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University of Northern Iowa student Caleb Gipple holds the books he wants to donate to low-income students in the Cedar Valley.

There’s an important milestone for children at the end of the third grade, a milestone that can reverberate throughout the rest of their lives. And it involves something seemingly simple, something many may take for granted.

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Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Violent Incident Defense Strategies (V.I.D.S.)

UNI Police will host V.I.D.S. training sessions beginning Tuesday, March 12, in 109 CME. V.I.D.S. training is designed to help individuals increase their decision-making ability and chances of survival during an active shooter or violent incident. All students, staff and faculty are encouraged to attend. Register online. For more information, email Joe Tyler.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Community health survey

Cedar Valley health care providers want to provide services that meet residents' needs. Provide your perspective on community needs with this survey. All responses remain anonymous.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
EAP session on managing conflict

While workplace conflict is natural and healthy, poorly managed conflict can become a costly business problem that destroys employee and team performance. During this session, participants will learn effective conflict management approaches to ensure healthy engagement, respectful dialogue and an opportunity for growth. This 90-minute session will be at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21. Please register in advance.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Designing assignments you want to grade

Are you tired of getting assignments from students that aren't what you expected or are especially tedious to grade? Join the discussion at 3 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21, in 378 LIB and learn what makes assignments effective, (re)visit how to create a transparent assignment and explore ways to make your grading more manageable. Feel free to bring an assignment that you want to revise. For more information, visit the CETL website.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Learn how to make your course materials more accessible

Register now for two accessibility workshops that will be Wednesday, Feb. 27. "Improving Accessibility in Your Course with Blackboard Ally" explains how Ally analyzes and rates course documents for accessibility. "From Reactive Accommodations to Proactive Accessibility" provides strategies to improve those ratings.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019
Spiritual Leaders Association faculty and staff appreciation lunch

Mark your calendar for the Spiritual Leaders Association faculty and staff appreciation soup and sandwich lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, at St. Stephen's, 1019 W. 23rd Street.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Security awareness: how to stay safe from tax scams

As people file their tax returns this year, cybercriminals will be busy trying to take advantage of this with a variety of scams. Citizens may learn they are victims only after having a legitimate tax return rejected because scammers already fraudulently filed taxes in their name. Read more at the Center for Internet Security website.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Coca-Cola tasting event featuring Dunkin Donuts Shot In the Dark

Morgan Zebuhr, the Coca-Cola campus ambassador, will host a free sampling event for students, staff and faculty at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Book Bistro, LIB. Featured samples will be Dunkin Donuts Shot In The Dark flavors vanilla, mocha and caramel. Shot In The Dark is a great pick-me-up for the middle for the day. Email questions to Morgan Zebuhr.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
Attending a professional conference workshop

Kathryn Wohlpart and Sarah Elm, graduate college, will share tips on attending a professional conference from 2 to 2:50 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 20, in 301 LIB. Please RSVP.

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019
UNI Women's Club Volleyball tournament

The UNI Women's Club Volleyball team will host a public volleyball tournament on Sunday, March 10, in the WRC. Co-ed and all-women teams are accepted. The entry fee is $30 per team; champions win their money back. For more information and to register, email uniwomensvbk@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019
Security awareness: "Are you available?" scams

UNI continues to see "Are you available?" scam messages. These are usually org-chart related, i.e., a supervisor is impersonated on messages sent to their department or college. The goal of the criminal sending the message is to convince the recipient to buy some gift cards, difficult to trace and easy to spend. Don't respond to these; simply delete them.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019
Project management for principal investigators

Kelly Strong, technology department, will present information about project management fro principal investigators from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 287 LIB. The presentation will provide basic project management tools for principal investigators, including pull planning, top down budgeting, quality control (managing expectations), scope definition and sponsor buy-in.

Leisl Carr Childers, assistant professor of Public History and the American West, was awarded the the Spur Award in Contemporary Non-Fiction by the Western Writers of America. This is award is given to writers of any discipline for exceptional work on the American West or in the Western genre.

Doreen Hayek, special projects administrator in ITS Educational Technology, was recently awarded the 2015 Friend of Science Award at the ICTM-ISTS State Math & Science Conference. Hayek has a long history of working with various aspects of integrating STEM education into the preK-through-12 and higher education classrooms.

Coleen Wagner, former secretary in the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Libby Vanderwall, career services coordinator in the Office of Career Services, was honored for outstanding professional service with the Regents Excellence Award for Staff.

Amy Schipper, associate director of admissions and communications in the Office of Admissions, was honored for outstanding professional service with a Regents Excellence Award for Staff.