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UNI Online
(Vol. 1, No. 49)
Feb. 15, 2000
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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NEW DOCUMENT DELIVERY SERVICE: The Rod Library Carl UnCover Gateway
is now available via the Web at
http://rodnet.library.uni.edu/uncover/uncover.asp

This pilot project allows faculty to search the UnCover database of
more than 8 million periodical articles and order copies of articles
not available in the Rod Library collection.
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PURCHASING ARTWORK FOR YOUR OFFICE OR DEPARTMENT: The 2000 Annual
Juried Student Art Exhibition will be March 23rd. Join other offices
on campus that support and encourage UNI's art students by purchasing
quality student artwork. For more information, contact Rachel Flint
at 3-6134.
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ROD LIBRARY ADDS THREE DATABASES: Rod Library recently added three
new databases:
-AP Photo Archive
-Grove Dictionary of Art Online
-PubScience (index to peer-reviewed science journal literature)
All are listed under Indexes, Abstracts & Databases on the Rod Library
home page at
http://www.library.uni.edu

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SCHOLARSHIP RENEWALS: Now is the time to process scholarship renewals
for the 2000-01 academic year. Financial aid packages will be awarded
beginning in March. Now is also the time to process any new scholarships
for the 2000-01 academic year. Questions? Contact Evie Waack, 3-2799.
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NEWS
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ROD LIBRARY EXHIBIT CASES AVAILABLE: There are three display cases
in Rod Library for use by UNI academic departments and campus
organizations. Guidelines for displaying material in these cases are
available at:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/pubpol/exhibits.html

Interested parties should contact Keith Welch at 3-5840 or
mailto:Keith.Welch@uni.edu

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WRC FAMILY DAY: The Wellness/Recreation Center will be open to ALL
UNI faculty, staff and their immediate families at no charge on
Saturday, March 4 from 1-5 p.m. For more information visit the WRS
website at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec

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PRO-RATED WRS USER FEE: The WRS annual user fee will be pro-rated to
$60 on March 10. The fee is good through August 2000. Early-bird
purchase will be available at the WRS Family Day and the week following
by check or payroll deduction. For more information call the WRS main
office at 3-6275 or visit 101 WRC.
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SMOKING CESSATION CLASS: If you have been thinking about quitting
smoking, WRS has a program to help you. The Win By Quitting program
provides group support, strategies, and the additional option of nicotine
replacement to help you quit. The eight-week program begins Thursday,
Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. The cost of $25 includes class materials and a
one-week supply of nicotine patches. To register, contact Kathy Gulick
at 3-6921 or

mailto:kathy.gulick@uni.edu by Feb. 14.
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TRAINING
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CUSTOMER SERVICE WORKSHOP: The Management and Professional Development
Center will present "Developing a Customer Driven Organization" on
March 7, March 23 and March 29 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in 1-3 CBB. For
tuition and future workshop information call 3-5851 or 3-2965.
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WebCT 2.0 TRAINING: ITS-ET is offering training on the newest version
of WebCT for faculty who want to develop an on-line aspect to current
courses or who want to develop a course that is entirely on-line.
Dates for the training are as follows: WebCT I (Setting up your Account)
Feb. 25th from 9:30-11:20; WebCT II (Communication Tools) Mar. 3rd from
9:30-11:20; and WebCT III (Testing and Grading) Mar. 10th from 9:30-11:20.
http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/webct.html

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LIBRARY RESEARCH CLASS: Give your students the Rod Library advantage.
As you prepare your classes for research assignments, allow the faculty
of the Rod Library to lend a hand. Call 3-2839 or 3-2838 to arrange for
a fifty-minute demonstration of new and traditional library resources
designed for the particular needs of your class.
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ROD LIBRARY WORKSHOP: Start taking advantage of Rod Library services
and technology today. Learn how by signing up for "Introduction to Rod
Library Electronic Resources" a workshop to be held in 286 Rod Library
from 10-11:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 24. To register call 3-2838.
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EVENTS
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LECTURE: POET/WRITER JIM CARROL: The UNI Speakers Committee is sponsoring
the visit of poet/writer, Jim Carrol, Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. in
the Maucker Union Expansion. Carrol, author of the book and subject
of the film, "The Basketball Diaries, starring Leonardo Di Caprio, is
one of the most important contemporary American poets. His spoken word
performances have drawn sell-out crowds all over North America.
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SUMMER EMPLOYMENT FAIR: Students are invited to attend the Summer
Employment Fair, sponsored by the Office of Placement and Career
Services, Feb. 16-17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Maucker Union. There will
be 100+ employers representing camps, recreational facilities,
business, human services, and government. A listing of participating
organizations is at
http://www.uni.edu/placement/events/fairs/summerfr.html

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PEER CAREER ASSISTANTS NEEDED: Hiring for Peer Career Assistants in
the Office of Placement and Career Services for the 2000-2001 school
year is now in progress. An informational meeting will be held Feb. 16
at noon in the Embassy Room in Maucker Union. Applications are available
in SSC #19; deadline to apply is Feb. 23. Faculty and staff are encouraged
to pass on information about this opportunity to interested students.
For more information, call 3-6857.
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CHAMBER TRIO: Core Ensemble will perform "Of Ebony Embers" in the
Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge at 6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17. Core
Ensemble blends music and acting into a theatre work. The Chamber trio
engages the audience performing vignettes of Duke Ellington and other
Harlem Renaissance performers. The script is written and performed by
Akin Babatunde. This event is free and open to the public.
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WRS NET NIGHT: Wellness/Recreation Services will be hosting Net Night
Feb. 19 from 7-10 p.m. Four person co-ed teams will compete in
badminton, volleyball, table tennis and wallyball. Pre-registration
will take place Feb. 14-18 in WRC 101. Prizes will be awarded. For
more information contact Chris Denison at 3-7263.
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BEAKS AND MUZZLES INTO MASKS: Study and sketch animals in the Museum's
collection, make a mask and paint it! Local artist Nina Ward will
present a workshop from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 19 & 26 for 9 to 14 year-olds
and younger children accompanied by a parent. A registration fee of
$15 will cover all materials. Register by February 16; space is limited.
http://www.uni.edu/museum/events.html

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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR: International Services invites you to the
monthly International Coffee Hour--but with a twist. Friday, Feb. 25,
from 4-5:30 p.m., instead of a Coffee Hour, there will be a potluck
to celebrate (belatedly) Chinese New Year as well as Valentine's Day.
Students, staff, faculty, are invited. Please bring a dish to share
and table service for yourself. Drinks will be provided. It will be
held in the International Services House. For more details, call Irene
at 3-2852.
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PRESENTATION ON RACISM: Jane Elliott returns to the UNI campus to share
her controversial message on the sociology of racism. Elliott contends,
"A person who has been raised and socialized in America has been
conditioned to be a racist..." This engaging presentation will take
place on Tuesday, Feb. 29 at 7 P.M. in the Maucker Union Expansion. It
is free to the public, seating will be limited.
http://www.uni.edu/maucker/st_activities/page7.html
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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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