Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011
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The Student Social Work Association will host a clothing drive through Dec. 2. Donations will go to The House of Hope. Baby, toddler, child and adult clothes are needed, as well as toys, diapers, household items and cleaning supplies. Boxes will be placed in all residential hall offices, Maucker Union and the Wesley Foundation.
DeWayne Purdy, university relations, was quoted in a recent story in the Des Moines Register: http://preview.tinyurl.com/7q76l4p
The UNI Police Division, along with other agencies in Iowa, will patrol the streets over the Thanksgiving holidays from Nov. 21 through 27. Motorists are urged to buckle up every trip, every time and obey all traffic laws during the holiday. Impaired driving will be targeted as part of this effort, along with night time seatbelt enforcement. This is part of the Iowa Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP). For more information, contact Lt. Doug Widen at 273-2712.
Students from the UNI Masters of Public Policy program are conducting a short survey for a class project on exploring attitudes toward transgender individuals. Results are completely anonymous and will not be published or reported outside of the class. The survey takes about 15 minutes and is available at http://www.hitspinner.com/rotator.php?uid=1028&rid=1.
Turning Technologies will offer an introductory session about clickers at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, in 138 ITTC. This session, Effective Clicker Questions & Basic TurningPoint Use, will cover how to ask effective clicker questions and how to use the polling software TurningPoint. If you have any questions, contact Thomas Klann, UNI student intern, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-380-6539.
A TIAA CREF representative will be on campus conducting one-on-one counseling sessions Nov. 29 and 30 and Dec. 14 and 15. Questions such as is your investment mix appropriate; are you saving enough to maintain your lifestyle in retirement; and how to use funds for income in retirement are all topics the TIAA CREF representative can help with. To sign up for these complimentary meetings, call (toll free) 866-842-2977.
Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, there will be a prompt to enter your CatID. Visit http://www.library.uni.edu/about-us/hours-maps/exam-holiday-interim-hours#thanks for more information. Youth books checked out Nov. 12 through 21 are due Monday, Nov. 28.
For information on the intramural open 9-on-9 Co-Rec Indoor Wiffleball Tournament, visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/intramural_sports/index.html.
For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.
The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found on the UNI Employment website. Referrals are encouraged.
Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.