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Thursday, Mar. 10, 2005

NEWS

 
BOR TO MEET AT ISU:

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Monday and Tuesday, March 14 - 15 in Ames. The agenda is available at
http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html

 

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES NEEDED:

The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations is once again photographing academic activities for use in Admissions publications and other university marketing materials. We're looking for a variety of lab, field experience, traditional classroom, arts, sciences, business and technology opportunities. We want to feature students interacting with faculty, other students, children and employers. Faculty willing to spare a few minutes to help UM&PR represent their academic areas are asked to e-mail class times, location and a brief description of the activity to: mary.taylor@uni.edu

 

KUDOS:
The latest edition of KUDOS is available at
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2005/mar10.shtml

 

ADMINISTRATIVE FELLOWS APPOINTED:

The Provost's Office is announcing the appointments of Martha Reineke, Professor of Philosophy & Religion and Kent Sandstrom, Professor of Sociology, as Administrative Fellows for the 2005-06 Academic Year. The Administrative Development Program provides interested faculty with opportunities to broaden their understanding of and experience in higher education administration and to diversify administrative leadership on campus.

 

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH DISPLAY AT ROD LIBRARY:

During March, a display to commemorate national Women’s History Month and Asian-American Month is in the entryway of the library. There are posters and quotations by famous individuals, as well as UNI library books related to these topics. For more information on events, visit http://www.uni.edu/cme.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

Iowa Public Television will air the film, "America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie," co-produced by Daryl Smith, UNI professor of biology, as part of its festival week, at 8 p.m., Friday, March 11.

http://www.iptv.org/festival/2005/schedule.cfm?day=11

 

STUDENT CHEF COOKING AT AVANTI:

Try something new at Avanti at Maucker Union this Friday,March 11,11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Student Chef Zach Gillen, from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Atlanta, is an intern with the Department of Residence Dining Services this spring. He will prepare homemade Ravioli with a choice of tomato or cheese sauce.

 

 

 

JOB POSTINGS

The current Merit posting is now available at: http://www.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.htm

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

MEMFIS TRAINING:

Classes are available to learn how to access MEMFIS, view and update personal and W-4 information, view and print leave balances, print payslips, create, review and approve timecards. Register at https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=MFIS.

 

GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES:

Minutes from the Feb. 24 Graduate Council meeting are available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/graduatecouncil/gcminutes.aspx

 

RRTTC FY 06 CALL FOR PROPOSALS:

The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center FY 2005/2006 call for proposals is available at http://www.rrttc.uni.edu. The proposal deadline is March 31. Contact Catherine Zeman at 3-7090, or catherine.zeman@uni.edu for further information.

 
UNI STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR:

Friday, March 18, is the deadline to nominate student employees for the 2004-2005 UNI Student Employee of the Year. View eligibility criteria and print a nomination form at http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/398.html or visit htp://www.uni.edu/finaid

 
 
 

HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS DURING SPRING BREAK:

http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#spring

 

FOLLON STUDENT SERVICES CENTER HOURS:

The Follon Student Services Center Information Station will be closed during spring break, from March 14-18. Department offices in Gilchrist will be open during normal business hours. Individuals in need of u-Cards during the break may obtain them at Department of Residence in Redeker Center.

 

IRTS-SEC 222 HOURS:

IRTS' Curriculum Library and all computer labs will close at 5 p.m., Friday, March 11, and will reopen at 7:45 a.m., Monday, March 21.

 

SPRING BREAK HOURS FOR FOOD SERVICES:

Prexy's hours of operation: Friday, March 11, Avanti and Blimpie close at 2 p.m. Chat's closes at 3 p.m.

Chat's hours of operation during Spring Break week: March 14 -18, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Prexy's and Chat's resume normal hours of operation Monday, March 21.

 

MAUCKER UNION BUILDING HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK:
http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/

 

23RD STREET MARKET HOURS:

The 23rd Street Market will be open Monday, March 14 - Friday, March 18, from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 

 

EVENTS

(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Intramural Tennis and Racquetball:

Men, women, co-rec divisions, single elimination format, winners in each division receive a T-shirt. Registration through Thursday, March 10, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., WRC Room 101. Play begins Monday, March 21. Faculty/staff fee is $10 (cash, check or payroll deduct).

 

TAG SALE:

On Wednesday, March 23, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., UNI will hold a tag sale at the warehouse at 2412 West 27th St. The items to be sold are desks, chairs, cabinets and miscellaneous items. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed on that day. Payment must be made in cash (good check) before removal. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.

 

BACKPACK IN IOWA:

Backpacking in the Yellow River State Forest is great for beginners. The trip is April 2-3, and the cost is $30 (UNI), $35 (guest). A pre-trip meeting is Tuesday, March 29, 5 p.m., WRC 174. No experience necessary. Backpacks and equipment supplied. Contact Outdoor Rec at 3-7163 for more information.

 

 

 

ATHLETICS

Thursday-Saturday: Women's basketball MVC Championship Tournament, Normal, Ill.
Friday: Track and Field NCAA Indoor Championships, Fayetteville, Ark.

 
 
 

PERFORMING ARTS

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Monday, March 14, at 7 p.m., third-floor studios in the CAC. Singer-songwriter Andy White was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Admission is $3 for adults and free for children 12 and under. For more information visit http://www.kuniradio.org/kustud.html

 

GUEST/FACULTY RECITAL:

Jonathan Schwabe, bass, with special guests, Monday, March 21, 8 p.m., Russell Hall Auditorium. Jazz recital featuring jazz keyboardist Mark Maegdlin and guitarist Brian Wilke. Maegdlin and Wilke, both Chicago-based performers, will be assisted by faculty members Chris Merz (sax), Jonathan Schwabe (bass), graduate assistant Tom Giampietro (drums), UNI alum Heath Pattshul (vocals), and Edgar East (vocals & percussion). The ensemble will perform an eclectic program with works by Wayne Shorter, Merz, Maegdlin, Schwabe, Burton Lane and others.


 

TELL YOUR STUDENTS

STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES:

There are places available for study abroad opportunities in Russia, Chile, Romania and France. For more information, visit http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/programs/, or call the Study Abroad Center at 3-7078, or visit Baker Hall 59.

 

STUDY SPEECH PATHOLOGY IN CHILE:

Enhance your speech pathology knowledge and earn 3 credit hours through lectures by Chilean experts, visits to hospitals and orphanages in Chile and Peru and participation in community projects. Program is conducted in English. For more information, call 3-7078, or stop by Baker Hall 59.

 

 


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