I-RAISE - Request for Applications - Due Monday, April 1

I-RAISE (Iowa Research Administration Internship Student Experience) is a cross-institutional program designed to build a more robust regional research administration (RA) workforce for the future. Offering internships available to both undergraduate and graduate students, it aims to prepare students for future RA careers. To learn more about eligibility, the application process, support and expectations for I-RAISE interns enrolled at UNI, please visit

Final Accounting - RSP Training Series - Wedesday, March 6 | 2-3 pm

Part of the RSP Training series, final accounting is the financial reconciliation of your sponsored project, which helps you take a "final look" at your project and all the expenses related to your project. This Zoom session will guide you through the final accounting process for sponsored projects at UNI. Please register in advance

Preparing Your IRB Application - Wednesday, March 6 | 10-11 am

Are you ready to prepare an IRB application, and you just aren't sure where to begin? Join IRB Administrator Lisa Ahern for a basic "How-To" Zoom session on using Cayuse, the IRB application system. Learn where you can find resources to build supporting documents for your application and common mistakes to avoid. To register, please visit the registration link.

Cost Share - RSP Training Series - Tuesday, March 5 | 10-11 am

This is part of the RSP Training series, cost-share, match, in-kind dollars, leveraged funds...what is it really, how should it be handled in a proposal and how do I report it at UNI? This Zoom session will provide a detailed look at cost share and reporting cost share on sponsored projects at UNI. Please register in advance

Merchant Scholarship

Merchant Scholarships are an annual scholarship opportunity for graduating seniors and UNI alumni pursuing graduate studies. Scholarships typically range between $2000-$4000 and will be awarded for graduate study for the fall of 2024. Recipients must be attending, or planning to attend, an accredited graduate or professional school as a full-time student. Applicants can be in any year of graduate study. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 15, 2024.

Next IAF Application Deadline is Thursday, March 7th

Completed IAF applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7 (this deadline is for research applications or any trips occurring between April 1-April 30). The Intercollegiate Academics Fund (IAF) is a yearly allocation of Student Activity Fee monies that exists to promote and support intercollegiate academic experiences for University of Northern Iowa students. Specifically, the IAF supports students in two ways: 1) through a travel fund for students who participate in intercollegiate academic competitions and presentations at professional conferences; and 2) through a research and creative activity fund which supports student research and creative activities. See the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs website for more details.

Pre-Law Club Special Event: Local Attorney Roundtable- Monday, March 18th, 4:00-5:15 PM, Sabin 35

Three area attorneys (Adam Babinet, Mary Rose Shelley, and Melissa Lien) have generously offered some time to come to campus and discuss their experiences as practicing attorneys in the Cedar Valley. This roundtable discussion can include particular questions from students on the LSAT, Law School, Career Preparation, Professional development and similar questions. All are welcome to attend.

Financial Wellness: Your Credit Report

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on what information is in a credit report, what it is used for and how it can affect you financially. Learn who the three major credit reporting agencies are and what they do with your information. Recognize which factors usually increase your credit risk in the eyes of the reporting agencies. Learn to read a credit report, find and correct errors on your report and improve your credit score. Find where you can get help and better control your credit today. This session will be presented by Regions on Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m., via Zoom. Please register in advance.