Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
Walking In winter weather

Winter weather is approaching. With that comes an increase in slips and falls due to snow and ice with most causing pain or disability. The Environmental Health and Safety office will offer a short presentation about safely walking in winter weather at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19, in the training room at 3219 Hudson Road.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
Security awareness: Securing new devices in an IoT world

Without a doubt, the internet of things makes our lives easier and has many benefits, but we can only reap these benefits if our internet-enabled devices are secure and trusted. Here are some tips from the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign and National Cyber Security Alliance to increase the security of your internet-enabled devices.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy coming to GBPAC

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its fun and quirky take on the holiday season at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, in GBPAC. Request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information and tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
Accessibility @ UNI

When you return for the spring 2019 semester, you will notice a new Accessibility @ UNI link in your Bb Learn course navigation. This link is provided to assist you in easily finding accessibility resources at UNI.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018
Women in Healthcare

A new student organization, Women in Healthcare, will start meeting next semester. The group encourages group volunteering, community engagement and helping students of all majors prepare for a career in the healthcare field. For more information, email Abby Webb.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
Registration for 12th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

Registration for the 12th Annual Graduate Student Symposium will be Monday, Jan. 14, through Friday, March 1. For more information and to register, visit the symposium website.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
Fit class pass registration now open

Register now for spring 2018 classes. Only $35 for students and $50 for employees. New classes include Jumpfit, a fun bouncing class on a mini-trampoline, and AMRAP (As Many Reps As Possible), a cross fitness training class. Other classes include yoga, butts and guts, Zumba, fight night and new classes in the Health Beat.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
Oracle e-Business login change Dec. 17

UNI’s Oracle E-Business login page, ebiz.uni.edu, will change Monday, Dec. 17. This upgrade will be the first of many as Information Technology looks to upgrade the CatID login experience for all campus web applications. For more information, visit the IT website.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
McElroy fellowships

McElroy Fellowship candidates must intend to pursue a Ph.D. and be a December 2018 or May 2019 graduate with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $12,000 per year for three years to help defray education costs. In addition to an above-average academic record, students will be evaluated on their character, leadership and general interests. Potential applicants should contact Bryce Kanago to express interest and discuss eligibility. The application deadline is Friday, Jan. 30.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
Digital media student screening

There will be a screening of creative, thought-provoking and challenging videos created by students from the digital media major 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12, in 040 LNG. From strange objects to relationships, students explore the rich stories of our world.

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018
Security awareness: You are a target

Many people mistakenly believe they are not a target for cyber attackers: that they, their systems or accounts do not have any value. If you use technology in any way, at work or at home, you have value to the bad guys. The best defense there is against these cyber attacks is you. Learn more at SANS OUCH.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Student tech tips

Professors have a new, optional attendance feature with Blackboard. If allowed, select “My Grades” then “Attendance." This will grant access to a breakdown of your attendance for each class session. For more information, visit the eLearning website.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
"A Charlie Brown Christmas" live at GBPAC

Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the whole Peanuts gang as they put on their own Christmas play and discover the true meaning of the season at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, in GBPAC. Request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Are you interested in student affairs?

If you are interested in pursuing a career in student affairs and working with college students, sign up for "Exploring the Student Affairs Profession" POST-SEC 3000 for spring 2019. This course will help you discover more about the field of student affairs and help you determine if this is the career path for you. Email Bailey Jimmison or Joann Chenoweth for more information.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Sell your textbooks and return your rentals

Sell your textbooks and return your rentals to UNI Bookstore through Dec. 15. For more information, visit the UNI Bookstore website.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
PETPALS visit the library

The PETPALS will visit from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m, weekdays, Dec. 6-12, in the Learning Commons, LIB, as part of de-stressing for finals events. A graffiti wall will be available Dec. 3-12.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
"What Makes Us Happy" artwork by UNI Child Development Center

Take a break during finals week to see "What Makes Us Happy," artwork created by children at the UNI Child Development Center, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Learning Commons, LIB. The exhibit is open to the public during library hours now through Dec. 21.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Spring break with Student Impact

Join Student Impact for a spring break pay it forward tour. We will visit six cities in nine days, completing service projects in each city. For more information, email Darci Eberhardt.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Panther Pantry food boxes

The Panther Pantry will have food boxes available for pick up from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, beginning at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, in GIL and RDC. The boxes are available for any UNI student. For more information, email the Panther Pantry team.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Finals study nights

Join the River at Prairie Lakes Church for finals study nights from 6 p.m. to midnight, Sunday to Tuesday, Dec. 9-11. Snacks, caffeinated drinks, free printing and tons of study areas will be available. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Film Appreciation Club presents "A Star is Born" (1954)

Join the Film Appreciation Club for the screening of "A Star is Born," starring Judy Garland, at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7, in 111 KAB. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Hiring water safety instructors for next semester

The WRC is hiring water safety instructors for next semester. For more information, email Meredith Gregg or call 273-7263.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Save the date: Humanize My Hoodie

The Humanize My Hoodie project is designed to provoke thought related to unconscious biases and threat perception. We want to educate and engage campus and community in the movement to humanize all members of our society. Interactive exhibits will be Jan. 22 and Feb. 22, 2019, in Rod Library. For more information, visit the CME website.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Holiday card hoorah

Donate your used holiday cards to be recycled and repurposed into holiday décor, gifts and more. Collection will take place Dec. 10 through Jan. 20. Look for drop boxes at MAU, WRC, CEEE, GIL and LIB. Cards can also be sent by campus mail to RRTTC office, mail code 0814.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
KDP Adopt-a-Family Giving Tree Program

Kappa Delta Pi chapter is sponsoring a giving tree to support four families in need from Orange Elementary School. Family 1, Family 2, Family 3, Family 4. Deadline for donations is Wednesday, Dec. 5. For more information, email Cassidy Rawson.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Friends and family night at UNI Bookstore

UNI Bookstore is hosting a friends and family night from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5. Enjoy a 30% discount store wide.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Panther Pantry project ends today

The crowdfunding project to raise funds for the Panther Pantry ends tonight at midnight. There is still time to make a difference. If the project reaches $10,000 by midnight, a UNI employee has pledged to make a gift of $1,000. Learn more and get involved on the food pantry webpage.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
UNI holiday pottery sale

Find the perfect handmade gift made by UNI ceramic students at the holiday pottery sale from 3-7p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, and noon-3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8, in 126 KAB.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Are you a resident of Cedar Falls or Waterloo?

The Institute for Decision Making is assisting Cedar Falls and Waterloo to gather community input to help prioritize housing and community development needs for the allocation of Community Development Block Grant and HOME funds. Take this survey by Dec. 22 to give your input.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents “An Evening of Text Messages"

See the “best of the best” live and digital performances from the beginning and advanced communication classes at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, in 040 LNG. Reserve tickets on Eventbrite.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Film Appreciation Club presents "Wings of Desire"

The Film Appreciation Club will screen Wim Wender's 1988 "Wings of Desire" at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, in 111 KAB. The event is free and all are welcome. Visit the club's Facebook page for more information.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Live on campus, get $200 off!

Current students who choose to live on campus for the 2019-20 academic year will receive $200 off their room and board, as well as move-in a day early in August for no additional cost. Students must complete their contract by Friday, Dec. 14, to qualify. Visit the new LIVE 2 SUCCEED On-Campus Student Success Program website for details.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Student Art Education Association meeting

The UNI chapter of the Student Art Education Association (SAEA) will meet at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, in 211 KAB. We will decorate recycled jars, making them into candle holders. All supplies and snacks will be provided. For more information, email Hanna Seggerman or Hailey Gross.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Dining open Interviews

Looking for a campus job? UNI Dining is holding open interviews for all positions in all areas from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, MAU. Stop by our table for more information.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
CAB Film: "Crazy Rich Asians"

CAB will show the movie "Crazy Rich Asians" at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Admission is free; pizza and cookies will be provided. Take a break from studying and enjoy this movie.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Extended library hours for fall semester finals

Rod Library hours for fall semester finals are posted on the library website.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
RHA's Art and Apps

RHA's Art and Apps will be from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU. All are welcome to enjoy board games, trivia, small crafts, and chips and salsa.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
De-Stress Days

Join Student Wellness Services and the Student Health Advisory Committee for De-Stress Days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Wednesday, Dec. 3-5, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be mini massages, therapy puppies-in-training, coloring, walking meditation and other activities.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Wellness Bingo at Maucker Union Live

Test your wellness knowledge with Wellness Bingo at Maucker Union Live at noon, Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. Student Wellness Services will host this fun and interactive session to learn about wellness in college. There will be more than $100 worth of prizes.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Finals week snack packages

Campus Christian Fellowship will provide 100 free snack packs during finals week. Each pack includes items ranging from sweets to pens. To claim your snack pack, email pantherccf@gmail.com. Snack packs will be available for pick up from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3, at our table in Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
IDT Dance Company accepting members for spring semester

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

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018
Fall 2018 10-minute plays

The theatre department will present the fall 2018 10-Minute Play Festival at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. The evening will include eight 10-minute plays directed and performed by UNI students. The performance is free and seating is first come, first served. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Final call for Koob Fund applications

The Koob Fund is a scholarship open to all UNI students to support the completion of internships at Iowa nonprofits. The application deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 28. For more information and to apply, visit the Community Engagement website.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
UNI edits Wikipedia: people of color

Rod Library’s UNI Edits Wikipedia: People of Color Edit-a-thon will be from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Training, food and childcare will be provided at no charge. More information is available on the library website.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Interpreters Theatre auditions for "The Bandit Queen" and "EZRA and Me”

Auditions for “The Bandit Queen” and “EZRA and Me” will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 28-29, in 040 LNG. "The Bandit Queen" tells the story of Belle Starr. “EZRA and Me” is a look into the future following eight years of a Trump presidency. Preparation for the audition is not needed. Production dates are March 7-9, 2019.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Professional development opportunity: spring read

If you have not signed up for the Professional Development Committee Spring Read "Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious", the registration deadline is Tuesday, Nov. 27. For more information, email Steven Sajkich.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Bb Learn Ultra Base Navigation coming spring 2019 semester

Bb Learn Ultra Base Navigation is UNI's next step in progressing to Blackboard's more modern, intuitive navigation. We'll share more over the next several weeks. See our Ultra Base Navigation information page for more details.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Multicultural Greek Traditions

Don't forget the Multicultural Greek Traditions event from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, in Old Central Ballroom A, MAU. Learn about organizations such as Divine Nine and LatinX groups, how they uniquely support students,and what traditions and membership looks like.

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
UNI Bookstore holiday open house

Join the holiday festivities at the UNI Bookstore Friday-Sunday, Nov. 30-Dec. 2. Enjoy holiday refreshments and save 20 percent storewide.

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018
Save big at UNI Bookstore on Black Friday

Stop by the UNI Bookstore from 9 to 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 23, and save 30% (some exclusions apply, not valid with other offers).

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