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Tuesday, August 12, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

REGISTER YOUR CLASSES FOR LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: If your research assignments elicit a "?" rather than a "!" - consider registering your classes for library instruction this fall. Call 3-2839, or register online at http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm
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NEW-EMPLOYEE E-MAIL ACCOUNTS: E-mail accounts for new employees can be set up at http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/email/email16.htm
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WRS FITNESS & LEISURE CLASS SIGN-UP: Classes begin Sept. 2. Registration begins Aug. 18. WRS office (WRC 101) hours: M-F 7:30-5:30. New classes include Indoor Cycling and Walk-n-Tone; as well as Employee-only Aerobics, Mind, Body, & Spirit (yoga); and Belly Dancing. Pick up a flyer at the WRC or the Union Information Desk. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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WRC USER REGISTRATION: WRS will begin accepting registrations for 2003-2004 facility user privileges on Aug. 18. Individual registration is $140 for Sept. 1, 2003-Aug. 31. Registration provides access to WRC facilities, as well as Health Beat located in Maucker Union. Register at: http://www.uni.edu/wellrec. Click on Facility & Staff Wellness and select Facility User Registration, or register in person in WRC 101.
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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/).
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CAMPUS SUPPLY: The fiscal year 2004 UNI/Office Depot catalogs are in the mail. Included with these special discount catalogs is a six-page core supply list with greater discounts. Use these two price sheets and save your department some money. Questions, call 3-2451.
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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. 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 

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: Missouri Street Reconstruction:Beginning Monday Aug. 18, Missouri Street between the Gilchrist G parking lot and Latham Hall will be closed for reconstruction.The anticipated time to complete this work is three to four weeks. The Gilchrist G lot and the Latham metered lot will be closed during construction. When completed, Missouri Street will terminate in a cul-de-sac on the south side of McCollum Science Hall. Contact Facilities Planning 3-2611, with any questions.
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TAG SALE: On Thursday, Aug. 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UNI will have a tag sale at the UNI warehouse, 2412 West 27th St. -- west of the UNI-Dome. A large variety of chairs and seating units will be available, as well as desks, files, podiums, and a few bicycles. All items are specifically priced for sale. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed by 4 p.m. on Thursday. All items must be paid for in cash (good check) on site before removal. Please call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.
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UNI ONLINE SURVEY: We are considering making some adjustments to UNI Online -- specifically to the "Events" section. Currently the information is listed in date order. Would it be helpful to organize the information by category, such as athletics, lectures, performing arts, etc.? Send comments or suggestion to elizabeth.yagla@uni.edu
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NAME UPDATE FOR PUBLIC SAFETY: As of July 1, the UNI Department of Public Safety has two divisions: the Police Division and the Parking Division. The overall department mission does not change. This name change is similar to changes made last year at Iowa State University and the University of Iowa.
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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.

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UNI IN THE NEWS: Read about UNI's Ag-Based Industrial Lubricants Research Program's (ABIL) new breakthrough in this issue of Lube Report. http://www.LubeReport.com/e_article000169428.cfm
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HOURS 

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

CELEBRATE THE LOCAL HARVEST: The Buy Fresh, Buy Local campaign, sponsored by the CEEE, is hosting a special event to celebrate the peak of harvest season on Saturday, Aug. 16, at Overman Park in downtown Cedar Falls. A picnic dinner made with locally-grown ingredients can be purchased for $5, or bring your own. Ann Zimmerman will be featured at the Band Shell at 7 p.m. KUNI's Karen Impola
will host. Call 3-7575 for more information.

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FACULTY MEETING: The opening faculty meeting will be Monday Aug. 25 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Strayer-Wood Theatre. Refreshments from 3 - 3:30 and at 4:45 in the lobby. All faculty and staff may attend.
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UNI VS. ISU TAILGATE: The UNI Alumni Association will host a tailgate prior to the UNI vs. ISU game in Ames Aug. 30th. All alumni and friends are welcome! Cost is $8 for association members or children 12 and under. $10 for non-members. The tailgate is from 4-5:30 p.m. Kick-off is 6 p.m.Call 3-2355 for reservations.
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THE UNI INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Maucker Union Old Central 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.
Visit http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/news/iof2003.asp for details.
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