Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
President's Diversity Common Read

There is one more opportunity to join a book group reading "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide," led by Carissa Froyum and Rachel Bruns. The group will meet from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, in 1043 BAR. If interested in joining the group, email Carissa Froyum in order to receive a copy of the book.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
Fall 2017 Commencement ceremony

The Commencement ceremony for the fall semester will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, in the McLeod Center. For more information about graduation and Commencement, visit the Registrar website.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
Part I: Introductory Qualtrics training

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness will host an introductory session on the Qualtrics software tool from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in 109 SAB. Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn about getting access to Qualtrics, exploring the basic survey-building tools, creating a simple survey and then viewing survey results. This will be part one of our two-part series. You can attend one session without attending the other. RSVP before 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
Open textbook adoptions at UNI

Students saved $129,715 last year with open textbook adoptions! Are you interested in learning how you can adopt open textbooks in your classroom? Join the CETL for a faculty panel discussing how they adopted open textbooks at noon, Wednesday, Oct. 25, in 301 LIB.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
TheatreUNI launches season with "The Aliens"

"The Aliens," written by Annie Baker and directed by Richard Glockner, opens at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. The lives of three young outsiders intersect in the grubby backyard of a Vermont coffeehouse in a delicate and subtly observed drama chronicling the characters' struggles to survive, connect and find meaning in their lives. Mature content (14+). This production contains smoking of non-tobacco products. Visit TheatreUNI for show dates and ticket information

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Understanding the Ace, Aro and Lith Spectrums

Join the LGBT* Center at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the LGBT* Center, for a panel discussion on understanding identities within the asexual, aromantic and lith spectrums. For more information, email Hailey Hatch.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making fleece tie blankets for Eye of the Needle from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, in Ballroom C, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Rod Library Family Weekend activities

Bring your family to the Rod Library to show them your favorite place to study. Join us from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 21, for coloring, Lego building, a visit to the UNI Museum and a Special Collections Petting Zoo. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
"Like" the Interpreters Theatre new Facebook page

The UNI Interpreters Theatre launched a new Facebook page to keep students, faculty, alumni and the Cedar Valley up-to-date on productions, classes and news inside the Department of Communication Studies' performance studies program. Please "like" and "share" this new page with our Panther community.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Taking the Leap: Caring for the Earth and One Another

Anthony Rogers-Wright (live) and Avi Lewis (livestream) will discuss the Climate Justice work that they and author Naomi Klein do through their organization, The Leap. A community-wide event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, in 109 CBB. A workshop for students, faculty and staff will be from 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, in 301 LIB.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Summer Study Abroad Fair

Stop by Redeker Center from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, to learn about abroad opportunities for summer 2018. Talk to study abroad faculty, staff and past participants

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Cedar Valley Stuttering Group

The Cedar Valley Stuttering Group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic, CAC. Join us as we go beyond stuttering to explore what lies beneath the surface. The meeting is open to any adult who stutters, as well as family members.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
CETL/Rod Library Series: "What the Library Can Do For You"

Are you interested in learning about the services that the library provides, including course-specific instruction sessions, research consultations and facilitation of scholarly communication? Join the CETL for a panel discussion on how librarians are supporting teaching and learning at UNI at 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, in 287 LIB.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Rod Library gives former UNI journal new life

International Journal of Global Health and Health Disparities has been digitized and is available online through UNI ScholarWorks. Articles from the journal have received more than 90 downloads from 14 different countries, including Ghana, India and Australia, in just the past 30 days.

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
Download the updated MyUNI mobile app

The updated MyUNI mobile app is ready for download through Google Play and Apple App Store. In addition to a new look, there are several new features including a favorites bar to save the icons you use most, connections to on-campus laundry facilities to watch your clothes, information on bus routes to help you get around the community and the ability to navigate the app based on your affiliation to UNI. Questions should be directed to uni-mobile-admin@uni.edu.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017
PSE "Peck a Pig" fundraiser

PSE is having a "Peck a Pig" fundraiser from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday-Saturday, Oct. 20-21, in Bani's parking lot. Come kiss a live piglet and snap a pic for just $2. For more information, visit the Facebook page.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "The Exorcist"

The Film Appreciation Club will meet for a special screening of the 1973 classic horror film "The Exorcist" at 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 20, at Marcus Theatres, College Square Mall. Admission is $5. For more information about the event, as well as transportation options, visit the club's Facebook page.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017
Un(Dress) the Stigma

Join the class Dress and Human Behavior (TEXDSGN 4015) for an empowerment fashion show at 10:05 a.m., Friday, Oct. 20, LIB. For more information, visit the library website.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Nightmare in Noehren

Join us from 7 to 10 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 25-26, for a freaky fun time in the annual Noehren Hall Haunted House. Cost is $2 or two non-perishable food items. There will be cookies and hot chocolate for sale. All proceeds go to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Line forms at the west entrance of Noehren Hall.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Half price fit class pass

A Fit Class Pass is now 50% off for students and employees. Attend any class you like for $25. Check out our fitness classes at Recreation Services and register today.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Mental health panel

Northern Iowa Feminists will host a mental health panel at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the Oak Room, MAU. Panelists are Joan Thompson, health promotion coordinator; Kaylee Michelson, UNI campus coordinator and sexual assault advocate; and Andrew Batovsky, ARNP. Resources will be provided followed by a question and answer session. This is a great opportunity to anonymously ask important questions about health and wellness in a safe space.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Hearst Lecture Series: Jen Wang

Jen Wang is a cartoonist, writer and illustrator from Los Angeles. Her book, "In Real Life," will be brought to life by UNI Interpreters Theatre at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, in 040 LNG. Wang will also have a conversation at 4 p.m. A "talk back" will follow the evening performance.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
‘Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!’: Exposing the humbug of high-stakes, standardized testing

Pallischeck Visiting Professor Wayne Au, author and professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, in 220 SEC. He will discuss major problems with using standardized tests to make high-stakes decisions about students, teachers, administrators and schools, as well as provide some concrete examples of better forms of assessment that our schools could be using instead.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
CATS applications open

Connecting Alumni to Students (CATS) applications are now live. If you are interested in working with alumni and being involved on campus, apply today! The application can be found at unialum.org/cats and will be open until Friday, Nov. 3. For any questions, email Anjali Patel.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
We're Here, We're Queer: LGBTQ+ student panel

All are welcome to learn more about the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ students on our campus and the intersections of their identities at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the University Room, MAU. For more information, contact nguyenah@uni.edu.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Women to the Front

This semi-annual event featuring female artists to celebrate women’s accomplishments in the entertainment industry will be at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, at the LSC coffee house. We are bringing women and women’s issues to the front of the stage. Local Cedar Falls artists Amelia and Melina will perform for the first hour and then all are welcome to participate in the open mic following.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Orchesis and IDT Fall Performance

Don't miss the Orchesis Dance Company and IDT Fall Performance! Performances are at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 20, and at 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 22, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. Featured styles include modern, jazz, tap, folk and many more. Bring your family and friends to this free event.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Updated look coming for CatID login page

The morning of Wednesday, Oct. 18, Information Technology will update the CatID login page used to gain access to many of UNI's online applications and resources. The updated login page will look newer and also provide easier access on mobile devices. For more information, visit the IT website.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Maucker Union Live

Grab your lunch and come enjoy the entertainment. The Student Life Team has scheduled events/performers during the noon hour in the Coffeehouse, MAU. Tuesday, Oct. 24: SingPins. Wednesday, Oct. 25: Chalk Talk Coaches Show. Thursday, Oct. 26: CAB Murder Mystery Teaser. Tuesday, Oct. 31: West African Drummers.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Register for Fast Forward 2017

Fast Forward 2017 will provide students with helpful and informational panels regarding working in the media industry in production, journalism, public relations and more. Attend Fast Forward to network, learn and gain new insight into the media business. Register soon; space is limited.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017
Share the Warmth: new and gently used clothing drive

The Study Abroad Center will host a winter clothing drive from Oct. 13 to Nov. 13. The goal is to show international students what "Iowa Nice" is all about and supply them with everything they might need to survive an Iowa winter. Recommended donations include scarves, gloves, mittens, stocking caps, winter jackets, boots, warm socks, sweaters, etc. Please drop off your donations at the Study Abroad Center, 028 GIL, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
New MyUNI mobile app available

The MyUNI mobile app has a new major update, available in both the Apple App Store for iOS and the Google Play Store for Android. Among the new features are audience-based navigation, an improved interface and much more. It includes native versions for both smartphones and tablets.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
"Are We Really Free?"

Join the Philosophy Club for a discussion outlining the argument regarding free-will and determinism at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Thompson Commons, BAR. The subject will provide a helpful foundation to fundamental existential and epistemological questions. Come with an open mind.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Annual Student Military and Veterans Photo Exhibit

The UNIVA will display photos of military and veterans during November in Rod Library. Everyone is invited to submit photos to the Military Veterans Students Services Office by Friday, Oct. 27. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
2017 Local Food Dinner

You are invited to the annual Northern Iowa Food and Farm Partnership Local Food Dinner at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. This event will include a locally sourced meal and guest speaker Chris Blanchard from Purple Pitchfork in Decorah. Tickets are $20 and must be purchased by Friday, Oct. 13. If interested in attending, email Jodie Heugerich.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
2nd Annual UNI Dance Marathon Hunger Games

UNI Dance Marathon is partnering with the UNI Swordfighting Club to hold the 2nd Annual Hunger Games from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, Lawther Field. Sign up as an individual or as a team of up to 10 people. There will be prizes for winners and fun for everyone. Visit the dance marathon website to register. For more information, email communityrelationsad@unidancemarathon.com.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Theatre UNI Hair Auditions and Audition Workshop

TheatreUNI is producing the iconic musical "Hair" next semester, and we are looking for performers of all levels of experience, backgrounds, ages, races, majors and identities. There will be an audition workshop on from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Auditions will be held from 6 to 10 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, with callbacks on Nov. 1 and 2. Visit bit.ly/HairAuditions to sign up. Email Amy Osatinski with any questions.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Intramural six on six volleyball registration

Registration for intramural six on six volleyball is Friday through Thursday, Oct. 13-19. There are men's, women's and co-rec A and B leagues. League play begins Monday, Oct. 23.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
UNI's Civic Action Plan feedback requested

Last year a committee made up of faculty, staff, students and community members developed a Civic Action Plan (CAP) for UNI. The CAP will serve as the implementation plan for UNI's Strategic Plan, Goal #3 - Community Engagement. The Civic Action Planning Team invites you to learn more about the plan, review a draft of the plan and provide your feedback. You will find a link to a draft of the plan and another link to provide feedback at the Civic Action Plan webpage.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Intuitive eating four-week workshop

Intuitive eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body. This workshop will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursdays, Oct. 26-Nov. 16, in 104 WRC. For more information, email Joan Thompson. Register online at student wellness.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Celebrate Tutor Appreciation Week Oct. 9-13

Visit the Academic Learning Center in 008 ITTC to grab some snacks, write a thank you note to a tutor or academic coach, or take a selfie and post with a thank you message to #unialctutors. Can’t make it into the Academic Learning Center? Post a thank you to #unialctutors or the ALC's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "Nightcrawler"

Join the Film Appreciation Club to see the neo-noir thriller "Nightcrawler," starring Jake Gyllenhaal, at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, in 111 KAB. Stay after the movie for a discussion with members from the Philosophy Club and UNIFI about the film's themes and the ethical questions raised. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
LGBTQ Living Statues reception

The CME, LGBT* Center and Proud will host a night of living statues from LGBTQ history at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. Individuals will portray LGBTQ historical figures. For more information, email LGBT@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Stomping Out the Stigma 5k

TWLOHA is sponsoring a 5k on Oct. 21 to help end stigmas surrounded by mental illness and to gain awareness of resources in the community. Race starts at 9 a.m.; check in at 8 a.m. Register on the race website. All profits go to mental health nonprofits in the Cedar Valley.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
"Spiderman: Homecoming"

Campus Activities Board will show "Spiderman: Homecoming" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Make peace with food

Are you interested in learning to make peace with food? Join UNI BIEDA (Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness) from 5 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Presidential Room, MAU, to learn about the concept of intuitive eating.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Register for Safe Zone Ally training

Spaces are still available for fall Safe Zone Ally training sessions. The 1.5 hour Phase One training sessions are at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 26 and at noon, Thursday, Nov. 9. The two-hour Phase Two training sessions are at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, and at 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, and Tuesday, Nov. 14. Register in advance on the LGBT* Center website.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Andrew Morse named Assistant to the President for Board and Governmental Relations

Andrew Morse has been named as Assistant to the President for Board and Governmental Relations. Morse will be responsible for providing strategic leadership for university and BOR interactions and serving as university coordinator for communication with the BOR office. He also will direct communications for the Office of the President and work with congressional delegations and their staffs and federal agencies. His official start date at UNI was Oct. 10.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Applicants sought for UNI Student Sustainability Engagement Committee

Join other student sustainability leaders to connect with peers interested in sustainability, help shape student engagement initiatives and assist with managing the UNI Student Green Fund. Interested students can apply by filling out the Google form.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
Security awareness: information security is our responsibility

According to a 2016 Raytheon survey, 86 percent of young adults think that keeping the Internet safe and secure is a responsibility we all share — up 4 points from 82 percent in 2015. Tips for security include protecting your device, using strong passwords or passphrases, enabling multifactor authentication, checking your social media settings, educating yourself and getting trained. For more information, visit Educause.

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