Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Monday, Nov 20, 2017
Study Abroad mini fair

The Study Abroad Center will have a mini fair at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the ballroom, Campbell Hall, for students to learn about study abroad opportunities. Eighty percent of the programs offer courses in English. Programs vary in length: academic year, semester, summer (4-9 weeks) or faculty-led (2-4 weeks). Major, minor, LAC and elective credits abroad can transfer to UNI. Scholarships and financial aid are available. Past participants will be available to answer questions.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
Rod Library hours for Thanksgiving break

The hours for the Rod Library during Thanksgiving break are posted on the library website.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
Planned maintenance for Campus Solutions

SIS production maintenance is scheduled for 7 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 18. A brief outage is expected between 7-8 a.m. The maintenance will affect SIS PRD (Campus Solutions, Portal and CRM).

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
Technology problems before the holidays? Use Service Hub.

Don't let technology cause you stress before the holidays! Service Hub is your IT portal to submit technology requests for assistance or new services. Visit Service Hub to get started or visit the IT website for more information.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement

The Robert and Yvonne Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement is an endowment supporting students who are completing internships in positions of service in Iowa. Awards up to $2,000 for undergraduate students and up to $3,000 for graduate students will be given, and approximately $10,000 total is awarded annually. To learn more, visit the Koob Fund webpage.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Self-assessment surveys

Complete the alcohol e-CHECKUP TO GO or marijuana e-CHECKUP TO GO self-assessment surveys. These assessments are free, fast, confidential and anonymous. Take these self-assessments to receive feedback about your pattern of use and the risks associated, see if you want to cut back or quit and obtain on-and-off campus resources. Visit the Substance Abuse Services webpage to get started.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Dancing with the Orgs

Join Residence Hall Association (RHA) as it pairs up with various organizations on campus for a dance competition. Registration opens Wednesday, Nov. 15, and is limited to 15 organizations, so pairing is suggested. For more information and to register, email dancingwiththeorgs@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
RHA's Multicultural Season Social

Enjoy an evening filled with culture, food and fun from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, MAU. Learn about the people around you and the experiences of their daily lives. Talk to The Movement, UNI Proud, CME and many more.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
$15 Minimum Wage: Pros and Cons

Join the NI Democrats with Jayme Neiman, political science, and Shahina Amin, economics, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Presidential Room, MAU, for a panel discussion regarding the implementation of a $15 minimum wage. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Graduating in December? Celebrate by attending Gradfest!

If you are graduating in December, join the UNI Alumni Association for Gradfest from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30, at Social House. There will be a gift from the association, as well as complimentary pizza and refreshments. Those in attendance will have a chance to win an Apple watch. Let us give you a warm Panther send off!

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
UNI Scholarship Application

Be sure to complete your 2018-19 UNI Scholarship Application. This one application for most scholarships on campus is available online on the Financial Aid and Scholarships website and is due Monday, Jan. 15.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Dancing For a Cure

UNI Relay for Life will host Dancing For a Cure from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 27, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. This will be an hour of fun, dancing and fighting cancer. Bring $3 to participate in ZUMBA and wear purple. All proceeds benefit UNI Relay For Life.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making literacy kits for EMBARC from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 27, in Old Central Ballroom C, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Security awareness: phishing remains the number one threat

Phishing attacks pose a greater threat to users losing their access to accounts than other cyber snares such as keyloggers or password reuse, according to a report by Google. Mutli-factor authentication is coming to UNI and will largely eliminate the threat posed by phishing.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Wellness Wednesday: Facts on Tap

This interactive session, from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the conference room, SHC, is designed to assist participants in making informed choices about consuming alcohol. No registration is necessary. Contact Joan Thompson with questions or visit the Student Wellness website.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
"Uprising" magazine available

Get a copy of the new issue of "Uprising," UNI's student-run fashion and culture magazine, and learn how you can get involved with the next issue. Copies will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, in the Learning Commons, LIB.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Study Abroad in Italy June 2018

Learn about the Creative Teaching in Italy program at an information session at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, in 222 SEC, or at 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16, in 217 SEC. This program will visit Reggio Emilia, Italy, known for its innovative education and sustainable development projects with the community. All majors are welcome. A capstone option is available.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
Cedar Valley Stuttering Group

The Cedar Valley Stuttering Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic, CAC. The meeting is open to any teens, adolescents and adults who stutter as well as their family members. For more information, contact Majed Al'Harthi or Lindsey Leacox.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
CAB film screening: "Dunkirk"

CAB will show the movie "Dunkirk" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Nov. 16, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Snacks will be provided.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
Sponsor a Shining Stars Girl or Young Male Leader for the holidays

Sponsor a Shining Stars Girl or Young Male Leader (preschool through sixth grade) during the holidays by providing a gift(s) for a child. Each sponsor will be assigned a student and provided information about favorites and holiday wishes. For more information, contact Gloria Kirkland Holmes.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
Nominations open for Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award. Nominate staff that work in the Division of Student Affairs for this prestigious award. More information and the nomination form can be found on the Student Affairs website. Nominations are due Friday, Dec. 1.

Tuesday, Nov 14, 2017
Disability Advisory and Advocacy Committee open forum

The next Disability Advisory and Advocacy Committee (DAAC) meeting is at 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 17, in 301 LIB. The UNI community is invited to listen to a short presentation on matters related to campus accessibility. A meeting of the committee members will follow the presentation. Registration is not required. To learn more about DAAC, visit the committee website.

Friday, Nov 10, 2017
Iowa Department of Education site visit

The Iowa Department of Education's review team will visit UNI Nov. 12-16. This is part of the state's approval process for educator preparation programs that lead to an Iowa license to be a teacher or other educational professional in Iowa's schools. The team consists of three members from the Iowa Department of Education and nine representatives from other Iowa educator preparation programs.

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
Discount night at University Book and Supply

The UNI Alumni Association and University Book and Supply are partnering for a 20% discount night for alumni, students and friends from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15. Textbooks, electronics and software are excluded. Light refreshments will be served and gift wrapping will be available. If you can't make it to the store, use the online code Alumni17 to get the same discount. Don't forget to check out the Alumni Collection. A portion of these sales will go to the UNIAA to enhance programs and services for alumni and students.

Thursday, Nov 9, 2017
CATME Smarter Teamwork: An Online Program for Managing Small Groups in the Classroom

Would you like a better way to teach students how to work in teams, keep them accountable and review their peers’ participation? The CETL will have a presentation, led by Brittany Flokstra, on CATME and best practices for group work in the classroom at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, in 378 LIB.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Laser Tag Giveback for UNI Dance Marathon

Join UNI Dance Marathon and Adrenaline X Laser Tag for a night of laser tag from 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, 4051 University Ave, Waterloo. Cost is $5 per person; pay at the door. ​

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Capstone in UK and Iceland information session

Interested in completing your capstone in the UK and Iceland next summer? Attend an information session to learn more at noon, Thursday, Nov. 9, in 007 GIL. Visit the Study Abroad website to explore your many study abroad program options.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Veterans Day program and photo exhibit

Everyone is invited to attend a program at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in front of the UNI Military and Veteran Honor Photo Exhibit, LIB. Participants will hear from student veterans and observe a photo display. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Transgender Remembrance Week

The LGBT* Center is hosting events for Transgender Remembrance Week, Nov. 13-17. A candlelight vigil will be at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Campanile. "LGBT(ea) Time: Intersections of Transphobic and Racist Violence" is at noon Friday, Nov. 17, in the LGBT* Center, MAU. The center will have a table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 13, 14 and 16, MAU, to collect professional clothing to help students who are transitioning. Donations can also be delivered to the LGBT* Center.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "It Happened One Night"

See the classic screwball comedy "It Happened One Night" at 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in 111 KAB. The film, starring Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert, won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1934. There will be an optional discussion following the screening. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Philosophy of Language: How do words get their meaning?

Join the Philosophy Club for a discussion centered on the philosophy of language at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in Thompson Commons, BAR.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Free professional portraits for students, faculty and staff

Need a new headshot? Stop by the University Relations photo studio, 125 EBAR, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, for a free professional head and shoulders portrait. You'll receive your photos afterward via Google Drive.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance information sessions

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will host information sessions from 3 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, and from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, in 107 WRC. There will be current members to answer questions about NLA. The purpose of NLA is to become "certified to change the world" and earn the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential. Pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
A Taste of Culture Fair

The International Students and Scholars Office is hosting a Taste of Culture Fair from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, in the Slife Ballroom, COM, to celebrate International Education Week. Everyone is invited. Learn about different countries, try food samples, see live performances and win door prizes.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Pancakes and Pajamas with Alpha Sigma Tau

The Alpha Sigma Tau philanthropy event, Pancakes and Pajamas, will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the College Hill Lutheran Church. Wear your pajamas and enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Riverview Center.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
$5 Fridays

Select sushi rolls are only $5 every Friday at 23rd Street Market. If you haven't tried our new sushi made fresh on-site daily by Kachin Sushi, you're missing out!

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Guild of Carillonneurs hosts auditions

Auditions for the UNI Guild of Carillonneurs will be Thursday, Nov. 16. Open to all majors. This group is responsible for playing the bells in the UNI Campanile. For more information and to schedule a practice session, contact unicarillonneur@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Business students: study abroad summer 2018

It is not too late for business students to study abroad during summer 2018. Learn more about the opportunities available for your major from 2 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in the first floor student lounge, CBB. Check out the Study Abroad website for more information.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Free and confidential substance use screening

Faculty, staff and students can receive a free and confidential substance use screening and get a king size candy bar for participating. The screenings are from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 14-15, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Putting First Gens First: Meet and Greet and Student Panel

First Generation Day will be celebrated from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the University Room, MAU. The McNair Scholars Association and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost will have a chili bar and meet and greet from 3 to 4 p.m. followed by a first-generation student panel from 4 to 5 p.m. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
The Sweet Life: Let's Talk About Diabetes

In support of World Diabetes Day, join Student Disability Services and Rod Library at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, in 287 LIB, to learn helpful tips, gain dorm and classroom assistance, and communicate about diabetes on campus.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
​Centennial Celebration of American Music Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonius Monk

Join the School of Music student organization, the George Walker Society of Music, for a one-hour music program to celebrate the centennial births of American music icons Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonius Monk at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, LIB. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

Martha Reineke will present "Disgust, Violence and Politics in the Time of Trump" from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Fingerprint scan registration at Rod Library

Want to check out items but forgot your ID? No problem! You can now register a scan of your fingerprint at the Library Services desk to ensure you are always ready for checkout. You will initially need your UNI ID to register.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Reminder: 2017 Professional Development Conference

The Annual Professional Development Fall Conference is from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov 15. All students, staff and faculty are welcome. Come and go as your schedule allows. For more information and to register, visit the Professional Development webpage

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Additional flu shot clinic

The Student Health Clinic will have a walk-in flu shot clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8. There are a limited number of flu shots available.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Global Health hurricane response panel presentation

A panel presentation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in 203 WRC, by a team of global health students that recently returned from responding to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria with the Red Cross in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Florida and Texas. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Visiting Artist Gerit Grimm

Geri Grimm, assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will visit UNI Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-10. Grimm will demonstrate from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:45 p.m. in 126 KAB, showing how she creates her wheel-thrown figurative sculpture. She will lecture about her artwork at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in 111 KAB. This event is free and all are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
UNI Gaming Convention

The first UNI Gaming Convention is from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, MAU. There will be video games, board games, raffles and a service project. Proceeds go toward a scholarship for veterans.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Interpreters Theatre presents "Genuine Cigarettes"

"Genuine Cigarettes," written by Kelso Breitsprecher, is a dramatic one-act play that aims to say the dark things that everyone knows but no one talks about. The show is at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in 040 LNG. Reserve tickets through Eventbrite.

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