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Sandy Stevens

Wrestling is more than just a sport to Sandy Stevens (B.A. '62, English teaching). It's a vehicle for saving lives.


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Faculty & Staff Accolades

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.

Annette Lynch, professor and interim director of the School of Applied Human Sciences, has been recognized as an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Title IX Champion. The Title IX Champion award celebrates vital advocacy that supports and advances gender equity in education.

John Burnight, assistant professor of philosophy and world religions, received the University Book & Supply (UBS) Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015. The award honors pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching.

Nicole Skaar, assistant professor of educational psychology and foundations, received the University Book & Supply (UBS) Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015. The award honors pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Dining summer hours

This summer UNI Dining Services will operate Piazza and Biscotti's in Redeker Center, as well as Chats, Essentials and Prexy's in Maucker Union. Days and hours vary by location. Check the summer dining hours page for the most up-to-date schedule.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Inside UNI deadline change

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the Tuesday, May 26 Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff is noon, Friday, May 22. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Retirement reception for Bill Calhoun

A reception to honor Bill Calhoun, vice president for University Advancement, for 35 years of service will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 17, in the Georgian Lounge, COM. The program starts at 4:30 p.m. Contact the UNI Foundation for more information.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
UNI Mail Center cannot deliver personal mail or packages

The UNI Mail Center has noticed an increase in packages that appear to be personal deliveries (shipping address is not a company we typically do business with). University and state regulations only allow delivery of materials that relate to the official business of the university, including packages sent via FedEx or UPS. Under no circumstances will the UNI Mail Center be responsible for delivery delays or damage to materials not meeting this criteria. For more information, contact Cathy McRoberts at 277-0765 or Brian Looby at 273-2866.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Volunteer for Move-In Crew

Help create a great first impression and provide a positive experience for incoming residence hall students and their families by becoming a Move-In Crew volunteer. Sign up online as an individual or with a group. 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Call for Study Abroad program proposals

The Study Abroad Center is planning programs for academic year 2015-16. If you're interested in leading an academic program abroad, contact Charity Eckhardt. Program proposal submission deadline is Monday, June 15.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Memorial Weekend upgrades for MyUNIverse and Campus Solutions

ITS - Information Systems is planning to upgrade the software that runs a number of critical systems Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25. More information is posted online. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Construction notice - Campus Street/Baker ADA parking lot closure

Campus Street north of Gilchrist Hall will be closed starting Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21. The Baker ADA/metered parking lot will also be closed during the same time frame. Contact Facilities Planning at 273-2611 with any questions.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
FY15 e-Business Suite closing schedule

Visit the Office of Business Operations Web page for the updated FY15 closing schedule. For additional information or questions, email James Tanzosch or call 273-5811.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Final reminder: retiring access.uni.edu Web server

The access.uni.edu Web server will be retired May 30. It's been replaced with new, load-balanced servers that now house the majority of UNI's custom Web applications. If you have any links to access.uni.edu, contact Chad Wittrock immediately to determine where those links should now point.

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Compensatory time payout

All merit AFSCME, merit supervisory and confidential, and deans, directors and department head employees have been notified by email of the annual compensatory time-payout procedure. For more information, read the compensatory time-payout announcements on the Office of Business Operations website.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
State Fair volunteers needed

Volunteer for a four-hour shift at UNI's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 13 through Sunday, Aug. 23. Volunteers receive a UNI T-shirt and free admission in exchange for handing out UNI giveaways and interacting with interested fairgoers, prospective and current students, families and alumni. Contact Jess Betts with questions.