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UNI Online

Vol. 2, No. 19

October 17, 2000

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

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SCHOLARSHIP BOOKS: The 2001-2002 scholarship books are now on

the Financial Aid website. There are two books available. One has

information about new freshmen and transfer scholarships, and the

other one contains scholarships for currently enrolled undergraduate

and graduate students.

http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.html

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WELLNESS NEWSLETTER: The Words of Wellness, a newsletter for UNI

faculty and staff is available online at

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/newsletr.html.

If you would like to receive a hard copy through campus mail three

times each semester, contact Kathy Gulick at 3-6921 or Kathy.Gulick@uni.edu

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HEALTH SCREENING DAY: WRC Main Corridor: Fri., Oct. 27 from 7-8:30 a.m.

Allen Hospital Lab will draw blood for a 23 component test. $15 cash

or check. Results mailed to you within one week. Call 3-6119 to schedule,

or look on the website under "Check This Out"

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec

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MISSING VIDEO: Human Resources has a wide variety of videos available

which can be checked out by campus departments. One of our videos

appears to be missing. If you have checked out #26C, Valuing Diversity

3: Communicating Across Cultures, would you please call 3-2422.

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UNITED WAY DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY: Help continue the legacy of

caring by UNI faculty and staff. Return your United Way form

(in its envelope) to the Colleague Volunteer who gave it to you by

Fri., Oct. 20.

http://www.uni.edu/dor/UnitedWay/

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NEWS

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ART EXHIBIT: Currently on display in the UNI Gallery of Art are

thirty-two photographs of the artworks commissioned across the

UNI Campus as a part of the Art in State Buildings Project.

This exhibit is in conduction with "Dennis Oppenheim: Twenty

Years in the Public Eye" and will only be on display for six

more days. The Gallery is located in the KAB and is open

Mon.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sat. & Sun.,

Noon-5 p.m.

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WOMEN'S RUGBY: The UNI Women's Rugby Team won the Heart of

America Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri on Oct. 7-8.

They beat ERFU 57-0; Kansas University 41-0; and Truman State 27-0.

This was a big win for the team which is planning to travel to

Minneapolis at the end of the month to participate in the Sweet

Sixteen Tournament and hopefully advance to the Final Four.

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TRANING

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TRAINING LIBRARY BEING PLANNED: Human Resources'Training & Career

Development is creating a database of training materials to include

videotapes, books, CD ROM's, etc. Although materials included in the

database will remain with the original departments, this database will

establish a centralized catalog and will facilitate employee development.

Departments possessing such material and interested in being included

in the library should contact Nicole Tunning at 3-6439.

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NEW MERIT EVALUATION FORM TO BE INTRODUCED: The 2000 Merit Evaluation

Task Force has designed new merit forms for probationary and annual

evaluations. To learn more about these forms and revised procedures,

sign up for HRS' Administrative Tools Training workshops in November

and December. For more information contact Robin Gurien at 3-3536 or

Sandy Law at 3-2423.

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EVENTS

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GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Oct. 17 George Ritchie, organ. GBPAC Jebe

Hall at 8 p.m. No admission charge.

http:// www.uni.edu/unionline/public/154.html

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SATELLITE TELECONFERENCE: The Dept. of Modern Languages will be

hosting a McGraw-Hill Satellite Teleconference. The conference is

from 2-4 p.m. on Wed.,Oct. 18. It will be broadcast in 247 SEC.

This year's topics of discussion include second language acquisition

and the use of technology for teaching second languages. Attendance is

free and all are welcome. The conference will be taped for future

viewing.

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LECTURE BY UNI ARCHEOLOGIST: Dr. Julie Lowell, an archeologist in

the Dept. of Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology, will be the

featured speaker for the 2000-2001 Phi Alpha Theta/Department of

History Lecture Series on Wed., Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. in Seerley 115.

Dr. Lowell's topic is "Women and Men in Warfare and Migration:

Gender Imbalance Among Pre-Historic Pueblos." The event is free

and open to the public.

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THE CHILLING TALES OF EDGAR ALLAN POE - Wed. Oct.18 at 8 p.m. at

Marshall Center School. In an era gone by, one-room schools often

hosted the activities of local literary societies. Help resurrect the

tradition by joining us on when UNI English graduate student, Keith

Richardson, performs some works by Edgar Allan Poe and other

tales of his own design. For information contact the University

Museum at 3-2188.

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SAN FRANCISCO OPERA: San Francisco Opera’s acclaimed professional

touring company, Western Opera Theatre (WOT), will present Johann

Strauss Jr.’s "Die Fledermaus" at the GBPAC on Thurs., Oct. 19,

at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call the GBPAC ticket office 3-SHOW (7469).

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CONCERT: Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra Concert, Rebecca Burkhardt,

conductor. Fri., Oct. 20 in GBPAC Great Hall at 7:30 p.m. No admission

charge.

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/160.html

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CLASSICAL MUSIC OF INDIA: Oct., 20, 7:30 p.m. Wartburg Chapel, Waverly.

Featuring Dr. Praful Kelkar on the sarode and Anil Datar on the tabla

drums. Reception following. Free, sponsored by the UNI Museums.

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CONCERT: SUN., Oct. 22 UNI Chamber Singers with a Twist Concert.

GBPAC Davis Hall 3 p.m. No admission charge

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/160.html

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EXPLORING MAJORS FAIR: The 2nd annual Exploring Majors Fair will be

held Oct. 24 from 11a.m.- 3p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. The

Fair, hosted by Academic Advising Services, is designed for all

undecided students as well as students who have declared a major, but

may be uncertain about their choice. It's a centralized opportunity for

students to investigate various curricular and career options.

Faculty, advising coordinators, and experienced students from

more than 30 departments will be available. Faculty and staff:

Please announce this opportunity in your classes and offices.

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BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS: Nov. 3, 12:30-4:30 at the Museum.

Learn to cut your own block and the block printing technique. Led by

Elsa Sreenivasam and Cindy Gould, curators of the Museum's current

exhibit, "Temple & Village: Patterns & Prints of India". Register

by Oct. 27 call 3-2188. Class size is limited. $25.00/person

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