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Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

STUDENT COMPUTER FEE SURVEY: The Rod Library Student Computer Fee Committee is conducting a survey to help it decide which projects to recommend for funding with student computer fee money. The survey will run through Sun., November 18. The survey is available online and in paper form in the library lobby. http://www.uni.edu/library/survey.htm
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CAMPUS DINING SURVEY: Help continue to improve on-campus dining services by completing a customer satisfaction survey this week. Surveys will be available at each of 15 locations including food carts, dining centers, convenience stores and restaurants. Your written comments are optional and appreciated.
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BISCOTTI'S BREAD: Thanksgiving is coming soon and a loaf of bread would be great with your Thanksgiving meal. Biscotti's offers several great breads to go with any meal or just a snack.
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EMPLOYMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: The government has simplified the job posting and hiring process. In addition, numerous opportunities for students from all majors exist. The Career Center is offering two informational meetings for those who want to learn more about employment opportunities with the federal government. Ambassador Room, Maucker Union, Tues., Nov. 13, 2-3 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 14, 12-1 p.m. For more information contact Isabela Varela at 3-6857 or isabela.varela@uni.edu.
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UNI ROD LIBRARY COURSE RESERVE REINSTATEMENTS DUE NOV 30th: If you would like to have the same items on reserve for the spring semester you can reinstate online at: http://www.uni.edu/library/reinstatement_form.htm. After December 14 all items will be removed from the reserve area and returned to the shelves or to the faculty member. For more information: email libmsc@uni.edu or phone 3-6002.
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WEIGHT TRAINING AVAILABLE: Interested in setting up a weight training program with a motivational partner at your side? Personal training might be for you! Call Krisy Leen at 3-7167 or visit WRC 101. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitleis.html#personal
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BEGINNING READING CONFERENCE 2002: It's not too late to present at this celebrated forum for Iowa's early elementary reading educators. Quality presentations in all areas of early reading and language arts instruction are being sought. Visit the Beginning Reading Web site for more information. http://www.pls.uni.edu/read/proposal.html
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NEWS

BOARD OF REGENTS: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet on our campus this week. To view docket items, visit http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/meetings/docketmemos/memos.html
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STUDENT SOCIAL WORK ASSOCIATION SPONSORS FUNDRAISER: UNI'S Student Social Work Association will sponsor a fundraising event to raise tax-deductible cash contributions and new items for children of the Rosebud Reservation located in Mission, Todd County, SD. Cash contributions may be made payable to Mission Foster Children's Fund UNI SSWA, 30 Sabin, Cedar Falls, IA 50614. Critically needed items include new or like-new tennis shoes, new underwear, blankets, disposable diapers, mild baby shampoo, winter apparel and new toys. Boys sizes 8-20 and all teenagers are identified as the "most forgotten". Donation sites are The Vibe Coffee Shop, 909 West 23rd St. and the Maucker Union.
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AEOP ADOPT-A-FAMILY: Once again the members of the UNI AEOP have adopted UNI student families to assist during the holiday season. For a list of donations and drop-off locations, visit http://www.uni.edu/aeop/adoptafamily.html
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AEOP CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON: Invitations for the AEOP Christmas luncheon are being mailed out this week to all currently registered members. The luncheon is scheduled for Tues., Dec. 11 at noon in Maucker Union Expansion Room C. If you have not paid your dues yet please do so immediately so an invitation for the luncheon can be sent to you. For more information contact Lynn Perigo, 3-2622.
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UNI'S MOST POPULAR RECIPES FOR SALE: A recipe card set of 21 of the most popular salads is available for $3.75. The salad recipes are part of a series of recipe sets including cookies, appetizers, and soups. Recipe sets can be purchased at the Department of Residence Office, Biscotti's in Redeker Center and the 23rd St. Market in the Commons.
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CAMP ADVENTURE-FALL RECRUITMENT: This past year UNI students joined 750 college-aged counselors who served in 150 program sites in 20 different nations. UNI provides students' travel, accommodation and a tax-free stipend for living expenses. There is also flexibility for international internships and 12 hours of academic credit. They are still looking for 100 committed students to participate in the spring training program. The next Leadership Assessment Center is Sat., Dec. 8. For additional information, email Susan.Edginton@uni.edu or visit http://www.campadventure.com/
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NEW EXHIBITS AT THE ROD LIBRARY: The Rod Library invites you to view three new exhibits this month. The main display case features a colorful overview of UNI athletics. The first floor exhibit highlights the Students First campaign, and the display case in Reference offers a collection of cameos and costume jewelry. If you'd like to create a display in the library, please contact Rebecca Berg for more information.
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UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN: UNI's United Way Campaign continues this week as faculty and staff volunteers recieve donationss and pledges from colleagues across the university. Return your pledge forms to your United Way volunteer. For more information, visit http://uni.edu/dor/UnitedWay
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PARKING DURING FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Due to IHSAA Football Playoffs, parking lots around the UNI-Dome will be monitored. If you have a University parking permit you will not be charged for parking. Please visit http://www.uni.edu/unidome/info/ihsaa.html for dates and times of games.
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GET YOUR SMASH MOUTH TICKETS: Tickets are on sale now for the SMASH MOUTH concert Dec. 5, 8 p.m. at the UNI-Dome. Tickets are $15 for UNI Students and $20 for General Public. Tickets can be purchased at all UNI ticket outlets: UNI-Dome, Maucker Union, GBPAC, and Strayer-Wood Theatre or call 3-DOME or visit at http://www.tickets.com
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PEACEMAKERS & PEACEKEEPERS: Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) kicks off a week of honoring UNI faculty/staff and students who are veterans of the Peace Corps or US Military. Celebrate those among us who have left our shores to be peacekeepers and peacemakers. Free vet pins and supporter stickers are available at the Deparment of Residence Office, dining centers and Maucker Info Desk.
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MASSAGES: Get a relaxing massage at the Wellness Resource Lab. Massages are $10 for 15 minutes (cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct). Sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Gift certificates are available. Call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment or stop in WRC 104.
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EVENTS

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL VS. IOWA STATE: The last regular season home volleyball match of the year Tues., Nov. 13, 7 p.m. Celebrate Senior Night and honor Kim McCaffrey, who has had a stellar career in the West Gym. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling 3-DOME.
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PAT/HISTORY DEPT. LECTURE: Charles Holcombe, UNI Department of History, will give a presentation on "Immigrants and Strangers: From Cosmopolitanism to Confucian Universalism in Tang China (618-907)." The lecture is free and open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 14, in SRL 115.
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NORTH INDIA CLASSICAL CONCERT: Wed., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., Russell Hall Auditorium. The School of Music will host Debu Chaudhuri, sitar and Anup Ghosh, tabla, in a concert of the classical music of North India. Tickets at the door: general admission, $10, N.E.Iowa India Soc. $5, students with UNI I.D $4. For more information contact Thomas Tritle, 3-2429 or tritle@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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STUDY ABROAD AND CIEP OPEN HOUSE: Thurs., Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Office of International Programs, 59 Baker. Students, faculty and staff interested in learning more about study abroad options and the Culture & Intensive English Program are invited to attend. Meet with staff and students from both programs. Refreshments provided.
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INTERPRETERS THEATRE PERFORMANCE: UNI Interpreters Theatre announces its second show of the season, "Performing in the Borders: Interrogating Our Internal Differences." The narratives are conceived and performed by UNI graduate students who have studied under professor, Karen Mitchell. The show is one night only, Thurs., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. in LANG Hall 040. Seating is limited.
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I MUSICI DE MONTREAL: I Musici de Montreal with Anton Kuerti, piano, Thurs., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Great Hall, GBPAC.
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UNI STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT: Thurs., Nov. 15, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Jonathan Schwabe, coordinator. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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LANGUAGE SCIENCE COLLOQUIUM: Eugene Wallingford, Computer Science, will discuss "Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language," Fri., Nov. 16th, 1 p.m. in CAC 263. There will be refreshments following; please RSVP to john.grinstead@uni.edu. Remaining fall semester Language Science Colloquia can be found at http://www.cs.uni.edu/~wallingf/research/languageScience.html
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC HOSTS THE MAGIC FLUTE: Fri. & Sun., Nov. 16 & 18, 7:30 p.m. GBPAC. UNI's School of Music and the GBPAC come together for a production of Mozart's The Magic Flute. Tickets 3-SHOW. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI FOOTBALL: The 2001 Gateway Conference champions host their final regular season game this Saturday versus Cal Poly in the UNI-Dome. Kickoff is set for 7:05 p.m. The game is an important one as the Panthers can take a big step toward hosting a home playoff game with a win. Saturday's game is also Senior Night as 12 Panthers play in their final home regular season game. Call 3-DOME for tickets.
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FACULTY JAZZ QUARTET: Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Chris Merz, saxophones and flute; Robert Washut, piano; Jonathan Schwabe, bass; and Bob Dunn, guitar, with Dane Richeson, guest drummer. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CELEBRATING THE SEASON: The Student Life Team and the Maucker Union are joining with community representatives to bring to UNI a program that is lively, educational, and entertaining. "Celebrating the Season", a new and inclusive holiday program will explore and highlight a number of major cultural celebrations which take place during the winter season. The "Celebrating the Season" program is scheduled for Thurs., Dec. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. with a formal program, then followed by a number of interactive activities. For more information, contact the Student Activities Office at 3-2683.
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