Join the Cedar Valley Angels November 5 through 12 for a VIRTUAL RACE to raise funds and awareness. Walk, run, jog or even skip your way through a 5K race (or bike a 15K) to show your support for the foster community in the Cedar Valley. Together we can (virtually) EMBRACE the children and caretakers that are a part of the foster care system and give them the community, empowerment and hope they deserve to succeed. To learn more or register go to the Race to Embrace webpage.
Current Student Announcements
Join course leaders and Study Abroad staff Wednesday, October 28, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. to learn about Summer 2021 Capstone travel options and both Winter Break Virtual and Summer Virtual Capstone options. Register beforehand at the Meeting Registration link.
Believe it or not, finals are just around the corner. Are you worried about your studying and time management habits? Is your stress level reaching new heights? Now is a great time to sign up for Wellness Coaching. Wellness coaches can help you set goals so you feel prepared for finals. Visit the Student Wellness Services website today to sign up for a free, confidential Zoom session.
For a chance to win a $25 Target gift card from Student Wellness Services, complete the alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO online program and email your certificate to Student Wellness Services to be entered into a drawing. The certificate must be received by Friday, October 30 to be entered into the drawing. Send questions to the Student Wellness Services email.
UNI women's club volleyball is starting up again. We will have open gyms Monday's and Wednesday's in the WRC (courts 5/6) from 7-8:30 p.m. starting Monday, October 26. Contact Grace Erpelding at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. All skills levels are welcome.
Graduation is fast approaching and the perfect way to celebrate is stopping by GradFest to pick up an Alumni glass, eat a paw cookie and enter to win a door prize. GradFest will be held at the Alumni House Monday, November 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday, November 4 from 12-7 p.m..
A networking event focusing on female students of color will be Wednesday, October 28, 6:30 to 8 p.m. This is a chance to network with professional women of color in the Cedar Valley and talk about life after college, race in the workplace, what it means to be a woman of color in the workplace and other pressing issues you may have. RSVP to Dee Paulsen or call 273.2567. Once you RSVP, you'll be sent the Zoom link. For more information see the UNI Diversity webpage.
If you are not able to attend the College Hill Farmers Market on Thursdays, shop online at Curbside Market by Wednesday at 4 p.m. for contactless, curbside pick up from 4-6 p.m. Thursdays in the parking lot behind Bani's (corner of 22nd and Olive). This is a great way to support local producers without attending the market.
Susan Etscheidt, Department Head and Professor of Special Education, will moderate a Zoom virtual discussion on ethical principles for the framework, design and conduct of qualitative research. This discussion will include how to conceptualize research questions, engage participants and their voices in the process and avoid objectification and "othering", particularly in disability studies. Registration is required.
Vampire housemates try to cope with the complexities of modern life and show a newly turned hipster some of the perks of being undead. Come join Film Appreciation Club Friday, October 23 at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111 in a screening of this Halloween comedy. More information can be found at the Film Appreciation Club Facebook page.