Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Cable TV changes coming June 30

The UNI cable TV channel lineup will change to digital only on Tuesday, June 30. This will require all TVs to have a digital tuner. Most flat screens purchased since 2007 have digital tuners. For TVs that don't support digital channels, an external tuner can be added for about $50 per display. When the change takes place, all televisions will need to be rescanned to receive the channels, following the same procedure when setting up a new television. If you have any questions, email Denny Reimer or call 273-6285. 

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Cable TV changes coming June 30

The UNI cable TV channel lineup will change to digital only on Tuesday, June 30. This will require all TVs to have a digital tuner. Most flat screens purchased since 2007 have digital tuners. For TVs that don't support digital channels, an external tuner can be added for about $50 per display. When the change takes place, all televisions will need to be rescanned to receive the channels, following the same procedure when setting up a new television. If you have any questions, email Denny Reimer or call 273-6285. 

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Thirsty Thursdays

Stay hydrated this summer with the Rod Library's Thirsty Thursdays. Rod Library will be serving cucumber water and basil sugar-free lemonade from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Thursday through July 23, in the Learning Commons, west entrance, near the Book Bistro.

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Campus wildflower walk

Laura Jackson, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Center, will lead a tour of wildflowers on campus. Take a well-being walk from 10 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 24, starting at the Maucker Union Plaza. Contact Laura Jackson with questions. 

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Meet with a TIAA-CREF individual consultant

A TIAA-CREF consultant will visit UNI June 25, July 8, 9, 22 and 23 to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics include: Am I on track for retirement? Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this? Is my current mix of investments appropriate? Register online for an individual meeting or call 800-732-8353 (toll free).

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015
Campus Supply to close for inventory

Campus Supply will accept orders through Wednesday, June 24 and then be closed for inventory June 25 through June 30. Regular business will resume on Wednesday, July 1. You can order from the OfficeMax Workplace Online Store during this period. If you have questions, call 277-0765.

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Biscotti's is open this summer

Biscotti's convenience store in Redeker Center is open this summer. Stop in for a quick snack or grab a meal to go. Hours vary by day and month. View a full list of summer dining hours online. 

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Biscotti's is open this summer

Biscotti's convenience store in Redeker Center is open this summer. Stop in for a quick snack or grab a meal to go. Hours vary by day and month. View a full list of summer dining hours online. 

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Time to report lobbying activity

Lobbying activity from April 1 to June 30, 2015, must be reported by Tuesday, June 30. UNI files quarterly reports on specific lobbying issues and the expenses incurred. The university's policy on Federal and State Lobbying and Political Activity is posted online. Reports must be filed each quarter. If there is nothing to report for a particular quarter, note that in the "comments" section. For more information, contact Pat Geadelmann at 273-6144.

Tuesday, Jun 16, 2015
Milestones and anniversaries requested

If your department will celebrate a major milestone or anniversary in the next year or two, please send the details to Liz Conklin in University Relations. 

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Abandoned bicycle round-up

The UNI Police Division collected a number of abandoned bicycles on May 28. If you think your bike may be among those collected, stop by 30 GIL or call UNI Police at 273-2712 between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You will be asked the make, model, color, serial number and location where you last parked the bicycle. A $5 impoundment fee will be assessed for retrieval.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Erbert and Gerbert's now open

Erbert and Gerbert's sandwich shop is now open in Maucker Union, replacing Café Fresco within Prexy's Food Court. Erbert and Gerbert's hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, until regular dining hours resume Friday, Aug. 21.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Erbert and Gerbert's now open

Erbert and Gerbert's sandwich shop is now open in Maucker Union, replacing Café Fresco within Prexy's Food Court. Erbert and Gerbert's hours are 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, until regular dining hours resume Friday, Aug. 21.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Burst Your Thirst kick-off

Employee Well-being will host a kick off for the Burst Your Thirst Challenge from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, June 15, in the Learning Commons, LIB. You must be registered to attend. Find more information and register online. 

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
New URL for Institutional Research & Effectiveness

As of June 4, the website for Institutional Research & Effectiveness has been updated with a new layout and a new location. A redirect from the old site is in place, but please point your browsers to the new URL. This change will not affect any content. If you need assistance with the new layout, email Kristin Moser

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Construction notice - W. 27th Street

The City of Cedar Falls will start reconstruction work on W. 27th Street between Hudson Road and Panther Parkway beginning the week of June 8. The street will remain open during Stage 1 of the project. Near the end of June, Stage 2 will require a full street closure lasting two days. Further information will be provided once the actual closure dates have been determined.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Student Employment Information Fair is Aug. 21

Register your department for the Student Employment Information Fair, to be held during UNI Now. The fair will be from 2 to 5 p.m., Friday, Aug. 21, in the Coffeehouse, MAU. All departments are encouraged to attend to talk to incoming freshman and transfer students about current and/or future openings. Register your department online. If you have questions, call Career Services at 273-6857.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015
Personal trainers available

Personal trainers are results driven and want you to succeed. Let a personal trainer design a program with your specific goals in mind. Email Kristy Leen or call 273-7167. 

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market starts Thursday, June 4. The market operates weekly from 4 to 6 p.m., at the corner of College and 22nd streets and offers fresh produce, homemade bread, jam, fresh flowers, crafts and food for purchase from La Calle. There are several new vendors this year.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market starts Thursday, June 4. The market operates weekly from 4 to 6 p.m., at the corner of College and 22nd streets and offers fresh produce, homemade bread, jam, fresh flowers, crafts and food for purchase from La Calle. There are several new vendors this year.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market starts Thursday, June 4. The market operates weekly from 4 to 6 p.m., at the corner of College and 22nd streets and offers fresh produce, homemade bread, jam, fresh flowers, crafts and food for purchase from La Calle. There are several new vendors this year.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
Lifelong University courses

The Lifelong University program is seeking instructors with expertise to teach a course for UNI's Lifelong University. Courses can be four-, two- or one-week long for lifelong learners. These courses are taught by UNI faculty and staff during the spring and fall semesters. If you're interested in teaching a course this fall, contact Kelli McCarthy for more information. 

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
New UNI Visual Identity and Style Guide

Earlier this month, the updated Visual Identity and Style Guide was released. Key changes include: the non-discrimination statement requirements and the new process print vendors must follow (page 2), the use of UNI purple as a primary color for recruitment material (page 8) and new Drupal requirements (page 17). Contact University Relations at 273-2761 with any questions.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
Spring edition of the CIEP International Panther now available

The spring 2015 edition of the CIEP's International Panther is available. Read about current students, CIEP alumni, spring activities, academic projects and new programs. Check out the interactive features of this newsletter, including video interviews, photo slideshows and information links.

Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015
BOR meeting agenda

The next Board of Regents meeting will take place Thursday and Friday, June 4 and 5, in Ames. The agenda is posted online. 

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Business Process Users Group (BPUG) meeting

A Business Process Users Group meeting will be from 2 to 3 p.m., Monday, June 1, in the CME conference room. Agenda items include year-end closing schedule, "new" payroll expense and personnel expenditures reports, MyUNIverse-pagelet, ProTrav and iprocurement updates. The meeting will not be streamed live, but will be recorded to view at a later date.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Burst Your Thirst 2015: registration open

UNI Employee Well-being has organized the Burst Your Thirst Challenge happening June 15 through July 24. Teams will compete to track water consumption and physical activity to advance on the leader board. Additionally, UNI Employee Well-being will send weekly emails with opportunities to win incentive prizes. For more information and registration see the UNIBYT page

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Farewell reception for April Chatham-Carpenter

The Graduate College will host a farewell reception for April Chatham-Carpenter from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2, in 214 LNG. Come wish April well in her new position at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
BOR public hearing

The public hearing for the next Board of Regents meeting will be at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29, in the BCS.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
ITS-Educational Technology offers fall Faculty Focus Workshops

Registration is available for Fall Faculty Focus Workshops which are offered during the two weeks preceding the fall semester. The workshops address the various learning technologies offered for faculty to use with their classes. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Learn more and register online

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Call for Study Abroad program proposals

The Study Abroad Center is planning programs for academic year 2015-16. If you're interested in leading an academic program abroad, contact Charity Eckhardt. Program proposal submission deadline is Monday, June 15.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Retirement reception for Bill Calhoun

A reception to honor Bill Calhoun, vice president for University Advancement, for 35 years of service will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17, in the Georgian Lounge, COM. The program starts at 4:30 p.m. Contact the UNI Foundation for more information.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Dining summer hours

This summer UNI Dining Services will operate Piazza and Biscotti's in Redeker Center, as well as Chats, Essentials and Prexy's in Maucker Union. Days and hours vary by location. Check the summer dining hours page for the most up-to-date schedule.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
UNI Mail Center cannot deliver personal mail or packages

The UNI Mail Center has noticed an increase in packages that appear to be personal deliveries (shipping address is not a company we typically do business with). University and state regulations only allow delivery of materials that relate to the official business of the university, including packages sent via FedEx or UPS. Under no circumstances will the UNI Mail Center be responsible for delivery delays or damage to materials not meeting this criteria. For more information, contact Cathy McRoberts at 277-0765 or Brian Looby at 273-2866.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Memorial Weekend upgrades for MyUNIverse and Campus Solutions

ITS - Information Systems is planning to upgrade the software that runs a number of critical systems Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25. More information is posted online. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Volunteer for Move-In Crew

Help create a great first impression and provide a positive experience for incoming residence hall students and their families by becoming a Move-In Crew volunteer. Sign up online as an individual or with a group. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Volunteer for Move-In Crew

Help create a great first impression and provide a positive experience for incoming residence hall students and their families by becoming a Move-In Crew volunteer. Sign up online as an individual or with a group. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Inside UNI deadline change

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the Tuesday, May 26 Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff is noon, Friday, May 22. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Memorial for peace officers killed in the line of duty

National Police Week is Sunday, May 10 through Saturday, May 16. UNI will host a ceremony with a 21-gun salute to honor local peace officers killed in the line of duty at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, at the Hibbs Memorial, outside the West Gym.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Construction notice - Campus Street/Baker ADA parking lot closure

Campus Street north of Gilchrist Hall will be closed starting Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21. The Baker ADA/metered parking lot will also be closed during the same time frame. Contact Facilities Planning at 273-2611 with any questions.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
FY15 e-Business Suite closing schedule

Visit the Office of Business Operations Web page for the updated FY15 closing schedule. For additional information or questions, email James Tanzosch or call 273-5811.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Final reminder: retiring access.uni.edu Web server

The access.uni.edu Web server will be retired May 30. It's been replaced with new, load-balanced servers that now house the majority of UNI's custom Web applications. If you have any links to access.uni.edu, contact Chad Wittrock immediately to determine where those links should now point.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Cedar Valley Bike to Work Week

Cedar Valley's Bike to Work Week is May 11 through 15. UNI Employee Well-being encourages you to get active, and also, show us. Individuals who post a picture of themselves biking to work during this week will be entered in a drawing for a prize. Picture submissions should be added to the Employee Well-being Facebook page by Sunday, May 17. Winners will be announced the following Monday.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Compensatory time payout

All merit AFSCME, merit supervisory and confidential, and deans, directors and department head employees have been notified by email of the annual compensatory time-payout procedure. For more information, read the compensatory time-payout announcements on the Office of Business Operations website.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
UNI Well-being Champion nominations now available

Well-being Champions are individuals who work to communicate well-being activities on campus, get faculty and staff involved in these activities and help contribute to a positive culture of well-being at UNI. If you know someone deserving of this nomination, fill out the form on the left-hand side of the well-being page on the HRS website. Winners are eligible for an incentive prize.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
UNI-ROTC Spring Commissioning Ceremony

The UNI-ROTC Commissioning Ceremony will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Seven UNI students will graduate and commission as 2nd Lts. in the U.S. Army. All are invited.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Panther Pick Up

Donate usable items such as running shoes, mattresses, furniture, books, clothing and other household items from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 7, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, May 8, at the following locations: east side of Redeker Center, 23rd Street near Commons Circle, the East Towers and the northwest corner of Campbell Hall.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
UNI key extension requests

To request an extension of a UNI student or student employee key and access request, visit the physical plant website. If you have questions, call 273-4400.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Job and internship recruiting fall dates

Please include the following events in your fall 2015 course planning/syllabus: the UNI Job & Internship Fair PLUS, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in McLeod, and the Student Employment Fair, Friday, Aug. 21, that helps students locate campus jobs.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Candidates for vice president for university advancement

Candidates for the position of vice president for university advancement will visit campus this week. Candidate resumes and campus presentation times and locations will be posted on the search website approximately 24 hours prior to each candidate's visit.

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