Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014
Interested in law school?

Daniel Webster Law Society will host a law school Q&A at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10, in 023 SAB. Scott Peters, political science and pre-law adviser, will discuss how to prepare for law school, factors that law schools consider in admission, preparing for the LSATs and other areas of concern for pre-law students. Email Peters or call 273-2727 for more information.

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014
Bring a flag: Remembering 9/11

On Sept. 11 we remember those impacted by the terrorist attacks in 2001. Please join the UNI Veterans Association and Military and Veterans Student Services and bring a flag of remembrance to the Campanile lawn or donate at a table in Maucker Union. Flags should be less than 2-feet tall.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014
Homecoming office decorating competition

Decorate your individual office, front desk/reception area or entire office space for Homecoming and compete for a free lunch. Offices will be judged based on utilization of the Homecoming theme "Students By Day, Panthers By Night," creativity, originality, construction and spirit. Register today. Contact Leslie Prideaux with questions.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014
Homecoming Parade deadline is Sept. 5

The deadline to submit an entry for the Homecoming Parade is Friday, Sept. 5. If your department or group is interested in submitting an entry, complete the parade entry form online. If you have questions, contact Connie Hansen.

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014
Teach UNI

Interested in developing, enhancing and/or revitalizing your teaching? Teach UNI is the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning's  (CETL) new teaching certificate program open to all UNI faculty. More information can be found under the "Teach UNI" tab on the CETL's website.  

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014
Celebrate Prairie Heritage Week

The Tallgrass Prairie Center will celebrate Prairie Heritage Week. Meet the new director, Laura Jackson, and hear about the future of the Tallgrass Prairie Center from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6. Tour the facilites and plantings, visit with the staff and enjoy refreshments.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
Fall 2014 reading group: 'Teaching Naked'

Join facilitator Joel Haack (CHAS) in reading José Antonio Bowen's "Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning" this fall. The group will meet Mondays at 2 p.m. on Oct. 6 and 20, Nov. 3, and 17, in 378 LIB. Register online. For more information, visit the provost's website.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
Free printer cartridges

The Center for Multicultural Education has three printer cartridges to give to a department that can use them. The cartridges include one HP27X, one Ikon IKNC29X and one HP 304A in magenta. Call 273-7347 if you're interested.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
August Fulbright announcement

The August Fulbright announcement is available at the international programs website under announcements. If you have questions, email oip@uni.edu.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
Welcome Back Picnic for faculty, staff and families

You're invited to the Welcome Back Picnic for faculty, staff and their families from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., this Thursday, Aug. 28, on the north lawn of the president's house. There will be food, games and fun for everyone. Rain location has been changed to the McLeod Center.

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014
My Choices, My Benefits workshops

Human Resource Services is launching an educational campaign, My Choices, My Benefits, to inform campus about health insurance options. Academic Administrators, Faculty, Institutional Officials, Professional & Scientific, Merit Supervisory and Merit Confidential staff can register online to attend one of 18 interactive workshops.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
Help reduce peak energy demand

The university is working to reduce its peak electricity demand that is traditionally set at this time of year. The forecast for this week is highs in the upper 80s, especially today. Please do your part to reduce electrical use. More information is posted at the energy savings website.  

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
MAP-Works access and training

The MAP-Works early intervention system is available to faculty and staff who work with first-year students. Identify transition needs of individual students and access aggregate data to inform teaching, programming and outreach. Contact Kristin Woods to register for a workshop: from 9 to 9:50 a.m., Tuesday, Sept.16 or from noon to 12:50 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 17, in 102 SAB.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
Food Network star to visit UNI Harvest Festival

UNI's annual Harvest Festival is from 3 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Panther Plot. It will feature a special appearance and cooking demonstration by Amy Thielen from the Food Network. She also will give a keynote address from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sept. 4, in the Ballroom, MAU. More information is posted on the sustainability website

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
Library Hours for Labor Day weekend

Rod Library hours for the Labor Day holiday weekend are posted online.There will be no special vacation loans during the weekend. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
Policies for review

Policy 9.01 Grants, Contracts, and Agreements and Policy 3.13 Athletic Financial Aid are posted for review. Policy 9.06 Public Information Services Photo Policy is under consideration for deletion. Comments may be submitted through Monday, Sept. 15.

Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014
Register now for WRS fitness and leisure classes

The WRS Fitness and Leisure brochure is available online; link to fitness and leisure. Check out these new classes: Tai Chi, Nia, CycleBlast and TRX Boot camp. There are 56 different sections to choose from. All instructors are certified and fitness studios are filled with state-of-the-art equipment. Classes begin Monday, Sept. 8.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Inside UNI deadline change

Due to the Labor Day holiday, the deadline for Tuesday, Sept. 2 Inside UNI for Faculty and Staff is noon, Thursday, Aug. 28.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Welcome Week reminders

UNI's Welcome Week begins Thursday, Aug. 21 with the Panther Picnic for first-year and new transfer students and continues with several activities throughout the weekend and into the first week of classes. Visit the Welcome Week website for a full list of events. Also, please remember that traffic will be heavy during Move-In, beginning Aug. 21.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Reserve the date for Fulbright representative's visit

Andy Riess, assistant director of outreach for the Fulbright Scholar Program in Washington, D.C., will be on campus Wednesday, Nov. 12. More details will come soon. If you have questions, email oip@uni.edu.

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014
Digital-scholarship librarian candidate presentations

The university community is invited to attend presentations in 324 LIB by candidates for the new digital-scholarship librarian position, which will coordinate the new campus institutional repository. The first presentation is from 9 to 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 25; and the second is from 11 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Aug. 27.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014
COMM EM 4600/5600: Scriptwriting open to all majors

COMM EM 4600/5600 Special Topics in Electronic Media: Scriptwriting (3 credit hours) is accepting registration from all majors, undergraduate and graduate. This course is highly recommended for participation in a fall 2014 script competition and spring 2015 film course with award-winning Hungarian filmmaker Ferenc Török. For more information, contact Francesca Soans

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014
Policies proposed for deletion and review

The following policies have been proposed for deletion: 1.07 Committee Minutes, 5.11 Merit System and Special Assignment Appointments, and 4.71 Unemployment Compensation. The following policies are open for comments: 9.04 Library Privileges, 1.02 UNI Mission Statement, 1.21 Appointment of Board of Regent Members, 4.75 Staff Tuition Reimbursement Program, X.XX Fraternity and Sorority Extension and Expansion, and X.XX Opportunity for First Hire Policy.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014
Graduate student information meeting, Aug. 27

The graduate student information meeting for all new and returning grad students will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Ballroom, MAU. The event includes a welcome by April Chatham-Carpenter, interim dean of the Graduate College, a resource fair, a presentation on using Rod Library and a graduate student panel.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014
New items on ISSO website

Wondering where UNI's international students come from? What about interfaith holidays for the 2014-15 academic year? Interested in becoming a host family? Will you travel abroad on university business this year? Learn all this and more on the International Students and Scholars Office website or email international services.

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