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Tuesday, March 15, 2005

NEWS

UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL:

The UNI men's basketball team received an at-large berth into the 2005 NCAA National Championship Tournament. UNI will play Wisconsin on Friday, March 18 at 6:20 p.m., in Oklahoma City. For further information, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/ncaa/

 

UNI WRESTLING:

Eight members of the UNI wrestling team head to St. Louis, Mo., to compete at the Division I NCAA Championships Thursday through Saturday (March 17-19). The Panthers won the West Regional for the 20th consecutive year.

 

UNI MEN'S TRACK:

The UNI men's 4x400 meter relay earned All-American honors, finishing third at the NCAA Indoor Championships, hosted by the University of Arkansas. UNI's foursome of Terrence Reid (Davenport), Cody Eichmeier (Ackley), Ryan Kedley (Lowdon), and Dirk Homewood (Cedar Falls) clocked a 3:04.95 time in its heat. The University of Florida won the event with a time of 3:03.51, while Baylor was second in 3:04.72. The 3:04.95 is the second-fastest time in UNI history, second only to the school-record 3:04.61 that the Panthers ran last weekend in Ames. Also, Sophomore Cody Eichmeier (Ackley) earned All-American honors in the long jump.

 

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

 

VOLUNTEER TUTOR/MENTORS NEEDED:

The GEAR UP Program is looking for volunteer tutor/mentors to work with students of Logan Middle School, East, Expo, and West High Schools. The GEAR UP Program is a federally funded program sponsored by UNI. For more information contact Shirley Greer, director of the GEAR UP Program, at 287-5638.

 

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.

 

NEW ITEM AT 23RD STREET MARKET:

Top-a-Tater. Select from a dozen combinations of toppings for hot baked potatoes and sweet potatoes.

 

 

 

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.

 

 

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/

EVENTS

(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

ROCK CLIMBING/HIKING IN ARKANSAS:

Backpack and climb in one of the best outdoor recreation areas, April 15-17. Cost $80 (UNI); $90 (guest). A pre-trip meeting is April 12, at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Challenging routes offered for all skill levels. No experience necessary. All equipment provided. Contact Outdoor Rec at 3-7163.

 

 

 

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/FILMS:

CEEE PRESENTS 'GREEN LIVING':

Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in the CEEE auditorium, the CEEE presents "Green Living." Take a DVD tour of Dan Isbell, a Vinton resident's, solar-, wind- and biomass-powered home located on the Cedar River and listen as he shares his story of living an environmentally friendly lifestyle. A reception will follow the program.

 

 

 

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

MICROSOFT ACCESS:

This database will provide quick, selective access to information to make you and your staff more productive. Module 1 covers beginning topics and Module 2 covers intermediate and advanced issues during two sessions. Module 1 is April 4; Module 2A is April 6; and Module 2B is April 8. Classes are from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $349 for both modules or $125 for Module 1 and $249 for Module 2. For more information, or to register, call 236-8123 or visit http://www.unirbc.org

 

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m., third floor studios in the CAC, Rachel Ries, a Chicago-based singer-songwriter will perform. 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:

Monday, March 21, 8 p.m., Russell Auditorium. Performing will be Jonathan Schwabe, bass, with special guests jazz keyboardist Mark Maegdlin and guitarist Brian Wilke. Maegdlin and Wilke, both Chicago-based performers, will be assisted by faculty members Chris Merz (sax), graduate assistant Tom Giampietro (drums), UNI alums 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.

 

 

 


 

 


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