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, Feb 5, 2013
New UNI president to be named Feb. 7

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa will select the next UNI president at its Thursday, Feb. 7 meeting in Des Moines. The formal introduction of the 10th UNI president is scheduled to take place shortly after the conclusion of the meeting. The announcement will be streamed live on the Internet. The streaming link is located on the BOR home page.

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013
A sneak peek at Inside UNI - resources

Check out the links under the resource boxes on the Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff page. From HR information to health and wellness, get great information for work and life at UNI.

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013
Job shadowing opportunity for faculty and staff

The UNI Educational Talent Search program is in need of faculty and staff volunteers to provide a job shadowing experience for students from Central (Feb. 28) and Carver Middle Schools (April 9) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., on the UNI campus. The students will ask questions about job responsibilities and education. Faculty and staff are invited to join students for lunch (at no charge) if their schedule permits. If you are interested or need more information, email Ruthie Stigler at Ruthie.Stigler@uni.edu by Thursday, Feb. 21 or call 433-1220.

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2013
New UNI president to be named Feb. 7

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa will select the next UNI president at its Thursday, Feb. 7 meeting in Des Moines. The official naming of the 10th UNI president is scheduled to take place at approximately 4 p.m. The announcement will be streamed live on the Internet. The streaming link is located on the BOR home page.  http://www.regents.iowa.gov/index.html

Monday, Feb 4, 2013
UNI presidential candidate forum videos online

The UNI presidential candidate forum videos are online at the presidential search site.

Monday, Feb 4, 2013
Fall 2013: DOR introduces more options for students

Coming fall 2013, students will have a variety of new and enhanced options for on-campus living. Expanded Living Learning Communities tailored by student interest, more than 600 single rooms and more opportunities for juniors and seniors to experience apartment-style living on campus. Learn more about Living Learning Communities at the Department of Residence.

Monday, Feb 4, 2013
Safety and Health website

Keep up to date on the current safety and health services at UNI. From counseling, to student health to UNI Alerts, visit uni.edu/resources/safety-health.

Monday, Feb 4, 2013
February health and fitness newsletters posted

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

Friday, Feb 1, 2013
Visiting artist Lisa Orr workshop Feb. 5 & 6

Visiting artist and potter Lisa Orr from Austin, Texas will demonstrate her pottery techniques in the Ceramics Lab, 126 KAB, from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 5 and 6. She will lecture about her artwork at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, in the Art Auditorium, Room 111. The event is open to public.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
Panther Caucus - UNI teaching grads sought worldwide

More than 132 schools and 750 teachers will participate in the annual UNI Overseas Recruiting Fair Feb. 1 through 3 at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. The schools that come to the event are typically associated with U.S. Embassies and the U.S. Department of State. See more at Panther Caucus.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
Earth Week Photo Contest

The Earth Week Photo Contest is open to all UNI faculty, staff and students. Individuals can submit up to two photos pertaining to Earth Day (wildlife, landscapes, natural scenes, etc.). Please include a short, one-sentence caption describing how the photo is relevant to Earth Day. All photos must be submitted by March 1, via email as a JPEG file to rrttc@uni.edu. For more information, visit the RRTTC website and click on Earth Week Photo Contest under "Current Events."

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
Presidential candidate public forum


The public forum for the third UNI presidential candidate will be at 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The candidate's biography and curriculum vitae are posted on the presidential search website.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
Town Hall Meeting on Diversity - Save the Date

The University's Annual Diversity Town Hall will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. A Diversity Fair will precede the event from 1 to 2 p.m., in the ballroom. This year's speaker is James Bonilla, associate professor in the School of Business at Hamline University. For more information, visit the diversity website

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
Get your W-2 forms electronically in the future

Did you wait to receive your UNI W-2 in the mail? Did you know you can receive it electronically at least a week earlier? Change your W-2 delivery preference in Oracle through the UNI Employee Self Service "Extra Information" option to receive an electronic copy of your W-2. View the W-2 Delivery Quick Reference Guide for more information.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
A sneak peek at Inside UNI - feature stories

Inside UNI will feature weekly stories about faculty, staff and programs. The stories and photos allow campus to learn more about the people behind the faces and UNI's high-quality programs and services. Faculty and staff can submit feature story ideas to Stacey Christensen.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
Third presidential candidate will visit UNI Feb. 4-5

Michael A. Wartell, chancellor emeritus, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), will visit campus Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 4 and 5. His public forum will be at 3 p.m., Feb. 4, in Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. His biography, photo and curriculum vitae are posted at the presidential search website.

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
Legislative update

Jeneane Beck, state relations officer, will host the first legislative update of the 2013 session from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, in the Elm Room, MAU.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Sustainability Conference Poster Request

The April 12 and 13 Sustainability Dialogue & Action Conference is taking applications for display posters from faculty, staff, students and community members. Share your information and research on sustainability topics like energy, agriculture, business, etc. Send a paragraph summary of the poster to UNISustainabilityConf@uni.edu by Feb. 10. Applicants will be notified of acceptance by Feb. 15. Maximum poster size is 36'' wide and 42'' high; presenters are responsible for printing their own posters.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
UNIBusiness Diversity Case Competition - final round

UNIBusiness is holding its second-annual Diversity Case Competition with $5,000 in prizes at stake for winning teams (prize money will be distributed through the Office of Student Financial Aid). The UNI community is invited to attend the final round of competition starting at 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, in CBB 109. An awards ceremony and reception will follow in the first floor student lounge of CBB. Learn more at CBB.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Presidential candidate public forum


The public forum for the second UNI presidential candidate will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Commons, Slife Ballroom. The candidate's biography and curriculum vitae are posted on the presidential search website.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Nominations sought for Lux Award

Recognize outstanding undergraduate students for service and leadership to UNI by nominating them for the Lux Service Award and Outstanding Student Leader Awards. Nominations are due Friday, Feb. 22. Additional information is available on the dean of students website.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Save the date for Loewen lecture

UNI will host James W. Loewen, one of the most acclaimed historians and sociologists of race in the United States, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 4, in Lang Hall Auditorium. His lecture will focus on his book "Sundown Towns." Please consider including this lecture in your classes and encourage students to attend. This event is dedicated to the memory of Drake Martin, known for his commitment to diversity inclusion.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Student Employee of the Year

Supervisors, nominate your student employees for the 2012-13 UNI Student Employee of the Year award. Eligibility criteria and nomination forms are available at the financial aid website. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 15.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Seed grants available for research with commercial potential

Grants up to $10,000 are available to faculty and staff for applied research with commercial applications in any field, including information technology, medical technology, biosciences, education, manufacturing, etc. Applications are due Friday, Feb. 22, for March through June 2013 projects. Visit the OSP website or contact Christy Twait with questions.

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013
Inside UNI Submission Forms

Submit your campus announcements to Inside UNI under "Submission Guidelines" on the Inside UNI site. There are two forms for Accolades and Announcements. A third form for feature story ideas and media stories will be coming soon. Submissions are reviewed daily and published based on relevancy and timeliness of the announcement and accolade.

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