The Ignite Integrity contest is open to all University of Nevada, Reno undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Submit a drawing, video, song or written piece that expresses why you think it is important to act with integrity in academics, research, or as a professional. Submissions will be accepted from 8 a.m. Oct. 2, to 5 p.m. Oct. 26. Submissions must be accompanied by a completed entry form. Submit by email to email@example.com or mail/walk-in delivery to Research Integrity, 218 Ross Hall/Mail Code 0331, Reno, NV 89557
The Office of Information Technology is excited to announce that migration to Office 365 has been completed! Over 6,000 mailboxes and 130 SharePoint sites have been migrated to the new system. The decision to migrate to Office 365 was made in an effort to be good stewards of University resources. Office 365 will be more cost effective and will also free up on premise storage space. You can access Office 365 from anywhere at the online portal https://portal.office.com. The OIT Support Center help desk is also available by phone, email, or in person and they can assist you with any questions you may have. IT Support Center phone: (775) 682-5000 in Reno and (702) 671-5100 in Las Vegas; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Live Chat: https://www.unr.edu/it/contact-us.
The Office of Diversity Initiatives represents the University's commitment to realize and sustain a diverse, inclusive and welcoming environment for all University community members, including students, faculty, faculty colleagues and alumni. Diversity Initiatives works closely with academic and administrative units to attract, advance and retain a diverse faculty to strengthen academic excellence. View featured events: https://www.unr.edu/diversity#featuredevents.
Several sections of the University’s Administrative Manual have recently been updated. The amended sections are as follows: 51-Major Units of the University-RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: The School of Community Health Sciences was added to the list of Academic Units. 61-Records Retention and Disposition Schedule-RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Updates were made to reflect recent Board of Regents’ revisions to the policy. 2,670-Annual Leave Policy for Faculty-RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Revisions were made to conform to Workday configuration. 2,673-Sick, Family Sick, Child-Rearing, and Family Medical Leave-RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Revisions were made to conform to Workday configuration. 3,010-Policies Related to Student Activities-RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: To avoid duplication in the UAM, language regarding class absences was deleted from this policy. The Class Absence Policy, Section 3,020, addresses student responsibilities when absent from class. 3,020-Class Absence Policy-RATIONALE FOR CHANGE: Revisions were made to address student responsibilities when absent from class and update language in accordance with NSHE policy.
In collaboration with multiple university departments, the Title IX Coalition announces the roll out of Green Dot, a research-based comprehensive bystander intervention program. Green Dot provides faculty, staff and students with information and skills to safely intervene in all situations that are harmful or potentially harmful. Green Dot provides participants with tools to intervene that best match their personal barriers and challenges while allowing everyone to feel capable and equipped to do what is needed to end sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking, hate speech, binge drinking, and more. Go to www.nvcares.com to download a Faculty/Staff Toolkit and resource materials or request more information at email@example.com and/or schedule your Green Dot training or overview speech today.
Please be aware that the deadline for nominations for Regents’ and University faculty awards for the fall semester is Sept. 15, 2017. This is the deadline for the deans’ nomination letters to be received by the Provost’s Office or VPRI’s Office. Following receipt of the nomination letters, the nominees will be contacted and given two to three weeks to assemble their materials. Since the deans will need time to process the nominations, please be aware that their offices will likely have earlier deadlines for receiving nominations from departments, faculty, staff, and students. More information can be found at unr.edu/provost/awards.
Please join History professors for a discussion about the history, causes and implications of the recent racism and violence in Charlottesville. Sponsored by the Department of History. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Graduate Student Association is hosting a graduate student dialogue Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m. in Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom C. The dialogue is being held to discuss the recent events around the country, how they affect graduate students, and what the concerns and needs of graduate students are surrounding these issues. The GSA hopes to hear from students in order to guide a resolution currently being drafted by the council as well as take action on issues brought forth in the conversation. Please RSVP using the following link: https://nevada.formstack.com/forms/gsa_dialogue_rsvp. The dialogue will be live-streamed for those who are unable to attend in person. A link to the stream will be provided the day of the event. If you would like to send in questions or comments for the dialogue, please send them to email@example.com by noon on Tuesday, Sept. 5.
ASUN is sponsoring two upcoming speakers that will present lectures that are intended to stimulate thoughtful discussion around the topics of free speech and social justice. Find out more about Lauren Cooley's visit Wednesday, Sept. 6, and Shaun King's visit Monday, Sept. 25. at http://www.nevadaasun.com/learning-discovery-engagement-speaker-series/.
Please join President Marc Johnson at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 26, as he delivers the annual “State of the University Address.” President Johnson will highlight the accomplishments of the past year and detail how the University plans to deepen its commitment to its institutional mission. Online viewing will be available once the event begins, at www.unr.edu/live. Please reply by Friday, Sept. 22, to Katie Suga at 775-682-6014 or firstname.lastname@example.org. #StateofUNR
Last year, many faculty and staff assisted with move-in day and were the first University staff members students met as part of their check-in process. Residential Life would love for you to join them again. A training session will be held for those who volunteer. More information and sign-ups available here: https://givepul.se/8zvc3.
The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) is conducting an internal recruitment for a Creative Director to join our Advancement and Engagement team. The Creative Director manages the visual identity for UNR Med branding, marketing and communications. Reporting to the Senior Director, Advancement and Engagement, the Creative Director is responsible for overseeing and creating the overall design and execution of a wide variety of highly strategic integrated marketing initiatives. For more information, contact Julie Ardito at 775-784-6001 or email@example.com.