Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Galentine's Day

Join the Women's and Gender Studies program to celebrate friendship. Decorate a cookie and make a friendship bracelet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, in MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
DRUMline Live at Gallagher Bluedorn

See DRUMLine Live at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, in GBPAC. From the makers of the hit movies comes this explosive show celebrating the historically black college and university marching band experience. Request student tickets at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Reminder: Differentiating Diamonds workshop

Join other motivated students for a preparation workshop and learn to stand out in the crowd. Email Emily Nelson to express interest by Monday, Feb. 20.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making flash cards and workbooks for refugees from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Reminder: Live Like a Student begins Feb. 20

Remember to register for Live Like a Student. The next session begins Monday, Feb. 20. Space is limited. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and the chance to win a $500 scholarship.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Pride Week 2017

UNI Proud will host Pride Week Monday through Friday, April 3-7. Visit the UNI Proud website for a list of events.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Harold and Maude'

The Film Appreciation Club will watch the romantic dark comedy "Harold and Maude" at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, in 111 KAB. There will be a brief, optional discussion following the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the Film Appreciation Club's Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Be The Match kick-off meeting

Be The Match will have a kick-off meeting at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. This is a new UNI student organization with a mission to help find the cure for leukemia patients around the world.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
PTSD Awareness Conference

The UNI Veterans Association will host the inaugural statewide PTSD Awareness Conference, Wednesday, March 29. The conference will cover PTSD that originates not only from military experiences but also sexual assault and other traumas. For more information, contact Chris Kennedy or visit the conference website.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
NISG presidential/vice presidential and senatorial debate

The president, vice president and senator candidates for the 2017 student body election will answer questions generated by students from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, MAU. This is an opportunity to learn more about the candidates. There will be a town hall session following the debate.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Learn Japanese this summer

Study in Akita, Japan, this summer during a 6-week, 6-credit program. This Japanese language intensive program will give students the opportunity to experience the Japanese language and culture. For more information, stop by the Study Abroad Center in 28 GIL.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Teach English in China

Interested in doing something fun this summer? Go to China! The Study Abroad Center has a few spots open for students to participate in a month-long program. You can earn three UNI credits (TESOL 1086) and experience teaching in a classroom. For more information, stop by the Study Abroad Center in 28 GIL.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Green Zone training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 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, Feb 14, 2017
“Teachers on Tables” round table discussion

The TESOL Club will host a "Teachers on Tables" round table discussion about teaching techniques in language education from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, in 287 LIB. Participants will broaden their knowledge about different language teaching topics.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
A Celebration of the Motown Sound

The George Walker Society of Music presents "A Celebration of the Motown Sound" from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, in the lobby, GBPAC. The fundraiser event includes live performances, video clips, Motown memorabilia and dancing. Bring your albums and memories!

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Spring powerlifting competition

Recreation Services will host the 2nd Annual Powerlifting Competition at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in the athletics weight room, WRC. The competition is open to all UNI faculty, staff and students. The cost is $25. The lifts will include max squat, bench and deadlift. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or email Rochelle Koehnen.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Security awareness: learn what it takes to refuse the phishing bait

Cybercriminals know the best strategies for gaining access to UNI’s sensitive data. In most cases, it doesn’t involve hackers rappelling from a ceiling’s skylight and deftly avoiding a laser detection system to hack into your servers; instead, they simply manipulate a community member. According to IBM’s 2014 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, human error is a factor in 95 percent of security incidents. Read more at EDUCAUSEreview.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Create the official UNI sandwich at Erbert & Gerbert's

Enter for your chance to create the "Campy Neil," the official UNI sandwich at Erbert & Gerbert's in Maucker Union! Build your sandwich any way you want it, then submit your recipe. The submission deadline is Friday, March 3. Three finalists will be chosen for the campus community to vote on at the end of March.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Love Your Major

Visit the Office of Academic Advising table from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, MAU, and fill out a heart sharing why you love your major or loved your major as an alumni or staff member. Share a Snapchat video of why you love your major for a chance to win a gift card.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards luncheon and nominations

Save the date for the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards luncheon Thursday, April 6. The contributions of local nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leaders will be recognized. For more information and nomination forms, visit the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance website.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Center for Social and Behavioral Research 50th anniversary celebration

Join the Center for Social and Behavioral Research faculty, staff and students for a 50th anniversary celebration from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Jim Wohlpart will give opening remarks at 3:30 p.m., followed by a brief keynote by Gene Lutz, CSBR director emeritus. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Nominations open for Engaged Campus Awards

Nominations are open for the Engaged Campus Awards through Iowa Campus Compact. For more information, visit the Iowa Campus Compact website. Please notify Julianne Gassman if you nominate someone.

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017
CIEP receives 10-year reaccreditation from CEA

The Culture and Intensive English Program has been granted a 10-year reaccreditation from the Commission for English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). They are the premier accrediting body for post-secondary intensive English programs and are known nationally and internationally. For more information, visit the CEA website.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Legislative update

Mary Braun, UNI state relations officer, and Randy Pilkington will host a state and federal legislative update at noon, Friday, Feb. 10, in the State College Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Love a Donor

Stop by Maucker Union from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, to write cards to university donors thanking them for their contributions to your UNI education. Students writing a card will receive free cookies and a button.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the labyrinth anytime from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Tuesday beginning Feb. 14, in 185/187 WRC. Walking the path of the labyrinth allows for relaxation, reflection, meditation, creativity and inner peace. It's free, and no registration is necessary.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
One-minute film contest

The Digital Media Program and the Department of Communication Studies is having a one-minute film contest (not including main title and end credits). The deadline for submission is Thursday, March 9. First prize is a GoPro Hero. For more information, contact Philip Hopper.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Love your major?

Come to Maucker Union, Tuesday, Feb. 14, to show your love for your major. This is an event that promotes why students take pride in their chosen major and promotes the love UNI students have for the majors offered.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
ISA Valentine dance 'Midnight Under the Moon'

The International Student Association (ISA) will host a Valentine dance, "Midnight Under the Moon," from 8 to 11 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Join ISA for a night of dance, music, food and prizes. Admission is free and open to all students.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Check out the February issue of Student Health 101

The February issue of Student Health 101 is available on the Student Wellness website.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
"Empty Bowls" work day

Everyone is welcome to come to the ceramics lab, 126 KAB, Friday, Feb. 10, to make a soup bowl to donate to the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Cedar Valley Food Pantry, a program of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Work sessions will be at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Clay for the bowls and assistance will be provided.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Registration is open for the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

Registration is open for the Out of the Darkness campus walk on Saturday, April 1. The walk supports the research, education and prevention of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For more information, contact OutofthedarknessUNI@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Darwin Week 2017

Darwin Week, hosted by the UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers, will be observed Monday through Friday, Feb. 13-16. The event promotes skepticism and reasoning on various subjects such as religion, politics and science. There will be faculty speakers throughout each day beginning at noon with a keynote speaker each night at 7 p.m. The lectures will be in the University Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
CAB concert

Campus Activities Board (CAB) will have a free concert, featuring the Maine, for all students, faculty, staff and the public at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Student Life website.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Apply to be a Peer Academic Adviser in Residence

Apply to be a PAiR and work in the residence hall where you live as well as the Office of Academic Advising. Learn more and apply at the Academic Advising website. Applications are due by Thursday, Feb. 16. For more information, contact Heather Asmus.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.) training sessions

UNI Police will host V.I.D.S. training sessions Tuesday, Feb. 21, in 30 BCS. 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. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Friends of the UNI Museum Valentine's Day sale

Stop by and show your love for the UNI Museum by purchasing something for a loved one from the Friends of the UNI Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, on the main floor of Rod Library. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
New Oxford Shakespeare Online trial subscription

Rod Library has a trial subscription to New Oxford Shakespeare Online, a dynamic, interactive resource presenting new considerations of Shakespeare's works, edited from the base-texts and drawing on the latest textual and theatrical scholarship. Please provide feedback by Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Cheating at UNI: Faculty and Student Perspectives

Helen Harton will present a brown bag lecture sharing results from a student and faculty study regarding ethics and cheating behaviors from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, in 287 LIB. The presentation fits Part B for Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Darwin Week Lecture: 'The Reproducibility Crisis in Science'

This Darwin Week lecture by Helen Harton will be from 3 to 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, in the University Room, MAU. The presentation fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
5th Annual Art From the Heart Benefit

The 5th Annual Art from the Heart Benefit, sponsored by Art for El Salvador, will be from 2 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. All proceeds will provide educational opportunities for children in El Salvador. The Brazilian 2wins, Tropicante and Eric the Magician will perform. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Mental health website

Mental health promotion and suicide prevention is a shared campus responsibility at UNI. We can all make a difference by caring about the type of community we collectively create at UNI. Visit the mental health website for on- and off-campus resources, crisis resources and campus initiatives.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
Information literacy for graduate students

Leila Rod-Welch, Rod Library, will present "Information Literacy for Graduate Students: Everything a Graduate Student Should Know Before Starting a Research Project" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, in 373 LIB.

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
UNI Job and Internship Fair Monday, Feb. 13

The UNI Job and Internship Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 13, in the McLeod Center. The fair is open to all students and all majors. Plan to attend and network with more than 140 employers and organizations. Learn more about job and internship opportunities. A list of participating employers and event details are available on the Career Services website.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Dance Marathon and Sidecar Coffee silent auction

Dance Marathon and Sidecar Coffee are partnering for a community artwork display and auction. The artwork is on display at Sidecar Coffee's Cedar Falls location. A silent auction will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Sidecar. The highest bidders will be contacted Wednesday, Feb. 8, to pick up and pay for their artwork. Auction items include artwork, photography, hand lettering from students and an original photo by photographer Tim Dodd.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Casablanca'

The Film Appreciation Club will screen the classic romantic drama "Casablanca," starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in 111 KAB. Admission is free, and all are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Differentiating diamonds

How can you make yourself stand out in a group of exceptionally qualified graduate school or job applicants? Join other motivated students for a preparation workshop, and learn to stand out in the crowd. Email Emily Nelson to express interest and complete a short application.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Get your writing in shape for spring

Get the feedback you need to plan it, draft it and make it great! The Writing Center offers one-on-one writing feedback for all majors, undergraduate and graduate students. Schedule an appointment with a College Reading and Learning Association-certified writing coach at 319-273-2361 or in person at 008 ITTC. For more information, visit the Academic Learning Center website.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
#MauckerMovies

Campus Activities Board and the Black Student Union are partnering to show the movie "Loving" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 2, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. A student-led discussion will follow the movie.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Live Like a Student begins Feb. 20

Live Like a Student, a free three-week, non-credit financial literacy course, begins Monday, Feb. 20. Space is limited, so register today. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and the chance to win a $500 scholarship.

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