Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
SigEp Chapter information night

Learn more about the opportunities Sig Ep has to offer at chapter info night from 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 818 W. Seerley Blvd. (across from the Honors Cottage). For more information, check out our Facebook page.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Free tutoring services available

Visit the Academic Learning Center in 008 ITTC for free assistance with writing, math, science, and college reading and learning strategies. For more information, visit the ALC website or call 273-6023 to schedule an appointment.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Career Readiness

Stop by the Learning Commons in Rod Library from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, to have a free professional headshot taken and review your resume with Career Services. Professional attire is recommended; no appointment is needed. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
UNISTA auditions

UNISTA auditions will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the acting practice room, SWT. Students should arrive 15 minutes early to complete an audition form, bring one comedic monologue and 16 measures of a musical theatre song and be prepared to do a cold reading. For more information, visit Facebook or contact unistaboard@gmail.com. Show dates are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
UNI Speech Team information meeting

Are you interested in performance, competition, advocacy, politics and public speaking? Learn about joining the UNI Speech Team at 5:15 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, in 218 LNG. For more information, contact Sade Barfield.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
NI Democrats popsicle social

Join the Northern Iowa Democrats from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, on the rooftop, MAU, to register to vote, learn how to get involved with us and eat a popsicle. For more information, visit Facebook.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Free samples at the College Hill Farmers Market

Free samples will be available at the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, at the corner of W. 22nd St. and College St. Follow us on social media: Facebook and Instagram (College Hill Farmers Market), Twitter (@collegehillfm) and Pinterest.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Homecoming 2017: Panthers Awaken

Save the Date! Homecoming 2017 is just a month away: Oct. 1-7. Visit the Homecoming website (homecoming.uni.edu) for a full list of events and activities.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
TheatreUNI directing scene auditions

The theatre department's directing class will hold open auditions for class projects from 1 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. The auditions will be for a one performance, three- to five-minute scene directed by a TheatreUNI student. Those auditioning can prepare a one-minute monologue of their choice or read a provided piece the day of the audition. Sign up online (bit.ly/directing-auditions). For more information, contact Amy Osatinski.

Wednesday, Aug 30, 2017
Primary sorority recruitment reminder

Primary sorority recruitment will be Sept. 6-10. Visit the Student Life website to register. For more information, email sororitylife@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Community Engagement database input for 2016-17

Please report your 2016-17 community engagement projects on the Community Engagement website. This work includes, but is not limited to, service learning, internships, student volunteer projects, engaged scholarship, etc. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
UNI ScholarWorks receives more than 200,000 downloads

UNI ScholarWorks, UNI's institutional repository, has reached 200,000 downloads. UNI ScholarWorks highlights UNI faculty, staff and student success by collecting, preserving and making digital research and scholarly output more accessible. Items can now be discovered and viewed all over the world. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Rod Library Labor Day weekend hours

The library hours for the Labor Day weekend are available on the library’s website.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Rainbow Reception

This year's welcome back celebration for the LGBTQ+ community will be at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30, in GBPAC. All are welcome to attend. For more information, contact the LGBT* Center.

Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017
Volunteer Fair

The Volunteer Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 6, in Old Central Ballrom, MAU. Network with local nonprofit organizations, find volunteer experiences and enter to win $15 dining dollars.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017
Request a sexual assault prevention presentation

UNI’s advocate services are now provided by Riverview Center. OCEM and Riverview are working together to raise awareness to prevent and end sexual assaults on our campus. Help us by requesting a sexual assault-related presentation for your department, organization or class.

Thursday, Aug 24, 2017
McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is looking for enthusiastic and motivated undergraduate students from first generation and low-income backgrounds, or those from populations underrepresented in graduate programs, to help them prepare for admittance to Ph.D. programs. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
American Marketing Association kick-off meeting

Join the American Marketing Association at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 31, in 109 CBB, for free food and networking with fellow students. AMA is a non-profit business organization for future marketers. All majors are welcome.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
UNI Interpreters Theatre announces auditions for "In Real Life"

Auditions for "In Real Life" will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 29-30, in 040 LNG. "In Real Life" is adapted from Doctorow and Wang’s graphic novel. No preparation is necessary but dress for movement.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Apply to be a Morale Captain

UNI Dance Marathon Morale Captain applications will be available Thursday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 3. For more information contact Logan, director of morale.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
UNI Dining has immediate job openings

Still looking for an on-campus job? UNI Dining has immediate openings in the dining centers, Fresh Beginnings, 23rd Street Market, Chats, Maucker Union Food Court and Schindigs. Flexible scheduling and competitive wages! Apply online.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Self-defense for women

The Rape Aggression Defense Systems is a self-defense program that includes topics in personal safety, awareness of environment and risk prevention. Registration is now open. The cost is $25 and due the first night of class. Separate classes are available for residence hall houses and sororities. For more information, contact Stacy Davis.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
UNI Dance Marathon information sessions

Wondering what Dance Marathon is all about? Join us for one of our information sessions to learn how to get involved. Sessions will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, and 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 29, in 137 MSH.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Donut Social

Learn more about sorority life and fall primary recruitment from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, at the Campanile. Socialize and get your questions or concerns answered by the recruitment team and meet others who are considering recruitment.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Volleyball tryouts

The UNI volleyball team will host tryouts at 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 28, in the McLeod Center. Tryouts are for male practice players for the current season; players need to be enrolled full-time, have a current physical and have competitive volleyball experience. Female athletes can tryout for the spring season. Candidates must be a full-time undergraduate student; if selected, NCAA Eligibility Center Registration is required. For more information, contact Kalani Mahi.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017
Primary sorority recruitment

Want to find your home away from home at UNI? Join us for primary sorority recruitment Sept. 6-10. Register at the Student Life website. For more information, email sororitylife@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017
Fit Class Pass registration open

Registration is open for the Fit Class Pass. The cost is $50 for students and $60 for employees to attend all the fitness classes you want during the fall semester. Choose from more than 75 different classes taught by certified instructors. There is something for every fitness level.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017
Bash in the Stacks

Rod Library will host Bash in the Stacks from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24. Check out the library, play games, eat popcorn, be loud and meet your fellow Panthers. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017
Send your students to a Kaleidoscope performance

Encourage your students and classes to experience a Kaleidoscope performance of Chicken Dance, Sept. 25 or 26, with area students. Perfect for elementary and early childhood majors in connecting literature with the performing arts. This experience is free, but advanced RSVP is required. For more information, visit the Kaleidoscope: Chicken Dance webpage.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017
5th Annual UNI Harvest Festival

The UNI Panther Plot Student Garden will host the UNI Harvest Festival from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24. The festival will feature free food and music as well as highlight the work of students. A number of groups from across UNI will be participating and highlighting their sustainability and food related efforts. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Military and veteran students welcome back open house

There will be a welcome back open house for military and veteran students and their families from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Veterans Center, MAU. Important resources will be available. Ask questions, find resources and enjoy light snacks.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Art Exhibition: "In Good Time," Photographs by Doug DuBois

An exhibition organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and Hermés Foundation, Paris and curated by Cory Jacobs will be on display from Aug. 21 to Oct 30 in the Gallery of Art. At 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in 111 KAB, artist Doug DuBois will present a lecture about his work. An opening reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation for students enrolled in on-campus programs will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Solar eclipse viewing party

A solar eclipse will be visible, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 21. The campus will experience a partial eclipse lasting two to three hours. Looking directly at the sun is unsafe. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UNI-STEM and the Iowa Academy of Science will host a solar eclipse party where the eclipse can be safely viewed. For more information, visit the earth science website.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Moving in safely

Moving in is not only emotionally difficult but your body can undergo a lot of stress. Here are tips for being safe while moving. For more information, visit the Environmental Health and Safety website.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Theatre UNI auditions for fall shows

Theatre UNI auditions, open to all UNI students, will begin at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 20, SWT. No prepared material is required for students auditioning for the first time. Requirements are posted on the Theatre UNI website for students who have previously auditioned.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
Security Awareness: Are you practicing safe social networking?

Who else is online? Social media sites are not well-monitored playgrounds with protectors watching over you to ensure your safety. When you use social media, do you think about who might be using it besides your friends and connections? Some of the other users you may encounter are listed at EDUCAUSEreview.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
Changes to WFfi security certificate

Information Technology will install a new and updated security certificate for the WiFi-UNI and eduroam wireless networks on campus at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2. This is necessary to ensure continued secure connections for UNI students and employees. For information, please read this detailed announcement.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
Order 2017-18 parking permits online

Parking permits can be ordered online now through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15. This is also the deadline for permanent faculty and staff to choose the pre-tax monthly payroll-deduction payment option for the permit fee. This option applies to the G, Gm, A and B permits. You can purchase both a regular vehicle permit and a motorcycle permit, if needed. Permit sales at the parking window, 030 GIL, will begin Tuesday, Aug. 1. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
Free samples at the College Hill Farmers Market

Join us at the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 27. Julie Grunklee, Good Food Connections blogger, will provide a recipe with fresh produce. The Tea Cellar will provide free samples of tea.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
The solution to summer heat: water, rest and shade

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. With high summer temperatures expected this week, the Environmental Health and Safety Office would like to remind everyone to stay safe in the heat. Heat related first aid information can be found on the OSHA website.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
McNair Scholars Program Summer Research Symposium

The McNair Scholars Summer Research Symposium will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Aug. 4, in the CME. The symposium will feature UNI students from several disciplines who will present their undergraduate research conducted under the guidance of a faculty mentor. It is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website (https://web.uni.edu/mcnair/about).

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Security awareness: Think you’ve been hacked? Here’s how to shake it off

Compromised accounts happen. Quick identification and response can reduce the harm done to your account and your personal information. Read this Educause Review blog for clues to look for and steps to take when it happens.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation for students enrolled in on-campus programs will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. For more information, contact Susie Schwieger.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Cedar Hills prairie walk

Daryl Smith and Bruce Stiles will lead a prairie walk at 9:45 a.m., Saturday, July 22, at Cedar Hills Sand Prairie. Participants should meet at the Thunder Ridge Mall parking lot at 9:30 a.m. to car pool/caravan to the prairie. If driving to the prairie directly, it is located at the intersection of Butler and Mark roads. Park on the east side of Butler Road south of the intersection near the west entrance.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is looking for enthusiastic and motivated undergraduate students from first generation and low-income backgrounds, or those from populations underrepresented in graduate programs, to help them prepare for admittance to Ph.D. programs. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
UNI safety everywhere

From Lang Hall to Panther Village, safety is everywhere on campus. The Environmental Health and Safety office recently released a new map that details safety features across campus. The map can be found on the department's webpage.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Sidewalk closings: Begeman Hall and ITTC

Effective Wednesday, June 28, the sidewalk on the north side of Begeman Hall will be closed from the east end of the building to the East Bartlett Courtyard sidewalk on the west for storm sewer upgrades. The north entry of Begeman Hall will be closed except for emergency exiting. The sidewalk will be closed until the end of July. For more information, contact Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Capstone presentations on vampires, zombies and cyborgs

Capstone projects on young adult novels will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, June 27 and 29, at the Hearst Center for the Arts. "Warm Bodies and Thirsty" will be presented Tuesday and "Being and Coldest Girl in a Cold Town" will be presented Thursday. Favorite refreshments of the undead will be served.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
June is PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Day is Tuesday, June 27. Military and Veteran Services and Student Disability Services will have a table from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Maucker Union. There will be handouts on PTSD, teal ribbons and information about how fireworks can be a trigger for veterans with PTSD.

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