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Vol. 2, No. 68
April 17, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

UNIVERSITY HOURS WEB SITE: We are in the process of developing a University Hours Web page. It will be located just off the main page, linked off the 'About UNI' Web page, and will include links to the hours of operation for various facilities on campus. If you would like a link to your facility/department hours included on the site, please e-mail the Web link to webteam@uni.edu.
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IMAC FOR SALE: Department Use Only, Apple IMAC computer, used 1 year, 32MB SDRAM/1 SO DIMM memory, 6GB IDE Drive, CD Rom drive, 56K internal modem, excellent condition, $500 or best offer by April 25. Contact Benda Jordan, Ctr. for Enhancement of Teaching, 441 LIB, 3-5858, M-F, 8:30-5.
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TIME TO ORDER ACADEMIC APPAREL FOR FALL CONVOCATION: Faculty support and participation in last fall's "rebirth" of the University Convocation was tremendous. The committee is hoping even more of you will plan to march in the processional in full academic regalia on Wed., Aug. 29. This year, P&S employees who have a master's degree or higher, are also invited to march. If you do not have your own academic apparel, it will be provided free of charge, with orders handled by the Registrar's Office. Please order your apparel before leaving campus this spring. A form can be accessed at : http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/214.html (Orders must be returned no later than July 13.)
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NEWS

CNN: The latest edition of Campus News Network is available at the link below: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/cnn/issues/041701
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PAYROLL CALENDAR: I would like to give you a few changes on the Yearly Payroll Deadlines Calendar for student time sheets for Sept. and Nov. of 2001. Some revisions have been made due to an oversight on our part, therefore changing the September time sheet cutoff to Sept. 12 and Nov. 13. Please note these changes for future reference. To view the revisions on the 2001 payroll calendar, visit the link below. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/payroll.html
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MEMFIS: UNI's journey to MEMFIS is getting closer every day! Team members will begin sharing project Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) with the campus. Today's FAQ's are at: http://www.uni.edu/vpaf/memfis/faq.htm. If you have questions regarding the MEMFIS Project, you can submit them to memfis-help@uni.edu.
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PARKING: This will be a challenging week for parking on campus. Fri. will be the most difficult day. Thur.,through Sat., the University will host the Model UN Conference, in Maucker Union.Eighty permits will be issued for the South Dome B lot. The event will be held in Maucker Union. Also, the Beginning Reading Conference will be held in the SEC on Fri., April 20, with participants parking in the Nebraska Street R lot, the North Dome R lot and the South Dome lot. 30-35 vendors and exhibitors will be using the Latham Field A parking lot to the west of the Ed Center. Hopefully this information will help with your plans for parking on these days.
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SPRING CLEANING: The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon are interested in helping with yard work, rain gutters, etc. For information, contact Justin Lossner at 2-0012.
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EVENTS

TEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION AT ROD LIBRARY: Artwork from Darrell Taylor's Drawing II class will be exhibited in the Library through the end of the semester. The pieces are located near the Reference Collection on the second floor and outside Special Collections and University Archives on the third floor. 16 pieces are on display focusing on the human skeleton and collage.
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UNI BASEBALL: Come support the UNI baseball team, as they take on Iowa State in a double header, Tuesday, April 17. Cost is $6 for adults and $3 for youth.
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WOMEN'S CONCERT: Tue., April 17, 7:30 p.m., UNI Women's Chorus Concert, Dyan Baker, conductor, GBPAC Great Hall. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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VIOLENCE PREVENTION: U 'n I Playback Workshops on Gender Violence on Campus will be presented April 18, and 23 at 3 p.m. in CAC 108. These workshops are pilot studies for a violence prevention program that will be presented to all new students in the Fall of 2001. Sponsored by the Women's Studies grant to prevent violence on campus and the department of Communication Studies. For more info, call Karen Mitchell at 273-2640.
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COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCE: Please join us at an Open House honoring faculty who are retiring Wed., April 18, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Royal Oak, Maucker Union. The honorees are: Chemistry, James Macmillan; Computer Science, Walter Beck; Mathematics, Michael Millar; Physics, Roy Unruh. There will be a special presentation at 4 p.m.
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PAT/HISTORY DEPT. LECTURE: Susan E. Hill, UNI Department of Philosophy and Religion, will give a presentation on "Cather's Queer Catholicism: Religion and Sexuality in 'Death Comes for the Archbishop' and 'Shadows on the Rock'." The lecture is free and open to the public. It will begin at 7 p.m. on Wed., April, 18 in SRL 115.
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BAND CONCERT: Wed., April 18, UNI Symphonic Band Concert, John Baker, conductor. GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SYMPHONY CONCERT: Thur., April 19, Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra Concert, Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor. GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP: A workshop on "CHANGE LEADERSHIP" will be presented by Doug Whittle, Performance Development Manager for Pioneer Hi-Bred International, on Thur., April 19, 3:30-4:45 p.m., in SEC 244/245. For more information visit the link below. http://www.uni.edu/vpess/Change.html
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UNI INTERPRETERS THEATRE PRODUCTION: "Hidden: A Gender" written by Kate Bornstein and directed by Amanda (Fred) Seaton will be presented April 19, 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Admission is free and seating is limited. Doors open at 7 p.m. Warning: Adult subject matter and language, intended for mature audiences. For more info, call Karen Mitchell at 3-2640.
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THEATRE UNI: In cooperation with Theatre UNI the Sturgis Youth Theatre will present the World Premiere of The Rose of Treason by James DeVita, which is based on a true story, April 19-22, in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $6-$8. Recommended for audiences 12 years and older. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 3-6381 or visit: http://tickets.uni.edu For more information about The Rose of Treason, visit the Theatre UNI website at: http://www.uni.edu/theatre
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RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE: On April 20, 2001, 4 p.m., Baker 161,there will be a workshop on "Teaching About Religious Architecture." Peter W. Williams, Miami University of Ohio, an esteemed scholar of American religious architecture, will speak about ways educators can make religious architecture a theme in college courses. Of special interest to high school and university faculty, the workshop is free and open to the public. Questions: contact Martie Reineke at 3-6233.
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LANGUAGE COLLOQUIUM: Cheryl Roberts from the TESOL/Applied Linguistics Program will present: "The Minority Languages of Vietnam." Friday, April 20, CAC 236 from 1-2 p.m. This presentation will introduce the complexity of the language situation in Vietnam today. Please RSVP to john.grinstead@uni.edu if you plan to attend.
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UNI BASEBALL: April 20, 21 and 22 the Panthers will host Wichita State in a four game series. The first game starts Fri. at 7 p.m., Sat., a doubleheader at 4 p.m., and Sun. at 1p.m.
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PIZAAZ 2001: The Proud Image Chorus will present Pizaaz 2001 on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. For ticket information, stop by the box office or call 3-SHOW or toll free 877-549-SHOW.
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FIRST ANNUAL COMMUNITY CHALLENGE SOCCER MATCH: Sun., April 22, the members of the Cedar Valley soccer community will scrimmage against the Soccer Panthers on the UNI Soccer Field. $30 donation. Refreshments and t-shirts included. Call 3-5425 for more details.
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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 abut 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 on the UNI Athletics website: http://www.uni.edu/athletic/academic/selfstudy.pdf
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FASTTRAC COURSE: The UNI Regional Business Center will present a five-week FastTrac entrepreneurial training course starting Mon., April 23. Sessions will be held Mon. and Thur. evenings from 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. through May 17. All sessions will be held at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 East Fourth Street, Waterloo. For more information or to register, please contact Mike Hahn at 236-8123 or e-mail at mike.hahn@uni.edu.
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CRAZY FOR YOU: The Gallagher-Bluedorn PAC is pleased to bring you the 1992 Tony Award-winning musical 'Crazy For You' on April 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Great seats are available and can be purchased by calling 3-SHOW, toll free 877-549-SHOW or stop by the box office.
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TRAINING FOR TRIATHLON: WRS is presenting a free informational workshop, "Training for Triathlon." Tim Klatt, WRS Associate Director will be hosting the informal workshop, Tue., April 24 from 6-8 p.m. in WRC 175. Pre-registration is required by 5 p.m., Mon., April 23 in WRC 101. If you would like further information or cannot attend this session, please contact Tim Klatt at 3-7120 or timothy.klatt@uni.edu.
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SPRING OPEN HOUSE: The Women's Studies Program and the Department of Communication Studies are pleased to invite the university community to a Spring Open House, April 26, 3-5 p.m., Baker 161. The open house will honor special guests, Victoria DeFrancisco and David Pruin, on the occasion of their marriage. Please direct questions about the open house or the UNI group gift to: Martie Reineke, 3-6233 or e-mail, martha.reineke@uni.edu
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R. GORDON HOXIE LECTURESHIP: The Foundation will host a lecture by Dr. Ronald Roskens '53, '55, "The American Presidency: From the Outside In" on Thur., April 26, at 3:30 p.m. in the Great Reading Room, SRL. Dr. Roskens is president of Global Connections, an international business-consulting firm based in Omaha. A reception will follow. No charge.
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