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Monday, Oct 1, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNI ALERT UPDATE

The first campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system for this school year is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3. Please check your emergency notification contact data and make sure it is up to date. Log in to MyUNIverse > Update Personal Information > UNI Alert.

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY SCREENINGSNEW

Questions about depression or anxiety? Take a free, anonymous screening at the UNI Counseling Center on Oct. 3. Screening times are at 10 and 11 a.m., 1 and 2 p.m. The screenings are open to faculty, staff and students. Call 273-2676 or email Gretchen Honsell for more information.

PANTHER SPEAKERS WEBINAR - GLOBAL COMPETENCYNEW

The UNI Panther Speakers program is offering a free webinar, "Being Globally Competent," presented by Chris Schrage, marketing, at noon, Thursday, Oct. 4. The presentation focuses on what global competency is. What does it take for a person to be successful and enjoy working in the global world? Participants will gain valuable insights for working and traveling abroad. Register at the Panther Speakers website.

SUMMER CAPSTONE IN GREECENEW

Immerse yourself in the art, culture, history and the beauty of Greece this June and earn Capstone credit. Informational meetings are from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 and Thursday, Oct. 4, in 009 GIL. For more information, email Greg Bruess, call  273-2752 or visit the study abroad website.

GENDER AND ATHLETICISM IN SPORTSNEW

Kate Lavelle, communication studies, will discuss "Playing Like a Man--Representations of Gender and Athleticism in Sports," at noon, Monday, Oct. 1, in 109A CME. Lavelle's speech will focus on the implications of statements that frame the athletic abilities of women in masculine terms, and explore why those statements are still used. For more information, contact Barbara Cutter, women's and gender studies, at 273-7102.

CAMP ADVENTURE CHILD & YOUTH SERVICES NEW

Camp Adventure is taking applications for summer 2013. If interested, complete an interest card at the Camp Adventure website. Camp Adventure Child & Youth Services program provides an opportunity for students to work with children and youth at various ages and developmental levels. Engage in a variety of cultural experiences through life and travel in other countries over a period of 10 to 12 weeks during the summer. Attend the upcoming interview from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, in the WRC. If you have questions, email the staff or call 273-5948.

WIN A NOOK DURING BANNED BOOK WEEKNEW

Help Rod Library celebrate Banned Book Week Oct. 1 through 5. Check out the lobby display on banned books and join the banned book read-out on Friday, Oct. 5, outside the library. Like Rod Library on Facebook - there will be a trivia contest next week for a Nook. 

LEARN ABOUT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN WASHINGTON, D.C.NEW

The Washington Center for Internships (TWC) offers UNI students the opportunity to work in government, corporate and non-profit organizations in Washington, D.C., and earn UNI credits. Lean about the benefits of the program and the collaboration that TWC has with UNI. For more information, contact Isabela Varela or visit The Washington Center web page.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.

REGISTRAR

Academic information and deadlines.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT CENTER

Student Involvement Center - Information about student organizations, events and service opportunities.