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, May 21, 2013
Civil Rights icon Angela Davis will visit UNI

Angela Davis will discuss "Finding Your Way: Organizing for Social Change and Human Rights,"  at 7 p.m., Nov. 7, in the Great Hall of the GBPAC.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Massage therapy summer pricing

Massage therapy is available through UNI Wellness and Recreation now through Aug. 2. The cost for community: 15 minutes-$17; 30 minutes-$28;  45 minutes-$38; 60 minutes-$50; and 90 minutes-$70. Prices for UNI students, employees, retirees and families: 15 minutes-$15, 30 minutes-$25; 45 minutes-$35; 60 minutes-$45; and 90 minutes-$65. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 273-6119 to schedule an appointment.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
New policy on after-hours building access

A new policy, Policy 8.13, After-Hours Building Access has been approved.

Monday, May 20, 2013
Library hours for Memorial Day weekend

Library hours for Memorial Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the Memorial Day weekend. 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; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Monday, May 20, 2013
Volunteers needed during Orientation

Faculty and staff volunteers are needed to help the UNI Parents Association staff the parent resource area during new student orientation in June and July. The fairs take place from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., on Mondays and Thursdays, from June 10 through July 11. If interested, contact Kristin Woods .

Friday, May 17, 2013
UNI-Dome construction project

The tunnel from the WRC to the UNI-Dome floor is shut down for painting and installing new light fixtures. The west-side concourse of the UNI-Dome is being "scrubbed" down to bare cement and re-sealed. Please follow the signs and avoid walking in this area.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Panther Caucus - spring graduates

More than 2,200 graduates are joining 107,000+ UNI alumni across the country and around the world. Meet some of our grads who will be working in Iowa, by reading the latest Panther Caucus

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Campus storm shelter locations

This is the height of tornado season in Iowa. Every UNI building has areas designated as "Severe Weather Shelters." Make sure you know where the designated areas are in your building. The locations of emergency shelter areas for each academic building are posted online.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Summer announcements for students

During the summer months, there is no Inside UNI for Current Students email update. However, content will be added to the website as often as needed.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Summer announcements schedule

Do you have summer announcements to share? Since Inside UNI for Faculty & Staff is only being emailed once per week, be sure to submit announcements by noon, Monday. 

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Summer camps website updated

The UNI summer camps website was overhauled. Visit the site to see the new camps that have been added this year. There are several EPSCoR funded camps.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Provost's spring newsletter

The spring Academic Affairs Report from the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is now posted online.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
Service for UNI faculty & staff traveling on university business

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) can assist UNI faculty and staff traveling on university business with securing visas. There is no charge for this service, but travelers will be responsible for fees charged by consulates, shipping costs and agent fees (if needed). ISSO can also assist with planning a safe trip and staying healthy abroad. To learn more, visit the ISSO website or email Ross Schupbach.

Thursday, May 9, 2013
ID card charging for non-enrolled student employees

If you employ students who aren't enrolled for summer classes but would like the ability to charge to their university bill, email their name, university ID number and supervisor name to Normally only enrolled students are able to charge to their university name. Exceptions are made in the summer. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Gray named director of residence

Glenn Gray has been named assistant vice president and executive director of residence. For the past 12 years Gray has served as director of housing and residence life at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Prior to that, he served for 15 years as assistant director with university housing and dining services at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Gray will begin work at UNI July 1.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Dates updated for TIAA-CREF consultations

A TIAA-CREF individual consultant will visit UNI May May 8, 9, 22 and 23 to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics covered during sessions 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? How do my TIAA-CREF investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online or call 800-732-8353 (toll free).

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Summer schedule for Inside UNI newsletter

Effective May 14, the Inside UNI for Faculty & Staff updates will be emailed just once per week. The twice per-week schedule will resume Aug. 20. Announcements will continue to be updated daily on the Inside UNI website.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Enrollment for UNI Child Development Center

The UNI Child Development Center has openings in the 4 and 5 year-old room for fall 2013. This is a full-time program that includes kindergarten readiness skills in social, emotional, cognitive, language and motor development.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Malcolm Price Lab School update

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa approved the razing of approximately 70 percent of the Malcolm Price Laboratory School (MPLS) building during the Dec. 5, 2012 board meeting. Razing has begun and is scheduled to be complete by Aug. 31. For more information regarding MPLS construction, visit the recent update.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Online course development awards - spring 2014

The Office of Continuing and Distance Education is accepting proposals for course development awards for converting an existing course to a fully online format using UNI's eLearning system. Proposals for spring 2014 courses are due June 21. Guidelines and a proposal form are posted online. Awards for full-time UNI faculty and staff include a course development stipend of $1,000 per unit of credit and a $1,000 professional development stipend for attending Quality Matters workshops Aug. 5 and 6. For details, contact Belle Cowden at 273-7211.

Monday, May 6, 2013
May health and wellness newsletters available

May issues of the Student Health 101 (SH101),  WRS E-Newsletter and the WRS Personal Fitness E-Newsletter are now posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities, events and topics of the month.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
UNIversitas now published

UNI's journal of research, scholarship and creative activity, "UNIversitas," is now posted online. Contributions include new research material at Rod Library, women leaders of the Rwandan genocide, MOOCs, queer adolescent literature, a digital poem and shared governance at UNI.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
University Relations interim director named

President Allen has appointed Kim Brislawn, associate director of University Relations as Interim Executive Director of University Relations, effective May 2, 2013. Kim will lead University Relations until a formal search is completed. She will oversee university communications and marketing efforts to continue to support overall university enrollment goals and the university's strategic plan.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
2013 Iowa State Fair volunteers needed

Volunteer at UNI's newly updated Iowa State Fair booth display Aug. 8 through Aug. 18. Volunteers receive a UNI T-shirt and free admission, and are asked to interact with visitors and distribute UNI giveaways. Sign up online. 

Thursday, May 2, 2013
Long-Term Disability plan updates

Current Long-Term Disability (LTD) coverage has been updated to stay current with national trends. Effective July 1, LTD coverage will be 66 and two-thirds percent of compensation with a maximum monthly benefit of $6,666 for all eligible employees. For more information, visit the Long-Term Disability website.