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UNI Online
Vol. 2, No. 13
September 26, 2000
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FINAL UNI DIRECTORY PROOF: The final proof of the UNI Directory is
available online. The proof is provided for content only, not for
formatting, and includes departmental listings, fax numbers, WWW
addresses and committee leaders. Any corrections MUST be submitted
by Wednesday, Sept. 27, at noon, to be included in the directory.
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/phone_book
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WORKSHOP WILL NOT BE HELD: The Intellectual
Property workshop that was listed in Campus News Network was an error.
No workshop is scheduled.
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MILLENNIUM LECTURE SERIES: "Who Will We Be?: The Future of Gender
and Other Identities in the New Millennium". Tues. Sept. 26,
7 p.m. in the GBPAC Davis Hall. How will shifting conceptions of
ethnic, religious, regional and gender identities impact our lives
in the roles we encounter every day in community life? Professor
Harry Brod from UNI's Department of Philosophy and Religion presents
a framework for a consideration of questions about identities that
applies to us all. The lecture will be followed by a reception.
http://www.uni.edu/vpaa/millenniumlecture/fall/index.html
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ABIL RECIEVES PATENTS: Waverly Light and Power and UNI's Ag-Based
Industrial Lubricants (ABIL) Research Program announced last week
that the U.S. Patent Office has granted the utility three additional
patents surrounding its previous patent for BioTrans, an environmentally
friendly, biodegradable, recyclable, soybean-based oil for use in
electric transformers and transmission lines. BioTrans is a joint
project of WL&P and ABIL.
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LIVE WEBCAST OF 2000 HOMECOMING PARADE: The UNI Alumni Association
will present this year's UNI Homecoming Parade live on-line Sat.
Sept 30 at 10 a.m. at www.unialum.org. to watch the parade in
streaming video. Questions or comments about the webcast can be
directed to Jennifer Noehl in Alumni Relations at 3-6409.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
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2001 CALENDAR: Do not forget to requisition your 2001 calendar order.
Requisitions are due no later than Fri. Sept. 29 if they are to be
included in the 2001 order. If you did not receive a brochure
of available calendars call Mary at Campus Supply at 3-2451.
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VOLUNTEER TO BE A MENTOR: Our Partner in Education, Black Hawk
Elementary School, needs you! By giving just one hour a week, you
could help provide the assistance a student needs to achieve personal
and academic growth. For additional information, send a request to
shirley.uehle@uni.edu, or contact the counselor at Black Hawk,
Cynthia Schmidt, at mcschmid@netins.net.
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UNITED WAY: Be the difference in somebody's life and keep the UNI
faculty/staff legacy of community caring alive! Take a look at our
link to calculate the possibilities for how your United Way
contribution can impact lives in the Cedar Valley in 2001. Quotable
Guest: Howard Barnes. www.uni.dor/UnitedWay/
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EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT: The Management and Professional Development
Center will present two sessions of "The Legal Environment of
Business: What You Don't Know Will Hurt You" with attorney Ray
Walton on Thurs., Oct. 12, and repeated Thurs., Oct. 19,
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in 1-3, CBB. This workshop is for individuals who
are involved in interviewing, hiring, employee discipline, and
terminations. The $132 tuition includes student materials, lunch
and morning and afternoon refreshments. Call Cassie Luze, 3-5851,
to register.
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ONLINE LEARNING & TEACHING - Interested in learning more about
online learning and teaching? ITS-Educational Technology is once
again offering a web-based mini-course for UNI faculty and staff
Oct. 16 - Nov. 3. For more information or to register go to
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/olt
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GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Sept 26, Tom Trenney, organ. GBPAC Jebe Hall
8 p.m. No admission charge.
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INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR. The International Opportunities Fair
will be Wed., Sept. 27 in the SEC Lobby from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
UNI students, faculty and staff are invited to learn more about study,
internship, work and volunteer opportunities offered by UNI and other
institutions/programs. Please forward this announcements to interested
students and colleagues. Contact Ella Sweigert at the Study Abroad
Center (59 Baker, 3-7652) if you have questions or would like to
volunteer during the fair.
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LECTURE: Fall Women’s Studies programming begins with a lecture by
internationally known journalist Ruchira Gupta. Wed., Sept. 27, 7 p.m.
SEC rooms 244 and 245. Ms. Gupta will present her Emmy award-winning
documentary "Selling of Innocents," followed by a discussion of
trafficking of young women and children from the villages of Nepal to
the brothels of Mumbai.
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ATTENTION JEWISH STUDENTS AND FACULTY: The Sons of Jacob Sisterhood
will present a get-acquainted meeting Wed. Sept. 27, from 3-5 p.m.
in the Colombia Room of Maucker Union. High Holy Day schedules,
rides if needed, and Home Hospitality will be offered.
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PANTHER VOLLEYBALL: UNI Volleyball, who have not lost a home match
in over two years, looks to continue their dominance this weekend with
two home matches. On Fri. night, they face conference rival Drake
and on Sat., the Panthers host Creighton. Both matches are at 7 p.m.
in the West Gym. Advance tickets are available by calling 273-DOME.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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CONCERT: Fri., Sept. 29 UNI School of Music Scholarship Benefit
Concert and Gala Champagne Reception "From Brazil to Broadway"
GBPAC Great Hall 7:30 p.m. $25 tax-deductible contribution.
For tickets call 273-SHOW (7469).
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/154.html
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UNI FOOTBALL: The Panthers, coming off an exciting 37-30 win over
#10-ranked Stephen F. Austin, battle defending Gateway Conference
champion Illinois State this Sat. afternoon at Homecoming.
Kick-off is 4:05 p.m. in the Dome. Be part of the Family Fun Zone...
four game tickets, four slices of pizza, four sodas and a tub of
popcorn, only $40! Call 273-DOME for tickets.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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WORKSHOP: Sun., Oct. 1. All-State Instrumental Workshops. GBPAC & Russell
Hall 2-5p.m. No admission charge. Information 3-2024
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/154.html
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UNI SOCCER: UNI Women's Soccer continues their inaugural season this Sun.
afternoon versus Belmont. The match begins at 1 p.m. on the field directly
west of the UNI-Dome.
http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 2. UNI Jazz Combos Concert. GBPAC Davis Hall
8 p.m. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/154.html
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HEARST LECTURE: The Dept. of Philosophy and Religions will host the
Hearst Lucture series. The first speaker is Dr. Thomas Murray,
President, The Hastings Center, will speak on "Cloning and Beyond:
Making Ethical Public Policy on Controversial Issues." Mon., Oct. 2,
7:30 p.m., in the Maucker Union Expansion. For more information call
Martha Reineke at 3-6233 or e-mail at martha.reineke@uni.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/156.html
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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR: International Coffee Hour will take
place every other Friday, beginning with Oct. 6, during the fall semester.
WHERE? International Services Center (across from the Bookstore)
WHEN? Oct. 6 & 20; Nov. 3 & 17; Dec. 1 & 15
TIME: 4:30 to 6:00 P.M.
Open to the whole university community!
Questions? Call Germana Nijim at 3-6421.
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