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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

MILITARY AND VETERAN STUDENT SERVICES CENTERNEW

UNI's Military and Veteran Student Services Center will temporarily be located in 102 East Bartlett. For more information about services provided to military and veteran students, visit the new Military and Veteran Student Services website.  http://www.uni.edu/military/

EBUSINESS OUTAGE - NOV. 16 THROUGH NOV. 19NEW

The eBusiness system will not be available starting at 5 p.m., Friday, Nov.16. It will be available at 7 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19. This outage includes eBusiness self service and time cards. For more information, visit the ITS website. http://www.uni.edu/its/alerts/maintenance/2012-11-16/ebusiness-outage

EARLY PROCESSING OF STUDENT BIWEEKLY TIME CARDS FOR NOVEMBER NEW

Nov. 17 is the cutoff date for the Nov. 28 biweekly payday. Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, time cards will be processed early and must be approved by 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20 to be included in the Nov. 28 paycheck.

OPEN ENROLLMENT DEADLINE - FSA & VISION INSURANCENEW

All benefits-eligible employees have until Friday, Nov. 16 to make changes to or enroll in a Flexible Spending Account or vision insurance for the 2013 calendar year. You must re-enroll in FSA every year to participate. Visit the Human Resources website for more information.

OPEN ENROLLMENT DEADLINE - MERIT HEALTH INSURANCENEW

All benefits-eligible Merit employees have until Nov. 16 to make changes to or enroll in health insurance. Changes and new enrollment will be effective Jan. 1, 2013. As a reminder, there is no dental open enrollment this year. Visit the Human Resources website for more information and to obtain an enrollment form. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/benefits/index.shtml

BOR STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERSNEW

The Regents staff excellence award winners were announced during the P&S Council Meet the Pres event on Oct. 30. Winners are: Tim Bakula, Office of Student Financial Aid; Ken Bauer, Rod Library; Rosanne Lang and Lyn Redington, Department of Residence. 

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR SUE FOLLON EXEMPLARY SERVICE AWARDNEW

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to recognizing exemplary performance among P&S and Merit staff. Nominations are being accepted for the annual Sue Follon Exemplary Service Award. This award commemorates the former division vice president who served the university from 1985-1998. Please nominate individuals working in student affairs who are worthy of this prestigious award. The nomination form is on the student affairs website. http://www.uni.edu/studentaffairs/sue-follon-award-application. Nominations are due by Dec. 5.

UNIVERSITY BOOK AND SUPPLY OUTSTANDING TEACHING AWARD

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

OPPORTUNITIES

A PEEK AT THIS WEEK'S CAMPUS EVENTSNEW

This week's events range from a workshop on intellectual property to several concerts and International Education Week activities. Check out this week's events on the University Calendar of Events. http://www.uni.edu/unicalendar/calendar/2012-W46

INTERNATIONAL GRANT OPPORTUNITY WORKSHOPNEW

The final International Opportunities Funding Workshop will be offered at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the University Room, MAU. This workshop will cover grants and contract opportunities with the U.S. Agency for International Development. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Hillery Oberle hillery.oberle@uni.edu for more information.

CAPACITY BUILDING GRANTS - NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALSNEW

2012-13 Capacity Building Grant funds are now available through the Office of the Vice President and Provost and the Iowa NSF EPSCoR program for the purpose of building UNI's capacity for scholarship, research and creative activities, to support interdisciplinary work, and to enhance the ability of faculty and staff to apply and compete for external funding. The request for proposals and competition deadlines are posted online.  http://www.uni.edu/osp/capacity-building-grant-competition For more information, contact Hillery Oberle. hillery.oberle@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.