Announcements

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Safe Zone Ally Training

Registration is now open for the first Safe Zone Ally Training dates in 2021. Trainings will take place via Zoom. For more information, visit the Gender and Sexuality Services website or email lgbt@uni.edu. Additional spring semester dates will be added soon.

Monday, November 23, 2020
Textbook Buyback at the UNI Bookstore

Sell your textbooks for cash at the UNI Bookstore through Wednesday, November 25. Stop in the store and save 20% off store wide (excludes textbooks, face masks, calculators and diploma frames).

Monday, November 23, 2020
Winter Driving Safety

With forecasters predicting some winter weather in our future, remember to be prepared for winter driving. Check out the National Safety Council, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for tips and advice on preparing, traveling and avoiding the pitfalls that happen with winter driving.

Friday, November 20, 2020
Security Awareness - Online Holiday Shopping and Phishing

While online holiday shopping is nothing new, more of us will be avoiding the malls and brick-and-mortar stores this year — which opens up big opportunities for cybercriminals. This, along with COVID-19, is expected to anchor most of the scam and phishing lures in circulation this season. Read more at the threat post webpage.

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Virtuous Educator Speaker Series Launches December 3

Leading off the Virtuous Educator Speaker Series is Jason Baehr, professor of philosophy, Loyola Marymount University (LMU). He will speak via Zoom from 3 to 4 p.m. on "Integrating Intellectual Virtues into Academic Teaching and Learning." Sponsored by Educational Psychology, Foundations and Leadership Studies, College of Education, with support from a Kern Family Foundation grant. Open to all UNI faculty. Register in advance.

Thursday, November 19, 2020
Diane Wallace Retiring After 43 Years of Service to UNI

Say it isn't so. But it is...Diane Wallace is retiring Friday, December 4. To honor her we are sharing an interesting and impressive story of Diane's success provided by Joyce Morrow, University Registrar. Please join us in acknowledging her many years of service to UNI by sending cards and well wishes to Diane at the Office of the Registrar, 115 Gilchrist, mail code 0006. Thank you, Diane, for the lasting impact you have had during your time at UNI! You will be greatly missed!

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Winter Conversation Partners Needed

Looking for a way to volunteer your time and conversational English skills over break? The UNI Culture and Intensive Program (CIEP) is in need of Conversation Partners and Conversation Hour volunteers for the winter term. Volunteers will be expected to meet with their partners up to two hours per week or attend weekly Conversation Hour via Zoom. All students and staff are encouraged to participate. Contact the CIEP office for more information or call 319-273-2182.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Winter Operations Campus Building Hours

November 30 - December 11 all academic buildings will be open on Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. December 12 - January 18 all academic buildings will be closed. Any events happening during this time period must have VP approval and will need to submit a Building Hour Change Form. For any questions, please contact Facilities Management at 319-273-4400.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
A Zoom Professional Development Opportunity

The Professional Development Committee is hosting a Zoom presentation on Wednesday, December 2 at 10 a.m.  Join Dr. Doug Shaw and Dr. Leigh Zeitz for OK Zoomer: Going Beyond the Basics - Repurposing Zoom Tools for Increased Engagement.   Please register in advance.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Renew your WRC Membership

If you purchased a fall WRC membership or had your membership expiration date extended, in mid-January it will be time to renew your WRC membership for the spring or spring and summer.