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Vol. 2, No. 61
March 27, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES
ATTENTION ACADEMIC ADVISORS: If you have advisees who are curious about taking a course at another college during the summer and intend for it to meet a requirement at UNI, it is in their best interest to check it out BEFORE they take the course. Admissions Office personnel will be available to answer their questions regarding the transferability of courses from 10-2 p.m. in Maucker Union on April 2,3,4.
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PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES NEEDED: The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations is once again photographing academic activities for use in Admissions publications and other university marketing materials. We're looking for a variety of lab, field experience, traditional classroom, arts, sciences, business and technology opportunities. We want to feature students interacting with faculty, other students, children and employers. Faculty willing to spare a few minutes to help UMPR represent their academic areas are asked to e-mail class times and a brief description of the activity to: mary.reidy@uni.edu.
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LIBRARY NOTICE: Full-time tenured or tenure-track instructional faculty members who wish to apply for study rooms in the Library for the Summer Session should do so by Fri., April 6. Application forms are available in the Library's main office. For more information, call Paulette Courtney at 3-2737.
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RESEARCH RESOURCES: Whatever your research interests, you will find a host of new electronic resources at the Rod Library. Try the "Grove Dictionary of Art Online." Wander through the new "American Chemical Society Journals Online." For details, read the latest Online Rod Library Newsletter at http://www.library.uni.edu/news/
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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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NEW ADDRESS: Communication Studies Department, LNG 326-0139, our phone and fax numbers will remain the same. If you have any questions contact Annie Williams, Clerk Typist, at 3-2204 or Annie.Williams@uni.edu.
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CALENDAR USERS UPGRADE: Why you should upgrade to Steltor CS&T 5.1 Calendar Client: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/announce/03212001.htm
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NEWS
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Legislature Anticipates Details of the Governor's Revised Budget. Both Democrat and Republican leaders in the Iowa legislature are waiting to see a more detailed budget reduction plan for fiscal year 2002 from Governor Vilsack. Those details are expected to be announced by March 28. For the complete update visit: http://www.uni.edu/govrel/032701.shtml
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COACH CANDIDATES: Throughout the week, candidates for the position of head football and men's basketball coach will be interviewing on campus. As part of the process, each candidate will be meeting with the media for a brief Q&A session. The campus community is invited to attend each of these sessions and hear more from the finalists. All interviews will take place at the times listed below in the Panther Room, located in the northeast corner of the UNI-Dome. For more information on the candidates, visit http://www.uni.edu/athletic/ Tuesday, March 27 2:45pm-3:15pm Mark Farley (FB) 3:15pm-3:45pm Mark Hendrickson (FB) Wednesday, March 28 2:45pm-3:15pm John Austin (FB) 3:15pm-3:45pm Brad Soderberg (MBB) Thursday, March 29 2:45pm-3:15pm Nick Quartaro (FB) 3:15pm-3:45pm Greg McDermott (MBB)
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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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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY: The American Cancer Society is sponsoring formation of a Community Action Team at UNI and PLS. The purpose of this group is to bring together 7-10 members of the UNI community for the purpose of assessing the cancer burden at UNI and to prioritize future actions that will make a significant impact on the cancer burden. The time commitment is attending approximately 3 - 4 meetings over the next three months, each meeting lasting no longer than 2 hours. The first meeting will be held in early April. Contact Sue Joslyn, 3-6155, for more information.
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TRANSLATORS NEEDED: The UNI Regional Business Center is hosting an International Open House on April 16 from 5-8 p.m. and April 17 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. We are still in need of Spanish and Bosnian translators. If you speak either of these languages and would like to serve as a translator, please contact Maureen Collins-Williams at 236-8123.
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TRAINING
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT TRAINING: Student Employment is offering interactive training sessions designed to assist both the new student employee supervisor and the old pro. During the training, student supervisors will get a basic overview of Work Study/ Departmental Employment policies, how to complete employment forms and much more. See the link below for more information. http://www.uni.edu/finaid/Invite.PDF
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EVENTS

HEARST LECTURE SERIES: "African-American Religion and Culture in the Twenty-First Century" scheduled for Tues., March 27 has been CANCELLED due to extenuating circumstances. If possible, it will be re-scheduled.
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ASIAN STUDIES SYMPOSIUM LECTURE: Wed., March 28 at 6 p.m. in Seerley Hall, Room 115 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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AN EVENING OF SPIRITUALS: Following the success of last year's event, the Art Song and Artistry Series at the School of Music will present AN EVENING OF SPIRITUALS on Wed., March 28. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the GBPAC at no charge. UNI students will perform diverse arrangements, including a tribute to Moses Hogan, today's master arranger of spirituals. The George Walker Society of Music will make a rare appearance, performing one of Hogan's works.
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WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY: The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony will present Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 on March 30-31 at the GBPAC. The 7:30 p.m. concerts will feature the UNI Concert Chorale and UNI Singers, plus four world-renowned vocalists. Advance tickets at 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6:00 p.m.
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EDUCATOR EXPO: National Educator Expo, Sat., March 31, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Maucker Union. More than 100 school districts, including 38 from Iowa, will be recruiting educators for the 2001-02 school year. Registration for educators begins at 8 a.m. in Sabin Hall, Room 102. For a list of participating school districts visit the Web site or phone Libby Vanderwall at 3-2062. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/consortium/nee.html
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SENIOR RECITAL: Mon., April 2, Stephen Baillie, viola - GBPAC Davis Hall at 6 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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BRASS CHOIR CONCERT: Mon., April 2, UNI Brass Choir Concert, Randy Grabowski, director in GBPAC Davis Hall at 8 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GUEST MASTER CLASS: Tues., April 3, Solar Winds in RHA, 10 a.m.-noon. No charge. Contact: Jack Graham, 3-6229 or graham@uni.edu. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CONFERENCE: A conference entitled Men, Family,and Community will be held on Fri., April 6 at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo. For more information see the link below. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/205.html
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OPEN BOWLING TOURNAMENT: Registration: WRC 101, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., April 2-5. Tournament Play: Fri., April 6 Valley Park Lanes, Cedar Falls; sign up for 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., or 4 p.m. time slot. Open to faculty, staff and spouses. Cost: $4, includes shoes and ball (pay at alley prior to bowling). Competition Divisions: Singles & Doubles, Men-Women-Co-rec. For more information please contact Cindy Klatt 3-7262
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PRSSA FUNDRAISER: Participate in the 12th annual Do Run-Run Sat. April 7. It is a 5K run/walk held on and near campus. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. at the CAC. It is $15 for pre-registration and $20 the day of the race. For more info call Shelly Hill, 277-5298.
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HUMAN RACE: The 2nd Annual Human Race, a 5K-10K Run/Walk will be on Sat., April 14, 8:30 a.m. Registration fees: $18.00 - entry forms available at the Psychology Department in Baker 334 or online at http://www.active.com. Race will start at the UNI WRC. Pre-registration by April 2.
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