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Monday, May 3, 2004

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NEWS 

NEW uCARD: Current student IDs expire May 10. Pick up new uCards from the Department of Residence in the Redeker Center.
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U-BILLS GOING ELECTRONIC: Beginning in September 2004, u-bills will be delivered electronically through MyUNIverse. Paper bills will no longer be mailed to enrolled students or their parents. Students with a balance will receive an e-bill reminder in their University e-mail account and should review bills through MyUNIverse. The August 2004 u-bill will be sent to students in both formats, paper and electronic, to ease the transition. Contact Brian Looby with questions, at 3-3537.
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EMERGENCY SIREN: The Blackhawk County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a test of the outdoor early warning siren system on Wednesday, May 5 at 11 a.m. The test sound is a steady wail lasting for three minutes. If severe weather conditions are present, the test will be canceled to avoid confusion.
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WANTED: TC: The UNI Athletic Department is searching for the next TC mascot. Contact Shandon Dohmen at shandon.dohmen@uni.edu for more details or visit the UNI Spirit Squad Web site at http://www.uni.edu/unidome/spirit.
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E-NEWSLETTER SCHEDULE: The final issue of MyUNIverse News will be Monday, May 3. MyUNIverse News will resume production on Monday, Aug. 16. To submit items, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/
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NEW HIRE IN MAUCKER UNION: Connie Hansen has been hired as the new Coordinator for Student Organizations and Activities. Connie has been with UNI for more than 15 years in the Admissions Office, will be responsible for working with student organizations, Homecoming, Greek Affairs, and leadership opportuities for student groups. Her start date is July 1. Her new phone number will be 273-6335.
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PHONE NUMBER CORRECTION: Brad Williams, GBPAC Box Office Manager, 273-3681.
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OFFICE MOVES

STUDENT HEALTH CLINIC MOVE: The UNI Student Health Clinic is temporarily moving to 115 Dancer Hall during renovation of its building. The clinic will be closed from May 10 to May 14. The clinic will reopen in 115 Dancer Hall on Monday, May 17. For more information and a list of resources for use while the clinic is closed, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/374.html

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FINANCIAL AID:
The UNI Financial Aid Office has moved to Gilchrist 255. The campus mail code (0024) and all phone numbers will remain the same.
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CAREER SERVICES: The UNI Career Services office has moved from the East Gym to Gilchrist 242. The campus mail code (0384) and all phone numbers will remain the same.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  

MAY 2004 GRADUATES: Are you a Perkins Loan borrower? If so, be sure you've completed your Perkins exit before graduation. Available on-line or contact UNI Office of Business Operations (256 Gilchrist) or call 273-3539.
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SPECIAL PRICING ON DELL DESKTOP UNIT:
See http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase for details. These quotes can be used by individual students, faculty and staff as well as departments.
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COMPUTER WORKSHOPS FOR CREDIT: Plan now to learn more about Microsoft Office and/or Creating Web Pages next fall and earn credit for it. For further information, http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/credit.html
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2004 UNI WEB DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE MAY 27-28:
This conference is open to UNI students, faculty and staff. Thursday, May 27 will be an all-day session with nationally-recognized usability expert Christine Perfetti, of User Interface Engineering, presenting "Web Sites That Work," a usability seminar. Sessions on Friday, May 28, will be targeted at UNI Web issues. The conference is free, but registration is required. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/webtools/webdevcon/
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SUMMER FITNESS CLASSES: Register for summer fitness/leisure and certification classes. Register online at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec or in WRC 101 (summer hours M-F, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.) Numerous sessions are offered May 10 to July 30.
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LIBRARY WEB SITE REDESIGN: Rod Library is redesigning its Web site and invites comments on a new prototype. Submit comments at
http://www.uni.edu/library/websurvey/
. A revised home page will be in place for the start of the fall semester.
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GRAPHIC DESIGN CONTEST: Rod Library is redesigning its Web site and invites students to create icons for the library home page. If your design is selected, you will receive a $50 gift certificate good at various local businesses. Entry details available at
http://www.uni.edu/library/icontest/

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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#springfinals

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MAUCKER UNION HOURS:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/373.html
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EVENTS 

UNI MUSIC EVENTS:
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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TAG SALE: Friday, May 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the East Gym. A large variety of office furniture (mostly desks & chairs) and some athletic items will be available. All items are specifically priced for sale and are sold “as is” and must be removed by 1 p.m., Saturday. Payment must be made in cash(good check) on site before removal. Parking will be available in the “A” lot on West 23rd St. across from St. Stephens. Call Vince at 273-3527 with questions.
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ART EXHIBITION: The UNI Gallery of Art presents "MA Exhibition/BFA Exhibition," now through Saturday, May 8. For more information, call 273-3095 or visit
http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/

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DE-STRESS DAYS: May 3, 4, and 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Maucker Union. Enjoy free, mini massages, health and wellness information, Cedar Bend Humane Society animals, and walk the labyrinth. For more information, contact Deedra Billings, at 273-7162.
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SHANKAR RETIREMENT RECEPTION: The department of Communication Studies invites all students, faculty and staff to an open house from noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, May 6, in Lang Hall, second floor lounge, in honor of Professor Daya Shankar on her
retirement.

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FALL CONVOCATION, 4 P.M., SUNDAY, AUG. 22, GBPAC: Pres. Koob will deliver the address, "Great Expectations." Jay Edelnant is convocation marshal. This traditional event honors the beginning of the academic year and sets a tone of dedication to education by both students and faculty. The Panther Bash, a picnic and rally for new and returning students, will follow.
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