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Monday, Jan. 14, 2002

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NEWS

KEY FOUND IN CAC: A key was found in 263 CAC the last Friday of November. It is on a black plastic key fob. Call Barbara at 3-2496.
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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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OFFICIAL SIDELINE APPAREL: College Hill Classics Apparel is the official sideline apparel for UNI Athletics. The line consists of seven different articles of clothing. Please visit the official site for UNI Athletics, http://www.unipanthers.com to order now. For questions or more information please call 273-3168 or email us at: collegehillclassics@uni.edu.
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RUNNING CLUB T-SHIRTS: The Running Club has extra, long-sleeve t-shirts available from the Fall 2001 Homecoming 5K. The cost is $10 and sizes are available in M,L,XL,and XXL. Contact Steve Olson at olson1031@yahoo.com for more information.

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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION T-SHIRTS: The Alumni Association has two new long-sleeve t-shirts for sale. Choose from two different designs on purple tees. Available in adult sizes M-XXL at a cost of $15 to Alumni Association members and $18 to non-members (XXL, $2 additional charge). Log on to http://www.unialum.org/merchandise.html or call 3-2355.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

ON CAMPUS JOB OPPORTUNITIES: 16 on-campus co-op positions will be available for the 2002-2003 school year. These positions are for two semesters at 15 hrs/wk and pay $7.10/hr (total earnings of $3,400). Register with the Co-op/Internship Program by February 8 to be eligible. Advantages of participating found at: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop/advantages.html Call 3-6041 for additional information.
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ATTENTION: FALL 2002 STUDENT TEACHERS: Interviews will be held in Maucker Union Expansion Fri., Jan. 25. Sign-up for your individual interview time on Jan. 21, 22 or 23 on the bulletin board outside of SEC 509. Fingerprinting will also take place on the 25th. Remember to bring your $87 money order.
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FREE COMPUTER TRAINING: ITS-Educational Technology offers lots of FREE training on using computers. We cover everything from word processing to email; from WebCT to creating your own web site. Click the link below for complete information, and call 3-2309 to make a reservation. http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
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SMART START CLASSES: Classes are held each week on alternating Tuesdays at noon and Thursdays at 4 p.m. This free, one-hour class covers the information you need 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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SPRING MASSAGE SCHEDULE: Call 3-6119 or stop into the Wellness Lab, room 104, of the WRC to schedule a massage with a licensed massage therapist. The Spring 2002 schedule is as follows: Mondays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesdays from 12:35 p.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes; sessions up to 1 hour can be purchased. Payment with cash, check, U-bill or payroll deduct. Gift certificates available as well.
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ONLINE MENTAL HEALTH SCREENING: Anonymous mental health screening for depression, alcohol, and eating disorders is available online through University Health Services. https://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/screening/welcome.asp
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SPRING BREAK IN IOWA: Partner with one of Iowa's innovative and leading companies for a week of valuable learning and resume building. Network with Iowa employers and compare notes with other Iowa students! Applications are due January 23, 2002! For more information check out http://www.SmartCareerMove.com/pdf/springbreak.pdf, or stop by the UNI Career Center in the Student Services Center #19!
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PART TIME LOCAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Be a part of a 21st Century Learning After School Program in local middle schools. Huge resume booster! Program applicants should have interest/experience in multicultural studies/cooking/working with youth. Hours: Tuesdays 4-6 p.m. & Wednesdays 3-5 p.m. Call Rachel Scott at 234-7589.
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LEARN HOW TO TEACH A FITNESS CLASS: Learn how to teach all aspects of a fitness class. Training course in land aerobics and strength conditioning. Must be a current UNI student and commit to at least three semesters after training is completed. Apply at WRC 101. Informational meeting on Fri., Jan. 25 at noon, WRC 175.
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CULTURE AND INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS: The Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) is making 50% tuition scholarships available to members of the Cedar Falls/Waterloo community. These scholarships are for the term beginning January, 2002, and subject to space availability. Contact Bob Pesek, 3-2853 for more information.
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PROJECT VIP VOLUNTEER FAIR: Wed., Jan. 23, UNI's Project VIP will be hosting the annual Spring semester Volunteer Fair from 11 a.m. -2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion Room. Over 40 not-for-profit agencies from the Cedar Valley area will be attending. This is an opportunity for students to connect with local agencies and match your personal interests and skills with agencies' needs. Agencies will be recruiting volunteers for a variety of service opportunities, both short-term and semester-long.
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SPRING SCHEDULE FOR FITNESS CLASSES AVAILABLE: The Spring class schedule for fitness, leisure, and certification classes is available in Maucker Union and the WRC. Check out new classes including: Water Kickboxing, Boot Camp, Tae Kickboxing, Chinese Kung Fu and Total Body Conditioning. Pay by U-bill, payroll or cash in WRC 101.
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HOURS

MAUCKER UNION HOURS: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/257.html
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EVENTS

GALLERY OF ART EXHIBITION: UNI Gallery of Art presents: "Pandemonium: Recent Paintings by Susan Chrysler White" and "A Loess Hills Suite," photographs by Richard Colburn. These exhibitions run concurrently starting Jan. 14. Susan Chrysler White will present a lecture in the KAB 111, at 6 p.m., Sat., Jan. 19. An opening reception for both exhibitions will follow the lecture. All exhibitions, lectures, and opening receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 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.
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PORGY AND BESS: Mon., Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m. and Tues., Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., in the GBPAC. Tickets are still available for the Jan. 14 performance; the Jan. 15 show is sold out. Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Fine Arts/Tye Foundation and KBBG. The story of the crippled Porgy has become one of America's most significant musical compositions. Includes the hit songs by George Gershwin "It Ain't Necessarily So," "I Got Plenty O'Nuttin" and "Summertime."
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: The first 500 UNI students will receive a free slice of pizza and a Pepsi! Come out this Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. and cheer on the Panthers as they host Southwest Missouri State in the Dome. Call 3-DOME or visit http://unipanthers.com to order your tickets.
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PRESENTATION ON SMALL BUSINESSES: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the UNI Regional Business Center will offer a presentation on "An Introduction to Intellectual Property for Small Business," Thurs., Jan. 17 from 1-2 p.m. at the Regional Business Center, 212 E. Fourth Street in Waterloo. This presentation is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged by calling 236-8123 or 888-237-8124. James A Napier, a property attorney from Des Moines, will present information on patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets; their importance to small business; and the maintenance issues involved with intellectual property.
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SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER CONCERT: Fri., Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Oster Regent Theatre, Cedar Falls. Tickets 3-SHOW and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. OBSERVANCE: The Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. observance will be held at 7:30 p.m., Mon., Jan. 21 in the GBPAC Great Hall. Dr. Michael D. Blackwell will speak on "Advancing King's Legacy in the 21st Century". There will be special performances by the UNI and Wartburg College Gospel Choirs. Orchesis will offer two contributions to the program. Local artist, Ms. Effie Burt will be the guest entertainment for the evening program.
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PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND: Preservation Hall Jazz Band In cooperation with the Cedar Basin Jazz Festival will perform Tues., Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. The world famous musicians of Preservation Hall transport us to another time; an era when Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton were kings of the jazz world.
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MASTERS SWIM MEET: Panther Masters Swimming will host a swim meet Sun., Feb. 10, 10 a.m., WRC. The meet is for all swimmers who are 19 years of age or older and is an opportunity to compete with people in your age group and to help to support UNI's swimmers and divers. All proceeds will be donated to the UNI Foundation's Glen F. Henry Endowment Fund. For more information call Mike Savage, 3-7885, Julie Pontasch, 3-7111 or Danny May, 3-7946 or visit http://www.uni.edu/~savage/masters.html.
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GBPAC ADDS EXTRA SHOWS: The GBPAC is adding extra shows to their season's schedule. The St. Petersburg Ice Ballet, Sun., Feb. 17, 2002, 7:30 p.m. An additional show of Penn and Teller will take place Sat., March 9, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 3-SHOW or 1-877-549-SHOW. You can also reserve your tickets online at http://www.uni.edu/gbpac or http://tickets.uni.edu
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