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 instructionsto receive complimentary access to the conference.
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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 email@example.com 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
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.
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!
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.