Inside UNI Faculty/Staff Announcements Archive

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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Military and veteran students welcome back open house

There will be a welcome back open house for military and veteran students and their families from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Veterans Center, MAU. Important resources will be available. Ask questions, find resources and enjoy light snacks.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Military and veteran students welcome back open house

There will be a welcome back open house for military and veteran students and their families from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the Veterans Center, MAU. Important resources will be available. Ask questions, find resources and enjoy light snacks.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Art Exhibition: "In Good Time," Photographs by Doug DuBois

An exhibition organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and Hermés Foundation, Paris and curated by Cory Jacobs will be on display from Aug. 21 to Oct 30 in the Gallery of Art. At 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in 111 KAB, artist Doug DuBois will present a lecture about his work. An opening reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Art Exhibition: "In Good Time," Photographs by Doug DuBois

An exhibition organized by Aperture Foundation, New York and Hermés Foundation, Paris and curated by Cory Jacobs will be on display from Aug. 21 to Oct 30 in the Gallery of Art. At 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, in 111 KAB, artist Doug DuBois will present a lecture about his work. An opening reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 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 Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 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 Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Solar eclipse viewing party

A solar eclipse will be visible, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 21. The campus will experience a partial eclipse lasting two to three hours. Looking directly at the sun is unsafe. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UNI-STEM and the Iowa Academy of Science will host a solar eclipse party where the eclipse can be safely viewed. For more information, visit the earth science website.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
Solar eclipse viewing party

A solar eclipse will be visible, weather permitting, Monday, Aug. 21. The campus will experience a partial eclipse lasting two to three hours. Looking directly at the sun is unsafe. The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UNI-STEM and the Iowa Academy of Science will host a solar eclipse party where the eclipse can be safely viewed. For more information, visit the earth science website.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
Security Awareness: Are you practicing safe social networking?

Who else is online? Social media sites are not well-monitored playgrounds with protectors watching over you to ensure your safety. When you use social media, do you think about who might be using it besides your friends and connections? Some of the other users you may encounter are listed at EDUCAUSEreview.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
Security Awareness: Are you practicing safe social networking?

Who else is online? Social media sites are not well-monitored playgrounds with protectors watching over you to ensure your safety. When you use social media, do you think about who might be using it besides your friends and connections? Some of the other users you may encounter are listed at EDUCAUSEreview.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 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 adrienne.lamberti@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
Renew your 2017-18 Wellness/Recreation Center annual pass

It is time to renew your Wellness/Recreation Center annual pass for 2017-18. Sign-up online through MyUniverse or visit the Recreation Services website. For more information, contact Recreation Services at 273-6275.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
FY18 annual budget approved

The FY18 annual operating budget was approved at the August Board of Regents meeting. The budget book is available for viewing at MyUniverse/Reporting/Online Reports. For more information, contact the budget office at 273-7498.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
Host families needed for visitors from Brazil

The Culture and Intensive English Program is seeking six or seven host families for thirteen students and two chaperones Aug. 26 and 27. The group is from Gammon Presbyterian Institute in Lavras, Brazil, and will visit UNI for a four-week English language course. There will be a host day for students to experience Iowa hospitality from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 27. A stipend will be provided to help cover the cost of meals. Background checks will be required as the students are minors. For more information, contact Sally Roos.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
SIS Academic Advising Notes Workshop

The next workshop for new users will be from 10:30 to 11: 30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30. This is required to gain access to Advising Notes in Advisor/Student Services Center. Pre-registration is required. For more information, contact Michele Peck.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017
Phone system service outage and upgrade

A university-wide phone system upgrade is scheduled from 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 10, to 2:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 11. There will be periods when the phone system or components such as voicemail are unavailable. Outbound calling service will not be affected until 8:45 p.m., Thursday, Aug 10. The phone numbers for UNI Police, 273-2712 and 273-4000, will remain operational. For more information, contact Aaron Howard.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
Changes to WFfi security certificate

Information Technology will install a new and updated security certificate for the WiFi-UNI and eduroam wireless networks on campus at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2. This is necessary to ensure continued secure connections for UNI students and employees. For information, please read this detailed announcement.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
TIAA individual consultant

A TIAA consultant will be on campus Aug. 9, 10, 23, 24, 28 and 29 for one-on-one counseling sessions. Register online or call 800-732-8353.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
Upcoming changes to voicemail retention periods

Information Technology will be changing the amount of time voicemail messages are retained in the UNI Voicemail System Wednesday, Aug. 2. For more information, visit the IT website. Existing messages will not be affected. Contact the IT Service Desk with questions or concerns at 273-5555 or servicedesk@uni.edu.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017
2017 Fall Faculty Workshop: The Transparency Project

The Transparency Project, an award-winning national education development and research project that helps faculty implement a transparent teaching framework that promotes success for all students, will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 17, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. For more information and to register, visit the CETL website.

Tuesday, Aug 1, 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, Aug 1, 2017
Faculty studies available

Faculty studies are available for fall and spring semester in Rod Library for full-time tenured and tenure track faculty and emeritus faculty members. Review policies and apply by Thursday, Aug. 31. For more information, call Susan Basye or Connie Van Dyke at 273-2737.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
Jenny Hansmann retirement reception

There will be a retirement reception for Jenny Hansmann at 3 p.m., Friday, July 28, in 122 LNG. A short program will occur at 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
Janice Rogers retirement

Join us in wishing Janice Rogers a happy retirement. Jan has dedicated nearly 40 years of service to UNI, primarily to payroll, and will retire Friday, Aug. 4. Following her retirement, departments should contact Linda Gruetzmacher with questions regarding international visitors or employees.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
Order 2017-18 parking permits online

Parking permits can be ordered online now through 5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15. This is also the deadline for permanent faculty and staff to choose the pre-tax monthly payroll-deduction payment option for the permit fee. This option applies to the G, Gm, A and B permits. You can purchase both a regular vehicle permit and a motorcycle permit, if needed. Permit sales at the parking window, 030 GIL, will begin Tuesday, Aug. 1. For more information, call 273-2710.

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017
Free samples at the College Hill Farmers Market

Join us at the College Hill Farmers Market from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 27. Julie Grunklee, Good Food Connections blogger, will provide a recipe with fresh produce. The Tea Cellar will provide free samples of tea.

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
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
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
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
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.

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