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Thursday, May 1, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

DELL PC PURCHASE: Departments or individuals contemplating PC purchases should consider the Dell desktop configuration and pricing that has been selected for the ITS Student Computer Centers purchase this year. This base configuration and several options are available for immediate purchase. Please note that this configuration is also available for individual faculty/staff/student purchasers for their home. http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase
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GradMed INSURANCE PROGRAM: The UNI Alumni Association has partnered with American Insurance Administrators to offer graduating seniors, alumni and friends a short-term health insurance product called GradMed. If you are in need of temporary insurance coverage, visit http://www.unialum.org/proserv/insurance.html for more information. Questions can be directed to Jennifer Albertsen at 3-6409.
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FACILITIES PLANNING NEWSLETTER: The Spring 2003 Facilities Planning newsletter can be found at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/Content/HTM/Spring2003Newsletter.htm This issue includes updates on major construction projects and information about the Facilities Planning staff.
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FREE TONER FOR CANON COPIER: Three boxes of NP-4335/4835. Contact Karla at 3-2801 for more information.
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NEWS 

ONLINE SUMMER SCHEDULE: UNI Online will be e-mailed once a week, on Tuesdays, beginning the week of May 12. The final issue of MyUNIverse News will be Monday, May 5. Twice a week production of Online will resume the week of Aug. 18. MyUNIverse News will resume production on Monday, Aug. 18. To submit items for either, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/
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McCOLLUM ELEVATOR OUT: The elevator serving MSH will be out of service for approximately two weeks beginning May 12. For questions, contact Steve Pavelec at 3-6165.
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MEMFIS UPGRADE: The MEMFIS system will undergo an upgrade on Friday, May 2. Users will not have access to the system from noon Friday until the beginning of business on Tuesday, May 6. During the process MEMFIS reports will be available, reflecting data entered prior to close of business on Thursday, May 1. To view system enhancements and changes see http://aflink.af.uni.edu/memfis/documents/announcements/ug042903.shtml
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HAZARDOUS WASTE PICK-UP DATE: The end of the semester hazardous waste disposal will be May 19. All hazardous waste must be labeled and boxed appropriately prior to transporting. If you are a new generator and need assistance with labeling, call 3-5855.
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SECURING ROBES FOR CONVOCATION: Academic apparel will be provided free of charge, with orders handled by the Registrar's Office. For ordering information visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/311.html

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TOWERS AUCTION: On May 14 at 10 a.m. an auction of kitchen and dining room equipment and furniture will take place in the Tower Dining Center. There will also be approximately 200 dormitory desks and chairs. More information is available at http://www.uni.edu/dor/auction All items sold "as is" and must be removed the day of sale. All items must be paid for in cash (good check) before removal. Bring a photo ID to get a bidding number. Contact Vince Heuer at 3-3527 with questions.
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NELSON NAMED MVC ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Senior Nikki Nelson not only placed in two events at this year's Drake Relays, but the senior sprinter won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 58.64, the fastest time in the MVC and the second fastest time in Panther history.
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MEN'S GOLF: The Panther men's golf team finished fifth in the MVC Golf Tournament. Mike Lewis finished second in the tournament (213), one stroke behind champion Ty Cline of Wichita State. UNI was just eight strokes out of a tie for third with a score of 890.
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MEN'S BASKETBALL: Coach Greg McDermott has announced the signing of his final player for this coming season. Atila Santos (pronounced ah-cha-la), a 6-9, 210-pound freshman forward/center, will join the Panther squad this fall. From Brazil, he plays for the Centro De Estudos Supletivos Othon Barroso De Carvalho Macae club team in Rio De Janeiro.
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UNION AUCTION: UNI has scheduled an auction on May 9 at 10 a.m. in the Maucker Union. The items for sale include butcher block tables with accompanying chairs and wood/upholstered chairs and couches from the Union lounges. Some office furniture such as desks, chairs, file & storage cabinets, and plastic stack chairs, are also available. All items sold "as is" and must be removed the day of sale. All items must be paid for in cash (good check) before removal. Bring a photo ID to get a bidding number. Contact Vince Heuer at 3-3527 with questions.
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UNI SATURDAY CELEBRATION: Bob and Yvonne Koob cordially invite all faculty and staff, and their families to the 8th annual UNI Saturday Celebration Sept. 6, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the south lawn of the president's home. More details to follow.
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REINSTATEMENT OF FACULTY SPRING RESERVE LIST: The deadline for reinstating spring 2003 course reserves for the May/Summer 2003 semester is May 9. New reserve lists for fall semester should be submitted no later than Aug. 11. For questions call the Multi-Service Center (3-6002) or visit http://www.library.uni.edu/msc/reinstate.htm
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UNI STRATEGIC PLAN REVIEW UPDATE: The Strategic Planning Review Committee has been discussing the beneficial feedback it has received to date, and is making further potential modifications to the UNI Strategic Plan. Check out the new potential changes to the plan at http://aflink.af.uni.edu/stratplan/ Please send comments on the potential changes to the current plan, and the additional revisions that have been added, by May 5, using the e-mail feedback link on the Web site. The committee encourages your input.
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HOURS

LIBRARY SPRING FINALS WEEK HOURS:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#springfinals

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MAUCKER UNION: Finals Week: Sunday, May 4, 10 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Monday, May 5, 6:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Tuesday, May 6, 6:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 a.m. - Midnight; Thursday, May 8, 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday, May 9, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday, May 10, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Maucker Union will be closed during the summer session due to construction from Sunday, May 11 to Thursday, Aug. 21.
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EVENTS 

MAY 1st THURSDAZE: End the school year by attending the Drive-In Movie featuring the box office hit "OLD SCHOOL" Thursday, May 1, 9 p.m. in the Quads Courtyard. Drive in munchies will be served. Rain site will be Maucker Union Expansion. Call 3-2683 with questions.
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SYMPHONY: Popular swing trio The Manhattan Rhythm Kings join The W-CF Symphony this Friday and Saturday, May 2 and 3, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC Great Hall. You'll hear works works by Gershwin, Ellington, and Berlin, among others. For tickets, call 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6:30. http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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UNI BASEBALL WEEKEND: Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m. vs. Bradley (Camp Day -Baseball Bingo); Saturday, May 3 at 2 p.m. vs. Bradley (Alumni Day - Pack the Stadium Night - all tickets are $3); Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. vs. Bradley (Fan Appreciation Day - autographs after the game).
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St. STEPHEN'S 5 de MAYO CELEBRATION: St. Stephen's Catholic Student Center is celebrating Cinco De Mayo Sunday, May 4 at 5 p.m. Attend the celebration and support the 14 members of the St. Stephen's community going on a service trip to the El Faro Orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Stop by St. Stephen's, 23rd Street next to the bookstore, or call 266-9863 to reserve tickets. Contact Kathy Rottinghaus (kathylea@uni.edu) with any questions.
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CHANGES TO SCHOOL OF MUSIC CALENDAR: A guest recital has been added to the calendar on Tuesday, May 6 at 8 p.m. in GBPAC Davis Hall. The Tsou Cultural Troup of Taiwan will preform under the direction of Susan Tsai. No admission, but tickets are required and available by calling 3-SHOW.
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