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.
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
New Study Abroad iUNI-Portal

On Aug. 26, the UNI Study Abroad Center (SAC) launched its new online iUNI-Portal replacing the old SAC website, travel registry and online application. For more information about using the portal, email study-abroad@uni.edu or call 273-7078.

Wednesday, Aug 28, 2013
Fall reading group opportunities

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) and the NCBI Campus Coalition Builders will offer three facilitated reading groups for faculty, staff and students on books that explore issues of diversity and inclusion. Free books provided. Registration is limited to 15 people per group. Details are on the CETL website at the "Registration" link. For more information, email susan.hill@uni.edu or victoria.defrancisco@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Library hours for Labor Day weekend

There will be no special vacation loans during Labor Day weekend. Patrons may check out materials and enter the building until 10 minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Rediscover the pleasures of eating

Evelyn Tribole, co-author of the book "Intuitive Eating" is an award-winning registered dietician specializing in helping people create a healthy relationship with food, mind and body. For more information, contact Joan Thompson at 273-2137. Tribole's lecture, at 7 p.m., Sept. 10, in Lang Auditorium, is part of the Reaching For Higher Ground series.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
August PAWSitive Impact newsletter

Check out the August 2013 PAWSitive Impact newsletter from the Office of the Registrar. The newsletter covers policies and procedures, topics and services. Best wishes on a safe and successful  fall 2013 semester.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Faculty and staff family picnic

The faculty and staff family picnic will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, on the south lawn of the president's house. Dress is casual; but also make sure to dress for the weather.

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2013
Holiday affects Inside UNI deadline

Due to the Labor Day holiday, the deadline for Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff Sept. 3 edition will be noon, Friday, Aug. 30.  

Monday, Aug 26, 2013
Correction: hours for motor pool & building keys

Motor pool and building keys can be picked up at the Physical Plant from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call Dennis Hayes at 273-7653.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
Expanded hours for motor pool and building key pick up

In an effort to better serve its customers, motor pool and building key pick-up has expanded their hours from 5:45 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Physical Plant. For more information, call Dennis Hayes at 273-7653.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
UNI Local Food Box Program starts

UNI's Local Food Box program is an opportunity for UNI employees to purchase healthy, local food. Boxes will be delivered between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., every Friday, in GIL 007. Register and pay online Aug. 26 through 30.  www.iowafoodhub.com. The first delivery will be Friday, Sept. 6. For more information, visit the human resources website. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
Web server access change

Beginning Aug. 22, CatID authentication can be used to access personal Web accounts on Sunny, wwwstage and wwwdev servers via SSH or SFTP. Current users will be auto-provisioned for CatID access. Departmental accounts will not change at this time. New users wanting access to the Web servers may fill out a request online. An FAQ is posted online.

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013
Leadership for Diversity Inclusion workshop

You are invited to participate in a community-building workshop with students, staff and faculty. These positive, interactive workshops are facilitated by the National Coalition Building Institute-UNI Campus Coalition Builders. Lunch and snacks provided. Sessions are once per month. Registration required. Registration required. For more information, email defran@uni.edu or call 273-3210.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013
C-SPAN bus coming to Waterloo

The C-SPAN bus, a 45-foot interactive multimedia learning center that brings C-SPAN coverage of public affairs to communities, will visit Iowa this week. This is the only C-SPAN bus visit to Iowa in 2013. Tour the bus from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23, at the corner of East 4th and Sycamore streets in downtown Waterloo.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2013
Help reduce peak energy demand

The university is working to reduce its peak demand that is traditionally set at this time of year. The forecast for this week and next, show highs in the upper 80s. Please do your part to reduce electrical use. More information is posted online. 

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
Campus tour training opportunity

In addition to Student Admissions Ambassadors, the Office of Admissions often relies on help from colleagues around campus to help guide campus tours on large open house days. If interested in volunteering for tours, plan to attend a tour training session. Register online.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
Library hours between summer session & fall semester

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

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
Phishing - On the rise and the risks are more severe

Stolen credentials are currently being used to authorize changes in direct deposit account numbers at a number of universities across the country.  Don't be a victim!  Don't share your CatID username and password via email or provide that information on a website that is not an official UNI site. More information is available on the ITS website.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
August Fulbright announcement

The August Fulbright announcement is posted on the international programs website under announcements. For more information, email oip@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013
Diane Sullivan retirement farewell

Diane Sullivan, support services manager in ITS-User Services, will retire after more than 33 years at UNI. A retirement farewell will start at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 26, behind the reception area on the ITTC second level.

Monday, Aug 19, 2013
Special pricing on football season tickets offered

UNI's first home football game is Sept. 7 in the UNI-Dome. Faculty and staff can purchase season tickets for as little as $60 for all six homes games. Also, all UNI employees may use payroll deduction to purchase their seats. For more information, see the football brochure.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
Fall faculty workshop

The fall faculty workshop will take place from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 22, in the Maucker Ballroom (conversation and snacks begin at 9:45). The guest presenter is Peter Seldin, who will lecture and give a workshop on "Evaluating Teaching Effectively: What Works, What Doesn't and Why." More information and registration is available online.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
Aug. 15 is deadline for pre-tax permit option

Permanent faculty and staff have until Aug. 15 to take advantage of the monthly pre-tax payment option for parking permit fees.  This applies to A & B permits.  Order permits in person in GIL 30 or via the online parking permit application. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Open forum for University Relations director candidates

Three candidates have been chosen for on-campus interviews for the position of director of University Relations (UR). Each will participate in a presentation open to the campus community. Presentations will be from 2 to 3 p.m., Aug. 9; 2 to 3 p.m., Aug. 15; and 11 a.m. to noon, Aug. 16. All presentation will be in the Maucker Union University Room. Resumes are posted on the UR website. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
New UNI Facilities and Administrative Cost Rate for Grants and Contracts

Effective July 1, UNI's federally negotiated facilities and administrative (indirect) cost rate is 33.8 percent of modified total direct costs (MTDC) for on-campus sponsored projects and 13.5 percent of MTDC for off-campus projects. For more information, see UNI Facilities and Administrative Costs.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
July Fulbright announcement

July Fulbright announcements are posted on the international programs website under announcements. For more information, email oip@uni.edu.

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