Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
De-Stress Days

Stressed with finals week? Receive a free mini-massage, walk the labyrinth, write thank-you cards, make crafts and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, May 4, through Wednesday, May 6, in the ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Return keys to Physical Plant

All keys checked out to faculty, staff and students must be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Return keys to Physical Plant

All keys checked out to faculty, staff and students must be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Library hours for final exam week

Library hours for Wednesday, April 29, through Tuesday, May 5, are extended hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Library hours for final exam week

Library hours for Wednesday, April 29, through Tuesday, May 5, are extended hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Community engagement services projects

Input your Community Engagement Services Projects for this academic year by Friday, May 15. This includes service-learning classes, volunteer projects, community engagement partnerships or projects that occurred or will occur between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. The data will assist in reporting UNI's community engagement activities for honors and recognitions. If you have questions, email Julianne Gassman or call 273-2204.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Retirement reception for Julee Jacobson

There will be a reception for Julee Jacobson from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 5, in the reception area on the main floor in the WRC. Julee will retire July 10 from the School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services. Please stop in and give her your best wishes.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
UNI to host actor and activist Rob Lowe

Acclaimed actor Rob Lowe will speak at the GBPAC at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Admission to the lecture is free; tickets are required. Tickets will be available: Monday, Aug. 31 and Tuesday, Sept. 1 for UNI students only; Sept. 2 through Sept. 4 for students, faculty and staff; and Tuesday, Sept. 8 for the general public. Tickets will be available at all UNItix locations or by calling 273-7469.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
UNI to host actor and activist Rob Lowe

Acclaimed actor Rob Lowe will speak at the GBPAC at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Admission to the lecture is free; tickets are required. Tickets will be available: Monday, Aug. 31 and Tuesday, Sept. 1 for UNI students only; Sept. 2 through Sept. 4 for students, faculty and staff; and Tuesday, Sept. 8 for the general public. Tickets will be available at all UNItix locations or by calling 273-7469.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
UNI to host actor and activist Rob Lowe

Acclaimed actor Rob Lowe will speak at the GBPAC at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Admission to the lecture is free; tickets are required. Tickets will be available: Monday, Aug. 31 and Tuesday, Sept. 1 for UNI students only; Sept. 2 through Sept. 4 for students, faculty and staff; and Tuesday, Sept. 8 for the general public. Tickets will be available at all UNItix locations or by calling 273-7469.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Action needed so students can charge to their u-bill this summer

If you have student employees working on campus this summer who are not enrolled in summer classes, notify the Department of Residence if the student wishes to have the ability to charge dining purchases to their u-bill. Email their name, university ID number and summer campus affiliation to diningtech@uni.edu. Enrolled students automatically have the charge privilege, so no action is necessary.

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Online course development awards: spring 2016

Faculty interested in converting an existing course to a fully online format using UNI's eLearning system, should submit proposals by Friday, June 19 for spring 2016 courses. Award details and a proposal form are available online. For more information, email Belle Cowden or call 273-7211. 

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015
Faculty 12-month pay option

Faculty can be paid for their continuing non-temporary academic year appointment in 10 or 12 equal installments beginning with the Aug. 31 or July 31 payroll, respectively. To change from 10 to 12 months, or vice versa, complete a Pay Frequency Change Form and send to Business Operations-Payroll, mail code 0008, by Friday, May 15. For more information, email Amy Stanbrough or call 273-7049.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Candlelight vigil for Nepal quake

A group of current Nepali students at UNI has organized a candlelight vigil for 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the UNI Campanile. The purpose of the event is to remember the victims and to show concern for all those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. More information can be found on Facebook. This event is open to all.

Monday, Apr 27, 2015
'The Hunting Ground' comes to campus April 29

The critically acclaimed film "The Hunting Ground" exposes the fight for justice against sexual assault on college campuses. It will be shown at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, in Lang Hall Auditorium. A panel discussion about response services available at UNI and in the Cedar Valley community will follow the film.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Creme de la Creme at Gallagher Bluedorn this Sunday

Creme de la Creme offers artists and music selected by the Cedar Valley’s arts impresario, Hugh Pettersen. See this powerhouse performance at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 26, in Gallagher Bluedorn. Get your tickets online. 

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Student Affairs professional development opportunity

The Student Affairs Professional Development Committee will offer “It’s all Greek to me!” from 10 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, April 29, in the University Room, MAU. Attend this session and learn about the UNI Greek chapters and what it means to be Greek. Find more information and register online. 

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Documentary on inclusion in higher education: 'Including Samuel'

UNI Student Disability Services will show the film "Including Samuel" at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. A discussion on inclusion and aiding individuals with disabilities in an educational setting will follow.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Documentary on inclusion in higher education: 'Including Samuel'

UNI Student Disability Services will show the film "Including Samuel" at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. A discussion on inclusion and aiding individuals with disabilities in an educational setting will follow.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
Graduate College brown bag lecture

Russell Guay, management, will present "To Whom Does Transformational Leadership Matter More? An Examination of Neurotic and Introverted Followers and Their Organizational Citizenship" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, in the Oak Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. Details are available on the Graduate College website.

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
CAT classroom summer training

Are you interested in learning how to use the Collaborative, Active Learning and Transformational (CAT) Classroom? Have you used the classroom before but want a refresher? Sign up for CAT Classroom training this summer. Register online for up to three sessions. More information can be found on the CETL website

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
UNIFI event: burqa bans

Burqas are required to be worn by women in some countries by religious law. In other countries burqas are banned. How does this fit into freedom of speech? Are burqas oppressive despite the choice element? Join the discussion at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, in the Hemisphere Lounge, MAU.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Take Back the Night

Join the march in support of sexual assault awareness and prevention at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 30, on the Maucker Union roof.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Take Back the Night

Join the march in support of sexual assault awareness and prevention at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 30, on the Maucker Union roof.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Sign up for Beethoven 5K

Cedar Valley Music Promotion Organization (CVMPO) is a collaboration of music organizations that helps spread the joy of music to young players. CVMPO will host the Beethoven 5K run/walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 2. Proceeds will buy instruments for schools so all students have a chance to be involved in music. For more information, email Ann Strom or post on Facebook

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Sign up for Beethoven 5K

Cedar Valley Music Promotion Organization (CVMPO) is a collaboration of music organizations that helps spread the joy of music to young players. CVMPO will host the Beethoven 5K run/walk at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 2. Proceeds will buy instruments for schools so all students have a chance to be involved in music. For more information, email Ann Strom or post on Facebook

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Farewell reception for Mike Licari

A reception honoring interim provost Mike Licari will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, in the Georgian Lounge & Porch. A program will start at 4:30 p.m. Licari is leaving UNI to start his new position as provost at Indiana State University. Help celebrate all that Mike has done for the university as a faculty member and administrator.

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Film screening and discussion: 'The Mask You Live In'

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, there will be a screening and discussion of the documentary "The Mask You Live In" at 6:30 p.m., Monday, April 27, in 115 SRL. This documentary follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Contact Catherine MacGillivray for more information. 

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015
Bruce Hornsby at Gallagher Bluedorn this Friday

Grammy-winning musician and famed stylist Bruce Hornsby will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, at the Gallagher Bluedorn. Hornsby's songs, "The Way It Is," which was later sampled by rapper Tupac Shakur, and "Every Little Kiss" became instant classics. Get your tickets online

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
Flipped and Blended summer camp 2015

This camp will explore the concept of flipped and blended classrooms, and the pedagogy and the technology of flipping and blending. The camp is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 1 through 4. Lunch is included. Register online. More information is posted on the CETL website.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
Sexual assault panel discussion

A panel of sexual assault survivors and advocates will speak at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, in 115 SRL. Hear their stories and learn how you can help prevent sexual assault.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
FREE bike tune-ups

In conjunction with the Earth Day celebration, Europa Cycle and Ski will provide free bike tune-ups for UNI students, faculty and staff from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, on the lawn, north of Maucker Union. For more information, contact Shawna Haislet with Student Wellness Services. 

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
Review Policy: 4.02 Staff Recruitment and Hiring

Review Policy: 4.02 Staff Recruitment and Hiring is available for comment at the University Policies website until Tuesday, May 5. 

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
Review Policy: 4.02 Staff Recruitment and Hiring

Review Policy: 4.02 Staff Recruitment and Hiring is available for comment at the University Policies website until Tuesday, May 5. 

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015
UNI Alert test scheduled for today

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m. today, Tuesday, April 21. An email to verify and update your emergency contact information was sent last week. You're the only person who can update this data, so please review it carefully.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
UNI Alert test scheduled for April 21

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, April 21. Make sure your emergency information is updated and correct.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
Problem-Based Learning workshop

Dan Bumblauskas, management, will present a workshop to explain Problem-Based Learning (PBL), give examples of modules used in college courses and give participants an opportunity to experience PBL from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, in 378 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL's website

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
Farewell reception for Mike Licari

A reception honoring interim provost Mike Licari will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, in the Georgian Lounge & Porch. A program will start at 4:30 p.m. Licari is leaving UNI to start his new position as provost at Indiana State University. Help celebrate all that Mike has done for the university as a faculty member and administrator.

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015
Legislative update

UNI state relations officer Mary Braun will host a legislative update at noon, Friday, April 17, in the Great Reading Room, SRL.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled at noon, Thursday, April 16, in 030 BCS.

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Policies available for comment

Review Policy for Information Technology Services University Data Classification Policy and Review Policy Overnight Camping on University Property are posted and available for comment until April 30 on the University Policies website. 

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Panther Pick Up volunteers needed

Panther Pick Up will be during finals week. Volunteers are needed to help direct usable materials that would otherwise be thrown away to donation sites around campus. Two-hour shifts are available from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 7, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, May 8. If you're interested, email Eric O'Brien or call 273-7207. 

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
Panther Pick Up volunteers needed

Panther Pick Up will be during finals week. Volunteers are needed to help direct usable materials that would otherwise be thrown away to donation sites around campus. Two-hour shifts are available from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 7, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, May 8. If you're interested, email Eric O'Brien or call 273-7207. 

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015
'Islamic Shariah Law: Myths vs. Facts'

The UNI Muslim Students Association will host a presentation by Sabeel Ahmed, director of GainPeace.com, on "Shariah Law: Myths vs. Facts" at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, at the CME. There are many misconceptions regarding this topic, so it will be beneficial for people of all backgrounds.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Panther Nation welcomes Flavornation

Erbert and Gerbert's is coming to Maucker Union in June. UNI will be the first university in the state to become home to this popular sandwich chain. The new bistro will replace Cafe Fresco within Prexy's food court.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Review Policy 3.11 available for comment

Review Policy 3.11 Student Records Policy is available for comment on the University Policies website until Tuesday, April 28. 

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Inside Money: Managing Income and Debt workshop

A TIAA-CREF workshop on the real impact of budgeting and debt will be offered at noon, Monday, April 20, in 007/009 GIL. This workshop will cover the importance of cash flow, change how you look at saving and spending, identify good and bad debt and ways to help manage it. Bring your lunch. Register online under upcoming seminars at your workplace.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

Fall 2015 courses in workplace communication are in need of individual and organizational clients who wish to have print and digital publications created, e.g., newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Contact Adrienne Lamberti for more information.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run

Pi Sigma Epsilon will host its 2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run on Thursday, April 23. Proceeds will benefit the UNI Sparkles cheerleading squad-- a squad inclusive to students of all abilities. There will be multiple DJ's, free Red Bull, glow sticks and a long-sleeved shirt to the first 150 participants to register

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Lecture by the Hon. Jim Leach

Jim Leach was the director of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2007-2013. He served eastern Iowans in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977-2007. Bridging political eras, he is uniquely poised to address the ongoing problem of gridlock in U.S. politics. He will discuss "The Challenges of Non-Partisanship in a Partisan Era" at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 17, in 002 SAB.

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