University of Northern Iowa
UNI Online


Tuesday, August 5, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

WRC USER REGISTRATION: WRS will begin accepting registrations for 2003-2004 Facility User Privleges on Aug. 18; effective dates Sept. 1, 2003-Aug. 31, 2004 at an individual cost of $140. Registration provides access to WRC facilities, as well as Health Beat located in Maucker Union. Register on-line: http://www.uni.edu/wellrec. Click on Facility & Staff Wellness and select Facility User Registration, or register in person in WRC 101.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
LIBRARY AND INTERNET RESOURCES: The new gateway to library and internet resources (http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/) was made public on Monday, August 4. It supersedes the Resources section of the library's Web site and is accessible from several links on the library's homepage (http://www.library.uni.edu/).
-------------------------------------------------------------------
CAMPUS SUPPLY: The FY 04 UNI/Office Depot catalogs are in the mail. Included with these special discounted catalogs is a six page core supply list with greater discounted prices. Use these two price sheets and save your department some money. Questions, call 3-2451.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

NEWS 

NEW AND IMPROVED MAUCKER UNION: On Aug. 22, Maucker Union will re-open for business. Chats, the new coffee bar, opens at 7 a.m. The Coffee House, Hemisphere Lounge, new and renovated meeting rooms, and the administrative offices for Maucker Union will also be open. Temporary food service will be in Old Central Ballroom C (formerly the Expansion) beginning on Aug. 25. For more details, please visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/324.html
To schedule rooms or for more information, call 3-2257.

-------------------------------------------------------------------
COLLECTIVE LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP: The 2003 Iowa General Assembly Legislative Wrap-Up did not accurately reflect UNI's budget cuts. Please see the corrected version below. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/325.html
-------------------------------------------------------------------
NEW HIRES: Welcome a new merit employee: Julie Early, police officer, Public Safety; and these new P & S employees: Catherine Broshears, assistant soccer coach, Soccer; Letitia Craig, violence prevention/ education coordinator, Women’s Studies; Catherine MacDonald, program manager/business tech, Small Business Development Center, Eric Moschella, hall coordinator, Bender Hall; William Smoldt, event & parking coordinator, Athletics Administration.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
ART FESTIVAL DONATION: UNI and the UNI Alumni Association participated in the 2003 Des Moines Arts Festival June 27-29. Some 100 alumni volunteered their time and sold ice cream during the three-day event. The Festival made a donation in the amount of $1400 to the Alumni Association Scholarship Fund.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
SUMMER MINORITY FACULTY TEACHING PROGRAM: Each summer the Provost Office sponsors a program with arrangements coordinated through the Graduate College that invites minority faculty from outside of Iowa to teach in UNI host departments. To view the experiences of summer Psychology faculty member Dr. Michelle Marion of Xavier College of New Orleans, please visit: http://www.grad.uni.edu/information/news.asp
-------------------------------------------------------------------
UNI IN THE NEWS: Read about UNI's Ag-Based Industrial Lubricants Research Program new breakthrough in this issue of Lube Report. http://www.LubeReport.com/e_article000169428.cfm
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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
-------------------------------------------------------------------
"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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
PARKING PERMITS AVAILABLE: For a parking update, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/321.html
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

 

HOURS 

REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS: Beginning Monday, August 18, regular business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) for university offices resume. Supervisors of staff who do not have e-mail access, please inform them of regular business hours.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

 

EVENTS 

THE UNI INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Maucker University Union Expansions A & B. This annual event is an opportunity for UNI students, faculty and staff to learn about overseas study, internships, volunteer, and work options. UNI program providers and campus-based international organizations/groups wishing to exhibit at the fair should contact Linda Wiges at linda.wiges@uni.edu or at 3-7078 for further information. http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/news/iof2003.asp for details.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

 


Find the UNI event you're looking for in the UNI Calendar of Events, a convenient, searchable database located at http://access.uni.edu/acal/
Events on the calendar this week at UNI:

http://access.uni.edu/acal/bin/callist.cgi?date=this_week


UNI Online is published twice a week, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. 
Maintained by Office of University Marketing and Public Relations
Last Modified: 09/22/10