Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Study Abroad Fair

The Spring 2017 Study Abroad Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Attendees can renew their passport or apply for a new passport. Details on passport application requirements are posted online. Information about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, credit transfer, international travel and more will be available. Past participants, faculty and staff will be available to answer questions.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
27th Annual UNI RA Conference

More than 400 resident assistants from across the Midwest will gather for the 27th Annual RA Conference Friday through Sunday, Jan. 27-29. The Piazza Dining Center will be busier than usual due to increased numbers.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
6th Annual Conference on African-American Children and Families

The 6th Annual Conference on African-American Children and Families will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, in Maucker Union. The keynote speaker will be attorney Rasheed Cromwell. The events are free and open to all UNI students, faculty, middle and high school students. Register for a free one-hour course and the conference on the African-American Children and Families Conference website.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Fundraising opportunity

PAWprint is an online platform to help students, faculty and staff raise money for projects, through the power of social media. Projects must benefit UNI students or the UNI community. The process is similar to Kickstart or Go Fund Me, but is exclusively for the UNI community. For more information, contact Whitney Cook or visit the PAWprint website.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Drop-in sessions for library dean five-year review

The Rod Library will hold drop-in sessions to hear comments for the five-year review of Chris Cox, dean of library services, from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, and 9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Community Engagement database

Please report your 2015-16 community engagement projects. A link to the database can be found on the community engagement website. This work includes, but is not limited to, service-learning, internships, student volunteer projects, engaged scholarship, etc. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
2017-18 Peer Mentor application now open

Student Success and Retention and the Office of Undergraduate Studies are accepting applications from undergraduate students interested in serving as course-embedded peer mentors for first-year only and transfer-only sections of Liberal Arts Core classes offered during the 2017-18 academic year. For more information, visit the Student Affairs website.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Getting to the Heart of Integrity: Nurturing Vulnerability and Courage

This public lecture by Abbylynn Helgevold will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, in 301 LIB. The lecture fits Part B for the Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Special recognition for Joleen Griffin and Marv Morris

Student Affairs honored Joleen Griffin and Marv Morris, communications technicians, with the Gratitude Award at the Jan. 5 recognition luncheon. Jo and Marv work diligently behind the scenes to make it possible for the entire campus to serve students every day.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Helping Students Succeed commendation

Student Affairs recognized five individuals outside the division at the Jan. 5 recognition luncheon for exceptional commitment and service to students. The individuals honored for collaborating to help students succeed were David Glenn-Burns, Kenneth Atkinson, Brenda Bass, David Saunders and Robert Smith.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Student Affairs staff honored with Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award

Student Affairs staff honored at the Jan. 5 recognition luncheon with the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award were Sarah Goblirsch, Dawnell Johnson, Clint Korte, Andy Martin and Jenny Murphy. Congratulations to all recipients who received this prestigious award for making a positive difference in the lives of students.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Spring math and science tutoring hours

Math, science and business tutoring is available to currently enrolled students through the Academic Learning Center, 008 ITTC. Math and business walk-in hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday. Walk-in hours for science are noon to 3 p.m., Monday; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday; noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday. Tutor availability for appointments varies each day. For more information and to check tutor availability, visit the ALC website or call 319-273-2361.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Intuitive Eating workshop

An intuitive eating workshop will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Intuitive eating is an approach that helps to create a healthy relationship with your food, body and mind. Registration is required. For more information, contact Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
UNI Health Survey

5,000 UNI students were chosen to participate in a National College Health Assessment. Sampled students will receive an email Monday, Jan. 23. Students who complete the survey will be entered to win Target gift cards up to the amount of $300. If you receive an email with the survey link, please take the time to participate.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Join PRSSA for presentation by MorganMyers

The Public Relations Student Society of America invites all students to a presentation by MorganMyers, a strategic communications firm, at 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in 345 LNG. Learn more about corporate clients and careers after college all while engaging with your peers.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
'Let's Talk'

“Let’s Talk” is an opportunity for students to drop in and have a brief, informal consultation with a counselor. It is meant for students who are curious about counseling and for students with specific concerns that can be briefly addressed. Sessions will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, and 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Jan. 24, in 311 and 312 LIB.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
McElroy Fellowships

McElroy Fellowship candidates must intend to pursue a Ph.D. and be a December 2016 or May 2017 graduate with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $10,000 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 Tuesday, Jan. 31.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Elect Her 2017

This year's Elect Her Conference will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. This national training provides future women leaders with the tools and confidence they need to run for elected office. For more information, email Maggie Miller.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Uncommon Sense at Gallagher Bluedorn

See Uncommon Sense at 7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 22, in GBPAC. Commissioned by GBPAC and created by Tectonic Theater Company, this show lovingly tells the stories of Iowans on the Autism Spectrum. Request tickets at the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Dr. Strangelove'

The Film Appreciation Club will watch Stanley Kubrick's 1964 cold war classic comedy "Dr. Strangelove" at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, in 111 KAB. There will be a brief discussion following the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Security awareness - social engineering

The January OUCH! newsletter from SANS' Securing the Human team is available. This month's issue discusses social engineering.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Deadline for donating used greeting cards for St. Jude's is Jan. 20

Donate your used holiday cards to be up-cycled into new cards for St. Jude's Children's hospital. The RRTTC is collecting old cards to send to St. Jude's; the cards will then be resold for $1 to raise money for the hospital. Collection boxes are located in the Maucker Union office, WRC front desk, CEEE atrium and in the lobby of Gilchrist. The deadline for donating is Friday, Jan 20.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Tutors needed at UNI-CUE

The UNI Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) is seeking student volunteers for their tutoring program. Tutors are needed for all subject areas. Benefits of the tutoring program include flexible after-school schedule, experience for your resume, gain knowledge and experience working one on one with students through an individualized approach and the possibility of obtaining employment at UNI-CUE through different summer programs or work study opportunities. If you are interested in working with students in K-12 and in a diverse setting, email Megan Holbach or call 319-273-4771.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Survivors of sexual assault support group

This is an eight-week group for UNI students that meets weekly beginning Monday, Feb. 20. Dates and times will be determined by participants availability. If interested, email Joan Thompson before Monday, Feb. 13, to schedule a 30-minute informational session.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
UNI to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.

UNI will host "Dreams to Action: Dr. Eddie Moore, Jr.'s Perspective on Dr. King's Legacy," at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in Lang Hall Auditorium. The event will commemorate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and recognize local individuals who were instrumental in bringing King to UNI for his speech more than 40 years ago. Eddie Moore, Jr. will be the keynote speaker for the event. The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
Pathways substance abuse screening

Attend a confidential and brief 10-minute substance abuse screening from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, and Thursday, Jan. 19, in 287 LIB. Participants will receive a king size candy bar for completing the screening. The screenings are open all faculty, staff and students.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
Leadership for Diversity Inclusion UNI-NCBI workshop

The UNI-NCBI team will host a Leadership for Diversity Inclusion workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, in 301 LIB. Participants will gain new insights on community-building in this highly positive, interactive approach. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, email Gabriela Olivares or call 319-273-3210.

Thursday, Jan 12, 2017
Schindigs opening January 23

Schindigs, the newest dining addition to campus, will open Monday, Jan. 23, in its home on the main level of the newly remodeled Schindler Education Center. Schindigs will feature "build-your-own" grain bowls with a variety of ingredients to select from, as well as other grab and go items, a breakfast menu and Sidecar Coffee. Schindigs will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday. Visit the Schindigs page for more information and a link to the menu.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Purchase a Fit Class Pass

Pay one fee and attend any group fitness class at the WRC for the semester. Classes begin Wednesday, Jan. 11. Register online or in 101 WRC. There will be an informational meeting to become a group fitness instructor at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 20, in 204 WRC. For more information, contact Dana Foster.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Where Are We Now: Living with Autism

Join actor Andrew Duff as he shares his personal journey, "Where Are We Now," living with autism and the prospect of being ‘better’ in a normal society from 11 a.m. to noon, Friday, Jan. 13, in 115 SEC. A panel discussion with UNI students will follow. This event is in conjunction with the premier of Uncommon Sense, Jan. 21-22. For more information, visit the Uncommon Sense website.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Rock the Stacks: Storyteller Edition

Ease into the semester with a mellow version of UNI Museum's Rock the Stacks with singer-songwriter J. Jeffrey Messerole from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, first floor, LIB. Enjoy the concert and the stories behind the songs. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
2016 W-2s

Online W-2s were made available Monday, Jan. 9, for active employees previously electing to not have a paper W-2 mailed to them. Paper W-2s for all other employees will be mailed to be received by Tuesday, Jan. 31. Visit the Office of Business Operations - Payroll website (https://uni.edu/obo/payroll/) for information on changing your election to view your W-2s online in future years.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Graduate Student social mixer

Graduate students, faculty and staff are invited to the Spring Graduate Student Social Mixer, sponsored by the Graduate College, from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, in 287 LIB.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Hire a personal trainer

Hire a personal trainer to help guide you through goal setting, tailored workouts, equipment use and exercise adherence. For more information, contact Dana Foster or visit the WRS website. There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in becoming a personal trainer at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, in 150 WRC.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
STAT fan bus to Drake

Join STAT and support the men's basketball team as they take on the Drake Bulldogs Saturday, Jan. 28, in Des Moines. The Fan Bus experience is $15 and includes lunch, ticket and bus fare. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-serve basis; STAT membership is required to purchase a ticket. The bus seats 55 and will leave at 9 a.m. from the Alumni House. STAT members can purchase their ticket on the STAT website.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Submit nominations for 2017 Student Leadership Awards

Each spring UNI recognizes outstanding student leadership through a series of awards presented to students and student organizations. If you know of students, organizations or organization advisors that are deserving of recognition, nominate them for 2017 Student Leadership Awards. Self-nominations are also encouraged. Nominations/applications open Tuesday, Jan. 17, and close Friday, Feb. 10. Visit the Student Leadership Awards website for a list of awards and links to the nomination forms.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Sorority bingo night

Join the Panhellenic Council and chapter women for a sorority informational session and bingo night at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18, Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Learn more about each chapter on campus, informal recruitment, meet chapter women and play sorority bingo. Anyone interested in sorority life is welcome.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
STAT 5 Under 35

Network and learn from alumni at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the University Room, MAU. Five alumni will join us for a panel discussion about their careers utilizing their degrees from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Northern Iowa Student Government will provide cookies and punch. All students are welcome. STAT members who attend will receive a binder; please bring your key fob for a binder.

Wednesday, Jan 11, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl'

The Film Appreciation Club will view the critically acclaimed comedy-drama "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl" at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 13, in 111 KAB. Feel free to stay for a brief discussion after the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
PDF-based phishing scam

A PDF-based phishing attack is circulating, including at UNI. The email has the subject line "Assessment document" and the body contains a single PDF attachment that claims to be locked. A message reads: "PDF Secure File UNLOCK to Access File Content." Clicking on a link to unlock the document opens the PDF document using the computer's default viewer. A dialogue box then appears above the PDF prompting the user to input their email address and password.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
Rod Library information for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

There will be no special loans during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend. Patrons can check out materials and enter the building until ten minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017
Security awareness - keep what's private private

Trust takes effort to build, yet it readily crumbles. When privacy and information security are compromised, trust is lost and everyone loses: the victims, surely, but also the institutions tasked with protecting their data. People can and should take specific steps to guard their information and maintain their privacy online. Read more at EDUCAUSEreview.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017
UNI Dance Marathon Buffalo Wild Wings Giveback Month

Buffalo Wild Wings in Cedar Falls will host a Giveback Month for UNI Dance Marathon during January. Mention UNI Dance Marathon to your server and 10% of sales will be donated. Dine in and take out orders qualify.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017
Complimentary tickets to 'Uncommon Sense'

"Uncommon Sense," premiering Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 21-22, GBPAC, is a project rooted in Iowa stories about families and communities affected by life on the autism spectrum. Institutions and individuals throughout Iowa and the Cedar Valley have contributed to the project to ensure everyone can see this performance. Request your complimentary tickets at https://uni.edu/uncommon-sense/tickets.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017
Green Zone training

Green Zone training will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 24, in the State College Room, MAU. The training is for faculty, students and staff who want to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. To register, contact Norman Ferguson.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017
Journal of STEM Arts, Crafts and Constructions

The second issue of the Journal of STEM Arts, Crafts and Constructions has been published. Doctoral students partnered with local teachers to publish papers in this peer-reviewed journal.

Thursday, Jan 5, 2017
Auditions for 'Boys Will Be Boys'

Auditions for "Boys Will Be Boys," a show about the relationship between masculinity and violence, will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 10, and Thursday, Jan. 12, in 040 LNG. For more information, email Ryan Courtney.

Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
Looking for a job for next semester?

Help make a difference during your time at UNI. The Panther Call Center is currently hiring student fundraisers for the spring semester. We offer competitive pay, a fun environment, flexible scheduling (Sunday-Thursday nights) and we're on campus. Visit the Calling Center website to apply.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
Rod Library holiday and semester break hours

There will be no special loans during the holidays and semester break. Patrons can check out materials and enter the building until ten minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID. Visit the library website for semester break hours.

Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
UNI Dining gift cards for the holidays

UNI Dining gift cards make a great holiday gift! Available in increments of $5, it's the perfect gift for that student, faculty or staff member on your holiday list. Find them at 23rd Street Market in Commons, Biscotti's in Redeker Center or Essentials in Maucker Union or online through the Panther Pantry.

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