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Vol. 2, No. 46
February 6, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

CAMPUS NEWS NETWORK ONLINE: The latest issue of Campus New Network is available at: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/cnn/issues/020601/
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UNI SPEAKERS BUREAU AND MEDIA RESOURCES: The Office of University Marketing and Public Relations thanks those faculty and staff who have volunteered to be part of UNI's Speakers Bureau. More faculty and staff are needed to share their expertise with community organizations and service groups. The deadline for database entries has been extended to February 13. To access the database, click on the link below. http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/resourcedb.shtml
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SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS: For UNI departments planning to award summer scholarships, there are changes coming this summer. Please contact Evie Waack, 3-2799 and set up an appointment to discuss your situation.
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ICN SCHEDULING: All scheduling relating to the Iowa Communications Network (ICN) is now being handled by Michelle Clark in Continuing Education. If you have a question about the ICN or would like to schedule a session, please call 3-5970.
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GRADUATE ASSISTANT TUITION: Based on a recent federal government ruling, tuition scholarships may be charged to grant accounts for those Graduate Assistants who perform work for sponsored projects. This is effective with the Spring 2001 semester. Tuition dollars must be split among accounts in the same proportion as Graduate Assistant stipend dollars. Existing commitments to pay tuition from university funds as a contribution to a grant will be honored. All grant proposals submitted after January 1, 2001 that budget for Graduate Assistant stipends should include dollars for Graduate Assistant tuition remissions. Questions should be directed to edward.ebert@uni.edu or 3-6437.
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CHILD CARE: Babysitting services will be available at the YMCA during all GBPAC and WCFSO performances in the Great Hall. When ordering tickets for a show, patrons can request the babysitting service and a $10 charge per child will be added to the bill or patrons can pay $12 at the door of the YMCA. Children ages 2-10 are welcome and will be grouped in activities by age. Children may be dropped off at the YMCA anytime after 6 p.m. and need to be picked up by 10:45 p.m. All children need to bring tennis shoes and ages 5 and up are encouraged to bring swimsuits.
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NEWS

PANTHER PASSPORT: The weekend of Feb. 16-18 features four exciting UNI sports events on campus and the athletic department has a special ticket offer for you. The Panther Passport admits you to Friday's UNI-Dome Open track & field meet and women's basketball game, Saturday's men's basketball game and Sunday's women's basketball game...all for one low discount price. Get your Panther Passport by calling 3-DOME.
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UNI ATHLETIC CLUB 2001 FUND DRIVE: All UNI faculty and staff can join the club for HALF PRICE! Athletic Club members provide scholarship support for UNI's student athletes and are eligible to purchase discounted season tickets, receive special parking priveleges for football, men's basketball and more. For more information please contact Kelly Bockenstedt at 3-2471 or kelly.bockenstedt@uni.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic/athclub
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UNI FACULTY MAKE PRESENTATIONS ON USES OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY: During the Spotlight on Educational Technology on Feb. 23, UNI faculty will share how they are using technology in their courses. The UNI faculty sessions will be held every half hour from 9-1 p.m. To see which UNI faculty are presenting and the topics, please visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/idd/uni_faculty.htm
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TRAINING

FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Check out the February schedule of free computer workshops today! Lots of sessions for creating Web pages, Office 2000 (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), scanning and photoshop for your digital images as well as workshops for beginning computer users. Click on the link below. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts
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EVENTS

UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wed., Feb. 7 come celebrate the 25th Anniv. of the UNI-Dome starting at 5:30 pm. UNI student-athletes will be hosting entertaining games and activities for all to enjoy. Then the UNI Men's Basketball team will take on Indiana State at 7:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. The first 500 fans will receive party hats and Dome cupcakes.
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GRADUATE RECITAL: Wed., Feb. 7 at 6 p.m., Chungwon Park will be conducting. No admission charge. The performers will be the UNI Singers, UNI Chamber Singers and organist Mi-Young Jin.
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ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: The next meeting of the Black Hawk Regional Archeological Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 7 in the basement of the Cedar Falls Public Library. Cindy Peterson from the State Archeologist's Office will speak on "Winnebago Related Sites in Northeast Iowa: Villages, Trading Posts, and More." The meeting is open to the public.
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HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW: An admissions representative from Hamline University School of Law will be on campus to answer questions and recruit students on Wed., Feb 7 at 6 p.m. in Sabin 301. Pizza and soda will be provided. Please RSVP to hooverj4645@uni.edu so we know how much food and drink to provide.
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wed., Feb. 7 the Panther Men's Basketball team will host Indiana State at 7:05 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the 25th Anniversity of the UNI-Dome with fun and games for all ages. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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KAUILANI LEE: Broadway actress Kauilani Lee will perform A Sense of Wonder: A Play based on the Life and Works of Rachel Carson, Thurs, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. The event, part of the Spring 2001 Capstone class, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kamyar Enshayan at 3-6895.
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NORTHERN FESTIVAL OF BANDS: The festival will be Feb. 8, 9 & 10 (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) in the GBPAC Great Hall, Davis Hall and RHA. Events will take place all day. Contact: John Baker, bakerj@uni.edu or 3-2173 for more information.
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SYMPHONIC/WIND CONCERT: UNI Symphonic Band and UNI Wind Symphony Concert will take place Fri., Feb. 9 in GBPAC Great Hall at 7:30 p.m., with John Baker and John Vallentine conducting. There is no admission charge.
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: Sat., Feb. 10 the Panthers will host the Drake Bulldogs at 4:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. The last time these two teams meet earlier in the year it was a two-point game. Gather your family and sit in the Family Fun Zone, receive 4 tickets, 4 slices of pizza, 4 soft drinks, and 1 tub of popcorn for only $30!
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MARILOU KRATZENSTEIN: A faculty and student recital will be held Sun., Feb. 11 at 3 p.m. in GBPAC Jebe Hall. There is no admission charge.
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KSENIA NOSIKOVA: Pianist Ksenia Nosikova will perform on Mon., Feb. 12 in GBPAC Davis Hall at 8 p.m. There is no admission charge.
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AMERICAN INDIAN DANCE THEATRE: Enjoy dancers, singers and musicians from 14 tribes as the American Indian Dance Theatre hits the GBPAC stage on Sun., Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. with a curtain talk at 6:45 p.m. To purchase tickets for this rare and authentic celebration, call 273-SHOW (7469), toll free 877-549-SHOW, or stop by the Box Office. Great seats still available!
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CAMP AND RECREATION EXPO: The Career Center is hosting a Camp and Recreation Expo on Wed., Feb. 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. More than 70 camps, recreation facilities and amusement parks from all over the U.S. will be on hand to talk with students about a wide variety of summer job opportunities. All majors are invited to attend. For further information and a list of participating organizations: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/events/fairs/camp.html
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