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UNI Online  
(Vol. 1, No. 32)
Dec. 2, 1999
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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STRATEGIC PLAN MESSAGE BOARD: A Message Board has been set-up online 
to allow feedback to the UNI Draft Strategic Plan. Your input is 
critical in the process to develop a Strategic Plan for UNI. This 
Strategic Plan will set the University's  direction for the next 
several years. Please visit the Strategic Plan Draft web site or the 
Message Board and provide your feedback.

Draft Strategic Plan:
http://www.uni.edu/pres/draftstratplan/

Message Board:
http://www.uni.edu/pres/draftstratplan/wwwboard/index.html
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DIRECTORY CORRECTIONS: 
Page 13 (University Fax numbers):
Marilyn Drury's name is spelled wrong, fax number should be 3-2917;
Dennis Lindner's name is spelled wrong, fax number should be 3-5836.
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COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: The December ITS computer workshops schedule is 
available at  
http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/c.html
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NETSCAPE MESSENGER/CALENDAR WORKSHOPS: ITS-Educational Technology is 
offering additional workshops on Netscape Messenger and Netscape 
Calendar. If you are new to UNI, or have recently decided to use 
Messenger and/or Calendar, or just need a refresher on either program, 
check the December schedule.
http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/netscape.html
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IRTS FINALS WEEK Hours: IRTS will extend its hours of operation the 
week before finals, Dec. 6th-12th. 
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/48.html
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NEWS
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GOVERNOR'S RECEPTION: Governor Tom Vilsack, First Lady Christie 
Vilsack, and Lieutenant Governor Sally Pederson invite all UNI 
employees to a Holiday Open House at the Governor's Office, First 
Floor, State Capitol, on Friday, Dec. 10 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 
4-6 p.m.
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EVENTS
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MILITARY TRAINING EXHIBIT: Rod Library Special Collections and 
University Archives is featuring an exhibit on the history of 
military training at UNI. The exhibit, located in cases in the 
Special Collections area on the Library's third level, focuses on the
three eras during which military training was offered directly to 
UNI students:  the turn of the century Normal School Battalion, the 
World War I Student Army Training Corps, and the contemporary Reserve
Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) unit. The exhibit features documents
and striking photographs from the University Archives as well as 
artifacts from the UNI Museum and the Department of Military Science.
The exhibit will be in place for the next few weeks.
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MUSEUM GIFT SHOP HOLIDAY SALE: Need a gift for that special person?  
Come to the Museum's Gift Shop Holiday Sale Dec. 4-5 from 1-4 p.m. 
and choose from a variety of international items, jewelry, books, 
music, t-shirts, children's toys & games and much more.  
http://www.uni.edu/museum 
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UNI ATHLETICS: UNI Men's Basketball, off to their best start in 10 
years, faces Wisconsin-Green Bay tonight in the UNI-Dome.
Tip-off is at 7:05 p.m.  Panther Wrestling, ranked #15 in the nation, 
hosts the Northern Iowa Open this Saturday in the UNI-Dome.  UNI 
Swimming is at home in the WRC this Friday (5 p.m.) and Saturday 
(1 p.m.) versus Iowa State and Wisconsin-Green Bay.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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THEATRE UNI:  UNISTA (UNI Student Theatre Association) presents "On 
the Verge" by Eric Overmyer, directed by Shannon Patterson.  A show 
about exploration, discovery and three women in search of new worlds.
Performances are Dec 2-4 at 8 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. Admission
is $3 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/46.html
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MEN'S BASKETBALL: UNI vs. IOWA is almost here!  The Panthers face the 
Hawkeyes Tuesday night in the UNI-Dome at 7:05 p.m.  Tickets are still 
available by calling 273-DOME.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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MUSEUM HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES: Enjoy a taste of the holiday season at 
the Museum on Dec. 7 at 11:30 a.m., with seasonal music, traditional 
storytelling and great food.  Special guest will be Dorothy Grant, 
featured in the Museum's current special exhibit.  Cost for the 
luncheon is $7.  RSVP by Dec. 1, 3-2188.
http://www.uni.edu/museum/
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OPEN HOUSE: A Wellness Resource Lab Open House will be held Wednesday, 
Dec. 8 from 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. and 3:30-5:30 p.m., WRC 104. Please 
join us for refreshments, free blood pressures, and register for prizes.
For more information, call Linda K. Miller at 3-7162.
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ARTISTS SERIES: The UNI Artists Series welcomes "A Scottish Christmas" 
Thursday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Russell Hall. An all-star cast 
performs a vibrant collection of Scottish carols, wassail tunes, and 
traditional holiday Highland music and dance.  Call 273-SHOW for 
ticket information.
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Other events on the calendar this week at UNI:
http://access.uni.edu/acal/bin/callist.cgi?date=this_week 
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