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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

UPDATING THE 2012-13 CAMPUS PHONE BOOK: OFFICE INFO ONLYNEW

Changes for the 2012-13 phone book, sections A) Office Directory, pages 5-12; B) Campus Governance Group, page 12; C) UNI fax numbers, pages 13-14; and D) Departmental websites, pages 15-16, can be made online. The deadline for these changes is Friday, Aug. 31. If you have questions, contact Janis Jehle at 273-2761. Please do not submit changes for personal information using this form.

NEWS

UNI IN THE NEWSNEW

Donna Hoffman, political science, was quoted recently on NPR.

NEW P&S COUNCIL MEMBERS AND LEADERS ANNOUNCEDNEW

The newly appointed P&S Council leaders are Mark Rowe-Barth, president, and Jocelyn Moeller, vice president. Recently elected P&S Council members are Seth Bokelman, Nadia Korobova, Eric Lukens, Eric O'Brien and Jean Wiesley. In addition, Carla Kelley, Nevin Nolte and Todd Thomas are completing terms for previous council members who have left the council and/or university. Visit the P&S Council website for more information.

NEW FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR BLOGNEW

In addition to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube, the Fulbright Scholar Program has joined the blogging world. Visit the Fulbright Scholar Blog for news, highlights and helpful information regarding the program. For more information about the Fulbright Scholar Program, visit the International Programs website or send an email.

OPPORTUNITIES

PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT UNINEW

As part of UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground project "The Search for An American Dream," Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and New York Times' bestseller, Isabel Wilkerson, will speak at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Wilkerson will discuss the topic of migration and its impact on America as detailed in her novel, "The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration."

PROSPECTIVE STUDY ABROAD COURSE LEADER WEBINARNEW

The Study Abroad Center will host a webinar for faculty and P&S staff who are interested in becoming a study abroad course leader. The webinar will be presented with Adobe Connect from 3 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29 and Friday, Aug. 31. For registration information, email Devon Bilsing by Monday, Aug. 27.

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM NEEDS VOLUNTEERSNEW

Would you like to reach out to the world without leaving home? Volunteer to participate in UNI’s International Friendship Program. This non-residential host family program has served the needs of thousands of international students since 1965. An invitation to a home, a shared meal or a night of games can create a lasting memory that adds value to their educational experience at UNI. Complete the family application form or email Sally Roos, CIEP activities coordinator, with questions.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS FOR WRS FACILITY USAGE

Registrations for 2012-13 Wellness & Recreation Center and Health Beat facility user privileges and towel service are now being accepted. Individual cost is $182 for the year. Register online or through MyUniverse, Life@UNI, the Health and Fitness tab. You may also register in person in WRC 101.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

For upcoming lectures, conferences, performing arts or athletic events, please visit the UNI Calendar of Events.

EMPLOYMENT

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found on the UNI Employment website. Referrals are encouraged.

WELLNESS & RECREATION

Fitness classes, intramural sports, outdoor recreation opportunities.