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Tues., August 28, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

NEW PROCEDURE TO UPDATE THE CAMPUS TELEPHONE DIRECTORY FOR 2001-2002: Please visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/phone_book to review current information published in the following sections of the 2000-2001 phone book: 1. Office Directory and Campus Governance Groups, pages 5-12 2. UNI FAX numbers, pages 13 and 14 3. Departmental/Office World Wide Web Home Pages, pages 15 and 16 Please review these sections for accuracy. If there are changes in your office listing in any of these sections for 2001-2001, please follow the directions in the link above to submit changes. THE DEADLINE FOR THESE CHANGES IS FRIDAY, SEPT. 7. No additional changes will be accepted after that date.
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MEMFIS "ORACLES:" Visit the MEMFIS "oracles" for answers to your Oracle Financial System questions. Two "hands on" workshops have been scheduled for those who would like a refresher on functions and skills learned in MEMFIS training. There will be no formal presentation; the focus will be on your questions. Drop by to ask a question or to request assistance with a specific task. MEMFIS team members will be there to assist you one-on-one. For a schedule of events, visit http://www.uni.edu/vpaf/memfis/announce.htm
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MODEM POOL: The 30-hour per month limitation on the UNI modem pool (3-2664) will resume on Sept. 1. That limitation was not enforced during the summer and interim periods.
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KEY REQUESTS: Due to once-a-day mail delivery, the waiting period for building key requests may be increased. To shorten the wait,fax your building key requests to Linda Noble, 3-5810. The policy is, request in by 8 a.m., keys can be picked up after noon the next day.
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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY: You can now view student employment eligibility on MyUniverse News. It will be under the label "My Transactions" on the portal. An "Authorization for Transaction Usage" form must be completed and forwarded to April in Financial Aid (0024) to gain access. This allows employers to check work study eligibility, student enrollment, and initial forms required. If you have any questions, please contact the Student Employment Office at 3-6394.
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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT LIST SERVE: This summer there have been many changes to the student employment process, so if you are not already on the Student Employment List Serve, now is the time to sign up. Contact Michelle in the Student Employment/Financial Aid Office (3-6915) to be added to the list serve.
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WEBCT: Faculty using WebCT this semester, there are on-line tutorials available for WebCT by following the link below. You may use them in your class to teach how to use WebCT or have your students view the tutorials on their own in the student computing centers. http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/tutorials.html
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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: The Aug. and Sept. computer workshop schedule from ITS-Educational Technology is available on the web by clicking on the link below. All faculty are encouraged to inform their students of the availability of these free workshops. Faculty who are using WebCT in their classes are urged to encourage their students to attend one of the special WebCT sessions offered hourly on Wed. and Thurs. of next week and the following week. http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/c.html
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: While library instruction time slots are rapidly filling up - there is still time to sign your classes up for a library tour or database instruction. Call 3-2839 or visit http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm
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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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LOCKED OUT OF VOICE MAIL: Anyone unable to access their voice mail box should call the Consulting Center at 273-5555. Remember to provide your 5-digit extension number and specify whether you want it CLEARED (deleting the recorded name, greeting and any messages) or only RESET (leaving the recorded greeting and messages intact). All requests are processed daily and are reset using the initial password "9".
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NEWS

CONVOCATION: Wed., Aug. 29, 3:30 p.m., UNI-Dome. Come early and wear purple. Only the southeast doors will be open due to security considerations and random searches will be conducted. Plan to arrive before 3:30 p.m. Morris Dees, chief trial counsel and co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will be the keynote speaker. His topic will be "Responding to Hate: Voices of Hope and Tolerance."
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SPECIAL COURIER SUPPLEMENT: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier ran a special 125th Anniversary supplement on Monday, Aug. 20. Extra copies are available from the University Marketing & Public Relations office, 127 GIL, and at the Rod Library and Maucker Union.
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NEW ATHLETICS WEB SITE: http://www.unipanthers.com is the official site for UNI Athletics. Check here for everything you ever wanted to know about the UNI Athletics teams, coaches and student-athletes, plus the ability to listen to old broadcasts and read the Fact of the Day.
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ADDITIONAL PARKING: 150 parking spaces have been created in the new ITC South gravel lot. This is a B lot. Approximately 150 spaces have also been added in the Nebraska overflow lot, south of the South Art lot. This will be designated as R parking.
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CAREER OPPORTUNITY IN ITS: ITS seeks a graduate student to learn television production by recording in studios and on-location, and editing on VCRs and computers. Student will supervise setting up for recording, and will edit materials into videos for campus use. See complete ad at:
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/audio-videoproduction/jobs.htm or call 3-6299.
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COOP/INTERNSHIP: Students needing information regarding the Cooperative Education/Internship Program will want to attend one of the following informational sessions: Thurs., Aug. 30 4-5 p.m. 109 CBB or Tues., Sept. 4 7-8 pm 109 CBB. For more information call UNI Cooperative Education, SSC 126, 3-6041.
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EVENTS

ART GALLERY EXHIBITS: Two different exhibits are running concurrently at KAB from Aug. 27 - Sept. 21, "Modern Design Icons: 20th Century Graphic, Industrial and Architectural Design" and "Joyce J. Scott Journeys." ------------------------------------------------------------------
NEED A MASSAGE?: Massages will be offered in the Wellness Resource Lab, WRC 104 on Mon., Aug. 27 from 12-6 p.m. and on Thurs., Aug. 30 from 1-6 p.m. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes. Sessions up to an hour may be purchased with cash, check, or U-bill. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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STUDENTS & FACULTY: Take a break and enjoy an ice cream cone at the Marshall Center School! 12-2 p.m., Tues., Aug. 28. The School is located at the corner of 23rd & Hudson Road, close to SEC.
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MERIT STAFF: Merit staff are encouraged to attend Convocation at 3:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 29 in the UNI-Dome. Attendance is optional, however, if you decide to attend, please seek the permission of your supervisor and plan to come a few minutes early. Staff whose presence is necessary for the continuing operation of the university,are urged to honor that responsibility.
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PANTHER PARK: Celebrate UNI Football's home opener Thurs., Aug. 30 with a pre-game party in Panther Park on the East Plaza of the UNI-Dome. Panther Park is open to the public and includes a live band, food and beverages. Admission is free. The park opens at 5 p.m. and kickoff is at 7:05 p.m.
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PANTHER FOOTBALL: The #18 Panther Football Team hosts Wayne State Thurs., Aug. 30 at 7:05 p.m. Be a part of the Family Fun Zone, get 4 game tickets, 4 slices of pizza, 4 drinks and a tub of popcorn for only $40. Call 3-DOME for advance tickets.
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PANTHER SOCCER: Catch a rising star as the UNI Women's Soccer Team faces Western Illinois in their 2001 season opener Fri., Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. on the West Athletic Field behind the UNI-Dome.
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LECTURE: "Kierkegaard on the Internet: Anonymity vs. Commitment in the Present Age." Lecture by Hubert Dreyfus, Professor of Philosophy, University of California at Berkeley. Thurs., Sept. 6, 7:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Expansion. Questions: contact Martie Reineke at 3-6233.
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VOICES OF THE PRAIRIE: Lord Richard Acton, writers Ann Struthers and Jim Heynen, and Loess Hills specialist Cornelia Mutel will read from their works and talk to audience members about their writings about Iowa and the Prairie. Fri., Sept. 7, 2-4 p.m. in the Commons Ballroom. A book signing and reception will follow. UNI English Professor Barbara Lounsberry will moderate.
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FALL FACULTY MEETING: The Fall Meeting for all university faculty will be on Mon., Sept. 10 from 3:15-5 p.m. in Strayer-Wood Auditorium. Dr. Koob will be speaking, and light refreshments will be served after the meeting.
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PADDLING PANTHERS: Learn-to-Swim program will continue swim lessons this semester with classes being taught at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Private lessons are also available. For further information please contact Christopher Denison at 3-7263 or via email at christopher.denison@uni.edu
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