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Vol. 2, No. 66
April 10, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

2001 REGENTS STAFF EXCELLENCE AWARD NOMINATIONS: For the 10th consecutive year the Professional & Scientific employees at have an opportunity to recognize two P&S employees for their contributions to the University. Employees are encouraged to fill out a nomination form and submit it prior to April 27,to Sharon Drachenberg, CBB 15, 0121. The form is available online at: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/nomination.html
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FACULTY GRANTS: A grants program is offered through the Center for the Enhancement of Teaching. Its purpose is to provide small grants to faculty who want to invite graduates to discuss and demonstrate connections between their work, their lives and their education at UNI with current students. The deadline to submit proposals for the Summer term is April 15th. For more information, contact Brenda Jordan.
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EMERALD LIBRARY: All researchers in Marketing, Human Resources, Training, Education, Engineering, and Management now have 142 new electronic journals to choose from. For more details read the latest issue of the Rod Library Newsletter at: http://www.library.uni.edu/news/
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ROD LIBRARY RESERVE REINSTATEMENTS: Reserve reinstatement letters have been sent. If you would like to have the same items on reserve for the Summer or Fall semesters, please fill a form and return it with the item list to the Reserve Desk (3675). The forms are due May 4. After this date all items will be returned to the shelves or to the faculty member. For more information: email libmsc@uni.edu or 3-6002. http://www.library.uni.edu/depts/msc/reserve_request.htm
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NEWS


RESIGNATION:
Wendell McConnaha, associate professor and director of UNI's Malcolm Price Laboratory School, has announced his resignation, effective at the end of this school year.McConnaha will become an associate professor in the College of Education at Zayed University, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. McConnaha will be in charge of the planning and development of two laboratory schools, one on the university's Abu Dhabi campus and one on its Dubai campus. Beginning with the 2002-2003 academic year, he will be named director of the laboratory schools.McConnaha has been the Price Lab School director for four years.
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PARKING SURVEY: If you haven't already done so, please fill out the survey regarding a proposed Multimodal Transit/Parking Facility on campus. Your input is needed. You can link to the survey at: http://www.zoomerang.com/survey
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PUBLIC PROTEST POLICY: There have been some recent public protests on campus. The policy's aim is to maintain the health, welfare and safety of faculty, staff, students and visitors. UNI's practices regarding outdoor/public space protests can be viewed on the link below.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/209.html
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MIDDLE LEVEL SYMPOSIUM: UNI and Price Laboratory School are pleased to offer a two-week summer enrichment program for middle level students in Mathematics and English. The Symposium will be held Mon.-Fri., June 18-29 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information call 3-7174 or send an e-mail to: megan.balong@uni.edu. ------------------------------------------------------------------
UNI-DOME REPLICAS: The Alumni Association is now offering UNI-Dome Replicas for $15 plus shipping. The replica stands 2" tall, features the original fiberglass roof. To order call 3-2355 or follow the link below. Shipping charges are waived for orders placed by phone and picked up in 204 Commons. http://www.unialum.org/nonmembers/merchandise.htm
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TRAINING

COLLECTING DATA USING WEB FORMS: An informational workshop on forms for collecting data via the Web will be held Wed., April 11, 1-1:50 p.m., CET 107B. Call 3-2309 for reservations or visit the site below.
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/tools/data.htm
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COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Due to popular demand, additional MEMFIS training workshops have been added to the schedule. Two more "Using Netscape Navigator" workshops have been added on April 12 at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., and one additional "Excel 2" workshop has been added on April 18 at 1 p.m. Click on the link below for more information, or call 3-2309 to register for these workshops. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/memfisworkshops.htm
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PALM COMPUTER WORKSHOP: Fri., April. 13, 9-10 a.m. Personal Digital Assistants can be very useful tools. Topics include: Palm OS, different types of Palm computers, software and accessories available. Call 3-2309 for reservations or visit: http://www.uni.edu/its/ts
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NETSCAPE TRAINING: Workshops have been scheduled during April for using Netscape Messenger for e-mail, or Calendar for scheduling. Please click on the link below for further information. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/netscape.html
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HOURS

LIBRARY SPECIAL HOURS: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#special
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EVENTS

CONFERENCE: The Undergraduate Research and Experiential Learning Conference will be held Tues., April 10 from 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the SEC Lobby. Students who have received funding for Research and Experiential Learning Projects in the Fall of 2000 and Spring 2001 will lead Poster presentations. There will be 3 sessions: 11-12:15 p.m.,12:30-1:45 p.m., and 2-3:15 p.m. For more info visit the link below. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/208.html
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TAKE BACK THE NIGHT: Take Back the Night Rally and Candlelight Vigil will be held April 10 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Maucker Union. This is an opportunity for the community to unify against sexual violence and battering. For more information, contact Julie Thompson at 3-2137 or check the WRS Web site, http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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UNI BASEBALL: Tues., April 10, Baseball vs. Western Illinois. The Panthers play at Waterloo's Riverfront Stadium, game starts at 7 p.m.
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UNI SOFTBALL: Tues., April 10, the Panther Women vs. Bradley in a doubleheader at 2 p.m. This weekend the Softball team will host Wichita State in a doubleheader on Sat., April 14th at noon. On Sun., April 15th the Panthers finish the series against Wichita State at noon.
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SINGERS CONCERT: Tues., April 10, UNI Singers Concert, Carol Tralau, conductor,GBPAC, Great Hall,7:30 p.m. No charge. http:// www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE MEETING: April 11, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Maucker Union University Room South. The Comprehensive Safety & Health Program Assessment Survey results will be presented by Jenny Stokes.
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JAZZ BANDS CONCERT: Wed., April 11, Jazz Bands II and III Concert, Chris Merz, Chris Schmitz and Bill Scheidecker, conductors. GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. No charge. http:// www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GUEST LECTURE: Wed., April 11, Art Song and Artistry Series Guest Lecture: Paul Sperry - "Artistry in America," GBPAC Davis Hall, 8 p.m. No charge. (changed 1/31/01; was 4/20, 6 p.m.)
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GRADUATE FACULTY ANNUAL MEETING: The annual meeting of the Graduate Faculty will be held next Thurs., April 12, at 3:30 in SRL 115. For more info visit the link below: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/210.html
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GLEE CLUB CONCERT: Thurs., April 12, Varsity Men's Glee Club Concert, Robert Byrnes,director. GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. No charge. http:// www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CO-REC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Managers Meeting, Monday, April 16, 4 p.m. WRC 150 (Mandatory). Entries are due, Wed., April 18, 4:30 p.m., WRC 101.Entry fee is $15 per team. Open to faculty, staff, and spouses. One day tournament, Sat., April 21(rain date: Sat., April 28) For more information please contact Cindy Klatt at 3-7262.
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INTRAMURAL 8-ON-8 CO-REC SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Open for faculty, staff and spouses. Managers Meeting, WRC 150 4:30 p.m., April 16 (mandatory). Registration is April 17-18, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., WRC 101. Co-Rec Soccer Play: IM fields, Sun., April 22. Entry Fee is $15 (two game guarantee).For more information contact Cindy Klatt at 3-7262.
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NCAA CERTIFICATION FORUM: Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the NCAA Certification Open Forum to be held on April 23 from Noon - 1:30 p.m. in the State College Room, Maucker Union. The purposes of this forum are to inform the university community about the athletic certification process and to allow students, faculty and staff to have input into the self-study. Rick Hartzell, UNI Director of Athletics and Susan Koch, Certification Committee Chair will facilitate the forum.More information is available about the NCAA certification process on the UNI Athletics Web site: http://www.uni.edu/athletic/academic/selfstudy.pdf
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