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Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

FREE WEBCT WORKSHOPS: ITS-Educational Technology is offering three free WebCT workshops from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 28, Oct. 5 and Oct. 12 for faculty members at UNI. You should have some experience in creating your own Web pages. For more information, please visit http://webct.uni.edu/institute/workshop_schedule.htm or call 3-2309.
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PERSONAL TRAINING: WRS has a personal training program designed especially for you. There are a variety of packages to choose from, For more information call Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or visit WRC 101.
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UNIVERSITY NAMEBADGES: Departments may now order university namebadges via an online order form. The namebadges have the new university logo with the name of the person and the department engraved below the logo. A sample namebadge and ordering information are available at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/namebadge
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HOW TO SEEK EXTERNAL FUNDING: Become acquainted with UNI's grant offices and staff members, and learn how the grant process works on campus. The same session is offered twice during October. Mon., Oct. 8, 3-4 p.m., CBB 319; Tues., Oct. 16 Noon, GIL 207. RSVP to the UNI Foundation, 3-6078 or to vicki.collum@uni.edu To ensure a seat, please respond no later than 3 days before the session you wish to attend.
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STRESS IN THE WORKPLACE: The effects of stress in the workplace cannot be overstated. This 10-minute training module is brought to you by UNI's Training and Career Development. Questions, contact Robin at 3-3536. To learn how to better manage stressful events, visit http://www.uni.edu/hrs/training/stressful_effects.htm
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COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT: Human Resources Director Nick Bambach will be conducting informational briefings regarding changes to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement that is in effect for a two year period that began July 1. Individuals who supervise AFSCME employees and interpret the AFSCME contract are invited to attend. Briefings will last approximately 30-45 minutes and will be held at 9 a.m., Tues., Sept. 25 and Thurs., Sept. 27 in GIL 207. New collective bargaining agreement booklets will be available at the sessions. To register, contact Judy Dieken 3-2422.
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NEWS

CNN: A new edition of Campus News Network is available today. For stories on the UNI-Dome rededication, a master teacher's program, visits to campus by Martin Luther King III and Robert Fisk and more, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/cnn/issues/092501
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BIN LADEN INTERVIEWER TO SPEAK HERE: Robert Fisk, acclaimed correspondent for the London Independent, will speak at 6 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 4, in Davis Hall of the GBPAC. Fisk has twice interviewed Osama bin Laden, the man now suspected of masterminding the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. His presentation is free and open to the public.
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NOTICE FROM THE PURCHASING OFFICE: The FAA, in response to the deluge of e-mails, faxes and phone calls it has received since Sept. 11, has set up a centralized communication system. The e-mail address is 9-awa-tellfaa@faa.gov. The fax number is (202) 267-5091. The telephone number is 1-866-289-9673, and is staffed Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time. The FAA requests that you e-mail or fax rather than call. Updates of FAA policies can be found at http://www.faa.gov. Questions, 3-3524.
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VOLUNTEER TO BE A MENTOR: Our Partner in Education, Black Hawk Elementary School, needs you. By giving one hour a week, you could help provide the assistance a student needs to achieve personal and academic growth. For more information, send a request to shirley.uehle@uni.edu, or contact Sharon Voigt at 291-4800.
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PRINCE AND PRINCESS PANTHER PAGEANT: The UNI Homecoming Committee is now accepting applications for the 2nd Annual "Prince and Princess Panther Pageant", Sat., Oct. 6 at College Square Mall. Participants must be between the ages of 3 and 7. For more information call Mike Bobeldyk at 3-5888. Applications may be picked up at the Student Activties Office.
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HIBBS MEMORIAL: The Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives Division has recently completed an illustrated Web essay on Medal of Honor winner Lt. Robert Hibbs (Class of 1964) and the memorial constructed in his honor just east of the West Gymnasium. http://www.uni.edu/petersog/hibbsmemorial.html
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ROOF SWATCHES FOR SALE: In celebration of the UNI-Dome's 25th Anniversary, Conferences and Visitor Services is selling swatches of the UNI-Dome's original fabric roof. Swatches are 1-1/4" x 4" and include an information card about the original and new roofs. Cost is $2 with $1 being donated to the American Red Cross Black Hawk County Chapter. Call 3-6899 or come to the CVS office.
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DOME REPLICAS FOR SALE: In honor of the UNI-Dome's 25th anniversary, the Alumni Association is offering UNI-Dome replicas for $15. (Association members: $12 each) The replica stands 2" tall and features a 1-1/2" x 3" inset of the original roof on the bottom. Call 3-2355 or order online at: https://www.uni.edu/unialumni/secure/merchandise/merchandise.html
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WRC POOL AND SPA CLOSED: The WRC leisure pool and spa is now closed through Wed., Sept. 26 for maintenance. All leisure pool programs and open hours will be shifted to the lap pool during this time. Regular hours and programming will resume Thurs., Sept. 27. WRS apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause.
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EVENTS

RETIREMENT OPEN HOUSE: Please join the Athletic Department in saying goodbye to Joan Craig who is retiring after 15 years of service as secretary to the Athletic Director. The open house is Tues., Sept. 25 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn - Cedar Falls. Anyone who would like to wish Joan well is welcome to stop by.
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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR ENERGY RELATED PROJECTS: Floyd Barwig, Director of the Iowa Energy Center, will discuss funding opportunities for energy-related projects. Wed., Sept. 26, 4 p.m., MSH 1536.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wed., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Grabowski, trumpet. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WING DING: The Third Annual Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce Wing Ding is Thurs., Sept. 27 from 5-8 p.m. at Overman Park. The Blue Band will perform and nine area restaurants will share their best wings. Admission is $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Advance tickets are available from Leah Gutknecht and Duane McDonald or at the Chamber office.
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BENEFIT CONCERT: Fri., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC-Great Hall. UNI School of Music Scholarship Benefit Concert and Gala Champagne Reception, "Put a Little Romance in Your Repertoire" $25 tax- deductible contribution. Tickets 3-SHOW.
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FAMILY WEEKEND: Numerous activities will take place Sept. 28-30 in conjunction with Family Weekend. Events include the football game, college open houses, the Scholarship Benefit concert and the Freeburg Program dedication. For a complete listing of the many activities, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/familyweekend/
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UNI-DOME ANNIVERSARY: This year marks the 25th anniversary of the UNI-Dome. Celebrate the occasion by attending the festivities on Sept. 29. at noon in the south parking lot of the Dome. Inflatable games are available for kids and "Major Healey" will provide live music starting at 1:30 p.m. The rededication ceremony begins at 2 p.m. on the Dome's south plaza. The football game against Youngstown State kicks off at 4:05 p.m. Get there early to receive your commemorative ticket and "Growl Towel"!
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INSTRUMENTAL WORKSHOPS: Sun., Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m., GBPAC and Russell Hall. No charge. For more information, call 3-2024
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INTRAMURAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: Register October 1-3 in WRC 101, from 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Tournament play is at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course on Oct. 7 beginning at 11 a.m. There is a $5 faculty fee.
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HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR: The University Honors Program invites you to hear the moving story of Mr. David Faber, author of "Because of Romek: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir." Mr. Faber's talk is Wed., Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m. in SEC 244-245. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information call 3-3175.
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MARTIN LUTHER KING III TO SPEAK AT UNI: The son of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. will speak at 2 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 4, in Lang Hall Auditorium. A total of 50 seats will be reserved for faculty and staff who must apply for them through a lottery, at uniinpeace@uni.edu. King's address is part of the Day of Peace event on campus. A Peace Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be the Taste the World Reception, featuring free refreshments and appetizers native to countries across the globe.
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