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Special Olympics Iowa

Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.

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Faculty & Staff Accolades

Mary Herring, associate dean in the College of Education, co-presented the following sessions at the American Association for Colleges of Education 2014 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis Feb. 28 through March 3, 2014: Creating Culturally Competent and Confident Teachers - Mary Herring & Dwight Watson; Transformational Leadership to Develop TPACK-Ready Teacher Candidates; Intel Teach Pilot; and Leading Up! Advocating and Implementing Change as Associate Deans. 

The winners of the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2014 are Sarah Vander Zanden (College of Education/curriculum & instruction); Sheila Benson (College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences/languages & literatures); Nicholas Schwab (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences/psychology); and Russell Guay (College of Business Administration/management). The UBS Outstanding Teaching Award honors pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching.

Jesse Swan, professor of languages and literatures, was recently selected to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research project on Shakespeare and Biography. Centered at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., the project brings together the best Shakespeareans and biographers.

Mary Herring, associate dean and professor in the College of Education, was recently named to Microsoft's 2013-2014 Worldwide Higher Education Board. The advisory board is composed of faculty members from the worldwide academic community convening to discuss the use of technology in the higher education community. Herring was chosen because of her demonstrated excellence in the field of technology usage in higher education.

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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
UNI Alert system test

A campus-wide test of the UNI Alert system is scheduled for 9:55 a.m., Wednesday, April 16. Please review your emergency contact information and make any necessary updates. To update your emergency contact information, visit the Update My Personal Information application in MyUNIverse.

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Jackson Katz - "More Than a Few Good Men"

Jackson Katz, anti-sexist activist, will present "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence against Women" at 7:30 p.m., April 24, in 002 SAB. The event is free and open to the public. 

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Earth Week celebration activities

Bring in at least five plastic bags to exchange for one reusable UNI bag from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, April 21, outside Maucker Union. Limit one bag per person. The 2014 UNI Earth Day Fair will be held outside Maucker Union from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 22. Sample maple syrup made from campus trees, help start seedlings for the UNI student garden, get a free bike tune up and learn how to get involved.

Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Baker Hall update

Contractors are bringing in and compacting fill dirt and hauling rubble away from the Baker Hall site. The water main near Wright Hall is scheduled to be replaced April 16. Be careful when walking across Campus Street; truck traffic will continue throughout the semester. Contact Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with questions or concerns.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
University summer hours

Beginning Monday, May 12, summer hours for university offices will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours will remain in effect through Friday, Aug. 15. Please coordinate department operations accordingly and communicate changes to affected staff.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Faculty and staff development: Academic Advising workshop

The faculty and staff Academic Advisor Development Workshops will feature five concurrent sessions and a panel discussion. This is a come-and-go event so faculty and staff are encouraged to attend any or all of the sessions from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, April 21, in MAU. Contact David Marchesani with questions. 

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
'The Table And The Bedroom'

Alison Suen, lecturer in philosophy at Vanderbilt University and UNI alumna, will lecture on "The Table And The Bedroom: The Intersections Between Animal Ethics and Feminism," at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in 115 SRL. Her lecture will explore the parallels between the exploitation of animals and the exploitation of women.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
UNI to offer EPSCoR camps

UNI's summer Iowa EPSCoR camps include a variety of STEM-related camps that are available to the community, including elementary, middle school and high school levels. Visit the camps website for more information.

Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
Change in Library hours for April 19-20

Library hours for April 19 through 20 are posted online. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
Annual graduate faculty meeting

The annual graduate faculty meeting will be at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 17, in 115 SRL. Awards will be presented to graduate students and faculty. Graduate alumni will discuss the strengths and future recommendations for online and hybrid graduate programs. A reception in the Great Reading Room will follow the meeting.

Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
Rod Library campus textbook/book drive

Donate books to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates across the world. Drop off textbooks/books you no longer need at the Rod Library lobby or the Maucker Union Administrative Office in the green cardboard bins now through April 22 or at the library booth on April 22 during the UNI Earth Day Celebration.