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Thursday, Dec 22, 2011

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NEWS

DIGITAL LEARNING DAYNEW

Feb. 1 has been designated Digital Learning Day, a national awareness campaign to celebrate innovative teachers and instructional strategies. Iowa is one of 27 states participating. If you or your department have plans to participate or have resources to offer, please email Liz Conklin by Jan. 13.

CAUCUS ACTIVITY MAY CAUSE TRAFFIC DELAYSNEW

UNI's McLeod Center and the UNI-Dome are the sites for the Black Hawk County Republican Caucus Jan. 3. The doors open at 5:30. This will mean increased traffic on Hudson Road.  

FACULTY AND STAFF CAMPAIGN SUPPORTING UNI STUDENTSNEW

If you have not pledged or given to the Annual Faculty Staff Campaign, there is still time. You can give to the area of your choice online or by returning the envelope you received earlier this fall.

UNI IN THE NEWSNEW

Chris Larimer, political science, was quoted in a story in U.S. News & World Report.

OPPORTUNITIES/RESOURCES

YOU 'N I: THE DIVERSITY SHUFFLE

UNI faculty and staff are invited to "You 'n I: The Diversity Shuffle," from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17. This 90-minute program is a non-threatening way to explore individual and cultural differences in a one-on-one format. Participants will spend five structured minutes with 10 new colleagues. Limited to 60 participants.

UNI WRESTLING FACULTY AND STAFF APPRECIATIONNEW

The UNI wrestling team will open home dual meet action on Friday, Jan. 6 when they host Northern Colorado at 7 p.m. in the West Gym. Tickets to the dual are just $1, and can be purchased at the door, in advance at a UNItix box office, online or by calling 273-4849.

HOURS

UNITIX WINTER BREAK HOURSNEW

The Gallagher-Bluedorn PAC ticket office will be closed during winter break. The McLeod Center ticket office will be open during this time. Both offices will be closed Dec. 23 through 26. For more information, call 273-4849 or visit the box office online.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

FREE DAYS IN THE WRC FOR FACULTY AND STAFFNEW

Faculty and staff who are not paid users of the WRC, may use WRC facilities free-of-charge from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Jan. 3 through 6, by presenting a UNI ID at the Welcome Desk. You may also bring your spouse and tax dependent children with you. Check hours for specific activity areas.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

EMPLOYMENT

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found on the UNI Employment website. Referrals are encouraged.

WELLNESS & RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.