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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

UNI ALERT UPDATENEW

The first campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system for this school year is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 3. Please check your emergency notification contact data and make sure it is up to date. Log in to MyUNIverse > Update Personal Information > UNI Alert.

REGISTRATION FOR 2012 DISABILITY AWARENESS SUMMITNEW

UNI will host the 2012 Iowa Regents Institutions Disability Awareness Summit from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Oct. 10, in the Commons. The Disability Summit is open to all UNI students, faculty and staff, as well as those from other Regents institutions. To register, please visit the Iowa Regents Institutions Disability Awareness Summit 2012 registration page.

UNI HOME PAGE STORIESNEW

Three new stories have been added to the UNI home page (This is UNI). Feature stories include William Downs', social work, Integrated Services Project; Francis Degnin's, philosophy & world religions, course on death and dying; graduate students' work at the Center for Disability Studies in Literacy, Language and Learning.

GET-TO-KNOW FACULTY AND STUDENT PROFILESNEW

The Office of University Relations will introduce "Get-to-Know" student, faculty and staff feature stories in the coming months. If you have an interesting project or story to tell, or would like to recommend someone, please email Stacey Christensen. Get-to-Know stories will highlight faculty and student research and projects, unique interests and extracurricular activities.

SAE/RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE NEW

The American Red Cross and Sigma Alpha Epsilon will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Ballroom, MAU. For an appointment call 1-800-RED CROSS or sign up online

OPPORTUNITIES

FIRST LADY TO SPEAK AT UNINEW

First lady Michelle Obama will speak at an Obama for America Campaign event at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 28, in the McLeod Center. A ticket is required for entry. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 5 p.m., Tuesday at Maucker Union. If tickets are still available on Wednesday, they can be picked up starting at 9 a.m. (This is an Obama for America Campaign event hosted by the Panthers for Obama student organization and isn't sponsored or endorsed by the University of Northern Iowa.)

IOWA ENERGY CENTER GRANTS WORKSHOPNEW

Representatives from the Iowa Energy Center (IEC) will visit UNI to provide an overview of the IEC Competitive Grant Program and answer questions from faculty and staff from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Presidential Room, MAU. Visit the Office of Sponsored Programs website for more information.

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.