Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
Fit Club incentive program

It's not too late to get moving with the new Fit Class Pass. Pay one fee and take any class or classes you want. Fit Club is an incentive program that will keep you moving by earning points for participating in classes. Join Fit Club for $8 and receive a T-shirt. Top winners win a free fit pass for spring 2016.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
Read & Write GOLD

Student Disability Services will offer a hands-on workshop demonstrating how to use Read&Write GOLD at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 19, in 102 SAB. This literacy software program assists learners with reading, researching, studying and writing. Email Brittany Warren to RSVP.

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015
UNI ScholarWorks Grand Reveal

Attend an overview of UNI ScholarWorks from 2:30 to 4:45 p.m.,Tuesday, Oct. 20, in 287 LIB. There will be a reception and presentation on open textbooks given by Sarah Cohen, managing director of the Open Textbook Network. Find more information online.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Tourism Association monthly meeting Nov. 3

The UNI Tourism Association will have its next meeting at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, in 103 WRC. All students interested in hands-on experience with event planning, marketing, fundraising and event design are welcome. If you have any questions, email unitourismassociation@gmail.com.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Women in Business Forum

Congressman Rod Blum will host a Women in Business Forum from 3 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, at CEEE. This event serves to raise awareness and encourage more women to consider a future in business, provide connection to valuable support resources, and expand this conversation within the business community. Find details and register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Homecoming shirts with College Hill deals

PSE will sell Homecoming long-sleeved T-shirts for $15 each. Each shirt comes with exclusive deals to local restaurants and businesses. They can be purchased Oct. 12 through 14, in front of Maucker Union or preordered. The design is posted online. Contact fordcaa@uni.edu to pre-order and see the list of deals.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Flex Meals project

The business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon has organized a flex meals project to help feed area families in need, Nov. 11 through 14, 16 and 17. The goal is to feed as many people as possible at the UNI dining centers. If you have a meal plan, please consider "hosting a family" in need by giving some of your extra meals. Sign up online. You must be present the date and time you sign up, so you can swipe your card. For more information, email Abigail Borchert or Meghan Jansen

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Survivors of Sexual Assault Support Group

An eight-week support group for UNI students will begin Wednesday, Oct. 14. Find more information online or email Joan Thompson by Monday, Oct. 12. 

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
See 'Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation'

The CAB Film Committee will show the movie "Mission Impossible-Rogue Nation" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in Maucker Union. There will be pizza and punch. Stay after the first showing to enter a spy-themed raffle.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Homecoming student tailgate

The Homecoming student tailgate will be from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, in Bender Field. There will be free food, koozies, silicon bracelets and lawn games.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
Apply for Panther Push

Do you love UNI? Visit your high school over break and share your experience. Apply for Panther Push. Applications are due by 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct 22. Contact Hannah Lodge with any questions.

Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015
I AM: The Vanessa McNeal Story

Vanessa McNeal recently produced her own documentary. She is a survivor of familiar sexual abuse, child abuse and sexual abuse. See the film at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the CME. A Q&A will follow.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Celebrate International Tutor Appreciation Week

The Academic Learning Center employs 43 peer educators. For their dedication to fellow students' academic success, thank all of UNI's tutors, supplemental instruction leaders, TAs, academic coaches, writing coaches and others in your classes or sign the graffiti wall Oct. 5 through 9, in 008 ITTC.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Global Trade Issues conference

UNIBusiness will host the 2015 Global Trade Issues Conference for students, faculty and area business professionals from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Commons. The free conference addresses issues of concern in the current global environment and features speakers from businesses involved in international trade. Register by Oct. 14, and find more information online. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Latino Americans Episode #2: 'Empire of Dreams'

Watch "Empire of Dreams" (1880-1942) as part of the "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History" programming. The film and discussion by Juan Carlos Castillo, languages and literatures, begin at 7 pm., Monday Oct. 12, at the YWCA in Waterloo.More information is posted on the Rod Library website. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Policy 10.02 available for comment

Review Policy 10.02 Contracting Authority is now available for comments on the University Policies website. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Nate Ruess at Gallagher Bluedorn on Oct. 7

Nate Ruess (from fun. and The Format) will perform songs from his debut solo album "Grand Romantic" and from his career as a GRAMMY® Award-winning artist at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Gallagher Bluedorn. Get tickets online.

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
RISE Week

UNI Refugee & Immigrant Support & Empowerment (RISE) will host several events Oct. 5 through 8. Immigrants, refugees, professors and professionals will discuss ideas to broaden one's knowledge of refugees and immigrants. Visit the RISE Facebook page for a full schedule of events. 

Tuesday, Oct 6, 2015
Depression and anxiety screening Oct. 7

The UNI Counseling Center is offering a free, anonymous depression and anxiety screening to UNI students, faculty and staff at 11 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in 103 SHC. Take this opportunity to be screened and to speak one-on-one with a counselor. No registration or appointment is necessary.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
Robert Tabor's 'The Four Seasons' reception

A formal reception for Robert Tabor's paintings "The Four Seasons" will be from 4 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 10, on the first floor of Rod Library. The reception will include the unveiling of the paintings' permanent display location, the painter's preliminary watercolor sketches, information about the paintings, light refreshments and a special thanks to Edna Shain for the donation.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

Visit the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays through October, on the Corner of College and W. 22nd streets. Follow College Hill Farmers Market on Facebook to see weekly special events. This week customers receive a discount at Sidecar for shopping at the market.

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
UNIVA veteran photo exhibit in Rod Library

The UNIVA will display photos of military and veterans in Rod Library during November. Students, faculty and staff can submit photos for the exhibit. There will also be a memorial wall listing names of those military and veterans no longer with us. To be part of this exhibit, submit quality photos of yourself, family or friends in uniform, or names for the memorial wall to Kathryn Ira or to the Military Veterans Students Services Office, 111G Maucker Union, Plaza Level. Please include name, branch and rank (if known).

Thursday, Oct 1, 2015
IRS/FBI scam

Some UNI students have been contacted by someone who claims to be with the FBI. The students are told they owe money to the IRS and if they don't call the FBI, they will be arrested. This is a scam. Do not respond.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
UNI Dance performances

Orchesis & IDT Dance Companies will perform "From Ballroom to Hip Hop, Contemporary to Tap, Jazz to Folk" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16 and at 2 p.m., Sunday Oct. 18, in Lang Auditorium. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
UNI Dance Marathon's Orange Party

UNI Dance Marathon's annual Orange Party will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Campanile. There will be food, games, turtle races and opportunities to register for the big event. Meet the morale captains and play games for chances to win gift cards and prizes.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
Homecoming 5K

The Homecoming 5K race starts at 8 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 17, at the UNI Intramural Field (behind the UNI-Dome). Registration fee is $15 if you register online by Oct. 14. You can also register on race day for $20.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015
CROW Forum - 'The Legacy of Virginia Woolf'

The first of this year's Current Research on Women & Gender (CROW) events will take place at noon, Monday, Oct. 5, in the CME. Barbara Lounsberry will present "The Legacy of Virginia Wolf." CROW Forum events are free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
Flu shots available

There will be several opportunities to get a flu shot on campus this fall. The Student Health Clinic can file a claim with your health insurance company. The cost is $30 for those without coverage. Check the website for flu clinic dates and times. 

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
Here Come The Mummies at Gallagher Bluedorn Oct. 3

Fresh out of the tomb and ready to get funky, Here Come The Mummies leap into action at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3. With six albums under their wraps, these masked musicians are sure to have you dancing in the aisles. Get tickets online. 

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The ITS Security Office is providing several resources in support of this. Details are posted online. 

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
Coffee at the Campanile

Staff from Student Disability Services will kick off Disability Awareness Month from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Campanile. Stop by for coffee and information on disabilities and the services provided at UNI.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
Safe Zone Ally fall training dates

The Safe Zone Ally program supports the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. Trainings will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30 and Monday, Oct. 12, and from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4. Register online.

Thursday, Sep 24, 2015
NCBI Workshop: 'Controversial Issues,' Oct. 8

Learn to effectively work through interpersonal, group or organizational disagreements or conflicts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. This workshop teaches skills for addressing potentially divisive issues moving everyone forward. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team.  Registration is required. If you have scheduling conflicts or need more information, call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
UNI-CUE looking for volunteer tutors

UNI-CUE needs volunteers to serve as tutors in its Tutoring Center, which has a waiting list of K through12 students who need tutoring assistance. UNI-CUE accepts college students, high school students, faculty, staff and retirees as volunteer tutors. For information on how you can participate, email Nancy Scoggins Rose or call 273-4771.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Town Hall Meeting with President Ruud

Join fellow students at a town hall meeting with President Ruud from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, in the Panther Village main lobby. Share and discuss issues relevant to living on campus and participate in the conversation about your UNI community.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Survivors of sexual assault support group

This is an eight-week group for UNI students that meets every Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m., beginning Oct.14, in 104 WRC. If interested, email Joan.Thompson@uni.edu to schedule a 30-minute informational session before Oct. 7.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
NSE Day is Sept. 30

Through the National Student Exchange, qualified UNI students can attend one of more than 165 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada while paying UNI tuition. Plan to attend NSE Day any time from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the University Room, MAU to hear from former students about their experiences.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Northern Iowa Wishmakers fundraisers

Come to Cherry Berry on University Avenue from 6 to 10 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25. Ten percent of the proceeds will go toward funding a wish for a child with a life-threatening medical condition in the Cedar Valley. Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings any time on Wednesday, Oct. 7, and tell your server that you're there for Wishmakers and part of the proceeds will benefit this cause.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Trivia Night is Sept. 28

The UNI Veterans Association and LGBT* Center will sponsor a campuswide Trivia Night from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, in the Oak Room, MAU. Snacks will be provided and there will be prizes for first, second and third place.

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015
Speed advising on Study Abroad

Learn about Study Abroad from students who have experienced it firsthand via speed advising from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the College Eye Room, MAU.

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
UNI Electrical Peak

According to Utilities & Energy Management, UNI has achieved an electrical peak lower than 10 MW, which is the lowest it's been since FY 2000. For the next year our demand charges will be approximately $15,000 less than the previous year. Thanks to all for participating in this effort.

Tuesday, Sep 22, 2015
Film screening of the 'United States of Autism'

Educators for Change will host a viewing of the film "United States of Autism" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in 134 SAB.

Thursday, Sep 17, 2015
You have a great idea! Now what?

An "Innovation Workshop: How to Fast Track Your Ideas" will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24, in the University Room, MAU. At this workshop you'll have a chance to try out a tool to refine and test your idea before you launch. It's also great for leaders who work with teams that have multiple ideas at once. Sign up soon; space is limited. Register online.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
UNI Alert test scheduled for Sept. 22

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:55 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22. An email to verify and update your emergency contact information was sent last week. You're the only person who can update this data, so please review it carefully.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Policy for review and comment

Policy 13.02 Discrimination, Harassment and Sexual Misconduct is posted on the policies website for review for revisions related to reporting responsibilities. Comments will be accepted through Oct. 1. 

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
A-Team: academic assistance is back!

Get tutoring in math and science, writing feedback or study strategies for any class. Drop in from 6 to 8 p.m., Sundays, Room 282a/b in the Digital Media Hub, LIB.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
International Opportunities Fair

The Fall 2015 International Opportunities Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Ballroom, MAU. Learn about study abroad opportunities, financial aid, scholarships, credit transfer, international travel and more. Meet past participants, faculty and staff. During the event you can renew or apply for a new passport. Details on passport application requirements are posted online. 

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Sign up for the Homecoming parade today!

Sign up today to participate in the Homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 17. UNI student groups and organizations will be provided a golf cart and some materials to decorate their cart. For more details and to sign up, visit the Homecoming website.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
Thinking About Graduate School?

The Thinking About Graduate School event is from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the Ballroom, MAU. There will be a presentation on the application process, and the graduate faculty panel will provide insight on how students can build a strong application. A presentation on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) will conclude the event.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015
CAB presents 'Jurassic World'

Campus Activities Board will show the movie "Jurassic World" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Ballroom, MAU. Enjoy free pop and popcorn!

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