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UNI Online

Vol. 2, No. 31

November 30, 2000

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

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CAMPUS NEWS NETWORK GOES ONLINE: Campus News Network will make

the transition from paper to electronic format next Tues., Dec. 5.

The goal is to provide UNI faculty and staff the news and information

you need in a more timely, user-friendly format. Along with the change

to the Web, we're adding some new information that we think

you'll appreciate. Those that do not have daily access to a computer

or the Web will receive a paper copy. If you know of someone who

needs a paper copy, contact Liz Yagla at 3-2761 or

elizabeth.yagla@uni.edu. There will be a hot link to the new online

Campus News Network in Tuesday's UNI Online.

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MMS PROGRAM: Based on a decision by an evaluation panel on 11/16/00,

a vendor was selected to provide maintenance management services under

a master contract. The company will replace Specialty Underwriters

"Teleserve Program". The new company is CIC Corp. of

College Station, Tx. The program is very similar to the one supported

by UNI for the past (3) years. The effective date will be December 1.

For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/168.html

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GBPAC PHONE NUMBER: The UNI Phone Directory did not list the

Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Box Office number.

For ticket information, call 3-SHOW or toll free 1-877-549-SHOW.

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CHANGE IN CAMPUS CODE: Ag-Based Industrial Lubricants (ABIL)

New Campus Code: 0187 That also changes the Campus Code for

the following individuals: Les Cohn, Lou Honary, Gene B. Hunck

Pat Johnston, Keith Kielman, John Miller, Diane Neuzil, Mike Rogers

Marge Rover, Valerie Sarenpa, Jonathan Schoer and Fred Wood.

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NEW AREA CODE: Beginning Sun., Dec. 3, mandatory dialing of the new

641 area code will begin. The 641 area code contains areas formerly

in the 515 area code, which was split due to available number

exhaustion. A complete list of locations in the new 641 area code is

available at

http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/exchanges.htm

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LIBRARY NOTICE: Faculty members who wish to apply for study rooms in

the library for the spring semester should do so by Fri., Dec. 8.

Application forms are available in the library's main office. For

more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.

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INVENTORIES: Completed physical inventories of equipment are due back

in the Controller's Office (to Judy Kuhlmann) by Thurs., Nov 30.

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CAREER DEVELOPMENT MATERIAL AVAILABLE THROUGH HRS: Interested in

developing or enhancing job-related skills? Human Resource Services

has dozens of videotapes and books covering various topics including

communication skills, management skills, health and safety, and

financial planning. All of these materials are available for short

term check-out. Contact Robin Gurien at 3-3536 or Judy Dieken 3-2422

for more information.

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AEOP COOKBOOK: As a fundraiser for AEOP scholarships and staff

development the AEOP (Association of Educational Office

Professionals) has a cookbook for sale this holiday season.

The recipes were contributed by a number of UNI employees from various

offices on campus. The cookbook sells for $10 and is you may place your

order through Lynn.Perigo@uni.edu. The cookbook will delivered to your

office before holiday break. The last day to place an order and have

it in time for Christmas is Dec 10.

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WORDS OF WELLNESS: The December Words of Wellness, a wellness newsletter

for UNI faculty and staff, is now available on the Wellness and Recreation

Services Website:

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec

If anyone would like to be added to the Wellness Mailing list to

receive a hard copy of each issue, contact Kathy Gulick at

3-6921 or kathy.gulick@uni.edu.

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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: Put a Day of Library Instruction into next year's

syllabus. Whether you will be teaching Introduction to _____ or a

graduate seminar, your students will benefit from a fifty minute review

of library resources designed to enhance their research. To schedule

your spring semester 2001 classes for library instruction call 3-2839 or

3-2838.

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NEWS

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MILLENNIUM LECTURE SERIES: "Technology, Deconstruction and

Pedagogy: A Lecture Recital". Mon., Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. in Maucker

Union Expansion. Jay Edelnant, Professor of Performance Studies,

turns his satirical attention to scholarship as he presents an evening

of solo performance based on millennial themes, such as the use and

abuse of technology, deconstruction and the revisionist historical

treatment of text, and the art of teaching in an age of litigation.

The lecture will be followed by a reception.

http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/millenniumlecture/fall/index.html

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WRS CROSS COUNTRY SKIING LESSONS: Interested in learning the basics

of cross country skiing? Call the UNI Outdoors office at 3-7163.

You will be contacted when the snow arrives for a Saturday or Sunday

afternoon lesson, taught by Kathy Gulick.

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UNI VARSITY MEN'S GLEE CLUB SHOW IS SOLD OUT: UNI Varsity Men's Glee

Club Christmas Variety Shows this weekend December 1 & 2, are sold out.

A mailing list has been created for individuals who wish to obtain tickets

for the year 2001 Christmas Shows. Persons wanting to be on that list

should contact Robert Byrnes at byrnes@uni.edu or 3-2028 to leave their

name and address. In October of 2001, an order form will be sent to the

list subscribers for the year 2001 show tickets.

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NEW DIRECTOR AT GBPAC: Steven Carignan, operations director at the

GBPAC, has been named the facility’s interim director. The appointment

follows the resignation of GBPAC Executive Director Bruce Marquis.

Marquis’ resignation becomes effective Jan. 1, 2001. Marquis is leaving

to pursue other opportunities.

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UNI VOLLEYBALL IN THE NCCA TOURNAMENT: Panther volleyball captured

their third consecutive MVC title this past weekend and earned a trip

to the NCAA Tournament. They play Western Michigan this Friday at 5 p.m.

at the University of Wisconsin Fieldhouse. A very limited number of

tickets are available for purchase at the UNI-Dome ticket

office, 273-DOME.

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EVENTS

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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: Catch the panthers against Texas-Pan American

Thurs., Nov 30 at 7:05. Come out and check out the Panthers in

action on their new court in the UNI-DOME (note, this is a corrected

date).

http://www.uni.edu/athletics

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FACULTY RECITAL: Thurs., Nov, 30 at 8 p.m. in GBPAC Davis Hall

Northwind Quintet: Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe;

Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon.

No admission charge. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/165.html

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ART SALE: The student arts organization, Arts UNI, will be hosting a

holiday art and craft sale. The sale takes place this Fri., Dec. 1,

from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. in the atrium lobby of the KAB. The sale will include

original works of art and handmade crafts produced by UNI art students.

The sale will also include donated artworks from faculty members.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale funds awards at the Annual

Student Art Exhibition held in the Spring.

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SENIOR RECITAL: Fri., Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. in GBPAC Davis Hall.

Ruth Muldowney, flute, and Lucinda Lear, voice. No admission

charge. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/165.html

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HOLIDAY CONCERT: The Gallagher-Bluedorn PAC welcomes Canadian Brass,

bringing fun to chamber music in a special holiday concert for

all ages on Sun., Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. Great seats are still

available and can be purchased at the box office or by calling 3-SHOW

or 1-877-549-SHOW.

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CROW FORUM: Mon., Dec. 4, at noon in the Embassy room, of Maucker Union.

Sheryl Welte-Emch, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the

Center for the Enhancement of Teaching, presents "Good Students, Good

Daughters: Girls and Women Struggling with Voice and Silence to Meet

Social and Cultural Expectations" The Graduate Program in Women's

Studies sponsors the Current Research on Women Forum Series. Faculty,

staff, students, and members of the wider community are invited to

gather for informal presentations and discussion.

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SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Mon., Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

UNI Concert Chorale, UNI Chamber Singers, UNI Singers and UNI Women's

Chorus Chimes of Christmas, Dyan Baker and Carol Tralau, conductors.

First Presbyterian Church, Waterloo. Tickets are $6 Public;

$5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass.

For tickets call 3-2024 and at the door.

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CHAMBER WINDS AND TROMBONE CONCERT: Tues., Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. in GBPAC

Davis Hall the UNI Chamber Winds and Trombone Ensembles Concert, will

perform with Ronald Johnson and Denson Paul Pollard, conducting.

No admission charge. For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/165.html

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COFFEE HOUR: Bring a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and join members

of the Athletic Department Wed., Dec. 6 from 10-11 a.m. in the Ambassador

Room in Maucker Union. This is an informal hour of questions, answers

and discussions. Coaches, administrators and staff will be available.

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EARTH SCIENCE FORUM: The next Earth Science Forum will be

Wed., Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. in 125 Latham. The topic will be "Geologists

in the Real World" and the speakers will be Laura Dobson, Adjunct

Instructor in Geology and Former Senior Geophysicist, Exxon,

Houston, Texas, and John Groves, Assistant Professor of Geology and

Former Stratigrapher with British Petroleum-Amoco, Houston, Texas.

Following the talk there will be pizza for students who attended the

talk and wish to visit informally with the speakers.

For more information go to

http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/166.html

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ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: The Black Hawk Regional Archeological Society

will hold its next meeting on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the basement of the

Cedar Falls Public Library. Dr. Michael Shott will speak on

"Prehistoric Oneota in Western Iowa: Recent Work at the Jillett Grove

Site." The meeting is free and open to the public.

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

Bell Serenade" Dec. 8-9 at the GBPAC. Conductor Richard Rosenberg

leads the 7:30 p.m. concerts featuring the Metropolitan Boys Choir

of Minneapolis and St. Paul and soprano Dorothy Benham. To purchase

advance tickets, call 3-7469 and you can purchase them at the door

starting at 6 p.m.

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