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UNI Online
Vol. 1, No. 78
June 20, 2000
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NEWS
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YOUR HELP NEEDED AT THE STATE FAIR BOOTH: The Iowa State Fair is quickly
approaching and UNI will be back for a fourth straight year, featuring a
brand new display. The State Fair is Aug. 10-20. We need UNI volunteers
to staff the booth with our alumni volunteers.
UNI staff and faculty will work a six hour shift, from 9 a.m-3 p.m. or
from 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Two UNI staff persons will be assigned to each shift
along with approximately four alumni vounteers.
Admission and parking passes are provided for all volunteers, as well as a
UNI T-Shirt. Please call Stacey Christensen in the Office of Public Relations,
3-3170, or e-mail stacey.christensen@uni.edu by June 28 if you're interested
in working at the State Fair Booth.
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UNI EDITORIALS ONLINE: Text of published editorials by UNI faculty and
staff are now posted on the UNI Web site at:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/newsroom/op-ed. New editorials will be added
to the site as they are published. If you would like to take part in
the UNI Opinion-Editorial Program, please contact James O'Connor, media
relations director in the UNI Office of Public Relations, at
james.oconnor@uni.edu, or call him at 3-2761.
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RECENT UNI EDITORIALS: Editorials by President Koob and College of
Education Dean Thomas Switzer recently ran in the Des Moines Register
and Cedar Rapids Gazette. President Koob took on the topic of bringing
more immigrants to Iowa, while Dean Switzer addressed the need for
visionary leaders in Iowa schools. Text of both editorials is available
on the Web at:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/newsroom/op-ed/
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DOR AUCTION: Excess inventory will be auctioned by the Department of
Residence Wednesday, June 21, 10 a.m. at the Redeker east parking lot.
Merchandise includes hundreds of wooden desks and chairs plus stacking
chairs; dining tables; kitchen baking pans, warming pans and utensils;
some electronic equipment; uniforms and china. Feature items include
the combination mail box fronts from residence halls. See photos at:
http://www.uni.edu/dor/auction.html
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OPEN HOUSE FOR BECKY WOODRICK: The Office of Compliance and Equity
Management invites you to an Open House for Becky Woodrick before she
leaves UNI to begin her new position as Director of Equal Employment
Opportunity at the University of Southern Mississippi. An open house
will be held Wednesday, June 21 from 9:30-11 a.m. at Gilchrist 207
(Presentation at 10 a.m.) If you have questions call Marlene or
Darlene at 3-2846
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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A copy of the "Campus Master Plan Update Year 2000" is now on RESERVES
in Rod Library. RESERVES is on the first floor of Rod Library opposite
the main staircase in the MultiService Center. This document, compiled
by Facilities Planning, formed the basis of a recent presentation to
the Board of Regents. The document includes maps, diagrams, and text.
You may find it of interest as the UNI campus continues to evolve.
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NEW ROD LIBRARY DATABASES: Rod Library recently subscribed to CQ Researcher
and the Wall Street Journal. Both can be accessed under Indexes, Abstracts,
& Databases on the Rod Library home page at http://www.library.uni.edu/.
CQ Researcher, published by Congressional Quaterly, Inc., is updated weekly
and provides background information and analysis on current issues of the
day such as world trade and human genome research. Reports back to 1983 are
online. The Wall Street Journal, distributed by Bell & Howell to academic
markets, includes the full text of articles back to 1984. It can be searched
by itself or simultaneously with ABI/INFORM.
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SUMMER INTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES: Team Sports: Co-rec sand volleyball,
Co-rec slow pitch softball, Men's and Women's half court basketball.
Individual Sports: Tennis/Racquetball singles and table tennis singles,
Hotshot, free throw and 3 point contest nights, Men's/Women's co-rec
alternate shot golf tournament. For dates, costs (no cost to summer
school students), sign-up and general information contact Cindy Klatt at
3-7262 or e-mail cynthia.klatt@uni.edu
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TRAINING
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INTERESTED IN NETSCAPE MESSENGER AND/OR CALENDAR INSTRUCTION? If there
is sufficient interest, ITS-Educational Technology will schedule some
beginning workshops for Messenger (e-mail) and/or Calendar during June
or July. If you are a new employee or haven't used these programs in
the past, please call 3-2309 and let us know what day and time works best
for you (9-11 AM or 1-3 PM M-F). We'll do our best to accommodate you.
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DOCUMENT DELIVERY TRAINING. The Rod Library will offer a series of
brief training sessions for the UNI UnCover Gateway - the new document
delivery pilot project for UNI faculty. Training sessions will be held
in Room 286 of the Rod Library on the following days:
Friday June 23 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.
Friday June 23 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.
To register please call 3-2838.
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CALENDAR
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MUSEUM MONDAYS: "Old-Fashioned Recess Games", June 26, 10 a.m.-noon.
Participants will meet at the Marshall Center School, 23rd & Hudson
Road, to enjoy old-fashioned recess games such as "Drop the Handkerchief"
and "Hide the Thimble". This program is appropriate for K-4th grades.
To register, call the University Museum at 3-2188 by June 21. Cost is
$4 per child.
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MUSEUM EXHIBIT OPENS JULY 1: "Temple & Village: Patterns and Prints of
India" offers an introduction to the history and culture of India through
a colorful cross-section of regional textiles which embodies religious
practice, ritual, the home environment and various customs. Over 50
textiles are included in this exhibit. The exhibit will be on display
at the University Museum July 1-November 25. Museum hours are
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 1-4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
http://uni.edu/museum/
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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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