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Tuesday, Nov 6, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

GENERAL ELECTION VOTINGNEW

Gilchrist Hall has been designated as a polling location for the Nov. 6 general election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Certain parking meters on the west side of Gilchrist Hall will be designated for voters only. Questions may be directed to Milissa Wright at 273-2712.

VETERANS DAY EVENTS PLANNEDNEW

Several events are planned to celebrate Veterans Day at UNI. On Thursday, Nov. 8, students, faculty and staff are invited to meet outside of Maucker Union (doors facing Rod Library) to tie yellow ribbons around campus trees. A flag ceremony will take place at 12:45 p.m., Nov. 9, outside the West Gym. A reception will follow inside the West Gym.

EXPECT HEAVY TRAFFIC FOR IHSAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFSNEW

There will be heavy traffic around the UNI-Dome on game days of the Iowa High School Athletic Association football playoffs. The dates most affected are Nov. 8 through 10 and Nov. 15 and 16. Game schedules are posted online. http://www.iahsaa.org/football/index.html

UNI EXPANDS CONFIDENTIAL REPORTING SERVICENEW

UNI has expanded its confidential reporting service. In addition to financial issues, individuals may also report concerns regarding data and information, research, risk/safety and other issues that may not easily fall into one of the categories listed. The university uses EthicsPoint to provide for the anonymous and confidential reporting of activities that may involve criminal, unethical or inappropriate behavior that violates the law or policies of the university or Board of Regents, State of Iowa. Individuals may file a report on the EthicsPoint website https://secure.ethicspoint.com/domain/media/en/gui/10957/index.html or by calling EthicsPoint toll free at 866-ETHICSP (866-384-4277). Questions may be directed to Tim McKenna, university counsel.

JAMES LEACH PRESENTATION AVAILABLE ONLINENEW

If you missed James Leach's presentation, "Civility in 2012 and Beyond," it's available online at the Reaching For Higher Ground website. http://www.uni.edu/higherground/ Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, visited UNI on Oct. 26 as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground series.

AUCTION FOR SURPLUS FROM MALCOLM PRICE LAB SCHOOL

The auction for surplus items from Malcolm Price Lab School is Nov. 7, 8 and 9. The schedule for the auction is as follows: Nov. 7, science, industrial tech and art items; Nov. 8, music and athletic/PE items; Nov. 9, lower and middle elementary items. Classroom materials and furnishings will be sold all three days. See the Office of Business Operations website for additional details. http://www.uni.edu/obo

OPPORTUNITIES

A PEEK AT THIS WEEK'S CAMPUS EVENTSNEW

This week's events range from a Physics Colloquium to a P&S Council meeting and several concerts. Check out this week's events on the University Calendar of Events. http://www.uni.edu/unicalendar/calendar/2012-W45

ASK A VETERAN PANELNEW

The UNI Veteran’s Association will host an "Ask a Veteran" panel from noon to 1 p.m.,  Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Ballroom C, MAU. This event will be an opportunity for members of the UNI community to speak directly with student veterans about their military and post-military experiences.

A WOMAN'S GUIDE TO SAVING AND INVESTINGNEW

The TIAA-CREF Financial Essentials workshop, "She's Got It: A Woman's Guide to Saving and Investing," will be offered Monday, Nov. 12. For details and registration information, visit the Human Resource website. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/news/documents/TIAACREF_Nov12_WomenGuide.pdf

LONG TERM CARE INFORMATION SESSIONS

A Genworth Life Insurance Company representative will conduct employee information meetings to explain the Long Term Care Insurance program currently being offered. For a list of dates and times, please visit the Human Resources website. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/benefits/all/long_term_care.shtml

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.