March 28, 2013

Future Counselors of America Scholarship

Annual scholarship awards $1,000 to U.S. undergraduates and graduates majoring in Psychology who seek a career in relationship counseling or a related field. Applicants will be judged based on academic achievement (minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA) and a minimum 500- to maximum 900-word essay entitled "The Psychology of Online Dating." The essay should address the psychological issues and challenges facing singles given the growing popularity of online dating, and how relationship professionals can help online daters navigate these challenges. See more details at:

Mail official transcript and original essay to:

Future Counselors of America Scholarship
15 SE 1st Ave, Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32601

Entries postmarked by: June 30th, annually
Disbursement on: July 31st, annually

·  Please title your essay “The Psychology of Online Dating”

·  List your full name as recognized by your educational institution and a valid (.edu) email address

·  Essay should be 12 point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins

·  Any resources should be cited using MLA format

·  Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify student from award disbursement


Northern Iowa Wishmakers: Swishes for Wishes

March 11, 2013
What: Swishes For Wishes (presented by Northern Iowa Wishmakers and Make-A-Wish foundation of the Cedar Valley). Swishes For Wishes is a Basketball tournament put on to raise funds to grant a wish to a kid in the Cedar Valley. With the help of the participants, you are putting the wish in a child's hands. This tournament is open to all ages and skill level. This event is more than just a tournament, it is to provide hope that there are people in this world that care for these young kids strug...

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March 5, 2013

The Alzheimer’s Association created QUASH, a completely new take on a fundraising event, to help raise money to support the organization’s mission of eliminating Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.  The Alzheimer’s Association East Central Iowa Chapter works closely with the student organization “UNI Advocates for Alzheimer’s” a...

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Spanish/Psychology Program in Buenos Aires!

February 13, 2013
Online registration is now available for the new Spanish & Psychology program in Buenos Aires, Argentina this summer.  We can accept applications until March 15.
The group is limited to 30 total students.

Program Components

Spanish classPsychology Seminar:  Argentina is one of the world’s leaders in active psychoanalysis – for every 100,000 people, the country offers 196 practicing psychologists. Contrary to American notions of psychotherapy being private and not discussed, Argentines embrace the field o...

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Career/Internship Opportunities

February 11, 2013

Don’t miss two important events coming up:


Internship Opportunities in Washington DC – Wed, February 13 – 3:00 pm –Sabin 15

The Washington Center for Internships (TWC) offers to UNI students the opportunity to work in government, corporate, and non-profit organizations in Washington D.C. and earn UNI credits.  Lean about the benefits of the program and the collaboration that TWC has with UNI.  


From Washington DC: Ashley Rennebu ( )

From UNI:...

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UNI Dance Marathon

February 6, 2013
UNI Dance Marathon is a second year student organization that raises money for the Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Iowa City for kids battling life threatening illnesses and their families. This year, we are hosting a 12 hour Dance Marathon in the Maucker Union from Noon to Midnight on March 2nd

Registration costs are only $20 but go up to $30 on February 18th! When you register, there will be a question asking which group you are a part of, simply type in "Psychology Club.

Be sure t...
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UNI Advocates for Alzheimer's Organization

September 26, 2012


The purpose of UNI Advocates for Alzheimer’s is to support the Alzheimer’sAssociation East Central Iowa Chapter by raising awareness for Alzheimer’sdisease on campus. The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research with a vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Supporting this organization gives UNI students the opportunity to make a positive contribution in both the Cedar Falls ...

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What is Kayla Nalan doing now?!

September 12, 2012

Hello Panthers!

My name is Kayla and I was the Psychology Club Secretary in 2010-2011 and President in 2011-2012. Since graduating from UNI this past May, I have enrolled in the clinicalpsychology doctoral program at the University of South Dakota.  I just started my third week of classes and absolutely love it so far.  I was awarded a graduate assistantship as a TA for three classes and also supervise the oncampus training clinic two nights a week for graduate students who see clientsat nig...

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NISG Elections

February 22, 2012
My name is David Pope and I am running for NISG for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.  I'm a sophomore Political Communications major and I am currently on the executive board of UNI Proud, the UNI Feminist Action League, and a member of UNI Transgenda and a local Occupier in the Occupy Cedar Valley group.  I believe that there needs to be a shake-up of NISG to get things rolling in a more progressive direction.  If elected, I will:
  • Push to establish an LGBT center on campus to en...

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NISG Elections

February 14, 2012
Jared Parker is seeking election as the CSBS Senator for NISG.  Read about him below!


Jared Parker for CSBS Senator


I am a senior history and political science student. I am currently serving as the senator for the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and have previously served as a senator for off-campus students. I have worked on legislation to increase funding for studen...

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