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Thanksgiving story

The holiday season is upon us once again. This is usually a time to reflect on the past 12 months and think about what we're thankful for.

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Faculty & Staff Accolades

Carl Thurman, biology, received the James Lubker Faculty Research Award at the fall faculty meeting. In addition to UNI students and faculty, Thurman collaborates with scientists across the USA, as well as Europe and South America to produce novel scientific information.

Elaine Eshbaugh, applied human sciences, received the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the fall faculty meeting. Eshbaugh developed the only college course in Iowa on the topic of Alzheimer's and related dementias. She regularly mentors undergraduates in their research or has them involved with her own research team.

Robin Lund, associate professor of physical education, received the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the fall faculty meeting. Lund teaches a wide range of course work at the graduate and undergraduate level including research methods, statistics, anatomy and physiology and a variety of other courses in the movement and exercise science major.

Tim Gilson, educational leadership and postsecondary education, received the Ross A. Nielsen Professional Service Award at the 2014 fall faculty meeting. Gilson’s contributions to education include preparing principals in Iowa, advising MAE and doctoral students, and providing guest lectures on school law to UNI’s preservice teachers.

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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
Candidates for vice president for university advancement

Candidates for the position of vice president for university advancement will visit campus on the following dates: Dec 1 and 2; Dec. 3 and 4; Dec. 8 and 9; and Dec. 10 and 11. Each candidate will make a presentation during an open forum. Candidate resumes and open forum times and locations will be posted on the search website approximately one week prior to each candidate's visit. 

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
UNI to host first-ever day of giving

UNI is hosting We Are One UNI, the university's first-ever day of giving, starting at 10 a.m., Dec. 2. You can get involved today by liking the We Are One UNI Facebook page and following the day’s Twitter account @WeAreOneUNI. More information about We Are One UNI is posted online. 

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
UNI Employee Assistance Program seminar

UNI employees can attend the Goal Setting and Work Life Balance Seminar offered from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2, in the CME. This seminar will offer strategies to determine "What is your why?" and identify your motivation for change. Advance registration is required.

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
EAP orientation for employees

Employees can take part in a webinar on the EAP services available to employees and eligible family members from 8:30 to 9 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3. Registration is required.

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014
Adopt-a-family program

Kappa Delta Pi will host an adopt-a-family program sponsoring three local families. Stop by their booth in the Schindler Lobby, Dec. 1 through 10, for details. Participate and help support our community.

Monday, Nov 24, 2014
WRC Thanksgiving week hours

The Wellness/ Recreation Center has altered its hours for Thanksgiving Week. 

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
Participate in UNI Town Hall Diversity Fair

The UNI Diversity Town Hall will take place from 2 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21. The diversity fair will be held from 1:30 to 2 p.m. in the Ballroom, MAU. Organizations with an emphasis on diversity are invited to participate. If your group is interested, email Amy.Petersen@uni.edu with your group's name and any electricity needs. Further details will follow in early January.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
CIEP scholarship opportunity for ESL students

The Culture & Intensive English Program has a scholarship opportunity available for ESL students recommended by current UNI employees. This scholarship provides 100 percent CIEP tuition for the spring session, Jan. 13 through March 6. If you know someone who would benefit, please forward this opportunity to them. The application deadline is Dec. 7. For more information, contact ciepadmissions@uni.edu.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

UNI courses focusing on workplace communication are in need of individual and organizational clients who wish to have print and digital publications created--for example, newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Contact Adrienne Lamberti for more information.

Thursday, Nov 20, 2014
EAP webinar will offer tips to stay financially healthy

The EAP will offer a webinar for employees on overcoming holiday induced financial stress and maintaining overall well-being. The webinar will take place from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25. Registration is required.

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
Library hours during Thanksgiving vacation

Library hours during Thanksgiving break are posted online. Youth books checked out anytime Saturday, Nov. 15, are due Monday, Dec. 1. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.