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Vol. 2, No. 43
January 25, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

FUNDED DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS: Sixteen positions are available for students to staff University departments and programs on a part-time, temporary basis for the academic year Fall 2001-Spring 2002. If your department would like to be considered, proposals may be downloaded from the Coop. Ed./Internship Web site below and mailed to Coop. Ed., SSC 126 0389. Deadline for proposals is Fri., Feb. 16. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop/index.html
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MEMFIS PROJECT: MEMFIS will "go-live" with applications for General Ledger, Purchasing, Cash Management, and Accounts Payable on July 1, 2001. To ensure that you are ready to use the system, the MEMFIS Training Team is asking you to complete a brief survey. If your job tasks involve account reconciliation, purchasing, budget fund transfer, accounts payable, initiating air travel or document approval, then your support and timely response to our survey is crucial! The survey will be available in two formats: on-line and paper. If you would like to complete the survey on-line, watch your email for an announcement and directions to access the form through Access UNI. To request a paper version of the survey, call Robin Gurien at 3-3536. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/179.html
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GBPAC TOLL FREE NUMBER: The toll free number for ordering tickets from the GBPAC Box Office was not printed in the UNI Telephone Directory, so please jot it down for future reference! The number is 877-549-SHOW (7469). Tickets are also available online at the links below. http://www.uni.edu/gbpac/tickets/form1.htm or www.tickets.com
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BUILDING KEY REQUESTS: Approved Building Key Request forms that are received into the Physical Plant office by 4 p.m. will be processed and the keys available for pick-up after 12 p.m. of the next work day. Please allow delivery time for requests sent by campus mail. Completed requests that are faxed will be accepted. Please refer any questions to Linda Noble 3-6907, fax 3-5810.
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SPEAKERS BUREAU: University Marketing and Public Relations is updating the UNI Speakers Bureau and media resources list. I hope faculty and staff will participate enthusiastically in the speakers bureau and use their expertise to educate and inform the citizenry and serve the interest of our many publics. Service is important to UNI and should be important to each of us. I encourage you to click on the attached link and respond to this query. --Aaron Podolefsky, Provost and VP for Academic Affairs http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/resourcedb.shtml
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UNIVERSITY INN DISCOUNTS: The University Inn at 4711 University Ave., Cedar Falls, has extended special rates for UNI guests beginning at $39.95/night, effective Mar. 1. Check with UNI Purchasing or the hotel for additional information.
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SAS VERSION 8.1: This software is available in the ITS SCCs from the "Reserve Software" location on the Windows platform: 1.Start, 2.Programs, 3.Reserved Software, 4.SAS.
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NEWS

CREDIT FOR CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: As part of an effort to encourage students to participate in co-curricular activities, the Leadership Studies Program is offering one credit for students who attend the Leaders on Leadership series offered most Thursdays from 3:30-4:45 p.m. Some writing is required. For further information, contact Dr. Perreault at 3-6898 or email: Geraldine.Perreault@uni.edu
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REP. WAYNE FORD ON CAMPUS: On Jan. 25, Rep. Wayne Ford will be speaking from 7:15-8:30 p.m. on ³Can Iowa Be The Field of Dreams?² in the Schindler Education Center, room 245. He is the only minority member of the Iowa Legislature. This event is open to the Cedar Valley Community.
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BLOOD DRIVE: American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tues., Feb. 6 in the Maucker Union Expansion from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Blood donations from only Faculty/Staff will be from 9-10 a.m.
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TRAINING

WEBCT 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. Space is limited, so sign up as soon as possible! http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm
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TECH TRAINING FOR GRADUATE ASSISTANTS: ITS-Ed. Tech. is providing an opportunity for GA's to learn more about integrating technology into teaching,"T-Time for Graduate Assistants". For more information including dates & times check out the Web site below. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/ttime/
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DEMONSTRATION WORKSHOP: Fri., Feb. 2nd, 9-10 a.m. Personal Digital Assistants can be very useful tools. Topics include the Palm OS, different types of Palm computers, software, and accessories available. Call 3-2309 for reservations. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/
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EVENTS

LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP SERIES: President Robert Koob and VP for Educational and Student Services Renee Romano will discuss their leadership views in the "Leaders on Leadership" series Thurs., Jan. 25, 3:30-4:45 p.m., in Schindler, Room 323. The program is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to the Leadership Studies Program Director, geraldine.perreault@uni.edu, or 3-6898.
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NEW EXHIBIT AT THE UNIVERSITY MUSEUM: The opening reception for "Picturing Faith: Religious America in Government Photography, 1935-1943" will be held on Jan. 25, 4-6:30 p.m. At 5 p.m., join Richard Colburn, UNI Professor of Art, for a gallery walk as he sets the exhibit within the context of the FSA archives and the careers of the photographers. http://www.uni.edu/museum/
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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR: The first International Coffee Hour for Spring is on Fri., Jan. 26th. Please join us for a cup of coffee at the Hemisphere Lounge, Maucker Union from 4-5 p.m. Call 3-6421 if you have questions.
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PANTHER WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The Panthers face Creighton Fri., Jan. 26 night at 7:05 p.m. On Sun. afternoon, UNI battles state-rival Drake at 4:05 p.m. Wear apparel of your favorite NFL team and receive an adult ticket for only $3! Both games are in the West Gym. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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DR. GRAMMAR RESCHEDULED: The Dr. Grammar feature, on IPTV's "Living in Iowa", has been rescheduled to run on Fri., Jan. 26 at 8:30 p.m. The show will also run on Sun., Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m.
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TRACK & FIELD: Get your first look at the Panther men's and women's indoor track & field teams Sat., Jan. 27 when they host the UNI Invitational. Events begin at 9:30 a.m. in the UNI-Dome. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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UNI WRESTLING: The #1 team in the nation visits the West Gym. UNI vs. Oklahoma State, Sat., Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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BRENDAN MCCALL PERFORMANCE: The Department of Theatre presents dancer Brendan McCall in a special performance of his solo piece "Outsider" in the Bertha Martin Theatre on Sat., Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. www/uni.edu/theatre
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GUEST RECITAL: Mon., Jan. 29, Shun-Lin Chou, piano-GBPAC Davis Hall at 8 p.m. There is no admission charge.
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ATHLETIC DEPT. COFFEE HOUR: Please join the UNI Athletic Department for an hour of informal discussions. Bring a soda, coffee or hot chocolate to the Ambassador Room in Maucker Union on Tues., Jan. 30 at 10 a.m. Talk with coaches, administrators and staff in the Athletic Department.
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FACULTY AND GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Jan. 30, Randy Grabowski, trumpet and William McGuire, organ - GBPAC Jebe Hall at 8 p.m. There is no admission charge.
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LA PERICHOLE: Theatre UNI will host the Director/Designers' Presentation for the upcoming production of La Perichole, Wed., Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. The presentation is free and open to the public. --------------------------------------------------------------------
FACULTY RECITAL: Wed., Jan.31, Trombonist Denson Paul Pollard, GBPAC Davis Hall - 8 p.m. - No admission charge.
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