Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Abandoned bicycle round-up

The UNI Police Division recovered a number of abandoned bicycles Tuesday, June 12. Call 273-2712 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, to inquire if your bike has been recovered. Please have the serial numbers (if known), make, model numbers, color and the area the bicycle was parked. A $5 impoundment fee will be assessed for retrieval.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Abandoned bicycle round-up

The UNI Police Division recovered a number of abandoned bicycles Tuesday, June 12. Call 273-2712 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, to inquire if your bike has been recovered. Please have the serial numbers (if known), make, model numbers, color and the area the bicycle was parked. A $5 impoundment fee will be assessed for retrieval.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Morning coffee cart in Panther Village closed

The morning coffee cart in Panther Village has been discontinued for the summer. We appreciate your patronage and hope you will stop by Chats, MAU, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Friday, for your coffee and pastry needs.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Environmental Health and Safety newsletter

The June issue of the Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety newsletter is available.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Environmental Health and Safety newsletter

The June issue of the Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety newsletter is available.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
American Red Cross Club blood drive

The American Red Cross Club will host a blood drive from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, WRC. Walk-ins are welcome. Donors will receive a pint of Culver's ice cream.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
American Red Cross Club blood drive

The American Red Cross Club will host a blood drive from 10 a.m to 3 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, WRC. Walk-ins are welcome. Donors will receive a pint of Culver's ice cream.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Recreation Services program/service software transition

Recreation Services is in the process of transitioning to a new program/service software. The new software will enhance and streamline your ability to do a number of transactions online for our various programs. You will still be able to see program and service information on the Recreation Services website and then be prompted to use a link to the new software site for registration or purchase transactions once those are available. This transition will occur in phases during the summer.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Recreation Services program/service software transition

Recreation Services is in the process of transitioning to a new program/service software. The new software will enhance and streamline your ability to do a number of transactions online for our various programs. You will still be able to see program and service information on the Recreation Services website and then be prompted to use a link to the new software site for registration or purchase transactions once those are available. This transition will occur in phases during the summer.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Security awareness: beef up your physical security

Employing good physical security practices does not have to include hiring a detachment of the queen's guard for your campus. Instead, just getting the word out about the importance of a few basic physical security tips can substantially improve your security risk profile. Read this EDUCAUSE Review blog for effective tips.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Security awareness: beef up your physical security

Employing good physical security practices does not have to include hiring a detachment of the queen's guard for your campus. Instead, just getting the word out about the importance of a few basic physical security tips can substantially improve your security risk profile. Read this EDUCAUSE Review blog for effective tips.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays, at 22nd and College Streets. Enjoy local seasonal produce, local meat, honey, homemade bread, jam, jelly and more. For more information, visit the CEEE website. Also look for College Hill Farmers Market on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
College Hill Farmers Market

The College Hill Farmers Market is from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursdays, at 22nd and College Streets. Enjoy local seasonal produce, local meat, honey, homemade bread, jam, jelly and more. For more information, visit the CEEE website. Also look for College Hill Farmers Market on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Receiving in iProcurement

It is important to receive on all iProcurement items as soon as they arrive on campus. You will still be able to receive after iProcurement stores close. 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 19, 2018
Last day to access iProcurement stores for FY18 purchases

To accommodate the end of the FY18 closing process, the iProcurement stores will be unavailable after Friday, June 22. The stores will be available again at 8 a.m., Monday, July 2, for FY19 purchases. For more information, email James Tanzosch.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
New athletics fundraising website and Panther Scholarship Club logo

The athletic department is launching a new fundraising website and PSC logo. The site has information about scholarships, capital projects and special events. The new logo will have a cleaner and fresher look to help grow Panther giving.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Annual Trauma Informed Care Conference

The social work department's Annual Trauma Informed Care Conference will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The $40 registration fee has been waived for UNI students and staff. Registration is required.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Annual Trauma Informed Care Conference

The social work department's Annual Trauma Informed Care Conference will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. The $40 registration fee has been waived for UNI students and staff. Registration is required.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Register for fall faculty focus workshops

Registration is now open for fall faculty focus workshops scheduled for Aug. 8-17. Several new workshops will be offered in addition to those addressing UNI’s eLearning Suite of products and technologies in updated 110 classrooms. For more information, visit the faculty workshop calendar.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018
Retirement reception for Bruce Rieks

Bruce Rieks, budget office, will retire from UNI at the end of June. A reception will be held from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, June 28, in the Georgian Lounge and Porch, COM. Please join us as we thank Bruce for his nearly 39 years of service to UNI.

Friday, Jun 8, 2018
UNI Bookstore sidewalk sale is this week

The UNI Bookstore is holding their annual sidewalk sale through Friday, June 15. Check out the many items on sale including clothing, teacher resources and supplies. Prices are up to 50-70% off retail including name brands like Nike and Under Armour.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018
Weight Watchers webinar: A Transformation Story - Male POV

Weight Watchers will host a one-hour webinar that is open to all employees looking to learn more about the program and making healthy choices at noon, Tuesday, June 19. Register online.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018
Taking ownership: know before you go

Wellmark® offers tools to help members determine the cost of different types of services and appointments, and to provide ratings and reviews on providers. Services done within the state of Iowa cost the self-insured plans less than when services are done outside of the state. Please visit Know Before You Go to help you select your care.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018
Volunteer opportunities reminder

Human Resource Services will host three informational sessions presented by VCCV (Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley). Participants will learn about volunteer opportunities in the community. Login to MyUNIverse to view the session times, locations and to register. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
Fireworks policy

As the July 4 holiday and legal sales of fireworks in Iowa approaches, the Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety reminds the university community that the use of pyrotechnics, including fireworks, is prohibited unless approved by the safety officer or designee. Information and an open flame request are available on the Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety website. For more information, email Jason Kayser.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
Fireworks policy

As the July 4 holiday and legal sales of fireworks in Iowa approaches, the Office of Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety reminds the university community that the use of pyrotechnics, including fireworks, is prohibited unless approved by the safety officer or designee. Information and an open flame request are available on the Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety website. For more information, email Jason Kayser.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
My Well-being: Food and Mood reminder

Human Resource Services will host Food and Mood, presented by EAP, to help participants identify the difference between hunger, boredom and stress eating. Login to MyUNIverse to view the session time, location and to register.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
Give back through volunteer opportunities

Human Resource Services will host three informational sessions presented by VCCV (Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley). Participants will learn about numerous volunteer opportunities in the community. Login to MyUNIverse to view the session times, locations and to register. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
Financial Wellness: SHIIP presentation reminder

Human Resource Services will host a one-hour Medicare informational session presented by SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) at noon, Tuesday, June 5, in the Oak Room, MAU. Login to MyUNIverse to register.

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018
New and improved: "Baseline 110 Classroom Technology" workshop

UNI's baseline 110 classrooms are gradually being upgraded. Learn more about classrooms that have already been upgraded, how to use the new baseline technologies, and how they enhance opportunities for active learning and use of student devices. View the workshop calendar for a list of dates and locations. Register online.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Daniel O'Donnell at Gallagher Bluedorn

Experience one of Ireland’s best loved artists as he performs a concert celebration of Irish, country, gospel, rock and long-time Daniel O’ Donnell favorites at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 31, GBPAC. For information and tickets, visit the GBPAC website.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Ethics in Scholarship workshop

A workshop on Ethics in Scholarship will be from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, in ITTC 228. The session is geared toward undergraduate students but all are welcome. Topics include ethical issues in data management, authorship, collaboration, managing conflicts of interests and avoiding research misconduct. For more information or to register, email Anita Gordon.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Dangers of working in heat

The Environmental Health and Safety Office reminds the university community that working in heat can be dangerous. Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become sick while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. There are ranges of heat illnesses that can affect anyone, regardless of age or physical condition. For more information, visit the OSHA website.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Procurement Services newsletter

The June issue of Procurement Services newsletter is now available. For more information, email James Tanzosch or call 273-5811.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Join us for UNI Night with the Waterloo Bucks

The Waterloo Bucks baseball team and UNI are joining forces for UNI Night Friday, June 15. Come out to the ballpark for a fun family event. The first 500 people in the gate receive a free UNI/Bucks baseball cap, the team will have special jerseys that will be auctioned after the game to support scholarships at UNI, and discount tickets are available. Go to the Waterloo Bucks website, click on the “Buy Tickets” icon and enter promo code PANTHERPRIDE18 for $5 tickets.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Workshop: Time to Get SaaS-sy: New Blackboard Learn Features

Faculty and staff are invited to this workshop to learn about several new features coming with the move of Blackboard Learn to SaaS in the cloud for fall 2018. The workshop will be from 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, June 12, in 138 ITTC. Register online.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Deadline change for June 5 Inside UNI

Due to staff schedules, the deadline for the June 5 edition of Inside UNI is noon Friday, June 1.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Correction: new Motor Pool hours

Effective Friday, June 1, Facilities Management Motor Pool hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If a vehicle needs to leave before 7:30 a.m., the keys should be picked up the day before from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. If you have questions, please call 273-2610.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
New Panopto features

There will be two identical webinars Tuesday, June 5, by Panopto showing some of their newest features, such as embedded player quizzing, threaded discussions and departmental home pages. The webinars are at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., in 134 ITTC. Register online.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Question Persuade Refer suicide prevention training

Summer sessions of Question Persuade Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training have been scheduled. Take time to learn the basis of preventing suicide at UNI. Register online. Training for groups and departments is available by submitting a request. Training is free to all students, staff and faculty.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Conference lunches at Maucker Union Food Court

Summer conference season is here! With all meal service taking place out of Maucker Union, faculty and staff should be aware that noon will be a busy time. If you generally get your lunch from the food court, it is recommended stopping in before 11:30 a.m. or after 12:30 p.m. to avoid waiting in line. Beginning Monday, June 4, Essentials will have an increased selection of light lunch items, such as sandwiches, salads and snacks.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Financial Wellness: SHIIP presentation

Human Resource Services will host three one-hour Medicare informational sessions presented by SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Monday and Tuesday, June 4-5. Learn the basics of Medicare and how to integrate healthcare into your retirement plan. Login to MyUNIverse to view class times and register.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Workshop: Time to Get SaaS-sy: New Blackboard Learn Features

Faculty and staff are invited to this workshop from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, May 25, in 138 ITTC, for several new features coming with the move of Blackboard Learn to SaaS in the cloud for fall 2018. Get answers to your questions about the migration. Register online.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
UNI/Black Hawk County YMCA blood drive

The Office of Community Engagement and the Black Hawk County YMCA will host a blood drive from 3 to 6 p.m., Thursday, May 31, in the YMCA multi-purpose room. Schedule an appointment online. For more information, email Paige Cowing or call 273-5600.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
UNI Soccer camps

UNI Soccer will host a coed youth soccer camp from 1 to 3 p.m., Monday to Wednesday, June 11-13, as well as two High School ID Camps for girls in July. For more information, visit the soccer camps website.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
My Well-being: Food and Mood

Do you understand the difference between eating out of necessity versus convenience and habit? Human Resource Services will host Food and Mood, presented by EAP, that will help you identify the difference between hunger, boredom and stress eating. Login to MyUNIverse to view the session time, location and to register.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
University Avenue pedestrian underpass closure

Due to the Missouri Street/Dakota Street reconstruction project, the University Ave. pedestrian underpass will be closed beginning Tuesday, May 29, through Friday, Aug. 10. Please follow the pedestrian detour signs.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Missouri Street/Dakota Street reconstruction notice

Missouri Street (east of Campus Street) and a portion of Dakota Street (south of Latham Hall), will be closed for reconstruction beginning Tuesday, May 29, through Friday, Aug. 10.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Deadline change for May 29 Inside UNI

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the May 29 Inside UNI is noon Friday, May 25.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Learn about resources to make your digital materials and courses accessible for all students

Universal design principles call for considering the diverse needs and abilities of all as you create and provide materials to your users. Learn more about two workshops, one on Blackboard Ally and one on making documents accessible, to assist you with this goal. Register online.

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