Announcements

Monday, January 11, 2021
“Creating Engagement in a Virtual Classroom” - January 19

An Online & Distance Education Professional Development Interactive Webinar will take place on Tuesday, January 19 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. via Zoom. Quality Matter’s facilitator Eddie Andreo will lead the interactive professional development webinar, “Making the Human Connection Online - Creating Engagement in a Virtual Classroom”. The webinar is designed for UNI faculty teaching online. A few seats are still available. Register in advance.

Monday, January 11, 2021
Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine - Sorting out our recycling system

Take virtual tours to get an inside look into Iowa's recycling system through a four session series. Explore the book Reduce, Reuse, Reimagine and discuss the current condition, and future possibilities of humanities waste streams. How did we arrive in this state of dysfunction and how will we get out? Register in advance.

Saturday, January 9, 2021
Spring 2021 Textbooks

Order your Spring 2021 textbooks from the UNI Bookstore today, to get the best deal on your textbooks.

Friday, January 8, 2021
Financial Wellness: Tomorrow in Focus: Saving for Your Ideal Retirement

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on saving for your ideal retirement. This TIAA led session will be held via webinar on Wednesday, February 10 at 10 a.m. Please register in advance.

Friday, January 8, 2021
Own Your Benefits: Free Identity Theft Protection

UNI’s benefit vendors offer opportunities for free Identity Protection Services. Services such as credit monitoring, fraud detection and fraud resolution are available at no extra cost to you. Visit our website for more information.

Friday, January 8, 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.

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Principal Preparation Program is Now Accepting Applications

Do you know of a teacher leader that would make a great Principal? UNI's Principal Preparation program is now accepting applications. Please encourage teacher leaders to obtain a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership that will also gain them licensure in PK-12 Administration. Visit the UNI's Principal Preparation webpage for more information on how to apply.

Thursday, January 7, 2021
Nominations for Beverly Funk Barnes Excellence Awards

The Beverly Funk Barnes Educator/Staff Excellence Awards are focused on rewarding university educators and staff who continually create new value for those they work with through dedication, passion and creativity for the benefit of UNI. Please consider nominating a faculty and/or staff member for these awards. All nominations are due by Friday, February 5. More information can be found at the following webpages Beverly Funk Barnes Educator Excellence Award and Beverly Funk Barnes Staff Excellence Award.

Thursday, January 7, 2021
A Great Leader is Not What You Think: Leadership Lessons from the Greatest Captains in Sports History January 13 at noon EST

Sam Walker, author and founding editor of the Wall Street Journal’s sports section, set out on a quest to find out what the greatest sports teams of all time had in common. Sam shares the seven traits of the greatest captains in sports history. You’ll learn how to identify and cultivate these same types of people in your organization and partner with them to be a more effective leader. Register for this webinar at the UNI Alumni webpage.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021
TIAA Virtual Consultations

A TIAA consultant will be conducting virtual individual counseling sessions. Topics covered include: "Am I on track for retirement?", "Can I add more to my retirement plan and how do I start this?", "Is my current mix of investments appropriate?" and "How do my TIAA investments coordinate with my other plans?" To see available appointments or to register, go to the TIAA website or call 800-732-8353.