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).
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.