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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, Jan 20, 2015
Diversity Town Hall is Jan. 21

The 7th Annual Diversity Town Hall will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Ballroom, COM. The Diversity Fair will be from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Guest speaker is Heather W. Hackman, who has taught and trained on social justice issues since 1992.

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
Register for spring fitness classes now

New classes include Fit at the Barre and employee-only Muscle Express. Saturday morning sessions include Kids Zumba and Kids Fit Camp. Classes are offered early morning, during the noon hour and early evening. Sign up in WRC 101 or online. 

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
Spring reading group still open

There are still openings in the second CETL reading group for "Waking Up White" by Debby Irving. The group will meet from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays, March 10 and 24, and April 7 and 21, in LIB 378. Get more information and register online. Email any questions to Susan Hill

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
International Opportunities Fair

The Spring 2015 International Opportunities Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, in the Ballroom, MAU. Learn about study abroad opportunities, financial aid, scholarships, credit transfer, international travel and more. Meet past participants, faculty and staff. During the event you can renew or apply for a new passport. Details on passport application requirements are posted online or email Paula VanZee

Tuesday, Jan 20, 2015
McElroy Fellowships

The deadline for on-campus applications for McElroy Fellowships is Friday, Jan. 30. Candidates must intend to pursue a Ph.D. and be a December 2014 or May 2015 graduate with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $10,000 per year for three years. To apply, contact Bryce Kanago to express interest and discuss eligibility.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015
2015 Mileage reimbursement rates

The mileage rates have been updated in the Travel Guidelines on OBO's website. For travel beginning Jan. 1, 2015, the new mileage rates are as follows: IRS Business Rate=57.5 cents, university rate=28.75 cents, moving rate=23 cents.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015
Graduate College brown bag lecture

Elise DuBord, languages & literatures, will present "Language, Immigration and Labor" from 12:30 to 1:20 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Oak Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. Details are available on the Graduate College website.

Thursday, Jan 15, 2015
CDC reports increase of flu activity

The Center for Disease Control has noted that flu activity continues to increase. If you are exhibiting flu symptoms, please remain home to avoid further spread. Tips to minimize the spread of the flu are posted onlline

Wednesday, Jan 14, 2015
Provost candidates scheduled for campus interviews

Candidates for the position of provost and executive vice president for academic affairs will be visiting campus. The open forum for each candidate will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in Lang Hall Auditorium on the following dates: Jan. 20 and 22; Feb. 2, 4 and 9. Candidate names and vita, feedback instructions and the taped open forum sessions will be posted online approximately one week prior to each visit.

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
2014 W-2s

Online W-2s became available Jan. 9 for active employees previously electing to not have a paper W-2 mailed to them. Paper W-2s for all other employees should be mailed by Jan. 15. See the Business Operations-Payroll website for information on how to receive your W-2 online in future years. The W-2 reflects Jan. 1 through Dec. 31 earnings. The delay some employees experienced in receiving payment for Dec. 31 payroll did not affect the W-2 totals.

Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015
Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Wellness Challenge

The Live Healthy Iowa (LHI) 10-Week Wellness Challenge is a fun and engaging way to encourage Iowans to make healthy choices. UNI Employee Well-being can help support UNI employees participating in LHI. For more information on how you can get started, visit the UNI LHI 2015 page. 

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
African American Children and Families Conference

The African American Children and Families Conference will be Feb. 19 and 20. Participants will hear from scholars and practitioners who will provide expertise in the education necessary to empower and develop the African American community. Details are posted online.