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Monday, November 18, 2002

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NEWS 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: To celebrate the contributions of international education and exchange to our community, UNI joins schools nationwide in commemorating International Education Week November 18-22. For event information, go to http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad. Questions? Call Ella Sweigert at 3-7078.
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JOIN THE SENIOR CELEBRATION COMMITTEE: The UNI Alumni Association is looking for 5 to 6 dedicated students, preferably juniors and seniors, to serve on the 2003 Senior Celebration planning committee. Committee members assist with planning, promotion, and implementation of Senior Celebration events. Send an e-mail to jennifer.albertsen@uni.edu or call 3-6409 for details.
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STUDENT ALUMNI AMBASSADORS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:
Students interested in becoming Student Alumni Ambassadors are encouraged to submit applications to the UNI Admissions Office by Monday, Nov. 25. Ambassadors must have completed one semester at UNI and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. For more details, plan to attend an informational session on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 9 p.m. in the Maucker Union Embassy Room. Applications available at http://www.uni.edu/~admiss/saa/SAA.html. Contact Sara Schuler at 3-2281 with questions.
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UNIVERSITY BOOK AND SUPPLY ACCESSABLITIY:
University Book and Supply is under renovation and the lower level wheelchair entrance is temporarily closed now through the spring semester. During this time, for wheelchair access use the 23rd Street entrance and associates will assist with service for the lower level.
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HELP FEED THE HUNGRY:
Stop by St. Stephen Catholic Student Center (next to the book store) to pick up a list of menu items, collect the food, and bring the food back on Nov. 23 - 24. The food will be organized into baskets and delivered to needy families in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area for Thanksgiving. Questions? Contact Kathy Rottinghaus 266-9863.
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NADAS CONCERT:
Thursdaze welcomes THE NADAS Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 p.m., Maucker Union Expansion. Come see one of UNI's favorite bands, back in town, FOR FREE. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. For more info, please call Student Activities at 3-2683.
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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RECEIVES FULL RE-ACCREDIDATION:
The National Association of Industrial Technology (NAIT) Board of Accreditation approved the NAIT visiting team recommendation to fully re-accredit four Industrial Technology Programs for another six year period. The re-accredited programs are: Construction Management, Graphic Communications, Technology Management, and Manufacturing Technology with options in Automated Manufacturing Systems, Design, and Metal Casting.
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NOVEMBER UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE DATE CHANGE:
The new date is Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Royal Oak Room, Maucker Union. If you have questions call the University Safety Office, 3-5855.
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NISG NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER:
The Northern Iowa Student Government's November newsletter is at, http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg
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NOVEMBER SPECIALS AT CAMPUS MARKETS, RESTAURANTS AND CARTS:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/286.html
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STUDENT RESOURCES 

LAST CHANCE FLU VACCINATION ClINIC: The Student Health Clinic on campus is offering one more flu vaccination clinic. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the health clinic, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Don't miss your last chance. Price is $12 and insurance claim forms may be picked up in advance at the Student Health Clinic. Call Margaret at 3-7289 with questions.
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NEW ONLINE E-MAIL AND PHONE DIRECTORY:
The online E-mail and Phone Directory has been re-written and is now in production. The new version includes a more robust search feature, including phonetic searches and restricting a search to student only or faculty/staff only. You can even customize your directory listing by adding your preferred name, other e-mail addresses and phone numbers you use, instant messenger ID's, or restrict the release of your directory information.
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APPLE TECHNOLOGY UPDATES:
Representatives from Apple Computer will be demonstrating some of their latest technologies on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in SEC 246. At 1:30 p.m. Introduction to OS X; at 2:30 p.m. The Digital Hub; at 3:30 p.m. Jaguar (Mac OS 10.2). Come for one session, or for all of them.
http://www.chfa.uni.edu/tech/news/article.asp?ContentID=330

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INTERCULTURAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP:
On Monday, Nov. 18, 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Baker 161 UNI students, faculty and staff are invited to interact with colleagues and students from different cultures and backgrounds in an intercultural awareness workshop as part of International Education Week. Call Mike Williams at 3-6876 or e-mail mikelee@uni.edu for further information.
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NOVEMBER- CAREER DEVELOPMENT MONTH:
To find resources on career exploration & job hunting, visit: http://www. uni.edu/careercenter/careerlibrary
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STUDENT THEATRE AUDITIONS:
UNISTA auditions for "Slaughter City", a provocative play by Naomi Wallace are Monday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Open to all students. Prepare to read two minutes or less of contemporary poetry; pieces available upon request. Call backs Dec. 10. E-mail questions to unista_board@hotmail.com.
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STUDENT INVOLVEMENT SOUGHT:
The Senior Challenge Committee is looking for students who want to be involved. Students can choose from an array of options, including event planning, marketing, fundraising, etc. For more information on how you can get involved, contact Ali Schissel at 3-7849 or ali.schissel@uni.edu
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FREE OR LOW COST EVENING CHILDCARE: An evening childcare program has been established through funds from the U.S. Department of Education. The program runs from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Pell qualifiers receive free childcare, others billed hourly on a sliding fee scale. For more information call the CDC, at 3-2263.
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MASSAGE GIFT CERTIFICATES:
Massages are offered through the Wellness Resource Lab (WRC 104) by a licensed massage therapist. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes and sessions up to 1 hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Purchase a gift certificate at the Wellness Lab or call 3-6119.
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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH:
CQ Researcher is a full-text publication that provides in-depth analysis of a single current or controversial topic in each issue. Recent topics include corporate crime, Iraq, the living wage, and defense priorities. Online access back to October 1991. For more information, visit
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/static.php?page=faq

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THE PRODUCTION HOUSE:
The Production House gives UNI faculty, staff, and students the ability to independently produce high quality multimedia products such as powerpoint presentations, edit videos, and create Web sites. Assistance using the labs, software and hardware is available. The Production House also provides a variety of multimedia production services for those that would like items produced for them. The Production House is open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Fridays in room #107, Center for Educational Technology. Call Chuck Sengstock at 3-6192 or visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse
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VOLUNTEER UNI:
To find out more about volunteer opportunities, visit Volunteer UNI, located in the UNI Career Center or subscribe to the VolunteerNEWS e-newsletter published twice a month. To subscribe, send an e-mail to Volunteer@uni.edu with the body containing SUB VolunteerNEWS <youremailaddress>@uni.edu.
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EVENTS 

PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENTS: UNI PRSSA is a pre-professional student organization for PR majors and minors. PRSSA provides students with resume builders, workshops, speakers, networking with professionals, national conferences, national competitions, local and national recognition and much more. Upcoming meeting is Monday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in LNG room #12 (next meeting Dec. 2). Questions, contact Tina Heeren, Chapter president at tina4pr@uni.edu.
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UNI CONCERT CHORALE:
Monday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Dyan Baker, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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"THINKING ABOUT WOMEN'S WAGES:" Dean Steve Willborn, NU College of Law, will present "Thinking About Women's Wages" at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 in the Royal Oak Room of the Maucker Union. For more information, or to meet with Dean Willborn about law school options, contact Scott Granberg-Rademacker at 3-2727 or granberg@uni.edu.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 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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BUSINESS CASUAL: The JPEC presents "Business Casual - What You Wear Speaks Volumes" in its Selected Topics for students and staff series on Nov. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. in CBB, room 1. This presentation will have a 1/2 hour lecture and a fashion show by Younkers. No advanced registration or fees. For more information, call 3-7350, katherine.cota@uni.edu, or http://www.jpec.org.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE: Professor Brian Roberts, History, will present "'Exactly What Americans Ought to Be:' The Populist Radicalism of the Hutchinson Family Singers, 1842-1844." The lecture is free and open to the public, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., SRL 115.
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CIVIL LIBERTIES IN WAR TIME PANEL DISCUSSION: On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. in Room 103 Sabin the student organization UNI Student Pugwash (dedicated to science and technology in the interest of humanity, http://www.spusa.org) will host a panel discussion on civil liberties in war time. Panelists include Mark Fransdal, Cedar Falls attorney; John Johnson, History; Mel McCleary, Department of Criminal Investigation; and Harry Brod, Philosophy.
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NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE LECTURE: Poet Ray Young Bear will be giving a talk on "Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values," Thursday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in SEC 246. Young Bear is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose including his most recent collection of poems, "The Rock Island Hiking Club." For more information, contact Jim O'Loughlin at 3-2002 or jim.oloughlin@uni.edu.
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ART SONG AND ARTISTRY SERIES RECITAL: Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI TROMBONE ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Monday, Nov. 25, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Nancy Vogt, director. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ANNUAL SAHAI LECTURE: On Monday, Nov. 25, at 4 p.m. in Seerley Hall's Great Reading Room Dr. Paul Trafton, professor of mathematics and Sahai Distinguished Professor, will speak on "Young Children Do Powerful Mathematics: A Decade of Research and Development on Student Learning and Teacher Change." The public is invited to attend the lecture and the reception preceding.
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NORTHERN IOWA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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