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Thursday, Oct. 4, 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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EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM SERVICES AVAILABLE: These services are available to employees who qualify for insurance benefits and for their immediate family members. Up to six free counseling sessions per year may be used. Contacts with the EAP are completely confidential. To schedule an appointment, please call Allen EAP directly at 319-235-3550. For additional questions, contact Deedra Billings, Wellness Resource Coordinator at 3-7162.
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NEWS

UNI IN THE NEWS: Dr. Grammar and UNI received some major publicity when Dr. Grammar was featured in a 'Web Site Spotlight' in the Chicago Tribune, Sept. 24. Newsweek's most recent College guide featured an article on wellness centers. Information on UNI's WRC leads the story and a color photo of the slide and leisure pool is included. The photo was taken by UNI senior Marcy Marshall.
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MARTIN LUTHER KING III'S VISIT TO UNI: Martin Luther King III's address will be delivered over campus cable on channel 21 as well as over the UNI Intranet at the Web address: http://www.uni.edu/livemedia. To watch the address via the UNI Intranet you will need RealPlayer available from http://www.real.com/player. Look in the middle of the Web page and cick on the link that is named, "RealPLayer 8 Basic" as this player is FREE.
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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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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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HOMECOMING BUTTONS: Show your UNI spirit by purchasing this year's official homecoming button! They're only $2 and by purchasing a button, you'll also receive a discount card that can be used at particpating College Square Mall stores throughout the week. Buttons will be sold in Maucker Union from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 4, Monday, Oct. 8, Tuesday Oct. 9 and Wednesday, Oct. 10. For more info, call the Student Activities Office, 3-2683.
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EVENTS

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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PANTHER VOLLEYBALL HOME ACTION: The #21 ranked Panther Volleyball team returns to home action this weekend in the West Gym. Friday night they face Illinois State and Saturday night they host Indiana State. Both matches begin at 7pm. Call 3-DOME for advance tickets.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC STRING WORKSHOP OFFERED: Sat., Oct. 6, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., GBPAC and Russell Hall. Northern Iowa All-State String Workshop. Registration fee is $5 per student. Questions, contact Rebecca Burkhardt, 3-6272 or burkhardt@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SYMPHONY TO PERFORM: 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 at 6 p.m.
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: The next KUNI Blues Blowout is Sat., Oct. 6, 8 p.m. at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom with performances by Anson Funderburgh and The Rockets featuring Sam Myers. The opening band is 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 available at Bob's Guitars and Co-op Records in Cedar Falls or Electric Park Ballroom and online at http://www.kuniradio.org
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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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PRESIDENT KOOB TO ADDRESS P&S COUNCIL: The Professional & Scientific Council invites all P & S employees to 'Meet the Pres' on Tues., Oct. 9, noon in the Maucker Union Expansion. President Koob will address the current budget situation in Iowa and its impact on UNI. The 2001 Regents Staff Excellence Award Recipients will also be recognized. Bring your lunch; cookies and beverages will be provided.
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ANNUAL SAHAI LECTURE: Tues., Oct. 9, 4 p.m., 125 LAT, Dr. Curtiss Hanson, professor of chemistry and Sahai Distinguished Professor, will speak on "Keeping the Faith: Pursuing Mass Spectrometry and Other Highly Esoteric Research at a Predominantly Undergraduate Institution." The public is invited to attend the lecture and the reception following.
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THEATRE UNI BRINGS A SHAKESPEARE COMEDY TO LIFE: Wed., Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m., Strayer-Wood Theatre. Theatre UNI will host a Director/ Designers' Presentation for the Shakespeare comedy, "Measure for Measure." Director Cynthia Goatley and the scenic, lighting, and costume designers share their vision of the |production and the process of bringing the play to life on stage.
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CARL L. BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE: "'Family Values': Myths and Realities of the American Family" will be the topic of the 28th Annual Carl L. Becker Memorial Lecture, Wed., Oct. 10, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Elaine Tyler May, Professor of American Studies and History at the University of Minnesota, will deliver the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Questions, Gregory Bruess at 3-2752.
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CARTOONIST, SATIRIST AND JOURNALIST TO LECTURE AT UNI: Lalo Alcaraz, cartoonist, satirist, and journalist will lecture on Wed., Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m., in Lang Hall Auditorium, followed by a book-signing and reception. Examples of his work can be found at http://www.pocho.com. This event is free.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC TO HOST GUEST RECITAL: Wed., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Eugene Gaub, piano. No charge.
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"IF YOU COULD SEE US NOW": Come and celebrate this year's theme for Homecoming at some of the featured events. Fri., Oct. 12, 8:15 p.m there will be a pep rally with a fireworks finale and on Sat. Oct. 13 at 10 a.m., the annual parade will take place.
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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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