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Tuesday, June 4, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES WEB SITE
: Visit the Office of Intellectual Properties (OIP) new Website at http://www.grad.uni.edu/ip. This site contains a wealth of information dealing with the various committees, patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other issues. Contact Michaela Rich at 3-3689 with questions and/or suggestions.
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OSHA'S KNOCKING, ARE YOU READY? This seminar covers federal and state OSHA regulations, types of inspections and violations, record-keeping and how to tell if you're having a bad inspection. An Iowa OSHA inspector will be avialable to answer questions. The class will be held Thursday, June 13, 9 am-noon at the UNI RBC, 212 E. 4th St, Waterloo. Cost is $35 and includes refreshments. Contact katie.macdonald@uni.edu or call (319)236-8123 for more information.
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TEACHING APPLICATIONS OF 9-11 REQUESTED: We are seeking faculty experiences in incorporating the events of 9-11 and/or the subsequent US conflict in Afghanistan in their teaching. We are studying effects on sense making and the teaching/learning process. Faculty are asked to write Victoria DeFrancisco (DeFrancisco@uni.edu) or Gayle Pohl (Gayle.Pohl@uni.edu) to complete a short -- 6 question survey. If you know of other faculty at UNI or outside, who might be interested, please share this information.
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NEWS

BUDGET UPDATE: The governor and the Iowa General Assembly met in a second special session Tuesday, May 28. The following outcomes will have an impact on the university. The salary bill was reduced from $41 million to $8 million. The Department of Management will allocate the $8 million among the state agencies. State agencies have the option to use furloughs or other cost saving means to achieve necessary savings. Funding for the Institute for Decision Making and Metal Casting Center was reduced by approximately 50 percent from what was approved during the regular legislative session. The 21st Century Learning Initiative was not funded. More information will be coming in the next few weeks about how UNI will respond to the salary underfunding.
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ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AND UNI-DOME TICKET OFFICE RELOCATE: Several office moves have taken place in the UNI-Dome this past week. Athletic Director Rick Hartzell's office has moved to the Lower NE UNI-Dome, Room 228. The UNI-Dome Ticket Office has relocated to the Lower NW UNI-Dome, Room 283. Hartzell's campus mail code has changed to 0312 and FAX number 3-5966. The mail code for Greg Davies and the UNI-Dome Ticket Office is now 0313 and the FAX is 3-6565. All department staff members' telephone numbers remain the same. Location changes were effective June 3rd. If you have any questions or need further information, please call 273-DOME.
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MOTOR POOL CUSTOMERS: Please visit the following Web site for motor pool changes, effective immediately. http://www.uni.edu/phyplant/to_our_customers.htm
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SUMMER CONFERENCES & CAMPS: The Department of Residence welcomes to campus participants from the following conferences and camps during the week of June 2 - 8: Mid-America Institute of Professional Photography (MAIPP), 2002 Football Quarterback Schools, Track Field Day, Upward Bound Math & Science Program, Upward Bound Classic Program, Biomes/Geomes, & Girls State.
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STUDENT ALUMNI ASSOCIATION NAME CHANGE: The UNI Alumni Association has changed the name of their Student Alumni Association. The student organization will now be called UNI STAT, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow. The change is intended to more clearly define the mission of the organization, and to eliminate confusion between this organization and the Student Alumni Ambassadors. Contact Jennifer Albertsen (3-2355) for more information.
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MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT: The typewriter maintenance agreement will expire June 30. A new agreement is available from Iowa Business Machines, and covers all parts except elements/printwheels/ribbons/ platens. It also covers all labor and mileage and includes one light cleaning per year (except selectrics). Parts are no longer made for selectrics and prices for parts have increased, however machines will continue to be serviced subject to parts availability. Contract pricing has increased slightly. Contact Roxanne at 3-3524 for more information and new prices. The per call rate is $82.50 plus parts.
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STUDENT ACTIVITIES OFFICE MOVES: The Student Activities offices and NISG have moved from the lower level of Maucker Union to SSC 103. This is a temporary move. Mail code, phone and fax numbers remain the same.
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HOURS

WRC SUMMER HOURS: The Wellness and Recreation Center's summer hours are now posted on the Web at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/fachrs.html
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EVENTS

SCHOOLHOUSE SOCIAL: At the Marshall Center School, June 4 (5-7 year olds) and June 6 (8-11 year olds), from 10:00-12:00. Tour the school, play games and make crafts and snacks typical to the 1920's. Registration fee is $6.00 per child. To register, call 3-2188.
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UNI SUZUKI SCHOOL: UNI Suzuki School: Heartland Suzuki Institute, June 9-14 (Sunday-Friday) in Russell Hall. Mary Bellone Grey will direct this summer music camp for Suzuki string students ranging in age from three to 18 years old and for Suzuki clarinet students. Teaching training courses also will be available. Contact: UNI Conferences and Visitor Services - 3-6899 - http://www.uni.edu/heartlandsuzuki/.
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BIRTHDAYS AROUND THE WORLD: Learn about birthday celebrations in other countries. Make a birthday crown from Peru or, the older children can make a life candle and burn a layer every birthday. At the University Museum, June 11 (ages 5-7) and June 13 (ages 8-11), 10:00-12:00. To register, call 3-2188; cost is $6.00 per child.
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FUN WITH AFRICA: Use your imagination to experience life in western Africa through traditional art and games. At the University Museum, June 18 (ages 5-7) and June 20 (ages 8-11), 10:00-12:00. To register, call 3-2188; cost is $6.00 per child.
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THINGS THAT FLY: Activities for all ages, Friday, June 14, 9:00-4:00 at the University Museum. Become a planet and rotate around the sun, design your own flag in correlation with Flag Day, learn about the lifestyles and habits of insects and butterflies. Feel like the Wright brothers as you construct your very own wind-up airplane for only $3.00 (preregistration required). For additional information, call the Museum at 3-2188.

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