Blackboard Learn offers powerful, yet simple tools and workflows that help learners and instructors stay organized, easily take action, and engage with content and each other. Check the eLearning Suite faculty/staff workshop calendar and register for workshops to learn about more Blackboard features.
Faculty study rooms are available on the fourth floor of Rod Library for the 2019-20 academic year. The rooms are assigned to both current full-time tenured and tenure track faculty, as well as emeritus faculty and staff members. Those interested in a faculty study for fall 2019/spring 2020 should apply online. Rooms will be assigned in mid-August. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
The August issue of the Human Resource Services newsletter is now available.
The Office of University Relations has a supply of hanging file folders available for university departments at no charge. The folders can be picked up in room 125 East Bartlett. Please bring a box or other container.
UNI phone handsets will be upgraded from 7 to 9 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 4. This upgrade affects only network connected voice over IP phones. See this support article for more information.
Theatre UNI's 2019-20 season details are now available. New this year, all UNI faculty and staff are eligible for two tickets to each show for $10 per ticket. Public ticket sales begin Monday, Aug. 12.
Extreme heat increases the risk for heat stroke, heat exhaustion and heat cramps. Environmental Health and Safety reminds the university community to take steps to stay cool during hot weather. Visit the OSHA website to learn more about heat stress.
Parking permits can be ordered online now through 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 15. This is also the deadline for permanent faculty and staff to choose the pre-tax monthly payroll-deduction payment option for the permit fee. You can purchase both a regular vehicle permit and a motorcycle permit. This payment option applies to the G, Gm, A and B permits. For more information, call 273-2710.
The next College Hill Farmers Market will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 1, on College Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets. The theme is Kids Day with Farmers Market Bingo and free face painting provided by the Hearst Center. Shop for local products, grab a bite to eat from Kubo and enjoy live music.