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Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

UNI'S EXCELLENTS ADVENTURES IN TEAM BUILDING: Space is still available in this team building workshop designed from an experiential learning approach. This workshop will take place Oct. 18, from 9 a.m.-noon in GIL 207, and is guaranteed to change the way you view teams and team work. For more information, or to register for the session, please call Robin at 3-3536.
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MEMFIS USER TRAINING: It's not too late! More Oracle Applications will be offered Oct. 29 through Nov. 2 for Navigation, Puchasing, General Ledger, Oracle for Executives, and Reports training sessions. To enroll in courses, please click on http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/memfis_train.cgi
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ITS OFFERS MESSENGER WORKSHOP: If you are not using Netscape Messenger for your e-mail and would like to learn about the features of this program, or if you are already using Messenger and would like to brush up on your skills, plan on attending this workshop on Fri., Oct. 19 from 9-11 a.m. For details, call 3-2309 or visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/netscape.html
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SCHOLARSHIP AWARDING AND PROCESSING MEETING: For persons involved with awarding and processing UNI scholarships; presented by UNI Financial Aid and Development Offices; Tues., Nov. 13, 9-10:30 a.m., Embassy Room, Maucker Union. RSVP to Denise Parks at 3-2720 or denise.parks@uni.edu
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NEWS

BOARD OF REGENTS: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, meets this week in Ames. Docket items are available at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/meetings/DocketMemos/memos.html
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TICKETS FOR ALBRIGHT LECTURE: Madeleine Albright, former U.S. secretary of state, will be the first lecturer in the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series, Wed. Oct. 24. She will address the general public at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at all UNI ticket outlets. Please encourage students to attend the free address at 4:45 p.m. For more information on Albright, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/news/albright.shtml
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SABIN "A" LOT TO CLOSE: Due to the addition to McCollum Science Hall, the Sabin "A" parking lot will be permanently closed begining Mon., Oct. 22. Public Safety encourages patrons currently using the parking lot to utilize the ITC "A" lot or the GIL "A" lot.
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UNI STUDENTS OFFER LEAF RAKING: The UNI Chapter of Habitat for Humanity will soon begin their annual leaf raking fund raising program for the Black Hawk County affiliate. If you are interested in having your yard raked by UNI students for this worthy cause, contact Ellie Crane at 266-7114.
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FACULTY SIDELINE COACH OPPORTUNITIES: Interested faculty and staff who would like to participate as a sideline coach should e-mail Colleen Heimstead colleen.heimstead@uni.edu FB, SOC and VB still have a few home games remaining.
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EVENTS

UNI HOSTS PERFORMANCE ARTIST: UNI'S 2001-2002 Hearst Lecture Series will begin with Pat Oleszko, an internationally known performance artist, who will be in residence through Oct. 27. She will present a lecture on her work at 7:30 p.m., Tues., Oct. 16, KAB 111. A concluding performance is scheduled for Fri., Oct. 26 at a location to be announced. These events are free and open to the public.
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WHAT IS "SCIENTIFIC" CREATIONISM?: The Department of Philosophy and Religion and the Philosophy and Religion Club present an informal talk by UNI anthropologist Dr. Michael Shott on "scientific" creationism at 3:30 p.m. on Tues., Oct. 16, BAK 161.
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POSTVILLE NIGHT AT UNI: On Tues., Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m. in SAB 102, attend a panel discussion on "How a kosher meat plant and turkey plant changed the face of one Iowa town." An Iowa Public TV documentary will be shown followed by a panel of Postville leaders.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB TO PRESENT LECTURE: Wed., Oct. 17, 7 p.m., SRL 115. "The Chesme Church: A Memorial to Empire in Catherine the Great's Russia," will be the topic of the first lecture of the 2001/2002 PAT History Honor Society/History Club Lecture Series. Gregory Bruess will deliver the lecture, which is free and open to the public. Questions, Gregory Bruess, 3-2752.
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CO-REC VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Managers Meeting: Thurs., Oct. 18, 4 p.m. SEC 247. Registration: Mon., Oct. 22 - Tues., Oct. 23, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., WRC 101. Entry Fee: $15 per team. Tournament is Sat., Oct. 27, 1:15 p.m. and is open to facutly, staff and students. Questions? Contact Cindy Klatt 3-7262 or Cynthina.Klatt@uni.edu
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UNICOSS: The UNI/Community Spanish-Speakers will meet on Thurs., Oct. 18 from 5-6 p.m. in the Hemisphere Lounge, Maucker Union. This is an informal gathering to speak Spanish with friends from UNI and beyond. All are welcome.
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UNI INTERPRETERS THEATRE BEGINS NEW SEASON: UNI Interpreters Theatre announces its opening show for the 2001-2002 season, "Writing Against Your Text: Exploring The Self Through Original Texts," conceived and directed by Paul J. Siddens, III. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. each evening in Lang Hall, room 040, Oct. 18, 19 and 20. This performance is free; please arrive promptly to find seating.
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LANGUAGE COLLOQUIUM: The Language Science Colloquium will host Roumyana Slabakova of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Iowa, discussing "How Adult Learners Acquire the English Present Tenses" on Fri., Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. in CAC 263. There will be refreshments following; please RSVP. Remaining fall semester Language Science Colloquia can be found at http://www.cs.uni.edu/~wallingf/research/languageScience.html
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GBPAC TO PRESENT "RENT": Fri.-Sun., Oct. 19-21. Fri., Sat. & Sun. at 7:30 p.m., Sat. & Sun. at 2 p.m. GBPAC Great Hall. For tickets call 3-SHOW.
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE MEETING: A National Student Exchange (NSE) information meeting will be held Mon., Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Maucker Union, Expansion A. Freshmen and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative GPA are urged to attend.
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UNI SINGERS AND WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Carol Tralau and Dyan Baker, conductors. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI HOSTS GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., GBPAC-Jebe Hall. Ron Ebrecht, organ. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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