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Thanks to a collaboration between UNI's Department of Biology and Tallgrass Prairie Center and the Black Hawk County Conservation Board, about 100 acres of tallgrass prairie have been restored in a large field experiment at the Cedar River Natural Resource Area, attracting once-plentiful wildlife back home.

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Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Children's Cancer Connection/UNI Dance Marathon Babysitting Night

The Children's Cancer Connection and UNI Dance Marathon are partnering to host a Children's Holiday Party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, in the multi-purpose room of the Cedar Falls Recreation Center. This is an opportunity for parents to enjoy a date night, a chance to get things done around the house or go Christmas shopping while volunteers from UNI Dance Marathon babysit free of charge. Drop off your children for a night of games, food, crafts and fun. Please register in advance.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Canadian Brass at Gallagher Bluedorn

Experience your favorite Christmas music like you’ve never heard before with Canadian Brass at 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, in the GBPAC. This group, with their genre-bending versatility, has nearly single-handedly elevated the brass quintet to what it is today! For tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Open forums for Center for Multicultural Education director

Three finalists for the director of the Center for Multicultural Education have been scheduled to visit campus. The open forums will be from 2 to 2:40 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5; Wednesday, Dec. 7; and Thursday, Dec. 8, in the John Deere Auditorium, CBB. The candidates will begin each session with a 20-minute presentation on the CME’s role in increasing and welcoming diversity at UNI, followed by a 20-minute Q&A session.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Barb Shepard retirement reception

Please join us in celebrating Barb Shepard's 31 years of service to UNI Recreation Services and Student Wellness Services at a reception at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the main lounge, WRC. Light refreshments will be served and a short program will take place at 4 p.m.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Wheaton Session: Heart Disease Awareness

Staff from Wheaton Wellness Services will present "Heart Disease Awareness" from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in 009 GIL. Participants will learn about what heart disease is, how it develops and prevention strategies. Their staff will help us learn about the risk factors of heart disease and preventative lifestyle changes. Please register in advance.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

John Degroote will present "Activities of and Technical Computing Support Opportunities from the GeoTree Center" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7, in 287 LIB. Please bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. For more information, visit the Graduate College website.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
TIAA consultations

A TIAA consultant will visit UNI Wednesdays and Thursdays, Dec. 14-15, Jan. 11-12 and Jan. 25-26 to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics covered during sessions include: Am I on track for retirement?; Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this?; Is my current mix of investments appropriate?; and How do my TIAA investments coordinate with my other plans? Register in advance for an individual meeting or call 800-732-8353.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Is it time to change from Blackboard?

In order to be transparent in the Learning Management System(LMS) review process, IT-ETMS has developed a website that will be kept up to date with the latest information on the review progress. Visit the Gathering Stakeholder Feedback page to provide input. For more information, email elearning@uni.edu or call Melanie Abbas at 319-273-6452.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Mental Health website

Mental health promotion and suicide prevention is a shared campus responsibility at UNI. We can all make a difference by caring about the type of community we collectively create at UNI. Visit the mental health website for on- and off-campus resources, crisis resources and campus initiatives.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
Policy available for comment

Review Policy 8.03 Naming of Buildings and Facilities is available for comment on the policies website.

Thursday, Dec 1, 2016
2017 renewals of cell phone and data access allowances

The Cell Phone and Data Access policy requires employees receiving cell phone and data access allowances to have the authorization reviewed and approved annually. Visit the Office of Business Operations website for the 2017 form, FAQs and other information. Authorizations must be received in OBO by Friday, Jan. 6, to receive the allowance on the January payroll. The new 2017 form must be used.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016
Yule Ball: It's a Masquerade!

The UNI Harry Potter Club presents the Yule Masquerade Ball from 7 to 11 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. Admission is free and open to the university community. For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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.