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University of Northern Iowa history professor Ken Atkinson
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UNI maintains a safe campus and encourages our faculty and staff to learn about safety resources.

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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
New open-guest wireless network

Based on feedback from the campus community, the Information Technology department has rolled out a new open-guest wireless network to all campus buildings except the UNI-Dome, McLeod Center and the residence halls. Guests will be able to connect to the “UNI Guest WiFi” network without prior registration. Their registration will last for seven days. This network is intended for guests of UNI only. Faculty, staff and students should continue to use the “eduroam” network. Visit the open-guest WiFi webpage for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Slips, trips and falls are the number one injury at UNI

Custodial services and environmental health and safety reminds faculty, staff and students that when custodial services strips and waxes floors, those areas become very slick. To avoid slips, trips and falls (STF), review this information.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Security awareness: got backups?

If you use a computer or mobile device long enough, something will eventually go wrong. You might accidentally delete the wrong files, have a hardware failure or lose a device. Even worse, malware, such as ransomware, may wipe your files and/or hold them captive. At times like these, backups are often the only way you can rebuild your digital life. Read this article for more information.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning

If you're a former Lynda.com user, you should have received an activation email from LinkedIn Learning with more information and instructions that will assist you with activating your new LinkedIn Learning account. Learn more on the eLearning Suite website.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Report system upgrade information session

The current campus reporting system (OBIEE) will be upgraded to the latest version Sunday, Aug. 18. There will be an information session from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, in 136 ITCC, to walk users through the system changes as well as updates to reports.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Don't miss Gladys Knight at the Gallagher Bluedorn

Don’t miss the midnight train to spend an evening with Gladys Knight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, in GBPAC. This seven-time Grammy winner has had number one hits in pop, gospel, R&B and adult contemporary. For information and tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) gives you and your students access to online educational, expert-led course videos related to business, technology and creative skills. Explore how you can discover and leverage this resource with your classes. Register now for the LinkedIn Learning workshop scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 21.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
New to Blackboard Learn?

IT-Educational Technology and Media Services offers numerous workshops the two weeks before classes begin that address primary features of Blackboard Learn. Visit the faculty/staff workshop calendar for details. Offered Friday, Aug. 23, "Bb01: Getting Started with Your Bb Learn Course" is particularly designed with newcomers in mind. Register online.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Hanging file folders available to departments

The Department of Health, Recreation and Community Services has a supply of hanging file folders available for university departments at no charge. The folders can be picked up in 203 WRC. Please bring a box or other container.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019
Free Blackboard webinars

Blackboard is offering a free webinar series for faculty. Learn best-practice teaching and learning strategies for increasing educator efficiency and improving learning outcomes. Learn more on Blackboard's website.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
Human Resource Services newsletter

The August issue of the Human Resource Services newsletter is now available.

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019
New transcript service includes electronic PDF delivery

The Office of the Registrar announces expanded transcript services effective Thursday, Aug. 8. In partnership with Credentials Solutions, LLC, students and alumni can continue to order transcripts online 24/7 through MyUNIverse. New features include the ability to check the status of an order online and an electronic delivery option in PDF format. Additional information will be posted on the Office of the Registrar website beginning Thursday, Aug. 8.

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.