UNI Online
Vol. 2, No. 9
September 12, 2000
UNITED WAY THANK YOU: Thank you for continuing the legacy to all
UNI faculty and staff from community volunteer Bill Callahan and
"UNIted Way 2001" Co-Chairs Susan Koch and Drake Martin.
MAKING MOTOR POOL RESERVATIONS: In an effort to make reserving a
University vehicle more convenient,the Motor Pool has created a new
on-line reservation form.
If you encounter problems, please contact us at
or call Motor Pool at 3-2610
UNI CAMPUS PHONE BOOK: The Human Resource Services office is updating
information for the 2000-01 UNI campus phone book. We are asking for
updated personal information only. Departmental changes will only be
accepted from the Department Secretary/Office Coordinator. Refer any
office phone or address changes to these individuals. A departmental
listing will be sent to each of them for verification in approximately
one week. For instructions on how to verify and update your personal
data, visit:
FALL 2000 EAP WORKS PUBLICATION: Employee Assistance Program Publication
"EAP Works" Fall 2000 edition is now on the web. Check it out at
Hard copies available by calling Linda K. Miller at 3-7162.
STATISTICAL COUNSULTING SERVICES: UNI is providing statistical consulting
services to faculty, students, staff and the community through the
Statistical Consulting Center. Individuals who are engaged in data-
driven research would most benefit from this service. For the fall
2000 semester this service is free to faculty, students and staff.
To make an appointment call 3-6514 or
MUSIC ANNOUNCEMENTS: If you would like to receive the full School
of Music "Announcements" every two weeks by e-mail, please send a
message to:
MAILSERV@UNI.EDU where the body of the message
(not at the subject prompt) contains: SUB SchoolofMusicAnnounce
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW CAMPUS?: UNI is celebrating 40 years of public
art as part of our campus. Visit the UNI Gallery of Art's web site
and test your knowledge about a select group of UNI sculptures.
By participating, you will be eligible to win one of four
framed commemorative exhibition posters signed by Dennis Oppenheim from
the exhibit "Dennis Oppenheim: Twenty Years in the Public Eye."
UNI RECYCLE CENTER: The UNI Recycle Center has moved to 2412
West 27th street (south side of old Wayne Bld). There are containers
for glass, tin, plastic, cardboard and paper. The center is open 6 a.m.
until 4 p.m. all university normal work days.
PROMOTING UNI IN PELLA: Calling all UNI faculty, staff, and organizations!
We are gearing up for our fall Community Visitation Day on Tuesday,
Oct. 24 in Pella, Iowa. You have an opportunity to present an area,
activity or lesson to Pella's elementary, middle or high schools.
If you are interested in programming in Pella or if you have any
questions please contact Jessica Berteloth, Office of Public Relations,
at 3-2761 or
bertelj4750@uni.edu no later than September 15.
CEEE NEEDS KEYBOARD: The CEEE needs an IBM compatible keyboard if
anyone has an extra to loan or sell. Not more than 5 years old.
Contact Elizabeth Plasket @ 3-6012.
appointed UNI’s first assistant vice president for marketing and public
relations. Gaston will lead the university’s integrated marketing efforts
and will oversee the Office of University Marketing and Public Relations,
formerly the Office of Public Relations.
AEOP FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR: The UNI Association of Educational
Office Professionals (AEOP) announced its 2000-01 "Uncovering Best-Kept
Secrets--You and I Emerging at UNI" program. The theme this year
emphasizes that we are uncovering our unique potentials and we are
continually growing and developing professionally and personally.
The first meeting is Tues, Sept. 12, at noon in the Maucker Union
Expansion C. For more information go to
PARKING LOT CLOSED: The Minnesota St. and West Gym A lots will be closed
all day, Tues, Sept. 19 for the Hibbs Memorial dedication. The GBPAC visitor
lot will be open for A permit parking.
FOR SALE TO DEPARTMENTS ONLY: Canon Laser Class 5000 plain paper
facsimile. Purchased in Aug. 1996 and is in excellent condition.
Has speed dial buttons and laser quality. Uses plain copy paper.
Asking price $200 and it will be sold by September 22nd for the first
$200. Contact the Department of Modern Languages at 3-2749 or
modlangs@uni.edu to set up a time to view the fax machine.
NOON BASKETBALL FOR FACULTY & STAFF: ALL basketball players come join
the NBA! (Noon Basketball Association) Play is Mon-Fri on the WRC South
Courts. Contact Chris Denison, Informal Recreation/Aquatics Coordinator
at 3-7263 or
christopher.denison@uni.edu for details.
For UNI faculty and staff eligible for TIAA CREF benefits, the following
on-campus seminars will be held:
Retirement Distribution Flexibility's Thursday, 9/14 7-8:30 p.m.
Building Your Financial Future Friday, 9/15 9-10 a.m.
Asset Allocation Tuesday, 9/19 9-10 a.m. & 1-2 p.m.
To reserve your seat at a seminar, please call Human Resources at 3-2423
to register.
UNI UNCOVER GATEWAY: This faculty-only workshop will put the power of
document delivery behind your research. Class meets on Tuesday,
Sept. 12 from 3-4 p.m. or on Friday, Sept. 22 from 2-3 p.m. in 286
Rod Library.
textiles on display at the University Museum through November.
Weekdays 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 1-4 p.m.
GUEST LECTURE: George Stauffer - "The World and Music of J.S. Bach",
Tuesday, Sept. 12, 8 p.m., GBPAC Jebe Hall. Free.
Director & Designers' Presentation for the upcoming production of
"The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs" on Wed. Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. in
the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Director Cynthia Goatley and the scenic,
lighting and costume designers will share with the cast, crews, and
public their concepts that will shape the production. The Presentation
is free and open to the public. For more information, call the
Strayer-Wood Theatre Box Office at 3-6381 or
UNI VOLLEYBALL: The two-time Missouri Valley Conference champions
host their first home matches of the season versus two big rivals.
Indiana State visits the West Gym on Friday night followed by
Illinois State on Saturday night. Both matches start at 7 p.m.
Advance ticket sales are now available by calling 273-DOME.
RETIREMENT OPEN HOUSE: The Physical Plant would like to invite everyone
to join us at a Retirement Open House on Friday, September 15th from
2-3:30 p.m. at the Physical Plant carpenter shop for Lorraine Crotty.
Lorraine has worked for the University for 21 1/2 years. Please join
all of us in wishing her farewell and a Happy Retirement.
SPEAKER: Parker Palmer is a writer, teacher, and activist who works
independently on issues in education, community, leadership,
spirituality, and social change. In 1998, he was named as one of the
thirty "most influential senior leaders" in higher education and one
of the 10 key "agenda-setters" of the past decade. Wednesday, Sept 20,
he will present three lectures at UNI: "Teaching Demonstration on a
Holistic Teaching Community"; "Social Justice as a Theme in Public
Higher Education" and "Honor Thy Teacher: Educational Reform from
the Inside Out". For times and more information, visit:
GUEST RECITAL: Francis Orval, horn, and Iva Navratova, piano will
perform Tues, Sept. 19 at GBPAC Davis Hall 8 p.m. Free. Orval also
will be conducting master classes and giving a lecture for hornists
during his visit. For information, please contact UNI faculty hornist
Thomas Tritle at 3-2429 or
OPPENHEIM EXHIBIT OPENING: Don't miss the opening reception for the
the exhibit "Dennis Oppenheim: Twenty Years in the Public Eye" in the
Kamerick Art Building Thursday, Sept. 21, at 4 p.m. The dedication of
"Stage Set for a Film #1" will be at 2 p.m. in the Great Hall of the GBPAC.
Oppenheim will present a lecture immediately following the dedication.
For more information visit
http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery or call 3-3095.
FOLK DANCERS OF INDIA: Folk dancers of India will perform on Sept. 21
at 7 p.m. in the Cedar Falls High School Auditorium. Traditional folk
dances from several cultures within India will be presented. Dances
and accompanying music will be interpreted by the performers. If you
like, you can learn one of the dances! For all ages. Free and open
to the public. Sponsored by the UNI Museums and Iowa Arts Council.
TAJ MAHAL DINNER: Enjoy authentic Indian foods September 21, at 5:30 p.m.
in the Cedar Falls High School Cafeteria $10/person. Reservation deadline:
Sept. 18. The food is catered by the Taj Mahal Restaurant in Cedar Rapids.
Following the dinner, enjoy a performance by the "Folk Dancers of India".
This performance is for all ages and is free and open to the public.
Presented by the UNI Museums and the Iowa Arts Council.
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