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Monday, Oct. 15, 2001


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NEWS

ALBRIGHT TO SPEAK HERE: Madeleine Albright, former US secretary of state, will be the first lecturer in the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series on Wed.,Oct. 24. She will address sudents at 4:45 pm in the Great Hall, GBPAC. UNI students with proper identification may pick up one free ticket a piece at any UNI ticket outlet.
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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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RIDE THE VOLLEYBALL BUS: You can be there when #18 UNI Volleyball takes on Notre Dame in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, October 16th! Join other Panther fans and ride the UNI Volleyball Fans Bus to the game. UNI Athletics is offering a UNI Volleyball Fan Bus seat and a game ticket for only $25. The bus will leave from the northwest WRC lot at 2:45 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 16 (cars can be left in that gravel lot). Game time is 7 p.m. The bus will stop for dinner (fast food) on the way to Bettendorf and will return immediately after the game. To sign up, call Sloane Tyler at 3-6667 to reserve your seat.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

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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EXPLORING MAJORS FAIR: The 3rd annual Exploring Majors Fair will be held Oct. 25 from 11a.m.- 2p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. The Fair, hosted by Academic Advising Services, is designed for all undecided students as well as students who have declared a major, but may be uncertain about their choice. It's a centralized opportunity for students to investigate various curricular and career options. Faculty, advising coordinators, and experienced students from more than 30 departments will be available. Door prizes will be available.
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LIT IS NOW PUBLISHING STUDENT WORKS FOR FREE: A student organization is now offering students a chance to publish anything you have written down in LIT. The entry is free, as is the publication. Deadline for entry is Thanksgiving day break and Publication Projection is for X-mas Holiday. Please contact us at ncaster@uni.edu with questions and entries. We have budget limit so pieces may be judged to decide entry, or it may be a first come first serve, so contact us soon.
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UNI PERFORMING FOR PEACE: UNI In Peace has a Sub-committee called UNI Performing for Peace. This subcommittee is dedicated to the betterment of this campus and this country as a whole. What this orgainzation plans to do is put on a performance of dancers, musicians, actors, poets, artists of all cultures and walks of life to promote peace here on earth. This organization has a message to all who promote war and to all who adovacate violence..." We are the troop that performs for peace, we are your conscience!." The organzation is also in the process of gathering ideas and performers who feel that they have a message to portray. For more info, contact the chair of this committee, Marie Crowley, 2-5139 or email: crowley@uni.edu.
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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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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, will lecture on "How the spirits of the wood speak to you," at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 15. You can meet him at a reception in KAB at 6:45 p.m. that evening.
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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. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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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WHAT IS "SCIENTIFIC" CREATIONISM?: The Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Philosophy and Religion Club present an informal talk by UNI anthropologist Dr. Michael Shott on "scientific" creationism. The talk will take place at 3:30pm on Tuesday, October 16, in Thompson Commons (Baker 161).
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POSTVILLE NIGHT AT UNI: On Tues., Oct. 16 in Sabin 102, 6:30 p.m.attend a panel discussion on "How a kosher meat plant and turkey plant changed the face of one Iowa town." An Iowa Public TV documentary will be shown followed by a panel of Postville leaders.
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INTERNATIONAL PERFOMANCE ARTIST TO LECTURE AT UNI: UNI's 2001-2002 Hearst Lecture Series will begin with Pat Oleszko, an internationally known performance artist. She will present a lecture on her work at 7:30 p.m., Tues., Oct. 16, in UNI's Kamerick Art Building, Room 111. A concluding performance is scheduled for Fri.,, Oct. 26 at a location to be announced. The events are free and open to the public.
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HISTORY DEPT. TO PRESENT LECTURE SERIES: "The Chesme Church: A Memorial to Empire in Catherine the Great's Russia," will be the topic of the first lecture of the 2001/2002 PAT History Honor Society/History Club Lecture Series, October 17, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Gregory Bruess, Associate Professor of History at UNI, will deliver the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Questions, Gregory Bruess, 3-2752.
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CO-REC VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Managers meeting: Thurs, Oct. 18, SEC 247, 4:00p.m. Open co-rec intramural volleyball tournament Sat. October 27, 1:15 p.m. Registration: Mon., Oct. 22-Tues., Oct. 23 WRC 101
8 a.m.--5:30 p.m. Entry Fee: $15 per team. Open to facutly, staff and students. Questions? Contact Cindy Klatt @ 3-7262 or Cynthina.Klatt@uni.edu
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UNICOSS: The UNI/Community Spanish-Speakers will meet on Thurs., Oct. 18 from 5 - 6 p.m. in the Hemisphere Lounge of the Maucker Union. This is an informal gathering to speak Spanish with friends from UNI and beyond. All interested parties are welcome.
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GBPAC TO PRESENT RENT: October 19-21 Fri., Sat. & Sun. at 7:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun. at 2 p.m. GBPAC. Come join us for Jonathan Larson's Broadway musical RENT. It's about being young in New York, being brave, scared, in love and in trouble and having hope for today and faith in tomorrow.
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UNI SINGERS AND WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC-Great Hall. Carol Tralau and Dyan Baker, conductors. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Oct. 23, 8 p.m.GBPAC-Jebe Hall. Ron Ebrecht, organ. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: TheNational Student Exchange (NSE) information meeting will be held Mon., Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m. in Maucker Union, Expansion A. Freshmen and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade point average are urged to attend. Learn how you can attend one of 165 universities across the USA while paying UNI tuition.
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