Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

Thursday, Aug 29, 2019
Qualtrics update

Effective Sept. 1, senders of surveys within the Qualtrics survey tool will need to send the survey using one of two domains -- the domain automatically provided by Qualtrics (noreply@qemailserver.com) or the new UNI domain (noreply@surveys.uni.edu). Using your your @uni.edu email address will result in an error message and the system will not send your survey. For more information, email Megan Vogt-Kostner or call 273-7430.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Applicants sought for 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. If interested, complete and submit the application form.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
WRC Panther Camp

The WRC Panther Camp for Waterloo and Cedar Falls teacher professional development day will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the WRC. The camp is for students age 6 to 12. Activities include swimming, rock climbing, sports, craft and games. Participants can be dropped off from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and picked up from 3:30 to 4 p.m. The cost is $40 and includes a drawstring sports pack. Space is limited to 40 children. Attendees should bring their lunch, morning and afternoon snacks, and a swimsuit and towel. For more information, email Cindy Klatt or call 273-5528.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

Effective Aug. 8, Lynda.com migrated to LinkedIn Learning. The migration moved all of your Lynda records to LinkedIn Learning. Learn more on the eLearning website. Questions can be submitted to Service Hub.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Guild of Carillonneurs auditions

Auditions, open to all majors, for the UNI Guild of Carillonneurs will be Thursday, Sept. 5. This group is responsible for playing the bells in the Campanile. For more information and to schedule a practice session, email unicarillonneur@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
UNI Dance Marathon informational sessions

Interested in joining a life-changing organization? We want to see your at our information sessions at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, and at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in 115 SRL. Learn what UNI Dance Marathon is all about and how you can get involved.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Coke Orange Vanilla at Get Social @ Rod Library

Stop by the Rod Library at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, for free Coke Orange Vanilla, while supplies last. If you haven't tried it yet, this is your chance for a taste.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
IDT Dance Company accepting members for fall semester

IDT is a class and student organization covering folk, ballroom and studio styles; no experience is required. Classes meet from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, in 185 WRC. Try a class or email Mandy Masmar for more information.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
IAF application deadline is Sept. 12

The Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF) is a yearly allocation of student activity fee monies that exists to promote and support intercollegiate academic experiences. Completed IAF applications are due by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, for trips occurring between Oct. 1 and Nov. 30. For more information, visit the IAF webpage.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Study Abroad new location open house

The Study Abroad Center will have an open house from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, in 103 East Bartlett. Enjoy free BBQ, play yard games, take a picture with TC/TK and enter a scholarship drawing.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
2019 Constitution Day Address

Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will deliver the 2019 Constitution Day Address, titled "Separate and Unequal: Considering Modern Day Segregation and the American Constitution," at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 16, in the Great Hall, GBPAC. Admission is free; no tickets required. For more information, email Scott Peters.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Maucker Union after-hours studying access now available

The plaza level (upper level) of Maucker Union is now available for students to use for late-night studying from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday to Thursday. The exterior doors to Maucker Union will be locked; however, students can access the building by using their UNI ID at the electronic access panel outside of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), located at the northeast entrance of the building. Printing is available via the print station located in the plaza lounge. Access to the space will not be available during break periods or weather-related campus closures. Call event services at 273-2256 for more information.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Northern Iowa Democrats executive board application now open

The Northern Iowa Democrats is seeking excited, engaged students to serve on the group's executive board. Available positions include vice president, treasurer, social media director and recruitment director. View position descriptions and apply online. Questions can be emailed to Erin Thomason.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Interested in law school?

The UNI Prelaw Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in 15 SAB. The group will discuss activities for the year, and pre-law advisors will discuss preparing for and applying to law school. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend. Email Scott Peters or call 273-2727 for more information.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in the parking lot on the corner of College and 22nd Streets. Show your ID and receive a $1 CHFM buck to spend at the market. The market has fresh, seasonal produce, poultry, eggs, lamb, beef, baked goods, jam and more.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
Volunteer Fair

The Volunteer Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Network with more than 50 local nonprofit organizations, as well as find volunteer and internship opportunities in the Cedar Valley.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019
7th Annual UNI Harvest and Local Food Festival

UNI will host the 7th Annual Harvest Festival from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, in the Panther Plot Student Garden and the Creekside Harmony Garden. The event will feature food prepared with fresh ingredients from the student garden, as well as live music.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
Library hours during Labor Day weekend

Please visit the Rod Library website for Labor Day weekend hours.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
Self defense class

The UNI Police will offer a women's self-defense class from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 21, 23, 28 and 30. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory for certification. The cost is $25, and there are a limited number of seats. Register today. For more information, call Jim Dally at 273-2712.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019
Corning Lecture Series presents Laura Bush

UNI is hosting Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States (2001-2009), as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Great Hall, GBPAC. Admission to the lecture is free; tickets are required and will be available at all UNItix locations (319-273-4TIX) starting Sept. 3 and 4 for UNI students, Sept. 5 and 6 for UNI faculty, and staff and Sept. 9 for the general public.

Monday, Aug 26, 2019
Women’s club volleyball tryouts

Open gym for women's club volleyball will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 27, Aug. 29, Sept. 3 and Sept. 5 in courts 7 and 8, WRC. Tryouts will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10 and 12 on courts 7 and 8, WRC. The cost to tryout is $5. For more information, email Grace Erpelding or call 563-343-5982.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019
Interested in student health?

The Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC) is looking for executive and general members to join the club. SHAC is a place to advocate for student health with UNI students, faculty and staff. Executive team applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31. General member applications are due at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11. Email SHAC for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Permanent art collection exhibition

The Gallery will present "The Many Voices of Art" Aug. 19-Oct. 5, Oct. 16-Nov. 16 and Dec. 5-19. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the Gallery, this UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition was co-curated by Charles Adelman and Darrell Taylor. It features art by Bronislaw Bak, Steven Bigler, Ralph Haskell, Käthe Kollwitz and Jean Lurçat. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Welcome Week events

All student organizations and departments can submit events to be featured on the Welcome Week webpage. Welcome Week allows students to get to know student organizations, departments and resources during their first few weeks. Submit events hosted from Wednesday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Sept. 13.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Art exhibition by Jack Balas

The Gallery will present "Jack Balas: Against the Grain – Men, Maps, and Other Incorrections" Aug. 19-Oct. 5. The artist will present a lecture titled "Bro-sure: A Brief Look at the Art of Jack Balas" at 7 p.m., Wed., Aug. 28, in 111 KAB. An opening reception will follow. Balas is a Colorado-based artist specializing in figurative paintings and drawings in oil and watercolor involving the politics of visibility – queer visibility and male visibility in general. All events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Welcome new graduate students reception

A reception to welcome new graduate students will be from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. This event is for students enrolled in on-campus graduate programs.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Security awareness: understanding the basics of online safety and security

Shopping, surfing, banking, gaming and connecting Internet of Things devices such as toasters and refrigerators are some of the many actions performed each minute in cyberspace. These common everyday activities carry the cyber threats of social engineering to gain unauthorized access to data, identity theft, bullying, location tracking and phishing, to name just a few. How can we decrease our risk from these cyber threats without abandoning our online activities altogether? Here are tips everyone can follow to help stay secure while online.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
"Help Is All Around You" mental health conference

UNI will host the "Help All Around You" Mental Health Conference from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10, in MAU. Join the campus community for informational breakout sessions and a keynote address by John Moe, host of the podcast "The Hilarious World of Depression." The conference is open to all students, staff and faculty at no charge. For more information, visit the conference webpage or email Brian Nissen.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Slips, trips and falls are the number one injury at UNI

Custodial services and environmental health and safety reminds faculty, staff and students that when custodial services strips and waxes floors, those areas become very slick. To avoid slips, trips and falls (STF), review this information.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

If you're a former Lynda.com user, you should have received an activation email from LinkedIn Learning with more information and instructions that will assist you with activating your new LinkedIn Learning account. Learn more on the eLearning Suite website.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Security awareness: got backups?

If you use a computer or mobile device long enough, something will eventually go wrong. You might accidentally delete the wrong files, have a hardware failure or lose a device. Even worse, malware, such as ransomware, may wipe your files and/or hold them captive. At times like these, backups are often the only way you can rebuild your digital life. Read this article for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
New transcript service includes electronic PDF delivery

The Office of the Registrar announces expanded transcript services effective Thursday, Aug. 8. In partnership with Credentials Solutions, LLC, students and alumni can continue to order transcripts online 24/7 through MyUNIverse. New features include the ability to check the status of an order online and an electronic delivery option in PDF format. Additional information will be posted on the Office of the Registrar website beginning Thursday, Aug. 8.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Summer heat stress

Extreme heat increases the risk for heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat cramps. Environmental Health and Safety reminds the university community to take steps to stay cool during hot weather. Visit the OSHA website to learn more about heat stress.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Kids day at College Hill Farmers Market

The next College Hill Farmers Market will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, on College Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. The theme is Kids Day with Farmers Market Bingo and free face painting provided by the Hearst Center. Shop for local products, grab a bite to eat from Kubo and enjoy live music.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Save the date for Rainbow Reception 2019

The Rainbow Reception, to welcome back and celebrate queer and trans issues at UNI, will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 28, in GBPAC. If your organization would like to have a table to promote your LGBTQ-related services, please sign up. For more information, visit the GSS website.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
Welcome Week events

Welcome Week allows students to get to know campus organizations and departments as they join campus in the fall. Submit events, hosted from Wednesday, Aug. 21, through Friday, Sept. 6, to be featured on the Welcome Week events webpage.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
Assistance with migrating Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning

Lynda.com will migrate to LinkedIn Learning effective Thursday, Aug. 8. Once migrated, you will receive an activation email from LinkedIn Learning with more information and instructions that will assist you with the activation process. Learn more about the migration on the eLearning Suite website.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Security awareness: Keeping tabs on mobile devices

With an increasing amount of sensitive data being stored on personal devices, the value and mobility of smartphones, tablets and laptops make them appealing and easy targets. These simple tips will help you be prepared in case your mobile device is stolen or misplaced.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Annual sprinkler testing

The annual sprinkler testing has started and will finish before the beginning of the fall semester. Procedures for entering restricted spaces will be observed. Testing goes quickly, and buildings are completed in rapid succession making specific notification difficult. Call Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with any questions.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
Construction notice for 2601 Campus Street

Construction is underway on the Admissions Welcome Center project. Sidewalks on the east and south sides of the building are closed. Access to the Baker Lot south of the Rod Library will be maintained.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019
WiFi eduroam network to replace WiFi-UNI

The "WiFi-UNI" wireless network is being replaced by the “eduroam” network. The last day of service for WiFi-UNI will be Friday, Aug. 2. Refer to the support article for more information.

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is hosting a rain barrel making workshop from 5 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 11, on College Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. Participants will leave with a 55-gallon rain barrel ready to hook up to a downspout. The cost is $20. Tools, materials and instructions will be provided. For more information or to RSVP, email Josh Balk or call 296-3262 ext. 3. Space is limited. The farmers market will be open from 4 to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019
Fireworks policy

The Environmental Health and Safety Office reminds the university community that UNI Policy 7.04 states “The use of pyrotechnics, including fireworks, is prohibited unless approved by the Safety Officer or designee." Information and a request for an open flame/pyrotechnic permit are available on the open flame request webpage.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019
Stun guns

Effective July 1, Senate File 188, with certain exceptions, allows non-projectile stun guns on Regents university and community college campuses, including UNI. As a result of this statutory change, stun guns have been removed as a specifically identified violation of the Student Conduct Code, policy 3.02, since it does not apply in all situations. Additional information can be found in the legislative materials.

Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019
Updated Service Hub beginning July 8

Effective Monday, July 8, Service Hub, UNI's portal to request help or services from IT, will be updated. The new site is more mobile-friendly and will integrate with IT articles and requests for quicker IT assistance. For more information, visit the IT website.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
Rod Library 4th of July hours

Rod Library will be closed Thursday, July 4, and reopen at 7 a.m. Friday, July 5. See the library website for a full list of summer building hours.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
"Take 3 in 30" challenge

UNI recently completed OSHA’s “Take 3 in 30” challenge of taking three safety-related actions within 30 days. Actions taken included establishing a new safety program, spotting safe employees and communicating safety to campus. The Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety challenges every department to “Take 3 in 30." For more information, visit the risk management website.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019
Difficult to meet face-to-face? Learn how to get started with Zoom video conferencing

Zoom can be used for real-time communication from a distance. Attend a Zoom workshop Thursday, June 20, to learn how you can use this in your classes or for meetings and how to get started. See the eLearning Suite faculty/staff workshop calendar for details and to register.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
UNI Night at the Cedar Rapids Kernels June 14

Celebrate UNI Night with the Cedar Rapids Kernels Friday, June 14, as the Kernels take on the Clinton LumberKings at Veterans Memorial Stadium! The game starts at 6:35 p.m. Tickets are $8 if ordered by midnight, Thursday, June 13. Join other Panthers in Section 110 to enjoy the game.

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019
Abandoned bicycles

The UNI police division recently recovered a number of abandoned bicycles. Contact the police division at 273-2712 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday to inquire if your bicycle was picked up. When calling, please have the serial number (if known), make, model number, color and the area the bicycle was parked. There is a $5 impoundment fee due upon retrieval of your bicycle.

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