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Supervisory Perspectives on Sexual Harassment
Sept. 9, 8:30 to 10 a.m., Memorial Union, Lecture Bowl
Discover what constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace and what you can do to prevent it. This presentation will help you to recognize sexual harassment when it occurs, and it will provide guidance to address the behaviors displayed by employees that may be interpreted as offensive to co-workers. It is everyone's responsibility to respect the needs and rights of all people in your organization. This presentation will provide you with valuable information for doing just that. Presenter: Kelsey Lang, St. Alexis Employee Assistance Program
Sept. 9, 10 to 12:30 p.m., School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Room 5006
This course will cover basic principles of radiation protection. Course attendance is required for all individuals working with radioactive materials at the University of North Dakota. Topics discussed will include, but are not limited to, types of radiation, methods of protection, exposure monitoring, handling techniques, decontamination, security, and waste disposal. Presenter: Eric Pearson.
Empty Nesting & Boomerang Kids
Sept. 9, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Memorial Union, Lecture Bowl
Parents of newly graduated children, whether from high school, college, or graduate school, may have a number of concerns regarding their children "leaving the nest" and the growing trend of children returning to the nest for various reasons. This presentation will explore both the positive and negative aspects of the empty nest. Additionally, things to consider for when a child returns to live at home will be explored. Presenter: Kelsey Lang, St Alexis Employee Assistance Program
File Plan Development
Sept. 9, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Skalicky Tech Incubator, Room 211
We are beginning to pursue a standard file plan for UND. This is your opportunity to learn what is being done. Learn how to prepare your operation for changes coming in the future and contribute to a solution for our filing problems. Presenter: Christopher Flynn
GroupWise 7.0: Beginning
Sept. 10, 9 a.m. to noon, Upson II, Room 361
Students will navigate through the GroupWise environment, create and send messages; reply to and forward messages; use the Address Book, create a personal address book, create a mail group; work with the calendar; schedule posted appointments and recurring events; and work with the Junk Mail folder and other mail-handling features. Presenter: Heidi Strande.
Sept. 10, 9 to 10 a.m., Twamley Hall, Room 305
Learn new policies and procedures for the Family Medical Leave Act. Presenters: Desi Sporbert, Joy Johnson
Sept. 10, 10 a.m. to noon, Abbott Hall, Room 115
Learn general lab-safety principles for the use of chemicals in laboratories. The workshop covers potential health hazards in the laboratory, protective measures, and response to incidents and emergencies. This training is required for all University employees working in a laboratory. Presenter: Eric Pearson.
Microsoft Office Word 2007 (Beginning)
Sept. 14, 16, 17, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Upson II, Room 361
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of computers, mouse, and file saving and retrieving skills.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to create a basic document by using Microsoft Word; edit documents by locating and modifying text; format text; format paragraphs; add tables to a document; add graphic elements to a document; control a document's page setup and its overall appearance; and proof documents to make them more accurate. Presenter: Heidi Strande.
ABC’s of Fire Extinguisher Use
Sept. 14, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., Campus Safety and Security, Conference Room
This class will describe the different types of fire extinguishers, what the rating system used on extinguishers means, when to consider using a fire extinguisher and class participants will be given the opportunity to use an extinguisher in a controlled setting. Information gained in this class will be applicable to the work place, home and motor vehicles. Presenter: Eric Pearson
RefWorks Citation Manager
Sept. 15, 6 to 7 p.m. or Sept. 16, 2 to 3 p.m., Chester Fritz Library, Room 108
Setting up and basic use of RefWorks citation management accounts. RefWorks is an online citation management system that is available to all UND faculty, students and staff. Store all your citations in one place and create bibliographies in minutes automatically formatted in popular writing and journal style guides (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.) Presenters: Sandi Bates and Victor Lieberman
Be Well: New Wellness Program and You
Sept. 16, 2 to 3 p.m., Wellness Center, Room 120-121
Discover how to participate in the BCBSND MyHealthCenter and the Health Club Credit programs. We will jump start you on your way to becoming active in the program, understanding the benefits and learning how you can earn up to $250 in incentives by building a healthier you. Presenter: Kim Ruliffson
Sept. 17, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Swanson Hall, Room 10-12
This workshop is required by State Fleet for all UND employees who drive State Fleet vehicles on a regular (monthly) basis, received a traffic violation, or had an accident while operating a State Fleet vehicle. Employees are encouraged to bring a family member (spouse and/or dependents). This workshop may also reduce your North Dakota insurance premiums and could possibly remove points from your driving record. Presenter: Tom Brockling
-- Patricia Young, U2 Coordinator, Continuing Education, U2@mail.und.edu, 777-0720