Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Free UNI football tickets for veterans and current military

Free tickets are available for UNI and community members who are veterans or military members for the football game against Illinois State at 4 p.m., Nov. 1. To request tickets, email Julia Heuer or call 273-3040.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Theatre UNI opens 'Love and Information'

The play "Love and Information" explores how social media affects our interactions through fragments snatched from personal relationships. It is produced in partnership with UNI's Cornerstone course, which focuses on media and social media. Performances begin Oct. 30 and run through Nov. 9. Show details are posted on the Theatre UNI website. 

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Student Disability Services to host lunch-and-learn student panel

Student Disability Services will host a lunch-and-learn student panel from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, in the Elm Room, MAU. Current students will discuss their experiences attending UNI as a college student with a disability.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
UNI graduate programs open house

Get information about UNI graduate programs available on campus and at a distance from 5 to 7 p.m., Nov. 5, in the Ballroom/Lounge, COM. Speak with graduate program faculty and advisers and learn about support services, including financial aid. While not required, RSVPs are encouraged and can be submitted online. Walk-ins are welcome.

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014
Policies for review

The following polices are available for review and comments: 1.20 Board of Regents, State of Iowa, 10.XX Records Retention, 2.04 Curriculum Management and Change, 2.05 Honorary Degrees and 13.16-Use and Security of Protected health Information. The following policies are available for deletion comments: 1.22 BOR Governance, 1.23 BOR Regular Meetings, 1.24 BOR Attendance at Meetings, 1.25 Hearings before BOR, 1.26 Communication of Students, Faculty, and Staff with BOR. Review and post comments by Nov. 14, at the policies and procedures website. 

Monday, Oct 27, 2014
Bartlett Hall re-dedication

Celebrate the renovation and re-dedication of Bartlett Hall at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Thompson Commons, on the ground floor. A reception and tours will follow the ceremony.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Meeting non-western writers: Enrique Serrano & Tang Siu Wa

Authors Tang Siu Wa (Hong Kong) and Enrique Serrano (Colombia) will read from their work Wednesday, Oct. 29, from noon to 12:50 p.m., in the CME. This event is funded by the Diversity Council. Contact Caroline Ledeboer or Penny Wang for further information.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014
Roots & Boots this Friday in the GBPAC

See Sammy Kershaw, Joe Diffie and Aaron Tippin at 7:30 p.m., Friday, in the Gallagher Bluedorn. The pre-show event includes a cowboy BBQ meal for purchase and country music starting at 6 p.m. Take some photos, dance and prepare to see Roots & Boots. Visit the GBPAC website for more information. 

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Zombie Masquerade - the party to die for

The International Student Association will host a Zombie Masquerade from 7 to 11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, in the Ballroom, MAU. Music will keep the zombies dancing all night long. The event also includes a costume contest, games, prizes and refreshments.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
WRS Fitness & Leisure Program: upcoming events

A free Halloween Zumba Party will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 28, in WRC courts 5 and 6 (upstairs basketball court). The second session class of Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) is from Oct. 21 through Dec. 4; the fee is $15. The second session of Tai Chi starts Oct. 21 and ends Dec. 4; fee is $40. Register online. 

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Fall 2014 Graduation Fair

Don't miss the Fall 2014 Graduation Fair from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Take care of things like purchasing a cap and gown, graduation check-out, exit loan counseling and more.

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Practicum and Internship Fair

The Student Affairs Pre-Professional Association will host its annual Practicum and Internship Fair for those interested in student affairs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, in 007 GIL. Learn about opportunities available at UNI, Wartburg College, Hawkeye Community College and Allen College.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Early voting available on campus

Avoid long lines on election day. Vote early from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., now through Oct. 24, at Maucker Union and Redeker Dining Center. If you haven't registered to vote, you can do so at these sites. To register, you need to provide your driver's license or last four digits of your social security number.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Violent Incident Defense Strategies-V.I.D.S.

UNI Police will host Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.) training sessions starting Oct 27, in 109 CME. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of surviving an active-shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register for training online. For more information, contact Lt. Joe Tyler.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Bike Rental Program

NISG and the Office of Sustainability are creating a student bike rental program at UNI. If you would like to donate a bike, contact Eric O'Brien. Bikes in working and non-working condition will be accepted. This event is to celebrate Campus Sustainability Day on Oct. 22.

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014
Comedian Pete Lee is coming to UNI

Pete Lee is a Wisconsin raised comedian who made his television debut on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" in 2008. See Pete Lee at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Maucker Union Ballroom.

Monday, Oct 20, 2014
BOR agenda available

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Oct. 22 and 23 in Iowa City. Agenda items are posted online.

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014
Crisis in Ukraine

The Department of Political Science, the global studies major and the Forum for National and Transnational Identities will host a panel presentation and discussion about the crisis in Ukraine at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, in SAB 2. Panelists are Ken Basom, political science; and Gregory Bruess and Konrad Sadkowski, history.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Polar Bare Run

The annual Polar Bare Run will be held Nov. 11 at 9 p.m. at the Alumni House. The one-mile walk/run is free but participants are asked to bring clothing and nonperishable food donations to the event. Donations will be given to the House of Hope and Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Two clothing donations and four food donations will earn participants one entry to the prize raffle that will take place after the race. Register online.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Ethics in scholarship for graduate students

A workshop addressing integrity in authorship, qualitative and quantitative data interpretation, identity and power in research, and other issues will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the University Room, MAU. Certificates of completion will be provided. Register online.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 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 9:15 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, in 102 SAB. Email brittany.warren@uni.edu to RSVP.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
CAB will show 'Maleficent'

The Campus Activities Board will show the movie "Maleficent" at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
This weekend at Gallagher Bluedorn

Check out the events at GBPAC this weekend! Beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18 there will be a Renaissance Faire on the GBPAC front lawn. Later that day, experience a performance of the Broadway show "Camelot." On Sunday, Oct. 19, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson will perform. Visit the GBPAC website for details.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Meet & Greet: Ernie Cline, author of 'Ready Player One'

Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the library's Meet & Greet event from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the Book Bistro. Ernie Cline, author of "Ready Player One," will be available to meet with the campus community about his book.

Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014
Q&A with Judge Randy Hefner

Join Judge Randy Hefner, 5th Judicial District of Iowa, at 3 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 16, in 201 SAB. Judge Hefner will hold a Q&A session for students interested in legal careers and the Iowa court system.

Tuesday, Oct 14, 2014
The Clothesline Project

Participate in Shine the Light on Relationship Violence Week by viewing the Clothesline Project display in Maucker Union Oct. 15 and 16. The Clothesline Project is a visual art campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, children, the LGBTQ* community and other marginalized populations.

Monday, Oct 13, 2014
BOR public hearing

This month's Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, in 030 BCS.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Careers, communication and counterterrorism in foreign policy

Join Ambassador John Dinger, alumnus of the UNI Department of Political Science and currently a senior inspector in the U.S. State Department's Office of Inspector General, for a presentation at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 14, in 134 SAB.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Athletic apparel sale

A sale of used UNI Athletic apparel will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Oct. 17, at the Northeast Concourse of the UNI-Dome. Doors open at 9 a.m. for registration (ID required). Additional details are available on the OBO website or contact Emily Creighton.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
New UNI Museums exhibit opening Oct. 16

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, UNI Museums will open an exhibit that explores the Cedar Valley during this time and Iowa's contribution to the war. The exhibit will open Thursday, Oct. 16, in Rod Library.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
Q&A on Regents' proposal for performance-based funding

The Board of Regents has proposed major revisions to the funding formula for the state's universities. The proposal would tie state funding to in-state students and to the universities' performance on particular measures. As currently designed, it would also result in a significant net increase in state funding to UNI. Joe Gorton, United Faculty president; Tim Kidd, Faculty Senate chair; and Scott Peters, faculty chair, will make brief presentations, followed by Q&A at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, in 109 CBB.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
UNI Public Safety to host emergency exercise

The UNI Department of Public Safety and the UNI Environmental Health & Safety offices will conduct an emergency exercise at 8:30 am., Saturday, Oct. 11, at Latham Hall. Other local first response agencies will also participate and various emergency vehicles will be used. The exercise should be completed by noon.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
UNI Public Safety to host emergency exercise

The UNI Department of Public Safety and the UNI Environmental Health & Safety offices will conduct an emergency exercise at 8:30 am., Saturday, Oct. 11, at Latham Hall. Other local first response agencies will also participate and various emergency vehicles will be used. The exercise should be completed by noon.

Thursday, Oct 9, 2014
UNI Alert test planned

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 9. Please review your emergency contact information and make any necessary updates. To update your emergency contact information, visit the Update My Personal Information application. 

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 stoolmaw@uni.edu 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 brittany.warren@uni.edu 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 ur@uni.edu 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.

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