Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
Reminder: 2016 Diversity Colloquium Nov. 30

The 2016 Diversity Colloquium will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, in 301 LIB. Kim Baker is the speaker and will explore how issues such as search and seizure, conspiracy laws, militarization and mandatory minimum sentencing have affected people’s lives along lines of race, class, gender and citizenship.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
FTK talent show

UNI Dance Marathon leadership team will have a talent show from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. They will show their best skills and auction an item of their choice. Proceeds will benefit the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
Chad's Pizza 'Giveback Day' for UNI Dance Marathon

Chad's Pizza on the Hill will have a "Giveback Day" from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30. Mention UNI Dance Marathon and part of the proceeds will go to Dance Marathon and the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
GradFest 2016

Graduating seniors are invited to GradFest from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, at Social House on the Hill. Stop in for free pizza, pop, a gift from the UNI Alumni Association and your chance to win great prizes!

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
De-stress with Dance Marathon

De-stress before finals with UNI Dance Marathon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU. There will be free treats, coloring pages, stress balls and hand massages for $1.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Sponsor a Shining Stars student for the holiday

Consider sponsoring a girl in the UNI after school program Shining Stars for Christmas. Students are in grades one through six in Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Items to donate include gloves, hats, socks, UNI t-shirt, UNI bag, a doll of different ethnicities/races and arts and craft materials. For more information, contact Gloria Kirkland Holmes or call 319-273-2007.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Adopt-A-Family Giving Tree

UNI's Kappa Delta Pi chapter is sponsoring a Giving Tree to support five needy families from Orange Elementary School and one family from UNI. Unwrapped items indicating to which family the item is to be donated (family 1, family 2, etc.) can be put in the gift box near the east entrance of Rod Library. The deadline for donations is Tuesday, Dec. 6, although the group will accept donations through Tuesday, Dec. 13. Sign up online to donate. Adopt a Family 1. Adopt a Family 2. Adopt a Family 3. Adopt a Family 4. Adopt a Family 5. Adopt a Family 6. For more information, email Makayla Knight.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Road closure update

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 22, the previously announced road closure at West 27th Street and Ohio Street will go into effect. All sidewalks and parking lots will remain accessible. The recently completed Illinois Street construction project provides an alternative vehicular route.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Looking for multiple generations of UNI teachers

If you are a current student in the teacher education program and you have had a parent or grandparent -- or better yet, both -- graduate from the College of Education here at UNI, please email Blake Ruane. University Relations is looking for Panther families with multiple generations of teachers who have graduated from UNI.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Powerlifting competition

Recreation Services will have a powerlifting competition from 7 to 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, in the athletic weight room, WRC. The competition is sponsored by Complete Nutrition and is open to students, faculty and staff. Male and female weight classes are available and lifts include max squat, deadlift and bench press. For more information and to register, visit the Recreation Services website or email Rochelle Koehnen.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Advocates for Alzheimer's chili feed

Advocates for Alzheimer's will have a chili feed from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Wesley Foundation. Take a study break, grab some friends and enjoy a warm bowl of chili. Cost is $5 per meal and all proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association: ECI Chapter.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making fleece hats for Cedar Valley Friends of the Family from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Rock the Stacks

It's time to Rock the Stacks! We'll get loud with the Evan Stock Band, Dishwater Blonde and Pets with Human Names at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, LIB. Let's give thanks for all the amazing music the Cedar Valley has to offer.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
'Rudolph the Musical' at Gallagher Bluedorn

He’s the most famous reindeer of all…and he’s coming to Gallagher Bluedorn! See "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical" at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, and Thursday, Nov. 17. Visit the box office to redeem your student ticket. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
'Foreigner - The Hits Unplugged' at Gallagher Bluedorn

“Hot Blooded” and “Juke Box Hero.” You know the hits, now watch them live and unplugged at Gallagher Bluedorn! See "Foreigner - The Hits Unplugged" at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19. Visit the box office to redeem your student ticket. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Expand your access to online courses and pay UNI tuition

Through the Iowa Regent Online Course Sharing project, degree-seeking students can select online courses offered by Iowa State University and the University of Iowa while paying UNI tuition. For more information and a list of available courses, visit the Distance Education website.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
UNISTA's Got Talent

UNISTA presents "UNISTA's Got Talent!" at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Bertha Martin Theatre, SWT. Enjoy a night of entertainment featuring UNI's most talented artists. Admission is free with a student ID. For more information, email UNISTA.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Improve your technology experience at UNI and win Dining Dollars

Technology is important to your education. Help improve technology services and win one of ten Dining Dollars gift cards! Check your email for a link to complete the “Fall 2016 Student Technology Survey” to help make UNI technology even better. The survey closes Friday, Dec. 2.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance open house

Learn about the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 107 HPC. Faculty and current students will be available to answer questions and share personal stories. Apple cider and cookies will be served. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Auditions for 'Into the Woods'

Auditions for the Theatre UNI/Gallagher Bluedorn production of 'Into the Woods' will begin Monday, Nov. 28, and are open to all UNI students. For more information, visit the TheatreUNI website.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Policies available for comment

Policy 9.23 Budget Fund Transfer Requests has been proposed for deletion and review policy 9.22 Budgeting and Financial Management Responsibilities are both available for comment on the policies website.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Minute to Win It

The Study Abroad Center will host "Minute to Win It" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. The event consists of a series of competitive games, each lasting about one minute, in which contestants will vie for prizes. For more information, visit the Study Abroad Center website.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Rod Library Thanksgiving holiday hours

Thanksgiving holiday hours are available on the Rod Library website. Patrons can check out materials and enter the building until ten minutes to 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, Nov 15, 2016
Rare Books 'Petting Zoo'

When was the last time you touched a 15th century manuscript or looked at a 1900s photograph through a stereopticon? Encounter the treasures from the Rod Library Special Collections and Archives through an up-close, interactive exhibit from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
Nominations open for Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award. Nominate staff who work in the Division of Student Affairs for this prestigious award. More information and the nomination form can be found on the Student Affairs website. Nominations are due Thursday, Dec. 1.

Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016
McElroy Fellowships

McElroy Fellowship candidates must intend to pursue a Ph.D. and be a Dec. 2016 or May 2017 graduate with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $10,000 per year for three years to help defray education costs. In addition to an above-average academic record, students will be evaluated on their character, leadership and general interests. Potential applicants should contact Bryce Kanago to express interest and discuss eligibility. The application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017.

Monday, Nov 14, 2016
Film Appreciation Club: Pan's Labyrinth

As part of International Education Week, the Film Appreciation Club will watch and discuss the Spanish-language fantasy/war film "Pan's Labyrinth" and how it relates to youth empowerment. The screening will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, 111 KAB. Admission is free; everyone is welcome.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
Reaffirmation Statement

Jim Wohlpart, interim president, has published a reaffirmation of UNI's commitment to nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The full statement can be found online.

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
Audrie and Daisy screening

A screening of “Audrie and Daisy,” a Netflix documentary about sexual assault, will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in GBPAC. The film includes the stories of two American high school students, Audrie Pott and Daisy Coleman, who were sexually assaulted and subjected to abuse and cyber-bullying following the assaults. The documentary covers the outcomes of the cases through time, social media, court documents and police investigations. The screening is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Alan Heisterkamp or call 319-273-3545.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Ask a Muslim

Learn the impact of the political climate on American Muslims and ask questions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, in 287 LIB and the corridor, MAU. This is in collaboration with International Education Week. Informational brochures and snacks will be provided.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
National Student Exchange information meeting

Interested in participating in NSE? There will be an informational meeting at 3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in the Presidential Room, MAU. For more information, visit the National Student Exchange website.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
On-campus Veterans Day specials

U.S. Military Service personnel and veterans can receive free brewed coffee and fountain beverages and half priced bakery goods Friday, Nov. 11, at 23rd Street Market in Commons, Book Bistro in Rod Library and Biscotti's in Redeker Center.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Residence Hall open houses

Trying to decide which hall you want to live in next year? Take a look at upperclass housing options in Panther Village, ROTH and Shull from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9. View traditional hall living options in Bender, Campbell, Dancer, Hagemann, Noehren and Rider from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Taste of Culture Fair

“Taste of Culture Fair” will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Visitors can learn about more than 25 countries. There will be food samples, activities, live performances and prizes. For more information visit the International Services website.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Doggone it; I hate cancer

Relay For Life of UNI will host a dog-themed cancer prevention event from 6 to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Puppy chow will be served, dogs will be available to pet and adopt, as well as dog toy-making stations, crafts and the showing of "The Secret Life of Pets." Admission is free.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Trans Remembrance and Awareness Week

Trans Remembrance and Awareness Week will be observed Monday through Friday, Nov. 14-18. This week honors the 23 lives lost to anti-transgender violence this year in the United States. Stop by the LGBT* Center to see the window display or donate to a clothing drive. Other events include a panel on supporting trans students at noon, Monday, Nov. 14, CETL; a discussion on anti-trans and anti-black violence at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 15, LGBT* Center, MAU; and a vigil at 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, CPL. For more information, email Emily Harsch.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Film Appreciation Club presents: Fight Club

Join the Film Appreciation Club in watching "Fight Club" at 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, in 111 KAB. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
International Education Week

International Education Week is Monday through Friday, Nov. 14-18. This week celebrates the richness that international education brings to the campus and community. For a full list of events, visit the International Services website.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Stop the Hate

Stop the Hate is a national program that educates people about the impact hate and bias have on college campuses. The DOR Inclusive Communities Team will host sessions to learn how hate impacts our campus and how we can be allies to make it an inclusive and safe place. The meetings will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in 112 SRL; from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, in 301 LIB; and from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the west lounge, TOW. For more information, contact Jamal White.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Professional Development Conference

The Professional Development Committee's fall conference "Collaborative Partnerships" will be from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 16, MAU. All students, staff and faculty are welcome. Gwenne Berry, chief diversity officer, will open the conference and Jim Wohlpart, interim president, will gove closing remarks. There will be a variety of speakers and topics during the conference. For more information, visit the conference website. Registration is not required, but encouraged.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
#MauckerMovies: Secret Life of Pets

Enjoy a free showing of the movie "Secret Life of Pets" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9, MAU.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
McNair Scholars Program openings

The McNair Scholars Program is a multi-semester graduate school preparation program designed to inform, support and motivate qualifying first generation or underrepresented students who plan to pursue a doctoral-level degree. The new director is Nievita Bueno Watts. The program is located in rooms 109 and 110, Honors Cottage. Recruitment for new McNair Scholars is underway. For more information, email the program.

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Election 2016: What did it mean?

Join members of the Department of Political Science for analysis of the 2016 election results from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16, in 115 SRL.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
Women's fitness night

ISSO will host a women's fitness night from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12, in the WRC. Join us for a night of fitness and food for women by women. The pool, climbing wall, workout areas and courts will be available. Volunteer instructors will offer free classes such as Zumba. Attendees can bring a dish to share for a potluck dinner.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
Film Screening: Paper Tigers

The MSW Student Association will host a screening of the film "Paper Tigers" at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10, in 109 CBB. The movie follows several students throughout their education while a new trauma-sensitive program is implemented. A discussion will follow. A trailer for the movie is available on YouTube. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
Policy available for comment

Review policy 4.09 Faculty/Staff Use of University Housing is available for comment on the policies website.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
UNI Leaders in Education Lectures Series

Debbie Reese will present a lecture titled “'Teachers teach, but what will you teach?': Using Children’s Literature to Teach About the United States" at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. For more information, visit the College of Education website.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
Global alumni panel

A panel of former international and U.S. UNI students will discuss how global experiences impact future opportunities at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 15, in 301 LIB. They will describe how their experiences studying in a different culture, other than their own, have helped them gain advantages in their professional and personal lives. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
Meet and greet with Thomas R. Jones

There will be a meet and greet with Thomas R. Jones from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, in 111-G, MAU. Jones is a Vietnam War veteran and author of the book "Lost Survivor: The Novel of a Black Soldier's Journey to Vietnam and Back." He will also be the guest speaker at the Military Ball.

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2016
Veterans Day Program

There will be a Veterans Day program at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11, in front of the UNI Military and Veteran Honor Photo Exhibit, LIB. It will be a time for reflection, camaraderie and support for those who are an important part of the UNI family. UNI Military and Veteran Student Services will host the program. Everyone is welcome.

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