Research and Sponsored Programs is conducting an internal competition leveraging existing faculty expertise to establish a research program aligned with NASA and Iowa Space Grant Consortium. The program will also strengthen STEM research and education at UNI. For additional information visit the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs website.
Beginning Tuesday, May 5, the weekly InsideUNI announcements email will be merged with the InsideUNI news and features email. This new, single version of InsideUNI will be sent to campus every Tuesday. If you have an announcement, please continue to send it here. Please contact Steve Schmadeke with questions.
Did you know that 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their life? Take some time to reassess your work space and learn about lifting safety. For a quick reference tip sheet, check out the National Safety Councils poster on ways to decrease fatigue, discomfort and physical stress through Ergonomics.
Need help studying for a final? TLCRemote will be open during finals week. Visit The Learning Center to sign up for a time with a nationally-certified peer.
IDT is a no-experience-required dance organization that performs folk, ballroom, and studio styles. We meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6pm in WRC 185, but we are flexible with schedules and availability. Contact Mandy Masmar for more information.
Faculty may be paid for their continuing non-temporary academic year appointment in 10 or 12 equal installments beginning with the August 31 or July 31 payroll respectively. Faculty members who would like to change their salary payments from 10 to 12 months, or vice versa, must complete a Pay Frequency Change Form. The completed form can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via campus mail to Business Operations - Payroll, mail code 0008, prior to the May 15, 2020, deadline. Questions may be directed to Amy Stanbrough via email or call her at 273-7049.
Employee and Family Resources will host a webinar on Wednesday, May 6 at 10 a.m., Mental Health Awareness Month. Learn about the prevalence of mental health issues and explore small, daily activities to strengthen your mental and emotional well-being.
T.J. Warren from UNI’s Career Services is offering a professional development session via zoom for soon-to-be graduates in the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences on Friday, May 1 from 9 -10:00 a.m. Topics of discussion include resumes and networking, online job interviews and helpful resources for employment searches and career planning. Bring your questions! Once you RSVP to Jenny Becker, you will receive the Zoom link to join the session.
Final Thursday Reading Series continues online. On Thursday, April 30 a video reading will be posted featuring poet Jim Johnson. Contribute your own open mic video to be part of the event. To watch the video or for details on how to participate, visit the Final Thursday Press website.
Avoid going to the pharmacy by having your maintenance medications conveniently mailed to your home by using CVS Pharmacy's Mail Service. Utilizing this service saves you money as a 90 day supply will only cost you two co-payments, instead of three.