Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Monday, Oct 9, 2017
Become a Yoga instructor

Yoga instructors are wanted. This informative workshop gives you the tools to create Vinyasa Yoga classes. Training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 14 and 15. Fee is $150; open to the public. More information is on the Recreation Services website.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017
Walk for Freedom Cedar Falls

At 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 14, the Service & Leadership Council is hosting a walk to raise awareness about human trafficking at Overman Park in Cedar Falls. To register, go to www.a21.org/cedar-falls. Contact Shanda Davis for more information.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017
UNI Opera presents 'Riders to the Sea' and Gilbert and Sullivan

At 7:30 p.m., Oct. 12 and 13, in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall, UNI Opera will present scenes from "The Gondoliers" by Gilbert and Sullivan and the one-act opera "Riders to the Sea" by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Tickets are available at UNItix and at the door. 

Monday, Oct 9, 2017
STLF Coldstone fundraiser Oct. 11

STLF is hosting a Coldstone fundraising event and will be scooping ice cream from 6 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct.11. Proceeds go to help fund the Spring Break Pay it Forward Tour, so bring your friends, grab some ice cream and learn more about STLF.

Monday, Oct 9, 2017
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents 'Animal Rites'

"Animal Rites" is a one-man show by guest artist Christopher Collins, LSU, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 12, on 040 LNG. The performance brings the relationship between human and nonhuman animals to the forefront. Reserve your tickets through Eventbrite

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017
Check out the littlest Panthers showing their UNI pride!

The UNI Child Development Center will have a mini parade around campus at 11 a.m., Friday, Oct. 6, by the library and heading toward SEC. CDC staff and children (3 months to 6 years old) will parade in their UNI purple, Panther pride capes and have light sabers to support the Homecoming theme. Come watch, give us a wave and cheer on your Panthers!

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Security Awareness - Secure Yourself and Others Online

Read about five simple steps to secure yourselves and others online: social engineering, passwords, patching, anti-virus and backups. Read the details in the October edition of OUCH! 

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Diversity Colloquium: Strategies for Teaching Power and Privilege in the University Classroom

Join us for T. Elon Dancy II's presentation discussing frameworks for thinking about (and acting within) systems of power as they shape teaching and learning in college classrooms at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 11, in 301 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL website.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
You're Invited: Tennis Complex Ribbon Cutting

UNI, in collaboration with the City of Cedar Falls and the Cedar Falls School District, will host a Tennis Complex Ribbon Cutting at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the corner of 19th and Campus Street.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Camp Adventure informational pizza party

Camp Adventure will host an information session from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, in the State College Room, MAU, for students interested in working overseas with youth in a camp setting.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

UNI has embarked on a journey to add an extra layer of protection to institutional and personal data through multi-factor authentication (MFA). During October, EBiz users will begin to be added to the MFA participants. Other IT areas will be added to the MFA suite over the coming year. For more information, visit the multi-factor authentication webpage.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Leadership Assessment Center for Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services

Are you interested in working with children and traveling the world? Contact staff.development@campadventure.com to apply for Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services. There are opportunities available for spring, summer and fall of 2018. Leadership Assessment Center interviews will be Saturday, Oct. 14.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Fall 2017 Graduation Fair

Are you graduating in the fall? Let us help you prepare for graduation and sign up to win great prizes! The fall 2017 graduation fair will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
Fight with a Bite with UNI Dance Marathon

Awaken your hunger and come out to Fight with a Bite from 7 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at the corner of College and W. 23rd Streets. UNI Dance Marathon will serve pretzel bite baskets for $5 to raise money for kids fighting life-threatening illnesses. For more information, email Madison.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
UNI Catering and Events is hiring

Looking to pick up some extra hours working on campus? Catering is in need of dining service assistants to help set up, serve and clean up on-campus catered events. Earn up to $9.50 an hour and the opportunity to graduate to high-profile positions, such as working at the president's house, bartending and management. Learn more and apply at the DOR website.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
PRSSA membership dues

Students interested in becoming a PRSSA member should pay their dues by Monday, Oct. 16, by cash, check or on www.squareup.com/store/uni-prssa. For more information about joining, visit the PRSSA website.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017
What is skepticism?

UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers and the Philosophy Club will discuss the significance and practice of skepticism at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Thompson Commons, BAR. They will collectively analyze the origin and history of skepticism, along with notable skeptics throughout the ages.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
Wright Hall soffit restoration

Physical Plant staff will begin painting the exterior soffit at Wright Hall Tuesday, Oct. 3. This will necessitate the closing of some walkways and building entrances. For more information, visit the Physical Plant website.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
The Clothesline Project 2017

The Women's and Gender Studies Program and the Center for Violence Prevention will participate in the Clothesline Project Oct. 9-13 to raise awareness for violence against women, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations. For more information, visit the Clothesline Project webpage.

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
New program accepting applications

The Masters of Athletic Training Program (M.ATR.) is accepting applications via ATCAS. This program is for aspiring athletic trainers; no current certification necessary. For more information, visit the athletic training webpage or contact Kelli Snyder.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017
Engage, Empower, Act: A Cedar Valley Conference on Diversity and Inclusion

UNI will host a conference on diversity and inclusion Friday, Oct. 13. The "Diversity and Inclusion Mindset" will be from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Slife Ballroom, COM. "Education, Advocacy and Policing: Supporting a School-to-Success Pipeline" will be from 2:30 to 5 p.m., at the YWCA in Waterloo. Both sessions are free and open to the public. For more information and to register, visit the Diversity Matters website.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Pay by Phone app available for select parking meters on campus

Beginning Monday, Oct. 2, at select parking meters, students, faculty, staff and visitors can pay for parking with their smartphones using Parkmobile’s mobile app for iPhone, Android, Windows and Blackberry phones or via a toll-free number. For more information, visit the Public Safety website.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "Blade Runner"

Before the release of the long-awaited sequel, "Blade Runner 2049," see the original "Blade Runner," starring Harrison Ford, at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29, in 111 KAB. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Club meeting

Are you interested in teaching English as a second language or want to learn more about what the field offers? Join us for our first meeting of the semester from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, in the Thompson Commons room, BAR. For more information, email tesolclub@uni.edu or coatesh@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Provost's Sustainability Series: Majora Carter

Majora Carter will present "Home(town) Security" at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Her pioneering social-enterprise work connects community engagement, diversity and sustainability issues as our communities adapt to cultural pressures. Students are encouraged to attend a meet and greet with Carter at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, in 301 LIB.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Travel the world with Study Abroad

An African safari, hiking through the Amazon rain forest. Does this sound appealing to you? These are just a few of the activities that study abroad students experience while earning academic credit for their major, minor or LAC. Stop in at the Study Abroad Center, 028 GIL, to visit with us about what your next adventure might be. For more information, call 273-7078 or email study-abroad@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Flu shot clinics

Campus flu shot clinics will begin Wednesday, Sept. 27. The cost of the flu shot for students is $30 and can be filed with your insurance. Please bring current insurance information with you. For clinic dates and more information, visit the Student Health Clinic website.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Philosophy Club meeting: "What is Moral Responsibility?"

Are you curious about free will and determinism? Do you ever wonder if you are responsible for your beliefs? Discuss moral responsibility with Reza Lahroodi, Philosophy Club adviser, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, in 2089 BAR. Food and drinks will be provided. You do not have to be member of the club or a philosophy major to attend.

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
PAW collection

Bring your PAW banks to the Commons from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 4, to benefit the Student Emergency Fund.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
Reminder: Panther Pacers 20th Annual Homecoming 5K Run/Walk

Join us to kick-off Homecoming with the 20th annual Homecoming 5K run/walk. The race starts at 8 a.m. Registration is $20 and includes a long-sleeved t-shirt. Register online.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
Hearst Lecture Series: Sarah Jaffe

Sarah Jaffe will discuss her book "Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the ScholarSpace, LIB.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
October CROW Forum

The first CROW Forum of the academic year will be at noon, Monday, Oct. 2, in 287 LIB. Alison Altstatt will present "Wilton Abbey in Procession: Women on the Move in Medieval England."

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
Avoiding plagiarism

Deanne Gute and Ellen Neuhaus will lead this session, focusing primarily on how to avoid plagiarism of others’ work as well as one’s own, from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, in 301 LIB. They will also discuss collaboration in authorship and appropriate dissemination. Registration is required. For more information, email Emma Welch.

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
Mary Beth Tinker and Free Speech

Mary Beth Tinker is the "Tinker" behind the pivotal Tinker v. Des Moines (1969) Supreme Court case, which established that students' rights to free speech didn't end at the "schoolhouse gate." She will speak at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3, in 115 SRL. For more information, contact Maggie Miller.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Friends of Tallgrass Prairie Center sip and paint event

The Friends of the Tallgrass Prairie Center will host a painting event at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, at Cedar Valley Art and Wine, 309 Main Street. All painting supplies and snacks are provided. For more information, contact Staci Mueller.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
UNI Qualtrics webpage

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness has a new Qualtrics webpage located on the RSP website. The previous Qualtrics access form has been updated; refer to the "Request Access" link on this page to use Qualtrics for future research. The new webpage also has information related to creating and disseminating your Qualtrics survey, how to share your survey and links to other Qualtrics tips and tricks . For more information, email Megan Vogt-Kostner.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Cedar Valley Stuttering Group

Join us as we go beyond stuttering to explore what lies beneath the surface. This campus and community support group meeting is open to any adults who stutter and their family members. The group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Roy Eblen Speech and Hearing Clinic, CAC. For more information, contact Majed Al'Harthi or Lindsey Leacox.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Ethical data management presentation

Helen Harton, psychology, will present and discuss ethical issues in data storage and management, as well as how to ethically author and present your results using various methods of dissemination, from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, in the Oak Room, MAU. This fits Part A of the Ethics certificate. Registration is required.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Aligning Student and Faculty Perceptions of Rigor webinar

Join the CETL at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 27, in 378 LIB, for an online seminar that “will explore the disconnect between teacher and student definitions of rigor and explain how you can bridge the divide in your classroom.” More information is available on the Magna website.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Linkedin Workshop for Digital Professionals

American Advertising Federation will host a Linkedin workshop with adviser Matthew Wilson from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, in 138 ITTC. If you don't have a LinkedIn profile and are considering creating one, join us to learn how it will benefit you in online networking with professionals and alumni in your field.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making diapers for Haitian infants with nonprofit Many Hands for Haiti from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Animal-assisted therapy speaker

The Masters of Social Work Student Association will host Susan Vallem at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21, in 134 Sabin. Vallem is a professor of social work at Wartburg College and will be speaking about animal-assisted therapy. This event is open to all students. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
TAPP Association and Uprising magazine hurricane relief drive

The Textiles and Apparel Association and Uprising Magazine will host a clothing and food drive for the victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Donations of clothing and canned goods will be accepted from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 20-21, in MAU.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "The Princess Bride"

To celebrate the film's 30-year anniversary, the Film Appreciation Club will screen "The Princess Bride" at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, in 111 KAB. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the Film Appreciation Club Facebook page.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Pre-Occupational Therapy Club meeting

If you're interested in a career in occupational therapy, join the Pre-Occupational Therapy Club from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, in 101 MSH. We will discuss plans for the year. Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP to sellsc@uni.edu or tuchecaa@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
What the Library Can Do For You: Leading Students to Quality Sources in the Information Age

Join the CETL and Rod Library from 3 to 4:15 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, in 282 LIB, to discuss how students use the library and how UNI librarians can assist you in making the best use of information resources for your courses.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Thinking About Graduate School (TAGS)

Thinking About Graduate School (TAGS) will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 25, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. TAGS includes presentations on the application process, financing graduate school, and a Graduate Faculty and Graduate Student Panel. This event is for students who are considering graduate or professional education at UNI or another university.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Give a Spit Week

Want to save a life? Sign up to be a bone marrow donor. UNI Be The Match will hold a donor drive Tuesday to Thursday, Sept. 26-28, in MAU.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
Sale of surplus goods

Looking for computer or office equipment and furniture at reduced costs? Sales of surplus goods are held from noon to 2 p.m. the first and third Thursday every month at the UNI warehouse, 2412 W. 27th St. Items for sale include used computer towers, monitors, computer accessories, office chairs, printers and more. The next sale is Thursday, Sept. 21. Items for sale are available on the Public Surplus auction website. UNI-specific items for sale are also posted on Public Surplus.

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
Bicycle parking

The Environmental Health and Safety Office reminds everyone not to park bicycles in front of building entrances. This presents an egress problem in the event of an emergency. More information on bicycle parking regulations can be found in the UNI Parking Manual.

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