Announcements

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Volunteers needed for FIRST Robotics Competition

The Iowa FRC Regional is looking for volunteers for the FIRST Robotics Competition, March 21-24. Technical knowledge is not required for most positions. Volunteers must register by early March and commit to at least eight hours (one or two shifts). If you would like to volunteer, contact Marcy Seavey.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Professional development opportunity

Steven Sajkich will lead a book discussion on "Faitheist: How an Athiest Found Common Ground with the Religious" by Chris Stedman. The discussion will be in three sessions, with meeting times determined by the group, and is limited to 15 participants. Each participant is responsible for purchasing the book (Amazon in paper: $12.28). Sign up online.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
Ushers needed for "Hair"

Ushers are need for TheatreUNI's production of "Hair." Show dates are Feb. 22-25 and March 1-4. Ushering is a fun and easy way to see the show for free and earn volunteer hours. If interested, email Hannah Twitchell or sign up online.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
4.22 University Office Hours and Hours of Work

The policy 4.22 University Office Hours and Hours of Work is available for review until Tuesday, Feb. 13.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Hearst Lecture Series: Susan Faludi

Susan Faludi, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, will visit UNI as part of the Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Faludi’s lecture, “In The Darkroom of Identity,” will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in 111 KAB. It is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
2018 Democratic Caucus

The 2018 Democratic Caucus will be at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5, at Central Middle School, Waterloo. Join the NI Democrats for caucus training from 7 to 8:30 pm., Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Presidential Room, MAU. For information about the caucus or if you need to carpool, email Natalie Dean.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
$5 Rush Tickets for GOBSMACKED!

Bring your UNI ID to any UNItix box office to get a $5 ticket (or use your free ticket!) to see "Gobsmacked! The Amazing A Cappella And Beatboxing Show" this Saturday. Learn more at the GBPAC website.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Wellness Wednesday: sexual health

Learn about condom use and safer sex during this fun, interactive session from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31, in the conference room, SHC. No registration is required. For more information, visit the Student Wellness website or email Joan Thompson.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Career Readiness

Students, faculty and staff can have a professional headshot taken from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Learning Commons, LIB. You will receive your photos afterward via Google Drive. Staff from Career Services will be on hand to review resumes. Professional attire is recommended and no appointment is needed. For more information, visit the library  website.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Teaching Students How to Learn: Metacognition in the Classroom

If we teach students how to learn, will they become more successful college students? During fall 2017 the CETL reading group, Teach Students How to Learn, began incorporating metacognitive strategies into their courses. Panelists will discuss kinds of activities they tried in their classes and how they worked from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 5, and 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6, in 378 LIB.