Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Introducing Service Hub for Information Technology Support requests

Faculty, staff and students needing help with technology can visit Service Hub, a new service portal to submit technology requests for assistance or new services. Requests and status can be viewed from one location. For more information, visit Service Hub.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Honors Research Day

The Honors Program will host their annual research day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 16, in LNG. Graduating honors students will present the outcomes of their honors theses for family, friends, fellow students and professors. The event is open to the public. For a complete schedule, visit the Honors Program website.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Staged readings of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

UNI and Cedar Valley community members will read Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, August Wilson's play on 1920s blues music, at 7 p.m., Friday, April 15, in the CME, and at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 17, at Jubilee UMC, 1621 East 4th St., Waterloo.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Teach UNI Project Presentations: Math Education and Anatomy

Adam Feldhaus, mathematics, and Nathan Bird, biology, will present "Teach UNI Project Presentations: Math Education and Anatomy" from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, April 14, in 378 LIB.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Final biometric screening until fall

A free biometric health screening will be offered to employees who have not received one this academic year from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Friday, April 29, in the Towers west lounge. The registration deadline is Friday, April 22. Participants will be entered in a drawing for a blood pressure cuff.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Board game drive

Rod Library is accepting donations of gently used card and board games. Your donations will allow others to share the fun in the library. For more information, visit the Rod Library website.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Register for Lavender Graduation

The third annual Lavender Graduation will be at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, in the CME. Graduates interested in being recognized should sign up on the LGBT* Center's website by Friday, April 15. Lavender Graduation recognizes the importance of the LGBTQ+ community on campus and the accomplishments of members of the LGBTQ+ community by awarding a lavender graduation cord to members and their allies.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Student Employee Appreciation Week

National Student Employee Appreciation Week is Monday through Friday, April 11 to 15. Almost 4,000 students work on campus, so this is a great time to thank them for all of their hard work and dedication to UNI.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Be a voice for campus health services

The Student Health Clinic is looking for focus group participants to increase knowledge of what students want. The meetings will be at 9 p.m., Monday, April 18, and at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, in 282 LIB. Pizza will be provided. Contact Angela Meeter to register.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
IDT Dance Company spring performances

The IDT Dance Company spring performances will be at 7:30 p.m, Saturday, April 16, and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 17, in the auditorium, LNG. Experience all different cultures through Bollywood, jazz, tap, folk dance and more. The performances are open to the public. Admission is $5 for students and $8 general admission. For more information, visit the HPELS website.

Tuesday, Apr 12, 2016
Recycled art display

Green Project has created an art display on the main floor of Rod Library to kick off Earth Month and promote environmentally friendly thinking, demonstrating that nature can be cherished for more than just one day of the year.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
Attend campus forums for Vice President of Student Affairs candidates

The university community is invited to attend open forum sessions for each of the finalists for the Vice President of Student Affairs position. The next open forum is Monday, April 11. Visit the search webpage for a complete schedule of forums, CVs for each candidate and links to feedback forms.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
“Above and Beyond” awards ceremony

The university community is invited to the “Above and Beyond” awards ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. The awards are given by students to honor faculty and staff they believe go above and beyond in their commitment to student success.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
Enhancing Diversity in the Classroom and the Community: What the Sociologists Say

Facilitator Carissa Froyum will present "Enhancing Diversity in the Classroom and the Community: What the Sociologists Say" from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, April 11, in 378 LIB. The presentation focuses on what sociological research says about the kinds of organizational structures that work to promote diversity in and out of the classroom and how to enhance efforts in these areas at UNI.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
Call for Study Abroad program proposals

The Study Abroad Center is planning programs for the 2016-17 academic year. If you are interested in leading an academic program abroad, contact Charity Eckhardt. The deadline for submitting program proposals is Sunday, May 1.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016
Attend campus forums for Chief Diversity Officer candidates

The university community is invited to attend open forum sessions for each of the finalists for the Chief Diversity Officer position. The first open forum is Tuesday, April 12. Visit the search webpage for a complete schedule of forums, CVs for each candidate and links to feedback forms.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Guest speaker Najeeba Syeed

Najeeba Syeed, Claremont School of Theology, will present "Towards a Social Justice Framework for Interfaith Cooperation" at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, in the University Room, MAU. Syeed will offer examples from her peacemaking work and provide tools for this framework for peace. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
National Volunteer Week opportunities

The Service and Leadership Council is sponsoring National Volunteer Week Sunday through Saturday, April 10 to 16. There will be numerous volunteer events during the week. For more information and to sign up for any or all events, visit the SLC website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Latham Field parking lot closure

The Latham Field parking lot will be closed at 5:30 p.m., Friday, April 8, through 5 p.m., Sunday, April 10, in order for a crane to hoist equipment onto the roof of Schindler Education Center. For more information, contact Public Safety Parking Services at 273-2710 or Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Author Sonia Nazario visits campus

Pulizer Prize-winning author Sonia Nazario will speak about her book "Enrique's Journey" at 7 p.m., Monday, April 11, in the auditorium, LNG. She will also discuss current issues regarding immigration. For more information, visit the Rod Library website.

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016
Dining director candidate open forums

The university community is invited to attend the open forum sessions for each of the director of Dining Services candidates. Scott Rossen will present Monday, April 11, and Lisa Krausman will present on Wednesday, April 13. Visit the Department of Residence website for location, time and candidate resumes.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
HLSU Noche de Gala

The Hispanic Latino Student Union will host Noche de Gala at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 9, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Guests will enjoy many traditional aspects of Latino culture. The program includes dinner, keynote speaker and a "baile" (dance).

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture

The Institute for Youth Leaders will host Norman Dolch at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in 252 WRC. Dolch will be the featured speaker for the 2016 McElroy Scholar Lecture, and his presentation will focus on “Lifetime Leadership Lessons from Nonprofit Organizations.” The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Theodora Jn Baptiste or visit the College of Education's Facebook page.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Earth Day Celebration registration

The 2016 Earth Day Celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, outside of Maucker Union. The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 12.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Move-a-Palooza

Move-a-Palooza will be from 3 to 5 p.m., Friday, April 8, in the WRC. Each session will be 25 minutes and activities include blacklight Zumba, RIPPED, yoga, paddle board yoga and Pilates. No registration is required. There will be free towels and light refreshments. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or the WRC Facebook page.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

One in four women, one in six men and one in two transgender people will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. Check out the many events to become more educated about this important issue at the Violence Intervention Services website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
P&S Regents Staff Excellence Award nominations

The P&S Regents Staff Excellence Awards are presented annually to P&S employees that have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in the nomination process. The nomination deadline is April 25 for the fall 2016 awards. Nomination guidelines and an online form are available on the P&S Council website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Expert panel on Zika virus

A panel of UNI public health specialists will hold a lecture on the Zika virus from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the Elm Room, MAU. Speakers include Alba Aguillon, who will provide an overview of the public health crisis; Catherine Zeman, who will discuss environmental health challenges associated with Zika and other infectious diseases; and Michele Devlin, who will provide a case study of her recent medical mission to Honduras to work on Zika virus education projects. This panel is free and open to faculty, students and the local community.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Dining director candidate open forum

The university community is invited to attend the open forum sessions for each of the director of Dining Services candidates. The first candidate is Carol Fletcher, who will be presenting from 2:15 to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the State College Room, MAU. Watch for more information prior to the remaining candidate presentation times.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
National Science Foundation panel discussion

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will host "Pathways to National Science Foundation (NSF) Funding" from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, in the ScholarSpace, LIB. Panelists will be Anna Kerttula, National Science Foundation; Patrick Pease, geography; Marcy Seavey, STEM program; Mohammed Iqbal, geology; and Andrey Petrov, geography. The panel will share strategies and approaches to successful external funding through NSF. For more information, contact Doris Nyaga or call 273-3961. The registration deadline is Monday, April 11.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Kishi Bashi with Strings at GBPAC

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Kishi Bashi will perform at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in GBPAC. Hear his melodic tunes produced by a variety of instruments, including a string quartet and student orchestra from UNI's School of Music. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Panthers Achieving Financial Success conference

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, UNI graduate Adam Carroll will facilitate two sessions for faculty and staff on Tuesday, April 5. "How Students Interact with Money" will be from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., and "Shaping Your Retire-Mentality" will be from 3:30-4:45 pm, in the ScholarSpace, 301 LIB. Registration is required.

Tuesday, Apr 5, 2016
Free and confidential HIV testing

There will be free and confidential HIV testing for students meeting eligibility requirements. Professional, same-day testing will be from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, April 5 and April 12, in 431-434 LIB, and from 9 to 11 a.m., Thursdays, April 7 and April 14, in SHC. For more information, visit the Student Health Clinic website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
UNIBusiness Graduation Celebration

UNI's College of Business Administration will celebrate the graduating seniors of 2016 on Thursday, April 7, in the CBB Hall of Flags with a Class of 2016 Mixer. Light hors d'oeuvres and networking will start at 5 p.m., and an Alumni in Residence forum will begin at 6 p.m. in the John Deere Auditorium. All UNIBusiness students are invited to attend; dress is business casual.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
2016 Excellence in Liberal Arts Core Teaching Award nominations

Nominations are being accepted for the Liberal Arts Core Excellence in Teaching Award. The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, April 8. For more information on the award, nomination process and faculty application process, visit the Liberal Arts Core website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Panel discussion of Pre-K through 12 education research

Dawn Del Carlo, Deborah Gallagher and Elana Joram will participate in a panel discussion titled "Education Research: What is it good for?" from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in 222 LNG. For more information, visit the CET website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Workshop: dealing with racist and other inappropriate comments in the classroom

Facilitators Stephanie Logan, Victoria DeFrancisco, Susan Hill and Karen Mitchell will discuss "Dealing With Racist—and Other Inappropriate—Comments in the Classroom: A Workshop" from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., Monday, April 4, in the CME. This workshop focuses on how to handle inappropriate comments and microagressions, as well as building respectful classroom communities. Registration is required; there are a few spots available.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Sustainable Development with Community: Learning from Reggio

The "Sustainable Development with Community: Learning from Reggio" workshop will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 31, in 378 LIB. Sohyum Meacham, curriculum and instruction, will facilitate the workshop. Topics include exploring collaborative school projects that engage the community; investigating city efforts put toward artistic and organic reuse of waste materials; and brainstorming ways we can bring the community engagement practices of Reggio to the Cedar Valley.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Homecoming alumni gatherings

Is your department or organization planning to host alumni events during Homecoming 2016? The deadline for including events on the UNI Homecoming schedule is Friday, April 15. If you need assistance in event planning and communications, contact Amy Mohr or call 273-2355.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
The Lettermen at Gallagher Bluedorn

See The Lettermen at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 3, in GBPAC. Hear classic hits like “The Way You Look Tonight” and "When I Fall in Love." For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards luncheon

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the 12th annual Cedar Valley Nonprofit Awards luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. If you are not able attend, consider sponsoring a student. For more information and to RSVP, visit the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance website.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
We Are Survivors film

"We Are Survivors," a 15-minute film featuring the stories of survivors of sexual assault, will be shown at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 5, in 137 MSH. A panel discussion focusing on ways to support survivors will follow.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Kickoff to Financial Literacy Month

Kickoff Financial Literacy Month by attending the Panthers Achieving Financial Success Conference on Tuesday, April 5, in Rod Library. Sessions will be offered for both faculty/staff and students. Author and UNI graduate Adam Carroll will present "The Money Savvy Student" at 6 p.m., in the auditorium, LNG. The first 300 attendees will receive Adam's first book "Winning the Money Game." For more information and to register for any of the sessions, visit the Financial Aid website.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium

The Ninth Annual Graduate Student Symposium will be Wednesday, April 6. Poster presentations will be from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Oral presentations will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting rooms, MAU. Creative performances will be from 6 to 9 p.m. in Davis Hall, GBPAC.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Pride Week 2016: Live Out Loud

UNI Proud will host Pride Week Monday through Friday, April 4 to 8. The Queer Monologues will be at 7 p.m., Monday, April 4; the Drag Ball will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 5; and keynote speaker Erika Ervin will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, all in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Christianity and Homosexuality will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 7, in the CME. There will be a progressive prom at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Review Policy: 5.20 available for comment

Review Policy: 5.20 Professional and Scientific (P&S) Policies and Procedures - General Provisions is available for comment at the University Policies website until Tuesday, April 5.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Sign up, donate or fundraise for Relay for Life

There will be a Relay for Life UNI meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 30, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Relay For Life of UNI will be Saturday, April 9. There is still time to sign up for the event, donate to a student who is participating or continue fundraising to help fight cancer every day in every community.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
Women in Music speaker

The UNI chapters of Tau Beta Sigma and Sigma Alpha Iota will host Diane Vallentine, School of Music, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 31, in 116 RSL. She will discuss her experiences with music and her role as an influential woman in music. For more information, visit the Facebook event page. 

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
UNI Bicycle Commuter Alliance meeting

The first meeting of the UNI Bicycle Commuter Alliance will be at 4 p.m., Friday, April 1, in 0081 BAR. This new organization is dedicated to making UNI a more bicycle-friendly community that encourages bike commuting. For more information, contact Jim O'Loughlin.

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016
University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Awards

Recipients of the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2016 are Disa Cornish, HPELS; William Henninger, School of Applied Human Sciences; Stephanie Logan, curriculum and instruction; Stephanie Schmitz, educational psychology and foundations; and Alexa Sedlacek, earth science. The award honors pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching. Nominations for this award are made by faculty, staff and/or students.

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