Flag Planting Remembrance September 11 unites community in relfection on anniversary of 9/11 tragedy (slide show)
UNI faculty, staff, students and community members joined the Northern Iowa Student Government for a Flag Planting Remembrance on Sept. 11 at Lawther Field. Individuals planted flags in memory of each person who lost their life on 9/11.
A moment of silence was held at 8:37 a.m., 8:59 a.m., 9:03 a.m. and 9:28 a.m. (all CST), to commemorate the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers, and the crashes at the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania. University of Northern Iowa.
Between September 10 and October 5, 2012, new freshmen at UNI are strongly urged to increase their chances of social and academic success by taking the 15-minute MAP-Works® (Making Achievement Possible) survey. Immediately after taking the survey each student receives an individualized, confidential report that includes valuable feedback, recommendations and information related to succeeding in college.
The annual Welcome Back BBQ was another successful event organized for Welcome Week 2011. Upcoming events include a health fair, progressive picnic, night view from the UNI Observatory, outdoor movie at Lawther field, sorority recruitment and more. For a complete schedule of events, link here.
The Panther Picnic held east of the McLeod Center, August 18, attracted hundreds of students for a picnic, games, socializing, an activity information fair and more. The event is sponsored by Campus Activity Board and launches fall semester programming by that student group.
Welcome Week activities continue through August 31. See the Welcome Week website for more information.
UNI Proud has earned recognition as the best gay-straight alliance of 2011. The award was giving by the Iowa Pride Network.
The Iowa Pride Network awards are designed to recognize and honor the best middle school and/or high school gay-straight alliance and college and/or university LGBT group in the state of Iowa. Awards go to LGBT student organizations that have shown a committed effort to raise awareness of LGBT issues on their campus and in their communities and have pioneered programs that increased respect for LGBT people.