News & Events

 

JULY 2016

Sign up now for fall! -
ENHANCE YOUR COLLEGE EXPERIENCE
Mondays & Wednesdays; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Session I: Sept. 12-28
Session II: Oct. 31-Nov. 16
Rod Library 286 (Makerspace Room)

This FREE, non-credit course (6 meeting times), is open to all UNI students. You'll discuss "What do I stand for? Who/what influenced my values? Do my priorities match my present actions?" You'll also discover the impact of your spending on life satisfaction and the environment. Finally you'll explore your vision for who you want to be when you graduate from UNI. Paid internships available for several students.

Click here to register! And check out our partner's program - Live Like a Student / UNI Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

 

National Science Teachers Association -
STEM Forum & Expo
Wednesday, July 27 - Friday, July 29
Denver, CO

Register now for the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA! The F.R.E.E. Program will present "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" and "Teaching Climate Change with Energy Flows and Ice Ages." Be sure to stop by our exhibit booth!

Click here to register.

 

UNI Local Food Program -
BUNDLE DAY @ THE COLLEGE HILL FARMERS MARKET!

Thursday, July 29; 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
2205 College Street, Cedar Falls (map)

Visit the College Hill Farmers Market in its third season, open every Thursday (4-6 p.m.) June through October.

Like the market on Facebook and check out the 2016 lineup!

 

New e-newsletter –
QUALITY TEACHER TOOLS FOR PROTECTING OUR PLANET

Subscribe to this new e-newsletter for teachers that will help you build a better world and meet student achievement goals. This resource will introduce you to teacher-tested activities and lesson plans. Most focus on the environment, and you'll find easy connections to standards. All activities and lessons focus on real, relevant and interesting topics.

Click here to subscribe!

 

New presentation –
SOURCES OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS IN GRAPHICS

This presentation uses graphics to show the sources of greenhouse gas emissions, as identified by the US EPA. The single largest contributor? The answer may surprise you.

 

UNI Local Food Program -
DOWNLOAD THE 2016 LOCAL FOOD GUIDE

The Buy Fresh, Buy Local Food Guide helps connect consumers to the array of local foods available in Black Hawk and surrounding counties. Find local farmers and restaurants, grocery stores, cafés, retail stores, and institutions who purchase locally grown foods. View and share the guide now!

Like the UNI Local Food Program on Facebook, or contact Jodie Huegerich to learn more (jodie.huegerich@uni.edu or 319-273-7883).

 

HELPING IOWANS LIVE WHAT THEY REALLY LOVE!

We love stuff, but most of us love family and friends, experiences and skill-building more. These ready-to-use graphics remind us of this!

 

AUGUST 2016

 

UNI Local Food Program -
ONION DAY @ THE COLLEGE HILL FARMERS MARKET!
Thursday, August 25; 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
2205 College Street, Cedar Falls (map)

Visit the College Hill Farmers Market in its third season, open every Thursday (4-6 p.m.) June through October.

Like the market on Facebook and check out the 2016 lineup!

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

 

UNI Local Food Program -
SALAD DAY @ THE COLLEGE HILL FARMERS MARKET!

Thursday, September 29; 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
2205 College Street, Cedar Falls (map)

Visit the College Hill Farmers Market in its third season, open every Thursday (4-6 p.m.) June through October.

Like the market on Facebook and check out the 2016 lineup!

 

OCTOBER 2016

 

UNI Local Food Program -
SOUP DAY @ THE COLLEGE HILL FARMERS MARKET!

Thursday, October 27; 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
2205 College Street, Cedar Falls (map)

Visit the College Hill Farmers Market in its third season, open every Thursday (4-6 p.m.) June through October.

Like the market on Facebook and check out the 2016 lineup!