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UNI Online
Vol. 1, No. 66
April 18, 2000
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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STRATEGIC PLAN OPEN FORUM: The Faculty Senate, the P&S Council, the
Supervisory, Confidential Merit personnel and Merit staff will hold
an open forum at 2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 in 207 Gilchrist on
the Strategic Plan. Student Government has also been asked to
participate and all members of the university community are welcome
to attend and comment. For information contact Suzanne McDevitt at
3-5928, Doreen Hayek at 3-7300 or Diane Headington at 3-32628.
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CURRICULUM REFORM PROPOSAL VOTE: The Curriculum Reform Proposal will
be voted on at the Faculty Senate on April 24. The text appears at
http://www.uni.edu/senate.
Any questions, contact Suzanne McDevitt, or your senator.
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NEW E-MAIL REFERENCE SERVICE: Faculty, students, and staff can now
send reference questions to the library any time of day or night via
e-mail. Just go to the library's website
http://www.library.uni.edu and click on Ask A Librarian. A
form makes it easy to send questions to the reference desk staff.
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LETTERHEAD INVENTORY NEEDED: There is a limited supply of the official
UNI letterhead paper and envelopes. Production of the paper (Beckett
Concept Harbor) has been discontinued. Please let UNI Print Services
know your inventory of letterhead and letterhead envelopes and
anticipated needs so they can best determine how to disperse the
remaining letterhead and envelopes that are available to us. Once used
up there will be a replacement paper for use with future orders.
mailto:lyle.vandehull@uni.edu
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GATEWAY PC PURCHASE SPECIAL: Gateway 2000 has supplied a special
configuration quote for UNI purchases that can be ordered in single
unit quantities if desired. This purchase special is open to individual
(Faculty, staff, students, parents) as well as departmental purchases.
http://www.uni.edu/its/us/announce/gatespec.htm
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IMPORTANT STUDENT EMPLOYMENT DATES:
- March/April Time Sheets are due by noon, Tuesday, April 18.
- Spring 2000 Work Study and Departmental Employment end May 5.
- Summer 2000 Departmental Employment begins May 6 and ends August 15.
- Summer 2000 Work Study begins May 6 and ends July 28.
All employed students must be on Departmental Employment between
July 29- Aug. 15. Fall 2000 Work Study and Departmental Employment
begins August 16.
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PARKING PERMIT REGISTRATION ONLINE: Do you hate waiting in those long
lines in August to get your parking permit? Avoid the lines and
register for your 2000-2001 parking permit via the web and have it
waiting for you when you return in August. To register for your parking
permit, go to
http://access.uni.edu/index.html and choose either the
staff/faculty or students option. Within these areas there will be an
option to click on parking permit application.
For more information and further instructions, visit:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/107.html
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REGENTS STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARD NOMINATIONS: For the ninth consecutive
year the Professional & Scientific employees at the University of
Northern Iowa have an opportunity to recognize up to three P&S employees
for their outstanding contributions to the University by nominating
them for the 2000 Regents Staff Excellence Awards. Employees are
encouraged to fill out the nomination form and submit it prior to
April 28 to the Chair of the Employee Relations Committee, Sharon
Drachenberg, CBB 15, 0121. The form is available online at:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/nomination.html
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NEWS
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CARROLL COMMUNITY VISITATION DAY: UNI Community Visitation Days embark
upon a new adventure, taking UNI to Carroll, Iowa, this summer on
June 12. This will be the first Summer Community Visitation Day.
We are looking for new and innovative ways to include faculty and
staff in this program since local schools will not be in session.
For ideas and more information, visit:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/101.html
or contact Stacey Christensen at 3-3170 or stacey.christensen@uni.edu
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UNIVERSITY AUCTION: UNI has scheduled an auction for noon Thursday,
April 20, at 2412 W. 27th St., Cedar Falls. 27th St. is closed, so
enter from Hudson Road, west on 31st Street, past the UNI power plant,
turn onto gravel road to the warehouse. A large variety of miscellaneous
furniture and equipment will be sold including desks, chairs, computer
equipment, files, a Dayton 230/140 AMP AC/DC stick welder, A/V equipment,
etc. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed the day of the sale.
All items must be paid for in cash (or good check) at the site before
removal. A photo ID will be required to obtain a bidding number.
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AIRFARES REDUCED: The airlines have announced lower airfares to many
domestic destinations for this spring. The following rules will apply:
· Travel between April 25 and September 6, 2000.
· Special childrens rates, ages 2-17
· A 14 day advance purchase is required.
· Lowest days of travel to most destinations are Monday-Thursday.
· All tickets are non-refundable and change fees will apply.
· Saturday Night stay is required.
· All fares are subject to change and availability until tickets are
purchased.
· Other restrictions may apply.
· Last day to purchase is April 28, 2000.
Call Short's Travel at 1-800-323-6798 or visit
http:www.shortstravel.com
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TRAINING
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EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: The Management and Professional Development
Center will present Employee Recruitment and Selection on May 9,
May 17 and June 8 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in CBB 1-3. For tuition
information and a complete description of the workshop, please call
3-5851 or 3-2965.
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EVENTS
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NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY: UNI will observe National Alcohol
Screening Day, Tuesday, April 18. The screening is anonymous, free-of-
charge and open to students, faculty and staff. Participants will view
a video, listen to an educational presentation and complete a drinking
questionnaire. A mental health professional will review the questionnaire
results privately with each participant. Sessions are at 11 a.m. at
the Embassy Room in Maucker Union and 3 p.m. in WRC 104.
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/frames/checkframe.html
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SOLE POWER RETURNS: Sole Powered Day is Tuesday, April 18, 10 a.m.-
2 p.m. at Maucker Union Plaza! There will be free bike tune-ups by
Europa Cycle from 10-4, reduced price bike helmets, bike registrations
by Public Safety, trail maps and give-a-ways! For more information
contact Kathy Gulick at 3-6921 or
kathy.gulick@uni.edu.
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GAME CANCELLED: The UNI vs. Winona State baseball game, originally
scheduled for tonight, has been cancelled.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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STUDENT RECITAL: Brian Spendolini, euphonium, and Tim Kramer, tuba.
Russell Hall Auditorium, Tuesday, April 18, 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#3
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WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT: UNI Women's Chorus Concert, Dyan Baker, conductor
GBPAC Great Hall, Tuesday, April 18, 7:30 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#4
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UNI BASEBALL VS. IOWA STATE: Intrastate rivals face off tomorrow night
at Waterloo Riverfront Stadium when the Panthers host the Iowa State
Cyclones. First pitch is at 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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SENIOR RECITAL: Sheri Brown, voice. Russell Hall Auditorium, Wednesday,
April 19, 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#5
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STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT: Student Composers Concert, Jonathan Schwabe,
coordinator. GBPAC Davis Hall, Wednesday, April 19, 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#6
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JAZZ BAND CONCERT: UNI Jazz Bands II and III Concert,Steve Grismore
and Duncan Bamsey, conductors. GBPAC Great Hall, Wednesday, April 19,
7:30 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#7
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STUDENT RECITAL: Aeolus Quintet: flutist Katie Melloy, oboist Erin
Nutting, clarinetist Kelley Wells, hornist Amber Johnson and bassoonist
Clare Storkamp. Percussionist Ryan Frost will assist. Russell Hall
Auditorium, Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m. - No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#8
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SYMPHONIC BAND CONCERT: UNI Symphonic Band Concert, John Baker, conductor.
GBPAC Great Hall, Thursday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#9
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UNI SOFTBALL: The Panthers take on the Iowa State Cyclones this Thursday
afternoon at the UNI Diamond on campus. The first pitch is at 3 p.m.
Softball is also at home this weekend with doubleheaders versus Drake
on Saturday and Creighton on Sunday. Both weekend series begin at noon.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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UNI WOMEN'S TENNIS: The UNI women's tennis team closes out their home
spring schedule this weekend with three matches. The Panthers face
Illinois State (Friday, 3 p.m.), Indiana State (Saturday, 2 p.m.) and
Bradley (Sunday, 9 a.m.).
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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SENIOR RECITAL: Meridie Williams, horn. Russell Hall Auditorium,
Friday, April 21, 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#10
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SENIOR RECITAL: Eric Schmitz, percussion. GBPAC Davis Hall, Friday,
April 21, 8 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#11
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SENIOR RECITAL: Lisa Adkins, piano, and Chamber Wind Players. Russell
Hall Auditorium, Monday, April 24, 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#12
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PERCUSSION CONCERT: UNI Percussion/Marimba and West African Drum Ensembles
Concert, Randy Hogancamp, conductor. GBPAC Davis Hall, Monday, April 21,
8 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#13
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GRADUATE RECITAL: Duncan Bamsey - Russell Hall Auditorium, Tuesday,
April 22, 6 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#13a
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CONCERT CHORALE PERFORMANCE: UNI Concert Chorale Performance, Bruce
Chamberlain, conductor. GBPAC Great Hall, Tuesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/music.html#14
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MILLENNIUM LECTURE SERIES: "Eight Hours for What We Will" Susan D. Hudson,
professor of Leisure Studies, contends the fight for leisure is as much an
on-going struggle today as we head into the 21st century and the new
millennium as it was during the Industrial Revolution. Tuesday, April 25,
GBPAC Davis Hall, 7 p.m.
http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/millenniumlecture/spring/index.html#susan
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NI CHILDREN'S CHOIR CONCERT: The Northern Iowa Children's Choir will
present their spring concert on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the
GBPAC Davis Hall. There are 85 students representing 30 different
schools in the choir ranging from 4th to 8th grade. Admission is free.
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BEAKS & MUZZLES INTO MASKS: All ages are invited to join local artist
Nina Ward in studying the animals in the Museum. Participants will
sketch some animals, then make an animal mask and paint it. $15 for
materials. 2-4 p.m., Sat., April 29. Register at 3-2188 by April 25.
http://www.uni.edu/museum/
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