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Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2004

NEWS 

SNOW REMOVAL ROUTES 2004-2005:

To view the Physical Plant's snow removal routes,
go to http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/ and click on the 'Snow
removal routes 2004.' To report slippery spots call 3-4400.
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NEW DIRECTIONAL SIGNS ON CAMPUS:
Six new directional signs have been installed on campus to help visitors
and new students find their way. These signs are part of a larger program
to make the campus more user-friendly. Additional directional signs are
expected to be installed in the future.
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ATTENTION WRC AND HEALTH BEAT USERS:
New UNI identification cards will be required to access the WRC
or Health Beat by Dec. 16. New ID cards can be obtained by visiting the
Department of Residence, Redeker Center, or Integrated Student Services
in Gilchrist Hall.
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DANGEROUS E-MAIL ATTACHMENTS:
Effective Dec. 7, UNI e-mail servers will block incoming attachments
that are considered dangerous. Attachments are considered dangerous
if they are directly executable scripts or programs that may contain
a virus and should not generally be transfered using e-mail. Examples
of attachments that will be blocked are those featuring ".exe," ".pif,"
and ".scr." For more information, see
http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/email/email24.htm
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DECEMBER FOOD SPECIALS:
At Prexy's
Avanti: calzone special for $3.29. Flares: burger combo meal, add fries
and fountain drink for $1.69. Wasabi: new pasta sauces. Blimpie:
featured sub is Buffalo Chicken.
At 23rd St. Market
Hot dog, $ .99 bag of chips and
medium fountain drink $2.59.
At Biscotti's
1/2 off a loaf of specialty bread.
Foodcart special in SEC, CBB and the WRC is a pre-made sandwich, salad of
the day and a 20-oz. drink for $3.80.
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NORTHEAST IOWA FOOD BANK DRIVE:
Essentials in Maucker Union is a drop-off site for a food drive to support
the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Drop off donations before Friday, Dec. 10.
To view a complete "wish list" of items needed, visit
http://www2.northeastiowafoodbank.org/managed/participate.asp
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KUDOS:
The latest edition of Kudos is available at
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2004/dec02.shtml
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

 

HARASSMENT-PREVENTION TRAINING:
All employees are encouraged to attend training on preventing
harassment. Three sessions will be offered Tuesday, Jan. 4 in
CBB Room 109:
9 a.m. - General session for all employees
1 p.m. - Session for supervisors of staff and students
3 p.m. - Session for department heads and administrators
All sessions will be facilitated by Helen Adams of Dickinson Law
Firm. For more information or to register, call
3-2846 or email
Darlene.Imhoff@uni.edu.
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REGISTER FOR "A CAMPUS OF DIFFERENCE" SESSION:
This program sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League's A World of
Difference Institute helps faculty and staff live and
work successfully in a diverse world. Led by faculty and administrators,
sessions will be held at the CME Dec. 14 and 15, from 8:30 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. To register, call 3-2250. http://www.uni.edu/cme
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FACULTY FOCUS: INTERSESSION TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOPS, JAN. 3-7:
ITS-Educational Technology will offer faculty-only workshops on
technology's role in teaching and learning. New this year are
"Weblogs," "What Makes a WebCT Course Exemplary?" and "WebCT -
Beyond the Basics." Seating is limited. Reservations are required.
Call 3-2309 to register. Schedule and workshop descriptions are at
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/focus/
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RESERVE LIBRARY STUDY ROOMS:
The deadline for full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty
to apply for library study rooms for the spring semester is Friday,
Dec. 10. Application forms are available in the library's main
office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.
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HOURS


LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINALS WEEK:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#fallfinals
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JOB POSTINGS

The current Merit posting is available at:
http://www.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.htm
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

3RD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BALL:
Sponsored by the George Walker Society of Music. Thursday, Dec. 9,
6 to 9 p.m., GBPAC lobby. Formal attire is optional. All are welcome.
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ATHLETIC CLOTHING SALE:
The UNI Athletic Dept. will host a used-clothing sale Friday,
Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the UNI-Dome. Athletic wear
available includes jerseys, warm-ups, T-shirts, shorts, sweats,
tank tops, shoes and coats. All items are pre-priced and sold "as is."
Payment must be made in cash or good check before removal. No
advance sales or previews. Enter only through the north Dome
tunnel. Parking is available in the new lot west of the Dome.
Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.
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ATHLETICS
Tuesday: Men's basketball at Iowa, 7:05 p.m., Iowa City. Listen
live at http://www.unipanthers.com

Thursday: Wrestling, #16 UNI vs. #9 Iowa, 7 p.m., UNI-Dome.

Saturday: Women's basketball vs. Iowa State, 4:05 p.m., West Gym.
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PERFORMING ARTS

KUNI PRESENTS LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Monday, Dec. 13, Kris Delmhorst, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the
KUNI studios on the third floor of the CAC. Admission is $3 for
adults, and free for children 12 and under.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

"The Money Game", an interactive presentation about students and money,
will take place Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 3 to 4 p.m. in Sabin 103. Students
will learn the "rules" of winning The Money Game by presenters who've gone
from financial misery to financial mastery. Pizza will be provided for
those who show up early.
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STUDENT SURVEY ON ELECTRONIC PORTFOLIOS AVAILABLE THROUGH DEC. 22:
Check MyUNIverse announcements for a survey on electronic portfolios.
The survey is being conducted by ITS-Educational Technology to determine
students’ awareness and perceived value of electronic portfolios. The
survey will only take a few minutes but will impact decisions concerning
a potentially significant service to students.
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REGENTS UNIVERSITIES IOWA JOB FAIR:
The Regents Universities Iowa Job Fair will take place from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 7, at the Polk County Convention Complex in
Des Moines. A resume critiquing service will also be available. For more
information, visit http://www.regentsjobfair.org or call the Alumni
Association at 3-2355.
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RELAXATION BEFORE FINALS:
Come to the last Movement Outlet of the semester. A variety of relaxation
techniques will be practiced. Wednesday, Dec. 8, WRC 185/187,
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Contact Lyndsey at zdanz128@uni.edu
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ATTENTION ALL BUSINESS STUDENTS - CBA TALENT SEARCH:
The CBA Presidents Council Talent Search Committee is looking for
talented business students to perform at the CBA graduation celebration,
in the GBPAC on Wednesday, April 6. There are prizes for 1st-
($1,000), 2nd- ($600) and 3rd-place ($300) performers. Tryouts will
take place in February. Sign up in the dean's office (CBB 325). For
more information visit http://www.cba.uni.edu or e-mail
mameyer@uni.edu.
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GRADUATE ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE:
The UNI Visual Impairments Program is seeking a graduate assistant.
Includes stipend of $3,000/semester. For more information, contact
Sunggye Hong at 3-7954 or sunggye.hong@uni.edu.
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