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Vol. 2, No. 60
March 22, 2001

NEWS

ALL CAMPUS MEETING: President Koob has scheduled an all-campus meeting at 3:15 p.m. on Mon., March 26 in the Gallagher-BluedornPerforming Arts Center Great Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to put the budget cuts for FY '02 into context and discuss the likely impact on the university. The meeting will be simulcast on closed-circuit UNI-TV on channels 21 & 22 and live on the web at: http://www.uni.edu/livemedia. The free RealPlayer is required to view the webcast. It is available for download from http://www.real.com.
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LATEST LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Continued weakness in state tax receipts could mean millions in budget cuts in fiscal year 2002 for Iowa’s state agencies, including UNI. Following the release of an official estimate predicting revenue growth of less than 1 percent in the current fiscal year, Governor Tom Vilsack has proposed reducing his budget recommendation for the next fiscal year by 6 percent for most state agencies and programs. http://www.uni.edu/govrel/032001.shtml
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NEW STUDENT E-MAIL ADDRESS FOR FALL 2001: ITS is beginning the migration to a consistent UserID for student access to most computer systems on campus. As of March 15 students can select their new UserID. For more information on this new system, visit
http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/email/email14.htm
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PRE-PROFESSIONAL PREVIEW EXPERIENCE IN MERIDA, MEXICO: Students are being offered an international pre-professional preview experience in Merida, Mexico. The program is called "UNI Job Shadowing and Informational Interviewing in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico" and will take place from July 16-25. We are looking for students who have junior or senior status, can speak Spanish, and would like to participate in the program. For more information contact Isabela Varela, 273-6857 or visit: http://www.uni.edu/global/coursesabroad/mexico/yucatan.html
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PROJECT V.I.P. STUDENT COORDINATOR POSITION: The Career Center's Project V.I.P. (Volunteers are Important People) invites applications for the part-time, paid position of Student Coordinator, beginning in late summer. Applications are available at the Career Center, SSC 19. Deadline: Tues., March 27. For more information e-mail Laura.Praglin@uni.edu or see the link below:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/vip
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UNI IN THE NEWS: See the following link for UNI in the news.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/202.html
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SUMMER DISCOUNTS: Great news for summer travelers! Northwest airlines introduces low fares for travel in North America, Europe and Asia.See the following link for more information.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/204.html
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SUPPORT UNI VOLLEYBALL: The Volleyball Team is selling T-shirts to help finance their trip to Europe this May. Shirts are available in either Gray or White for a cost of $15 and have a UNI/USA logo. Please contact the volleyball office (3-6480) or any player to purchase a shirt.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

AREA CODE SPLIT: A split of the 319 area code becomes effective March 25, with a new area code, 563 to be implemented for the eastern section of the geographic area. Callers will be able to use either code beginning March 25th but mandatory dialing of the correct area code will be necessary beginning Dec. 2.For a list of exchanges in the 319/563 area codes, access
http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/exchanges319.htm
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CAMPUS PHONE DIRECTORY CHANGES: There are some changes that need to be noted from Campus Directory Department Abbreviations listing. They are as follows: On page 3, Jim Bodensteiner should be listed as department head in place of Glenn Hansen. On page 5, the building should be LNG, Room 122 and the Zip Code should be 50614-0135.
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EVENTS

LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP SERIES: Thurs., March 22, the Leaders on Leadership series presents a discussion on "Spiritual/Religious Leadership." The program, from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in 323 SEC, is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested; phone the UNI Leadership Studies office, 3-6898.
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WHAT IS MARKETING?: This event is intended for students who may be curious as to what kind of careers they can get with a marketing degree. The presentation is Thurs., March 22 at 4 p.m. in CBB 28.
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POWERSLEEP: INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE: Professor James Maas, Weisse Presidential Fellow, Cornell University. Fri., March 23, 2-3 p.m., CBB 109. This entertaining, media packed presentation provides practical information on how you can improve your daytime alertness, psychological mood, productivity, creativity and quality of life.
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COFFEE HOUR: All are welcome to the Fri., March 23 International Coffee Hour at the Hemisphere Lounge, Maucker Union from 4-5 p.m. Please call 3-6421 if you have questions.
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CAPOEIRA: Come see the fascinating Capoeira Show with Brazilian Performer Pedro Zogaib. Friday 8 p.m., March 23 in Davis Hall in Gallagher Bluedorn. Free of charge.
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FLUTE CHOIR CONCERT: The Northern Iowa Flute Choir, under the Direction of Dr. Angeleita Floyd, will present "Global Panorama; Flute Music from Around the World." There will be two performances: Sat., March 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hearst Center for the Arts and Sun., March 25th at 1:30 p.m. at St. Stephens Catholic Student Center. For more information please write to angeleita.floyd@uni.edu or call 3-2199.
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ORCHESIS ANNIVERSARY: UNI Orchesis 75th Anniversary Dance Gala, Sat., March 24 at 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall & Sun., March 25 at 2 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. For tickets call the PAC at 3-SHOW.
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EARTH SCIENCE FORUM:
"Employment as a Geologist in State Government," Mon., March 26, 4 p.m. in 125 Latham Hall. For the complete story see the following link:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/203.html
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THE MATH GUY: "The Math Guy", Mathematician Dr. Keith Devlin 7:30 p.m., 244/245 SEC. Dr. Keith Devlin will be speaking on "How did Human beings acquire the ability to do mathematics?" This event is open to the public. Contact: Nan Sash, nan.sash@uni.edu, 3-7650.
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GUEST AND FACULTY RECITAL: Tues., March 27, Fritz Kaenzig, tuba, and Iva Navratova, piano in GBPAC Davis Hall at 6 p.m. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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HEARST LECTURE SERIES:
"African-American Religion and Culture in the Twenty-First Century" will be presented in the next Hearst LectureSeries, Tues., March 27. Michael Eric Dyson, Ida B. Wells-Barnett University Professor at DePaul University and Baptist minister, will present the lecture at 7:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. The event is open to the public and free of charge.
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FACULTY LECTURE/RECITAL: Tues., March 27, Rebecca Burkhardt, "Scenes from 'The Misses Pirie and Woods'" in GBPAC Davis Hall at 8 p.m. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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MUSIC AUDITIONS: Wed., March 28, Music Entrance/Scholarship Auditions (Voice Only) in Russell Hall, all day. Contact: Alan Schmitz 3-7180, schmitz@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ASIAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM LECTURE: Wed., March 28 at 6 p.m. in Seerley Hall Room 115 there will be a lecture by Stephen Vlastos, Prof. of History at the U. of Iowa. The topic: Reconsidering Right-wing Revolution in Pre-war Japan.
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ANXIETY DISORDER SCREENING: Anxiety Disorder Screening Day on March 29. There will be two separate sessions throughout the day: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Please choose only 1 session to attend. The sessions will last approximately 1 hour. Participants must arrive on time in order to take part in the screening. The Counseling Center is located at 213 Student Services Center. The screening is free of charge. Please direct questions regarding the screening to 3-2676.
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