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Thursday, Oct. 18, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

LET'S DO LUNCH: Any on-campus student may host a faculty member for lunch by simply arranging to get a free "Let's Do Lunch" meal pass from their residence hall's secretary. Get better acquainted with your students. Let them know you'd like to be invited. Sponsored by the Department of Residence.
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MEMFIS USER TRAINING:It's not too late! More Oracle Applications will be offered Oct. 29 through Nov. 2 for Navigation, Puchasing, General Ledger, Oracle for Executives, and Reports training sessions. To enroll in courses, please log in to the Training Registration Web site by clicking on http://access.uni.edu/cgibin/memfis_train.cgi
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TEAM LEADERSHIP: The Management & Professional Development Center will present three sessions of "Team Leadership" on Tues., Nov. 6, Tues., Nov. 13 and Tues., Nov. 27 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in CBB 1-3. The fee for UNI employees is $132 and includes participant materials as well as refreshments and lunch. Contact Cassie Luze at 3-5851 or cassie.luze@uni.edu to register or for more information.
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SCHOLARSHIP AWARDING AND PROCESSING MEETING: For persons involved with awarding and processing UNI scholarships; presented by UNI Financial Aid and Development Offices; Tues., Nov. 13, 9-10:30 a.m., Embassy Room, Maucker Union. RSVP to Denise Parks at 3-2720 or denise.parks@uni.edu
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NETSCAPE CALENDAR WORKSHOP: If you are not using Calendar and would like to learn about the many features of this program, or if you would like to brush up on your skills, plan on attending this workshop on Fri., Nov. 2 from 9-11 a.m. For more details call 3-2309 or follow this link: http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/netscape.html
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NEWS

MAIL SAFETY CONCERNS: Due to a heightened sense of concern about the safety of mail, the Department of Public Safety has pulled together some resources to help the university community identify and handle suspicious packages and situations. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubsaf/safe/terrorism.html.
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PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO EVERYONE YOU CARE ABOUT! We see them nearly every day, e-mails with headlines like that telling stories just begging to be passed on. The vast majority, however, are hoaxes and urban legends. Passing them on to your friends and relatives clogs the Internet and e-mail servers. Before sending them on and contrib - uting to the problem, please check the page below for reputable resources to verify or debunk the stories. http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/urbanlegend.html
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UNI DIRECTOR WINS BEST BOSS: Maureen Collins-Williams was selected by Mix 96 radio as Best Boss in the Cedar Valley 2001. Maureen is the Director of UNI's Small Business Development Center.
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2001 UNI UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN BEGINS MONDAY: Thanks to last year's generous faculty/staff donations, UNI was recognized with the prestigious "Circle of Caring" Award from the Cedar Valley United Way. With a campaign goal this year of $67,000, co-chairs Karen Agee and Susan Koch are hoping for a repeat. Volunteer meetings are Mon., Oct. 22 at noon, 207 GIL and at 4 p.m. in the Royal Oak room, Maucker Union.
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BOARD OF REGENTS: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, is meeting today in Ames. Docket items are available at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/meetings/DocketMemos/memos.html
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SABIN "A" LOT TO CLOSE: Due to the addition to McCollum Science Hall, the Sabin "A" parking lot will be permanently closed begining Mon., Oct. 22. Public Safety encourages patrons currently using the parking lot to utilize the ITC "A" lot or the GIL "A" lot.
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UNI STUDENTS OFFER LEAF RAKING: The UNI Chapter of Habitat for Humanity will soon begin their annual leaf raking fund raising program for the Black Hawk County affiliate. If you are interested in having your yard raked by UNI students for this worthy cause, contact Ellie Crane at 266-7114.
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FACULTY SIDELINE COACH OPPORTUNITIES: Interested faculty and staff who would like to participate as a sideline coach should e-mail Colleen Heimstead colleen.heimstead@uni.edu FB, SOC and VB still have a few home games remaining.
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EVENTS

CO-REC VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Managers Meeting: Thurs., Oct. 18, 4 p.m. SEC 247. Registration: Mon., Oct. 22 - Tues., Oct. 23, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., WRC 101. Entry Fee: $15 per team. Tournament is Sat., Oct. 27, 1:15 p.m. and is open to facutly, staff and students. Questions? Contact Cindy Klatt 3-7262 or Cynthina.Klatt@uni.edu
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UNICOSS: The UNI/Community Spanish-Speakers will meet on Thurs., Oct. 18 from 5-6 p.m. in the Hemisphere Lounge, Maucker Union. This is an informal gathering to speak Spanish with friends from UNI and beyond. All are welcome.
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UNI INTERPRETERS THEATRE BEGINS NEW SEASON: UNI Interpreters Theatre announces its opening show for the 2001-2002 season, "Writing Against Your Text: Exploring The Self Through Original Texts," conceived and directed by Paul J. Siddens, III. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. each evening in Lang Hall, room 040, Oct. 18, 19 and 20. This performance is free; please arrive promptly to find seating.
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GBPAC TO PRESENT "RENT": Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19-21. Fri., Sat. & Sun. at 7:30 p.m., Sat. & Sun. at 2 p.m. GBPAC Great Hall. For tickets call 3-SHOW.
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WOMEN'S SOCCER HOSTS INDIANA STATE: The women's soccer team will take on Indiana State Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. on the West Athletic Field, behind the UNI-Dome. For tickets call 3-DOME.
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE MEETING: A National Student Exchange (NSE) information meeting will be held Mon., Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Maucker Union, Expansion A. Freshmen and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative GPA are urged to attend.
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UNI SINGERS AND WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Carol Tralau and Dyan Baker, conductors. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI HOSTS GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., GBPAC-Jebe Hall. Ron Ebrecht, organ. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WALT WHITMAN LIVE PERFORMANCE: Dr. Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in English, will portray the American poet Walt Whitman in a 50 minute show, on Oct. 24, at 9 p.m., in the Interpreter's Theatre in Lang Hall. No charge.
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EXPLORING MAJORS FAIR: The 3rd annual Exploring Majors Fair will be held Oct. 25 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. The Fair, hosted by Academic Advising Services, is designed for undecided students as well as students who have declared but may be uncertain about their choice. Faculty, advising coordinators, and experienced students from more than 30 departments will be available. Door prizes will be available.
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GET SCARED AT "THURSDAZE": Oct. 25, 9 p.m. in Maucker Expansion Loyd Auerbach, Director of the Office of Paranormal Investigations, will lecture on some of his more famous cases and present the range of psychic abilities that have been displayed in spontaneous human experiences. Also that evening at 7 p.m. will be a viewing of "The Exorcist," in the Royal Oak Room, pumpkin carving in the Expansion and free pool and video games in the game room.
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ITS TO HOLD TECHNOLOGY EXPO: A Technology Expo will be held Oct. 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Maucker Union (Expansion B). This event is being hosted by ITS-Educational Technology and is open to all faculty and staff. Vendors such as Sony, AMX, Da-Lite, Smart Technologies, Extron, ELMO, and Mackie will be in attendance. For a detailed list of vendors/activities visit: http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse/technologyexpo/techexpo.htm
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