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Special Events

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

The movie "San Andreas," one of this summer's biggest hits, will show.  It's free; popcorn and soda will be provided.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00 pm

The UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center invites you to appreciate the beauty of native plants with a leisurely walk along the trail of a UNI prairie planting. Walks will be led by Tallgrass Prairie Center founder and advocate Daryl Smith and Laura Jackson, center director at 1p.m. and 2:15 p.m. This event is free and open to the public; bring a pair of comfortable walking shoes.

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 8:00 am

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley and Iowa State Senator Jeff Danielson will discuss whistleblower protections from the federal and state perspectives. Both view whistleblowing as an important check and balance on government. Grassley has a long record of working for protections for whistleblowers. In 1984 he authored updates to the federal False Claims Act and co-authored the 1989 federal Whistleblower Protection act and its updates in 2012. Danielson helped lead an effort in 2014 to strengthen Iowa’s whistle-blower law. A reception precedes the program at 7:30 a.m.; free and open to the public.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Celebrate the grand opening of the newest retail venue on campus, Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Bistro in Maucker Union. Enjoy food sampling from 11 a.m.-noon. A short presentation and ribbon cutting will take place at 11:30 a.m., with special guest Eric Wolfe, president and CEO of E&G Franchise System, as well as TC. The first 200 guests will receive a free t-shirt with sandwich purchase that day (while supplies last). The remainder of the week, enjoy free chips and soda with sandwich purchase and enter to win an ipad and free sandwiches for a semester. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/dor.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Recorded presentation of a lecture by Kim MacLin on how the brain affects eyewitness identification.

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 7:00 am to 9:30 am

UNI Employee Well-being encourages all employees to participate in a free Biometric Screening. This screening is offered through Wheaton Franciscan Wellness Services. All UNI employees are eligible for one (1) free screening per academic year. Spouses may sign up for $25 (blood profile only).

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 7:00 pm

Donna Hoffman, political science, will moderate a panel that will discuss the history, progress and problems associated with the Voting Rights Act. Panelists are Michael Blackwell, John Johnson, Paul Pate and Scott Peters. The League of Women Voters of Black Hawk-Bremer Counties is a co-sponsor. A reception will follow the presentation; free and open to the public.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 (All day)

It’s time to lace up those walking shoes again for the Healthiest State Walk. This is a great way to come join us at the Employee Benefits & Well-being Fair located in Maucker Union.  Get a group together and come visit with the vendors and Employee Well-being and sign up for awesome door prizes.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:00 am

The Counseling Center is hosting free screenings for depression and anxiety. Screening times are 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. No registration required.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Speakers at this event are Donna Red Wing, head of One Iowa, and Bob Vander Plaats, head of The Family Leader, two leaders with opposing views on gay marriage. Their story has been featured in the Des Moines Register (Dec. 31, 2014) and Washington Post (July 4, 2015). Sponsored by UNI American Democracy Project and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President; co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Black Hawk and Bremer Counties. A reception will follow the presentation; free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 8:00 am to 10:00 am

Panther Pacers Running Club is hosting a Homecoming 5K! T-shirt is included with a light breakfast served after the run. Registration is $15; proceeds benefit the Panther Pacers Running Club.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join UNI Employee Wellbeing for the first Family and Friends Social. Attractions include bounce houses for the kids, complete open WRC facility (includes: pool, climbing wall, gym and courts) and food available for purchase. This event is open to all employees and their friends and family.

Friday, November 6, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, November 8, 2015 (All day)

Explore UNI. See robots in action, marvel at the chemistry magic show and cheer on the football team. Many fun activities will be planned for you and your family at the 2015 Family Weekend.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:00 am to 9:00 am

UNI Employee Well-being encourages all employees to participate in a free Biometric Screening. This screening is offered through Wheaton Franciscan Wellness Services. All UNI employees are eligible for one (1) free screening per academic year. Spouses may sign up for $25 (blood profile only).

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