Kick-off meeting of the UNI Financial Literacy Club for the 2014 spring semester. This is the place where you come to learn about money in the real world -- how to manage it, how to grow it and ultimately how use it in a way that will bring happiness into your life. Refreshments provided; we will be giving away $1,000 in cash! Join us in this journey of financial enlightenment.
This event is an opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember those who have lost the battle, but also to raise funds and awareness to help save lives. The opening ceremony is at 6 p.m., the Survivor Lap starts at 6:30 p.m. and the Luminaria ceremony is at 8 p.m.
Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service. Millions of volunteers around the world unite in a common mission to improve the lives of others. UNI students, faculty, and staff will participate in various community service projects in the Cedar Valley, including projects with ASPIRE Therapeutic Riding Program and the Black Hawk County Conservation. Please register for the event here.
Tired of your clothes? Don't want to pay for new ones? Clean out your closet during spring break and participate in UNI's Clothing Exchange: Reduce, Reuse, Rewear. For every one item you bring, you will receive one item in return. Bring your gently used clothes, shoes and accessories to the Student Involvement Center in Maucker Union March 11-26 or bring them on the day of the event. All leftover items will be donated to local charities.
Sponsored by NISG, Green Project UNI, Northern Iowa Energy Corps and Student Nature Society
The purpose of this event is to create awareness about the disparity in world food distribution and the millions of people who remain malnourished. Participants will be randomly divided into groups representing different income levels and given meals based on what is typical of that income group.
Homecoming week will be filled with events for students, alumni faculty and staff. Check out the Homecoming website for more information.
The Feminist Action League is sponsoring a walk to increase awareness about human sex trafficking, particularly in the United States.
The International Student Association (ISA) will host a Halloween dance. Enjoy music, food and drink, games, awards, photos and performances. All students welcome.
"MOVE," the first film released by Invisible Children since the return of founder and Chief Creative Officer Jason Russell, is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the most viral video ever, the organization behind it and the movement that made an African warlord famous. In this new movie, which was co-directed by Russell (who also directed KONY 2012), a generation is challenged to stand for justice.
Every Tuesday, the Student Involvement Center sends students out into the community to volunteer at various service agencies. A great way to meet new friends and make a difference. Free transportation, snacks, and shirt provided. Free shuttle leaves from Maucker Union - first shuttle: 2-5 p.m., second shuttle: 5-8 p.m. Sign up online.