Student Org of the Week: Students Today, Leaders Forever (STLF)

What is the name of your organization? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations?  Students Today Leaders Forever (STLF) What is the purpose/mission of your organization?    To reveal leadership through service, relationships, and action. We plan an alternative Spring Break trip to 5 different cities where we volunteer in each community and get the opportunity to explore the city. Our destination city this … Continue reading Student Org of the Week: Students Today, Leaders Forever (STLF)

Amateur Radio Club: Student Org of the Week

What is the name of your organization? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations? The University of Iowa Amateur Radio Club UIARC What is the purpose/mission of your organization? Our main mission is to get students/faculty/staff licensed to get on the air. We offer classes to prepare people for the Technician exam. We also get together to increase our working knowledge of amateur radio. … Continue reading Amateur Radio Club: Student Org of the Week

Featured Student Org of the Week: Active Minds

What is the name of your organization? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations? Active Minds What is the purpose/mission of your organization? The purpose of Active Minds is to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on campus. Our mission is to provide mental health education and advocacy in an effort to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues. … Continue reading Featured Student Org of the Week: Active Minds

Visiting Office Hours: A ~SpOoKy~ Stereotype

In the spirit of Halloween, I thought I would touch on a subject that seems to spook everyone. Since syllabus week, all of our professors have talked about their office hours that happen at least once a week and encouraged all of us as students to see them if we have questions. Little do they know, some of us students are absolutely TERRIFIED to meet … Continue reading Visiting Office Hours: A ~SpOoKy~ Stereotype

What is Mindfulness and What’s So Great About it Anyway?

When was the last time you went without checking e-mails, social media, texts, news, etc. for a while? We often get caught up in sharing our memories instead of taking the time to enjoy them. Sometimes we even get so caught up in checking out other people’s awesome/wild stories to realize that we’re living our own right now. Mindfulness is about taking time to really … Continue reading What is Mindfulness and What’s So Great About it Anyway?

Student Org of the Week: HeartWorkShop

What is the name of your organization? Do you go by any nicknames or abbreviations? Our organization’s name is HeartWorkShop. The abbreviation is HWS. What is the purpose/mission of your organization? Our purpose is to focus on international students’ mental health and help them better adapt to new lives in the U.S.  Also, we try to break stereotypes that international students are not willing to … Continue reading Student Org of the Week: HeartWorkShop