Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Saturday, October 1, 2022 (All day)

Panther Band Day is ideal for entire marching bands or individual high school band students in grades 9-12. Our goal is to create an outstanding, positive, and friendly musical and social experience for high school band students. We hope you will enjoy the fellowship with other band students throughout the state and the fantastic performance of a massive band, playing to one of the most appreciative audiences in the country. For more information, visit bands.uni.edu.

Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 8:00 am

The UNI School of Music presents its annual hands-on workshops for high school student string players preparing for All-State competition. This event is free and open to the public, but does require registration. For more information, please visit music.uni.edu/allstatestrings.

Sunday, October 2, 2022 (All day) to Monday, October 3, 2022 (All day)

The UNI School of Music presents its annual Vocal Arts Festival for high school student vocalists preparing for All-State competition and interested in vocal music at UNI. A concert will be held on Monday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, GBPAC. This event does require registration. For more information, please contact John.Wiles@uni.edu.

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 8:30 am to 9:30 am

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. 

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

This workshop will provide instructions for formatting your thesis document to meet the Graduate College requirements. It is open to students at any stage of the process but may benefit those 1-2 semesters away from completion the most. Kathryn Wohlpart will be available to answer any questions and provide an overview of the submission process.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8:30 am to 9:30 am

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

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Learn how make the most out of your time and find the right balance between your school, work, and personal lives. No RSVP required. Attend for a chance to win prizes, including gift cards.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 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.

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Learn how make the most out of your time and find the right balance between your school, work, and personal lives. No RSVP required. Attend for a chance to win prizes, including gift cards.

Monday, October 10, 2022 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 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

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 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
  • 90 minutes

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Learn the essentials to MLA formatting. Go over how to correctly cite MLA sources and in what context MLA is generally used. No RSVP required. Attend for a chance to win prizes, including gift cards.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 10:00 am to 11:30 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 
  • 90 minutes       

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Learn the essentials to MLA formatting. Go over how to correctly cite MLA sources and in what context MLA is generally used. No RSVP required. Attend for a chance to win prizes, including gift cards.

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

The annual Scholar Connexus is an opportunity to network with UNI colleagues, identify new research collaborators, share ideas and expertise, and meet new people with similar interests in a fun, informal environment. Registration is required in order to facilitate the necessary matching of individuals for paired conversations.  Refreshments are served. For inquiries or more information, please contact Rebecca Rinehart at rebecca.rinehart@uni.edu.

Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 9:00 am

School of Music instructor of music education Michelle Swanson will coordinate this workshop. For more information, contact Michelle.Swanson@uni.edu.

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 8:30 am to 9:30 am

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.

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Monday, October 17, 2022 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Improve your speaking skills and use of slides and other visual aids. Instructor Sadé Barfield will prepare you for conference presentations, thesis/dissertation proposals and defenses, the Grad College's 3MT competition and so much more!

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 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.

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Learn the essentials of APA formatting. Go over how to correctly cite APA sources and in what context APA is generally used. No RSVP required. Attend for a chance to win prizes, including gift cards.