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Thursday, September 2, 2004

NEWS 

 

OPEN FORUM - MEET CANDIDATE:
An open forum for Diane Wong, candidate for the Assistant to
the President for Compliance and Equity Management position, will
take place Thursday, Sept. 2, from 3 to 4 p.m. in the CME 109 A & B.
The forum is open to all faculty, staff and students to meet
and address questions to the candidate. If you have questions,
contact the President's Office at 3-2566 or Dean Wallace at 3-2221.
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MAIL CENTER UPDATE:
Central Mail Service customers may check their monthly mail metering,
international and bulk mail charges on the Web. Go to
http://www.uiowa.edu/~fuscmail/cost/costs.htm and enter your department's
29 digit mail code (no decimals) and the dates for which you
wish information. The data base will contain charges made begining
March 1, 2004. The service was unavailable during a software upgrade.
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UNI ONLINE DEADLINE:
Due to the Labor Day holiday, the deadline for next Tuesday's UNI
Online is noon, Friday.
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WAYFINDING UPDATE:
The first phase of a revitalized building- and directional-sign
program was approved by the UNI Cabinet this spring. Watch for new
signs on campus. Street addresses will now be used for identifying
campus buildings that don't currently carry a person's name. The three-
letter building codes will not change. For more information and
building addresses, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/381.html
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NEW IOWANS PROGRAM:
The UNI New Iowans Program will relocate to Lang 221 on Sept 1. The
phone number will remain the same, 3-3029, but the mail code will
change to 0133. Call the program office for additional information,
e-mail jan.cornelius@uni.edu or http://www.bcs.uni.edu/idm/newiowans
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NEW E-NEWSLETTER:
Students are receiving a new electronic newsletter via e-mail on
Thursday mornings -- My UNI Weekend. My UNI Weekend is a digest of
weekend entertainment and recreation opportunities for students
occurring Thursday evening through Sunday evening. To submit items
for publication, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/ Submission
deadline is noon, Wednesday.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

 

MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING:
Minutes of the August MEMFIS Users Group meeting are available
at:http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.asp
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ADOBE ACROBAT PDF TRAINING:
Adobe® Acrobat® is the standard for document review, exchange and
distribution among governments, universities, and businesses worldwide.
Learn to create, manage and share PDF documents. For more information,
call the UNI Regional Business Center at (319) 236-8123, or visit
http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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FITNESS REGISTRATION:
Fitness, leisure, and certification classes have begun. Pick up
the orange program at the WRS, Maucker Union, Gilchrist or online at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec. Check out Spinercise, Absolutely Muscle
and Step/Kick/Spinercise classes. Saturday Combination Aerobics and
Super Sunday available.
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HOURS 

 

LIBRARY HOURS FOR LABOR DAY WEEKEND:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#labor

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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
WHITEWATER CANOEING IN MINNESOTA:
Challenge the running whitewater rapids by canoe Sept. 11-12 in
St Louis/Kettle River, Minn. Sign-up deadline is Sept. 6, with
limited spots. Pre-trip meeting Sept. 7, at 5 p.m. in WRC 174. Cost $60
(UNI) $70 (guest). For more information contact UNI Outdoors at 3-7163.
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COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY CENTER:
The UNI Community Technology Center is hosting an open house Friday,
Sept. 10, from 3 to 7 p.m., at 722 Water St., Suite 401, in Waterloo
(across 6th St. from UNI-CUE). The Center develops and provides
curricula to enable high school students and adults to enhance academic
skills and technical knowledge. Call (319) 433-1156 for more information.
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FALL PLANT SALE:
The Biology Botanical center will hold a fall plant sale on Thursday,
Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the north entrance lobby of the UNI
Biology Botanical Center. Prices range from $2-$10 for assorted
blooming tropicals, cacti/succulents, fall bulbs, and hanging baskets.
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ATHLETICS
PANTHER ATHLETICS:
The UNI football team begins its 2004 season at Iowa State this weekend.
The Panthers are ranked sixth in the final preseason I-AA poll by The
Sports Network. Kick-off is at 1 p.m. Saturday. To listen to
the game live or for more information, visit http://www.unipanthers.com
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
TRAINING: QUICKBOOKS PRO – Beginning
The three-session training workshop is designed for beginners to the
QuickBooks Pro software series. Topics include the Easy Step
Interview process, setting preferences, check entry, setting up
accounts and other lists, deposits, bank reconciliation, entering
and paying bills, and reports. For more information, call the RBC
at 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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BUSINESS WRITING WORKSHOP:
Dale Cyphert will provide strategies to help students improve their
writing for reports, papers and business plans from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.,
Sept. 8 in CBB 3. Faculty who want some pointers for their students may
also attend. Advanced registration is required. No registration fee.
For more information, visit http://www.jpec.org/classes.htm or call
3-7350 to register.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

8th ANNUAL LELAND WILSON CHEMISTRY DINNER AND LECTURE:
The 8th Annual Leland Wilson Lecture and/or dinner is Tuesday,
Sept. 21. The speaker will be Nancy Wilson Ashbach MD, daughter
of Leland Wilson, UNI's first Chemistry Dept. head. She will speak on
"Insuring/Ensuring America's Health". The banquet is at 6 p.m. (social
time 5:30) in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons. Cost is $20. Call
Valerie Sarenpa at 3-2437 by Sept. 12 to make a reservation. The
lecture in 201 MSH is open to all.
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31st ANNUAL CARL L. BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE:
Nancy Maclean, Professor of History and African-American Studies, at
Northwestern University, will deliver the lecture, "Ending Exclusion:
How Women's Workplace Activism Built the Women's Movement and Changed
the Country," Wednesday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m, SRL 115. Free and open to the
public. Contact Wallace Hettle at 3-2942 or Wallace.hettle@uni.edu.
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DR. NORMAN BORLAUG SYMPOSIUM:
The Annual "Norman Borlaug Symposium on Global Health & Health
Disparities" will take place Monday, Oct. 11, from noon - 1 p.m. in
the Commons Ballroom. Borlaug's 90th birthday will be celebrated by
honoring his Nobel Peace Prize work in the areas of food and
agriculture. To participate in a learning session with Borlaug following
the symposium, contact the Project EXPORT office at 3-7965 or e-mail
annie.vanderwerff@uni.edu for more details.
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PERFORMING ARTS
DESIGN PRESENTATION:
Theatre UNI will host the Director/Designers Presentation: Ubu Roi,
Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre.
Director Scott Nice and the production designers will discuss their
plans to bring this classic spoof of Shakespeare's Macbeth to life
with a circus theme fit for the whole family.http://www.theatreuni.com
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

 

VOLUNTEER FAIR:
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maucker Union Ballroom. Some
70 organizations such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, YMCA, Northeast
Iowa Food Bank and Hearst Center for the Arts will participate. One-time
or semester-long commitments. Encourage your students to participate.
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/Events/volunteerfairs/fall.htm
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PRICE LABORATORY SCHOOL:
Price Laboratory School has a wide variety of volunteer
opportunities available for UNI students. Those who complete a
semester of volunteering successfully, based on attendance and
satisfactory faculty report, will receive a certificate of participation
suitable for inclusion in their teaching portfolio. If interested,
visit http://www.uni.edu/~east/pls/step04-5.html
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AFRO-DANCE SPORT CLUB:
The National Song and Dance Company of Mozambique will arrive in
late October and will teach traditional Mozambican song and dance.
A minimum of 10 UNI students are needed to officially start an
Afro-Dance club at UNI. If interested, contact Francesca Zogaib
at hanson@uni.edu or call 268-0107.
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THURSDAZE MOVIE "SHREK 2":
Thursday, Sept. 2 at 7 and 9 p.m. in Maucker Union Ballroom.
Sponsored by the Student Life Team. For more info, 3-2683.
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KULT 94.5 FM DJ SIGN-UP MEETINGS:
KULT, 94.5 FM, will have its DJ sign-up meetings on Wednesday, Sept.
1 and Thursday, Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. in the Elm Room of Maucker Union.
(Students can also get involved in areas such as news, broadcasts of UNI
sports, promotions, etc.) Interested students need to attend only one of
the meetings. Contact: Jon Fasselius, General Manager, kult@uni.edu.
Students of all majors may participate.
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