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Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

REQUESTS FOR EXTERNAL FUNDS: Faculty and staff seeking external funding from private sources are required to submit an REF form to the UNI Foundation before submitting a proposal to a funding agency. Download the format, http://www.uni.edu/advance/grantinfo. For more information, call Vicki Collum at 3-6078.
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NORTHERN IOWAN ADS: Interdepartmental requisitions with the Oracle account number must accompany your ad when placed in the Northern Iowan Newspaper.
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OPTIMIZE AND SAVE: With the budget cut backs and sharp rise in fuel prices, UNI is looking into ways to optimize energy use and save dollars. Please turn off lights, computers, window air conditioners and other equipment when not in use. http://www.uni.edu/phyplant/energy.
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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. For a schedule of events, visit http://www.uni.edu/vpaf/memfis/announce.htm
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STUDENT EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY: You can now view student employment eligibility on MyUNIverse. See "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: There have been many changes to the student employment process. If you are not already on the Student Employment List Serve, contact Michelle in the Student Employment/ Financial Aid Office (3-6915).
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WEBCT: On-line tutorials are available for 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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NEWS

UNI IN THE NEWS: Iowa students excel on SAT test. For the complete story, visit http://DesMoinesRegister.com/news/stories/c4780927/15730363.html or http://www.desmoinesregister.com and select the Education section.
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NEW FACILITIES PLANNING WEB SITE: Requests for service from Facilities Planning can now be made and tracked on-line. Building drawings, dimensions and and status of major projects are available. For information log on to http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/. To make a request, select the "Requests" link off the main page.
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COOP/INTERNSHIPS: Students needing information regarding the Cooperative Education/Internship Program should attend one of the following informational sessions: Thurs., Aug. 30, 4-5 p.m., 109 CBB; or Tues., Sept. 4 from 7-8 p.m., 109 CBB. For more information call UNI Cooperative Education, SSC 126, 3-6041.
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CAREER OPPORTUNITY: ITS seeks a graduate student to learn television production. Student will supervise setting up for recording, and will edit materials into videos for campus use. See
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/audio-videoproduction/jobs.htm or call 3-6299.
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SYMPHONY TICKETS: Single tickets are now on sale for 2001-02 W/CF Symphony performances, including the season opener Oct. 5-6 at the GBPAC. Call 3-7469 or visit http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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HOURS

MAUCKER UNION BUILDING HOURS: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/246.html
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EVENTS

MIND, BODY, SPIRIT: Fitness and certification classes begin Tues., Sept. 4. Register in WRC 101 from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Check out our new class MIND, BODY, SPIRIT. There are classes for all fitness levels. Pay by U-bill, check or payroll deduction.
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PROJECT VIP: Wed., Sept. 5, the Project VIP Volunteer Fair will be in the Maucker Union Expansion from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Representatives from more than 40 nonprofit agencies will be looking for students interested in opportunities for short-term or semester-long volunteer experiences. All majors are welcome. The fair is sponsored by the UNI Career Center and the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley. For more information, see http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/vip
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LUNCH AND LEARN: Interested in professional development opportunities? Eager to meet new colleagues and interact with old friends? Want to know more about the UNI community? Then attend the Lunch and Learn session on Thurs., Sept. 6 from 12-1 p.m. in the Maucker Union Columbia Room. Bring your lunch, participate in an informal training session on nonverbal communication, and make new friendS. For more information, call Robin at 3-3536.
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HEARST 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. Hosted by the Department of Philosophy and Religion. Questions, contact Martie Reineke at 3-6233.
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YING QUARTET: The Ying Quartet will perform selections by Beethoven at the GBPAC Fri., Sept. 7, at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 3-SHOW.
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PADDLING PANTHERS: Learn-to-Swim program will continue at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Saturdays. Private lessons are also available. For further information, contact Christopher Denison at 3-7263 or via e-mail at christopher.denison@uni.edu
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VOICES OF THE PRAIRIE: Fri., Sept. 7 from 2-4 p.m., Commons Ballroom. 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. A book signing and reception will follow.
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INTRAMURAL TENNIS AND RACQUETBALL SINGLES: If you are interested in playing in a tennis or racquetball singles tournament contact Cindy Klatt at 3-7262 or cynthia.klatt@uni.edu $5 entry fee. Play begins Mon., Sept. 10.
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