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Uncommon Sense

People on the autism spectrum take center stage in "Uncommon Sense," a new production that will premiere at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GPBAC) at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, before the start of a national tour.

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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Faculty informal tea

The Rod Library faculty invite all faculty to an informal tea from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, in 217 LIB. Relax with colleagues and enjoy tea and treats.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Jack Hanna's 'Into the Wild LIVE' at Gallagher Bluedorn

See “Into the Wild LIVE” with host Jungle Jack Hanna at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24, at GBPAC. This Emmy-award winning show takes the stage with stories of adventure and live animals! Only a buck a kid! For tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Toner cartridges available

The Office of Academic Advising has available, for university use and free, two HP toner cartridges. They are CC532A Yellow and CC530AD Black. For more information, contact Jane Fritts.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
'Wall of Comic Art' call for art

It is not too late for students, faculty and staff to submit any 2-D medium comic artwork by Wednesday, March 1 for the "Wall of Comic Art" exhibit. The artwork will be on display on the main floor of Rod Library during March.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Wellness/Recreation Center pass

The cost for a Wellness/Recreation Center pass will be reduced to $100 Wednesday, March 1. The pass is good until fall semester classes begin in August. For more information, contact Recreation Services at 319-273-6275.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Faculty and staff tech tips

Blackboard allows you to do weighted grades as a part of the Grade Center. The best way to do this is to organize your assessments into categories (e.g. quizzes, tests, papers, etc.) and then assign the weights to the Weighted Total column in the Bb Grade Center. You even have the option for dropping the lowest grades in categories, if needed. To learn more, visit Lynda.com. Questions can be emailed to idds@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Biometric screening

Did you know that all faculty and staff are eligible for one free biometric health screening each year? Join Employee Well-being and health professionals from Covenant Wellness Services as they host a biometric health screening from 7 to 9 a.m., Friday, March 10, in 007/009 GIL. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Book sale for Blank Park Zoo

The Explorers of Religion and Philosophy Club will host a book sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 27-March 1, in 0081 BAR (Thompson Commons). Paperback books cost $1, hard cover books sell for $2 and textbooks are $5. Thirty percent of proceeds will go to the Blank Park Zoo.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Quick and easy strategies for classroom discussion

Susan Hill, CETL, will talk about classroom discussion and strategies from "The Discussion Book: 50 Great Ways to Get People Talking" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, in 378 LIB. Participants will use some of the book’s suggestions for getting people to talk, focusing particularly on the book’s “top ten” list for getting discussion going with new groups and democratizing participation.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
CETL Series: Working with Small Groups in the Classroom CATME

Dawn DelCarlo and Brittany Flokstra, chemistry and biochemistry, will discuss CATME from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, in 378 LIB. CATME is a research-based, free online program that "prepares students to function effectively in teams and supports faculty as they manage their students' team experience." DelCarlo and Flokstra have used the program to manage teams in their classes.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
Student Employee of the Year nominations due Feb. 17

Nominations are being accepted for Student Employee of the Year through 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17. For more information and to complete a nomination, visit the Career Services website. Questions should be directed to Sarah Goblirsch.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017
Wakonse Teaching Conference informational meeting

There will be an informational meeting about the Wakonse Teaching Conference from 2 to 3 p.m., Monday, Feb. 20, in 378 LIB. The conference will be Thursday through Tuesday, May 25-30. For more information, visit the conference website. Questions should be directed to Susan Hill.

Leisl Carr Childers, assistant professor of Public History and the American West, was awarded the the Spur Award in Contemporary Non-Fiction by the Western Writers of America. This is award is given to writers of any discipline for exceptional work on the American West or in the Western genre.

Doreen Hayek, special projects administrator in ITS Educational Technology, was recently awarded the 2015 Friend of Science Award at the ICTM-ISTS State Math & Science Conference. Hayek has a long history of working with various aspects of integrating STEM education into the preK-through-12 and higher education classrooms.

Coleen Wagner, former secretary in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Libby Vanderwall, career services coordinator in the Office of Career Services, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Amy Schipper, associate director of admissions and communications in the Office of Admissions, was honored for outstanding professional service with a Regents Excellence Award for Staff.