Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

Inside UNI launched in January 2013 replacing UNI Online and MyUNIverse News. Visit the UNI Online archives for information published prior to January 2013.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Panther Pick Up is May 7-9

UNI's Panther Pick Up is Wednesday, May 7 through Friday, May 9. St. Vincent de Paul and The Salvation Army trucks will be located throughout campus and will accept clothing, dishes, furniture, carpet and other useable household items. For donation times and locations, visit the Panther Pick Up website. 

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Fall faculty workshop

The Fall Faculty Workshop will explore what it means to move from a teacher-centered to a learner-centered teaching paradigm on Thursday, Aug. 21. Register and find more information online. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
UNI eBusiness Suite production system outage

The UNI eBusiness Suite will not be available from 6 p.m., Friday, May 9 to 7 a.m., Monday, May 12. This outage includes eBusiness self service and time cards. Webfocus and Discoverer reports will be available but will not be updated until Monday.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
John Mirchich's retirement reception

John Mirchich, associate director of facilities planning, will retire on May 9. Stop by and wish John well from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 7, in the Alumni Suite at the McLeod Center.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Mini-grants available for Reaching for Higher Ground projects

Reaching for Higher Ground 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. Get more information and apply online. The deadline for the initial round of mini-grants is June 2; applicants will be notified by June 16.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Commissioning ceremony

The Department of Military Science Commissioning Ceremony will be at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Senior Cadets Austin A. Reichle and Luke V. Ostrander will commission as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Spring into Wellness incentive drawing

UNI employees are invited to participate in the UNI Employee Wellness "Spring into Wellness" incentive drawing. Employees who like the UNI Employee Wellness Facebook page, subscribe to the wellness listserv or check-out a Fitbit will be entered into the drawing. Employees who have already completed the actions, will also be entered in the drawing. Contact Therese Callaghan with questions.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Action needed so students can charge to their u-bill this summer
If you know student employees not enrolled for summer who are working on campus and want the ability to charge to their university bill, email their name, university ID number and summer campus affiliation to Otherwise, only enrolled students have the charge privilege.
Monday, May 5, 2014
Library hours for final exam week

Library hours for April 30 through May 6 are extended hours. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your Cat ID.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Efficiency and Transformation Study updates

For weekly updates of activities occurring with the Transparency and Inclusiveness in the Efficiency Review (TIER) refer to the Efficiency and Transformation Web page and click on the most recent update under Board of Regents TIER Weekly Updates. Updates should be posted late in the day Wednesday.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Retirement reception

A retirement reception honoring Susan Hudson and Donna Thompson, health, physical education & leisure services, will be from 3:30 to 5 p.m.,Tuesday, May 6, in the first-floor lounge, WRC. Come wish them well.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Inside UNI summer schedule

Effective May 13, the Inside UNI for Faculty & Staff newsletters will be emailed just once per week. The twice per-week schedule will resume Aug. 19. There is no Inside UNI for students during the summer. Announcements will continue to be updated as needed on the Inside UNI website.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Biometric Health Screening

UNI Employee Wellness will offer a free Biometric Health Screening to all employees from 7 to 8:45 a.m., Friday, May 16, in 007 GIL. This screening determines your overall health and assesses your risk for medical conditions. Register online before Thursday, May 8. All employees who attend will be entered to win a Sonicare toothbrush.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
May Health, Wellness and Fitness News now posted

May issues of Student Health 101 (SH101), the WRS E-Newsletter and WRS Personal Fitness are 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 1, 2014
May Fulbright announcement

The May Fulbright announcement is available at the international programs website under announcements. Please email with questions.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
May and June UNI-NCBI Diversity Inclusion workshops

The "Leadership for Diversity Inclusion" workshop will be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 15 and 16, and June 23 and 24. Lunch will be provided at the end of the first day. Register online for this free workshop. For more information, email or call 273-3210.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
P&S Council elections

All eligible P&S employees are encouraged to vote for new P&S Council members now through Wednesday, May 7 via MyUNIverse. Contact the council at with any questions.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014
UNI Multiple Sclerosis Walk

The Upper Midwest Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the Center for Multicultural Education are sponsoring a one-mile MS Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, May, 17, at UNI. Registration is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Baker Hall update

Starting May 12, the construction area will be expanded to include work on the water line in the street south of the site, work on the sidewalk near Wright Hall and the Botanical Center and between Wright and Rod Library. A map of the new construction area and the alternate pedestrian path is posted online. Call Steve Pavelec at 273-6165 with any questions or concerns.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Graduate College brown bag lecture

Sarah Diesburg, computer science, will present "Ghosts of Past Data: Challenges and Advances in Secure Deletion of Files" from noon to 12:50 p.m., Monday, May 5, in the Oak Room, MAU. Bring your lunch; cookies will be provided. Details are available on the Graduate College website

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 29, in 115 SRL. There will be a panel discussion with Harry Brod, sociology, criminology and anthropology, and Joan Thompson, sexual assault advocate and health educator, about how to end sexual assault. Two sexual assault survivors will also tell their stories. A march and rally at the Campanile will follow.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Rod Library campus book drive continues

Rod Library has collected hundreds of books to raise funds for Room to Read, an organization focused on increasing literacy rates around the world. Because the book drive was so successful, Rod Library is extending the deadline to May 12. Drop books off in the green cardboard bin in the library's lobby.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Save the date for the Welcome Back Picnic

The Welcome Back Picnic for UNI faculty, staff and families will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 28, on the south lawn of the president's house and will feature food, games and fun!

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Return keys to Physical Plant

All keys checked out to faculty, staff and students need to be returned to the Physical Plant before leaving the university. Physical Plant hours are 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, call 273-4400.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014
Faculty 12-month pay option

Faculty may be paid for their continuing non-temporary academic year appointment in 10 or 12 equal installments beginning with the Aug. 29 or July 31 payroll, respectively. Faculty members must complete a Pay Frequency Change form to change their salary payments. Send the form to OBO-Payroll, mail code 0008, by May 15. For more information, email Amy Stanbrough or call 273-7049.