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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, March 17, 2009

NEWS:

OUTDOOR WARNING SYSTEM TO BE TESTED WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18:

The University Mass Notification Outdoor Warning System will be tested across the UNI campus on Wednesday, March 18. Voice and tone testing will start at approximately 10 a.m. and last about four hours. Please do not be alarmed by the sirens and messages during this time. If weather conditions are threatening, the test will be postponed.

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR 500 HOUR PROJECT:

Looking for free service? American Humanics is looking for a proposal to complete for its 500 hour community service project for the 2009-2010 academic school year. Visit http://www.uni.edu/americanhumanics/index.html or contact Juli Gassman at gassman@uni.edu

 

YOUR OPINION COULD WIN YOU A PRIZE:

Shortly after spring break, you'll receive an e-mail invitation from SimpsonScarborough with a link to an online survey. This survey is being conducted for UNI by SimpsonScarborough, a higher education communications consulting firm, to assess views of the university's image and reputation among prospective students, alumni, current students, faculty and staff. Faculty and staff respondents will be eligible to win a 2009-2010 UNI "A" parking permit. For more information, contact james.oconnor@uni.edu

 

TIMECARDS - SPRING BREAK:

Saturday, March 14 was the pay period cutoff for the March 31 monthly and March 25 biweekly paydays. To be included in these paychecks, the timecards for the week ending March 14 must be approved by 10 a.m., Thursday, March 19 (during spring break.) Make sure timecards are submitted and approved to meet the deadlines for these paydays.

 

SUMMER COURSE CHANGES:

Summer course changes have been made to 440:045 Health and Physical Education for Elementary Teachers. This is a "May Term" class which will be held May 11 through June 5. The class will meet daily from 9:50 to 11:50 a.m.

 

SPRING CLEANING HELP:

The men of Sigma Alpha Epsilon will help with outdoor spring cleaning projects as a fundraiser for their chapter. Contact Josiah Sweers at (712) 870-9860 to make arrangements.

 

UPVOTE.TV OFFERS WEEKLY FIVE-MINUTE NEWS SHOW:

UpVote.TV is one of four news shows produced by the UNI-TV production class. UpVote.TV airs each Thursday in numerous forums, including: UNI cable stations, Facebook, Youtube and on the Web at www.upvote.tv. The show is based on the most popular or controversial stories from the Internet that are selected by the audience through Reddit.com by giving them an "upvote." Tune in and upvote at www.upvote.tv.

 

EMPLOYMENT:

P&S VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include program associate/Center for Social & Behavioral Research. To view the complete job description, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp

 

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found at http://www.uni.edu/resources/employment/?

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:

NATIONAL EDUCATOR EXPO/UNI TEACHER FAIR:

The National Educator Expo will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 28, in Maucker Union. This event is free for teachers. More than 50 school districts from Iowa and across the U.S. will visit with educators about jobs for the 2009-2010 academic year. For a list of schools, their tentative vacancies, and further information: http://www.uni.edu/careerservices/events/career/nee/spring/ Sponsored by UNI Career Services, 3-2061.

 

ANNUAL COLLEGE OF SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES RESEARCH CONFERENCE:

Participate in the 16th annual College of Social and Behavioral Sciences research conference on Saturday, April 18, in the SEC. The keynote speaker will be Carol Gilligan, a notable figure in the fields of psychology, law, education and gender studies. The early registration deadline is Friday, March 27. Register online at http://www.psych.uni.edu/conference. For questions, contact Priyanka Joshi (joship@uni.edu) or Helen Harton (helen.harton@uni.edu).

 

THOMAS AND FRIENDS COMING TO CAMPUS:

See Thomas and Friends at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 28, or at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the McLeod Center with an all new live musical adventure: Thomas and Friends Live! On Stage: A Circus Comes to Town. When Thomas makes a big mistake, all the engines on the Island of Sodor must work together to prepare for the exciting event under the big top, and, Thomas must prove he's a useful engine once again. Order tickets at all UNItix locations, by calling 3-4TIX or online at www.unitix.uni.edu.

EXHIBITIONS/FILMS:

'THE BRAZILIAN FILM SERIES PRESENTS 'THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD':

See "The Middle of the World" at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, in the CME lobby. A father desperate to improve his family’s circumstances takes his wife and five children on a 2,000 mile bicycle journey through the interior of Brazil to look for work in Rio de Janeiro.

 

PERFORMING ARTS:

'CHOSEN: A CHAMBER THEATRE READING':

"Chosen: A Chamber Theatre Reading," coordinated by professor of composition and theory Jonathan Schwabe, will premiere the reading of a new student chamber theatre piece at 8 p.m., Monday, March 23, in Jebe Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

The Mayflies will perform their jam rock and bluegrass music live at 7 p.m., Monday, March 23, in KUNI's studio on the third floor of the CAC. "Live from Studio One" hosts performances by (mostly) acoustic musicians in an intimate setting. This unique weekly music program is produced and hosted by Iowa Public Radio's Karen Impola. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12. For broadcast times and stations, visit http://www.iowapublicradio.org.

 

NORTHWIND QUINTET CONCERT:

The Northwind Quintet will offer a spring recital at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, in Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall, featuring UNI School of Music faculty artists Tom Barry, oboe; Amanda McCandless, clarinet; David Rachor, bassoon; and, Yu-Ting Su, horn, with guest artist Dominique Cawley, flute. This event is free and open to the public.

 
DOUBLE BASS RECITAL:

Visiting artist Dennis Whittaker, double bass, will present a recital at 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in Graham Hall, Russell Hall. Whittaker has performed with several prominent symphony orchestras throughout the United States. This event is free and open to the public.

 

PIANO RECITAL:

Visiting artist Jeongwon Ham, piano, will offer a recital at 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. She has won numerous piano competitions, including the Bartók/Kabalevsky International Piano Competition, and has performed internationally. This event is free and open to the public.

HOURS:

CHANGE IN HOURS FOR CAMPUS DINING:

Chats customers can get free coffee at Chats from 8 to 10 a.m. during spring break. Maucker Union restaurants and stores will be closed from Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 22 for construction. Residence dining at Towers and Redeker Centers and food carts in Schindler, Curris and WRC will also be closed Saturday, March 14 through Sunday, March 22. The 23rd Street Market in Commons and Biscotti's at Redeker will be closed March 14-21 and will reopen at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 22.

 

CHANGE IN LIBRARY HOURS DURING SPRING BREAK:

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

 

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