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Thursday, January 16, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

WRC's IRONMAN TRIATHLON CHALLENGE: Who: Students and faculty/staff/spouse paid users of the WRC. Where: You determine workout site (WRC/Health Beat/Outdoors). Cost: $12.00; includes t-shirt and certificate upon completion of the challenge. Registration begins Jan. 27; mileage completed by March 7. Contact Tim Klatt at 273-7120 or timothy.klatt@uni.edu for more info.
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LIBRARY ORIENTATION AND UPDATES: Many of the research tools available from the Rod Library have evolved over the past few months. Call 3-2839 or visit
http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm to set up library sessions for you and your classes this semester.
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GARDENING NEWSLETTER: The UNI Botanical Center's January issue of the "Hooked on Gardening Newsletter" can be viewed and printed off of the UNI Botanical Center web site. Click on this address it will take you directly to the newsletter page.
http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/HOG.html

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PLAN TO END POVERTY: HPELS encourages all students and faculty to attend the Opportunity Works Strategy Conference on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Waterloo's Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. Lunch is provided; no cost to attend. Registration deadline is Feb. 14. Contact Telisa Burt at 1-866-696-3560 or visit
http://www.opportunityworksiowa.org.
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NEW SILVERPLATTER DATABASE INTERFACE: Rod Library will be offering demonstrations of the new SilverPlatter WebSPIRS interface, used with databases such as ERIC and PsycINFO, on Jan. 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. - noon in room 286. Call 3-2839 to register; leave name and session preference.
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STATISTICAL CONSULTING CENTER: Bring your data for a free routine statistical analysis. The Center, located in Wright Hall 338A, assists University faculty, staff, and students with statistical analyses, descriptive statistics, and other common questions. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call 3-6514 or e-mail jennifer.chesnutt@uni.edu.
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DINING SPECIALS: Take advantage of these specials during the month of January: 23rd Street Market at the Commones: Krispy Kreme donut and small coffee for 99 cents; Biscotti's at Redeker Center: Bagel, cream cheese and a Dole juice for $1.40; Food Carts at SEC, CBB, and WRC: Pre-made sandwich, soup and bottled pop or water for $4.20. Crunch Break, the food cart at the WRC, is now open 5-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. This is in addition to the Monday through Friday lunch schedule.
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PERSONAL TRAINERS AVAILABLE: WRS has willing and able Personal Trainers ready to help! The program is open to faculty/staff and spouses of faculty/staff.Contact Kristy Leen at 273-7167 for more information!
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SPRING 2003 MASSAGE SCHEDULE: Tuesdays from 11 to 5 and Thursdays from 11 to 4. $10 for 15 minutes; sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Gift certificates available as well! Call 273-6119 to schedule
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FAST TRAC ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING: The UNI Regional Business Center will host Fast Trac, a national training program for new and existing entrepreneurs. Each session includes classroom instruction, a presentation by an expert from the local business community, and an opportunity to network with other Cedar Valley entrepreneurs. Classes take place on Saturday mornings, from 8:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 25 - March 15, at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. The fee is $199 per business. Visit http://www.unirbc.org or contact Katie at (319) 236-8123 or macdonald@uni.edu for more information.
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STURGIS YOUTH THEATRE CLASSES: Sturgis Youth Theatre is offering
creative drama classes this semester for children in preschool through 4th grade, beginning Feb. 3. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre/sturgis
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WEBCAST ADVANCED NETWORKS FOR E-LEARNING: Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 2-3:30 p.m., in StudioIT (Lang 245). Host Kenneth Green, founder & director of The Campus Computing Project, will explore next generation advanced network updates in the U.S. and overseas with a panel of guest speakers. Visit
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/index.html

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NEWS 

STUDENT E-MAIL ACCOUNTS TO BE REMOVED: UNI e-mail accounts for students who are not registered for the Spring 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, Feb. 3.
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FUNDED DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS: Sixteen positions are available for students to assist in staffing university departments and programs ona part-time, temporary basis for fall 2003-spring 2004. Proposals may be downloaded from the Cooperative Education/Internship website at: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop/16onproposal.html and mailed to Cooperative Education, SSC 19, 0389. Deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14.
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VOLLEYBALL BANQUET: The 2002 UNI Volleyball Banquet will be help Sunday, Feb. 2, at the Holiday Inn on University Ave. The brunch and program begin at 11 a.m. The cost is $15 per person. If interested in attending you mustregister and pay by Monday January 27, 2003. Please contact Michelle Coulter at (319) 273-3176; michelle.coulter@uni.edu; or UNI Volleyball, 101 West Gym 0163, Cedar Falls, IA 50614.
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SUE FOLLON EXEMPLARY SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS: Educational and Student Services Division has honored Bruce Forystek, University Health Services Health Clinic; Rita Carrillo, Department of Residence Dining Services; Ruth Heber, Department of Residence Custodial Services; and Nancy Lindgard, Department of Residence Technology Services. For a photo, visit:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/newsroom/photos/follonwinners.jpg
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DEADLINE FOR McELROY FELLOWSHIPS: If you know UNI students who plan to pursue Ph.D's, encourage them to apply for the R.J. McElroy fellowship (www.grad.uni.edu). Valued at up to $30,000 ($10K per year), this fellowship can assist with graduate school expenses. The deadline for applying is JANUARY 31, so please encourage students to apply TODAY!
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EXHIBITORS NEEDED: The exhibits committee of Rod Library announces that there are exhibit spaces available in the library for the current semester and for summer 2003. Please contact Dr. Asher at 266-2572 for further information.
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EVENTS 

GALLERY TALK: Jan. 21 from 2-3 p.m. Crit Streed will give an informal gallery talk in the UNI Gallery of Art in conjunction with the exhibition titled "Crit Streed: Installations." The gallery is located on the ground floor of the Kamerick Art Building. Free and open to the public.
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VOLUNTEER UNI SPRING FAIR: Jan. 22 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. Over 45 organizations participating. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/vip/vipindex.html
for the list of participating agencies.
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BOARD OF REGENTS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK: Greg Nichols, Executive Director of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will address university faculty on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 3:30 p.m. in Lang Hall Auditorium. All interested staff and students are welcome to attend.
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HANDS-ON BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP: Jan. 22, 3 - 7 p.m., in CBB room 3.
Workshop provides specific information and examples about business plan writing. Be sure to bring rough drafts of your business plan or any notes/research which you have as there will be one-on-one work. Advanced registration is required. Call 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu for a reservation.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Sean Botkin, piano. No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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OUTDOOR RISK MANAGEMENT SPEAKERS: The presentation will describe the adventures and experiences in mountaineering and outdoor recreation of Mr. Tony Watkin of Danville, CA and the UNI Outdoor Recreation Staff. The event will be held on Thursday, January 23rd at 7:00pm in SEC 247. Sponsored by CSRA, Speakers Committee, WRS and HPELS.
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CAMP ADVENTURE LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT CENTER: Camp Adventure is taking applications for summer 2003. The next Leadership Assessment Center (Interview) takes place on Saturday, Jan 25 from 8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m. In 256 WRC. Email susan.edginton@uni.edu to confirm your attendance. For more information call, 3-5960.
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CHUCK D VISIT: Chuck D, the seminal rap artist and Internet visionary, who will be speaking atUNI on January 29, 2003, 7:30 p.m. in the Lang Hall Auditorium. His talk is supported by the Meryl Norton Hearst Chair in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, created by an endowment from James Schell Hearst, author, poet and professor of creative writing at UNI from 1941 until his retirement in 1975. The event is free, and open to the public.
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