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Small Business Report

The University of Northern Iowa's Center for Business Growth and Innovation recently published the 2015 Iowa Small Business Report.


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Faculty & Staff Accolades

Dan Nickey, associate director of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at UNI, has been awarded the Karen V. Brown Environmental Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Steering Small Business Ombudsman and Small Business Environmental Assistance Program Committee.

Inez Murtha, director, Academic Learning Center, was honored by the YWCA as the 2015 Professional Woman of the Year during its Cedar Valley Women of Persimmon Awards luncheon.

Kyle Gray, associate professor in Earth Science and Science Education, is the 2015 recipient of the Donald and Carolyn Biggs Award for innovative and effective Earth Science teaching among early career faculty. He'll be recognized by the Geoscience Education division of the Geological Society of America at the annual GSA meeting in Baltimore in November.

Jerry Thiel, director, Metal Casting Center, was honored by the AFS Metalcasting Congress. He received the AFS Service Citation for leadership and service to the metalcasting industry as an educator, member and chairman of the AFS Hawkeye Chapter, and Molding Methods and Materials Division.

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Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
New recycling options at UNI

Beginning fall semester, all academic buildings will have new single-stream recycling units in public areas. Look for units that have a blue recycling container attached to a black trash container. All clean cardboard, plastic, metal and paper can be placed in the blue containers without sorting. Trash and glass will go in the side marked for trash.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
Building access updates

Several updates have been made to the Building Access Procedures and Guidelines found on the Physical Plant's website. Updates include a justification field for key requests, limiting the length of time students may be issued keys (maximum is one academic year), explanation of required key audits, and key log requirements for departmental keys. For more information, call Tricia Pugh at 273-6109.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
Welcome international students to UNI through friendship

The CIEP International Friendship Program is a non-residential host family program. International students do not live with their new American friends, but meet with their host family at their convenience and participate in activities such as evening or weekend meals, family or community sports and holiday celebrations. Sign up online or email Sally Roos.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

Fall 2015 courses in workplace communication are in need of individual and organizational clients who wish to have print and digital publications created, e.g., newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Contact Adrienne Lamberti for more information.

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Compost training scheduled in August

The IWRC will host Food Waste Compost Training: On the Farm and in Your Community from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 20, at the CEEE. This one-day workshop will cover compost management. Registration is $20. 

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Hillside-Jennings apartments office moving to ROTH

Effective July 28, the Hillside-Jennings apartment office is moving from its current location at 3900 Jennings Drive to ROTH complex around the corner at 3800 Jennings Drive. Hillside-Jennings residents and guests can park in the 30-minute parking stalls outside the main entrance to ROTH. Upon entering ROTH, the apartment office will be up the stairs straight ahead, Room 121. The office phone will remain the same, 273-6232. Office hours are posted online. 

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015
Time to order 2015-2016 parking permits

Parking permits can be ordered online now through 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 15. This is also the deadline for permanent faculty and staff to choose the pre-tax monthly payroll-deduction payment option for the permit fee. You can purchase both a regular vehicle permit and a motorcycle permit. This option applies to the G, Gm, A and B permits. If you have questions, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
Redeker Drive to close for repairs

Redeker Drive between Ohio and Campus streets will be closed for pavement repairs Friday, July 24 through Friday, Aug. 7. Please use Campus Street for access to the Gilchrist A lot. Access to the GBPAC visitor lot will be via Ohio Street.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
G parking permit lottery for 2015-16

The deadline to submit names for the 24 "G" parking spaces in the furthest north row of the Gilchrist Lot and the 31 spaces in the Multimodal Transportation Center is 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 24. Make requests online or in writing to Public Safety. Written requests should include name, campus address and lot of interest. Any unsold G & Gm permits at the beginning of the fall semester may be sold to enrolled students. The yearly G permit fee is $406.20; the Gm permit is $417.60. Permanent employees interested in choosing the 12-month pre-tax payroll deduction payment option must be available between July 30 and Aug. 14 to receive notification of their status and purchase the permit. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
20+ State Fair volunteers still needed

Volunteers are still needed for the UNI exhibit at the Iowa State Fair. Sign up to volunteer for a four-hour shift between Thursday, Aug. 13 and Sunday, Aug. 23. Volunteers receive a UNI T-shirt and free admission ticket, and are asked to interact with interested fairgoers, prospective and current students, families and alumni, in addition to handing out UNI giveaways. Contact Jess Betts with questions.

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015
UNI-CUE has new telephone numbers

The UNI Center for Urban Education (UNI-CUE) has new phone numbers. The main number is 273-4772. TRiO program numbers are as follows: the Educational Opportunity Center is 273-4774; Educational Talent Search is 273-4773; and Classic Upward Bound is 273-4775. Direct numbers for UNI-CUE staff are listed in the UNI Directory.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
MyUNI App receives updates

The MyUNI App has been updated on both the Google Play store and the iTunes Store. Some of the new features are a link for the traditions app, a first-year experience button and a button for wellness resources.