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Monday, SEPTEMBER 2, 2002

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NEWS

DROP/AD FEES: Beginning Sept. 3, a $16 drop fee will be
charged to your u-bill for all courses dropped from your
schedule. Beginning Sept. 4 a $5 add fee will be charged
to your u-bill for all courses added to your schedule.
Sept. 4 is the last day changes can be made via the Web.
Future changes must be made at the Scheduling Office.
Sept 4 is also the last day to add a full-semester course
without department approval.
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STUDENT E-MAIL ACCOUNTS TO BE REMOVED: UNI E-mail
accounts for students who are not registered for the
Fall semester are disabled, archived to tape, and
removed from the server after the end of the third
week of classes. This year, that process will begin
on Monday, Sept. 16.
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COOPERATIVE EDUCATION/INTERNSHIP: Students wanting
information regarding the Cooperative Education/Internship
Program should attend one of the following informational
sessions: Wednesday, Sept. 4 7-8 pm, CBB 109 or
Tuesday, Sept. 10 4-5 pm 102 Sabin Hall. Learn
the benefits of of gaining work experience, the process
of obtaining credit, and job search strategies. UNI
Cooperative Education, SSC 19, 3-6041.
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ONLINE CHAT REFERENCE TEST: Rod Library is pilot
testing a chat service to assist UNI students while
they are conducting online research. Clicking the
'Ask a Librarian' links on the Rod Library website
http://www.library.uni.edu/depts/ris/askalibrarian.html
will connect users to a reference librarian. Hours are
2 to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.
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SENIOR CHALLENGE: Juniors & Seniors can get involved in a
planning events on campus. Senior Challenge has funded many
projects on campus such as Club '91 in Maucker Union and
additional excercise equipment in the WRC. Call Ali Sieren at
273-7849 for more information.
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VOLUNTEER UNI:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/Events/volunteerfairs/fall.htm
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PHILANTHROPY WEEK: Philanthropy Week involves planning a
week's worth of events and activities for all students. If you are
interested or want more information about this event, please
contact Ali Sieren at 273-7849.
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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RE-ACCREDITATION:The
visiting team from the National Association of Industrial
Technology (NAIT) has recommended full re- accreditation
for four of UNI's academic programs in Industrial Technology:
Construction Management, Graphic Communications,
Manufacturing Technology, and Technology Management.
The final decision is expected in November. The NAIT
visiting team recommendation highlighted the national
quality of the UNI Department of Industrial Technology programs.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

POLISH LANGUAGE STUDY: Satisfy your language
requirement with Polish. It's not too late to register. (MWF 1-2)
Combine this with the "Humanities in Poland" program
n Krakow in May-June 2003 (Humanities II credit and more).
See or e-mail Dr. Alicja Boruta-Sadkowski.
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INTRAMURAL TENNIS AND RACQUETBALL SINGLES:
Registration: Tuesday, Sept. 3 - Thursday, Sept. 5
in WRC 101, 8 am - 5:30 pm
Play Begins: Monday, Sept. 9
Entry slots are limited! Contact Cindy Klatt at
3-6275 or Cynthia.Klatt@uni.edu for more info.
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INTRALMURAL SOFTBALL LEAGUES:
Registration: Tuesday, Sept. 3 - Wednesday, Sept. 4
WRC 101 8 am - 5:30pm
League Play Begins: Wednesday, Sept. 11
Contact Cindy Klatt for more information, 273-7262,
Cynthia.Klatt@uni.edu
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WANT TO BE A PERSONAL TRAINER? The UNI Wellness and
Recreation Services Personal Training Program is
currently looking for students interested in becoming
a personal trainer and who have some knowledge in the
areas of exercise science and/or human anatomy.
Contact Kristy Leen (273-7167, Kristy.Leen@uni.edu)
for more information.
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FITNESS CLASS REGISTRATION: Register now.
Old favorites are still offered plus a lot of new classes
and new formats, including Water Kickboxing, Belly
Dancing, Super Sundays, Buddy Walks and more.
Classes start Tuesday, Sept. 3. Register in WRC 101:
Monday - Friday 7:30am-5:30pm
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MEMFIS: Classes for student employees have
been scheduled.
http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/memfis_train/memfis_train.cgi

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NEW LIBRARY REMOTE ACCESS METHOD:
On Aug. 2, Rod Library implemented
an IMPROVED and LESS COMPLICATED remote
access method. The new method involves NO
computer set up for off-campus access to Rod Library's
restricted databases. Additional information can be found at
http://www.library.uni.edu/er2/proxy.asp.
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CEO: Sept. 4, 3:30 p.m., CBB, Room 3. CEO is for
anyone interested in entrepreneurship and small business.
Contact Katherine Cota-Uyar at 3-7350 or
katherine.cota@uni.edu
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UNI STAT: UNI Students Today Alumni Tomorrow
http://www.uni.edu/unialumni/stat/about.html
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MASSAGES: Wellness Resource Lab, WRC Room 104,
Wednesdays from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Thursdays from
1-4 p.m. during the
fall semester. Cost is $10 for 15 minutes. Call 3-6119.
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EVENTS

CAMPUS MEMORIAL:
An on-campus memorial service will honor Dr. Surendar Yadava on
Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 4:00 p.m. in the Great Reading Room of
Seerley Hall. Dr. Yadava, Associate Professor of Sociology,
joined the UNI faculty in 1989. He died Friday morning, Aug. 23.
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TEAM RETREAT FOR HOUSE OFFICERS: Newly-elected
house officers and their RA advisors will meet at the Together
Everyone Achieves More (T.E.A.M.) Retreat, THIS FRIDAY,
Sept. 6, from 4:04-6:06pm, at Maucker Union's Expansion B & C.
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2ND ANNUAL DAY OF PEACE: Monday Sept. 9, schedule of events:
10:30-1:30 PEACE FAIR Maucker Union Expansions A & B;
2 p.m. "A NATIVE AMERICAN'S PERSPECTIVE ON WORLD PEACE"
Maucker Union Expansion C:
TASTE THE WORLD RECEPTION in Expansion C, will
immediately follow the speakers' presentations.
7 p.m. Jennifer Read Hswthorne, Maucker Union Expansions.
Ms. Hawthorne is a co-author of the #1 New York Times
bestseller "Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul."
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CULTURAL FESTIVAL: The annual Cultural Festival (part of Diversity
Week) takes place Monday Sept. 9th, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the
Maucker Union Plaza. The rain site is Maucker Union Expansion.
There will be ethnic foods, information and the sounds of Jamaica
with Keith Eric & Waterhouse. For more info, call Student
Activities at 3-2683.
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QUICK BOOKS PRO TRAINING: The UNI RBC
will offer Quick Books Pro Training on Tuesdays,
9am-noon, from Sept. 10 - Oct. 1. The first
session on Sept. 10 is an optional, introductory session
for those new to the software or in need of a refresher.
Classes take place at 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. The
fee for the course is $149 and includes a bound
training manual. For more information or to register,
contact katie.macdonald@uni.edu or visit
http://www.unirbc.org.
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SEPTEMBER 11 REMEBERANCE CONCERT:
http://www.uni.edu/gbpac/season/artists/remembrance.shtml
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UNI GALLERY OF ART: Aug. 26 - Sept. 20.
"Residue of Silence." Minnesota artists, Francisca de
Beurges Rosenthal, Joyce Lyon, and Howard Oransky,
present very personal responses to the Holocaust.
Opening reception, Aug. 26, following 6 p.m.
lectures in the KAB Art Auditorium.

"Artists of St. Petersburg: The Russian State
Pedagogical University," features more than 120
works of art from faculty and students of that
institution. Opening reception Sept. 17, following
an 8 p.m. lecture by professors Gennady
Khoroshaylov and Ksenia Pochtennaya in
the KAB Art Auditorium.
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