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Vol. 2, No. 82
Tues., July 24, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

AFSCME: Nick Bambach, Human Resources Director, will be conducting informational briefings regarding changes to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement. The briefings will be approximately 30-45 minutes, all located in GIL 207. Individuals who supervise AFSCME employees and/or interpret the AFSCME contract are invited. Scheduled times are: Tuesday, August 7 at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 8 at 9:00 a.m. Friday, August 10 at 9:00 a.m. New collective bargaining agreement booklets will be available at the sessions. To register, e-mail sandra.law@uni.edu or call 3-2423.
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LIBRARY VIDEO COLLECTION: Need a video for a Fall class? Check out Rod Library's diverse collection. Records for all titles appear in UNISTAR. Holdings include documentaries, historical and contemporary non-fiction, film noir, and titles based on American and British fiction, the latter acquired through the Hovet Library Multimedia Endowment Fund.
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ROD LIBRARY SUMMER SERVICES SURVEY: Rod Library staff would like to know what the university community thinks about library services offered during summer 2001. You are invited to fill out the library's summer services survey, available from July 23-29. Print copies are available at several locations in the library. The online version is available at http://www.library.uni.edu/.
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: Now is the time to start lining up library instruction for your fall classes. However, availability is often limited so either call Cindy Kruckeberg at 3-2839 or fill out the form at http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm to reserve a library instruction session for your students this fall.
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LIBRARY COURSE RESERVE REINSTATEMENTS: Library Course Reserve Reinstatements due Aug. 3. Reserve reinstatement letters have been sent. If you would like to have the same items on reserve for the Fall 2001 semester, please fill out the form and return to the Reserve Desk (3675) by Aug. 3. After this date all items will be removed from the reserve area and returned to the shelves or to the faculty member. Forms for new reserve requests are available at: http://www.library.uni.edu/depts/msc/reserve_request.htm For more information: email libmsc@uni.edu or phone 3-6002.
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EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: The Management and Professional Development Center in the College of Business will present "Building a Culture for Motivating People and Maximizing Performance" on Aug. 22 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the CBB. The discounted tuition of $132 given to UNI employees includes student materials, lunch, and light refreshments throughout the day. To register or for more information, contact Cassie Luze, 3-5851, cassie.luze@uni.edu.
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COMPUTER BID: Gateway 2000 was awarded the bid for the ITS Student Computer Centers. This machine bid ($1,107/unit) is available to all departments (for 90 days from June 6, 2001) on campus ordering a minimum of 20 units. See the bid specification and order information on the web at: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase/gateway/sccfy2002.htm This bid specification also is available to any individual Student/Faculty/Staff member in quantities of 1 for $1,167/unit. Prices include delivery.
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STUDY ROOMS: Full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty members who wish to apply for study rooms in the library for the fall semester should do so by Fri., July 27. Application forms are available are available in the Library's main office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.
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NEWS

PARKING CHANGES: The Sabin "G" Lot will soon become a thing of the past. Due to the pending remodeling of McCollum Science Hall, this parking lot will be designated as an "A" lot when school starts on August 27. The lot will remain an "A" parking lot until it's closure sometime during the fall semester. The Gilchrist "G" lot will be the only remaining "G" lot on campus. These spots will not be oversold this academic year. Twenty-three "G" permits will be sold based on submissions to the "lottery". The main lot by Industrial Technology will be designated solely as an "A" parking lot. Questions should be directed to Ann Kjeld, at 3-2710, in Public Safety.
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INTERNET INFORMATION: UNI is no longer affliated with any particular vendor for additional remote Internet access. UNI still maintains the 30 hours/month modem pool for UNI students, faculty and staff. For more information visit: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase/isp.htm
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MEMFIS ANNOUNCEMENT: During this transition period, Oracle Applications (MEMFIS) procedures are being fine-tuned to fit the business needs of the University. As a result, it is critical that new information be disseminated to the campus community in a timely fashion. For more information visit: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/239.html
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PERSONAL TRAINERS: WRS has a personal training program designed especially for you! There are a variery of packages to choose from, including physical fitness assessments and one-on-one exercise sessions. For more information call Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or stop by WRC 101. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitleis.html#personal
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AEROBIC CLASSES: The WRC is offering aerobic classes this August! Classes begin Mon., July 30 and end Fri., Aug. 31 (no classes week of August 13-17). For only $20 you can have fun and get in shape, too! http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitleis.html
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VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE SEARCH UPDATE: The search for a new vice president for Administration & Finance has been terminated. The candidate selected by the search committee declined the offer. The search will be reinstituted in September. Eunice Dell will continue as the interim vice president for Administration & Finance until a satisfactory candidate accepts the position.
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IOWA STATE FAIR: The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations is planning UNI festivities at the Iowa State Fair, August 9-19th. The UNI booth will be in the Varied Industries Building,9 a.m.- 9p.m. More than 200 students, alumni, faculty and staff are needed to volunteer. UNI's 125th Anniversary is this year's theme. A historical timeline will be displayed and promotional items will be available. Complimentary t-shirts and admission tickets will be provided to those staffing the booth. To volunteer call Stacey Christensen at 3-2761.
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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS: Library hours for the summer session and the interim are available at: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html
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WRC HOURS: Due to budget cuts, the WRC & Health Beat is going to have a one-week shutdown the week of Aug. 13. WRS office also closed. Hours for weeks of Aug. 6 and 20: WRC: 6 a.m.-9 p.m. M-Th 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Fri. Closed weekends Health Beat: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. M-F Closed weekends For hours of specific areas call 3-2391. Fall hours resume August 26th.
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MAUCKER UNION HOURS: Maucker Union has made changes to its summer hours of operation. The new building hours became effective July, 16. If you have any questions, please call the Maucker Union Reservations Desk at 3-2256. To view the new hours visit: http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hrs-b-current.txt
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EVENTS

RETIREMENT RECEPTION:
Lyle Rasmussen, ITS Information Systems Manager, is retiring after 23 years of service to UNI. Please join us in honoring Lyle at a reception on Wed., July 25, 2-4 p.m. in 207 GIL.
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CHILDREN'S LITERATURE WORKSHOP: As part of the Children's Literature Update Workshop, the public is invited to attend a presentation by children's poet, Kristine O'Connell George, on Fri., July 27, at 10 a.m. in the SEC 247. Her books will be available for purchase and autographing after the presentation.
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SUMMER CONFERENCES: Conferences continue! Groups on campus for this week are: Iowa Leadership, AYBT and UCA Elite. Call the Department Of Residence at 3-2333 for more information, or for the complete list of summer conferences visit: http://www.uni.edu/dor/conferences/calendar/index.html


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