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Tuesday, June 7, 2005

NEWS

PRESIDENT KOOB ON IPTV:

President Koob will appear on a special Iowa Public Television program, "Redesigning American High Schools" at 9 p.m., Thursday, June 9. The program will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 8 p.m. Gov. Vilsack will provide opening remarks. For more information, visit: http://www.nga.org/chairman04/

 
GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR BCS:

The new Business & Community Services building will break ground Saturday, June 18 at 10 a.m. Located adjacent to the CEEE on Jennings Drive, the building will house an innovation accelerator, a student business incubator, UNI's economic development and technology transfer programs, UNI Conference & Event Services, and ISU Extension Offices. Keynote speaker is U.S. Senator Charles Grassley. All are welcome.

 

UNI'S YOUTH FITNESS & OBESITY INSTITUTE LAUNCHES NEW PROGRAM:

Last week, the Youth Fitness & Obesity Institute launched a new program to promote awareness of the pandemic issue of child obesity. A news conference took place at Cedar Heights Elementary School to unveil “HAL”, a character representing Healthy Active Lifestyles. More than 250 students, special guests, school officials and members of the media were asked to Get Up & Get Moving! http://www.uni.edu/coe/hpels/_centers/yfoi.shtml

 

KCRG TV SPECIAL WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8:

The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center and Materials Testing Service will be featured on a KCRG TV special, "Iowa's Green Keepers: Preserving Our Planet," on Wednesday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. It features Eastern Iowa companies and organizations that provide assistance to Iowans regarding environmental issues.

 

GUESTS ON CAMPUS THIS WEEK:

The Department of Residence welcomes participants in the following events this week: Mid America Institute of Professional Photographers, New Student Orientation, Regional All-Star Spotlight Track and Field Meet and Football Quarterback School. Conference and camp housing is provided in six residence halls this summer. For more information, go to http://www.uni.edu/dor or call Pat Beck 3-7438.

 

HERMANSEN NAMED FOUNDATION VP:

Noreen Hermansen, UNI director of alumni relations, has been named vice president of the UNI Foundation. According to Bill Calhoun, president of the UNI Foundation, and UNI vice president for advancement, Hermansen will focus on generating endowment support, particularly for intercollegiate athletics. For the complete news release visit http://www.umpr.uni.edu/news.asp?NewsID=1763

 

UNI AEOP ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR:

At the May UNI AEOP Recognition Banquet, Nick Bambach was awarded the UNI AEOP Administrator of the Year Award. This award is given annually to an Educator/Administrator who has modeled professionalism and demonstrated support of UNI AEOP and its purpose. Nick has been serving as Human Resources Director since June 1999.

 

NEW VENDOR APPLICATION/SUPPLIER SETUP FORM:

Purchasing's Vendor Application and the MEMFIS Supplier Setup Form have been combined to make one new form. Using this form will ensure compliance for IRS reporting and gather the information needed by Purchasing to set up a vendor for bidding. Throw away old forms and download a new MEMFIS Supplier Information Form today from the MEMFIS forms repository. https://access.uni.edu/forms/index.shtml#M

 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT APPROVALS:

Social Security numbers are no longer required on Student Employment Approval forms. The UNI student number is still required to assist in identifying students. If you have any questions, contact Tim Bakula, UNI Student Employment Coordinator, at 3-2722.

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

SUMMER DINING OPTIONS:

The Piazza at Redeker Center is open this summer to serve the campus community and conference and camp guests. Hours and prices are: Monday - Friday, 7-8:30 a.m., $4.75; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. $7.25; and 4:45 – 6 p.m., $8. The 23rd Street Market at Commons, Chat’s at Maucker Union and Prexy’s at Maucker Union are also open for lunch each weekday.

 

EVENTS

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SPECIAL EVENTS

ART EXHIBITION:

"A Transfixion: New Paintings by Jamie Boling and Mark Stevenson," runs Monday, June 6 through Friday, July 1.

These exhibitions are accompanied by paintings from the UNI Permanent Art Collection. The exhibition is free and open to the public.  Gallery hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon. through Fri., and 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sat. and Sun.  The gallery is located on the main floor of the Kamerick Art Building.

 

FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR CHUCK SENGSTOCK:

The Center for Educational Technology is hosting a farewell reception in its Production House Friday, June 10, between 2 and 4 p.m. for Chuck Sengstock. Chuck is leaving UNI after more than five years. Stop by and wish him well.

 

KUNI PRESENTS A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION'S RHUBARB TOUR:

Garrison Keillor and crew will be coming to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines on Sunday, Aug. 14 (house opens at 7 p.m., performance at 8 p.m.). This Rhubarb Tour concert will feature a thrilling Guy Noir adventure and the "Lives of the Cowboys," plus commercials for ketchup, rhubarb, and Powdermilk Biscuits, and of course the latest news from Lake Wobegon. For ticket information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/406.html

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS

DANCE PERFORMANCE:

The UNI Gallery of Art will present a one-hour performance, titled "Tango Variations and the Iowa Waltz," at 8 p.m., Friday, June 10. Gallery doors will open at 7:30 p.m. for those wishing to experience tango music and videos from Argentina. This performance is funded in part by the Iowa Arts Council. It is free and open to the public. The gallery is located on the main floor of the Kamerick Art Building.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Annie Gallup is the featured performer Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. in the third floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3, and free for children 12 and under.

 

Tell Your Students

APARTMENTS FOR RENT:

Two-bedroom units on campus are available to UNI students who qualify by age, family status or classification. $450.00 - $508.50 per month. Included: internet, basic extended cable, local phone, and appliances. Information: http://www.uni.edu/dor/housing/uapts/AptsforRent.pdf and link with University Apartments or 3-6232.


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