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Monday, Dec. 13, 2004

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NEWS 

PANTHER PROWL WINNERS:
The Panther Prowl contest has ended. Winners were announced during halftime at the men's basketball game vs. ISU. For a list of the Panther Prowl winners, visit http://www.uni.edu/prowl/
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SNOW REMOVAL ROUTES FOR 2004-2005:

To view a map showing campus snow removal routes go to http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/facplan/ and click on the 'Snow removal routes 2004' link. Call to report slippery spots at 273-4400.
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VOC REHAB MOVE:
The office of Vocational Rehabilitation will move from East Bartlett to 30 Baker, Monday, Dec. 13. Phone number and mail code remain the same.
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LAST CALL FOR VAGINA WARRIORS:
This is the final call for Vagina Warrior nominations. Vagina Warriors are people in the community who have experienced or witnessed violence and are working to end it. These nominees will be honored during V-week activities Feb. 7-12. Send a short description of why this person is a Vagina Warrior to uni_vdaycommittee@hotmail.com
All nominations are due at 5 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17.
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GREAT GIFT FOR THE SPECIAL PANTHER FAN:
The UNI Athletic Club is taking orders for 48" x 67" oversized-throw blankets. Cost is $60. The blankets are scheduled to arrive Dec. 17. All proceeds will benefit the UNI Athletic Department. For a picture of the blanket or for more information, see http://unipanthers.collegesports.com/genrel/120204aab.html
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PERSONAL TRAINERS WANTED:
The WRC is looking for motivated individuals to become personal trainers. Information meeting Jan. 28 at 2 p.m., WRC 155. Class begins Feb. 4. For information or to enroll contact kristy.leen@uni.edu or 273-7167.
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STUDENT SURVEY ON ELECTRONIC PORTFOLIOS AVAILABLE THROUGH DEC. 22:
Check MyUNIverse announcements for a survey on electronic portfolios. The survey is being conducted by ITS-Educational Technology to determine UNI students’ awareness and perceived value of electronic portfolios. The survey will only take a few minutes but will impact decisions concerning a potentially significant service to students.
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ATTENTION ALL BUSINESS STUDENTS – CBA TALENT SEARCH:
The CBA Presidents Council Talent Search Committee is looking for talented business students to perform at the CBA graduation celebration, in the GBPAC on Wednesday, April 6. There are prizes for 1st-($1,000), 2nd-($600) and 3rd-place ($300) performers. Tryouts will take place in February. Sign up in the deans office (CBB 325). Visit http://www.cba.uni.edu or e-mail mameyer@uni.edu with any questions you might have. NOTE: Performers must be business students. If a group of student is trying out at least one must be a business student. This competition also is for fine art displays. Artists will receive $100 for displaying their work.
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DECEMBER SPECIALS:
At Prexy's in Maucker Union
Avanti: calzone special for $3.29, Flares: burger combo meal - add fries and fountain drink for $1.69, Wasabi: try the new pasta sauces, and Blimpie: featured sub is Buffalo Chicken.
At 23rd St. Market in Commons:
hot dog, $ .99 bag of Frito Lay or Old Dutch chips and medium fountain drink for $2.59.
At Biscotti's in Redeker Center: ½ off a loaf of specialty bread.
Foodcart specials in SEC, CBB and the WRC: pre-made sandwich, salad of the day and a 20-ounce drink for $3.80.
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STUDENT RESOURCES  

DE-STRESS DAYS:
Monday, Dec. 13 through Wednesday, Dec. 15; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day in the Hemisphere Lounge of Maucker Union. Enjoy free activities including mini massages, dance revolution, bead-bracelet making, and animals from the Cedar Bend Humane Society. Sponsored by Wellness and Recreation Services.
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REGENTS UNIVERSITIES IOWA JOB FAIR:
The Regents Universities Iowa Job Fair will take place from 10
a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, Jan. 7 at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines. A resume-critiquing service also will be available. For more information, visit http://www.regentsjobfair.org or call the Alumni Association at 273-2355.
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MEMFIS USER GROUP MINUTES:

Minutes from the Nov. 18, 2004 MUG meeting are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.asp
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GRADUATE ASSISTANT POSITION AVAILABLE:
The UNI Visual Impairments Program is seeking a graduate assistant.
Includes stipend of $3,000/semester. For further information, contact Sunggye Hong at 273-7954 or sunggye.hong@uni.edu.
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UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE OPENINGS:
Apply online at http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg/government/unicommapp.shtml Contact NISG vice president, Joe Murphy, at 273-2650 or jmurphy@uni.edu
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HOURS

FOLLON STUDENT SERVICES CENTER HOLIDAY BREAK HOURS:
The Follon Student Services Center Information Desk and uCard Station will be closed
from Monday, Dec. 20 to Wednesday, Jan. 5. For answers to the most frequently asked questions related to student services, visit http://ask.uni.edu
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STUDY ABROAD CENTER OPEN DURING HOLIDAY BREAK:
Student peer assistants will be in the Study Abroad Center throughout the winter break during the days the university is officially open. Learn about options to study overseas, Contact 273-7078, 59 Baker Hall (ground floor), www.uni.edu/studyabroad.
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LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINAL EXAM WEEK:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#fallfinals
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IRTS-SEC 222 INTERIM HOURS:
IRTS'
curriculum library and computer labs will close Friday, Dec. 17 at 5 p.m. and will re-open Monday, Jan. 10 at 7:45 a.m.
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LIBRARY HOURS OVER HOLIDAY AND SEMESTER BREAK:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#christmas
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EVENTS 

ARTWORK SALE:
"Prairie Celebration" prints are available through Dec. 17. Prices for each 8" X 10" print are $10 or $15 with shipping/handling. See http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter and click on 'Gift Shop' to view the original watercolor. Order by phone at 273-2247.
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ART EXHIBITION:
"BFA Exhibition, Fall 2004
," through Saturday, Dec. 18, KAB. The following artists are participating in this exhibition in partial fulfillment of their bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.) degrees: Phillip M. Grothus of Bettendorf, Nathan Hilton of Cedar Falls and Ryan Hudnut of Montezuma. Free and open to the public.
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PANTHER ATHLETICS:
Wednesday: Men's basketball vs. UW-Green Bay
, UNI-Dome, 7:05 p.m.
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KUNI
PRESENTS LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Monday, Dec. 13, Kris Delmhorst will perform
from 7 to 8 p.m. at the KUNI studios on the third floor of the CAC. Admission is $3 for adults, and free for children 12 and under.
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL – UCARD DISCOUNT
Saturday, Dec
. 18, 2 and 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC (www.gbpac.com). Call 273-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC box office. UNI students - 50 percent off tickets.
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KUNI X-MAS BASH:
Thursday, Dec
. 23, KUNI X-Mas Show at the Reverb
will feature Donny Brazile (with Jeff Petersen from Blue Band), Raldo Schneider and the Boys, Uncle Chuck and Jon and Amy from Measure. Show starts at 7 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door. All proceeds benefit KUNI.
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INTRAMURAL BOWLING:
The Intramural League Bowling managers' meeting will be Wed., Jan. 12, at 4
p.m. in WRC 252. Registration is Thurs., Jan. 13 and Fri., Jan. 14 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in WRC 101. Bowling will take place at Valley Park Lanes in Cedar Falls on Wed., Jan. 26 or Fri., Jan. 28.
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