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Monday, Nov. 19, 2001


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NEWS

SPRING 2002 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES: The Spring 2002 Schedule of Classes is now available on the Web at http://www.uni.edu/regist/reginfo.htm. Paper copies will be available during the week of November 19th at the Office of the Registrar, 227 Gilchrist Hall.
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WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS: All vehicles should be removed from G, A and B parking lots between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Failure to do so hinders snow removal activities and can result in a fine or towing. Weather can cause delays or cancellation of classes. Local TV and radio stations will announce UNI weather-related decisions. Announcements also will be posted on the UNI home page. If there is no announcement, plan on normal operations. If you are unsure about reporting to work, contact your supervisor.
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SMASH MOUTH TICKETS NOW ON SALE: SMASH MOUTH will perform 8 p.m. at the UNI-Dome, Dec. 5th. Tickets are only $15 for UNI Students and $20 for General Public. Tickets can be purchased at all UNI Ticket Outlets: UNI-Dome, Maucker Union, GBPAC and Strayer-Wood Theatre, or call 3-DOME or online at http://www.tickets.com Don't miss your chance to see SMASH MOUTH!
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UNI THANKSGIVING TRADITIONS: Rod Library Special Collections staff have prepared an illustrated Web history of UNI Thanksgiving celebrations. While some traditions have changed, some parts of the Thanksgiving celebration are quite similar to those of over 100 years ago. To take a look at these celebrations, go to: http://www.library.uni.edu/depts/speccoll/thanksgiving.html
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STUDENT RESOURCES

SUMMER ORIENTATION STAFF APPLICATIONS: Share your enthusiasm and knowledge of UNI with incoming students and parents. Applications are now available for the 2002 Summer Orientation Staff (SOS). The SOS assist new students in the selection of their first semester classes and the registration process. Also, they facilitate group discussion, organize recreational activities, and lead campus tours. Compensation includes $2,000 plus room and board from May 19-July 6, 2002. Applications are available until Nov. 28 at the Maucker Union Information Desk, Residence Hall Offices, The Admissions Office, and online.
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BUSINESS TOPICS: Looking for money to start your business? Need help writing a business plan? The UNI Regional Business Center offers a free, one-hour Smart Start class on selected business topics, alternating Tuesdays at noon and Thursdays at 3 p.m., at 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Contact Katie at macdonald@uni.edu or 236-8123 for more information.
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BEGINNING READING CONFERENCE 2002: It's not too late to present at this celebrated forum for Iowa's early elementary reading educators! We're seeking quality presentations in all areas of early reading and language arts instruction. Visit the Beginning Reading website for more information.
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POPULAR UNI RECIPES NOW FOR SALE: Now you can make your favorite UNI salads at home. A recipe card set of 21 of the most popular salads is available for $3.75. The salad recipes are part of a series of recipe sets including cookies, appetizers, and soups. Recipe sets can be purchased at the Department of Residence Office and Biscotti's in Redeker Center and at the 23rd Street Market in the Commons. The sets are held together with decorative ribbon appropriate for gift giving.
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HOURS

MAUCKER UNION SPECIAL HOURS:http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/253.html
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LIBRARY HOURS FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#thanks
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IRTS-SEC 222 THANKSGIVING BREAK HOURS: IRTS-SEC 222 will be closed from 10 p.m. Tues., Nov. 20 to
7:45 a.m. Mon., Nov. 26.
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EVENTS

CREDIT: HOW TO GET IT, MANAGE IT & FIX IT: UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's Selected Topics for Students Presents: Credit: How to Get It, Manage It & Fix It. The presenter will be Alan Jessen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northeast Iowa. This presentation will cover valuable information about getting and managing credit and how to fix a personal debt situation. Handouts and resources will be available. Much of the information presented here is part of a fee-based service offered by Consumer Credit Counseling, but you will get this information for FREE. No advanced registration is required and the presentation is free to all UNI students, staff and faculty. For more information, you may contact us at katherine.cota@uni.edu, 3-7350 or visit our office at 264 Curris Business Building.
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STUDY IN RUSSIA: Complete a general education course (Russia) and earn credit in your major in St. Petersburg, Russia this May! Find out about the Institute of Humanities, Fine Arts, and Natural Sciences in St. Petersburg (May Term, 2002) at one of two info meetings on: Monday, Nov. 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m., OR Tuesday, Nov. 27, 12-1 p.m., South Room of Maucker Union. If you are unable to attend either of these meetings but are still interested in participating in this study abroad opportunity, please contact Holly at 273-7419 or holly.crandall@uni.edu. For more info go to: http://www.chfa.uni.edu/stpetersburg
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FACULTY RECITAL: Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p,m,, GBPAC-Davis Hall.Faculty Jazz Quartet - Chris Merz, saxophones and flute; Robert Washut, piano; Jonathan Schwabe, bass; and Bob Dunn, guitar, with Dane Richeson, guest drummer - No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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THEATRE UNI TO HOLD AUDITIONS: Theatre UNI will hold auditions for next semester's productions of "The Last Night of Ballyhoo" and "Angels in America, Part 1" on Sun., Nov. 25 and Mon., Nov. 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. Auditionees are asked to prepare 2 two-minutes contemporary monologues, one comic and one dramatic. Those interested may sign up for an audition time in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. For more information, contact directors Richard Glockner (Ballyhoo) at 3-2655 or Jay Edelnant (Angels) at 3-6389.
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ARTSUNI HOLIDAY SALE: Looking for great gifts? The ArtsUNI 2nd annual holiday sale will be in the Union Expansion Room in the Mauker Union on Mon., Nov. 26, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. It is a perfect opportunitiy to get unique, handcrafted gifts and holiday items, as well as baked goods. Other items for sale include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, photographs, and other art work created by UNI Art students.
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GBPAC PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER: Fri. & Sat., Nov. 30- Dec. 1. Performance times are Fri. & Sat. at 7:30 p.m. and Sat. at 2 p.m. Tickets, 3-SHOW.
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CAMP ADVENTURE FALL RECRUITMENT: The Camp Adventure Youth Service organization provides meaningful summer time youth activities to the children of US military, and embassy staff families who are stationed worldwide. This past year UNI students joined 750 college aged counselors who served in 150 program sites in 20 different nations. We provide students' travel, accommodation and a tax-free stipend for living expenses. There is also flexibility for international internships and 12 hours of academic credit. We are looking for 100 committed students to participate in our spring training program. Our next Leadership Assessment Center Meeting is Sat., Dec. 8. If you would like additional information, email Susan.Edginton@uni.edu or http://www.campadventure.com/
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