Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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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.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
March Fulbright announcement

The March Fulbright announcement is available on the international programs website under announcements.  Please email with questions.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014
Lowering student indebtedness

Tim Bakula and Joyce Morrow, financial aid, will present a session on "Lowering Student Indebtedness: Reversing the Upward Trend" from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, in the CME. For more information or to register, visit the student affairs website. 

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Why students don't transfer learning from one class to another

Getting students to use what they've learned from previous and concurrent courses is notoriously difficult. In this faculty development session, Benjamin Forsyth, ed. psych & foundations, will discuss how you can help students more effectively transfer their learning from other coursework into your classes. The session will be from noon to 1 p.m., Monday, March 3, in 378 LIB. 

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Film screening and discussion: 'Girl Rising'

The film "Girl Rising" will be shown at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the Auditorium, LNG. The film showcases the strength of the human spirit and the power of education.

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture Series

Jack Yates, psychology, and Carole Yates, CEEE, will present "Changing Minds, Changing Behaviors and the Changing Climate" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Monday, March 3, in the Oak Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. More information is available on the Graduate College website.

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity

The campus is invited to attend "Celebration of Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity" to recognize those who obtained external funding in FY 13. The celebration is from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 13, in the Georgian Lounge.

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Representations of Women in Comics

Rod Library will host a panel discussion, Representations of Women in Comics: How Women are Drawn, Dressed, Desired & Discarded, at 3 p.m., Wednesday, March 12, in 324 LIB. The panel will explore the place of women in comics, from how their bodies are represented to their role in the story line. 

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Canon color copier/fax/scanner for sale

The SBDC is offering a used Canon C5180i for sale for $500. The machine is in good working order and does color copying, scanning, stapling and faxing. If interested, call 273-4322. 

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Professional development opportunity

Tim Bakula and Joyce Morrow, financial aid, will present "Lowering Student Indebtedness: Reversing the Upward Trend" from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 5, in the CME. Registration and more information are online. 

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
2014 Communique Alumni Magazine

The College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences has released its digital 2014 alumni magazine, Communique

Thursday, Feb 27, 2014
Chronic Disease Management Program

"Better Choices, Better Health" is available to UNI employees through the Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging. This is a six-week program for persons living with chronic health conditions and their caregivers. Attend an information session from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, March 6, in the Elm Room, MAU. Advance registration is required.  Contact Therese Callaghan with questions.

Wednesday, Feb 26, 2014
UNI SHRM fundraiser - March 6

The UNI Society for Human Resource Management will host a fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m., Thursday, March 6, at the Screaming Eagle Bar and Grill in Waterloo. There will be a raffle and an acoustic band. Light appetizers will be provided. Purchase tickets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb. 27, in Maucker Union for $5 or at the door for $8.

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
Homecoming alumni gatherings

Is your department or organization planning to host alumni during Homecoming 2014? Because Homecoming is early, Sept. 20, all alumni events must be promoted this spring and summer. The deadline for including alumni activities on the UNI Homecoming events schedule is April 15. If you need assistance in event planning and communications, contact Amy Mohr at 273-2355. 

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
Next CROW Forum is March 3

Jennifer Cooley, languages & literatures, will present "21st Century Jungles: Representing Workplace Abuses Against Migrant Women," at noon, Monday, March 3, in the CME as part of the Current Research on Women (CROW) Forum. Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited.

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
Fulbright Scholars share their experiences

The final session in the International Students and Scholars Series will feature a panel of Fulbright Scholars from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 26, in 378 LIB. Hear about their experiences, ask questions and think about how you, too, might become a UNI Fulbright Scholar. 

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014
Casual conversations about teaching

Join the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning for snacks and conversation about teaching from 3 to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28, in the new faculty lounge in 1017 BAR.