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July 4th Carillon Concert

UNO carilloneur James Johnson performed a 30-minute concert of patriotic melodies in honor of America on July 4th. The annual event was free and open to the public.

SAC to Host Open HR Forum for Vicky Timmerman Today

The Staff Advisory Council (SAC) will hold a forum for Vicky Timmerman, the third finalist for the UNO Human Resources director position today, July 9. Timmerman serves as vice president of Human Resources at Corporate Express Document & Print Management.

Today's open forum starts at 2 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Council Room and will last an hour. All members of the university community – faculty, staff and students – and the public are encouraged to attend. In addition to the open forums, the finalists will tour campus and meet with UNO officials. One more finalists will visit campus this Thursday.

For more information, call 554.3502.

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Retirement Reception Today for Connie Guthrie

Connie Guthrie, business manager for the College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T), will retire this month after 13 years at UNO. The college will hold a retirement reception today, July 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. in The University of Nebraska Peter Kiewit Institute atrium.

All of Guthrie's years of service have been in the College of IS&T, except for her first year when she worked as a secretary in computer science. At that time, computer science was a part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Guthrie has held her present position since the establishment of IS&T. She and her husband plan to move to Missouri.

To R.S.V.P., contact Kay Johnson at 554.2380 or

Parking Permit Renewal Process Under Way

Campus Security has distributed faculty/staff parking permit renewals for the 2008-09 academic year via campus mail. If you did not receive a renewal form, stop by Campus Security, 100 Eppley Administration Building, or call 554.2648.

Faculty/staff parking permits are being distributed via campus mail. When people receive the 2008-09 parking permit, they may begin using it.

Access cards for the parking structure must be renewed before Aug. 15 or they will not be valid starting Aug. 25, the first day of the fall semester.

ITS Offers Training for New Office 2007

Information Technology Services (ITS) will offer two hands-on training sessions to transition faculty and staff to the new Office 2007.

"These sessions are designed to help you make a smooth change from Office 2003 to Office 2007 and to acquaint you with the new features now available," said Erin King, instructional design specialist for ITS. "Please be aware that ITS added Office 2007 to all of our open computer labs and hi-tech classrooms. Beginning in the fall 2008 semester, Office 2003 will no longer be available in these labs and hi-tech rooms."

All sessions will take place in 007A Roskens Hall at the following dates and times:

Today, July 9  
9:30 to 11 a.m.

Thursday, July 10
1 to 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 22
1 to 2:30 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 23
9:30 to 11 a.m.

Friday, July 25
9:30 to 11 a.m.

"These sessions will not teach users the base program, but rather the differences between the two versions," King said. "You will need to have a good working knowledge of each application before attending the sessions."

To sign up for these sessions:

- Go to;

- Select "July" from the drop down menu on the right and click "Go";

- Enter a SAP personnel number (this is the five-digit number on all UNO employee check stubs and picture IDs);

- Click "Sign Up"; and

- Click "Ok" to confirm the SAP personnel number.

An e-mail will be sent to confirm registration. A minimum sign-up of five people is required by 2 p.m. the day prior to class. An e-mail notification will be sent if the class is cancelled.

Free Toner Cartridges Available

Limited quantities of developer, toner and staple cartridges are available from Mail Services for departmental use only.

- Xerox 5R599, 5R597, 5R573 and 5R327

- HP cyan, black, magenta and yellow

- HP 10 black

- Sharp SD-360NT black

- Lanier 7385 black

- Toshiba T-1550

- 92298A

- Toshiba T-2060

- Xerox fuser model 622500015

Staple Cartridges
- Xerox 108R00053

- Lanier SC85

For details, contact Kathy Bartle at 554.2337.

Late Fall Book Orders Due to the Bookstore

The UNO Bookstore reminds all faculty who have not submitted their fall textbook orders to do so as soon as possible.

For more information, contact the Course Materials Department at 554.2499 or Scott Dickey at

UNMC Clinical Trial for Young Adults with ADHD

A clinical trial for young adults ages 19-30 with Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) will be conducted at the University of Nebraska Medical Center Department of Psychiatry.

Study medication and study procedures will be provided at no cost to eligible participants.

For more information, call 552.6005 or e-mail