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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

NEWS

GILCHRIST HALL UPDATE:

On Dec. 6, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, gave UNI permission to proceed with project planning for the correction of fire-related damage that occurred in Gilchrist Hall on Oct. 16. See http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/gilchrist.shtml

 

UNI FOUNDATION:

UNI's mission is fulfilled through your time, effort and gifts. Without them, UNI could not make such a difference in the lives of our students. Please consider being part of the annual faculty/staff appeal. For more information, contact the UNI Foundation at 3-6078.

 

ADMISSIONS UPDATE:

Enrollment Services increased offerings for prospective students visiting this fall. More than 2,200 students and families attended 18 Preview Days, consisting of a campus tour, advising, academic and financial aid sessions, lunch at Rialto, Q&A with a student panel and a residence hall tour. An additional 2,300 came for individual visits, which include meeting with a counselor and/or faculty member, campus tour and lunch at Piazza.

 
STUDENTS FIRST CAMPAIGN WRAP-UP:

A sample of the Students First Campaign newspaper is being distributed to all departments. Used to promote campaign results throughout the Cedar Valley, it outlines the community response and which projects received funding. The campaign raised $112 million, exceeding its $100 million goal. Programs received the most support; scholarships were second; and capital projects third. Visit http://www.uni-foundation.org for details and a campaign wrap-up video. For more information, contact jean.carlisle@uni.edu

 

HOLIDAY GIFT CENTER AT PREXY'S:

The holiday gift center at Prexy's in Maucker Union is open. Shop for individual items, assemble a gift basket or select a basket ready for gift-giving. Prexy's is open Monday through Thursday until 6:30 p.m. and Fridays until 4 p.m.

 
CAMPUS TELEPHONE DIRECTORY CHANGE:

The campus phone number for Yvonne Duggan should be 3-2221.

 

ICBS CLOTHING AVAILABLE:

The International Club of Business Students is selling T-shirts, sweatshirts and scarves in purple and gold. The clothing features the UNI name in 14 different languages and purple paws on the gold backround. These make good Christmas gifts for relatives and friends. Contact Chris Schrage at 3-2126 or Christine.Shrage@uni.edu

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

For more information, visit Volunteer UNI at http://www.uni.edu/acs
 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

MEMFIS UPGRADE CHANGES:

Beginning Friday, Dec. 9, at 5 p.m., the MEMFIS system will be down for a year-end upgrade. The system will be up by 7 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12. This upgrade does not require any changes to JInitiator. However, some changes to the applications will be visible to the average end
user. These changes have been discussed at MUG meetings and a full listing will be found at:

http://maple.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/db_documents/tips/upgrade12-05.pdf

 

HOURS

ROD LIBRARY

 

MAUCKER UNION FINALS WEEK SCHEDULE:

http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/

 

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTER:

 

CAMPUS FOOD CART HOURS:

AppleCart in Schindler Education Center, Commodities in Curris Business Building and Crunch Break in the Wellness Center will only be open for lunch during finals week.

 

IRTS:

 

PERFORMING ARTS

KUNI LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

David Stoddard & Karen Mal will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, in the third-floor studios in the CAC. Stoddard won the 2004 Minnesota Folk Festival New Folk grand prize and was a finalist in the first annual Winterfolk song writing competition in Montreal in 2003. Karen performs as a solo artist and as a sideman for others on mandolin, guitar and harmony vocals. Admission is $3. Children under 12 are free.

 

SPECIAL TICKETS FOR UNI FACULTY AND STAFF:

The Gallagher-Bluedorn is offering a special buy one ticket, get one FREE for UNI faculty and staff to see Dianne Reeves, Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Join us for a special holiday performance with this three-time Grammy Award winner. Drawing from jazz and a world of other influences; her unique blend of stylings has captivated critics and audiences throughout the world. Reeves currently stars and performs in "Good Night, and Good Luck", directed by George Clooney. Curtain Talk, a pre-show discussion, begins at 6:45 p.m. Call 3-SHOW for your tickets today.

Thursday Dec. 15
New Horizon Band in Concert
The School of Music community band under the direction of Diana Blake present their Holiday festive program.
GBPAC Great Hall 7:30pm Admission Free

Friday Dec. 16
UNI Children's Choir in Recital
Under the direction of Michelle Swanson, the children offers a progam of delightful Christmas music.
GBPAC Davis Hall 7:00pm Admission Free

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