Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Need to enroll in health insurance?

Stop by the Rod Library main level from 1 to 5 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12, for assistance with enrollment questions from an Affordable Care Act navigator. Information will be available for students, staff and faculty. The ACA open enrollment is now through Saturday, Dec. 31.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Policies available for comment

Review policy 4.41 Special Compensation and Summer Appointments and review policy 9.54 Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources are available for comment until Friday, Jan. 13, on the university policies website.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Security awareness OUCH! newsletter

The OUCH! newsletter from SANS highlights a security awareness topic each month. The December issue discusses secure disposal of mobile devices, very timely for the holiday season when friends and family (or even you!) may receive a new device.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Environmental Ethics project proposal presentations

The Environmental Science class will present their project proposals developed during their service learning class from 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Dec. 12, in the auditorium, CEEE.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt Giveback Night

Dance Marathon is partnering with Menchie's Frozen Yogurt for a giveback event from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7. Mention UNI DM when paying and part of the proceeds will go to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Life and Work: Discerning Values and Vocation

The Center for Vocational Reflection is sponsoring a new class that strives to help students develop a sense of selfhood to prepare them for success in life after college. Students will explore their passion, mission, profession and vocation. The class can be taken as an independent study or in four sessions with Mike Waggoner and staff of the CVR. For more information, contact Kate Kitzman

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Sandi Patty at Gallagher Bluedorn

See Sandi Patty at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, GBPAC. She is one of the most acclaimed vocalists of our time and is sticking to her Christian roots on her final Christmas tour. Visit the ticket office to redeem your student ticket. For more information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Finals week snack packages

Finals are around the corner and Campus Christian Fellowship wants to give you something to look forward to! We are putting together 100 free snack packs for you to enjoy during finals week. Each pack includes items ranging from sweets to pencils. To claim your snack pack, email pantherccf@gmail.com. There are only 100, so claim yours fast! Snack packs will be available for pick up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12, at our table in Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Application is open for students to attend MBLGTACC

The LGBT* Center is accepting applications from students who are interested in attending the Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Ally College Conference in Chicago Friday to Sunday, Feb. 17-19. Students selected to attend with the LGBT* Center delegation will need to pay $100 towards the trip and the cost of their meals. Applications are open until Friday, Dec. 16 on the LGBT* Center's website.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Insomnia Cookies Relay For Life fundraiser

Insomnia Cookies will have a fundraiser for Relay for Life Monday, Dec. 12. A portion of all in-store and online purchases from the Cedar Falls location will be donated to the UNI chapter of Colleges Against Cancer. Help fight back against cancer and eat some cookies.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
De-Stress Days

Student Wellness Services will hold De-Stress Days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Wednesday, Dec. 12-14, in the lobby and Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Activities include mini massages, hot chocolate and tea, walk the labyrinth, coloring, puppies and more.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Study Abroad Capstone application deadline is Dec. 16

The application deadline for all summer 2017 study abroad instructor-led programs, including those offering capstone credit, is Friday, Dec. 16. Visit the Study Abroad website to start an application.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Student Wellness Services director candidates open forums

The university community is invited to attend the open forum sessions for the director of Student Wellness Services candidates at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday to Thursday, Dec. 13-15, in the State College Room, MAU. The candidates' resumes and online feedback form are located on the Student Wellness Director Search website.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Orchesis Dance Company auditions

Interested in becoming a member of the Orchesis Dance Company? Auditions for the spring semester will be from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in 185/187 WRC. The audition will include ballet, modern, jazz and an optional tap section. All are welcome. If you are unable to attend the audition but are still interested, contact Mandy Masmar, artistic director, for more information.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Film Appreciation Club: 'It's a Wonderful Life'

The Film Appreciation Club will screen the holiday classic "It's a Wonderful Life" at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 9, in 111 KAB. Feel free to bring your blankets, get cozy and take a much-needed break from finals. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
#MauckerMovies: 'The Polar Express' and 'Elf'

You voted and we listened! CAB will show "Polar Express" at 7 p.m. and "Elf" at 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Holiday cookies and milk will be served.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016
Supply Chain Forum

UNIBusiness will host the 2017 John Deere Supply Chain Forum for students, faculty and area business professionals from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, COM. The free conference is an industry-academic partnership, designed to give supply chain professionals and UNI faculty and students an opportunity to join together to share industry best practices and network. The registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 10. For more information, visit the UNIBusiness website.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Rod Library fall semester finals hours

Library hours for Wednesday through Tuesday, Dec. 7-13, are extended hours. Patrons can check out materials and enter the building until ten minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
DOR Inclusive Communities Team presents 'Stop the Hate'

The DOR Inclusive Communities Team will present "Stop the Hate" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the west lounge, TOW. "Stop the Hate" is a national program that educates on the impact that hate and bias can have on college campuses. With recent events on campuses across the country regarding inclusion and intolerance, educating our students on how to spot and confront instances of hate and bias is needed more than ever.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Free professional portraits for students, faculty and staff

Need a new headshot? Stop by the University Relations photo studio from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, for a free professional head and shoulders portrait. You'll receive your photos afterward via Google Drive. The Office of University Relations is located in 125 East Bartlett.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
International Programs newsletter

The latest edition of International Program’s newsletter is available online. Learn more about their recent activities and accolades.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Math and science tutoring hours during finals

The Academic Learning Center's math and science tutoring hours will change during finals week. Only walk-in tutoring will be available. Math and science tutoring hours will be 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 11, 287 LIB; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 12, 008 ITTC; 8 a.m., to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, 008 ITTC; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 14-15, 008 ITTC. For more information, view the tutoring calendar or contact Latricia Hylton at 319-273-6023.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Open forums for Center for Multicultural Education director

Three finalists for the director of the Center for Multicultural Education have been scheduled to visit campus. The open forums will be from 2 to 2:40 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5; Wednesday, Dec. 7; and Thursday, Dec. 8, in the John Deere Auditorium, CBB. The candidates will begin each session with a 20-minute presentation on the CME’s role in increasing and welcoming diversity at UNI, followed by a 20-minute Q&A session.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Is it time to change from Blackboard?

In order to be transparent in the Learning Management System(LMS) review process, IT-ETMS has developed a website that will be kept up to date with the latest information on the review progress. Visit the Gathering Stakeholder Feedback page to provide input. For more information, email elearning@uni.edu or call Melanie Abbas at 319-273-6452.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Policy available for comment

Review Policy 8.03 Naming of Buildings and Facilities is available for comment on the policies website.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Mental Health website

Mental health promotion and suicide prevention is a shared campus responsibility at UNI. We can all make a difference by caring about the type of community we collectively create at UNI. Visit the mental health website for on- and off-campus resources, crisis resources and campus initiatives.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Yule Ball: It's a Masquerade!

The UNI Harry Potter Club presents the Yule Masquerade Ball from 7 to 11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Admission is free and open to the university community. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making fleece hats for Cedar Valley Friends of the Family from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement

The Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement is an endowment supporting students who are completing internships at a nonprofit agency in Iowa. Applications for 2016-17 are available on the Community Engagement website. Awards of up to $2,000 for undergraduate students and up to $3,000 for graduate students will be awarded. The application deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Additional flu shot clinic

There are a small number of flu shots remaining. The Student Health Clinic will have a walk in flu shot clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, SHC. Stop in If you have not yet received a flu shot.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
RHA Extreme Bingo

The Residence Hall Association will host Extreme Bingo at 7 and 9 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Prizes include TVs, gaming systems and more. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Canadian Brass at Gallagher Bluedorn

Experience your favorite Christmas songs like never before with Canadian Brass at 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, in GBPAC. Known for masterful performances, this award-winning quintet is always a delight. Visit the ticket office to redeem your student ticket. For information, visit the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
CROW Forum

Jolene Zigarovich, languages and literatures, will present "Trans-ing the Gothic: How Trans Plots, Genres and Characters Trouble the Gothic Novel." at noon, Monday, Dec. 5, in 287 LIB.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Improve your technology experience at UNI and win Dining Dollars

Technology is important to your education. Help improve technology services and win Dining Dollars! Check your email for a link to complete the “Fall 2016 Student Technology Survey” to help improve technology at UNI. Surveys close Friday, Dec. 9.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Antique Word Games

Play antique word games with Rod Library from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in the Special Collections and University Archives collection. Historical word games, including Fictionary, “Animal, Vegetable, Mineral," Doublets, Authors, and a few thousand-year-old, Anglo-Saxon riddles. For more information, visit the library website.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
Take your favorite UNI cookie dough home for the holidays

Purchase your favorite UNI cookie dough made on campus at Fresh Beginnings to take home and enjoy with your loved ones this holiday season. Assorted flavors of cookie dough in one pound and 3.5 pound tubs, as well as icing, will be available Wednesday, Nov. 30, through Thursday, Dec. 15, at 23rd Street Market, Biscotti's and the Food Court, MAU.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
First Friday: Holidays Around the World

First Friday will be from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, in the coffeehouse, MAU. Activities include frosting cookies, painting a pot and visiting with friends. Bring a donation, decorate a stocking and fill it for a serving military member. Learn about holidays and religions around the world. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
What If...We Could Create an Abundance Economy?

Catherine Zeman and Mark Herman will discuss the potential effects of abundance on our future economy at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. For more information, visit the Center for Academic Ethics website. The event is open to the public.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
Reminder: 2016 Diversity Colloquium Nov. 30

The 2016 Diversity Colloquium will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, in 301 LIB. Kim Baker is the speaker and will explore how issues such as search and seizure, conspiracy laws, militarization and mandatory minimum sentencing have affected people’s lives along lines of race, class, gender and citizenship.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
FTK talent show

UNI Dance Marathon leadership team will have a talent show from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. They will show their best skills and auction an item of their choice. Proceeds will benefit the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
Chad's Pizza 'Giveback Day' for UNI Dance Marathon

Chad's Pizza on the Hill will have a "Giveback Day" from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30. Mention UNI Dance Marathon and part of the proceeds will go to Dance Marathon and the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
GradFest 2016

Graduating seniors are invited to GradFest from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, at Social House on the Hill. Stop in for free pizza, pop, a gift from the UNI Alumni Association and your chance to win great prizes!

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016
De-stress with Dance Marathon

De-stress before finals with UNI Dance Marathon from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU. There will be free treats, coloring pages, stress balls and hand massages for $1.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Sponsor a Shining Stars student for the holiday

Consider sponsoring a girl in the UNI after school program Shining Stars for Christmas. Students are in grades one through six in Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Items to donate include gloves, hats, socks, UNI t-shirt, UNI bag, a doll of different ethnicities/races and arts and craft materials. For more information, contact Gloria Kirkland Holmes or call 319-273-2007.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Adopt-A-Family Giving Tree

UNI's Kappa Delta Pi chapter is sponsoring a Giving Tree to support five needy families from Orange Elementary School and one family from UNI. Unwrapped items indicating to which family the item is to be donated (family 1, family 2, etc.) can be put in the gift box near the east entrance of Rod Library. The deadline for donations is Tuesday, Dec. 6, although the group will accept donations through Tuesday, Dec. 13. Sign up online to donate. Adopt a Family 1. Adopt a Family 2. Adopt a Family 3. Adopt a Family 4. Adopt a Family 5. Adopt a Family 6. For more information, email Makayla Knight.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Road closure update

Beginning Tuesday, Nov. 22, the previously announced road closure at West 27th Street and Ohio Street will go into effect. All sidewalks and parking lots will remain accessible. The recently completed Illinois Street construction project provides an alternative vehicular route.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Looking for multiple generations of UNI teachers

If you are a current student in the teacher education program and you have had a parent or grandparent -- or better yet, both -- graduate from the College of Education here at UNI, please email Blake Ruane. University Relations is looking for Panther families with multiple generations of teachers who have graduated from UNI.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Powerlifting competition

Recreation Services will have a powerlifting competition from 7 to 10 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, in the athletic weight room, WRC. The competition is sponsored by Complete Nutrition and is open to students, faculty and staff. Male and female weight classes are available and lifts include max squat, deadlift and bench press. For more information and to register, visit the Recreation Services website or email Rochelle Koehnen.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Advocates for Alzheimer's chili feed

Advocates for Alzheimer's will have a chili feed from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Wesley Foundation. Take a study break, grab some friends and enjoy a warm bowl of chili. Cost is $5 per meal and all proceeds benefit the Alzheimer's Association: ECI Chapter.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making fleece hats for Cedar Valley Friends of the Family from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able. Please register in advance.

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