 to 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, in 185 WRC. Learn some fun dances. No dance experience is required.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Free professional portraits for students, faculty and staff

Need a new headshot? Stop by the University Relations photo studio from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, for a free professional head and shoulders portrait. You'll receive your photos afterward via Google Drive. The Office of University Relations is located in 125 East Bartlett.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Applicants sought for UNI Student Sustainability Engagement Committee

Join other student sustainability leaders to connect with peers interested in sustainability, help shape student engagement initiatives and assist with managing the UNI Student Green Fund. Interested students can apply online.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Environmental Health and Safety April newsletter available

The April edition of the Environmental Health and Safety newsletter is now available.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Workshop on restoring felon voting rights

Join the Northern Iowa Democrats for a discussion on restoring felon voting rights from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 23, in the Presidential Room, MAU. R. Allen Hayes, emeritus professor and criminal justice reform activist, and Jacob Shepard, a former felon, will discuss their perspectives on restoring felon voting rights.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
IDT Dance Company spring performance

The IDT Dance Company will perform a variety of dance styles at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 21, and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 22, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. Admission is free for UNI students.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
How to vote in 2018

Voting laws have changed since the last election. Join the NI Democrats and Karen Showalter, elections manager from the Black Hawk County Auditor's office, from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 26, in the Oak Room, MAU, to learn about the new law and be ready to vote in 2018. For more information, visit the group's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Renting? Know your rights

If you are currently renting or are planning to rent, join the UNI Young Democratic Socialists for a presentation on renters' rights and receive free legal advice from Iowa Legal Aid at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in 115 SAB. For more information, visit Facebook.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Film Appreciation Club: "City Lights"

See director Charlie Chaplin's masterpiece "City Lights" at 7 p.m., Friday, April 20, in 111 KAB. There will be an optional discussion following the screening. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Relationships

This interactive session is from 2 to 3 p.m., today, in the SHC conference room. 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. The topic for April 25 will be Coping with Stress.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
LGBT* Center seeking student leaders

The LGBT* Center is seeking students to join the 2018-19 volunteer team. Students can apply to be queer peer mentors, event coordinators or education coordinators that assist with Safe Zone Ally training. Applications for these positions have a priority deadline of Monday, April 23. For more information, visit the center's website or email Emily Harsch.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Introduction to intuitive eating

An intuitive eating session will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in the conference room, SHC. No registration is required. For more information, email Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018
Gradfest location change

Gradfest, the alumni association's graduation celebration, will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. This is a change in location from the April 11 Inside UNI announcement.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
10th Annual Norman Cohn Family Holocaust Remembrance and Education Lecture

Warren Rosenblum, Webster University, St. Louis, will present “Merely Human: Disability, Exclusion and the Origins of the Nazi Euthanasia Program" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, in 002 SAB. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
UNI Fashion Week 2018 - Catwalk 26

The Textiles and Apparel program will host the 26th Annual Catwalk design show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 21, in the auditorium, LNG.

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