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Monday, Nov. 12
Season ticket holders will have their seats held until 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17, for the first-round playoff games in the NCAA National Football Champion Subdivision. On Tuesday, Nov. 20, all seats will open for general sale on a first-come, first-served basis. For each subsequent game hosted by the Panthers, all seats not already reserved will be available for sale on a first-come, first-served basis.
UNI student tickets are $8. General public tickets range from $8 to $20. Order tickets by calling the UNItix Ticket Office at 273-4TIX (4849), or fill out the order form and drop it off at the box office. The form is at http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/niwa/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/07playofforderform.pdf.
The NCAA FCS selection show will air live on ESPNU at 2:30 p.m. CST, Sunday, Nov. 18.
North American Traffic Safety Alliance data show that 44 percent of all vehicle occupants killed during the week of Thanksgiving in 2006 weren't wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. In an effort to save lives on Iowa's roadways this Thanksgiving week, local and state law enforcement agencies will be out in force with another special "Click it or Ticket" effort. UNI Police will be part of that effort. For more information, call 273-2712 or or e-mail email@example.com. Have a safe holiday.
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The Phoenix Center has been renamed Violence Intervention Services (VIS) and is a program of University Health Services. VIS provides a wide array of services related to sexual violence, relationship violence, stalking and harassment. Julie Barnes coordinates direct services to victims. Her phone number will remain 3-2137, however, she has relocated to the Student Health Center 060, campus mail code 0221. Mark Rowe is a new staff member and coordinates prevention, education and outreach activities. He is in WRC 101 and can be reached at 3-3423. The 3-SAFE number has been deactivated. The program Web site is www.uni.edu/violenceservices/.
The Iowa High School Athletic Association is hosting the State Football Playoffs at the UNI-Dome again this year. Parking around the UNI-Dome will be limited for games at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12; 9:05 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 7:35 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16; and 9:35 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17.
Vote now for UNI Men's Football Coach Mark Farley to be named the Coach of the Year for FCS (Division 1-AA) football at http://www.coachoftheyear.com. The winning coach gets to make a $50,000 donation to the charity of his choice and also earns $20,000 for his respective alumni association. Currently, Farley is running second to the coach from Appalachian State. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view the November newsletter, visit http://www.uni.edu/disability/documents/November2007Newsletter.pdf.
CHANGE IN LIBRARY HOURS DURING THANKSGIVING BREAK: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours_special.shtml#thanks
All UNI students are invited to attend one of seven opportunities to learn how to better manage personal finances: 7 p.m. in the Towers Seminar Room and 8 p.m. in the Hagemann Rec Room on Wednesday, Nov. 7; 7 p.m. in the Noehren Main Lobby and 8 p.m. in the Rider Rec Room on Tuesday, Nov. 13; 7 p.m. in Campbell Main Lounge, 8 p.m. in Bartlett Memorial Lounge and 9 p.m. in Lawther Main Lounge on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Sponsored by the Financial Aid Office and Department of Residence.
E-Toke is a free resource for UNI students. This Web site is designed to give personalized feedback on marijuana use and the potential impact it can have on personal relationships, life and career goals, overall health and well-being. Answers are strictly confidential. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/subabuse/ and click on the E-Toke logo at the top of the page. If you have any questions, call 273-2137. E-Toke is brought to you by UNI Substance Abuse Services, a program of University Health Services.
The Center for Multicultural Education's library has received a donation of more than 60 books from the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Allies and Transgender Union (GLBTAU) Student Organization that are available for check-out. The library contains more than 1,200 resources. The CME library is an excellent resource for student research, group-meeting space, and is connected to a quiet computer lab. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/cme.
Consider the global employment opportunities at the CIA. A CIA recruiter will be on campus to talk with students about internships and careers on Wednesday, Nov. 28. An information table will be in Maucker Union from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and an evening information session will be take place from 6 to 8 p.m. in the John Deere Auditorium (CBB 109). All majors are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Laura Wilson at email@example.com.
Don't miss the last "ePortfolio Help Session" for the fall semester from 8:30 to 10:20 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29. Bring your questions and your artifact files. ITS-Educational Technology will help you do the rest. For more information or to register, call 273-2309.
Minority students pursuing biomedical, clinical, or behavioral sciences or public health majors can participate in a international research project in Central/Eastern Europe or Africa this summer. An informational meeting will take place from 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the CME Multipurpose Room.
All students are invited to the Society for Human Resource Management meeting at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the CBB 227. UNI Industrial/Organizational Psychology Professor Mike Gasser will discuss his human resources consulting experiences. Refreshments will be served.
A CEO meeting will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in BCS 30. Stan Lyle from Rod Library will review services and resources to help CBA students with research projects. There also will be presentations from attendees of the National CEO Conference. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Magic. Money. Experience. The Disney Theme Parks & Resorts College Program at the Walt Disney World® Resort is a one-of-a kind experience. An e-presentation will take place at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the ITTC 136. Contact Laura Wilson at 273-3821 for more information.
UNI Right to Life will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room. Senate challenger Steve Rathje will speak.
Are you planning on studying abroad, or are you just interested in international travel? Get advice from students who have international experience in Europe, Australia and Asia on how to travel on a student budget. This meeting will take place from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Maucker Union Old Gold Room. For more information, contact email@example.com.
The next ICBS meeting will take place at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the CBB 125. It’s not too late to join. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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UNI will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 12 through Nov. 16. Activities range from music recitals, summer capstone information sessions, Global Associates information sessions, CME presentations and an information session regarding traveling abroad on a student budget. For a complete list of activities, visit http://www.uni.edu/studyabroad or call 273-7078.
The annual St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center Thanksgiving food basket drive will help 240 families in need. Stop by the student center to pick up menus or sign up to donate individual items. Get your friends or floor-mates together to help. Call 266-9863 for more information. St. Stephen is located next to University Book & Supply.
Help support the Northeast Iowa Food Bank by dropping off canned goods or monetary donations at Essentials in Maucker Union. Collections will be taken from Nov. 5 through Nov. 30.
To kick off American Education Week, the Multicultural Teaching Alliance (MTA) student organization is hosting a multicultural teachers reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12, in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons. Refreshments and door prizes will be available. "Strategies for Teaching Diverse Populations" will be discussed and there will be opportunities to mix and mingle with UNI teacher education students, faculty and local educators from diverse backgrounds. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Janet McClain at email@example.com.
NSTA-UNI student chapter, with the help of Johnson's Bakery in Waterloo, will sell pies and dinner rolls to help support students attending the national conference in Boston this spring. For more information, contact Kelsy Knebel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tired of the same old faces? Celebrate the holiday season with UNI GLBTAU at their Holiday Social at 7 p.m., Dec. 4, in the CME (MAU 109). Beverages and food will be provided.
Women's basketball hosts Minnesota at 7:05 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, in McLeod Center. The Panthers host Weber State at 4:05 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, in McLeod Center.
The band Phonograph will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12, in KUNI's studios in the third-floor of the CAC. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.
The Percussion Ensemble and West African Drum Ensemble will present its fall concert at 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 12, in the GBPAC Davis Hall, under the direction of Ryan Frost, visiting instructor of percussion. The program will include a wide variety of music including traditional music of Guinea and Ghana. The event is free.
The Minnesota Ballet will perform "The Nutcracker" at the GBPAC at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 16, and at 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 18. This is a must-see show for the holiday season. UNI students receive a 50-percent discount with a valid student ID, or can purchase $5 student rush tickets to select performances not sold out on the day of the show. For tickets or more information call 273-4TIX or visit www.gbpac.com.
The KUNI Blues Blowout returns to the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo on Saturday, Nov. 17, featuring Chicago blues rocker, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater. Known for his distinctive blend of Chuck Berry-style rock and Magic Sam-influenced West Side blues, he combines his left-handed/upside-down guitar playing with dramatic stage performances. Opening the show are the 2007 Iowa Blues Challenge winners, Matt Woods & the Thunderbolts, from Des Moines. Showtime is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance ($25 at the door). Advance tickets can be ordered online at http://www.kuniradio.org (in the "store" section), or by calling KUNI weekdays at 273-6400 or 800-772-2440, ext. 0. Advance tickets are also available at Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls. All proceeds benefit KUNI Public Radio.
UNI Student Theatre Association presents "Best of Broadway: A Musical Theatre Revue" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.
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