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Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2001

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

PAYROLL CUTOFF TIMES: The Web site below lists various monthly time period cutoffs for merit and student time sheets and final dates for any payroll changes. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/254.html
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SMART START CLASSES: Do you have a business idea? Our Smart Start class can help you make it a reality. Classes are held every week on alternating Tuesdays at 12 p.m. and Thursdays at 3 p.m. This free, one-hour class covers the information you need to know start a business. Classes are held at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. To register call 236-8123 or e-mail Katie at katie.macdonald@uni.edu.
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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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NEWS

UNI TO HOST NCAA VOLLEYBALL: UNI has been selected to host the first and second rounds of the NCAA Volleyball Championships this Friday and Saturday in the West Gym. On Friday, UNI will face Northern Illinois at 5:30pm followed by Minnesota vs. DePaul at 7:30pm. On Saturday, the winners will play at 6:00 pm. Tickets for all three matches are $13 (adult) and $9 (student/youth/senior) and are available at the UNI ticket office 3-DOME.
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UNI-CUE HAS MOVED: UNI Center for Urban Education has moved to 800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, 50703-4730. The UNI directory includes the new address, but NOT the new mail code. Please change your directories to 4730. UNI-CUE includes the following programs: Educational Opportunity Center, Educational Talent Search, Upward Bound, and the Upward Bound Math and Science.
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LAST CHANCE FLU SHOTS: The UNI Student Health Clinic will be offering one last flu shot clinic on Mon., Dec. 3 in Expansion A of Maucker Union from 1 to 3 p.m. or until supplies last. Cost is $11 cash, check, u-bill or payroll deduct. Open to students, faculty, staff, and spouses.
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PANTHER NCAA TICKETS AVAILABLE: Tickets for the Panther's NCAA first round football game at Eastern Illinois can be purchased at the UNI-Dome ticket office or by calling 3-DOME starting today. Adult tickets are $11, youth $5. Also UNI @ Iowa State MBB tickets are available at the UNI-Dome Ticket Office. Ticket price is $20 for everyone.
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TRAVEL WITH PANTHER FOOTBALL: UNI Football travels to Eastern Illinois this Saturday for the first round of the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs. Kickoff is 12:30 p.m. Plans are being finalized to provide transportation for fans to Charleston, IL for the game. If interested, contact Sloane Tyler at 3-6667 or sloane.tyler@uni.edu. Further information will also be available at http://www.unipanthers.com.
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TRAVEL WITH UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Travel to cheer on Panther Women's Basketball, Wed., Nov. 28, as they take on the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. The $25 per person cost includes a seat on the bus, ticket and more. The bus will leave at 1:15 p.m. from UNI and will return to Cedar Falls after the game. For more info, contact Sloane Tyler at 3-6667 or sloane.tyler@uni.edu.
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AEOP COOKBOOKS AVAILABLE: The cookbook is filled with recipe ideas contributed by AEOP members. The cost of the cookbook is $10 and proceeds are used towards scholarships for qualifying students in the spring. If you are interested call Lynn Perigo at 3-6232.
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SUMMER ORIENTATION STAFF APPLICATIONS: Applications are available for students interested in serving on the 2002 Summer Orientation Staff (SOS). Compensation includes $2,000 and room and board from May 19-July 9, 2002. This is an excellent opportunity for students to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for UNI. Please encourage interested students to apply. Applications are available until Nov. 28 at the Union Information Desk, the Office of Admissions, and online. Application deadline is Thur. Nov. 29.
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ROD LIBRARY NEWSLETTER: The latest edition of the online Rod Library Newsletter features new online journals, library instruction registration, online reference services, and the new "My Library Account" service. Read the latest online Rod Library Newsletter at http://www.library.uni.edu/newsletter/ or click on "Library Newsletter" from the Rod Library home page http://www.library.uni.edu/
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EVENTS

2001 DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION: The creative accomplishments of the faculty of the UNI Department of Art are on display in the Gallery of Art, KAB, now through Dec. 2. Gallery hours are Mon. - Thurs.; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fri.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sat. and Sun. Noon - 5 p.m. This exhibit is free and open to the public. For more info contact the gallery at 3-6134 or http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery
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INTRAMURAL 5-on-5 Co-Rec INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Entry forms available in WRC 101. Entry fee: $15 (two game guarantee). Registration is Nov. 27-28, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., WRC 101. Schedule will be posted Fri., Nov. 30 on WRC IM bulletin boards. The tournament is Sun., Dec., 2 WRC South Courts. Questions? 3-6275 or email Cynthia.Klatt@uni.edu
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PRESIDENT KOOB TO ADDRESS MERIT STAFF: President Koob will speak to all merit staff regarding budget issues and the effect on UNI. The meeting will be held Tues., Nov. 27 from 4-5 p.m., SEC 244/245. Attendance is not required, but merit employees are encouraged to participate. Supervisors are encouraged to make necessary arrangements for employees to attend. The meeting will include question and answer time.
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AN OLD SCHOOLHOUSE CHRISTMAS: Tues., Nov. 27, 5:30 p.m. and Sun., Nov. Dec. 2, 2 p.m., Marshall Center School. Join the festivities under the warm glow of lights in this one-room school. Imagine the schoolhouse during the holidays through stories, activities and music.
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VIOLA RECITAL: Tues., Nov. 27, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Julia Bullard viola studio recital. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CREDIT: HOW TO GET IT, MANAGE IT & FIX IT: Thurs., Nov. 29, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., CBB, rooms 1 & 3. Alan Jessen of Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Northeast Iowa will cover information about getting and managing credit and how to fix a personal debt situation. Handouts and resources will be available. Much of the information presented here is part of a fee-based service offered by Consumer Credit Counseling, but you will get this information for FREE. No advanced registration is required and the presentation is free to all UNI students, staff and faculty. For more information, you may contact katherine.cota@uni.edu , 3-7350 or visit CBB 264.
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INTERNATIONAL COFFEE HOUR: International Coffee Hour is scheduled for Thurs., Nov. 29 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Union Hemisphere Lounge. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Sara Lyness at 3-6421.
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL VS TEXAS PAN-AMERICAN: The Men's Basketball Team will play at home Thurs., Nov. 29. The Panthers host Texas-Pan American at 7:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Purchase tickets by calling 3-DOME.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Thurs., Nov. 29, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Northwind Quintet - Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe; Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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NORTHERN IOWA CONDUCTING WORKSHOP: Fri., Nov. 30, 2-10 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 1, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. For more information, contact Ronald Johnson, 3-6058 or johnsonrw@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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STUDENT POTTERY SALE: The UNI Annual Student Pottery Sale will be held in KAB 126 (the ceramics lab) on Fri., Nov. 30 from 3 - 7 p.m. and on Sat., Dec. 1 from noon until 4 p.m. Choose handmade ceramic gifts for family and friends.
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GBPAC PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER BALLET: The Nutcracker by Ballet Internationale Fri., & Sat., Nov. 30 & Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sat. at 2 p.m. GBPAC, Great Hall. Tickets, 3-SHOW
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UNI SUZUKI PLAYATHON: UNI Suzuki School will hold a playathon at College Square Mall Sat., Dec. 1 from 1-4:30 p.m. This fund raiser will feature ensemble performances by students ages 3 to 18 on violin, viola, cello and flute. A performance by the school's violin special performance group Fiddlesticks and the parent orchestra will end the event. Students will gather pledges from family and friends to raise money for a new computer and other technological improvements. For more information about the UNI Suzuki School visit http://www.uni.edu/music/frames/ensembles/suzuki.html
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UNI WRESTLING HOSTS UNI OPEN: The 2001-2002 Panther Wrestling team hosts the annual UNI Open Sun., Dec. 2 in the UNI-Dome. Action begins at 9 a.m. and continues throughout the day. Purchase tickets by calling 3-DOME.
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE MEETING: A National Student Exchange information meeting will be held Wed., Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. in Maucker Union Embassy Room. Freshmen and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade-point average are urged to attend. Learn how you can attend one of 165 universities across the USA and pay UNI tuition.
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PANTHER PRODUCTIONS WELCOMES SMASH MOUTH: Wed., Dec. 5, 8 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Tickets on sale now at all UNI ticket outlets: UNI-Dome, GBPAC, Strayer-Wood Theatre, and Maucker Union. Charge by phone at 3-DOME or online at http://www.tickets.com. Tickets are $15 for UNI students and $20 for general public. http://www.smashmouth.com
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IOWA SPACE GRANT CONSORTIUM HOLDS ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Recipients of consortium research grants will report on their projects at the annual meeting of the NASA-sponsored group on Dec. 7 at Iowa Valley Community College in Marshalltown. The International Space Station will be the subject of the invited speaker. UNI is one of the founding members of the consortium. For additional information, visit the ISGC Web site at http://www.public.iastate.edu/~isgc or call 1-800-854-1667.
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CELEBRATING THE SEASON: The Student Life Team and the Maucker Union are collaborating with community representatives to bring a program to UNI 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 traditional treelighting ceremony has been enhanced to reflect the changing and diverse campus community of UNI. The 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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