Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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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.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'In the Mood for Love'

Join the Film Appreciation Club to watch Wong Kar-wai's critically acclaimed drama "In the Mood for Love" at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, in 111 KAB. There will be a brief discussion about the movie following the screening. Admission is free. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Spring 2017 Graduation Fair

Students graduating this spring or student teaching in the fall should attend the Graduation Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. You will be able to access resources from the Office of the Registrar, University Book and Supply, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and more. Come prepared to take a picture with Lifetouch and record a message for your friends and family.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Soccer and socializing

Join the Office of International Programs and Center for Multicultural Education at 1:45 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, CME, to watch the Real Madrid game against Villarreal. All are welcome. Snacks will be provided. Find us on Facebook.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
RHA Life Size Game Night

Play your favorite childhood board games from 7 to 10 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28, west lounge, TOW. Play super sized Candyland, Twister, Jenga and Trouble! Lots of fun, candy and prizes! For more information, visit the RHA Facebook page.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
'Wall of Comic Art' call for art

It is not too late for students, faculty and staff to submit any 2-D medium comic artwork by Wednesday, March 1 for the "Wall of Comic Art" exhibit. The artwork will be on display on the main floor of Rod Library during March.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Galentine's Day

Join the Women's and Gender Studies program to celebrate friendship. Decorate a cookie and make a friendship bracelet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, in MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
DRUMline Live at Gallagher Bluedorn

See DRUMLine Live at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, in GBPAC. From the makers of the hit movies comes this explosive show celebrating the historically black college and university marching band experience. Request student tickets at the ticket office. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Reminder: Differentiating Diamonds workshop

Join other motivated students for a preparation workshop and learn to stand out in the crowd. Email Emily Nelson to express interest by Monday, Feb. 20.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making flash cards and workbooks for refugees from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Reminder: Live Like a Student begins Feb. 20

Remember to register for Live Like a Student. The next session begins Monday, Feb. 20. Space is limited. Participants will receive a Live Like a Student t-shirt and the chance to win a $500 scholarship.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Pride Week 2017

UNI Proud will host Pride Week Monday through Friday, April 3-7. Visit the UNI Proud website for a list of events.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Film Appreciation Club: 'Harold and Maude'

The Film Appreciation Club will watch the romantic dark comedy "Harold and Maude" at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, in 111 KAB. There will be a brief, optional discussion following the movie. Admission is free and all are welcome. For more information, visit the Film Appreciation Club's Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Be The Match kick-off meeting

Be The Match will have a kick-off meeting at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. This is a new UNI student organization with a mission to help find the cure for leukemia patients around the world.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
PTSD Awareness Conference

The UNI Veterans Association will host the inaugural statewide PTSD Awareness Conference, Wednesday, March 29. The conference will cover PTSD that originates not only from military experiences but also sexual assault and other traumas. For more information, contact Chris Kennedy or visit the conference website.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
NISG presidential/vice presidential and senatorial debate

The president, vice president and senator candidates for the 2017 student body election will answer questions generated by students from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, MAU. This is an opportunity to learn more about the candidates. There will be a town hall session following the debate.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Learn Japanese this summer

Study in Akita, Japan, this summer during a 6-week, 6-credit program. This Japanese language intensive program will give students the opportunity to experience the Japanese language and culture. For more information, stop by the Study Abroad Center in 28 GIL.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
Teach English in China

Interested in doing something fun this summer? Go to China! The Study Abroad Center has a few spots open for students to participate in a month-long program. You can earn three UNI credits (TESOL 1086) and experience teaching in a classroom. For more information, stop by the Study Abroad Center in 28 GIL.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Green Zone training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 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, Feb 14, 2017
“Teachers on Tables” round table discussion

The TESOL Club will host a "Teachers on Tables" round table discussion about teaching techniques in language education from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, in 287 LIB. Participants will broaden their knowledge about different language teaching topics.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
A Celebration of the Motown Sound

The George Walker Society of Music presents "A Celebration of the Motown Sound" from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, in the lobby, GBPAC. The fundraiser event includes live performances, video clips, Motown memorabilia and dancing. Bring your albums and memories!

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Spring powerlifting competition

Recreation Services will host the 2nd Annual Powerlifting Competition at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 22, in the athletics weight room, WRC. The competition is open to all UNI faculty, staff and students. The cost is $25. The lifts will include max squat, bench and deadlift. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or email Rochelle Koehnen.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Security awareness: learn what it takes to refuse the phishing bait

Cybercriminals know the best strategies for gaining access to UNI’s sensitive data. In most cases, it doesn’t involve hackers rappelling from a ceiling’s skylight and deftly avoiding a laser detection system to hack into your servers; instead, they simply manipulate a community member. According to IBM’s 2014 Cyber Security Intelligence Index, human error is a factor in 95 percent of security incidents. Read more at EDUCAUSEreview.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Create the official UNI sandwich at Erbert & Gerbert's

Enter for your chance to create the "Campy Neil," the official UNI sandwich at Erbert & Gerbert's in Maucker Union! Build your sandwich any way you want it, then submit your recipe. The submission deadline is Friday, March 3. Three finalists will be chosen for the campus community to vote on at the end of March.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Love Your Major

Visit the Office of Academic Advising table from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, MAU, and fill out a heart sharing why you love your major or loved your major as an alumni or staff member. Share a Snapchat video of why you love your major for a chance to win a gift card.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards luncheon and nominations

Save the date for the Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards luncheon Thursday, April 6. The contributions of local nonprofit organizations and nonprofit leaders will be recognized. For more information and nomination forms, visit the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance website.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Center for Social and Behavioral Research 50th anniversary celebration

Join the Center for Social and Behavioral Research faculty, staff and students for a 50th anniversary celebration from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 9, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Jim Wohlpart will give opening remarks at 3:30 p.m., followed by a brief keynote by Gene Lutz, CSBR director emeritus. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
Nominations open for Engaged Campus Awards

Nominations are open for the Engaged Campus Awards through Iowa Campus Compact. For more information, visit the Iowa Campus Compact website. Please notify Julianne Gassman if you nominate someone.

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017
CIEP receives 10-year reaccreditation from CEA

The Culture and Intensive English Program has been granted a 10-year reaccreditation from the Commission for English Language Program Accreditation (CEA). They are the premier accrediting body for post-secondary intensive English programs and are known nationally and internationally. For more information, visit the CEA website.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Legislative update

Mary Braun, UNI state relations officer, and Randy Pilkington will host a state and federal legislative update at noon, Friday, Feb. 10, in the State College Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Love a Donor

Stop by Maucker Union from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 14, to write cards to university donors thanking them for their contributions to your UNI education. Students writing a card will receive free cookies and a button.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Walk the Labyrinth

Walk the labyrinth anytime from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., every Tuesday beginning Feb. 14, in 185/187 WRC. Walking the path of the labyrinth allows for relaxation, reflection, meditation, creativity and inner peace. It's free, and no registration is necessary.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
One-minute film contest

The Digital Media Program and the Department of Communication Studies is having a one-minute film contest (not including main title and end credits). The deadline for submission is Thursday, March 9. First prize is a GoPro Hero. For more information, contact Philip Hopper.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Love your major?

Come to Maucker Union, Tuesday, Feb. 14, to show your love for your major. This is an event that promotes why students take pride in their chosen major and promotes the love UNI students have for the majors offered.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
ISA Valentine dance 'Midnight Under the Moon'

The International Student Association (ISA) will host a Valentine dance, "Midnight Under the Moon," from 8 to 11 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Join ISA for a night of dance, music, food and prizes. Admission is free and open to all students.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Check out the February issue of Student Health 101

The February issue of Student Health 101 is available on the Student Wellness website.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
"Empty Bowls" work day

Everyone is welcome to come to the ceramics lab, 126 KAB, Friday, Feb. 10, to make a soup bowl to donate to the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Cedar Valley Food Pantry, a program of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Work sessions will be at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Clay for the bowls and assistance will be provided.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Registration is open for the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

Registration is open for the Out of the Darkness campus walk on Saturday, April 1. The walk supports the research, education and prevention of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For more information, contact OutofthedarknessUNI@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
Darwin Week 2017

Darwin Week, hosted by the UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers, will be observed Monday through Friday, Feb. 13-16. The event promotes skepticism and reasoning on various subjects such as religion, politics and science. There will be faculty speakers throughout each day beginning at noon with a keynote speaker each night at 7 p.m. The lectures will be in the University Room, MAU.

Wednesday, Feb 8, 2017
CAB concert

Campus Activities Board (CAB) will have a free concert, featuring the Maine, for all students, faculty, staff and the public at 8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Student Life website.

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