Announcements

Friday, January 15, 2021
Spring 2021 Virtual Study Abroad Fair

UNI Study Abroad will offer the Virtual Study Abroad Fair on both on Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, January 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is the "one stop shop" event to learn about study abroad opportunities. Participants can explore the various study abroad options for a summer, semester, academic year or winter break abroad. There will also be a variety of rooms staffed with individuals to answer questions about credit transfer, health concerns, international travel and others. Individuals can attend both sessions if they choose to. Please register in advance.

Friday, January 15, 2021
Cedar Valley Virtual Women's March

The University of Northern Iowa Women and Gender Studies Department, Gender and Sexuality Services, Northern Iowa Feminists, Black Hawk County NOW, and UNI Proud welcomes the community to the 2nd Annual Cedar Valley Women’s March. Due to Covid-19, it will be held as a virtual discussion that will explore the intersections of feminism in the United States and Cedar Valley. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 30 including keynote speaker Belinda Creighton-Smith. Registration is required. For more information email the UNI Women’s and Gender Studies.

Friday, January 15, 2021
Reminder: My Well-being: Healthy Weight 2021 Program Application

UNI Employee Well-being is now accepting applications for the Healthy Weight @ UNI 2021 program. All applications are due by Monday, January 25, 2021. To learn more about the program and how to apply, visit the Healthy Weight @ UNI webpage.

Friday, January 15, 2021
Reminder: Retirement Readiness: Social Security 101

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on Social Security benefits and preparing for retirement. This session will be presented by John Morgan with AIG via Zoom on Tuesday, February 2 at 3 p.m. Please register in advance.

Friday, January 15, 2021
My Well-being: Resilience and Self-Care During Times of Stress

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on resilience and tips for self-care. Jake Schaefer, with Cedar Valley Counseling Services, will lead this session via Zoom on February 18 at 10 a.m. Please register in advance.

Friday, January 15, 2021
Own Your Benefits: More Than Just Insurance, Benefit Discounts Offered

UNI’s insurance vendors offer discounts to benefit eligible employees. Wellmark offers discounts through Blue365, Delta Dental offers vision discounts through DeltaVision, and Principal offers discounts on hearing aids, will prep, and more. View our Discounts and Services webpage.

Friday, January 15, 2021
2020 W-2s

Online W-2s were made available Friday, January 15, 2021 for active employees previously electing to not have a paper W-2 mailed to them. Paper W-2s for all other employees will be mailed to be received by Monday, February 1, 2021. See Business Operations-Payroll for information on Box 14 COVID reporting and to change your election to view your W-2 online in future years. Questions may be sent to Sherri Schmitz  273-2656 or Kim Andersen, 273-6425.

Thursday, January 14, 2021
The Empathy Edge: Why Compassion Fuels Leadership Success and How to Build Your Empathy Muscle January 21 at noon EST

The UNI Alumni Association will be hosting a webinar on how you can amplify empathy through your work to create a better world by brand strategist and author Maria Ross. This event will take place Thursday, January 21 at noon EST. For more information on this and other online events visit the UNI Alumni Association webpageRegistration is required.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
UNISTA's Best of Broadway Virtual Cabaret Auditions

This year, the annual Best of Broadway Cabaret will be performed virtually. For details and information on auditioning please visit the UNISTA Facebook page. Audition videos should be sent to UNISTA's email by Sunday, January 31 at 11:59 pm. A Google Drive link is preferred. For questions or additional information please email Zoella Sneed.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Security Awareness - Securing Wi-Fi at Home

To create a secure home network, you need to start by securing your Wi-Fi access point (sometimes called a Wi-Fi router). This is the device that controls who and what can connect to your home network. There are five simple steps to securing your home Wi-Fi to create a far more secure home network for you and your family. Read the details in the SANS OUCH! newsletter.