Inside UNI Student Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Presidential search and screen committee meeting

The presidential search and screen committee will meet at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 301 LIB. Please visit the presidential search website for the meeting agenda.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month scam #5

Phishing or spoofing is an email or text message, allegedly from a person or business/organization that you know and trust, that often includes a link or attachment which installs malware or directs you to a look-alike website where personal information is requested. Do not click on links or open attachments unless the message makes sense and was expected. When in doubt, contact the alleged sender using some method other than a simple reply to the suspect message and confirm the message's legitimacy. Please forward suspected phishing messages to phishing@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Submit your event for International Education Week

International Education Week is Nov. 14 to 18. Student organizations or campus departments that want to host an event related to international education should submit a programs and activities form.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
WHAT IF.... We Had An Actual Democracy in the U.S.?

Donna Hoffman, political science, will discuss the republic the U.S. founders crafted and its implications on current political issues at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Cedar Falls Public Library. Her presentation is open to the public.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Happy Medium founder and CEO presentation

Katie Patterson, CEO and founder of Des Moines-based digital advertising and marketing agency Happy Medium, will present “Finding My Happy Medium: From UNI to the Inc. 5000 List” Tuesday, Nov. 1, in 109 CBB. Networking will be from 4 to 5 p.m. and the presentation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The Public Relations Student Society of America, the American Marketing Association, American Advertising Federation and Digital Collective are presenting the event. For more information, contact Trevor Rayhons.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Horror on Hudson

Noehren Hall will host its annual haunted house from 8 to 11 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, and Thursday, Oct. 27. The entrance will be at the southwest corner of Noehren. Admission is $2 or two canned food items. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
De-Stress Day

De-Stress Day will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, LIB. Students will have the opportunity to participate in activities including walking the labyrinth, coloring, crafts, writing notes of gratitude and engaging in the #youmatteratUNI and #throwlightUNI movement.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Green Zone training

Green Zone training will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the State College Room, MAU. The training is for faculty, students and staff who want to learn more about the military affiliated student experience. To register, contact Norman Ferguson.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Free depression screenings

Free and anonymous depression screenings will be held at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 103 SHC. Participants will listen to a brief talk, take the screening and discuss the results with a counselor. No registration is required. For more information, email Gretchen Honsell or call 319-273-2676.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Absurdity, Literature and the American Soldier

Paul Crenshaw, author of "Chainsaw Fingers," will present "Absurdity, Literature and the American Soldier" from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in the auditorium, LNG. Crenshaw is a contributing author of Cornerstone’s 2016 Common Read “The Best American Nonrequired Reading."

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
College Hill Farmers Market

The final College Hill Farmers Market of the season will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, at the corner of College St. and W. 22nd St. Kids attending the market in a Halloween costume will receive a prize. There will be soup and applesauce samples available. You can find the market on social media including Facebook (College Hill Farmers Market), Instagram (College Hill Farmers Market) and Twitter (@collegehillfm). For more information, call Jodie Huegerich at 391-273-7883.

Tuesday, Oct 25, 2016
Policies available for comment

Review policy 4.17 Payment of Wages and review policy 9.27 Advance Commitment Funds are available for comment on the UNI policies website.

Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month scam #4

Advance fee loans and credit arrangers offer loans or credit in exchange for an upfront fee. If the consumer pays, the loan never materializes and the consumer loses the "fee." Remember: any reputable lender will want to know your credit history before offering a loan. Get help and find resources at www.onguardonline.gov.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Reminder: deadline to apply for Panther Push is today

A reminder that the deadline to apply for Panther Push is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. For more information, contact Mercedes or Collin.You can also apply online

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
UNI food drive

Donate non-perishable food to the UNI Food Drive now through Saturday, Oct. 29. Donation boxes are located around campus including Curris Business Building and Maucker Union. For more information, email Sydney Wolfe.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Flu shot clinic reminder

The Student Health Clinic will have a walk-in flu shot clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in SHC.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Flex meals project

Pi Sigma Epsilon is hosting their annual Flex Meals Project, where students can donate their unused flex meals to help feed those in need around the Cedar Valley. For more information, visit the event Facebook page.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Majors in Minutes

Majors in Minutes will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The event is for freshman and sophomore students to explore majors by speaking with seniors in those majors. The format is similar to speed dating where every eight minutes students will have the option to rotate to a new table of interest. This is a come and go event that is open to all majors. For more information, visit the Academic Advising website.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Safe Space and Trigger Warnings: A Panel Discussion

A panel discussion will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21, in 378 LIB. Panelists Katelyn Browne, Ken McCormick, Catherine MacGillivray and Xavia Publius will discuss the ideas of safe spaces and trigger warnings and their relationship with academic freedom.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Announcing "Let's Talk"

“Let’s Talk” is an opportunity for students to drop in and have a brief, informal consultation with a counselor. It is intended for students who are curious about counseling and for students with specific concerns that can be briefly addressed. Sessions will from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20; 10 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 24; and 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in 311 and 312 LIB.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
ROTC Zombie 5k

The third annual Zombie Fun Run/Walk 5K will be from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in the West Gym. Tickets can be purchased online for $20, which includes a t-shirt. The registration fee the day of the event is $25 and does not guarantee a t-shirt.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Stop and Serve volunteer event

Join the Service and Leadership Council in making stress balls and inspiration rocks for Mental Health Awareness Week from 7 to 8 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, in the Oak Room, MAU. Stay as long as you are able; no registration required.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
National Student Exchange information meeting

Not able to make it to an on-campus NSE information meeting? An online meeting option via Zoom will be from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24. For more information, visit the Continuing Education website.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Dance Marathon pancake breakfast

Dance Marathon will host an "all you can eat" pancakes and sausage breakfast from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 23, at the Wesley Foundation. Cost is $5. Juice and coffee will be served.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Friend-to-Friend Training

"You Matter at UNI" will host counselors who will discuss how to identify signs of a mental health disorder and how to effectively help a friend from 7 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. Information will be provided about how to schedule an appointment with a counselor at the Counseling Center.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
Secret Regrets

"You Matter at UNI" will host Kevin Hansen from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, in 111 KAB. Hansen will discuss "Secret Regrets," a program to help students let go of regrets.

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016
"You Matter at UNI" kick-off

The "You Matter at UNI" kick-off will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 24, at the Campanile and Lawther field. Lime green yard flags will be provided for students to write messages of support or in memory of someone lost to suicide. On-campus mental health student organizations and departments will have information and resources available. Free food will be served.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
Community Engagement projects

The deadline to report 2015-16 Community Engagement projects is Friday, Oct. 28. The database is available on the Community Engagement website. Projects include, but are not limited to, service-learning, internships, student volunteer projects, engaged scholarship, etc. For more information, contact Kristina Kofoot.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
Get in shape boot camp style

The second session of Private Boot Camp at the WRC begins Monday, Oct. 24. The six-week session consists of two workouts per week for $45. For more information and to register, visit the Recreation Services website or contact Dana Foster.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
October Digital Image Exhibit

The university community is invited to view the Bits and Pieces digital image exhibit by Bailey Higgins on the Learning Commons Exhibition Wall inside Rod Library. The exhibit area is located on the main floor of the library and will be on display until Oct. 31. More information is available on the library website.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

The university community is invited to a choral preview of the upcoming TheatreUNI production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" at 4 p.m, Thursday, Oct. 20, under the Dichotomy, LIB.

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month scam #3

Bogus prizes, sweepstakes and "free" gifts such as lottery winnings, sweepstakes, free vacations and cars are offered, but you have to pay up front to cover "taxes" or "fees." In reality, there are no prizes or winnings. If you didn't enter a contest, you're not going to magically win. If someone wants you to pay in order to collect winnings, it's a scam. Find helpful resources at www.stopfraud.gov/victims.html.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
Rock the Stacks

Join the UNI Museum at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20, on the first floor of Rod Library for "Rock the Stacks!," a live concert featuring Clayton Ryan, Ladyspade, and Amelia and Melina. This concert is part of the current exhibit "Ballroom Bash: Iowa's Rock 'n' Roll Legacy." For more information, visit the library website.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
You’re invited to “An Introduction to Qualtrics”

"An Introduction to Qualtrics" workshops will be from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, and from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, in 102 SAB. Contact Donna Vinton, Institutional Research and Effectiveness, with the date you plan to attend; then register by Monday, Oct. 17, to use Qualtrics during this hands-on workshop.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month #2

Internet merchandise scams on bogus websites appear to sell everything from fake pharmaceuticals to electronics to counterfeit brand-name clothing, but the merchandise you buy never arrives or is completely different than what you ordered. If it seems to good to be true, it is! Report it to the Better Business Bureau.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
Review Policy available

Review Policy: 4.15 FLSA, Overtime and Compensatory Time is available for comment on the policies website. This will become an active, interim policy effective Tuesday, Nov. 1. The remaining stages of the formal review process are anticipated to conclude by the end of the fall semester.

Thursday, Oct 13, 2016
The Clothesline Project 2016

The Women's and Gender Studies Program, in partnership with Student Wellness Services, will participate in the Clothesline Project in recognition of Relationship Violence Awareness Month. Everyone is invited to decorate a t-shirt with supportive messages. The shirts will be hung on clotheslines in Maucker Union. For more information, visit the WGS website.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Make a Difference Day for domestic violence awareness

Join the Service and Leadership Council from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Commons Ballroom for Make a Difference Day. Attendees can participate in service projects; there will also be information sessions on what domestic violence looks like and services that can help. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
TheatreUNI: Dead Man's Cell Phone

Be sure to get your free ticket to see the opening production of the TheatreUNI season. The non-stop ringing of a cell phone is the instigator for our journey into life, death, compassion, love and romantic intimacy. Visit the TheatreUNI website for show dates and times.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Graduation Fair

The Graduation Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The fair offers the opportunity to apply for graduation and meet with other resources to ensure that you are ready to graduate. This is a great way to cap your experience at UNI and get ready for the next step. For more information, visit the Registrar's website.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Deaf Community Panel

Speakers from the Cedarloo Deaf community will have a panel discussion at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19, in 002 SAB. Speakers include those who have grown up Deaf, grew up a hearing Child Of Deaf Adults (CODA) as well as a speaker from Deaf Iowans Against Abuse (DIAA). Admission is $10 for non-ASL club members; children under 10 are free. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
The Aluminum Show at Gallagher Bluedorn

The Aluminum Show will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16, in GBPAC. Imaginations run wild in this Blue Man Group meets STOMP-style show and is highly entertaining for all ages. Visit the GBPAC website for tickets.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Apply for Panther Push

Represent UNI by visiting your high school and spreading your Panther Pride to prospective UNI students. This is a great opportunity to share your experiences at UNI and recruit friends. For more information, contact Mercedes or Collin. The application deadline is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Business Ethics movie night

The David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics will host a movie night at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12, in 225 CBB. The film "99 Homes" will be shown followed by a discussion. Admission is free.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
2k Dog Walk Benefit

Bring your dog for an afternoon stroll through campus to raise money for the Cedar Bend Humane Society. The 2k walk will begin at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, at the Campanile; check in will begin at 3:30 p.m. The registration fee is $10 for anyone older than 10. Prizes will be awarded; water and treats will be provided.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Discussion: Women in Porn

The Feminist Action League will host a discussion on "Women in Porn" at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Elm Room, MAU. The discussion will explore sexism in porn and how women in the industry are treated. All students are invited.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Fundraising opportunity

UNI’s crowdfunding platform, PAWprint, is now open to student organization projects. Over the past few years, PAWprint has allowed student organizations to better utilize their social capital and the power of social media throughout their fundraising efforts. For more information email PAWprint or visit the PAWprint website.

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2016
Wish you had more hours in the day?

Ask yourself how you're using your time and learn how to better manage it with your mission in mind at this workshop facilitated by Sarah Rosol, management, at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Elm Room, MAU.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
Disability panel

Student Disability Services will host a disability panel from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17, in Old Central Ballroom A, MAU. Hear the stories of UNI students with disabilities and learn about their personal experiences and how having a disability is a part of their identity but it does not define them as a person. This event is open to all faculty, staff and students. For more information contact Kelly Gibbs.

Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
National Cyber Security Awareness Month scam #1

Fake check scams happen when initial contact made is in online ads or marketplaces and an authentic-looking, but fake, check is sent to the consumer with directions to deposit it in their personal bank account and then wire a portion of the proceeds to a third party. The scam artist gets cash in hand and the victim is left owing their bank money. Remember: anyone asking you to deposit a check and wire the proceeds to someone you don't know is scamming you. Don't fall for it. Report it to www.fraud.org.

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