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Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

MEET THE PRESNEW

All Professional & Scientific (P&S) and Supervisory and Confidential Merit employees are invited to the P&S Council's Annual Meet the Pres event from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the GBPAC Lobby. The program will include an address by President Allen, recognition of the 2012 Regents Staff Excellence Award recipients and special musical entertainment. Staff are welcome to bring their lunch. Complimentary dessert will be provided. If you want to submit a question for President Allen, complete the form on the P&S website. http://www.uni.edu/pscouncil/ask-the-pres  

CAMPUS COOLINGNEW

Physical Plant staff will begin shutting down building cooling systems on Thursday, Oct. 25. Due to the warmer than normal weather, this transition has been delayed from the normal timeframe. Once this work is complete, cooling will no longer be available. Contact Mike Zwanziger or Ron Hall at 273-4400 with any questions.

UNI MEDIA INTERVIEW GUIDENEW

The Office of University Relations (UR) coordinates and leads UNI's media relations efforts. UR assists media in contacting faculty and staff for news stories. Students, faculty and staff who are contacted by the media should notify the UR office. UR offers training and tips for faculty, staff and students who would like to prepare for interviews. UNI's Media Interview Guide is available on the UR website.

RESOURCES FOR COMPLETING ANNUAL ASSESSMENT REPORTS

Annual reports of 2011-2012 assessment activities for academic program areas are due to the assessment office by Nov. 1. The assessment website has links to a variety of resources for completing these reports, including advice from faculty who served as assessment associates in spring 2012.

OPPORTUNITIES

HAZING WEBINAR WILL OFFER PREVENTION STRATEGIES NEW

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.

ONLINE COURSE DEVELOPMENT AWARDS: SUMMER/FALL 2013NEW

The Office of Continuing and Distance Education is accepting proposals for course development awards for faculty interested in converting an existing course to a fully online format using UNI's eLearning system. Proposals for summer and fall 2013 courses are due Nov. 30. Guidelines and a proposal form are available online. http://www.uni.edu/continuinged/faculty/courseproposals. Awards include a $1,000-per-credit-hour course-development stipend and a $1,000 professional-development stipend for attending Quality Matters workshops on Jan. 3 and 4. For details, contact Belle Cowden at 273-7211. belle.cowden@uni.edu

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.