UNI Online
Vol. 2, No. 26
November 9, 2000
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
will be forwarding to all Deans, Directors, and Department Heads a form
used for the collection of select data elements required by the Oracle
Applications. In particular, we need assistance identifying employee
supervisors and travel expense approvers, information not currently
tracked in our legacy systems. We are asking that the form be
completed and returned to Human Resources by Nov. 15. Additional
project information can be found at the MEMFIS web site,
AEOP: The next UNI-AEOP monthly meeting is scheduled for Tues., Nov.
14, beginning at 12 noon in the Maucker Union Expansion C. Guest
speaker will be Bob Justis of The Roberts Group presenting "What's All
This Talk About Customer Service."
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
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:
AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: For the eleventh year, UNI is supporting
American Education Week, Nov. 13-17, by offering area educators and
students a variety of activities and presentations hosted by university
faculty, staff and students. For further information refer to
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: UNI participates in a national effort
to raise the visibility and highlight the importance of international
education. International students on campus, American students abroad,
faculty research and teaching overseas, foreign language education and
global content in courses are all examples of how global influences
impact our lives. For a glimpse of international education at work
at UNI and in our community go to
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.
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 accessed at:
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.
KUNI RELEASES NEW MURDER MYSTERY: Public radio KUNI has released its
third murder mystery "Politics Is Murder: An Iowa Mystery" with 18 Iowa
writers each contributing a chapter. Among the authors is Dr. Susan Koch,
UNI Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. UNI professor
Barbara Lounsberry edited the book. It is available for $10.95 at KUNI,
3rd floor CAC or by calling 3-6400. It is also on sale at Bought
Again Books and University Book & Supply on the Hill.
WOMEN'S RUGBY: The UNI Women's Rugby team won the Division II
Midwest Championship last weekend at the Final Four Tournament in
Rockford, IL. 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
SILENT WITNESS: UNI Wellness and Recreation Services is sponsoring
the Silent Witness National Initiative Display on campus November 13-16.
The display consists of 30 life size wooden figures bearing the name
and story of an Iowa woman murdered as a result of domestic abuse.
The purpose of the display is to promote healing and responsibility
in relationships and help eliminate domestic violence murders in the
U.S. by 2010. The display is open for public viewing at no cost.
Dates and times of the events are available at www.uni.edu/wellrec
under the Check This Out icon. For more information, contact
Julie Thompson, Coordinator of UNI Substance/Sexual Abuse Services at
3-2137 or the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119.
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."
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.
CALENDAR TRAINING: A Calendar workshop is being offered on Dec. 8
from 9-11 a.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.
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:
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
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,
NUHS: Northern University High School will present it's fall production
of the Agatha Christie mystery, The Hollow on Fri., and Sat., Nov. 10
and 11 at 7:30 p.m. in Butzier Auditorium of Price Laboratory School.
Tickets are available in the Language Arts Office at PLS (3-6047)
and will also be sold at the door. Prices are $4 for adults and
$3.50 for students and senior citizens.
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
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.
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
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,
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
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.
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
CONCERT: UNI Horn Choir Concert, Thomas Tritle, conductor RHA.
Mon., Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. No admission charge. For more information go to
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.
CHORUS CONCERT: Tues., Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in GBPAC Great Hall UNI
Singers and UNI Women's Chorus Concert, Carol Tralau and Dyan Baker,
conductors No admission charge. For more information go to
HEARST LECTURE: Hearst Lecturer, Wendy Doniger, Professor of History
of Religions at the University of Chicago, will speak on "Forgetful
Husbands and Clever Wives: The Magic Ring in World Mythology" on Tues.,
Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Expansion. Among our most noted
scholars of comparative religion, Professor Doniger will explore the
mythology of the magic ring in Indian mythology, Shakespeare, and Wagner.
Enterprise, Wed., Nov. 15 at 4p.m. CBB 332. A joint panel of business
students and faculty will discuss the latest globalization trends in
four regions of the world: Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Western
Europe. Pizza and Refreshments will be served. Hosted by the
International Club of Business Students/Students in Free Enterprise,
and the College of Business Administration"
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