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David Schmid

With one visit to David Schmid's office in Panther Village, you'll understand why he has spent 17 years as a Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) here at UNI: An entire wall is covered with framed photos of each Resident Assistant (RA) staff that he has worked with over the years.

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Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Bender and Dancer exterior concrete work

Work began Monday, May 16, to remove and replace the sidewalk of the Bender and Dancer plaza. The project should be completed by July 1 and is not accessible during construction. Call 273-4400 or 273-3126 for more information.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Check out the 'Panther Minute'

The debut edition of the new "Panther Minute" video series has been uploaded to the university's YouTube channel. The video series will showcase highlights from activities and events from around campus all year round.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Dell catalog available through iProcurement

The Dell catalog is now available through Oracle iProcurement for all Dell purchases. The catalog lists standard configurations approved by Information Technology Services in coordination with the Regent institutions. If you need help accessing the Dell catalog through iProcurement, contact Molly Ungs or call 273-6448. If you have laptop, desktop or monitor needs above and beyond these standard configurations, contact the Information Technology Services Computer Consulting Center at 273-5555 or via email at its-consult@uni.edu to start the request process. As of May 12, 2016, the stand-alone Dell premier website is no longer available for orders.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Bike to Work Week

Cedar Valley’s Bike to Work Week is May 16 to 20. In the spirit of this week, UNI Employee Well-being encourages employees to show us being active. Individuals that post a picture of themselves biking to work this week will be entered in a drawing for an incentive prize. Submissions should be added to the “Employee Well-being” Facebook page or emailed to Employee Well-being by Sunday, May 22; winners will be announced the following week.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Retirement reception for LaDene Bowen

The Institute for Decision Making (IDM) will host a retirement reception for LaDene Bowen from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, May 25, on the second floor of the BCS building. Remarks will begin at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
High Tech/Low Tech Workshops

Want to explore different ways of engaging your students in the classroom? Sign up for "High Tech/Low Tech: Tools that Work for You" June 6 to 8. For full descriptions of the sessions and to sign up, visit the ITS website. Sign up for one or all sessions.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Burst Your Thirst challenge

Employee Well-being invites employees to participate in the Burst Your Thirst Challenge (BYT), from Monday, June 13, to Friday, July 22. The challenge focuses on teams of two to 10 individuals engaging in competition to track water consumption and minutes of physical activity to move up the leaderboard. UNI Employee Well-being will support the effort by providing weekly emails and opportunities for participants to winincentive prizes. Registration opened Monday, May 16; to register your team with UNI, use the Group ID: LHIUNI. Questions can be directed to Employee Well-being.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
UNI-NCBI: Leadership for Diversity Inclusion workshop

The Leadership for Diversity Inclusion workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, in the University Room, MAU. More than a workshop, this is part of a campuswide program to create leadership skills in diversity inclusion and community building through a highly positive, interactive approach. Participants must be able to attend the full day. Lunch and snacks will be provided; registration is free. For more information, visit the provost website.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Update to UNI's smoking policy and tobacco cessation session

UNI has approved an update to its smoking policy. Campus is now tobacco free, not just smoke free, which means no smoking, chewing tobacco or e-cigarettes. The policy applies to walkways and sidewalks adjacent to city streets that adjoin university property, including the grass areas between the sidewalk and street. A map will be posted to the policy website soon. Join Pathways on May 18 for an informational session on the effects of tobacco on the body, the health risks associated with tobacco usage, how addiction is created and maintained, cost of tobacco products and ways to help quite smoking, along with how Quitline Iowa can benefit those looking to quite tobacco usage. Register in advance for the 9 a.m. or 3 p.m. session.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
CAC north plaza entrance closed

The Communication Arts Center north plaza entrance will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 10. The concrete sidewalk, paving, curb and gutter will be removed. Patrons should use the southeast entrance to the building. The work should be completed by fall 2016. For more information, call 273-4400.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Ebiz FIN functions changing

Purchasing functions included in the FIN responsibility (requisitions, requisition summary, purchase order summary and receiving) will be removed from those responsibilities on Monday, May 16. If you use these functions, including approving requisitions, you should request the new UNI Purchasing User responsibility. Visit the Purchasing tab on the OBO website for additional information. Questions can be directed to James Tanzosch at 273-5811.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Dealing with Racist and Other Inappropriate Comments in the Classroom

Facilitators Stephanie Logan, Victoria DeFrancisco, Susan Hill and Karen Mitchell will present a workshop on "Dealing With Racist and Other Inappropriate Comments in the Classroom" from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 19, in 301 LIB (ScholarSpace). This workshop focuses on how to handle inappropriate comments and microagressions, as well as building respectful classroom communities. Register in advance.

Leisl Carr Childers, assistant professor of Public History and the American West, was awarded the the Spur Award in Contemporary Non-Fiction by the Western Writers of America. This is award is given to writers of any discipline for exceptional work on the American West or in the Western genre.

Doreen Hayek, special projects administrator in ITS Educational Technology, was recently awarded the 2015 Friend of Science Award at the ICTM-ISTS State Math & Science Conference. Hayek has a long history of working with various aspects of integrating STEM education into the preK-through-12 and higher education classrooms.

Coleen Wagner, former secretary in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Libby Vanderwall, career services coordinator in the Office of Career Services, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Amy Schipper, associate director of admissions and communications in the Office of Admissions, was honored for outstanding professional service with a Regents Excellence Award for Staff.