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Thursday, September 26, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES


PRICE LAB OFFERS FIRST "TEACHER INSTITUTE":
Friday, Oct. 18, all day. Designed to enrich the experience of UNI teacher education students as well as offer refresher experiences for new teachers in the field. The sessions will all be held at PLS. No Cost. For more information contact lee.weber@uni.edu or at 3-6457.
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YOUTH SOCCER CLINIC: The UNI Women's Soccer team hosts a free youth soccer clinic this Friday from 5:30pm to 6:30pm on the UNI campus. Call 273-5425 for more information.
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ONLINE STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM TRAINING: Faculty and staff 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 at 3-2113 or patti.rust@uni.edu to schedule an appointment.
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WEBCT WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-Educational Technology is offering free WebCT workshops on Oct. 4, 11, and 18 from 9 am to noon for UNI faculty. WebCT is a system that allows you to create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or helps you create a course that is completely online. These classes are for those who want a refresher on how to use WebCT as well as for those who have never used WebCT. It's advisable to have some experience in creating Web pages. For more information, visit
http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm or call 3-2309.
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ITS-ET COMPUTER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: Oct. schedule available by visiting http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt. If students have projects due which involve using Microsoft Office or the creation of a Web site, please encourage them to attend these workshops.
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT GROUP: Students from other countries can join an academic support group to explore academic/classroom topics that many find challenging in a new academic environment. The group meets Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. in Baker Hall, room 161. 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 formore details.
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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 https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/memfis_train/memfis_train.cgi
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NEWS

KUDOS IS AVAILABLE AT:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2002/sept26.shtml
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ATHELETICS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION LOCATION CHANGE: Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11:45. The luncheon has been moved to the Maucker Union Expansion. Tickets are available for $20 per person. Please call 3-DOME or e-mail sloane.tyler@uni.edu to order your tickets today. To read about the inductees, visit http://www.unipanthers.com.
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NORTHERN IOWA STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS: Anyone wanting to become a student senator should pick-up an election packet at the NISG office, 103 Student Services Center- Bartlett Hall. Packets are due back to the NISG office no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Voting will take place online on Tuesday, Oct. 15 & Wednesday Oct. 16. For more information contact nisg@uni.edu.
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A new SCC (Student Computer Center) has opened in the WRC, room 156. This 24 workstation facility is a joint venture of ITS, HPELS and Student Computer Fee. See http://www.uni.edu/its/us/sccs for details on all the ITS SCCs.
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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. Awards of these machines will be made 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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UNI RUGBY PLAYER MAKES THE TEAM: The Collegiate All-American Men's rugby team is in Cape Town, South Africa, playing three tough matches in eight days. The 2002 Collegiate All-American Touring Squad includes UNI back Paul Emerick.
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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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EVENTS

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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UNI WOMEN'S SOCCER: Sept. 29 at noon in the West Athletic Field. They host their home opener against Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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ALL-STATE INSTRUMENTAL WORKSHOPS: Sunday Sept. 29, 2-5 p.m. Russell Hall. No cost. For more information call 3-2024. Visit: http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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DISSENT AND PATRIOTISM: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:30-6 p.m. Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall. A discussion with Peg Mullen, author of "Unfriendly Fire", a book written in response to her son's death by "friendly fire" in Vietnam. Author will autograph books. Reserve space by calling 3-2332.
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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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GUEST AND FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 8 p.m., GBPAC
Davis Hall. Scott Anderson, trombone and Robin Guy, piano. No charge.
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