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Thursday, Nov 1, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

POLICY ON FEDERAL FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVENEW

Policy 4.49 on federal Family and Medical Leave Act has been approved. http://www.uni.edu/policies/449-fmla-leave

UNIVERSITY BOOK AND SUPPLY OUTSTANDING TEACHING AWARDNEW

Nomination materials for the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Award are due Nov. 30. For information on how to nominate a non-tenured, tenure-track faculty member, visit the provost's website. http://www.uni.edu/provost/university-book-supply-outstanding-teaching-award

WRS NEWSLETTERSNEW

November issues of Student Health 101 http://readsh101.com/uni.html, WRS E-Newsletter http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/docs/EnewsNovember(2)2012.pdf and WRS Personal Fitness E-Newsletter http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/personal_training/docs/Newsletter_November,_December_2012.pdf are now available. The WRS newsletters focus on special activities such as the Labyrinth and healthy living tips. 

OPPORTUNITIES

PAUL RYAN TO SPEAK AT UNINEW

Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will speak at a campaign event at 2:45 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, at the West Gym. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. A ticket is required. Tickets are available today, Nov. 1, outside Maucker Union and Friday, at the West Gym. This event is sponsored by the UNI College Republicans and isn't sponsored or endorsed by UNI.

REGISTRATION AND CALL FOR POSTERS & PERFORMANCE FOR THE 2013 SYMPOSIUM NEW

Registration is now open for the 2013 UNI Symposium on Research and Creative Activity to be held Feb. 8, in Maucker Union. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. Submissions are also being accepted for posters, displays and creative presentations at the symposium. Visit the Office of Sponsored Programs website for details.  http://www.uni.edu/osp/2013-research-symposium

LONG TERM CARE INFORMATION SESSIONSNEW

A Genworth Life Insurance Company representative will conduct employee information meetings to explain the Long Term Care Insurance program currently being offered. For a list of dates and times, please visit the Human Resources website. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/benefits/all/long_term_care.shtml

HAZING WEBINAR WILL OFFER PREVENTION STRATEGIES

UNI's Center for Violence Prevention (CVP) and HPELS will host a webinar "Hazing: Leading and Responding with Solutions," from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7. Participants will gain valuable tools and strategies to confront and prevent hazing. The cost of the webinar is $25. To register, visit the CVP website.  www.vpaf.uni.edu/events/cvp/register.asp.

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.