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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

ONLINE LEARNING & TEACHING WORKSHOP:ITS-Educational Technology is once again offering the popular Online Learning & Teaching workshop Jan. 28 - Feb. 8. Experience the student point of view of online learning while discussing online learning and teaching with colleagues. The workshop will be conducted entirely on the Web using WebCT 3.6 (latest version) with no face-to-face meetings. For more information visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/olt or contact TyAnn Morehead, 3-5854 or tyann.morehead@uni.edu.
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23RD STREET MARKET: For the month of January receive a Totino's pizza and a 12 pack of pop for $5.39; regularly $6.28, save $.89.
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BISCOTTI'S: For the month of January you can get pizza rolls and a medium fountain pop for $2.59; regularly $3.28, save $.69.
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SPRING FITNESS CLASSES: Classes started Wed., Jan. 16, but many classes are still available including, Employee Only Combo Aerobics at 5:30 p.m. Mon. and Wed. Also check out Strength Conditioning, Circuit Weight, Kickboxing H2O, Step Aerobics and more. Visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitleis.html to see a schedule of classes. Register in WRC 101.
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CARDIOVASCULAR RISK BEHAVIORS IN WOMEN: This free 8 week program addressing cardiovascular risk behaviors in women, is co-sponsored by Wellness/Rec and Allen Hospital through a grant from the Alpha Phi Sorority. It offers lipid screening, consultation with goal setting, progress evaluation, and prizes. Contact the Wellness Resource Lab, 3-6119.
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MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING: Visit the following Web sites for anonymous mental health screening for depression, alcohol, and eating disorders. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec or http://www.uni.edu/counseling and click on links for online screening.
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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 titled, "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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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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NEWS

FOUND: A key was found in 263 CAC the last Friday of November. It is on a black plastic key fob. Call Barbara at 3-2496.
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MOTOR POOL CHANGES: Nation-wide there have been reports of incidents/accidents involving 15-passenger vans prompting the National Transportation Safety Board to issue an advisory. In an effort to reduce liability exposure for the university, the Motor Pool announces the following changes: effective immediately, the Motor Pool will no longer have a trailer available for lease with 15-passenger vans. This affects only a small number of users, but groups who have previously used the trailer will need to plan accordingly. Effective May 2002, the Motor Pool will only allow a maximum of 11 occupants in university 15-passenger vans, unless the driver of the vehicle possesses a commercial driver's license. Please contact Alvin Kyhl, 3-2620 or Bill McKinley, 3-6109 with questions.
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FUNDED DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS: A total of sixteen positions will be made available for students to assist in staffing University departments and programs. The positions are for the academic year 2002-2003. If your department would like to be considered, proposal applications may be downloaded from the Cooperative Education/Internship website at: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/forms.html and mailed to Cooperative Education, SSC 126 0389. Deadline for submission of proposals is Friday, February 15, 2002.
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NSEP BOREN SCHOLARSHIPS: The National Security Education Program (NSEP) is offering Boren Scholarships to American undergraduate students for study abroad from summer 2002 through spring 2003. Emphasized world regions include Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the NIS, and the Middle East. Information and an online application are available on the NSEP Web site: http://www.iie.org/nsep. The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2002. For more information or to request application materials, call Amy VanDyke at 800-618-6737, e-mail to avandyke@iie.org.
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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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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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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

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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THURSDAZE DANCE SESSION: Thursday Jan. 17th, Maucker Union, a live band will play Salsa for dance lessons from 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm followed by Hector Fernandez and Tom Timball playing salsa on classical guitars. This event is open to all students.
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TEAM BOWLING: 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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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PRESENTATION: 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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"A STRING FLING": The W/CF Symphony will present "A String Fling" Fri., Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m. at the Oster Regent Theatre. The concert will feature works by C.P.E. Bach, Britten, Shulman and Tchaikowsky and will showcase the talents of UNI music faculty members Thomas Tritle (horn) and Darryl Taylor (voice) plus violist Kathleen Sihler. Tickets at 3-SHOW and at the door. http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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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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NSE MEETING: A National Student Exchange (NSE) information meeting will be held Tues., Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m. in Maucker Union, Embassy Room. Freshmen and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade point average are urged to attend. Learn how you can attend one of 165 universities across the USA while paying UNI tuition.
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PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND PERFORMANCE: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will be at the GBPAC on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. Come to the pre-show Mardi Gras party beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy music by the Cedar Valley Big Band, beads, masks, food and fun for the entire family! Valet parking and refreshments are available. UNI students $5 ticket day of show! Call 3-SHOW for tickets or order online at http://tickets.uni.edu.
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GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Jan. 22, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Stephanie Jutt, flute. No charge.
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INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL OFFICIALS CLINIC: Officials attend either Tues., Jan. 22 OR Wed., Jan. 23. EVERYONE ATTENDS Thurs., Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., WRC 154. For more information contact Cindy Klatt at 3-7262 or cynthia.klatt@uni.edu
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VOLUNTEER FAIR: Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join Project VIP on Wed., Jan. 23, for the annual spring semester Volunteer Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion Room. The UNI Volunteer Fair will offer students the opportunity to network with representatives from over 40 not-for-profit agencies from the Cedar Valley area. Agencies recruit volunteers for a variety of service opportunities, both short-term and semester long.
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CASINO NIGHT: Come be a part of THURSDAZE "Casino Night", Thurs., Jan. 24, 7-11 p.m. in Maucker Union. There will be slots, blackjack. poker, the cash cube and more! The action starts at 8 p.m. Other events include the hit movie "Casino" at 7 p.m. in the Royal Oak Room, and free pool and video games in the Gameroom from 7-11 p.m. For more info, call 3-2683.
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FACULTY AND GUEST RECITAL: Thurs., Jan. 24, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Jebe Hall. Randy Grabowski, trumpet and William McGuire, organ. No charge.
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DELTA UPSILON INITIATION: Delta Upsilon is the world's only non- secretive, non-hazing fraternity. In order to improve the perception of the Greek community, Delta Upsilon is inviting all UNIfaculty and staff to come and watch their initiation ritual on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 2:00 P.M. in the Maucker Union Expansion Room A. It is open to the public.
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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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