Announcements

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Grant and contract budgets presentation

Faculty and staff are invited to a training workshop on grant and contract budget development from 1 to 2 p.m., Thursday, May 23, in 301 LIB. A good budget increases the chances of obtaining external funding and facilitates project implementation. This session will present the conceptual basis and technical tips for creating a strong budget.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Summer QPR training available

Dates for summer Question Persuade Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training sessions are now available. You can also request group or departmental training.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Taking ownership: how to access your benefits accounts

Many of the benefits offered by UNI have their own platform in which a member can login to assist in managing their benefits. The platforms provide additional benefits for each plan and tips for utilizing the plan. View the "how to access your online benefits accounts" webpage for more information.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Security awareness: phishing education

UNI embarked on a phishing education venture from October through April. Simulated but realistic phishing messages were sent periodically to faculty and staff mailboxes by a contracted vendor. Those that responded to these educational messages received some quick and specific training on recognizing and avoiding future phishing messages. Visit the IT phishing webpage for general tips on dealing with phishing messages.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Recording of May 8 BPUG meeting available

The recording of the May 8 Business Process User Group meeting s now available. Agenda items included a shared services update, demonstration of a new SIS Report, payroll update, FY19 closing reminders and contracting update. For best viewing results, verify that your drive settings are set at 1080p (click on the settings wheel in your browser).

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Retirement readiness: SHIIP - Medicare 101

Human Resource Services will offer two informational sessions presented by SHIIP (Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Monday and Tuesday, June 3-4. Learn the basics of Medicare and how to integrate healthcare into your retirement plan. Please register in advance.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Early deadline for May 28 Inside UNI

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the deadline for the May 28 issue of Inside UNI is noon, Friday, May 24.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Faculty/staff tech tips

Have you heard? Gmail recently introduced a new feature allowing you to schedule emails to send at a later date and time (up to 49 years in advance). Visit the UNI eLearning Suite FAQ to get started.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Responsible conduct of research for undergraduates summer workshop

A research ethics workshop will be from noon to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 5. The workshop will address ethical data sharing and management, authorship, collaboration, misconduct, conflicts of interest and research ethics in society. All students, faculty and staff are welcome. To register, email Anita Gordon.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Student Accessibility Services consultants

Student Accessibility Services will host two consultants to conduct a review of the work the department and university is doing related to accessibility in order to ensure UNI is meeting best practices while simultaneously planning for the future. Faculty are invited to meet with the consultants from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Monday, May 20, in 378 LIB. Questions can be directed to Allyson Rafanello.