Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Committee members wanted for American Democracy Project

UNI's American Democracy Project is seeking one person for its planning committee and two people for a committee on civility and civil discourse. If interested, submit your name or nominate someone for one or both committees to Gerri Perreault or call 273-6898.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Bollywood Masala Orchestra at Gallagher Bluedorn Oct. 24

Celebrate the spirit of India with the Bollywood Masala Orchestra and Dancers at Gallagher Bluedorn at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. With 17 professional artists on stage, you’ll experience the amazing sights and sounds of Indian music and dance. Get tickets online.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
City elections voting location on campus

All Cedar Falls voters can vote from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, at Maucker Union. Find more information online.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
BIG Dream gathering is Oct. 27

UNI will host a BIG Dream Gathering from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Hear Mitch Matthews, '93, tell the stories behind the BIG Dream Gathering and then post some of your own big dreams. It will be a fun, inspiring and powerful event for students, alumni and the community.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Violent Incident Defense Strategies V.I.D.S.

UNI Police will offer three V.I.D.S. training sessions Tuesday, Nov. 3, 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. Contact Officers Craig Skilling or Chad Walderbach for additional information.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
BOR agenda is available

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet in Iowa City Wednesday, Oct. 21 and Thursday, Oct. 22. The agenda is posted online.

Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015
Emmy nominated 'Private Violence' showing at GBPAC

The Emmy-nominated documentary "Private Violence" will be shown for free at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct.21, at Gallagher Bluedorn. The film explores the topic of domestic violence and will be followed by a panel discussion. Guests include Kit Gruelle, the film subject, and Cindy Waitt, the film's executive producer.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Lunch & Learn: student panel

Student Disability Services (SDS) will host a lunch-and-learn student panel from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Elm Room, MAU. Topics to be discussed include working with SDS, arranging accommodations, discussing individual needs with professors, etc. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UNI-sponsored events. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in this program, contact SDS at 273-2677 or disabilityservices@uni.edu at least one week prior to the event.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Diversity mini grants available

These grants are awarded by the Diversity and Inclusion Council to UNI projects and events that enhance awareness of and education about issues of diversity at UNI. Diversity describes the rich differences that people bring to the UNI community. Find applications online.

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
UNI Museum grand reopening on Oct. 31

The UNI Museum will host its grand reopening and unveiling of three new exhibits from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31. The family friendly event will feature refreshments, games and crafts for adults and children. Find more information online. 

Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Next Leadership for Diversity Inclusion NCBI workshop is Oct. 28

Gain new insights on community building in this highly positive, interactive workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, in 109 CME. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. All campus is invited; lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. If you have scheduling conflicts or need more information, call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
IEP presentation

Are you interested in learning more about IEPs and how to complete one successfully? All education majors or anyone planning on working with students in the future are encouraged to attend. The event will be held at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in 002 SAB.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Could you save a life? Get three certificates in one day

Take CPR/AED for the Professional, First Aid and Bloodborn Pathogens all in one day from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, at the WRC. Save $25 by taking the classes as one. You will get three Red Cross certificates; two of which are good for two years. Find more information and enroll online. 

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Camp Adventure Leadership Assessment Center interviews

Camp Adventure will conduct Leadership Assessment Center interviews on Saturdays, Oct. 24, Nov. 14 and Dec. 5. If interested or you want to learn more, email Camp Adventure

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Student volunteers needed for community outreach program

The UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association is seeking energetic and goal-oriented students to join a new community engagement team: UNI Chinese Language and Culture Assoc. Community Ambassadors. This unique team will be the association's representatives at various events. To find out more, email association president Steven Timm.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
2016-17 UNI scholarship application

The 2016-17 UNI Scholarship Application is ready. Start to apply now for scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year. Priority deadline is Jan. 15, 2016, for incoming and current students. Apply online

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Keystone, Colorado winter break trip

Join the UNI Ski & Snowboard Club in Keystone, Colorado, during winter break, Jan. 4 through 9. There will be lift access to: Keystone, Breckenridge, Vail, Beaver Creek and A-Basin. For more information, email the club at uniskiclub@gmail.com. The trip fee is $448 plus transportation. Final payment is due Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
Make a Difference Day volunteers needed

Make a difference in the Cedar Valley by volunteering to help with roadside clean up from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 24. You will receive a Service and Leadership Council T-shirt, water bottle and snacks for free. Register online by Oct. 23. 

Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015
UNI DM pancake breakfast

Have some pancakes for the kids at the UNI Dance Marathon's pancake breakfast from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Wesley Foundation. It's $5 and all you can eat!

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
The Hot Sardines at Gallagher Bluedorn on Oct. 17

There's no need for a jazz revival—it's alive and kicking with this bunch! Blend a great brass lineup with a virtuoso pianist and a frontwoman from another era, and you've got The Hot Sardines. See them at 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17. Get tickets online. 

Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015
'Lives Worth Living' to show Oct. 21

See the documentary "Lives Worth Living," at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, in the CME as part of this year's Reaching for Higher Ground theme is "Disability Justice: Past, Present, and Future." The film chronicles the history of the American disability rights movement from the post-WWII era to the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. A discussion of the film and disability rights will follow.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
Fit Club incentive program

It's not too late to get moving with the new Fit Class Pass. Pay one fee and take any class or classes you want. Fit Club is an incentive program that will keep you moving by earning points for participating in classes. Join Fit Club for $8 and receive a T-shirt. Top winners win a free fit pass for spring 2016.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
Read & Write GOLD

Student Disability Services will offer a hands-on workshop demonstrating how to use Read&Write GOLD at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in 102 SAB. This literacy software program assists learners with reading, researching, studying and writing. Email Brittany Warren to RSVP.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
UNI ScholarWorks Grand Reveal

Attend an overview of UNI ScholarWorks from 2:30 to 4:45 p.m.,Tuesday, Oct. 20, in 287 LIB. There will be a reception and presentation on open textbooks given by Sarah Cohen, managing director of the Open Textbook Network. Find more information online.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Tourism Association monthly meeting Nov. 3

The UNI Tourism Association will have its next meeting at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, in 103 WRC. All students interested in hands-on experience with event planning, marketing, fundraising and event design are welcome. If you have any questions, email unitourismassociation@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Women in Business Forum

Congressman Rod Blum will host a Women in Business Forum from 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, at CEEE. This event serves to raise awareness and encourage more women to consider a future in business, provide connection to valuable support resources, and expand this conversation within the business community. Find details and register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Homecoming shirts with College Hill deals

PSE will sell Homecoming long-sleeved T-shirts for $15 each. Each shirt comes with exclusive deals to local restaurants and businesses. They can be purchased Oct. 12 through 14, in front of Maucker Union or preordered. The design is posted online. Contact fordcaa@uni.edu to pre-order and see the list of deals.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Flex Meals project

The business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon has organized a flex meals project to help feed area families in need, Nov. 11 through 14, 16 and 17. The goal is to feed as many people as possible at the UNI dining centers. If you have a meal plan, please consider "hosting a family" in need by giving some of your extra meals. Sign up online. You must be present the date and time you sign up, so you can swipe your card. For more information, email Abigail Borchert or Meghan Jansen

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Survivors of Sexual Assault Support Group

An eight-week support group for UNI students will begin Wednesday, Oct. 14. Find more information online or email Joan Thompson by Monday, Oct. 12. 

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
See 'Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation'

The CAB Film Committee will show the movie "Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in Maucker Union. There will be pizza and punch. Stay after the first showing to enter a spy-themed raffle.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Homecoming student tailgate

The Homecoming student tailgate will be from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, in Bender Field. There will be free food, koozies, silicon bracelets and lawn games.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Apply for Panther Push

Do you love UNI? Visit your high school over break and share your experience. Apply for Panther Push. Applications are due by 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct 22. Contact Hannah Lodge with any questions.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
I AM: The Vanessa McNeal Story

Vanessa McNeal recently produced her own documentary. She is a survivor of familiar sexual abuse, child abuse and sexual abuse. See the film at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the CME. A Q&A will follow.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Celebrate International Tutor Appreciation Week

The Academic Learning Center employs 43 peer educators. For their dedication to fellow students' academic success, thank all of UNI's tutors, supplemental instruction leaders, TAs, academic coaches, writing coaches and others in your classes or sign the graffiti wall Oct. 5 through 9, in 008 ITTC.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Global Trade Issues conference

UNIBusiness will host the 2015 Global Trade Issues Conference for students, faculty and area business professionals from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Commons. The free conference addresses issues of concern in the current global environment and features speakers from businesses involved in international trade. Register by Oct. 14, and find more information online. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Latino Americans Episode #2: 'Empire of Dreams'

Watch "Empire of Dreams" (1880-1942) as part of the "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History" programming. The film and discussion by Juan Carlos Castillo, languages and literatures, begin at 7 pm., Monday Oct. 12, at the YWCA in Waterloo.More information is posted on the Rod Library website. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Policy 10.02 available for comment

Review Policy 10.02 Contracting Authority is now available for comments on the University Policies website. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Nate Ruess at Gallagher Bluedorn on Oct. 7

Nate Ruess (from fun. and The Format) will perform songs from his debut solo album "Grand Romantic" and from his career as a GRAMMY® Award-winning artist at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Gallagher Bluedorn. Get tickets online.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
RISE Week

UNI Refugee & Immigrant Support & Empowerment (RISE) will host several events Oct. 5 through 8. Immigrants, refugees, professors and professionals will discuss ideas to broaden one's knowledge of refugees and immigrants. Visit the RISE Facebook page for a full schedule of events. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Depression and anxiety screening Oct. 7

The UNI Counseling Center is offering a free, anonymous depression and anxiety screening to UNI students, faculty and staff at 11 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in 103 SHC. Take this opportunity to be screened and to speak one-on-one with a counselor. No registration or appointment is necessary.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
Robert Tabor's 'The Four Seasons' reception

A formal reception for Robert Tabor's paintings "The Four Seasons" will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, on the first floor of Rod Library. The reception will include the unveiling of the paintings' permanent display location, the painter's preliminary watercolor sketches, information about the paintings, light refreshments and a special thanks to Edna Shain for the donation.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

Visit the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays through October, on the Corner of College and W. 22nd streets. Follow College Hill Farmers Market on Facebook to see weekly special events. This week customers receive a discount at Sidecar for shopping at the market.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
UNIVA veteran photo exhibit in Rod Library

The UNIVA will display photos of military and veterans in Rod Library during November. Students, faculty and staff can submit photos for the exhibit. There will also be a memorial wall listing names of those military and veterans no longer with us. To be part of this exhibit, submit quality photos of yourself, family or friends in uniform, or names for the memorial wall to Kathryn Ira or to the Military Veterans Students Services Office, 111G Maucker Union, Plaza Level. Please include name, branch and rank (if known).

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
IRS/FBI scam

Some UNI students have been contacted by someone who claims to be with the FBI. The students are told they owe money to the IRS and if they don't call the FBI, they will be arrested. This is a scam. Do not respond.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
UNI Dance performances

Orchesis & IDT Dance Companies will perform "From Ballroom to Hip Hop, Contemporary to Tap, Jazz to Folk" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16 and at 2 p.m., Sunday Oct. 18, in Lang Auditorium. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
UNI Dance Marathon's Orange Party

UNI Dance Marathon's annual Orange Party will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Campanile. There will be food, games, turtle races and opportunities to register for the big event. Meet the morale captains and play games for chances to win gift cards and prizes.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
Homecoming 5K

The Homecoming 5K race starts at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at the UNI Intramural Field (behind the UNI-Dome). Registration fee is $15 if you register online by Oct. 14. You can also register on race day for $20.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
CROW Forum - 'The Legacy of Virginia Woolf'

The first of this year's Current Research on Women & Gender (CROW) events will take place at noon, Monday, Oct. 5, in the CME. Barbara Lounsberry will present "The Legacy of Virginia Wolf." CROW Forum events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
Flu shots available

There will be several opportunities to get a flu shot on campus this fall. The Student Health Clinic can file a claim with your health insurance company. The cost is $30 for those without coverage. Check the website for flu clinic dates and times. 

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
Here Come The Mummies at Gallagher Bluedorn Oct. 3

Fresh out of the tomb and ready to get funky, Here Come The Mummies leap into action at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3. With six albums under their wraps, these masked musicians are sure to have you dancing in the aisles. Get tickets online. 

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