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Thursday, February 13, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

NEW INGENTA SERVICE: Do you use the Ingenta index and associated document delivery service available to UNI faculty? Lost your password? Use the new "forgot your password?" feature to obtain your username and password via e-mail. New users may contact Kent Snowden, Head of Access Services, at 3-3610, to register for Ingenta.
http://www.gateway.ingenta.com/uni

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UNICOSS: The UNI/Community Spanish Speakers meet every Friday from 3-4 p.m. at the Vibe Coffeehouse. This is an informal gathering to speak Spanish with friends. All are welcome.
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X-SKIING AND SNOWSHOEING:  Visit Clear Lake Lodge, MN with UNI Outdoors for a winter adventure, Feb. 21-23. Spend time cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing and enjoying the outdoors. All expenses are covered, except for a fishing license and gear. All experience levels are welcome. Price: $70 (university) or $80 (guest).
Pre-Trip Meeting: Feb. 18, 5 p.m. WRC 174.
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CUSTOM VALENTINE COOKIES: Present your valentine with a custom decorated 12-inch fresh-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookie with your message on top. Go to the 23rd Street Market (Commons), Biscotti's (Redeker Center) or Maucker Union food service, Feb. 14, between 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Decorators will add your greeting to the cookie while you wait. Gift boxed, $6.99.
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COMPUTER RESOURCES: Helpful computer resources are available at
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
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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NEWS 

NOTICE TO OFF-CAMPUS E-MAIL USERS: UNI Information Technology Services asks all UNI faculty, staff and students with off-campus e-mail client access to TURN ON YOUR E-MAIL ENCRYPTION SYSTEM IMMEDIATELY. This is a personal and university security issue. Without encryption, your e-mail messages, I.D. and password are at risk of being viewed by unwanted third parties. To turn on SSL (secure socket layer) encryption, go to http://www.uni.edu/its/us/document/unimail/ssl/ For help, call your computer support person, or the ITS Computer Consulting Center at 3-5555.
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LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC FORUM: A Legislative Public Forum hosted by local agencies and organizations, including UNI, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Area Education Agency 7, 3712 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls. The public is invited to hear remarks from area legislators and ask questions. UNI guests are encouraged to raise questions about higher education; including topics such as workstudy, student debt, quality of student education, graduates staying in the state, UNI's role in economic development and the need for full salary funding.
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PA ANNOUNCERS NEEDED: The Athletic Department is looking for an energetic person(s) to announce at UNI baseball and softball games. Both baseball and softball home seasons start the last weekend in March and commence in mid-May. Games are mostly on weekends with a few weeknights. Contact Ryan at 3-3591 or ryan.mckernan@uni.edu.
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NOTICE FROM CAMPUS SUPPLY: When filling out UPS shipping documents, press the pen hard enough for it to penetrate all three copies. Campus Supply is being charged for non legible copies. Mail a copy to Campus Supply for their records and billing purposes. Any questions, call 3-2828.
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UPS SHIPPING FORM: Campus Supply has a form online for shipping UPS packages and letters. 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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EVENTS 

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN SUCCESS STORIES: Join us at the CEEE ICN room for a panel discussion from the Univ. of Iowa about successfully incorporating sustainalbe design features into the buildings and landscapes of laboratories, science centers and other campus buildings. The program is on Friday, Feb. 14 from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Contact Pat Higby (higby@uni.edu or 273-6012) for more information.
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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 and Saturday, 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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BLACK HISTORY EVENTS ON CAMPUS:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/295.html
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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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ART EXHIBITS: Feb. 17 - March 10 at the UNI Gallery of Art. Two print exhibitions, "Propinquity" and "Demographics." Opening reception for both is Tues., Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. following a 6:30 p.m. lecture by printmaker Beth Grabowski. Support for the Grabowski lecture comes from the Martha Ellen Tye Visiting Artist/Scholar Series.
http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery

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UNI CONNECTION'S ANNUAL PIE PARTY: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at St. Stephen's Student Center. Enjoy delicious homemade pie and socialize with the campus community.
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GUEST RECITAL: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 8 p.m., GBPAC Jebe hall. Hector Garcia, guitar. No charge.
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RESEARCHING A COMPANY:  Feb. 19, 3-4:30 p.m. in CBB room 3. Requires no advanced registration. Learn tips, techniques, and resources for finding out about a company before you interview. Use this information to prepare for the UNI Job Fair on March 4.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Professor John Baskerville, History, will present "Elvis as Cultural Bridge: Signifying in American Popular Music." The lecture is free and open to the public.
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UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPOTLIGHT SERIES; FACULTY ARTIST SHOWCASE: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great hall. Tickets available
by calling 3-7469 and at the door. Cost: $6 Public; $5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass
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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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