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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
An Apple a Day is Not Enough
Sept. 21, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m., Brown Bag Lunch Session, Memorial Union, Badlands Room or Sept. 22, 5 to 5:40 p.m., Wellness Center, Room 121
Parents have been telling children for years to finish their fruits and vegetables. Have YOU listened to that advice? Join us as we learn about the proper daily recommendations for fruits and vegetables, why they are so good for us, and easy ways to incorporate them into our everyday lives. MyHealthCenter points will be given for participating in this session. Presenter: Karina Wittmann
Budgets Overview Inquiry
Sept. 21, 2 to 4 p.m., Gamble Hall, Lanterman Center, Room 9
Prerequisite: PeopleSoft user ID and password for Finance Module, a local fund number, and/or an appropriated fund number. This training provides the tools necessary to navigate through PeopleSoft to find your department's budget and cash balance; utilize PeopleSoft to track your department's budget, cash, revenue, and expenditures; and complete a budget journal. The session also includes hands-on practice activities. Presenter: Shannon Smidt.
Licensed Logo Vendors
Sept. 22, 9 to 10 a.m., Memorial Union, Presidents Room
Step-by-step instructions for ordering trademarked items. Presenter: Sara Satter
GroupWise 7.0: Intermediate
Sept. 22, 1 to 4 p.m., Upson II, Room 361
Students will work with advanced message options; set mail properties; customize message headers; use Web Access interface; create and use rules to automate e-mail responses; set access rights; and work in depth with the Junk Mail folder and archive feature. Presenter: Heidi Strande.
Sept. 23, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Swanson Hall, Room 17
Whenever records management is brought up, e-mail and the issues surrounding it, are topics for conversation. Come and learn how we manage this valuable resource here at the University of North Dakota.
Presenter: Christopher Flynn
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal
Freedom Sept. 23, noon to 1 p.m., Brown Bag Lunch Session, Memorial Union, Swanson 16-18
This class will introduce the book, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, by Don Miguel Ruiz. In four simple principles (agreements) Ruiz describes how our attitude toward life situations and relationships shapes our experience. Do you want your life to be easier and more positive? Then “don’t take anything personally.” Often self-help books present good ideas which are hard to put into practice. This class will suggest simple ways to use the agreements in both work and home settings. This is a great way to manage intra- and interpersonal conflict. Presenter: Gretchen Graf
Safe Online Practices—Protecting Your Identity and Securing Your Computer
Sept. 24, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Upson II, Room 361
The Internet can provide a wealth of information and give access to valuable financial, business, educational, and entertainment services. However, when connected to the Internet, you and your computer become vulnerable to scammers, identity thieves, viruses, spyware and more. This workshop will provide the information needed to help you protect your identity and computer while online. Presenter: Brad Miller.
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