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UNI Online

Vol. 2, No. 24

November 2, 2000

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

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PURCHASING AT WAL-MART: Effective immediately Walmarts nationwide

will no longer accept purchase orders. They will however continue

to accept purchases for the university on UNI procurement cards.

Call Jane Campbell 3-2212 to cancel any open purchase orders to

Walmart, or call Roxanne Conrad 3-3524 if you have questions.

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UNI WEB DEVELOPERS FORUM: There will be a UNI Web Developers Forum

meeting @ 10 a.m. Wednesday Nov. 8th,in CBB 319. Anyone engaged in

the maintenance of an official UNI web site is encouraged to attend.

The agenda includes a reiteration of the purpose of the forum,

discussion of SSI's and the UNI homepage; the Ultraseek search engine

and customizing it for your department; SSI distribution security and

procedures; and UNI Web Developers Resources. For more information,

contact Aaron Howard at aaron.howard@uni.edu

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CONVOCATION SPEAKER: The Convocation Committee is seeking nominations

for speakers for the 2001 Convocation from students, faculty and staff.

Nominees should engage a broad audience rather than being single-discipline

specific; challenge or inspire on an educational level; and, preferably,

have some kind of book or media artifact that might be used to complement

his or her appearance. Submit background information and a brief,

explanatory statement of why the nominee would be a significant speaker

for this event. Previously nominated speakers may be resubmitted.

Nominations should be received no later than noon, Wed., Nov. 8,

via e-mail at Convocation@uni.edu.

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P&S ELECTIONS: P&S Council elections will take place Nov. 6-10.

You will be able to vote on-line anytime during the week by logging

onto access.uni.edu and clicking on "Voting and Surveys". The P&S

Council web site has information on the candidates for the election.

http://www.uni.edu/ps_council

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PAYROLL DEADLINES FOR CALENDER YEAR 2001: The website below lists

various monthly time period cutoffs for merit and student time sheets

and final dates for any payroll changes.

http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/payroll.html (revised copy)

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NEWS

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HS FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS WILL LIMIT UNI-DOME PARKING: The Iowa High School

Football playoffs begin in the UNI-Dome Nov. 1. While the majority of

the games are at night, there are day games on Friday, Nov. 10, Monday,

Nov. 13 and Friday Nov. 17. There also will be an increase in the number

of daytime visitors to the main campus (campus tours, etc.) due to the

playoffs. The playoffs will primarily impact the lots on the west side of

Hudson Road (North/South Dome, Wellness/Recreation Center). For a complete

schedule of games, visit:

http://www.uni.edu/unidome/events/nov00.html

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SEMINAR: All UNI faculty are invited to a faculty seminar with Hearst

Lecturer, Wendy Doniger, Professor of History of Religions at the

University of Chicago. The seminar will be from 3-5 p.m. on

Wed., Nov. 15 in CBB 319. Seminar participants will discuss a

previously distributed essay on "Rings of Rejection and Recognition

in Ancient India," which focuses on folk tales in which a ring plays

a key role in a story of marital sexual rejection. To sign up for the

seminar and receive a copy of the essay, contact Martie Reineke at

martha.reineke@uni.edu or call at 3-6233.

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GRAND OPENING: Grand Opening in the Union Nov. 7-8 to celebrate the

newest restaurants, Blimpie Subs and Salads, Asian Creations, Freshens

Premium Yogurt, and Seattle's Best Coffee have joined existing Union

restaurants Club Café and JW's to meet the needs of students, staff,

faculty and campus guests. Bent Fork Chili Bar and Grill will be serving

customers later in the semester. The event will include door prizes

plus special menu prices and a live remote broadcast of FM108 Nov. 8.

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SPRING 2001 COURSE SCHEDULES AVAILABLE: Course schedules for the Spring

semester are now available from the Registrar's office, or online at:

http://www.uni.edu/regist/sofclsp.htm

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ROD LIBRARY ADDS NEW DATABASE: Rod Library recently subscribed to

CCH Internet Tax Research Network, a service which includes the

full text of tax laws, explanations and analysis, and journals.

It can be accessed via the Rod Library Indexes, Abstracts &

Databases page at

http://www.library.uni.edu/dbandcat/db.html

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HOLIDAY AIRFARES: United Airlines has announced Nov. 1lower airfares

to many domestic destinations during the holidays! All travel must be

completed by January 7, 2001. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/163.html

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AEROBICS CLASS: Half-Price Employee Only Combination Aerobics.

This class is for UNI employees ONLY. Do something fun with

your co-workers and get into shape at the same time. Adaptable to

all exercise levels. Class is 5:15-6:05 MW in WRC 176. Only $20!

For more information contact Dana Foster at 3-5859 or

dana.foster@uni.edu.

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WOMEN'S RUGBY: The UNI Women's Rugby team won the Sweet Sixteen

Tournament in Rockford,IL., on Oct. 28-29. They beat UW-Madison

68-0 and Southern Illinois University 60-0. The team will compete

in the Final Four in Rockford, IL, on November 4-5.

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TRAINING

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NETSCAPE MESSENGER WORKSHOP: Netscape Messenger is being offered

Nov. 10 from 1-3 p.m. for those UNI faculty and staff who are new

to the program or just want to brush up a bit on their skills.

Follow the link below for registration information.

http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/netscape.html

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NOV/DEC COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: The ITS-Educational Technology computer

workshops schedule for November and December is now available.

Faculty, please remind your students of these opportunities. New this

fall is a workshop on using Netscape Composer (a free html editor).

See the calendar at

http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/c-nov.html

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EVENTS

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SPEAKER: Blimpie founder and CEO Tony Conza, of Blimpie International,

is including UNI on his nationwide tour of ten Blimpie locations.

Conza's presentation is "Success: It's a Beautiful Thing" today, at

11 a.m. at the Hemisphere Lounge of Maucker Union. Maucker Union is

the site of one of the newest Blimpie franchises, which opened Oct. 23.

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PANTHER VOLLEYBALL: UNI Volleyball looks to win their 53rd consecutive

regular season conference match tonight when they face Bradley in the

West Gym. The match begins at 7 p.m.

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CONCERT: Thurs., Nov. 2 UNITUBA (UNI Tuba/Euphonium) Ensemble Concert.

Jeffrey Funderburk, conductor. GBPAC Davis Hall at 8 p.m.

No admission charge.

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html

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MASTER CLASS AND RECITAL: In Ghana, Kakraba Lobi is considered to

be one of the only living virtuosi to have mastered the Gyil

(African xylophone). He is currently on a US tour culminating in

an appearance at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention

in Dallas, TX. He will be at UNI November 2-5, 2000 presenting a

master class on the Gyil Saturday (11/4) at 9 a.m. and a recital on

the Gyil at 3 p.m. Both events are in GBPAC Davis Hall. Please

contact Randy Hogancamp (3-2228 or hogancamp@uni.edu) for further

information. All events are free and open to the public.

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SENIOR RECITALS: Fri., Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Kim Reisinger, organ. In GBPAC

Jebe Hall. In GBPAC Davis Hall also at 6 p.m. Robin Linnevold will

play the flute. At 8 p.m. Clare Storkamp will play the bassoon in GBPAC

Davis Hall. All three performances are free. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html

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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony will present "A Third of

Scotch" November 3-4 at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Center. Led by

conductor Richard Rosenberg, the 7:30 p.m. performance will feature

bassoonist George Sakakeeny. Advance tickets at 3-7469 and at the

door beginning at 6 p.m.

http://www.wcfsymphony.org

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INTI-ILLIMANI: The sounds of the Andes come alive with Chile's most

famous folk ensemble. Inti-Illimani will play at the Gallagher

Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Sun., Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased by calling 273-SHOW. Enjoy the vibrant

musical tapestry as Inti-Illimani weaves lyrics with ancient harmonies

from over 20 Andean instruments.

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EARTH SCIENCE FORUM: The next meeting of the Earth Science Forum

will be Mon., Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. in Latham 125. This Forum will include

a report by Associate Professor Mohammad Iqbal on the Iowa Lakes Project

and a presentation by Professor Tom Hockey on Rock Art of Easter Island

(Rapa Nui). The Forum is open to the public. Pizza is available to

students who wish to talk with the presenters after the talks.

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SENIOR RECITAL: Mon., Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. Paul Rappaport, trombone

GBPAC Davis Hall. No admission charge. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html

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GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. Dean Somerville, tuba

GBPAC Davis Hall. No admission charge. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html

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ART SONG AND ARTISTRY SERIES: Tues.,Nov. 7 at 8 p.m. Songs of Samuel

Barber and Aaron Copland. GBPAC Davis Hall. No admission charge for

more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html

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UNI CONCERT BAND: Wed., Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. UNI Concert Band

Performance, John Baker, conductor. GBPAC Great Hall. No admission charge

for more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html

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