The Graduation Fair is an opportunity to complete all things related to graduation and commencement for those graduating this spring or student teaching in the fall. Offices that will be available include the Office of the Registrar, University Book and Supply, the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and more. Come ready for your picture to be taken by Lifetouch and record a message to your friends and family for the commencement video.
The UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program will celebrate 40 years on campus at the CME's First Friday event. The event will feature Phyllis Baker, former WGS faculty member and director, and a performance by UNI graduate Terry Stevens. Food, music and photo opportunities will be included.
The Center for Environmental Energy and Education in conjunction with Green Iowa AmeriCorps and Sustainable Schools AmeriCorps will host an Environmental Job Fair. There are approximately 35 full-time positions as Environmental Stewards in seven different locations across Iowa. Positions range from marketing, outreach, education, energy efficiency auditors and logistics coordinators. The Sustainable Schools Program is seeking sustainability coordinators to work with schools to improve their environmental impact. Greens to Go is looking for two new AmeriCorps Vista members to help with providing affordable, local, natural and healthy food to low income families in the Cedar Valley. For more information, visit http://www.greeniowaamericorps.org/open-positions
The Campus Ministries Association invites all faculty and staff to a soup and sandwhich lunch in appreciation for all they do for our students.
The College of Education will host its bi-annual Teacher Education Induction Convocation. Two hundred fifty students have satisfied requirements for admission into the UNI Teacher Education Program and are invited to participate in the formal ceremony, the official induction of students into that field of study.
FIRST Robotics Competition is the ultimate Sport for the Mind. High School FRC Teams from across the midwest and the world will design and program robots to compete. The FRC Iowa Region is free and open to the public. Students, facultys and staff are welcome. Concessions will be open. The event is open Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 pm, Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. through the finals and award ceremony ending at approximately 6:30 pm.
The International Student Association will host the Spring Diversity Showcase highlighting campus diversity and international flair of the UNI campus and Cedar Falls community. The Showcase inludes a cultural talent show of music and dance, a fashion show, and traditional arts and activities from around the world, along with a variety of international food samples. The event is free and open to public. Any group or individuals wishing to participate in the talent show should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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.
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.
The event features creative performances, oral presentations and poster presentations by graduate students. Graduate faculty will serve as judges.
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.
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.