Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Be a leader

The UNI ROTC open house will offer a fun, hands-on leadership experience from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, outside Maucker Union. Current and prospective students will have an opportunity to complete activities with their peers that will enhance each student's awareness of problem solving, decision making and effective communication.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
How to say 'Thanks for Helping!'

It's International Tutor Appreciation week. Celebrate by writing a high-five note to an Academic Learning Center tutor, academic coach, writing coach or supplemental instruction leader. Follow the TC sign in 008 ITTC.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Relay For Life registration discount

The Relay For Life of UNI will be held April 10 and 11. Go to the Relay for Life website and use the discount code Relay2015 to receive half-price registration now through Oct. 12. Contact with any questions.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
TK tryouts

Team TC/TK will hold tryouts for TK starting at 7 p.m., Oct. 20. Details and an application form are available online. Applications must be submitted to Connie Hansen or Sarah Crim by 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at the Alumni House.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Read&Write Gold workshop

Student Disability Services will offer a hands-on workshop demonstrating how to use Read&Write Gold, a software program that assists with reading and writing. The hour-long event will be at 8:15 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, in 102 SAB. Email to RSVP.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Flu shot clinics postponed

The flu shot clinics on Oct. 8 in CBB; Oct. 9 in 007 GIL; and Oct. 14, in SEC have been canceled due to a delay in the shipment of vaccine. Multiple walk-in flu shot clinics will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Oct. 20, 23 and 28, at the Student Health Clinic.

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
UNI Dance Marathon Orange Party

UNI Dance Marathon will host an Orange Party from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Campanile. There will be food, games and 9Square. Dance Marathon 2015 registration will open that evening as well. #AM2DM

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
Panther Palace photo contest

Your residence hall room is your home away from home, your castle, your palace. Show off your UNI palace for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to University Book & Supply, Dining Dollars and Panther swag. Email a photo of your UNI palace to starting Oct. 13. Entry deadline is Oct. 22. Contest guidelines are posted online. 

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
PSE's Runner's Rave 5K Glow Run is Oct. 16

PSE's annual Runner's Rave 5K Glow Run will be Thursday, Oct. 16, starting outside CBB. Cost is $20 in advance and $25 on race day. The fee includes a T-shirt, glow-in-the-dark bracelets, necklaces and glasses. Register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014
CAB film: 'Sex Tape'

CAB will show the movie "Sex Tape," at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in the Ballroom, MAU. Admission is free, along with free popcorn, pop and candy.

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014
New NCBI workshop: 'Controversial Issues,' Oct. 28

The next National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) workshop will be from 1 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28. Learn a specific process for effectively working through interpersonal, group or organizational disagreements or conflicts. Facilitated by the UNI-NCBI team. Registration is required. Call 273-3210 or check the diversity website for scheduling conflicts or more information.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014
UNISUSA's Zombie Run & Walk

The UNI Supporters of the United States Army (UNISUSA) will host a Zombie Run & Walk Friday, Oct. 31. The fun run follows a course through campus where participants will encounter zombies who will chase them. Will you survive? Register online.

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014
National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. An e-learning course is available to all faculty, staff, and students. Details are posted on the ITS website

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
NISG will host Voterpalooza

Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host Voterpalooza from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, at the Campanile. Rain location is the Coffeehouse, MAU. Voterpalooza will help UNI students register to vote and educate them about candidates. There will be free food for 1,500 students as well as giveaways. UNI has partnered with TurboVote to help students register to vote online. 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
CAB '80s matinee on Saturday, Oct. 4

CAB will host an '80s-themed movie matinee on Saturday, Oct. 4. Come dressed in your best '80s outfit for fun and movies. The "The Breakfast Club" will be shown at 1 p.m. followed by "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" at 3 p.m. There will be $20 gift cards for the best costumes. Popcorn, pop and candy will be served and there will be a photo booth.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Study Abroad programs for grad students

A short-term program will be offered in Guatemala for graduate students. Graduate post-secondary education students have an opportunity to study abroad in the U.K. For details on the information sessions, visit the Study Abroad Center website.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
October WRS eNewsletters and Student Health 101 available

October issues of WRS Personal Fitness and Student Health 101 (SH101) are posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Win $1,000 with PAWWSH

The Panther's Annual World Wide Scavenger Hunt (PAWWSH) will be Oct. 9 through 13. Teams of up to 10 people will compete to finish 70 random acts, with the winning team earning $1,000! Sign up and get more information online. 

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
Study Abroad information sessions

Interested in studying abroad? Many programs are available: South Africa, New Zealand, France, London and Paris, Dublin and the U.K. Information sessions are scheduled for each program. For details on the information sessions, visit the Study Abroad Center website.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
UNI to host Jack Hatch for education forum

UNI will host Jack Hatch for a Governor Candidate Education Forum at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 9, in Ballroom C, MAU. Hatch 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.

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014
UNI Scholarship Application

The UNI Scholarship Application (USA) is ready for the 2015-16 academic year. Students can apply for scholarships on the financial aid website. The deadline for most scholarships is Jan. 15, 2015.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Media representation of female athletes

Nicole LaVoi, University of Minnesota, will discuss media coverage of women's sport and dispel the myths that no one is interested in women's sport and that "sex sells" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2, in 002 SAB.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Ed Snowden, NSA leaker, patriot or traitor?

A panel will discuss Edward Snowden, the leaker of NSA documents, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 1, in 002 SAB. Panelists include a former intelligence and counterterrorism expert, civil liberties scholar and organizational communication scholar. For more information, contact the American Democracy Project at 273-6898.

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
'How One University Re-imagined the Academic Library'

Lee Van Orsdel, dean of University Libraries at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, will speak from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6, in the University Room, MAU. Van Orsdel will discuss her library’s new building and its impact on student learning, faculty scholarship and enrollment.

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014
Depression screening

The screening is free, anonymous and open to UNI students, staff and faculty who are interested in learning about depression. The screening is Wednesday, Oct. 8, at the UNI Counseling Center (second floor of the Student Health Center). Session times are 11 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m. No registration is required. Email Gretchen Honsell or call 273-2676 with questions.