Special Events

Monday, February 24, 2020 (All day) to Friday, February 28, 2020 (All day)

Recreation Services is offering free yoga classes.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Erin Brockovich will serve as the spring keynote for the Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series "The Power of One". The event is free and open to the public. Tickets are free of charge and will be available at all UNItix locations beginning Jan. 27.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Wellness Wednesday to experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in every Wednesday while classes are in session. Email wellness@uni.edu for more details.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

The 14th Annual African American Read-In  at UNI celebrates African American authors, illustrators and literacy during Black History Month. First graders attend to hear individualized reading by UNI students, faculty, staff and celebrity readers. This year's featured speaker is Ty Allan, an award-winning children's book author, literacy advocate, publisher and motivational speaker.

The UNI event is part of the National African American Read-In which is sponsored by the Black Caucus and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and endorsed by the International Reading Association. More than one million readers from all races, ethnic groups and states participate in the national read-in annually.  It is held in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference at UNI. 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Jenna Petersen, student wellness services, will discuss living an intuitive eating lifestyle. Bring your own lunch.

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Fed up with the world he lives in, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his house equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. Come join Film Appreciation Club in a screening of this animated adventure classic!

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 1:00 pm

This presentation will include the history and establishment of the Tall Grass Prairie, how people can connect with a guide and what visitors will experience at the prairie. The series is free and open to the public. Free parking and handicapped accessibility are available.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 (All day)

The Spiritual Leaders Association invites faculty and staff to a soup and sandwich lunch in appreciation for all they do for our students. 

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Wellness Wednesday to experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in every Wednesday while classes are in session. Email wellness@uni.edu for more details.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
UNI Teacher Fair and Interview Day is free for educators and schools, attracts more than 70 school districts from across the U.S. and more than 300 teachers. It is open to all PK-12 educators seeking employment for 2020-21
Saturday, March 7, 2020 - 10:00 am

Meet local producers, purchase local food, view a short film, take a gardening class, browse the Hearst Center. You can pick and choose what activities interest you.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Students planning to graduate this spring or student teach in the fall are encouraged to attend the graduation fair.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in every Wednesday while classes are in session. Email wellness@uni.edu for more details.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in every Wednesday while classes are in session. Email wellness@uni.edu for more details.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in every Wednesday while classes are in session. Email wellness@uni.edu for more details.

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The UNI Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention and Awareness is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Conductor John Wiles will lead the UNI Concert Chorale in a performance of David Lang’s The Little Match Girl Passion. This intense choral work is based on the Hans Christian Andersen story, "The Little Match Girl". It is influenced by Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2008. This event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Experience rejuvenating and interactive activities. We're here to offer support and provide opportunities for you to relax and unwind during the busyness of your day. Drop-in every Wednesday while classes are in session. Email wellness@uni.edu for more details.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 7:00 pm

Each spring, UNI recognizes outstanding student leadership through a series of awards presented to students and student organizations. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., the social period begins at 7 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30pm.