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Vol. 2, No. 69
Thurs., April 19, 2001

NEWS
BOARD OF REGENTS: To view the latest Board of Regents Docket, visit the Web site below. http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/meetings/meetings.html
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CANCELLATION NOTICE: The "CHANGE LEADERSHIP" workshop scheduled for today, April 19 at 3:30 p.m. has been cancelled because Doug Whittle, the presenter, is ill. The workshop will not be rescheduled this semester.
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PERSONNEL ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Congratulations are in order to the newly elected members for the Merit Personnel Advisory Committee. Those elected were: Yvonne Duggan, Development Office, and Nancy Wegand, Instructional Resources & Techology Services.
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VOLLEYBALL T-SHIRTS FOR SALE: The volleyball team is selling UNI/USA T-shirts to fund its team trip to Europe in May. Shirts are $15 and come in gray or white. Contact any volleyball player or the volleyball office if interested, 3-6480.
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MEMFIS: UNI's journey to MEMFIS is getting closer every day! Team members will begin sharing project Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) with the campus. Today's FAQ's are at: http://www.uni.edu/vpaf/memfis/faq.htm. If you have questions regarding the MEMFIS Project, you can submit them to memfis-help@uni.edu.
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PARKING: This will be a challenging week for parking on campus. Fri. will be the most difficult day. Thur.,through Sat., the University will host the Model UN Conference, in Maucker Union. Eighty permits will be issued for the South Dome B lot. The event will be held in Maucker Union. Also, the Beginning Reading Conference will be held in the SEC on Fri., April 20, with participants parking in the Nebraska Street R lot, the North Dome R lot and the South Dome lot. 30-35 vendors and exhibitors will be using the Latham Field A parking lot to the west of the Ed Center. Hopefully this information will help with your plans for parking on these days.
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TRAINING
MEMFIS TRAINING: If you missed previous training sessions for the MEMFIS Project there will be one more opportunity during the week of April 30-May 3. A list of workshops and descriptions will be found on the Web site below. Please call 3-2309 before 3 p.m. April 24 to let us know which of the workshops you need. We will schedule additional sessions based on your input and publicize them in the April 26 UNIonline. http://www.uni.edu/its/ts/memfisworkshops.htm
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EVENTS
SYMPHONY CONCERT: Thur., April 19, Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra Concert, Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor. GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI INTERPRETERS THEATRE PRODUCTION: "Hidden: A Gender" written by Kate Bornstein and directed by Amanda (Fred) Seaton will be presented April 19-21, at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Admission is free and seating is limited. Doors open at 7 p.m. Warning: Adult subject matter and language, intended for mature audiences. For more info, call Karen Mitchell at 3-2640.
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RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE: On April 20, 2001, 4 p.m., Baker 161,there will be a workshop on "Teaching About Religious Architecture." Peter W. Williams, Miami University of Ohio, an esteemed scholar of American religious architecture, will speak about ways educators can make religious architecture a theme in college courses. Of special interest to high school and university faculty, the workshop is free and open to the public. Questions: contact Martie Reineke at 3-6233.
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LANGUAGE COLLOQUIUM: Cheryl Roberts from the TESOL/Applied Linguistics Program will present: "The Minority Languages of Vietnam." Friday, April 20, CAC 236 from 1-2 p.m. This presentation will introduce the complexity of the language situation in Vietnam today. Please RSVP to john.grinstead@uni.edu if you plan to attend.
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JAZZ BAND CONCERT: Fri., April 20, UNI Jazz Band I Concert, Robert Washut, conductor, with guest composer Maria Schneider. GBPAC Great Hall 7:30 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html ------------------------------------------------------------------
UNI BASEBALL: April 20, 21 and 22 the Panthers will host Wichita State in a four game series. The first game starts Fri. at 7 p.m., on Sat., there is a doubleheader at 4 p.m., and Sun. the game is at 1 p.m.
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CHAMBER OPERA: Sat., April 21 & Sun., April 22, UNI Chamber Opera Performance, Don Rierson, director. GBPAC Davis Hall, 8 p.m. April 21 and 2 p.m. April 22
No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI MEN AND WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK: Sat., April 21 the men and women's outdoor track team will host the Northern Iowa Open I at 1 p.m.
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PIZAAZ 2001: The Proud Image Chorus will present Pizaaz 2001 on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. For ticket information, stop by the box office or call 3-SHOW or toll free 877-549-SHOW.
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VIOLENCE PREVENTION: U 'n I Playback Workshop on "Gender Violence on Campus" will be presented April 23 at 3 p.m. in CAC 108. These workshops are pilot studies for a violence prevention program that will be presented to all new students in the Fall of 2001. Sponsored by the Women's Studies grant to prevent violence on campus and the department of Communication Studies. For more info, call Karen Mitchell at 3-2640.
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FASTTRAC COURSE: The UNI Regional Business Center will present a five-week FastTrac entrepreneurial training course starting Mon., April 23. Sessions will be held Mon. and Thur. evenings from 6-9 p.m. through May 17. All sessions will be held at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 East Fourth Street, Waterloo. For more information or to register, contact Mike Hahn at 236-8123 or e-mail mike.hahn@uni.edu.
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WIND PLYERS CONCERT: Mon., April 23, UNI Chamber Wind Players Concert, John Baker, conductor. GBPAC Davis Hall, 8 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CRAZY FOR YOU: The GBPAC is pleased to bring you the 1992 Tony Award-winning musical 'Crazy For You' on April 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m. Great seats are available and can be purchased by calling 3-SHOW, toll free 877-549-SHOW or stop by the box office.
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TRAINING FOR TRIATHLON: WRS is presenting a free informational workshop, "Training for Triathlon." Tim Klatt, WRS Associate Director will be hosting the informal workshop, Tue., April 24 from 6-8 p.m. in WRC 175. Pre-registration is required by 5 p.m., Mon., April 23 in WRC 101. If you would like further information or cannot attend this session, please contact Tim Klatt at 3-7120 or timothy.klatt@uni.edu.
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SPRING OPEN HOUSE: The Women's Studies Program and the Department of Communication Studies are pleased to invite the university community to a Spring Open House, April 26, 3-5 p.m., Baker 161. The open house will honor special guests, Victoria DeFrancisco and David Pruin, on the occasion of their marriage. Please direct questions about the open house or the UNI group gift to: Martie Reineke, 3-6233 or e-mail, martha.reineke@uni.edu
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