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UNI Online
Vol. 2, No. 25
November 7, 2000
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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PHONE BOOK CORRECTION: On page 10 under the listing for Public Safety,
please DO NOT use the phone number 3-4000 to request parking permits.
The phone numbers to use to request parking permits are 3-3179 or
3-7093.
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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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HOLIDAY AIRFARES: United Airlines has announced lower 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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FREE FOOTBALL TICKETS FOR FACULTY/STAFF: The UNI football team has two
home games left this year, and you can help them reach their goal of a
playoff bid by cheering them on. All UNI faculty and staff will be
entitled to two FREE tickets to this week's game by presenting a valid
UNI identification card or a printout of today or Thursday's edition of
UNI Online. This offer is valid on Saturday only at the southeast and
southwest gates and is subject to seating restrictions. Game time is
7:05 p.m. against Prairie View A&M. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/athletic/foot/00rel1106.html
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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 for
staff in the Administration and Finance, Instructional, and Educational
and Student Services divisions. Vote on-line anytime during the week at:
http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bbs/bbspl03.cgi
The P&S Council web site has information on the candidates at:
http://www.uni.edu/ps_council
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UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING: Wed., Nov. 8 from
3:30—4:30 p.m., Maucker Union Columbia Room. Agenda:
1) Review of Emergency Management Manual,
2) Iowa Waste Reduction Center audit,
3) Committee members’ expectations. Committee chaired by Cynthia Houlson,
University Safety Coordinator.
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GRANT FUNDING: The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center
(RRTTC) and the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) have issued a
joint call for pre-proposals for research, education, outreach and
technology transfer projects. Approximately $160,000 is available
for new projects which address the mission and goals of either the
RRTTC or the Applied Technology Research Program of CNS. Projects
selected for funding may begin as early as June 1, 2001 and continue
for up to two years. For complete information about the programs and
pre-proposal guidelines, go to:
http://www.rrttc.uni.edu/RFP.htm
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MILLENNIUM LECTURE SERIES: "The Third Millennium: Hearing Women's
Voices". Monday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. in Maucker Union Expansion. With
violence and abuse as major causes of health problems for women
throughout the world, William R. Downs, Professor of Social Work,
argues that approaches to addressing violence against women will need
to undergo a major paradigm shift in theory and practice‹with women's
voices playing a central role. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/millenniumlecture/fall/index.html
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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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MILLENNIUM LECTURE SERIES VIDEOS: RealPlayer streaming video of the
first two fall Millennium Lecture Series presentations are available
on the web. The other fall Millennium Lecture Series presentations will
be added as soon as they are available following the presentation. The
videos may be access at:
http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/millenniumlecture/fall/index.html
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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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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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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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The UNI Women's Rugby team won the Division II Midwest Championship last
weekend at the Final Four Tournament in Rockford, Illinois. They beat
the University of Minnesota 43-5 in the semi-finals and beat Illinois
State 46-0 in the finals. They will compete for the Division II
National Title next spring at a location yet to be announced.
Questions/comments/letters of support, please e-mail
uniwomensrugby@hotmail.com.
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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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UNI TECHNOLOGY POLICIES: The University world wide web policy
(9.58) provides that "All current full and part-time UNI faculty
members are encouraged to develop web pages to supplement and
enhance the learning experience they provide students. The
University provides individual and student organization web space
as a service to encourage the free interchange of information and
ideas among members of the University community and the world.
Any current University student organization, student, faculty, or
staff member may create a web site on the University’s web space.
The University, however, reserves the right to place limits on
the space allotted."
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TRAINING
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WebCT 3.1 WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-ET is offering training on the
newest version of WebCT for faculty who want to develop an on-line
aspect to current courses or who want to develop a course that is
entirely on-line. See the web site for more information.
http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm
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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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LECTURE: Pavel Cernoch of The Charles University in Prague, Czech
Republic, will speak on "The Enlargement of the European Union (EU)
to Central and Eastern Europe" on Wed., Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in
Seerley 115. Dr. Cernoch will elaborate on the nature of European
integration, the accession process of the candidate countries, the
political decisions which have to be made to achieve that goal, and
the impact enlargement will have on the region.
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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.htm
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BAND CONCERT: UNI Concert Band Performance, John Baker, conductor. At
GBPAC Great Hall, Wed., Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. No admission charge, for
more information go to
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html
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HAIR: Theatre UNI presents the rock musical, HAIR, November 9-12 and
17-19 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. This landmark American musical, set
in the turbulence of the late 1960s, explores the war protests, drug
culture, and sexual revolution of the times. Tickets are available by
calling the SWT box office at 273-6387. For more information, visit
our website at:
http://www.uni.edu/theatre.
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UNI JAZZ BAND: UNI Jazz Bands II and III Concert, Chris Merz,
Chris Schmitz and Bill Scheidecker, conductors, with guest drummer
Jonathan Mele. Thurs. Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at GBPAC Great Hall.
No admission charge, No admission charge, for more information go to
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html
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HONOR THE UNI VOLLEYBALL SENIORS: The UNI Volleyball team, winners of
17 straight matches, hosts Evansville Friday at 7 p.m. and Southern
Illinois Saturday at 4 p.m. All fans are encouraged to show their support
by wearing purple to both matches. With two wins, UNI will record its
seventh undefeated home season in nine years. Saturday is Senior
Night. For more info,
http://www.uni.edu/athletic/volley
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MASTER CLASS: Minority High School Visitation Day Guest Master Class
Shirley Verrett, soprano. Fri., Nov. 10, GBPAC Great Hall from
noon-2 p.m. No admission charge, for more information go to
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.html
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CONCERT: Tafelmusik, Toronto's heralded baroque chamber orchestra,
will play at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on
Fri., Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The 22 member orchestra will play works
by Bach, Handel, and Telemann. Great seats are still available and
can be purchased at the GBPAC Box Office or by calling 273-SHOW.
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CONCERT: Minority High School Visitation Day Concert. Fri., Nov. 10
at 8 p.m. GBPAC Jebe Hall No admission charge, for more information go to
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.htm
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CROSS COUNTRY REGIONALS: The UNI cross country teams host the NCAA
Midwest Regional on Saturday at Irv Warren Golf Course in Waterloo. Up
to 31 women's teams will race starting at 11 a.m., followed by up to
28 men's teams at 12:15 p.m. Only the top two teams qualify
automatically for the national meet, but the Panthers are regionally
ranked among the top eight. For more info,
http://www.uni.edu/athletic/mcc
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BASKETBALL EXHIBITION ACTION: The UNI women's and men's basketball
teams host Johnson Financial in a pair of exhibition games on Sunday.
The women start at 3:05 p.m., followed by the men at 6:15 p.m. Both
games are in the West Gym. More info at
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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STYLE SHOW: CLOTHING OF INDIA: Second of the University Museum's
Sunday Series programs, November 12, 2 p.m. To celebrate the current
traveling exhibit, UNI students from the Textile & Apparel Association
and members of the local Indian community will present a style show of
Indian clothing. Fashions of India will be featured for both men and
women, from past to more contemporary designs.
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CHORALE PERFORMANCE: UNI Concert Chorale Performance, Dyan Baker,
conductor Sun., Nov 12 at 3 p.m. at GBPAC Great Hall No admission
charge, for more information go to
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/162.htm
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CONCERT: UNI Horn Choir Concert, Thomas Tritle, conductor RHA.
Mon., Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. No admission charge.
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FACULTY JAZZ RECITAL: Mon., Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. in the GBPAC Davis Hall
Robert Washut, piano; Jonathan Schwabe, double bass; Chris Merz,
saxophone; and Jon Mele, guest drums. No admission charge.
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