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Monday, Nov. 26, 2001


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NEWS

UNI-CUE HAS MOVED: UNI Center for Urban Education has moved to 800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, 50703-4730. The UNI directory includes the new address, but NOT the new mail code. Please change your directories to 4730. UNI-CUE includes the following programs: Educational Opportunity Center, Educational Talent Search, Upward Bound, and the Upward Bound Math and Science.
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LAST CHANCE FLU SHOTS:
The UNI Student Health Clinic will be offering one last flu shot clinic on Mon., Dec. 3 in Expansion A of Maucker Union from 1 to 3 p.m. or until supplies last. Cost is $11 cash, check, u bill or payroll deduct. Open to students, faculty, staff, and spouses.
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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 are available at the Office of the Registrar, 227 Gilchrist Hall.
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ROD LIBRARY NEWSLETTER: The latest edition of the online Rod Library Newsletter features new online journals, library instruction registration, online reference services, and the new “My Library Account” service. Read the latest online Rod Library Newsletter at http://www.library.uni.edu/newsletter/ or click on “Library Newsletter” from the Rod Library home page http://www.library.uni.edu/.
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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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WEIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM: Interested in setting up a weight training program with a motivational partner at your side? Personal training might be for you. Call Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or visit WRC 101.
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitleis.html#personal
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NEED A MASSAGE?: Get a relaxing massage at the Wellness Resource Lab! Massages are $10 for 15 minutes (Cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct). Sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Gift certificates make great gift ideas for the holidays! Call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment or stop in WRC 104.
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AEOP COOKBOOKS AVAILABLE: The cookbook is filled with recipe ideas contributed by AEOP members. The cost of the cookbook is $10 and proceeds go towards scholarships for qualifying students in the spring. If you are interested in purchasing a cookbook call Lynn Perigo at 3-6232.
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SMART START CLASSES: Do you have a business idea? Our Smart Start class can help you make it a reality. Classes are held every week on alternating Tuesdays at 12 p.m. and Thursdays at 3 p.m. This free, one-hour class covers the information you need to know to start a business. Held at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Call 236-8123 or email Katie at katie.macdonald@uni.edu to register.
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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING: A new Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting will be held on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. downstairs at the St. Stephan's Catholic Student Center, located at 1019 West 23rd St. AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from alcoholism.For more information, phone Julie Thompson, UNI Substance Abuse Services Coordinator at 3-2137.
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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING COURSE: "Globalization's Impact on Central America: Honduras" is being sponsored by the UNI College of Business. This is a program to experience a new culture, fulfill 3 elective credit hours, and gain insight into business in a 3rd world country. For syllabus, details, and photos see website: http://www.uni.edu/~schrage/honduras_course.htm
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EVENTS

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.
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INDOOR CO-REC SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Entry forms available at WRC 101, and the entry fee is $15 (two game guarantee) Registration will be held November 26-28, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., WRC 101. Schedule will be posted Fri., Nov. 30 on the WRC IM bulletin boards. The tournament will take place Sun., Dec. 2 at the WRC South Courts. Questions? 3-6275 or email Cynthia.Klatt@uni.edu
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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," 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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UNI HORN CHOIR CONCERT: Mon., Nov.26, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Thomas Tritle, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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 an info meeting, Tues., Nov. 27, 12-1 p.m., South Room of Maucker Union. If you are unable to attend this meeting 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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AN OLD SCHOOLHOUSE CHRISTMAS: Tues., Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 2 ,2 p.m., Marshall Center School. Imagine the schoolhouse during the holidays through stories, activities and music.
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VIOLA STUDIO RECITAL: Tues., Nov. 27, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Julia Bullard viola studio recital. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR: The International Coffee Hour is scheduled for Thur.,, Nov. 29 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Union Hemisphere Lounge. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call Sara Lyness at 3-6421.
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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, Thurs., Nov. 29, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in CBB rooms 1 & 3. Alan Jessen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northeast Iowa, 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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FACULTY RECITAL: Thurs., Nov. 29, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Northwind Quintet - Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe; Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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STUDENT POTTERY SALE: The UNI Annual Student Pottery Sale will be held in KAB 126 (the ceramics lab) on Fri., Nov. 30 from 3 p.m.- 7 p.m. and on Sat., Dec. 1 from noon until 4 p.m. Choose handmade ceramic gifts for family and friends for a unique holiday present!
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NORTHERN IOWA CONDUCTING WORKSHOP: Fri., Nov., 30, 2-10 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 1, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Contact: Ronald Johnson, 3-6058 - johnsonrw@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE MEETING: An informational meeting will be held Wed., Dec. 5, 4 p.m. in Maucker Union Embassy Room. 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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PANTHER PRODUCTIONS WELCOMES SMASH MOUTH: Wed., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Come see this chart topping act play "smash" hits "I'm a Believer", "All Star", "Walkin' on the Sun", "Pacific Coast Party" and many more!! Tickets on sale now at all UNI Ticket Outlets: UNI-Dome, GBPAC, Strayer-Wood Theatre, and Maucker Union. Charge by phone at 3-DOME or online at http://www.tickets.com. Tickets are just $15 for UNI Students and $20 for general public. http://www.smashmouth.com
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HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP SALE: Thur.-Sun., Dec. 6-9, friends of the UNI Museums will host their annual gift shop sale of unique items from around the world. You can also choose from a wide selection of natural history related-items such as puzzles, puppets, books and games. Sale hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Dec. 6 & 7 and 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 8 & 9.
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"THE TALE OF THE RED DRAGON": UNIfy, Theatre UNI's performance outreach team, will present "The Tale of the Red Dragon," a play for all ages based on a Chinese folk tale, Dec. 7 & 8 at 2 p.m.and 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Tickets are $3 for children and $5 for adults and may be purchased by calling 3-6381.
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