Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Philosophy of Language: How do words get their meaning?

Join the Philosophy Club for a discussion centered on the philosophy of language at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in Thompson Commons, BAR.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Free professional portraits for students, faculty and staff

Need a new headshot? Stop by the University Relations photo studio, 125 EBAR, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, for a free professional head and shoulders portrait. You'll receive your photos afterward via Google Drive.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance information sessions

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance will host information sessions from 3 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, and from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, in 107 WRC. There will be current members to answer questions about NLA. The purpose of NLA is to become "certified to change the world" and earn the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential. Pizza will be provided. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
A Taste of Culture Fair

The International Students and Scholars Office is hosting a Taste of Culture Fair from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 13, in the Slife Ballroom, COM, to celebrate International Education Week. Everyone is invited. Learn about different countries, try food samples, see live performances and win door prizes.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Pancakes and Pajamas with Alpha Sigma Tau

The Alpha Sigma Tau philanthropy event, Pancakes and Pajamas, will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the College Hill Lutheran Church. Wear your pajamas and enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Riverview Center.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
$5 Fridays

Select sushi rolls are only $5 every Friday at 23rd Street Market. If you haven't tried our new sushi made fresh on-site daily by Kachin Sushi, you're missing out!

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Guild of Carillonneurs hosts auditions

Auditions for the UNI Guild of Carillonneurs will be Thursday, Nov. 16. Open to all majors. This group is responsible for playing the bells in the UNI Campanile. For more information and to schedule a practice session, contact unicarillonneur@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Business students: study abroad summer 2018

It is not too late for business students to study abroad during summer 2018. Learn more about the opportunities available for your major from 2 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in the first floor student lounge, CBB. Check out the Study Abroad website for more information.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017
Free and confidential substance use screening

Faculty, staff and students can receive a free and confidential substance use screening and get a king size candy bar for participating. The screenings are from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 14-15, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Putting First Gens First: Meet and Greet and Student Panel

First Generation Day will be celebrated from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the University Room, MAU. The McNair Scholars Association and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost will have a chili bar and meet and greet from 3 to 4 p.m. followed by a first-generation student panel from 4 to 5 p.m. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
The Sweet Life: Let's Talk About Diabetes

In support of World Diabetes Day, join Student Disability Services and Rod Library at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14, in 287 LIB, to learn helpful tips, gain dorm and classroom assistance, and communicate about diabetes on campus.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
​Centennial Celebration of American Music Icons: Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonius Monk

Join the School of Music student organization, the George Walker Society of Music, for a one-hour music program to celebrate the centennial births of American music icons Ella Fitzgerald and Thelonius Monk at 4 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, LIB. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

Martha Reineke will present "Disgust, Violence and Politics in the Time of Trump" from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Fingerprint scan registration at Rod Library

Want to check out items but forgot your ID? No problem! You can now register a scan of your fingerprint at the Library Services desk to ensure you are always ready for checkout. You will initially need your UNI ID to register.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Reminder: 2017 Professional Development Conference

The Annual Professional Development Fall Conference is from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov 15. All students, staff and faculty are welcome. Come and go as your schedule allows. For more information and to register, visit the Professional Development webpage

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Additional flu shot clinic

The Student Health Clinic will have a walk-in flu shot clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8. There are a limited number of flu shots available.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Global Health hurricane response panel presentation

A panel presentation will be from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in 203 WRC, by a team of global health students that recently returned from responding to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria with the Red Cross in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Florida and Texas. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Visiting Artist Gerit Grimm

Geri Grimm, assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will visit UNI Thursday and Friday, Nov. 9-10. Grimm will demonstrate from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:45 p.m. in 126 KAB, showing how she creates her wheel-thrown figurative sculpture. She will lecture about her artwork at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in 111 KAB. This event is free and all are welcome.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
UNI Gaming Convention

The first UNI Gaming Convention is from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11, MAU. There will be video games, board games, raffles and a service project. Proceeds go toward a scholarship for veterans.

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017
Interpreters Theatre presents "Genuine Cigarettes"

"Genuine Cigarettes," written by Kelso Breitsprecher, is a dramatic one-act play that aims to say the dark things that everyone knows but no one talks about. The show is at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 10, in 040 LNG. Reserve tickets through Eventbrite.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
Safety is everywhere

From Lang Hall to Panther Village, safety is everywhere on campus. The Risk Management office recently released a new map that details safety features across campus. The map can be found on the department's webpage or Google maps.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
Security awareness: shopping online securely

This month's security awareness bulletin, OUCH!, from SANS is timely and discusses steps you can take to make your online shopping experience more secure.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
Move toward more effective feedback on students’ written work

Are you interested in learning how to give more effective feedback on students' work? Join the CETL at noon, Wednesday, Nov. 8, in 301 LIB, for a discussion led by Susan Hill on what research says is helpful when giving feedback to better facilitate learning.

Thursday, Nov 2, 2017
Continuing Education and Special Programs has moved back to the CEEE

The Offices of Continuing Education and Special Programs have moved back to the CEEE, 8106 Jennings Drive. Stop by to see our renovated space on the main floor of the building. For more information, call 273-5970.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Philosophy Club lecture

The Philosophy Club will host Laura Nasrallah, Harvard, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, in 137 MSH. Nasrallah will speak on "The Significance of Monument: Paul's Letters to the Romans, Augustus's Obelisks, Mussolini's Archeology and #tearthemdown." A Q&A session will follow the lecture.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Hurricane relief project

The Pre-Nursing Club is partnering with the Physical Education Club to collect items for hurricane relief. We will collect cards and encouraging notes, clothing, school supplies, bottled water, hygiene products and other items. Bring your donations to our table in Maucker Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesdays, Nov. 8 and 15. Donations can also be delivered to Rachel Ruane, academic advising, 102 GIL, as well as the club's meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 29. For more information, email Mallory Frerk.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Study Abroad Capstone in Peru

Complete your capstone in Peru during summer 2018! To learn more, attend an information session at 3 p.m., Wed., Nov. 1, in 7 CBB. Visit the Study Abroad website to start an application for this or another study abroad program.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join the members of Alpha Psi Omega for their annual screening of Rocky Horror Picture Show at 11 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, in the auditorium, LNG. Bring your best outfit and get ready to do the time warp!

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Donate to United Way

Stop by the northwest corner of Maucker Union between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to donate to United Way. For each dollar a student donates, they will receive one entry into a raffle to win a one-week “G” parking pass in the Gilchrist lot or a $15 UNI Dining gift card.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Wellness Wednesday: Sleep to Be Your Best

Learn tips for a good night's sleep from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the conference room, SHC. No registration is necessary. For more information, email Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Sports Business Club speakers

The Sports Business Club will host speakers in November. Doug Nelson, CEO of the Cedar Rapids Kernels, will speak at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Kip Elliott, EVP and CFO of the Minnesota Twins, will speak at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in 131 CBB. For more information, email Trevor Hilkin.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
UNI Mobile Print

UNI Mobile Print is a service that allows students, faculty and staff to upload documents from their personal or university-owned device and release it at any Panther Print Station across campus. Learn more on the IT Using UNI Mobile Print webpage.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Donate a Dollar

The UNI Red Cross Club will accept $1 donations for hurricane relief from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, in MAU.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Hearst Lecture Series: Tim Dodd

Tim Dodd will present "How a Soviet Space Suit Changed My Life (STEAM)" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in 301 LIB. Dodd describes himself as a space evangelist who works with companies like SpaceX and NASA. The Everyday Astronaut is an art project that went rogue and now has become a vessel of communication on YouTube and Instagram. The public is welcome.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Residence hall open houses and housing fair

Today from 2 to 4 p.m. Trying to decide where you want to live next year? Visit our housing fair in Redeker Center to compare on vs. off campus, find out what's new for 2018-19, let us help you set roommate groups and more. You can also tour Jennings Court Apartments #3938, Lawther Hall, Panther Village and ROTH Apartments.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
November CROW Forum

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program at noon, Monday, Nov. 6, in 287 LIB, for the next CROW Forum. Heather Jerónimo will present "Religion as a Gendered Tool of Spanish Colonialism in Equatorial Guinea."

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Discuss topics that impact students at World Café

Join the Department of Residence Inclusive Communities Team for World Café at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in 216/217 SEC. Participate in engaged discussion on a variety of topics that impact students on this campus. It's a different approach to learning about diversity, how to talk about diverse issues and self-reflection on one’s personal values. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Candidate roundtable

Thomas Heckroth, candidate for the first congressional district in Iowa, will be on campus from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Join Thomas and the NI Democrats for a roundtable discussion to share your input, concerns and questions.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Flu shot clinic reminder

The last walk-in flu shot clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, in SHC.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Tell us what you think about campus dining services

UNI Dining Services is conducting a customer satisfaction survey to rate these campus favorites: 23rd Street Market, Biscotti’s, Book Bistro, Chats, Essentials, MU Food Court, Piazza, Rialto and Schindigs. For each location you survey, your name will be entered in a drawing for one of five chances to win $50 worth of dining and retail purchases on campus. Complete the survey online and use login code 124 plus your UNI ID#. The survey is open through Friday, Nov. 10.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: Blackout Friday

Join Black Student Union for a meet and greet with African-American faculty and staff BSU allies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, CME. To commemorate our past, present and future, wear all black that day. A group picture will be taken at noon.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: BSU bonding event

Strap up your bowling shoes and join BSU for bowling from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at Cadillac Lanes, 650 La Porte Road, Waterloo. If you need transportation, meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Gilchrist Hall parking lot to depart at 6:45 p.m. BSU membership dues must be paid to attend at no cost. The cost for non-members is $11.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
LIB 3159 Creating Wikipedia for the Arts (74957)

Rod Library has a new credit course that will meet from 10 to 10:50 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Students will create and improve Wikipedia articles about the visual, performing and applied arts while critically engaging with diversity and representation issues in the free encyclopedia. Students must be of sophomore standing. More information about the class is available on the library website.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: Wild 'n Out Wednesday

Black Student Union will have Wild 'n Out Wednesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the auditorium, LNG, as part of My Black Is Beautiful Week. Participants will be divided into teams, and each player has one minute to complete the task at hand as they compete against other teams to win the most points and receive a prize.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
General election voting

Gilchrist Hall has been designated as a polling location for the Nov. 7 general election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Certain parking meters on the west side of Gilchrist Hall will be designated for voters only. Questions can be directed to Joe Tyler at 273-2712.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
Policies review

The policies 3.20 Posthumous Degree and 'In Memoriam' Certificates and 8.05 Posting of Non-Commercial Signs and Displays are available for review and comments until Thursday, Nov. 9.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
International Games Week

Rod Library, Panther eSports and Panther Tabletop are teaming up to participate in International Games Week. Video and tabletop gaming events will be from 2 to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct. 30-Nov. 3, in 287 LIB. Thursday's events will begin at 3 p.m. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Food, sex, alcohol and more

Are you interested in topics such as alcohol education, sexual health, intuitive eating, body image, stress management and more? Student Wellness Services provides a variety of interactive health-related programs ranging from 30-60 minutes in length. To make a request, see our program descriptions.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "House"

Join the Film Appreciation Club at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in 111 KAB, for their annual Halloween costume party. We'll be watching the 1977 cult Japanese horror film "House." There will be pizza, pop and prizes. Admission is free and all are welcome. Bring your friends and dress in your best spooky costumes.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Trans parent: The journey of our son born in a girl's body

Jennifer Christiason, registered nurse and nursing educator at Allen College, and Kyle Christiason, family physician, share the journey of their son who was born in a girl's body from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Elm Room, MAU.

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