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Wednesday, June 21, 2006
INTERIM VP FOR EDUCATIONAL & STUDENT SERVICES NAMED:
Jan Hanish, assistant vice president for event management, has been named interim vice president for educational & student services. The appointment will be effective July 1. She replaces Renee Romano, who accepted the position of vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. See full news release at http://www.umpr.uni.edu/NewsReleases.asp?NewsID=2360
NEW MAUCKER UNION DIRECTOR:
Lisa Kratz, director of the Student Center and Conference Center at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minn., has been named director of Maucker Union. The appointment will be effective July 1. Kratz replaces Guy Sims, who has been interim director since 2005. See full news release at http://www.umpr.uni.edu/NewsReleases.asp?NewsID=2361
GILCHRIST HALL UPDATE:
The university is still negotiating with the insurance company. We hope construction can begin this fall or next spring. Once an an agreement is reached, we expect construction to take a year to a year and a half.
Construction projects at the greenhouse and McCollum will affect foot traffic south of the greenhouse and parking in the Gilchrist "G" lot. The construction fence for the greenhouse will bar foot traffic from the east/west sidewalk north of Gilchrist. The fence is being placed to protect pedestrians from heavy machinery and construction traffic. The north half of the "G" lot is closed. The south half of the "G" lot will close once the Gilchrist project begins. Call 3-6165 with any questions or concerns
SEALED BID SALE:
UNI is offering for sealed bid one auto, three 15-passenger vans, two pick-ups, two trailers, five mowers and other equipment. These items will be sold “as is” and condition info is available by contacting Dennis Nieman at 3-2869 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Photos and additional information for these items are at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/fixedassets/pubsale.shtml. All bids must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, June 29. The successful bidder will be notified by telephone on Friday, June 30 and must complete removal by 4 p.m. July 14. Payment must be made in cash (good check) at the Cashier’s Office in Campbell Hall before removal. Please indicate "sealed bid" on the outside of the envelope and deliver to Business Operations, Campbell Hall. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions about the sale.
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 IN THE NEWS:
Donna Wood, the David W. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics and professor of management and philosophy and religion, was quoted in Forbes magazine. http://www.forbes.com/work/feeds/ap/2006/06/16/ap2821010.html
SUMMER GUESTS ON CAMPUS:
The Department of Residence welcomes guests participating in the following programs, June 21 - 28: New Student Orientation, Jazz Camp, Geology of Iowa, Football Quarterback Camp, Jr. High Volleyball Camp, Marine Band, Mexican Teen Camp, Upward Bound and Football All-Position Camp.
LIBRARY HOURS FOR FOURTH OF JULY:
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.
P & S JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
Vacancies at the P&S level include assistant volleyball coach, and assistant manager/dining. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp
MEMFIS USERS GROUP MINUTES:
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 to 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: email@example.com or 3-7172.
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.
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. The topic for June 26 through 30: "1920s School! Way Cool!" Learn how being educated in a one-room school was "way cool."
MUSEUMS FRIDAY FOCUS SERIES FOR ADULTS:
Learn to Preserve Family Treasures (photos, papers and textiles) at the Marshall Center School, 2 p.m. June 23. Do you see historical papers yellowing and becoming brittle? Is your wedding gown falling apart in the box? The UNI Museums’ Collections Manager Kim Taylor will share tips on how to keep those precious pieces of family history safe for years to come. 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.
LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
David Mead will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, June 26, in KUNI's third-floor studios in the CAC. Beginning with his 1999 debut, "The Luxury of Time," Mead has been creating well-crafted pop music that Blender describes as "dreamy and contemplative…" Mead is currently on the road playing select dates in support of his brand new release, "Tangerine." Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.
FAREWELL OPEN HOUSE FOR GARRY BOZYLINSKY:
Faculty, staff and students are invited to a farewell open house for Garry Bozylinsky, June 29, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Georgian Lounge in Commons. Stop by to wish him well before he leaves the campus and community.
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