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Monday, March 11, 2002

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NEWS

SPRING COMMENCEMENT UPDATE: Because the UNI-Dome will be under construction in May, spring commencement will be moved to the GBPAC. For full details, see the news release at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/news/stories/2002/030502.shtml
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USER ID CHANGE AVAILABLE APRIL 1: User ID amnesty will be in effect beginning April 1 through April 14. During this time, students may select a new user ID, even if a change from the UNI-assigned user ID has already been made.
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION AVAILABLE FOR SUMMER/FALL 2002: Registration information for Summer and Fall 2002 advance registration is now available to students on the Web at http://www.uni.edu/regist/reginfo.htm or http://myuniverse.uni.edu. Degree audits for undergraduate students are also available from these web sites. Paper copies are no longer being mailed to students. Graduate programs of study are still being mailed to graduate students as they are not yet available on the web. If you have questions regarding this information, please contact the Registrar's Office at 319-273-2241 or registrar@uni.edu.
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WEEKLY UNI CABLE NEWS PROGRAM: "The Northern Iowa Report," a 30-minute news program produced by UNI electronic media students is now appearing weekly. The show is live on UNI cable each Thurs. at 11:30 a.m., and can also be seen on the ground floor and second floor monitors in Lang. The program is rebroadcast at 7:30 p.m. each Thurs. in Waterloo (Mediacom Ch. 17), and in Cedar Falls (CFU and Mediacom Ch. 15): Fri. at 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and Sat. at 4:30 a.m., 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/~martin/unitv.html.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

STUDENT TIMESHEETS: The March pay period ends on March 14. If you will not be working during spring break make sure your supervisor has your signed timesheet prior to the break.
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CHILDCARE SURVEY: Visit the link below to complete a survey on childcare needs. The deadline to respond is March 15 by 5 p.m. The survey takes only 10 minutes to complete. The intent is to determine if the childcare needs of students and staff on campus are being met. For more information, call Lynn Perigo at 3-7644. http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bbs/bbspl03.cgi
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U.S. FOREIGN SERVICE EXAMINATION: The registration deadlines are March 11 for the April 13 test date; August 13 for the September 21, 2002 test date. Sample registration forms are available in the Career Center Library (Government Employment binder). Interested students with international experience and required qualifications are urged to view the Web site: http://www.careers.state.gov to register. For more information, contact Isabela Varela isabela.varela@uni.edu at 3-6857.
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HOURS

CHANGES IN LIBRARY HOURS DURING SPRING BREAK: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#spring
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LIBRARY SPECIAL HOURS: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#special
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EVENTS

UNI HORN CHOIR CONCERT: Mon., March 11, 8 p.m., GBPAC. Thomas Tritle, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GUESTS AND FACULTY RECITAL:
Tues., March 12, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Claudia Anderson and Jill Felber, flute, and Robin Guy, piano. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ART LECTURE: Will Mentor, professor of art, U. of Iowa, will lecture on Wed., March 13, 6 p.m., KAB 111. Mentor is this year's juror for the UNI "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" which runs March 27-April 15. Both events are free and open to the public.
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DIRECTOR/DESIGNERS PRESENTATION: Theatre UNI will host a Director/Designers Presentation for the upcoming production of the Tony Award winning play, "Angels in America, Part 1: Millenium Approaches" on Wed., March 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Free and open to the public.
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PAT/HISTORY DEPT. LECTURE: Barbara Cutter, UNI Department of History, will present "Female Fiends and Innocents Rewarded: Women and Murder in U.S. History." The lecture is free and open to the public, at 7 p.m., Wed., Mar. 13, SRL 115.
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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL TEACH-IN: A teach-in about music and revolution on Wed., March 13, 7 p.m. in the Union Expansion C. Dr. Chris Merz, David Aguier, and Dr. Sonia Yetter will talk about music's role in culture and how this role has been played in the past.
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PEACE CORPS RECRUITER TO VISIT UNI: Matthew Dufresne will visit UNI on Thurs., March 14. There will be an information table in the Maucker Union from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. An informational seminar will be held at noon in the Maucker Union, Ambassador Room. To schedule an interview, call Matthew Dufresne at 1-800-424-8580 ext. 226. http://www.peacecorps.gov.
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AMERICAN COLLEGE DANCE FESTIVAL: Concerts will be held March 15-19, in the GBPAC. Adjudicated Concerts: Sat., March 16, 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 17, 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Mon., March 18, 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Gala Concert: Tues., March 19, 12:30 p.m. Faculty & Guest Artist Concert: Sat., March 16, 7:30 p.m. Zorongo Flamenco Dance Theatre:
Tues., March 19, 7:30 p.m. Tickets, 3-SHOW. Contact Ranae Keane-Bamsey for more information. ranae.keane-bamsey@uni.edu
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SMART START YOUR BUSINESS: Sat., March 16 from 10 a.m. - noon, 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. This free, introductory class will discusss financing, the differences between sole proprietors and corporations, and the other steps needed to start a business in the Cedar Valley. For more information or to register, email katie.macdonald@uni.edu, or call (319) 236-8123, or visit http://www.unirbc.org
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LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN STEM CELL RESEARCH AND CLONING: Tues., March 26. 9:30 a.m. Keynote address by Dr. David Orentlicher, Indiana University School of Law. Panels on legal and ethical issues follow at 10:45 a.m. and 1 p.m. To register for the whole conference, call 3-6855.
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WALT WHITMAN LIVE PERFORMANCE: Dr. Bill Koch, adjunct instructor in English, will portray the American poet Walt Whitman in a 50 minute show, on March 26, at 7 p.m., in the Bertha Martin Theatre at the Strayer-Wood theatre. No charge.
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IRS SMALL BUSINESS TAX WORKSHOP: The UNI Regional Business Center will offer an IRS Small Business Tax Workshop on Thursday, March 28 from 9am to 4pm, just in time to file your 2001 tax returns. Learn about deductible business expenses, health insurance deductions for the self-employed, payroll taxes, deposit requirements, record keeping, tax returns to file, and more. The class will be held at 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. The fee is $35 per participant and includes a light lunch. For more information or to register, email katie.macdonald@uni.edu, or call (319) 236-8123, or log-on to http://www.unirbc.org
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HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will present "How to Start a Small Business," March 28 at 3:30 p.m. in CBB 1 & 3. This presentation covers the basic forms a business needs to file, sources of financing, and business plan preparation. No advanced registration required and there are no fees. For more information, contact 3-7350, e-mail at katherine.cota@uni.edu, or visit http://www.jpec.org.
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LATINO/A LEADERSHIP AWARDS BRUNCH: The awards brunch is scheduled for April 27 as a part of the Strengthening and Valuing Latina/o Communities in Iowa Conference. Four awards will be granted this year: outstanding business person, outstanding youth, outstanding Latino/a leader, outstanding community or educational organization The award is open to any individual working with Latino populations in Iowa. For more information visit http://www.uiowa.edu/~socialwk/latinoConference.htm (under Latino/a awards brunch) or contact Christine Taylor at the Iowa Division of Latino Affairs (515) 281-4080.
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"HOOPS FOR HEARTS": The men's 3 on 3 basketball tournament is Sat., April 13 in the WRC. Proceeds go to American Heart Association. Cost is $40/team (4 man max). Registration includes t-shirt, prizes, guarantee of three games; deadline is April 1st. To register, contact Corey Jansen at 2-0856 or jansen21@uni.edu.
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