Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Seeking volunteers for FIRST Robotics Competition

The regional Iowa FIRST Robotics Competition is seeking volunteer safety glass attendants and crowd control volunteers for Wednesday to Saturday, March 23 to 26. If you are able to give a minimum commitment of four hours, contact the Iowa FRC Volunteer Coordinator.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
UNI climate survey

UNI is seeking feedback on the culture of the institution through an online survey. All students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to share their opinions and experiences about the university’s culture and attitudes. Check your email for a survey invitation. The survey will be open through Monday, March 21. Contact Kristin Moser for more information.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
What's your "why?" Check out Introspect

Introspect is a new student organization to help students think more introspectively about who they are and how they can use that understanding. The first meeting will be at 6 p.m., Monday, March 7, in 3 CBB. Pizza will be served. There will be no obligation to join.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Study Abroad in Chile information sessions

The Study Abroad Center will host two information sessions on the Culture Intensive Spanish Program (CISP) in Chile for this summer. Sessions will be from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, in 007 GIL, and from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 3, in 25 GIL.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
March 2016 issue of SH101 e-magazine is available

The March issue of SH101 is available. Included are tips for eating well on campus and information about the "Spring into Wellness" event scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in Maucker Union. 

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Majors in Minutes Spotlight

The Office of Academic Advising will hold a Majors in Minutes Spotlight from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. and 7:20 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in the lower level meeting rooms, MAU. Featured majors will be public relations, family services, communication disorders, interactive digital studies, health promotion and communication. Seniors, alumni, student organization representatives and faculty will be available to answer questions. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Nominate faculty members

UNI Now is adding a new session in which faculty are invited to share words of wisdom with new UNI students. Nominate one or more faculty who you think would engage and motivate new students, and give them great advice about college success. Nominations are due by Tuesday, March 8.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
Mayim Bialik lecture tickets

Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik will speak at UNI's Gallagher Bluedorn at 7:30 p.m., Monday, April 11, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Admission to the formal lecture is free; tickets are required. Tickets will be available: March 1 and March 2 for UNI students only; March 3 and March 4 for students, faculty and staff; and March 7 for the general public. Tickets will be available at all UNItix locations or call 319-273-7469.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
Enriques's Journey community read

The Rod Library is hosting a community reading of "Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother." Join others in the Cedar Valley in exploring this gripping, thought-provoking novel through a series of community reads. All meetings listed are open to the public.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
Local food and film festival

A local food and film festival will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 5, at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet local farmers, sample food and purchase products. Admission is free. Films will be shown throughout the day.

Tuesday, Mar 1, 2016
Out of the Darkness Campus Walk fundraisers

Cedar Valley Art and Wine will hold a fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 5. Insomnia Cookies will hold a fundraiser on Monday, March 7. Orders can be placed at the store on College Hill or online. Funds raised from both events will benefit UNI's Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to support suicide prevention and research.

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
CLACA member recruitment

The UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association is a student organization accepting new members and has open leadership positions. For more information, contact Steven Timm, president.

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Trivia contest

Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS) and the UNI Veterans Association (UNIVA) is sponsoring a trivia contest. Stop in at the center Monday through Friday, March 1 to 30, and answer a trivia question; questions will change daily. Each question is worth various points and the person with the most points on March 31 will win a prize package worth $50. The contest is open to students, faculty and staff. No purchase is necessary.

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Dining coffee survey

Dining Services is conducting a survey about the brands of coffee served on campus. Complete the survey and let us know what brand(s) of coffee you would like to see at your favorite retail and dining locations around campus.

Thursday, Feb 25, 2016
Out of the Darkness Campus Walk fundraisers

Buffalo Wild Wings will have a fundraiser from open to close Monday, Feb. 29. Click here for an event coupon. Cedar Valley Art and Wine will have a fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday, March 5. Funds raised from both events will benefit UNI's Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to support suicide prevention and research.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Red Cross Club fundraiser

The Other Place on University Ave. and College Hill will host a fundraiser for the American Red Cross on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Order any 16-inch pizza, mention the Red Cross and part of the proceeds will be donated; offer good on dine-in or carry-out orders.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
NSSE survey

First year and senior students can check your UNI e-mail or your MyUNIverse page for an invitation to complete the National Survey of Student Engagement. Completing NSSE lets you share your experiences at UNI and enters your name into a drawing for prizes, including an Ipad.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Indoor cycling instructor training and fit class pass

Recreation Services will have an indoor cycling instructor training session from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, in 85 WRC. The cost is $80 and is open to the public. Participants will learn class format, cueing, proper set up and safety precautions on the bikes. Sign up for a fit class pass; there are more than 40 different classes. The cost is $50 per semester.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Wonka's Fun Factory

Campus Activities Board will have a Willy Wonka-themed event from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be carnival-style games based on the characters of the movie. Prizes will be awarded and there will be a chocolate fountain. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Spring Break Pay It Forward Tour

Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) will host a trip to Washington, D.C. during spring break. The week consists of service projects, traveling, new friends, and building leadership skills. Contact uni@stlf.net for more information.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Waterloo Blackhawks hockey tickets

Campus Activities Board has free Waterloo Blackhawks hockey tickets. The game is at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28, at Young Arena, Waterloo. Tickets can be picked up from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 24 to 26, in the CAB office, MAU. A student ID is required.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Beers to You and Gourmet Too

Beers to You and Gourmet Too, a fundraiser for Gallagher Bluedorn, will at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28, at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, Waterloo. For more information and tickets, visit gbpac.com/beerstoyou.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
College Hill Partnership seeking applications

The College Hill Partnership is accepting applications for a coordinator. The coordinator is in charge of the day-to-day activities of the organization and works to accomplish group goals and initiatives. This is a paid internship. Deadline for application is Wednesday, March 2. For more information and to apply, go to the UNI job board. 

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Dinner and a show

Campus Activities Board will host comedian Tracey Ashley at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The first 100 students will receive a free spaghetti dinner and desert.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Northern Iowa Wishmakers fundraiser

Coldstone Creamery will have a fundraiser for Northern Iowa Wishmakers from 6 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 1. A portion of the proceeds during that time will be donated to help grant a wish for a child fighting a life-threatening medical condition.

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Out of the Darkness Campus Walk fundraiser

Buffalo Wild Wings will have a fundraiser from open to close Monday, Feb. 29. Funds raised will benefit UNI's Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to support suicide prevention and research. Click here for an event coupon. 

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Don’t miss We Are One UNI

We Are One UNI is this week. Join the Panther family to make an impact at UNI. Participate by visiting We Are One UNI. Track progress on Facebook and Twitter.

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Women in Research Brown Bag: External Funding

AAUW for UNI will host the Women in Research Brown Bag from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Feb. 29, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Kerri Robinson, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will discuss the external grant process.

Tuesday, Feb 23, 2016
Register for Safe Zone Ally training

The Safe Zone Ally program is a campuswide opportunity designed to support the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. Remaining training sessions are from 10 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 8 and from 1 to 3 p.m., Friday, April 8. Registration is required; spaces are limited.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Galentine's Day celebration

Women's and Gender Studies will celebrate Galentine's Day Friday, Feb. 19. There will be cupcakes to decorate and props for taking photos. Donations in support of Pro-Choice Wisconsin will be accepted. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
We Are One UNI

The Panther family is encouraged to join together for We Are One UNI from Monday to Friday, Feb. 22 to 26, to learn about the difference private support makes at UNI, make an impact on UNI and thank those who have given their time, talent and treasure to UNI.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Live on campus this summer

Summer housing is available in Panther Village, ROTH and Shull Hall, all with air conditioned rooms. 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 $103 per week. Visit the Department of Residence Summer Housing page for rates and more information.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
CAB presents Susanah Cahalan

Campus Activities Board will host Susannah Cahalan at 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 18, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The American author and journalist will talk about her experiences detailed in her bestselling book, "Brain on Fire." A Q&A session and book signing will follow the presentation.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Out of Bounds: Cyber Bullying

"Out of Bounds," a play and conversation about cyber-bullying, will be at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the GBPAC. This is a free, non-ticketed event. The play weaves together video, drawn illustrations and interviews to tell the stories of kids stuck on the outside and the adults who feel powerless to help them. A panel discussion will follow. 

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Teach English in China

Students can earn three UNI credits by teaching English in China through the Summer Camp in China program. Airfare, room and board will be paid by camp partners. Information sessions will be at 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22, in 007 GIL, and at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, in 009 GIL.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Le Tour de Dance

Le Tour de Dance will be from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be performances by UNI Ballroom/Swing as well as information about study abroad programs and the mission of UNI Dance Marathon. International foods will be served. A group dance lesson will be offered. The event is free and no partner or dance experience is needed.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Intuitive eating workshop

An intuitive eating workshop will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 8, 22 and 29. Intuitive eating is an approach that helps to create a healthy relationship with your food, body and mind. Registration is required. For more information contact Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Overcoming Obstacles to Create Positive Change

Jeffrey S. Copeland will present Overcoming Obstacles to Create Positive Change at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Scholarspace, LIB. He will discuss three of his books. 

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
ONCE Musical at Gallagher Bluedorn

Use your student ticket to see the Tony Award-winning musical, ONCE at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 21, at GBPAC. Based on the 2007 film, ONCE is a love story that captivates audiences from the very first note. Tickets can be picked up at the box office with a student ID.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Public relations expert Karmen Johnson

PRSSA will host public relations expert Karmen Johnson at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22, in the auditorium, LNG. Johnson has more than 20 years experience working in public relations, corporate communications and creative services. Her diverse career includes positions with Starbucks, Expedia, Inc. and Edelman, the world's largest public relations agency.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
Supply Chain Forum

The Supply Chain Forum will be from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Slife Ballroom, COM. This free conference features speakers from the Port of Milwaukee, John Deere, Kryton Metals, Warren Transport and UNI. Registration is required.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
Latino Americans Episode # 5: Prejudice and Pride

"Latino Americans: 500 Years of History Episode 5 Prejudice and Pride" will be at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 22, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. A discussion will follow the screening.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
UNI CLACA and Chad's Pizza

UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association and Chad's Pizza are teaming up for a joint fundraising event. From now until Monday, Feb. 29, order any medium or larger pizza, dine in or carry out, mention UNI CLACA and Chad's Pizza will donate 10% of the proceeds to UNI CLACA.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
The Gene Project

The Gene Project will take place Monday to Friday, Feb. 22 to 26, during Youniquely Beautiful Week. The project encourages people to get rid of jeans that don't fit and love yourself as you are. Donate gently used jeans until Wednesday, Feb. 24, in 104 WRC.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
Diversity Means... art exhibit

The Diversity Means art exhibit is on display at Rod Library until the end of February. The intention for this exhibit is to generate easy conversation for the public about diversity through beautiful art and a great avenue for open discussion.

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
Ignite the Cancer Conversation

Catherine Zeman, HPELS, will be one of several speakers at Ignite the Cancer Conversation on Thursday, April 7. Registration is required. For more information, contact Lori Seawel.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Annie at the Gallagher Bluedorn

Use your student ticket to see the Tony Award-winning production of "Annie" at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 14, at GBPAC. Hear iconic songs like “Hard Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.”

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
The New Asylums: Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

Rod Library and Student Disability Services will host the second in a series of films and discussions surrounding disability as a social justice issue from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, in the CME. Panelists include members of the local mental health and criminal justice systems.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
#RECday @ the WRC

The WRC will host the third annual REC Day in conjunction with the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 19. Activities will include broomball and ice fishing on the pond, XC skiing and paddleboard yoga in the pools. There will be drawings for prizes.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2

The Campus Activities Board will show "Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 11, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

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