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Tuesday, Jul 24, 2012

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NEWS

POLICIES: NEW AND REVISEDNEW

Policy 8.09, Animal Control, and Policy 10.11, Use and Security of Credit Cards Numbers, have been revised. Policy 13.17, Preparation and Service of Food & Beverage on Campus, is a new policy.

STUDENT INVOLVEMENT & ACTIVITIES CENTER AND STUDENT LEADERSHIP CENTER NAME CHANGENEW

The Student Involvement & Activities Center and the Student Leadership Center, both located on the plaza level of Maucker Union, have been consolidated and renamed Student Involvement Center. Visit the new website. If you have any questions, call 273-2683.

FALL UNIVERSITY OFFICE HOURSNEW

Beginning Monday, Aug. 13, regular business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.) for university offices resume. Supervisors with staff who don't have email access should inform them of regular business hours.

DOR CONFERENCE GUESTSNEW

The Department of Residence welcomes the following guests this week: UNI Football Team Camp.

DEAN OF LIBRARY NAMED

Christopher Cox has accepted the position of Dean, Rod Library, effective Aug. 27, pending Board of Regents approval. He received his Master of Library Science from SUNY at Albany and a Master of Arts in English from the University of Connecticut. Currently, Cox is dean of libraries at Western Washington University.

OPPORTUNITIES/RESOURCES

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR CORE FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM IS AUG. 1NEW

The Core Fulbright Scholar Program sends 800 U.S. faculty and professionals abroad each year. Grantees lecture and conduct research in a variety of academic and professional fields. The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Click here to apply. For more information, email the Office of International Programs.

FALL COURSE RESERVE LISTSNEW

Faculty wanting to place items on reserve for the 2012 fall session should submit their list to the Rod Library reserve desk by Aug. 6. Any requests received after this date cannot be guaranteed to be available for the first week of classes. Reserve lists can be submitted online.

WORKSHOP ON DIVERSITY INCLUSION SKILLSNEW

“Welcoming Diversity and Building Community Through the NCBI Model,” will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 15, in the Oak Room, MAU. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. The workshop will be facilitated by faculty and staff who have been certified by NCBI.org and are members of the UNI Campus Coalition Builders. Those interested in learning more about participating in the initiative are invited to attend. No prior workshops are required, but participants must attend the full day. Register online. For more information, contact the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.

STATE FAIR VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDEDNEW

Volunteers for the UNI booth at the Iowa State Fair are still needed. To volunteer, complete a submission form indicating your preference for available date(s)/time(s). All volunteers receive free admission to the fair. For more information, email Jess Betts or call 273-2761.

ARTIST WORKSHOP FOR 1ST GRADE STUDENTSNEW

The GBPAC will host a "Moving Through Math" workshop with Kennedy Center teacher artist Marcia Daft from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Aug 1 and 2, at AEA 267. This free workshop is for incoming first grade students only. To register, call 273-3679 or email Amy Hunzelman. Parents are encouraged to attend the hour-long session as well. Siblings of first grade students may attend, though they will sit with their parents. Students must be able to attend both sessions.

SPECIAL EVENT AT RIALTONEW

International cuisine and specialty food items will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 25, at Rialto. The food will be prepared by a NACUFS intern. The lunch price is $9.25. In addition, there will be mini-Olympic games.

THINGS YOUR ACCOUNTANT DOESN'T TELL YOU

When was the last time your accountant came to you with an idea to save you money? Find out if you're getting every legal tax break you deserve during a webinar at noon, Thursday, July 24. This webinar will focus on the impact tax planning can have in your business and in your life. Visit Myentre.net for more information.

RESERVE REINSTATEMENT REQUESTS

Faculty who wish to keep their summer items on reserve for the 2012 fall semester  should submit their reinstatement request to the Rod Library reserve desk by July 25. Requests can be submitted electronically.

EXPANSION OF FULBRIGHT SCHOLAR PROGRAM WITH BRAZIL

There are 49 grants available in the 2013-14 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition for U.S. academics, professionals and early and mid-career researchers to teach and/or conduct research in Brazil. Click here for a list of the opportunities in Brazil. Proposals are due by Aug. 1. Proficiency in Portuguese or Spanish isn't required for Fulbright-Science Without Borders applicants. For more information, visit International Programs.

HOURS

CHANGE OF HOURS FOR CHATS JULY 30 - AUG. 10NEW

Chats will be closed Monday, July 30 through Friday, Aug. 10. During this time frame, Prexy's will be open from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Coffee and limited breakfast bakery items will be offered from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Grab and Go, salad bar, soup and an additional rotating menu offering will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Click here for a complete menu.

LIBRARY HOURS BETWEEN SUMMER SESSION & FALL SEMESTER

Visit the library's website for intersession hours. There will be no special vacation loans over the semester break. Patrons may check out materials and enter the building until 10 minutes to closing time, at which time service desks close and the doors are locked. Library online resources are available 24/7; if off campus, you will get a prompt to enter your CatID.

WELLNESS AND RECREATION

PERSONAL FITNESS JULY/AUGUST NEWSLETTER

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

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.