Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Panther Nation welcomes Flavornation

Erbert and Gerbert's is coming to Maucker Union in June. UNI will be the first university in the state to become home to this popular sandwich chain. The new bistro will replace Cafe Fresco within Prexy's food court.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Panther Nation welcomes Flavornation

Erbert and Gerbert's is coming to Maucker Union in June. UNI will be the first university in the state to become home to this popular sandwich chain. The new bistro will replace Cafe Fresco within Prexy's food court.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Review Policy 3.11 available for comment

Review Policy 3.11 Student Records Policy is available for comment on the University Policies website until Tuesday, April 28. 

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Review Policy 3.11 available for comment

Review Policy 3.11 Student Records Policy is available for comment on the University Policies website until Tuesday, April 28. 

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Inside Money: Managing Income and Debt workshop

A TIAA-CREF workshop on the real impact of budgeting and debt will be offered at noon, Monday, April 20, in 007/009 GIL. This workshop will cover the importance of cash flow, change how you look at saving and spending, identify good and bad debt and ways to help manage it. Bring your lunch. Register online under upcoming seminars at your workplace.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Clients sought for UNI courses in workplace communication

Fall 2015 courses in workplace communication are in need of individual and organizational clients who wish to have print and digital publications created, e.g., newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Contact Adrienne Lamberti for more information.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run

Pi Sigma Epsilon will host its 2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run on Thursday, April 23. Proceeds will benefit the UNI Sparkles cheerleading squad-- a squad inclusive to students of all abilities. There will be multiple DJ's, free Red Bull, glow sticks and a long-sleeved shirt to the first 150 participants to register

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run

Pi Sigma Epsilon will host its 2nd Annual Runner's Rave Glow Run on Thursday, April 23. Proceeds will benefit the UNI Sparkles cheerleading squad-- a squad inclusive to students of all abilities. There will be multiple DJ's, free Red Bull, glow sticks and a long-sleeved shirt to the first 150 participants to register

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
Lecture by the Hon. Jim Leach

Jim Leach was the director of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2007-2013. He served eastern Iowans in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977-2007. Bridging political eras, he is uniquely poised to address the ongoing problem of gridlock in U.S. politics. He will discuss "The Challenges of Non-Partisanship in a Partisan Era" at 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 17, in 002 SAB.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Live Healthy Iowa at UNI 2015 results

UNI participants in the 10-Week Wellness Challenge logged a total of 6,437 hours of activity and lost 175 pounds. Congratulations to the overall winners: Kelly Flege in the weight loss category, and Brad Fletcher for physical activity.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Advanced NCBI Skills: Lunch N' Learn

If you completed the one-day UNI-National Coalition Building Institute workshop, “Leadership for Diversity Inclusion,” you're invited to attend a small group session on ally skills from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, April 17, in the CME conference room. Cookies and drinks provided. For more information, contact Victoria DeFrancisco

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
University elections underway

Elections for university-wide positions are underway. See your MyUNIverse announcements to gain access to the ballots -- one for all faculty and one for graduate faculty. Balloting continues through Friday, April 17.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Flipped learning in a methods class

Jean Schneider, curriculum & instruction, will present her Teach UNI project, which will explain the purpose, methods and student perspectives of a flipped educational methods class from 3 to 4 p.m., Monday, April 13, in 378 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL's website.

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Leader in Me Symposium

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education and unleashing the greatness of every child. The conference is April 22 - 24 and registration is required. 

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Leader in Me Symposium

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education and unleashing the greatness of every child. The conference is April 22 - 24 and registration is required. 

Thursday, Apr 9, 2015
Leader in Me Symposium

The Leader in Me Symposium is a two-day conference focused on instilling leadership as a vital component in education and unleashing the greatness of every child. The conference is April 22 - 24 and registration is required. 

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Student Reading Association Scholastic Book Fair

The Student Reading Association will run a book fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17, in the SEC Lobby. An online book fair will run from April 8 through 21. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Student Reading Association Scholastic Book Fair

The Student Reading Association will run a book fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17, in the SEC Lobby. An online book fair will run from April 8 through 21. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015
Pesticide notification registry 2015

To receive advance notification of pesticide application on campus, visit the physical plant website. 

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
Employee spine and health lunch and learn

A spine and health lunch and learn presentation will be conducted by Wayson Chiropractic from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 16, in 007 GIL. Learn how exercise affects the spine, how certain foods can harm or heal, and how a chiropractor can help when you are in pain. Bring your lunch; iced tea and water will be provided. Registration is required. 

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
Working with small group dynamics in the classroom

Alison Bianchi from the University of Iowa will lead a workshop on forming better small groups based on her research on social inequality at the small group level from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 11, in 1043 BAR (the CAT Classroom). Find more information and register online. 

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
P&S Council voting is now open

Voting is now open to elect new members to the P&S Council. Open positions are in three divisions: Advancement, Academic Affairs and Administration and Finance. Log in to MyUniverse and vote for the representative in your division. Voting ends Friday, April 10.

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
First generation and low-income student panel

A panel of first generation and low-income UNI students will discuss the challenges and opportunities these students face at UNI and how faculty and staff can support them from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9, in 378 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL's website

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
Rod Library campus textbook/book drive

Consider donating books you no longer need to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates across the world. Drop off your textbooks/books in the green cardboard bins in the lobbies in LIB or SEC now through Wednesday, April 22. You can also drop off books at the library booth during the Earth Day Celebration April 22. Read more online. 

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
Rod Library campus textbook/book drive

Consider donating books you no longer need to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates across the world. Drop off your textbooks/books in the green cardboard bins in the lobbies in LIB or SEC now through Wednesday, April 22. You can also drop off books at the library booth during the Earth Day Celebration April 22. Read more online. 

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
Graduate College brown bag lecture

Tyler O'Brien, sociology, anthropology & criminology, will present "Beauty is in the Eye of the Molder: The Anthropology of Head Modification" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Monday, April. 13, in the State College Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. Details are available on the Graduate College website.

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2015
'Of Many': film screening and panel discussion

The humorous documentary "Of Many" will be shown at 7 p.m., Monday, April 13, in Ballroom A, MAU. This film will jump-start a discussion of the interfaith community at UNI, led by a panel of religious leaders from the community. Join the Facebook event and learn more.

Friday, Apr 3, 2015
The Ethics of Energy Production

The David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics at UNI has lined up a panel of experts to provide a comprehensive picture of energy production in Iowa and discuss economic effects, environmental impacts, legal aspects, agricultural viewpoints and employment prospects related to the topic. The Ethics of Energy Production is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 15, in Maucker Union. See the full schedule and register online

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
New form available for departmental dining charges

DOR has updated its Departmental Charge form to include additional fields to comply with university policy. The new form can be found within MyUNIverse under e-Business Forms, DOR Departmental Charge. Please discontinue using the old version effective immediately. The completed form can now be taken to any dining venue on campus for authorized food and beverage purchases to be directly charged to the department. The new form also provides a pre-filled duplicated copy for department records, and a copy of the submitted form will be attached to journal adjustments for processing.

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
Join the fight against cancer

The Relay For Life of UNI will be from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., April 10 and 11, in the McLeod Center. Participants will walk laps to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Join in or donate online. Contact Whitney with any questions.

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
HPELS to host visiting lecturer

The School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services will host the 2015 R.J. McElroy Scholar Lecturer Linda L. Caldwell at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 2, in 252 WRC. Caldwell will discuss "Youth Development and Healthy Leisure."

Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
COE to host Elementary Literacy Conference

The College of Education will host the 47th Annual Elementary Literacy Conference "Literacy, Leading and Learning: Integrating Inquiry, STEM, and the Common Core" Friday, April 17. The conference is free to UNI faculty and students. Find more information or register online

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
UNI Hardwoods volunteer opportunity - April 11

UNI Hardwoods works to put oxygen back into our air while planting thousands of trees in an area in need. Planting begins at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 11, on UNI's campus. For more information, contact Thomas Yackle and like us on Facebook

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Rod Library hours for Easter

Rod Library will have reduced hours on Easter Sunday. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Professional development opportunity

The Student Affairs Professional Development Committee will offer a learning session, “How to Love Your Job” by Adam Carroll, an alumni and author of "Winning the Money Game." This session will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, in the CME. For more information or to register, visit the student affairs website.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Celebrating the life of John Baskerville

UNI's history department invites students, alumni, colleagues and friends to remember professor John Baskerville, who passed away on March 3. The gathering will be from 5 to 7 p.m., April 9, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Memories will be shared beginning at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Financial Literacy Month 2015

Celebrate Financial Literacy Month this April. Several events and presentations will be held throughout the month to help students learn more about their finances. Each presentation will conclude with drawings for gift cards, books, or T-shirt prizes. Register online today. 

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
22nd Annual CSBS Student Research Conference

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will host the 22nd Annual CSBS Conference Saturday, April 25. The abstract submission deadline is April 5. Early registration ends April 10. For more information, visit the CSBS website

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
22nd Annual CSBS Student Research Conference

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) will host the 22nd Annual CSBS Conference Saturday, April 25. The abstract submission deadline is April 5. Early registration ends April 10. For more information, visit the CSBS website

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Homecoming alumni gatherings

The Homecoming 2015 date is Saturday, Oct. 17. If your department or organization plans to host alumni during the weekend and you would like assistance from the UNI Alumni Association, please make the request by April 15. Call or email Amy Mohr at 273-2355 for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Regents Award for Staff Excellence-Supervisory and Confidential Personnel

A Regents Award for Staff Excellence is presented to supervisory and confidential employees who have made outstanding contributions to UNI. Nominations are encouraged and welcomed from faculty, staff and students. Nominations are due Friday, April 10, to Barbara Shepard, WRC 0201. The nomination form and lists of eligible employees and past recipients are available online.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Exploring service learning options

An introduction to using service learning in college courses, including reasons for adding servicing learning and resources for development and implementation, will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, in 378 LIB. For more information, visit the CETL's website

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Employee survey to collect disability and protected veteran status

The Office of Compliance and Equity Management (OCEM) is conducting an employee survey to collect disability and protected veteran status information for affirmative action purposes. Employees are encouraged to confidentially disclose their status using UNI e-Business Suite. For more information, visit the OCEM website

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
2015 and beyond: 'Investing After the Global Financial Crisis'

Dan Morris, TIAA-CREF's global investment strategist, will discuss the opportunities and potential pitfalls he sees in 2015 at noon, Wednesday, April 8, in the Ballroom, MAU. Seats are limited; please register. Bring your lunch; beverages and cookies will be provided.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Call for study abroad program proposals

The Study Abroad Center (SAC) is planning programs for AY 2015-16. The SAC facilitates 20+ instructor-led programs annually, led by UNI faculty and staff teaching UNI courses with a travel abroad component. Attend a lunch and learn at noon, Thursday, April 2, in the State College Room, MAU to learn more. For more information, contact Charity Eckhardt.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Traveling abroad for UNI business/activity?

A Study Abroad Center lunch and learn will cover travel registry, insurance, immigration and U.S. Department of State safety enrollment at noon, Wednesday, April 1, in the Plaza Conference Room, MAU. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
New self-service CatID account recovery tool

OnOn March 25, ITS implemented a new CatID Account Recovery Tool. This allows you to register a cell phone or alternate email address for use in resetting your own passphrase. Visit the ITS website for more information.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Policies available for comment

The following policies are available for comment on the university policy website: 3.02 Student Conduct Policy, 13.01 Affirmative Action, 6.01 Academic Appointments, 6.02 Department Head Recruitment/Appointments and 6.03 Deans Recruitment/Appointments. 

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Annual graduate faculty meeting

The annual graduate faculty meeting will be at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 8, in 115 SRL. Awards will be presented to graduate students and faculty. There will be an open forum: “What Does Change Mean for Graduate Education at UNI?” Bring your ideas to share with the group. A reception in the Great Reading Room will follow the meeting.

Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
Visiting artist Victoria Christen workshop April 2 and 3

Victoria Christen will give demonstrations of how she makes her ceramic artwork from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, April 2 and from 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4:45 p.m., Friday, April 3, in the Ceramics Lab, Room 126 in KAM. She will lecture about her artwork at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 2 and about her life as a potter at 9 a.m., Friday, April 3. Both lectures are in the Art Auditorium, Room 111 KAM.

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