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Wednesday, June 13, 2007
CAMPUS SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENT UPDATE -- ROD LIBRARY ACCESS:
Later this week, the access to Rod Library will change. If approaching the Library from the west (Campanile side) use sidewalks on the north side running between the ITTC and the Library. When coming from the east, (Lang, Seerley, Maucker Union) use the sidewalk between Baker and the Library and walk around the Library to the sidewalk between ITTC and the Library. This situation also affects Maucker Union. During this phase, the northwest entrance to the Union will be maintained as an emergency exit only. Weather permitting, this stage of the work will be completed by the end of June.
RAGBRAI NEWS CONFERENCE:
The Cedar Falls RAGBRAI® committee will announce at 2 p.m. today plans for an event benefiting the Lance Armstrong Foundation at 6 p.m., July 25 in the UNI-Dome. The concert will be part of the Cedar Falls RAGBRAI (Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) overnight event in Cedar Falls. The news conference will be streamed live at http://mm1.uni.edu:8080/1/mp3/ragbrai2007/live-ragbrai.ram
INTERNAL SEARCH FOR INTERIM ASSOCIATE DEAN:
The Graduate College has an opening for an interim associate dean. Details and application procedures are posted at http://www.grad.uni.edu/information/newsitem.aspx?NewsId=172
QUARTERLY MEMFIS MAINTENANCE:
Quarterly maintenance will be performed on core MEMFIS and related systems from 6 to 10 a.m., Saturday, June 16. This will affect a variety of university systems, such as (but not limited to): MEMFIS applications (including self service), AccessUNI and WebCT.
CAMPUS SUPPLY INVENTORY SHUTDOWN:
Campus Supply at PHP and the Campus Supply warehouse on West 27th Street. will be closed for inventory June 27, 28 and 29. No supply requests will be taken until it reopens on July 2. Please place your orders no later than June 26.
SIGN UP FOR DIABETES PREVENTION STUDY:
Participants are needed for a research study, Fitness Plus Diabetes Prevention. Researchers are looking for persons who are 20 to 65 years of age, recently diagnosed with impaired glucose tolerance or Type 2 Diabetes, not using insulin and able to participate in physical activities of moderate intensity. If interested, call 3-2314 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
MASTER AGREEMENT BETWEEN BOR AND UNITED FACULTY:
The 2007-2009 Master Agreement between the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, and the UNI-United Faculty has been finalized and is posted to the Web at: http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/07-09facultycontract/.
P&S COUNCIL MEETING:
P&S Council will meet at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, June 14, in the College Eye Room, Maucker Union. For approved meeting minutes, P&S Survey results and more, visit the P&S Council Web site http://www.uni.edu/ps_council/.
SCHWIEGER NAMED DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE STUDENT LIFE:
Susan Schwieger has been reassigned within the Graduate College as director of graduate student life. Schwieger's functions will be a continuation and expansion of her work in Advising and Career Services, developing and directing a comprehensive student services program for graduate students, which will include professional and career development; graduate student orientation; marketing, recruitment and retention; graduate student surveys; and academic-related programming. Her office is in the Graduate College, 122 Lang Hall, and she can be reached at 3-2748 or email@example.com.
UNI ATHLETIC TICKETS ON SALE:
UNI Athletics is offering a special discount to all UNI faculty and staff to see the Panthers. Football season tickets are available for as low as $40. That price gets you a reserved seat in the Red Zone, or, get closer to the action with a premium reserved seat for only $108. Get more information by stopping by the UNI-Dome ticket office, call 3-4TIX, or go to http://unipanthers.cstv.com/tickets/seasontix.html.
WOMEN'S PANTHER PACK VALUE:
UNI Athletics is offering a new affordable and flexible way to see the Panther women at play this coming school year. The Women's Panther Pack offers 25 tickets to use at any women's athletic event for only $50. See volleyball, women's soccer, women's basketball and indoor track & field for only $2 a ticket. This pack allows you to use all 25 tickets on one sport for the season, for one game with family and friends, or spread your 25 tickets out over the year to see all four sports in action. To pre-order your Women's Panther Pack, call UNItix at 273-4TIX.
SCHOOL OF MUSIC OFFICE RELOCATION:
Due to the renovation of Russell Hall, the School of Music main office has relocated to 113 CEEE until Russell reopens in August 2008. The main phone number, 3-2024 remains the same. Faculty and staff have relocated to offices in CAC, GBPAC and CEEE. Please check the online directory for individual office locations. All phone numbers remain the same.
ADDRESS CHANGE FOR RRTTC:
The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center is now located in UNI's Business and Community Services Building. The address is 8120 Jennings Drive, Suite 13V, campus mail code 0184. Phone and fax numbers remain the same.
ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE DIVISION NEWSLETTER: http://maple.vpaf.uni.edu/vpaf/documents/may_newsletter.pdf
Vacancies at the P&S level include assistant systems administrator, accountant and project specialist. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp
PANTHER FIRST AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Names of Panther First Award winners have been posted online and can be viewed at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/recognition/panther_first_recipients.shtml
SUMMER CONFERENCE GUESTS
The Department of Residence welcomes the following guests to campus: June 11-15, Iowa Leadership Camp; June 13-16, Wheelchair Sports Camp; June 13-15, Geography and Literacy in the Classroom; June 14-15, Quarterback School Session II; June 14-15, Summer Orientation IV; June 17-22, Jazz Combo Camp; June 17-29, IMPACT Summer Institute; June 18-19, Quarterback Frosh School; June 18-19, Summer Orientation V; June 18-20, Girls and Boys Competitive Camp; June 19-20, Junior High Volleyball Camp.
CHANGE IN LIBRARY HOURS FOR JULY 4:
The Center for Multicultural Education's hours of operation during June and July are Monday through Friday, 7:30 am. to 4:30 p.m.
TurningPoint Technologies is offering a bundled kit of hardware and clickers (response units) for $999 that includes everything needed for a class of 30 students. Orders must be placed before June 30 in order to receive special pricing. Details are at http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/482.html For other questions about using clickers, please contact Todd Hayungs, 3-6290.
COLOR COPIES AT PRINT SERVICES:
Print Services offers high-quality color copies at very cost effective prices for your department. Do you need posters, flyers, invitations, brochures? Download a price list at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/uni_print_services.pdf or call Nancy Witham at 3-2448 to discuss options for your next printing project.
EVENTS (BY CATEGORY):
MARY POPPINS AND THE UNI MUSEUMS: LET'S GO FLY A KITE -
The University Museum is hosting an outdoor kite fest and a free screening of the family classic "Mary Poppins," Saturday, June 30. Bring lawn chairs and let this soaring musical sweep you off your feet. Kite flying at 7:30 p.m.; 9 to 11:30 p.m. is the movie show time. Kites, snacks and drinks available for purchase. For more information, call 3-2188.
KUNI NIGHT AT BICYCLE, BLUES & BBQ FESTIVAL:
The Bicycle, Blues & BBQ festival gets underway in Clear Lake at 5 p.m., Friday, July 6 with food and cycling vendors and culminates with a USCF-sanctioned race at 7:30 a.m., Sunday, July 8. KUNI will participate with a great night of blues starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, July 7 at the Surf Ballroom featuring a CD release party from R&B pianist/vocalist Kelley Hunt; blues diva Candye Kane, in support of her new release "Guitar'd and Feathered"; and Iowa City's The Diplomats of Solid Sound. Buy one ticket for KUNI's Saturday night show with Kelley Hunt and get one FREE ticket for The Surf's Friday night show with blues axeman Walter Trout, while supplies last. Advance tickets can be ordered online at www.iowatix.com and www.kuniradio.org (in the STORE section), or by calling KUNI weekdays at 3-6400 or (800) 772-2440, ext. 0. Advance tickets are also available at Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls and CDGB’s in Mason City.
OUTDOOR REC EQUIPMENT RENTAL:
Do you have guests coming this summer? Remember that bikes, inline skates, canoes, kayaks, camping gear and more are available to rent through the WRS Outdoor Recreation Office, Wellness/Recreation Center 174, 3-7163.
HEALTH BEAT OPEN:
Health Beat, located in the Mauker Union, is available for use this summer from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Monday through Friday). Locker services also are available. For additional information, contact Kristy Leen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 3-7167.
The Personal Training Program is available during the summer. For more information, contact Kristy Leen at email@example.com or 3-7167.
Licensed massage therapist Jackie Olberding will administer massages during the month of June from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, in WRC 104. The cost is $10 for every 15 minutes and sessions up to an hour can be purchased. Please call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment today. Brought to you by Wellness and Recreation Services.
WRC CLOSED FOR RAGBRAI:
The Wellness and Recreation Center, including all activity areas, wellness resource lab and fitness classes will not be available Wednesday, July 25, due to the RAGBRAI overnight stop in Cedar Falls. To accommodate participant workout needs, the Health Beat in Maucker Union will be open from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please contact the main WRS office at 3-6275 for additional information.
ADULT SOCCER LEAGUE IN THE CEDAR VALLEY:
UNI Soccer, in conjunction with Cedar Valley Adult Soccer Association, is looking for players of all skills to join recreational and competitive leagues. Games are played at the Cedar Valley Soccer Complex. Check out www.cvasaonline.org for more information or call 3-5425.
LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Susan Werner, whose new album "The Gospel Truth" explores the role of the church in contemporary American life, will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, June 18, in KUNI'S third-floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.
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