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Tuesday December 9, 2003


NEWS 

UNI FACULTY & STAFF ENCOURAGED TO GET FLU SHOT: The Iowa Department of Public Health announced late last week that it is strongly encouraging all Iowans to get an influenza vaccination. UNI faculty and staff can get flu shots on campus this week. The UNI Student Health Clinic will host immunization clinics from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 8, 9, and 10. Check-in is at the Schindler Education Center. The flu shot is $15 and is covered under UNI's health insurance plan. If you do not have insurance through UNI, the cost can be put on payroll deduction. For more information, see http://www.idph.state.ia.us/eedo/flu.asp
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LIFE INSURANCE BENEFICIARIES: Beneficiary confirmation letters need to be returned to Human Resource Services (0034) by Dec. 12. For questions, contact HRS at 3-2422.
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SMALL ENVELOPES: If you have an abundance of small campus envelopes, send them to the Mail Center to be recirculated. Also, if you have any any department envelopes that could be reused, the Mail Center will circulate them as well.
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LIBRARY NOTICE: Deadline for full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty members to apply for library study rooms for the spring semester is Friday, Dec. 12. Application forms are available in the library's main office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.
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AEOP ADOPT-A-FAMILY: UNI faculty and staff may donate gift items to one or two UNI families needing assistance to make their holiday a little brighter. For a list of suggested gift items and drop-off locations, visit http://www.uni.edu/aeop/ and click on Adopt-A-Family.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

UNI FACULTY/STAFF APPEAL: Annual Faculty/Staff appeal is now underway. Consider making a gift to help continue bringing new opportunities to students. For more information, call the UNI Foundation, 3-6078.
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NEW RESERVATION POLICY: Beginning January 2004, catering and meeting space at the Commons and Maucker Union can be reserved two years in advance. This is a change from the previous one-year-out policy. For additional information, contact the Department of Residence, 3-2333 or Maucker Union 3-2256.
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WELLNESS NEWSLETTER: The December 2003 issue of Words of Wellness (an employee wellness newsletter for UNI faculty and staff) can be found at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/newsletr.html
. To receive a hard copy of each issue along with each semester's fitness program schedule contact Kathy.Gulick@uni.edu, 3-6921.

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SPRING SEMESTER WRS STYLE: Register early for fitness and certification classes for the spring semester. Sign up in WRC 101, M-F 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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15% OFF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: The UNI Management and Professional Development Center is taking registrations now for their Business and Management Certificate Program which starts Feb. 11 and for their Leadership Development Certificate Program which begins Feb. 18. UNI employees receive a 15 percent discount. Visit http://www.bcs.uni.edu/mpdc/ and click the Certificate Programs link. To register, e-mail Debb Vandehaar-Arens at mpdc@uni.edu or call 3-5851.
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REGISTER FOR FLIGHT SCHOOL: A 10-session certified training series for managers and supervisors. Call Robin at 3-3536 or visit
http://aflink.af.uni.edu/hrs/training/soar/registration/registration.htm

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HOURS 

EXTENDED LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINAL EXAM WEEK:
Visit http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#fallfinals

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EVENTS 

(by category)

ATHLETICS
Tues., Dec. 9 -- MBB vs. Iowa, UNI-Dome, 7:05 p.m.
Wed., Dec. 10 -- WBB vs. Wyoming, West Gym, 7:05 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 -- WR vs. UT-Chattanooga, 7 p.m.
Fri., Dec. 12 -- W.SWIM vs. Iowa State, 6 p.m., WRC Pool Sat.,
Dec. 13 -- MBB vs. Minnesota-Crookston, 7:05 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 14 -- WBB vs. UMKC, 3:05 p.m.

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CONFERENCES/METTINGS/WORKSHOPS
FACULTY FOCUS INTER-SESSION TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS, JAN 5-9: ITS-Educational Technology is offering workshops that focus entirely on faculty, concentrating on technology's role in teaching and learning. Seating is limited; reservations required. Call 3-2309 to register. For a schedule and detailed descriptions of workshops, visit
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/focus/

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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
LECTURE AND SLIDE PRESENTATION: "An American Student in Siberia." Andrea Weller, a UNI senior, will speak on her experiences working in Siberia this past summer. Wednesday, December 10, 7 p.m. in SRL 115.
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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Visit http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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INTERPRETERS THEATRE: "The Streets Are Burning: The '68 Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial," Dec. 10-13 at 7:30 p.m. in Lang Hall, Room 040. Admission is free; seating is first-come, first-served.
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SYMPHONY'S HOLIDAY POPS CONCERT: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will present its Holiday Pops concert Dec. 12-13, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. Guests include the Northern Iowa Children's Choir, East High School's Concert Choir and Show Choir, and members of Attitudes Dance by Aimee. Call 3-7469 for tickets.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
CHERISHED MEMORIES: Celebrate the holiday season at the Marshall Center One-Room School, Dec. 11, 7 p.m. Enjoy classic carols, a reenactment of a spelldown and the sharing of one room school experiences. Free and open to the public.
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UNI MUSEUMS' A-Z INSTITUTE "I" DAY: Dec. 22, 9 a.m. - noon, University Museum. Come and learn about Ireland, taste some traditional food, learn to dance a jig and count to 10 in Irish Gaelic. For children grades K-6. Registration fee is $15 for Friends of the Museums members; $20 for non-members. Fee includes supplies, snacks, certificate and A-Z Institute t-shirt. Register by Dec. 15.
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