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Thursday, August 28, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

FALL 2003 MASSAGE SCHEDULE: The Wellness Resource Lab, WRC 104, offers massages by a licensed massage therapist! Come for relief Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the fall from 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes and sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, ubill, or payroll deduct. Call 273-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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RESERVE StudioIT FOR YOUR CLASS: Located in Lang 245, the Studio for Innovative Teaching (StudioIT) is an interactive classroom equipped with a touch screen SMART Board, 20 Gateway wireless laptops, and a videoconferencing unit. ITS Educational Technology offers the use of StudioIT at no charge to UNI faculty for classroom instruction. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/studioit for more information.
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PADDLING PANTHER SWIM LESSONS: Paddling Panther Learn-to-Swim Program is accepting registrations for children of students, faculty and staff. All instructors are American Red Cross Certified and teach preschool through level VII. Classes will be held throughout the fall semester on Saturday mornings. Contact Chris Denison for further information.
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REGIONAL BUSINESS CENTER FALL CLASSES: The UNI Regional Business Center offers classes in small business skill development, hands-on computer software training, and regulatory workshops. All classes are open to the public. To view the fall schedule, visit http://www.unirbc.org, or call 236-8123 for more information.
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FLIGHT SCHOOL: Space is still available in Flight School, a 10-session certificate series for UNI managers and supervisors. Learn to manage the UNI way and develop a collaborative team to help you achieve new heights in managerial excellence! To enroll, visit http://aflink.af.uni.edu/hrs/training/soar/registration/registration.htm
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WRS FITNESS & LEISURE CLASS SIGN-UP: Classes begin Sept. 2. Register now. 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. Visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec for more information
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FULBRIGHT STUDENT PROGRAM: The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is seeking UNI faculty members to serve on the campus committee. Previous Fulbright teaching or research experience not required. Faculty members interested in serving should contact the UNI Fulbright Student Program Advisor, Ella Sweigert, at ella.sweigert@uni.edu or 3-7078.
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NEWS 

UNI ONLINE DEADLINE: Due to the holiday weekend, the deadline for the Sept. 2 edition of UNI Online is noon Friday, Aug. 29.
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TIMELY DEPOSITS OF CASH RECEIPTS: In order to comply with university policy, departments and related organizations are required to make daily deposits if funds on hand equal or exceed $250. Departments and organizations must deposit funds on hand at least weekly. Forms needed to make these required deposits can be found on MyUNIverse, MEMFIS forms. If you have questions, contact Diane Headington, Cashier's Office, 3-2628.
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RESNET IS DOWN: Because of the Blaster and Welchia viruses, UNI's ResNet is down. Residence hall students do not have access to the Internet or e-mail from their personal computers or from hall e-mail terminals. ResNet computer consultants are working through each hall to make sure all students' computers have appropriate patches and fixes applied. Residents can check with their hall office for updates. The ResNet Web site also will have updates at www.resnet.uni.edu. UNI contacts: Nancy Lindgard and Todd Thomas.
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CIEP CONVERSATION PARTNERS PROGRAM: UNI students, faculty and staff help international students learn more about American culture by volunteering as conversation partners in the Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP). Partners meet for one hour each week to converse in English. Stop by Baker 72/73 or visit our Web site at http://fp.uni.edu/ciep to apply.
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HOURS 

IRTS-SEC 222: Will close 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29 and reopen 7:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2.
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LIBRARY HOURS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#labor
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MAUCKER UNION HOURS: http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/
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EVENTS 

NATIVE ROADSIDE VEGETATION CENTER (NRVC) DEDICATION: The NRVC, located on West 27th Street about one-half mile west of Hudson Road, will be dedicated at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29. Refreshments and building and plot production tours will follow remarks by dignitaries, including Sen. Charles Grassley and a representative of Sen. Tom Harkin. The center's programs-- the Roadside Program, Prairie Institute and Iowa Ecotype Project-- are interwoven to restore Iowa prairie and bring native grasses and flowers back to Iowa's roadsides.
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TAG SALE: On Wednesday, Sept. 3, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m, UNI will hold a tag sale at the Price Lab School. Desks and chairs will be for sale, as well as cabinets, bookshelves, power tools and computer equipment. All items are specifically priced. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed by 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. All items must be paid for in cash (good check) before removal. Parking will be available in the "A" lot north of the fieldhouse and on 19th St north of the track. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.
------------------------------------------------------------------- ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT UNI: Join us for breakfast in Curris Business Building, room 3, on Sept. 4 at 8 a.m. and learn about UNI Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), conferences, workshops, activities, and the new Certificate in Entrepreneurship. Open to students, faculty and staff. Contact Katherine Cota-Uyar at 3-7350 or katherine.cota@uni.edu for more information.
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SMOKEY ROBINSON TO PERFORM AT GBPAC: Saturday, Sept. 6, 8 p.m. Smokey Robinson is synonymous with Motown and its' rise to prominence in the recording industry. He served as writer and producer of many of Motown's most popular hits including such classics as "The Way You Do the Thing You Do," "Ooo Baby Baby," "The Tracks of My Tears," and "I Second That Emotion."
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OPEN CO-REC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Saturday, Sept. 13. Managerís meeting 4 p.m, Thursday, Aug. 28, in Schindler Rm. 246. Entries due Wed, Sept. 10th @ 5:30 p.m. in WRC 101 (registration limited to first 16 teams). Entry fee is $20 per team (cash, check, or u-bill).
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GOLF AT PHEASANT RIDGE GOLF COURSE: Saturday, Sept. 20, presented by UNI Intramurals. Register Monday, Sept. 8 ‚ Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 8 a.m. ‚ 5:30 p.m. (limited to 100 entries). Green fees $12 (cash or check); no refunds unless Pheasant Ridge determines course is unplayable. Tee times start at 8:30 a.m.
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