Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
Special Education information session

There will be an information session for students to learn more about the special education minor, pathways to endorsement, inclusive education and registration information (tips, instructions, course numbers and essential guidance) from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 2, in 166 SEC. Snacks will be provided.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
Let's Talk Psychiatry

What is psychiatry? How does medication play a role in mental health? What should I know about counseling services? What other alternative treatments are there? Learn more about mental health resources from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in 324 LIB. For more information, email the Health Center.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Roy J. Carver Scholarship

If you will be junior standing in fall 2018, apply for the Roy J. Carver Scholarship. This $5,200 scholarship is awarded to 20 UNI students each year. Learn more and apply online by Sunday, April 1.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Join the Spring Break Pay it Forward Tour

Looking for a fun and rewarding way to spend your spring break? Travel to six different cities with a destination of San Antonio. Experience service, tourism and have a spring break you'll never forget. For more information and to register, visit the Students Today Leaders Forever website.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Toast for Change: Black Gala

Toast for Change will be from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 3, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. This formal reception will recognize those who helped make Black History Month a success. Speakers will discuss the importance of African-American heritage.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Philosophy Club meeting: Let's Talk About Hospitality

Marie-Eve Morin, University of Alberta, will discuss the ethics of hospitality focused on immigration at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, in the Thompson Commons, BAR.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
UNI Dance Marathon dancer registration closes Feb. 25

UNI Dance Marathon dancer registration closes at 5 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 25. The DM Big Event is Saturday, March 3.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Intercollegiate Academics Fund deadline is March 1

The Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF) is a yearly allocation of Student Activity Fee monies that exists to promote and support intercollegiate academic experiences for UNI students through a travel fund for students who participate in intercollegiate academic competitions and presentations at professional conferences and through a research and creative activity fund, which supports student research and creative activities. For more information, visit the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs website.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
STLF Coldstone Giveback Night

Learn about Students Today Leaders Forever and our Spring Break Pay it Forward Tour while we scoop your ice cream from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Coldstone Creamery. All proceeds will help fund the trip. Participants will gain experience through service, tourism and community. For more information, check out our Facebook page.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Ethical Issues in Scholarship: Gender, Ethnicity and Power

Panelists will discuss key ethical issues involved in research and scholarship from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, in 287 LIB. There will be presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to power relationships, including issues involving gender and race/ethnicity. Registration is required.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Stop and Serve event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making hygiene and laundry kits for the local nonprofit Friends of the Family from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, in Old Central Ballroom C, MAU. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Workshop: Using Rod Library as a Graduate Student

Leila Rod-Welch will facilitate the Using Rod Library as a Graduate Student Workshop from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in 373 LIB. Participants will learn how to find quality books and scholarly articles using Rod Library online, use advanced search capabilities to access specialized databases, explore features of Google Scholars and identify your departmental liaison librarian and how they can help.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Sleep

Sleep is vital for our health and overall quality of life. Learn the importance of sleep and tips for good sleep habits from 2 to 3 p.m., in the conference room, SHC. Registration is not required. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website. The topic for Feb. 28 will be Facts on Tap.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Student Art Education Association: Shine the Light on Puerto Rico

The Student Art Education Association and the Spanish Honors Society will have an art drive to support an elementary school in Puerto Rico from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the Octopus on College Hill. Music will be by Jose Saveedra, a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter. Art supplies needed include crayons, tempera, acrylic and oil paint, paint brushes, sketch and drawing pads, drawing paper, construction paper, white glue, colored pencils, pony beads, chalk, yarn and basic school supplies. Monetary donations will be accepted. Donation boxes will be located around campus.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Study Abroad summer programs

Earn credits and go abroad this summer. All UNI students can participate in a study abroad summer program. Programs run two-eight weeks and scholarships are available. Applications are due Thursday, March 1.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
10-minute play auditions

The theatre department will hold auditions for student-directed, 10-minute plays from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. Please bring a one-minute monologue or one will be provided at the audition. All are welcome and no experience is necessary. The performance will be Tuesday, April 17. Questions can be emailed to Amy Osatinski or see the audition information form.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
CAB Film presents "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle"

CAB Film will show the movie "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, March 1, in Old Central Ballrooms A and B, MAU. Snacks will be provided during both showings and prizes will be awarded.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Film Appreciation Club: "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"

See the critically acclaimed romantic drama "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, in 111 KAB. There will be an optional discussion following the screening. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, see the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
UNI Table Tennis team makes it to regionals

The UNI Table Tennis Club plays in the intercollegiate table tennis league. Last weekend they played at divisionals in Minnesota and are playing at regionals in Missouri. To join the club, contact Kazek.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
Speaker: Jason Sole

Jason Sole, Metropolitan State University, will speak at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, in 287 LIB. Sole will speak about his experience as an African-American male. He will highlight obstacles and barriers faced through poverty and incarceration while also highlighting how education changed his life and where he is today.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
CATS Cares Classroom

Help support our local Cedar Valley elementary schools by donating school supplies. Donations will be collected until March 2 in 304 COM and participating academic departments. All donations will be gifted to winning classrooms from the CATS Cares Classroom contest.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
Cedar Valley Stuttering Group meeting

The Cedar Valley Stuttering Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic, CAC. The group supports any adolescents and adults who stutter, as well as their family members. For more information, contact Lindsey Leacox.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
Jessica Setnick: Stop Bullying Your Body

Learn how body image gets its start and how to quiet the bully inside your head at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Jessica Setnick, internationally known dietitian and eating disorders expert, will discuss her own eating disorder and promoting a positive relationship with food and eating as key components of a healthy and happy life. For more information, email Joan Thompson or visit the Student Wellness Services website.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
Eating Disorder Awareness Week

BIEDA (Body Image Eating Disorder Awareness)), Alpha Sigma Tau and Student Wellness Services will have several events during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Feb. 26-March 4. For more information, email Joan Thompson (joan.thompson@uni.edu) or visit the Student Wellness Services website.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.) training

UNI police will host V.I.D.S. training sessions beginning Tuesday, March 20, in 109 CME. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of survival during an active shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register online. For more information, contact Joe Tyler.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
UNI Outdoors spring break trips

UNI Outdoors is sponsoring spring break trips to Grand Staircase Escalante-National Monument, Utah, as well as to Georgia and Florida. Both trips are March 9-18. There will be pre-trip meetings at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 28, in 174 WRC. For more information, call 273-7163 or visit the Recreation Services website.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
Walk the Labyrinth

The labyrinth is a walking meditation in the form of a circular path. Drop in from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays, in 185 WRC. For more information, visit the Student Wellness Services website.

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018
All call for artists

Wall of Comic Art will be displayed at Rod Library March 25-April 30. Everyone is invited to submit 2-D medium comic artwork. The submission deadline is Friday, March 23.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
UNI Gospel Choir...the music remix of 2018

All UNI students are welcome to get together and sing gospel songs. The group will meet every other Monday at 6:30 p.m. beginning Feb. 19 in the Center for Multicultural Education, MAU.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Register for Community Engagement Celebration Day

Registration is open for the inaugural Community Engagement Celebration Day, Thursday, April 19. Faculty, staff and students are invited to showcase community engagement efforts. For more information, email Kristina Kofoot. To register your project, visit the ScholarWorks website.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Federal and state legislative update

Mary Braun and Andrew Morse will host a state and federal legislative update at noon, Friday, Feb. 16, in the Great Reading Room, SRL.

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Of Dreams and Memories

Rod Library is honoring Black History Month with artwork and discussion from UNI graduate and community member Cheveevah Banks Ferguson. The art discussion will be at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, in 287 LIB. The exhibit will be available until Sunday, Feb. 25.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Self Care Friday: healthy relationships

Join us Friday, Feb. 16, in the LGBT* Center for Self Care Friday. This interactive session will assist participants in understanding components of a healthy relationship. Participants will recognize types of respect and types of abuse, articulate safety components for online dating and identify resources for more information or for help.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Colleges Against Cancer/Relay for Life Hope Week

Colleges Against Cancer's Hope Week is Feb. 18-24. There will be a clothing swap from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Jazzercise with CAC from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 26, Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Relay for Life will be at 6 p.m., Friday, April 6 to 1 a.m., Saturday, April 7.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, lower level classrooms, LNG. This event focuses on forms of oppression that African-Americans have experienced or are experiencing today. From slavery to discrimination, each classroom will display scenes of various types of oppression.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Sports Business Club speaker

The Sports Business Club will host Gary Koenen, activities director at Cedar Falls High School, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, in 127 CBB. He will share his experience as an athletics administrator at the high school level. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Darwin Week

Darwin Week, an annual lecture series sponsored by UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers, is this week. This year the focus is on evolution and skepticism. There will be two-three faculty speakers each day and one keynote each night at 7 p.m. Check out our Facebook page for the schedule.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
UNI Job and Internship Fair

Career Services is hosting the UNI Job and Internship Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, MCL. Visit with more than 160 employers looking to hire UNI students. Contact Career Services at 273-6857 with any questions.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Study Abroad in Berlin or Italy

Travel to Berlin in May and meet local artists, experience cultural diversity and explore this modern, historically rich metropolis. Or go to Rome, Florence and Reggio Emilia, Italy, in June. Participants can earn three credits, and several course options are available for each trip. The Study Abroad Center is in 028 GIL.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Stitches for a Cause

The Service and Leadership Council will knit and crochet products for a local nonprofit from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Come and go as you can. There will be lessons for beginners. Snacks will be provided. Register online.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Diversity Colloquium: "The Relevance of Disability Studies in Education: A Framework for Change"

Join presenters Danielle Cowley, David Hernandez-Saca and Amy Petersen for a discussion on how a Disability Studies in Education (DSE) framework within K-12 and higher education settings creates spaces for change and transformation from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, in 301 LIB.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Film Appreciation Club: "Sunrise"

See one of the greatest love stories, "Sunrise," at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16, in 111 KAB. The film won several Oscars at the first Academy Awards Ceremony in 1929 and is widely regarded as not only one of the crowning achievements of silent cinema, but also one of the greatest films ever made. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Teach UNI project presentation: Book Circles and Jigsaw Puzzles

Incorporating new learning activities into a class sometimes works really well and sometimes requires further tweaking. Christy Kessens, School of Applied Human Sciences, will present "Book Circles and Jigsaw Puzzles: What Worked and What Didn’t" at 12:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 19, in 301 LIB. She will discuss her experience with book circles and jigsaws, highlighting ways to bring these activities into the classroom, as well as the challenges they presented.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Teach UNI project presentation: individualized course content

Mary Donegan-Ritter, curriculum and instruction, will present "Individualizing Learning and Promoting Evidence Based Practices in an Early Childhood Special Education Post-BA Course" at noon, Monday, Feb. 19, in 301 LIB. She will share how she created individualized course content to increase student knowledge and use of DEC Recommended Practices in their current work with young children and their families.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with Stress

This interactive session, today, at 2 p.m., in SHC, will assist participants in identifying the causes of stress in their lives and become aware of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing stress. No registration is required. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website. The topic for Feb. 21 is sleep.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Dance Marathon dancer registration fee will Increase Feb. 19

The UNI Dance Marathon dancer registration fee will increase at noon, Monday, Feb. 19. Register today for the March 3 Big Event. Questions can be emailed to the event director.

Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Speakers from University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development

David Wacker and Matthew O'Brien, from the University of Iowa Center on Disabilities and Development, will present "Conducting Functional Analyses and Functional Communication Training in the Homes of Young Children with Autism via Telehealth" from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, in 306 SEC. They will discuss the University of Iowa clinic and then present their research on the effectiveness of telehealth methods for child evaluation and intervention.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Environmental Health and Safety newsletter

The first edition of the Environmental Health and Safety newsletter is available for the university community.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Buy a Valentine for your Valentine

Phi Sigma Pi is hosting a Valentine's Day fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 13, and from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, MAU. Bundles ranging from $1, $3 and $5 include a variety of candies, Crush soda, chips and cupcakes. Money raised will be donated to a local high school student in need so that he/she can receive mentoring and any other educational opportunities.

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Faith Zone Multi-Faith Training

This training will initiate open dialogue and literacy regarding spirituality and religion in a multi-faith context in order to promote multi-faith collaboration. Ariel Ennis will lead this session from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, in 301 LIB.

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