Announcements

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Submit your StrengthsFinder Top Five

If you have taken the Gallup StrengthsFinder assessment, we would like to compile a list of staff/faculty results. Send your top five strengths to Toni Babcock.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Service-learning course designation

Applications for service-learning course designation are due Dec. 6 and Jan. 21. Interested departments/faculty can request presentations, attend information sessions or schedule a meeting with Julianne Gassman. For more information, visit the course designation webpage.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
We Are the Asteroid: Art and the Ecological Crisis

As the world searches for ways to continue to work together to address the climate crisis, art has a powerful ability to communicate what science may not always be able to. Join award-winning artist Justin Brice Guariglia at 7 p.m Wednesday, Nov. 13 in Lang Hall for the final installment of the Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture series for the fall semester.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Security awareness: Shopping online securely

The holiday season is near and soon millions of people will be looking to buy the perfect gifts. Many of us will shop online in search of great deals and to avoid noisy crowds. Unfortunately, cyber criminals will be active as well, creating fake shopping websites and using other tactics to scam people. In this newsletter we explain how you can shop online safely and avoid becoming a victim.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Harry Potter Club meeting

The Harry Potter Club will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19 in 324 LIB. We will be playing a Harry Potter-themed Kahoot. For more information, email Amanda Bruns.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Student Nature Society guest speaker

Becky Herman, local cricket farmer, will discuss the importance and process of cricket farming at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14 in 15 SAB. Following her presentation, there will be sustainable snacks, including cookies, brownies and chocolate covered crickets at the Three House. All are welcome.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
ISSO winter clothing drive

Donations of coats, scarves, gloves, etc. will be accepted by the International Student and Scholars Office through Wednesday, Nov. 20. Items will be made available to international students. Donation boxes are located in the ISSO, 113 MAU.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Faculty professional development opportunities for online courses

Faculty interested in developing a new, fully online course or enhancing engagement strategies in a previously taught online course are invited to submit a proposal by Friday, Nov. 22. Guidelines and a proposal form are available at the faculty professional development workshop schedule webpage. For details, email Michelle Kosalka, Karen Cunningham or call 319-273-2504.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
UNI Ballroom/Swing fall formal

UNI Ballroom/Swing's fall formal will be held Friday, Nov. 15 in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Food will be served at 6:30 p.m. with dance lessons beginning at 7 p.m. Professionally taught lessons in Waltz and Rumba will be offered. Refreshments include pizza, soda and Insomnia cookies. No partner or experience is necessary. For more information, email UNI Ballroom/Swing.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
PSE Sales Showcase registration deadline is Nov. 8

The registration deadline for the PSE Sales Showcase is Friday, Nov. 8. The showcase is designed to deliver a high quality sales competition comprised of top tier students across the Midwest. This year, Epsilon Theta is bringing back the professional development seminars as well as the successful mixer and career fair, intended to bring these motivated students, potential employers and mentors together to talk in both a professional and casual setting. You can also form a team of 4-6 and compete in the marketing competition.