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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012

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NEWS

DEADLINE FOR 2012-2013 G PERMIT LOTTERYNEW

The deadline to submit names for either the Gilchrist G or the Multimodal Transportation Center G lottery for 2012-2013 is 4:30 p.m., Friday, July 13. Requests can be made using the online parking permit application via MyUNIverse, or in written form to the Dept. of Public Safety. Written requests should include name, campus address and area of interest (Gilchrist or Multimodal). The G lottery is open to faculty and staff only. The price for the G permit for the coming year is $394.20. Permanent employees interested in choosing the 12-month pre-tax payroll deduction payment option must be available between July 23 and Aug. 15 to receive notification of their status and purchase the permit, if eligible. For more information, call 273-2710.

BARTLETT HALL CONSTRUCTION NOTICENEW

As Bartlett Hall construction commences, several sidewalks and the Bartlett A lot will be closing (a row of disabled parking spaces will remain on the east side). A map of the affected areas is at the Facilities Services website. The sidewalks and parking lot will be closed in late July through late 2013 or early 2014.

UNI IN THE NEWSNEW

Elaine Eshbaugh, applied human sciences, was quoted in the Sacramento Bee. Craig Klafter, international programs, and Leslie Wilson, college of business, were quoted in the Des Moines Register. Chris Larimer, political science, was quoted in U.S. News & World Report. President Allen was a guest on Iowa Public Radio's River to River yesterday.

SURPLUS SALE NEW

UNI is offering multiple items for sale. These items include: two school buses, two portable pool hoops, three upright pianos and one grand piano. Other items for sale include an aluminum trench box, upright Steinway piano, two Ford Taurus's and one Ford F150 pickup. All items are available for viewing and bid at the Public Surplus website.

DOR CONFERENCE GUESTSNEW

The Department of Residence welcomes the following conference guests this week: High School Volleyball Camps I & II; Orff Schulwerk Teacher Training Program; Computer Science for High School Teachers; Hastings Area Swim Team/Iowa Summer Sizzler; and Volleyball Team Camp.

SUMMER STUDENT EMPLOYMENT ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS

Students working on campus this summer must meet one of the following enrollments: A) Enrolled during the summer at least half time (five hours for undergraduates; four hours for graduates) or B) Enrolled at least half time for the previous spring and at least half-time enrollment for the upcoming fall (six hours for undergraduates; five hours for graduates). Check that your student employees meet the enrollment criteria. If you have questions, email Evie Waack or call 273-6856. NOTE: Students who officially graduated in May are no longer students. They do not qualify for summer student employment. To discuss a temporary hire situation through Human Resources, call 273-2422.

OPPORTUNITIES/RESOURCES

LIBRARY NOTICE FOR FALL SEMESTER FACULTY STUDY ROOMSNEW

Friday, July 20 is the deadline for full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty members to apply for Rod Library study rooms for the fall semester. Application forms are available online and also in the Llbrary's main office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 273-2737.

TRAVEL ASSISTANCE BENEFIT AVAILABLE

Employees covered by UNI's group term-life insurance policy through Principal Life Insurance Company are now eligible for travel assistance services provided by AXA Assistance.

BB LEARN 9 HELP SESSION

Getting ready for fall courses and have questions about Blackboard Learn? Drop in for all or just a portion of this open lab time from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.,  July 11, in 136 ITTC to get assistance with Bb Learn course development. To get more information and register, click here.

JULY FULBRIGHT OPPORTUNITIES WEBINARS

Webinars on several Fulbright opportunities are available in July. Webinars will cover Fulbright opportunities in Egypt, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence Program Opportunities for Small Liberal Arts Universities and Reviewing Your Fulbright Application Package. Register online. For more information, contact the Office of International Programs.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

PERSONAL FITNESS JULY/AUGUST NEWSLETTERNEW

Check out the Personal Fitness July/August newsletter for fitness and health tips and events. For further information, contact Kristy Leen or Ethan Crawford.

NEW MASSAGE THERAPY PRICESNEW

Special prices for summer massages end Friday, July 27. Effective Monday, July 30, regular prices for UNI students, employees, retirees and families will increase as follows: 15 minutes will cost $20; 30 minutes, $30; 45 minutes, $40; 60 minutes, $50; and 90 minutes, $75. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 273-6119 to schedule an appointment and to obtain community member pricing.

REACH YOUR GOALS WITH WRS PERSONAL TRAINING

Trying to push your workout to the next level? The WRS personal trainers will provide knowledge, tools and motivation to help you reach your fitness and health goals. Specials for the summer include: NEW TRX suspension training and a 20 percent discount if you sign up to train with a friend. For more information or to sign up, email Erin Nielsen or call  273-7167.

ADULT SWIM LESSONS

Small personalized classes are avilable for persons of all abilities who want to learn basic swimming skills or perfect their strokes. Summer adult swim lessons are scheduled from 5:15 to 6 p.m., July 23 through 27. For more information and to sign up, email swimlessons@uni.edu or call 273-3972.

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.