There is still time to nominate your choice for the Regents Staff Excellence Awards, presented annually to P&S employees and bi-annually to supervisory/confidential merit employees who have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers. For more information, call Brooke Croshier-Sidebotham at 273-6636.
The UNI Women in Healthcare club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, in 1 MSH. We will discuss general club information, future plans for the semester and volunteer opportunities. Email Abby Webb for more information.
The UNI ROTC program will host an open house and 9/11 remembrance from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, on the Lawther Field. There will be a helicopter landing at 7:15 a.m. Military vehicles and a squad car will be available for photo opportunities.
Thinking About Graduate School (TAGS) will be held from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in Old Central Ballroom, MAU. There will be a presentation about the graduate school application process, as well as a graduate faculty and graduate student panel.
Advancing diversity and inclusion in the classroom will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23 in 378 LIB. Workshop participants will discuss their efforts to identify the ways in which who we are and the assumptions we make influence student learning, examine strategies for infusing more diverse materials and assignments into existing courses, gain students’ perspectives on what makes an inclusive classroom and explore classroom approaches that support inclusion.
We know that memory is often powerfully and intricately organized by experiences that call up emotion and require interaction. How have they made choices that shape an intellectual, social and emotional environment? Faculty from the College of Education will describe their efforts to engage students in the classroom during a panel discussion at noon Friday, Sept. 20, in 508 SEC.
UNI Ballroom/Swing will host free, weekly dance lessons for many styles of dancing, including rumba, waltz, tango and swing. Lessons will be 7 p.m. Wednesdays in 085 WRC. Email UNI Ballroom/Swing for more information.
Workshops have been added to the faculty/staff instructional technology workshops calendar. A variety of workshops are offered throughout the semester beginning Sept. 25.
The UNI Bookstore will have fan appreciation Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7. Receive a $10 gift card with every purchase over $50 while supplies last. There will be game day specials, Coca-Cola Smartwater sampling and free snacks.
This year's Diversity Common Read is "So You Want To Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo, a 2018 New York Time bestseller. More information about signing up with facilitators will be available soon.