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Tuesday, May 6, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

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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TIAA-CREF INVESTMENT FUNDS: Effective May 1, nine additional funds will be available for faculty and staff who participate in the TIAA-CREF retirement plan. These nine funds will be in addition to the ten funds that are currently available. An information packet will be sent to all active faculty and staff members who participate in TIAA-CREF at their home address. Eight information sessions will be held in GIL Room 207. The meetings will be on Monday, May 12 at 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. On Tuesday, May 13, meetings will be held at 10 a.m., noon and 3:30 p.m. On Wednesday, May 13, meetings will be held at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Additional meetings will be held in the fall.
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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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NEWS 

KUDOS: To view the latest Kudos, visit: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2003/may603.shtml
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GETTING TO THE COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES: Due to continuing construction in the Hudson Road area, traveling to the commencement ceremonies will take some planning. Please refer to http://www.uni.edu/regist and click on the April 24 announcement for construction details and a map of how to best navigate your way to and from the commencement ceremonies.
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SIGN UP FOR G LOTTERY: Public Safety is now accepting names of employees who are interested in the drawing for "G" lot parking for the 2003-2004 year. A written request to be included in the drawing must be turned in to Public Safety by 5 p.m. August 8. 23 permits are sold for 23 spaces. The proposed price for the "G" permit for the coming year is $276.
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MAUCKER UNION: will be closed due to construction from May 11 to August 21. You can reach the Maucker Union staff by phone at 3-2256 or by e-mail. For reservations you can call 3-2256 or by sending an e-mail to Union-Reservations@uni.edu.
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STURGIS YOUTH THEATRE: announces its fourth annual all youth summer production, "The Wizard of Oz," for students entering fourth grade and up. Classes are also available for younger children. For complete information on Sturgis Youth Theatre activities this summer, visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre/sturgis
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HABITAT CANDLE SALES: Need a gift for Mother's Day? Stop by the Union Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. and purchase a soy candle. Cinnamon, vanilla, strawberry and black cherry. Students $7, Non-students $10 or buy 3, get one free. All proceeds go towards UNI Habitat for Humanity.
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UNI BASEBALL: UNI Head Coach Rick Heller earned his 400th career victory on Saturday as UNI swept Bradley 6-2 and 10-4. In game one, freshman Jake Hansen won his first collegiate game as he had five strikeouts and allowed only two runs in his five innings on the mound. For the full Panther baseball schedule, see http://www.unipanthers.com/base/index.html
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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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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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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS WEEKEND BEFORE SUMMER SESSION: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#sprngtosmr
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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.
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EVENTS 

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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