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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

BOR TO MEET THIS WEEKNEW

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet telephonically Wednesday, Dec. 5. The agenda is posted online. Public access is in 122 M LNG.

POLICIES FOR YOUTH ACTIVITIES, PROGRAMS AND CAMPSNEW

In an effort to enhance the safety and security of youth participating in activities held on campus or in affiliation with UNI departments or organizations, several policies are under development. Visit the Enterprise Risk Management Council website www.vpaf.uni.edu/ermc and click on the link "Proposed Policy Review." To have specific changes considered for the final drafts, please send an email itemizing those changes policy-comment@uni.edu no later than Friday, Jan. 4. If you have questions, contact Tim McKenna tim.mckenna@uni.edu or Jan Hanishjan.hanish@uni.edu

UNI UP CLOSENEW

The dates for UNI Up Close are Feb. 15 and 22. Registration is available for the exploring majors/student activity fair, academic workshops and open houses. There are three links to click on at the bottom of the website.  http://www.uni.edu/admissions/upclose-staff

UNI TO UNVEIL 'INSIDE UNI' COMMUNICATIONNEW

This fall, UNI announced a new electronic communication website was being created for faculty, staff and students to allow for greater flexibility and depth of UNI announcements and news. The new communication "Inside UNI" will be unveiled in mid-January, replacing UNI Online and MyUNIverse News. Read more here. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/changes-myuniverse-news-and-uni-online

VIOLENT INCIDENT DEFENSE STRATEGIES (V.I.D.S.)NEW

UNI Police will host additional Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.) training sessions in December in the State College Room, MAU. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of surviving an active-shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register for training online. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/pubsaf/vids.shtml Contact Lt. Joe Tyler joseph.tyler@uni.edu or Officer Chad Walderbach chad.walderbach@uni.edu for additional information.

LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINAL EXAM WEEKNEW

Library hours for Dec. 5 through 11 are extended hours. http://www.library.uni.edu/about-us/hours-maps/exam-holiday-interim-hours#fallfinals.  Patrons may check out materials and enter the building until 10 minutes to closing time, when service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, there will be a prompt to enter your CatID.

FAVORITE THINGS OF 2012NEW

During the month of December, UNI will promote "These are my favorite things" on the UNI home page. Faculty, staff and students are asked to reflect on their favorite UNI events, memories or things of 2012 and send a 25-word or less comment to Lindsay Cunningham, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu. We will also include your name and department.

DIVERSITY MATTERS AWARDS NOMINATIONS

Nominations are now being sought for the Diversity Matters Awards which are given annually at the Town Hall Meeting on Diversity held in the spring. Nomination forms can be downloaded from the Diversity Matters website www.uni.edu/diversity and are due by Dec. 11.

OPPORTUNITIES

A PEEK AT THIS WEEK'S CAMPUS EVENTS

This week's events range from a seminar in performance studies by grad students, a Reaching for Higher Ground event and several concerts. Check out this week's events on the University Calendar of Events. http://www.uni.edu/unicalendar/calendar/2012-W49

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.