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David Schmid

With one visit to David Schmid's office in Panther Village, you'll understand why he has spent 17 years as a Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) here at UNI: An entire wall is covered with framed photos of each Resident Assistant (RA) staff that he has worked with over the years.


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Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
End of fiscal year receiving

Please remember to complete the receiving process in ebiz for all purchases when they arrive on campus. Thursday, July 7, is the last day to receive in ebiz for PO purchases, including iProcurement, delivered by Thursday, June 30. Refer to the end-of-year schedule for this and other deadlines. If you have any procurement questions, contact James Tanzosch or call 273-581.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
Chats and Maucker Union Food Court closed

Chats and Maucker Union Food Court will be closed Wednesday, June 22. Faculty, staff, students and visitors are encouraged to visit Biscotti's, Essentials or Piazza. Visit the DOR website for hours of operation. Be sure to stop by Maucker Union from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, June 24, for our final cookout of the summer.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
Retirement open house

Rod Library invites the university community to a retirement reception for Gerry Peterson, Stan Lyle and Tom Kessler from 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, in the ScholarSpace (Room 301), LIB. The retirees have requested no gifts; light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
Gary Shontz retirement gathering

Gary Shontz, controller, will retire Thursday, June 30, after more than 40 years of service to the university. An informal recognition will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 30, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
Additive Manufacturing and Design Center open house

The Additive Manufacturing and Design Center will host an open house from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 30, at the Techworks Campus in Waterloo. Tours and demonstrations will be given every 30 minutes beginning at noon. The center is a collaborative effort of UNI's Metal Casting Center and Hawkeye Community College.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016
New UNI director of admissions

After conducting a national search, Kara Hadley-Shakya has been hired as UNI's new director of admissions. Kara comes to UNI from Eastern Illinois University where she is serving as associate director of admissions for recruitment, campus visits and special events since March 2014 and interim director of admissions for the past six months. She will begin at UNI on Thursday, June 30.

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016
Blue Zones Lunch and Learn

UNI's College of Business Administration and Human Resource Services is hosting the Blue Zones Project Lunch and Learn from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, June 16, in the Curris Business Building, Room 3. Advanced registration is required.

Tuesday, Jun 14, 2016
New marquee sign information meeting

A new university marquee sign is being installed in front of the Gallagher Bluedorn on University Avenue. The sign will be used to promote large-scale events to our external audiences. A campuswide meeting to discuss basics of the sign and how to request space is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Thursday, June 23, in the College Eye Room, Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016
The Starting Line, Why and How Retirement Saving Should Begin Now

TIAA will host a seminar from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, June 30, in Gilchrist Hall, Rooms 007/009. All are welcome to attend. To register for this event, call 800-732-8353. Employees will also receive an email invitation with registration and further details. Space is limited to 50 participants, so don't delay registering!

Wednesday, Jun 8, 2016
New policies approved

Policy 3.19 Student Employment and Policy 13.17 Preparation and Service of Food & Beverage on Campus have been approved and posted on the UNI policies website.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
Campus wildflower walks

Join Laura Jackson for campus wildflower walks at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, July 13, 20, 27 and Aug. 3. Participants should meet at the fountain outside Maucker Union July 13 and 20; at the Campus Prairie Preserve July 27; and at the Campus Prairie south of ROTH Aug. 3.

Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
West 31st Street construction closure

Effective Monday, June 6, West 31st Street at the intersection with Hudson Road, is closed due to construction activities related to the Southwest Campus Storm Water Management project. This construction closure will remain in place until Monday, Aug. 1. Through traffic on West 31st Street between Ohio Street and Hudson Road will not be available during the construction closure.

Leisl Carr Childers, assistant professor of Public History and the American West, was awarded the the Spur Award in Contemporary Non-Fiction by the Western Writers of America. This is award is given to writers of any discipline for exceptional work on the American West or in the Western genre.

Doreen Hayek, special projects administrator in ITS Educational Technology, was recently awarded the 2015 Friend of Science Award at the ICTM-ISTS State Math & Science Conference. Hayek has a long history of working with various aspects of integrating STEM education into the preK-through-12 and higher education classrooms.

Coleen Wagner, former secretary in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Libby Vanderwall, career services coordinator in the Office of Career Services, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Amy Schipper, associate director of admissions and communications in the Office of Admissions, was honored for outstanding professional service with a Regents Excellence Award for Staff.