Announcements

Thursday, May 14, 2020
Learn how to make your course materials and electronic documents more accessible

Register now for two accessibility workshops. ”Improving Accessibility in Your Course with Blackboard Ally" explains how Ally analyzes and rates course documents for accessibility. "From Reactive Accommodations to Proactive Accessibility" provides strategies to improve those ratings. Both workshops will be available on two dates, Thursday, June 4 and Monday, June 29.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Summer Connect with Wellness Student Support Group

Connect with Wellness is taking place this summer over Zoom, starting on Tuesday, May 19 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. The virtual meeting will allow participants to receive support in any area of wellness. Discussions are centered on participant goals related to navigating stress, time management, social connections, eating well, healthy boundaries and more. All UNI graduate and undergraduate students are invited, but group size is limited. Students may email wellness@uni.edu to register each week and receive the Zoom link. For more information visit the Connect with Wellness Facebook page.

Monday, May 11, 2020
Submit Community Engagement Celebration Day Projects to UNI Scholarworks

2020 Community Engagement Celebration Day projects will be shared in an online showcase through UNI ScholarWorks. For submission information and instructions please visit the UNI ScholarWorks website. Submissions will be given a permanent, cited link. Files can be uploaded through a form. Project files from the 2019 Community Engagement Celebration Day event can also be archived by using the same form. Projects Projects must be submitted by the end of May, 2020. Please contact Ellen Neuhaus with questions at scholarworks@uni.edu.

Monday, May 11, 2020
Winners of the 2nd Annual Digital Media Competition

The 2nd Annual Digital Media Competition, sponsored by the Digital Media major in the Department of Communication Studies, announces the winners for 2020: Gold Prize: Mahlia Brown (Psychology), Silver Prize: Hannah Butler (Digital Media) and Bronze Prizes: Theodore Edge (Graphic Design); Caitlin Johnson (Psychology); Payton Smith (Communication Studies) The 1-minute video competition was open to all UNI students and had the theme: COVID OR NOT COVID. Entries can be viewed at the competition website.

Monday, May 11, 2020
May is National Electrical Safety Month

At work or home, electricity is all around us. Take some time this month to assess your electrical risks to prevent fires, injuries, fatalities and property loss. Visit the Edison Electric Institute to learn more about Electrical Safety Month.

Friday, May 8, 2020
Own Your Benefits: Use These Virtual Healthcare Services

Unity One and MercyOne hospitals and clinics have online systems that allow patients to contact their care teams virtually. Doctor on Demand, UNI’s virtual office visit, allows 24/7 care for common symptoms. Utilizing these services lowers the risk of exposure and illness.

Friday, May 8, 2020
EAP Webinar: Deepening Relationships

Employee & Family Resources will host a webinar on Wednesday, May 20 at 1 p.m., Deepening Relationships. This webinar will provide the foundation and practical tools to go beyond maintaining your most important relationships to improve and strengthen them.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Fiscal 2020 Year-End Closing Schedule

The fiscal year 2020 closing schedule is now available on the OBO website. For more information, contact Traci Buseman or Mindy Schlader.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Security Awareness - The Power of Updating

You may not realize it but cyber attackers are constantly looking for and finding new vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the software people use every day. This software may run your laptop, it could be the mobile apps you use on your smartphone or perhaps even the software in your baby monitor or other devices in your home. Responsible vendors and providers routinely provide fixes for discovered and not-yet-discovered flaws, as well as new features in their products. For more information visit the Security Awareness website.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Share your COVID19 Story

Special Collections & University Archives has launched a new COVID-19 community archiving project to capture stories and experiences within the UNI and broader Cedar Valley communities related to the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your stories, photos, videos, blogs or other content you want to share.