Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

Visit the MyUniverse News archives for information published prior to January 2013.

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014
UNI goes mobile

Take UNI with you on your smartphone with our new mobile apps. The MyUNI mobile app is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch, Android phones and other phones via mobile Web.

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014
Auditions for spring 2014 Theatre UNI shows

Auditions for the spring shows "Mauritius" and "August: Osage County" will begin at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 12, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Requirements include one 90-second contemporary monologue for theater majors. Others will read from material provided from "August: Osage County."

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014
Dress for the weather

UNI experienced some frigid conditions the last couple of days. Even though temperatures are expected to rise, remember to take necessary precautions to stay safe and warm during the winter months. Visit UNI's Weather Information  website for details about class/university cancellations, snow removal, campus storm shelter locations and road conditions.

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014
'The Vagina Monologues' casting call

Seeking woman-identified students, faculty and staff for "The Vagina Monologues" performance. A casting call will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Jan. 15 and 16, in 108 CAC. No acting experience is necessary. If unable to attend, email Beth Dehne to schedule another time.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
Panther home games during holiday break

The UNI men's basketball team has three home games scheduled during break. The Panthers take on Iona Dec. 28, Bradley on Jan. 1, and Drake on Jan. 11.  All three games are at 7 p.m., in McLeod Center. General admission tickets are just $5 for these games.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
UNI Financial Literacy Club event

Attend the UNI Financial Literacy Club event for a chance to win $1,000 and gain financial enlightenment at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, in the Ballroom, MAU. For more information, contact Mike Finley at 580-483-5811 or visit his website.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
Diversity Matters Fair

The Diversity Matters Fair will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Georgian Lounge. The Diversity Town Hall Meeting will follow from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Slife Ballroom. Departments, programs, student organizations and other campus units will showcase their diversity-related initiatives. To participate, contact Amy Petersen

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
Apply for McElroy Fellowship

The McElroy Fellowship is for students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. and must have graduated in December 2013 or will graduate in May 2014 with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $10,000 per year for three years to help with education costs. Application details are posted online. The on-campus application deadline is Friday, Jan. 31. For more information, contact Bryce Kanago

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
Commissioning ceremony will be Dec. 20

The Department of Military Science invites you to the Commissioning Ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20, in the Great Reading Room, SRL, in honor of Senior Cadets Erin R. Boyd and Wesley R. Gudenkauf. 

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
Inside UNI holiday schedule

The final Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff newsletter for 2013 will be Thursday, Dec. 19. The final Inside UNI student newsletter will be Wednesday, Dec. 18. Inside UNI emails for faculty and staff will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 7; Inside UNI for Students will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Monday, Dec 16, 2013
De-Stress Days

Come de-stress in the Maucker Union Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of finals week. Enjoy mini-massages, do crafts and walk the labyrinth. On Monday, pet puppies from the Cedar Valley Humane Society. 

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Shop and support UNI Museums

Saturday, Dec. 14, the Friends of UNI Museums are having a book fair at the Waterloo Barnes and Noble and at University Book & Supply. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the museums. For more information, visit the the Rod Library website

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Resources available to ensure Web accessibility

Resources on Web accessibility are available to make websites accessible by everyone regardless of ability or disability. If you have questions about creating accessible pages on your UNI website, contact Carolyn Dorr at 273-2761.

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Library hours for finals week

Library hours for Dec. 11 through 17 are extended hours. Patrons may check out materials and enter the building until 10 minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7.

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Milk and cookies with President Ruud during finals

Join President Ruud and his wife Judy for milk and cookies at the Rod Library at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16.

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
De-stressing for finals at Rod Library

Feeling stressed about finals and papers? Take a break while you're studying at the library. Special tables with be set up with activities to help you relax such as puzzles, games and art supplies.

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Math and Science Services tutoring hours for finals week

Math and Science Services, located in 008 ITTC, will not offer one-on-one math and science tutoring appointments during finals week. Walk-in hours have been extended to 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 16 through Thursday, Dec. 19. A-Team will be held during its regular hours from 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 15, in the Rod Library's Browsing Room. For more information, contact Latricia Hylton at 273-2361.

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Early processing of student timecards for Dec. 23 payday

Dec. 14 is the cutoff date for the Dec. 23 biweekly payday. Because of the Christmas holiday, timecards will be processed early and must be approved by 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 to be included in the Dec. 23 paycheck.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
Revised policy on accommodations of disabilities

The policy on Accommodations of Disabilities is available for public comment before being presented to the Executive Management Team for final approval. You may review the proposed revisions on the policies website.

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
Third Annual Conference on African American Children and Families

 The Third Annual Conference on African American Children and Families will be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, in the SEC. The pre-conference and conference are free for UNI undergraduate students and faculty. Course credits are available. Registration and more information are posted online or contact Gloria Kirkland Holmes or call 273-2007.  

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013
Reaffirmation statement

President Ruud has published a reaffirmation of UNI's commitment to nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The full statement can be found online. 

Monday, Dec 9, 2013
UNI PRSSA Toys for Tots drive

UNI PRSSA is collecting donations for Toys for Tots through Dec. 14. Drop off new, unwrapped toys at five campus locations: GIL, LNG, CBB and SEC (2).  More information is posted on Facebook

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Library feasibility study open house

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, OPN Architects will unveil conceptual drawings that outline a 10-year vision for potential space changes to the Rod Library. This open house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. on the second floor behind the Reference Desk; refreshments will be served.

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
December health, wellness, fitness news now available

The December issues of Student Health 101 (SH101), the WRS E-Newsletter and the WRS Personal Fitness newsletter are now posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities and topics of the month.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
A performance and rant by Tim MIller

Internationally acclaimed performance artist Tim Miller will perform excerpts from his work and speak about the role performance plays in forming identity at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, in the Bertha Martin Theatre. 

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
Summer aid days

Thinking about taking summer courses? Find out what financial aid is available to cover summer class expenses from Dec. 9 through 11, in the Office of Student Financial Aid, in 105 GIL. Or stop at the financial aid table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 10, in Maucker Union for summer aid information.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
Affordable Care Act forum

Learn what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means to you during an educational forum at 3 and 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10, in Ballroom C, MAU. Health and Human Services regional director Stephene Moore will present information on the ACA and how to navigate the health insurance marketplace. A Q&A will follow. These forums are of particular interest to college students who currently don't have or will soon lose their health insurance plan.

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
Application maintenance to SIS systems

SIS systems will be unavailable for application and database maintenance from 1 to 8 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7. This includes the following: My Universe Portal, SIS campus solutions, SIS CRM application, SIS EPM data warehouse applications, the Application for Admission and the online class search. A notification will be sent when the applications are back online Saturday morning. If there are any problems or questions, contact Travis Horvatich

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
2013 and prior year W-2 statements

Effective Jan. 7, 2014, yearend W-2 forms will be available online only to student employees who have made the one-time election to have an electronic W-2 and not receive a paper W-2 in the mail. If you have not previously made this election, it can be made through UNI Student Employee Self Service>W-2 Delivery Preference. Visit the payroll website or contact linda.gruetzmacher@uni.edu for more information.

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Diversity Matters award nominations due Dec. 12

The Diversity Matters Award is presented annually in recognition of dedication and service to UNI in advancement of its diversity-related goals. Those eligible include faculty, staff, students and community members. Recommendations for the award are made to the president who makes the final selection. Additional information and the nomination form are available online. Deadline for nominations is midnight, Thursday, Dec. 12. Awards will be presented at the Town Hall Meeting on Diversity, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22. A Diversity Fair will precede the event from 1 to 2 p.m. Both events will be at the Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Open house for new spaces in Maucker Union

An open house to celebrate the completion of the Maucker Union plaza-level renovation project will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10. Features include the renovated spaces of the Student Involvement Center and the offices of International Programs and International Students & Scholars, as well as the additions of the new LGBT* Center and the Military and Veteran Student Services Center. 

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Director, Center for Educational Transformation candidate

The third Center for Educational Transformation director candidate, Scott McLeod, will be on campus Dec. 4. His open forum presentation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m., in the University Room, MAU. More information is posted on the provost's website

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Kappa Delta Pi holiday T-shirt sale

UNI T-shirts and related education-themed items will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Lobby, SEC. Sponsored by UNI Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society. Sales support KDP educational and service projects.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Toys for Tots toy drive

Donate new, unwrapped toys to kids ages 0-14 in Black Hawk County. The National Society of Collegiate Scholars will sponsor a Toys for Tots toy drive Dec. 1 through 8. Boxes will be located outside the Student Involvement Center in Maucker Union and inside the main doors of Rod Library. For more information, contact Ashley Larson.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Holiday pottery sale

Purchase unique holiday gifts from UNI ceramic students at the Holiday Pottery Sale from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, and from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, in 126 KAB. Students will use proceeds from the sale to attend the National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
November public hearing at UNI

This month's Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in 030 BCS.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
Cards for Kids drive

Donate used greeting cards to St. Jude's Ranch for Children, a part of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, from Nov. 25 through Jan. 15. All types of greeting cards are accepted. Look for drop boxes at: Maucker Union, the WRC, CEEE, Schindler Lobby, Gilchrist Hall and Rod Library.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
UNI Interpreters Theatre to hold auditions for 'Wasted'

Auditions for the spring 2014 Interpreters Theatre/Reaching for Higher Ground production of "Wasted" will be at 6 p.m., Dec. 3 and 4, in 040 LNG. "Wasted" is an ensemble e(co)-production that explores and criticizes our "throw-away culture." All students are welcome to audition; scripts will be provided. For more information, contact Danielle Dick McGeough.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
Diversity panel

The Inclusive Communities Team from the Department of Residence will sponsor a diversity panel at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the CME. Learn about fellow UNI students and their experience on campus in a supportive setting.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
Celebrate creativity at UNI on Dec. 3

Register now for The Creative UNIversity Conference & Celebration to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Maucker Union. Hear a panel of experts, and see student and faculty exhibits, performances, research posters, presentations and demonstrations.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
Library hours during Thanksgiving vacation

Rod Library hours during Thanksgiving vacation are posted online. Youth books checked out anytime Saturday, Nov. 16, are due Monday, Dec. 2. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
November Health, Wellness, Fitness news available

November issues of Student Health 101 (SH101),  the WRS E-Newsletter and WRS Personal Fitness are now posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities and topics of the month.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Report safety concerns

The Health and Safety Committee has a form for submitting concerns regarding infrastructure at UNI. The form is on the Health and Safety Committee site and may be completed anonymously.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Watch for snow storage signs

Beginning Monday, Nov. 25, "No Parking" signs will be erected to indicate snow storage areas in the following locations: ROTH on the north end and middle of the lot near the motorcycle parking area, "M" parking at the Jennings Apartments and the north "F" street overflow. Do not park in these areas during snow season. Please be sure bicycles and motorcycles are stored off campus if not used during the winter. For questions, call 273-5374.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Library hours During holidays & semester break

Library hours for the holidays and semester break are posted online. There will be no special loans during the holidays and semester break. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
A night of poetry with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

Poet Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, who teaches at York College in NYC, will read from her work at 7 p.m., Nov. 19, in 002 SAB. Ekere's work focuses on women, ancestry, connectivity and the healing power of art. Her first book, "Karma's Footsteps," will be available for purchase and signing.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award nominations due soon

Nominations are now being accepted for the Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award. Please consider nominating a student affairs' staff member who continually works to carry out the mission of student affairs by helping students succeed. Award information and the nomination form are posted online. Nomination forms are due Monday, Nov. 25.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
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 workshop will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in 102 SAB.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
Up for a challenge of cultural norms?

Help work towards a solution where equality is essential, consent is expected and victims aren't blamed for perpetrator's actions. Create a supportive campus by joining SAVE at 4 p.m., Mondays, in 040 Lang. For more information, contact amandajean.nolte@uni.edu.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013
Advertising competition

The UNI American Marketing Association has partnered with the College of Business Administration to develop an advertising competition for all UNI students. Participants could win a $500 cash prize and have their advertising scheme implemented in the UNIBusiness recruitment campaign. Additional information is posted online.

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