Announcements

Monday, October 12, 2020
Voting Leave

Employees who do not have three consecutive hours when they are not required to be at work during the time between when the polls open and close on election day are entitled to paid time off up to the amount needed to provide three consecutive hours to vote. Contact Human Resource Services via email or call 319-273-2422 for questions.

Monday, October 12, 2020
"Alien" screening

After a space merchant vessel receives an unknown transmission as a distress call, one of the crew is attacked by a mysterious life form and they soon realize that its life cycle has merely begun. Come join Film Appreciation Club this Friday at 7:00 p.m. in KAB 111 for a screening of this horror classic. More information at Film Appreciation Club Facebook site.

Monday, October 12, 2020
Winter Break Meal Plan

UNI Dining is offering a winter break meal plan for all students, faculty and staff remaining on campus during the break. The meal plan consists of 10 meals for $64, available for purchase via the GET mobile app. Visit the Department of Residence webpage for additional information and the operating schedule during winter break.

Monday, October 12, 2020
P&S Council's annual Fall Social - Coffee, Tea & Me

P&S Council's annual Fall Social will be held virtually via Zoom on Thursday, November 5 from 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. All Professional & Scientific (P&S) and Supervisory and Confidential Merit employees are cordially invited to the P&S Council's annual Fall Social. The program will include an address by President Mark Nook and recognition of the 2020 Regents Staff Excellence Award recipients. Please contact Brooke C-Sidebotham for more information at 273-6636.

Monday, October 12, 2020
Race, Social Justice & Policing Virtual Discussion

This virtual discussion will explore the intersections of race, social justice and policing in the United States and Cedar Valley. A moderated panel will address issues related to racism, racial violence, protest, activism, police brutality and their impact on the community. Panelists include Ryan Stevenson, a congressional staff member for Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer, local social justice activist and UNI Alum (2018); Waterloo Police Chief, Dr. Joel Fitzgerald; and Professor of Criminology, Dr. Gayle Rhineberger. The event will take place Thursday, October 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required.

Sunday, October 11, 2020
APO Presents: Pumpkin Painting

Alpha Psi Omega is excited to announce the first event of the semester, the Pumpkin Painting fundraiser. We will be painting pumpkins in the Arts Courtyard on Saturday, October 24 at 3 p.m. Bring your own blanket and plan to social distance. Pumpkins will be provided for $3, with an optional $3 charge if you need painting supplies. A portion of the proceeds will go towards Panther Pantry and other food banks in the area in place of the annual Rocky Horror food drive. Please register so we can get an idea of interest, deadline to sign up is Thursday, October 15. We can’t wait to see you there.

Friday, October 9, 2020
Retirement Readiness: What You Need to Know About Medicare and Medicare Supplements

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on the basics of Medicare and how to integrate healthcare into your retirement plan. The hour long session will be held via Zoom on Thursday, November 12. Please register in advance.

Friday, October 9, 2020
Reminder: Retirement Readiness: Retiring from UNI

Human Resource Services will host an informational session on retiring from UNI. Learn about guidelines and benefits available at retirement. The session will be presented via Zoom on Wednesday, October 28 at 3 p.m. Please register in advance.

Friday, October 9, 2020
The Clothesline Project

The Women’s and Gender Studies program continues its tradition of bringing The Clotheslines Project to UNI, taking place in conjunction with Relationship Violence Awareness Month this October. Those who have been affected by violence, be it first-hand or otherwise, are welcomed by the Women’s & Gender Studies program to decorate a virtual t-shirt with their thoughts, feelings and supportive messages surrounding the subjects of dating violence, sexual assault or related topics. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, October 16. Visit the CSBS website for more information.

Friday, October 9, 2020
Clothesline Project

The Clothesline Project is an annual event raising awareness for violence against women, the LGBTQ+ community and other marginalized populations. T-shirt decorations will be virtual with a video of decorated t-shirts released on the day of Bearing Witness. Visit the CSBS website for more information.