Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Monday, January 30, 2023 - 12:00 pm

Welcome Back Mentors and Mentees to a new semester. We will be discussing issues or concerns that students might be encountering this semester.

Monday, January 30, 2023 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

This introductory workshop explores the concept of mindfulness, including what mindfulness is, how it can be beneficial, and how to practice living more mindfully.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am

QPR is a nationally recognized suicide prevention gatekeeper training. This training is for the UNI campus community and helps all participants become knowledgeable in helping prevent a potential suicide.

In this 90-minute training you will learn:

  • How to recognize the warning signs of suicide
  • How to ask if someone is feeling or thinking about suicide
  • How to encourage them to get help
  • How to refer that person to the right support and care
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

This workshop explores cultural barriers for males regarding seeking help related to their mental health concerns. This discussion based workshop focuses on solutions to increase help seeking behavior in men and developing a more accepting culture.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

A training created by Active Minds that provides steps that everyone can take in helping other people deal with everyday struggles. Learn how to listen and respond to others in a helpful way. This training is similar to the QPR training, however it is more broadly applicable.

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join NISG and the Department of Political Science for a free, non-partisan workshop aimed to encourage and teach women to run a successful campaign.

Monday, February 6, 2023 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Mental Health Ally training will allow you to create a culture of care and help-seeking behaviors related to mental health.

Part 1 of the training will teach you:

  • Mental health basics
  • Warning signs
  • Causes of mental health
  • Cultural differences
  • Myths and facts
  • Effects on students
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Mental Health Ally training will allow you to create a culture of care and help-seeking behaviors related to mental health.

Part 2 of the training will focus on:

  • Addressing mental health stigma
  • Creating a culture of care
  • Increasing help-seeking behavior
  • How to start talking about mental health
  • How to be a mental health Ally
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This introductory workshop explores the concept of mindfulness, including what mindfulness is, how it can be beneficial, and how to practice living more mindfully.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

This workshop explores cultural barriers for males regarding seeking help related to their mental health concerns. This discussion based workshop focuses on solutions to increase help seeking behavior in men and developing a more accepting culture.

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 12:00 am to Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 11:59 pm

The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual honor band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 9-11, 2023. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Ensemble and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening as well as Saturday afternoon’s performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. Friday’s concert is at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The Saturday concert for this event is at 2 p.m. and is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX. For more information, call 319-273-2028.

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 12:00 pm

Nia Wilder will be our guest speaker for our mentor meeting. 

Monday, February 13, 2023 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

QPR is a nationally recognized suicide prevention gatekeeper training. This training is for the UNI campus community and helps all participants become knowledgeable in helping prevent a potential suicide.

In this 90-minute training you will learn:

  • How to recognize the warning signs of suicide
  • How to ask if someone is feeling or thinking about suicide
  • How to encourage them to get help
  • How to refer that person to the right support and care
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Mental Health Ally training will allow you to create a culture of care and help-seeking behaviors related to mental health.

Part 1 of the training will teach you:

  • Mental health basics
  • Warning signs
  • Causes of mental health
  • Cultural differences
  • Myths and facts
  • Effects on students
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

A training created by Active Minds that provides steps that everyone can take in helping other people deal with everyday struggles. Learn how to listen and respond to others in a helpful way. This training is similar to the QPR training, however it is more broadly applicable.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Mental Health Ally training will allow you to create a culture of care and help-seeking behaviors related to mental health.

Part 2 of the training will focus on:

  • Addressing mental health stigma
  • Creating a culture of care
  • Increasing help-seeking behavior
  • How to start talking about mental health
  • How to be a mental health Ally
Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 7:00 pm to Friday, February 17, 2023 - 7:00 pm

The Beta Nu Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia and the UNI School of Music invite you and your band to the 68th Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival and 71st Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz Concerts to be held on February 16 and 17, 2023, on the UNI campus. This year’s guest artist will be New York City-based jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, and bandleader from Tel Aviv, Israel, Anat Cohen. For more information, visit www.tallcornjazzfest.com. Concerts for this event are ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX, or visit https://unitix.uni.edu.

Saturday, February 18, 2023 - 2:00 pm

UNI keyboard faculty will coordinate this hands-on day of learning for pianists and pedagogues. Learn more and register at https://music.uni.edu/keyboardday

Monday, February 20, 2023 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

This introductory workshop explores the concept of mindfulness, including what mindfulness is, how it can be beneficial, and how to practice living more mindfully.

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am

This workshop explores cultural barriers for males regarding seeking help related to their mental health concerns. This discussion based workshop focuses on solutions to increase help seeking behavior in men and developing a more accepting culture.