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Monday, September 29, 2003


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NEWS 

PANTHER SHUTTLE: The Panther Shuttle begins today! Ride the shuttle to and around campus for convenience. For route information visit
http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg
and click on services.

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UNION RENOVATION RELATED CLOSING: Due to construction, the Maucker Union will close Friday, Oct. 3, 5 p.m. and will re-open Sunday, Oct. 5. at noon. The Chats food outlet will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 and re-open for business at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5.
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LOBSTER ALICE:
Tickets are now available for Theatre UNI's first production of the 2003/04 season, "Lobster Alice," a quirky adventurous romantic comedy by Minneapolis playwright Kira Obolensky. Performances are October 9-11 & 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and October 11, 12 & 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are free to UNI students with their Panther Pass. Call the Strayer-Wood box office at 3-6381.
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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 are on sale 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, youll 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  

UNICOSS: The UNI/Community Spanish Speakers meet every Friday this semester from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Vibe Coffeehouse (23rd St. Cedar Falls). Feel free to come at any time during this hour to converse with friends in Spanish. Nos veremos! Questions, contact Jennifer Cooley: jennifer.cooley@uni.edu or Sara Quenzer: driftright@hotmail.com
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USHERS NEEDED:
Theatre UNI is seeking volunteer ushers for "Lobster Alice", performances October 9-11 & 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and October 11, 12 & 19 at 2 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Ushers are needed one hour before curtain and are invited to view the show free. Contact the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 3-6381 to sign up.
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JOIN THE PANTHER POSSE: Students, guarantee your spot for the Dec. 9 men's basketball game against Iowa in the Dome by joining the Panther Posse. Must join by Oct. 17. Membership includes a free courtside ticket, t-shirt, membership card, and best seats in the house. For more information, call 3-7044 or go to http://www.unipanthers.com.
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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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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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FITNESS AND LEISURE CLASSES: Classes began Sept. 2nd, but many classes are still available. Register in WRC 101, M-F 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Classes include new indoor cycling, combo aerobics, kickboxing, and ballroom dancing. Pick flyers up at the WRC or Maucker Union Office. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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UNI TAE KWON-DO CLUB: 451 Black Belts and still kicking, and recently brought home five medals. http://www.unitkd.com/welcome.htm
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EVENTS 

AUDITIONS: "THE TENDER LAND":
The Lyric Theatre will be producing Aaron Copland's "The Tender Land" on Feb. 27, 29 and March 4, 5, 6 (with a possible school matinee on March 2). Auditions will be held Monday, Sept. 29, 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. in the Strayer Wood Theatre and Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the Russell Hall Auditorium. Sign up for an audition time in the Strayer Wood Theatre. A vocal score and recording have been placed on reserve in Rod Library.
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UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Visit http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ATHLETICS AT HOME THIS WEEK: Volleyball: Friday, Oct. 3 vs. Creighton, 7 p.m., West Gym and Saturday, Oct. 4 vs. Drake, 7 p.m., West Gym.
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BOOK SIGNING WITH NANCY PRICE: University Museum, Sept. 29, 4-7 p.m. The American Association of University Women will host a book reading and signing with Cedar Falls author, Nancy Price. At 5 p.m., Price will read excerpts from her novel, "No One Knows", set in Cedar Falls in the 1940's.
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SATELLITE 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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ART EXHIBIT: The UNI Gallery of Art will present "Opera," installations and performance art works by Jeffery Byrd, UNI professor of art, and "The House of Bernarda Alba: A Play Without Performers," installations by Julie McLaughlin in the KAB from Monday Sept. 29 - Friday Oct. 24. For more information, call 3-3095 or visit http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/
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MINI-ART EXHIBITION: "Dali Works from the Permanent Collection." The UNI Gallery of Art is exhibiting the works of Salvador Dali in the KAB Lobby Display Cases now through the month of October.
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INTRAMURALS FLAG FOOTBALL: Register in WRC 101 from 8 a.m - 5:30 p.m. from Sept. 29-30. Managers meeting Sept. 25, 4 p.m. in SEC 246. Officials clinic can be attended either Sept. 30 or Oct. 1 in WRC (TBA), 7:30 p.m. League play begins Oct. 7 on intramural fields.
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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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GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATION: "Reflections on a Fulbright-Hays Geography Curriculum Development Project in India" by Dan Walsh, Metro High School, Cedar Rapids, Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. in Sabin 7. All are welcome.
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FALL SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL:
The Department of Modern Languages and Sigma Delta Pi Spanish honor society are hosting a Spanish Film Series every Wednesday in October in CAC 108 starting at 7 p.m. Five films from Oscar-award-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodovar will be screened. Every film will be proceded by a short introduction and discussion. All films will be in Spanish with English subtitles. Questions contact jennifer.cooley@uni.edu
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UNI TOWN HALL MEETING:
Faculty, staff and students are invited to a UNI town hall meeting, Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m., in GBPAC's Jebe Hall. President Koob, students, community leaders and the Office of Governmental Relations will present "Iowa's Students are Its Future: Why It's Everyone's Business." The event is also for alumni, parents and citizens concerned about public higher education in Iowa. RSVP to Stacey Christensen, e-mail, stacey.christensen@uni.edu, or phone the Governmental Relations Office, 3-6144.
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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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SYMPHONY: UNI music faculty visiting artist Sean Botkin (piano) joins the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony on a program of Brahms Friday and Saturday night. The 7:30 p.m. concerts at the GBPAC will include a new piece commissioned for the WCFSO. Tickets at 3-7469, at http://www.wcfsymphony.org, and at the door starting at 6:30.
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CREATIVE COSTUMES YOU CAN MAKE: University Museum, Oct. 9, 7-8 p.m. See a variety of creative ideas for quick and innovative costumes for Halloween using inexpensive materials and props you already have at home. Bring one of your own creative designs to share.
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EARTH SCIENCE ACTIVITY FAIR: "A UNI Earth Science Department Activity Fair" 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 outside Latham Hall West Entrance (rain site inside Latham Hall lobby). Everyone is invited to this free event. A number of activities for children and adults will be available. For more information, visit http://www.earth.uni.edu/index.html
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FALL FEST: Students in Free Enterprise and Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization are sponsoring FALL FEST to be held Sunday, Oct. 12 at the GBPAC from 4-8 p.m. Seven bands will battle for $600 in prizes. Door prizes, food and much more for concert attendees. Local and regional media will be judging the competition. Bands include rap, R & B and rock. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Call 3-SHOW. For more information on this event, e-mail Ben Kuhl at kuhlb99@uni.edu.
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UNI VOLLEYBALL CLUB: Informational meetings will be held Monday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. in WRC 103. Faculty, staff, and students are invited. If you have questions, contact Deedra Billings at 3-7162.
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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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