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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

NEWS:

BEWARE OF SCAM SOLICITING E-MAIL ACCOUNT INFORMATION:

UNI's ITS-Network Services has been contacted about a new e-mail phishing scam targeting educational institutions.
The e-mail asks users to verify their UNI e-mail account information by replying to the e-mail with their e-mail username, e-mail password and other personal information. It also warns that if the account owner refuses to update his or her account information within seven days, he or she will lose the account permanently.
UNI will NEVER request such information for users via e-mail. Never share a password for any system with anyone.
If you have replied to such an e-mail, contact Viviana Dragu as soon as possible at viviana.dragu@uni.edu or 3-3862, as your account may have been compromised.

 

DIRECTOR OF DINING CANDIDATES ON CAMPUS NEXT WEEK:

Candidates for the Director of Dining Services will have an opportunity to meet the campus community and answer questions at open sessions during the campus interveiw visits. Each session will be from 1 to 2 p.m., at Piazza meeting room: Wednesday, March 26, for candidate Carol Fletcher; Thursday, March 27, for candidate Andrelino Cardoso; Monday, March 31, for candidate Carol Petersen; and Thursday, April 3, for candidate Jill Irvin.

 

ARE YOU RETIRING?:

The 50th Annual Retiree Recognition Breakfast will be held this spring to congratulate employees who retire between July 1, 2007 and April 15, 2008. If you or someone in your department has retired or will retire between those dates, please e-mail rita.hatlevig@uni.edu or call the UNI Foundation at 3-6078.

 

SPRING BREAK @ UNI:

Sixty-two elementary students in grades one through six are participating in the Spring Break @ UNI program March 17-20, visiting various departments for learning activities and tours. This program will be offered again in 2009 as there are more than 100 students on the waitlist. Contact amy.hunzelman@uni.edu to participate in the 2009 program, or for more information.

 

COLLECTING USED LAPTOPS FOR NICARAGUAN STUDENTS:

The student organization Muchas Manos Light Work is collecting good used laptops and digital cameras for teaching purposes in Siares, Nicaragua. If you have a usable laptop with Windows software and the battery unit, or a digital camera with cords for computer pickup to donate, please drop off at the NISG office in Maucker Union, CBB 261 or in the management department office on the second floor of the CBB (Room 231). The units will be taken to Nicaragua with this year's capstone group in early May. Muchas Manos Light Work is a non-profit student organization, so donations are tax deductible. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/~schragec/Muchas_Manos.html.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

The Daily Camera reported on research conducted by political scientists at Yale and UNI.

http://dailycamera.com/news/2008/mar/14/no-headline---14aebr/

 

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

HELPING STUDENTS WHO HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION:

Gwenne Culpepper, UNI's associate director, Compliance & Equity Management, will present pointers and suggestions for dealing with students who may be facing harassment or discrimination in their classrooms or elsewhere on campus.This informational session for faculty and staff will take place at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 8, in the CME (109 Maucker). To register, contact Bobbi-Jo Guenther at bbg10@uni.edu. Sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education, www.uni.edu/cme

EMPLOYMENT:

P & S VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include security analyst and cashier coordinator. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp

 

HOURS:

WRC CLOSED MARCH 20:

The WRC will be closed to recreational use Thursday, March 20, due to water shut-off in the WRC.

 

LIBRARY HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK:

http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours_special.shtml#spring

 

UNI-DOME OPEN REC:

There will be no open recreation at the UNI-Dome during spring break. http://www.uni.edu/unidome

 

WRC SPRING BREAK HOURS:

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/springbreak2008.html

 

CAMPUS DINING HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK:

http://www.uni.edu/dor/dining/hours/academicbreakhours.htm

 

EVENTS (BY CATEGORY)

SPECIAL EVENTS

CANCER-FIGHTING FUNDRAISERS:

The UNI Relay for Life Committee is gearing up for its April 11-12 relay with fundraisers throughout March. When you eat at Fazoli's, 441 East Tower Park Drive in Waterloo, on a Monday in March, 10 percent of your total will benefit the UNI Relay for Life when you present a coupon from the UNI Relay for Life Web site. Eat at Cold Stone Creamery, 6421 University Ave. in Cedar Falls, from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 31, and a portion of your purchase will benefit the UNI Relay for Life. For the Fazoli's coupon and more information on how you can get involved with the UNI Relay for Life, visit www.uni.edu/studentorgs/relayforlife.

 

 

EXHIBITIONS/FILMS:

 

THE METROPOLITAN OPERA GOES TO THE MOVIES:

Don't miss the chance to enjoy thrilling, world-class opera in HD at the College Square Theatre. Iowa Public Radio is offering discounted ticket vouchers for each opera in the series for $10 each. Vouchers are limited. "Tristan and Isolde" will be shown Saturday and Sunday, March 22 and 23. Visit http://www.iowapublicradio.org for more information.

 

 

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

 
PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:

Barbara Cutter, associate professor of history, will present "The Female Indian Killer: The Memorialization of Hannah Dustin and the Feminization of American Violence," at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in SRL 115. The event is free and open to the public.

 

HOLLYWOOD COMES TO UNI:

Grammy-nominated music producer Jim Linahon and music video and Hollywood film director Daniel Carrey will speak at UNI at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, in Lang Hall Auditorium. Their talk is titled "It's Nuts: Work and Life in Hollywood." The event is free and open to the public.

 
GeoTREE CENTER AT UNI:

Ramanathan Sugumaran, Department of Geography and GeoTREE Center director, will discuss the Center's use of remote sensing data at 7 p.m., March 27, at the University Museum. One in a series of programs presented in conjunction with the Smithsonian's "Earth from Space" exhibit now on display. www.uni.edu/museum

PERFORMING ARTS:

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

The brother-and-sister duo Denyce & Scott Gallagher will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, March 24 in KUNI's studio on the third-floor of the CAC. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.

 

THE 5 BROWNS WILL PERFORM AT THE GBPAC:

The 5 Browns, a youthful, all-American quintet of brothers and sisters, will perform Saturday, March 29 at the GBPAC. These virtuoso concert pianists swept the classical world in 2005 with the release of their self-titled first recording and are introducing classical music to a wide audience. For tickets or more information call 273-4TIX or visit www.gbpac.com.

 

 

 

WELLNESS RECREATION:

INTRAMURAL 11-ON-11 OPEN CO-REC SOCCER TOURNAMENT:

Open to students, faculty and staff. Registration will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, March 24-26, in the WRC 101. Teams can also register at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec. Limited to the first eight teams. There is an entry fee of $20 with a two-game guarantee. Entry forms are available in the WRC 101.The tournament will begin at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 30. UNI club members are eligible, but only three male and three female club members per team. For more information, contact the intramural office at 3-7262.

 

ADULT SOCCER LEAGUE:

Cedar Valley Adult Soccer and UNI Soccer offer recreational and competitive leagues. A competitive league will be offered for the fitter, more skilled athlete, with six Sunday matches starting April 13. To register for the competitive league, visit http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1545267.

A recreational league will be offered for fun and exercise with six Monday evening matches starting April 14. No previous playing experience is required. To register for the recreational league, visit http://www.active.com/event_detail.cfm?event_id=1545264.

The registration deadline is Wednesday, March 19. The cost is $45 for six matches. For more information, e-mail kakoyianni@uni.edu or execs@cvasaonline.

TELL YOUR STUDENTS:

 
PRACTICUM FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION OR COACHING ENDORSEMENT:

The Upward Bound Math and Science Program is looking for a physical education or exercise science major who needs to complete a practicum for endorsement. This person is needed to develop and implement a physical education and nutrition program for 50 high school students. For more information, contact Latricia Hylton at (319) 433-1261 or latricia.hylton@uni.edu.

 

 

 

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