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Vol. 2, No. 38
January 9, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

CAMPUS NEWS NETWORK ONLINE: The latest issue of Campus News Network is available at: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/cnn/issues/010901
Highlights of this issue include:
-UNI now offers tickets online;
-UNI makes "Courier" top 10 stories; and
-UNI marks MLK holiday.
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AIRFARE SALE: The following rules will apply: Valid for travel from Jan. 17-May 31, 2001. Lower rates apply for travel before March 14, 2001; Tickets must be purchased by Jan. 12, 2001 http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/174.html
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RETIREES' NAMES NEEDED FOR RECOGNITION BREAKFAST:
The annual retirees' recognition breakfast will be held Saturday, April 28. Faculty and staff who are planning to retire this academic year are asked to contact Yvonne Duggan in University Advancement at 3-2484 or yvonne.duggan@uni.edu. Those honored must have worked at UNI for the equivalent of at least 5 years full time. Retirees identified so far are Meredith Bakley, Ronald Bigelow, Gene Bruhn, John Conner, Lorraine Crotty, David Davis, Dorla Dutcher, Marlys Floss, Albert Gilgen, Glenn Hansen, Carol Hutchison, Marvin Jensen, Connie Loonan, Jane Mertesdorf, Doris Miller, Germana Nijim, Jons Olsson, Marcia Simpson, Judy Vowell, Joel Wells, David Whitsett, and Charlotte Wilson.
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AEOP MONTHLY MEETING: "Volunteering in our Schools" will be the topic of the presentation by Michelle Temeyer, of Waterloo Community Schools at the Tuesday, January 9, UNI AEOP monthly meeting. The meeting will be held in the Maucker Union Expansion A.
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FREE FAX PAPER: The Economics Department has four rolls of AccuFax Thermal Facsimile Paper to give away to any department who can use it. Please contact Bev at 3-2412 for more information.

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NEWS

UNI TICKETS ONLINE: We have just launched another first for UNI! The UNI Ticketing Committee is pleased to announce that the UNI Electronic Ticketing System has added the convenience to purchase tickets online via the World-Wide Web! Check out: http://tickets.uni.edu
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DR. SUE FOLLON SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: A $1,000 scholarship recognizes students for their leadership contributions and potential to model leadership for women. Applicants must be undergraduate students who have completed at least their freshmen year at UNI and will be returning for the following fall semester. Completed applications must be submitted by 4 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2001 to 103 SSC. http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarships/follon/
Individuals who wish to contribute to the endowment to provide scholarships in future years may send contributions to the UNI Foundation, UNI, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0282, designated for the Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership.
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CIEP COURSE: UNI's Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) is offering a special course in the pronunciation of English as a second language. The course is open to any member of the UNI student body, faculty or staff whose native language is not English. The class is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:30 to 4:20 p.m. in Baker 60. Classes begin on Tuesday, January 16. There is no fee to take the class but space is limited. Please call 3-2182 to register. For further information, contact the CIEP director, Bob Pesek, at 3-2853.
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EDNET NEWS RELEASES: University Marketing and Public Relations sends out a series of news releases called "EdNets" each month, aimed at parents and educators of students K-12. They can deal with just about any topic that would appeal to that audience. Previous subjects have included obesity in children, teaching children how to forgive, and helping parents make sense of the financial aid process. The releases are distributed to all newspapers in the state, as well to selected television and radio outlets, and national publications like Working Mother and Sesame Street. Of course, there is no guarantee the releases will be used, but UMPR has seen high usage of the pieces, particularly by Iowa newspapers. If you (or someone you know at the university) can talk knowledgeably about a subject that would work as an EdNet feature, please contact Gwenne Culpepper at 3-2761, or gwenne.culpepper@uni.edu.
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HOURS

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Hours
Rod Library
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#mlutherjr
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TRAINING

EMAIL AND CALENDAR TRAINING: ITS-Educational Technology is offering e-mail and calendar training for new employees or others wishing to brush up on their skills. Follow the link below for further information. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/netscape.html
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EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP: The Management and Professional Dev. Center will present "Goal Setting for Employee Performance: The Secret to Success" on Jan. 16 and repeated Jan. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Curris Business Building. The tuition for UNI employees is $132 and includes participant materials, lunch, and light morning and afternoon refreshments. To register/more information contact Cassie Luze, 3-5851, cassie.luze@uni.edu.
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: Faculty: You may now request library instruction for your class by filling out our online form at: http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm or by going to the Rod Library homepage and clicking on Instruction in the left column under Reference & Instruction.
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EVENTS

LECTURE: Art Song and Artistry Series Guest Lecture: Richard Rosenberg, "Songs of Creole Composers" will be presented Wednesday, Jan. 10, 4 p.m., in Russell Hall #111. No admission charge.
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ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING: The Black Hawk Regional Archeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10 in the basement of the Cedar Falls Public Library. Please note the change in date. Dr. Strickert will speak on "The Cave of Letters: 1999-2000 Expeditions Near the Dead Sea of Israel." The meeting is open to the public.
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WATERLOO/CF SYMPHONY: The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony will present "Something Old, Something Moo and A Rhapsody in Blue" this Friday at the Oster Regent Theatre. The 7:30 p.m. concert will feature UNI piano faculty member Jeongwon Ham. Advance tickets at 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6:30.
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ADINKRA CLOTH STAMPING WORKSHOP: The UNI Museums will host a workshop focused on the decorative textiles used by the Ashanti people of Ghana, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2-4 p.m. at the University Museum. We will briefly discuss the Ashanti culture, its use of symbolic designs and how textiles tell the story of many cultures around the world. Each participant will make a textile during the workshop. A registration fee of $10 covers all materials. To register, please call the Museum at 3-2188 by January 11. http://www.uni.edu/museum/
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