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Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

AEOP SPRING WORKSHOP: Registrations are still being taken for the AEOP Spring Workshop. If you did not receive a registration form and would like to attend please call Lynn at 3-6232 and request one. The deadline for registration is Feb. 28. There are still openings in a variety of wellness-focused classes.
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MINORITY BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is offering a minority business plan competition for business start-ups in the Cedar Valley. This competition is being held in conjunction with KBBG Radio and the UNI Regional Business Center. A complete business plan and submission form must be submitted to the JPEC or the RBC by Mar. 4. A $5,000 seed grant will be awarded to the winner, who will be announced at the annual KBBG banquet in May. For more information, contact the Entrepreneurial Center at 3-7350 or katherine.cota@uni.edu
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FACULTY ROSTER: The spring 2002 faculty roster is now online at http://www.uni.edu/senate/
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QUITTING SMOKING CLASSES: Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 for information on smoking cessation classes.
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SWIM TO ALASKA?: WRS is implementing a lap swim incentive program this semester. The theme is "Bering the Frozen Strait". Participants will swim 26 miles over 14 weeks from Russia to Alaska. The program cost is $4, and swimmers receive a t-shirt and certificate upon completion. Stop in WRC 101, or email christopher.denison@uni.edu for registration information.
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NEWS

UNIPA SCHOLARSHIPS: The UNI Parent Association (UNIPA) will award five scholarships to undergraduate students for the 2002-2003 school year. The scholarships will be awarded as follows: 1. A $1000 scholarship will be awarded to a student from each undergraduate college. 2. Scholarships will be directly credited toward tuition, half in fall 2002 and half in spring 2003. Applications are available in 205 Commons or Financial Aid office and are due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 28th.
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GOV. VILSACK ON CAMPUS: Governor Vilsack will be on campus Wed., Feb. 6, at 10 a.m. for a news conference in the Great Reading Room in Seerley. The news conference is expected to last approximately 20-30 minutes and is open to all faculty, staff and students. The governor will discuss the salaries of Regent university employees and higher education tax credit.
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SCHWARZKOPF TO VISIT UNI: The UNI Alumni Association will host a visit from renowned Army figure, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 6. Schwarzkopf's address, "Leadership in Difficult Times," will be in the Great Hall of the GBPAC. Tickets range in cost from $45 to $100. Alumni Association members receive a 10 percent discount. To purchase tickets, contact the Alumni Association, 3-2586, or the GBPAC, 3-7469.
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BISCOTTI'S: February Special - Register to win an RCA Digital Camera Feb. 4th - 13th. The winner will be announced on Valentine's Day.
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LUNCH AND LEARN CANCELLATION: The Lunch and Learn discussion group for Tues., Feb. 5 is cancelled. If you have any questions, contact Training and Development at 3-3536.
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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP: The Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership recognizes students for their leadership contributions and potential to model leadership for women. Applicants must be undergraduate students who have completed at least one year at UNI and are returning the following fall semester. A cumulative grade point of 3.25 or higher is required. The amount of the award is $1,000. Applications must be completed and submitted to the Office of the Vice President for Educational and Student Services by Feb. 22 at 4 p.m. The application is available at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.html
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EVENTS

EXHIBIT OPENING AT THE MUSEUM: "Thirty Years of Rock and Roll: Photography by Larry Hulst" will be on display in the museum through Mar. 17. This exhibit features 70 of the best "in concert" shots. Free and open to the public.
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CAPSTONE SEMINAR: ANTHRAX AND BIOTERRORISM: A MICROBIOLOGIST'S VIEW. Michael Walter, Dept. of Biology. Feb.7, 6:30-7:30 pm, 2532 McCollum.
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LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP: Series Workshop by Dr. Michael Blackwell, Director, UNI Center for Multicultural Education, will talk about the leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr. Thurs., Feb. 7, 3:30-4:45 p.m. in SEC 244/245. RSVP attendance to 3-2332.
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NORTHERN FESTIVAL OF BANDS: Feb. 7, 8 & 9 - GBPAC Great Hall - All Day - Contact: Ronald Johnson, 3-6058 - johnsonrw@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONCERT: Feb. 10 (Sunday) - Fourth Annual School of Music Black History Month Concert: Ruby Hinds, mezzo-soprano, and David Holkeboer, piano. "A Tribute to Marian Anderson." GBPAC, Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. - No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ROCK & ROLL GREATS - Comments by Bob Dorr, Feb. 10, 2:00 pm, UNI Museum. Bob will discuss R & R artists and their contribution to the history of music. Bob is a founding member of The Blue Band and was inducted into the Iowa Rock 'n' Roll Music Association Hall of Fame.
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PANTHER MASTERS SWIM MEET: First Annual Panther Masters Swim Meet, Feb. 10 at 10:00 am, WRC for all swimmers who are 19 years of age or older. Entry forms available at the East Pool or visit the Web address below. The cost to swim is $13.00. You do not have to join USMS or purchase a day pass to swim. For more information call Mike Savage 3-7885, Julie Pontasch 3-7111 or Danny May 3-7946 or visit http://www.uni.edu/~savage/masters.html. Volunteers welcome as well.
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CAPSTONE OPEN FORUM: Sponsored by the Capstone Coordinating Committee, Monday, Feb. 11, 6:30-8:00 pm, 125 Latham. Come to discuss the future of the Capstone course. Currently all science and technology general education courses are undergoing a five-year review. This is an opportunity to examine Capstone and discuss what's working and what's not.
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RAPE FREE ZONE: On Feb. 12th, SAVE (Students Against a Violent Environment) will pass out red ribbons to students and faculty with the instructions to tie them around whatever space s/he wants to designate a "Rape Free Zone". This nationwide campaign, known as VDay, brings communities together in opposition to the brutality of sexual assault. Groups may esignate an area to put ribbons, signifying support with a splotch of bright red amidst the snow.
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SUMMER JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS: Camp and Recreation Fair, Wed., Feb. 13 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. Over 60 organizations will be recruiting summer employees for a variety of positions. All majors and departments are welcome. For a list of participating organizations visit http://www.uni.edu/careercenter. Sponsored by the UNI Career Center.
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