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Tuesday, September 10, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 


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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 home. Food, drinks & table service are provided.
Please bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Free open recreation will be
available for UNI families in the WRC 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: To better meet end-user needs, courses have been
revised and renamed. To view the schedule and 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. Check out these classes as
well as Ballroom and Swing Dancing.
Register in WRC 101; 8 am - 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday.
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UPDATED TRAVEL INFORMATION: Visit the site below for the latest
travel information from UNI Purchasing.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/279.html
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CONVERSATION PARTNERS: 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 visit http://www.uni.edu/ciep.
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WRITING ASSISTANCE: The Writing Center offers free, one-on-one help
with writing assignments and general writing skills. Writing
assistants are available to visit your classes to do short
presentations. Contact Deanne.Gute@uni.edu for more information or
to request a presentation. Students can call 3-2346 to schedule
an appointment. Go to http://fp.uni.edu/writingcenter/ and click on
"Faculty Resources" for links of interest to faculty who incorporate
writing in their coursework.
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: The Rod Library provides access to over 150
different electronic databases and 2000 online journals. Register
for a review of these essentials at
http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm or call 3-2839.
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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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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 is selling 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.
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BISCOTTI'S PROMOTION: All throughout September, purchase any food
items at Biscotti's with a university ID, and register to win a
19" GE color television.
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KRISPY KREMES ARE HERE: 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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STUDENT E-MAIL ACCOUNTS TO BE REMOVED: UNI E-mail accounts for
students who are not registered for the Fall semester are
disabled, archived to tape, and removed from the server after
the end of the third week of classes. This year, that process
will begin on Monday, Sept. 16.
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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, the Division Administrator
of the Iowa Commission on the Status of African Americans will deliver
a keynote address Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Maucker Union
Expansion. A reception follows.
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THEATRE UNI: Off Hudson Play Reading Series presents "The Guys" by
Anne Nelson, Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Admission
is free. "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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9/11 VIDEO: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1 p.m. in CBB 109 view "Steps to Peace",
a new 15 minute video just released by a group of families of victims
of the attacks of 9-11. For more information on the group, visit
their Web site at http://www.peacefultomorrows.org.
For information, 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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SOCRATIC SOCIETY MEETING: The first meeting of the Socratic Society
(formerly the Philosophy and Religion Club) will take place at
3:30 pm on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Baker 161. All are welcome.
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GUEST FACULTY RECITAL: Melissa Robinson, horn, and Robin Guy, piano,
GBPAC Davis Hall, Sept 12, 8:00 p.m. - No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WOMEN'S STUDIES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: Monday, Sept. 16, noon - 1 in Baker 161. Board meetings are open to all.
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JPEC ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY: will take place Sept. 19 in CBB.
Advanced registration is required by Sept. 16 and space is limited.
A light lunch will be provided. To register, call the JPEC Center
at 3-7350. For a complete listing of all the workshops,visit
http://www.jpec.org
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PANTHER STYLE SHOW: A free fashion show will take place Saturday,
Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. at the east plaza of the UNI-DOME. You'll get a
good look at Panther gear for all ages and special store discounts.


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