Faculty & Staff Announcements

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Valentine's Day carnations

Ethnic Student Promoters will be selling Valentine carnations from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, in MAU. The cost is $2 for one carnation, with the proceeds benefiting ESP. Questions can be emailed to esp@uni.edu.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
BSU Black and Educated (B.A.E)

A panel of black and educated professionals will discuss their journeys through the educational system and how it has shaped their lives and careers from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
BSU Glow Skate Party

BSU's Glow Skate Party will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the WRC. The skate party is open to all. Limited skates will be provided; attendees are encouraged to bring their own skates. The entry fee is two canned goods. Security will be enforced at this event.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Get started with Zoom video conferencing

Zoom is a desktop video conferencing solution perfect for meeting with individuals or groups at a distance. During this session, you'll explore how you can use this in your classes or for meetings and how to get signed up for an account. Register online for the Monday, Feb. 24 workshop.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Gather live responses via students' personal devices using Poll Everywhere

Learn how to use Poll Everywhere, UNI's licensed classroom response system. You can embed live polls into your PowerPoint, Keynote or Google Slides presentations to receive instant feedback on student comprehension. Register today for this Monday, Feb. 24 workshop to learn more.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Men's volleyball apparel

The men's volleyball team is selling exclusive UNI champion crew sweatshirts, stocking hats and men's volleyball apparel. The store closes at noon Tuesday, Feb. 11. Pick up date will be announced or items can be delivered.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Learn how to make your course materials and electronic documents more accessible

Register now for two accessibility workshops that will be held Thursday, Feb. 13. "Improving Accessibility in Your Course with Blackboard Ally" explains how Ally analyzes and rates course documents for accessibility. "From Reactive Accommodations to Proactive Accessibility" provides strategies to improve those ratings.

Monday, February 3, 2020
Want to show off your Ninja Warrior skills?

An Intramural Ninja Warrior competition will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Ninja U, 5911 University Ave. #350, Cedar Falls. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Feb. 12. Practice times are available. For more information, email Cindy Klatt.

Monday, February 3, 2020
Mary Ann Bolton Undergraduate Research Award

Faculty and staff, do you know a student that deserves to receive an undergraduate research award? Encourage your outstanding research students to apply.

Monday, February 3, 2020
Statistical consulting help and short course schedule

The mathematics department provides assistance through its Statistical Consulting Center, offering free statistical support for routine data analyses to students, faculty and staff. Free short courses on SPSS, R, SAS and Excel are also offered. For more information, email Mark Jacobson.