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Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

SAVE TRAINING SESSIONS: SAVE Frontline, a student-to-student outreach program created to give sexual assault victims a safe and comfortable place to report their offense, is holding a spring training session Feb. 8th and 9th. Training is provided by the Family Service League and is available to anyone interested. Sessions run Friday 5-10 pm and Saturday 8-1 pm. The training is free and will be held at the SAVE Center, located at 2222 College Street. If interested, contact Lanette Watson at 268-2084 or email lanette.watson@uni.edu.
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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UPCOMING YEAR: It is time to process renewal and new scholarships for the upcoming academic year. For scholarship amounts tied to tuition & fees, the following semester figures have been approved by the Board of Regents: Tuition: undergrad resident: $1,846, undergrad nonresident: $5,000, graduate resident: $2,194 and graduate nonresident: $5,406. The following mandatory fees are the same for all classifications: computer: $70, health $56, student activity: $86.75.
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TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES: Preferred customer agreements have been reached with four different agencies to provide temporary employee services at a reduced hourly rate. For more information or a fee schedule, contact Human Resource Services at 3-2422.
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ROD LIBRARY DISPLAY CASES: The second floor display case has an ABIL exhibit by the Industrial Tech. Dept. The first floor case has a 30-year history of rock and roll by the UNI Museum. If you are interested in putting up a library display, contact Rebecca Berg.
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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, call Lynn at 3-6232. The deadline for registration is Feb. 28. There are still openings in a variety of wellness-focused classes.
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NEWS

ANNUAL UNI BUDGET: The Cabinet's annual budget planning message is posted on the Web at: http://www.uni.edu/infosys/budget03.shtml
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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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CANCELLATIONS: The Lunch and Learn discussion groups are cancelled for the following dates: Wednesday, March 6, Thursday, April 4, and Monday, May 6. If you have any questions, contact Training and Development at 3-3536.
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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 from $45 to $100. Alumni Association members receive a 10% discount. To purchase tickets, contact the Alumni Association, 3-2586, or the GBPAC, 3-7469.
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FEB. FOOD PROMOTIONS ON CAMPUS: Following are the Feb. promotions at campus food carts, convenience stores and restaurants. Carts: Get a sandwich, bag of chips and 20 oz pop for $3.50. Biscotti's: Register to win a digital camera to be given away Feb. 14. 23rd St. Market: Register to win a 19-inch GE Color TV to be given away Feb. 14. JW's: Bread sticks and cheese sauce for $1.09. Club Caf≥: $.25 off the price of a cinnamon roll. Freshens/Seattle's Best: Jumbo rice krispie bar for $.50. Asian Creations: $.50 off combo #1 with soup. Bent Fork: 12 oz of campfire chili for $2.49.
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EVENTS

LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP: Dr. Michael Blackwell, Director, UNI Center for Multicultural Education, will discuss the leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr. Thurs., Feb. 7, 3:30-4:45 p.m. in SEC 244/245. RSVP, 3-2332.
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CAPSTONE SEMINAR: ANTHRAX AND BIOTERRORISM: A MICROBIOLOGIST'S VIEW: Michael Walter, Dept. of Biology, UNI. Feb. 7, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 2532 MSH
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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 charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ROCK & ROLL GREATS: Comments by Bob Dorr, Feb. 10, 2 p.m., 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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CAPSTONE OPEN FORUM: Sponsored by the Capstone Coordinating Committee, Monday, Feb. 11, 6:30-8 p.m., 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 discuss what's working and what's not.
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"RUSSIAN ROMANCES:" Dr. Victoria Cherva, Associate Professor of Russian Culture at the Russian State Pedagogical University will give a lecture on Russian Romances Mon., Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Great Reading Room in Seerley. Come learn what made romances the most popular musical genre in Russia during the 19th and 20th centuries.
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GUEST RECITAL: Tues., Feb., 12, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Oleg Koshelev, piano. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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V-DAY COLLEGE CAMPAIGN: A benefit performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" will be performed in Lang Auditorium Feb. 15th and 16th at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 public, $5 students, and may be purchased by calling 3-SHOW, or at the following locations: GBPAC, Strayer-Wood, UNI Visitor's Center, Union info desk or at the door. Proceeds go to local area women's shelters, and the women of Afghanistan. Other V-Week events include: Mon. 11th: V-Vigil, top of Union Tues. 12th: Rape-Free Zone Campaign, 11-2 p.m. in the Union Wed. 13th: Benefit band performances, Burbon St. bar, 9 p.m. Thurs. 14th: Create your own vagina table in the Union, 10-4 p.m.
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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 V-Day, brings communities together in opposition to the brutality of sexual assault. Groups may designate an area to put ribbons, signifying support with a splash of 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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COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE: The UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is a sponsor of the first Collegiate Entrepreneurs Iowa Conference to be held Fri., Feb. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Gateway Conference Center in Ames. JPEC will provide free registration, lunch and transportation for the event. UNI students, faculty or staff interested in attending need to complete a registration form in CBB 264 or e-mail name, address, phone, and if you would like to ride the bus to katherine.cota@uni.edu by Feb. 15. For more information, call 3-7350 or katherine.cota@uni.edu
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OWLS AT THE MUSEUM: Sat., Feb. 23, 2-4 p.m. Learn about owls and their habits and see Spirit the owl (injured barred owl rehabilitated by Linda Nebbe and the Black Hawk Wildlife Rehabilitation Project). This is a special program for children ages 6-10. Pre-register and submit payment by February 15; space is limited. Cost: $5.
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