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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

NEWS:

SAVE THE DATE -- CONVOCATION:

You are invited to join President Allen at the university convocation Wednesday, Sept. 22, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. More details will be available soon.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT UPDATE:

The UNI Police Division's investigation of a sexual assault reported on July 4, in the 300 block of G Street, on the UNI campus, was determined to be unfounded. The alleged victim recanted her report and acknowledged the incident didn't occur. The investigation continues pending additional charges related to the incident. See www.vpaf.uni.edu/pubsaf/crime_alert/

 
CAMPUS STREET RECONSTRUCTION - NORTH OF UNIVERSITY AVENUE:

A portion of Campus Street north of University Avenue has closed for reconstruction. Access to Dakota Street from University Avenue will remain open. Use Ohio Street to access the GBPAC visitor and Gilchrist A parking lots. Weather permitting, the street will re-open to traffic by Friday, Aug. 13.

 

2010 IOWA STATE FAIR VOLUNTEER REQUEST:

Are you interested in representing UNI to potential students, alumni and other fair visitors at UNI's Iowa State Fair booth? If so, visit www.unialum.org/statefair and complete a submission form indicating the date/time you'd like to volunteer. All volunteers receive free admission to the fair, along with a UNI T-shirt. Shifts are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact Jess Nissen at 3-2761 or jess.nissen@uni.edu.

 

LOTTERY FOR G PARKING:

Requests for G permits can be submitted in writing to the Department of Public Safety. Request deadline is 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 16. G parking is available in the Gilchrist lot and the Multimodal Transportation Center. Requests should include name, campus address and lot request. The price for the G permit for 2010-2011 is $372. Faculty and staff interested in choosing the 12-month pre-tax payroll deduction payment option must be available sometime from July 26 to Aug. 13 to receive notification of their status and purchase the permit if eligible. Call 3-2710 if you have questions.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

Donald Shepardson, history, was interviewed recently for an article that appeared in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on Sunday, July 4.

http://gazetteonline.com/breaking-news/2010/07/04/sense-of-duty-endures-for-soldiers-but-how-about-for-others

 

FREE INK CARTRIDGES:

Extra ink cartridges are available for a university department: one PC-201 Brother, for a fax machine; two HP LaserJet CE505A, for a printer. If interested, call Lori Shannon at 3-2698. First-come, first-served.

 

PURCHASING TONERS AND INK CARTRIDGES:

As of July 1, Office Max has the state contract for all toners and ink cartridges for the university. No other vendors for these products should be used. Contact Campus Supply with any questions at 3-2451.

 
SUMMER CONFERENCE GUESTS:

The Department of Residence welcomes the following guests to campus: Iowa Physics Teachers Instruction and Resources, July 11-16; Astronomy for Teachers, July 11-16; High School Volleyball Skill Camp I, July 12-13; High School Volleyball Skill Camp II, July 14-15; Weekend Elite Soccer Camp, July 16-18.

 

MAUCKER UNION BUILDING HOURS:

www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/hrs-bcurrent.shtml

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

TIME TO APPLY FOR LIBRARY STUDY ROOMS:

Full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty members who wish to apply for study rooms in Rod Library for the fall semester should do so by Friday, July 23. Application forms are available online at www.uni.edu/library/facstudy and also in the library's main office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.

 

SPSS SHORT COURSE:

There will be a free hands-on short course on using SPSS from 10 to 11:45 a.m., Wednesday, July 21, in WRT 110. The class is suitable for beginners. The Department of Mathematics provides assistance through its Statistical
Consulting Lab. Contact Mark Jacobson at 3-7172 or jacobson@cs.uni.edu to RSVP or to set up an appointment. Visit www.cs.uni.edu/~jacobson/SCL/ for more information.

 

FREE COUNSELING SERVICES:

To complement the services of UNI's EAP, employees impacted by the 2008 storms and the stress and sadness associated with natural disaster recovery can take advantage of free confidential counseling services offered through Ticket to Hope, sponsored by the Iowa Department of Human Services. For more information, call 800-447-1985 or visit www.tickettohope.org

SPECIAL EVENTS:

JUMANJI:

See the film "Jumanji" starring Robin Williams, at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, July 17, at the University Museum. This film is based on Chris Van Allsburg's book about a supernatural and ominous board game which makes animals and other jungle hazards appear upon each roll of the dice. Total run time is 104 minutes.

 

MURDER MYSTERY NIGHT:

An evening of hilarious who-done-its will take place at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, at the UNI Museums. Play the game Clue while watching the 1985 film of the same name. Come dressed as your favorite character from the game or movie. The evening is free, but space is limited. Call 3-2188 to register by Friday, July 16.

 

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES:

WEBINAR ON COMMUNITIES OF THE FUTURE:

A free, interactive webinar on the future of small business will take place at noon, Thursday, July 15, at MyEntre.net. Internationally recognized futurist Rick Smyre will discuss how changes in a community (or lack of) affect the way people will do business in the near and distant future.

EMPLOYMENT:

MERIT VACANCIES:

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

 

P&S VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include payroll coordinator, activities director, admissions counselor, program coordinator, communications & marketing specialist and speech-language pathologist. To view the complete job descriptions, visit www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp.

 

JOB OPENINGS AT UNI:

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

WELLNESS/RECREATION:

SCHEDULE A SUMMER MASSAGE:

Schedule a massage appointment with licensed massage therapist, Julie Conley now through July 30 and receive these discounts (first-come, first-served): 45-minute massage for $30 (regularly $35); 60-minute massage for $35 (regularly $45); and 90-minute massage for $50 (regularly $65). Gift certificate purchases/redemptions do not apply. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule.

 

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