Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Narrative Explorations of Resistance, Racism and Pedagogy

Join the CETL from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 20, in 301 LIB, for Kyle Rudick's talk addressing the ways in which (un)intentional racism permeates higher education and the ways that students of color narrate navigating it.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Update gender identity in MyUNIverse

As part of our efforts to make UNI more inclusive, all students now have the opportunity to self-identify their gender in addition to their legal sex through the Update Personal Information portlet in MyUNIverse. Students can continue to request name changes as well. For more information on options, visit the LGBT* Center website.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
UNI Council of Teachers of English (UNICoTE) meeting

UNICoTE will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in 1039 BAR. This meeting will discuss financial issues teachers face in the professional world such as having second jobs and understanding what a "good" teacher salary truly is. Join us in this important discussion.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "United 93"

In memory of the victims of 9/11, the Film Appreciation Club will screen "United 93" at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 15, in 111 KAB. The film, directed by Paul Greengrass, presents the events aboard the titular flight in real time. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
UNI Dance Marathon dancer registration open

Registration is open for UNI Dance Marathon 2018. Register online. For more information, email director@unidancemarathon.com.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Participate in the UNI Homecoming Parade

Participate in the 2017 UNI Homecoming Parade Saturday, Oct. 7. Build time will be from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Groups can join the parade by walking, building a golf cart float or entering a decorated vehicle. Win $100 for your organization by entering the golf cart decorating contest. For more information, visit the Homecoming Parade webpage.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Philosophy Club meeting

Join the Philosophy Club from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in 2089 BAR, to discuss virtue. All majors are welcome; food and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
How to change payroll direct deposit information

For increased security, Manage Direct Deposit (Payroll) is no longer available on ebusiness Employee Self Service. To change direct deposit information, complete a Direct Deposit Authorization form available on the forms repository and bring to Business Operations-Payroll with a photo ID.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Security Awareness: avoiding ransomware attacks

Ransomware is a type of malware designed to encrypt users’ files or lock their operating systems so attackers can demand a ransom payment. You can avoid falling victim by deleting suspicious email messages and avoiding clicking on unverified email links or attachments. Read more at the Educause Review website.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
UNI Job and Internship Fair

The Job and Internship Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, in the McLeod Center. All students are encouraged to attend and connect with more than 180 employers, non-profits and graduate schools. To view the organizations attending, visit the Career Services website.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Forum and panel on white supremacy beliefs

The Chief Diversity Officer and the Center for Multicultural Education will host a forum and student panel on white supremacy beliefs from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13, in 115 SRL. The speaker will be Abraham Funchess, director of the Human Rights Commission. For more information, contact the Chief Diversity Officer at 273-2820.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Field days promote Prairie On Farms

The Tallgrass Prairie Center will feature practical uses of prairie for water quality improvement and pollinator habitat at farms near Cedar Falls and Dike Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 20-21. For more information, visit the TPC website.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
CAB Film: "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales"

Campus Activities Board will show "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be under the sea themed snacks, a prize giveaway and a pirate photo booth.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Survivors of Sexual Assault Support Group

This support group will meet for eight weeks from Oct. 9 to Dec. 4. and provides a safe setting for survivors to connect and share their thoughts and feelings while learning about abuse and healing. Dates and time will be determined based on participants' availability. For more information, contact Kaylee Michelson or call 563-231-1285 by Friday, Oct. 6.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Panther Pacers Homecoming 5K run/walk

Kick off Homecoming with a 5K run at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the intramural fields west of the UNI-Dome. There will be t-shirts, medals and more. Register online.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Expanded assistive technology

Rod Library has expanded its available assistive technologies. We now have an Assistive Technology Study Room, 315 LIB, that offers a quieter space than the Assistive Technology Area on the main floor as well as additional assistive technology software and equipment. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Training in Human Subjects Protections - Graduate Students

This workshop, from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 18, in 301 LIB, will cover the ethical principles and regulations regarding research involving humans, including the UNI Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process and procedures. This workshop targets graduate students, but anyone at UNI is welcom. Registration is required. For more information, email Anita Gordon.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Training in Human Subjects Protections - Undergraduates

This workshop, from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Oak Room, MAU, will cover the ethical principles and regulations regarding research involving humans, including the UNI Institutional Review Board (IRB) review process and procedures. This workshop targets undergraduate students, but anyone at UNI is welcome. Registration is required. For more information, email Anita Gordon.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Register for fall Safe Zone Ally Training

Safe Zone Ally training is a campus-wide opportunity offered in two phases that focus on the LGBTQ+ community and the continued growth of our inclusive community environment. Registration for the monthly sessions is free and open to all. Groups, departments or classes can also request a group training of the first phase.

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Walk the Labyrinth

The labyrinth is a walking meditation in the form of a circular path. Drop in from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, in 176 WRC. For more information, visit the student wellness website.

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017
Mobile print release stations now available in Maucker Union

Two mobile print release stations are now available in Maucker Union for your on-the-go printing needs. Stations are located in the main level corridor across from Health Beat as well as the lounge across from the Center for Multicultural Education on the plaza level.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
PAWprint crowdfunding tool available to student organizations

Is your student organization looking to raise funds for a project or to attend a camp or conference? The UNI Foundation offers PAWprint, an online crowdfunding platform, to assist student groups in fundraising. Learn more and apply today by visiting PAWprint.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.)

UNI Police will host V.I.D.S. training sessions beginning Monday, Sept. 18, 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. Register online. For more information, contact Joe Tyler.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Campy Neil sandwich tasting

The Campy Neil, the new UNI sandwich, will be officially added to the Erbert & Gerbert’s menu Thursday, Sept. 7, MAU. A brief presentation at 10:30 a.m. will recognize the sandwich creator, Melissa Gevaert, Rod Library. Following that, there will be free samples of the Campy Neil. The first 35 guests to purchase the new sandwich will receive a limited edition Campy Neil t-shirt.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Iowa Civic Action Academy seeks student presenters

Iowa Campus Compact invites proposals from interested students in all disciplines to present at the Iowa Civic Action Academy. The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, Sept. 29. More information is available at Iowa Campus Compact.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
3rd Annual Town Hall for Community Engagement

UNI faculty, staff and students are invited to the 3rd Annual Town Hall for Community Engagement from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Meet nonprofit community leaders to create partnerships that will support faculty research and scholarship, build service-learning opportunities to complement classroom instruction and introduce students to service projects. RSVP online.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "Rushmore"

The UNI Film Appreciation Club will screen Wes Anderson's classic indie comedy "Rushmore," starring Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray, at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8, in 111 KAB. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Disability After Dark: Shining a Bright Light on Sex, Disability and Intersectionality

Northern Iowa Feminists will present an interactive workshop that shows participants how sex and disability really feels ​from a lived experience perspective at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Using a mixture of his personal experiences as a queer man with disabilities, Andrew Gurza will take the discussion of sex and disability to a whole other level; we’ll talk about ableism, intersectionality, queerness and disability, the realities of sex and disability, and more.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

Leigh Zeitz will present "The Secrets to Successful Global Collaboration in Higher Education" at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in 324 LIB. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Rededication of Lawther Hall

Join us for the rededication of Lawther Hall at 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8, in the Lawther Hall South Courtyard. A reception and tours will follow from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Tours of Lawther will also be given from noon to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, during UNI Homecoming.

Wednesday, Sep 6, 2017
Mental Health on Campus: What You Need to Know

Join the CETL from noon to 1p.m., Monday, Sept. 11, in 378 LIB, to hear panelists discuss how we can help students in distress and learn about campus resources available for students, faculty and staff to address mental health concerns.

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
Submit events to university calendar

University departments and organizations are encouraged to submit events to the university calendar. Submissions are limited to 40 words and should include a link to the event, if available. Submit your event online. For more information, email Janis Jehle.

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
National Preparedness Month (NPM)

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). This month the focus will be on planning, with an overarching theme “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” The goal of NPM is to increase the overall number of individuals, families and communities that engage in preparedness actions at home, work, business, school and place of worship. For more information on National Preparedness Month, visit the NPM website and the Environmental Health and Safety website.

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
Diversity Colloquium 2017: African-American Labor History in Waterloo

The Diversity Colloquium "African-American Labor History in Waterloo" will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 12, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. Niria White, undergraduate history major, will present her research and discuss her collaboration with the Grout Museum to create a permanent exhibit on the topic.

Tuesday, Sep 5, 2017
Capacity Building Grants

Faculty and staff are invited to apply for a new Capacity Building grant for creative scholarship and research. The application is available on the RSP website. The deadline for a brief Letter of Intent is Friday, Oct. 13, and the final proposal deadline is Friday, Nov. 10. For more information, email Anita Gordon.

Thursday, Aug 31, 2017
Seeking Conduct Board Members

The Office of the Dean of Students is seeking applications from students and faculty members with interest in serving on the Conduct Board as a part of the student conduct process. Individuals will be selected, trained and then serve on Conduct Boards as needed. Detailed information and the application can be found on the Office of the Dean of Students website.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Pre-law Club Meeting

The UNI Pre-law Club will hold its initial meeting at 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, in 025 SAB. We will begin making plans for the school year. Advisers Scott Peters, Lisa Jepsen and Martha Reinecke, will discuss preparing for and applying to law school. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend. For more information, email Scott Peters or call 273-2727.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Chair massages and reflexology at Rod Library

Free chair massage and reflexology will be provided by La James International College from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, in the Learning Commons, LIB. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
SigEp Chapter information night

Learn more about the opportunities Sig Ep has to offer at chapter info night from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 818 W. Seerley Blvd. (across from the Honors Cottage). For more information, check out our Facebook page.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Free tutoring services available

Visit the Academic Learning Center in 008 ITTC for free assistance with writing, math, science, and college reading and learning strategies. For more information, visit the ALC website or call 273-6023 to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Career Readiness

Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 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, Aug 30, 2017
UNISTA auditions

UNISTA auditions will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the acting practice room, SWT. Students should arrive 15 minutes early to complete an audition form, bring one comedic monologue and 16 measures of a musical theatre song and be prepared to do a cold reading. For more information, visit Facebook or contact unistaboard@gmail.com. Show dates are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
UNI Speech Team information meeting

Are you interested in performance, competition, advocacy, politics and public speaking? Learn about joining the UNI Speech Team at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, in 218 LNG. For more information, contact Sade Barfield.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
NI Democrats popsicle social

Join the Northern Iowa Democrats from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, on the rooftop, MAU, to register to vote, learn how to get involved with us and eat a popsicle. For more information, visit Facebook.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Free samples at the College Hill Farmers Market

Free samples will be available at the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, at the corner of W. 22nd St. and College St. Follow us on social media: Facebook and Instagram (College Hill Farmers Market), Twitter (@collegehillfm) and Pinterest.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Homecoming 2017: Panthers Awaken

Save the Date! Homecoming 2017 is just a month away: Oct. 1-7. Visit the Homecoming website (homecoming.uni.edu) for a full list of events and activities.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
TheatreUNI directing scene auditions

The theatre department's directing class will hold open auditions for class projects from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. The auditions will be for a one performance, three- to five-minute scene directed by a TheatreUNI student. Those auditioning can prepare a one-minute monologue of their choice or read a provided piece the day of the audition. Sign up online (bit.ly/directing-auditions). For more information, contact Amy Osatinski.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Primary sorority recruitment reminder

Primary sorority recruitment will be Sept. 6-10. Visit the Student Life website to register. For more information, email sororitylife@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Community Engagement database input for 2016-17

Please report your 2016-17 community engagement projects 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, Aug 29, 2017
UNI ScholarWorks receives more than 200,000 downloads

UNI ScholarWorks, UNI's institutional repository, has reached 200,000 downloads. UNI ScholarWorks highlights UNI faculty, staff and student success by collecting, preserving and making digital research and scholarly output more accessible. Items can now be discovered and viewed all over the world. For more information, visit the library website.

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