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Monday, Sep 3, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNI PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH PROCESS UNDERWAYNEW

A presidential search website has been created. Visit the site often for updates. The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will host an open forum from 4:30 to 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 17, in the Commons Ballroom. The purpose of the open forum will be to receive comments from the university community relative to the qualities and characteristics of the next UNI president.

FIND WAYS TO GET INVOLVED - ATTEND THE STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIRNEW

Looking for ways to expand your skill set, make a difference, enhance your resume or meet new friends? Attend the Student Organization Fair, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday Sept. 5,  outside of Maucker Union. In the event of inclement weather, the fair will be held in the Ballroom, MAU. For more information, contact the Student Involvement Center at  273-2683.

SIMPLIFY WIFI SETUPNEW

Connecting to wireless at UNI is now much easier. First, connect to the wireless network WiFi-UNI-Setup. Then open a Web browser and use the wizard to configure your WiFi device. You will be prompted for your AD Lab or workstation login credentials. When the process is complete, you will be automatically connected to WiFi-UNI. For more information, see the ITS website or print a poster.

FREE BIKE TUNE-UPSNEW

Free bike tune-ups will be provided by Bike Tech, from 11 a.m. to  2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5, north of Maucker Union. Sponsored by Wellness & Recreation Services.

PANTHER VILLAGE DEDICATION IS SEPT. 6NEW

Panther Village, the newest UNI Department of Residence community, will be dedicated from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 6. The program will begin at 3:15 p.m. and tours will follow. Panther Village is home to 204 students in one-, two- and four-person apartments. The hallmarks of Panther Village include meticulous attention to quality, sustainability, comfort and convenience. Phase II of Panther Village will open fall 2013.

CELL PHONE & RECHARGEABLE BATTERY RECYCLINGNEW

Students can recycle old cell phones and rechargeable batteries at several on- campus locations. Look for the green and blue cardboard recycling boxes at Rod Library, the WRC, Schindler Education Center, Maucker Union and the CEEE.

TRAVEL AND RESEARCH FUNDS FOR STUDENTSNEW

Students who present at a conference or have received a merit-based invitation to compete or perform at an intercollegiate activity may apply for travel funds through the Intercollegiate Academic Fund. Research and creative activity funds are also available. Click here for information. Upcoming deadlines include Sept. 6 and Oct. 4.

ACADEMIC ETHICS FOR UNDERGRADSNEW

What does it mean to have academic integrity in college? Come to a session to learn how and why to avoid plagiarism on papers, how to collaborate with others on class work, and how to interact ethically with professors and fellow students. The session will take place from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 11, in the University Room, MAU. Refreshments will be provided. Click here to register for the session. 

UPCOMING DEADLINES

DATES TO OBSERVENEW

Sept. 7 is the last day to add a full-semester course for credit for any student. Departmental approval on the student request form is required. Sept. 7 is the last day to change a full-semester course to or from audit, to drop first half-semester course without an "F" and to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Fail grading basis. Details are available on the registrar's website

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.