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Tuesday March 09, 2004

NEWS 

SALLY RIDE TO VISIT CAMPUS: Sally Ride, the first American woman in
space, will speak at the GBPAC at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 25,
as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series.
This year's lecture co-sponsor is the UNI Speaker's Committee. For
more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/358.html

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NEW EMPLOYEES: Merit: Janice Conrad, custodian I, Maucker Union;
Janice Dawson, cook I, Towers Dining; Christine, McKernan, cook I,
Commons Dining. P & S: David Kalani Mahi, assistant volleyball coach;
Melissa Mendenhall, recruiter/advisor, Ed Opportunity
Program; and Amy Unruh, Iowa Center for Applied Gerontology coordinator,
CSBS.

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FOCUS GROUP PARTICIPANTS NEEDED: Your help is needed. University
Marketing & Public Relations is convening focus groups of faculty,
staff and students in an effort to determine how "Students First" can
be made more effective in articulating UNI's advantages. If you are
willing to spend an hour-and-a-half this spring sharing your insights
on this important UNI initiative, click on the appropriate link
Faculty: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/focus/faculty.html
Staff: http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/focus/staff.html

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STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR: Nominate student employees for the
2003-2004 UNI Student Employee of the Year Award. View eligibility
criteria and print a nomination form by clicking on
http://www.uni.edu/finaid

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

MUG MINUTES: February MEMFIS Users Group minutes are available at:
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/support/mug/mug_minutes.asp

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RESERVE StudioIT FOR YOUR COURSE: The Studio for Innovative Teaching
(StudioIT), Lang 245, is an interactive classroom equipped
with a touch-screen SMART Board, 20 Gateway wireless laptops and a
video-conferencing 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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BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS: Learn American and International styles of
Ballroom, Latin, and Swing Dance. Classes are March 11-April 22,
Thursday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. Cost is $30 for employee; $25 for
students. Intermediate/beginning level. No partner required. Register
in WRC 101.Contact Dana.Foster@uni.edu or 3-5859.

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MEMFIS TRAINING: New MEMFIS training sessions have been added through
the end of the spring semester. To enroll, visit
http://tinyurl.com/2mcjy If a class is not offered when you are
available, contact memfis-training@uni.edu.

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HOURS 

WRC SPRING BREAK HOURS:
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/springbreak.html
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LIBRARY SPRING BREAK HOURS:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#spring
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
BOOK SALE: A book sale will take place from 9 a.m.- noon, Tuesday, March 9,
in Maucker Union. Books will be sold for $1 an inch. All genres will be
available: fiction, non-fiction, textbooks, etc. All proceeds go to
the UNI History Club.

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TEACHER ED CONVOCATION: The 27th Teacher Education Induction
Convocation will take place at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 1, in the GBPAC.
Faculty with teacher education majors may want to attend this
celebration to honor their students being inducted. Faculty available
to assist as marshalls should contact Nick Pace for further
information. Family and friends of the inductees are welcome to attend.


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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
WOMEN AND WAR: A conference addressing the impact of war upon women's
lives will take place March 29 in the Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union.
Anne Barstow, author of "War's Dirty Secret" will speak at 9 a.m. and
Kristina Koch, USAID staff, Bosnia and International Rescue Committee
staff, Sierra Leone will speak at 1 p.m. Roundtables on the U.S. role are at 10:15 a.m.
and the role of NGOs are at 2 p.m. No charge.


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EXHIBITS/FILMS
WOMEN ON FRIDAYS: VIDEO VIEWPOINTS: The serial film, "The Hazards of
Helen" will be presented at noon, Friday, March 12, in Baker 161.
This serial, produced between 1914-1917, stars Helen Holmes, one of
the most celebrated silent-screen serial queens. Bring a lunch. Dessert
will be provided.


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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
PHYSICS COLLOQUIUM: Sam Cipolla, Physics Department, Creighton
University will present, "Atomic Inner-Shell Ionization: Basic Physics
and Applications," March 10, at 4 p.m. in Physics 201. Everyone is
welcome to attend. For more information, visit
http://www.physics.uni.edu/cipolla3-10.htm

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SANDRA WILLIAMSON SPEECH: Sandra Williamson will speak on "Women's
Athletics at UNI 1978-2004" Tuesday March 23 at 7 p.m. in the CEEE
Auditorium. The public is invited. Sponsored by the Physical Education
Club and Women's Studies.


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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI MUSIC EVENTS:
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: UNIConnection, a group of faculty, staff and
their partners, offers scholarships to non-traditional students.
Applications are available through the Financial Aid Office, and must
be submitted by Monday, April 12.

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STUDY ABROAD: The June 2004 Greece Study Abroad Program has a few openings.
Study in Greece and earn UNI credit. Contact Greg Bruess, History,
3-2752, bruess@uni.edu, or visit
http://www.uni.edu/global/coursesabroad/Greece/Greece2004.htm

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MAY-TERM CLASS: The Dept. of Theatre will offer "Acting for Life" (490:059),
a May term class that will teach techniques for relaxation and focus,
increasing self-awareness and communication skills, decreasing performance
anxiety, and expressing creative impulses and emotions. For more
information, visit http://www.theatreuni.com


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