Announcements

Monday, July 19, 2021
Faculty Study Rooms Available

Faculty study rooms are available on the fourth floor of Rod Library for the coming school year. These rooms are assigned to current full-time tenured and tenure track faculty and emeritus faculty and staff members. Those interested in a faculty study for Fall 2021/Spring 2022 should apply online at Rod Library Faculty Study Rooms webpage. Studies will be assigned in mid-August. Email the Rod Library with questions.

Monday, July 19, 2021
Reminder: Retirement Readiness: Bridging the Gap: Healthcare in Retirement Before 65

Human Resource Services will host an hour informational session on health plan options prior to Medicare with new updates due to changes this year. The session will be presented via Zoom on Tuesday, August 3 at 10 a.m. Please register in advance.

Sunday, July 18, 2021
Classes in workplace communication seek organizational clients

Fall courses focusing on workplace communication are seeking individual and organizational clients who wish to have communications created. Examples include, but are not limited to newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Communications can be print or digital in format. Please email Adrienne Lamberti for details.

Friday, July 16, 2021
Building Hour Change Form Migrating to EMS Web App

Starting Monday, July 19, Facilities Management Building Hour Change Form is migrating to EMS Web App. Please use the Event Management Systems webpage to schedule exterior building hour changes due to events or core hours changing. If you schedule a space through the Registrar's Office, GBPAC, Dome/McLeod/West Gym, Recreation Center or Office of Event Services (Maucker Union, Lang Hall Auditorium, Seerley Hall Great Reading Room/Gilchrist Hall), the exterior doors will be automatically scheduled to be open. All other events will need to complete a Building Hour Change Event Request through EMS Web App to have exterior doors unlocked. For EMS Web App questions or login issues, please call Bryan Beardsley at 3-2256. For general questions, please call Beth Rozendaal 3-2648.

Friday, July 16, 2021
July 2021 OBO Newsletter

The July OBO newsletter is available.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
UNI, ISU & UI libraries seek open educational resource proposals for grants up to $30,000

Regent libraries seek faculty teams to create free, online (but printable) course materials licensed for reuse. Priority will be given to cross-institutional projects, high-enrollment courses and focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Grants available up to $7,500 per team member. The deadline for registration is Thursday, August 2. For more information, please visit the OER webpage.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Construction Notice: 27th Street Corridor Sitework

The North Redeker Center Plaza will be under construction beginning Monday, July 19, 2021 through Sunday, November 12, 2021. Improvements will be made to the pedestrian plaza, storm water service and surrounding landscaping. Please refer to the Overview for phasing/accessibility information.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Security Awareness - Phishing and Ransomware

I wrote about ransomware about a year ago. The only things that have changed since then are that the result of becoming infected have gotten far more severe and the number of victims has increased exponentially. Read the rest of the story on the Security Awareness webpage.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Driver's License Update

Anyone driving on UNI business (not just for Motor Pool use) must have their driver's license re-verified as of July 1 each year. Please call 319-273-2610 with your name, UNI ID #, driver's license # and expiration date. Please be aware that out-of-state licenses will require an account number as there is a charge to run those.

Monday, July 12, 2021
Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs MA degree now offered entirely online - Cohort begins in August

The long-standing Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs MA degree is now being offered entirely online, with the next cohort scheduled to begin in August. Designed for working professionals, students complete the part-time program in two years, while studying with the same group of peers. Classes begin Monday, August 23. Learn more and apply today at the UNI at a Distance webpage.