Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

Visit the MyUniverse News archives for information published prior to January 2013.

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.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Cat Crew applications now open

Looking for a great leadership opportunity? Join Cat Crew! Cat Crew are undergraduate student leaders who facilitate UNI Now (the program following New Student Orientation) and provide an introduction to students transitioning to UNI. Applications are due by Friday, March 24. For more information, email UNI Now.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
2nd Annual Run4UNI

The 2nd annual Run4UNI will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 29, on the UNI campus. Runners can register for the 1-mile or 4-mile option, finishing inside the UNI-Dome. Race participants will receive a t-shirt and post-race food and beverage. UNI students receive a $5 discount. All proceeds will benefit the Panther Scholarship Club. For more information and to register, visit Trekman Racing.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Live in Lawther!

Rooms are still available in the newly renovated suites in Lawther Hall, and students can select a room for fall 2017. Students currently living on campus can login to their housing contract to see available spaces. Students currently living off campus can call 319-273-2333 or visit the Department of Residence in Redeker Center to be placed in a room in Lawther. For room layouts and pricing, visit the Lawther webpage.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Cuisine and Confessions at Gallagher Bluedorn

Experience cirque, original pulsating music, live cooking and more with Cuisine and Confessions at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in GBPAC. This unique show has something for everyone; request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
No Inside UNI during spring break

Inside UNI will not be published next week due to spring break. The deadline for items for the March 21 faculty/staff issue is noon, Monday, March 20. The deadline for items for the March 22 student issue is noon, Tuesday, March 21.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Continuing Education and Special Programs has moved

Effective Wednesday, March 8, the offices of Continuing Education and Special Programs will be temporarily relocated to the Nielsen Field House, 1901 Campus Street, while the CEEE undergoes renovations. For more information, please call 319-273-5970.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
#MauckerMovies: 'La La Land'

Campus Activities Board is bringing the Oscar-nominated film "La La Land" to campus! There will be one showing at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Doors open at 6:45 with a pasta bar and cookies.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Green Zone Training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 24, in the State College Room, MAU. The training is for faculty, students and staff who want to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. To register, contact Norman Ferguson.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
UNI's Elementary Literacy Conference to feature author/illustrator Anne Sibley O'Brien

The 49th annual Elementary Literacy Conference will be held Friday, April 7, in the Schindler Education Center. The conference will feature best-selling author and illustrator Anne Sibley O'Brien and will focus on the theme "Open Arms, Open Hearts, Open Minds: Inclusive Teaching and Classrooms That Welcome ALL!" A pre-conference will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. The conference is free for UNI students and faculty; registration is required.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
2017-18 FAFSA workshop

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will host a workshop to help current students fill out their FAFSA for the 2017-18 school year from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, in 134 ITTC. Staff will be available for general questions, help with verification and more. Computers will be provided. If possible, please know your FSA ID, your parent's FSA ID (if applicable) and bring any documents related to your 2015 tax information. Registration is encouraged, but not required. For more information, call 319-273-2700.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Juror Lecture: Susan Chrysler White, artist

The juror for the Gallery of Art's 2017 "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" is Susan Chrysler White, painter and public art sculptor as well as professor of art at the University of Iowa. Her lecture will be at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in 111 KAB.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Anxiety screening reminder

A reminder that the Counseling Center will offer anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in 103 SHC. Screenings are open to all students, staff and faculty. No registration is required. For more information, contact Gretchen Honsell. gretchen.honsell@uni.edu

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
"Let's Talk!"

“Let’s Talk” is an opportunity for students to have a brief, informal consultation with a counselor. It is for students who are curious about counseling and for students with specific concerns that can briefly be addressed. Sessions will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, March 3 and 31, and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 7 and 21, in 311/312 LIB.

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
Cedar Valley Local Food and Film Festival

The 2017 Cedar Valley Local Food and Film Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 4, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial Street. Admission is free. Attendees can enjoy popcorn and a feature film, sample and purchase local food, learn about CSA subscriptions and get the 2017 Buy Fresh Buy Local directory. There will be reserved parking.

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
Security awareness: Securely using mobile apps

This month's issue of OUCH! is "Securely Using Mobile Apps" with good advice for anyone who uses a smart phone or tablet.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Chik-Fil-A Relay For Life Spirit Night

Chik-Fil-A will have a Relay for Life Spirit Night from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8. Come out and support Relay for Life. There will be cow appearances and prizes. Chik-Fil-A will make a 15% donation of the total sales on behalf of your specified group.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Hunt for the Wilderpeople'

The Film Appreciation Club will watch the New Zealand adventure comedy film "Hunt for the Wilderpeople" at 7 p.m., Friday, March 3, in 111 KAB. Come see one of the most critically acclaimed films of 2016, and stay for a brief discussion following the movie. All are welcome. For more information, visit the club's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Self-defense class

The Public Safety department will host a women's self-defense class for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The class will be from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, April 4, 6, 11 and 13, 204 WRC. The class will consist of a discussion on personal safety, practicing physical defense strategies and a final simulation exercise where the student will be dressed in protective gear to apply what they have learned through scenarios. Please register in advance in 101 WRC. The cost is $25. For more information, visit the RAD Systems website.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Call for models

The Textile Apparel Association is looking for models of all shapes and sizes for the Catwalk 25 fashion show Saturday, April 22. No experience is necessary. There will be open calls from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 2, Monday, March 6 and Thursday, March 9, in MAU. For more information, contact Kennedy Elliott.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Trivia contest

Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS) and the UNI Veterans Association (UNIVA) will have a trivia contest in March. Stop by the Veterans Center, 111G MAU, Monday through Friday, March 1-30 (except spring break), and answer a trivia question. For more information, contact MVSS.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
New Oxford Shakespeare Online trial subscription extended

​Rod Library has a trial subscription to New Oxford Shakespeare Online. The deadline for feedback has been extended to Friday, March 31.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
PRSSA panel discussion: 'The Campaign to Change Direction'

PRSSA will host a panel discussion, "The Campaign to Change Direction," at 4 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, in the University Room, MAU. Mental health professionals and student leaders will lead a conversation to change the culture of mental health at UNI. Hear from professionals and students about the signs of mental suffering and how you can make a difference. For more information, visit the PRSSA website.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
March CROW Forum

Catherine Palczewski will present "Parades, Pickets and Prison: Embodied Arguments for Woman Suffrage, 1913-1919" at noon, Monday, March 6, in 287 LIB.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Anxiety screenings

The Counseling Center will offer free and anonymous 50-minute anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, in 103 SHC. Participants will listen to a short presentation, take the screening and have the opportunity to meet privately with a counselor to review their results. The screenings are open to all students, faculty and staff. No registration is required. For more information, contact Gretchen Honsell or call 319-273-2676.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Special election for special issues

Login to MyUNIverse Tuesday and Wednesday, March 7-8, to vote in the NISG special election regarding constitutional amendments and other special issues.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Dance Marathon Big Event

Join UNI Dance Marathon for their sixth annual Big Event Saturday, March 4, in MAU. Register from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, March 1-2, and 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, March 3, in the Old Gold Room, MAU. Registrations will also be accepted at the event. Cost is $35.

Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon nominations due March 17

Nominations for the 13th Annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon are due Friday, March 17. To nominate a nonprofit organization, nonprofit leader or student for an award, visit the UNI-Nonprofit website.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Science 2.0: Transparency and Openness as the Keys to Solving the Reproducibility Crisis

What does the "reproducibility crisis" in science mean, and why is everyone so concerned about it? Katherine Corker, UNI alumna, will provide an overview from 3 to 4 p.m., Monday, March 6, in 301 LIB. Registration is required. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents 'Boys Will Be Boys'

"Boys Will Be Boys," a show about the relationship between masculinity and violence, will be at 7:30 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, March 2-4, in 040 LNG. Admission is free but seating is limited. This production contains mature language and situations.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
What If.... School Districts Valued Good Food as an Essential Part of Education?

Jodie Huegerich will discuss the benefits of school districts including more local foods in their schools from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 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, Feb 28, 2017
[your response matters]

There will be performance-based workshops rooted in making art, community and play Monday through Friday, March 20-24. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit the communication studies website.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
WGS 40th Anniversary Celebration

The Women's and Gender Studies Program will celebrate their 40th anniversary on campus as part of the CME's First Friday series. Celebrate with them from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, March 3, CME. Food, music and photo opportunities will be provided.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Rod Library spring break hours

Rod Library spring break hours are posted on the library website. Patrons can check out materials and enter the building until ten minutes to the closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
The Red Basket Project

Northern Iowa Feminists will have a feminine hygiene products drive in March. All donations will be given to local women's charities. All feminine hygiene products, including tampons, pads, menstruation cups, etc., will be accepted. Collection boxes will be in LIB, WRC, MAU, 235 SAB, 225 SAB, the LGBT* Center, CME and the Hagemann Hall office. For more information, email brennaw@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Canceled: Book sale for Blank Park Zoo

The book sale scheduled this week to benefit the Blank Park Zoo has been canceled.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
OSF 101: Introduction to the Open Science Framework, including Data Archival and Pre-Registration

Katherine Corker will introduce the Open Science Framework, an online project sharing and collaboration initiative, and will demonstrate how to set up and manage research activities from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, in 102 SAB. Registration is required. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
TPC Restoration and Management Seminar Series

The first in a series of restoration and natural management seminars will kick off at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 2 at the Tallgrass Prairie Center. Ryan Schmidt, land stewardship director for Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, will discuss "Considering Agricultural Lands in the Process of Restoration."

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Spread the Word to End the Word

Student Council for Exceptional Children and Best Buddies will host "Spread the Word to End the Word" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, March 1-2, MAU. Stop by our table to make your pledge to end the use of the R-word. There will be a parent panel at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 2, in the University Room, MAU. For more information, visit our Facebook page.

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
UNI Alert test scheduled for March 2

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m., Thursday, March 2. Make sure your emergency information is updated and correct.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017
CANCELLED: Book sale for Blank Park Zoo

This event has been cancelled.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
In-Formation: What Beyoncé Can Teach Us About Race and Religion

Join the Explorers of Religion for a lecture by Cara Burnidge at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, in 115 SRL. A brief discussion will follow the presentation. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Chicago Memories

Local artist Chaveevah Banks Ferguson will lead a discussion of her work and life at 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, on the main floor, LIB. Her paintings are on display in the library until Sunday, March 5. An artistic door prize will be awarded to one contestant. For more information, contact Julie Ann Beddow at 319-273-6256 or visit the library website.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
BIEDA Eating Disorder Awareness Week meeting

Join BIEDA from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 2, in the Oak Room, MAU, to see the journey from a healthy person to a full blown eating disorder to eating disorder recovery to intuitive eating.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Major Spotlight

The Office of Academic Advising will host Major Spotlight Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the lower level meeting rooms, MAU. Eight majors will have a 40-minute presentation by seniors, club officers and interns. Social work, environmental science, marketing, digital media, criminology and LYHS will be featured from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. Psychology, TESOL, digital media, marketing, LYHS and criminology will be highlighted from 7:20 to 8 p.m. This event is open to all students, particularly freshmen and sophomores. Popcorn and pop will be provided.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Youniquely Beautiful Week eating disorder panel

There will be an eating disorder panel discussion at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, in 109 CBB. Eating disorders are not just about losing weight. They are complicated, misunderstood and dangerous. Come listen to personal experiences of struggle and hope. Professional staff will discuss resources for help and guidance. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program or if you would like more information, contact Joan Thompson at 319-273-2137.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Jack Hanna's 'Into the Wild LIVE' at Gallagher Bluedorn

See “Into the Wild LIVE!” at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, GBPAC. Host Jungle Jack Hanna takes you on a worldly adventure in the Great Hall, complete with live animals! Request your student ticket at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Pages