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Thursday, June 10, 2004

NEWS 

ESSENTIALS NOW OPEN: Maucker Union's new addition, Essentials, is now open. Essentials carries various food items and beverages, school supplies, gifts and UNI apparel. Summer hours are 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday-Thursday; and 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/maucker

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RELOCATION OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS AND SERVICES: On May 28, Administration and Finance Technology Systems and Services relocated to Gilchrist 111. The campus mail code (0003) and all telephone numbers remain the same.
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2004 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY URL CORRECTION: The 2004 Iowa Legislative Session ended with a status quo budget for UNI. A UNI legislative summary can be viewed at http://www.uni.edu/govrel/legisupdate.html
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UNI IN THE NEWS: UNI has been cited for its high performance in graduation rates, in a national report released May 26 by the Education Trust, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that works for high academic achievement of all students at all levels, kindergarten through college. The Courier, Des Moines Register and Cedar Rapids Gazette covered the story, as did other news outlets. For the full report, visit
http://www2.edtrust.org/EdTrust/Press+Room/higher+ed+report.htm

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IOWA STATE FAIR, AUG. 12-22: UNI will help the Iowa State Fair celebrate its 150th anniversary, showcasing the university's long history of service to Iowans through education. The exhibit will feature a reconstructed 1920s one-room school, Marshall Center School memorabilia, alumni educator profiles and hands- on activities. To volunteer at the booth, (shifts are 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.) e-mail stacey.christensen@uni.edu. Student volunteers also are needed. Faculty and staff overseeing student organizations are encouraged to share this information with students.
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MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING: Minutes of the May MEMFIS Users Group meeting are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.asp
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GUESTS ON CAMPUS JUNE 10-17: Guests staying on campus June 10-17 will be those participating in Orientation, Sr. All Star Spotlight Track Meet, Football Quarterback School, Men's Basketball Big Man - Guard Camp, Track and Field Camp, Iowa Leadership Camp, Advanced Technology Environment Education Center programs and One Room School-House Conference. Guest dining services are in Maucker Union at Prexy's.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

NEW ONLINE COMMON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEMO: Learn how this innovative application will impact administration of scholarships. Preview times are at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. Monday, June 14; and 11 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, in the Financial Aid Office's conference room. RSVP to Joyce.Morrow@uni.edu.
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TIRED OF FAXING MEMFIS SUPPLIER SETUP FORMS?: Choose the new fillable PDF format form and e-mail it to new vendors. Or, direct them to the form on the Web at https://access.uni.edu/forms/memfis/supplier.pdf where they can download it and complete the form. The vendor then prints, signs and returns it by fax or mail. Supplier Setup Forms should be sent to Business Operations with your Request for Payment paperwork to ensure proper setup.
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POSTING STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: During summer orientation, many incoming freshmen will be searching for on-campus employment. Make sure these students see the employment opportunities within your areas by posting positions on the UNI Online Job Board. Contact the UNI Student Employment Office at 3-6394 if you have any questions.
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NEW ORACLE SUPPLIER SETUP FORM: A revised Oracle Supplier Setup form has been posted to the MEMFIS forms repository. This revised form also serves as a substitute W-9 to comply with IRS regulations. All requests for new vendor/supplier additions to Oracle should be done on this form. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/375.html

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FREE PRINTER CARTRIDGES: The UNI Athletic Club has three HP Laserjet Toner Cartridges 92295A free to anyone who can use them. First-come, first-served. Contact kelly.bockenstedt@uni.edu or 3-2471.
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STATE OF IOWA CONTRACT - COPIERS: Ikon Office Solutions has been awarded a contract to provide copiers (Canon & Ricoh) to all agencies and institutions. Duration of contract is April 14, 2004 to April 30, 2005.The contract is available in lieu of competitive bids. Call Chuck Neil, Office of Business Operations, at 3-2980 with any inquiries or visit http://www.das.gse.iowa.gov/purchase/contracts/contract.html
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EXPANDED CHAT REFERENCE HOURS: Rod Library has expanded hours for its online chat reference service. Most daytime and some evening hours will be covered during the summer session. Link to "Chat Reference" from the library home page. See
http://www.library.uni.edu/ris/askchat.shtml
for hours and contact form.
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HOURS 

SUMMER TERM HOURS FOR 23RD STREET MARKET: The summer term hours for the 23rd Street Market at Commons are 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays. Sandwiches, salads, pizza, hot dogs, nachos and soup are available from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Snacks, microwave foods, beverages, bakery and convenience items are sold throughout the day. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Group orders are accepted; call 3-7345.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

JOHN PERRY RETIREMENT RECEPTION: John Perry will retire after 24 years of service to the university. A reception will be hosted from 2-4 p.m. today, June 10, in the Physical Plant Carpenters Shop.
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COMPOST BIN SALE: Saturday, June 12, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the parking lot south of University Avenue across from the GBPAC. Bins are $37 plus tax and are 33" high by 33" diameter. Hosted by the Iowa Recycling Association. For more information, call 3-3689, or michaela.rich@uni.edu
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DOR AUCTION NOTICE: Tuesday, June 15, 10 a.m. in the parking lot west of Noehren and Hagemann halls. Items for sale include stainless-steel-top and butcher-block-top work tables, fiberglass and vinyl chairs, pianos, wooden desks, wooden shelves, metal desks, beds, two-drawer file cabinet, dining equipment, a bedroom set and more. Some items are pictured at http://www.uni.edu/dor/auction All items are sold "as is" and must be removed on that day. Payment must be made in cash (good check) on site before removal. Parking will be available in the parking lot. A photo ID is required to obtain a bidding number. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.
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PERFORMING ARTS

THEATRE UNI SUMMER PRODUCTION: Theatre UNI will present Lee Blessing's political drama, "Two Rooms," June 10-13 in the Bertha Martin Theatre. "Two Rooms" tells the emotional story of a man taken hostage in Beirut and his wife's struggle with the U.S. government and the media to gain his freedom. Tickets are $8 for general public and $4 for students. Call 3-6381 or visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre
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FLEETWOOD MAC TO PERFORM THIS SUMMER: Fleetwood Mac will be in concert at 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 14, at the UNI-Dome. Stevie Nicks, Lindsay Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie will perform old hits, as well as songs from their new CD, "Say You Will." Tickets are available at the UNI-Dome (NW) ticket office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at (319) 363-1888 or order online at http://www.ticketmaster.com.
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KENNY CHESNEY LIVE: Kenny Chesney's "Guitars, Tiki Bars and A Whole Lotta Love" tour will be in the UNI-Dome, Friday, Aug. 6. Uncle Kracker will open for Chesney. Tickets are available at the UNI-Dome (NW) Box Office and all Ticketmaster outlets. Charge by phone at (319) 363-1888 or order online at http://www.ticketmaster.com
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

CIEP CONVERSATION PARTNERS: The Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP) teaches English to international students at UNI. CIEP matches each international student with an American conversation partner. The partners meet for one hour each week, to help international students improve their English and expand their understanding of American culture. American students benefit by meeting new students while developing greater cultural awareness and understanding. To sign up, visit http://fp.uni.edu/ciep/ or the CIEP office at Baker 72.
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