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Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

UPDATED PROGRAMMING AUTHORIZATION FORM: The form used to request services from ITS Information Systems has been updated. To access the new form login to your MyUNIverse portal http://myuniverse.uni.edu and click on the forms repository link found within the Tools for Success channel. Instructions for filling out the new form are included with the document. Please discontinue use of the old 3-part PAR form.
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DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE: Whether they are co-workers or clients, dealing with difficult people can be one of the most stressful experiences of your job. Learn how to deal with difficult people with finesse and success by attending one of five sessions entitled, "Dealing with Difficult People." To sign up for the session, go to http://www.uni.edu/hrs/training and click on the workshop registration link.
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ATTENTION SUPERVISORS: If you would like to receive the "Frontline Supervisor", a monthly publication with questions and answers concerning supervisor referral and information, please contact Deedra Billings at Deedra.Billings@uni.edu to be included on the EAP-Supervisors listserve. This publication is offered through the Allen Employee Assistance Program. Questions? call 3-7162 to speak with Deedra, EAP chairperson.
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50 USED COMPUTERS FOR SALE: Although these machines are older technology they may be able to replace even older equipment to provide valuable access/service for students at various locations throughout UNI. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/258.html
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LIBRARY NOTICES AVAILABLE BY E-MAIL: To receive your Rod Library notices via e-mail go to: http://unistar.uni.edu/patroninfo/
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INGENTA DOCUMENT DELIVERY SERVICE: ingenta indexes over 25,000 journals and provides links to the full text of 4,500 titles. Articles for which ingenta has delivery rights are available in html or pdf format. To access ingenta, go to http://www.gateway.ingenta.com/uni
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CROSS COUNTRY SKI LESSONS: Cross country ski lessons are available to all faculty and staff members. Classes will be scheduled according to snow conditions. Call the WRS Outdoor Office at 3-7163 to add your name to the list to be contacted.
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ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING: Anonymous mental health screening for depression, alcohol and eating disorders is available online through University Health Services. https://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/welcome.asp
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SMART START CLASSES: Classes are held alternating Tuesdays at noon and Thursdays at 4 p.m. each week. This free, one-hour class covers the information you need to know to start a business. Held at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Call 236-8123 or email katie.macdonald@uni.edu to register.
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CONFLICT RESOLUTION WORKSHOP: Attend the "Insights on Conflict Resolution" workshop, Thurs., Jan. 17 from 9 a.m. to noon in GIL 207, facilitated by UNI Physical Plant Director Dean Shoars. For more information call Robin at 3-3536.
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COMPUTER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: The schedule of FREE computer workshops for UNI faculty, staff, and students may be accessed by clicking the link below. Faculty, please tell your students about these workshops, particularly if you are using WebCT with your class. Call 3-2309 for reservations. http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
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NEWS

BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, meets at the University of Iowa this week. Docket items are available at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/meetings/DocketMemos/memos.html
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RRTTC/ATR PRE-PROPOSALS DUE JANUARY 18: The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) and the College of Natural Science Applied Technology Research Program (ATR) are soliciting pre-proposals for projects. Pre-proposal deadline is Fri., Jan. 18. For a copy of the call for proposals visit http://www.rrttc.uni.edu or contact Michaela Rich, at 3-3689 or michaela.rich@uni.edu
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ON CAMPUS JOB OPPORTUNITIES: 16 on-campus co-op positions will be available for the 2002-2003 school year. These positions are for two semesters, 15 hrs/wk at $7.10/hr (total earnings of $3,400). Register with the Co-op/Internship Program by Feb. 8 to be eligible. Advantages of participating found at: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop/advantages.html Call 3-6041 for additional information.
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SPRING MASSAGE SCHEDULE: Call 3-6119 or stop into WRC 104 to schedule a massage with a licensed massage therapist. The spring 2002 schedule is as follows: Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12:35 p.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes; sessions up to 1 hour can be purchased. Payment with cash, check, U-bill, or payroll deduct. Gift certificates also available.
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WRC FEES PRO-RATED: Facility user fees are pro-rated as of Jan. 14. This allows access to WRC, East Pool, and Health Beat. Includes family hours and is good through August 2002. Cost: $80.
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KENT STEPHENSON, BETTY McCOY HONORED AT SCHOLARSHIP DINNER: The Black Hawk County Scholarship Dinner will be 6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 25 at Sunnyside Country Club in Waterloo. This is a fundraiser to provide scholarship support to a BHC incoming freshman student athlete. The keynote speaker will be former UNI football star and Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Kent Stephenson '65. The "Friend of Athletics" award will be presented to Kathy McCoy, accepting on behalf of her mother, Betty McCoy. The scholarship award winner will be announced at the event. Tickets are $30 or, $100 for four tickets. A table sponsorship of 8 seats can be purchased for $200. Contact Sloane Tyler at 3-6667 or sloane.tyler@uni.edu.
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VP FOR EDUCATIONAL AND STUDENT SERVICES OFFICE MOVES TO GILCHRIST: The Office of the Vice President for Educational and Student Services has moved to 200 GIL, mailcode 0010. Please update your UNI directory to reflect this new address for the office and the following administrators/staff: VP Renee Romano, assoc. VP Tom Romanin, administrative assistant Carol Geiger, IT coordinator Sam Barr, and secretary Margaret Corson. All phone numbers and the fax number remain unchanged.
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NEW ACCOUNT AGREEMENT: UNI Purchasing is announcing a new major account agreement program with Newark Electronics for the supply of electronic components for R&D, service, maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies. This agreement offers 15% discount on most major product lines. A copy of the agreement can be found soon at http://www.uni.edu/pur. Call Purchasing 3-2980 or 3-3524 for more information.
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RUNNING CLUB T-SHIRTS: The Running Club has extra, long-sleeve t-shirts available from the Fall 2001 Homecoming 5K. The cost is $10 and sizes are available in M, L, XL and XXL. Contact Steve Olson at olson1031@yahoo.com for more information.
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HOURS

MAUCKER UNION HOURS: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/257.html
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LIBRARY HOURS FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DAY: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#mlutherjr
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EVENTS

GALLERY OF ART EXHIBITION: UNI Gallery of Art presents "Pandemonium: Recent Paintings by Susan Chrysler White" and "A Loess Hills Suite," photographs by Richard Colburn. These exhibitions run concurrently, and began Jan. 14. Susan Chrysler White will present a lecture in the KAB 111, at 6 p.m., Sat., Jan. 19. An opening reception for both exhibitions will follow the lecture. All are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri.; noon to 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun.
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AEOP MEETING: The first meeting of the new year is scheduled for Jan. 15 at noon in Expansion Room C in the Union. Jodi Kluge will present on volunteer opportunities in the Cedar Valley area.
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PORGY AND BESS: Tues., Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., in the GBAPC. Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts/Tye Foundation and KBBG. The story of the crippled Porgy has become one of America's most significant musical compositions. Includes the hit songs by George Gershwin "It Ain't Necessarily So," "I Got Plenty O'Nuttin" and "Summertime."
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TEAM BOWLING MANAGER'S MEETING: Team Bowling, WRC 150, 4 p.m., Wed., Jan. 16. Make-up meetings available. Registration: Team Bowling WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Jan. 17-18. Team Bowling Play Begins: Valley Park Lanes, Cedar Falls, 3 p.m., Jan. 30 and Feb 1. For more information contact Cindy Klatt at 3-7262 or cynthia.klatt@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/intramural/intrablk.html
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: The Panthers are off to their best conference start in the history of the program. Don't miss their next home game Wed., Jan. 16, 7:05 p.m., as they host Southwest Missouri State in the Dome. Call 3-DOME or visit http://unipanthers.com to order your tickets.
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SMALL BUSINESS PRESENTATION TO BE HELD AT RBC: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the UNI Regional Business Center will offer a presentation on "An Introduction to Intellectual Property for Small Business," Thurs., Jan. 17 from 1-2 p.m. at the UNI RBC at 212 E. Fourth St. in Waterloo. This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged by calling 236-8123 or 888-237-8124. James A. Napier, a property attorney from Des Moines, will present information on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets; their importance to small business; and the maintenance issues involved with intellectual property.
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INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL: Manager's meeting for basketball and Open Pre-Season Tournament, 5 on 5 leagues and 4 on 4 Co-Rec leagues, SEC 246, 4 p.m., Thurs., January 17. Registration Jan. 22nd and 23rd in WRC 101 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For more information contact Cindy Klatt at 3-7262 or cynthia.klatt@uni.edu. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/intramural/intrablk.html
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SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER CONCERT: Fri., Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Cedar Falls Oster Regent Theatre. Tickets, 3-SHOW and at the door.
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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. OBSERVANCE: The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. observance will be held at 7:30 p.m., Mon., Jan. 21 in the GBPAC Great Hall. Dr. Michael D. Blackwell will speak on "Advancing King's Legacy in the 21st Century". There will be special performances by the UNI and Wartburg College Gospel Choirs. Orchesis will perform and local artist, Ms. Effie Burt will be the guest entertainment for the evening program.
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PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCE: Preservation Hall Jazz Band in cooperation with the Cedar Basin Jazz Festival will perform Tues., January 22, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. The world famous musicians transport us to another time; an era when Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton were kings of the jazz world.
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UNI VOLLEYBALL BANQUET: The volleyball banquet (with brunch) is scheduled for Sun., Jan. 27 at the Cedar Falls Holiday Inn. The program will begin at 11 a.m. Call Michelle Coulter at 3-3176 for reservations. The cost is $15 per person and reservations must be made by Tues., Jan. 22.
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MASTERS SWIM MEET: Panther Masters Swimming will host a swim meet on Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. at UNI's WRC for all swimmers who are 19 years of age or older. This is an opportunity to help support UNI's swimmers and divers. All proceeds will be donated to the UNI Foundation's Glen F. Henry Endowment Fund. For more information call Mike Savage, 3-7885, Julie Pontasch, 3-7111 or Danny May, 3-7946 or visit http://www.uni.edu/~savage/masters.html.
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