Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Thursday, Sep 18, 2014
Campus political activity

With the increase in political activity leading up to the election, faculty, staff and students are reminded of the university policy on political activities. The American Council on Education has further guidance on campus political activity.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
IRB training

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) will offer human subjects training from 2 to 4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, and Tuesday, Sept. 30. All are welcome. Certificates of completion will be provided. Register online

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Study Abroad in Italy

Are you interested in studying abroad in Italy? Attend an information session with the course leader at 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 22, in 25 GIL.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Rod Library campus textbook/book drive

Donate books to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates across the world. Drop off textbooks/books you no longer need at the new Book Bistro Café in Rod Library in the green cardboard bins from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Study Abroad in India

Several information sessions are scheduled for a Capstone in India: from 11 a.m. to noon, Monday, Sept. 22 in 009 GIL; from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24, in 10 GIL; from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Oct. 8 in 009 GIL; and from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, in 25 GIL.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Coffee & Kisses at the Book Bistro

A new event has been added to this week's Homecoming lineup. Students can attend Coffee & Kisses at the Rod Library's new Book Bistro from 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19. Free coffee, donuts, and purple and gold kisses will be served following Campaniling. For the full list of this week's activities, visit the Homecoming website.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Fall Career Fair is Sept. 25

The Fall Career Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 25, in the McLeod Center. This event is open to all students and majors. Don't miss this opportunity to network with the 160+ organizations to learn more about their opportunities. A list of participating organizations and event details are available online.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
UNI swimming and diving operations staff needed

The UNI Swimming and Diving program seeks 10-12 students to assist with pool set up and operations during the 2014-15 home meet schedule. Staff will be provided with a T-shirt, a front row seat to all home swimming and diving meets and volunteer hours. No prior experience with swimming, aquatics or pool maintenance is necessary. If interested, contact Chelsea Hartman by Sept. 19.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Study Abroad in England and Ireland

Are you interested in studying abroad in England and Ireland? Attend an information session with the course leader at noon, Mondays, Sept. 22, in 009 GIL; Sept. 29, in 009 GIL; or Oct. 6, in 10 GIL.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
Academic Learning Center offers writing help

Get your writing started or give it a makeover. All assignment types and majors welcome. Call 273-2361 to schedule appointments Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check the Academic Learning Center website for writing resources or Tweet your brief writing questions to @askuniwc.

Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014
UNI Dance Team tryouts 2014-15

Interested in trying out for the 2014-15 UNI Dance Team? Contact coach Megan Wolcott.

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Thinking About Graduate School, Sept. 23

Thinking About Graduate School is from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Ballroom, MAU. The program includes "The Ins and Outs of Applying to Graduate School" presentation and a graduate faculty panel. The UNI Graduate Programs Fair concludes the event.

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Diversity Council offers mini grants

Diversity grants are awarded by the Diversity Council to UNI projects and events that enhance awareness of, and education about, issues of diversity at UNI. Anyone enrolled at UNI or working at the institution may apply for up to $1,500 to support diversity-related projects and initiatives. More information and the application are posted on the diversity website

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
UNI to host Rep. Murphy for education forum

UNI will host Rep. Pat Murphy for a Congressional Candidate Education Forum at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the University Room, MAU. Murphy will present his education platform and priorities for early childhood through the postsecondary years, followed by questions from a panel of UNI faculty and students.

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Panther Pacer Homecoming 5K

Kick off Homecoming by running a 5K race. The race will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. The registration fee is $15 if you sign up online and $20 if you sign up the day of the race.

Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Visiting artist ceramics workshop Sept. 16 & 17

Visiting artist Erin Furimsky will demonstrate ceramics from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, in 126 KAB. She will lecture about her artwork at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Art Auditorium. A hands-on decal workshop will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in 126 KAB. Bring a piece of glazed work or buy a commercial glazed tile for the decal workshop.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
Banned Books Week read-out volunteers needed

Rod Library is hosting its annual read-out for Banned Books Week, Sept. 22 - 26. The library is looking for individuals and student organizations to participate in the read-out. Examples of the virtual read-out are posted online. If you or your student organization are interested, email

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
UNI Sparkles T-shirt sale

The UNI Sparkles, an inclusive cheerleading team for students with disabilities, will perform at the beginning of the Tennessee Tech/UNI football game on Sept. 27. T-shirts are being sold to support the UNI Sparkles. To purchase a shirt, contact Ellen Jelinske.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
Sign up for Live Like a Student sessions

Live Like a Student sessions explore the concepts of personal budgeting, credit and credit cards, student loans, financial aid and identity protection. These free, three-week courses (non-credit) are offered at a variety of times, Sept. 15 through Oct. 2 or Oct. 13 through 30, in 324 LIB. Students will receive a Live Like a Student T-shirt as well as the chance to win a $500 scholarship. Space is limited; register online today. 

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
International Opportunities Fair

At the International Opportunities Fair you can explore study, work, intern and volunteer opportunities abroad. Get information about credit transfer, health concerns, international travel and even get your passport photo taken. The fair is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in the Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
MPP Program fundraiser

The Masters in Public Policy Program is hosting a dinner, silent auction and opera performance to raise funds for the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Purchase tickets or donate online.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
Free USB thumb drive via buy-back program

Would you like to participate in current research and trade in your old USB thumb drive for a new one? The UNI Lab of Storage and Security Technology is conducting a buy-back program. More information is posted online.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014
BOR agenda

The Iowa Board of Regents will meet Sept. 9 and 10, in Ames. The agenda is posted online.

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014
Peak energy demand reminder

There will be a high demand for energy today with temperatures forecast to reach the 90s. The campus community has been instrumental in keeping the peak low this year; please continue to do so. For more information, visit the energy portal.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014
BOR public hearing is Sept. 5

This month's Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Sept. 5, in 030 BCS.