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Tuesday, July 29, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: Do your students go beyond Google? Let the library show off some research alternatives. Sign up your class for library orientation focusing on resources specific to your course at http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm or call 273-2839.
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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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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 

NEW AUTHENTICATION SYSTEM: A new authentication system is in place for access to MyUNIverse; administrative Web applications such as registration, residence contracting, parking permits, viewing financial aid awards and U-bills; as well as login to computers in the ITS Student Computer Centers. For further information, http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/323.html
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"G" LOT LOTTERY: The Parking Division of the Department of Public Safety will be accepting names for the 2003-04 "G" lot lottery through 5 p.m. August 8. Requests must be submitted via email or written form. Names for the "G" lot will be drawn sometime during the week of August 11. Letters will be sent via campus mail advising people of their position in the lottery.
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PARKING PERMITS AVAILABLE: For a parking update, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/321.html
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FACULTY RESERVE LIST: The deadline for reinstating summer 2003 course reserves for the fall 2003 semester is August 6. 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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ITS MOVE: ITS Administration staff (Karen Paulsen, Jane Fritts, Donna Crayne & Betty Johnson) have moved to CBB 15. New campus zip is 0121; new fax is 3-7373. Phone numbers will not change.
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THEATRE TICKETS AVAILABLE: Season tickets for Theatre UNI's 2003/04 season at the Strayer-Wood are now available online at: https://access.uni.edu/theatre/ They may also be purchased by calling 273-6387. The 2003/04 season includes productions of Lobster Alice, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, The Tender Land, and Ghosts.
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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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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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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 

SUMMER RESEARCH POSTER SESSION: CNS Students will report on their summer research projects at a poster session from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, in the Great Reading Room, Seerley 116. Keynote speaker is Dr. Stanley Schultz, dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Texas, Houston, whose address is titled "King Cholera Dethroned!" The meeting is sponsored by the Merck/American Association for the Advancement of Science Undergraduate Science Research Program. The meeting is open to the public and free of charge.
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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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