Attending one of UNI's Panther Peek Visit Days will give you and your family the opportunity to learn all about your future college life at UNI. We'll show you around campus and let you see the residence halls you'll likely call home. You also will get a chance to talk to UNI representatives about academics and possible majors, financial aid and student life.
Areu is best known as the founding publisher of the national Latina print magazine and multi-media brand CATALINA, which was created in 2001 to break stereotypes and show a positive side of the American Hispanic community. In its first year, CATALINA magazine earned the “Lead Launch” distinction by Folio magazine and reached an audited circulation of 500,000 by 2004, making it the largest lifestyle magazine targeting Hispanic women in the nation. Since 2000, Areu has been known to millions of newspaper readers for her work as a contributing editor for The Washington Post Magazine. In addition to serving as a regular guest on shows including Fox’s O’Reilly Factor, HLN’s Prime News, and HLN’s Showbiz Tonight, Areu has also appeared on CNN’s AC360, CNN’s Campbell Brown, Fox’s Hannity, and MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown. She has also appeared on NBC’s Today Show, AL Jazeera’s Riz Kahn Show, Telemundo’s Hoy en el Mundo, and Univision’s Despierta America; she has also been a regular contributor to NY1 Noticias, New York’s only 24-hour Spanish news station.
Awareness for Individuals with Disabilities will be discussing the topic of disability ettiquette. All UNI students interested in learning more about this topic and the organization are welcome to attend.
Since the military coup in 2009, Honduras has been in a human rights crisis. The
Honduran military and police, responsible for egregious human rights violations, have received millions
from the United States in arms and training. Tomas Gómez Membreño is visiting us at from Honduras, where he works for the non-profit Indigenous rights organization COPINH (Civic Council of Popular Indigenous Organizations).
COPINH has been working to expose the role of the United States in the coup and its aftermath.
In conjunction with the Cornerstone course, the Center for Multicultural Education has started community book discussions with the Cornerstone text "The Warmth of Other Suns". Join UNI staff and faculty, as well as Cedar Valley community members for the book discussion on Wednesday, October 3rd in the Elm Room (Maucker Union), from 12 to 1 p.m. Bring your lunches and come to share your thoughts on the Great Migration.
Depression Screening: Questions about depression or anxiety? Attend a free, anonymous screening at the Counseling Center. Screening times are at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Open to UNI faculty, staff and students.
Join us in watching "The Beautiful Boxer" this Tuesday in the Maucker Union Presidential Room. Pizza will be served, and we encourage you to bring any snacks or drinks you would like.
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.
Many activities are planned including college open houses, college athletics and arts. Stay tuned for details!
Join MTA to watch the Educators for Change's documentary showing of "Race is the Place" at 7pm in the CME. Afterward, join us in the Presidential Room (basement of Maucker Union) for some important announcements and to sign up for a volunteer opportunity with Big Brothers, Big Sisters!