Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

Inside UNI launched in January 2013 replacing UNI Online and MyUNIverse News. Visit the UNI Online archives for information published prior to January 2013.
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
UNI input sought by Legislature

The Iowa Legislature is seeking input from UNI faculty and staff to improve efficiency, modernize processes, eliminate duplication, reduce costs and increase accountability at the Regent institutions. Please submit your comments electronically by Dec. 18. 

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Open house for new spaces in Maucker Union

An open house to celebrate the completion of the Maucker Union plaza-level renovation project will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 10. Features include the renovated spaces of the Student Involvement Center and the offices of International Programs and International Students & Scholars, as well as the additions of the new LGBT* Center and the Military and Veteran Student Services Center. 

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Director, Center for Educational Transformation candidate

The third Center for Educational Transformation director candidate, Scott McLeod, will be on campus Dec. 4. His open forum presentation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m., in the University Room, MAU. More information is posted on the provost's website

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013
Register now for Faculty Focus - Intersession Technology Workshops

ITS-Educational Technology will offer Faculty Focus workshops Jan. 6 through 10. Workshops will address Bb Learn 9 features and other instructional technologies. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Learn more and register online.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Kappa Delta Pi holiday T-shirt sale

UNI T-shirts and related education-themed items will be on sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Lobby, SEC. Sponsored by UNI Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society. Sales support KDP educational and service projects.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Toys for Tots toy drive

Donate new, unwrapped toys to kids ages 0-14 in Black Hawk County. The National Society of Collegiate Scholars will sponsor a Toys for Tots toy drive Dec. 1 through 8. Boxes will be located outside the Student Involvement Center in Maucker Union and inside the main doors of Rod Library. For more information, contact Ashley Larson.

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013
Holiday pottery sale

Purchase unique holiday gifts from UNI ceramic students at the Holiday Pottery Sale from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 6, and from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, in 126 KAB. Students will use proceeds from the sale to attend the National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
November public hearing at UNI

This month's Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in 030 BCS.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
Register now for The Creative UNIversity

What is creativity and how does it apply to everyone's discipline? Register now for The Creative UNIversity Conference & Celebration to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 3, in Maucker Union. Watch, learn, ask questions, try something new and enjoy!

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
Cards for Kids drive

Donate used greeting cards to St. Jude's Ranch for Children, a part of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, from Nov. 25 through Jan. 15. All types of greeting cards are accepted. Look for drop boxes at: Maucker Union, the WRC, CEEE, Schindler Lobby, Gilchrist Hall and Rod Library.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
2013 Exemplary Service Award

Nominations for the division of Administration and Financial Services (A&FS) 2013 Exemplary Service Award are due by Dec. 2. This award honors A&FS employees for outstanding achievement in the division's core values of service excellence, teamwork and initiative. Nomination forms and eligibility are posted online.

Thursday, Nov 21, 2013
Director, Center for Educational Transformation candidate

The second Center for Educational Transformation director candidate, Mark McDermott, will be on campus Tuesday, Dec. 3. His open forum presentation will be from 2 to 3:30p.m. in the CME Multipurpose room. More information is posted on the provost's website.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
Diversity panel

The Inclusive Communities Team from the Department of Residence will sponsor a diversity panel at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the CME. Learn about fellow UNI students and their experience on campus in a supportive setting.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
Library hours during Thanksgiving vacation

Rod Library hours during Thanksgiving vacation are posted online. Youth books checked out anytime Saturday, Nov. 16, are due Monday, Dec. 2. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013
November Health, Wellness, Fitness news available

November issues of Student Health 101 (SH101),  the WRS E-Newsletter and WRS Personal Fitness are now posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities and topics of the month.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Report safety concerns

The Health and Safety Committee has a form for submitting concerns regarding infrastructure at UNI. The form is on the Health and Safety Committee site and may be completed anonymously.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
EAP employee webinar: Stress Management & Resiliency

UNI's Employee Assistance Program is offering a webinar on stress management from 2 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26.  Employee & Family Resources will share practical ways for employees to reduce stress and gain more energy. Register online.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Smoking cessation resource

The Iowa Department of Public Health has announced an expansion of the free nicotine replacement program available through Quitline Iowa. Previously, nicotine replacement therapy was available for four weeks, but now individuals who enroll could be eligible for eight weeks. For more information about Quitline Iowa or additional smoking cessation resources, email hrs-benefits@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
2013 and prior year W-2 statements

Effective Jan. 7, 2014, yearend Form W-2s will be available online only to employees who have made the one-time election to have an online W-2 and no paper W-2 mailed. If you have not previously made this election, it can be made through UNI Employee Self Service>W-2 Delivery Preference. Visit the Payroll website or contact linda.gruetzmacher@uni.edu for more information.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Watch for snow storage signs

Beginning Monday, Nov. 25, "No Parking" signs will be erected to indicate snow storage areas in the following locations: ROTH on the north end and middle of the lot near the motorcycle parking area, "M" parking at the Jennings Apartments and the north "F" street overflow. Do not park in these areas during snow season. Please be sure bicycles and motorcycles are stored off campus if not used during the winter. For questions, call 273-5374.

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013
Library hours During holidays & semester break

Library hours for the holidays and semester break are posted online. There will be no special loans during the holidays and semester break. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
A night of poetry with Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie

Poet Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie, who teaches at York College in NYC, will read from her work at 7 p.m., Nov. 19, in 002 SAB. Ekere's work focuses on women, ancestry, connectivity and the healing power of art. Her first book, "Karma's Footsteps," will be available for purchase and signing.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
"The Digital Turn: A Roundtable" - Graduate College brown bag

Bettina Fabos, communication studies, and David Grant, Adrienne Lamberti and Jim O'Loughlin, languages and literatures, will present "The Digital Turn: A Roundtable" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Monday, Nov. 18, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided.  Additional information is available on the Graduate College website

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
P&S Council's Annual 'Meet the Pres' event

All P&S and Supervisory and Confidential Merit employees are invited to the P&S Council's Annual Meet the Pres event from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Ballroom C, MAU. The program will include an address by President Ruud, recognition of the 2013 Regents Staff Excellence Award recipients, an appearance by TC and TK and musical entertainment. Bring your lunch; dessert and refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
Nominations being accepted for the Eunice Dell Award

The Administration and Financial Services Division is seeking nominations for the Eunice Dell Award for Making a Difference. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, Dec. 11. Information and nomination forms are posted online.

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