University of Northern Iowa
UNI Online

Thursday, March 11, 2004

NEWS 

KOOB ON IPTV'S 'IOWA PRESS' TOMORROW: President Koob will appear on Iowa Public Television's (IPTV) "Iowa Press" program at 6:30 p.m., Friday, March 12. He will be joined by Robert Downer, a member of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. The program is hosted by David Yepsen, "Des Moines Register" columnist. The program's focus will be the future of higher education in Iowa.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
NEW IOWANS FORUM ON CAMPUS TONIGHT: UNI's "New Iowans" program and Iowa Public Television, have received a $5,000 grant to promote a PBS miniseries, "The New Americans." Also participating in the project is the UNI Museum. A community forum will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 11, in SEC, Room 244-245. The forum will help Iowans understand life for new immigrants and refugees. Clips from "The New Americans" will be shown, and panel discussions will follow. Panelists will include Mark Grey, director of the New Iowans program; Anne Woodrick, UNI associate professor of anthropology; Pres. Koob.; and Isreal Nwidor, a refugee from Nigeria.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
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
-------------------------------------------------------------------

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

WEBCT WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-Educational Technology is offering free WebCT workshops for UNI faculty from 8:30 a.m. until noon, March 26, April 9 and April 16. Attend if you need a refresher on how to use WebCT or if you have never used WebCT before. With WebCT faculty can create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or create a course that is completely online. For more information, visit http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm or call 3-2309.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
SUBSCRIBE TO VOLUNTEERNEWS: VolunteerNEWS is an e-newsletter from Volunteer UNI of the UNI Career Center. Stay informed of community needs. To subscribe send an email to volunteer@uni.edu with the body containing 'SUB Volunteernews'
your-email-address@uni.edu
-------------------------------------------------------------------
MUG MINUTES: February MEMFIS Users Group minutes are available at:
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/support/mug/mug_minutes.asp

-------------------------------------------------------------------

HOURS 

WRC SPRING BREAK HOURS:
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/springbreak.html
-------------------------------------------------------------------
LIBRARY SPRING BREAK HOURS:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#spring
-------------------------------------------------------------------

EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
ARTS IN APRIL KICK-OFF: UNI's annual Arts in April festival will take place Saturday, April 3 at the GBPAC from noon to 5 p.m. It is free and family-friendly. The event features performances ranging from a rousing tuba ensemble to action-packed stage combat scenes, with art, dance and music workshops for kids. Visit http://www.uni.edu/artsinapril for details.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

:::::::::::::::

CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m., Monday, March 22, in CBB 319. Discussion will likely focus on proposed changes to the liberal arts core, and a tabled motion calling for the elimination of Capstone. The campus community may attend. Seating is limited. Contact: Melissa L. Heston, at heston@uni.edu.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
CHILDREN'S GARDENING WORKSHOP: The UNI Biology Botanical Center is sponsoring a "From the Garden to the Kitchen" workshop for 3rd-5th graders on Saturday, April 17 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Hands-on gardening from making soil to creating healthy snacks. Register at http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter Send the form and fees to: Carol Morris, 0421 or call 3-2247.
-------------------------------------------------------------------
UNI PRSSA REGIONAL ACTIVITY: UNI PRSSA is one of 12 chapters nationwide selected to host a 2004 Regional Activity to be held at UNI, April 2-4. Sessions will include "PR and the Oklahoma City Bombing," "Promoting Diversity," and "Advocating for Professionalism in the Profession." Registration is open to everyone. For more information, visit
www.uni.edu/prssa/ra
or email uniregionalactivity@yahoo.com
-------------------------------------------------------------------

:::::::::::::::

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.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

:::::::::::::::

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE: Wednesday, March 24, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Sara Kimble, History, will present "Justice Undressed: Law, Sexuality, and Politics in Third Republic France." Free and open to all.
-------------------------------------------------------------------

:::::::::::::::

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

:::::::::::::::


Find the UNI event you're looking for in the UNI Calendar of Events, a convenient, searchable database located at http://access.uni.edu/acal/
Events on the calendar this week at UNI:

http://access.uni.edu/acal/bin/callist.cgi?date=this_week


MyUniverse is published once a week, on Monday mornings. 
 
Maintained by Office of University Marketing and Public Relations
Last Modified: 09/22/10