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Thursday., Sept. 20, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT: Human Resources Director Nick Bambach will be conducting informational briefings regarding changes to the AFSCME collective bargaining agreement that is in effect for a two year period that began July 1. Individuals who supervise AFSCME employees and interpret the AFSCME contract are invited to attend. Briefings will last approximately 30-45 minutes and will be held at 9 a.m., Tues., Sept. 25 and Thurs., Sept. 27 in GIL 207. New collective bargaining agreement booklets will be available at the sessions. To register, contact Judy Dieken 3-2422.
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NEWS

NOTICE FROM THE PURCHASING OFFICE: As of Sept. 18, the FAA has not recinded its earlier mandate of requiring paper tickets. However, due to long lines at ticket counters the airlines have now said they will allow travelers to utilize e-tickets IF they have confirmation of the ticket purchase such as an itinerary or invoice AND a photo ID IN HAND. This information is shared with UNI travelers as a 'heads up' and conditions could change at any time. If you have questions contact Roxanne Conrad 3-3524.
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PRINCE AND PRINCESS PANTHER PAGEANT: The UNI Homecoming Committee is now accepting applications for the 2nd Annual "Prince and Princess Panther Pageant", Sat., Oct. 6 at College Square Mall. Participants must be between the ages of 3 and 7. For more information call Mike Bobeldyk at 3-5888. Applications may be picked up at the Student Activties Office.
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HIBBS MEMORIAL: The Rod Library Special Collections and University Archives Division has recently completed an illustrated Web essay on Medal of Honor winner Lt. Robert Hibbs (Class of 1964) and the memorial constructed in his honor just east of the West Gymnasium. http://www.uni.edu/petersog/hibbsmemorial.html
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UNI WOMEN'S RUGBY: The UNI Women's Rugby team won their match on Sept. 16 against Luther College with a score of 117-0. They won their second match against Wartburg College with a score of 35-0. The next home game is Homecoming weekend.
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DOME REPLICAS FOR SALE: In honor of the UNI-Dome's 25th anniversary, the Alumni Association is offering its UNI-Dome replicas for $15. (Association members: $12 each) The replica stands 2" tall and features a 1-1/2" x 3" inset of the original roof on the bottom. Call 3-2355 or order online at: https://www.uni.edu/unialumni/secure/merchandise/merchandise.html
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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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ADDITIONAL FOOTBALL GAME: Due to the cancellation of the football game at Stephen F. Austin this past weekend, UNI Football has added a game to their schedule this Saturday at Ball State. Kickoff is at 2pm.
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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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EVENTS

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP SERIES: For more information, http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/251.html or call 3-7078.
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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 UNI Volleyball Team is in action at home this Fri. against Bradley at 7 p.m. The match will be 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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THE FEAR OF FORGETTING: The Cedar Falls American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host Dean Julia Wallace on Mon. Sept. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cedar Falls Women's Club. Dr. Wallace will share insights concerning memory changes in adulthood and aging and how these changes will affect daily lives. The program is free and open to the public. Contact Stacy Van Gorp to make a reservation for dinner by 9/20 at 3-5826 or at vangorp@uni.edu.
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SYMPOSIUM ON CARDANO: Girolamo Cardano was arguably the greatest mathematician of the sixteenth century. This symposium will be presented by Michael Millar, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Joel Haack, Professor of Mathematics, and Jeremy Fry, Instructor of Mathematics, HCC. Sponsored by CNS and the Dept. of Mathematics. Mon., Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m., LAT 125.
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LESSONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EARTH: Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. KAB Auditorium, John Edward Terrell, Ph.D., New Guinea Research Program, will talk about New Guinea and its people.
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FUNDING OPPORTUNITY FOR ENERGY RELATED PROJECTS: Floyd Barwig, Director of the Iowa Energy Center, will discuss funding opportunities for energy-related projects. Wed., Sept. 26, 4 p.m., MSH 1536.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wed., Sept. 26, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Grabowski, trumpet. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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 p.m., get there early to receive your commemorative ticket and "Growl Towel"!

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