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Vol. 2, No. 16

October 5, 2000





CHEMICAL INVENTORY REPORT: The University Safety Office needs

help completing the annual chemical inventory. Any department

using/ storing chemicals (includes products with MSDS) needs

to submit an inventory to Baker 164 by Oct. 31. Inventories

should include the chemical/product name, manufacturer name,

amount stored, and room number. For more information, call 3-5855.


UNITED WAY: You're in control of how you make a difference. Take

a look at the several ways you, as a faculty or staff member, can

decide how to have the biggest impact with your United Way

contribution. And, take a peek at a list of some of your colleagues

who are disseminating pledge/giving materials this week.

Quotable guest: Linda Miller.




tournament for students, faculty & staff. Entry forms are available

at the WRC Office, WRC 101, during the week of Oct. 2. The entry fee

is $15 with a two game guarantee. Registration team entry is due by

Oct. 11 by 4:30 p.m., at WRC 101. Games will be played

on Sun., Oct. 15 at the Intramural Fields.







FAREWELL OPEN HOUSE: Administration and Finance is having an

open house for John E. Conner, Vice President for Administration

and Finance. Thurs., Oct 12 from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Commons

Georgian Lounge.


CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: In compliance with the Jeanne

Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Police and Campus Crime

Statistics Act, information on crime statistics for recent years,

Public Safety personnel and programs, building access, reporting crimes,

safety suggestions, and policies, programs and services regarding

alcohol, drugs and sexual abuse is available at


You can request a printed copy of this information by contacting the

Office of the Vice President for Educational and Student Services,103 SCC



appeared in a special edition of Anelia K. Dimitrova's 60-minute

cable program "Here & There: Local Perspectives on Global Events and

Issues" to discuss immigration in Iowa. Other guests in this program were

Saul Shapiro, editor of the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, and three UNI

Journalism students who researched the immigration question. The program airs

every other Saturday at 7:30, 9, and 11 and on Sunday morning.


SPEAKER CANCELLED: The speaker for next Wednesday's Earth Science

forum is cancelled. Mr. Lind will reschedule his speech on the Price

and Cost of Gasoline. The next talk in the Earth Science Forum will

be on Mon., Oct. 16 by Jim Walters, Professor and Head, Department

of Earth Science. His talk will be "Iceland is not All Ice".

The talk will be at 4 p.m. in Latham 125.


"MESSIAH" SING-A-LONG: The "Messiah" sing-a-long will be held

Sun, Dec 10. Faculty and staff interested in participating

should attend rehearsals from 5-6:30 p.m. Sundays, beginning

Oct. 8 at PLS/NUHS. To register and to get more information go to



P & S STAFF MEET THE PRES EVENT: The Professional and Scientific

Council invites all P&S employees to meet the Pres on October 9

at 3:30-4:30 p.m. in KAB 111. President Koob will reflect on his

first five years at UNI and share his vision for the future. The

2000 Regents Staff Excellence Award recipients will also be recognized.




Club is searching for projects to use as fund-raisers for our

organization's activities. These activities help our members create

a strong network in the construction industry, while gaining valuable

knowledge of the industry. We are a non-profit, insured organization,

our projects could be tax deductible! If you have questions, comments,

or projects want a list of eligible projects go to






SPEAKER: Rich Kaplan, MSW, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics,

University of South Dakota School of Medicine, will speak on

"Freedom From Violence: A Basic Right of Children" on Thurs,

Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in SRL 115. Sponsored by UNI Federation of

Teachers, UNI Inter-American Studies Committee and UNI Student

Activities Programming.


SPEAKER: Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch will address "Challenges

and Joys of Leadership" in the Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge at

6 p.m. today, Oct. 5. She became the highest-ranking Hispanic woman

in the Combat Support Field in the U.S. Army. Kickbusch will share

her experience of working in non-traditional leadership roles. This

is a part of Hispanic/Latino Awareness Month and is sponsored by the

CME and Joint Committee on Diversity Programming.


THEATRE UNI: Theatre UNI’s 2000/2001 season opens Oct. 5.

The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs, will run from Oct. 5 - 7

& 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 8 & 15 at 2:00 p.m. in the Bertha

Martin Theatre. Tickets are $7 for UNI faculty and staff and $6

for UNI students. For more information, visit Theatre UNI's

website at:


or call the box office at 3-6381.


SCULPTOR TO DEDICATE GBPAC ARTWORK: Philadelphia-based artist, Ray King,

will discuss his art work, "Prismatic Pyramids," Fri., Oct. 6 at 1 p.m.

in the KAB auditorium. This sculpture hangs above the grand staircase

in the GBAC. The presentation is free and open to the public. For more

information, call the UNI Art Department at 3-2077.


INTRAMURAL FUN RUN: Fri., Oct 6 at 3:55 p.m. a 1.5 mile fun run for

men and women will be held on the intramural fields. Registration

is from 3-3:45 p.m. on the day of the run in WRC 101. Entry fee $5.


SYMPHONY: The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony opens its season

Oct. 6-7 at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Center. Led by conductor

Richard Rosenberg, the 7:30 p.m. performance will feature pianist

Dickran Atamian. For tickets, call 3-7469. Free pre-concert

discussion at 6:30 p.m. Access details at



INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR: International Coffee Hour will take place

every other Friday, beginning with October 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.


GET IN THE GAME: Intramural Golf, Men and Women, Sat., Oct. 7,

at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. Golf registration: Sign up for

tee times and pay green fees, $10 (cash or check) WRC 101,

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Oct. 2-4.


STRING WORKSHOP: Sat., Oct. 7. Northern Iowa All-State String

Workshop GBPAC & Russell Hall from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $5 Student

registration fee Contact: Rebecca Burkhardt 3-6272.




belief, the U.S. does not have the corner on the market when it comes

to tie dye techniques or bandanas! The existence of tie dye actually

crosses many cultures around the world. Joan Webster-Vore will discuss

the evolution of tie dye and demonstrate different techniques that you

can do at home. At the University Museum, Oct. 8, 2 p.m.


VOTE 2000 TO BE HELD AT GBPAC: VOTE 2000 will be held on Sun.,

Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in McElroy Lobby at the GBPAC. This

event will provide an opportunity for voters to meet candidates

running for office in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Federal, state,

local, and campus candidates and organizations have been invited

to participation the event. There will also be voter registration,

a mock presidential election, patriotic music, and American food.

For more information on call the GBPAC at 3-3668.


CAPITOL STEPS TO PERFORM AT GBPAC: It’s election year mayhem as

Washington’s outrageous political satire troupe, Capitol Steps,

performs at the GBPAC on Sun., Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall.

Tickets are still available. Call the GBPAC ticket office at 273-SHOW.


CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 9. UNI Chamber Wind Players Concert, Ronald

Johnson, conductor. GBPAC Davis Hall 8 p.m. No admission charge.



KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: The KUNI October fest is now the KUNI blues

blowout, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m., at the Electronic

Parlor Ballroom in Waterloo. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18

at the door. For more information call 3-6400.


UNI-AEOP TO TOUR PAC: The UNI-AEOP will hold it's second meeting

of the year on October 10, by receiving a tour of the Performing

Arts Center (PAC). Members will meet in the lobby of the PAC.

If you have not sent in your membership and are interested in

joining the UNI Association for Educational Office Professionals,

check out our web site at


for a membership form.


CONCERT: Wed., Oct. 11 Faculty Recital: David Rachor, bassoon.

GBPAC Davis Hall at 8:00 p.m. No admission charge.



ELEANOR ROOSEVELT FUND: Making Strides for Women On Sun., Oct. 15

at 5:45 p.m. the Cedar Falls Branch of the American Association of

University Women is sponsoring a fundraising walk for the Eleanor

Roosevelt Fund. Money raised is used for educational research,

an annual Teacher Institute, and teacher fellowships to advance girl's

achievement in math, science, and technology. For more information

contact Pat Higby at 266-4934 or higby@uni.edu.


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