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UNI Online is a compilation of notices to be distributed to faculty and staff. The deadline for submission is noon, the day before publication. UNI Online is distributed on Tuesday mornings. Submitted items must be sponsored by a UNI department, program or organization. No commercial or personal announcements are allowed. Announcements must have news, not opinion content. Submit items to: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/

 

 

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

NEWS:

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIP PAPERWORK DEADLINE:

Offer forms and accompanying admission information sheets should be received in the Graduate College no later than July 15 for any student who will be on a graduate assistantship stipend for fall 2010, regardless of the source of the assistantship funds. Information regarding assistantships, guidelines and procedures for completing paperwork and the offer form are available on the Graduate College website at www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships/guidelines.aspx. Fall PAF's for those students who were offered, have accepted and who have been verified as enrolled for the required 9 graduate hours on the program of study can be submitted electronically beginning Monday, Aug. 2.

 

DIVERSITY FELLOWS NAMED:

The two inaugural Diversity Fellows for Academic Affairs are Victoria DeFrancisco, Communication Studies, and Laura Kaplan, Social Work. The Diversity Fellows will head the campus leadership team for the National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), an international non-profit leadership development network dedicated to the elimination of racism and other forms of oppression. For more information on NCBI visit www.NCBI.org.

 

UNIVERSITY RELATIONS NEW WEB ADDRESS:

The office Web address for University Relations (formerly University Marketing & Public Relations) has changed from uni.edu/pubrel to uni.edu/ur. This includes the UNI newsroom at pubrel/newsroom.

 

UPDATING ONLINE DIRECTORY:

The UNI Online Directory (www.uni.edu/directory) is a source for current faculty and staff contact information. To verify or make changes to home and/or office contact information, log in to MyUNIverse > My Personal Records > Update My Personal Information. This information is sent directly to Human Resource Services and is updated within five working days.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

The Chicago Tribune ran a story about the solar panels on the MMTC.

www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-ap-ia-solarpanels-iowa,0,6896426.story

 

SUMMER RESEARCH:

University Relations is seeking information on research being done on campus this summer. Please send a brief description to liz.conklin@uni.edu.

 

NEW ONLINE ADMISSIONS APPLICATION IS LIVE:

The new online admissions application went live June 28, and provides a single online process for all undergraduate, graduate and international students planning to attend UNI in the fall of 2011 or after. The application is available on the admissions website at www.uni.edu/admissions/apply. For more information on the admissions application and SIS project, visit www.uni.edu/sis.

 

ONLINE SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION:

Beginning this summer, all new freshman and transfer students are required to complete the online program "Student Success: Unless There's Consent -- Sexual Assault Prevention." As part of a multi-faceted prevention initiative that educates new students about gender-based violence, this online program teaches students about issues related to sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking and dating violence. Faculty and staff interested in this initiative can request a demonstration version of this program. For more information, contact Mark Rowe at studentsuccess@uni.edu, or call 3-3423.

 

"EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION 2010" E-MAGAZINE:

The College of Education has released the 2010 issue of UNI's College of Education "Excellence in Education" e-magazine. The magazine provides news about COE initiatives, programs and projects to current and prospective students and alumni. Visit www.uni.edu/coe/sites/default/files/wysiwyg/COEMagazineSUM2010.pdf.

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS THIS SUMMER:

The schedule of free summer computer workshops from ITS-Educational Technology is available at www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/. Faculty, please share with your students.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT:

An evening of hilarious who-done-its will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, at the UNI Museums. Play the game Clue while watching the 1985 film of the same name. Come dressed as your favorite character from the game or movie. Was it Mrs. Peacock in the dining room with a candlestick? Who knows? The evening is free, but space is limited. Call 3-2188 to register by Friday, July 16.

PERFORMING ARTS:

IOWA TROMBONES PRACTICE AND PERFORMANCE:

Iowa Trombones will rehearse in Bengston Auditorium in RSL from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, July 15. The event is for all trombone players in Iowa and beyond. Music will be rehearsed for an appearance with the Waterloo Municipal Band concert at 7 p.m. that evening in Byrnes Park, Waterloo, near the Pro Golf Shop. This is the 23rd year for this event. For more information contact william.shepherd@uni.edu or 3-2118. Rain location is The Waterloo Center for the Arts.

 

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES:

WEBINAR ON COMMUNITIES OF THE FUTURE:

A free, interactive webinar on the future of small business will take place at noon, Thursday, July 15, at MyEntre.net. Internationally recognized futurist Rick Smyre will discuss how changes in a community (or lack of) affect the way people will do business in the near and distant future.

EMPLOYMENT:

MERIT VACANCIES:

Merit Vacancies are available for viewing at
www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp.

 

JOB OPENINGS AT UNI:

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found at www.uni.edu/resources/employment/.


WELLNESS/RECREATION:

SCHEDULE A SUMMER MASSAGE:

Schedule a massage appointment with licensed massage therapist, Julie Conley now through July 30 and receive these discounts (first-come, first-served): 45-minute massage for $30 (regularly $35); 60-minute massage for $35 (regularly $45); and 90-minute massage for $50 (regularly $65). Gift certificate purchases/redemptions do not apply. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule.

 

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