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Thursday, June 17, 2004

NEWS 

UNI IN THE NEWS: Below is a link to an editorial that ran in Tuesday's Des Moines Register. The editorial is the result of the first phase of UNI's integrated plan to highlight the issue of higher-education affordability. The Tuition Opportunity Program for Iowans (TOP), is the first of several initiatives that Financial Aid and Admissions will roll out in the near future. See the UNI news release at http://www.umpr.uni.edu/news.asp?NewsID=1228 The Register editorial is at http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/377.html
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CAMPUS SUPPLY INVENTORY SHUTDOWN: Campus Supply, located in the Physical Plant building and Campus Supply Warehouse will close for inventory Monday-Wednesday, June 28-30. The last day to accept requisitions is June 24. Campus Supply will reopen Thursday, July 1.
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CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - 27TH STREET RECONSTRUCTION: Beginning Monday, June 21, 27th St., from Hudson Road east to near Minnesota St., will be reconstructed. Access to Minnesota St. and the West Gym "A" parking lot will be available via Ohio St. This phase is anticipated to be completed by July 19, weather permitting. Signage will be placed on Hudson Rd. directing orientation visitors to use the Hudson Rd/31st St. intersection.
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MOVED AND MERGED: Academic Advisors Jean Neibauer, Michael Broshears, David Marchesani, Michele Peck, and the UNI Career Center/Cooperative Education have moved to 242 Gilchrist. The new, combined office is now known as Advising and Career Services. As of July 1, Bob Frederick will serve as the Career Services Director and Jean Neibauer as the Advising Services Director. The office phone number is 3-6857; the mail code is 0384.
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NEW ROD LIBRARY HOME PAGE: Rod Library will soon begin implementing a new home page and other changes to its site. Visit
http://www.lib.uni.edu/rodlib2004/prototype7/final.shtml
for a preview. Send comments to libweb@uni.edu.
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'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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GUESTS ON CAMPUS JUNE 17-22: Guests using campus housing facilities during their stay at UNI June 17-23 include: Advanced Technical Environmental Education Center programs, Orientation, Geology of Iowa Workshop, PGA Golf Academy, UNI Jazz Combo Camp, Jr. High Band Camp and Jr. High Volleyball Camps. Guests are dining in Prexy's at Maucker Union. The Department of Residence Conference Housing office is in Campbell Hall, 3-2552.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

SUMMER COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: ITS-Educational Technology's schedule of free computer workshops for students, staff, and faculty is now available at
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
Since it is especially difficult to inform students of summer activities, we request that faculty pass this information on to their students.
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COURSEWARE CAMP OPENINGS: Faculty -- due to recent cancellations, ITS-Educational Technology has three openings in the June 28-July 2 Courseware Camp. Visit http://www.uni.edu/cwc for complete details about the camp and what you could expect to accomplish during the week-long experience.
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NEW 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
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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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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SPECIAL EVENTS 

RETIREMENT RECEPTION: Ken Jacobsen is retiring after nearly 25 years as a mental health counselor, career counselor, and wellness consultant at the Counseling Center. A reception in honor of his retirement will take place Tuesday, June 29, 1-3 p.m. in 101 SSC (the first floor lobby). Stop by to congratulate Ken on his fine career at UNI.
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SANDRA HELLER OPEN HOUSE: The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will host an open house for Sandra Heller, Secretary III, in the Department of Geography, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 30 in Sabin 121. Help thank Sandra for her 33-plus years of service. Refreshments will be provided. If you have any questions, contact Yvonne Duggan at 3-2221 or yvonne.duggan@uni.edu.
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GAME TABLES TO BE AUCTIONED: Five game tables will be sold by sealed bid. There are four billiard tables and one ping-pong table. Sealed bids are due by noon on Friday, July 9. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/378.html
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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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