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Monday, Oct. 29, 2001


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NEWS

PARKING REMINDER: The Sabin A lot is now permanently closed. If you received a ticket for parking there on the evening of 10/22, it will be forgiven. The contractor neglected to erect a fence to keep cars out of the lot. The lot has now been secured.
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UNI-DOME SECURITY MEASURES: The UNI-Dome staff has asked that no bags, backpacks, or purses be brought to events. If someone needs to bring a bag (ie: baby bag), it will be searched at the door. Patrons will be asked to return inappropriate items to their cars. The CFPD, UNI Public Safety and Sartori paramedics are on site at every UNI football game and other major events.
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HALLOWEEN TRADITIONS WEB SITE: UNI students have celebrated Halloween since the school's earliest days. If you would like to learn about those celebrations as well as about UNI's two well-known ghosts, take a look at the Web site recently completed by Rod Library Special Collections staff at: http://www.library.uni.edu/depts/speccoll/halloween.html
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STUDENT RESOURCES

SMART START YOUR BUSINESS: The UNI Regional Business Center offers a free, one-hour Smart Start Class twice a week, that briefly covers all the topics you need to know to start your own business. Classes are held Tuesdays at 12 p.m. and Thursdays at 3 p.m., at 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Contact Katie at 236-8123 or macdonald@uni.edu to sign-up.
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INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?: Volunteer News is your email link to upcoming volunteer opportunities in the community. This newsletter is sent when organizations in the community need volunteers for special events and activities. It is a service of Project VIP, a volunteer program from the UNI Career Center and the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley. To sign up for the newsletter, you can e-mail projectvip@uni.edu to request that you be added to the list (include your e-mail address in your message) or you can sign up directly by sending an e-mail directly to MAILSERV@UNI.EDU with SUB volunteernews and your e-mail address as the first and only line in the body of the message (sub volunteernews youremailaddress) You can unsubscribe yourself at any time.
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ITS-COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Check out the ITS-Educational Technology November/December computer workshops schedule now available online. What a great opportunity to gain skills that will be useful now as well as for your future and all for FREE! Access the calendar at http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/
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MCNAIR SCHOLARS PROGRAM: The McNair Scholars Program is a TRIO program funded by the Department of Education to assist undergraduates interested in attaining a doctoral degree. Students from low-income, first generation and minority backgrounds may be eligible to participate in the program. If you have questions, call
3-7205.
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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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EVENTS

RESIDENCE HALL HAUNTED HOUSES: Rider Hall Haunted House-Rider Hall REC Room, Oct. 30,
7-10 p.m. Campbell Hall Fall Ball: Wed., Oct. 31, 5:30-6:30 p.m.- children; adults,7-10 p.m. Admission is a canned food item that will be donated to the Cedar Valley Food Drive. Noerhen Hall Haunted House: Noerhen Hall REC Room 6-8 p.m. All ages welcome.
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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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FREE LUNCH AT THE WESLEY FOUNDATION: The Wesley Foundation (corner of 25th and College Streets) is hosting a free lunch and lunchtime discussion called "Faith at Work" on Thurs., Nov. 1 at 12:00 noon. Dr. Roberta Davilla, Director of Communication Graduate Studies, will share how "faith" has informed her professional "work." Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!
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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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WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: Fri., and Sat., Nov. 2-3, 7:30 p.m. GBPAC Great Hall - 7:30 p.m. Tickets, 3-SHOW and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI HOSTS GUEST RESIDENT: Sat., Nov. 3, 2 p.m., GBPAC-Davis Hall. Michael Burritt, percussion. Contact: Jeffrey Smith, 3-2228 or jeffrey.smith@uni.edu. http://
www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CHARACTERS FROM THE PAST: Sun., Nov. 4, 2 p.m., Marshall Center School. Characters come alive to describe life at a one-room school in 1920's rural Iowa. Authentically costumed characters will help visitors imagine the schoolhouse abuzz with activity.
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"2001 DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION:" The creative accomplishments of the faculty of the UNI Department of Art UNI Gallery of Art, KAB Nov. 5 - Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.Fri.; Noon to 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun. Free and open to the public. Please note the gallery will be closed November 21-25. Contact the gallery at 3-6134 or http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery An opening reception will be held Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in KAB.
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"PRINCIPLES OF FINANCIAL SUCCESS:"The UNI Student Alumni Association and MBNA America will present "Principles of Financial Success" on Wed., Nov. 7 at 7p.m. in CBB, Room 28. The presentation is free and includes information on understanding credit, budgeting your money, and the basics of investing. Door prizes will be given. Please note: You will NOT be asked to sign up for a credit card! For more information, contact Jennifer Albertsen at 3-6409.
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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
Robert Walter from The Washington Center internship program (http://www.twc.edu) will be on campus on Thursday, November 15. A student information session has been scheduled from 4-5 p.m. in the Hemisphere Lounge of Maucker Union (http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/washingtoncenter.pdf) To schedule a time to have Mr. Walter speak briefly in a class or to meet with him individually or over lunch, call Donna Vinton at 3-6857 or e-mail donna.vinton@uni.edu


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