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.
Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014
Apply/renew U.S. passports at International Opportunities Fair

Learn about programs in more than 60 countries at the International Opportunities Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Ballroom, MAU. The Black Hawk County Recorders Office will process new passports and renew old ones. Details about passport applications are posted on the study abroad website

Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014
UNI goes mobile

Take UNI with you on your smartphone with our new mobile apps. The MyUNI mobile app is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch, Android phones and other phones via mobile Web.

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

UNI courses focusing on 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, Jan 7, 2014
TIAA-CREF one-on-one counseling sessions

A TIAA-CREF consultant will visit UNI Jan. 9, 29 and 30 and Feb 12, 13, 26 and 27 to conduct individual counseling sessions. Common questions and topics covered include: Am I on track for retirement? Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this? Is my current mix of investments appropriate? Register online or call 800-732-8353.

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014
'The Vagina Monologues' casting call

Seeking woman-identified students, faculty and staff for "The Vagina Monologues" performance. A casting call will be from 7 to 9 p.m., Jan. 15 and 16, in 108 CAC. No acting experience is necessary. If unable to attend, email Beth Dehne to schedule another time.

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2014
Harassment Prevention sessions

Attorney Sara Laughlin will present several sessions of Harassment Prevention Training Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 12 and 13. All faculty and staff are strongly encouraged to attend, especially those in supervisory roles. Several sessions are designated for supervisors only. Registration is required. 

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013
Hours for Parking Operations

Now is the time to return your parking permit if you won't need it for spring semester. Parking Operations will be open regular hours Thursday, Dec. 19 and Friday, Dec. 20. Monday, Dec. 23, Gilchrist Hall will be locked. For access, use the intercom on the east side of the building. The office will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. Office hours Thursday, Jan. 2 through Friday, Jan. 10 will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have questions, call 273-2712.

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013
Applications sought for dean of the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Applications are now being accepted in the internal search for the new dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Position details are posted online. The deadline for applications is Friday, Feb. 14.

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013
Baker tag sale preview

A preview for the Baker Hall tag sale is available for employees from 1 to 3 p.m., Jan. 13, and from 9 to 11 a.m., Jan. 14. Stop in 117 BAK first for procedures. Items are free for on-campus use only. Contact Emily Creighton for more information. 

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013
Correction: Holiday mail delivery

There will be no mail delivery to departments between Dec. 23 and Jan. 2. Deliveries will resume Jan. 2. For more information, call Karen, Dale or Eric at 273-3230 or 273-2828.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
Panther home games during holiday break

The UNI men's basketball team has three home games scheduled during break. The Panthers take on Iona Dec. 28, Bradley on Jan. 1, and Drake on Jan. 11.  All three games are at 7 p.m., in McLeod Center. General admission tickets are just $5 for these games.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
UNI Financial Literacy Club event

Attend the UNI Financial Literacy Club event for a chance to win $1,000 and gain financial enlightenment at 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 27, in the Ballroom, MAU. For more information, contact Mike Finley at 580-483-5811 or visit his website.

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
Diversity Matters Fair

The Diversity Matters Fair will be held from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, in the Georgian Lounge. The Diversity Town Hall Meeting will follow from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Slife Ballroom. Departments, programs, student organizations and other campus units will showcase their diversity-related initiatives. To participate, contact Amy Petersen

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
Apply for McElroy Fellowship

The McElroy Fellowship is for students who intend to pursue a Ph.D. and must have graduated in December 2013 or will graduate in May 2014 with a liberal arts degree. Awardees will receive $10,000 per year for three years to help with education costs. Application details are posted online. The on-campus application deadline is Friday, Jan. 31. For more information, contact Bryce Kanago

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
Faculty and staff with lobbying contacts

Lobbying activity from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31 must be reported by Saturday, Dec. 21. UNI files quarterly reports on specific lobbying issues and the expenses incurred. The university's policy on Federal and State Lobbying and Political Activity is posted online. Reports must be filed each quarter. If there is nothing to report for a particular quarter, note that in the "comments" section. For more information, contact Pat Geadelmann at 273-6144.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
Commissioning ceremony will be Dec. 20

The Department of Military Science invites you to the Commissioning Ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20, in the Great Reading Room, SRL, in honor of Senior Cadets Erin R. Boyd and Wesley R. Gudenkauf. 

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
Inside UNI holiday schedule

The final Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff newsletter for 2013 will be Thursday, Dec. 19. The final Inside UNI student newsletter will be Wednesday, Dec. 18. Inside UNI emails for faculty and staff will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 7; Inside UNI for Students will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 15.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
Holiday schedule for Mail Center

There will be no mail delivery to departments between Dec. 26 and Jan. 6. You can pick up mail between 10 a.m. and noon at the Mail Center on 27th Street. For more information, call Karen, Dale or Eric at 273-3230 or 273-2828.

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013
7 Habits Cedar Valley

The Greater Cedar Valley Alliance and Chamber  will sponsor a two-day workshop in January using Steven Covey's "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People" as the foundation for leadership development. UNI's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will help subsidize registration costs for up to 10 faculty who are currently serving in leadership positions on campus; first come, first served. For registration information, contact Susan Hill

Monday, Dec 16, 2013
De-Stress Days

Come de-stress in the Maucker Union Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of finals week. Enjoy mini-massages, do crafts and walk the labyrinth. On Monday, pet puppies from the Cedar Valley Humane Society. 

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Two policies are available for review

The policy on class attendance and make-up work and the policy on establishing policies and procedures are available for public comment before being presented to the Cabinet and Executive Management Team for final approval. You may review the proposed revisions on the policies website.

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Shop and support UNI Museums

Saturday, Dec. 14, the Friends of UNI Museums are having a book fair at the Waterloo Barnes and Noble and at University Book & Supply. A portion of your purchase will be donated to the museums. For more information, visit the the Rod Library website

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Resources available to ensure Web accessibility

Resources on Web accessibility are available to make websites accessible by everyone regardless of ability or disability. If you have questions about creating accessible pages on your UNI website, contact Carolyn Dorr at 273-2761.

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013
Nomination deadlines for faculty awards

The nomination deadline for the Distinguished Scholar Award and the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teaching Award is 5 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24. Faculty nominated for these awards will be sent instructions for submitting materials. Award guidelines and nomination forms are posted on the Graduate College website. 

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013
Library hours for finals week

Library hours for Dec. 11 through 17 are extended hours. Patrons may check out materials and enter the building until 10 minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7.