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Tuesday, February 11, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

COMPUTER RESOURCES: Helpful computer resources are available at
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
for your use. Links to free images, copyright information, help with Microsoft Office, Web page development, and many other topics are covered in this comprehensive listing.
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ONLINE REFFERAL RESOURCES: This annual publication from Academic Advising Services provides extensive references and information sources on curricular and student services at UNI. Web and PDF versions are available at:
http://fp.uni.edu/acaadvis/Referral_Resources/RR_2002-2003.htm
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SUMMER INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: MBNA America is looking for a junior or senior who will be returning to UNI for the 2003-04 academic year and is studying marketing, economics, or business management to participate in their summer internship program in Cleveland, Ohio. The position pays $11/hour and continues throughout the 03-04 academic year. More information is available via the UNI Alumni Association, 204 Commons.
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CUSTOM VALENTINE COOKIES: Treat that special someone to a custom-made 12 inch chocolate chip conversation heart. Place your online order at
http://www.uni.edu/dor/dining/dinop/CookieOrders.htm
or call Carolyn Young at 3-3555. Pick-up days are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Feb. 12, 13, and 14 at three convenient locations: Biscotti's, 23rd Street Market, and Maucker Union Food Service. Payment is due upon pick-up. The last day to pre-order the cookies is Feb. 13.
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LUX SERVICE AWARD: Nominations are now being accepted for the 2003 Lux Service Award. Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate students who demonstrated outstanding service to UNI. Visit http://www.unialum.org/lux for award requirements and on-line nomination form. Nominations must be received by Feb. 14. Direct questions to Jennifer Albertsen at 273-6409.
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NEWS 

NOTICE FROM CAMPUS SUPPLY: To all persons using UPS (United Parcel Services) shipping documents. When filling out these shipping documents you must press with your pen hard enough for it to penetrate all three copies. We are being charged for non legible copies. Please mail a copy to Campus Supply for our records and billing purposes. Any questions, call 3-2828.
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UPS SHIPPING FORM: Reminder that Campus Supply has a form online for shipping out UPS packages and letters. You can locate this form on the MyUniverse Web page under the tab, "Tools for Success." Click the Forms Repository and then either scroll down to the "U" or choose letter U to locate the form titled "UPS Shipping Request". Please fill out the entire form.
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NUHS CHOIR TELEVISION PROGRAM: The Northern University High School Concert Choir (Price Lab) is featured on "Hotline Happenings", a CFU Channel 15 program, for the next 30 days. The choir and director Linda Sharp will be performing a solo concert, "Iowa Culture", and will participate in a festival choir singing Schubert's "Mass in G" in Carnegie Hall, New York, on Monday, May 26. Contact Linda Sharp at 3-6236 or email Linda.Sharp@uni.edu for more information on the NUHS Carnegie trip.
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UNI STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR: Supervisors, nominate your student employees for the 2002-2003 UNI Student Employee of the Year. View eligibility criteria and print a nomination form at
http://www.uni.edu/finaid/pdf/stdtnomination02-03.pdf
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OSHA'S FORM 300A SUMMARY: Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses for 2002 has been posted on the Human Resource Services Web site at
http://www.uni.edu/hrs/benefits/workerscomp.html
If you have any questions, please call Jan Flick at 3-2824.
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VOTE FOR FAVORITE ELECTRONIC RESOURCE: This is the last week to vote for your favorite electronic resource. Tell which is your favorite and why, and you could receive an official Rod Library mug. Use the ballot box located in the lobby of the Rod Library or near the Reference Desk. Or vote online at http://www.library.uni.edu/
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CAMPUS DIRECTORY CORRECTION: Robert Dippel, Operations Director, GBPAC 13A, 3-3678. Stephen Taft, mail code 0801.
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EVENTS 

OFF HUDSON SERIES: Theatre UNI's Off Hudson Series of Staged Readings presents Naomi Wallace's "In the Heart of America" Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the CAC, Room 108. This dramatic look at the human cost of war and hate set against the backdrop of the Gulf War, is directed by Cynthia Goatley. Free and open to the public.
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GUEST RECITAL: Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Paul Hartfield, tenor, and Richard Williams, piano. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CAMP & RECREATION FAIR: Many organizations will be recruiting summer employees at the Camp & Recreation Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. Sponsored by the UNI Career Center, Student Services Center #19. For a list of recruiting organizations visit:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/Events/campfair/camp.html
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CEDAR VALLEY DAY IN DES MOINES: Faculty and staff are invited to represent UNI at the Cedar Falls and Waterloo Chambers of Commerce Legislative Reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Embassy Suites, 101 E. Locust Street, Des Moines. Members of the Iowa General Assembly and several members of the Vilsack administration have been invited to the reception. Please show your support for UNI and the Cedar Valley. For more information, please contact Stacey Christensen, 3-3170.
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HEARST LECTURE BY SARAH VOWELL: The Department of Communication Studies and KUNI welcome author, social observer, and "This American Life" radio contributor Sarah Vowell to Lang Hall Auditorium on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. She will read from her recent book "Partly Cloudy Patriot" (Simon & Schuster, 2002), and take questions from the audience. A reception and book signing will follow. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, see http://www.uni.edu/comstudy
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FACULTY AND GUEST RECITAL: Wednesday, Feb. 12, 8 p.m., GBPAC. David Rachor, bassoon, and Ricardo Rapoport, bassoon.http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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THE BIRDS AND THE BEES: Allen Women's Health Department will be offering a free, fun, and educational program on talking with your child or grandchild about sex Thursday, Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. in the Embassy Room of Maucker Union. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to register. Feel free to bring a lunch.
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LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP: Feb. 13, 3:30-4:45 p.m., in 246 SEC-Greg Buntz, Exec. Director of the Iowa Peace Institute, will address "Peace-making for Leaders" and engage his audience in scenarios involving mediation and conflict resolution; see
http://www.uni.edu/vpess//leadership/peace-inst.htm

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48th ANNUAL TALLCORN JAZZ FESTIVAL: Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15, all day, GBPAC Great and Davis Halls and RHA. Contact: Chris Merz - 319-273-3077 - merz@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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52nd ANNUAL SINFONIAN DIMENSIONS IN JAZZ SHOWS: Friday andSaturday, Feb. 14 and 15, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Ray Anderson, trombone, with UNI Jazz Band I, Chris Merz, conductor. Tickets available at 3-7469 and at the door. Cost: $5 for public and student. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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JEWISH SYNAGOGUE TOUR: On Saturday, Feb. 15 the St. Stephen Catholic Student Center will visit the Son's of Jacob Synagogue in Waterloo to learn more about the Jewish faith and tradition. If interested, meet at the St. Stephen Catholic Student Center (right by the bookstore) at 4:20 p.m. Contact Joshua Hanna 2-1395 or Rebfilms@uni.edu with questions.
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BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO: On Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. the best party band in the world will visit the GBPAC. Get tickets now at the GBPAC box office by calling 3-SHOW or order online at http://tickets.uni.edu. Regular tickets are $19-$28, student prices are $15.20-$22.40. Join the annual Gallagher-Bluedorn Mardi Gras party in the lobby at 6 p.m.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Ken De Nault, Geology, will present "The Sea of Cortez and the Sierra Madre, Mexico: A Geologist's Sojourn" on Monday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. in 125 Latham Hall.
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PLS TEACHER INSTITUTE: On Friday, Feb. 21, the second Teacher Institute will be held at Price Laboratory School. More than 250 teacher education students participated in the first Institute in October, attending over 70 different sessions offered by PLS educators. The Teacher Institute is offered at no cost. A complete listing of sessions and times, as well as registration materials, are available at http://www.pls.uni.edu/pls/teacher_institute/
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WONDERS OF GRAVITY: Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-noon, at the University Museum. Learn about gravity with fun hands-on activities, eat space food, and hear from UNI students who have been a part of NASA's Weightless Wonder Program. This program is appropriate for 3rd-6th graders. Please register by Feb. 14. $7 per child.
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HELP PLAN FOR OPPORTUNITY: Opportunity Works is hosting a Regional Planning Conference, Feb. 25, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Waterloo's Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. Help plan strategies to reduce poverty and increase opportunity. No cost to attend. Childcare, translation and transportation available. No cost for resource tables to share your organizational information. 1-866-696-3560 or http://www.opportunityworksiowa.org
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UNI ATHLETIC CLUB RENEWAL CARNIVAL: Saturday, March 1, the UNI Athletic Club will sponsor the 4th Annual Membership Renewal Carnival in the UNI-Dome before the men's basketball game versus Drake, from 10-11:45 a.m. There will be games for the kids, snacks and fun with UNI coaches and student-athletes. Athletic Club members can use the coupon sent in the winter benefits package to get free tickets to the game.
http://www.unipanthers.com/athclub/

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