Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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.

Friday, Jun 7, 2019
Lynda.com content is migrating to LinkedIn Learning Aug. 8

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution to help you gain new skills beneficial to your career. More than 5,000 video tutorials are available to address business, creative and technology topics presented by expert instructors. Watch for more details later this summer regarding the Lynda.com migration.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019
College Hill Farmers Market

The first market of the season is from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, June 6, on College Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. Shop for quality products, including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, local meat and more. Enjoy additional vendors, composting education, food trucks and live music. Follow us on Facebook (College Hill Farmers Market) and Instagram/Twitter (@collegehillfm).

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Summer fitness classes

Looking for motivation to meet your summer goals? Buy a fit class pass for access to all of the WRC's summer group fitness classes. The pass costs $25 for students and $35 for employees. Check out our website for a list of class offerings.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
May 31 is National Heat Awareness Day

OSHA and the National Weather Service will team up Friday, May 31, to encourage employers and employees to recognize the warning signs for heat illness. Every year, there are dozens of preventable deaths and thousands more become ill from extreme heat or humid working conditions. Visit OSHA's website for information on the agency's Heat Illness Prevention Campaign and the National Weather Service website for heat safety tips and resources.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
June is National Safety Month

National Safety Month, organized by the National Safety Council, is celebrated to encourage awareness of the importance of safety and to promote the safety culture.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Summer QPR training available

Dates for summer Question Persuade Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training sessions are now available. You can also request group or departmental training.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Responsible conduct of research for undergraduates summer workshop

A research ethics workshop will be from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 5. The workshop will address ethical data sharing and management, authorship, collaboration, misconduct, conflicts of interest and research ethics in society. All students, faculty and staff are welcome. To register, email Anita Gordon.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
New online course

A new section of EARTHSCI 1100 Astronomy (61) has been opened for the second six-week summer session 2019. This is an online section of a three-credit LAC course to be taught by Thomas Hockey.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Summer dining

Biscotti's in Redeker Center and Chats, Essentials and the Food Court in Maucker Union will be open to serve campus this summer. A daily listing of hours can be found on the DOR website.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Maucker Union closure for maintenance notice

Maucker Union will be closed Thursday, May 16, for steam and electrical maintenance. Retail food and beverage sales will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Biscotti's, located in Redeker Center. Maucker Union will resume normal summer hours of 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 17.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Dean of library services candidate

A candidate for the position of dean of library services at Rod Library will visit UNI Wednesday-Thursday, May 8-9. An informal meet and greet will be from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. A presentation and Q&A on "Academic Libraries at Regional Comprehensive Universities: Challenges and Opportunities" will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, May 9, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. Information about the candidate and evaluation is available at the library website.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Call for community engagement hours

UNI faculty, staff and students have a passion and commitment to community engagement efforts. Enter your community engagement work for the 2018-19 academic year today. For more information, visit the Community Engagement website or email Kristina Kofoot.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Statistical software summer short courses

The mathematics department provides assistance through its statistical consulting lab. Visit the short course schedule for classes on SPSS, R, SAS and Excel. Email Mark Jacobson to make appointments or join the mailing list.

Tuesday, May 7, 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.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Summer fitness classes

Sign up for summer fitness classes today! Buy your summer fit class pass and attend all classes beginning Wednesday, May 15. The cost is $25 for students and $35 for faculty/staff.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Summer is a great time for QPR training

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training will be available this summer by request. This is a great time for a group or departmental training. Please contact Brian Nissen or submit a training request.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Hire a personal trainer for the summer

Need help accomplishing your summer goals? Hire a personal trainer today and let our personal trainers help you feel better, move better and gain more energy to enhance your quality of life. Visit the personal training webpage to get started. For more information, email Dana Foster.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Summer building hours

Effective Monday, May 13, all academic building hours will be changed to 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. If you need exterior access to a building outside of these hours, please submit an access request form. Call Facilities Management at 273-2648 if you have questions.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The MOVEment spring showcase

The MOVEment spring showcase will be at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 4, in the auditorium, LNG. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
The Learning Center @ Rod Library is open for finals

We will offer walk-in tutoring from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Thursday, May 6-9, in 261 LIB. Stop in if you have last minute questions about math, science, writing or general study skills.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
SAR Improv presents: Family Dinner

Join us for our last show of the year, featuring relatable family moments, hidden secrets and a live on-stage meal, all fully improvised, at 8 p.m., Friday, May 3, in the basement of the Wesley Foundation. A $1 donation is suggested.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Finals study nights

theRiver will have finals study nights from 6 p.m. to midnight, Sunday-Tuesday, May 5-7, at Prairie Lakes Church. There will be free snacks, study break options, study spaces and caffeine. Visit Facebook for more information.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Sell textbooks for cash

It's buyback season at the UNI Bookstore and you can sell your textbooks for instant cash today! Buyback and rental returns are happening now through Saturday, May 11. Visit the bookstore website for extended hours.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Compagnia TPO - Panda's Home is coming to GBPAC

Panda’s Home, with fluid dance and storytelling, will captivate children and adults alike through its interactive set and mesmerizing imagery. See the show at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m., Saturday, May 4, in GBPAC. Request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Friends of the UNI Museum May sale

Visit the Friends of the UNI Museum store from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in the Learning Commons, LIB, as they sell fair trade objects from across the world, including jewelry, textiles and artwork; 50% off toys, books, games and educational kits; 30% off jewelry, puppets, textiles and everything else.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Camp Musicmania

This year’s camp theme focuses on everything we love about going to summer camp. Singing around the campfire, crafts and art projects, outdoor musical adventures, learning new musical instruments, and making great friends. The camp will be Monday-Friday, June 24-28. Register online.

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.

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