Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Cat Crew applications now open

Looking for an opportunity to get involved? Cat Crew is a student volunteer group that helps with the UNI Now program and mentors new students as they make their transition to UNI. Find more information and the application at the First Year website under the tab "Become a Student Leader." Applications are due by 4 p.m., Friday, March 25.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Experience Summer @ UNI

We are ramping up online and on-campus course offerings at UNI this summer for current students, faculty and staff. Visit Summer@UNI and see how you can accelerate progress toward your degree, take full advantage of employment opportunities and expand your social and professional connections. Information is available about courses, financial aid, housing and much more.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Mascot tryouts

Do you have what it takes to fill the shoes of our mascots? Tryouts are a fun-filled experience and a great way to show off your school spirit. TC and TK tryouts will be at 7 p.m., Monday, March 28, in the West Towers Lounge. Visit the TC website for an application and additional information.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Eco+House exhibition

This exhibition has been created by spring 2016 EcoHouse students in partnership with the UNI Museum and UNI CARES. The inaugural performances will be from noon to 3 p.m., MAU, and at 3:30 p.m. in the UNI Museum, Wednesday, March 30. Performances and participatory works will be scheduled throughout the exhibit’s duration. For more information visit the library website.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
New volume of UNIversitas published

Volume 11 of UNIversitas features items on academic integrity, the Voting Rights Act, conflicting experiences of Israelis and Palestinians, the Cornerstone program, the contemporary moment in Holocaust remembrance and education, and more.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
UNI Museum gift store

The Friends of the UNI Museum gift store will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, on the main floor of Rod library. Shop for puppets, jewelry, educational kits and toys.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Family art exhibit

The Gallery of Art will showcase the Latino American children's exhibit "Family" Thursday, March 24, to Tuesday, April 19. The exhibit was organized by Wendy Miller and features artwork from students in Cedar Falls and Waterloo elementary schools. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 24, and is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
Pesticide notification registry 2016

Faculty, staff and students who want to receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus should visit the Physical Plant website.

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016
Women's History Month keynote address

The Women's History Month keynote address will be at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 21, in 112 SRL. UNI graduate Johnanna Ganz will speak on "(Dis)Embodied: Race, Body Size and the Construction of Hegemonic Femininity in Popular Media."

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016
Eat on campus during spring break

Biscotti's, located in Redeker Center, and the Food Court in Maucker Union will be open limited hours during spring break. The dining centers and other retail locations on campus will be closed. For a complete list of daily hours, visit the DOR website.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Gaming in Color documentary

Rod Library will host Gaming in Color, a documentary film about LGBTQ issues in the gaming industry, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in the Oak Room, MAU. The film focuses on lesbian, gay, transgender and queer issues in video games, gaymer culture and events, and the rise of queer themes in gaming.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Voices of Justice

The Cornerstone Program and TheatreUNI will present "Voices of Justice" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, in the auditorium, LNG. "Voices of Justice" is a chance to hear the stories of UNI students as they confront racism, bigotry, ignorance and hatred. There will be multimedia, staged readings, and a question and answer session.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
China: Zhou Dynasty and the Warring States Period

The UNI Chinese Language and Culture Association will show the documentary "Zhou Dynasty and the Warring States Period" from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, March 21, in the Oak Room, MAU. A discussion will follow.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
How to get a win for your writing assignments

The Academic Learning Center has openings from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, for one-on-one appointments with a writing coach. Receive assistance to get your writing started or make it better. All majors are welcome. Call 319-273-2361 or stop by 008 ITTC to make an appointment. The ALC will be closed during spring break. For more information, visit the ALC website.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Cesar Millan at Gallagher Bluedorn

See Cesar Millan, the original host of NatGeo's "The Dog Whisperer," at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 11, GBPAC. Joined by his four-legged companion, Junior, Cesar will share his training methods, including live demonstrations with local rescue dogs on stage. Bring you student ID to the box office to reserve your free ticket. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Latino Americans sixth episode: "Peril and Promise"

Rod Library will host the screening and discussion of the sixth episode of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History: Peril and Promise" at 7 p.m., Monday, March 21, in the CME. For an episode description and series information, visit the Rod Library website.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Cat Crew applications now open

Looking for an opportunity to get involved? Cat Crew is a student volunteer group that helps with the UNI Now program and mentors new students as they make their transition to UNI. Find more information and the application at the First Year website under the tab "Become a Student Leader." Applications are due by 4 p.m., Friday, March 25.

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
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 22 faculty/staff issue is noon, Monday, March 21. The deadline for items for the March 23 student issue is noon, Tuesday, March 22.

Friday, Mar 4, 2016
CAB presents "Sisters"

Campus Activities Board will show the film "Sisters" featuring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Pizza and other refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
Tu Historia

The Rod Library, as a part of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History programming, is creating Tu Historia: Latino Americans in Iowa, an oral history collection that focuses on the experiences of Latinos and Latino Americans in the Midwest. The project will promote cultural connections through the stories of individuals. All Latino/as are encouraged to share their stories through photos, video or by just speaking with us. Anyone interested in contributing should contact Jess Cruz or call 319-273-2495, or Juan Carlos Castillo or call 319-273-6200.

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
"Most Likely to Succeed" documentary

The education documentary "Most Likely to Succeed" will be shown at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in the auditorium, LNG. A discussion will follow. The current U.S. education system was developed a century ago. The world economy has since transformed profoundly, but the education system has not. This documentary tells the story of a school in San Diego that is completely rethinking what the experience of going to school looks like.

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
Year of Service Panel: What is AmeriCorps really like?

A panel of current and former AmeriCorps members will provide information about AmeriCorps programs from 5 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 10, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. 

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
Spring into Wellness

Spring into Wellness will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, in the ballroom and lobby, MAU. There will be wellness activities, campus resources, free food and give-aways. Sponsors include Student Wellness Services, NISG, RHA, Public Safety and other campus partners.

Thursday, Mar 3, 2016
Free anxiety screening

The Counseling Center will hold free anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, in 103 SHC. Screenings are open to students, faculty and staff. Registration is not required. Participants will complete a questionnaire and meet privately with a counselor who will briefly discuss the results.

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
Apply to be a conversation partner

The Conversation Partner Program matches Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) students with fluent English speakers to help them experience American culture and practice their English skills in a conversational setting. Applicants are required to fill out an application and attend an orientation session.

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
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
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
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.

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