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Special Olympics Iowa

Recently, athletes gathered at the UNI-Dome to take part in events for the Special Olympics Northeast Iowa Spring Games.

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Faculty & Staff Accolades

Chris Schrage, UNIBusiness Global Opportunities Coordinator and UNI instructor of marketing, has joined the Board of Governors for NASBITE International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of international trade and its activities. NASBITE is the accrediting organization for the Certified Global Business Professional credential.

Mary Herring, associate dean in the College of Education, co-presented the following sessions at the American Association for Colleges of Education 2014 Annual Meeting in Indianapolis Feb. 28 through March 3, 2014: Creating Culturally Competent and Confident Teachers - Mary Herring & Dwight Watson; Transformational Leadership to Develop TPACK-Ready Teacher Candidates; Intel Teach Pilot; and Leading Up! Advocating and Implementing Change as Associate Deans. 

The winners of the University Book and Supply Outstanding Teaching Awards for 2014 are Sarah Vander Zanden (College of Education/curriculum & instruction); Sheila Benson (College of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences/languages & literatures); Nicholas Schwab (College of Social and Behavioral Sciences/psychology); and Russell Guay (College of Business Administration/management). The UBS Outstanding Teaching Award honors pre-tenure faculty members who have shown significant contributions to the quality of teaching.

Jesse Swan, professor of languages and literatures, was recently selected to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Collaborative Research project on Shakespeare and Biography. Centered at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., the project brings together the best Shakespeareans and biographers.

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Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
2014-15 Reaching for Higher Ground campus meetings

The theme for the 2014-15 Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) project is Media and Social Media: A Networked Society. Learn about recent changes to the RHG project and how you can get involved during one of the campus meetings from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m., Tuesday, April 29 or from 8 to 8:50 a.m., Wednesday, April 30, in the Oak Room, MAU. If you have questions, contact higherground@uni.edu

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Graduate student Commencement moved to McLeod

Due to the number of graduate students indicating they plan to participate in the spring Commencement ceremony, the venue has been moved to the McLeod Center. This change is being made to comfortably accommodate all of the graduates and their family and friends. For more information, visit the Commencement information Web page.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Help welcome students and families to campus

Volunteers are needed for fall move-in. Duties include greeting students and families, carrying their belongings and providing general assistance. A two-hour commitment is required during one (or more) of the following shifts: 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Aug. 17; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21
and Friday, Aug. 22. Sign up online

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Compensatory time payout

Email notification of the annual compensatory time-payout procedure has been delivered to all merit AFSCME, merit supervisory and confidential, and deans, directors and department head employees. For more information, read the compensatory time-payout announcements.

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014
Review policy on faculty participation

Review Policy 2.13 Faculty Participation in University Planning and Budgeting is available for comments until Thursday, May 8. 

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Film and discussion 'The Garden'

The Reaching for Higher Ground: Food Matters film series will show its final film, "The Garden," at 7 p.m., Monday, April 28, in the CME. A discussion will follow the screening.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
UNI Museum display – The Sacred and The Secular

The Sacred and The Secular exhibit examines the multiple roles that art plays in African cultures. This free exhibit will explore how the African objects in the UNI Museum's collection are used by their original culture while also looking at parallels in our own society. This display is on the first floor of the Rod Library now through Sept. 28.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
QUASH on Friday!

The Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt (QUASH) involves teams of two to four participants who complete a scavenger hunt around UNI's campus Friday, April 25. All proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. For more information, visit the QUASH website.   

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
PSE will host a UNI student garage sale

A UNI student garage sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 3, in the Gilchrist parking lot. Sale items can be donated May 1-3; rent a table for $5. Proceeds go to UNI Sustainability to rebuild the garden on top of Maucker Union. For pickup locations and times, contact Courtney Clark at 319-981-1159. clarkcak@uni.edu

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014
Annual spring plant sale

The annual spring plant sale will be from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, May 1, in the UNI Botanical Center. Plants for sale include tropicals, herbs, vegetables, succulents and flowers. If you have any questions, contact Billie Hemmer.

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014
Campus-wide cooling

The Physical Plant is starting up cooling systems across campus. It will take several days to complete this process in all buildings. If you have any questions, call Gary Saak at 273-4400.