Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Several policies are available for review

Review Policies 11.04 Laboratory Clean-out Procedure Prior to Reassignment, Renovation or Demolition, Laboratory Clean-out List; 10.xx Financial Fraud Policy, Fire Safety; 9.24 Casualty Loss Claims; 13.23 Mobile Device Encryption Policy; 4.77 University of Northern Iowa International Travel Safety Policy; 8.02 Facilities Use; and 4.12 Health and Safety Policy for Employees are all available for feedback until 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15 on the University Policies website. 

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Intuitive Eating four-week workshop

Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body. Find out more at the workshop. Visit the website for detailed information.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
UNI community input for Cedar Falls 2025

UNI students, staff and faculty are asked to share ideas and suggestions for shaping the future of Cedar Falls. Provide input that will be used to craft the vision and goals for Cedar Falls 2025. UNI's Institute for Decision Making is facilitating the development of the plan.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015
Gallagher Bluedorn tickets available now

Student tickets for the first semester of Gallagher Bluedorn's "Artist Series" are on sale now. Students receive two free tickets each semester and can pick them up by bringing their UNI ID to the Gallagher Bluedorn box office. 

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015
Looking for an alumni mentor?

Junior and senior STAT members are invited to apply for a new exclusive benefit -- Career Cat! For more information about this alumni mentoring program, email crims@uni.edu or apply online today. 

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market sample day

Enjoy samples from the vendors at the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27. There will also be seasonal produce for sale, along with crafts, baked goods, jellies, fresh flowers and hot food from La Calle. The market is located at the corner of College and W. 22nd streets.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015
Interested in law school?

The UNI Prelaw Club will meet at 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in 115 SAB. UNI Prelaw is a new organization that unifies the UNI Business Prelaw Club and the Daniel Webster Law Society. Scott Peters, prelaw adviser, will discuss preparing for and applying to law school. All students with an interest in law school are welcome, regardless of major. Email Peters or call 273-2727 for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
UNI Harvest Festival

The UNI Sustainability Office will host the Third Annual Panther Plot Harvest Festival from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, in the garden south of the BRC. Sample free food, listen to a live band and play games. Check out the newly redesigned student garden layout, constructed by UNI students.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Graduate student information meeting, Aug. 26

The annual graduate student information meeting is from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, in the Ballroom, MAU. All graduate students are invited. The event includes a Campus Resource Fair and informational presentations to support graduate students' success. For more information, go to the Graduate College website. 

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Revised advertising policy for Department of Residence facilities

The Department of Residence has recently revised its policy for advertising in residence halls and dining centers. Please review the updated policy before submitting a request for your department or campus organization.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Free bike tune-ups

Bike Tech will offer free bike tune-ups from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, on the south side of the Maucker Union fountain between Sabin Hall and Wright Hall.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
CIEP International Panther newsletter available

The latest edition of the International Panther newsletter is available online. Read about the CIEP summer activities, a current student from Tajikistan, the International Students & Scholars Office, the Proyecta 100,000 Strong Initiatives, the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP), a CIEP workshop event, staff projects and more.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Bash in the Stacks

Rod Library will host "Bash in the Stacks" from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27. Play games, try food samples, win prizes and meet friends new and old. The library will remain open for regular business. The fourth floor will be free from Bash activities if you need a place to study.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Revised policy

Policy 4.02 Staff Recruitment and Hiring has been revised and is available on the UNI Policies website. 

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015
Auditions for 'Rent'

Theatre UNI will perform the musical "Rent" at the end of October. Show auditions will begin Sunday, Aug. 23 and are open to all UNI students. This show has many roles for a wide range of diverse performers. Details are posted in the news section on the theatre website

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015
'It Gets Better': education majors dialogue

Members from the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will lead pre-service teachers through a conversation about bullying and LGBT topics from 4 to 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15. Topic areas include bullying, school and classroom climate for LGBT students, supporting at-risk students and using It Gets Better project videos in the classroom. Each student will receive a certification of participation. Pre-registration is required; email amy.hunzelman@uni.edu

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015
Leadership for Diversity Inclusion NCBI Workshop - new students only

Gain new insights on community building in this highly positive, interactive approach. Meet students, staff and faculty from across campus from 9 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. Lunch and snacks provided. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. Registration is required. Find more information online or call 273-3210.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Falafel Festival

Falafel, Middle Eastern street food, is the national food of both Israel and Palestine. UNI faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to this festival from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 23, on the lawn at College and West 23rd streets. Rain location is Maucker Union.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Time to register for fall fitness classes

Online registration for fall fitness classes starts Thursday, Aug. 20. New classes include: Kick, Kettle & Core, Cardio HIIT Xpress, Friday After Class (FAC), Wild Card Wednesday and more. Pay one fee and attend any class all day, everyday with the new Fit Pass. 

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Watch out for phishing scams

Never give away passwords to anyone by email or phone. There has been an increase in phishing-related emails being sent to UNI addresses. If you ever doubt the legitimacy of an email or phone call regarding your account, contact the Computer Consulting Center at 273-5555 or email its-consult@uni.edu. If you've given your password to anyone, change it immediately.

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Updated university policies

Policies and Procedures Manual 0.00, Policy 2.05 Honorary Degrees and Policy 2.04 Curricular Changes have been revised and approved. These are available on the UNI Policies website

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Nate Ruess coming to Gallagher Bluedorn Oct. 7

Grammy-winner Nate Ruess, from fun. and The Format, will perform Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Gallagher Bluedorn in one of only two Iowa appearances. Find more information and order tickets online. 

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is open weekly, rain or shine, from 4 to 6 p.m., on Thursdays, at the corner of W. 22nd and College streets. The market offers hot food by La Calle, fresh produce, crafts, homemade bread and jelly.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
New recycling options at UNI

Beginning fall semester, all academic buildings will have new single-stream recycling units in public areas. Look for units that have a blue recycling container attached to a black trash container. All clean cardboard, plastic, metal and paper can be placed in the blue containers without sorting. Trash and glass will go in the side marked for trash.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
Panther Plot sweet corn

Sweet corn is available from the Panther Plot student garden, south of the BRC from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4, and from 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 5, while supplies last. Stop by the garden any time you see students working to check on availability or take a tour.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Time to order 2015-2016 parking permits

Parking permits can be ordered online now through 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. This is also the deadline for permanent faculty and staff to choose the pre-tax monthly payroll-deduction payment option for the permit fee. You can purchase both a regular vehicle permit and a motorcycle permit. This option applies to the G, Gm, A and B permits. If you have questions, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
ADA 25th anniversary celebration walk

UNI Student Disability Services and Exceptional Persons, Inc. will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 28, at the fountain outside of Maucker Union. Keynote speakers provost Jim Wohlpart and Tyler Greene will kick off a one-mile walk around campus. In the event of rain, the walk will relocate to the track in the WRC.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Compost training scheduled in August

The IWRC will host Food Waste Compost Training: On the Farm and in Your Community from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, at the CEEE. This one-day workshop will cover compost management. Registration is $20. 

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Hillside-Jennings apartments office moving to ROTH

Effective July 28, the Hillside-Jennings apartment office is moving from its current location at 3900 Jennings Drive to ROTH complex around the corner at 3800 Jennings Drive. Hillside-Jennings residents and guests can park in the 30-minute parking stalls outside the main entrance to ROTH. Upon entering ROTH, the apartment office will be up the stairs straight ahead, Room 121. The office phone will remain the same, 273-6232. Office hours are posted online. 

Friday, Jul 24, 2015
Save a life - donate blood

A Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m., Monday, July 27, in the main Lobby, WRC. Walk in or schedule an appointment online. 

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
Extended dining hours for RAGBRAI

Piazza and Biscotti's will have extended hours on Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday, July 23 to support RAGBRAI. Hours are posted on the summer dining hours page. Dinner at Piazza on Wednesday evening will feature an all-you-can-eat pasta and salad bar.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
UNI-CUE has new telephone numbers

The UNI Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) has new phone numbers. The main number is 273-4772. TRiO program numbers are as follows: the Educational Opportunity Center is 273-4774; Educational Talent Search is 273-4773; and Classic Upward Bound is 273-4775. Direct numbers for UNI-CUE staff are listed in the UNI Directory.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
MyUNI App receives updates

The MyUNI App has been updated on both the Google Play store and the iTunes Store. Some of the new features are a link for the traditions app, a first-year experience button and a button for wellness resources.

Monday, Jul 13, 2015
West 27th Street is closed temporarily

The City of Cedar Falls has begun reconstruction work on West 27th Street between Hudson Road and Panther Parkway. This will require a full road closure which will be in effect for two to three days, depending on the weather.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
Welcome Back BBQ Aug. 24

The Center for Multicultural Education will host its annual Welcome Back BBQ from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Aug. 24 with food, music and fun.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is from 4 to 6 p.m., every Thursday, at 2205 College St. Find fresh produce, popcorn, bread, jam, baked goods and crafts. Check out La Calle's Farmers Market menu.

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
Cedar Valley and UNI trail maps available

Summer is the perfect time to hit the trails! Both UNI and the Cedar Valley have an extensive network of scenic trails. Check out the UNI trail map and the interactive Cedar Valley Trail map for more information.

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015
Follow UNI on Instagram

The university has added another platform to its social media presence - Instagram. Follow UNI on Instagram at northern_iowa

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015
Policies for review

Review Policy 10.xx Financial Fraud Policy and Review Policy: 13.xx Mobile Device Encryption Policy are posted on the University Policies website and available for comment until 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 15. 

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Cable TV changes coming June 30

The UNI cable TV channel lineup will change to digital only on Tuesday, June 30. This will require all TVs to have a digital tuner. Most flat screens purchased since 2007 have digital tuners. For TVs that don't support digital channels, an external tuner can be added for about $50 per display. When the change takes place, all televisions will need to be rescanned to receive the channels, following the same procedure when setting up a new television. If you have any questions, email Denny Reimer or call 273-6285. 

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Thirsty Thursdays

Stay hydrated this summer with the Rod Library's Thirsty Thursdays. Rod Library will be serving cucumber water and basil sugar-free lemonade from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Thursday through July 23, in the Learning Commons, west entrance, near the Book Bistro.

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Biscotti's is open this summer

Biscotti's convenience store in Redeker Center is open this summer. Stop in for a quick snack or grab a meal to go. Hours vary by day and month. View a full list of summer dining hours online. 

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Abandoned bicycle round-up

The UNI Police Division collected a number of abandoned bicycles on May 28. If you think your bike may be among those collected, stop by 30 GIL or call UNI Police at 273-2712 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You will be asked the make, model, color, serial number and location where you last parked the bicycle. A $5 impoundment fee will be assessed for retrieval.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Erbert and Gerbert's now open

Erbert and Gerbert's sandwich shop is now open in Maucker Union, replacing Café Fresco within Prexy's Food Court. Erbert and Gerbert's hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, until regular dining hours resume Friday, Aug. 21.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Construction notice - W. 27th Street

The City of Cedar Falls will start reconstruction work on W. 27th Street between Hudson Road and Panther Parkway beginning the week of June 8. The street will remain open during Stage 1 of the project. Near the end of June, Stage 2 will require a full street closure lasting two days. Further information will be provided once the actual closure dates have been determined.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Personal trainers available

Personal trainers are results driven and want you to succeed. Let a personal trainer design a program with your specific goals in mind. Email Kristy Leen or call 273-7167. 

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market starts Thursday, June 4. The market operates weekly from 4 to 6 p.m., at the corner of College and 22nd streets and offers fresh produce, homemade bread, jam, fresh flowers, crafts and food for purchase from La Calle. There are several new vendors this year.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
Spring edition of the CIEP International Panther now available

The spring 2015 edition of the CIEP's International Panther is available. Read about current students, CIEP alumni, spring activities, academic projects and new programs. Check out the interactive features of this newsletter, including video interviews, photo slideshows and information links.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
BOR meeting agenda

The next Board of Regents meeting will take place Thursday and Friday, June 4 and 5, in Ames. The agenda is posted online. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
BOR public hearing

The public hearing for the next Board of Regents meeting will be at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29, in the BCS.

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