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Reclaim Your Holidays

While the holidays are usually viewed as a time of joy for many people, it's no secret that it can also be the most stressful time of the year. It's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, and people often find themselves consumed with the idea of finding the perfect gift.

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Faculty & Staff Accolades

Carl Thurman, biology, received the James Lubker Faculty Research Award at the fall faculty meeting. In addition to UNI students and faculty, Thurman collaborates with scientists across the USA, as well as Europe and South America to produce novel scientific information.

Elaine Eshbaugh, applied human sciences, received the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the fall faculty meeting. Eshbaugh developed the only college course in Iowa on the topic of Alzheimer's and related dementias. She regularly mentors undergraduates in their research or has them involved with her own research team.

Robin Lund, associate professor of physical education, received the Class of 1943 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching at the fall faculty meeting. Lund teaches a wide range of course work at the graduate and undergraduate level including research methods, statistics, anatomy and physiology and a variety of other courses in the movement and exercise science major.

Tim Gilson, educational leadership and postsecondary education, received the Ross A. Nielsen Professional Service Award at the 2014 fall faculty meeting. Gilson’s contributions to education include preparing principals in Iowa, advising MAE and doctoral students, and providing guest lectures on school law to UNI’s preservice teachers.

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Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Electronic Media Student Showcases

Students majoring in electronic media will exhibit their work at two events this week. An Electronic Media Student Showcase of innovative, thought-provoking and moving videos will be shown at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 17, in the Interpreters Theater, LNG. The UNI-TV Annual Variety Show, featuring student work from an innovative collaboration between journalism and electronic media, will be at 3 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 18, in the Performance Studio, LNG. Awards will also be presented to the winners of a video contest.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
Library hours during holidays and semester break

Rod Library hours during the holidays and semester break are posted online. There will be no special loans during the holidays and semester break. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Dec 17, 2014
23rd Street Market & Biscotti’s open during winter break

Hours of operation for 23rd Street Market and Biscotti's are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 20 through Jan. 10, with the exception of Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1. With each purchase, customers will receive a free fountain drink in their own refillable cup. One refill per visit, no limit on daily visits. Prexy's, Chats & Essentials in MAU will be closed during break. 

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Faculty workshop - 'All Paws On Deck'

Learn about UNI’s CAT Classroom in which Collaborative, Active and Transformational learning is at the heart of the facility design. Practice active-learning pedagogy while exploring the technology in the room along with faculty who have taught in it. Register online. 

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Time to report lobbying contacts

Lobbying activity from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014 must be reported by Friday, Jan. 2. UNI files quarterly reports on specific lobbying issues and the expenses incurred. The university's policy on Federal and State Lobbying and Political Activity is posted online. If there is nothing to report for a particular quarter, note that in the "comments" section. Contact Pat Geadelmann with questions.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Reminder of reduced operations at the Mail Center

The Mail Center/Warehouse will not make regular deliveries on Dec. 25, 26, 29, 30 and 31, but will be open reduced hours Dec. 29 - 31. Mail will be sorted and available to departments that wish to pick up mail during the morning hours at 2412 W. 27th St. Employees picking up mail must provide photo ID. The Mail Center will not deliver Fed Ex, UPS and other express mail/packages; same identification procedure as mail will be expected. Call 273-2828 to confirm that your mail or packages are here before making the trip. There will be no sales Dec. 30 and 31.

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Return Keys to Physical Plant

Reminder for faculty, staff and students not returning next semester - all keys must be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
African American Children and Families Conference

The African American Children and Families Conference will be Feb. 19 and 20. Participants will hear from scholars and practitioners who will provide expertise in the education necessary to empower and develop the African American community. Details are posted online.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
Leave requests under the Family & Medical Leave Act

"Leave Requests under the Family & Medical Leave Act" has been rescheduled from 3 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 8, in the CME. This session will provide information on the university's process, procedure and policies related to the Family & Medical Leave Act. The same session will be offered Wednesday, March 25. Advance registration is required. Contact Therese Callaghan with questions.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
New charter bus agreement

Purchasing has negotiated a new, exclusive agreement with Windstar Lines for all university charter bus needs. Highlights of the agreement include a 10 percent discount on all trips. Information on the contract and how to book a bus can be found on the Contracts and Purchasing Agreements page. For more information, contact Jon Westhoff at 273-6246.

Thursday, Dec 11, 2014
Danielle Allen will lecture on the MLK legacy

Danielle Allen, author, political theorist and professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, will visit UNI in January. Allen will lecture on "Our Declaration and the King Legacy" at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 19, in Lang Hall.

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014
Library hours for finals week

Rod Library hours for finals week are posted online. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.