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Monday, Oct. 22, 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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STUDENT RESOURCES

STUDY ABROAD IN WEST AFRICA: The UNI May Institute in Burkina Faso, West Africa, is a new study abroad program scheduled for May 13 - June 8, 2002. Students can register for five credit hours. Informational meetings: October 23 and November 6, 7:30 p.m., Embassy Room, Maucker Union. Contact: Deirdre Bucher Heistad, 273-3092 or e-mail: d.heistad@uni.edu.
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'LET'S DO LUNCH:' Any on-campus student may host a faculty member for lunch by simply arranging to get a free "Let's Do Lunch" meal pass from their residence hall's secretary. Sponsored by the Department of Residence.
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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

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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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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6-ON-6 VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Registration (for league and co-rec): Mon., Oct. 22- Tues, Oct. 23 in WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tournament play: 1:15 p.m. Sat., Oct. 27, WRC Courts. League play starts Oct. 30, WRC Courts Any questions, contact Ciny Klatt, 3-7262 Cynthia.Klatt@uni.edu
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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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NIGHT OF FELLOWSHIP AT WESLEY FOUNDATION: Come to the Wesley Foundation, 2422 College Street, Wed., Oct 24th from 9-9.45 p.m., for a night of fellowship and enjoy the sounds of jazz performed by members of UNI's school of Music.
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WALT WHITMAN PERFORMANCE: Dr. Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in English, will portray the American poet Walt Whitman in a 50 minute show, on Oct. 24, at 9 p.m., in the Interpreter's Theatre in Lang Hall. There is charge.
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GET SCARED AT "THURSDAZE": Oct. 25, 9 p.m. in Maucker Expansion Loyd Auerbach, Director of the Office of Paranormal Investigations, will lecture on some of his more famous cases and present the range of psychic abilities that have been displayed in spontaneous human experiences. Also that evening at 7 p.m. will be a viewing of "The Exorcist," in the Royal Oak Room, pumpkin carving in the Expansion and free pool and video games in the game room.
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CONCERT CHORALE PERFORMANCE: Thurs., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC-Great Hall. Dyan Baker, conductor.
No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI JAZZ BAND I CONCERT: Fri., Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC-Great Hall. Robert Washut, conductor - p.m. - No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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OPEN CO-REC INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL: Registration: Mon., Oct. 22-Tues., Oct. 23 WRC 101 8 a.m.-5:30p.m. Entry Fee: $15 per team. Tournament Sat., Oct. 27, 1:15 p.m. Open to facutly, staff and students Questions? Contact Cindy Klatt, 3-7262 or Cynthina.Klatt@uni.edu
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WOODCARVERS DEMONSTRATION: by the Northeast Iowa Woodcarvers, Oct. 28, 2 p.m., University Museum. Several area woodcarvers will demonstrate techniques and styles used in contemporary carving. The Asmat carvings currently on exhibit will serve as a backdrop of contrast to the refined carvings of these local craftsmen.
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TRICK OR TREATING AT THE RESIDENCE HALLS: All residence halls: Bartlett, Lawther, Campbell, Bender, Dancer, Hagemann, Noehren, Shull, Rider, and ROTH. Wed, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m. Children of all ages will be participating. Look for information in your halls regarding the festivities.
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GBPAC PRESENTS 'HUBBARD STREET DANCE CHICAGO:'
Sun., Nov. 4, 7:30 p. m., Great Hall, GBPAC. Hubbard Street Dance Chicago will amaze you with their imaginiative use of jazz, ballet and acrobatics as a rhythmically based dance that is impeccably performed and fast-paced.
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THEATRE UNI PRESENTS "MEASURE FOR MEASURE:"
Nov. 1-4 & 7-10 in the Bertha Martin Theatre. This classic Shakespeare drama of justice, governmental and moral corruption, and the human desire for balance are subjects hotly debated and discussed in today's society. Tickets: $6-$8 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office, 3-6381 or online at: http://tickets.uni.edu
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