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Tuesday, November 26, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

MAKING CONTACTS FOR SUCCESS IN BUSINESS PRESENTATION: Dale Cyphert offers strategies for making business contacts and tips on how good business contacts can help your career. Presentation in the CBB, room 1 on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. No advanced registration or fees. For more information, contact the JPEC at 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu.
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FREE USED HANGING FILE FOLDERS: Approximately 800 letter size and 400 legal size in good condition. Call Karla @ 3-2801 for more information.
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DIVERSITY AWARENESS TRAINING: All UNI employees are encouraged to attend "A Campus of Difference," a diversity awareness workshop designed to help promote cultural sensitivity for the UNI community. To register for the 8-hour interactive workshop, go to: http://www.uni.edu/hrs/training
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ONLINE LEARNING AND TEACHING: Have you ever wondered what students experience when taking a course entirely online, with no face-to-face meetings? ITS-Educational Technology offers you an opportunity to experience the student perspective of learning online from Dec. 2 - Dec. 13. Details, including the registration form, are at: http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/olt/default.htm
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FREE HP TONER CARTRIDGES: (2) HP (92295A) toner cartridges for II/III Laser Printer free at 230 CAC, Barbara 3-2496.
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MASSAGE GIFT CERTIFICATES: Massages offered through the Wellness Resource Lab (WRC 104) by a licensed massage therapist for $10 for 15 minutes. Sessions up to 1 hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Purchase a gift certificate by stopping by the Wellness Lab or call 3-6119.
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NEWS

MYUNIVERSENEWS HOLIDAY DEADLINE: The MyUNIverseNews deadline will change due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Deadline for items to be included in the Mon., Dec. 2 edition of MyUNIverse is Wed., Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. There will be no UNI Online on Nov. 28.
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REINSTATEMENT OF FACULTY FALL RESERVE LIST: The deadline for reinstating Fall 2002 course reserves for the spring 2003 semester is Dec. 9. For questions call the Mult-Service Center (3-6002) or visit http://www.library.uni.edu/msc/unionlinereinstatement.htm
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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES: Minutes for the Nov. 14 Graduate Council meeting are available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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ARTS UNI ANNNUAL HOLIDAY ARTS AND CRAFTS SALE: Monday, Dec. 2, in the CAC lounge from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The sale features many kinds of handmade gifts, including prints, jewelry, ceramics, photos, holiday cards and ornaments. These unique, handcrafted works of art make great holiday gifts. Refreshments will be available.
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AUDITIONS FOR "THE VAGINA MONOLOUGES": Auditions for UNI's benefit production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monolouges" takes place on Tuesday, Dec. 3 from 7-9 p.m. and Wednesday, Dec. 4 from 8-10 p.m. in Lang Hall 040 Interpreters Theater. All UNI students, faculty, and staff are welcome to audition. There are parts for women and men. Contact Jen Farrell with questions jfarrell@uni.edu or 222-2491.
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USED CARTRIDGES AND TONERS: Please direct all USED cartridges and toners to the UNI Campus Supply warehouse for recycling.
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UNI PRSSA: The UNI Communication Studies Public Relations Student Society of America was recently acknowledged as the Most Outstanding PRSSA Chapter in the United States out of 231 chapters. Jackie Wilson, a UNI Communication Studies PRSSA member, was the recipient of the new Lawrence Coster Scholarship.
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STUDENTS FIRST CAMPAIGN: The UNI Foundation thanks all students, faculty and staff involved with the recent Students First Campaign National Kickoff, which announced the new $100 million campaign goal. Photos of the event will soon be available at http://www.uni-foundation.org/foundation/studentsfirst.shtml
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ACADEMIC CALENDAR QUESTION: Would you favor starting the fall semester on a Thursday, two days earlier than currently, if in return there would be no classes the entire week of Thanksgiving? There would be no change in the start of the spring semester. Please provide the University Calendar Committee your input by e-mail to: registrar@uni.edu.
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GREEK STUDY ABROAD: Experiential Learning in Greece; earn three credits. Informational meeting for the June 2003 Greek Study Abroad Course on Wednesday, Dec. 3 and Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Embassy Room of Maucker Union at 12:15 p.m. Contact Gregory.Bruess@uni.edu or call 3-2752.
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HOURS

CHANGE IN LIBRARY HOURS DURING THANKSGIVING BREAK:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#thanks
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WRC THANKSGIVING HOURS: The WRC facility hours for Thanksgiving break are posted at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/thnksgvngfachrs.html
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MAUCKER UNION THANKSGIVING HOURS: Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Nov. 27, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 28-30, Closed. Sunday, Dec. 1, 5 p.m.-midnight. Resume regular hours on Monday, Dec. 2.
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IRTS LABS AND CURRICULUM LIBRARY: will be closed at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 and will reopen at 7:45 a.m. Monday, Dec. 2.
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MUSEUM HOURS: Both the University Museum and Marshall Center School will be closed November 28 through December 1.
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EVENTS

UNI WRESTLING: The Panther wrestling team begins the 2002-03 home schedule facing Arizona State on Sunday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. in the West Gym.
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CROW FORUM: Karen Mitchell and Jana Gymer-Koch, Department of Communication Studies, present "Finding a Voice: Ethnography of the Origins of SAVE Forum Actors," Monday, Dec. 2, noon, in Baker 161.
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SHOPPING TO HELP ORPHANS: On Tuesday, Dec. 3, St. Stephen's Catholic Student Center is providing the opportunity to shop at Cathy's Hallmark and World's Window on Main St. in Cedar falls, for the benefit of El Faro Orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico. At World's Window from 5:30 - 8 p.m., 10% of all sales will go to the El Faro Orphanage. If more than $500 in sales are made, 20% will go to El Faro. At Cathy's Hallmark, from 5 - 8 p.m., everything in the store will be 10% off and 10% of all sales will go to El Faro. Contact kathylea@uni.edu with questions.
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HOLIDAY CELEBRATION & CAROLING: Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Marshall Center School. Get into the holiday spirit with carols, homemade ornaments and refreshments similar to those from the 1920's. Free and open to the public. For more information call, 3-2188.
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OFF-HUDSON PLAY READING: Theatre UNI's Off-Hudson Play Reading Series continues with Edward Albee's "The Play About the Baby," directed by Jay Edelnant. Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m. CAC Room 108. Admission is free.
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LECTURE ON MARY MAGDALENE: Lecture by Dr. Susan Hill, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7 p.m., Seerley 115. Countering Mary Magdalene's infamous reputation as a reformed prostitute, recent scholarship shows her to be a prominent disciple and leader of the early Christian movement. For questions, call Martie Reineke at 3-6233.
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COLLOQUIUM ON MERCURY CONTAMINATION: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4 p.m., Lantz Auditorium MSH. Dr. James Wiener, Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, from University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse will present "Mercury contamination in the Upper Midwest: consequences, scientific challenges, and management implications of a serious environmental problem."
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: The Panther men's basketball team hosts defending MVC champion Creighton on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 7:05 p.m. in the Dome. For only $30, a family recieves four general admission tickets, four slices of pizza, four drinks and a tub of popcorn.
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HEARST LECTURE: "Constructing Community through Communication" presented by Dr. Thomas Steinfatt, on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. in Lang Hall Auditorium. Admission is open to the public and free of charge. Steinfatt is a professor of communication at the University of Miami and a leading expert on intercultural communication. See http://www.uni.edu/~martin/hearst.html for details.
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UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI women's basketball team will open their 2002-03 home schedule on Sunday, Dec. 8, when they host intrastate rival Iowa State at 4:05 p.m. in the West Gym.
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