Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Apr 1, 2014
UNI CAB presents 'Bully'

The UNI Campus Activities Board will show the documentary "Bully" at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in the Ballroom, MAU. Popcorn and pop will be provided.

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Share your thoughts on UNI eLearning

Blackboard representatives will be on campus Wednesday, April 2, to listen to feedback and suggestions from faculty, staff and students. The feedback sessions are at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., in the State College Room, MAU. 

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Begeman Lecture is April 2

Timothy Gay, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will lecture on "Why Isn't God Ambidextrous?" at 7 p.m., April 2, in the Auditorium, LNG. Gay will discuss the idea of nature being "handed" and apply that concept to agriculture, biology, chemistry and physics. He will also discuss new physics experiments on chirality that may reveal how life began on Earth. More information is posted on the physics website

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Lecture capture using Panopto

Learn how to get started with Panopto classroom capture software from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, April 3, in 138 ITTC. Panopto allows you to create, save, search and share rich media presentations instantly with your students. Register online

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Graduate College Brown Bag Lecture

Marybeth Stalp, sociology, anthropology and criminology and Therèsa M. Winge, Michigan State University, will present "Guerilla Knitters, Yarn Bombing, and Craftivism in Contemporary North America" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, April 2, in the Oak Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. Details are posted on the Graduate College website.

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
Reception for UBS Outstanding Teaching awardees

The provost's office will honor those receiving the UBS Outstanding Teaching Awards with a reception from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 27, in the Commons Lounge and Porch. Award recipients 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/Management).

Thursday, Mar 27, 2014
New policy approved

Policy 13.19 on Retaliation and Misconduct Reporting has been approved. 

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Gamma Phi Beta - pancake breakfast

Gamma Phi Beta will host a pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5, at St. Stephan Student Center. Proceeds help support Girls on the Run. Tickets are available in Maucker Union before April 5 for $5 or $7 at the door.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Iowa's Entrepreneur Conference - EntreFEST 2014!

EntreFEST, Iowa's entrepreneur conference, will be May 14-16 in Iowa City. There will be educational tracks focused on small business owners, high-growth startups, women business owners, corporate innovators and economic developers. Register online. UNI faculty and staff can get a $10 discount by using the code UNISENTME. UNI students receive a 50 percent discount with the code UNISTUDENT.

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Annual Graduate Student Symposium, April 1

The Seventh Annual Graduate Student Symposium is Tuesday, April. 1. Public viewing of the poster presentations is from 1 to 1:45 p.m., in the Ballroom, MAU. Oral presentations are from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Maucker Union meeting rooms; and creative performances are from 6 to 7:30 p.m., in Davis Hall, GBPAC. The symposium program is available on the Graduate College website. 

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Register for Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

The UNI fraternity community welcomes all male students, faculty and staff to "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" to raise awareness about rape, sexual assault and gender violence. Register online by 5 p.m., April 9. For more information, contact

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014
Final Thursday Reading Series

The Final Thursday Reading Series will be Thursday, March 27, at the Hearst Center for the Arts in Cedar Falls. Open mic signup is at 7 p.m.; performances start at 7:15 p.m. Bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction or creative nonfiction. Author Letitia Moffitt will read from her new novel, "Sidewalk Dancing" at 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Faculty and staff need to report lobbying contacts

Lobbying activity from Jan. 1 through March 31 must be reported by March 31. UNI files quarterly reports on specific lobbying issues and the expenses incurred. The university's policy on Federal and State Lobbying and Political Activity is posted online. ( If there is nothing to report for a particular quarter, note that in the "comments" section. Contact Pat Geadelmann with questions.

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Order spring commencement apparel

If you plan to attend commencement and don't have apparel, it can be rented at no charge. Contact Sue at University Book and Supply to order by Saturday, April 5. 

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Local food box sample day

Check out UNI's Local Food Box Program from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 28, in 007 GIL. Sample local foods and sign up to receive a food box (receive 25 percent off your first box). More information is posted online. 

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
Library Mini Comic-Con

Rod Library will host a Mini Comic-Con from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 29. The event is free and open to the public. There will be panel discussions, local artists, a magic tournament, video games, costume contest and more. Details are posted on the library's website.  

Tuesday, Mar 25, 2014
COE 46th Elementary Literacy Conference

The 46th Elementary Literacy Conference will take place April 11. Keynote speakers will be Gary Kelley, local illustrator and UNI graduate, and J. Patrick Lewis, poet and prose writer. Their books will be available for purchase and signing throughout the day. The conference is free to UNI students and faculty. More information and registration are online. 

Monday, Mar 24, 2014
'Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia: Roots of Conflict'

Kenneth Basom, political science; Gregory Bruess, history; and Konrad Sadkowski, history, will provide analysis and take questions on the ongoing turmoil between Ukraine, Crimea and Russia and challenges to East-West relations at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, in 115 SRL.

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014
FY 2015 budget open forums

Plan to attend one of the open forums scheduled to provide input about the FY 2015 budget from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, March 25 and from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, March 26. Both are in the University Room of Maucker Union.

Wednesday, Mar 19, 2014
President Bob Koob to visit UNI

Former President Bob Koob will visit campus on Friday, March 28. There will be a reception from 11 to 11:45 a.m., in the Great Reading Room in Seerley Hall for those wishing to say hello. President Koob served as UNI's 8th president from 1995 to 2006.

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
Hire a personal trainer

Need motivation and direction to meet your fitness goals? 
Hire a UNI WRS personal trainer to jump start your health and fitness. 
Call 273-7167 or visit the WRS website. 

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014

QUASH is back! The Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt will take place on Friday, April 25. This fun event helps raise money for the Alzheimer's Association. Register your team of two to four participants today.       

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014
Office Max Copy paper

The copy paper you've been receiving  for the last two years will be delivered to you in a different wrapping and a new box design but is the same high grade Office Max 30 percent recycled paper from Boise Cascade. For more information, call the warehouse at 277-0765.

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
Review proposed and revised policies

Policy 3.05 Student Group Travel, 3.10 Registration of Student Organizations, 4.41 Special Compensation, and 8.07 Commercial Sales and Solicitation on Campus have been revised and are available for comment on the policies website. Draft policy Discrimination and Harassment is also available for comment.

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
Sustainability Education Summer Institute

UNI tenure and tenure-track faculty can participate in the UNI Faculty Leadership in Sustainability Education Summer Institute 2014. The online application is due Friday, March 21. Selected participants will receive a $2,000 stipend.  For more information, contact Bill Stigliani at 273-7150.