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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

NEWS

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE:

Sidewalk replacement on the east side of the Hudson Road underpass will affect foot traffic in the area. Access from 23rd Street will be diverted down the stairs into the Campbell B parking lot. Handicap access will be via the parking lot entrance drive while the ramp section is being demolished and reconstructed.
Call 3-3035 with any questions or concerns.

 

TELECOM SYSTEM UPGRADE/OUTAGE:

There will be a major upgrade of the campus voice telecommunications system on Thursday, June 29, from 6 to 10 p.m. During this maintenance window the voice system will be out for approximately two hours.

During the outage, campus telephones will have no incoming or outgoing-call capabilities, and no voice-mail service. If you have questions, contact Randy Hayes at 3-7473 or at randal.hayes@uni.edu.

 
LAST CALL FOR FAMILY WEEKEND EVENTS:

If your college, department or organization has not yet submitted a schedule of Family Weekend (Sept. 15-17)events for inclusion in this year's brochure, the FINAL deadline is July 7. Send date, time and brief description (25 words or less) of event to denton.ketels@uni.edu or call Hannah Kerr, 3-2761.

 

FREE EQUIPMENT:

1990 Norcom Dictating and Transcribing Machine, model 400 with hand-held dictator, conf mike, and telephone adaptor in working condition. If interested, contact Barbara Oltman at 3-2496.

 

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.

 

CLICK IT OR TICKET:

The UNI Police are reminding motorists that from July 1 to July 5 all law enforcement agencies are putting special emphasis on the use of seatbelts. This is the second most deadly holiday weekend of the year. The fine for not using your seatbelt is $83, so save yourself a ticket and save your life. For more information visit www.iowagtsb.org or contact the UNI Police at 3-2712.

 

LIBRARY DISPLAY CASES AVAILABLE:

The Rod Library is looking for departments interested in using the Library's display cases to promote upcoming events. Three exhibit cases are available. To view the cases and/or submit a request, visit http://www.library.uni.edu/exhb/

 

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 dennis.nieman@uni.edu. 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.

 

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.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

The June 27 edition of USA Today quotes UNI's Donna Thompson, director of the National Program for Playground Ssafety, on the disappearance of contact sports from recess. http://www.usatoday.com/printedition/news/20060627/1a_offlede27_dom.art.htm

 

SUMMER GUESTS ON CAMPUS:

Participants in the following programs will be on campus June 28 through July 5 and are guests in UNI Department of Residence facilities: New Student Orientation, PRISST (a physics program), UDA Dance and UCA Cheer Camp.

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

NEW WebCT CE6 WORKSHOPS:

In conjunction with the fall implementation of WebCT CE6, ITS-Educational Technology is offering four new workshops starting Aug. 14 that will show you how to build a course in this new version of WebCT. These workshops are for faculty members who are using the current version of WebCT or for those who have never used WebCT before. WebCT allows faculty to create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or create a course that is completely online. For dates and times of these workshops, visit http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm.

 

UNI GRANT OPPORTUNITY:

The OSP and BCS request proposals for the UNI Battelle Applied Research Grants to support applied research projects in three clusters: Bioscience, Information Solutions, and Advanced Manufacturing. Deadline is Wednesday, July 12. More information and application forms are available at www.uni.edu/osp/grants.

 

MERIT JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Vacancies in Merit Employment can be viewed at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp

 

P & S JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

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

 

FALL COURSES SET FOR LIFELONG UNIVERSITY:

UNI Lifelong University will kick-off its second year with five new courses in September. The program is geared toward the lifelong learner interested in taking non-credit courses. For registration and course information visit www.uni.edu/llu or contact Stacey Christensen for further information, 3-3170.

 

 

HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS FOR FOURTH OF JULY:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#fourth

 

WRC HOURS:

The Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) will be open regular hours on Sunday, July 2, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Monday, July 3, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. The WRC will be closed Tuesday, July 4, and will reopen Wednesday, July 5, at 6 a.m.

 
HEALTH BEAT HOURS:

The Health Beat will be open regular hours Monday, July 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Health Beat will be closed Tuesday, July 4. It will reopen Wednesday, July 5, at 11 a.m.

 

PREXY'S ADDS HOURS:

Prexy's in Maucker Union will be open until 1:30 p.m. July 5-7, in response to customers' comments. Use of Prexy's during this extra half hour will be evaulated to see if the adjusted schedule will continue.

 

EVENTS 

ART EXHIBIT:

Last week to see the UNI Gallery of Art exhibition "Fossil Fools." Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

 

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.

 

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. July 10-14: Geology is not that Hard. Be a geologist for the day. Examine fossils and rocks that are hard and soft.

 

MUSEUMS FRIDAY FOCUS SERIES FOR ADULTS: June 30

Saving Grandma Bert’s Family Legends is the topic at 2 p.m. at the Marshall Center School. Grandma Bert’s stories used to have us all laughing but who remembers them now so that we can pass them on to our kids? Sue Grosboll, director of the UNI Museums, will help you get all the details of those special stories and record them for future generations. Free.

 

MUSEUMS FRIDAY FOCUS SERIES FOR ADULTS: July 7

Music in the 1920s Classroom is the topic at 2 p.m. at the Marshall Center School. Come learn how music taught ‘school’ lessons in the one-room school. You’ll want to join in the singing as Rachel Johnson and some of her students perform songs from years ago. Free.

 

 

 


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