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Thursday, August 5, 2004

NEWS 

JE PROCESS REVISED: Effective immediately, the university's journal entry process has been revised. More information requested in the journal description will assist users in tracking entries. Also, to satisfy State audit concerns, department heads should be copied on all adjustment entries submitted. The Journal Entry Guidelines are at
http://maple.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/presentationstips.asp
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NOTICE TO ALL UNIVERSITY PROCUREMENT CARDHOLDERS: A fraudulent e-mail, purporting to be from USBank, is being distributed. Those who receive it are asked to enter account and personal information. This is not from USBank. Do not reply or click on the link. Delete the message. USBank will not contact card-holders directly under any circumstances to verify account numbers or personal information. If you have questions, contact Lisa Steimel, 3-5885.
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PA NEEDED: UNI Softball is looking for someone to be the public address announcer for the fall season. Tournaments are held during the weekends of Sept. 4, 11 and 25. Contact Shandon Dohmen at shandon.dohmen@uni.edu
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HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICE CHANGE: Human Resource Services office renovation is complete and all HR staff are now on the north side of the hall. There has been a room number change to 106 Gilchrist. All phone numbers remain the same.
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CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - PARKING LOT MAINTENANCE: The Price Lab South B/C Lot will be closed through Aug. 5 for maintenance and painting.
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CONSTRUCTION NOTICE - HUDSON ROAD PEDESTRIAN OVERPASS: The Hudson Road pedestrian overpass bridge is closed for repairs. Weather permitting, the work will be completed by Friday, Aug. 13.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

INTERNAL SEARCH: An on-campus only/internal search is being conducted for the P&S position of cooperative education coordinator (Advising and Career Services Department). For more information, visit
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/jobs/coop_ed_coord.htm

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WRC AND HB FACILITY USER REGISTRATION 2004-05: Registrations for 2004-05 Wellness/Recreation Center and Health Beat facility user privileges are being accepted at an individual cost of $140. Registration provides access to Wellness/Recreation Center facilities, and Health Beat in Maucker Union. Register online at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
. Click on "Facility and Staff Wellness" and select "Facility User Registration," or visit WRC 101 and register in person.
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AUGUST MASSAGE: Massages are offered through Wellness and Recreation Services by a licensed massage therapist on Tuesday, Aug. 17; and Wednesday Aug. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day. Pay by cash, check, u-bil or payroll deduct. Call 3-6119 to schedule.
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INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM: The International Friendship Program promotes intercultural exchange, understanding and friendship by matching local families with international students. New families and individuals are invited to participate during the new academic year. Contact Ross Schupbach, International Student Advisor, at 3-6421 or ross.schupbach@uni.edu
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HOURS 

FALL UNIVERSITY OFFICE HOURS: Beginning Monday, Aug. 16, regular business hours (8 a.m. -5 p.m.) for university offices resume. Supervisors of staff who do not have e-mail access should inform them of regular business hours.
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LIBRARY HOURS BETWEEN SUMMER SESSION AND FALL SEMESTER: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#summerinterim
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WRC AUGUST SHUTDOWN: The Wellness/Recreation Center will be closed Aug. 7-15, and will reopen on Monday, Aug. 16, at 6 a.m. Call the WRS Info Line, 3-2391, for more detailed Aug. facility hours.
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MUSEUM CLOSED: The University Museum will be closed to the public from Monday, Aug. 2 to Friday, Aug. 6; and from Monday, Aug. 9 to Friday, Aug. 13. The museum will be open 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays during this time. The Marshall Center School will be open its usual hours of Fridays and Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Normal hours will resume Monday, Aug. 16. To contact the museum, call 3-2188.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

WAREHOUSE AUCTION: An auction will take place Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10 a.m. at the warehouse, 2412 West 27th St. (west of the UNI-Dome). Items for sale include new or near-new parts for an Atlas Copco air compressor, including a 75hp electric motor. Also some miscellaneous used electronic equipment and a large quantity of computers and computer equipment. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed that day. Payment must be made in cash (good check) onsite before removal. A photo ID is required to obtain a bidding number. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

BUYING A NEW COMPUTER: For advice on purchasing a new computer, attend one of the free computer workshops offered in CAC 110. Workshop dates are Thursday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 7 at 1 p.m.; Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 6 p.m. If you plan to attend or have questions, call (319) 404-8324 or e-mail joshf@uni.edu
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SMALL BUSINESS FINANCIALS & IRS TAX WORKSHOP: Learn to read and understand basic financial statements (i.e., profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flows). Bank reconciliations, bookkeeping systems, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and tax requirements for Iowa's small businesses are also discussed. The workshop, taught by Kathy Frey, accountant, will take place Tuesday, Aug. 10, 4 to 7 p.m. The fee is $25. For more information, contact the RBC at 236-8123, or visit
http://www.uni.edu/rbc/new/calendar.html
.
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WEBCT WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-Educational Technology is offering WebCT workshops 1, 2 & 3 on Aug. 16, 17 and 18 from 9 a.m. until noon for faculty members who would like a refresher on using WebCT or for those who have never used WebCT. WebCT allows faculty to 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.
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