Faculty & Staff

Mixed recycling

What's black and blue and seen all over? UNI's mixed recycling and waste containers.

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Technology/Log-ins

Access online tools for work at UNI and professional development, and find answers to your technology questions. 

safety & concerns
Safety & Concerns

UNI maintains a safe campus and encourages our faculty and staff to learn about safety resources.

Employee Resources
Employee Resources

Your one-stop source for information on work and life at UNI.

Academic Resources
Academic Resources

Take advantage of grant services, curriculum resources and more.

Communication Resources
Communication Resources

Learn more about UNI’s Visual Identity & Style Guide and other communication tools. 

Organizations
Organizations

Network with colleagues and get involved in UNI’s faculty and staff committees.

Faculty & Staff Accolades

Ben Schafer, associate professor in computer science, was recently recognized by Code.Org as one of 2015's top trainers. He trained 570 Iowa teachers (or 5.6 percent of all U.S. teachers trained) in "Hour of Code," making him the second most prolific trainer in the the U.S.

Dan Nickey, associate director of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at UNI, has been awarded the Karen V. Brown Environmental Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Steering Small Business Ombudsman and Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Committee.

Inez Murtha, director, Academic Learning Center, was honored by the YWCA as the 2015 Professional Woman of the Year during its Cedar Valley Women of Persimmon Awards luncheon.

Kyle Gray, associate professor in Earth Science and Science Education, is the 2015 recipient of the Donald and Carolyn Biggs Award for innovative and effective Earth Science teaching among early career faculty. He'll be recognized by the Geoscience Education division of the Geological Society of America at the annual GSA meeting in Baltimore in November.

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Announcements

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Help reduce our peak energy demand

Every year the university works to reduce its peak energy demand that is traditionally set at this time of year. The forecast for this week shows highs in the upper 80s mainly today, Wednesday and Thursday. Please do your part in reducing electrical use. More information can be found online. 

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing is from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, in BCS.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Library hours for Labor Day weekend

Library hours for Labor Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the weekend. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Discount for football, basketball tickets

UNI faculty and staff receive a 10 percent discount on season tickets for football and men's basketball. The football team will open its home season in the UNI-Dome Saturday, Saturday, Sept. 12. Call 273-4849 for details and seating information.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Apply for Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Fellowships

The deadline for the Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Fellowship is 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1. The UNI Community Engagement website has details, application information and forms. The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage faculty to engage with community partners to better the community in a manner that also enhances their teaching and scholarship. The proposed work must take place within Veridian's field of membership and with a nonprofit organization.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Personal training services

Recreation Services has certified personal trainers that can assist you with motivation, camaraderie and exercise adherence to meet your personal goals. Groups of two to four can meet with a personal trainer. Individual packages are also available. If interested, email Dana Foster

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Several policies are available for review

Review Policies 11.04 Laboratory Clean-out Procedure Prior to Reassignment, Renovation or Demolition, Laboratory Clean-out List; 10.xx Financial Fraud Policy, Fire Safety; 9.24 Casualty Loss Claims; 13.23 Mobile Device Encryption Policy; 4.77 University of Northern Iowa International Travel Safety Policy; 8.02 Facilities Use; and 4.12 Health and Safety Policy for Employees are all available for feedback until 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15 on the University Policies website. 

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Submit your Homecoming events

If your department, program or organization is planning an event for Homecoming, please submit your information to be considered for inclusion on the Homecoming website and other related promotion.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Inside UNI schedule change

Due to the Labor Day holiday, there will not be an Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff newsletter Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Updating Online Directory

The UNI Online Directory is a source for current faculty and staff contact information. To verify or make any changes to your home and/or office contact information, log in to MyUNIverse >Update My Personal Information. This information is sent directly to Human Resource Services and is updated within four working days.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
PDA 2016-17 and Summer Fellowship 2016 applications available

Application cover sheets and instructions for applying for a Professional Development Assignment (PDA) in fall 2016 and/or spring 2017 or for a Summer Fellowship in 2016 are on the Graduate College website. Application deadlines are 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1 for PDA and 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23 for a Summer Fellowship. Both awards are competitive; recipients are selected by a faculty committee. For more information, contact Barbara Cutter

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Intuitive Eating four-week workshop

Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body. Find out more at the workshop. Visit the website for detailed information.