Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Study Abroad Capstone in Peru

Complete your capstone in Peru during summer 2018! To learn more, attend an information session at 3 p.m., Wed., Nov. 1, in 7 CBB. Visit the Study Abroad website to start an application for this or another study abroad program.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Donate to United Way

Stop by the northwest corner of Maucker Union between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7 to donate to United Way. For each dollar a student donates, they will receive one entry into a raffle to win a one-week “G” parking pass in the Gilchrist lot or a $15 UNI Dining gift card.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Wellness Wednesday: Sleep to Be Your Best

Learn tips for a good night's sleep from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the conference room, SHC. No registration is necessary. For more information, email Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Sports Business Club speakers

The Sports Business Club will host speakers in November. Doug Nelson, CEO of the Cedar Rapids Kernels, will speak at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Kip Elliott, EVP and CFO of the Minnesota Twins, will speak at 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 9, in 131 CBB. For more information, email Trevor Hilkin.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
UNI Mobile Print

UNI Mobile Print is a service that allows students, faculty and staff to upload documents from their personal or university-owned device and release it at any Panther Print Station across campus. Learn more on the IT Using UNI Mobile Print webpage.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Donate a Dollar

The UNI Red Cross Club will accept $1 donations for hurricane relief from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, in MAU.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Hearst Lecture Series: Tim Dodd

Tim Dodd will present "How a Soviet Space Suit Changed My Life (STEAM)" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 7, in 301 LIB. Dodd describes himself as a space evangelist who works with companies like SpaceX and NASA. The Everyday Astronaut is an art project that went rogue and now has become a vessel of communication on YouTube and Instagram. The public is welcome.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Residence hall open houses and housing fair

Today from 2 to 4 p.m. Trying to decide where you want to live next year? Visit our housing fair in Redeker Center to compare on vs. off campus, find out what's new for 2018-19, let us help you set roommate groups and more. You can also tour Jennings Court Apartments #3938, Lawther Hall, Panther Village and ROTH Apartments.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
November CROW Forum

Join the Women's and Gender Studies Program at noon, Monday, Nov. 6, in 287 LIB, for the next CROW Forum. Heather Jerónimo will present "Religion as a Gendered Tool of Spanish Colonialism in Equatorial Guinea."

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Discuss topics that impact students at World Café

Join the Department of Residence Inclusive Communities Team for World Café at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8, in 216/217 SEC. Participate in engaged discussion on a variety of topics that impact students on this campus. It's a different approach to learning about diversity, how to talk about diverse issues and self-reflection on one’s personal values. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Candidate roundtable

Thomas Heckroth, candidate for the first congressional district in Iowa, will be on campus from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Join Thomas and the NI Democrats for a roundtable discussion to share your input, concerns and questions.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Flu shot clinic reminder

The last walk-in flu shot clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, in SHC.

Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017
Tell us what you think about campus dining services

UNI Dining Services is conducting a customer satisfaction survey to rate these campus favorites: 23rd Street Market, Biscotti’s, Book Bistro, Chats, Essentials, MU Food Court, Piazza, Rialto and Schindigs. For each location you survey, your name will be entered in a drawing for one of five chances to win $50 worth of dining and retail purchases on campus. Complete the survey online and use login code 124 plus your UNI ID#. The survey is open through Friday, Nov. 10.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: Blackout Friday

Join Black Student Union for a meet and greet with African-American faculty and staff BSU allies from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, CME. To commemorate our past, present and future, wear all black that day. A group picture will be taken at noon.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: BSU bonding event

Strap up your bowling shoes and join BSU for bowling from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at Cadillac Lanes, 650 La Porte Road, Waterloo. If you need transportation, meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Gilchrist Hall parking lot to depart at 6:45 p.m. BSU membership dues must be paid to attend at no cost. The cost for non-members is $11.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
LIB 3159 Creating Wikipedia for the Arts (74957)

Rod Library has a new credit course that will meet from 10 to 10:50 a.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Students will create and improve Wikipedia articles about the visual, performing and applied arts while critically engaging with diversity and representation issues in the free encyclopedia. Students must be of sophomore standing. More information about the class is available on the library website.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: Wild 'n Out Wednesday

Black Student Union will have Wild 'n Out Wednesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the auditorium, LNG, as part of My Black Is Beautiful Week. Participants will be divided into teams, and each player has one minute to complete the task at hand as they compete against other teams to win the most points and receive a prize.

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
General election voting

Gilchrist Hall has been designated as a polling location for the Nov. 7 general election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Certain parking meters on the west side of Gilchrist Hall will be designated for voters only. Questions can be directed to Joe Tyler at 273-2712.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
Policies review

The policies 3.20 Posthumous Degree and 'In Memoriam' Certificates and 8.05 Posting of Non-Commercial Signs and Displays are available for review and comments until Thursday, Nov. 9.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
International Games Week

Rod Library, Panther eSports and Panther Tabletop are teaming up to participate in International Games Week. Video and tabletop gaming events will be from 2 to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday, Oct. 30-Nov. 3, in 287 LIB. Thursday's events will begin at 3 p.m. For more information, visit the library website.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Food, sex, alcohol and more

Are you interested in topics such as alcohol education, sexual health, intuitive eating, body image, stress management and more? Student Wellness Services provides a variety of interactive health-related programs ranging from 30-60 minutes in length. To make a request, see our program descriptions.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: "House"

Join the Film Appreciation Club at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in 111 KAB, for their annual Halloween costume party. We'll be watching the 1977 cult Japanese horror film "House." There will be pizza, pop and prizes. Admission is free and all are welcome. Bring your friends and dress in your best spooky costumes.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Trans parent: The journey of our son born in a girl's body

Jennifer Christiason, registered nurse and nursing educator at Allen College, and Kyle Christiason, family physician, share the journey of their son who was born in a girl's body from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Elm Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
UNI Dance Marathon Annual Orange Party

Join us at our Annual Orange Party from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, on upper courts 5 and 6, WRC. Come for free pizza, games and the chance to meet many of our amazing Miracle Kiddos! For more information, contact Logan.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Wellness Wednesday: Coping with stress

This session, from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 1, in SHC, will assist participants in identifying the causes and symptoms of stress in their lives and become aware of a variety of positive coping strategies. No registration is necessary. For more information, contact Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
UNI Proud presents Dragaganza

This Halloween drag show is at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in the Auditorium, LNG. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Dress code is your best Halloween costume, but not required. For more information, visit the Facebook page.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Language and meaning: how do words get their meaning?

Examine the sensitivity and essence of language with the Philosophy Club at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, in 2089 BAR. We will be questioning how words get their definition, what gives them meaning and how we understand them.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: BSU Treat and Chill

Black Student Union is hosting Treat and Chill as part of My Black Is Beautiful Week at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, CME. Invite your friends for a chill, spooky Halloween night with free candy, popcorn and socializing.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
My Black is Beautiful Week: Melanin Monday

The Black Student Union is hosting My Black is Beautiful Week with events each day. Melanin Monday will be at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30, MAU. Keyah Levy, assistant director of the CME, and panelists from BSU and Northern Iowa Student Government will discuss black professionalism and being black in a PWI.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Satellite voting location

There will be a satellite voting location from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25, MAU, to vote in the city council and mayoral election. You can register at the voting location if you are not already registered.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Nightmare in Piazza

There will be a fright-filled lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Piazza Dining Center. Enjoy a special Halloween-themed menu while dining among ghouls and goblins. This annual tradition is a must-see!

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
"An Inconvenient Sequel" screening

The nationwide screening of Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Sequel" will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, in 109 CBB. Gore will be live-streamed at the beginning of the event and will answer several questions submitted by viewers. The screening is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Teach UNI presentation: How to Teach Content Analysis

Join the CETL to see the CAT classroom in action. Qingli Meng will discuss how she taught content analysis in a research methods class in the CAT classroom at 3 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30, in 1043 BAR.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Halloween Hoopla! concert for kids of all ages

Halloween Hoopla will be at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30, in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This spooktacular Halloween-themed event will feature students of the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Rebecca Burkhardt. Dracula's Guide to the Orchestra is a concert for children of all ages. Costumes are welcome. This event is free and open to the public and is approximately one hour in length.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
It’s time to decide where you’ll live on campus next year!

Recontracting begins next week for current students to select their room on campus for the 2018-19 academic year (this includes students currently living off campus as well). Take a moment to visit the Department of Residence’s recontracting page. You will find information on our housing fair, open houses, contract help, as well as the recontracting timeline, FAQs and a link to the housing and dining contract.

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Halloween party

The International Student Association will host a Halloween party from 8 to 11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be a DJ. Send song requests from your country, including the title and artist, to isa@uni.edu. Food will be provided, and prizes for best costume will be awarded. Join us for a thriller night!

Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017
Photos needed of military and veterans

The UNIVA will display photos of military and veterans during November in Rod Library. Everyone is invited to submit photos to the Military Veterans Students Services office by Friday, Oct. 27. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
UNI Interpreters Theatre presents "In Real Life"

What happens when in-game and out-game collide? What happens when in-game becomes IN REAL LIFE? Shows at 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 26-28, and at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29, in 040 LNG. Reserve your tickets through Eventbrite.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
Checking UNI Gmail through an app or client? Changes coming Nov. 1

Starting Wednesday, Nov. 1, UNI will require a higher level of security for your UNI email using a protocol called OAuth 2. If your client doesn’t use this security today, it will not be able to connect Nov. 1. IT is working to identify clients or devices that are affected by this change and communicating with those users. For more information or to configure your client, visit the IT website for information on connecting.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
Drug Enforcement Administration unwanted drug drop off

The Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by getting rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28. The service is free and anonymous. Drop-off locations are: Cedar Falls Police Department, 220 Clay St., Cedar Falls; Greenwood Drug Inc., 2104 Kimball Ave., Waterloo; and Covenant Family Pharmacy, 2710 St. Francis Dr., suite 101, Waterloo.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
Applications being accepted for Spectrum Project Buddies

Spectrum Project, a movement, music, drama and art program for children with differing abilities, is accepting student buddy applications for the 2018 spring season. For more information and to apply online, visit the Spectrum Project website.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
Part II: Advanced Qualtrics training

The Office of Institutional Research & Effectiveness will host an advanced training on the Qualtrics software tool from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 3, in 109 SAB. Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn more about reporting within Qualtrics, how to set up email triggers after surveys are completed, when to use display and skip logic in your survey and more. This is the second part of our two-part series. You can attend one session without attending the other. RSVP before 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
One-woman show highlights international student concerns

"They Call Me Q," a one-woman show, will be presented at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. No charge for admission. The show is the story of a girl from Bombay growing up in the Boogie Down Bronx, seeking balance between cultural pressure and wanting acceptance into the American culture.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
President's Diversity Common Read

There is one more opportunity to join a book group reading "White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide," led by Carissa Froyum and Rachel Bruns. The group will meet from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6, in 1043 BAR. If interested in joining the group, email Carissa Froyum in order to receive a copy of the book.

Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017
Fall 2017 Commencement ceremony

The Commencement ceremony for the fall semester will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, in the McLeod Center. For more information about graduation and Commencement, visit the Registrar website.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
Part I: Introductory Qualtrics training

The Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness will host an introductory session on the Qualtrics software tool from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27, in 109 SAB. Participants in this hands-on workshop will learn about getting access to Qualtrics, exploring the basic survey-building tools, creating a simple survey and then viewing survey results. This will be part one of our two-part series. You can attend one session without attending the other. RSVP before 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 26.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017
Open textbook adoptions at UNI

Students saved $129,715 last year with open textbook adoptions! Are you interested in learning how you can adopt open textbooks in your classroom? Join the CETL for a faculty panel discussing how they adopted open textbooks at noon, Wednesday, Oct. 25, in 301 LIB.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
TheatreUNI launches season with "The Aliens"

"The Aliens," written by Annie Baker and directed by Richard Glockner, opens at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. The lives of three young outsiders intersect in the grubby backyard of a Vermont coffeehouse in a delicate and subtly observed drama chronicling the characters' struggles to survive, connect and find meaning in their lives. Mature content (14+). This production contains smoking of non-tobacco products. Visit TheatreUNI for show dates and ticket information

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Understanding the Ace, Aro and Lith Spectrums

Join the LGBT* Center at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the LGBT* Center, for a panel discussion on understanding identities within the asexual, aromantic and lith spectrums. For more information, email Hailey Hatch.

Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making fleece tie blankets for Eye of the Needle from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 23, in Ballroom C, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

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