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Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

ADVICE FROM THE COUNSELING CENTER: For information on counseling available on campus and for tips on starting the recovery process of coping with this national tragedy, visit the following link, http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/248.html
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NEWS

MEMORIAL SERVICE POEM: For the text of the poem read by Emiliano Lerda at the service held in Lang Hall for the National Day of Rememberance, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/249.html
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SCHOLARSHIP BOOKS: 2002-2003 scholarship books are available on the Financial Aid Web site. http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.html
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FOOD DRIVE: Canned goods and non-perishable items are now being accepted for the families and victims of the recent bombings. Items can be dropped off in Maucker Union through Fri., Sept. 21. Questions, 3-2683.
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BLOOD DRIVE: The American Red Cross has been overrun with donors. If you wish to donate blood this week, call ahead for an appointment: (319) 234-6831. The annual UNI/American Red Cross blood drive will take place as scheduled from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tues., Sept. 18, in the Maucker Union Expansion. The 9-10 a.m. hour is reserved for faculty and staff.
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FAST TRAC: The UNI Regional Business Center at 212 E. Fourth St. in Waterloo will offer a business start-up course called Fast Trac from Oct. 1 - Oct. 31 on Mon. and Wed. evenings. Applications are available in CBB 264. Fee is $199.
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MAIL CENTER: The latest disaster related information on USPS mail and Federal Express deliveries is available at http://www.print-services.uni.edu.
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NOTICE TO ALL AIR TRAVELERS: The FAA has mandated the use of paper tickets and photo ID. If you have an electronic ticket for upcoming travel, contact immediately the place of purchase and replace it with a hard copy ticket. Short's Travel is attempting to contact all their ticketed travelers including those caught on the road. Any tickets purchased over the internet may no longer be valid, and may not be exchangeable. Questions, 3-3524.
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EVENTS

FORUM ON BINGE DRINKING: The Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 2 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 19 in Expansion A of the Maucker Union. This meeting includes a student forum on binge drinking. Student, faculty and staff are invited to give public comment on both underage access to alcohol and cheap drink promotions. Comments must be limited to 5 minutes. For more information, contact Julie Thompson, 3-2137.
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WHAT IS BUSINESS CASUAL?: How to dress or not dress for the casual workplace. Open to all UNI faculty, staff, and students. No advanced registration required. No fees. Sept. 19, 3-4 p.m. and Sept. 20, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in CBB 1 & 3. Presenter is Joyce Barbatti, with a fashion show by Younkers. For more information contact the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at katherine.cota@uni.edu or 3-7350.
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INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP SERIES: For more information, http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/251.html, or call 3-7078.
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A THOUSAND-YEAR-OLD COMMUNITY IN DALLAS COUNTY: Sept. 19, 7 p.m., University Museum. What was Iowa like 1000 years ago? Who were our predecessors? Lynn Alex from the Office of the State Archaeologist will present information from recent field work she has done in Iowa.
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WHY MIDWESTERNERS DON'T TALK MUCH: The University Honors Program invites you to "Yup, Nope,and Why Midwesterners Don't Talk Much." This public lecture will be given by Dr. Barbara Lounsberry, professor of English, Thurs., Sept. 20 at 7 p.m., SEC 247. More information, 3-3175.
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SIGMA XI LECTURE: Thurs., Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m., SRL 115. Speaker: Dr. Michael Shott, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. Title: "On the Cusp of History: Oneota Culture in Northwest Iowa". This is an "Archaeology Iowa Month" event. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available one half hour before the lecture begins.
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VOLLEYBALL: The 2001 UNI Volleyball Team is back in action at home this week. Tues., the Panthers host Wisconsin-Milwaukee at 7 p.m. Friday's competition against Bradley begins at 7 p.m. Both matches will be held in the West Gym. Call 3-DOME for advance tickets.
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UNI CAREER FAIR AND INTERVIEW DAYS: UNI Career Fair, Mon., Sept. 24, 2-6 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Over 150 organizations, graduate and professional schools participating. UNI Interview Day, Tues., Sept. 25, 9-4:30, Maucker Union Expansion. All interviews for this event will be scheduled during the UNI Career Fair. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/events/fairs/careerfr.html
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LESSONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EARTH: Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. Kamerick Art Building Auditorium, John Edward Terrell, Ph.D., New Guinea Research Program, will talk about New Guinea and its people.
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WING DING: The Third Annual Cedar Falls Chamber of Commerce Wing Ding is Thurs., Sept. 27 from 5-8 p.m. at Overman Park. The Blue Band will perform and nine area restaurants will share their best wings. Admission is $5 in advance or $10 at the door. Advance tickets are available from Leah Gutknecht and Duane McDonald or at the Chamber office. Come join the fun and represent UNI at this community event.
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UNI-DOME ANNIVERSARY: This year marks the 25th anniversary of the UNI-DOME. Celebrate the occasion by attending the festivities on Sept. 29. at noon in the south parking lot of the Dome. Inflatable games are available for kids and "Major Healey" will provide live music starting at 1:30 p.m. The rededication ceremony begins at 2 p.m. on the Dome's south plaza. The football game against Youngstown State kicks off at 4:05 pm; get there early to receive your commemorative ticket and "Growl Towel"!
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