Announcements

Monday, March 30, 2020
Working at Home Safety Tips - Preparing your Family for Fire Emergencies

Work Safe, Home Safe tips for you. As we adjust to these trying times and adjust to working from home, are you prepared for emergencies at home? Do you have a plan and have you practiced it with your family? This week we highlight emergencies and plan suggestions from the National Safety Council for Fires and Tornados.

Monday, March 30, 2020
Working at Home Safety Tips - Home Office Ergonomics

Many of us are dealing with new work spaces during this time. It is important to take steps to prevent musculoskeletal disorders by practicing good ergonomics while working in whatever setting you are in. Here are some tips from the National Safety Council to help you prevent injuries.

Monday, March 30, 2020
IT-ETMS has added more Bb Learn testing workshops

Two levels of Bb Learn testing workshops are offered: "Bb04a: Testing 1, 2, 3: Developing, Deploying and Editing an Online Test in Bb Learn" and "Bb04b: Putting Bb Learn Online Testing to the Test". We encourage you to take both workshops. Visit the Faculty/Staff Workshop Calendar for details and to register.

Monday, March 30, 2020
Online Mental Health Training available

Have you been waiting for the right time to get trained? This is it. Go to the UNI Counseling Center website to register. You may also request a training for your group or department at the UNI Counseling Center Training and Workshop request or email Brian Nissen for more information.

Sunday, March 29, 2020
Stay on track for graduation with summer online courses

Accelerate progress toward your degree. More than 150 online sections are available this summer, with 50+ applying to LAC requirements. Check out the courses available through Summer@UNI.

Friday, March 27, 2020
Take home your campus favorite Everything Bagels

While supplies last, take home the made fresh on campus Everything Bagels. 6 bagels for $5. 8oz cream cheese for $3. Two day advance order required; pick up and pay at Biscotti's. See online order form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqfjsNwGafAnXQ35YhFYjLb_UnqIz_... for options.

Friday, March 27, 2020
'Spilling the Tea' on our Winter Break Capstone to Suriname

Are you getting stir crazy and want to get out and explore the world? Come to our virtual "Spill the Tea" session on Wednesday, April 1 at 3 P.M. as we and Course Leader, Chris Schrage, talk about the winter break Capstone to Suriname. You can join us by clicking on the link or visiting our Instagram or Facebook accounts just before the event. 

Friday, March 27, 2020
Intuitive Eating Workshops

Student Wellness Services will be offering two Intuitive Eating Workshops during April. Each workshop will be a 4-week series held via Zoom. Email Jenna Petersen jenna.petersen@uni.edu to reserve your spot in one of the workshops. Workshop 1 will be from 3-4:00 P.M. on Tuesdays: April 7, 14, 21, and 28. Workshop 2 will be from 1-2:00 P.M. on Wednesdays: April 8, 15, 22, and 29. For more information on the Intuitive Eating principles visit the website. 

Friday, March 27, 2020
Own Your Benefits: Doctor on Demand - A Virtual Doctor Visit

To reduce traffic for healthcare facilities and to reduce you and family member’s potential exposure, use Doctor On Demand. Temporarily, due to COVID-19, the copay for utilizing Doctor on Demand will be waived for medical treatment.

Thursday, March 26, 2020
Community Engagement Institutes canceled

Both the Service-Learning Institute and the Engaged Department Institute with workshops in May to launch 2020-2021 programming are canceled. Individual support, course development, training, finding a community partner and syllabus design is still available. For more information, please contact Julianne Gassman via email or call her at 319-273-2204.