Faculty & Staff Announcements

Monday, June 14, 2021
UNI Releases Spring 2021 Graduation and Dean's Lists

The University of Northern Iowa released the Spring 2021 Graduation and Dean’s Lists.

Monday, June 14, 2021
Retirement Readiness: Social Security 101

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on Social Security benefits and preparing for retirement. The hour long session will be presented by John Morgan with AIG via Zoom on Tuesday, July 13 at 10 a.m. Please register in advance.

Monday, June 14, 2021
June 29 Interactive Webinar for Online Teaching: Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles

Online and Distance Education is hosting an interactive webinar on Tuesday, June 29 with Quality Matters facilitator Eddie Andreo. He will lead a discussion on “Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles” from 2-3:30 p.m. via Zoom. A limited number of seats are available. In addition, participants are eligible to receive a $250 stipend for successfully completing an optional corresponding reflection activity consisting of specific action steps that faculty will develop and apply to their course in the next semester to enhance UDL course design. Please register in advance.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
UNI, ISU, & UI libraries seek open educational resource proposals for grants up to $30,000

The Regent libraries are seeking 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 are available for up to $7,500 per team member. The deadline to participate is Monday, August 2. For more information visit the Open Educational Resources webpage.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Security Awareness - Securely Using Mobile Apps

Mobile devices have become one of the primary technologies we use in both our personal and professional lives. What makes these devices so powerful are the thousands of apps we can choose from. These apps enable us to be more productive, communicate and share with others, train and educate or just have more fun. Find information on the SANS webpage for steps to take to securely use and make the most of today’s mobile apps.

Monday, June 7, 2021
Own Your Benefits: Access Your Online Benefits Accounts

Many of the benefits offered by the University have their own platform where members can log in and manage their benefits. The platforms provide additional information and tips for utilizing the plan. View the How to Access Your Online Benefits Accounts webpage for more information.

Monday, June 7, 2021
Retirement Readiness: Retire from UNI

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on retiring from UNI. This hour long session will be presented by Therese Callaghan, Employee Well-being Coordinator, via Zoom on Wednesday, July 7 at 3 p.m. Please register in advance.

Monday, June 7, 2021
This Summer at the WRC

Admission is free this summer for UNI students to use the WRC. We have a variety of offerings this summer, check out more information on the Recreation Services website.

Monday, June 7, 2021
This Summer at the WRC - Aquatics

Both group and private swim lessons are back and available for the summer with UNI Aquatics. Lesson scheduling and availability will occur based on instructor availability. For more information on private and group lessons, email swimlessons@uni.edu or visit the Recreation Services website.

Monday, June 7, 2021
This Summer at the WRC - Personal Training

Plan, motivate and get results with personal training by hiring a personal trainer this summer and let us help you get on (and stay on) the road to success. Our trainers tailor to meet your fitness goals and will coach, cue and motivate you every session. If you are interested, complete the intake form to get started or visit Recreation Services website for more information.