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Tuesday, March 14, 2006

NEWS

KOOB ENDOWMENT FUND ANNOUNCED:

To perpetuate President Koob's vision for community-university partnerships, the UNI Foundation has created the Robert D. Koob Fund for Student Community Engagement. It will support internships for students working to improve the community and UNI. The R.J. McElroy Trust has issued a challenge grant in support of the fund. To make a gift or for more information, visit http://www.uni-foundation.org

 

DEPARTMENT LOCATION CHANGE:

The Geography Department will move to the EST (formerly East Gym) on Monday, March 13. The phone numbers will stay the same.

 

CAMPUS SUPPLY STORE:

The Campus Supply Store, which sells furniture, computers, equipment and other items no longer used on campus, opened in the west side of Warehouse I on Dec. 1. Located at 2412 W. 27th St. in Cedar Falls, the Campus Supply Store is open to the UNI students, faculty and staff and the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items available vary from week to week. All sale proceeds go to UNI's general fund. Also in December, the Campus Supply Warehouse moved to the east half of Warehouse I.

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

MEMFIS USER GROUP MINUTES:

Minutes for the Feb. 23 MEMFIS Users Group meeting are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/documents/mm022306.pdf

 

MERIT VACANCIES:

Current Merit vacancies are available for viewing at http://www.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp

 

HOURS

J.W. MAUCKER UNION - BUILDING HOURS

http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/hrs-bcurrent.txt

 

PRODUCTION HOUSE HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK:

Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.

 

CHANGES IN LIBRARY HOURS DURING SPRING BREAK:

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

 

WELLNESS/RECREATION CENTER SPRING BREAK HOURS:

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/springbreak2006.html

EVENTS

UNI MUSEUMS & PROJECT INSIGHT PARTNERS PRESENT:

Children's Programming. Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday, March 14, 15 and 18, Waterloo Public Library; kindergarten, first and second grade program, 2 p.m. March 25, April 22 and May 20, Cedar Falls Public Library. A complete list of programming is at http://www.uni.edu/museum

ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT ART EXHIBITION:

The UNI Gallery of Art will present its Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the KAB March 20 to April 17. The competition showcases outstanding recent works by undergraduate and graduate students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror is Matthew Kluber, assistant professor of art at Grinnell College. The awards ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in KAB Room 111. An opening reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

 

DONATE TO LOCKS OF LOVE:

The Alpha Upsilon chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota, a women's professional music service fraternity, and Jiva Salon & Spa will host its second annual Locks of Love event on Sunday, April 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 223 Main St., Cedar Falls. To donate, a ponytail/braid must be at least 10 inches long; hair should be clean and dry. Permed/color-treated hair is accepted. Monetary donations are also accepted. Mail to: SAI, 110 Russell Hall, UNI, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. A portion of any non-donation haircuts, other services, and Jiva product purchases will also go to Locks of Love. For more information, contact Megan Else at 222-4993.

 

WINE & TULIPS TICKETS ON SALE:

The Friends of KUNI/KHKE present an "Evening in Celebration of Wine & Tulips" to benefit public radio in northeastern Iowa. Good wine, good food and good friends, as well as the ambience of classical and jazz music, make this a very popular and enjoyable experience. This year’s 21st anniversary celebration will take place Saturday, May 13, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Park Place Event Centre (former Pipac Centre on the Lake). Advance tickets are $35 and are available online at http://www.kuniradio.org or by phone at 3-6400 ext. 0 and toll free at 1-800-772-2440. Advance tickets available at Roots Market, Indulgence and Park Place Event Centre.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The UNI-Dome is hosting the USA Wrestling Kids/Cadets and Veterans
Folkstyle National Championships the weekend of April 7-9.

About 300 volunteers are needed for this event. Various jobs are available and shifts are flexible. If your shift runs through a meal time, your meal will be provided. Each volunteer will receive a free T-shirt. Contact Jessi by e-mail at unidome@uni.edu or call 3-3591.

 


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