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Friday, September 19, 2014 - 9:00 pm

The Homecoming Pep Rally will take place following the UNI volleyball game. Finalists will compete for the top prize of the pride cry and the student organization competition. Homecoming Royalty will be crowned and all UNI fans will get pumped up for the Saturday Homecoming football game!

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 8:00 am

Kick off Homecoming Day with a 5k run! There will be long-sleeved t-shirts, medals and more! Register at

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 11:00 am

UNI is bringing back one of its treasured traditions, the Homecoming Parade. To view the parade route map, please click here

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

The UNI Homecoming Committee, with assistance from NISG, RHA and Wellness and Recreation Services, will host a Homecoming Student Tailgate. Mingle with other students and enjoy food and lawn games before the homecoming football game.

Go Panthers! 

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Liz Funk will discuss topics focused on women including stress reduction, how to feel empowered in today's society and how to achieve goals for the right reason. She has written many books on women's issues.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join UNIFI for a blanket drive as part of Out Week. Participants will make fleece tie blankets for a program called From Cover to Cover in the lobby outside the ballroom. This organization provides blankets and books to kids in need.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 7:00 pm

UNI Students Together for the Advancement of Reproductive Rights (UNI STARR) will host Laci Green speaking on "What makes for the best sex ever?" In this upbeat program, students get a sex positive crash-course about the safe and healthy exploration of their sexuality while in college. Brace yourself for lots of laughs, useful information you never knew you needed and a fun night that always draws a crowd. 

Green is a 24-year-old sexuality geek based out of the San Francisco Bay Area and the creator and host of the largest sex education show on the internet called Sex Plus. The show consists of a biweekly video series, daily blogging, university lectures and community activism. The project currently reaches 5 million people each month in more than 100 countries. She also hosts two web shows: a science news show for the Discovery Channel and a sex education series for Planned Parenthood.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

You've heard of Color Runs, but have you ever heard of a Foam Run? UNI Dance Marathon will host this run through foam, slip 'n slides, water balloons and sprinklers. Register online at : Check-in begins at 5 p.m. with the race starting at 6 p.m. Registration is $20; proceeds benefit the University of Iowa Childrens' Hospital.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

UNI Freethinkers & Inquirers will host the Flying Spaghetti Monster Dinner and Charity Raffle. There will be a table in Maucker Union to sell raffle tickets. Proceeds will benefit the Northeast Iowa Food Bank as a part of Out Week. Dinner is free. Need not be present to win.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)

Gamma Phi Beta will host the 2nd annual Crescent Classic Par-tee & Par-tea: Golf Tournament and Tea Party. The golf tournament will be a four-person best shot with a shot gun start at 8:30 a.m. Golfing is $55 for adults, $40 for students and includes 18-holes of golf, lunch and a free cart. We will also host a tea-party and lunch for the non-golfers from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; cost is $10.  Other activities are a silent auction, raffle and vendors selling various items. If you would like to register for the golf tournament, buy a lunch ticket or have any questions contact Kelli Alexander at Proceeds benefit our philanthropy, Building Strong Girls.

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 8:30 am to Friday, October 3, 2014 - 5:00 pm

UNI Student Reading Association will be hosting its bi-annual Scholastic Book Fair in the Schindler Education Center 2nd Floor Lobby beginning Monday, September 29 through Friday, October 3 daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

The Masters in Public Policy (MPP) Program is hosting a dinner reception and fundraiser to benefit the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The event will feature a formal dinner, silent auction, cash bar and opera performance. Tickets are $50 and must be purchased in advance.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 8:00 pm

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) will host Pete Lee, a comedian from the Midwest.

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