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Monday, Jan. 31, 2005

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NEWS 

TSUNAMI RELIEF FUND DRIVE:
A Tsunami Relief Fund Drive, sponsored by UNI Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society, is underway through Feb.16. Campus dropoff sites are at the two Essentials cash registers in Maucker Union, the Rod Library circulation desk, and Suites 107 and 617 in SEC. All donations will be forwarded to the American Red Cross International Response Fund, earmarked for the Tsunami Relief and Recovery Operation.
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BOARD OF REGENTS, STATE OF IOWA, RESIGNATIONS:
To review the statement of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, regarding resignations of Regents John Forsyth and David Neil, view UNI's legislative update at http://www.uni.edu/govrel/legisupdate.html
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E-BILLS DUE FEB. 7:
Don't forget, paper bills are no longer being sent. Access your e-bill by going to MyUNIverse from the UNI home page and clicking on "my current e-bill". After the 10th of each month you can click on "activity since last e-bill".
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UNI RESEARCH ALERT:
All UNI faculty, staff and students conducting research with human participants MUST use the revised (as of Jan. 3) application and consent form. Forms and updated "Information for Investigators" are available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/research/protocol.asp or by calling the Graduate College
(3-2748). Allow a minimum of two weeks for review and approval.
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CAMPUS CONVERSATION - FEB. 4:
Two sessions have been scheduled to discuss the white paper prepared by the President's Campus Advisory Group in response to the input received to the two questions, "What makes UNI a great place to work?" and "What would make it better?" The white paper is available at http://www.uni.edu/conversation/index.shtml Contact a member of the President's Advisory Group (http://www.uni.edu/pres/univcomm/advisory.shtml) if you have any questions. Attend either the 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. or the 1 - 4 p.m. session, Feb. 4, in the Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union.
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VALENTINE COOKIES ARE BACK:
Surprise someone special with a personalized, 12" chocolate-chip cookie ($6.99) or treat friends and co-workers to a dozen frosted sugar cookies ($7.49). Order online and pick up the cookies Feb. 11 or 14 at 23rd Street Market, Biscotti’s or Prexy’s. http://www.uni.edu/dor/cookies/
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"SOUP'ER" BOWL SPECIALS AT ESSENTIALS:
"Soup'er Bowl" specials at Essentials in Maucker Union Jan. 31 - Feb. 6 include discounts on snacks, beverages, soups-at-hand, and ice cream bars.
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MAUCKER UNION RESTAURANT SPECIALS:
Current specials at Maucker Union Restaurants include:
Chat's & Prexy's: large hot chocolate for the price of a small - $1.09.
Avanti: featuring the new ham & cheese calzone.
Flares: featuring a new, grilled sandwich with ham,salami, pepperoni, & provolone cheese.
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V-DAY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
Volunteers are needed for the V-day, Events Feb. 7-12. Attend an informational/signup meeting at 9 p.m., Monday, Jan. 31, in the Elm Room of Maucker Union. Get involved in ending violence against women. For more information, contact the V-day committee at uni_vdaycommittee@hotmail.com
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TICKETS FOR "THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES":
Tickets for "The Vagina Monologues" are on sale for $10 at the GBPAC or call 273-SHOW.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

THE STUDENT HEALTH CLINIC REPORTS THE FLU SEASON IS HERE:
If you need to see a physician, call 273-7425 for an appointment to expedite your visit. If you get the flu - get plenty of rest, drink plenty of liquids, avoid using alcohol and tobacco, and take over-the-counter medication to relieve the symptoms. Use tissue when blowing your nose, cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing, wash your hands, and stay home when you are ill - this will greatly reduce the spread of this virus.
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTION PACKETS:
Join the Northern Iowa Student Government, by running in NISG's general election. Packets are available in the Student Government office (Plaza level Maucker Union) or online at http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg. Packets are due in the Student Government office no later than noon, Feb. 1.
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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLAR
SHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE:
Apply now for Alumni Association Scholarships, which will be awarded for the fall 2005, academic semester. Two will be awarded to undergraduate students of senior standing, including one to the child of an alumnus. A third scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student who received a B.A. from UNI. For detailed scholarship criteria and application procedures, visit http://www.unialum.org/scholarship.shtml.
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VOLUNTEER WITH IMMIGRANTS AND REFUG
EES:
Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration (formerly New Iowans Program) is seeking volunteers to work with immigrants and refugees, tutor international students or assist at El Centro Latinoamericano. To find out more, contact Abbie at abbie@uni.edu or 273-3306.
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DIVERSITY AT UNI: FOCUS ON SPANISH
Celebrate Spanish language and culture by participation in Study Abroad Center and Modern Languages Department events. A list of events is available at http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/news/languagediversity2005.asp or call 273-7078.
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STUDENT HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE (SHAC):
SHAC is made up of students from all majors who value the health and well-being of the student body. Get involved in marketing, giving tours of the new Health Clinic, providing insurance information to peers, and more, To learn more about SHAC, go to http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/student_orgs/student_orgs.cgi To obtain an application, send an e-mail to healthcenter@uni.edu
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FREE--LEARN TO CREATE YOUR OWN WEB PAGE AND RECEIVE CREDIT:
A second section of workshops on creating Web pages will begin Feb. 8 and run for four weeks. These are free for full-time students and will earn one hour of credit. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/credit.html for more information. Space is limited.
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LUX SERVICE AWARD:
Nominate a student who has demonstrated outstanding service to UNI for the 2005 Lux Service Award. This award is the highest undergraduate honor awarded for service to UNI. Students with 90 or more credit hours, including graduating seniors, qualify for the award. Visit http://www.unialum.org/lux for complete award requirements and an online nomination form. Nominations must be received by Feb. 11. For more information, contact Jennifer Noehl at 273-6409.
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STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD NOMINATIONS:
Consider nominating individuals or organizations for the 2005 Grace Ann Hovet Student Leadership Awards. Visit http://www.uni.edu/maucker to print the nomination forms. Nominations are due Monday, March 7, to the Student Involvement & Activities Center, located in Maucker Union. The awards ceremony will be held Sunday, April 3, at 3:30 p.m. in Maucker Union. For more information, contact 273-2683.
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TEACHER EDUCATION MAJORS:
For help monitoring your progress in the teacher ed program, getting a teaching license, completing forms, where to get the forms, PPST information, OSHA training, GPA requirements, etc, visit
http://www.uni.edu/teached
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HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP:
This workshop is designed to teach the basics of starting a small business. Information packed. Free. Advanced registration is required as space is limited. Call 273-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu to reserve space.
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SUE FOLLON SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP:
Applications are being accepted for the Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women In Leadership. This $1,100 scholarship for 2005-06 recognizes students for their leadership contributions to UNI. A
pply online until Feb. 18 at
https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/finaid/forms/scholarship_app/scholarship_app.cgi

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CELTIC MUSIC SESSIONS:
The UNI Gaelic Club sponsors Celtic music sessions every first Friday of the month, at 7 p.m., at the Vibe Coffeeshop, 909 West 23rd St., above Bought Again Books. Free and open to the public. Join in or just listen. For more info visit http://www.uni.edu/dance/ceili.htm
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SHORT-TERM STUDY ABROAD IN NICARAGUA:
A few places are left in the two-week "Socio-Economic Reality of Nicaragua," a short-term study abroad, May 10 - 20. Three credit hours. Aproximate cost is $1,510, plus tuition. For program information, call Chris Schrage (273-2126). For registration information, call the UNI International Programs Office (273-7078).
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SHORT-TERM STUDY ABROAD IN NORWAY:
Only one place is left in "Weaving and Design in Norway," May 20 -June 4. Two credit hours. Approximate cost: $2,380 for two weeks. Learn to weave and develop Norwegian garment designs. For program information, phone Carol Colburn, 273-2390. For registration information, phone the UNI International Programs Office, 273-7078.
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SHORT-TERM STUDY ABROAD IN POLAND:
Only three places remain in "Studies in Humanities and the Holocaust" in Krakow, Poland, May 10 - June 15. Three credit hours for Humanities II; three credits for Studies in the Holocaust, plus three-day conference about women and the Holocaust. For program information, phone Jay Lees, 273-2269. For registration information, phone the International Programs Office, 273-7078.
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ROBERTA S. TAMRES SCI-FI AWARD:
Open to UNI students writing science-fiction stories, poems, plays, screenplays and essays. Prize: $50 and publication in "Inner Weather," UNI's student-run literary magazine. Deadline: Feb. 1. See required guidelines at http://www.uni.edu/~english/CreativeWriting.htm.
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STUDENT PAYROLL PAYSLIP:
Beginning with the Jan. 19 bi-weekly payroll, direct deposit payslips for students will only be available online. Payslips can be viewed from the UNI Student Employee Self Service menu item in Oracle. Directions are at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/training_and_support/documents/View_Your_Payslip.pdf. Further assistance is available from the MEMFIS Help desk 3-5555, option 2. Specific questions regarding pay should be directed to payroll at 3-2656.
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PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS:
The UNI chapter of Amnesty International is part of a world-wide movement to promote human rights at home and abroad. Meetings are at 9 p.m., every Wednesday, in Sabin 13. For more information contact Jessica Maas at jmaas@uni.edu or Stephanie Smelser at ssmelser@uni.edu.
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FAST TRAC PLANNING ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING:
This comprehensive eight-session training course will provide the tools to successfully start or grow a business, through classroom instruction, discussion with local business experts, and hands-on business planning. Certified Fast Trac trainers teach the classes, held from 6 - 9 p.m., Thursdays, from Feb. 3 through March 24. The cost is $199 per business. For more information and to register call 319-236-8123, or e-mail Mike Hahn at mike.hahn@uni.edu
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EVENTS 

ART EXHIBITIONS:
Three Ceramics Exhibitions: "JoAnn Schnabel: Works in Clay," "UNI Alumni Ceramics Exhibition, 1990-2005," and "Out of the Cupboard, Into the Light: Ceramics Works from JoAnn Schnabel's Personal Collection"
now through Wednesday, Feb. 2. Free and open to the public.
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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK:
International Education Week is Jan. 31 - Feb. 4. The UNI Spanish Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi, is sponsoring the following activities:
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., in Lang 23,
the film "Maria Full of Grace" or "A hora Estás Sola" will be shown.
Thursday: UNISIS
informational meeting 4 - 5 p.m. in Maucker Union.
Friday: 1 p.m. at The Vibe on 23rd St
., join fellow Spanish speakers, UNICOSS, for an hour.
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FIRST STUDY ABROAD CLUB MEETING:
Study Abroad Club will have its first meeting, Monday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m., in Baker 161. Everybody is welcome, no international experience necessary. Free pizza will be provided. For more information call 273-7078, or visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad.
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KHKE - JACQUELINE HALBLOOM TALKS WITH CHUCK STILWILL:
Monday, Jan. 31, 89.5 FM KHKE's classical music host Jacqueline
Halbloom talks with Chuck Stilwill, director of the Waterloo Community
Playhouse, at 10 a.m., about its new show, "Déjà Vu."
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KUNI'S IOWA STATEHOUSE CONNECTION:
KUNI presents "The Iowa Statehouse Connection," originating from the Law Library in the Iowa Capitol. Hosted by Des Moines Bureau Chief Jeneane Beck, the show airs Mondays at 10 a.m. throughout the legislative session. The guests for the show on Jan. 31 are UNI President Robert Koob; Director of the State Department of Education Judy Jeffrey; and Vice President of Instruction at Kirkwood Community College Mary Lou Lauer. The topic will be education.
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KUNI LIVE FROM STUIO ONE:
Monday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m., Denny Garcia wil perform a solo acoustic show
at the KUNI studios on the third floor of the CAC. Admission is $3 for adults, and free for children 12 and under. For more info visit http://www.kuniradio.org/kustud.html
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ACTORS NEEDED FOR PLAY READING:
Theatre UNI is seeking actors to participate in the Off-Hudson play reading of the dark comedy, "Escape from Happiness," by George F. Walker, Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m. Those interested should attend a brief meeting Tuesday, Feb. 1, at 5 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre at the Strayer-Wood. For more information, conact Jascenna Haislet-Carlson at 273-6387 or haislet@uni.edu
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PANTHER ATHLETICS:
Wednesday: Men's basketball vs. Evansville, UNI-Dome, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: Track, Panther Classic, all day.
Women's tennis vs. Truman State, Black Hawk Tennis Center, 1:30 p.m.
Women's basketball vs. Bradley, West Gym, 4:05 p.m.
Men's basketball vs. Southern Illinois, UNI-Dome, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday: Wrestling vs. Northern Illinois, West Gym, 2 p.m.
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4-ON-4 SATURDAY MORNING VOLLEYBALL:
(Partipation point sport):
Men's, women's and co-rec divisions. Materials available for pick-up at the WRC office,
Room 101. Registration: Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 2 and 3, WRC Room 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Four-team leagues available at 9:50 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:10 a.m., 11:50 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. First come, first served. Play begins: Saturday, Feb. 12, WRC south courts.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Julie Husband, English Language & Literature, will present "Martin Delaney and the Nineteenth-Century Roots and Rhetorics of African-American Conservatism." Free and open to all.

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THE MITTENS: LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Local faves the Mittens will be in the studios in support of their CD
release party. This special live performance will take place during Wednesday's "Night Music" show on Feb. 2, at 7 p.m., in the third floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3, free for children 12 and under.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Wednesday, Feb. 2, Davis Hall, 8 p.m., Northern Iowa Flute Choir concert, Angeleita Floyd, conductor.
Friday, Feb. 4, Davis Hall, 6 p.m.,
senior/junior recital: Lindsey Brunko/Chris Arnold, trumpets. Kirstin Dyer, piano, Studio of Randy Grabowski.
Friday, Feb. 4, Davis Hall, 8 p.m.,
faculty recital: Micah Everett, trombone, Genadi Zagor, piano.
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THURSDAZE, FEB. 3 MOVIE NIGHT:

This week's feature movie is "Alfie" starring Jude Law. Showtimes are 7
and 9:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Ballroom.
Free refreshments and snacks provided. For more information call 273-2683.
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SLIDE PRESE
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Filmmaker Jeff Barrie and Alaska Gwich'in native Peter Solomon will give a public presentation, "Arctic Quest: Our Search for Truth," Thursday, Feb. 3, 4 p.m., McCollum Science Hall, Room 001. Their multimedia slide presentation will highlight the spectacular flora and fauna found on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and the impact the proposed extraction of oil from this region would have on the area and its people. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the UNI Student Nature Society.
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STUDY SPANISH IN UNIVERSIDAD DE TARAPACA
, CHILE:
Hildegard (Pochy) Morales, representative of the Universidad de Tarapaca, will provide information on studying abroad in Chile, Feb. 3, Maucker Union, College Eye Room, 3 p.m. For more information call 273-7078, or http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad
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LEGISLATIVE CAMPUS UPDATE:
An on-campus legislative briefing will take place at 12:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 4, in the lower level of Maucker Union, Elm Room. Keith Saunders, state relations officer, Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will give an update about the Governor's budget proposal and other key legislative issues. Keith will be available for questions.
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SYMPHONY:
The W-CF Symphony and the Metropolitan Chorale will perform Mahler's Second Symphony (Resurrection), Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. Also on the program, is a piece written specifically for this concert by UNI music composition professor, and former WCFSO conductor, Lathon Jernigan. Tickets at 273-SHOW or http://wcfsymphony.org.
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT:

Saturday, Feb. 5, 8 p.m., Electric Park Ballroom, Waterloo, Bobby Rush, one of the most exciting and creative artists in the R & B/blues arena, will headline. Opening act is the Blue Band. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls and Cedar Valley Harley-Davidson/Buell Cycle Center, Waterloo and online at http://www.kuniradio.org/store.html. Proceeds support public radio at UNI. Contact: Michelle Rourke; phone: 800-772-2440. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

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V-DAY 2005 EVENTS:
Monday, Feb. 7
: Self Defense Seminar in WRC 176 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday
, Feb. 8: Benefit Bands Concert in Lang Hall Auditorium, 7 p.m. - midnight. Admission is $2.
Wednesday, Feb. 9: Envision a Violence Free Open Mic Night/Rally
at 9 p.m., in Maucker Union Expansion.
Thursday, Feb. 10: Vagina Carnival, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., in Maucker Union Expansion.
Friday/Saturday
, Feb. 11 and 12: "The Vagina Monologues," at 7:30 p.m., in Lang Hall Auditorium. Tickets are $10.
Week
-long events: V-day merchandise including T-shirts, buttons and chocolates, sold in Maucker Union from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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CEEE PRESENTS "WINDS OF CHANGE":
On Tuesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m., Center for Energy and Environmental Education auditorium. Dave Martin from Cedar Falls Utilities and Kelly Vowels from Waverly Light & Power will speak about the growth of renewable energy and how it has changed the utilities industry.

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INTRAMURAL FREE THROW CONTEST:
Women
and men, singles, doubles, co-rec format: individual shoots once, score counts towards singles and combined with designated partner to form doubles score. Everyone must have a partner. Registration is Jan. 31 - Feb 3, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., daily, WRC 101. Shooting slots avialable every 30 minutes. Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 7 p.m., WRC South Courts. Valid UNI ID required.
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CAMP & REC FAIR:
The UNI Camp & Rec Fair will take place Wednesday, Feb. 9, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Maucker Union Ballroom. 50 organizations from across the U.S. will recruit summer employees. Sponsored by UNI Advising & Career Services, Gilchrist 242. Check out the list of recruiting organizations:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/Events/campfair/campweb.html
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FILM: OSAMA
Theatre UNI will show the Golden Globe
-winning film "Osama" by Siddiq Barmak on Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., in Sabin 102 . Inspired by actual events, the film explores the oppression of women in Afghanistan under Taliban rule. For more information, visit: http://www.uni.edu/theatre
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WINTER ADVENTURE:
Spend
two nights and three days in the northwoods cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing and enjoying winter, Minnesota style. Dates are Feb. 11-13. Cost is $85 (UNI) $95 (guest). Pre-trip meeting, Feb. 8, at 5 p.m., WRC 174. For more information contact Outdoor Rec at 273-7163.
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PEACEMAKING IN PALESTINE:
Joe Carr of the Christian Peacemaker Team will speak
Saturday, Feb. 12, on nonviolent protest of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, at noon, in Maucker Union and at 7 p.m., in the ITC. Sponsored by UNI Amnesty International and Students for Social Justice. For more information contact jmaass@uni.edu.
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DOWNHILL SKIING IN WISCONSIN:
Saturday, Feb. 12, spend the day skiing at Mt. Lacrosse, one of the Midwest’s best-kept secrets
. Cost $50 (UNI), $55 (guest). Ski or snowboards included in cost of trip. Pre-trip meeting Feb. 8 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. For more information contact Outdoor Rec at 273-7163.
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UNI CATERING VALENTINE DINNER:
Enjoy an elegant
Valentine's dinner Saturday, Feb. 12, 5-9 p.m., at the UNI Commons Ballroom and Lounge. The event features prime rib, chicken cordon bleu, and eggplant parmesan as the main entree choices. The prices, ranging from $16 - $22, include beverages and dessert. Tips are not accepted. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Make reservations before Feb. 10. For details visit http://www.uni.edu/dor/valentinedinner/

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COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS' IOWA CONFERENCE 2005:
Friday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., NIACC, Mason City. This annual event, sponsored by all of the John Pappajohn Centers, brings together students, faculty and staff for a day of enlightenment, inspiration, and insight into entrepreneurship and small business. Fees for UNI students, faculty, and staff are being covered by the UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center
. The JPEC is providing a free shuttle bus to Mason City. For more information visit http://www.jpec.org/ceic2005.htm or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu or call 273-7350. Registration deadline is Feb. 18. Note: If you are affiliated with UNI, you must use the UNI registration page to receive free admission and transportation.
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ONE TIME VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITITES:
More than 300 Boy Scouts will be at UNI Saturday, Feb. 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Volunteers needed to assist leading the 2005 Merit Badge University. For information or to volunteer, e-mail
kueckera@uni.edu. Lincoln Elementary School seeking volunteer childcare providers during parent teacher conferences Tuesday, Feb. 15, 5 - 8 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 17, 1 - 4 p.m., and 5 - 8 p.m. For more information e-mail volunteer@uni.edu.
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TOBY KEITH AND TED NUGENT IN CONCERT AT UNI-DOME:
Toby Keith with Ted Nugent will be in concert at the UNI-Dome on Sunday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m.
Toby Keith is the reigning Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year and has sold more than 13.5 million albums. Tickets ($41.75 or $57.75) are available at http://www.ticketmaster.com, (319) 363-1888, UNI-Dome Box Office or all Ticketmaster locations. All tickets subject to convenience and/or handling fee.
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS:
Celebrate Black History Month throughout February. Events will include the month-long showings of the "Eyes on the Prize" Civil Rights video series at the CME, Afrofunk Adventures music by YAWO on Feb. 22, and a Capoeira and Mozambican performance at the GBPAC on Feb. 26. For a complete list of events, visit http://www.uni.edu/cme, or call 273-2250.
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OSHA'S KNOCKING, ARE YOU READY?
Feb. 24, 7-9 p.m., $35 per business. This workshop is appropriate for all businesses with at least one employee. Employers will gain a better knowledge of OSHA and how health and safety regulations may affect their businesses. Topics include Federal/State OSHA regulations, types of inspections and violations; penalties and record keeping. A representative from the Iowa OSHA will answer questions. For more information, or to register, call 236-8123 or e-mail Mike at mike.hahn@uni.edu
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ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE:
This workshop will provide small businesses with a general background of environmental regulations. Held in partnership with the Iowa Waste Reduction Center and the Small Business Compliance Alliance. March 3, 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $35 per business. For more information or to register call 236-8123 or e-mail mike.hahn@uni.edu
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HOLOCAUST GUEST LECTURE:
Monday, March 7, at 7 p.m., in Seerley 115, Dr. Eric Ehrenreich will present a lecture on
"'Neutral' Antisemitism: Scientific Racial Propaganda and the Holocaust." Dr. Ehrenreich is the 2004-2005 Douglas and Carol Cohen Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies where he is researching "Genealogy and Genocide: The Nazi ‘Proof of Ancestry’ and its Origins." The event is free and open to all.
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SPEND SPRING BREAK CANOEING:
T
his spring break explore Georgia's famous Okefenokee Swamp, March 11-20. Cost is $325 (UNI), $350 (guest). Pre-trip meeting March 3, at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Swimming skills and good physical condition are a prerequisite; no experience necessary. Sign up early at Outdoor Rec at 273-7163.
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WRS IRONMAN TRIATHLON CHALLENGE:
There's still time to register. Choose from three different challenges, complete mileage by March 4, and receive a T-shirt and certificate of achievement for completing the challenge. Register in WRC 101 (8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.). Cost $15. Contact Timothy.Klatt@uni.edu or 273-7120 for information.
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