The Student Veterans Association will host several speakers to promote awareness of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Speakers will be David Towle, Counseling Center; Jennifer Shuster, Cedar Rapids Vet Center; and a representative from Retrieving Freedom, an organization that trains service dogs to help people with PTSD.
The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host March Against Microaggressions, an opportunity to bring awareness of microaggressions on campus. There will be a viewing of a video created by UNI students, a presentation about microaggressions and engaging participants in meaningful conversation.
The UNI Counseling Center will hold anxiety screenings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m and 3 p.m. Screenings are free and open to students, faculty and staff. No registration is required. Participants will complete a questionnaire and meet privately with a counselor who will briefly discuss the results.
This week we honor the almost 4,000 students employed throughout campus.
The Film Appreciation Club will watch the 1975 Best Picture nominee "Dog Day Afternoon," starring Al Pacino.
The Campus Activities Board will host a screening of the movie "Sisters." Showings are at 7 and 9:30 p.m.
The Honors Student Advisory Board will host the inaugural Honors Olympics. Teams of four will compete in brain games and athletic competitions to be crowned the Honors Olympics gold medalists. Participants can sign up as an individual and be assigned to a team. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. on the Honors Cottage lawn and the event goes until 8 p.m.
The Honors Student Advisory Board will have a quiz bowl. Teams of up to four members can participate in a sudden death quiz tournament for a grand prize. Participants can sign up as an individual and assigned to a team. The final round will include two student teams and a guest team of UNI faculty members. Check-in begins at 6:30 p.m. and the event runs from 7 to 9 p.m.
NISG will host Panther Bash where students can "de-stress" and meet the student government president and vice-president for the 2016-17 academic year. The event will have a carnival theme with a dunk tank, mini pig and many more fun activities.
Military and Veteran Student Services (MVSS) and the UNI Veterans Association (UNIVA) is sponsoring a trivia contest. Stop in at the center Monday through Friday and answer a trivia question; questions will change daily. Each question is worth various points and the person with the most points on March 31 will win a prize package worth $50. The contest is open to students, faculty and staff; no purchase necessary.