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Vol. 2, No. 45
February 1, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

GRADUATE ASSISTANT TUITION: Based on a recent federal government ruling, tuition scholarships may be charged to grant accounts for those Graduate Assistants who perform work for sponsored projects. This is effective with the Spring 2001 semester. Tuition dollars must be split among accounts in the same proportion as Graduate Assistant stipend dollars. Existing commitments to pay tuition from university funds as a contribution to a grant will be honored. All grant proposals submitted after January 1, 2001 that budget for Graduate Assistant stipends should include dollars for Graduate Assistant tuition remissions. Questions should be directed to edward.ebert@uni.edu or 3-6437.
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CHILD CARE: Babysitting services will be available at the YMCA during all GBPAC and WCFSO performances in the Great Hall. When ordering tickets for a show, patrons can request the babysitting service and a $10 charge per child will be added to the bill or patrons can pay $12 at the door of the YMCA. Children ages 2-10 are welcome and will be grouped in activities by age. Children may be dropped off at the YMCA anytime after 6 p.m. and need to be picked up by 10:45 p.m. All children need to bring tennis shoes and ages 5 and up are encouraged to bring swimsuits.
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NEWS

BLOOD DRIVE: The American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Tues., Feb. 6 in the Maucker Union Expansion. Faculty/Staff only from 9-10 a.m., everyone is welcome from 10-5 p.m.
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TRAINING

FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Check out the February schedule of FREE computer workshops today! Lots of sessions for Creating Web Pages, Office 2000 (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), Scanning and Photoshop for your digital images as well as workshops for beginning computer users. Click on the link below. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: The Management and Professional Development Center in CBA will present "Getting and Keeping a Top Notch Workforce" on Tues., Feb. 6 and repeated Wed., Feb. 7. This workshop is for anyone who participates in workforce recruitment and retention. The tuition for UNI employees is $132 and includes student materials, lunch and light morning and afternoon refreshments. For more information call Cassie Luze, 3-5851, or e-mail, cassie.luze@uni.edu.
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EVENTS

LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP SERIES: Dr. Michael Blackwell, Director of the UNI Center for Multicultural Education, will address "The Leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr." on Thurs., Feb. 1, 3:30-4:45 p.m., in room 323, Schindler Education Center. The program is free and open to the public, please RSVP. Call 3-2332 to reserve your seat.
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THE EARTH SCIENCE FORUM: Dr. Lynn Brant will present "Diatoms: What are they, Where do you find them, And What good are they?" on Mon., Feb. 5 at 4 p.m. in room 125 Latham Hall.
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UNI TRACK & FIELD: The #9-ranked Northern Iowa track & field team hosts the Firstar Invitational this Fri., Feb 2 in the UNI-Dome. Events begin at 4 p.m.. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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UNI WRESTLING: Former Head Wreslting Coach Mark Manning returns to the West Gym on Fri., Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. when the Panthers take on Nebraska. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY: The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony will present "Fascinating Prism" February 2-3 at the GBPAC. Guest conductor Jose Maria Ulla leads the 7:30 p.m. concerts featuring violinist Colin Jacobsen. Advance tickets at 3-7469 and at the door staring at 6 p.m.
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UNI WRESTLING: On Sun., Feb. 4th the Panthers host Northern Illinois and Eastern Illinois at 4:05 p.m. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Sun., Feb. 4 the Panther Women take on Southern Illinois in the West Gym at 12:35 p.m. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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GRADUATE RECITAL: Wed., Feb. 7 at 6 p.m., Chungwon Park, will be conducting. No admission charge. The performers will be the UNI Singers, UNI Chamber Singers and organist Mi-Young Jin.
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ARCHEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: The next meeting of the Black Hawk Regional Archeological Society will be held at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 7 in the basement of the Cedar Falls Public Library. Cindy Peterson from the State Archeologist's Office will speak on "Winnebago Related Sites in Northeast Iowa: Villages, Trading Posts, and More." The meeting is open to the public.
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HAMLINE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW: An admissions representative from Hamline University School of Law will be on campus to answer questions and recruit students on Wed., Feb 7 at 6 p.m. in Sabin 301. Pizza and soda will be provided. Please RSVP to hooverj4645@uni.edu so we know how much food and drink to provide.
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: Wed., Feb. 7 the Panther Men's Basketball team will host Indiana State at 7:05 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate the 25th Anniversity of the UNI-Dome with fun and games for all ages. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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KAUILANI LEE: Broadway actress Kauilani Lee will perform A Sense of Wonder: A Play based on the Life and Works of Rachel Carson, Thurs, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. The event, part of the Spring 2001 Capstone class, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kamyar Enshayan at 3-6895.
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