Announcements

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Weight Watchers Webinar: Chef Ryan - Cutting Time In The Kitchen

Weight Watchers will host a one-hour webinar open to all employees at noon, Thursday, July 12. The webinar will offer simple cooking concepts that save time and money. Register online.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
2018 NSF REU IDREHSI Student Research Conference

The NSF REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) program housed in the geography department will host the 2018 NSF REU IDRESHI Conference from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, in 234 ITTC. Nine students from across the country will present the results of their 8-week long UNI-based summer research in using spaceborne-, airborne- and lab-based hyperspectral imaging for various applications. The conference will include oral and poster sessions. Posters will be displayed in 205 ITTC July 10-11.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Seeking clients in need of workplace communications

Fall semester courses focusing on workplace communication are seeking individual and organizational clients who want to have print and digital publications created (for example, newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards). For more information, email Adrienne Lamberti.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Taking Ownership: Explanation of Benefits, It's Not a Bill!

A common misconception about an Explanation of Benefits (EOB) is that it is a bill. An EOB is a document sent by your insurance company that details the different charges of a service. You can sign up to receive electronic EOB’s through your myWellmark® account. Visit our Health Insurance Made Easy webpage to learn more about how to read an EOB as well as how to sign up for a MyWellmark account.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Taking Ownership: Everyday Benefit Terms

Benefit terminology can be difficult. To help define these terms, the Human Resource Services benefits team has put together a quick reference guide of Everyday Benefits Terms.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Financial Wellness: Asset Location webinar

The TIAA webinar about asset location will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, July 17. Participants will learn about how the location of assets may impact retirement income and beneficiaries. Register at TIAA.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Security awareness: phone call attacks and scams

When you think of cyber criminals, you probably think of an evil mastermind sitting behind a computer launching sophisticated attacks over the Internet. While many of today’s cyber criminals do use technologies like email or instant messaging, bad guys are also using the phone to trick their victims. Here are some defensive strategies.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Move-In Crew volunteers needed

Help create a great first impression and provide a positive experience for incoming students and their families by becoming a Move-In Crew volunteer. Duties include move-in help and check-in assistance. Volunteers will be scheduled for one-hour shifts Wednesday, Aug. 15. Volunteers are welcome to sign up as individuals or as a group. To sign up, please visit the Move-In Crew webpage.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Join us for UNI Night with the Cedar Rapids Kernels

The Cedar Rapids Kernels baseball team and UNI are joining forces for UNI Night Friday, July 13. Come out to the ballpark for a fun family event. The first 1,000 people in the gate receive a free UNI/Kernels baseball cap, the team will have special jerseys that will be auctioned after the game to support scholarships at UNI, and discount tickets are available. Go to the Cedar Rapids Kernels website and select Section 108 for $8 tickets.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Resources to make your digital materials and courses accessible for all students

Universal design principles call for considering the diverse needs and abilities of everyone as you create and provide materials to your users. There are two workshops available about Blackboard Ally and making documents accessible. Register online.