Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014
Library hours during spring break

Library hours for spring break are posted online. There will be no extended check out for reserve materials during break. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Employee Assistance Program - tax/identity theft presentation

The Employee Assistance Program will host an educational expert on identity theft and what victims (or potential victims) can do to secure their identity and financial information. The presentation will be offered three different times: 9 a.m., noon and 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, in Ballroom C, MAU. The presenter will take questions after each session.

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
BOR to meet at University of Iowa this week

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Wednesday, March 12, in Iowa City. The agenda is posted online.

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Tax/identity theft open forum

An open forum will be held from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU to address questions related to the IRS/identity theft situation. 

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Baker Hall parking lot and sidewalks are closed

A fence has been erected around Baker Hall, its parking lot and nearby sidewalks. HC and service parking is available in the Gilchrist A lot. A map with alternate routes to use is posted online. Call Steve Pavelec with any questions or concerns at 273-6165.

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
The Digital Turn featuring Juan Luis Suarez

Juan Luis Suarez will discuss "Modeling Cultural Networks in the Hispanic Baroque" from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 24, in the Ballroom, COM. Suarez is the director of the CulturePlex lab, an innovative and interdisciplinary digital humanities research center at Canada's Western University.

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Farewell reception for Travis Duncan

A farewell reception will be held for assistant technical director Travis Duncan from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 14, in the Lobby, GBPAC. A program will start at 4:45 p.m. 

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Making the most of surveys: beyond measures of satisfaction

The second in a three-part series led by Donna Vinton called "Assessing Service Learning and Community Engagement Activities" will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, in 378 LIB. This workshop will suggest some strategies for strengthening the value of surveys, particularly for use in evaluating events. 

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
New and updated policies

Policy 1.08 Line of Administrative Authority and Policy 3.06 Class Attendance and Make-Up Work have been revised. New policies, 13.21 Youth Activities, Pre-Collegiate Programs and Camps and 13.22 Protection of Children in the Workplace, have been approved. 

Tuesday, Mar 11, 2014
Library Map Collection survey

The Rod Library is reviewing its Map Collection. In order to provide the cartographic resources needed on campus, faculty who use maps are asked to complete a survey that takes approximately five minutes. The survey is online and will be open through March 24. 

Monday, Mar 10, 2014
Lecture on Mary Magdalene

Susan Hill, philosophy and world religions, will lecture on "Mary Magdalene: Penitent Prostitute or Apostle to the Apostles?" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in 115 SRL.

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
Spring break, All-Sports Camp hosted by WRS

UNI's Wellness & Recreation Services is offering a five-day spring break camp from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., March 17 through 21 for children ages 6 through 12. The fee is $150. Find more information and register online. 

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
Iowa Network for Women in Higher Ed Conference

The Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education, part of the American Council on Education Women's Network, is sponsoring its annual conference April 17-18 at Drake University. This year's theme is "Stepping Up To the Plate." Find more information and register online.

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
Using comics in the classroom

In preparation for Rod Library's Mini Comic Con, attend a panel discussion of how faculty from a variety of disciplines use comics and graphic novels to promote student learning from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, March 10, in 378 LIB. A list of panel members is posted online. 

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
ITS recommends software bargains

Reduced prices are available on the following items: Adobe Creative Cloud for faculty and staff ($9.75); Microsoft Office 2013 Home Use for faculty and staff ($9.95); and Lynda Online Training for students, faculty and staff (free online). For details, see the ITS website.

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
Film and discussion on 'Hannah Arendt'

The film "Hannah Arendt" about a German Jew persecuted in the Holocaust, will be shown at 3:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, in 007 SAB. Following the film, a discussion will be led by Bill Clohesy, philosophy & world religions, who was one of Arendt's students.

Thursday, Mar 6, 2014
Grant Writing Workshop - Register by noon, March 6

A limited number of seats have opened for faculty and staff to attend the Writing Winning Grant Proposals Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, in the Ballroom, MAU. Register online by noon, Thursday, March 6. 

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014
Walk the labyrinth at Rod Library

Rod Library and the WRC are co-sponsoring a labyrinth from Thursday, March 6 through Friday, March 14, in the west lounge on the main floor, LIB. Walk the path, relax, reflect and find inner peace.

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014
Earth Day booth registration

UNI's Earth Day celebration will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, in the NW courtyard outside Maucker Union. Student organizations and departments can register online to have a booth. Lunch will be provided for booth staffers. 

Wednesday, Mar 5, 2014
Book discussion for Women's History Month

Jessica Garraway, a student minoring in Women's & Gender Studies, will lead a discussion of the collection of stories in "Colonize This! Young Women on Today's Feminism" at noon, Thursday, March 13, in 207 SAB. 

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
Legislative update

UNI state relations officer, Jeneane Beck, will host a legislative update at noon, Friday, March 7, in the Elm Room, MAU. 

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
Benefits and challenges of teaching with technology

Richard Featherstone, sociology, anthropology and criminology, will discuss his experiences using technology in teaching and explore the benefits and weaknesses of using fully online and blended learning environments from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 6, in 378 LIB.  

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
EAP financial consultation

With the recent tax advisory, Human Resource Services wants to remind faculty and staff of the free financial consultation services provided through the Employee Assistance Program. To use this service, call 800-327-4692, or send an electronic message

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
Assessment basics for centers and community-based programs

The first in a three-part series led by Donna Vinton called "Assessing Service-Learning and Community Engagement Activities" will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 5, in 378 LIB. This workshop will cover basic types of assessments and ways to put assessment information to use. 

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
March Health, Wellness and Fitness News now posted

The March 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, events and monthly topics.