Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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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.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Deadline approaching for Student Leadership Awards nominations

The deadline to submit nominations for the Student Leadership Awards is Friday, Feb. 10. If you know of students, organizations or organization advisors that are deserving of recognition, nominate them for an award. Self-nominations are also encouraged. Visit the Student Leadership Awards website for a list of awards and links to the nomination forms.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Register for UNI Dance Marathon

Make sure to register for the Sixth Annual UNI Dance Marathon Big Event. We are one month away, and the registration fee will increase soon. Register online.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Win a free fit class pass

Join a fitness class by purchasing a fit class pass in 101 WRC. Email Dana Foster by Monday, Feb. 6, to be entered into a drawing for free fit class passes. One fit class pass will be given away for every 10 email entries. Winners will be notified on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Alpha Phi 9th Annual Red Dress Gala

The UNI chapter of Alpha Phi will host their 9th Annual Red Dress Gala to benefit the Alpha Phi Foundation from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Marriott in Cedar Rapids. The foundation is a nonprofit, international organization designed to raise funds and awareness on behalf of women’s heart health. Tickets include dinner, live auction, silent auction and a DJ. Tickets can be purchased from an Alpha Phi member or online.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
Learn to love your body with BIEDA

Ready to love the skin you're in? BIEDA, a new student organization focused on eating disorder awareness and positive body image, is here to help. Join us from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, in the Elm Room, MAU, to learn more.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Let's Talk February sessions

“Let’s Talk” is an opportunity for students to drop in and have a brief, informal consultation with a counselor. It is meant for students who are curious about counseling and for students with specific concerns that can be briefly addressed. Sessions will be offered from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3 and 17, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7 and 21, in 311/312 LIB. March session dates and times are available on the Counseling Center website.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Writers Talk: Jim O'Loughlin reads from 'Dean Dean Dean Dean'

Jim O'Loughlin, languages and literatures, launches his new collection of flash fiction, "Dean Dean Dean Dean," at noon, Friday, Feb. 3, in the Thompson Commons, 081 BAR, as part of the Writers Talk series.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Getting started with qualtrics

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness will offer hands-on workshops from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7, and noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, in 102 SAB. To register, visit the qualtrics training webpage. For more information, email qualtrics@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Nomination for MWONE Academic Advising award

The MWONE award is given to one tenured, tenure-track or non-tenured faculty member employed at UNI for at least three years. Nominations are due by Friday, Feb. 24, and can be made by faculty, staff and students. For more information, visit the provost website.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
CROW Forum

Stephanie Logan will present "Teaching While Black - Oh, and a Woman" at noon, Monday, Feb. 6, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
All call for artists

Wall of Comic Art” will be on exhibit at Rod Library on the main floor during the month of March. UNI students, faculty and staff are invited to submit any 2-D medium comic artwork by Wednesday, March 1, for the exhibit.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Avoiding plagiarism

The Center for Academic Ethics will offer a training session on avoiding plagiarism from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, in 301 LIB. It will include presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Give, Serve, Lead conferences

The Service and Leadership Council will host three free Give, Serve, Lead conferences at 7 p.m., Mondays, Feb. 6, 13 and 20, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Conferences include a poverty simulation, a service project night and a guest panel of UNI leaders. Please register in advance.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017
Reminder: math tutors needed at UNI-CUE

The Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) is seeking UNI students to become volunteers for their tutoring program. Math tutors are needed for middle school and high school students. Students interested in working with students K-12 and in a diverse setting should contact Megan Holbach or call 319-273-4771.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Career Readiness

Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, to have a free professional headshot taken and review your resume with Career Services. Professional attire is recommended; no appointment is needed. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Postmodern Jukebox at Gallagher Bluedorn

See Postmodern Jukebox at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, GBPAC. Made famous from their videos on YouTube, this group takes modern pop songs and reimagines them in styles from different decades. Request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
First Friday: Black History Month Celebration

The Center for Multicultural Center and Black Student Union will host a Black History Month Celebration and skating party from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in the WRC. Activities include skating, crafts, food, a photo booth, music and more.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
United Faculty call to action meeting

United Faculty will hold a call to action meeting at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, in the auditorium, LNG, to discuss legislative changes that would severely limit faculty’s ability to bargain for and enforce contracts. Julie Schmid, executive director of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), will be a featured speaker. Students are invited to attend to support their faculty. Refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon'

The Film Appreciation Club and the Tae Kwon-Do Club are partnering to show Ang Lee's martial arts epic film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, in 111 KAB. There will be a brief, optional discussion following the movie.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making incentive kits for the Boys and Girls Club from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Waterloo Blackhawks Dance Marathon Night

Dance Marathon is partnering with the Waterloo Blackhawks hockey team for a Giveback Night at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27, at Young Arena in Waterloo. Donations will be accepted during the game and at half time at the DM table. Be sure to wear orange.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
Dance Marathon 5th Annual Black Tie Affair

You are invited to an evening of dancing at Dance Marathon's 5th Annual Black Tie Affair from 8 to 11 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Wesley Foundation. There will be games with prizes, desserts, a photo booth, live DJ and epic dancing. Admission is $5 per person.

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
World Cafe

The Department of Residence Inclusive Communities Team invites you to World Cafe from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, in the University Room, MAU. This event offers a respectful place to discuss hot topic issues such as bullying, LGBTQIA, politics, accessibility and more. It's a great way to learn more about a topic you know little about or to hear different perspectives on a topic one is passionate about.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Study Abroad Fair

The Spring 2017 Study Abroad Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 25, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Attendees can renew their passport or apply for a new passport. Details on passport application requirements are posted online. Information about study abroad opportunities, scholarships, credit transfer, international travel and more will be available. Past participants, faculty and staff will be available to answer questions.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
27th Annual UNI RA Conference

More than 400 resident assistants from across the Midwest will gather for the 27th Annual RA Conference Friday through Sunday, Jan. 27-29. The Piazza Dining Center will be busier than usual due to increased numbers.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
6th Annual Conference on African-American Children and Families

The 6th Annual Conference on African-American Children and Families will be from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, in Maucker Union. The keynote speaker will be attorney Rasheed Cromwell. The events are free and open to all UNI students, faculty, middle and high school students. Register for a free one-hour course and the conference on the African-American Children and Families Conference website.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Fundraising opportunity

PAWprint is an online platform to help students, faculty and staff raise money for projects, through the power of social media. Projects must benefit UNI students or the UNI community. The process is similar to Kickstart or Go Fund Me, but is exclusively for the UNI community. For more information, contact Whitney Cook or visit the PAWprint website.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Drop-in sessions for library dean five-year review

The Rod Library will hold drop-in sessions to hear comments for the five-year review of Chris Cox, dean of library services, from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26, and 9 to 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Community Engagement database

Please report your 2015-16 community engagement projects. A link to the database can be found on the community engagement website. This work includes, but is not limited to, service-learning, internships, student volunteer projects, engaged scholarship, etc. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
2017-18 Peer Mentor application now open

Student Success and Retention and the Office of Undergraduate Studies are accepting applications from undergraduate students interested in serving as course-embedded peer mentors for first-year only and transfer-only sections of Liberal Arts Core classes offered during the 2017-18 academic year. For more information, visit the Student Affairs website.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017
Getting to the Heart of Integrity: Nurturing Vulnerability and Courage

This public lecture by Abbylynn Helgevold will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, in 301 LIB. The lecture fits Part B for the Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Special recognition for Joleen Griffin and Marv Morris

Student Affairs honored Joleen Griffin and Marv Morris, communications technicians, with the Gratitude Award at the Jan. 5 recognition luncheon. Jo and Marv work diligently behind the scenes to make it possible for the entire campus to serve students every day.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Helping Students Succeed commendation

Student Affairs recognized five individuals outside the division at the Jan. 5 recognition luncheon for exceptional commitment and service to students. The individuals honored for collaborating to help students succeed were David Glenn-Burns, Kenneth Atkinson, Brenda Bass, David Saunders and Robert Smith.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Student Affairs staff honored with Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award

Student Affairs staff honored at the Jan. 5 recognition luncheon with the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award were Sarah Goblirsch, Dawnell Johnson, Clint Korte, Andy Martin and Jenny Murphy. Congratulations to all recipients who received this prestigious award for making a positive difference in the lives of students.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017
Spring math and science tutoring hours

Math, science and business tutoring is available to currently enrolled students through the Academic Learning Center, 008 ITTC. Math and business walk-in hours are from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday. Walk-in hours for science are noon to 3 p.m., Monday; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday; noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday. Tutor availability for appointments varies each day. For more information and to check tutor availability, visit the ALC website or call 319-273-2361.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Intuitive Eating workshop

An intuitive eating workshop will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22. Intuitive eating is an approach that helps to create a healthy relationship with your food, body and mind. Registration is required. For more information, contact Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
UNI Health Survey

5,000 UNI students were chosen to participate in a National College Health Assessment. Sampled students will receive an email Monday, Jan. 23. Students who complete the survey will be entered to win Target gift cards up to the amount of $300. If you receive an email with the survey link, please take the time to participate.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Join PRSSA for presentation by MorganMyers

The Public Relations Student Society of America invites all students to a presentation by MorganMyers, a strategic communications firm, at 4 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in 345 LNG. Learn more about corporate clients and careers after college all while engaging with your peers.

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