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Tuesday, November 19, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

LAST CHANCE FLU VACCINATION CLINIC: The Student Health Clinic on campus is offering one more flu vaccination clinic. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the health clinic, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Price is $12 and insurance claim forms may be picked up in advance at the Student Health Clinic. Call Margaret at 3-7289 with questions.
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NEW ONLINE E-MAIL AND PHONE DIRECTORY: The online E-mail and Phone Directory has been re-written and is now in production. The new version includes a more robust search feature, including phonetic searches and restricting a search to 'student only' or 'faculty/staff only.' Directory listings may be customized by adding preferred name, other e-mail addresses and phone numbers, instant messenger ID's, or restricting the release of directory information. The URL has changed to http://access.uni.edu/phone/ so change any links on departmental pages.
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SCHOLARSHIP PROCESS TRAINING: Wednesday, Nov. 20, Maucker Union Expansion C. Presentations start at 8:30 a.m. with small group help sessions at 10 a.m. Learn more about UNI's new way to advertise scholarships on My UNIverse, receive information about administering scholarships and managing accounts. RSVP to Denise Parks at 3-2720 or denise.parks@uni.edu
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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH: CQ Researcher is a full-text publication that provides in-depth analysis of a single current or controversial topic in each issue. Recent topics include corporate crime, Iraq, the living wage, and defense priorities. Online access back to October 1991. For more information, visit
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/static.php?page=faq

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VOLUNTEER UNI: To find out more about volunteer opportunities, visit Volunteer UNI, located in the UNI Career Center or subscribe to the VolunteerNEWS e-newsletter published twice a month. To subscribe, send an e-mail to Volunteer@uni.edu with the body containing SUB VolunteerNEWS <youremailaddress>@uni.edu.
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THE PRODUCTION HOUSE: The Production House gives UNI faculty, staff, and students the ability to independently produce high quality multimedia products such as powerpoint presentations, edit videos, and create Web sites. Assistance using the labs, software and hardware is available. The Production House also provides a variety of multimedia production services for those that would like items produced for them. The Production House is open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Fridays in room #107, Center for Educational Technology. Call Chuck Sengstock at 3-6192 orvisit, http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse
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MAIL SERVICES: Chris Kula, Director of Central Mail-University of Iowa, will be on campus Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 9:30 - 11 a.m. in the Royal Oak room, Maucker Union to answer questions and concerns about outgoing first class and bulk mail. To be sure Chris answers a specific question, e-mail him in advance at chris-kula@uiowa.edu. Representatives from UNI's Mail Center will be on hand to answer any questions relating to incoming and campus mail.
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NEW UPS FORMS: Campus Supply has a new UPS form available online. Your full account number (MEMFIS) must be included with one of the following object codes: all packages use 66210, all letters use 63010. Do not leave any lines blank. All labels on packages and letters should be typed. Illegible labels cause delays and a $5 - $10 "address correction charge." Do not ship packages in used boxes with hazardous material labels. If you have questions call Larry Gordon at 3-2828.
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FREE OR LOW COST EVENING CHILDCARE: An evening childcare program has been established through funds from the U.S. Department of Education. The program runs from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Pell qualifiers receive free childcare, others billed hourly by a sliding fee scale. For more information call the CDC, at 3-2263.
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NEWS 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: To celebrate the contributions of international education and exchange to our community, UNI joins schools nationwide in commemorating International Education Week November 18-22. For event information, go to http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad. Questions? Call Ella Sweigert at 3-7078.
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UNIVERSITY BOOK AND SUPPLY ACCESSABLITY: University Book and Supply is under renovation and the lower level wheelchair entrance is temporarily closed now through the spring semester. During this time, use the 23rd Street entrance for wheelchair access and associates will assist with service for the lower level.
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WRC THANKSGIVING HOURS: The WRC facility hours for Thanksgiving break are posted at (http://www.uni.edu/wellrec) under "Check it out!" or at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/break.html

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AEOP ADOPT A FAMILY: The UNI-AEOP is encouraging faculty and staff to adopt needy UNI families who live on campus. The families and the items they need are listed at http://www.uni.edu/aeop/adoptafamily1.html. All items should be new and delivered by Dec. 10, to Lynn Perigo, University Apartments 3900 Jennings Drive, zip 0295. If you have any questions call Lynn at 3-7644.
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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RECEIVES FULL RE-ACCREDITATION: The National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) Board of Accreditation approved the NAIT visiting team recommendation to fully re-accredit four Industrial Technology Programs for another six year period. The re-accredited programs are: Construction Management, Graphic Communications, Technology Management, and Manufacturing Technology with options in Automated Manufacturing Systems, Design, and Metal Casting.
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PARKING AT WRC: As users of the WRC, you will be allowed to park in the parking lots near the WRC without paying the $3 parking fee being charged during th football playoffs. If you have a UNI parking pass you will be waved in. If you are in NBA or Panther Master's Swim Club, tell the parking attendants you are there for an official WRC program.
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HELP FEED THE HUNGRY: Stop by St. Stephen Catholic Student Center (next to the book store) to pick up a list of menu items, collect the food, and bring the food back on Nov. 23 - 24. The food will be organized into baskets and delivered to needy families in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area for Thanksgiving. Questions? Contact Kathy Rottinghaus 266-9863.
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INJURY/ILLNESS REPORTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/287.html

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AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: American Education Week is Nov. 17-23. This year's theme is "Making Public Schools Great For Every Child." UNI is promoting American Education Week in local schools with a variety of programs. KWWL will be taping several Cedar Valley schools and classrooms promoting American Education Week. Some of these spots will highlight UNI graduates and student teachers. These promotions will air Monday through Friday during the 6 p.m. news.
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UNISTA AUDITIONS: Please announce to students that UNISTA is holding auditions for "Slaughter City," a provocative play by Naomi Wallace, Monday, December 9 at 6 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Prepare to read two minutes of contemporary poetry; pieces available upon request. Open to all students. Email questions to unista_board@hotmail.com.
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EVENTS 

APPLE TECHNOLOGY UPDATES: Representatives from Apple Computer will be demonstrating some of their latest technologies on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in SEC 246. At 1:30 p.m. Introduction to OS X; at 2:30 p.m. The Digital Hub; at 3:30 p.m. Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2). Attend one session; or all of them.
http://www.chfa.uni.edu/tech/news/article.asp?ContentID=330

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SIGMA XI LECTURE: "The Search for Water on Mars," a Sigma Xi lecture, will take place Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. in Room 115 of Seerley Hall. The speaker is Donald Gurnett, a professor of physics at the U. of Iowa who specializes in the study of space plasma physics.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Northwind Quintet - Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe; Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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BUSINESS CASUAL: The JPEC presents "Business Casual - What You Wear Speaks Volumes" in its Selected Topics for students and staff series on Nov. 20, 3 to 4:15 p.m. in CBB, room 1. This presentation includes a 30 minute lecture by Robin Rector of Strategic Marketing Services and features a fashion show by Younkers. No advanced registration or fees. For more information, call 3-7350, katherine.cota@uni.edu, or http://www.jpec.org.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE: Professor Brian Roberts, History, will present "'Exactly What Americans Ought to Be:' The Populist Radicalism of the Hutchinson Family Singers, 1842-1844." The lecture is free and open to the public, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., SRL 115.
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CIVIL LIBERTIES IN WARTIME PANEL DISCUSSION: On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. in Room 103 Sabin, the student organization UNI Student Pugwash (dedicated to science and technology in the interest of humanity, http://www.spusa.org) will host a panel discussion on Civil Liberties in Wartime. Panelists include Mark Fransdal, Cedar Falls attorney; John Johnson, History; Mel McCleary, Department of Criminal Investigation; and Harry Brod, Philosophy.
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NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE LECTURE: Poet Ray Young Bear will be giving a talk on "Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values," Thursday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in SEC 246. Young Bear is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose including his most recent collection of poems, "The Rock Island Hiking Club." For more information, contact Jim O'Loughlin at 3-2002 or jim.oloughlin@uni.edu.
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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO TECHNOLOGY?: Thursday, Nov. 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. in StudioIT, attend a live satellite broadcast as Ready2Net examines the current policy situation with Congressional and educational technology leaders. Visit,
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/ready2net/

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NADAS CONCERT: Thursdaze welcomes THE NADAS Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 p.m., Maucker Union Expansion. Come see one of UNI's favorite bands, FOR FREE. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. For more information, call Student Activities at 3-2683.
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ART SONG AND ARTISTRY SERIES RECITAL: Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ANNUAL SAHAI LECTURE: On Monday, Nov. 25, at 4 p.m. in Seerley Hall's Great Reading Room Dr. Paul Trafton, professor of mathematics and Sahai Distinguished Professor, will speak on "Young Children Do Powerful Mathematics: A Decade of Research and Development on StudentLearning and Teacher Change." The public is invited to attend the lecture and the reception preceding.
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UNI TROMBONE ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Monday, Nov. 25, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Nancy Vogt, director. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: Information meeting Monday, Nov. 25, 4 p.m., Maucker Union, Embassy Room. Freshmen and sophomores with 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade point average are urged to attend. For additional information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/contined/is/nse.shtml

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