Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Textiles and Apparel Catwalk 24

The Textiles and Apparel Program will host the 24th annual clothing design show at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 9, in the auditorium, LNG. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The show is open to the public, free of charge.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
HLSU Noche de Gala

The Hispanic Latino Student Union will host Noche de Gala at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Guests will enjoy many traditional aspects of Latino culture. The program includes dinner, keynote speaker and a "baile" (dance).

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture

The Institute for Youth Leaders will host Norman Dolch at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in 252 WRC. Dolch will be the featured speaker for the 2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture, and his presentation will focus on “Lifetime Leadership Lessons from Nonprofit Organizations.” The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Theodora Jn Baptiste or visit the College of Education's Facebook page.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Earth Day Celebration registration

The 2016 Earth Day Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, outside of Maucker Union. The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 12.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Move-a-Palooza

Move-a-Palooza will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, April 8, in the WRC. Each session will be 25 minutes and activities include blacklight Zumba, RIPPED, yoga, paddle board yoga and Pilates. No registration is required. There will be free towels and light refreshments. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or the WRC Facebook page.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

One in four women, one in six men and one in two transgender people will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. Check out the many events to become more educated about this important issue at the Violence Intervention Services website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
P&S Regents Staff Excellence Award nominations

The P&S Regents Staff Excellence Awards are presented annually to P&S employees that have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the nomination process. The nomination deadline is April 25 for the fall 2016 awards. Nomination guidelines and an online form are available on the P&S Council website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Expert panel on Zika virus

A panel of UNI public health specialists will hold a lecture on the Zika virus from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the Elm Room, MAU. Speakers include Alba Aguillon, who will provide an overview of the public health crisis; Catherine Zeman, who will discuss environmental health challenges associated with Zika and other infectious diseases; and Michele Devlin, who will provide a case study of her recent medical mission to Honduras to work on Zika virus education projects. This panel is free and open to faculty, students and the local community.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Dining director candidate open forum

The university community is invited to attend the open forum sessions for each of the director of Dining Services candidates. The first candidate is Carol Fletcher, who will be presenting from 2:15 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the State College Room, MAU. Watch for more information prior to the remaining candidate presentation times.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Free and confidential HIV testing

There will be free and confidential HIV testing for students meeting eligibility requirements. Professional, same-day testing will be from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, April 5 and April 12, in 431-434 LIB, and from 9 to 11 a.m., Thursdays, April 7 and April 14, in SHC. For more information, visit the Student Health Clinic website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
UNIBusiness Graduation Celebration

UNI's College of Business Administration will celebrate the graduating seniors of 2016 on Thursday, April 7, in the CBB Hall of Flags with a Class of 2016 Mixer. Light hors d'oeuvres and networking will start at 5 p.m., and an Alumni in Residence forum will begin at 6 p.m. in the John Deere Auditorium. All UNIBusiness students are invited to attend; dress is business casual.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
2016 Excellence in Liberal Arts Core Teaching Award nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberal Arts Core Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, April 8. For more information on the award, nomination process and faculty application process, visit the Liberal Arts Core website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Panel discussion of Pre-K through 12 education research

Dawn Del Carlo, Deborah Gallagher and Elana Joram will participate in a panel discussion titled "Education Research: What is it good for?" from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in 222 LNG. For more information, visit the CET website.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
We Are Survivors film

"We Are Survivors," a 15-minute film featuring the stories of survivors of sexual assault, will be shown at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in 137 MSH. A panel discussion focusing on ways to support survivors will follow.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Receive a free cookie from Insomnia Cookies

The first 1,500 students to complete the UNI Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey will receive a coupon for a free cookie from Insomnia Cookies. The survey was emailed Friday, March 25.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
CAB Mall of America trip

Campus Activities Board will host a trip to the Mall of America Saturday, April 2. Tickets for the trip are $10 plus $5 for a day pass to Nickelodeon Universe. Tickets are available through Friday, April 1, in the CAB office, MAU. A UNI ID is required; cash only for tickets.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Teach in China information meeting

The Study Abroad Center will hold an information meeting about teaching English in China at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in 007 GIL. Participants can earn three UNI credits through this program. The cost of the program has been reduced by scholarships and support from camp partners.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Kickoff to Financial Literacy Month

Kickoff Financial Literacy Month by attending the Panthers Achieving Financial Success Conference on Tuesday, April 5, in Rod Library. Sessions will be offered for both faculty/staff and students. Author and UNI graduate Adam Carroll will present "The Money Savvy Student" at 6 p.m., in the auditorium, LNG. The first 300 attendees will receive Adam's first book "Winning the Money Game." For more information and to register for any of the sessions, visit the Financial Aid website.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium will be Wednesday, April 6. Poster presentations will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Oral presentations will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting rooms, MAU. Creative performances will be from 6 to 9 p.m. in Davis Hall, GBPAC.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Pride Week 2016: Live Out Loud

UNI Proud will host Pride Week Monday through Friday, April 4 to 8. The Queer Monologues will be at 7 p.m., Monday, April 4; the Drag Ball will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 5; and keynote speaker Erika Ervin will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, all in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Christianity and Homosexuality will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the CME. There will be a progressive prom at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Crafting Panthers presents Stitch 'n Bitch

In celebration of Women's History Month, UNI Crafting Panthers will host a get-together at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, behind Chats, MAU. Participants can learn to knit, crochet or work on your own craft project.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Review Policy: 5.20 available for comment

Review Policy: 5.20 Professional and Scientific (P&S) Policies and Procedures - General Provisions is available for comment at the University Policies website until Tuesday, April 5.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
NSSE survey

First-year and senior students, check your MyUNIverse page for an invitation to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement. Share your experiences, and you’ll help UNI. Complete NSSE by Saturday, April 30, and you could win one of 20 prizes, including an iPad.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Full-time, on-campus summer positions available

The Department of Residence facilities team has a number of custodial, painter and maintenance assistant positions available this summer. Hours will be 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning mid-May through mid-August. Take advantage of a full-time, on-campus job this summer. Learn more and apply online at the DOR website.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Sign up, donate or fundraise for Relay for Life

There will be a Relay for Life UNI meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Relay For Life of UNI will be Saturday, April 9. There is still time to sign up for the event, donate to a student who is participating or continue fundraising to help fight cancer every day in every community.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Attend a Q&A session with Mayim Bialik

Students can attend a Q&A session with Mayim Bialik at 4:30 p.m., Monday, April 11, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are required for this event and can be picked up at all UNItix locations or by calling 273-7469. Tickets are also still available for Bialik's 7:30 p.m. lecture in the GBPAC.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
UNI CARES

Creating A Responsible Environment Showcase will be from noon to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in Old Central Ballrooms B and C, MAU. For more information, visit the UNI CARES website.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Women in Music speaker

The UNI chapters of Tau Beta Sigma and Sigma Alpha Iota will host Diane Vallentine, School of Music, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 31, in 116 RSL. She will discuss her experiences with music and her role as an influential woman in music. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. 

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Spring cleaning clothing drive

Sigma Alpha Iota will hold a clothing drive from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2, outside of RSL by the mosaic. All clothing received will be donated to the House of Hope and Salvation Army. No undergarments will be accepted.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
RodCon 2016 mini comic con

Rod Library will host the third annual family friendly mini comic con from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 2. Deborah Whaley, along with other panelists, artists, games, comics and more, will be included in this free public event.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Legislative update

Mary Braun, state relations officer, will hold a legislative update at noon, Friday, April 1, in the Old Gold Room, MAU.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
CME First Friday: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month will be celebrated from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, April 1, in the CME. First Fridays brings together the UNI community to celebrate art, food and culture in an inclusive environment. For more information, visit the CME website.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Chinese Language and Culture Association open house and social

The Chinese Language and Culture Association will host an open house and social from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in the University Room, MAU. The groups will share their accomplishments and information about their programs. Lunch and beverages will be provided.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Color It Blue 5K color run

Alpha Xi Delta will host AmaXIng Challenge, a 5K run/walk, on Saturday, April 2, to increase awareness and support for Austim Speaks. For more information, visit the Alpha Xi Delta website.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
UNI Red Cross Club blood drive

The UNI Red Cross Club will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, March 28, in the WRC. Donors should eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water prior to donating. Donors will receive a t-shirt. Register online at the American Red Cross website.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Mental Health survey

The Sophomore Think Tank is looking for survey respondents in order to collect stories for a video that will raise awareness of mental health and the UNI Counseling Center's services. Only general themes, not individual responses, will be used in the video. Share your story using this online form.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Apply to be a Words of Wisdom speaker

Do you have any words of wisdom to pass on to next year's freshmen and transfer students? We are looking for current students to feature as speakers in a new UNI Now session in August. If selected, you will have the opportunity to share lessons learned during your time at UNI with the incoming class as motivation for a successful start to their UNI experience. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, April 1.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Deborah Ball of TeachingWorks to visit campus

Deborah Loewenberg Ball from TeachingWorks will speak on “High-Leverage Teaching Practices” for teachers in K-12 schools from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, April 1, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Registration is free; RSVPs are requested. Lunch will be provided. For more information and to RSVP, visit the CET website.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Cat Crew applications now open

Looking for an opportunity to get involved? Cat Crew is a student volunteer group that helps with the UNI Now program and mentors new students as they make their transition to UNI. Find more information and the application at the First Year website under the tab "Become a Student Leader." Applications are due by 4 p.m., Friday, March 25.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Experience Summer @ UNI

We are ramping up online and on-campus course offerings at UNI this summer for current students, faculty and staff. Visit Summer@UNI and see how you can accelerate progress toward your degree, take full advantage of employment opportunities and expand your social and professional connections. Information is available about courses, financial aid, housing and much more.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Mascot tryouts

Do you have what it takes to fill the shoes of our mascots? Tryouts are a fun-filled experience and a great way to show off your school spirit. TC and TK tryouts will be at 7 p.m., Monday, March 28, in the West Towers Lounge. Visit the TC website for an application and additional information.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Eco+House exhibition

This exhibition has been created by spring 2016 EcoHouse students in partnership with the UNI Museum and UNI CARES. The inaugural performances will be from noon to 3 p.m., MAU, and at 3:30 p.m. in the UNI Museum, Wednesday, March 30. Performances and participatory works will be scheduled throughout the exhibit’s duration. For more information visit the library website.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
New volume of UNIversitas published

Volume 11 of UNIversitas features items on academic integrity, the Voting Rights Act, conflicting experiences of Israelis and Palestinians, the Cornerstone program, the contemporary moment in Holocaust remembrance and education, and more.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
UNI Museum gift store

The Friends of the UNI Museum gift store will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, on the main floor of Rod library. Shop for puppets, jewelry, educational kits and toys.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Family art exhibit

The Gallery of Art will showcase the Latino American children's exhibit "Family" Thursday, March 24, to Tuesday, April 19. The exhibit was organized by Wendy Miller and features artwork from students in Cedar Falls and Waterloo elementary schools. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 24, and is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Pesticide notification registry 2016

Faculty, staff and students who want to receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus should visit the Physical Plant website.

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016
Women's History Month keynote address

The Women's History Month keynote address will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21, in 112 SRL. UNI graduate Johnanna Ganz will speak on "(Dis)Embodied: Race, Body Size and the Construction of Hegemonic Femininity in Popular Media."

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016
Eat on campus during spring break

Biscotti's, located in Redeker Center, and the Food Court in Maucker Union will be open limited hours during spring break. The dining centers and other retail locations on campus will be closed. For a complete list of daily hours, visit the DOR website.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Gaming in Color documentary

Rod Library will host Gaming in Color, a documentary film about LGBTQ issues in the gaming industry, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in the Oak Room, MAU. The film focuses on lesbian, gay, transgender and queer issues in video games, gaymer culture and events, and the rise of queer themes in gaming.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Voices of Justice

The Cornerstone Program and TheatreUNI will present "Voices of Justice" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in the auditorium, LNG. "Voices of Justice" is a chance to hear the stories of UNI students as they confront racism, bigotry, ignorance and hatred. There will be multimedia, staged readings, and a question and answer session.

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