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UNI Online
Vol. 2, No. 10
September 14, 2000
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING: Wed Sept. 14, 10-11 a.m.,
Maucker Union North Room
Agenda: 1) Review of Emergency Management Manual,
2) New changes to meeting format
3) Concensus for meeting date/time,
4) Pesticide/Herbicide update.
Committee chaired by Cynthia Houlson, University Safety Coordinator.
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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
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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.
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COUNSELING CENTER REFERRALS: Information about how to refer students
to the UNI Counselng Center is now available on-line. Free,
confidential counseling is available to currently enrolled students.
Call the Counseling Center at 3-2676 if you have questions or
would like to consult with a Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist.
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FALL 2000 EAP WORKS PUBLICATION: Employee Assistance Program Publication
"EAP Works" Fall 2000 edition is now on the web. Check it out at
http://www.uni.edu/hrs/eap
Hard copies available by calling Linda K. Miller at 3-7162.
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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 stathelp@math.uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/151.html
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GOVERNOR TOM VILSACK: Governor Tom Vilsack will be visiting the
UNI campus on Tues., Sept. 19. At 12:30 he will be in the Hemisphere
Lounge of Maucker Union for a conversation with UNI students. The
Governor will be speaking at the dedication of the Hibbs Memorial
at 2 p.m. and will be available to greet faculty, staff, and students
immediately following the event.
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AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: UNI is helping to advocate American
Education Week, Nov. 13-17, by inviting UNI students, faculty
and staff to give presentations to public and private schools in the
local area. We want to encourage all UNI members to participate
during American Education Week as it allows them to share their
expertise with local students and educators. A sign-up sheet to be
returned to the Office of Public Relations is included in the link below.
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/aew.doc
For questions contact Melany Moeller or Stacey Christensen at ext. 3-2761.
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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. http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/sculpture/
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."
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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.
http://www.uni.edu/dor/UnitedWay/
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WOMEN'S RUGBY:The UNI Women's Rugby team won their game against
Eastern Illinois lastSunday 33-5. The UNI Women were ranked 5th
in the midwest and Eastern was ranked 3rd.
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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.
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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
e-mail modlangs@uni.edu to set up a time to view the fax machine.
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DEMONSTRATION OF NEW COMPUTER PRODUCTS: Apple Computer will be
demonstrating their new product line, including the G4 cube and
flat panel displays. There will be a presentation by Brent Hayward,
Apple Systems Engineer, from 2-3 p.m. with hands-on time from 1-2 & 3-4.
Room 263 of the CAC on Monday, September 18. Refreshments.
http://www.chfa.uni.edu/tech
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EVENTS
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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.
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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.
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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.
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GUEST RECITAL: Francis Orval, horn, and Iva Navratova, piano
will perform Tues, Sept. 19 at GBPAC Davis Hall 8 p.m.
No admission charge. 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 tritle@uni.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/152.html
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LECTURE: Public lecture by noted historian of Victorian England
Walter Arnstein, Emeritus Professor of History, University of Illinois,
Urbana-Champaign, will present the 27th Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial
Lecture at 7p.m. on Sept. 20 in Seerley 115. The title of Professor
Arnstein's lecture is "Queen Victoria and Her Biographers." The lecture is
sponsored by the Dept. of History, Phi Alpha Theta and the UNI History Club.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wed. Sept 20, Randy Grabowski, trumpet.
GBPAC Davis Hall at 8 p.m. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/154.html
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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:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/149.html
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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.
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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:
September 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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INTERNATIONAL HOMECOMING REUNION:International Services is organizing the
First International Homecoming Reunion, in conjunction with UNI's
Homecoming. Two special activities are open to interested faculty and staff
A dinner at the Holiday Inn, Cedar Falls, on Thurs, Sept. 28 at 6 P.M.
and a Farewell Brunch in the Commons on Sun, Oct. 1 at 10:30 A.M.
For reservations or information stop by House #33, International Services
(across from University Book and Supply on 23rd Street)
or call Germana Nijim at 3-6421.
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