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Tuesday, July 22
, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

SBIR WORKSHOP: A Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) workshop will take place on Aug. 5 and 6 in the Commons Ballroom. UNI faculty, staff, or small business owners interested in federal funding for innovative research to help small companies bring new products, technologies, and services to the marketplace, should register by July 23. Cost is $35. For more information, visit http://www.jpec.org/sbir.htm
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TEAM BUILDING EXERCISE: "Team Development Skills," a workshop on team-building will take place Wednesday, Aug. 13. This interactive half-day session uses short lectures, large- and small-group discussions, specific examples and individual exercises to address the key issues of team development. To register, go to http://www.uni.edu/hrs/training/index.htm and click on the link.
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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH: Education Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts education-related articles appearing in English-language journals and yearbooks published worldwide, as well as books published in 1995 or later. Full-text coverage begins with January 1996. To access the database, go to http://web5.silverplatter.com/webspirs/start.ws?customer=c96252&databases=S(FT)
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SUMMER MASSAGE: Tuesday, July 29 & Wednesday, July 30 from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. $10 for 15 minutes. Sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule.
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WEBCT WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-Educational Technology is offering free WebCT workshops for faculty Aug. 18-20 from 8:30 a.m. until noon. These classes are for faculty who need a refresher on how to use WebCT, who want to see the new features of 3.8, or for those who have never used WebCT before. WebCT is an environment that allows faculty to create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or helps you create a course that is completely online. For more information, visit http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm or call 3-2309.
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NEWS 

TRAVEL INFORMATION: The Controller's Office recently added travel guidelines to their Web page. Topics covered are travel advances, mileage, air travel, meal allowances and lodging. Visit http://www.uni.edu/controller/travel/tguide_toc.pdf Updated information on travel procedures will be posted in September.
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2003 IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP: For impact on UNI, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/320.html
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COMPUTER SILENT AUCTION: ITS-Educational Technology is holding a silent auction today and tomorrow of older Macintosh laptop computers and miscellaneous related equipment. For complete details visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/auction.html
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UNI IN THE NEWS: The Cedar Rapids Gazette featured UNI's Integrated Roadside Vegetation Management program in a story which ran in the Sunday, July 20 paper. This story was a result of a UNI News Brief from the Office of University Marketing & Public Relations. Please send story ideas to elizabeth.yagla@uni.edu
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MAIL CENTER REMINDER: Be sure to use the new '04' meter cards. Also, E, F and G Streets in Cedar Falls are off-campus and need a meter card. If you have questions, call 3-3230.
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MSH ELEVATOR OUT OF SERVICE: The elevator at McCollum Science Hall will be reduced to very limited service starting July 28. The work will take approximately three weeks. Service will be limited to transportation of a small amount of equipment. Passengers will not be allowed until the renovation is complete. Call Steve Pavelec, 3-6165, with any questions or concerns.
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STEAM OUTAGE: Steam outage Aug. 1 - Aug. 4. Most buildings will be affected. Exceptions are listed at: http://aflink.af.uni.edu/phyplant/web/secure/OutageNotice.html
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TIME TO RESERVE LIBRARY STUDY ROOMS: Full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty members who wish to apply for study rooms in the library for the fall semester should do so by Friday, July 25. Application forms are available in the library's main office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.
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HOURS 

LIBRARY INTERIM HOURS: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#summerinterim
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LIBRARY FALL HOURS: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml
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IRTS-SEC 222 AUGUST INTERIM HOURS: IRTS: Library and Labs will close at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 and will reopen Monday, Aug. 25 at 7:45 a.m.

EVENTS 

ART EXHIBIT: The exhibit "Rie Hachiyanagi: A Retrospective" is open to the public now through Aug. 3 in the KAB Gallery of Art. The exhibit consists of six large-scale installations made primarily of handmade paper and photographic documentation of performance art works.

 


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