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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

DIVERSITY MATTERS AWARDS NOMINATIONS NEW

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.

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATIONNEW

This is a reminder to all employees to update your personal emergency contact information. In the event of an accident/injury or sudden illness, your department, division and/or UNI's Office of Human Resource Services will use this information to inform your contact(s). To update these contacts, visit UNI e-Business Suite. https://ebiz.uni.edu Log in and click on "UNI Employee Self Service," then click the "Extra Information" link. Please read instructions on how to proceed.

FAVORITE THINGS OF 2012NEW

Throughout 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 their 25-word or less comment to Lindsay Cunningham. lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu Your name and major/department will be included.

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR SUE FOLLON EXEMPLARY SERVICE AWARD

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.

OPPORTUNITIES

A PEEK AT THIS WEEK'S CAMPUS EVENTSNEW

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

READING GROUP ON ASSESSING SCHOLARSHIPNEW

All faculty and administrators are invited to a pre-symposium reading discussion group that will meet from 4 to 5 p.m., Dec. 6, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Al Hays, public policy, and Michelle Tichy, educational psychology, will provide reading materials and facilitate initial discussion on the topic of defining and assessing scholarship in the university. For questions or to RSVP, contact Anita Gordon. anita.gordon@uni.edu

DIVERSITY WORKSHOPNEW

The UNI Campus Coalition Builders are offering a full-day diversity workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9. Completion of a full-day workshop is a requirement for enrolling in the NCBI Train-the-Trainer facilitator training. The workshop is sponsored by the executive vice president and provost. Registration is required. http://fulldaydiversityworkshop.eventbrite.com/

MCKENNEY AND HALL INDIAN PRINTS EXHIBITNEW

The McKenney and Hall Indian prints are on display in the CME Lobby during Native American Heritage Month (Nov. 5 through Dec. 3). A reception with refreshments commemorating these 200-year-old prints will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in the CME Lobby. A featured guest will speak at 12:30 p.m.

ELECTION 2012: WHAT DID IT MEAN?

The Department of Political Science will host a forum discussing "Election 2012: What did it Mean?" from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, in 002 SAB. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Donna Hoffman donna.hoffman@uni.edu or 273-5916.

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.