Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014
RHG mini-grant deadline is June 2

Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) mini-grants up to $1,000 are available to support academic year activities and programming planned around the 2014-15 theme Media & Social Media: A Networked Society. Apply and find more information online. The application deadline for the initial round of mini-grants is Monday, June 2; applicants will be notified by June 16. Pending available funding, there may be another round of mini-grants awarded in late fall.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Meet with a TIAA-CREF consultant

A TIAA-CREF consultant will visit UNI May 29, June 11, 12, 25 and 26 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? and How do my TIAA-CREF investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online for an individual meeting or call 800-732-8353 (toll free).

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Library hours during Memorial Day weekend

Library hours during Memorial Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the weekend.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Juanita Wright retirement party

Juanita Wright, financial aid, is retiring. A reception to honor her years of service will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 22, in the CME. A program will start at 3 p.m.

Monday, May 19, 2014
Inside UNI deadline change

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the May 27 edition of Inside UNI is noon, Friday, May 23.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Business Process Users Group meeting

The Business Process Users Group will meet from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 20, in 109 CME. Topics include budget, year-end closing schedule, human resources and new financial reports.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
UNI Multimodal Transportation Center closing for service

The UNI Multimodal Transportation Center (MMTC) upper deck will be closed for service starting Wednesday, May 14. The lower deck will be available for parking. On Thursday, May 15, all levels of the MMTC will be closed and will reopen on Monday, May 19. The hard surface lot to the north of the parking deck will remain open at all times.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Efficiency and Transformation Study updates

For weekly updates of activities occurring with the Transparency and Inclusiveness in the Efficiency Review (TIER) refer to the Efficiency and Transformation Web page and click on the most recent update under Board of Regents TIER Weekly Updates. Updates should be posted late in the day Wednesday.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Summer hours for Maucker Union restaurants

Maucker Union restaurants and convenience stores will be open this summer Monday through Friday as follows: Prexy's, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., (hot menu items start at 11 a.m.); Essentials, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Chats from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Retirement reception for Kathy Green and Christie Kangas

A retirement reception honoring Kathy Green, director of University Health Services, and Christie Kangas, director of Admissions, will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15, in the Georgian Lounge and Porch, COM. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m. Stop by and wish them well.

Thursday, May 8, 2014
Finalists for enrollment management position

Finalists for the associate vice resident for enrollment management are scheduled for campus interviews beginning May 13. An open forum will be held by each candidate. Resumes, position description and the open forum schedule are posted on the search website

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
'UNIversitas' published

The latest issue of "UNIversitas," UNI's Journal of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, has been published. Features include a forum on the digital turn in academia, a digital short on gendering women and an elaborate sociological study of college students "hooking up."

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Panther Pick Up is May 7-9

UNI's Panther Pick Up is Wednesday, May 7 through Friday, May 9. St. Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army trucks will be located throughout campus and will accept clothing, dishes, furniture, carpet and other useable household items. For donation times and locations, visit the Panther Pick Up website. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Fall faculty workshop

The Fall Faculty Workshop will explore what it means to move from a teacher-centered to a learner-centered teaching paradigm on Thursday, Aug. 21. Register and find more information online. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
UNI eBusiness Suite production system outage

The UNI eBusiness Suite will not be available from 6 p.m., Friday, May 9 to 7 a.m., Monday, May 12. This outage includes eBusiness self service and time cards. Webfocus and Discoverer reports will be available but will not be updated until Monday.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
John Mirchich's retirement reception

John Mirchich, associate director of facilities planning, will retire on May 9. Stop by and wish John well from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, in the Alumni Suite at the McLeod Center.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Mini-grants available for Reaching for Higher Ground projects

Reaching for Higher Ground mini-grants up to $1,000 are available to support academic year activities and programming planned around the 2014-15 theme Media & Social Media: A Networked Society. Get more information and apply online. The deadline for the initial round of mini-grants is June 2; applicants will be notified by June 16.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Commissioning ceremony

The Department of Military Science Commissioning Ceremony will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Senior Cadets Austin A. Reichle and Luke V. Ostrander will commission as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Spring into Wellness incentive drawing

UNI employees are invited to participate in the UNI Employee Wellness "Spring into Wellness" incentive drawing. Employees who like the UNI Employee Wellness Facebook page, subscribe to the wellness listserv or check-out a Fitbit will be entered into the drawing. Employees who have already completed the actions, will also be entered in the drawing. Contact Therese Callaghan with questions.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Action needed so students can charge to their u-bill this summer
If you know student employees not enrolled for summer who are working on campus and want the ability to charge to their university bill, email their name, university ID number and summer campus affiliation to diningtech@uni.edu. Otherwise, only enrolled students have the charge privilege.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Library hours for final exam week

Library hours for April 30 through May 6 are extended hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your Cat ID.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Efficiency and Transformation Study updates

For weekly updates of activities occurring with the Transparency and Inclusiveness in the Efficiency Review (TIER) refer to the Efficiency and Transformation Web page and click on the most recent update under Board of Regents TIER Weekly Updates. Updates should be posted late in the day Wednesday.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Retirement reception

A retirement reception honoring Susan Hudson and Donna Thompson, health, physical education & leisure services, will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m.,Tuesday, May 6, in the first-floor lounge, WRC. Come wish them well.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Inside UNI summer schedule

Effective May 13, the Inside UNI for Faculty & Staff newsletters will be emailed just once per week. The twice per-week schedule will resume Aug. 19. There is no Inside UNI for students during the summer. Announcements will continue to be updated as needed on the Inside UNI website.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Biometric Health Screening

UNI Employee Wellness will offer a free Biometric Health Screening to all employees from 7 to 8:45 a.m., Friday, May 16, in 007 GIL. This screening determines your overall health and assesses your risk for medical conditions. Register online before Thursday, May 8. All employees who attend will be entered to win a Sonicare toothbrush.

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