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Tuesday, April 10, 2007

NEWS:

UNI TOWN HALL MEETING:

President Allen will host a town hall meeting, "Education Challenges in Iowa: UNI's Role in Pre-K through 12 Education," for all UNI faculty and staff at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium. President Allen will highlight one of his priorities for UNI -- its leadership role in addressing challenges facing pre-K through 12 education. He will discuss UNI's expertise in teacher education; the need for leadership and collaborative efforts with community colleges and Regent universities; and UNI's role in addressing math and science education challenges in Iowa's schools. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

 

UNI PARKING SURVEY:

UNI is considering possible improvements to the current parking program. It's also in the preliminary planning stages of constructing a parking deck and transit-stop facility to take the place of the current Commons parking lot. We'd like your input. The survey can be found at MyUNIverse under the "Current Announcements" section. If you have questions about the survey, please contact Dave Zarifis, director of public safety, at 3-2712.

 

PARKING DECK INPUT SESSIONS:

Your input is needed about preliminary designs. Choose from one of three campus information sessions. All sessions take place in the Center for Multicultural Education meeting room. Dates and times: Tuesday, April 17, 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, April 18, noon to 1:30 p.m.

 

QUARTERLY MEMFIS MAINTENANCE:

From 6 to 10 a.m., Saturday, April 14, quarterly maintenance will be performed on core MEMFIS and related systems. This will affect a variety of university systems, such as (but not limited to): MEMFIS applications (including self service), AccessUNI and WebCT.

 
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2007 REGENTS AWARD FOR STAFF EXCELLENCE:

This award is presented bi-annually to a supervisory or confidential merit employee who has demonstrated outstanding professional contributions to the university. Nominations are accepted from UNI students, faculty and staff, and are due April 20. Nomination forms and list of eligible recipients, including past recipients, can be found at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/meritsc/regents_award.shtml

 

FACULTY AND P&S ANNUAL COURTESY NOTICE:

The annual loan period for items checked out from Rod Library to faculty and professional and scientific personnel will end soon. Please return all items with a May 1 due date. All items must be returned, but you may recheck out items. To view items checked out to you, log on to your library account: https://unistar.uni.edu/patroninfo/ For more information, visit http://www.lib.uni.edu/access/fac_notice.htm.

 

UPDATED MOVE FORMS:

Facilities Services has updated the on-line move form available for office moves. http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/fs/services/moving.shtml This new process will log move requests into a database for on-line viewing and tracking. You still need to print the information and route for signatures. Contact Mike Zwanziger (3-7826) with any questions.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR WHEELCHAIR SPORTS CAMP:

Volunteers are needed to help with a Wheelchair Sports Camp at UNI from June 13 through 16. Volunteers are need to help participants with living skills, transportation, meals and hygiene. Meals will be provided, and those who volunteer to stay overnight with the athletes will have their room accomdations paid. Training will be held prior to the camp. This is an opportunity to get some practical experience working with handicapped young people. Academic credit is available.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE SUMMER:

Assist in planning formal and informal recreation activities for children, ages 7-14, during the summer. Must be at least 18 years old, have some experience working with youth, as well as Spanish speaking volunteers. Fourteen hours per week in the evenings. This is a project for HR Non-profit Organization class. For more information, contact ckartel@uni.edu, schlieve@uni.edu or cwood@uni.edu.

 

CONSTRUCTION NOTICE: MCLEOD CENTER DRIVE:

McLeod Center Drive from Hudson Road to the McLeod Center will be closed for paving beginning Monday, April 9. The paving is expected to be completed by Friday, May 25. Please contact Facilities Planning regarding questions or concerns.

 

VEHICLES FOR SALE:

UNI is selling six vehicles at auction on http://publicsurplus.com. There are three 1995 Ford Ranger pick-up trucks in very clean condition with low miles. There are three older vans with lots of rust and numerous faults. You can bid to buy from the convenience of your home computer at Public Surplus. For more information, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/fixedassets/pubsale.shtml or call Vince at 3-3527.

 

SPEAKERS NEEDED:

The UNI Speakers Bureau is looking for speakers on motivation and stress management or related topics. Faculty or staff interested in speaking on this topic to community organizations, businesses and industries should submit their presentations at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/speakers/submit.shtml. The UNI Speakers Bureau provides an excellent opportunity for the university to share its resources and expertise with the citizens of Iowa.

 

INPUT REQUESTED FOR DISABLED ACCESS ON CAMPUS:

The UNI Coordinating Committee for Disability Accommodations is gathering information and ideas for enhanced accessibility (facilities and services) for persons with disabilities. Submit your concerns and recommendations (short- and long-term projects) to http://www.uni.edu/ccda/feedback.shtml. A number of recommendations have already been implemented. Suggestions made in earlier years need not be re-submitted. The committee has and continues to review items submitted in previous surveys.

 

USPS POSTAL-RATE INCREASE:

The U.S. Postal Service will increase postage rates effective Monday, May 14. Average increases will be between 8 and 14 percent, depending upon weight and classification. Major changes directly related to the dimensions of mail pieces also go into effect. To see a schedule of these changes, visit http://www.usps.com/ratecase/welcome.htm.

 

P&S JOB OPENINGS:

Vacancies at the P&S level include program associate/JPEC and director of football operations. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp

 

MERIT JOB OPENINGS:

http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

ROD LIBRARY PANTHER PROWLER USER GUIDE:

A new guide summarizes how to use Panther Prowler: http://www.library.uni.edu/gateway/pantherguide.shtml. Call 3-2838 to ask questions about Panther Prowler, arrange for someone to demonstrate the product in your office or to schedule a presentation for your department or other group.

 

PRESENTATION ON NEW POSTAL REGULATIONS:

Anyone involved in mailing items is invited to hear the finalized plans of the new USPS regulations involving size and weight rate changes. Chris Kula will present the latest details for the new increase which goes into effect May 14. Two classes are offered: 2 to 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, in 244/245 SEC; 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, April 20, in 244/245 SEC. No RSVP needed.

 
INSTITUTE for COURSEWARE ENHANCEMENT thru TECHNOLOGY (ICE-T)

ITS-Educational Technology is sponsoring two institutes, one in May and one in June, to assist UNI faculty with courseware enhancement. ICE-T will provide professional consultation, training and staffed facilities for producing courseware. These institutes are provided free for UNI faculty but space is limited. Visit http://www.uni.edu/icet for complete details.

 

DELL COMPUTER APRIL PROMOTION:

Dell Computer is offering higher than normal discounts (12 to 22 percent) for the entire month of April to UNI students, faculty, staff, emeritus and departments. See http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase

 

NSF CAREER GRANTS:

Office of Sponsored Programs will offer an informational session on the National Science Foundation Early CAREER grant program from noon to 1 pm., Tuesday, April 17, in 213 East Bartlett Hall. Untenured assistant professors in social sciences, math, physical and natural sciences, engineering, technology, and related education fields are eligible. RSVP to anita.kleppe@uni.edu or 3-6148.

 

SAVE THE DATE:

TIAA-CREF is offering a free financial education seminar, "Your Retirement Income Options," for those within 18 months of retirement. The seminars are at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, or at noon, Wednesday, April 11, in the 23rd Street Market Meeting Room. Each will last approximately one hour. Because seating will be limited, registration is required. To register or to schedule a one-on-one meeting with a TIAA-CREF consultant (regardless of your stage in your career) visit http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc or call 1-866-842-2977, extension 7010.

 

WHAT DO STUDENTS REALLY WANT?:

A panel of students from different colleges will discuss the teaching practices they have found particularly helpful from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, in the CME 109 A. Questions will address student perspectives on syllabi structure and content, classroom technology, handouts, course packets, e-mail attachments, course Web sites and classroom teaching strategies. The session will be moderated by Susan Hill (philosophy and religion), and is open to everyone. Sponsored by the Teaching-Learning Consortium. For more information, contact Melissa Heston at heston@uni.edu or 3-2236.

 

 

HOURS:

UNIVERSITY OFFICE HOURS:

Beginning Monday, May 7, summer hours for university offices will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours will remain in effect through Friday, Aug. 10. Please inform staff who do not have e-mail access of these summer hours.

 

 

EVENTS (BY CATEGORY)

SPECIAL EVENTS:

KAPPA DELTA PI T-SHIRT SALE:

T-shirts and other items and gifts on sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the UNI Beginning Reading Conference in the SEC Lobby. Sponsored by UNI Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society.

 

RECEPTION TO HONOR SUSAN KOCH:

Interim Provost James Lubker cordially invites you to a reception to honor Susan Koch, associate provost and graduate dean, from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, at the Georgian Lounge and sun porch. Koch has been with the university since 1985. She is leaving to become provost at Northern Michigan University.

 

NISG END-OF-THE-YEAR BASH:

This event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, at the Campanile. There will be free food, music and entertainment. President Allen will juggle, wax hands will be back, and there will be a step show by a campus organization. Celebrate another great year at UNI.

 

SECOND ANNUAL CEDAR FALLS/WATERLOO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS BENEFIT WALK:

The UNI Student Athletic Trainers' Organization and the National MS Society have teamed up to host the Second Annual Cedar Falls/Waterloo Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Walk. The three-mile walk will take place at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 14, beginning at the Gateway Celebration Shelter, Cedar Falls. Registration is free and everyone is welcome to participate. For more information, or to register, visit http://www.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?pg=entry&fr_id=5440 or contact Kayla Ferguson at kf0515@uni.edu.

 

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL TEXTILE AND APPAREL DESIGN SHOW:

The 15th Annual Textile and Apparel Design Show, "Unforgiven," will take place at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 14, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

 

HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY COMMEMORATION:

Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration at UNI is Monday, April 16. The UNI Holocaust Remembrance and Education Program, in collaboration with the Sons of Jacob Synagogue in Waterloo, has organized two events to remember all who suffered as a result of the Holocaust and other genocides. Yom Ha'Shoah Commemoration will take place from 6 to 6:40 p.m. in Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom A. The remembrance ceremony will involve participants of different faiths and backgrounds. The performance, "Remnants," an award-winning voice play written and performed by Henry Greenspan, will take place at 7 p.m., in Lang Auditorium. The play explores the experience of living after the Holocaust. Greenspan is professor at the University of Michigan, a playwright and an author. The performance will be followed by a book signing and reception. The events are free and open to the public.

 

EARTH DAY FREE BIKE TUNE-UPS:

Europa Cycle and Ski along with WRS Sole Power are sponsoring free bike tune-ups from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the Maucker Union Plaza. This event will be held in conjunction with the Earth Day celebration. Come check it out and learn how you can save the planet.

 

AMERICAN HUMANICS FUNDRAISER:

American Humanics, a student organization on campus, has scheduled its spring fundraiser, for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, at the Campanile. Come for food, activities and a chance to win some prizes. There will be walking tacos, drinks, and root beer floats- all for under $5. There will be a chance to enter a drawing for outdoor prizes.

 

ANNUAL PLANT SALE:

The annual plant sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in the Biology Botanical Center. Please use the north greenhouse entrance. A wide variety of plants, brought to you by the Student-Nature Society and UNI Botanical Center, will be sold throughout the day.

 

CARNIVAL NIGHT:

Come have fun at Thursdaze's Carnival Night with inflatable fun on Thursday, April 12. Games include Jousting, Battle Cruiser Lazer Tag, Obstacle course and more. plus Clearly You Crystals. Games from 8 p.m. to midnight in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Also that night, come listen to The Nadas at 9:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Coffeehouse. Free refreshments provided.

 

 

EXHIBITS/FILMS:

'THE POLITICAL DR. SEUSS':

This film and discussion will take place at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 14, at the University Museum. "The Political Dr. Seuss" examines the life and philosophical leanings of Theodor Seuss Geisel. Following discussion of the film, explore the featured exhibit, "Dr. Seuss Wants You! Political Cartoons of WWII." For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/museum.

 

JAPANESE CULTURAL EXHIBIT:

The Japanese students in UNI's Culture and Intensive English Program are hosting a cultural exhibit from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, April 12, in the CME. A variety of traditional items will be on display.

 

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

LAST LECTURE ON GLOBAL WARMING:

The Last Lecture Series invites faculty to present a lecture on any topic that is significant and intriguing to them as if it were their last lecture. William Stigliani, director and professor for the Center for Energy and Environmental Education, delivers his "Last Lecture" on "Global Warming & the 21st Century, and Potential Solutions for the Energy/Climate Conundrum" at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, in Seerley Hall Room 115.

 

SIGMA XI LECTURE:

Paula Heron, associate professor of physics, University of Washington, will discuss "Reformed Undergraduate Science Teaching -- How Do We Know Whether It Works?" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, in the Lantz Auditorium (Room 137, MSH). The talk is sponsored by UNI Chapter of Sigma Xi and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Jeff Weld at jeff.weld@uni.edu at 3-2723.

 

PRESIDENT ALLEN SPEAKS ON LEADERSHIP:

President Allen will provide his "Reflections on Leadership," Thursday, April 12, in SEC, Room 247, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. He will discuss his path to leadership, his views on leadership and advice he would give students as future leaders. Sponsored by the UNI Leadership Studies Program.

 

KING ARTHUR SCHOLAR TO VISIT UNI:

Arthurian scholar E. Kay Harris will present the key address of the interdisciplinary conference, "Culture and the Medieval King," at noon, Friday, April 13, in SAB 102. The conference runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For further information, visit http://www.uni.edu/~utz/cv/cvarthur/index.html, or contact Richard Utz at 273-3879.

 

RESEARCH PROJECT PRESENTATIONS:

Senior honors students and presidential scholars will present their thesis research projects on Saturday, April 14. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Lang Hall second-floor auditorium lounge with continental breakfast and a welcome by Samuel Gladden, chair of the Honors Advisory Board. Following will be eight concurrent sessions of research presentations in Lang Hall Rooms 208, 211, 222, and 223. For a list of presenters and times, visit http://www.uni.edu/honors/conference.shtml. Presentations are open to the public.

 

SATURDAY SCIENCE SHOWCASE ON GRAPES AND WINE:

"Taming the Wild Grape," is the topic for the third Saturday Science Showcase hosted by the College of Natural Sciences. The presentation, by Jean Gerrath of the Department of Biology, will explain how we get from the wild grapes that grow along the Cedar River to a commercial industry worth billions. This showcase will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, in the CEEE Auditorium, Room 11. The presentations are designed to be of interest and accessible to the general public, high-school age and above. Following the lecture there will be a reception and further discussion.

 

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SUNNI AND SHI'ITE:

A lecture explaining the differences between Sunni and Shi'ite traditions within Islam will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. A.E. Souaiaia, assistant professor of religious studies at the University of Iowa, will speak on, "Tortured Memories: History and Context of Sunni-Shi'ite Divide." This religious literacy program is sponsored by the Department of Philosophy & Religion, inspired by a New York Times article reporting that key members of Congress and officers in federal agencies did not know the basic differences between these two groups.

 

STUDENT-LED DIVERSITY WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY:

An interactive performance, "Through Student Eyes: On Being an Ally to Minority Students in UNI Classrooms," will take place at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, April 18 and 19, in Lang 040. This performance/discussion, directed by Karen Mitchell and Harry Brod, will examine student experiences of race and class. To RSVP, contact Victoria DeFrancisco at 3-7219 or defran@uni.edu. Walk-ins also are welcome.

 

NATIVE PLANT PROPAGATION WORKSHOP:

The UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center is offering a native plant propagation workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 19. Learn how to grow native plants from seed, cuttings and root division. Plant materials, resource materials and lunch are included. The Tallgrass Prairie Center is located one-third mile west of the UNI-Dome on W. 27th Street. Cost is $50 per person and $25 for students. Register by Friday, April 13. Limited to the first 30 registrants. To register, or for more information, e-mail gregory.houseal@uni.edu or call 3-3005.

 

CAREERS IN POLITICS AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT:

"UNI Alum Goes to Washington and Negotiates $20 Billion a Year: A Career in Federal Government," at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19, in CAC 108. Adrienne Hallett (philosophy and the study of religion, '97), will describe her career path into and preparation for her former job on Sen. Tom Harkin's D.C. staff and her current position on the staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations. As committee staff, her portfolio includes about $20 billion annually in labor, health and human services, and education initiatives.

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS:

BRASS FACULTY CONCERT:

At 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the GBPAC Davis Hall, new brass faculty members Chris Buckholz (trombone) and Yu-Ting Su (horn) will join Professors Jeffrey Funderburk (tuba) and Randy Grabowski (trumpet) along with adjunct Bryan Bennett in a celebration of music for brass quintet. The program will include standards by Malcolm Arnold and Victor Ewald as well as works by William Boyce and Thelonius Monk. This event is free.

 

ALEXANDER KOBRIN AT THE GBPAC:

Master of the piano, Kobrin challenged minds with his Rachmaninoff and melted hearts with his Mozart when he took the top prize as last year's gold-medal winner at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. Wine-tasting with hors d'oeuvres will take place before the concert. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10. Sponsored by Community National Bank and the Friends of the Gallagher-Bluedorn. Tickets for UNI students with uCard: $15, $10, $9, $7.50; Youth: 20-percent off.

 

TUNES AT NOON:

Join School of Music and Theatre Department students as they perform excerpts from their upcoming musical performance, "A Chorus Line," from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Bring a friend, grab lunch from Prexy's Restaurants and enjoy some great music.

 

WALT WHITMAN LIVE:

At 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, in the Lang Hall Auditorium, Bill Koch presents his one man show portraying one of America's most important literary figures. This 50-minute program features Koch, UNI visiting assistant professor, performing as Whitman and speaking on the poet's major themes, his observations of American culture, views on Abraham Lincoln and experience with the Civil War. The event is free and open to the public.

 

MEN'S GLEE CLUB TO PERFORM:

Brad Barrett, UNI assistant professor of choral conducting, will lead the UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club in its annual spring concert at 7:30 p.m, Wednesday, April 11, in the GBPAC Great Hall. This event is free.

 

JAZZ BAND ONE TO PERFORM:

Chris Merz, assistant professor of jazz studies, will direct this critically acclaimed jazz ensemble in its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 12, in the GBPAC Great Hall. This event is ticketed. For more information, contact the GBPAC Box Office at 3-7469 or visit http://www.unitix.uni.edu.

 

'A CHORUS LINE' COMES TO UNI:

Theatre UNI and the School of Music present the Broadway dance sensation, "A Chorus Line," Friday, April 13, through Sunday, April 15, and Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22, at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $15 for the general public and free for UNI students. For more information, call 3-6381 or visit http://www.theatreuni.com.

 

AntiGRAVITY:

AntiGravity's unique movements incorporate acrobatic skills from many physical disciplines, merging athletics and aesthetics into an art form. This event will take place at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15, at the GBPAC. UNI student tickets(with uCard): $17.50, $16, $13.50, $11, $7.50. Youth: a buck a kid; purchase one adult ticket and get up to two youth tickets for $1 each.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Scott & Michelle Dalziel will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, April 16, in KUNI'S third-floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.

 

PERCUSSION AND DRUM RECITAL:

On Monday, April 16 at 8 p.m. in Davis Hall, GBPAC, alumnus Ryan Frost will be featured as a marimba soloist on "Tiger Dance," a composition by UNI alumnus Jeffrey Smith. The ensemble will also perform pop music from the '60s and '70s along with traditional African music from Guinea and Ghana. This event is free.

 

UNI JAZZ PANTHERS IN CONCERT:

The UNI Jazz Panthers (artists formerly known as Jazz Band II), will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, in Great Hall, GBPAC, under the direction of Robert Washut, professor of jazz studies. Featured artist is UNI alumnus Don Jaques on saxophone. This event is free.

 

WIND SYMPHONY PERFORMANCE:

Ronald Johnson, professor of instrumental conducting and conductor of Wind Symphony, will direct the Wind Symphony's spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, in Great Hall, GBPAC. This event is free.

 

WELLNESS REC:

INDOOR TRIATHLON:

UNI's second Paddle, Pedal, Pace is Sunday, April 22. The triathlon, consisting of a 400-yard swim, 6-mile bike ride and 1.5-mile run, is open to students, faculty, staff, retirees and spouses. Registration is from April 9 through 19 in WRC 101 (no race-day registration). Entry fee is $15 for students and faculty/staff paid users and $20 for non-paid users. The event is limited to the first 56 paid registrants. For more information, call 3-6275.

 

OFFICE CHAIR MASSAGE:

A licensed-massage therapist is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the month of April. Clients sit in a chair, fully clothed, while the therapist works on neck, shoulders, arms and back. Can take six clients per hour at $60 total or $10 each. We request a minimum of five individuals. Contact Deedra Dahlager, wellness resource coordinator, at 3-7162 to schedule. Brought to you by Wellness and Recreation Services.

 

SPRING OPEN MEN'S SLOW-PITCH SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT:

Registration will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Wednesday, April 11, in the WRC, Room 101. Limited to the first 16 teams to register. Tournament play begins at 1 p.m., Saturday, April 14 on the Intramural Fields. Rain date is Saturday, April 21. There is an entry fee of $20 with a two-game guarantee.

 
INTRAMURAL BENCH PRESS COMPETITION (MEN AND WOMEN):

Registration will take place from 6 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 16, outside the free-weight room in the WRC. Weigh-ins will take place in the WRC wellness lab, Room 104. Men's and women's weight classes. The competition begins at 7 p.m., and warm up will take place 15 minutes before the start of the competition. For more information, call 3-7262.

 

TELL YOUR STUDENTS:

GRAD ASSISTANT OPPORTUNITY:

ITS-Educational Technology has openings for graduate assistants during the next academic year. Primary responsibility is presenting computer workshops to UNI students, faculty and staff. More information and an application form (due Friday, April 20) are available at http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/gradassistant.html. Contact 3-2309 or its-tnt@uni.edu with questions.

 

ATTENTION FUTURE CLASSROOM TEACHERS:

Are you ready to teach the six pillars (trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship) of Character Counts? Attend this free workshop from 1 to 5 p.m., Friday, April 13, at the CME (MAU 109). Pre-registration is required by e-mailing wsebert@uni.edu. Sponsored by the GBPAC.

 

NOW HIRING FOR UNI G.P.S. MENTOR PROGRAM:

The G.P.S (Gaining Panther Success) Mentor Program is hiring student employees for fall 2007. Program coordinator, peer mentors and caseworker positions are open. Application deadline is noon, Wednesday, April 18, at the CME (MAU 109). Non-traditional, traditional and students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. For more information, or for an application, visit http://www.uni.edu/cme or contact Lydia Roberts at 3-2250 or lydia.roberts@uni.edu.

 

STUDY ABROAD FOR ED MAJORS:

Come to an informative session April 11 from 2 to 3 p.m. in SEC 116. Contact the Study Abroad Center via e-mail: study-abroad@uni.edu or phone: 3-7078

 

CBA's 30TH ANNUAL GRADUATION CELEBRATION:

All CBA students graduating in 2007 are invited to attend the college's 30th Annual Graduation Celebration on Thursday, April 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the GBPAC. A light dinner buffet will be served, followed by a short program and entertainment. For more information stop by the Dean's Office, CBB 325.

 

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