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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00 pm

The Department of Communication Studies will publicly launch the new Digital Media program with the screening of the 60-second video contest winner, displays of student work in digital journalism, digital media leadership, and digital media production areas and several sponsored prizes to be awarded during drawings. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, media professionals and the general public are invited. Food and beverages will be available.

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
8:30 am to 2:00 pm

The Graduate College invites admitted graduate student to attend the inaugural Graduate College Visit Day. The program will include a graduate student panel, campus tour, lunch with graduate students and Graduate College staff, and a meeting with graduate faculty for departmental tours and information gathering by the students.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:00 pm

The Schindler Education Center rededication ceremony will be held in the Dr. Ken Budke Family Auditorium. Tours of the building and refreshments will follow the ceremony.

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 7:00 pm

As part of the August Wilson Festival, a community group of collaborators from UNI, Cedar Falls and Waterloo are staging a reading of The Piano Lesson, by playwright August Wilson, author of Fences. A discussion of race and community follows, featuring Lou Bellamy, artistic director of the Penumbra Theatre in St. Paul, the largest African-American theatre company in the U.S.

Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Rod Library's fouth annual mini comic con will feature artists, panelists, games, crafts, comics and more. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 1, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Upsilon Nu Iota (UNI) chapter of Chi Sigma Iota will host the AFSP Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. Registration begins at 1 p.m., an Active Minds speaker at 2 p.m. and the Walk begins at 3 p.m. There will be a brief closing at 4 p.m.. Registration is free and can be completed online any time before the event or from 1 to 2 p.m. the day of the Walk.

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:00 am to Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 8:00 pm
The LGBT* Center and Rod Library are partnering to host Art Gay-la. Vote for "Audience Choice," which will have the opportunity to be on permanent display in the LGBT* Center as a special featured piece. The submissions represent LGBTQ-related themes of all mediums.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (All day)

The Tenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium showcases the research and creative works of the graduate student community. The event includes poster presentations, oral presentations and creative performances. 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

It’s on all of us to stop sexual assault. Be more than a bystander; take the “It’s On Us” Pledge and receive a free t-shirt, while supplies last. #ItsOnUs 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 (All day)

#LivePurpleGiveGold, UNI's Day of Giving, is a day where the passionate support of UNI is on full display, as members of the Panther family come together to impact students, faculty and all that makes UNI great. Learn more by visiting

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Student Association will host the annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards Luncheon to recognize the contributions of local nonprofits and nonprofit leaders. Awards that will be presented are for individuals and organizations. The categories include Business Partner of the Year, Nonprofit Staff Leader of the Year, Nonprofit Board Member of the Year, Koob Award for Collaboration, Gordon Mack Award for Student Leadership, Legacy Award, New Nonprofit Employee of the Year, Exceptional Nonprofit of the Year.

Friday, April 7, 2017 -
5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

April is Asian and Pacific Islander Month and The CME will host a First Friday event in celebration. Chinese artist, Xiaoting Wang, will perform multiple demonstrations and workshops on the art of Chinese calligraphy. The Middle East Dance Club will perform at 6 p.m. Attendees can try authentic cuisine, learn about different cultures through presented information, enjoy music provided by KULT, stike a pose in our photo booth and more. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:00 pm

End Pride Week with a bang! Progressive Prom is your chance to have an inclusive, awesome prom right here at UNI! There will be refreshments, music and a photo booth.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 (All day) to Friday, April 14, 2017 (All day)

Honors Week is a celebration of academics and scholastic achievement. The week provides an opportunity to recognize and connect students who are collectively pursuing academic excellence through honor societies, honorary organizations and the University Honors Program.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Wear teal ribbons or teal-colored clothing to show your support for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Encourage friends, family, co-workers and faculty to participate. Student Wellness Services and Riverview Center will be in Maucker Union providing teal ribbons and resources regarding sexual assault awareness and prevention.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
8:30 am to 12:00 pm

Students, protect your sexual health by making an appointment to participate in a free sexual health screening. Call the Student Health Clinic at 319-273-2009 to schedule an appointment. Participating students will receive a $10 gift card to Jimmy Johns or Kwik Star (while supplies last).

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join us for a Self-Care Day as a part of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month to celebrate the importance of self-care. Activities include coloring, beads, play-doh, notes of gratitude, the labyrinth and puppies.

Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Students, protect your sexual health by making an appointment to participate in a free sexual health screening. Call the Student Health Clinic at 319-273-2009 to schedule an appointment. Participating students will receive a $10 gift card to Jimmy Johns or Kwik Star (while supplies last).

Saturday, April 22, 2017 -
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the Textiles and Apparel department for their 25th annual fashion show. The theme is Around the World in 60 Minutes featuring Egypt, Paris and Japan.

Sunday, April 23, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Members will be inducted into the Psi Chi Honor Society. Refreshments will be served; personal guests are welcome. Formal attire is encouraged. 


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