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Thursday, September 5, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

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hoaxes and urban legends. Virus warnings may also be a hoax, and
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to the problem, please check the page below for reputable resources
to verify or debunk the stories. http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/urbanlegend.html
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7TH ANNUAL SATURDAY CELEBRATION: All faculty,
staff and their families are invited to the 7th Annual UNI Saturday
Celebration Saturday, Sept. 14, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the
south lawn of the president's residence. Food, drinks & table service
are provided. Please bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Games &
entertainment will be led by Camp Adventure students. Free open
recreation will be available for UNI families in the Wellness/Recreation
Center until 5 p.m. (check in at main desk, clean shoes required and
children must be accompanied by an adult). Rain location is Maucker Union.
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MEMFIS TRAINING: New MEMFIS Training classes have been
scheduled! To better meet end-user needs, these courses have been
revised and renamed. To enroll, please go to
https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/memfis_train/memfis_train.cgi
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EMPLOYEE FITNESS OPPORTUNITIES: WRS offers an Employee
ONLY Combination Aerobics and Buddy Walks, a new program that
rewards you just for participating! Check out these classes as well
as Ballroom and Swing Dancing in our BRIGHT blue flyer.
Register in WRC 101; 8:00am - 5:30pm, Monday-Friday
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UPDATED TRAVEL INFORMATION:

CONVERSATION PARTNERS:
Develop or expand your
global knowledge and cultural awareness by participating as a
Conversation Partner in the Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP).
Spend one hour a week in English conversation with an international
student to further his or her understanding of American English and
culture. At the same time you will learn more about other counties
and cultures around the world. Volunteer by stopping at the CIEP
office in 72 Baker Hall and filling out a Conversation Partner application
form. To learn more about Conversation Partners tour our link on the
CIEP website at www.uni.edu/ciep.
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UPDATING THE 2002-2003 CAMPUS PHONE BOOK:
Changes for the new campus phone book, sections A) Office Directory,
pages 5 to 12; B) Campus Governance Groups, page 12; C) UNI FAX
Numbers, pages 13 and 14; or D) Departmental/Office World Wide
Web Home Pages, pages 15 and 16; can be made at
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/phonebook/
Deadline for these changes is Friday, Sept. 6.
The Human Resource Services office is beginning to update PERSONAL
information for the 2002-2003 UNI campus phone book. To update
personal (home) information ONLY, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/277.html
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LIBRARY EXHIBITS. Guidelines for exhibits, contacts and the proposal
form are now on the Rod Library web page:
http://www.library.uni.edu/exhb/
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AEOP 2002-03: The Association of Educational Office Professionals
first meeting, entitled "Bring a Friend to Lunch" will be held
Tuesday, Sept. 10, at noon, Maucker Union, Expansion C. Membership
dues are $10 and will be processed through the UNI Foundation as
a donation in support of the AEOP Scholarship Program. For more
information, call Karen Williams, 32220, or Judy Dieken, 32422.
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GATEWAY COMPUTER OFFER: A Gateway Computer Offer (Student Computer
Center Machines) has been extended through Sept. 30. Gateway is
offering special pricing on the Desktop unit purchased this year for
the ITS SCCs to students, faculty and staff. Special pricing
is also available on the new Profile line of computers.
See http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase/gateway
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PERSONAL TRAINING AVAILABLE: This program is for those interested
in starting an exercise regimen as well as those looking to add
something new to their current exercise routine.
Contact Kristy Leen @ 273-7167 for more information.
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NEWS

COMPUTERS FOR SALE:The Graduate College has for sale
to UNI departments 5 Gateway E-4200 Pentium III 600 computers
and 5 Gateway E-4200 Pentium III 650 computers. Each has 128mb
Ram, 20GB hard-drive, video card, network card, sound card and
speakers, Windows 2000 SP3 and 17" EV700 monitor. Asking price
is $400 each. Contact Mary Ann Hesse (3-2743) or Mark Dobie (3-3832)
to view and/or purchase the computers.

All through the month of September purchase any food items at Biscotti's
using your university ID, and register to win a 19" GE color television.

Krispy Kreme donuts and pastries are now delivered daily to Biscotti's at
Redeker Center and 23rd Street Market at the Commons.

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MAIL OPERATIONS:
Chris Kula, Director/Central Mail, University of
Iowa, will be on campus Wednesday, Sept. 11 to answer questions
and address concerns from 9-11 a.m. in Maucker Union, Expansion
Room A. Everyone who works regularly with first class and bulk mail
is welcome to attend.
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CONFERENCE AND EVENT SERVICES: The Conferences and Visitor Services
Office and the Continuing Education Non-Credit Programs Office
merged as of July 1. The new office, now a part of the Division
of Continuing Education, is called Conference and Event Services
and is located at the corner of 27th St. and Hudson Rd. Anyone
interested in conference services or in bringing guests to the UNI
campus is encouraged to call Duane McDonald at 3-6899.
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IOWA ELECTRATHON RACE: High school teams will race the electric cars
they have designed and built on Sept. 21 in the parking lot south of
the GBPAC. Pre race safety inspections start at 8:15 at the Industrial
Technology Center. Races are from 11 to 3:30. Volunteers are needed
for both activities. Contact Pat Higby at 273-6012 or higby@uni.edu
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EVENTS

DIVERSITY WEEK KEYNOTE: Dr. Ruth White, new Governor
appointee as the Division Administrator of the Iowa Commission on the
Status of African Americans will continue the 9/11 remembrance on
Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Expansion.
A reception follows. Her keynote address will focus on the Diversity
Week theme of "Unity through Reflection and Understanding".

A reception follows. This Diversity Week event is sponsored by the
Center for Multicultural Education and UNI-Map. In her role as Division
Administrator, Dr. White's commission will study the changing needs
and problems of African Americans in Iowa. Her recommendations for
new programs, policies, and constructive action are submitted to the
Department of Human Rights for the State of Iowa.
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THEATRE UNI: Off Hudson Play Reading Series presents
"The Guys" by Anne Nelson, Tuesday, September 10, at 7:30 p.m.
in CAC 108. Admission is free. Directed by Jay Edelnant, "The Guys"
is a moving story that brings together an unlikely pair, a writer and a
fire captain, to face the tradegy of 9/11 together as they write eulogies
for eight firefighters who lost their lives that day.
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PLEASE JOIN US on Tuesday, September 11th at 1PM in
Curris 109 (Business Building) for a viewing of "Steps to Peace",
a new 15 minute video just released by a group of families of victims
of the attacks of 9-11-01. For more information on the group, visit their
website at http://www.peacefultomorrows.org. For information, please
contact John Grinstead (3-2417) or Kamyar Enshayan (3-7575)
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9.11 REMEMBRANCE CONCERT: Wednesday, Sept. 11th
at 7:30 p.m. This performance will pay tribute to the lives lost on 9/11
and will facilitate the grieving process through the performing arts.
Pre-show events begin in the lobby at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are still
available at 273-SHOW and are $10, $15 and $20. For more information,
visit http://www.uni.edu/gbpac or http://tickets.uni.edu
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THE FIRST MEETING of the Socratic Society (formerly known as the
Philosophy and Religion Club) will take place at 3:30pm on
Thursday, September 12, in Baker Hall Room 161. All are welcome
to attend this (primarily) organizational meeting.
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SEPTEMBER 12TH (THURSDAY): Guest and Faculty Recital:
Melissa Robinson, horn, and Robin Guy, piano - GBPAC Davis Hall - 8:00 p.m. - No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WOMEN'S STUDIES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING:
The Women's Studies Advisory Board meeting is Monday, September 16, noon - 1:00 in Baker 161. Board meetings are open to all. Please join us!
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PANTHER STYLE SHOW: Be at the east plaza of the UNI-DOME at
1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, for a free fashion show. It's a special preview
of the styles you'll find at local retailers this fall. You'll get a close-up
look at panther gear for all ages and special store discounts for your
next shopping trip. It's a great opportunity to get started on a holiday wish list.


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