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Monday, August 16, 2004

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NEW uCARD: Pick up new uCards from the Department of Residence in the Redeker Center.
U-BILLS GOING ELECTRONIC: Beginning in September 2004, u-bills will be delivered electronically through MyUNIverse. Students with a balance will receive an e-bill reminder in their university e-mail account and should review bills through MyUNIverse. The August 2004 u-bill will be sent to students in both formats, paper and electronic, to ease the transition. Contact Brian Looby with questions, at 3-3537.
CALL FOR ACTORS:Theatre UNI will hold auditions for fall productions and audition workshops for non-majors beginning Sunday, Aug. 22. Auditions are open to all UNI students. For more information about the productions and a complete listing of Theatre UNI auditions, visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre/news/index.html
PERSONAL TRAINERS WANTED: Personal trainers provide motivation for individuals wanting to attain their fitness goals. Classes begin early September. To enroll in this class or for more information, contact Kristy Leen, 3-7167 or kristy.leen@uni.edu.
CIEP CONVERSATION PARTNERS: The Culture & Intensive English Program (CIEP) in Baker Hall teaches English to international students at UNI. The CIEP matches each international student with an American conversation partner. The partners meet for one hour each week, allowing international students to improve their English and expand their understanding of American culture. American students benefit by meeting new students while developing greater cultural awareness and understanding. Sign up to be a Conversation Partner at http://fp.uni.edu/ciep/ or visit the CIEP office at Baker 72.
PA NEEDED: UNI Softball is looking for a PA announcer for its fall 2004 Softball Season. This paid position requires attending each tournament. The season begins Saturday, Sept. 4. There are also games the weekends of Sept. 11 and Sept. 25. Contact Shandon Dohmen at shandon.dohmen@uni.edu for more details.


STUDENT HEALTH CLINIC MOVE: The UNI Student Health Clinic has temporarily moved to 115 Dancer Hall during renovation of its building.

The UNI Financial Aid Office has moved to Gilchrist 255. The campus mail code (0024) and all phone numbers will remain the same.
ADVISING AND CAREER SERVICES: Academic Advisors Jean Neibauer, Michael Broshears, David Marchesani and Michele Peck, and the UNI Career Center/Cooperative Education have moved to 242 Gilchrist. The new combined office is now known as Advising and Career Services. As of July 1, Bob Frederick will serve as the Career Services Director and Jean Neibauer as the Advising Services Director. The office phone number is 3-6857, the mail code is 0384.


COMPUTER WORKSHOPS FOR CREDIT: Plan now to learn more about Microsoft Office and/or Creating Web Pages next fall and earn credit for it. For further information, http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/credit.html







Wednesday, Aug. 18, 4 p.m., Cedar Valley Youth Soccer Association Complex. Contact: UNI Box Office, 273-3663.
Saturday, Aug. 21, 1 pm, Cedar Valley Youth Soccer Association Complex. Contact: UNI Box Office; 273-3663.
Union Plaza BBQ Blast:
Saturday, Aug. 21, 4 p.m., Maucker Union Plaza. Free hot dogs, chips, pop and music.
Jim Wand, Hypnotist:
Saturday, Aug. 21, 8 and 10 p.m., GBPAC. Free. Contact: Mike Bobeldyk; 273-5888.
Pres. Koob will deliver the address, "Great Expectations." Jay Edelnant is convocation marshal. This traditional event honors the beginning of the academic year and sets a tone of dedication to education by both students and faculty. The Panther Bash, a picnic and rally for new and returning students, will follow.
ART EXHIBITION: The UNI Gallery of Art will present "The Insomniacís Mansion: Picture-Stories and Drawings by Ben Katchor," from Mon., Aug. 23 through Fri., Sept. 17. The artist will give a lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. A reception will follow. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fri.; and noon to 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun. All events at the UNI Gallery of Art are free and open to the public.
THEATRE OPEN HOUSE: Theatre UNI will host an open house at the Strayer-Wood Theatre on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 3:30 - 5 p.m. Learn more about the Theatre UNI season and special events, audition policies, and volunteering and employment opportunities. Free munchies and tours of the theatre will be available.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: SMALL BUSINESS REGULATIONS: This workshop will provide small businesses with a general background of the environmental regulations that may apply to their operations. The workshop will take place Aug. 30, 4-6 p.m. Fee: $25. For more information, call the UNI Regional Business Center at 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/new/calendar.html.

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