|U2 lists workshops|
University within the University (U2) list the following workshops:
Introduction to Commercializing Your Research
Monday, May 12, 10 to 11:30 a.m., Medora Room, Memorial Union
Learn what intellectual property is and what steps you need to follow if you think you have an invention. Presenter: Tara Kopplin.
ABC’s of Fire Extinguisher Use
May 13, 9 to 10 a.m., Conference Room, Auxiliary Services
This class will describe the different types of fire extinguishers, what the rating system used on extinguishers means, when to consider using a fire extinguisher, and class participants will be given the opportunity to use an extinguisher in a controlled setting. Information gained in this class will be applicable to the work place, home and motor vehicles. Presenters: Eric Pearson and Jason Uhlir.
Locating Funding Sources For Your Ideas
May 14, 2 to 3 p.m., Reed Keller Auditorium, School of Medicine
You have a wonderful idea for a grant proposal? But where do you send your proposal? Who may be interested in your proposal? This training session will answer those questions and many more by (1) focusing on locating agencies and foundations who may fund a grant project in your area of expertise and/or interest; and (2) discussing websites which may assist you with locating the perfect sponsor for your idea. Presenter: Corey Graves.
Educational Presentation: Parenting the Emerging Teenager
May 14, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union
This presentation promotes the concepts of structure, balance, and fairness to build strong relationships between parents and their teenagers. The presentation will explore both positive and negative family interaction. The speaker will discuss how parental messages and family contracting influence and direct our relationships with
youngsters emerging into adulthood. The speaker will introduce a variety of ingredients to enhance positive parent-teen communication and relationships. Presenter: Kelsey Lang, MA, LAPC, St. Alexius Employee Assistance Program.
NDPERS Pre-Retirement Seminar – Insurance Only
May 14, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union
This session is for both NDPERS and TIAA-CREF employees who are interested in staying on the NDPERS health insurance during retirement. Presenter: NDPERS benefit program specialist.
Fiscal Year-End Procedures
May 15, 9 to 11 a.m., Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union
The workshop will cover fiscal year-end procedures for the Business Office, Accounting Services, Grants and Contract Administration, Payroll and Purchasing. Presenters: Purchasing, Accounting Services, Student Account Services, Payroll, and Grants and Contracts.
Overtime and Hours Worked
May 20, 9 to 10 a.m., 305 Twamley Hall
Learn which employees are affected by overtime and how to handle administering overtime. Presenters: Desi Sporbert and Joy Johnson.
May 20, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 10-12, Swanson Hall
This workshop is required by state fleet for all UND employees who drive state vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, received a traffic violation, or had an accident while operating a state vehicle. Employees are encouraged to bring a family member (spouse and/or dependents). This workshop may also reduce your North Dakota insurance premiums and could possibly remove points from your driving record.
Presenter: Tom Brockling.
Records Retention and E-Mail
May 20, 1 to 2 p.m., Room 10-12, Swanson Hall
During this workshop, you will learn what role e-mail plays in an organization, UND policy and best practices for retaining e-mail messages. Presenter: Chris Austin.
Supervisors of Student Employees
May 21, 9 to 10:30 a.m., 210 Clifford Hall or May 22, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Lecture Bowl, Memorial Union
The session will provide information on JobX, federal workstudy, and institutional employment, as well as a minimum wage update, along with payroll and career services updates. The session will also provide a student worker success workshop update and information on how you can nominate your student employee of the year (starting 2008-2009).
Please reserve your seat by registering with U2 by: phone, 777-2128, e-mail U2@mail.und.nodak.edu, or online www.conted.und.edu/U2/. Please include: (1) workshop title/date, (2) name, (3) department, (4) position, (5) stop number, (6) phone number, (7) e-mail, and (8) How you first learned about this workshop. Thank you for registering in advance; it helps us plan for materials and number of seats.
-- Kathy Williams, U2 Coordinator, University Within the University, email@example.com, 777-4266