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Monday, September 22, 2003


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NEWS 

NISG SPECIAL ELECTION: Oct. 21 and 22, to fill senator vacancies. To run for a senate position, fill out an application packet and return it before Oct. 14 at 5 p.m. Packets can be picked up in the NISG office at 103 Student Services, Bartlett Hall. Call NISG at 3-2650 or email nisg@uni.edu with questions.
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CELLULAR PHONE RECYCLING:
Drop boxes for old cellular phones will be located in WRC 224, ITC 9, CEEE 111 and the DOR Office in Redeker Center now through Oct. 24. The phones are remanufactured for use in domestic violence shelters. For more information contact Michaela Rich, 3-3689, michaela.rich@uni.edu; http://www.rrttc.uni.edu
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COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AUCTION: UNI has scheduled an auction at noon, Thursday Oct. 2 at the warehouse at 2412 West 27th St., Cedar Falls. Only computer & miscellaneous electronic equipment will be auctioned, however some office furniture will be sold on a tag sale basis. All items will be sold "as is" and must be removed on the day of sale. All items must be paid for in cash (good check) before removal. Bring a photo ID to get a bidding number. Contact Vince Heuer with questions at 3-3527.
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JASON MRAZ COMING TO UNI: Purchase your ticket to see Jason Mraz, appearing 8 p.m, Thursday Oct. 23, West Gym. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m, Wednesday Sept. 24 at all UNI ticket outlets, http://tickets.uni.edu, or charge by phone 3-DOME. Tickets are $13 for UNI students, $18 for the general public. Sponsored by Panther Productions.
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CRITICAL MS WINDOWS PATCH: There is a new critical vulnerability with microsoft windows XP, 2000, 2003, and NT operating systems. This vulnerability can be exploited to damage network resources and potentially damage personal data. A software patch from Microsoft must be applied to your computers. Security bulletin ms03-039 covers the details. This bulletin can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/security
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CAREER CENTER IS MOVING: Beginning Sept. 29, you’ll find the Career Center in 113A East Gym. Then during spring semester the Career Center will move to Gilchrist to be part of the new Integrated Student Services Center. E-mail, phone numbers, and services will not change. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter
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STUDENT RESOURCES  

STUDENT HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SHAC): Interested in student health on campus? Want to learn more about insurance, building renovations, and health education? We may be the group for you. Contact Sue Courts at sue.courts@uni.edu or Deedra Billings at deedra.billings@uni.edu for more information.
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VOLUNTEER NEWSLETTER: Volunteer UNI, in the Career Center, publishes VolunteerNEWS, a bi-weekly e-newsletter for students, faculty and staff. Subscribe to this free newsletter to learn about local volunteer opportunities. Send an e-mail to volunteer@uni.edu with the body containing SUB VolunteerNEWS including your-email-address@uni.edu
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CD/DVD DUPLIPCATION SERVICE: The Production House is now offering CD/DVD duplication and labeling services. We also do full scale CD/DVD production and can create a CD or DVD tailored specifically to your needs. For more information, call Chuck Sengstock at: 3-6192 or visit:
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse

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CREDIT EDUCATION WEEK: A week-long event Sept. 29 - Oct. 3 to provide information and advice to students about the important issues of avoiding debt and using credit wisely. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/332.html
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UNI TAE KWON-DO CLUB: 451 Black Belts and still kicking
http://www.unitkd.com/welcome.htm

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EVENTS 

UNI CAREER FAIR: Monday, Sept. 22, 2 - 6 p.m, UNI-Dome. 150 organizations, graduate and professional schools. Twenty-one employers will be signing up students for the Interview Day, Tuesday, Sept. 23. Participants listed at:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter

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UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Visit http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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FACULTY SENATE MEETING: Sept. 22, 3:15 to 5 p.m. in Gilchrist 207. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you would like a copy of the draft minutes from Sept. 8, or the Sept. 22 agenda, please contact Chair Melissa Heston, heston@uni.edu.
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AFRO-COLOMBIANS TELL THEIR STORY: Monday, Sept. 22, 7 p.m, Lang Hall Auditorium. Afro-Colombians Fr. Rafael Castillo and Ms. Luz Marina Becerra will speak on their experiences with the armed conflict in Colombia and the impact of U.S. policy. Their presentations will be in Spanish with English translation provided.
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STEM CELL LECTURE: Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7 p.m, SEC 244. Robert Weise will speak on "Cloning for Stem Cells: Scientific and Theological Directions." The scientific debate over cloning and its acceptable uses appears to be centered on the meaning of human life. Weise will show a simple understanding of the science of human cloning, especially focusing on the scientific and theological directions of cloning for stem cells.
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UNI STUDENT READING ASSOCIATION: The UNI Student Reading Association will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23 in SEC Room 247 at 7:30 pm. Tammy Frost, a Title 1 teacher and reading coach at Irving Elementary, plans to share new information on programs of instruction. The UNI Student Reading Association is open to students interested in increasing literacy.
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THE UNI INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR: Takes place Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Maucker Union Old Central A & B. This annual event is an opportunity for UNI students, faculty and staff to learn about overseas study, internships, volunteer and work options. UNI program providers and campus-based international organizations/groups wishing to exhibit at the fair should contact Linda Wiges at linda.wiges@uni.edu or at 3-7078 for further information.
http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/news/iof2003.asp for details.

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GET GOOD CREDIT: UNI Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and Students in Free Enterprise are hosting a presentation on credit in CBB, Room 3, Sept. 24 from 5-6 p.m.
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30th ANNUAL CARL L. BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE: "Historical Thinking on Foreign Policy, and American Thinking," Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m, SRL 115. Paul W. Schroeder, professor of History and Political Science, Emeritus, at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, will deliver the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Contact Gregory Bruess at 3-2752 or Bruess@uni.edu.
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THE DAVE MATTHEWS COVER BAND CONCERT: See The Dave Matthews Cover Band Thursday, Sept. 25, 8 p.m, Lawther Field (rain site West Gym). Free admission. The Dave Matthews Cover Band is the offically endorsed cover band of Dave Matthews. Visit http://www.davematthewscoverband.com
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CULTURAL FAIR/POW WOW: The Cultural Fair/ Pow Wow takes place Sept. 26-27 in the West Gym. Activities will include native dance competitions, drumming, etc. Free admission for students with UNI ID. Adults with UNI student with ID receive $1 off. For more information, contact Loretta Dominguez or Dr. Zeman at square@uni.edu.
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FAMILY WEEKEND EVENTS AT ROD LIBRARY: Sept. 26-28. Rod Library is celebrating Family Weekend by offering self-guided library tours, a display featuring our student employees, and a raffle for six $10 Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce gift certificates to area businesses. Family members can enter their student's name in a drawing for these gift certificates.
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HIKING THE KETTLE MORAINE: From Sept. 26-28, spend 3 days & 2 nights backpacking through the pristine wilderness at Kettle Moraine State Park in Wisconsin. Pre-trip meeting Sept. 23, 5 p.m. Contact UNI Outdoors at 3-7163 for more information.
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MARSHALL CENTER SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.. 1920's one-room school teacher will discuss educational practices in rural Iowa. The School is located at the corner of 23rd & Minnesota Streets.
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UNI PRAIRIE PRESERVE 30TH ANNIVERSARY: Saturday, Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. the UNI Biological Preserves Committee will honor the UNI prairie and celebrate the achievements of the Preserves System Founders. Prairie tours, a plant sale, exhibits, children's activities and refreshments will follow. For further information contact either: 3-7152 or 3-2247.
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FAMILY FEST DANCE CONCERT: The UNI Family Weekend Dance Concert, featuring the UNI Orchesis Dance Company and the UNI International Dance Theatre, will be Sunday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. in the GBPAC. The program will feature modern dance, ballet, jazz and tap as well as international dances, ballroom dance and American clogging. The performance is free and the public is invited. For further information call 3-6195.
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10TH ANNUAL AMERICAN HUMANICS GOLF CLASSIC: Sunday, Sept. 28, Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. Tee times begin at 12:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 3-6819 or visit http://ahgolfevent.org
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Sam Goertz, Earth Science major, will give a presentation on "Travels in Nigeria" on Sept. 29, 4 p.m. in Latham 125. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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HEALTH CARE SERIES: "Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze" is being co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and the Departments of Biology and Philosophy & Religion. The series features experts in the field of health and healthcare policy. The first seminar in the series, "America's Health Care System: How Good Is It and Does It Need to Change?" with Dr. Arnold Relman will be aired live on Tues., Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m. in the Union Central Ballroom A. Discussion will be moderated by Dr. Francis Degnin, Philosophy & Religion. Call 3-3175 for more information.
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INDIANS OF IOWA: University Museum, Sept. 30, 7-8 p.m. This is a "meet the author" opportunity. Lance Foster, Ioway tribal member, has written a history of native peoples of Iowa which will be published this fall.
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HIKING & CLIMBING AT THE SUPERIOR: Oct. 3-5. Explore one of Minnesota's most popular trails by spending 3 days & 2 nights backpacking the Lake Superior Trail. No experience is necessary. Pre-trip meeting Sept. 30, 5 p.m. Contact UNI Outdoors at 3-7163 for more information.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS DOWNHILL SKIING: Break into the New Year by skiing in Colorado from Dec 5 - 10. Two packages to choose from. Sign-up deadline Nov. 15 with $100 deposit. Pre-trip meeting Dec. 2, 7 p.m. (Sign up before Sept. 27 and receive a $30 discount.) More info: 3-7163 or WRC 174.
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SCUBA DIVING IN THE CARIBBEAN: Get adventurous this winter break & explore the Carribean Dec. 26 - Jan. 2. Cost $1200 (UNI) & $1300 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Dec 4, 5 p.m. For more info contact UNI Outdoor Rec at 3-7163 or WRC 174.
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