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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

NEWS

INVENTORY SHUTDOWN:

Campus Supply at the Physical Plant and the Campus Supply Warehouse at 2412 W 27th St. will close for inventory June 28, 29, and 30. The last day to fill requisitions will be June 27.

 

UNI PRINT SERVICES UPDATE:

UNI Print Services provides quality printing and duplicating for the UNI community at a budget-friendly price. Print Services operates for all UNI faculty, staff and students. It specialize in brochures, booklets, newsletters, printed classroom materials, letterhead, business cards, b/w and color copies and envelopes. Summer hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UNI Physical Plant (south side). Order online at http://www.printservices.uni.edu/ or call 3-2448.

 

CONVOCATION ROBE ORDER DEADLINE APPROACHING:

Professional and Scientific staff members who have earned master's degrees or higher, are eligible to wear a hood with their robes and march with the faculty in the Convocation procession on Sunday, Aug. 20. All academic apparel will be provided free of charge, and will be available in GBPAC Jebe Hall on Aug. 20. To order apparel for the first time, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/315.html. If this is not your first time ordering apparel, contact Norma Riley in the Registrar's office at norma.riley@uni.edu Order by July 7.

 

HELP NAME NEW ALUMNI SERVICE:

The Alumni Association is creating its own version of "Facebook" for UNI alumni. Social networking services have become very popular recently, and soon, UNI alumni will have access to such a service, free, via the Alumni Association Web site. They need a catchy name. Panther Nation is taken. MyUNIverse is already spoken for. If you’ve got an idea, send it to jennifer.noehl@uni.edu. If your suggestion is selected, you’ll win a Panther prize pack. Contest ends June 16.

 

NEW EXHIBITS AT THE ROD LIBRARY:

Celebrate National Candy Month by viewing the exhibits in the main lobby and first floor display cases and signing up for a candy giveaway drawing. The exhibits feature interesting facts about the history of candy and library resources.

 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MERCHANDISE CLOSE-OUT SALE:

The Alumni Association will discontinue the bulk of its merchandise program at the end of the current fiscal year. A close-out sale will be June 15 at the Alumni House (across from University Book and Supply). Sale items include adult, children and youth apparel, gifts and souvenirs. For complete details, visit http://www.unialum.org/events/merchandisesale.shtml

 

MPDC NAME CHANGE:

UNI's Management and Professional Development Center is changing its name and expanding its services to provide more educational resources for upper-level management. The center, now called the Executive Development Center, has provided businesses in northeast Iowa with supervisory and management training for more than 20 years.

 

WELCOME WEEK POSTER REQUEST:

If your department or organization has events occurring between Saturday, Aug. 19, and Sunday, Aug. 27, and would like them included in the 2006 Welcome Week poster, please submit your information no later than Friday, June 23. Information needed: event title, day, time, location, brief description and sponsor. Posters go into every residence hall room. Submit information to Mike Bobeldyk mike.bobeldyk@uni.edu

 

FIELD TRIP UNI FOR PRE-K THROUGH 12 STUDENTS AND TEACHERS:

Does your department offer programs and activities for Pre-K through 12 students and teachers during the academic school year and between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.? A committee is now forming to inform teachers of "Fieldtrip UNI" opportunities. For more information, or to include your department’s program in this list, contact amy.hunzelman@uni.edu or 3-3679.

 

ITS EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY HAS MOVED:

ITS Educational Technology department has moved to the ITTC. This includes consulting staff, The Production House, AV Production from Schindler, Master Control from Schindler, and the CET Training Centers. The main office for Educational Technology is located on the first floor, room 120. Phones and mail codes remain the same.

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

P & S JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include assistant applications administrator, and assistant football coach. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp

 

MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING/MINUTES:

The MEMFIS Users Group will meet tomorrow, Thursday, June 15 at 1:30 p.m. in MSH 201. The agenda will include Employee Emergency Leave, the possibility of new expense object codes, the Labor Distribution report and a new HR report showing actual hours worked and hourly rates for a specific payroll. Everyone is welcome to attend. Minutes from the May 18, MEMFIS Users Group meeting are at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/documents/mm051806.pdf.

 

SHORT COURSES OFFERED:

SPSS short course, taught by Mark Jacobson, will be offered by the Statistical Consulting Lab. There are two sessions: 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, and 2 and 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 23, in Sabin 227.

For more information visit http://www.cns.uni.edu/~jacobson/SCL/ Questions or to RSVP: jacobson@cns.uni.edu or 3-7172.

 

RETIREMENT PLAN INVESTMENT OPTIONS:

TIAA-CREF invites you to learn about the new investment options available in your retirement plan. A TIAA-CREF consultant will be on the UNI campus for individual consultations June 20-22 and July 11-12. To schedule an appointment, visit www.tiaa-cref.org/moc or call 1-866-842-2977, extension 7010.

 

DINING ON CAMPUS:

Summer menus for Prexy's in Maucker Union are online: http://www.uni.edu/dor/dining/PrexysSummer06Menu.pdf The menu changes daily.

 

 

EVENTS  

THEATRE UNI PRESENTS:

Theatre UNI presents a comedy of sex, murder, and commies: Red Herring by Michael Hollinger, June 15 through 18 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased by calling 3-6381. For show times and more information, visit: http://www.theatreuni.com

 

MUSEUM MORNINGS:

Free activities and learning stations will be set up in the Marshall Center one-room school, with a different topic each week. Visit any time between 9 a.m. and noon. A Museum staff member will be present to offer assistance but children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Birds of a Feather is the topic for June 19 through 23. Discover how the beaks, feet and feathers of different birds help them find food and move around.

 

UNI JUNE VOLLEYBALL CAMPS:

June 19-20: Junior High Skills Camp (seventh through ninth grades), $125 Commuter (meals not included, but available for purchase), $175 Resident (full room and board). June 21: Elementary Skills Camp (third through sixth grades), $35 (9 a.m. to noon). Call Kalani Mahi at 3-6480 for details. Online registration also available at http://unipanthers.cstv.com/camps/niwa-camps.html

 

MUSEUMS FRIDAY FOCUS SERIES FOR ADULTS:

Stories of a Country Vet with Dr. Albert Eliasen will take place at 2 p.m. June 16, at the Marshall Center School. Eliasen will share his experiences of practicing veterinary medicine 40 years ago and how things used to be. Free.

 

KUNI PRESENTS AT THE REVERB:

KUNI continues its concert series at The Reverb with Kevin Gordon Thursday, June 22, at 9 p.m. The Louisiana native returns with his first recording in five years, "O Come Look at the Burning," a raw and ambitious follow-up to the 2000 Shanachie release "Down to the Well." The Des Moines-based quartet Brother Trucker opens the show. Admission is $7 at the door. Contact The Reverb at 277-4404 for ticket information.

 

 


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