Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night will be at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, on the rooftop, MAU. There will be an opening ceremony, followed by a march through campus and down College Hill to protest against sexual violence.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Half-Masted improv comedy

Half-Masted will host Micetro, a light-hearted competition where a large number of improvisors play together, at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 23, in the Bertha Martin Theatre. A troupe from Algona will be a special guests, as well as other guests. For more information, go to the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Geocache for College Cash 2016

Rod Library will host GeoCache for College Cash, a Money Smart Week event, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday, April 25, in the east lobby. To play, students are invited to read seven posters on personal finance topics and answer seven quiz questions using their smart phones. Participants will compete statewide for a $1,000 scholarship. The posters will be available all week if you can't make the kickoff on April 25.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Eastern Iowa StrengthsFinder Network Meetup

The first Eastern Iowa StrengthsFinder Network Meetup will from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in BCS. The free event will focus on professional and personal development, and meeting others who are investing in their strengths. Pizza will be served. Visit the Eastern Iowa StrengthsFinder Network MeetUp website and RSVP by noon, Thursday, April 21.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
UNI Opera showcase

UNI Opera will present a program of scenes and arias on the theme of "Waiting" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 22, and Saturday, April 23, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. There will be English supertitles. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
"Flow is Good Business:" Meet a Serious Gaming Developer

The Creative Life Research Center will host a chat with Zad Vecsey about serious gaming for leadership development at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, in 30 BCS. There will be a demonstration of FLIGBY (Flow is Good Business), winner of the 2012 top international award for serious games. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, whose pioneering work on flow built the foundation for FLIGBY, will participate via live videoconference. Learn more at the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
The Illusionists at Gallagher Bluedorn

See The Illusionists at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, in the GBPAC. Direct from Broadway, this high entertainment show will leave you in awe. Show your UNI ID at the ticket window for your student ticket. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016
Ask about academic ethics

The Center for Academic Ethics will host a drop-in session from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, near the second floor lounge, LIB. Students can ask faculty questions about plagiarism and academic integrity. Bring an electronic copy of your paper for a TurnItIn demonstration. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
Summer Leadership Academy instructor and program assistant needed

UNI-CUE has openings for a math instructor and program assistant for the Summer Leadership Academy that will run Monday through Friday, June 13 to July 8. The positions are paid. Resumes can be sent to Megan Holbach or mailed to 800 Sycamore St., Waterloo, Iowa, 50703. Visit the seasonal jobs page at Jobs@UNI for job descriptions and application information.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
How To Help workshop

The university community is invited to join in a conversation about changing our culture’s response to sexual assault at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 21, in the University Room, MAU. Attendees will learn how to respond appropriately to reports of sexual assault and conversations involving victim blaming. For more information, contact Joan Thompson.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
Videatives Streaming Service

Rod Library offers easy access to more than 300 video clips streamed via Videatives Streaming Service. The trial is funded by the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016
Senior interior design portfolio showcase

The senior interior design portfolio showcase will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 23, in the lobby, GBPAC. Refreshments will be provided and each student will display their work. The showcase is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
Iowa Women's Leadership Conference

The Service and Leadership Council will sponsor students attending the Iowa Women's Leadership Conference from noon to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 26, in Cedar Rapids. The group will leave at 11 a.m. Transportation and registration fees will be provided. The conference will provide a box lunch. For more information, complete the online form or email Service and Leadership Council. Information about the conference is available at the Iowa Women Lead Change website.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
CHAD's Pizza dodgeball challenge

The sport and event management class will host Chad's Pizza dodgeball challenge Saturday, April 23, in the south gym, WRC. Check-in will begin at 10 a.m. The registration cost is $25 per team and there will be prizes for the winners. Proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Waterloo. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
Student conduct adviser training

Adviser training will be offered from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, in the Elm Room, MAU, for anyone interested in serving as an adviser to students participating in the conduct process. Students, staff and faculty can be trained to serve in this role. The goal is to have volunteer advisers available to students filing complaints under the conduct code as well as to those responding to complaints. No registration or application is required.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
Children's author Jill Esbaum to visit campus

The Student Reading Association will host author Jill Esbaum at 7 p.m., Monday, April 18, in 002 SAB. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Books will be available for purchase and door prizes will be awarded. For more information, contact the Student Reading Association or visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016
Introspect meeting

Have you questioned your purpose and why you're doing this college thing? Introspect will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, in 3 CBB. The focus will be on how we find purpose. For more information, visit Introspect's Facebook group.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Introducing Service Hub for Information Technology Support requests

Faculty, staff and students needing help with technology can visit Service Hub, a new service portal to submit technology requests for assistance or new services. Requests and status can be viewed from one location. For more information, visit Service Hub.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Honors Research Day

The Honors Program will host their annual research day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, in LNG. Graduating honors students will present the outcomes of their honors theses for family, friends, fellow students and professors. The event is open to the public. For a complete schedule, visit the Honors Program website.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Staged readings of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

UNI and Cedar Valley community members will read Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, August Wilson's play on 1920s blues music, at 7 p.m., Friday, April 15, in the CME, and at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 17, at Jubilee UMC, 1621 East 4th St., Waterloo.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
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 Rod Library website.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Register for Lavender Graduation

The third annual Lavender Graduation will be at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, in the CME. Graduates interested in being recognized should sign up on the LGBT* Center's website by Friday, April 15. Lavender Graduation recognizes the importance of the LGBTQ+ community on campus and the accomplishments of members of the LGBTQ+ community by awarding a lavender graduation cord to members and their allies.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Be a voice for campus health services

The Student Health Clinic is looking for focus group participants to increase knowledge of what students want. The meetings will be at 9 p.m., Monday, April 18, and at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, in 282 LIB. Pizza will be provided. Contact Angela Meeter to register.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
IDT Dance Company spring performances

The IDT Dance Company spring performances will be at 7:30 p.m, Saturday, April 16, and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 17, in the auditorium, LNG. Experience all different cultures through Bollywood, jazz, tap, folk dance and more. The performances are open to the public. Admission is $5 for students and $8 general admission. For more information, visit the HPELS website.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Recycled art display

Green Project has created an art display on the main floor of Rod Library to kick off Earth Month and promote environmentally friendly thinking, demonstrating that nature can be cherished for more than just one day of the year.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Guest speaker Najeeba Syeed

Najeeba Syeed, Claremont School of Theology, will present "Towards a Social Justice Framework for Interfaith Cooperation" at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in the University Room, MAU. Syeed will offer examples from her peacemaking work and provide tools for this framework for peace. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
PSE date auction

Pi Sigma Epsilon will host the Third Annual Spring Fling Social Date Auction from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at the Social House on College Hill. Participants raise money for their student organization or nonprofit group. Registration is required.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
National Volunteer Week opportunities

The Service and Leadership Council is sponsoring National Volunteer Week Sunday through Saturday, April 10 to 16. There will be numerous volunteer events during the week. For more information and to sign up for any or all events, visit the SLC website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Latham Field parking lot closure

The Latham Field parking lot will be closed at 5:30 p.m., Friday, April 8, through 5 p.m., Sunday, April 10, in order for a crane to hoist equipment onto the roof of Schindler Education Center. For more information, contact Public Safety Parking Services at 273-2710 or Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Author Sonia Nazario visits campus

Pulizer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique's Journey" at 7 p.m., Monday, April 11, in the auditorium, LNG. She will also discuss current issues regarding immigration. For more information, visit the Rod Library website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Truman State Social Justice Leadership Summit

The Center for Multicultural Center is sponsoring a trip to the Social Justice Leadership Summit at Truman State, in Kirksville, Mo., Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16. Travel and lodging accommodations will be paid by the CME. The purpose of the summit is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to encourage and lead social change. To apply or for registration information, contact Jackelin Rangel. For more information about the summit, visit the Truman State website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Honors Quiz Bowl

The Honors Student Advisory Board will host a Quiz Bowl from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, April 11, in MAU. Teams of up to four can participate in a sudden death quiz tournament for a grand prize. Individuals can also sign up and be assigned to a team. The final round will include two student teams and a guest team of faculty members. Check in begins at 6:30 p.m. Sign up online.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Dining director candidate open forums

The university community is invited to attend the open forum sessions for each of the director of Dining Services candidates. Scott Rossen will present Monday, April 11, and Lisa Krausman will present on Wednesday, April 13. Visit the Department of Residence website for location, time and candidate resumes.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Kishi Bashi with Strings at GBPAC

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi will perform at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in GBPAC. Hear his melodic tunes produced by a variety of instruments, including a string quartet and student orchestra from UNI's School of Music. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Honors Olympics

The Honors Student Advisory Board will host their first Honors Olympics from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, April 14, on the Honors Cottage lawn. Sign up as a team of four to compete in brain games and athletic competitions to be crowned the Honors Olympics Gold Medalists. Individuals can also sign up and be assigned to a team. Sign up online.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
April issue of SH101

The April issue of SH101 e-magazine is available. Inside you will find recipes, focus tips, ways to improve sleep, activities to try, information about upcoming events on campus and more.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Koob Scholarship for Community Engagement

Students participating in an internship at a nonprofit organization this summer or fall are encouraged to apply for a Koob Scholarship for Community Engagement. Applications are due Wednesday, April 20. For more information and to complete an application, visit the UNI Foundation website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Textiles and Apparel Catwalk 24

The Textiles and Apparel Program will host the 24th annual clothing design show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 9, in the auditorium, LNG. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show is open to the public, free of charge.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
HLSU Noche de Gala

The Hispanic Latino Student Union will host Noche de Gala at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Guests will enjoy many traditional aspects of Latino culture. The program includes dinner, keynote speaker and a "baile" (dance).

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture

The Institute for Youth Leaders will host Norman Dolch at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in 252 WRC. Dolch will be the featured speaker for the 2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture, and his presentation will focus on “Lifetime Leadership Lessons from Nonprofit Organizations.” The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Theodora Jn Baptiste or visit the College of Education's Facebook page.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Earth Day Celebration registration

The 2016 Earth Day Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, outside of Maucker Union. The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 12.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Move-a-Palooza

Move-a-Palooza will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, April 8, in the WRC. Each session will be 25 minutes and activities include blacklight Zumba, RIPPED, yoga, paddle board yoga and Pilates. No registration is required. There will be free towels and light refreshments. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or the WRC Facebook page.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

One in four women, one in six men and one in two transgender people will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. Check out the many events to become more educated about this important issue at the Violence Intervention Services website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
P&S Regents Staff Excellence Award nominations

The P&S Regents Staff Excellence Awards are presented annually to P&S employees that have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the nomination process. The nomination deadline is April 25 for the fall 2016 awards. Nomination guidelines and an online form are available on the P&S Council website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Expert panel on Zika virus

A panel of UNI public health specialists will hold a lecture on the Zika virus from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the Elm Room, MAU. Speakers include Alba Aguillon, who will provide an overview of the public health crisis; Catherine Zeman, who will discuss environmental health challenges associated with Zika and other infectious diseases; and Michele Devlin, who will provide a case study of her recent medical mission to Honduras to work on Zika virus education projects. This panel is free and open to faculty, students and the local community.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Dining director candidate open forum

The university community is invited to attend the open forum sessions for each of the director of Dining Services candidates. The first candidate is Carol Fletcher, who will be presenting from 2:15 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the State College Room, MAU. Watch for more information prior to the remaining candidate presentation times.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Free and confidential HIV testing

There will be free and confidential HIV testing for students meeting eligibility requirements. Professional, same-day testing will be from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, April 5 and April 12, in 431-434 LIB, and from 9 to 11 a.m., Thursdays, April 7 and April 14, in SHC. For more information, visit the Student Health Clinic website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
UNIBusiness Graduation Celebration

UNI's College of Business Administration will celebrate the graduating seniors of 2016 on Thursday, April 7, in the CBB Hall of Flags with a Class of 2016 Mixer. Light hors d'oeuvres and networking will start at 5 p.m., and an Alumni in Residence forum will begin at 6 p.m. in the John Deere Auditorium. All UNIBusiness students are invited to attend; dress is business casual.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
2016 Excellence in Liberal Arts Core Teaching Award nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberal Arts Core Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, April 8. For more information on the award, nomination process and faculty application process, visit the Liberal Arts Core website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Panel discussion of Pre-K through 12 education research

Dawn Del Carlo, Deborah Gallagher and Elana Joram will participate in a panel discussion titled "Education Research: What is it good for?" from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in 222 LNG. For more information, visit the CET website.

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