Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015
Full Spead Ahead: Navigating the Waves of Change

A session focused on adapting and thriving in an ever-changing environment will be offered from noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 22, in 109 CME. Key points include the importance of change management, and participants will learn how to understand change, respond to resistance, and ideally, thrive in this environment. Registration is required.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Celebrate the Grand Opening of Erbert & Gerbert's

Celebrate the grand opening of the newest retail venue on campus, Erbert & Gerbert's Sandwich Bistro, in Maucker Union Monday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 18. There will be special offers each day and a chance to win an iPad and free sandwiches for a semester. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place on Tuesday, Sept.15, with food sampling from 11 a.m. to noon. The first 200 guests on Tuesday will receive a free T-shirt with sandwich purchase (while supplies last). Find more information online. 

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Mapworks access and training

The Mapworks system is available to faculty and staff who work with first-year students. Identify transition needs of individual students and access aggregate data to inform teaching, programming and outreach. Register online for a training workshop or contact Kristin Woods.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
'Small Teaching: From Minor Changes to Major Learning'

Join Conference on Ethics in Higher Education keynote speaker James Lang for an interactive workshop on his forthcoming book, "Small Teaching." The workshop will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, in the University Room, MAU. Register online. 

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Sign up for the Homecoming parade and office decorating competition

Sign up today to participate with your department, office or organization in the Oct. 17 Homecoming parade. Offices, departments and individuals are also encouraged to decorate their office(s) for the office decorating competition, which will be judged on Tuesday, Oct. 13. See the Homecoming website for details and to sign up.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
CETL September calendar

The September calendar for the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning is posted online. 

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Campus office location changes

Due to a system error, any campus office location request submitted through MyUNIverse since June 17, 2015 has not been received. Please review your information in the Online Directory to ensure the information is correct. If it's not, please submit a change via MyUNIverse, Update My Personal Information.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Family and Medical Leave Act information

Human Resource Services will offer a training session on leave requests under the Family and Medical Leave Act for UNI employees and supervisors from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 16, in 007/009 GIL. This session will provide information on the university’s process, procedure and policies related to the Family Medical Leave Act. Advance registration is required.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015
Off-campus use of property

It's time to take inventory of the UNI-owned equipment that you use at home or other off-campus locations on a regular basis. Update your off-campus use annually by completing an online form. Email or call Kelly Flege at 273-3420 with questions. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
GBPAC hosts special showing of 'Glen Campbell I'll Be Me'

The documentary "Glen Campbell I'll Be Me," about his journey into dementia, will be shown at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the GBPAC. An audience Q&A with Glen's wife, Kim Campbell, will be at 8:45 p.m. There is no cost to attend, but tickets are required and available at UNITIX. More information is available online. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
9/11 Day of Service Stop and Serve

Remember September 11. The UNI VISTA for Community Engagement, Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley, Student Leadership Council and Military and Veterans Student Services will host a stop-and-serve event from 11 a.m. to 1p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
CAB presents David Coleman, The Dating Doctor

The Campus Activities Board will host David Coleman, The Dating Doctor, at 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Ballroom, MAU. Coleman, voted the National Speaker of the Year 14 times, will give advice on relationships in a hilarious way.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
UNI Job & Internship Fair+

The UNI Job & Internship Fair+ will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21, in McLeod Center. Open to all students and all majors. Network with 180+ employers/organizations, as well as visit with graduate schools. A list of participating employers and organizations is posted online.

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Policies available for comment

Review Policies 8.10 Smoking and Tobacco Use and 12.03 Merit System Grievance are now available for comment on the University Policies website. 

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Jay Leno at Gallagher Bluedorn on Sept. 12

Characterized as the “hardest-working man in show business,” and perhaps even the funniest, Jay Leno is making a rare visit to Iowa. See this legendary comedian at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12. Get tickets online

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2015
Informational meeting: May 2016 Galapagos Adventure

UNI Outdoors will host an informational meeting regarding its 2016 Galapagos Adventure at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 14, in 174 WRC. See pictures of the region and learn about the itinerary. No commitment is necessary to attend the presentation.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
BOR to meet at UNI

The next meeting of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9, at UNI. The agenda is posted online. 

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
SGIDs Training

If you want to have a mid-term Small Group Instructional Diagnosis (SGID) done in your class, complete this online form. Need more information? Check out the SGID resource page. SGID facilitators are needed. Attend a training session on how to conduct an SGID from 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9 or Thursday, Sept. 10, in 378 LIB.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
How nutrition affects spinal health

A lunch and learn presentation, "How Nutrition Affects your Spinal Health," conducted by Wayson Chiropractic will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10, in the Oak Room, MAU. Topics include causes of inflammation in the body, addiction to sugar and foods that help with healing and all-around health. Employees can bring their lunches. Registration is required.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
Security Request System live

ITS Information Systems has developed a Security Request System (SRS). This system is Web based and allows any employee to request access to UNI's application systems and function. A detailed description of SRS is posted online. Effective immediately, all employees can make new security requests online at: Security Request System. In the future, you can find this link in MyUNIverse -> Work @ UNI Tab -> Security Request System portlet. Paper forms will be accepted through noon, Sept. 10.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
iProcurement training

The Office of Business Operations will offer a second set of trainings for the iProcurement purchasing platform. Attendance is encouraged for all users who create requisitions and place orders for their department. If you have questions, call Jon Westhoff at 273-6246.

Thursday, Sep 3, 2015
Center for Multicultural Education room reservation changes

Effective Sept. 1, event reservations and setup responsibilities for 109AB CME will be handled by Maucker Union. The fee schedule for Maucker Union meeting rooms will now be applied to events held in 109AB. Events booked prior to this announcement will not have Maucker Union fees applied. If you have questions, email union-reservations@uni.edu or call 273-2256.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
BOR public hearing

The next Board of Regents public hearing is from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 3, in BCS.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Personal training services

Recreation Services has certified personal trainers that can assist you with motivation, camaraderie and exercise adherence to meet your personal goals. Groups of two to four can meet with a personal trainer. Individual packages are also available. If interested, email Dana Foster

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Help reduce our peak energy demand

Every year the university works to reduce its peak energy demand that is traditionally set at this time of year. The forecast for this week shows highs in the upper 80s mainly today, Wednesday and Thursday. Please do your part in reducing electrical use. More information can be found online. 

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Submit your Homecoming events

If your department, program or organization is planning an event for Homecoming, please submit your information to be considered for inclusion on the Homecoming website and other related promotion.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Library hours for Labor Day weekend

Library hours for Labor Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the weekend. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Several policies are available for review

Review Policies 11.04 Laboratory Clean-out Procedure Prior to Reassignment, Renovation or Demolition, Laboratory Clean-out List; 10.xx Financial Fraud Policy, Fire Safety; 9.24 Casualty Loss Claims; 13.23 Mobile Device Encryption Policy; 4.77 University of Northern Iowa International Travel Safety Policy; 8.02 Facilities Use; and 4.12 Health and Safety Policy for Employees are all available for feedback until 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 15 on the University Policies website. 

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Apply for Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Fellowships

The deadline for the Veridian Credit Union Community Engagement Fellowship is 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1. The UNI Community Engagement website has details, application information and forms. The purpose of this fellowship is to encourage faculty to engage with community partners to better the community in a manner that also enhances their teaching and scholarship. The proposed work must take place within Veridian's field of membership and with a nonprofit organization.

Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015
Discount for football, basketball tickets

UNI faculty and staff receive a 10 percent discount on season tickets for football and men's basketball. The football team will open its home season in the UNI-Dome Saturday, Saturday, Sept. 12. Call 273-4849 for details and seating information.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
PDA 2016-17 and Summer Fellowship 2016 applications available

Application cover sheets and instructions for applying for a Professional Development Assignment (PDA) in fall 2016 and/or spring 2017 or for a Summer Fellowship in 2016 are on the Graduate College website. Application deadlines are 5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1 for PDA and 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23 for a Summer Fellowship. Both awards are competitive; recipients are selected by a faculty committee. For more information, contact Barbara Cutter

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Intuitive Eating four-week workshop

Intuitive Eating is an approach that teaches you how to create a healthy relationship with your food, mind and body. Find out more at the workshop. Visit the website for detailed information.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
UNI community input for Cedar Falls 2025

UNI students, staff and faculty are asked to share ideas and suggestions for shaping the future of Cedar Falls. Provide input that will be used to craft the vision and goals for Cedar Falls 2025. UNI's Institute for Decision Making is facilitating the development of the plan.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Updating Online Directory

The UNI Online Directory is a source for current faculty and staff contact information. To verify or make any changes to your home and/or office contact information, log in to MyUNIverse >Update My Personal Information. This information is sent directly to Human Resource Services and is updated within four working days.

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Inside UNI schedule change

Due to the Labor Day holiday, there will not be an Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff newsletter Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015
College Hill Farmers Market sample day

Enjoy samples from the vendors at the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27. There will also be seasonal produce for sale, along with crafts, baked goods, jellies, fresh flowers and hot food from La Calle. The market is located at the corner of College and W. 22nd streets.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
iProcurement training

The Office of Business Operations will offer training for the iProcurement purchasing platform. Attendance is encouraged for all users who create requisitions and place orders for their department. Enroll online. If you have questions, call Jon Westhoff at 273-6246.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
UNI Harvest Festival

The UNI Sustainability Office will host the Third Annual Panther Plot Harvest Festival from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27, in the garden south of the BRC. Sample free food, listen to a live band and play games. Check out the newly redesigned student garden layout, constructed by UNI students.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Graduate student information meeting, Aug. 26

The annual graduate student information meeting is from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, in the Ballroom, MAU. All graduate students are invited. The event includes a Campus Resource Fair and informational presentations to support graduate students' success. For more information, go to the Graduate College website. 

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Revised advertising policy for Department of Residence facilities

The Department of Residence has recently revised its policy for advertising in residence halls and dining centers. Please review the updated policy before submitting a request for your department or campus organization.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Free bike tune-ups

Bike Tech will offer free bike tune-ups from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 26, on the south side of the Maucker Union fountain between Sabin Hall and Wright Hall.

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015
Foundation Financial Reporting System training

UNI Foundation Financial Services will offer training sessions on the use of the Financial Reporting System. These sessions will be a refresher course for using the system and will include a Q&A. Training sessions are at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, and 10 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 1. Each session is limited to 10 people, so register early. RSVP to unif.financial.services@uni.edu and send questions in advance. 

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
CIEP International Panther newsletter available

The latest edition of the International Panther newsletter is available online. Read about the CIEP summer activities, a current student from Tajikistan, the International Students & Scholars Office, the Proyecta 100,000 Strong Initiatives, the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program (BSMP), a CIEP workshop event, staff projects and more.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Meet with a TIAA-CREF consultant

A TIAA-CREF consultant will visit UNI Aug. 26-27, Sept. 9,10, 23, 24 and Oct. 14,15, 28 and 29 to conduct one-on-one 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? How do my TIAA-CREF investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online or call 800-732-8353 (toll free).

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Bash in the Stacks

Rod Library will host "Bash in the Stacks" from 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 27. Play games, try food samples, win prizes and meet friends new and old. The library will remain open for regular business. The fourth floor will be free from Bash activities if you need a place to study.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Free biometric health screening

A free Biometric Health Screening will be offered to all employees from 7 to 8:45 a.m., Friday, Sept. 18, in 007/009 GIL. This screening determines overall health and assesses risk for medical conditions and it's a proven way to save on future healthcare expenses. Register before Monday, Aug. 31. Employees who register will be entered in a drawing to win an Omron Body Composition Monitor with Scale.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Conference on Ethics in Higher Education

The 2015 Conference on Ethics in Higher Education will be on Friday, Sept. 18, in Maucker Union. The conference will feature James Lang, author of “Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty” as well as panel discussions and break-out sessions focused on academic and research ethics. Register online by Tuesday, Sept. 1. Email anita.gordon@uni.edu if you have questions.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Leadership for Diversity Inclusion NCBI Workshop

Gain new insights on community building in this positive, interactive approach. Meet students, staff and faculty from across campus from 9 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 28. Lunch and snacks provided. Facilitated by the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute team. Registration is required. Find more information online or call 273-3210.

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015
Revised policy

Policy 4.02 Staff Recruitment and Hiring has been revised and is available on the UNI Policies website. 

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015
Falafel Festival

Falafel, Middle Eastern street food, is the national food of both Israel and Palestine. UNI faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to this festival from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 23, on the lawn at College and West 23rd streets. Rain location is Maucker Union.

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