Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Laverne Cox coming to UNI

Laverne Cox, the first transgender actress to be featured on the cover of Time magazine and to receive an Emmy nomination for her role in "Orange is the New Black," will speak at 7:30 p.m., April 13, 2016, in the GBPAC. Sponsored by the CME.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Erbert & Gerbert's Grand Opening

Celebrate the grand opening of Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Bistro this week in Maucker Union. Enjoy free chips and soda with sandwich purchase, and enter to win an iPad and free sandwiches for a semester. Find more information online.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
'It Gets Better' at Gallagher Bluedorn on Sept. 19

The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles will host a one-week residency on campus as part of the "It Gets Better" campaign to combat bullying and spread LGBT awareness. This effort culminates in a moving performance at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. Get tickets online

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Skills for Negotiating Difficult Dialogues workshop

"Controversial Issues: Skills for Negotiating Difficult Dialogues" workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. This workshop provides a model to constructively navigate potentially divisive, tough situations and conflicts; applicable for interpersonal, group, organizational and social issues. The information presented is particularly useful for classes, student organizations, campus departments, residence halls and more. Register online. For more information, call 273-3210 or visit the diversity website.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.)

UNI Police will offer V.I.D.S. training sessions on Oct. 8, in the State College Room, MAU. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of survival during an active shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register online. Contact Lt. Joe Tyler or officer Chad Walderbach for additional information.

Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
College of Education Educators for Change book discussion

The Educators for Change book group is reading "We Don't Need Another Hero: Struggle, Hope and Possibility in the Age of High Stakes Schooling" by Gregory Michie. The group will meet at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in 282 A&B LIB to discuss chapters one through six.

Friday, Sep 11, 2015
Real Talk with Professionals

The "Real Talk” professional guest series allows students to meet with and learn from professionals in their field of interest. Thinking about law school? Hear from Waterloo attorney Henry J. Bevel III at 1 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, in the Learning Commons, LIB. 

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Celebrate the Grand Opening of Erbert & Gerbert's

Celebrate the grand opening of the newest retail venue on campus, Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Bistro, in Maucker Union Monday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 18. There will be special offers each day and a chance to win an iPad and free sandwiches for a semester. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Sept.15, with food sampling from 11 a.m. to noon. The first 200 guests on Tuesday will receive a free T-shirt with sandwich purchase (while supplies last). Find more information online. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
GBPAC hosts special showing of 'Glen Campbell I'll Be Me'

The documentary "Glen Campbell I'll Be Me," about his journey into dementia, will be shown at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the GBPAC. An audience Q&A with Glen's wife, Kim Campbell, will be at 8:45 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but tickets are required and available at UNITIX. More information is available online. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
9/11 Day of Service Stop and Serve

Remember September 11. The UNI VISTA for Community Engagement, Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley, Student Leadership Council and Military and Veterans Student Services will host a stop-and-serve event from 11 a.m. to 1p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
CAB presents David Coleman, The Dating Doctor

The Campus Activities Board will host David Coleman, The Dating Doctor, at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Ballroom, MAU. Coleman, voted the National Speaker of the Year 14 times, will give advice on relationships in a hilarious way.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
UNI Job & Internship Fair+

The UNI Job & Internship Fair+ will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in McLeod Center. Open to all students and all majors. Network with 180+ employers/organizations, as well as visit with graduate schools. A list of participating employers and organizations is posted online.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Progressive Picnic at Lawther Field

UNIFI and other progressive groups on campus will host a Progressive Picnic from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, at Lawther Field. There will be snacks, live music and an opportunity to connect with all of the progressive groups on campus.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Policies available for comment

Review Policies 8.10 Smoking and Tobacco Use and 12.03 Merit System Grievance are now available for comment on the University Policies website. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Jay Leno at Gallagher Bluedorn on Sept. 12

Characterized as the “hardest-working man in show business,” and perhaps even the funniest, Jay Leno is making a rare visit to Iowa. See this legendary comedian at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12. Get tickets online

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Leadership for Diversity Inclusion NCBI Workshop - students-only session

Gain new insights on community-building in this highly positive, interactive workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration is required. If you have scheduling conflicts or need more information, visit the diversity website or call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Informational meeting: May 2016 Galapagos Adventure

UNI Outdoors will host an informational meeting regarding its 2016 Galapagos Adventure at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, in 174 WRC. See pictures of the region and learn about the itinerary. No commitment is necessary to attend the presentation.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
UNI Volleyball open tryout

UNI Volleyball will host an open tryout for current full-time students at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in McLeod Center. Interested students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and must email assistant coach Kalani Mahi by 5 p.m., Tuesday to sign up. Call 273-6480 for further details.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
BOR to meet at UNI

The next meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9, at UNI. The agenda is posted online. 

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
Special Labor Day weekend movie

The movie "San Andreas," one of this summer's hits, will be shown at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 5, in the Ballroom, MAU. It's free, and popcorn and soda will be provided.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
Transfer student welcome

All new transfer students are invited to the Transfer Student Welcome Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 2, in the University Room, MAU. Connect with other new transfer students over pizza, cookies, and drinks. If you have questions, email Kristin Woods or call 273-2815.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
AAF + UNI to host Gary Kroeger

AAF + UNI, UNI's advertising club, will meet at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in 002 SAB. Guest speaker will be Gary Kroeger, a former SNL cast member and current candidate for US House of Representatives. He is a columnist for the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and will share his adventures and experiences in the advertising world. Find more information on AAF + UNI online.

Wednesday, Sep 2, 2015
Join UNI SAVE

SAVE is a peer-led social justice troupe that aims to facilitate dialogue with UNI students and the community about social issues affecting our campus. The group meets from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m., Mondays, in 040 LNG. If you commit the time, you can earn 1 hour of elective credit. Contact Amandajean Freking Nolte with any questions.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing is from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, in BCS.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Personal training services

Recreation Services has certified personal trainers that can assist you with motivation, camaraderie and exercise adherence to meet your personal goals. Groups of two to four can meet with a personal trainer. Individual packages are also available. If interested, email Dana Foster

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Help reduce our peak energy demand

Every year the university works to reduce its peak energy demand that is traditionally set at this time of year. The forecast for this week shows highs in the upper 80s mainly today, Wednesday and Thursday. Please do your part in reducing electrical use. More information can be found online. 

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Submit your Homecoming events

If your department, program or organization is planning an event for Homecoming, please submit your information to be considered for inclusion on the Homecoming website and other related promotion.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Library hours for Labor Day weekend

Library hours for Labor Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the weekend. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

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. 

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