Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Retirement reception for Bill Calhoun

A reception to honor Bill Calhoun, vice president for University Advancement, for 35 years of service will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17, in the Georgian Lounge, COM. The program starts at 4:30 p.m. Contact the UNI Foundation for more information.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Dining summer hours

This summer UNI Dining Services will operate Piazza and Biscotti's in Redeker Center, as well as Chats, Essentials and Prexy's in Maucker Union. Days and hours vary by location. Check the summer dining hours page for the most up-to-date schedule.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
UNI Mail Center cannot deliver personal mail or packages

The UNI Mail Center has noticed an increase in packages that appear to be personal deliveries (shipping address is not a company we typically do business with). University and state regulations only allow delivery of materials that relate to the official business of the university, including packages sent via FedEx or UPS. Under no circumstances will the UNI Mail Center be responsible for delivery delays or damage to materials not meeting this criteria. For more information, contact Cathy McRoberts at 277-0765 or Brian Looby at 273-2866.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Memorial Weekend upgrades for MyUNIverse and Campus Solutions

ITS - Information Systems is planning to upgrade the software that runs a number of critical systems Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25. More information is posted online. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Volunteer for Move-In Crew

Help create a great first impression and provide a positive experience for incoming residence hall students and their families by becoming a Move-In Crew volunteer. Sign up online as an individual or with a group. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Inside UNI deadline change

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the Tuesday, May 26 Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff is noon, Friday, May 22. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Memorial for peace officers killed in the line of duty

National Police Week is Sunday, May 10 through Saturday, May 16. UNI will host a ceremony with a 21-gun salute to honor local peace officers killed in the line of duty at 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, at the Hibbs Memorial, outside the West Gym.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Construction notice - Campus Street/Baker ADA parking lot closure

Campus Street north of Gilchrist Hall will be closed starting Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21. The Baker ADA/metered parking lot will also be closed during the same time frame. Contact Facilities Planning at 273-2611 with any questions.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
FY15 e-Business Suite closing schedule

Visit the Office of Business Operations Web page for the updated FY15 closing schedule. For additional information or questions, email James Tanzosch or call 273-5811.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Final reminder: retiring access.uni.edu Web server

The access.uni.edu Web server will be retired May 30. It's been replaced with new, load-balanced servers that now house the majority of UNI's custom Web applications. If you have any links to access.uni.edu, contact Chad Wittrock immediately to determine where those links should now point.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Cedar Valley Bike to Work Week

Cedar Valley's Bike to Work Week is May 11 through 15. UNI Employee Well-being encourages you to get active, and also, show us. Individuals who post a picture of themselves biking to work during this week will be entered in a drawing for a prize. Picture submissions should be added to the Employee Well-being Facebook page by Sunday, May 17. Winners will be announced the following Monday.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Compensatory time payout

All merit AFSCME, merit supervisory and confidential, and deans, directors and department head employees have been notified by email of the annual compensatory time-payout procedure. For more information, read the compensatory time-payout announcements on the Office of Business Operations website.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
UNI Well-being Champion nominations now available

Well-being Champions are individuals who work to communicate well-being activities on campus, get faculty and staff involved in these activities and help contribute to a positive culture of well-being at UNI. If you know someone deserving of this nomination, fill out the form on the left-hand side of the well-being page on the HRS website. Winners are eligible for an incentive prize.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
UNI-ROTC Spring Commissioning Ceremony

The UNI-ROTC Commissioning Ceremony will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 9, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Seven UNI students will graduate and commission as 2nd Lts. in the U.S. Army. All are invited.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Panther Pick Up

Donate usable items such as running shoes, mattresses, furniture, books, clothing and other household items from noon to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 7, and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, May 8, at the following locations: east side of Redeker Center, 23rd Street near Commons Circle, the East Towers and the northwest corner of Campbell Hall.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
UNI key extension requests

To request an extension of a UNI student or student employee key and access request, visit the physical plant website. If you have questions, call 273-4400.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Job and internship recruiting fall dates

Please include the following events in your fall 2015 course planning/syllabus: the UNI Job & Internship Fair PLUS, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in McLeod, and the Student Employment Fair, Friday, Aug. 21, that helps students locate campus jobs.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Candidates for vice president for university advancement

Candidates for the position of vice president for university advancement will visit campus this week. Candidate resumes and campus presentation times and locations will be posted on the search website approximately 24 hours prior to each candidate's visit.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
State Fair volunteers needed

Volunteer for a four-hour shift at UNI's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 13 through Sunday, Aug. 23. Volunteers receive a UNI T-shirt and free admission in exchange for handing out UNI giveaways and interacting with interested fairgoers, prospective and current students, families and alumni. Contact Jess Betts with questions.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
Summer office hours

Beginning Monday, May 11, summer hours for university offices will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours will remain in effect through Friday, Aug. 14. Please coordinate department operations accordingly and communicate changes to affected staff.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
UNI-ROTC Spring 2015 Award Ceremony

The UNI-ROTC Spring 2015 Award Ceremony will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, May 6, in the Great Reading Room, SRL.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
Summer faculty workshops

ITS-Educational Technology will offer summer workshops in May and June. Several sessions will explore new teaching with technology strategies using currently supported technologies at UNI and how you can use strategies in your fall courses. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Learn more and register online. 

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
Candidates for vice president for university advancement

Candidates for the position of vice president for advancement will be on campus next week. The open forums will take place from 11 to 11:45 a.m., Tuesday through Thursday, May, 5, 6 and 7, in Ballroom C, MAU.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
Final free biometric health screening until fall

A free biometric health screening will be offered to all employees by UNI Employee Well-being from 7 to 8:45 a.m., Friday, May 15, in 007/009 GIL. Biometric screenings are an important way to keep track of your health, and health information is confidential. Register online by Friday, May 8. Those completing the screening will be entered into a drawing for a Ninja Master Prep blender.

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
The Good Lovelies at Gallagher Bluedorn this Saturday

The Good Lovelies will bring their cheery tunes to Gallagher Bluedorn this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. If there was a soundtrack for life's simple pleasures, The Good Lovelies' music would be it. Get your tickets online. 

Thursday, Apr 30, 2015
Iowa's largest entrepreneur conference

EntreFEST, Iowa's largest entrepreneur conference, will be Wednesday, May 20 through Friday, May 22, in Iowa City. Register today, April 30, using promo code UNIFEST for 20 percent off. This is the premier networking and learning event for economic developers, community leaders, small business owners and entrepreneurs. Seth Godin, best-selling author, will be the keynote. 

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Student and community garage sale

Donate items from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, April 30; from 2 to 5 p.m., Friday, May 1; and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 2, near the dumpsters outside the residence halls. Look for a Pi Sigma Epsilon member in a black polo. PSE will host a garage sale  from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 3, on 23rd Street in front of University Book & Supply. For more information, contact Jackson Ave

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
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
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
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
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.

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