Winners of SMART awards are listed below. The date, employee name, and suggestion(s) are indicated.
Created a set of re-usable applicator models to be sized correctly before opening package used for treatment.
Reconfiguring printers in International Programs to be more cost effective.
Use direct deposit instead of checks for payments to all employees.
Turn off TVs in fitness centers when not in use.
Allow departments the ability to view time record submitted into workflow
To implement an on-line absence form to be routed through workflow
Reformat UIHC appointment letters to save paper
Replace incandescent bulbs with subcompact fluorescent bulbs
ROSE Recycle Office Supply Extras
Reset INFORMM program to delete extra sheet of blank paper after each work order
Create a web interface to distribute Budget Balance and Closeout sheets electronically
Use bulk mail rather than 1st class to mail out CORM surveys
Facilitate process by which UIHC employees get free parking when being seen as patients at UIHC
Stop automatically printing reports for departments that are available online
Create an online resource for storing and accessing syllabi
Remove perfumed air fresheners from campus rest rooms
Do not print 4 year contract each time – it adds a sheet to degree evaluation form, put info on web site for faculty, advisors, and students to view
Use web site to accept postings of UI employees who will be traveling in state so others can car pool with them
Idea for campus cleanup day implemented by Worklife ambassadors
David F. Weber
Revise how Xmas trees are distributed in UIHC
Reconfigure handicapped door mechanism at PBB
Turn off the escalator at UIHC
Use a more sophisticated timer to approximate the sin function to control lights on tennis courts
Use Iowa House personnel to sort mail
Pick up service for “express mail” to be provided by volunteer services
Revise computer lab usage. Machines will be turned off when not in use.
Jessica Van Rooyen
Reprogram printers in libraries to not generate account update sheet between jobs
Joseph S. Loria
Batch statement in one envelope by department
Create a web site/checklist for departmental moves
Discontinue printing registration forms for every student even if not enrolled
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