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Field of Flags and Bake Sale

Field of Flags and Bake Sale

Thursday, October 14, 2021 (All day)

Join Active Minds UNI from 7:30AM-3:30PM on Lawther Field for Field of Flags and their Bake Sale! Grab a flag and write a positive message or an inspirational affirmation to someone stuggling with mental health and stick it into the field. Let's see how many we can get!

As a bonus, pick up some baked goods for 50 cents to $2 to show your support for Active Minds! 

Location: Lawther Field

Contact Information

Name: Katie Currier
Email: activeminds@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

Thursday, October 14, 2021 (All day)
 
Before 9am
Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 8:00 am to Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:00 pm

The University of Northern Iowa is excited to be a Host Institution for this year’s Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education, a virtual conference taking place October 12-14. GCSHE offers three full days of live content and networking, plus 80 days of on-demand access (through December 31).

As a Host Institution, we have 200 registration passes for our university only, as well as unique opportunities to be recognized for our commitment to sustainability. Sign up using these UNI specific registration instructions to receive complimentary access to the conference.

Location: Online

Contact Information

Name: Eric O'Brien
Email: eric.obrien@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7207

Link to Event: Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education

 
9am
Flu clinic

Flu clinic

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Faculty and staff are eligible for one free flu vaccine on-campus each year. For students, the Student Health Clinic will file a claim with your health insurance or charge $30 to those students without health insurance.
Masks will be required at the on-campus vaccination clinics. Masks will be available for those who forget to bring one. UNI provides the quadrivalent flu shot.

Location: Gallager Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Human Resource Services
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Flu Clinic

 
Harvest Conference daylong events

Harvest Conference daylong events

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice invites you to reset, refocus, and renew with keynote speaker JJ Moses as part of the 2021 Harvest Conference. The event is free and open to the public. All-day sessions are set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Speakers are Kimbertly A. Jones, Joy Briscoe, Shantila Caston, Jesus Lizarraga-Estrada, Janice Honeycutt and Kelisha Worrell. 

JJ Moses will speak at Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at 6:30 p.m. Face masks are encouraged. 

Location: Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Chiquita Loveless
Email: dis@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Harvest Conference all-day sessions

 
10am
Cleopatra and Her World

Cleopatra and Her World

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:00 am

Week One:  The Many Cleopatra's of Ptolemaic Egypt

Week Two:  Julius Caesar's Egyptian Sojoum

Week Three:  Mark Antony's Failed Empire

Week Four:  Cleopatra's Legacy

Location: Virtual Event - contact for zoom link

Contact Information

Name: Kelli MCCarthy
Email: kelli.mccarthy@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5141

Link to Event: Lifelong University

 
11am
VAR Training

VAR Training

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

A training from 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

Location: Rod Library Rm 287

Contact Information

Name: Riley Rodemaker
Email: rodemakr@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
3pm
Mental Health Ally Part 1

Mental Health Ally Part 1

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Part one of this two part training focuses on gaining a greater understanding of mental health and its effects on individuals and our environment. Participants will learn about mental health terminology, types of mental health, current findings, and personal perceptions. Additionally, this interactive session will focus on breaking through mental health myths and understanding the facts regarding mental health and persons with mental concerns.

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Location: Maucker Union, Center for Multicultural Education Rm 109P

Contact Information

Name: Riley Rodemaker
Email: rodemakr@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
4pm
College Hill Farmers Market

College Hill Farmers Market

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:00 pm

Offering a variety of quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs, lamb, chicken. Every Thursday, June-October from 4-6 pm.

Location: College Hill Partnership Area (22nd and College St.)

Contact Information

Name: Jodie Huegerich
Email: collegehillfm@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 273-7883

Link to Event: College Hill Farmers Market

 
6pm
Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: sonic apricity

Faculty and Guest Artist Recital: sonic apricity

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:00 pm

Musical duo sonic apricity will present a recital. sonic apricity is a new-music duo comprised of violinist and UNI faculty artist Erik Rohde and guest violist Jacob Tews. The group is dedicated to uncovering and commissioning new works by living composers for violin and viola, performing them alone and in full recitals alongside more established pieces. This event is free and open to the public.

Location: Davis Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music events.

 
6pm
Harvest Conference

Harvest Conference

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:30 pm

Diversity, Inclusion & Social Justice invites you to reset, refocus, and renew with keynote speaker JJ Moses as part of the 2021 Harvest Conference. The event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. Introductory remarks from KWWL Sports Director Rick Coleman start at 6:30 p.m. Students may contact dis@uni.edu to request an excuse slip for their classes. Face masks are encouraged. Originally from Iowa, JJ Moses began his football career at Waterloo East High and went on to receive a full-ride scholarship to play football at Iowa State University. JJ began his NFL career in 2001 as a kickoff and punt returner. Now an NFL motivational coach, he equips former NFL athletes transitioning out of the league for post-NFL life.

Location: Gallager Bluedorn Performing Arts Center

Contact Information

Name: Chiquita Loveless
Email: dis@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: 2021 Harvest Conference

 
7pm
Maucker Movie --Quiet Place 2

Maucker Movie --Quiet Place 2

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Join us, if you dare, for a big scare on the big screen! We'll have plenty of popcorn & soda, but chew with your mouth closed because (SPOILER ALERT) if you make ANY sound, the monsters..... oh, never mind ....

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

REGISTRATION DUE NOON OCT. 11, 2021

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Connie Hansen
Email: constance.hansen@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Maucker Movie --Quiet Place 2

 
8pm
Local Legends Series: Windson

Local Legends Series: Windson

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 8:00 pm

Our monthly Local Legends Series returns with Windsong, a group that's been delighting the Cedar Valley since the 70's! Recently reorganized after several years in retirement, this group is ready to take the audience by storm and we can't wait to host them. This event is open for in person and virtual audiences!

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn

Contact Information

Name: Tom Barry
Email: tommbarry1@gmail.com
Phone: (319) 215-9836

Link to Event: LOCAL LEGENDS SERIES: WINDSONG

 
9pm
Observatory Show

Observatory Show

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

View the evening sky at the UNI Observatory.  Attendance will be limited, and no late arrivals will be admitted.  Large groups will NOT be allowed, due to the visitor limits, and should contact Dr. Siobahn Morgan to make arrangements for a group visit.

Meet before 9 PM outside of MSH 137, near the polar bear.  Electronic devices, such as cameras, smart phones, etc, must not be used during the visit.  No food, or drink is allowed.  Masks are encouraged, particularly while inside of the observatory.  This event is free and open to the public.  

Location: 137 Mccollum science hall

Contact Information

Name: Siobahn Morgan
Email: morgans@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2389

Link to Event: EES Observatory

 
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