Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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

Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Pardon our progress

Starting Tuesday, July 29, physical plant painters will begin painting crosswalk markings. Areas will be marked off with orange cones and the painters will be wearing safety clothing. Please slow down and drive cautiously when entering these areas. The crosswalks should be completed by Aug. 7. For more information, call Tony Hanson at 273-3126.

Monday, Jul 21, 2014
College Hill Farmers Market to feature DJs

The College Hill Farmers Market brings fresh, local foods to the UNI campus and surrounding communities from 4 to 6 p.m. every Thursday, now through October. The CEEE sponsors and manages the market on the corner of College and W. 22nd streets. On July 24 the market will feature an all-vinyl party with double DJs Pals and Dusty.

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014
Campus wildflower walks

Laura Jackson, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Center, will lead a tour of wildflowers on campus. Take a Well-being Walk from 10 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 17, starting at the Maucker Union Plaza; on July 24, the tour starts near the Panther Plot (behind the Biology Research Complex). Different flowers are in bloom every week, so come for one or both. Contact Laura Jackson with questions.

Tuesday, Jul 15, 2014
Hudson Road overpass closure

Weather permitting, routine maintenance work on the Hudson Road overpass will begin Wednesday, July 16. Bridge access will be restored Monday, July 21. Use the 27th Street crosswalk instead. If you have any questions, contact Tony Hanson at 273-3126.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014
Early processing of student timecards due to July 4th holiday

Because of the of the July 4 holiday, student timecards will be processed early and must be approved by 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 2.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014
July 4th hours for Maucker Union

Essentials, Chats and Prexy's in Maucker Union will be closed Friday, July 4 in observance of the holiday. Prexy's and Essentials will resume normal hours on Monday, July 7. Due to a water shut-down in Maucker Union, Chat's won't open until 10 a.m.

Tuesday, Jul 1, 2014
Farewell reception for Tabatha Cruz

The Center for Multicultural Education will host a farewell reception for Tabatha Cruz, program coordinator, from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 1, in the CME.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014
MyUNIverse Portal and Student System maintenance

On Saturday, June 28, the MyUNIverse Portal and Student Systems will be down for maintenance between 8 a.m. and noon. If there are questions or concerns on this outage, contact Chris Triplitt.

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014
Migraine and quality of life study

Adults with migraines are invited to participate in a University of Iowa research study to learn if a skills workshop can lead to improvements in headaches. For more information, complete an online survey or call 319-384-2845.

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014
Revised policies
Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014
Efficiency and Transformation Study open forum

An open forum about Deloitte's Phase 2 review of the Board of Regents Rising to the Next TIER program will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, June 16, in the GBPAC. Following the presentation, there will be an open mic Q&A.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Wireless network access for UNI guests and visitors

UNI is offering complimentary wifi access to visitors and guests via the 'attwifi' network, which will replace 'UNI-Guest' in most campus locations. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to continue using the secure 'WiFi-UNI' network. More information is posted on the ITS website.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Summer construction projects

There are a number of construction projects taking place on campus. A map on the Facilities Planning website shows the location, approximate duration and alternate routes around construction projects

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Abandoned bikes

A number of abandoned bikes around campus were confiscated by the UNI Police on May 27 and 28. If your bike is missing, contact the UNI Police at 273-2712.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
College Hill Farmers Market starts June 5

The College Hill Farmers Market brings fresh, local foods to the UNI campus and surrounding communities from 4 to 6 p.m. every Thursday, June through October. The CEEE sponsors and manages the market on the corner of College and W. 22nd streets.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
Spring 2014 International Panther is now available

The spring edition of the CIEP International Panther is available online. Read about current students, CIEP alumni, social and cultural activities, special programs and more.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
Campanile repair work to start

Weather permitting, work on the exterior of the Campanile will start Monday, June 9. Work will include roof revisions on the bell deck and cleaning the brick and limestone. The area will be closed off the last week of June in order to replace the wire mesh guards in the arch openings. If you have any problems or a tentative event scheduled for this area, contact either Joe Boutott or Tony Hanson in the Physical Plant at 273-4400.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014
Primary election voting at Gilchrist Hall

Gilchrist Hall has been designated as a polling location for the June 3 primary election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Certain parking meters on the west side of Gilchrist Hall will be designated for voters only. Questions may be directed to Milissa Wright, UNI Police, at 273-2712.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014
Summer Wellness and Fitness News now posted

Summer issues of the June Student Health 101 (SH101), New Student Orientation Issue of Student Health 101 (SH101), the WRS E-Newsletter and the 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.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
BOR agenda posted

The next Board of Regents meeting will take place June 4 and 5 in Ames. The agenda is posted online.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
President Ruud's one-year thank you reception

President Ruud is celebrating one year at UNI on May 31. He would like to thank students, faculty and staff for all their hard work from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Friday, May 30, at the President's House. Coffee, juice and pastries will be provided.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
UNI-NCBI Lunch 'n Learn

An opportunity to learn a unique, effective approach for responding to offensive behaviors or comments in the workplace or personal life will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, in the Presidential Room, MAU. This is a follow-up to the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute workshop, "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion." It provides participants an opportunity to stay connected and work on skill development. Bring your lunch; coffee and cookies provided. For more information, contact Victoria DeFrancisco or call 273-3210.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Library hours during Memorial Day weekend

Library hours during Memorial Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the weekend.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Finalists for enrollment management position

Finalists for the associate vice resident for enrollment management are scheduled for campus interviews beginning May 13. An open forum will be held by each candidate. Resumes, position description and the open forum schedule are posted on the search website

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
'UNIversitas" published

The latest issue of "UNIversitas," UNI's Journal of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, has been published. Features include a forum on the digital turn in academia, a digital short on gendering women and an elaborate sociological study of college students "hooking up."

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Panther Pick Up is May 7-9

UNI's Panther Pick Up is Wednesday, May 7 through Friday, May 9. St. Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army trucks will be located throughout campus and will accept clothing, dishes, furniture, carpet and other useable household items. For donation times and locations, visit the Panther Pick Up website. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Mini-grants available for Reaching for Higher Ground projects

Reaching for Higher Ground mini-grants up to $1,000 are available to support academic year activities and programming planned around the 2014-15 theme Media & Social Media: A Networked Society. Get more information and apply online. The deadline for the initial round of mini-grants is June 2; applicants will be notified by June 16.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Action needed so students can charge to their u-bill this summer
If you know student employees not enrolled for summer who are working on campus and want the ability to charge to their university bill, email their name, university ID number and summer campus affiliation to diningtech@uni.edu. Otherwise, only enrolled students have the charge privilege.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Library hours for final exam week

Library hours for April 30 through May 6 are extended hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your Cat ID.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
May Health, Wellness and Fitness News now posted

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

Thursday, May 1, 2014
May and June UNI-NCBI Diversity Inclusion workshops

The "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion" workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 15 and 16, and June 23 and 24. Lunch will be provided at the end of the first day. Register online for this free workshop. For more information, email defran@uni.edu or call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
UNI Multiple Sclerosis Walk

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Center for Multicultural Education are sponsoring a one-mile MS Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, May, 17, at UNI. Registration is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
New UNI Job & Internship Board

UNI Career Services has launched a new UNI Job & Internship Board. This board brings together on-campus jobs, local part-time employment, internships and full-time opportunities. Log in using your MyUniverse login credentials. An online tutorial is available.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
Milk and cookies with President Ruud during finals

Join President Ruud and his wife Judy for a special finals week tradition. They will serve milk and cookies to students studying for their finals at 7 p.m. Monday, May 5, in Rod Library.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
De-Stress Days

De-stress from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 5, 6 and 7, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Receive a free mini-massage, walk the labyrinth, make crafts and more.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Baker Hall update

Starting May 12, the construction area will be expanded to include work on the water line in the street south of the site, work on the sidewalk near Wright Hall and the Botanical Center and between Wright and Rod Library. A map of the new construction area and the alternate pedestrian path is posted online. Call Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Summer Lovin' Date Auction

"Bid on" girls and guys from various student organizations at the Summer Lovin' Date Auction at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in Ballroom C, MAU. Dates are pre-planned; entrance fee is $3.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in 115 SRL. There will be a panel discussion with Harry Brod, sociology, criminology and anthropology, and Joan Thompson, sexual assault advocate and health educator, about how to end sexual assault. Two sexual assault survivors will also tell their stories. A march and rally at the Campanile will follow.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Rod Library campus book drive continues

Rod Library has collected hundreds of books to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates around the world. Because the book drive was so successful, Rod Library is extending the deadline to May 12. Drop books off in the green cardboard bin in the library's lobby.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Return keys to Physical Plant

All keys checked out to faculty, staff and students need to be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Monday, Apr 28, 2014
Background checks review policy

A policy revision for background checks is available for comment through Friday, May 9 before being presented to the cabinet and executive management team for final approval.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
2014-15 Reaching for Higher Ground campus meetings

The theme for the 2014-15 Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) project is Media and Social Media: A Networked Society. Learn about recent changes to the RHG project and how you can get involved during one of the campus meetings from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m., Tuesday, April 29 or from 8 to 8:50 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. If you have questions, contact higherground@uni.edu

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Graduate student Commencement moved to McLeod

Due to the number of graduate students indicating they plan to participate in the spring Commencement ceremony, the venue has been moved to the McLeod Center. This change is being made to comfortably accommodate all of the graduates and their family and friends. For more information, visit the Commencement information Web page.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Review policy on faculty participation

Review Policy 2.13 Faculty Participation in University Planning and Budgeting is available for comments until Thursday, May 8. 

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
QUASH on Friday!

The Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt (QUASH) involves teams of two to four participants who complete a scavenger hunt around UNI's campus Friday, April 25. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. For more information, visit the QUASH website.   

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
UNI Museum display – The Sacred and The Secular

The Sacred and The Secular exhibit examines the multiple roles that art plays in African cultures. This free exhibit will explore how the African objects in the UNI Museum's collection are used by their original culture while also looking at parallels in our own society. This display is on the first floor of the Rod Library now through Sept. 28.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
PSE will host a UNI student garage sale

A UNI student garage sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, in the Gilchrist parking lot. Sale items can be donated May 1-3; rent a table for $5. Proceeds go to UNI Sustainability to rebuild the garden on top of Maucker Union. For pickup locations and times, contact Courtney Clark at 319-981-1159. clarkcak@uni.edu

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Annual spring plant sale

The annual spring plant sale will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, in the UNI Botanical Center. Plants for sale include tropicals, herbs, vegetables, succulents and flowers. If you have any questions, contact Billie Hemmer.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Film and discussion 'The Garden'

The Reaching for Higher Ground: Food Matters film series will show its final film, "The Garden," at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28, in the CME. A discussion will follow the screening.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Free CAB film: 'That Awkward Moment'

CAB will show the film "That Awkward Moment" at 7 and 9 p.m., Thursday, May 1, in MAU. Free admission with free popcorn, candy and refreshments. Follow CAB on Twitter @UNI_CAB or like it on Facebook: UNI CAB.

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