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Tuesday, September 24, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT GROUP: Student from other
countries may want to consider joining the academic support group.
We will explore academic/classroom topics that many find challenging
in a new academic environment. Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m.
in room 161 in Baker Hall. The group is facilitated by Mike Williams.
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SMOKE CESSATION CLINIC: Sept. 26. A $25 fee is required, nicotine patch
included. Call the UNI Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 for more details.
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ONLINE STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM TRAINING: Students authorized
for the online student information system (online transactions
beginning with "SI" and "SR") may schedule a one-on-one lesson on
using the transactions. Contact Patti Rust in the Office of the
Registrar at 3-2113 or patti.rust@uni.edu to schedule an appointment.
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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION'S NEW CALENDER: The 13-month calendar runs from
Oct. 2002 through Oct. 2003 and features campus photos.
Important University dates are pre-printed. The calendars are $10.
Call 3-2355 to order.
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NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION PROGRAM (NSEP) DAVID L. BOREN
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS:
David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarships
for study abroad are available to degree-seeking undergraduates planning
to study abroad in summer 2003, fall 2003, and/or spring 2004. Information
and an online application are available at http://www.iie.org/nsep.
The application deadline is Feb. 14, 2003. For more information or
to request application materials, please contact: avandyke@iie.org
or ella.sweigert@uni.edu.
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MEMFIS USER TRAINING: courses have been revised and renamed to
better suit end-user needs. To sign up for classes, go to http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/memfis_train/memfis_train.cgi

NEWS

RECAP OF PRESIDENT KOOB'S REMARKS TO FACULTY ON SEPT. 9:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/280.html
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FREE GATEWAY COMPUTERS: 43 computers from ITS Student Computer
Centers. This offer is extended only to campus departments not
student groups. Preference will be given for placing units
providing the most direct use byand most direct benefits to students.
We anticipate making awards of these machines starting around
Oct. 7, deadline for submitting proposals is Oct. 1.
Visit: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/sccs/OldPCsFall2002Notice.htm
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DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS ON CAMPUSES REGULATIONS: Standards of conduct
concerning alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and related disciplinary
sanctions, local, state & federal laws and sanctions concerning AOD use,
health risks of AOD use and abuse, and alcohol and drug counseling,
treatment and rehabilitation programs are available to students and
employees. This information is provided in compliance with the Drug-free
Schools and Campuses Regulations.
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/wellness/subabuse/subabuse.html
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BILLIARD TABLES FOR SALE: Four slate 8' billiard tables with oak bases
will be sold by sealed bid. Tables may be seen in Maucker Union Game
Room Monday through Friday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Tables are numbered and
bids must be made for the specified table number. Bids are due by
noon, Monday Sept. 30 in a sealed envelope to Vince Heuer, UNI
Controllers Office. Purchaser is responsible for removing table at
their own expense. Tables must be removed by Friday Oct. 4, 5:00 p.m.
Questions about tables may be directed to Bryan Beardsley, 3-2256.
Questions about bids should be directed to Vince Heuer, 3-3527.
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UNI'S NEWEST EMPLOYEES: For a list of new hires visit:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/archive/2002/newhires.html
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SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: Robert Eller Scholarship for Study Abroad
application deadline has been extended from October 15 to
October 30, 2002. Application instructions and printable application
form is available at: http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad.
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JPEC SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: The JPEC is providing scholarships for
two UNI students to attend FastTrac, a comprehensive small business
start-up class, being offered at the UNI Regional Business Center,
212 E. Fourth Street in Waterloo from Oct. 5 through Nov. 23,
8-11:30 a.m. An application form may be obtained in CBB 264 and is
due Oct. 1. For more information, call 3-7350
or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu
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GRADUATE COUNCIL: Minutes for the Sept. 12 meeting are
available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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EVENTS

ORIGINAL SHORT FILM COMES TO UNI: See "The Permanent" before it is
submitted to the Sundance Film Festival. Preview and discussion with
director and members of the production team on Tuesday, Sept. 24,
at 7:30 p.m. in CAC Room 108.
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UNI OUTDOORS: Canoe the Cedar River from Janesville to Black Hawk Park.
All skill levels invited. All canoeing equipment provided. Be home for
dinner. Pre-Trip Meeting Sept. 24, 1:30. Cost is $10 (UNI) $15 guest.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Jeffrey Funderburk, tuba, Tuesday, Sept. 24,
8 p.m. GBPAC, Davis Hall. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR: Wednesday, Sept. 25, 11 am - 3 pm,
Maucker Union Expansion. Long-term study abroad, short-term study
abroad, internships, and volunteer work abroad opportunities will be
featured. Faculty and staff are welcome to attend.
http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/news/iof2002-uni.asp
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HISTORY CLUB: The year's first history club meeting will be held Wed.
Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in Seerley room 112.
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS SEMINAR: "Salmon and the Pacific Coastal
Rainforest," presented by Deanne Drake, University of Washington,
Seattle. The seminar will be held on Sept. 25 at 4:00 p.m. in room
1536 in McCollum Science Hall. Environmental Science seminars are
held every Wednesday in MSH 1536 at 4 pm.
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CARL L. BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE: "The 'Dual Revolution' in
Seventeenth-Century China" Wednesday, Sep. 25, 7 pm, SRL 115.
Chun-shu Chang, Professor of History at the University of Michigan,
will deliver the lecture, which is free and open to the public.
Contact Gregory Bruess at 3-2752 or Bruess@uni.edu.
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LELAND WILSON BANQUET/LECTURE: Sept. 26, banquet at 6 P.M. at the
Broom Factory and the lecture is at 8 p.m. in Seerley Hall, room 115.
Dr. Becky Lewis will speak on "From Bench Top to Marketplace". Please
call the Chemistry Office at 3-2437 by Sept 9 if you plan to attend
the dinner and lecture.
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WOMEN ON FRIDAYS: Women's Studies is initiating a once-a-month
conversation series, "Women on Fridays" which examines the history
and purpose of Women's Studies at UNI and in the community.
This month's topic 'The History of Women's Studies in the U.S.'
takes place Friday Sept. 27, 12-1:30 p.m., Baker 161. Bring a lunch;
dessert will be provided. For more information contact
susan.hill@uni.edu or cynthia.goatley@uni.edu
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INTRAMURAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: UNI Intramural Golf Tournament at Pheasant
Ridge Golf Course for both men and women on Sunday, Sept. 29. Registration:
(sign up and pay green fees) Sept. 23-25, WRC 101, 8 am - 5 pm. Green
fees: $16 (faculty/staff). Tee times start at 11 am and are limited to
the first 100 entries.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC BENEFIT CONCERT AND GALA CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION:

Sept. 27 (Friday) GBPAC, Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
$25 tax-deductible contribution. Tickets 319-273-SHOW(7469).
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ALL-STATE INSTRUMENTAL WORKSHOPS: Sunday Sept. 29, 5 p.m. Russell Hall.
No cost. For more information call 3-2024
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IOWA VENTURE CAPITAL CONFERENCE III: The UNI JPEC is a co-sponsor of this
conference on Sept. 30, at the Polk County Convention Complex in
Des Moines from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Guest speakers include Don Keough, retired
president of Coca-Cola Corporation, and John Pappajohn, expert on business
financing and investment. The JPEC is providing free registration and
transportation for UNI students. Visit: http://www.jpec.org for full
details or contact katherine.cota@uni.edu. Advanced registration is
required.
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HEARST SPEAKER SERIES: Begins Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Lang with an
address by Bliss Browne, founder and president of Imagine Chicago.
Free and open to the public. For more information,
see http://www.uni.edu/~martin/hearst.html.

 


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