Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

Visit the MyUniverse News archives for information published prior to January 2013.

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making greeting cards for the Senior Center from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 17, in the Oak Room, MAU. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Safe Zone Ally training

Do you identify as an ally or want to learn more about the LGBTQ+ community? Register for the Safe Zone Ally training sessions. Phase 1 will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18. Phase 2 will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 20. To register, visit the LGBT* Center's website.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Board game drive

Rod Library is accepting donations of gently used card and board games. Your donations will allow others to share the fun in the library. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Immigration Forum: A Conversation About Immigration in Iowa

The UNI Immigration Working Group will host a moderated discussion about immigration issues in Iowa from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, April 17, in 002 SAB. Panelists include: Ali Alnasser, UNI international student; Miryam Antúnez de Mayolo, immigration attorney; Edis Beganovic, Bosnian immigrant; Brook Boehmler, mayor of Hampton; Juan Carlos Castillo and Elise DuBord, languages and literatures; and Tony Thompson, Black Hawk County Sheriff. The presentation will end with a Q&A session and refreshments. The forum is open to the public.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Earth Day Celebration booth registrations due April 14

The deadline to register for a booth at the UNI Earth Day Celebration is Friday, April 14. The celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 20, in the northwest courtyard, MAU. Organizations that are environmentally themed are encouraged to participate, and tables will be provided. Organizations are not allowed to sell any items.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Free professional portraits for students, faculty and staff

Need a new headshot? Stop by the University Relations photo studio from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, for a free professional head and shoulders portrait. You will receive your photos afterward via Google Drive. The Office of University Relations is located in 125 East Bartlett.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Alumni in Residence speaker: Susann Ahrabi-Fard

Join the Department of Biology in welcoming communicable disease specialist Susann Ahrabi-Fard for the biology Alumni in Residence at 3 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in 001 MSH. She will speak on "Public Health, Outbreaks and Tales from the Field: 20 Years of Communicable Disease Surveillance," particularly meningitis, rabies, monkey pox, zika and ebola.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
"The Story of 'Shelley v. Kraemer'" documentary film

The UNI premiere of the documentary film "The Story of 'Shelley v. Kraemer'" will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, in 108 CAC. The showing is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Changing Perspectives: Dementia and the Senses

Have you ever wondered how people with Alzheimer’s and related dementias experience the world? Elaine Eshbaugh will discuss changes in sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, in 220 SEC. Family caregivers, professional caregivers, students and the public are welcome.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
Library hours during Easter weekend

The library hours during Easter weekend are posted on the library website. Patrons can check out material and enter the building until 10 minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
KULT-LP director application available

UNI's student-run radio station KULT-LP is seeking directors for 2017-18. If you enjoy music and want to get involved in the radio industry, this is a perfect opportunity. Applications are available on the KULT website. For more information, contact Rachel Larsen.

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
Green Zone training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18, 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.

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
UNI volleyball hosting male practice player tryout

The UNI volleyball team will host open tryouts for male practice players (for next fall) from 3 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 11, in WST. Candidates must be current, full-time students and have health insurance. For more information, call 273-6480.

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017
Policy available for comment

Review policy 9.46 Technology Allowance is available on the UNI policies website.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Lavender Graduation

The Fourth Annual Lavender Graduation will be at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, Old Central Ballroom C, MAU. Lavender Graduation is an annual recognition of the accomplishments of LGBTQ+ students and their allies. Registration is open for students graduating this spring, summer or fall who would like to be recognized at the ceremony. For more information, contact the LGBT* Center.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Have you ever wanted to be a triathlete?

TRIUNI, a fun triathlon open to first timers, seasoned triathletes and anyone who wants to be active and have fun, will be from 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in the WRC. Safely swim 300 yards in the pool, bicycle 10 miles inside on a stationary spin bike and run a 5K through campus. The cost is $10 and each triathlete will receive a t-shirt if registered by Saturday, April 15. For more information, visit the event Facebook page.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Full-time, on-campus summer positions available

The Department of Residence facilities team has a number of custodial, painter and maintenance assistant positions available this summer. Hours will be 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning mid-May through mid-August. Take advantage of a full-time, on-campus job this summer. Learn more and apply online at the DOR website.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Inc. informational meeting

Lambda Theta Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host an informational meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in 287 LIB. This will be an opportunity for interested students to visit with current members or chapter alumnae and learn more about the benefits of membership. LTA is the first Latina sorority and focuses on the new role for the universal woman, one with education, goals and vision in hope of great success. It is a non-exclusionary sorority open to all ethnicities and backgrounds. Registration is available but not required 

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Days of Service informational meeting

Interested in joining something new? Come to our meeting at 5 p.m., Monday, April 10, in 272 LIB. We create large-scale volunteer days and are looking for interested members to join for next year. For more information, email Hillary Davis.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live at Gallagher Bluedorn

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live will be at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, in GBPAC. See impressive, lifelike dinosaurs live on stage while learning prehistoric facts! Great for all ages! Request student tickets at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Progressive Poetry Slam

The Northern Iowa Feminists and Northern Iowa Democrats will host the Progressive Poetry Slam from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in 115 SRL. The deadline for submissions of poetry, prose, monologues, etc. is Wednesday, April 12. Submit your piece, title, estimated time and trigger warnings to Natalie Dean. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Some Like It Hot'

The Film Appreciation Club will show the classic romantic comedy "Some Like It Hot," starring Marilyn Monroe, at 7 p.m., Friday, April 7, in 111 KAB. A brief discussion will follow the film. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
UNIBusiness graduation ceremony

UNIBusiness President's Council will host the 2017 Graduation Celebration mixer and panel at 5 p.m., Thursday, April 13, in the Hall of Flags, CBB. Socialize and network with business students, professors and alumni. Light refreshments will be provided. The panel discussion will begin at 6 p.m. in 109 CBB. Ask the resident alumni questions about their experiences, their careers and advice on how to move forward with your professional life. More information will be posted on the UNIBusiness website.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Gradfest: A Purple Carpet Celebration

Are you graduating in May? Join the UNI Alumni Association for Gradfest from 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, April 7, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. There will be Campanile photo opportunities, a gift from the UNI Alumni Association, complimentary refreshments and a warm Panther send off from President Nook! You could win an Apple iWatch and other great prizes! For more information, contact CATS.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Complete your FAFSA and register for classes for a chance to win prizes

Complete your 2017-18 FAFSA and register for the fall semester by Friday, May 5, for a chance to win a Fitbit, priority registration or other prizes. International students can enter simply by registering for classes. For more information, visit the financial aid website.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement applications available

The application form for the Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement is available on the Community Engagement website. Awards up to $2,000 for undergraduate students and up to $3,000 for graduate students will be given. The application deadline is Wednesday, April 19.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Join us for Honors Week 2017!

Honors Week, a celebration of academics and scholastic achievement, will be April 8-15. The week provides an opportunity to recognize and connect students who are collectively pursuing academic excellence through honor societies, honorary organizations and the University Honors Program. For more information, visit the honors week webpage.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Noche De Gala (Latino Ball)

HLSU will host Noche De Gala at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 8, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Appetizers will be served. The guest speaker will be Carlos Andrés Gómez. Following the speaker, there will be a dinner that showcases the Hispanic/Latino culture. Please RSVP to HLSU. Seating is limited. Dancing will be from 7:30 to 11 p.m. For more information, visit the HLSU Facebook page.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
The Angry Eye (Elimination of Prejudice Philanthropy)

Pi Lambda Phi fraternity will host a philanthropy event at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 12, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be a 35-minute film, discussion and activity with a goal of opening the door for students, faculty and staff to feel comfortable engaging in sensitive and cultural conversations.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
UNISTA presents 'A Gulag Mouse'

UNISTA will present "A Gulag Mouse" at 7:30 p.m., Friday to Sunday, April 7-9, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. The story follows five female inmates. Admission is free; donations will be accepted.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Sigma Phi Epsilon will host their 5th annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week (SAAW) Monday to Friday, April 10-14. The week will kick-off at noon, Monday, April 10, with the 24-hour See SAAW. A bags tournament will begin at 4 p.m. on top of Maucker Union. To see the rest of the week's events, find us on Facebook @UNISigEp or on Twitter @SigEpUNI.

Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017
Getting Good ZZZ's Workshop

How much sleep do I need? What if I can’t sleep? Learn the importance of sleep and how to get quality sleep at this Counseling Center workshop at 3 p.m., Friday, April 7, in 103 SHC. No registration is necessary.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Film Screening: 'Gen Silent'

The award-winning 2010 documentary, "Gen Silent," will be shown at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in 111 KAB. The film explores the devastating phenomenon of LGBTQ seniors going back in the closet to survive in the long-term healthcare system. Christy Kessens, School of Applied Human Sciences, will moderate a discussion following the film.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Solitary confinement experience

Could you survive in solitary confinement? Join Panthers Advocating Prison Education and Reform from 3 to 6 p.m., Friday, April 7, LIB, for a simulation of a solitary confinement cell. The simulation will be relaxed with doors open at all times. Donations of books and clothing for area prisons will be accepted.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Pesticide notification registry 2017

Faculty, staff and students who want to receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus should visit the Physical Plant website.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Models needed for Catwalk 25 Fashion Show

The Textiles and Apparel Association is looking for models for their annual fashion show Saturday, April 22. No experience is necessary and all sizes are needed. For more information, contact Kennedy Elliott.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Tie It Blue

The UNIBusiness leadership skills class will host Tie It Blue from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at College Hill Lutheran Church. There will be food and crafts. Staff from the Family and Children's Council will be available to answer questions. Free will donations benefit FCC in support of child abuse awareness. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
McElroy Scholar Lecture

The Institute for Youth Leaders will host Miklos Banhidi at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in 252 WRC. Banhidi will be the featured speaker for the 2017 McElroy Scholar Lecture, and his presentation will focus on “Supporting Youth Activities on both a Global and Local Level.” The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Theodora Jn Baptiste.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Pride Week 2017 keynote speaker: Jeffrey Marsh

The Pride Week keynote lecture will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The speaker will be author, activist and icon Mx. Jeffrey Marsh. Mx. Marsh identifies as genderqueer and uses singular they/them/theirs pronouns. Their first novel was released last August, “How to be You,” and CBS has described them as “the Internet’s most beloved anti-bully.” There will be a Q&A session following the lecture. Free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Visiting Artist Workshop with Suze Lindsay

Suze Lindsay will be a Visiting Artist in the Department of Art Thursday and Friday, April 6-7. She will demonstrate how she makes her wheel thrown and altered pottery from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:40 p.m. each day in 126 KAB. She will lecture about her artwork at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 6, in 111 KAB. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
CME First Friday: Asian and Pacific Islander Month

The CME will celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander Month from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, April 7, in MAU. Attendees are encouraged to try authentic cuisine, participate in an art demonstration with artist Xiaoting Wang and much more.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
TPC Restoration and Management Seminar Series

Mary Skopec, executive director of Iowa Lakeside Laboratory: Regents Resource Center, will lead a discussion on water quality in Iowa titled "Status and Trends in Iowa's Water Quality: Our Challenges and Opportunities" at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 6, TPC, 2412 W. 27th St. The public is welcome.

Tuesday, Apr 4, 2017
Relay For Life of UNI

Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Join us at Relay For Life of UNI from 2 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, April 8, in MCL, to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers and raise money to help ACS make a global impact on cancer. Register online or contact Emma Lippmann.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
New policy approved

Policy 4.48 Catastrophic Leave has been approved and posted to the UNI policies website.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
Politics in the Classroom: Teaching in Challenging Times

Join panelists for a discussion about the 2016 election from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, in 287 LIB. The 2016 election exposed particularly deep divisions between people in the United States. Disagreements about the meaning and importance of gender, class, regionalism, race and religion were - and continue to be - front and center in the news, on college campuses and maybe even in our classrooms. All are welcome.

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017
How to report a bias-related incident

The purpose of UNI's Bias Reporting Team is to provide individuals who have witnessed or have been a target of bias-related incidents the opportunity to be heard, supported and encouraged. If you see or hear someone become the target of an act of bias or you are a target of an act of bias, please submit a bias incident report.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
It's On Us pledge signing

It’s on all of us to stop sexual assault. Be more than a bystander; take the "It's On Us" pledge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU. Pledge and receive a free t-shirt.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. informational meeting

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. will host an informational meeting at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 2, in the State College Room, MAU. The meeting will be an opportunity for interested students to learn more about the organization and visit with current members. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is one of the nine traditionally African-American Greek organizations that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Registration is not required but is available on the Fraternity and Sorority Life webpage.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in developing literacy kits for the Cedar Valley Preschool from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, April 3, in the Oak Room, MAU. Come for as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
10th Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The 10th Annual Graduate Student Symposium will begin at 9 a.m., Tuesday, April 4, in MAU and SRL. For more information, visit the Graduate College website.

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