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Tuesday, Jan 4, 2011

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NEWS

PLAN NOW FOR SPOTLIGHT DAY 2011 NEW

Spotlight Day is dedicated to the presentation of award-winning pre-K through 12th grade earth science, inquiry- and/or math-based classroom projects, in the ITTC. Spotlight gallery (table displays) and spotlight presentations are planned and UNI faculty teaching innovations will be highlighted. Mark your calendar for Friday, Feb. 25, and start planning your involvement. Sponsored by ITS-Educational Technology. For more information, contact Doreen Hayek at doreen.hayek@uni.edu or 3-7300.

PLAN NOW FOR UNI UP CLOSE NEW

UNI Up Close is a visit day planned specifically for admitted high school seniors. Following the success of previous Up Close events, two days are planned. The 2010 events hosted approximately 847 students and their guests. Of those 847 students, 773 currently are enrolled freshmen. Mark your calendars for Friday, Feb. 18, and Friday, Feb. 25, and start planning your involvement at http://www.uni.edu/admissions/upclose/facultystaff/.

REMINDER REGARDING YEAR-END GIFTSNEW

To ensure donors receive a tax deduction in the appropriate calendar year, UNI departments should establish procedures to make certain that year-end contributions are delivered to the UNI Foundation in a timely manner. The Foundation will process 2010 gifts through Friday, Jan. 7.

LAST DAY TO SIGN UP FOR ELECTRONIC ONLY W2 NEW

Tuesday, Jan. 4 is the last day to sign up for electronic-only delivery of your W2.  You’ll receive an e-mail notice that your W2 is available for viewing/printing a week earlier than if you choose to receive the paper document through the U.S. Mail.  For additional information and instructions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/training_and_support/documents/w2_delivery_preference.pdf  If you have questions, contact Payroll at payroll@uni.edu or call 3-6425 or 3-2656. 

CSBS DEAN'S OFFICE NOW IN SABINNEW

The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Dean's office has moved to 319 SAB.

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL WORK MOVE NEW

The Department of Social Work moved back to Sabin Jan. 3. The departmental office is in 235 SAB.

RRTTC CALL FOR PROPOSALSNEW

The Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center has put a call out for grant proposals. For complete details, visit www.RRTTC.com. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Feb. 18.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

POOL RENTALSNEW

Wellness & Recreation Services has extended guest pool rental opportunities now through Friday, Jan. 7. Two-hour rentals can be made between 3 and 6 p.m. on these days and include use of the lounge outside the leisure pool for immediate family members and up to 15 guests. The fee for WRC members is $40 and $55 for nonmembers. For more information, contact Chris Denison at denison@uni.edu or 3-7160.

FREE DAYS IN THE WRC NEW

Faculty and staff who are not paid users of the WRC are invited to enjoy WRC facilities free-of-charge from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., now through Friday, Jan. 7,  by presenting your UNI ID at the Welcome Desk. You may also bring your spouse and tax dependent children with you. For pool and climbing wall hours, visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/hours/docs/winterbreak10.pdf.

LIVE HEALTHY IOWA GROUP IDNEW

It's time to register for Live Healthy Iowa. The UNI group ID is LHIUNI. To register, visit  http://www.livehealthyiowa.org and enter this group ID. You can also visit  http://www.uni.edu/wellrec and click the Live Healthy Iowa tab for more information. The program starts Thursday, Jan. 20. For help registering a team, contact Alyssa Reichelt at alyssar@uni.edu.

WRS JANUARY E-NEWSLETTER NEW

The Wellness & Recreation Services January newsletter is available on the Wellness Center website. Follow the link on the homepage to see updates on WRS events and programs, along with wellness tips and articles. 

EMPLOYMENT

P & S VACANCIESNEW

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

HOURS

HOURS FOR CHATS IN MAUCKER UNION JAN. 3-7NEW

Chats will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Friday, Jan. 7. Chats will be closed Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 8 and 9, reopening at 7 a.m., Monday, Jan. 10. The menu will include a reduced bakery selection, two sandwich choices and one salad entrée.

SPECIAL EVENTS

UNI SUZUKI SCHOOL ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTSNEW

A beginning violin or viola class will be offered by the UNI Suzuki School. The sessions begin with parent classes followed by twice weekly group sessions for young students ages 4 to 6. Following this introductory period, students will be assigned an individual lesson teacher and have an individual lesson and a group lesson each week until the end of the spring semester. For more information and registration details, visit www.uni.edu/music/suzuki/node/100, call 3-2508 or e-mail cathy.craig@uni.edu.

ATHLETICS

PANTHER ATHLETICS
Men's basketball hosts Bradley at 6 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 9, in the McLeod Center.
Women's basketball hosts Missouri State at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 6, and  Wichita State at 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8. Both games are in the McLeod Center.
Correction: Wrestling hosts the NWCA National Duals tournament on Saturday, Jan. 8, and Sunday, Jan. 9, in the UNI-Dome. Action begins at 9 a.m. both days.

PERFORMING ARTS

GRADUATE VIOLIN STUDIO RECITALNEW

Frederick Halgedahl, School of Music, will coordinate a violin studio recital featuring his graduate students at 8 p.m.,  Monday, Jan. 10,  in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.