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Monday, Oct. 8, 2001


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NEWS

NEWEST VERSION OF MYUNIVERSE PORTAL NOW AVAILABLE: The new MyUNIverse provides direct access to your personal reports and transactions. You may customize your portal by adding personal links and by choosing the content you'd like displayed and the order in which the channels are listed. Watch the Northern Iowan in the coming weeks as additional features are highlighted and enhancements are announced. To experience the MyUniverse Portal, visit http://myuniverse.uni.edu
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UNI IN THE NEWS: Newsweek's most recent College guide featured an article on wellness centers. Information on UNI's WRC leads the story and a color photo, taken by senior Marcy Marshall, of the slide and leisure pool is included.
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LEISURE POOL CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE: The WRC leisure pool will be closed through 2 p.m., Wed., Oct. 10, for maintenance. All leisure pool fitness classes, programs and open rec hours will be shifted to the WRC lap pool during the closure. Wellness and Recreation Services regrets any inconvenience this may cause.
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USHERS NEEDED FOR STRAYER-WOOD THEATRE: Theatre UNI needs ushers for Steve Martin's Picasso at the Lapin Agile in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Sign up and receive free admission to the show. Ushering does not require previous experience and can be used for volunteer hours. Ushering is also a great way to avoid Panther Pass restrictions and waiting lists for sold out performances. Performances are Oct. 11, 12, 13 at 7:30p.m., and Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. Stop by the Strayer-Wood Theatre Box Office, or call 3-6381 for more information.
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HOMECOMING BUTTONS NOW AVAILABLE: Show your UNI spirit by purchasing a homecoming button. The cost is $2. By purchasing a button, you'll receive a discount card that can be used at particpating College Square Mall stores throughout the week. Buttons will be sold in Maucker Union from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 4 Mon., Oct. 8 Tues., Oct. 9 and Wed., Oct. 10. For more info, call the Student Activities Office at 3-2683.
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STUDENTS AGAINST A VIOLENT ENVIRONMENT: S.A.V.E - Students against a violent environment will host an open house, Oct. 13, 11 a.m. - 1p.m. at 2222 College St. Join us for refreshments, activities and your chance to win two tickets to a performance at the GBPAC!
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AIR TRAVEL NEWS: The Federal Aviation Administration has set up a centralized communication site. The new e-mail address is 9-awa-tellfaa@faa.gov. The fax number is 202/267-5091. The telephone number which is staffed Monday-Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm Eastern time is 1-866/289-9673. The FAA requests that you e-mail or fax rather than call. Updates of FAA policies can be found at http://www.faa.gov. Contact Roxanne Conrad at 3-3524 if questions.
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GET YOUR FLU SHOT: Clinics will take place on the following days and locations: Mon., Oct. 29 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Maucker Union; Wed., Oct. 31 from 7 a.m.to 8:30 a.m. in the WRC; Tues., Nov. 13 from 5 p.m.to 7 p.m. in the Student Health Clinic; and Wed., Nov. 14 from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the Student Health Clinic. The cost is $11. No appointment necessary. Questions, 3-2009.
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BLOOD CHEMISTRY PROFILES AVAILABLE: Profiles will be taken on Wed., Oct. 31 in the WRC main corridor from 7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m.. The cost is $15, cash or check, or $5 for total cholesterol only. NO U BILL OR PAYROLL DEDUCT. Bagels and juice will be provided in the Wellness Lab following testing. Please call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

NEW VENTURE BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION: The Intent to Compete form deadline for the Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition is due Oct. 12. Only Iowa university and college students are eligible to enter the competition and only new businesses are eligible. Full rules and Intent to Compete form may be obtained in CBB 264.
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FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: The October schedule of free computer workshops offered by ITS-Educational Technology is now available by following the link below. For those who have created their own web sites, note the new offerings for "Creating Forms for the World Wide Web". http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/
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ON-LINE JOB BOARD: An on-line job board is available to students searching for jobs. Student profiles may also be posted for prospective employers to view. http://access.uni.edu/finaid/employ/StudentHome.cgi
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EVENTS

GALLERY OF ART PRESENTS "A QUESTION OF FAITH:" This all media, national juried art exhibition explores a multitude of viewpoints concerning religion and spirituality. The juror is Eleanor Heartney, a contributing editor to "Art in America." The exhibition is sponsored by the UNI College of Education, the UNI Department of Art, the journal "Religion & Education," and the Iowa Arts Council. Exhibition dates are Oct. 1 -Oct. 26. Call 3-6134 for gallery hours.
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'PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE': Theatre UNI presents Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile", Oct. 11-14 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Martin weaves a tale of a chance between between two genuises of the 20th Century, Picasso and Einstein, and the battle of wits that ensues. Tickets: $6, $7, $8. Box office: 3-6381 or online at http://www.uni.edu/theatre
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ANNUAL SAHAI LECTURE : Curtiss Hanson, professor of chemistry, will speak on "Keeping the Faith: Pursuing Mass Spectrometry and Other Highly Esoteric Research at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution," at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in LAT 125. The public is invited to attend the lecture and the reception following.
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THEATRE UNI BRINGS SHAKESPEARE COMEDY TO LIFE:
Theatre UNI will host a Director/Designers' Presentation for the upcoming production of the Shakespeare comedy, "Measure for Measure." Director Cynthia Goatley and the scenic, lighting, and costume designers share their vision of the production and the process of bringing the play to life on stage. Wednesday, October 10. 6:30 p.m. Strayer-Wood Theatre
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ANNUAL CARL L. BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE: "Family Values': Myths and Realities of the American Family" will be the topic of the lecture, Wed., Oct. 10, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Elaine Tyler May, Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the lecture. It is free and open to the public. For more information contact, Gregory Bruess at 3-2752.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOSTS GUEST RECITAL: Wed., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall - 8:00 p.m. Eugene Gaub, piano. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CARTOONIST TO LECTURE AT UNI: Lalo Alcaraz, cartoonist, satirist, and journalist will provide the UNI community with an illustrative lecture at , WeD., Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in Lang Hall Auditorium. Examples of his humor can be found at http://www.pocho.com. This event is free. A book-signing and reception follows.
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FREE DEPRESSION SCREENING AVAILABLE: Students, staff, and faculty can complete a brief, written screening test, receive education about depression and manic-depression, and meet with a mental health professional Thurs., Oct. 11. This anonymous program will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Counseling Center, 213 Student Services Center. Pre-registration is not required.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC TO HOST CONCERT: October 11 & 12 (Thursday and Friday) - Martha-Ellen Tye Guest Residency: Gordon Mathie, trumpet - Contact: Randy Grabowski , 3-2086 or grabowski@uni.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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LANG HALL REDEDICATION: The entire campus is invited to attend the rededication of Lang Hall, formerly "Old Aud" on Friday, Oct. 12 at 3:30 pm., Lang Hall Auditorium. A reception and tours will follow.
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UNI TO HOST WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT: Fri., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. UNI Wind Symphony and Concert Band Performance, Ronald Johnson and John Baker, conductors. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI ATHLETICS HOSTS CRAZY HOOPS: Crazy Hoops, UNI's version of Midnight Madness, will take place Friday night in the West Gym. Doors open at 11 p.m., admission is free and the first 200 fans receive FREE t-shirts! Don't miss out on your first chance to see the 2001-2002 UNI Men's and Women's basketball teams in action.
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PANTHER FOOBALL HOSTS SOUTHERN ILLINOIS: The nationally ranked UNI Panther football team hosts Southern Illinois on Sat. at 4:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Use your Panther Pass to get in or call 3-DOME for advance tickets.
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WOMEN'S SOCCER TO TAKE ON SOUTHERN UTAH, CREIGHTON: The UNI Women's Soccer team returns to home action for Homecoming weekend. They play Southern Utah on Fri. at 4 p.m. and Creighton, Sun. at 1 p.m. Both games are on the West Athletic Field behind the UNI-Dome.
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CARROT TOP: Carrot Top will perform at the GBPAC Sun., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m.
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REGISTER FOR CO-REC SOCCER TOURNAMENT:
Entry and registration for Open Co-Rec Soccer Tournament is Oct. 15-17 in WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tournament schedule will be posted Fri., Oct. 19 at WRC on IM bulletin board (after 9 a.m.). Tournament play is Sun., Oct. 21 at theIM fields, time TBA.
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ASMAT CARVINGS: HOW THE SPIRITS OF WOOD SPEAK TO YOU: Eric P. Kjellgren, Ph.D., Curator of Oceanic Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art October 15, 7:30 pm; reception to meet Dr. Kjellgren at 6:45 pm Kamerick Art Building Auditorium Asmat material culture collected during the mid-1900's carries with it the mystic of a culture isolated from the world for centuries. Traditional Asmat carvers express their communal history, as well as their understanding of their world and the afterlife through unique wood pieces used in daily life. Dr. Kjellgren's comments will be based on pieces from the well-known Rockefeller collection at the Met
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UNI HOSTS CHAMBER WIND CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. UNI Chamber Winds Concert, Ronald Johnson, conductor. No charge.
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FORENSIC PROGRAM TO HOST BRITISH DEBATE TEAM: The UNI Forensic Program will be hosting the British Debate Team on Oct. 15 and 16. A public debate will be presented at 7 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 16 in CAC 108. UNI faculty and students are encouraged to attend.
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PRICE LAB SCHOOL TO PRESENT "MESSIAH SING:" Malcolm Price Lab School is hosting a second annual MPLS Community "Messiah Sing", a musical holiday event, on Sun., Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. in the GBPAC. Faculty, Staff, Students, and Community members are invited and encouraged to participate in the chorus or orchestra. Contact Linda.Sharp@uni.edu for an e-mail form.
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