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Tuesday, April 23, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

SUMMER ONLINE SCHEDULE: Beginning the week of May 13, UNI Online will run just once a week, on Tuesdays. Twice a week production will resume the week of August 19. Deadline is still noon the preceeding day.
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98 - FREE GATEWAY COMPUTERS: From ITS Student Computer Centers These machines were purchased with Student Computer Fee budget allocations, therefore, preference will be given for placing units providing the most "DIRECT USE BY/DIRECT BENEFIT TO STUDENTS." We anticipate making awards of these machines starting around May 15th. Deadline for submitting proposals is May 1st. If you are interested see: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/sccs/OldPCsSpring2002.htm
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DIGITAL DESIGN SERVICES TO BE OFFERED THIS FALL: ITS Educational Technology is refocusing its Graphics Production Services to Digital Design Services. This change allows ITS Ed Tech to serve the production and instructional needs of the campus as well as the accompanying creative, digital design needs. Sandy Hendrickson will consult with faculty, staff, and students on creating original digital designs for Web pages, Power Point presentations, WebCT courseware, portfolios, and other areas and oversee the production of these designs by her student employees. The transition to beginning these new services will be completed by August 1.
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STATE AGENCY SALARY BOOK: The Legislative Fiscal Bureau of the State of Iowa has published Fiscal Year 2001 Salary Book data for all state agencies. The "University of Northern Iowa" can be selected from the Search by Agency dropdown list. A search by name across all agencies is also provided. http://staffweb.legis.state.ia.us/lfb/salbook/
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SIGN UP FOR COURSEWARE CAMPS: Get your registration in for the ITS-Educational Technology Courseware Camps on May 20-24 and June 3-7. Visit the Web site below for complete information and a registration form. http://www.uni.edu/cwc
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HUBBARD AWARD: Integrated DNA Technologies of Coralville, Iowa, and its founder Dr. Joseph Walder, have created an award to recognize an outstanding UNI faculty member in all areas: teaching, scholarship and service. Nomination deadline is May 6; the $18,000 prize will be presented next fall. Contact David Walker at 3-6148 or david.walker@uni.edu
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NEWS

CAMPUS NEWS NETWORK: The latest edition of CNN is available at the link below. You'll find news on additional emergency phones on campus, speaker's bureau stats, tips on communicating with members of Generation Y, Kudos and a profile on Kirk Henderson. Visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/cnn/issues/042302/
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UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS ADDRESS STATE BUDGET PROPOSAL: The presidents of Iowa's three state universitites released a joint statement to the media yesterday regarding proposed state budget allocations for the regent institutions. The statement is available at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/news/stories/2002/042202.shtml
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MYUNIVERSE DOWN: MyUNIverse and all associated applications will be down for server maintenance and software upgrades beginning at 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 26th and continuing through the weekend. Services will be back by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 29th.
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REGENTS STAFF AWARD NOMINATIONS: Professional & Scientific employees at UNI are invited to submit nominations for the 2002 Regents Staff Excellence Award. The awards are presented annually to those P&S employees from Regents institutions who have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers. To submit nominations, go to http://www.uni.edu/ps_council/nomination.html. The deadline is Fri., April 26. For more information, call 3-2436.
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RUGBY: The UNI Women's Rugby team won their matches in the Elite 8 last weekend beating San Jose State 99-0 and Arizona State 24-0. They will now travel to Blaine, Minn. to defend their 'D2 National Title on May 4. Comments/questions contact jennifer.murra@uni.edu
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UNI SATURDAY CELEBRATION: Hold this date: Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002. Bob and Yvonne Koob cordially invite all faculty and staff, and their families, to the 7th annual UNI Saturday Celebration. The picnic will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the south lawn of the president's home. More details to follow.
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SUMMER HOURS: Beginning Monday, May 13, summer hours for university offices are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours will remain in effect through Friday, August 16. Supervisors of staff who do not have e-mail access, please inform them of summer hours.
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STUDENT GROUP RAISING MONEY FOR CANCER SOCIETY: The UNI Communication Student Association (CSA), will be participating in Relay for Life, a benefit for the American Cancer Society. If you would like to make a donation, please send it to: Dr. Jayne Morgan, faculty advisor, 326 Lang Hall, mail code 0139. Make checks payable to the American Cancer Society.
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EVENTS

ARTS IN APRIL: The second annual UNI Arts in April Celebration kicked off April 1 and runs through April 30. For a full list of events this week and throughout the month, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/arts-in-april/
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NEW ART EXHIBIT OPENS: The UNI Gallery of Art will present "MA Exhibition, Spring 2002" from April 21 through April 28. Artists featured in the master's thesis exhibition are Justin Campoy, Karla Oler, and Yayoi Teramoto.For more information, call 3-3095 or visit http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery.
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"ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART 1": Theatre UNI will present "Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches," the Pulitzer-Prize winning drama about politics, religion, and sex in the '80s by Tony Kushner, April 18-20 and 25-28 in Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets: $8, $7, $6. Call 3-6381 or online at: http://www.uni.edu/theatre Note: contains challenging material not suitable for some audiences.
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NEW HORIZONS BAND CONCERT: The New Horizons Band will give a free concert Tues., April 23, 7 p.m. in Russell Hall auditorium.
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UNI SINGERS CONCERT: Tues., April 23, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. Carol Tralau, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ORGAN & TISSUE DONATION AWARENESS WEEK: To recognize the Awareness Week, April 21-27, there will be a booth in the Union on Wed., April 24 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Educational materials, registration information will be available. Recent legislation now makes it possible for people to register online at http://www.iadn.org. For more info, call Jessi (319) 859-0689.
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RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR AURELIA KLINK: Faculty and staff are invited to a retirement reception for Aurelia Klink, International Programs Division on Wednesday, April 24, 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Royal Oak Room, Maucker Union.
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BASEBALL VS IOWA: This Wednesday night the Panthers host intrastate rival Iowa at 6pm at Riverfront Stadium in Waterloo. Admission to the game is $3 at the gate. Ride to and from the stadium on a shuttle bus sponsored by NISG-check www.unipanthers.com for departure times and location! If you plan on driving yourself, visit http://www.unipanthers.com/base for directions to the stadium.
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TROMBONE ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Wed., April 24, 6 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Nancy Vogt, director. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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TIAA-CREF SEMINARS: Retirement Distribution Flexibilities - Wed., April 24 from 7-8:30 p.m. Asset Allocation - Thurs., April 25 from 10-11 a.m. 2002 New Tax Laws - Thursday, April 25 from noon - 1 p.m. To register, call Sandy, 3-2423 or sandra.law@uni.edu
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MUSLIM WOMEN AND THE MEDIA: "Nothing But a Burka? Muslim Women and U.S. Media," panel discussion, April 24, 7:30 p.m., Seerley 115. Panelists: Shafiqa Fakir, Salma Akbar, Susan Hill, Martha J. Reineke.
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PLANT SALE: Student Nature Society Spring Plant Sale, Thurs., April 25 and Fri., April 26, 10:30-4:00, Mauker Union. Everything under $8.00, cheap and negotiable. Perfect gifts for Mother's Day.
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INFORMATION DAY ON INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: The Study Abroad Center will host an Information Day Thur., April 25 from 10-12 p.m. in Baker 59 followed by information sessions on UNI exchange programs and the Iowa Regents Semester Programs (Ireland, Australia and Wales) at the Embassy room in Maucker Union from 1-5 p.m. For more information please go to http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad
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CREDIT PRESENTATION: UNI'S John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will offer its final presentation for this semester, Credit: How to Get It, Manage It & Fix It, Thurs., April 25, 3:30-4:45 p.m., CBB 1&3. The presenter will be Kent Baldwin, credit counselor. This presentation is free and no advanced registration is required. For more information, call 3-7350 or katherine.cota@uni.edu.
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LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP: Workshop on Change Leadership will be presented by Dr. Doug Whittle Thurs., April 25, 3:30-4:45 in SEC 244/245. The program is free and open to the public. A reservation is needed to prepare printed materials. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/vpess/Change_Leadership.htm. To register, e-mail VPESS-Web@uni.edu or call 3-2332.
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BROWN UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR TO SPEAK AT UNI: "Race, Gender, and Incarceration" will be the topic Dr. Joy James will address Thurs., April 25, 7 p.m., Sabin 102. Dr. James specializes in African- American social and political thought, black feminist thought, critical race theory, urban politics and the prison industrial complex. A book signing and reception follows the lecture.
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SYMPHONIC BAND AND WIND SYMPHONY: Ronald Johnson, conductor. Concert is April 25, GBPAC, Great Hall - 7:30 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SOLE POWER DAY: is Thursday, April 25 from 10 - 2 pm at the Union Plaza. Activities include: free bike tune-ups, bike registration and $7.00 helmets.
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BASEBALL AT RIVERFRONT STADIUM: UNI Baseball hosts a four-game series with Illinois State this weekend at Waterloo's Riverfront Stadium. The game Friday night is at 6 pm. Saturday's doubleheader starts at 2 pm and the closing game of the series begins at 1 pm Sunday. Visit http://www.unipanthers.com/base for directions to the stadium.
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LANGUAGE SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM: The last UNI Language Science Colloquium this semester, "Students' (Mis)conceptions of Language and How to Overcome Them" by Jack Yates (Psychology), is Fri., April 26, 1 pm in CAC 263. At 12:30 will be an informal discussion and refreshments.
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NORTHERN IOWA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: School of Music Spotlight Series, Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor, April 26, GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. Admission is $6 public; $5 senior citizen; $4 student. Tickets 3-SHOW (7469) and at the door.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS CONFERENCE: The United Faculty Association at UNI will host the spring state conference of the American Association of University Professors on Saturday, April 27. The program runs from 8:30-11:55 a.m. The keynote speaker, Dr. Marcus Harvey, will address the topic "Trends Affecting Community Colleges: Implications for the Four Year Sector." Chuck Quirk, Executive Director of United Faculty, welcomes questions about the event 3-2206.
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RETAILING STRATEGIES WORKSHOP: The UNI Regional Business Center will hold a daylong workshop to give Iowa retailers the tools they need to understand the new values, expectations, and needs of today's customer. The class will be held at 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo on Sat. April 27 from 8:30 am - 4 pm. Cost is $30 per person and includes lunch. Contact katie.macdonald@uni.edu, call 236-8123, or visit http://www.unirbc.org to register.
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ORCHESIS DANCE GALA: The UNI Orchesis Dance Company will present their Annual Dance Gala on Saturday April 27th at 7:30 PM and Sunday April 28th at 2:00 PM in the GBPAC Great Hall. Guest performers will include UNI faculty, Capoeria Club and the International Dance Theatre. Tickets are available by calling 3-SHOW.
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SUZUKI PERFORMANCE: Northern Iowa Junior Orchestra and Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra Concert, April 28, GBPAC Davis Hall, 4:00 p.m. No admission charge. Contact: UNI Suzuki School, 3-2508. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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VENTURE CAPITAL PRESENATION: UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial will host a question and answer session for small business owners and entrepreneurs interested in venture capital. Tues., April 30, 1-2 p.m. at the Regional Business Center at 212 E. 4th St. in Waterloo. Matt Kinley, of Equity Dynamic in Des Moines, will answer questions about venture capital financing, venture capital deal structures, return on investment for venture capitalists, expectations of venture capitalists, etc. Advanced registration is required and space is limited. For more information or to register, please call 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu.
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ANNUAL RECOGNIGITON BREAKFAST: The Forty-Fourth Annual Recognition Breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, May 4 at 8:15 a.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. Watch campus mail for a flyer announcing this year's retirees. Tickets are available for $6 each through the Cashier's office in Gilchrist. Join the entire campus community in honoring this year's retirees. Questions? Please call or e-mail Brenda.Jordan (3-2484).
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