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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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Friday, Jul 24, 2015
Save a life - donate blood

A Red Cross blood drive will be held from noon to 5 p.m., Monday, July 27, in the main Lobby, WRC. Walk in or schedule an appointment online. 

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 21, 2015
RAGBRAI Rod Library exhibits

There are three RAGBRAI displays on exhibit at the Rod Library. The main floor exhibit case showcases RAGBRAI and bicycling memorabilia belonging to a library staff member. The Special Collections/University Archives display case includes pictures from RAGBRAI stops at UNI. The Youth Collection display highlights youth books on cycling.

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.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
Reaching for Higher Ground accepting mini-grant applications

The Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) Committee is seeking applications for mini-grant awards of up to $1,000, which are due Saturday, Aug. 1. Visit the RHG website to learn more about RHG and the 2015-16 theme: And Justice for All. With this round of funding, RHG is placing a greater emphasis on funding projects that include interdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement. If you have questions, call Lori Miller at 273-2634.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
Free workshop on understanding Middle Eastern students

The Culture & Intensive English Program is sponsoring a free workshop on "Using Intercultural Tools to Understand and Support Middle Eastern Students" from 9:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, July 27, in the Ballroom, MAU. Pre-register (required) and find more information online. Contact Olivia Randolph with questions.

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015
Submit Family Weekend activities by Aug. 3

Family Weekend is Nov. 6 and 7. If your college, department or program is planning activities for Family Weekend that need to be included in the mailer, submit details to Liz Conklin by Monday, Aug. 3. 

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
Migration to new UNI voicemail system scheduled

Migration to the new UNI voicemail system is scheduled for 8 p.m., Thursday, July 23. Mailboxes will be available for customization on the new voicemail system starting Thursday, July 16. Visit this ITS resource center for more information. 

Tuesday, Jul 7, 2015
New Graduate College website

The Graduate College website is new and improved. Please check that links you have to the site are working. If you need assistance with the new URL, contact Cheryl Nedrow at 273-2748.