Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
The solution to summer heat: water, rest and shade

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. With high summer temperatures expected this week, the Environmental Health and Safety Office would like to remind everyone to stay safe in the heat. Heat related first aid information can be found on the OSHA website.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
The solution to summer heat: water, rest and shade

Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. With high summer temperatures expected this week, the Environmental Health and Safety Office would like to remind everyone to stay safe in the heat. Heat related first aid information can be found on the OSHA website.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Final Wildflower Walk

Take a walk with Laura Jackson for the final Wildflower Walk from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 19. Participants should meet in front of the fountain, MAU. For more information, visit the HRS Latest News and Events.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Sidewalk closing east side of ITTC

The sidewalk on the east side of ITTC will be closed Tuesday, July 18, through Monday, July 31, to install new storm sewer. Wet weather could delay completion of the work. The east entrance of ITTC will remain open as the accessible route into the building. For more information, call Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Sidewalk closing east side of ITTC

The sidewalk on the east side of ITTC will be closed Tuesday, July 18, through Monday, July 31, to install new storm sewer. Wet weather could delay completion of the work. The east entrance of ITTC will remain open as the accessible route into the building. For more information, call Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
McNair Scholars Program Summer Research Symposium

The McNair Scholars Summer Research Symposium will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Aug. 4, in the CME. The symposium will feature UNI students from several disciplines who will present their undergraduate research conducted under the guidance of a faculty mentor. It is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website (https://web.uni.edu/mcnair/about).

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
McNair Scholars Program Summer Research Symposium

The McNair Scholars Summer Research Symposium will be from 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Aug. 4, in the CME. The symposium will feature UNI students from several disciplines who will present their undergraduate research conducted under the guidance of a faculty mentor. It is free and open to the public. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website (https://web.uni.edu/mcnair/about).

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Clients sought for courses in workplace communication

Fall 2017 courses in workplace communication are seeking individual and organizational clients who wish to have print and digital publications created, such as newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. For more information, contact Adrienne Lamberti.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Move-In Crew volunteers needed

Help create a great first impression and provide a positive experience for incoming students and their families by becoming a Move-In Crew volunteer. Duties include move-in help and check-in assistance. Volunteers will be scheduled for one-hour shifts Wednesday, Aug. 16. Volunteers are welcome to sign up as individuals or as a group. To sign up, please visit the First Year webpage.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Security awareness: Think you’ve been hacked? Here’s how to shake it off

Compromised accounts happen. Quick identification and response can reduce the harm done to your account and your personal information. Read this Educause Review blog for clues to look for and steps to take when it happens.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Security awareness: Think you’ve been hacked? Here’s how to shake it off

Compromised accounts happen. Quick identification and response can reduce the harm done to your account and your personal information. Read this Educause Review blog for clues to look for and steps to take when it happens.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Cathy Humke’s retirement reception

There will be a retirement reception for Cathy Humke from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, July 27, in 007 GIL, with a short program at 2 p.m. Cathy has worked in the Office of the Registrar for 43 years.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation for students enrolled in on-campus programs will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. For more information, contact Susie Schwieger.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
New Graduate Student Orientation

New Graduate Student Orientation for students enrolled in on-campus programs will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 21, in the Old Central Ballroom, MAU. For more information, contact Susie Schwieger.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017
Cedar Hills prairie walk

Daryl Smith and Bruce Stiles will lead a prairie walk at 9:45 a.m., Saturday, July 22, at Cedar Hills Sand Prairie. Participants should meet at the Thunder Ridge Mall parking lot at 9:30 a.m. to car pool/caravan to the prairie. If driving to the prairie directly, it is located at the intersection of Butler and Mark roads. Park on the east side of Butler Road south of the intersection near the west entrance.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Jammin' July

Join Rod Library in the Learning Commons for the Jammin’ July concert series. Performances will be from noon to 12:20 p.m. each Wednesday during the month of July. Bring your lunch and enjoy some great music!

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Wildflower walk

Take a walk with Laura Jackson on a guided tour of the campus wildflowers from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 12. Participants should meet by the Maucker Union fountain. For more information, visit the HRS Latest News and Events page.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Volunteers needed for the UNI exhibit at the Iowa State Fair

There are a few spots left for volunteers for UNI's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair, Thursday, Aug. 10 through Sunday, Aug. 20. Volunteers receive a UNI T-shirt and free admission in exchange for handing out UNI giveaways and interacting with interested fairgoers, prospective and current students, families and alumni. Contact Amelia Holden-McMurray with questions. Sign up today!

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is looking for enthusiastic and motivated undergraduate students from first generation and low-income backgrounds, or those from populations underrepresented in graduate programs, to help them prepare for admittance to Ph.D. programs. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
McNair Scholars Program

The McNair Scholars Program is looking for enthusiastic and motivated undergraduate students from first generation and low-income backgrounds, or those from populations underrepresented in graduate programs, to help them prepare for admittance to Ph.D. programs. For more information, visit the McNair Scholars Program website.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
UNI safety everywhere

From Lang Hall to Panther Village, safety is everywhere on campus. The Environmental Health and Safety office recently released a new map that details safety features across campus. The map can be found on the department's webpage.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
UNI safety everywhere

From Lang Hall to Panther Village, safety is everywhere on campus. The Environmental Health and Safety office recently released a new map that details safety features across campus. The map can be found on the department's webpage.

Monday, Jul 3, 2017
Mail processing fee increase

The University of Iowa Mail Center has been processing UNI United States Postal Service mail since 2002 at a rate of $0.01 per piece plus postage. We recently received notice this fee will increase to $0.14 per piece beginning July 1. The UNI Mail Center has implemented procedural changes that will reduce this rate to $.09 per piece plus postage. There will be no changes in procedures or operations for you at this time.

Monday, Jul 3, 2017
Procurement Services July newsletter

Information on category codes and updating favorite accounts is now available in the July edition of the Procurement Services newsletter.

Monday, Jul 3, 2017
TIAA individual consultant

A TIAA consultant will be visiting UNI July 12,13, 26 and 27 conducting individual one-on-one counseling sessions. Common questions and topics covered during sessions 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? How do my TIAA investments coordinate with my other plans? Register online or call 800-732-8353.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Wildflower Walk

Take a walk with Laura Jackson, director of the Tallgrass Prairie Center, for a guided tour of the campus wildflowers from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 5. Meet in front of the Maucker Union fountain. For more information, visit the HRS Latest News and Events.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Dining locations closed July 3-4

Campus dining locations (Piazza, Biscotti's, Chats, Essentials and Maucker Union Food Court) will be closed Monday and Tuesday, July 3-4. Regular summer hours resume Wednesday, July 5. The final summer grill out will be from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, July 7, outside, MAU.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Sidewalk closings: Begeman Hall and ITTC

Effective Wednesday, June 28, the sidewalk on the north side of Begeman Hall will be closed from the east end of the building to the East Bartlett Courtyard sidewalk on the west for storm sewer upgrades. The north entry of Begeman Hall will be closed except for emergency exiting. The sidewalk will be closed until the end of July. For more information, contact Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Capstone presentations on vampires, zombies and cyborgs

Capstone projects on young adult novels will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday, June 27 and 29, at the Hearst Center for the Arts. "Warm Bodies and Thirsty" will be presented Tuesday and "Being and Coldest Girl in a Cold Town" will be presented Thursday. Favorite refreshments of the undead will be served.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
UNI Panther Nights at Waterloo and Cedar Rapids baseball games

UNI will host Panther Pride Nights at the Waterloo Bucks and Cedar Rapids Kernels baseball games. The Bucks game will be at 6:35 p.m., Friday, July 14, at Riverfront Stadium. The Kernels game will be at 6:35 p.m., Friday, July 21, at Veterans Memorial Stadium. UNI employees and their family or guests can receive discounted gate admission. To purchase $5 Bucks tickets, call 319-232-5633 or purchase online using promo code PANTHERPRIDE17; to buy $8 Kernels tickets, call 319-363-3887 or purchase online. Select the special UNI section of 114 when ordering tickets online.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Wildflower walks

Take a guided tour walk of the campus wildflowers with Laura Jackson. The first of four walks will be from 11:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, June 28, starting at the Maucker Union Plaza. For more information, visit the HRS Latest News and Events.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
June is PTSD Awareness Month

PTSD Awareness Day is Tuesday, June 27. Military and Veteran Services and Student Disability Services will have a table from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Maucker Union. There will be handouts on PTSD, teal ribbons and information about how fireworks can be a trigger for veterans with PTSD.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Procurement Services receiving reminder

It is important to receive on all iProcurement items as soon as they arrive on campus. Receiving instructions are available on the iProcurement resource page. For more, contact Procurement Services at 273-5811.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
iProcurement Stores are closed for FY17 purchases

The iProcurement stores are closed for FY17. The stores will reopen at 7:30 a.m., Monday, July 3, for FY18 purchases. For more information, contact James Tanzosch.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Library hours for Fourth of July holiday

The library hours for the Fourth of July holiday are available on the Rod Library website.

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Events and activities for Family Weekend

Family Weekend 2017 will take place Friday through Sunday, Oct. 20-22. If you are planning an event or activity on campus for that weekend and would like to have it included in the brochure that will be mailed to parents in the fall, please contact Blake Ruane.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Security awareness: Basic Steps to Online Safety and Security

Follow these six National Cyber Security Alliance recommendations to better protect yourself online and make the Internet more secure for everyone.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Last day to access iProcurement Stores for FY17 purchases is June 23

The iProcurement stores will be unavailable after Friday, June 23, to accommodate the FY17 closing process. The stores will be available at 7:30 a.m., Monday, July 3, for FY18 purchases. For more information, contact James Tanzosch.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Receiving in Oracle

It is important to receive on all iProcurement items as soon as they are delivered. Receiving instructions are available on the iProcurement resource page. If you experience any issues, including returns or credits, please call Procurement Services at 273-5811.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Donna Vinton's retirement reception

There will be a retirement reception for Donna Vinton from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 27, in the Great Reading Room, SRL. There will be a short program at 3:30 p.m. Donna has been with UNI for nearly 28 years and has worked in Career Services, Academic Assessment and most recently in the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
CIEP Chicago trip

The Culture and Intensive English Program will host a trip to Chicago Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9, for any UNI student. Sign up and pay in the CIEP office, 3025 Bartlett Hall. The cost is $120 for transportation and lodging. It does not include the cost of meals and tourism.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Host families needed for students from South Korea

The Culture and Intensive English Program is looking for families to host students from South Korea Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2. Students can be picked up from campus at 9 a.m. Saturday and returned to campus at 3 p.m. Sunday. A stipend will be provided to cover the cost of meals. Families must be willing to provide reasonable sleeping arrangements for the students. For more information, contact Sally Roos.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
Campus Supply closed for inventory

Campus Supply will be closed Monday through Friday, June 26-30, for fiscal year-end inventory. This will affect all 'Online Store' orders placed through FAMIS. Nothing will be pulled or delivered that week. Anything ordered through Oracle e-Procurement will be processed and delivered as normal.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is open every Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the corner of College St. and W. 22nd St. Customer rewards cards are back; shop at the market and earn rewards to use at participating College Hill businesses. Follow us on social media for updates on produce available, vendors, live music and more. Facebook (College Hill Farmers Market), Instagram (College Hill Farmers Market), Twitter (@collegehillfm) and #collegehillfm.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017
Personal training services

Certified personal trainers are ready for you at Rec Services. Sign up with a friend for small group personal training. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or contact Dana Foster.

Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017
Summer fit class pass

It's not too late to register for the Fit Class Pass group fitness program. The cost is $40 for employees and $45 for the public. For more information, visit the Recreation Services website or contact Dana Foster.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
East Bartlett drainage project

Preliminary work on the area between Begeman Hall, East Bartlett and the ITTC to install storm drain inlet protection and mark out for utility locates will begin Wednesday, June 14. Sidewalks in this area will remain open during this phase but will be closed later in June. The sidewalk along the north end of East Bartlett will be closed June 19-30 for installation of a roof drain tile. The north entrance to East Bartlett will be closed, except for emergency exiting. For more information, contact Facilities Planning at 273-2611.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
Last day to access iProcurement Stores for FY17 purchases

To accommodate the end of FY17 closing process, the iProcurement stores will be unavailable after Friday, June 23. The stores will be available again at 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 3, for FY18 purchases. For more information, contact James Tanzosch.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
Procurement Services Newsletter

The June issue of the Procurement Services Newsletter is now available on the Office of Business Operations website. For more information, contact James Tanzosch or call 273-5811.

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017
Registration open for Fall Faculty Focus Learning Technology Workshops

IT-ETMS will host Fall Faculty Focus workshops Monday-Friday, Aug. 7-18. The one-hour workshops will address Bb Learn 9 features and other learning technologies. There also will be workshops addressing the technologies being installed in updated basic 110 classrooms. Seating is limited. Visit the ITS website for a workshop calendar and registration information.

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