Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
American Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross and SAE will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Appointments can be made online and walk-ins are always welcome.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
SLC spring volunteer events

The Service and Leadership Council has volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Tuesdays are from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Green Iowa Americans George Wyth Park Clean-up will be April 4; Boys and Girls Club, April 11; and Northeast Iowa Food Bank, April 18. Stop and Serve events will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Mondays, April 3 and 17, in the Oak Room, MAU. Sign up in advance.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Spring Diversity Showcase 2017

The International Student Association will host the Spring Diversity Showcase at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. The show highlights campus diversity through a cultural talent show of music and dance, a fashion show and traditional activities from around the world. A variety of international foods will be available for sampling. Groups or individuals wanting to participate in the talent show should email ISA.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Speakers needed for Words of Wisdom program

Words of Wisdom, a UNI Now program, features speakers to motivate and engage students while helping them prepare for a successful college experience. We are seeking input for members of the university community who might impact incoming students. To apply or nominate a speaker, visit the Words of Wisdom webpage. The deadline is 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 31.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Reminder: orientation coordinator open forums

The presentations and open forums of the candidates for the Student Success and Retention orientation coordinator position are scheduled. Ali Jensen will present Thursday, March 23; Tyler Paul will present Friday, March 24; and Bailey Jimmison will present Monday, March 27. Presentations and open forums will be from 11 to 11:50 a.m. in 201 MSH.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
LGBTQ+ Clothing Closet

Are you doing spring cleaning? The LGBT* Center is organizing a free LGBTQ+ Clothing Closet Monday and Tuesday, April 3-4, at Threehouse. Gently used clothing should be dropped off at the LGBT* Center by Friday, March 31. For more information, email the LGBT* Center.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Women's History Month Speaker: Ralph Leck

Ralph Leck, Indiana State University, will present “Karl Ulrichs: Sexual Science and the Politics of Nature” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in 115 SRL.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Input needed for UNI's civic action plan

UNI has been working to strengthen, elevate and be more intentional about our community engagement work, including having it as an integral part of UNI’s 2017-2022 strategic plan. We want to hear your opinions. To learn more, visit the Community Engagement website.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Workshop production of 'I'll Be Seeing You'

UNISTA will host the workshop production of "I'll Be Seeing You" at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, in 108 CAC. The production is written and directed by student Colin Mattox. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Reminder: Cat Crew applications due March 24

The application deadline for Cat Crew is 4 p.m., Friday, March 24. Cat Crew members are undergraduate student leaders who facilitate UNI Now and provide an introduction to students transitioning to UNI. For more information, email UNI Now.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
We are Africa

Please join us at our Annual African Night from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The theme, "We are Africa," will highlight our history, celebrate our present and explore the possibilities of our future. There will be food, music and performances. Admission is free and open to everyone.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

See the classic spaghetti western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," starring Clint Eastwood, at 7 p.m., Friday, March 24, in 111 KAB. There will be an optional discussion following the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Schindler Education Center Rededication

You are invited to celebrate the rededication of the Schindler Education Center at 3 p.m., Friday, March 31. A program will be held in the Dr. Ken Budke Family Auditorium in SEC, followed by tours of the building and refreshments.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Live on campus this summer for as little as $107/week!

If you are planning to stay in the area this summer, consider the convenience and affordability of staying in the residence halls. Summer housing is available in Panther Village and Shull Hall. All rooms are air conditioned! Students do not need to be enrolled in summer classes to live on campus during the summer. Students living on campus for 12 consecutive weeks will receive 15% off of the advertised rates, as low as $107 per week! Visit the Department of Residence Summer Housing page for rates and more information.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Panther Gaming Convention

Panther eSports will host the first Panther Gaming Convention from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 25, in GBPAC. There will be leisurely gaming activities, including video games, board games and card games. There will be Smash Brothers, League of Legends and Magic the Gathering tournaments.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
'Hidden Figures' movie screening

The Oscar-nominated movie “Hidden Figures” will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 27, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The showing is sponsored by Campus Activities Board, the Center for Multicultural Education, the chief diversity officer and the vice president of student affairs.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Art Gay-la call for submissions

The LGBT* Center is partnering with Rod Library for the 2nd Annual Art Gay-la, and we are seeking LGBTQ-related artwork of all mediums. Submissions will be displayed near the Book Bistro, LIB, during Pride Week, April 3-9. Bring your art to the LGBT* Center and complete a release form by 5 p.m., Friday, March 31, to have your art displayed. For more information, email the LBGT* Center.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Women's Fitness Night

The International Students and Scholars Office, the Wellness and Recreation Center, the Muslim Student Association and Student Wellness Services will host Women's Fitness Night from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 25, in the WRC. Activities include the climbing wall, rec pool, gym, racquetball and more. Instructors will offer free fitness classes. Please bring a dish to share in a potluck dinner.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
CFPL@UNI

Rod Library is seeking feedback about the CFPL (Cedar Falls Public Library) @UNI collection, a leisure collection of popular reading, video and audio materials provided by the Cedar Falls Public Library. Please provide feedback so we can better serve you.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Take courses this summer @ UNI

School’s IN for the summer! Online and on-campus summer course offerings for current students, faculty and staff are now available. Visit Summer@UNI and see how you can accelerate progress toward your degree. Course details and financial aid information are also available on the website.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
UNI Earth Day booth registration

The RRTTC will host the UNI Earth Day Celebration from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 20, outside of Maucker Union. Organizations that are environmentally themed are encouraged to participate. Tables will be provided. Organizations are not allowed to sell any items. The registration deadline is Friday, April 14. For more information, call 273-3689.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Swishes For Wishes

The UNI Wishmakers will host Swishes for Wishes, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Saturday, April 1, in the WRC. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. Age groups will range from school age to adult. Register online.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Avoiding plagiarism

A training session on avoiding plagiarism will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, in 301 LIB. There will be presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Research with Children with Disabilities

Susan Etscheidt will discuss ethical ideals of autonomy, beneficence and justice in research with students with disabilities from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, March 27, in 409 SEC. Registration is required. This fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Security awareness: security tips for traveling at home and abroad

We all like to travel with our mobile devices whether it’s to the coffee shop around the corner or to a café in Paris. These devices make it easy for us to stay connected while on the go, but they can also store a lot of information, including contacts, photos, videos, location, and other personal and financial data about ourselves and our friends and family. Here are some ways to protect yourself and others.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017
Diversity Colloquium: 'Immigrant Communities in the Cedar Valley'

Members of Cedar Valley Advocates for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (CVAIRR) will discuss some of the current rhetoric and misinformation about immigration and immigrants from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, in 301 LIB. Panelists represent legal, community/social service, academic and personal perspectives.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Youth Academy Cafe 2017 for international students

International students are invited to join the Youth Academy Cafe International Conversation from 2 to 4 pm., Friday, March 24, in the University Room, MAU. Participants will receive a gift bag and T-shirt. Snacks, soda and coffee will be provided. Registration is required. This event is part of a research study.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in developing literacy kits for the Cedar Valley Preschool from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 20, in the Oak Room, MAU. Come for as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Cat Crew applications now open

Looking for a great leadership opportunity? Join Cat Crew! Cat Crew are undergraduate student leaders who facilitate UNI Now (the program following New Student Orientation) and provide an introduction to students transitioning to UNI. Applications are due by Friday, March 24. For more information, email UNI Now.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
2nd Annual Run4UNI

The 2nd annual Run4UNI will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 29, on the UNI campus. Runners can register for the 1-mile or 4-mile option, finishing inside the UNI-Dome. Race participants will receive a t-shirt and post-race food and beverage. UNI students receive a $5 discount. All proceeds will benefit the Panther Scholarship Club. For more information and to register, visit Trekman Racing.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Live in Lawther!

Rooms are still available in the newly renovated suites in Lawther Hall, and students can select a room for fall 2017. Students currently living on campus can login to their housing contract to see available spaces. Students currently living off campus can call 319-273-2333 or visit the Department of Residence in Redeker Center to be placed in a room in Lawther. For room layouts and pricing, visit the Lawther webpage.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Cuisine and Confessions at Gallagher Bluedorn

Experience cirque, original pulsating music, live cooking and more with Cuisine and Confessions at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in GBPAC. This unique show has something for everyone; request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
No Inside UNI during spring break

Inside UNI will not be published next week due to spring break. The deadline for items for the March 21 faculty/staff issue is noon, Monday, March 20. The deadline for items for the March 22 student issue is noon, Tuesday, March 21.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Continuing Education and Special Programs has moved

Effective Wednesday, March 8, the offices of Continuing Education and Special Programs will be temporarily relocated to the Nielsen Field House, 1901 Campus Street, while the CEEE undergoes renovations. For more information, please call 319-273-5970.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
#MauckerMovies: 'La La Land'

Campus Activities Board is bringing the Oscar-nominated film "La La Land" to campus! There will be one showing at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Doors open at 6:45 with a pasta bar and cookies.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Green Zone Training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 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.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
UNI's Elementary Literacy Conference to feature author/illustrator Anne Sibley O'Brien

The 49th annual Elementary Literacy Conference will be held Friday, April 7, in the Schindler Education Center. The conference will feature best-selling author and illustrator Anne Sibley O'Brien and will focus on the theme "Open Arms, Open Hearts, Open Minds: Inclusive Teaching and Classrooms That Welcome ALL!" A pre-conference will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. The conference is free for UNI students and faculty; registration is required.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
2017-18 FAFSA workshop

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will host a workshop to help current students fill out their FAFSA for the 2017-18 school year from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in 134 ITTC. Staff will be available for general questions, help with verification and more. Computers will be provided. If possible, please know your FSA ID, your parent's FSA ID (if applicable) and bring any documents related to your 2015 tax information. Registration is encouraged, but not required. For more information, call 319-273-2700.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Juror Lecture: Susan Chrysler White, artist

The juror for the Gallery of Art's 2017 "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" is Susan Chrysler White, painter and public art sculptor as well as professor of art at the University of Iowa. Her lecture will be at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in 111 KAB.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Anxiety screening reminder

A reminder that the Counseling Center will offer anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in 103 SHC. Screenings are open to all students, staff and faculty. No registration is required. For more information, contact Gretchen Honsell. gretchen.honsell@uni.edu

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
"Let's Talk!"

“Let’s Talk” is an opportunity for students to have a brief, informal consultation with a counselor. It is for students who are curious about counseling and for students with specific concerns that can briefly be addressed. Sessions will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, March 3 and 31, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 7 and 21, in 311/312 LIB.

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
Cedar Valley Local Food and Film Festival

The 2017 Cedar Valley Local Food and Film Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial Street. Admission is free. Attendees can enjoy popcorn and a feature film, sample and purchase local food, learn about CSA subscriptions and get the 2017 Buy Fresh Buy Local directory. There will be reserved parking.

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
Security awareness: Securely using mobile apps

This month's issue of OUCH! is "Securely Using Mobile Apps" with good advice for anyone who uses a smart phone or tablet.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Chik-Fil-A Relay For Life Spirit Night

Chik-Fil-A will have a Relay for Life Spirit Night from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8. Come out and support Relay for Life. There will be cow appearances and prizes. Chik-Fil-A will make a 15% donation of the total sales on behalf of your specified group.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'

The Film Appreciation Club will watch the New Zealand adventure comedy film "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" at 7 p.m., Friday, March 3, in 111 KAB. Come see one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2016, and stay for a brief discussion following the movie. All are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Self-defense class

The Public Safety department will host a women's self-defense class for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The class will be from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, April 4, 6, 11 and 13, 204 WRC. The class will consist of a discussion on personal safety, practicing physical defense strategies and a final simulation exercise where the student will be dressed in protective gear to apply what they have learned through scenarios. Please register in advance in 101 WRC. The cost is $25. For more information, visit the RAD Systems website.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Call for models

The Textile Apparel Association is looking for models of all shapes and sizes for the Catwalk 25 fashion show Saturday, April 22. No experience is necessary. There will be open calls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 2, Monday, March 6 and Thursday, March 9, in MAU. For more information, contact Kennedy Elliott.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Trivia contest

Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS) and the UNI Veterans Association (UNIVA) will have a trivia contest in March. Stop by the Veterans Center, 111G MAU, Monday through Friday, March 1-30 (except spring break), and answer a trivia question. For more information, contact MVSS.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
New Oxford Shakespeare Online trial subscription extended

​Rod Library has a trial subscription to New Oxford Shakespeare Online. The deadline for feedback has been extended to Friday, March 31.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
PRSSA panel discussion: 'The Campaign to Change Direction'

PRSSA will host a panel discussion, "The Campaign to Change Direction," at 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, in the University Room, MAU. Mental health professionals and student leaders will lead a conversation to change the culture of mental health at UNI. Hear from professionals and students about the signs of mental suffering and how you can make a difference. For more information, visit the PRSSA website.

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