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Rebecca Peterson

Rebecca Petersen's journey to becoming an educator was very different from most, but now that she's working as a teacher, she's accomplished more than she ever could have thought possible.

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Faculty & Staff Accolades

Mary Losch has been named the new director of the Center for Social & Behavioral Research.  Losch has served as the CSBR's assistant director for 16 years and has extensive experience at the state and national level in survey research.

Augustina Naami's poster, "Disability, Gender and Employment Relationships in Africa: The Case of Ghana," won the Tanis Doe Prize for the best poster at this year's Society for Disability Studies annual conference.

Francesca Soans, associate professor of communication studies, received the 2014 Loren Horton Community History Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) for the documentary "Sons of Jacob Synagogue."

The United States Sports Academy has awarded Chris Edginton, health, physical education & leisure services, its 2014 Distinguished Service Award. Edginton serves as the Secretary General of the World Leisure Organization, a non-governmental organization in consultative status with The United Nations. The award will be presented during the 2014 World Leisure Conference in September.

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Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Revised Human Resource Services (HRS) website

The updated Human Resource Services website is now live. Take a minute to review the revised website and learn more about faculty and staff benefits and resources.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Special faculty/staff promotion

Register for a class between 5 and 7 p.m. and enter your name in a drawing for a free fitness class for the spring 2015 semester. Contact Dana Foster after you register to be placed in the drawing.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Participants needed for research study on stuttering

Student researchers in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders are seeking adults who stutter to participate in a research study. Participants will learn to control a computer game environment by producing voice. For more information, contact Carlin Hageman. Opportunities to enroll in speech-language pathology services will be available to participants.

Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
CIEP Global Connections Scholarship available

The Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP) has a scholarship available for English as a Second Language students who are recommended by current UNI employees. This scholarship provides 100 percent CIEP tuition for Oct. 22 – Dec. 19. If you know of someone who would benefit from English training, please forward this opportunity. For more information, contact ciepadmissions@uni.edu or visit the CIEP website.

Wednesday, Sep 10, 2014
MPP Program fundraiser

The Masters in Public Policy Program is hosting a dinner, silent auction and opera performance to raise funds for the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, in the Slife Ballroom, COM. Purchase tickets or donate online.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
'How College Works' - what matters for student success

Join facilitators Martha Reineke and Susan Hill for a conversation on the book "How College Works" at noon, Wednesday, Sept. 10, in 378 LIB. Brief excerpts from the book are available on the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning calendar event on the provost's website.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
Call for proposals

The UNI Student Affairs Professional Development Committee is seeking session proposals for the fall 2014 conference to be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Maucker Union. The conference theme is Maximizing Effectiveness. For more information or to submit a proposal, visit the student affairs website.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
Save the date - Graduate College Faculty Showcase

A Graduate College Faculty Showcase will be held Monday, Oct. 6, with presentations by regular summer fellowship and PDA recipients. Oral presentations will be from 3 to 4 p.m. in 115 SRL, and poster presentations and refreshments from 4 to 5 p.m., in the Great Reading Room, SRL. More information will be available the week of Sept. 22.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
Banned Books Week read-out volunteers needed

Rod Library is hosting its annual read-out for Banned Books Week, Sept. 22 - 26. The library is looking for individuals and departments to participate in the read-out. Examples of the virtual read-out are posted online. If you or your department are interested, email rodlibprc@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014
Free USB thumb drive via buy-back program

Would you like to participate in current research and trade in your old USB thumb drive for a new one? The UNI Lab of Storage and Security Technology is conducting a buy-back program. More information is posted online.

Monday, Sep 8, 2014
Registration deadline for Homecoming office decorating competition

Register your individual office, front desk/reception area or entire office space for the Homecoming office decorating contest by Tuesday, Sept. 16, and compete for a free lunch. Offices will be judged based on utilization of the Homecoming theme "Students By Day, Panthers By Night," creativity, originality, construction and spirit. Contact Leslie Prideaux with questions.