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Family Weekend

Family Weekend

Friday, October 15, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, October 17, 2021 (All day)

We are excited to welcome UNI families to campus for Family Weekend, October 15-17, 2021. This yearly tradition is a great opportunity to make memories with your student, meet other UNI families and learn more about the university. More informaiton can be found on the Family Weekend website.

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: Joellen Hatchett
Email: joellen.hatchett@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2467

Link to Event: Family Weekend Website

Friday, October 15, 2021 (All day) to Sunday, October 17, 2021 (All day)
 
Fall 2021: Instruction Resumes (8:00am)

Fall 2021: Instruction Resumes (8:00am)

Monday, October 18, 2021 (All day)

Fall 2021: Instruction Resumes (8:00am)

Location: NA

Contact Information

Name: UNI Office of the Registrar
Email: registrar@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2241

Link to Event: UNI Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar

Monday, October 18, 2021 (All day)
 
SEECA and SAMLE Principal Panel Night

SEECA and SAMLE Principal Panel Night

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (All day)

SEECA is partnering with SAMLE to have a principal panel night! Secondary Majors welcome. Come hear from multiple different principals!

Location: SEC 220

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Porter
Email: seecauni@gmail.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: SEECA and SAMLE Principal Panel Night

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
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JoAnn Schnabel and UNI Ceramic Alumni 1990 – 2021

JoAnn Schnabel and UNI Ceramic Alumni 1990 – 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 5:00 pm

This art exhibition is a group invitational event curated by UNI Professor of Art JoAnn Schnabel who will retire from teaching at the conclusion of 2021. Exhibition participants include the following: Bryan Coons (B.F.A, 2012), Lori Dale (B.A., 1997), Thaddeus Erdahl (B.F.A., 2004), Allison Fretheim (B.A., 2015), Sarah German (B.F.A., 2006), Travis Gingerich (B.F.A., 2016), Matt Kelleher (M.A., 1997), Rylie Lawrence (B.F.A., 2018), Caitlin Mary Margarett (B.F.A., 2018), Lisa McClurg (B.A., 2010), Nicholas Meyer (M.A., 2010), Daniel Orr (B.A., 1995), Jesse Parrott (B.F.A., 2010), Wade Scheel (B.A., 1995), Chris Singewald (B.F.A., 2006), Kelsey Sorensen (B.F.A, 2015), Denae Statzer (B.F.A., 2020), Brad Travis (M.A., 2003), Dallan Troyer (M.A., 1996), Madalyn Loring Vorrie (B.F.A., 2017), Amythest Warrington (B.F.A., 2014), Chad Wolf (B.F.A., 1996), and the curator herself.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3095

Link to Event: JoAnn Schnabel and UNI Ceramic Alumni 1990 – 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 7:00 pm to Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 5:00 pm
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KALEIDOSCOPE SERIES: CHARLOTTE'S WEB

KALEIDOSCOPE SERIES: CHARLOTTE'S WEB

Monday, October 18, 2021 (All day) to Friday, October 29, 2021 (All day)

Recommended Grade Levels: 2-5 | Runtime: 60min
Access the Study Guide

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman. She will create a "miracle." Spinning the words "Some Pig" in her web, Charlotte weaves a solution which not only makes Wilbur a prize pig but also ensures his place on the farm forever. This treasured tale, featuring madcap and endearing farm animals, explores bravery, selfless love and the true meaning of friendship.

Location: Gallagher Bluedorn

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: CHARLOTTE'S WEB

Monday, October 18, 2021 (All day) to Friday, October 29, 2021 (All day)
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The Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00 am to Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:00 pm

The Clothesline Project is organized by the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at UNI in conjunction with Relationship Violence Awareness month in October to create awareness about the continual violence against women, children, men, the LGBTQ+ community, and other marginalized communities through the decoration (arts & writing positive words) of t-shirts.

Location: In honor of the victims and survivors of violence, there will be a display of tables at the forecourt of Maucker Union for t-shirts decoration. The day for Bearing Witness will also take place at the forecourt of Maucker Union.

Contact Information

Name: Women's and Gender Studies Department
Email: wgs@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-7102

Link to Event: The Clothesline Project

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00 am to Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:00 pm
 
 
9am
Flu clinic

Flu clinic

Thursday, October 21, 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: Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Human Resource Services
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Flu Clinic

 
10am
Lifelong University Course - On the Beach: The Failed French Colonies of Brazil and Florida, 1550-1580

Lifelong University Course - On the Beach: The Failed French Colonies of Brazil and Florida, 1550-1580

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10:00 am

As a result of the 16th century religious wars in France, French Protestants found a place of refuge in the New World.  While destroyed by Spain, those colonies left a legacy: detailed information about the indigenous people they encountered, striking art and the founding of the first European settlement in North America.

Location: Western Home Event Center

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: Lifelong University

 
Transfer Student Open House

Transfer Student Open House

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

In honor of National Transfer Student Week, the Office of Academic Advising is hosting an open house for current UNI Transfer students! Come to ITTC 008 for light refreshments and talk with an advisor about any questions that you have!

Location: ITTC 008

Contact Information

Name: Kim Bock
Email: kim.bock@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3406

Link to Event: NA

 
Business and Community Fair

Business and Community Fair

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:00 am

Cedar Valley Businesses and Organizations are invited to register for the new Business and Community Fair! Hosted on beautiful Lawther Field, this event invites businesses from across the region to set up displays and mingle with students and employees about what they have to offer. Businesses are invited to give away/sell items or food, and talk to the UNI community about what they offer. This is a free event - go to pantherexperience.uni.edu for more information and to register by October 1.

Location: Lawther Field, University of Northern Iowa

Contact Information

Name: Cassie Mathes
Email: communityfair@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 229-8138

Link to Event: Business and Community Fair

 
Cleopatra and Her World

Cleopatra and Her World

Thursday, October 21, 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

 
10am
Safe Zone Ally Phase One Training

Safe Zone Ally Phase One Training

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

The Safe Zone Ally program is designed to identify and train community members interested in supporting the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. This program supports the university's value of cultivating a caring and diverse campus community that values respect for all people, the open and free exchange of ideas, and responsible and ethical behavior. This program is not an LGBTQ+ 101 training, but instead an opportunity for those interested in supporting our community.

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Contact Information

Name: Kalyani Kannan
Email: lgbt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: Safe Zone Ally registration

 
11am
Mental Health Ally Part 2

Mental Health Ally Part 2

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Part two focuses on addressing stigma, creating a "Culture of Care" in your organization, workplace, or community, as well as developing the skills to become a mental health ally. Participates will learn the eight commandments of becoming a mental health ally and use activities to understand the effectiveness of these skills.

Register at: counseling.uni.edu/suicideprevention

Location: WRC Rm 155

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: NA

 
QPR Training

QPR Training

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

QPR will teach you how to identify someone in crisis, know how to start the conversation and ask if someone is thinking about suicide, and how to get them to help. Participants receive a 3 year certification.

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

 
Flu clinic

Flu clinic

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

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: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

Name: Human Resource Services
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Flu Clinic

 
11am
National Transfer Student Week Celebration

National Transfer Student Week Celebration

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

All transfer students are invited to join the Office of Student Success & Retention in celebrating National Transfer Student Week! Stop by for a pizza party, connect with other transfer students and get support on the spot from campus resources like Academic Advising, Student Life, Financial Aid and the Office of Business Operations.  

Location: Gilchrist 007 and 009

Contact Information

Name: Katie Milne
Email: kathryn.milne@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5805

Link to Event: NA

 
12pm
Connection Survey Results Lunch and Learn

Connection Survey Results Lunch and Learn

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

The Office of Student Success & Retention and Institutional Effectiveness are excited to share the results of the Fall 2021 Connection.  Any member of the campus community is welcome to join and learn about the experience thus far of our first year students and how we can best support them and their success at UNI.  

Location: https://uni.zoom.us/j/97362662702pwd=Q0x6RUErNm41bml4SmxGdFRsaStZdz09

Contact Information

Name: Katie Milne
Email: kathryn.milne@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5805

Link to Event: Join the Zoom Meeting Here

 
Textbook Reading Strategies Workshop

Textbook Reading Strategies Workshop

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:00 pm

A free, half hour workshop session held at The Learning Center @ Rod Library.

All are welcome. No RSVP required.

Location: The Learning Center @ Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Dylan Haase
Email: dhaase@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Workshop Details

 
Wellness BINGO

Wellness BINGO

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Are you ready to WIN BIG?! Test your wellness knowledge for a chance to win PRIZES! Student Wellness Services (SWS) will be hosting Wellness BINGO on Wednesday, October 20 at 12 p.m. in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse.

Join us for this Maucker Union Live event to learn how to BE WELL and BE CONNECTED at UNI! 

For more information, email Shawna Jesse, Health Promotion Coordinator at shawna.jesse@uni.edu

Location: Maucker Union Coffeehouse

Contact Information

Name: Shawna Jesse
Email: shawna.jesse@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6119

Link to Event: Wellness BINGO

 
CAB Fall Fest registration due

CAB Fall Fest registration due

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 12:00 pm

Happy Fall, Y'all! Join your fellow panthers for a fall evening full of festivities featuring live music with Brad & Kate, free pumpkin carving & pumpkin painting, and of course your favorite fall treats! Yum!

Registration deadline is 10/21/21 at noon!

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom

Contact Information

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

Link to Event: CAB Fall Fest Registration due

 
1pm
Cost Transfers - RSP Training Series

Cost Transfers - RSP Training Series

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Cost transfers – what are they, and what’s the big deal? This Zoom virtual session will provide a detailed look at cost transfers including journal entries, labor distribution adjustments and other issues. 

Location: Zoom virtual session

Contact Information

Name: Sean Parrish
Email: sean.parrish@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3282

Link to Event: Cost Transfers - 10/18/21

 
Safe Zone Ally Phase Two Training

Safe Zone Ally Phase Two Training

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Safe Zone Ally program is designed to identify and train community members interested in supporting the continued growth of an inclusive campus community. This program supports the university's value of cultivating a caring and diverse campus community that values respect for all people, the open and free exchange of ideas, and responsible and ethical behavior. This program is not an LGBTQ+ 101 training, but instead an opportunity for those interested in supporting our community.

Location: Virtual via Zoom

Contact Information

Name: Kalyani Kannan
Email: lgbt@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-5428

Link to Event: Safe Zone Ally registration

 
soccer vs. Southern Illinois

soccer vs. Southern Illinois

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 1:00 pm

UNI women's soccer hosts Southern Illinois on the competition fields located west of the UNI-Dome. Admission is free and open to the public. 

Location: soccer fields west of UNI-Dome

Contact Information

Name: Jamar Thompson
Email: jamar.thompson@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: soccer vs. Southern Illinois

 
2pm
Orchesis Dance Company and Illuminate Dance Troupe Fall Show

Orchesis Dance Company and Illuminate Dance Troupe Fall Show

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 2:00 pm

Join Orchesis Dance Company and the Illuminate Dance Troupe (IDT) for their fall dance performance at Bengston Auditorium in Russell Hall! Tickets are free for students with a UNI ID or $5 for general admission. For more information, email Orchesis at orchesisuni@gmail.com or IDT at illuminatedance@uni.edu

Location: Bengston Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Test Taking Strategies Workshop

Test Taking Strategies Workshop

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00 pm

A free, half hour workshop session held at The Learning Center @ Rod Library.

All are welcome. No RSVP required.

Location: The Learning Center @ Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Dylan Haase
Email: dhaase@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Workshop Details

 
2pm
Overcoming Test Anxiety Workshop

Overcoming Test Anxiety Workshop

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:30 pm

A free, half hour workshop session held at The Learning Center @ Rod Library.

All are welcome. No RSVP required.

Location: The Learning Center @ Rod Library

Contact Information

Name: Dylan Haase
Email: dhaase@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Workshop Details

 
3pm
VAR Training

VAR Training

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 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: NA

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 21, 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

 
5pm
Rethink Cancer with Dr. Cyrus Ghajar

Rethink Cancer with Dr. Cyrus Ghajar

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 5:30 pm

Dr. Cyrus Ghajar will explain his groundbreaking research into dormant cancer cells and the environments within which they may awaken and metastasize or remain dormant. The event is free to the public and health care providers can earn CEU’s for $7.  For more information on how to register and how to earn CEU’s go to:www.BeyondPinkTEAM.org

Location: Zoom

Contact Information

Name: Julie Husband
Email: julie.husband@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-3849

Link to Event: Rethink Cancer with Dr. Cyrus Ghajar

 
6pm
UNI Bass Studio Recital

UNI Bass Studio Recital

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00 pm

Faculty artist Alexander Pershounin will coordinate a studio recital featuring UNI students performing on double bass. 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.

 
First Dance Marathon All Dancer Workshop: Kick Off Edition

First Dance Marathon All Dancer Workshop: Kick Off Edition

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00 pm

Please join us at the first All Dancer Workshop: Kickoff Edition on Wednesday, October 20th starting at 6pm in the Maucker Union Ballrooms B & C. Engage with other dancers like never before, see the heart of our mission for the 2021-2022 year come to life and of course win many DM prizes. This is an event you won’t want to miss to kickoff your brand new experience with UNI DM.

Location: Maucker Union Ballroom B & C

Contact Information

Name: Brooke Vry
Email: events@unidancemarathon.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
UNI DM Orange Party

UNI DM Orange Party

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:00 pm

Get ready to party and put on some orange gear as we celebrate our Orange Party from 6-9pm on Thursday, October 21st in the WRC Courts. Don’t have any gear? We’ve got you covered! Come buy some apparel, connect with your morale captain, enjoy taking plenty of photos, show off your bad dance moves, connect with miracle kiddo stories like never before, hear some awesome fundraising tips, pie a panther in the face, and even participate in our bags tournament! Endless opportunities are waiting for you throughout every hour and we truly can’t wait to see you there!

Location: WRC Courts

Contact Information

Name: Brooke Vry
Email: events@unidancemarathon.com
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
7pm
PAHT Guest Speaker: Friends of the Family

PAHT Guest Speaker: Friends of the Family

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 7:00 pm

Join Panthers Against Human Trafficking as we welcome a guest speaker. Friends of the Family's executive director will be joining us to talk about the incredible work the organization is doing in the Cedar Valley to serve survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking. Please join us!

Location: State College Room, Maucker Union

Contact Information

Name: Isabella Perksen
Email: bellaped@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Majors in Minutes

Majors in Minutes

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:00 pm

Majors in Minutes is hosted during the fall semester by the Office of Academic Advising to allow UNI students to explore majors with seniors in those majors.  Using a speed-dating approach, students spend fifteen minutes with a UNI senior from a major of interest, asking questions and learning more about that particular major.  Students can visit as many or as few majors as they would like!

Rotations are at 7:00pm, 7:15pm, 7:30pm, 7:45pm, 8:00pm, 8:15pm, 8:30pm, and 8:45pm.

Location: Zoom

Contact Information

Name: Angie Tudor
Email: angie.tudor@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Majors in Minutes Pre-Registration

 
SAC Diversity Colloquium: "The Rise in Hate Crimes in the American Midwest"

SAC Diversity Colloquium: "The Rise in Hate Crimes in the American Midwest"

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

The SAC Diversity Colloquium will welcome Gary Nachman to give a talk entitled, "The Rise in Hate Crimes in the American Midwest." Gary Nachman has been associated with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for over 25 years. Formerly board president, as well as longtime member, Gary is currently the Regional Director for the Plains States Region (ADL-CRC). Having served on other non-profit boards, Gary brings his passion for ADL’s mission: “...to secure justice and fair treatment to all...,” as he builds allies, partnerships, and endeavors to provide everyone a clear voice, dignity and respect. Working to keep the Jewish community safe in an era of heightened security aware-ness, Gary has formed the Nebraska Jewish Security Task Force and, building on this format, is actively working to create a similar alliance model with other faith-based institutions in the Omaha community. Members of the community are welcome to participate in a virtual discussion. Zoom registration link: bit.ly/DiversityColloquiumOct21.

Location: bit.ly/DiversityColloquiumOct21

Contact Information

Name: Mark Grey
Email: mark.grey@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2786

Link to Event: The Rise in Hate Crimes in the American Midwest

 
"12 Years a Slave" Film Screening

"12 Years a Slave" Film Screening

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 7:00 pm

Come witness the tragic true story of Solomon Northup, who was born free and later abducted and sold into slavery. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2013, Steve McQueen's film has been called one of the best films of this century. 

Location: Kamerick Art Building Room 111

Contact Information

Name: Hunter Friesen
Email: friesenh@uni.edu
Phone: (952) 217-9768

Link to Event: Facebook link

 
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