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Tuesday, June 11, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

STATISTICAL CONSULTING LAB
: Summer Schedule. Monday, May 13 to Tuesday June 4. Monday, June 18 to Friday, July 26 Monday, August 26, re-open for all Semester. Call 3-6514 or email georgia.vajpeyi@uni.edu for more information on the help available to students, staff and faculty. The lab is in Wright Hall 338A.
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JUNE ITS COMPUTER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
: Netscape Messenger (email) and CS&T Calendar for new faculty and staff, will be offered. Other "skill builder" series available include the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and a complete series of workshops on creating Web pages.
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MORE MASSAGE DATES: Additional massage dates have been added to the summer schedule in the Wellness Resource Lab. Call 3-6119 to schedule your massage for Wednesday, July 10 or Wednesday, July 17. Massages will be offered on these days between 11:00 and 4:00. Payment by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Gift certificates available as well.
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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 

MAIL CENTER CHANGES: Effective July 1, the university's Mail Center will operate under the auspices of the Department of Transportation. Although several changes will occur, the university community can still expect timely, efficient service. The university will partner with Central Mail at the University of Iowa to meter and process outgoing UNI mail. The U of I is partnering with PSI, a bulk mail presorting firm, to achieve postal savings for both universities. Mail will be picked up at the Mail Center by PSI twice each day, and taken to Iowa City for processing. The UNI Mail Center will continue to sort and deliver all incoming mail. Orientations are being scheduled for Wednesday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 18, from 9 to 10 a.m. in Royal Oak Room, Maucker Union each day. For further details visit: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/272.html
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SCHEDULING GILCHRIST CONFERENCE ROOMS: Gilchrist Conference Rooms 201, 207, 209, 121, and 117 can be reserved through the Office of the Vice President for Administration and Finance. Please send an email to
GIL-CONFERENCE-ROOMS@UNI.EDU and provide the following information: 1) purpose of meeting or group involved; 2) contact person and phone number; 3) date, time, and length of meeting; and 4) size of the group. If a specific room is needed, please indicate that. A confirmation email will be sent.
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SUMMER INTRAMURAL SPORTS TO ORGANIZE: There will be an organizational meeting on Monday, June 17, 4:30 pm, in the WRC room 150 for students, faculty, and staff interested in participating in intramural Co-ed slow pitch softball and/or Co-ed 4on4 sand volleyball during the summer session. All potential team managers and interested participants should attend to discuss eligiblity, rules, scheduling format, days/times for play, registration, and cost. If you have questions please contact either Keith Musser or Tim Klatt at 3-7120 or timothy.klatt@uni.edu.
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SUMMER CONFERENCES & CAMPS: The Department of Residence welcomes to UNI, participants from the following conferences and camps during the week of June 9 - 15: 2002 Football Quarterback School, Men's Basketball Team Camp, Iowa PGA Junior Golf Academy, All Sports Camp- Boys, Track and Field/Cross Country Camp, French Summer Institute, and Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center (ATEEC) Institute.
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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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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

IRTS-SEC 222 SUMMER HOURS: (June 10-August 2) Monday-Thursday 7:30am-8:00pm Friday 7:30am-5:00pm Closed Weekends

EVENTS 

SUMMER ART EXHIBITS: The UNI Gallery of Art presents two summer exhibitions: "ALCHEMY: From Common Materials To Extraordinary Objects," an invitational exhibition of jewelry and small sculpture, and the "UNI Permanent Collection: Works from the Koob Residence." Both exhibitions run from June 10 to August 4 and are free and open to the public. The UNI Gallery of Art is located on the ground floor of the Kamerick Art building. The gallery will be closed all day July 4.
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UNI SUZUKI SCHOOL CANCELLED:Heartland Suzuki Institute, June 9-14 (Sunday-Friday) in Russell Hall. ---------------------------------------------------------------
FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The UNI Faculty Senate will meet on Monday, June 17 at 3:15pm in GIL 209. Agenda items include emeritus requests, election of AY 2003 officers, and a budget update. The meeting is open to the public.
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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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FOSSILS AND DINOSAURS: Explore the history of dinosaurs and make your own fossils! At the University Museum, June 24 (ages 5-7) and June 27 (ages 8-11), 10:00-12:00. To register, call 3-2188; cost is $6.00 per child.


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