The UNI Mail Center has changed vendors for processing outgoing mail. Outgoing mail is now being processed by Leverage Digital Imaging (LDI) in Cedar Falls. Visit the Mail Center website for more information and to see new guidelines to help ensure outgoing mail is ready for processing. Please direct questions to Jeff Van Gelder.
Faculty & Staff Announcements
The opening reception for the Humanize My Hoodie project's opening exhibition will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, on the main floor of Rod Library. Refreshments will be provided. This project was designed by Andre Wright of Born Leaders United Fashion and Jason Sole, a professor of criminology at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is designed to foster conversation around threat perception in an effort to humanize. Visit the Board Leaders United website to learn more.
Human Resource Services will host a one-hour informational session on joint and bone health. Dr. Eagen, an orthopedic surgeon with Covenant, will present at 3 p.m., Jan. 24, in the State College Room, MAU. Please register in advance.
After 18 years of connection to UNI, as an undergraduate and graduate student, a participant in the UNI Student Support Services Program and a full-time SSS staff member since 2009, Colice Sanders will be leaving our community in pursuit of health, happiness and new adventures. Please stop by the SSS office, 008 ITTC, to wish Colice good luck any time between 3:30-5:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, for an informal drop-in reception.
Interested in diversifying your course content and teaching strategies, but haven't yet found ways to do this successfully? Join the CETL on MLK Day for a workshop that will address these issues. This workshop is open to all full-time faculty and is being done in partnership with the CME, which is bringing the "Humanize My Hoodie" project to UNI. For more information and to apply, visit the CETL website.
The UNI Community Music School offers four weeks of piano lessons in a group setting on the UNI campus for adult beginners. Lessons start Jan. 15. Visit the website for more information.
You should have received a new Wellmark ID card in the mail. To ensure you are using the most recent card to avoid denial of claims, look for the print date shown in the lower left corner on the front of your card. You may log into your MyWellmark account to request additional cards if needed. Visit our webpage for more information.
Are you looking for an efficient way to track attendance in your classes? Attend our workshop on Blackboard Learn's Attendance tool on Jan. 11 at 2:30 pm. Register online.
Summer camp and conference housing planning and registration is now available through the Department of Residence website. If your group or organization is planning to host a conference or camp at UNI this summer, consider offering them the convenience and affordability of on-campus housing and dining.
Rod Library provides support for course Wikipedia assignments and hosts diversity-focused Wikipedia Edit-a-thons. If you would like your students to participate in one of these significant and authentic learning experiences, contact Angela Pratesi for information about dates, themes, support and training.