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UNI Online is a compilation of notices to be distributed to faculty and staff. The deadline for submission is noon, the day before publication. UNI Online is distributed on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Submitted items must be sponsored by a UNI department, program or organization. No commercial or personal announcements are allowed. Announcements must have news, not opinion content. Submit items to: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/

 

 

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

NEWS:

PANTHER PARKWAY TO CLOSE MAY 15:

Begining Thursday, May 15, a section of Panther Parkway will close to through traffic between West 27th Street and West 30th Street. Access to the recycling facility will be available from West 27th Street via Panther Parkway. Weather permitting, construction of a new utility ductline will be completed and the street will re-open to traffic on May 29.

 

GRADUATE STUDENT NEWSLETTER:

The May edition of The Graffito, the graduate student newsletter, is available at www.grad.uni.edu.

 

RUSSELL HALL AUDITORIUM SEAT SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE:

Create a lasting tribute to your favorite music lover and help hundreds of UNI School of Music students prepare for their future. You can be part of the new Russell Auditorium with a seat sponsorship. Proceeds from the seat campaign will help purchase equipment and complete renovation in Russell Hall. Read more
http://www.uni-foundation.org/images/SeatingCampaign2-1.pdf

 

INITIAL SURVEY OF IDEAS FOR IT TASK FORCE:

President Allen's new Information Technology Task Force is gathering ideas from the campus community to help focus its efforts and to ensure it does not miss something important to you in its early planning. Share your experiences and ideas. See the Announcements section at MyUniverse for a link to the survey. For more information, contact Eugene Wallingford at wallingf@cs.uni.edu or 3-5919.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

Lou Honary, director of NABL, authored a guest opinion in Monday's Des Moines Register.

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080512/OPINION01/805120311/1036/OPINION

 

The Quad Cities Times reports on Gov. Culver signing legislation for the Regents Math and Science Education Collaborative Initiative at UNI.

http://www.qctimes.com/articles/2008/05/09/news/local/doc4824cc18256f4835042355.txt?sPos=2

 

HELP WELCOME PARENTS OF NEW STUDENTS:

Once again, UNI will host a Parent Hospitality Tent during the sumer orientation sessions. Share your enthusiasm for UNI with the parents of our newest students. Facutly and staff assistance is needed to help staff the booth in the coffeehouse in Maucker Union. Volunteers will visit with parents and answer questions from 5 to 6 p.m., Mondays and Thursdays, June  9, 12,16,19, 23, 26 and 30, and July 7 and 10. If you'd like to volunteer, e-mail liz.conklin@uni.edu.

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING:

The next MEMFIS Users Group meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15, in MSH 201. The primary agenda items will be demonstration of the new online transaction - request early e-mail account set-up for new employees, and travel reimbursement update and tips. Everyone on campus is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Eunice Dell, MEMFIS Project Manager, at eunice.dell@uni.edu.


MEMFIS MINUTES:

Minutes for the April 17 MEMFIS Users Group Meeting are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.shtml. Minutes include directions on how to use the new Web ADI worksheets for cash receipts, journal entries and ProCards. Also included is a link to the fiscal year-end closing schedule.

EMPLOYMENT:

P & S VACANCIES:

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

HOURS:

CME MAY HOURS:

The CME will be closed from May 19 through June 1. Hours of operation beginning June 2 will be 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 
LIBRARY HOURS OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND:

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

 
SUMMER HOURS FOR ON-CAMPUS DINING:

Maucker Union: Chats serves beverages, sandwiches, Freshens Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt treats, and bakery items weekdays, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Prexy's offers a rotating menu of hot entrees weekdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Maucker Union restaurants will be closed on Monday, May 26, and Friday, July 4. Essentials in Maucker Union will be open weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Piazza in Redeker Center re-opens for summer service June 2. Hours and menus are available online:
http://www.uni.edu/dor/dining/hours/summerhours.htm.

 

 

EVENTS (BY CATEGORY)

SPECIAL EVENTS

PADDLING PANTHER SUMMER SWIM LESSONS:

Paddling Panther summer lessons begin Monday, May 19. Sessions are two weeks long and are taught at 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 5:40 p.m. For more information, or to register, e-mail swimlessons@uni.edu or call 3-7263. For a complete list of dates and times visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/aquatics/paddling_panthers/index.html.

 

SUMMER LANGUAGE CAMP:

Children in grades two through eight have the opportunity to be immersed in Spanish, French, German, Russian and Chinese in the Third Annual Summer Foreign Language Camp offered Monday, June 23 through Friday June 27, by the UNI Department of Modern Languages. The camp fee is $95, which includes instruction, materials and a camp T-shirt. The registration deadline is Monday, June 9. For information on camp content, contact John Storm, camp director, at 3-2749 or john.storm@uni.edu. To register, contact University Events Coordination at 3-5141 or e-mail conf-events@uni.edu. Visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/events/global.

 

ATHLETICS:

PANTHER BASEBALL:

Panther baseball hosts Missouri State in the final series of the regular season. The teams will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16, and at 2 p.m., Saturday. All games are at Riverfront Stadium, Waterloo.

EXHIBITIONS/FILMS:

BBC PLANET EARTH FILM SERIES 'CAVES':

Descend into the only habitat not directly driven by sunlight at 1:30 and 3 p.m., Saturday, May 31, at the University Museum.

PERFORMING ARTS:

UNI SUZUKI SCHOOL SPRING CONCERT:

The UNI Suzuki School will offer its spring concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, May 18, in the GBPAC Great Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

The Starlings will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, May 19, in KUNI's studio on the third-floor of the CAC. This Seattle-based band offers a unique blend of American country and folk music. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.

WELLNESS/RECREATION:

SMOKING CESSATION ASSISTANCE:

Self-help materials, consultation and support is available to students, faculty and staff striving to quit smoking. Contact Kathy Green, University Health Services director, at 3-6921 or kathy.green@uni.edu, for details.

 

 

 

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