Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Balance Hot Yoga Studio fundraiser for Relay for Life

Join us for an hour of Hot Yoga Thursday, March 30. Donation is $10. Bring your own yoga mat or rent one for $2 for a great workout to benefit UNI Colleges Against Cancer.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
UNI Relay for Life pie in the face

UNI Relay for Life pie in the face will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, in Bani's parking lot. Cost is $3 to "pie" one person or $5 to "pie" two people.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
2017 Art Gay-la Exhibit

The LGBT* Center and Rod Library are hosting the 2017 Art Gay-la Exhibit Monday through Sunday, April 3-9, by the west entrance, LIB. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
UNI Relay for Life Bank Night

UNI Relay for Life Bank Night will be Thursday, March 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. Turn in your donations, get up-to-date information and pick up t-shirts.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Schindler Education Center Rededication

The rededication of the Schindler Education Center will take place at 3 p.m., Friday, March 31. A program will be followed by tours of the building and refreshments.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Violent Incident Defense Strategies training

UNI Police will host two V.I.D.S. training sessions on Monday, April 17, 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. Registration is required. For more information, contact Lt. Chad Walderbach.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Live Purple, Give Gold

Bring your PAW banks full of change from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, MAU, to benefit the Student Emergency Fund. Every PAW bank donation will be matched up to $10 by a donor.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Financial Literacy Month

April is Financial Literacy Month. The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has coordinated a variety of workshops to celebrate. Attend to gain valuable information and the chance for a $500 scholarship, as well as other prizes. Visit the financial aid website to register.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
UNI Spectrum Project presents 'The Color of Us'

The UNI Spectrum Project will present "The Color of Us" at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 2, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. The UNI Spectrum Project combines music, movement, drama and art for children with differing abilities. Admission is free. For more information, visit the spectrum project website.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
April CROW Forum

Dacia Oberhelman will present "Perceptions of Transgender Populations: An Educational Module to Increase Knowledge and Reduce Negative Attitudes" at noon, Monday, April 3, in 287 LIB. Dacia is the winner of this year's WGS Outstanding Graduate Paper Award.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
Holocaust survivor to speak

Peter Gorog, Holocaust survivor and retired NASA engineer, will give the 9th Annual Norman Cohn Family Holocaust Remembrance and Education Lecture at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, in 109 CBB. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017
'Fun Home' book discussion

The LGBT* Center will host a discussion of the graphic novel "Fun Home" by Alison Bechdel from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, in the Oak Room, MAU. The discussion is open to everyone. For more information, email the LGBT* Center.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Screening of 'The Good Lie'

UNI RISE (Refugee and Immigrant Support and Empowerment) and the UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education will show the movie "The Good Lie" at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 30, in the CME. The movie tells the story of four of the 20,000 “Lost Boys and Girls of Sudan” who walked thousands of miles to find refuge from the Second Sudanese Civil War and who eventually resettled in the United States. The event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
RodCon 2017

Join us for RodCon fun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, April 1, in LIB. The fourth annual mini comic con will feature artists, panelists, games, crafts, comics and more. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Alpha Delta Pi spaghetti dinner

Alpha Delta Pi invites you to a spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, at the College Hill Lutheran Church. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door. All proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
August Wilson Festival

The August Wilson Festival will be Friday and Saturday, March 31-April 1. There will be a moderated discussion of the significance of August Wilson's plays with special guest Lou Bellamy at 1 p.m., Friday, March 31, in 040 LNG. There will be a dramatic reading of "The Piano Lesson" at 7 p.m., Friday, March 31, in 040 LNG, with discussion following. Seating is limited; please allow 30 minutes for seating. Another dramatic reading of "The Piano Lesson" will be at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, at the Jubilee UMC Resource Center, 1621 E. 4th Street, Waterloo, with discussion following.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Sigma Tau Delta Lecture

Poet and editor Jeremy Schraffenberger will give the Sigma Tau Delta Lecture at 7 p.m., Monday, April 3, in 120 SRL. The title is "How Poetry Will Save Your Life." All are welcome.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
What If.... We Really Focused on Families, Mothers and Babies?

Social support, family leave policies and childcare will be explored in an interactive session led by Disa Cornish and Susan Roberts-Dobie from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 5, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. This fits part B for Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
On-campus book drive

Panthers for Pages is collecting used children's books for the Waterloo school district for students to keep. Please bring books to drop boxes in the Honors Cottage or Essentials in MAU by Monday, April 3. Monetary donations are also accepted. Panthers for Pages is a community engagement project through the University Honors Program, sophomore class of Presidential Scholars.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Vote for the Campy Neil Sandwich!

Tell us which sandwich creation should be the official UNI sandwich at Erbert & Gerbert's in Maucker Union. Submissions have been narrowed down, and now it's time to vote for the Campy Neil! Samples of the three finalist sandwiches will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until gone), Thursday, March 30, MAU, and Wednesday, April 5, at the Campanile (rain location: Redeker Center).

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Pride Week 2017

UNI Proud will host their annual Pride Week celebration Monday through Friday, April 3-7. Events include a drag show, literary performances, a dance party and more. Check out all the events on the Pride Week webpage.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Legislative update

Mary Braun, state relations officer, and Randy Pilkington, federal relations director, will host a legislative update at noon, Friday, March 31, in the Presidential Room, MAU.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017
American Red Cross blood drive

The American Red Cross and SAE will have a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Appointments can be made online and walk-ins are always welcome.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
SLC spring volunteer events

The Service and Leadership Council has volunteer opportunities. Volunteer Tuesdays are from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Green Iowa Americans George Wyth Park Clean-up will be April 4; Boys and Girls Club, April 11; and Northeast Iowa Food Bank, April 18. Stop and Serve events will be from 7 to 8 p.m., Mondays, April 3 and 17, in the Oak Room, MAU. Sign up in advance.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Spring Diversity Showcase 2017

The International Student Association will host the Spring Diversity Showcase at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. The show highlights campus diversity through a cultural talent show of music and dance, a fashion show and traditional activities from around the world. A variety of international foods will be available for sampling. Groups or individuals wanting to participate in the talent show should email ISA.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Speakers needed for Words of Wisdom program

Words of Wisdom, a UNI Now program, features speakers to motivate and engage students while helping them prepare for a successful college experience. We are seeking input for members of the university community who might impact incoming students. To apply or nominate a speaker, visit the Words of Wisdom webpage. The deadline is 11:59 p.m., Friday, March 31.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Reminder: orientation coordinator open forums

The presentations and open forums of the candidates for the Student Success and Retention orientation coordinator position are scheduled. Ali Jensen will present Thursday, March 23; Tyler Paul will present Friday, March 24; and Bailey Jimmison will present Monday, March 27. Presentations and open forums will be from 11 to 11:50 a.m. in 201 MSH.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
LGBTQ+ Clothing Closet

Are you doing spring cleaning? The LGBT* Center is organizing a free LGBTQ+ Clothing Closet Monday and Tuesday, April 3-4, at Threehouse. Gently used clothing should be dropped off at the LGBT* Center by Friday, March 31. For more information, email the LGBT* Center.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Women's History Month Speaker: Ralph Leck

Ralph Leck, Indiana State University, will present “Karl Ulrichs: Sexual Science and the Politics of Nature” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in 115 SRL.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Input needed for UNI's civic action plan

UNI has been working to strengthen, elevate and be more intentional about our community engagement work, including having it as an integral part of UNI’s 2017-2022 strategic plan. We want to hear your opinions. To learn more, visit the Community Engagement website.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Workshop production of 'I'll Be Seeing You'

UNISTA will host the workshop production of "I'll Be Seeing You" at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, in 108 CAC. The production is written and directed by student Colin Mattox. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Reminder: Cat Crew applications due March 24

The application deadline for Cat Crew is 4 p.m., Friday, March 24. Cat Crew members are undergraduate student leaders who facilitate UNI Now and provide an introduction to students transitioning to UNI. For more information, email UNI Now.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
We are Africa

Please join us at our Annual African Night from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, April 1, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The theme, "We are Africa," will highlight our history, celebrate our present and explore the possibilities of our future. There will be food, music and performances. Admission is free and open to everyone.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'

See the classic spaghetti western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," starring Clint Eastwood, at 7 p.m., Friday, March 24, in 111 KAB. There will be an optional discussion following the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Schindler Education Center Rededication

You are invited to celebrate the rededication of the Schindler Education Center at 3 p.m., Friday, March 31. A program will be held in the Dr. Ken Budke Family Auditorium in SEC, followed by tours of the building and refreshments.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017
Live on campus this summer for as little as $107/week!

If you are planning to stay in the area this summer, consider the convenience and affordability of staying in the residence halls. Summer housing is available in Panther Village and Shull Hall. All rooms are air conditioned! Students do not need to be enrolled in summer classes to live on campus during the summer. Students living on campus for 12 consecutive weeks will receive 15% off of the advertised rates, as low as $107 per week! Visit the Department of Residence Summer Housing page for rates and more information.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Panther Gaming Convention

Panther eSports will host the first Panther Gaming Convention from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 25, in GBPAC. There will be leisurely gaming activities, including video games, board games and card games. There will be Smash Brothers, League of Legends and Magic the Gathering tournaments.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
'Hidden Figures' movie screening

The Oscar-nominated movie “Hidden Figures” will be shown at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 27, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The showing is sponsored by Campus Activities Board, the Center for Multicultural Education, the chief diversity officer and the vice president of student affairs.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Art Gay-la call for submissions

The LGBT* Center is partnering with Rod Library for the 2nd Annual Art Gay-la, and we are seeking LGBTQ-related artwork of all mediums. Submissions will be displayed near the Book Bistro, LIB, during Pride Week, April 3-9. Bring your art to the LGBT* Center and complete a release form by 5 p.m., Friday, March 31, to have your art displayed. For more information, email the LBGT* Center.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Women's Fitness Night

The International Students and Scholars Office, the Wellness and Recreation Center, the Muslim Student Association and Student Wellness Services will host Women's Fitness Night from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 25, in the WRC. Activities include the climbing wall, rec pool, gym, racquetball and more. Instructors will offer free fitness classes. Please bring a dish to share in a potluck dinner.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
CFPL@UNI

Rod Library is seeking feedback about the CFPL (Cedar Falls Public Library) @UNI collection, a leisure collection of popular reading, video and audio materials provided by the Cedar Falls Public Library. Please provide feedback so we can better serve you.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Take courses this summer @ UNI

School’s IN for the summer! Online and on-campus summer course offerings for current students, faculty and staff are now available. Visit Summer@UNI and see how you can accelerate progress toward your degree. Course details and financial aid information are also available on the website.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
UNI Earth Day booth registration

The RRTTC will host the UNI Earth Day Celebration from 10 a.m to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 20, outside of Maucker Union. Organizations that are environmentally themed are encouraged to participate. Tables will be provided. Organizations are not allowed to sell any items. The registration deadline is Friday, April 14. For more information, call 273-3689.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Swishes For Wishes

The UNI Wishmakers will host Swishes for Wishes, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, Saturday, April 1, in the WRC. Registration will begin at 10 a.m. Age groups will range from school age to adult. Register online.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Avoiding plagiarism

A training session on avoiding plagiarism will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 28, in 301 LIB. There will be presentations and interactive discussion on topics related to ethical issues involved in research and scholarship. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Ethical Considerations in Research with Children with Disabilities

Susan Etscheidt will discuss ethical ideals of autonomy, beneficence and justice in research with students with disabilities from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, March 27, in 409 SEC. Registration is required. This fits Part A for Ethics in Scholarship certification. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017
Security awareness: security tips for traveling at home and abroad

We all like to travel with our mobile devices whether it’s to the coffee shop around the corner or to a café in Paris. These devices make it easy for us to stay connected while on the go, but they can also store a lot of information, including contacts, photos, videos, location, and other personal and financial data about ourselves and our friends and family. Here are some ways to protect yourself and others.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017
Diversity Colloquium: 'Immigrant Communities in the Cedar Valley'

Members of Cedar Valley Advocates for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (CVAIRR) will discuss some of the current rhetoric and misinformation about immigration and immigrants from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, in 301 LIB. Panelists represent legal, community/social service, academic and personal perspectives.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Youth Academy Cafe 2017 for international students

International students are invited to join the Youth Academy Cafe International Conversation from 2 to 4 pm., Friday, March 24, in the University Room, MAU. Participants will receive a gift bag and T-shirt. Snacks, soda and coffee will be provided. Registration is required. This event is part of a research study.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in developing literacy kits for the Cedar Valley Preschool from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, March 20, in the Oak Room, MAU. Come for as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

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