Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Wireless network access for UNI guests and visitors

UNI is offering complimentary wifi access to visitors and guests via the 'attwifi' network, which will replace 'UNI-Guest' in most campus locations. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to continue using the secure 'WiFi-UNI' network. More information is posted on the ITS website.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Summer construction projects

There are a number of construction projects taking place on campus. A map on the Facilities Planning website shows the location, approximate duration and alternate routes around construction projects

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Billing statements for printing or mailing charges

A link to the PDF instructions for accessing billing statements for printing or mailing charges from the University of Iowa is now included on the order form for printing jobs

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Abandoned bikes

A number of abandoned bikes around campus were confiscated by the UNI Police on May 27 and 28. If your bike is missing, contact the UNI Police at 273-2712.

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014
Kid Zumba

Zumba for kids ages 7 through 11 features age-appropriate music to encourage kids to have fun moving to the beat. The class is offered at 9 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, in 176 WRC. The first session begins June 10. The fee is $25. Register online or in 101 WRC. Contact Dana Foster for more information.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
College Hill Farmers Market starts June 5

The College Hill Farmers Market brings fresh, local foods to the UNI campus and surrounding communities from 4 to 6 p.m. every Thursday, June through October. The CEEE sponsors and manages the market on the corner of College and W. 22nd streets.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
Community Engagement: How to measure impact

Explore programs of community service and engagement currently offered by UNI students, faculty and staff from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 4, in the CME. A case study of a UNI program that has demonstrated success and faced challenges as it relates to impact will be discussed.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
Spring 2014 International Panther is now available

The spring edition of the CIEP International Panther is available online. Read about current students, CIEP alumni, social and cultural activities, special programs and more.

Tuesday, Jun 3, 2014
Campanile repair work to start

Weather permitting, work on the exterior of the Campanile will start Monday, June 9. Work will include roof revisions on the bell deck and cleaning the brick and limestone. The area will be closed off the last week of June in order to replace the wire mesh guards in the arch openings. If you have any problems or a tentative event scheduled for this area, contact either Joe Boutott or Tony Hanson in the Physical Plant at 273-4400.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014
Primary election voting at Gilchrist Hall

Gilchrist Hall has been designated as a polling location for the June 3 primary election. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Certain parking meters on the west side of Gilchrist Hall will be designated for voters only. Questions may be directed to Milissa Wright, UNI Police, at 273-2712.

Monday, Jun 2, 2014
Summer Wellness and Fitness News now posted

Summer issues of the June Student Health 101 (SH101), New Student Orientation Issue of Student Health 101 (SH101), the WRS E-Newsletter and the WRS Personal Fitness are now posted online. SH101 is a national publication focusing on college student interests. The WRS newsletters focus on WRS activities and topics of the month.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
BOR agenda posted

The next Board of Regents meeting will take place June 4 and 5 in Ames. The agenda is posted online.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
President Ruud's one-year thank you reception

President Ruud is celebrating one year at UNI on May 31. He would like to thank students, faculty and staff for all their hard work from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Friday, May 30, at the President's House. Coffee, juice and pastries will be provided.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
BOR public hearing May 29

This month's Board of Regents public hearing at UNI is scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m., Thursday, May 29, in 030 BCS.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
New Mail Center contacts

Mail Center questions can still be directed to Karen at 273-3230. Questions regarding UPS or FED-EX should be directed to Dale Miller at 273-3636. Any other freight questions can be directed to Cathy at 277-0765.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Live Healthy Iowa Burst Your Thirst Challenge

UNI employees are invited to participate in the Live Healthy Iowa Burst Your Thirst Challenge. Teams track water consumption and activity minutes. The first 75 employees to register will receive a UNI Employee Wellness camelbak water bottle. Visit Human Resource Services to learn more or contact Kari Lien for assistance in creating a team.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
World No Tobacco Day

Employees are invited to celebrate World No Tobacco Day on May 31. Those interested in learning about smoking cessation services may contact Quitline Iowa at 1.800.QUIT.NOW. When you enroll, a trained Quit Coach will help you create a customized plan to quit.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Memorial Day weekend hours Prexy's & Chats

Prexy's and Chats will be closed Monday, May 26 for the Memorial Day holiday.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Online course development awards: spring 2015

Faculty interested in converting an existing course to a fully online format using UNI's eLearning system should submit proposals by June 20 for spring 2015 courses. Award details and a proposal form are available online. For more information, email Belle Cowden or call 273-7211.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
UNI-NCBI Lunch 'n Learn

An opportunity to learn a unique, effective approach for responding to offensive behaviors or comments in the workplace or personal life will be offered from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, in the Presidential Room, MAU. This is a follow-up to the UNI-National Coalition Building Institute workshop, "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion." It provides participants an opportunity to stay connected and work on skill development. Bring your lunch; coffee and cookies provided. For more information, contact Victoria DeFrancisco or call 273-3210.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
RHG mini-grant deadline is June 2

Reaching for Higher Ground (RHG) mini-grants up to $1,000 are available to support academic year activities and programming planned around the 2014-15 theme Media & Social Media: A Networked Society. Apply and find more information online. The application deadline for the initial round of mini-grants is Monday, June 2; applicants will be notified by June 16. Pending available funding, there may be another round of mini-grants awarded in late fall.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Meet with a TIAA-CREF consultant

A TIAA-CREF consultant will visit UNI May 29, June 11, 12, 25 and 26 to conduct one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics include: Am I on track for retirement? Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this? Is my current mix of investments appropriate? and How do my TIAA-CREF investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online for an individual meeting or call 800-732-8353 (toll free).

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Library hours during Memorial Day weekend

Library hours during Memorial Day weekend are posted online. There will be no special vacation loans over the weekend.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Juanita Wright retirement party

Juanita Wright, financial aid, is retiring. A reception to honor her years of service will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, May 22, in the CME. A program will start at 3 p.m.

Monday, May 19, 2014
Inside UNI deadline change

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the May 27 edition of Inside UNI is noon, Friday, May 23.

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