Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Hiring water safety instructors and lifeguards for the summer

Recreation Services is still accepting applications for water safety instructors and lifeguards for this summer. For more information, email Meredith Gregg.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
De-stress days at Rod Library

Rod Library de-stress days will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 1-3 and 6-7, in the Learning Commons, LIB. Dogs and cats that specialize in relieving human concerns will be "on-hand" from P.E.T.P.A.L.S. Draw on or leave a comment on the graffiti wall April 29-May 8. Massage therapy will be provided by Capri College from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, May 6.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
UNI Socialists meeting

The UNI Socialists will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, April 29, in 287 LIB.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Return keys to Facilities Management

Reminders to return building keys will be emailed daily beginning Friday, May 3. A $25 charge per key will be assessed for any keys not returned by Friday, May 10. Students working/needing access through the summer must submit an extension request. Extensions through May 1, 2020, are now being accepted. For more information, visit the Facilities Management website or call 273-2648.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Deadline for library ambassador applications is May 1

The deadline to apply to be a library ambassador for 2019-20 is Wednesday, May 1. The program promotes the integration of the library into the campus community. Selected students will be part of library events such as UNI Now and Bash in the Stacks and attend campus events as library ambassador representatives.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
De-Stress Days

De-Stress Days will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 29-30 and May 1, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be mini-massages, therapy dogs in-training, coloring/crafts, walking meditation and more. Students can contact Joan Thompson for more information.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Panther Pantry summer hours

The Panther Pantry will be open this summer from noon to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more updates and information, follow us on Facebook and check out the Panther Pantry website.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Be a voice for wellness

Student Wellness Services is seeking an undergraduate student who is interested in educating their peers about college health topics to serve as a Wellness Ambassador for the 2019-20 academic year. For more information, visit the Student Wellness Services website.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Film Appreciation Club presents "Hunt for the Wilderpeople"

See “Hunt for the Wilderpeople," a “majestical” journey of Ricky Baker in his new foster home, at 7 p.m., Friday, April 26, in 111 KAB. As Baker gets stranded in the New Zealand brush and chased down by protective services, he learns about compassion and courage. A discussion will follow; all are welcome.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
It's a big weekend at GBPAC

Experience the famous rock band OK Go at 7 p.m., Friday, April 26; The Illusionists at 2 p.m. or 7 p.m., Saturday, April 27; and the School of Music's Symphony No. 9 “Choral” by Ludwig van Beethoven at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 28, all in GBPAC. Request your student ticket at the ticket office. Visit the GBPAC for more information.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
GradFest is tomorrow; celebrate on College Hill

Graduating seniors, GradFest is tomorrow. Stop by College Hill from 6 to 8 p.m. for business specials, a live DJ and a chance to win big prizes. The kick-off is at 6 p.m. at Social House. Come grab your senior gift and register for prizes.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Student tech tips

Learn valuable skills during summer break that can greatly improve your resume. Thousands of video tutorials are available through Lynda.com on topics such as Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, photography, project management and programming. Go to Lynda.uni.edu to get started today.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Spring 2019 10-minute plays

The Theatre UNI spring 2019 10-minute plays will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 1, in SWT. Join the UNI directing class for a fun and dynamic evening of theatre. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email Amy Osatinski.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Battle of the Halls

Relieve some dead week stress by competing in Battle of the Halls from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 27, at the West Towers lounge. There will be individual/team games, active/inactive games, snacks and refreshments.

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Statistics summer short courses

Short courses on using R/RStudio, SPSS, SAS and Excel for statistics and data analysis will be offered this summer. Email Mark Jacobson to be added to the mailing list. See the schedule at the statistical consulting lab webpage.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
Hearst Lecture Series: "De-Mystifying Deaf Culture"

The Hearst Lecture Series will host Thomas K. Holcomb, professor of deaf studies at Ohlone College in Fremont, Calif. Holcomb will speak on "Demystifying Deaf Culture" at 7 p.m., Friday, April 26; "Deaf Identity: Implications for Deaf Children" from 10 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27; and "Life After ASL Classes: Infinite Possibilities" from 1 to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 27. All lectures will be in 137 MSH. A spoken English interpreter will be provided for the Friday lecture, as well as at 10 a.m., April 27. The final lecture will be presented in ASL only.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
Secret church

This unique, one-night event is inspired by persecuted Christians around the world who meet in secret to pray and study. We will take an in-depth look at God’s teaching on prayer and fasting from 7 p.m., Friday, April 26, to 1 a.m., Saturday, April 27, at Prairie Lakes Church. Visit Facebook for more information and to register.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
UNI Fishing pancake breakfast fundraiser

UNI Fishing is hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, April 27, at Threehouse, 2422 College St. Free will donations will be accepted to help in the club's fundraising efforts.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
Environmental Health and Safety April newsletter

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

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
Final Coca-Cola sampling of the semester

Be on the lookout for a big red Coca-Cola cooler around campus from 12:30 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 24. Featured items include the new flavors of sparkling smartwater: strawberry blood orange, fuji apple pear and raspberry rose. There will also be regular ‘still’ smartwater. Make sure to catch the cooler and get your smartwater fill before finals week.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
Summer construction

Summer construction will begin Monday, May 13. Please view the construction map for construction areas that might impact you.

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019
Pesticide notification

Faculty, staff and students who want to receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus should visit the Facilities Management website.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Documentary: "The True Cost"

UNI's Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will screen "The True Cost," a documentary film on the fast fashion industry, at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, at Threehouse, 2422 College St. A discussion will follow the screening; treats provided.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Deadline extended for Koob Fund applications

The deadline for applying for the Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement has been extended to Wednesday, April 24. Awards up to $2,000 (undergraduate students) and up to $3,000 (graduate students) are available.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
Security awareness: share your information with care

It is easy to find any information you need in today’s connected world. Have you ever Googled yourself to see what information about you is online? A search can often provide your address history, phone number, age, birth date, employment information, public records and social media accounts. Consider what can be done with Personally Identifiable Information (PII) from the perspective of a cyber criminal looking to commit identity theft or other crimes. Read more at the Center for Internet Security website.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "The Bandit Queen"

"The Bandit Queen," written and directed by UNI student Brittany Starr, follows the tale of one of her ancestors, Belle Star. Some say Belle still rides her horse around the hills of Younger's Bend looking for her lost gold. Listen to ghost stories with no one to set the record straight except the Bandit Queen herself. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, April 25-27, in 040 LNG. This performance is free and open to the public. Reserve tickets on Eventbrite.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019
UNI Alert test scheduled for April 18

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert is scheduled for 10:50 a.m., Thursday, April 18. Make sure your emergency information is updated and correct.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Join IDT for a day

Check out the IDT Dance Company at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, in 185 WRC. We will teach dance styles including folk, ballroom and studio. Arrive late or leave early as needed. No previous dance experience is required!

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
IDT Dance Company spring performances

The IDT Dance Company spring performances will be at 7 p.m., Friday, April 19, and 11 a.m., Saturday, April 20, in RSL. Styles include Latin, tap, belly dancing and more. Admission is free for UNI students.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Eat wings to raise funds for Cedar Bend Humane Society

UNI Leadership Campaign for CBHS has organized a fundraiser with the Cedar Falls Buffalo Wild Wings from 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24. Diners should tell their server they support the Cedar Bend Humane Society and a portion of their bill will be donated to CBHS.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Film Appreciation Club presents "The Red Shoes"

The Film Appreciation Club will screen the 1948 drama "The Red Shoes" at 7 p.m., Friday, April 19, in 111 KAB. The film paints a tale of a ballerina who must choose between love and her love for dance. All are welcome; discussion follows.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Spring GradFest

Stop by College Hill from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 25, for business specials, live music and a chance to win big prizes from the UNI alumni association. Kick-off begins at Social House. Stop in and grab your senior gift and register for prizes.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Come one, come all to the Grand Carnival

Kick off the end of the semester at the Grand Carnival from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday, April 22, at the Campanile lawn. All are welcome to play in knockerball, jump on inflatables, compete in corn hole games and enjoy pizza and popcorn.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Documentary: "The True Cost”

UNI Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will host a showing of the documentary film “The True Cost” at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, at Threehouse, 2422 College St. The movie discusses the issues in the fast fashion industry and its relationship to our planet and also teaches about the importance of fair trade. Admission is free; a discussion will follow.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Summer live-in facilities assistant positions available

The live-in facilities assistant will live in the residence halls this summer (housing provided) while performing daily custodial/maintenance/painter assistant duties, plus make nightly building rounds and respond to off-hours requests as needed. Limited positions are available and will fill fast. There are also custodial, painter and maintenance assistant positions available. The hours are 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning mid-May through mid-August. Pay is $9.50 an hour. Learn more and apply online at the DOR website.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
UNI Socialists meeting

If you believe in ending student debt and strengthening campus democracy, attend the UNI Socialists meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, April 22, in 272 LIB.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Student tech tips

Did you know you can now integrate Blackboard course calendars into a Google Calendar? This way you can be assured all events and deadline reminders are in one centralized location. For full instructions, visit this UNI eLearning Suite FAQ.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
2017 Van Cliburn Gold Medalist Yekwon Sunwoo at GBPAC

A powerful and virtuosic performer, Yekwon Sunwoo, in his own words, “strives to reach for the truth and pure beauty in music,” and hopes to convey those fundamental emotions to audiences. Sunwoo will perform at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 23, in GBPAC. Request your student ticket at the ticket office. Visit the GBPAC website for more information.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Spring Diversity Showcase

The International Student Association, in collaboration with African Union, is hosting the Spring Diversity Showcase from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 22, in the coffeehouse, MAU. The theme is "Connecting our Worlds." There will be a variety of foods, dance performances and activities. Email ISA for more information.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Make the Change community outreach meeting

Make the Change, a student organization to uplift others and spread positivity through acts of kindness, will meet at 6 p.m., Monday, April 22, in the Oak Room, MAU. This will be the group's Earth Day meeting.

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019
Community Engagement Celebration Day

Community Engagement Celebration Day starts at 9 a.m., Friday, April 19, in the GBPAC lobby. Project showcasing will be followed with a program and awards ceremony. For more information, email Melissa Curtis or Kristina Kofoot.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
"You're Next" women's leadership conference

Are you passionate about women's involvement in government? Have you considered running for student government or other office in the future? Share your passion and learn campaign strategy from panelists who have done it at "You're Next," from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, April 26, in Slife Ballroom, COM. The conference is open to everyone. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
QPR-a-thon

Haven't had time to take the QPR suicide prevention training? Training sessions will be held all day Wednesday, April 24, in the Oak Room, MAU. Register in advance. New sessions start every two hours beginning at 7 a.m. For more information, contact Brian Nissen.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Reminder: Wikipedia diversity edit-a-thon

The Wikipedia diversity edit-a-thon will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, April 19, in 324 LIB.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Run Like a Mother 5K

Women in Business is hosting the 2019 Run Like a Mother 5K run at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 11, at Big Woods Lake. The run is open to everyone; registration is $30. Proceeds will be donated to the Iowa Women’s Foundation.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
2019 annual graduate faculty meeting and awards ceremony

This is a reminder to attend the annual graduate faculty meeting and award ceremony for graduate students and faculty from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit the graduate college website or contact Rubina Chowdhury at 273-2748.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Alpha Xi Delta philanthropy glow run 5K

The Alpha Xi Delta philanthropy second annual glow run 5K will be Saturday, April 27. The purpose is to raise money, understanding and acceptance for Autism Speaks. Advance registration is $20; day-of registration is $25. Check-in is at 6:30 p.m. at the Alpha Xi Delta sorority house, and the race starts at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019
Trivia night to support the Cedar Bend Humane Society

A team of leadership students is helping host a trivia night from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 18, at Urban Pie, downtown Cedar. Proceeds will benefit CBHS. For more information, visit Facebook.

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
Don't miss speaker Chris Stedman

Chris Stedman, author of "Faitheist: How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious," will share his story and reflect on how we can come to better understand one another and work together to improve the world we all share from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 15, in the west Towers lounge.

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
Sanctuary cities in America

UNI RISE and UNIdos, a LatinX student organization, will discuss how banning sanctuary cities in America affects the greater community at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 17, in the CME.

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