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.
Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Register for WRS facility usage

Registrations for 2013-14 Wellness/Recreation Center and Health Beat facility use are now being accepted.  The fee for UNI employees is $182 for the year. Register online via payroll deduction by clicking "online registrations" or in person, at WRC 101.  Information about user polices and fees can be found online. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Inside UNI newsletter updates

Inside UNI for Faculty & Staff will resume a twice-per-week publication the week of Aug. 19. Inside UNI for Students will be emailed to students on Wednesdays starting Aug. 21. The deadline for submissions is noon, the prior Tuesday. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Wellness/Recreation Center closed Aug. 3 - 18

The WRC will be closed for annual maintenance and repairs Aug. 3 through 18, reopening Monday, Aug. 19. Health Beat will be closed Aug. 3 through 25, reopening Monday, Aug. 26. The WRC will also be closed Friday, Aug. 23, for annual training of all WRS student employees, reopening on Saturday, Aug. 24 for regular fall hours.  Summer and fall hours are posted online. 

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
NEH summer stipends - internal deadline: Sept. 9

UNI may nominate two full-time faculty to apply to the National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Stipend program, a $6,000 award for two months of full-time research and writing. The internal competition deadline is 5 p.m., Sept. 9.

Monday, Aug 5, 2013
Fall university office hours

Beginning Monday, Aug. 19, regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) for university offices resume.  Supervisors with staff who do not have email access should inform them of regular business hours.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
Faculty and staff exclusive discount at Copyworks still available

As you're getting ready for the fall 2013 semester, remember that Copyworks is offering an exclusive discount to all UNI faculty and staff for printing needs. To receive the discount, orders should be submitted to University Relations at urprinting@uni.edu or 125 East Bartlett.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
Visit UNI's new, interactive booth during Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18

Check out the new, interactive UNI booth in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fair, Aug 8-18. President Ruud will be at the booth to visit with fairgoers, alumni, prospective students and their families from noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10.

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2013
Authorization for payroll deduction of ID card purchases

Electronic authorization for payroll deduction of purchases charged to your ID card is now available. Currently, employees can swipe their ID card at DOR dining centers and retail operations to charge the purchase and have the charge deducted from their paycheck. Effective Oct. 15, this service will only be available to employees who electronically authorize payroll deduction for purchases in advance. To authorize, go to e-Business UNI Employee Self Service and select UID Payroll Deduct Authorization. For more information, see additional navigation instructions or email Linda Gruetzmacher.

Saturday, Jul 27, 2013
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

Fall 2013 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.

Friday, Jul 26, 2013
Library exhibit cases available

Submissions are being accepted from university departments or programs, student organizations and upcoming events to mount a display in one of the Rod Library's two display cases. For more information on the exhibit cases or to submit a request, visit the exhibits website.  

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer coming to UNI

UNI will welcome Doris Kearns Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, to campus Oct. 2 as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. Goodwin will meet with UNI students at 4 p.m., Oct. 2, followed by a presentation at 7:30 p.m., in the Great Hall, GBPAC. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Reception for Melissa Payne

A farewell reception will be held for Melissa Payne from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, July 24, in the CME. Thank her for her service as student assistance/outreach coordinator in Student Affairs, and wish her well as she moves on to a faculty position at Ellsworth Community College. For more information, call 273-2332.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
DOR offices return to Redeker Center July 29

The Department of Residence offices will return to Redeker Center Monday, July 29. This involves: ID card services, room assignments, dining and housing administration, business office, technology, marketing, Fresh Beginnings and facility management.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Open enrollment changes viewable on fringe benefit statements

Open enrollment changes have been updated in e-business.  Employees may view changes on their fringe benefit statement effective Aug. 1.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Faculty and staff family picnic

Save the date for a faculty and staff family picnic from 4:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, on the south lawn of the president's house. 

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Parking news

There are three significant parking changes for the new year.  Effective Aug. 1, the meter rate on campus will increase to 80 cents per hour.  Effective Aug. 24, parking and UNI moving citations will incur a $5 late fee if not paid within 10 days of issuance. This fee also applies to any violations paid via payroll deduction or student billing. The daily rate for permits used for conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. will be $2 for any dates requested beyond Aug. 25. Order parking permits online now to avoid lines in August. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013
Are you interested in a Workplace Local Food Box program?

UNI Employee Wellness is partnering with Iowa State University Extension to determine if faculty and staff are interested in the Workplace Local Food Box Program. A food box includes milk, meat, eggs, processed products and produce, featuring products from local growers, creameries and processors. Each week the food box will have different contents, and will be delivered to the workplace. Participants can register and pay online through the food box website. For more information, visit the Wellness Benefits website. Email Nick McCannn at anbfoodbox@gmail.com if interested.

Monday, Jul 22, 2013
WRS summer massage specials

Special pricing for massages runs through Friday, Aug. 2. To schedule an appointment, call 273-6119 or stop by WRC 104.

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013
New Guided Independent Study courses offered

Enroll at any time, work at your own pace and take up to nine months to complete a course via UNI Guided Independent Study. More than 75 courses are available. The course list is posted online. For more information, call 273-2123 or email gis-program@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
Employee Assistance Program online training

The new EAP provider, Employee and Family Resources, currently has online training sessions available for faculty and staff. These training sessions serve as an orientation of available resources and services offered. More information and registration are posted online. 

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
Lunch and Learn opportunity

The Division of Student Affairs Professional Development Committee is sponsoring "Stress ...How to Deal With It," lunch and learn. This session will be from 11:40 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., Thursday, July 18, in the WRC. Register online.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
Grant for short-term study abroad program to Japan

The Japan Foundation is providing funds to undergraduate, faculty-led study groups to Japan. The submission deadline for spring/summer 2014 study abroad program proposals is Sept. 1. To learn more, call the Study Abroad Center at 273-7078.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
Core Fulbright Program applications are due Aug. 1

The core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in more than 125 countries. In addition, flexible options may be available.  Apply by Aug. 1. For more information, email oip@uni.edu or visit the international programs website.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
President's open house

Faculty, staff and students are invited to tour the president's house and visit with Bill and Judy Ruud from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2 or from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5.

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013
Summer Sand Volleyball Intramural Tournament

Participate in a summer 4x4 Sand Volleyball Tournament on July 20. Register online at IM Leagues and pay the $20 entry fee in WRC 161. For more information, email Rachel Feltman or call 273-7120.

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