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Tuesday, September 2, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

ASK A LIBRARIAN CHAT SERVICE: Get your questions answered when you chat live online with a librarian. Rod Library is offering a new, improved chat service beginning Sept. 2. Hours are M-F, 1-4 p.m. During all other hours, submit questions via email, phone, or in person at the reference desk. For more information, visit: http://www.library.uni.edu/ris/askalibrarian.html
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FACULTY SENATE: The University Faculty Senate will hold its first meeting Monday, Sept. 8 from 3:15-5 in Gilchrist 207. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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GATEWAY TO LIBRARY AND INTERNET RESOURCES: The Library's Gateway provides access to the research and information resources available to the UNI community, both print and electronic. Resources are organized by common publication types, such as journal articles and books. The Gateway is accessible from several links on the library's homepage, http://www.library.uni.edu/ and from MyUNIverse.
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AEOP KICK-OFF: The UNI Association of Educational Office Professionals kicks off its 2003-04 season of personal and professional development Tuesday, Sept. 9, in Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. Guest speakers will be Kamyar Enshayan and Pat Higby, presenting "UNI Energywise." Come see what AEOP is all about. The membership drive ends Oct. 31. For questions or a membership application, call Judy Dieken 3-2422.
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MEMFIS TRAINING: The MEMFIS Training team is investigating campus-wide need for additional training on Phase I applications. Please e-mail memfis-training@uni.edu if you, or someone you know, would like to receive training on basic navigation, preparing requisisions, purchasing inquiries and reports, financial reports, or using MEMFIS forms.
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: Give your students the benefit of Rod Library resources and services. Sign up your classes for library instruction sessions today. Visit http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm or call 3-2839.
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2004 CALENDARS: Have you ordered your 2004 calendars yet? If you have not received the 2004 information with pricing and items, please call Mary at 3-2451 in Campus Supply.
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PADDLING PANTHER SWIM LESSONS: Paddling Panther Learn-to-Swim Program is accepting registrations for children of students, facutly 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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NEWS 

CAMPUS PHONE DIRECTORY UPDATES: Human Resource Services is beginning to update PERSONAL information for the 2002-2003 UNI campus phone book. To update personal (home) information ONLY, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/328.html Information on submitting changes in departmental listings will appear in Online at a later date.
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OFFICE RELOCATION: The Office of Information Management and Analysis has relocated to the Rod Library room 441. Telephone, fax numbers and on-campus mail code stays the same.
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HONOR ELDON: A special event honoring Eldon and Dee Miller for their service to UNI will take place Saturday, Sept. 20 in the UNI-Dome. The UNI Foundation invites faculty and staff to make a gift to the McLeod Center in recognition of Eldon and Dee. The goal is to raise $500,000 and to then name the plaza between the UNI-Dome and McLeod Center in their honor. To purchase tickets or make a donation in the Millers' honor, contact the UNI Foundation at 3-6078 or visit http://www.uni-foundation.org
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PANTHER MEAL PLAN: The "Panther Meal" Plan being promoted on campus and at local restaurants is not associated with the university. It is a declining balance plan organized by a company based in Virginia. Information about UNI Dining Services on the Panther Meal Plan Web site are not correct.
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SYMPHONY TICKETS: Single tickets to the nine Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony concerts, as well as the Sept. 21 Chamber Music concert, are now on sale. Call the GBPAC box office at 37469 or visit http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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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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RESEARCH/CREATIVE ACTIVITY SUPPPORT: Due to severe budget reductions, three Graduate College programs have been suspended: supplemental conference travel, small projects, and journal publication. If you have any questions contact David Walker, Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, at david.walker@uni.edu or 3-6148.
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UNI RESEARCHERS ALERT: To comply with the training requirement in its federal-wide research assurance, beginning Sept. 2, all UNI faculty, staff and students conducting research with human participants (subjects) MUST complete the required IRB training before submitting a protocol for review. The on-line tutorial is available at http://cme.nci.nih.gov/ For UNI application forms and information for investigators see: http://www.grad.uni.edu/research/protocol.asp or call the Graduate College (3-2748). You must allow a minimum of two weeks for review and approval.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

CONFERENCES/CAMPS/WORKSHOPS
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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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

FOREIGN CAREERS LECTURE: Stanley A. Otto, the First Secretary for Economic Affairs for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo will speak on "Careers in the Foreign Service" Thursday, Sept. 4 from 3 - 4 p.m. in the State College Room, lower level, Maucker Union. Learn about foreign affairs, careers in the foreign service and living abroad.
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PERFORMING ARTS
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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DESIGN PRESENTATION: Theatre UNI will host a Design Presentation for the upcoming production of "Lobster Alice" on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Get a sneak peek behind the scenes of this romantic comedy. Admission is free.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
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
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EXHIBIT, PROGRESSIVE DINNER: Events associated with the "David Delafield Exhibition" include "Gala Progressive Dinner": 6-7 p.m. at the Hearst Center for the Arts, 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. at the UNI Gallery of Art, and 9-11 p.m. at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. Tickets are $18 per person. For reservations, call 291-4490 before Sept. 3.
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8TH ANNUAL SATURDAY CELEBRATION: All faculty, staff and their families are invited to the 8th Annual UNI Saturday Celebration Saturday, Sept. 6, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the south lawn of the president's home. Food, drinks & table service are provided. Please bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Free open recreation will be available for UNI families in the WRC until 5 p.m. (check in at main desk; clean shoes required and children must be accompanied by an adult). Rain location is Maucker Union.
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DIVERSITY WEEK SCHEDULE: Celebrate Diversity Week September 7-12. Enjoy events like the Cultural Festival, musical entertainment, student panels, movies and much more. For a complete Diversity Week schedule, visit http://www.uni.edu/maucker
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CLIMB BACKBONE: On Sept. 12, spend an evening with UNI Outdoors while attempting some of Backbone State Park's famous climbing routes during nightfall. No experience necessary. Pre-Trip Meeting Sept. 9. Cost is $20 (UNI) $25 (Guest). Contact UNI Outdoors, 3-7163 for more information.
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