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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

NEWS:

SUSTAINABILITY FORUM:

Join President Benjamin Allen and Provost Gloria Gibson for the 2010 Sustainability Forum from 2 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, in the University Room of the Maucker Union. Get updates on sustainability efforts at UNI, meet UNI's first university sustainability coordinator and hear from Faramarz Vakili, program director of We Conserve at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Vakili will give a keynote address "If not now, when? If not us, who?" via video conferencing system, which reduces costs and UNI's carbon footprint.

 

ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND DEAN-INTERNAL SEARCH:

UNI Office of the Provost is currently accepting internal applications for a five-year renewable term, full-time position of associate provost for academic affairs and interdisciplinary collaboration and dean of the graduate college. A complete description of the position with instructions for applicants can be found at www.uni.edu/ap-aa.

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION DEAN SEARCH:

Paul Theobald, a candidate for the dean of the College of Education position, will interview on campus Thursday, April 22 and Friday, April 23. Theobald is the Woods-Beals Endowed Chair in Urban and Rural Education and interim associate provost and dean of the Graduate School at Buffalo State College. Theobald will host a public forum from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, April 22, in SEC 252 on "Addressing Key Opportunities and Challenges in Public Higher Education: Leading the College of Education, Collaborating with Other Colleges, and Connecting with the Broader Community." For more information about Theobald and to complete a candidate feedback form, visit http://www.uni.edu/coe/about/coe-dean-search.

 

UNIVERSITY ELECTIONS:

All university elections (chair of the faculty, committee on committees, educational policies commission, and advisory and liaison committee to the department of military science) and an election for the Chair of the graduate faculty will close at 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 21.

 

SURVEY OF DIVERSITY-RELATED ACTIVITIES:

The Diversity Council is seeking information about current diversity-related activities at UNI. This inventory will be used to identify gaps in our efforts and inform planning. If you are responsible for any program, initiative, activity or effort that is organized and ongoing, and intended specifically to achieve a diversity-related goal, provide the information here: http://www.ir.uni.edu/dbWeb/idra/index.cfm. CatID login required. All university faculty, staff and students are invited to submit information. The deadline is Friday, April 23. Contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at studentaffairs@uni.edu or 3-2332 for more information.

 

FOUNDATIONS OF EXCELLENCE:

Following the success of the first-year study, UNI has decided to engage in the Foundations of Excellence (FoE) Transfer Focus self study as transfer students comprise more than a third of UNI's student body. Faculty and staff are encouraged to share their opinions about how well UNI implements an effective transfer program, both in and out of the classroom. These anonymous responses will be an important source of information for the FoE Task Force during the 2010-2011 academic year. The survey is at https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/surveys/takeSurvey.cgi. Questions may be addressed to Kerri Clopton, educational psychology and foundations, at kerri.clopton@uni.edu or Christie Kangas, admissions, at christie.kangas@uni.edu.

 

DID YOU KNOW?: SUSTAINABILITY:

UNI's power plant is 30 to 40 percent more efficient than a typical power plant, and produces 40 percent of UNI's electricity.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

Barry Wilson, educational psychology and foundations, had an opinion piece printed in the Des Moines Register.

http://tiny.cc/00g8x

 

LEGISLATIVE UPDATES:

To learn about the final outcomes of the 2010 Iowa legislative session and relevant UNI legislative updates this summer, visit http://weblogs.uni.edu/govrel/. E-mail questions to Joe Murphy at joseph.murphy@uni.edu.

 

MICROSOFT SOFTWARE SALES TO STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF:

Students, faculty, staff and emeritus are able to purchase Microsoft Software for personal use on the Web using a credit card. Purchasers can download the software (with instruction for building your own media) onto their computer or purchase software with media through the online store. The ITS Computer Consulting Center is discontinuing its Microsoft software sales operations and is closing out its remaining inventory. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/buymsoffice.htm. Limited quantities of MS Windows 7 Ultimate (32/64 bit), MAC Office 2008 and Vista Ultimate are available.


IMPORTANT CHANGES TO LAC:

There have been several important changes to the Liberal Arts Core program. Students and their advisers should be aware of these before students register for fall 2010 courses. A summary of the changes is available at http://www.uni.edu/lac/. For more information, contact the LAC coordinator Siobahn Morgan at siobahn.morgan@uni.edu.

 

OLD TRANSPARENCY SHEETS NEEDED:

Old 8.5 x 11-inch transparency sheets once used with the old overhead projectors are needed to make solar ovens with hundreds of students for Earth Week. E-mail jrsolarsprint@uni.edu or call 3-2560 if you have any supplies.

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: HEAD, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY (INTERNAL SEARCH ONLY):

The UNI Department of Psychology invites applications for the position of department head, appointment to begin July 1. The announcement is posted at http://www.uni.edu/gilpin/headsearch.html. Application materials received by Thursday, April 22, will receive full consideration.

 

PANTHER PICK-UP NEEDS VOLUNTEERS:

Panther Pick-Up encourages students to bring unwanted clothing, furniture and belongings to St. Vincent de Paul, Salvation Army and Goodwill trucks before moving out this spring. Volunteers are needed to assist at each truck location. For more information, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/energy/energy_sub/pantherpickup.shtml. Contact kathy.green@uni.edu to volunteer.

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS WEBSITE INCLUDES TIMELY NEWS ITEMS:

The Division of Student Affairs website now includes a calendar, news items and photos covering student issues, activities and services relevant to the student affairs mission of helping students succeed. Visit http://www.uni.edu/studentaffairs/ for more information.

 

LIBRARY SURVEY ON GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS:

Rod Library is currently evaluating the government documents collection, its use and how the collection might evolve in the future. Please participate in a short, anonymous and confidential survey at http://www.library.uni.edu/government-documents-survey. The survey will be available through Friday, May 7.

 

CHECK OUT THE PANTHER FIRST AWARD:

Check out the updated Employee Recognition Award website. The Panther First Award Recipient list has been updated to include employee recipients. To learn more about this university-wide recognition program or to view the latest recipients, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/recognition/panther_first.shtml. This program is a quick, easy way to let someone know you appreciate their attitude, team work and/or initiative.

 

PROFESSIONAL WRITING PROGRAM SEEKS CLIENTS:

The UNI Professional Writing Program seeks individual and organizational clients who need to have (print and digital) publications created, e.g., newsletters, brochures, flyers, proposals, report documents, websites and exhibition storyboards. Contact Adrienne Lamberti, English language and literature, at lamberti@uni.edu for more information.

 

SUPERVISORY AND CONFIDENTIAL COUNCIL MEETING APRIL 20:

The next meeting of the Supervisory and Confidential Council will be at 2 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, in GIL 025.

 

TELL YOUR STUDENTS:

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

RESERVE REINSTATEMENT LISTS

Faculty who wish to keep their same spring 2010 items on reserve for this summer or fall semester should submit a request to the Rod Library reserve desk by Monday, May 3. Requests can be submitted electronically at http://www.uni.edu/library/reinstatement/.

 

SUMMER RESERVE READING LISTS:

Faculty wanting to place items on reserve for the 2010 summer session beginning May 10 should submit their list to the Rod Library Reserve Desk by April 26. Those wanting items available by June 7 should have their requests in by May 17. Any requests received after these dates can't be guaranteed to be available for the first week of classes. Reserve lists can be submitted online at http://www.uni.edu/library/reserverequest/.

 

BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TRAINING:

Training for completing Budget Adjustments will be offered April 20, 21 and 27. Register through MyUniverse by clicking the "Register for Training" link in the MEMFIS Channel. Seating is limited. Attendees should have the budget adjustment responsibility. If you don't have it, request it by completing the MEMFIS authorization form.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

HILL YES! AUCTION:

The College Hill Partnership will host a public auction at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, at Ice Ultra Lounge. A $10 admission can be paid at the door or by contacting Adam Bentley at Bentley@uni.edu. Auction items include gift certificates, autographed UNI memorabilia, hotel stays and Gallagher-Bluedorn tickets.

 

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION APRIL 22:

UNI's Earth Day Celebration involves many events on Thursday, April 22. Informational displays, games, prizes and grilled food will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the Maucker Union Plaza area. Free bike tune-ups (by Europa Cycle and Ski) for UNI students, faculty and staff will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The third annual Earth Day 5K will start at 1 p.m., between MSH and the UNI Botanical Center. Participants who pre-register will receive a free T-shirt. Registration is free and prizes will be awarded. For more information, e-mail rrttc@uni.edu, or call 3-3689. Register at http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e2q27uomg5iji3tg/a001g6pfs4mx/questions.
Essentials' retail booth outside Maucker Union will have a "box" display showing the impact of using refillable cups. Enter a drawing for UNI travel mugs and new reusable shopping bags.

 

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT RALLY:

The UNI campus is invited to participate in the Take Back the Night Rally at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22. Participants will meet in front of CBB, SEC or Rod Library (rain location is inside Maucker Union fountain entrance) to march and rally at the Campanile. Sponsored by SAVE.

 

CBA GALA:

The College of Business Administration is hosting its 33rd annual Gala Graduation Celebration for graduating business students, families, faculty and friends on Thursday, April 22 at GBPAC. RSVPs are required. The event begins with a social mixer and light buffet at 6 p.m. followed by a recognition program, alumni-in-residence speakers and entertainment in the Great Hall at 7 p.m.

GUEST MASTER CLASS:

Visiting artist Nicholas Walker will present a double bass master class at 3 p.m., Friday, April 23, in Graham Hall, RSL. Walker earned his DMA in early music at Stony Brook University in 2004, and he studied with Paul Ellison at the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, where he received a BMA in 1994. Walker currently serves as double bass professor at Ithaca College in New York. This event is free and open to the public.

 

QUASH- THE QUEST TO UNRAVEL ALZHEIMER'S SCAVENGER HUNT:

QUASH® is one part scavenger hunt, one part obstacle course and lots of fun. Form teams of two to four with friends, classmates or family to solve clues, answer trivia and complete challenges on the QUASH course, Saturday, April 24. Each QUASH team is asked to raise $100 per participant to benefit the Alzheimer's Association. Register your team at http://www.QUASHnow.org.

 

ADVENTURE ACADEMY SUMMER 2010:

From Battleship to Yahtzee, learn about the history of card games, out-door games and board games; play fun games from other lands; and create card decks at the University Museum, June 15-17. Call 3-2188 to register by Friday, June 4. The fee for friend's members is $10 per child per day. For nonmembers, the fee is $12 per child per day.

 

COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL SUMMER ACTIVITIES:

UNI Community Music School will offer a variety of summer programs, including Kindermusik, private lessons for woodwinds, brass and percussion, and New Horizons Band for ages 50 and older. Special activities include two summer music camps: Camp Musicmania for K-5th grade and West African Drumming Expedition for sixth through ninth grade. Both camps will be held June 14-18 in the UNI School of Music facilities. For more information, contact Cindi Mason, at 3-2142, or e-mail mason@uni.edu. Summer camp information/registration fliers may be downloaded at www.uni.edu/camps/music.html.

 

RALLY IN THE VALLEY:

The Rally in the Valley is an opportunity to show support for UNI's student athletes. Show your support by purchasing raffle tickets or attending the dinner auction Saturday, May 1. The dinner is $75 for non-Panther Scholarship Club members and $65 for members. Raffle tickets are $25 each or three for $50, and prizes include one $5,000 first-place prize and four $500 second-place prizes. Contact Tony DiCecco at tony.dicecco@uni.edu for more information.

PERFORMING ARTS:

UNI STUDENT CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT:

UNI students will offer a chamber music concert at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, in Graham Hall, RSL Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

 
UNI FACULTY STRING QUARTET:

The UNI Faculty String Quartet will offer a spring recital at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. Featuring School of Music faculty artists Frederick Halgedahl, violin; Therese Fetter, violin; Julia Bullard, viola; and Jonathan Chenoweth, cello. This event is free and open to the public.

 

PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE, KAJI-DAIKO AND WEST AFRICAN DRUM ENSEMBLE:

The UNI Percussion and West African Drum Ensembles will offer its second spring concert along with UNI's Taiko drum ensemble Kaji-Daiko at 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.

 
GUEST ARTIST RECITAL: NICHOLAS WALKER, DOUBLE BASS:

Visiting artist Nicholas Walker will present a double bass recital at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 22, in RSL 116. Walker earned his DMA in Early Music at Stony Brook University in 2004, and he studied with Paul Ellison at the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, where he received a BMA in 1994. Walker currently serves as double bass professor at Ithaca College in New York. This event is free and open to the public.

 

UNI CLARINET STUDIO AND CLARINET ENSEMBLE CONCERT:

The UNI Clarinet Studio and Ensemble will offer a spring concert at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 22, in Graham Hall, RSL. This event is free and open to the public.

 

EARTH DAY CONCERT:

The RRTTC is hosting Gabrielle Louise in celebration of Earth Day at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 22, at Lampost (204 West Seerley, Cedar Falls). Louise's sound is a blend of folk, roots and Americana laced with sultry jazz. She will give a short presentation about her "Veggie Van," which runs on 100-percent waste-vegetable oil.

 

JAZZ PANTHERS CONCERT:

The UNI Jazz Panthers will offer a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL, with selections to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.

 

SPOTLIGHT SERIES CONCERT: JAZZ BAND ONE:

The UNI Jazz Band One will offer a spring concert as part of the Spotlight Series at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 23, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. For tickets, call 3-4TIX.

 

INTERNATIONAL DANCE THEATRE SPRING CONCERT:

UNI's International Dance Theatre will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 24, and 2 p.m., Sunday, April 25, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This year's show will feature a history of dance in America, including dances of early settlers, the Charleston era, Swing and Big Band, the Broadway musical and the modern era of hip hop. Tickets are $4 for students and senior citizens and $5 for the general public. Tickets can be bought from any IDT member, or at the door. Contact Daniel Wells at daniel.wells@uni.edu or 3-3560 for more information.

 

COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL SPRING RECITALS:

The UNI Community Music School will host its spring recitals at noon, Sunday, April 25, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. Contact Cindi Mason at cynthia.mason@uni.edu for more information.

 

CHOPIN BONANZA NO. 1 :

The first in a series of tribute concerts centered around the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth, will take place at 8 p.m., Monday, April 26, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. Students from Dmitri Vorobiev's and Sean Botkin's studios will perform at this free concert.

 

GUEST ARTIST BARITONE RECITAL:

Visiting artist Stephen Swanson, baritone, will present a voice recital at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 27, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. Swanson is a concert and opera singer, a teacher of singing and an opera stage director. He earned degrees from North Park College and Northwestern University and served a two-year AGMA apprenticeship with the Wolf Trap Company. This event is free and open to the public.

 
UNI JAZZ BAND III AND COMBOS:

The UNI Jazz Band III and jazz combos will present a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 27, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. This event is free and open to the public.

 
UNI VARSITY MEN'S GLEE CLUB CONCERT:

The UNI Varsity Men's Glee Club will offer a spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 28, in the Great Hall, GBPAC. For tickets, call 3-4TIX.

EXHIBITIONS/FILMS:

FOOD FOR THOUGHT MOVIE NIGHT:

A double feature will be shown at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, in CEEE Auditorium. "Food Inc." and "Fresh" will be shown followed by a discussion about sustainable and organic farming with local organic farmer Robert Faux of Faux Farms. Free locally grown popcorn will be provided by the RRTTC.

 

'LIFE IN THE UNDERGROWTH' FILM:

RRTTC presents "Life in the Undergrowth" at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, in CEEE Auditorium. This movie is about getting up close and personal with bugs of all shapes and sizes. Free locally grown popcorn will be provided along with a presentation from student vermicomposter Dan Kinker. Learn how to create a vermicompost and compost your food scraps at home.

 

BLACK COFFEE: GOLD IN YOUR CUP:

View part two of a three-part documentary that traces the unique and volatile history of coffee at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, April 24, at the University Museum. From its discovery on an ancient Ethiopian hillside to its role as a contemporary elixir, coffee has dominated and molded the economies, politics and social structures of entire countries. Run time is 60 minutes. Free and open to the public.

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS:

MANDATORY REPORTER OF CHILD ABUSE TRAINING:

A training session for Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, in SEC 245. This free training session is open to anyone. No preregistration is required. Sponsored by the Office of Teacher Education. For more information, contact Melissa Heston at 3-2236 or heston@uni.edu.

 

STUDENT RESEARCH POSTER CONFERENCE:

The UNI Chapter of Sigma Xi will hold its 17th Annual Student Research Poster Conference from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday April 21, on the ground floor, south side of MSH. Members of the UNI community are invited to view the posters and talk with participating students. For more information, contact Jean Gerrath, biology, at jean.gerrath@uni.edu.

 

START A BUSINESS-PLANNING WORKSHOP:

Free workshop for UNI students, staff and faculty from 3 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, in BCS 33. Space is limited to 36 people. Advanced registration required at jpec@uni.edu or 273-JPEC.

 

NSF (FORMERLY CCLI) INFORMATIONAL SESSION:

The Office of Sponsored Programs is hosting an informational Web conference on NSF's Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science program at 1 p.m., April 22, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room. Learn more about this funding opportunity. For more information, or to RSVP, contact sarah.bridges@uni.edu or visit http://www.uni.edu/osp/nsf-tues.

 

42ND ANNUAL ELEMENTARY LITERACY CONFERENCE:

UNI's Price Laboratory Elementary School will host the 42nd Annual Elementary Literacy Conference from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 23, in the SEC. The keynote speaker will be acclaimed children's book author, Brian P. Cleary. For more information on Cleary visit www.brianpcleary.com. Go to www.pls.uni.edu/read for conference details.

 

MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP:

Registration is now open for the management workshop "Juggling Multiple Projects Successfully" hosted by UNI's Executive Development Center. The workshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 27, in the BCS. Registration deadline is Tuesday, April 20. Workshop participants will be introduced to tools and techniques to ensure that projects succeed. The cost is $275 per workshop. UNI alumni members receive a 10-percent discount. For more information or to register, contact UNI's Executive Development Center at 3-5851 or execdev@uni.edu. Registration can also be completed by visiting www.bcs.uni.edu/execdev and clicking "Enroll Now."

 

'MAXIMIZE YOUR COGNITIVE CAPACITY':

Registration is now open for the management workshop "Maximize Your Cognitive Capacity" hosted by UNI's Executive Development Center. The workshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 4 in BCS. The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 27. Melanie Hoffner, a certified Brain-Based Trainer uses Brain-Compatible training/learning concepts which increase comprehension, participation, retention and enjoyment. The cost is $275 per workshop. UNI employees and alumni members receive a 10-percent discount. For more information or to register, contact UNI's Executive Development Center at 3-5851 or execdev@uni.edu. Registration can also be completed by visiting www.bcs.uni.edu/execdev and clicking "Enroll Now."

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

NORMAN COHN FAMILY ANNUAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE LECTURE:

Mona Sue Weissmark, Northwestern University and Harvard University, will give the Norman Cohn Family Annual Holocaust Remembrance Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, in Bengtson Auditorium, RSL. The lecture, "Holocaust Legacies," will be followed by a book signing and reception. Free and open to the public. Visit www.uni.edu/holocaust for further information.

 

MELISSA OHDEN STORY:

A Voice for the Voiceless: The Melissa Ohden Story will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. At about five months' gestation, Melissa Ohden survived a saline abortion and was placed in a neonatal unit, where her parents found her and adopted her. Melissa has experience working in a social welfare agency and is a member of the pro-woman organization Feminists for Life. Sponsored by the Student Organization Speakers Fund and hosted by UNI Right to Life.

 

TRUTH ABOUT MEDIA VIOLENCE:

"The Truth About Media Violence: What TV Won’t Tell You" will be presented by guest lecturer Doug Gentile at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, in Maucker Union Ballroom. This lecture is part of the events leading up to the visit by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Gentile is a research scientist, author, award-winning educator and an assistant professor of developmental psychology at Iowa State University. He manages the Media Research Lab at ISU where he conducts research on media's impact on children and adults. He develops and conducts research projects designed to give parents and other caregivers information they need to make informed media choices for their children. Sponsored by the Center for Social and Behavioral Research and the Department of Sociology,

 

LECTURE/DISCUSSION WITH DAVID STERN:

David Stern, professor of philosophy at the University of Iowa, will lecture at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 21, in CBB 255. Stern is the author of "Wittgenstein on Mind and Language" (1995) and "Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: An Introduction" (2004) and an editor of "The Cambridge Companion to Wittgenstein" (1996) and "Wittgenstein Reads Weininger: A Reassessment" (2004). His research and teaching interests include philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, philosophy and computing and the history of analytic philosophy.

 

CHANGE LEADERSHIP:

A "Change Leadership" session will be from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Thursday, April 22, in SEC 252. Presenters are Molly Schmidt, manager of training and development at Veridian Credit Union and Gerri Perreault, director of leadership studies at UNI. They will present a change leadership model, and participants will have the opportunity to assess their own change leadership path.Anthropology and Criminology.

 

LECTURE BY 'JESUS INTERRUPTED' AUTHOR:

Bart Ehrman, author of "Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (and Why We Don't Know About Them)," will join the CME book discussion at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22, and will return to campus at 7 p.m. to lecture in SEC 244/245.

 

BROWN BAG: NASA-IOWA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM:

Ramanathan Sugumaran has been named the new director of the NASA-Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC), shifting the ISGC leadership from ISU to UNI. Sugumaran ("Sugu") will present an overview of the ISGC, its mission, programs and the opportunities it offers UNI faculty, research staff and students from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 29, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room. Visit http://www.ia.spacegrant.org/ for more information on the ISGC. To RSVP or for more information, contact Hillery Oberle at hillery.oberle@uni.edu or 3-3961.

ATHLETICS:

SOFTBALL:

Softball hosts Bradley at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 20. The Panthers host Evansville in a doubleheader at noon, Saturday, April 24, and noon, Sunday, April 25. All games are at the Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex.

EMPLOYMENT:

P&S VACANCIES:

Current P&S vacancies include research associate/CSBR, and grants and programming coordinator.
To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp.

 

MERIT VACANCIES:

Merit vacancies are available for viewing at:
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.shtml.

 

JOB OPENINGS AT UNI:

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

WELLNESS/RECREATION:

UNI TAE KWON-DO CLUB:

The UNI Tae Kwon-Do Club is open to faculty and staff, as well as students. The club is celebrating 40 years at UNI and is the oldest collegiate traditional Tae-Kwon Do club in America. Master Joseph Philip has produced an unprecedented 614 Distinguished Black Belts, a national collegiate milestone. Students of any skill level, age, gender or physical conditioning, can learn the Korean art. They practice Traditional Chung do Kwan Tae Kwon-Do, and the focus is on discipline, courtesy and respect. New students may join anytime. For details about membership and practice times, visit http://www.unitkd.com/index40.htm.

 

FITNESS & LEISURE CLASSES:

Registration for summer fitness and leisure classes will begin Monday, May 3. Classes will start on Monday, May 10 and end Friday, July 30. FitX5 is a complete aerobic and strength training workout that meets for an hour early morning, Monday through Friday. Spinnercise, Boot Camp, Kickboxing, Total Sculpt and Tone, Absolutely Abs, Total Body Conditioning, Pilates, Yoga, Water Aerobics, Ballroom Dance and Zumba also will be offered. Visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitness/classes.html and check out "WRS Fitness and Leisure" on Facebook.

CAMPUS DINING:

WHAT'S YOUR CARBON FOOT PRINT?:

Piazza and Rialto Dining Centers will have a Carbon Lite special event on Earth Day, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, April 22, featuring giveaways and menu choices that help lower our carbon footprint. Information about this topic will be posted throughout the dining centers.

 

STIR FRY OFFERED EACH WEDNESDAY AT 23RD STREET MARKET:

The 23rd Street Market in Commons is offering a different stir fry entrée for lunch each Wednesday in April. Each entree will cost $4.75. For more information on retail promotions, visit www.uni.edu/dor What's Happening or check us out on Facebook

 

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