Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Sep 6, 2016
Study Abroad Fair

The Fall 2016 Study Abroad Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, 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, Sep 6, 2016
CIEP International Panther available

The latest edition of the CIEP newsletter is available. Learn about a CIEP graduate from Saudi Arabia, a current student from Iraq, a CIEP Immersion program hosting 20 students from Mexico, staff recruitment and travel to Costa Rica and China and more.

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
Register for the Lead UNI Leadership Symposium

Lead UNI will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, in MAU. The event will bring in speakers from various professions to share their expertise in areas of leadership, including keynote speaker Aaron Thomas. Thomas is the son of iconic Iowa high school football coach Ed Thomas. All students are encouraged to register

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
Students can join IHS Model United Nations

Iowa High School Model United Nations meets at 9 p.m., every Tuesday, in 14 SRL. Students of any major can join. Members can enhance their résumé and earn up to two credits. Free pizza is served at each meeting. UNI hosts the largest Model UN conference in Iowa. Contact IHSMUN for more information.

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
The UNI Alumni Association has moved

The UNI Alumni Association is now located in 304 COM. Access to the third floor is up the center staircases (F and G) just outside of the Commons Ballroom. STAT members are encouraged to use staircase F when picking up STAT materials. The Call Center, previously on the third floor of COM, will be located in the Alumni House. For more information, call 273-2355.

Thursday, Sep 1, 2016
International Coffee Hour

Join the International Students and Scholars Office from 3 to 4 pm., every Thursday, in 113 MAU, for International Coffee Hour. Meet friends from around the globe and enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. All students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
The Panther Call Center is hiring

The Panther Call Center is hiring enthusiastic and energetic UNI students who are ready to make a difference. We call alumni, friends and parents of UNI and fundraise for the UNI Annual Fund. Benefits include flexible schedule, great starting salary, fun atmosphere and resume builder. Apply today. For more information, contact Brooke Kraft.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Social Work Department Fall 2016 Conference

The Social Work Department Fall 2016 Conference will be from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19, in Old Central Ballrooms A and B, MAU. Michele Devlin, KAHHS, and Mark Grey, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will present "Trauma and Human Migration: Understanding the Social Work and Mental Health Needs of Refugees and Immigrants in Iowa." The registration deadline is Thursday, Sept. 8. The cost is $15. For more information, contact Jenny Becker at 273-7881.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
American Marketing Association fall kick-off meeting

The American Marketing Association will meet at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, in 109 CBB. Contact Jamal White for more information.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Mock Trial coming to UNI

Mock Trial will be coming to UNI. Participants can showcase critical thinking and public speaking skills in a fun and challenging way. No interest in law is necessary. Contact Nick Wiemers for more information.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Vinyl Fridays

Vinyl Fridays will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4 and Dec. 2, in the Fine and Performing Arts Collection, 4th floor, LIB. Join us for vinyl listening experiences.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Guest lecturer: Sandra Steingraber

Sandra Steingraber will present “Be Arrested If Necessary: The Case for Science in Action" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 7, in the auditorium, LNG. For more information, visit the CEEE website.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Meet the Greeks

Are you interested in exploring what it means to be a member of a multicultural Greek organization? Attend the Meet the Greeks event at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 15, in the Oak Room, MAU. Attendees can speak with current organization members regarding membership requirements, traditions and answer other questions. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Dance Marathon new committee member information meeting

Dance Marathon will have a new committee member information meeting at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, in 002 SAB. Participants can learn more about Dance Marathon and sign up for committees.

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016
Fall Formal Sorority Recruitment

Interested in joining a sisterhood? Sorority Life will hold Fall Formal Recruitment Wednesday to Sunday, Sept. 7-11. Register online if interested in participating in the recruitment process.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016
UNI Reads

There will be a discussion of three works on extreme energy extraction and public health at noon Wednesday, Aug. 31, in ScholarSpace, LIB. This is prior to Sandra Steingraber's visit to UNI Wednesday, Sept. 7. The articles are "3 Bets," "Shale Game" and "Banning Fracking Isn't Enough."

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016
Date change for Town Hall for Community Engagement

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Town Hall for Community Engagement has been rescheduled. It will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Visit the Community Engagement website for more information and to RSVP.

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016
Seventh Annual Military and Veterans State Conference

UNI will host the Seventh Annual Military and Veterans State Conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 26. The goal is to educate campuses and the Iowa community about military culture and the diversity service members bring to our campuses and communities.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
Prelaw Club meeting

The Prelaw Club will meet at 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 1, in 23 SAB. Plans for the academic year will be discussed. Prelaw advisers Scott Peters, Lisa Jepsen and Martha Reineke will discuss preparing for and applying to law school as well as other areas of concern for prelaw students. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major. Freshmen and sophomores are especially encouraged to attend. Contact Scott Peters at 273-2727 for more information.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
Events and activities for Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2016 will take place Friday, Oct. 21 through Sunday, Oct. 23. If you are planning an event or activity on campus for that weekend and would like to have it included in the brochure that will be mailed out to parents next month, please contact Blake Ruane.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
Fall formal sorority recruitment

Sorority Life will hold Fall Formal Recruitment Wednesday to Sunday, Sept. 7-11. Register online if interested in joining a sorority.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
Rainbow Reception

The LGBT* Center will host the Rainbow Reception at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the GBPAC. The reception is held at the beginning of each academic year for information sharing, networking, fellowship and dessert. Rainbow Reception serves as an opportunity for UNI students, faculty and staff to welcome LGBT* students and their allies back to campus.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
PRSSA meeting

The first PRSSA meeting of the semester will be at 4 pm., Monday, Aug. 29, in 345 LNG. Anyone interested in learning more about the organization is invited to attend. Snacks will be provided.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
Need help? Ask Us!

Rod Library staff are eager to assist with research questions and assignments and help you make use of library resources. Stop by the library Information Desk or use the Ask Us! service on the library’s website to ask questions via chat, email or text.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
Film screening: "Living Downstream"

The film "Living Downstream" will be shown from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 24, in the auditorium, CEEE. The film is based on Sandra Steingraber's book of the same title and investigates the links between human health and environmental contamination based on the latest biological and ecological research.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
Harvest Festival

Green Project will host Harvest Festival from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, at the Panther Plot (by the Biology Research Complex and the ITC). The festival will showcase the student garden. There will be live music and free food using garden produce will be available.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
Second Annual Town Hall for Community Engagement

The Second Annual Town Hall for Community Engagement will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 13, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Faculty, staff and students are invited to 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.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
Dance Marathon "back to school" picnic

Dance Marathon will host a "back to school" picnic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at Seerley Park. Join us for yard games with some of our Miracle Kiddos, learn about Dance Marathon and enjoy free food. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Military orientation

Military orientation for new or returning military or veteran students and their families will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, in 111-G, MAU. Staff from the offices of the registrar, financial aid and scholarships, admissions and academic advising as well as the Black Hawk County VA office will be on hand to provide important information and answer questions.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Theatre UNI auditions

Theatre UNI will have auditions open to all UNI students. There will be an audition workshop at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, in SWT. Auditions for new students, cold readings or monologues will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 22, SWT. More information is available at the theatre website. The fall productions will be Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Oct. 6-9 and 12-15; and Twelfth Night, Oct. 28-30 and Nov. 3-6.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
New graduate student orientation

New graduate student orientation will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The goal is to connect new graduate students to resources and services to support their success. The agenda includes the Campus Resource Fair and presentations on the Sexual Assault Prevention Online Program for graduate students, using Rod Library like a graduate student and university bill (u-bill) management.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Recreation Services fitness class pass

Group fitness classes will begin Monday, Aug. 29. Free classes will be offered Tuesday to Thursday, Aug. 23-25. Check out classes offered before registering for the fit class pass. Passes are $50 for the fall semester. Participants can choose from 36 classes and 72 sections offered each week. Visit the Recreation Services website for more information. Special registration will be offered from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 15-16, GIL. Payments can be made by payroll deduction; fall brochures will be available.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Need technology help? Use Service Hub

If you need help with technology, visit Service Hub! Service Hub is a service portal for UNI faculty, staff and students to submit technology requests for assistance or new services. You can view your requests and their status from one location. Visit Service Hub for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Apply to be a Conversation Partner

The Conversation Partner Program, through the Culture and Intensive English Program, is seeking volunteers to meet with international students for conversational practice while learning about other cultures and making new friends. If interested, complete the online application.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Dance Marathon Golf "Fore" the Kids

Dance Marathon will host an 18-hole partner best shot golf tournament at 10 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 11, at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, Cedar Falls. Registration is $60 ($36 course fee, $24 donation). 

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
What do I stand for? Who and what influenced my values?

UNI students will explore their answers to those questions and discuss how their priorities influence their financial decisions in a six-hour, non-credit course "Enhance Your College Experience." The first session will be Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 12 to 28. The second session will be Monday and Wednesday, Oct. 31 to Nov. 16. Both sessions will be in the Makerspace room, 286 LIB. The course is a partnership with Financial Aid and Scholarships. Paid internships are available. For more information, visit the CEEE website.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
Join us to Rock the Stacks!

The UNI Museum will host Rock the Stacks at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug 23. There will be a free concert featuring local legends Twins, Peas and Carrot, and Kitsch. The concert will kick off the latest exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy."

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
CatID passphrase reset requests no longer accepted via email

Protection of credentials used to access UNI resources is critical to the safety of your identity and the security of university data. Accordingly, CatID passphrase reset requests will no longer be processed via email. The preferred method to reset your CatID passphrase if you have forgotten it is the self-service option. Other acceptable alternatives include visiting the Service Desk, 36 ITTC, in person with your UNI or other government-issued photo ID or calling the Service Desk at 319-273-5555.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
College Hill Farmers Market

The market is open every Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the corner of College St. and W. 22nd St. Thursday, Aug. 18, is Kids Day, including nutritional strategies to prevent lead absorption with demonstrations, samples and recipes; face painting; and other kid friendly activities. Thursday, Aug. 25, is Onion Day. For more information follow the market on Facebook (College Hill Farmers Market), Instagram (College Hill Farmers Market), Twitter (@collegehillfm) and #collegehillfm.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016
Abandoned bicycle roundup

The UNI Police Division collected a number of bicycles on June 8. If you think your bike might be among those collected, stop by 30 GIL or call UNI Police at 273-2712 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You will need to provide the make, model, color, serial number and location where you last parked the bicycle. A $5 impoundment fee will be assessed for retrieval. Unclaimed bikes will be sold by the university during the fall semester.

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
UNI Dance Marathon partners with the Waterloo Bucks

Join UNI Dance Marathon at the Waterloo Bucks baseball game on Friday, July 29. Tickets are $8, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Dance Marathon. Purchase tickets online; the deadline to order is Wednesday, July 20.

Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
CIEP International Panther newsletter available

The latest edition of the CIEP International Panther newsletter is available. Read about international recruitment initiatives, current students, staff and alumni. 

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016
New policies approved

Policy 3.19 Student Employment and Policy 13.17 Preparation and Service of Food & Beverage on Campus have been approved and posted on the UNI policies website.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
Campus wildflower walks

Join Laura Jackson for campus wildflower walks at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, July 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3. Participants should meet at the fountain outside Maucker Union July 13 and 20; at the Campus Prairie Preserve July 27; and at the Campus Prairie south of ROTH Aug. 3.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
Rod Library's new OneSearch!

Rod Library’s new search box for books, articles and journals is now live. OneSearch! offers improved ways of narrowing search results and more. Questions? Use the Ask Us! chat, email or phone number.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
West 31st Street construction closure

Effective Monday, June 6, West 31st Street at the intersection with Hudson Road, is closed due to construction activities related to the Southwest Campus Storm Water Management project. This construction closure will remain in place until Monday, Aug. 1. Through traffic on West 31st Street between Ohio Street and Hudson Road will not be available during the construction closure.

Monday, Jun 6, 2016
UNI Food Box Program

Subscribe to a weekly delivery of fresh, locally-grown food, delivered right to Gilchrist! You can sign up using a PayPal account, and you can cancel or postpone your subscription at any time. Pick up your weekly deliveries in Room 007 between 4-5 p.m. each Friday. Questions: Contact Jodie Huegerich

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Community Engagement database deadline

The new system for inputting community engagement activities is now open. Please input community engagement activities for this academic year (July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016) by Wednesday, June 1. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Library hours for Memorial Day holiday

Rod Library hours for the Memorial Day holiday are posted on the library website. Patrons can check out materials 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, May 10, 2016
CAC north plaza entrance closed

The Communication Arts Center north plaza entrance will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 10. The concrete sidewalk, paving, curb and gutter will be removed. Patrons should use the southeast entrance to the building. The work should be completed by fall 2016. For more information, call 273-4400.