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Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

AEOP MEETING: The second AEOP meeting of the year will be held at noon on Oct. 9. Tour the WRC and bring a bag lunch for a picnic outside (weather permitting). Any employee of the University is welcome to attend. Membership for the year is $10 and meetings are held at noon the second Tuesday of each month. For more information contact Lynn Perigo, 3-6232.
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MCNAIR SCHOLARS PROGRAM: The McNair Scholars Program is a TRIO program funded by the Department of Education to assist undergraduates interested in attaining a doctoral degree. To reach students on the UNI campus, the McNair Scholars Program needs your help. Students from low-income, first generation and minority backgrounds may be eligible to participate in the program. Please identify juniors and senior in your department or with whom you are acquainted, who have the potential to do graduate level work. If you have questions, call 3-7205.
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FACULTY GRANTS: The Center for the Enhancement of Teaching offers a grant program made possible through contributions from the Class of 1957. It's purpose is to provide small grants to faculty who want to invite graduates to discuss and demonstrate connections between their work, their lives, and their education at UNI with current students. For more information, refer to the flyer mailed to all faculty, phone 3-5858 or visit our Web site at http://www.uni.edu/teachctr/center/fund.html.
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LUNCH AND LEARN: Want to learn new strategies and tactics to resolve conflict at work? Bring your lunch and come to the next lunch and learn session, on Tues., Oct. 2. This session will be an excellent follow-up to the Insights on Conflict Management Training session. All employees are encouraged to attend this round-table discussion in the Maucker Union Columbia Room. For more information, call Robin at 3-3536.
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FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: The October schedule of free computer workshops offered by ITS-Educational Technology is now available by following the link below. For those who have created their own Web sites, note the new offerings for "Creating Forms for the World Wide Web". http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/
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NEWS

REMINDER TO FACULTY AND STAFF: Martin Luther King III will speak at 2 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 4, in Lang Hall Auditorium. If you would like to attend your name must be put in the lottery. Only 50 seats will be reserved for faculty and staff. To enter the lottery, send an e-mail to, uniinpeace@uni.edu.
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FISK VISIT CANCELLED: Robert Fisk, renowned journalist for the "London Independent," WILL NOT be visiting the UNI campus. He was to speak in GBPAC'S Davis Hall at 6 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 4. His appearance has been rescheduled for early spring.
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CAMPUS CABLE INTERRUPTION: There will be an interruption of campus cable television service from 6-7:30 a.m. on Wed., Oct. 3. The interruption of service is for a new cable installation. Questions, Todd Hayungs at 3-6290.
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"MESSIAH SING:" Price Lab School is hosting a second annual MPLS Community "Messiah Sing", a musical holiday event, on Sun., Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. in the GBPAC. Faculty, staff, students, and community members are invited to participate in the chorus or orchestra. Contact Linda.Sharp@uni.edu for an email form.
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FLU SHOTS: Clinics will take place on the following days and locations: Mon., Oct. 29, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. in Maucker Union; Wed., Oct. 31, 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. in the WRC; Tues., Nov. 13, 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. in the Student Health Clinic; and Wed., Nov. 14, 7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. in the Student Health Clinic. Cost is $11. No appointment necessary. Questions, call the Student Health Clinic 3-2009.
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5K HOMECOMING RACE: The race starts at 8 a.m. Oct. 13. The race will be held behind the Dome. To register, pick up a brochure in the WRC or online at http://www.geocities.com/pantherpacers. Sign up by Oct. 6 and the student fee is $13, $15 for non-students. After Oct. 6 the fee is $18.
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CORRECTION: The fee to play in the Intramural Golf Tournament will be $11 (to cover green fees). Sign up for tee times and pay green fees October 1-3 in WRC 101 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tournament play will be at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course, Sun., Oct. 7, at 11 a.m.
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EVENTS

HIV/AIDS PANEL: A panel discussion with those living with HIV/AIDS, Tues., Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. in SAB 102. Panel members will share their personal stories about their struggles and successes living with HIV/AIDS. Earl Alexander, author of the book, "My Dad Has HIV", will participate in this discussion.
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HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR: The University Honors Program invites you to hear the story of Mr. David Faber, author of "Because of Romek: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir." Mr. Faber's talk is Wed., Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m., SEC 244-245. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call 3-3175.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wed., Oct. 3, 8 p.m., GBPAC- Davis Hall. Julia Bullard, viola. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE: Theatre UNI presents Steve Martin's "Picasso at the Lapin Agile", Oct. 4-6 & 11-14, Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets, $6, $7, $8, 3-6381 or at http://www.uni.edu/theatre
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STRING WORKSHOP: Sat., Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., GBPAC and Russell Hall. Northern Iowa All-State String Workshop. $5 Student registration fee. Contact Rebecca Burkhardt 3-6272 or burkhardt@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony will perform works by deFalla, Mahler, Shostakovich, Saint Saens and Bizet, Fri., Oct. 5 and Sat., Oct. 6, at 7:30 at the GBPAC. Special guest will be mezzo-soprano Brenda Boozer. Advance tickets at 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6 p.m.
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: The next KUNI Blues Blowout will be Sat., Oct. 6, 8 p.m. at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom. Headlining the show is Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets featuring Sam Myers. Opening for them is the band Elixir. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. there will be a beer-tasting of imports and micro-brews. Tickets for the combined Blues Blowout and beer-tasting are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. For more info or to buy tickets, call KUNI weekdays at 3-6400, ext. 0 or go to the 3rd floor CAC. Tickets are also available online at http://www.kuniradio.org or at Bob's Guitars and Co-op Records in Cedar Falls or Electric Park Ballroom.
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GBPAC OPENING GALA: Sun., Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. Come join Wynton Marsalis as he leads the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, which has many of the finest and most versatile jazz instrumentalists today.
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PUBLIC POLICY OPEN HOUSE: The Graduate Program in Public Policy will host an open house in Lang 110, on Thurs., Oct. 11, 3-5 p.m. to celebrate it's 10th anniversary. The new Public Policy Office will also be open to visitors before and after the Lang Hall Dedication on Oct. 12.
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MPP CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY: Dr. William Rohe, Director, Center for Urban and Regional Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill will present: Knowledge in Action: Applying Policy Analysis in the 'Real World' on Thurs., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., SRL 115.
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YOUTH BASKETBALL CLINIC: The UNI Men's Basketball team is sponsoring a youth basketball clinic for grades 1-6 at the Physical Education Center (PEC) October 20. Participants will attend a session from 9 a.m.- noon or 1 p.m. - 4p.m. All attendees will recieve a free T-shirt, a basketball, and a Panther Pass to attend all home men's basketball events. Fee is $30. Questions, call Kyle Green at 3-3865.
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BLOOD CHEMISTRY PROFILES: Blood Chemistry Profiles will take place on Wed., Oct. 31 in the main corridor of the WRC from 7-8:30 a.m. The cost is $15, cash or check to Allen Hospital, or $5 for total cholesterol only. NO U BILL OR PAYROLL DEDUCT. Bagels and juice will be provided in the Wellness Lab following testing. Call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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