Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
Photo scavenger hunt

There will be a photo scavenger hunt from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, in room 111-G, MAU. Stop by the office in the morning to pick up the target list. Return the list by 4 p.m. showing photos of the targets. The team or individual with the most points is the winner. A trivia question will be the tiebreaker. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places. For more information, email military@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
Apply to be a member of CATS

Are you interested in being a member of CATS? There will be an informational meeting at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Elm Room, MAU. Applications are due at 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11. Group interviews will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Georgian Lounge, COM. The application form is available on the CATS website.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
Tell us what you think about campus dining services

The Department of Residence is conducting a Customer Satisfaction Survey to rate these campus favorites: 23rd Street Market, Biscotti’s, Book Bistro, Chats, MU Food Court, Piazza and Rialto. For each location you survey, your name will go in to 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 now through Friday, Nov. 11.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
A Place to Play Park presentation

Amanda Weichers, founder of Beau's Beautiful Blessings, will discuss "A Place to Play Park," at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 7, in 220 SRL. She will share her story and talk about an inclusive park that is being built in the Cedar Valley for children with or without disabilities and their families. Free pizza will be served. For information, contact Emily Mujica.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 2016
Popular Protest and the American Radical Tradition: From Abolitionism to Black Lives Matter

Wallace Hettle, history department, will host a lecture on African-American protests including abolitionism, black nationalism, trade unions and the civil rights movement at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the University Room, MAU. A panel of students who have been directly involved in dissent or protest will also present their experiences. The event is sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
CROW Forum

The next CROW Forum will be at noon, Monday, Nov. 7, in 287 LIB. Elizabeth Sutton, art, will present her research: "Toward an Ethics of Care: Ecofeminism, Taxidermy and Animal Portraiture in Contemporary Art."

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
Policies available for comment

Review Policy 8.10 Smoking and Tobacco Use and Review Policy 4.xx Catastrophic Leave are available for comment on the policies website.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
UNI Alert test

There will be a test of the UNI Alert system at 10:50 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 3.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
First Friday: Native American Heritage Month

The Center for Multicultural Education will host First Friday at 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 4, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. Filled with food, crafts, friends and fun, the First Friday events allow attendees to gain insight and knowledge of a specific culture. Native American culture will be recognized at this event.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the labyrinth anytime from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Old Central Ballroom C, MAU. Walking the path of the labyrinth allows for relaxation, reflection, meditation, creativity and inner peace. It's free and no registration is necessary.

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016
Military Ball

UNI's 4th Annual Military Ball will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Thomas R. Jones, Vietnam War veteran and author of the book, "Lost Survivor: The Novel of a Black Soldier's Journey to Vietnam and Back," will be the guest speaker. Please RSVP by Friday, Nov. 4. Admission is free. Elegant attire or dress is requested. For more information, contact Chris Kennedy.

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016
Educating Educators 2016 conference

The Multicultural Teaching Alliance's Educating Educators 2016 Conference, "Multicultural Teaching in Iowa: Becoming Prepared for the Changing Demographics," will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, in the CEEE. Admission is free, but registration is required.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Koob fund for student community engagement

The Koob fund is an endowment supporting students who are completing internships at a nonprofit in Iowa. The application form for 2016-17 is available on the Community Engagement website. Awards up to $2,000 for undergraduate students and up to $3,000 for graduate students will be given. The application deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Focus on Middle America

Join Global Associates in learning about the culture and diversity of Middle American countries including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Panama, Nicaragua and Mexico from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in the first floor lounge, CBB. There will be food and activities.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
National Student Exchange information meeting

Interested in participating in NSE? Stop by the next meeting at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1, in 287 LIB to find out where you can go during 2017-18. For more information, visit the National Student Exchange website.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
#MauckerMovies: Suicide Squad

The movie "Suicide Squad" will be shown at 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU, following Campus Activities Board's CABtoberfest. Free food and refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Student Organization funding

Any registered student organization with NISG is eligible to receive up to $500 from the Principal Student Organization Integrity Fund. The funding must be used to support financial literacy, business, diversity and/or wellness/healthy lifestyles. For more information on how to apply contact Whitney Cook.

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Nightmare in Piazza

There will be a fright-filled lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31, in the Piazza Dining Center. Enjoy a special Halloween-themed menu while dining among ghouls and goblins. This annual tradition is a must-see! Come in costume for a chance to win a one-of-a-kind, handmade mask.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Interpreter's Theatre presents Cornucopia

Interpreters Theatre will present “Cornucopia” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27; Friday, Oct. 28; and Saturday, Oct. 29, in 040 LNG. In a tale of environmental utopia and catastrophe, can the Greens and the Farmoodles learn to work together to save the Irigate River? Admission is free.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Drag-A-Ganza

The annual Halloween-themed drag show will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in the auditorium, LNG. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show is free and open the public. Audience members are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes, but not required.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Student mental health panel

A panel of students will share their stories and continuing journey with mental health at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in 115 SRL. This is an opportunity ask questions, talk to an expert and learn about campus resources.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Wendy Hoofnagle book launch and reading

Wendy Hoofnagle, languages and literatures, will read from her book "The Continuity of the Conquest: Charlemagne and Anglo-Norman Imperialism," at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 1017 BAR.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Presidential search and screen committee meeting

The presidential search and screen committee will meet at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 301 LIB. Please visit the presidential search website for the meeting agenda.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month scam #5

Phishing or spoofing is an email or text message, allegedly from a person or business/organization that you know and trust, that often includes a link or attachment which installs malware or directs you to a look-alike website where personal information is requested. Do not click on links or open attachments unless the message makes sense and was expected. When in doubt, contact the alleged sender using some method other than a simple reply to the suspect message and confirm the message's legitimacy. Please forward suspected phishing messages to phishing@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Submit your event for International Education Week

International Education Week is Nov. 14 to 18. Student organizations or campus departments that want to host an event related to international education should submit a programs and activities form.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
WHAT IF.... We Had An Actual Democracy in the U.S.?

Donna Hoffman, political science, will discuss the republic the U.S. founders crafted and its implications on current political issues at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Her presentation is open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Happy Medium founder and CEO presentation

Katie Patterson, CEO and founder of Des Moines-based digital advertising and marketing agency Happy Medium, will present “Finding My Happy Medium: From UNI to the Inc. 5000 List” Tuesday, Nov. 1, in 109 CBB. Networking will be from 4 to 5 p.m. and the presentation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Public Relations Student Society of America, the American Marketing Association, American Advertising Federation and Digital Collective are presenting the event. For more information, contact Trevor Rayhons.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Horror on Hudson

Noehren Hall will host its annual haunted house from 8 to 11 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, and Thursday, Oct. 27. The entrance will be at the southwest corner of Noehren. Admission is $2 or two canned food items. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
De-Stress Day

De-Stress Day will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, LIB. Students will have the opportunity to participate in activities including walking the labyrinth, coloring, crafts, writing notes of gratitude and engaging in the #youmatteratUNI and #throwlightUNI movement.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Green Zone training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the State College Room, MAU. The training is for faculty, students and staff who want to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. To register, contact Norman Ferguson.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Free depression screenings

Free and anonymous depression screenings will be held at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 103 SHC. Participants will listen to a brief talk, take the screening and discuss the results with a counselor. No registration is required. For more information, email Gretchen Honsell or call 319-273-2676.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Absurdity, Literature and the American Soldier

Paul Crenshaw, author of "Chainsaw Fingers," will present "Absurdity, Literature and the American Soldier" from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the auditorium, LNG. Crenshaw is a contributing author of Cornerstone’s 2016 Common Read “The Best American Nonrequired Reading."

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
College Hill Farmers Market

The final College Hill Farmers Market of the season will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, at the corner of College St. and W. 22nd St. Kids attending the market in a Halloween costume will receive a prize. There will be soup and applesauce samples available. You can find the market on social media including Facebook (College Hill Farmers Market), Instagram (College Hill Farmers Market) and Twitter (@collegehillfm). For more information, call Jodie Huegerich at 391-273-7883.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Policies available for comment

Review policy 4.17 Payment of Wages and review policy 9.27 Advance Commitment Funds are available for comment on the UNI policies website.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month scam #4

Advance fee loans and credit arrangers offer loans or credit in exchange for an upfront fee. If the consumer pays, the loan never materializes and the consumer loses the "fee." Remember: any reputable lender will want to know your credit history before offering a loan. Get help and find resources at www.onguardonline.gov.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Reminder: deadline to apply for Panther Push is today

A reminder that the deadline to apply for Panther Push is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. For more information, contact Mercedes or Collin.You can also apply online

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
UNI food drive

Donate non-perishable food to the UNI Food Drive now through Saturday, Oct. 29. Donation boxes are located around campus including Curris Business Building and Maucker Union. For more information, email Sydney Wolfe.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Flu shot clinic reminder

The Student Health Clinic will have a walk-in flu shot clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in SHC.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Flex meals project

Pi Sigma Epsilon is hosting their annual Flex Meals Project, where students can donate their unused flex meals to help feed those in need around the Cedar Valley. For more information, visit the event Facebook page.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Majors in Minutes

Majors in Minutes will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The event is for freshman and sophomore students to explore majors by speaking with seniors in those majors. The format is similar to speed dating where every eight minutes students will have the option to rotate to a new table of interest. This is a come and go event that is open to all majors. For more information, visit the Academic Advising website.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Safe Space and Trigger Warnings: A Panel Discussion

A panel discussion will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, in 378 LIB. Panelists Katelyn Browne, Ken McCormick, Catherine MacGillivray and Xavia Publius will discuss the ideas of safe spaces and trigger warnings and their relationship with academic freedom.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Announcing "Let's Talk"

“Let’s Talk” is an opportunity for students to drop in and have a brief, informal consultation with a counselor. It is intended for students who are curious about counseling and for students with specific concerns that can be briefly addressed. Sessions will from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20; 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 24; and 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in 311 and 312 LIB.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
ROTC Zombie 5k

The third annual Zombie Fun Run/Walk 5K will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in the West Gym. Tickets can be purchased online for $20, which includes a t-shirt. The registration fee the day of the event is $25 and does not guarantee a t-shirt.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making stress balls and inspiration rocks for Mental Health Awareness Week from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able; no registration required.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
National Student Exchange information meeting

Not able to make it to an on-campus NSE information meeting? An online meeting option via Zoom will be from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24. For more information, visit the Continuing Education website.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Dance Marathon pancake breakfast

Dance Marathon will host an "all you can eat" pancakes and sausage breakfast from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Wesley Foundation. Cost is $5. Juice and coffee will be served.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Friend-to-Friend Training

"You Matter at UNI" will host counselors who will discuss how to identify signs of a mental health disorder and how to effectively help a friend from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. Information will be provided about how to schedule an appointment with a counselor at the Counseling Center.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Secret Regrets

"You Matter at UNI" will host Kevin Hansen from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 111 KAB. Hansen will discuss "Secret Regrets," a program to help students let go of regrets.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
"You Matter at UNI" kick-off

The "You Matter at UNI" kick-off will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, at the Campanile and Lawther field. Lime green yard flags will be provided for students to write messages of support or in memory of someone lost to suicide. On-campus mental health student organizations and departments will have information and resources available. Free food will be served.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
Community Engagement projects

The deadline to report 2015-16 Community Engagement projects is Friday, Oct. 28. The database is available on the Community Engagement website. Projects include, but are not limited to, service-learning, internships, student volunteer projects, engaged scholarship, etc. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

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