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Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

FACULTY POSITION, ENGLISH EDUCATION: Applications sought for asst. professor, tenure-track position, in the Department of English. Teach secondary English methods; contribute to English major/minor programs and General Education. AA/EOE. Contact Kris Knebel, 3-5965, for copies of the full position announcement with required qualifications and application directions (due by March 1 to assure full consideration). Please direct this announcement to prospective candidates and those who might know prospective candidates.
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LEARNING TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE: Whether they are co-workers or clients, dealing with difficult people can be one of the most stressful experiences of your job. Learn how to deal with difficult people by attending a session on Tues., March 5 or Thurs., March 7. To sign up for the session, go to http://www.uni.edu/hrs/training and click on the workshop registration link.
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PERSONAL TRAINERS: Personal Trainers are a wonderful resource for motivation and guidance while working towards your fitness goals. Call Kristy Leen at 3-7167 for more information.
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NEWS

GANSKE TO VISIT UNI: Congressman Greg Ganske (R), Iowa will be the keynote speaker and guest of honor at the UNI Army ROTC Annual Military Ball, Fri., Feb. 22 in Maucker Union. All UNI faculty, staff members, veterans and students are invited to attend. For additional information and tickets, call Lt. Col. Mike DePuglio, professor of Military Science at 3-6220 or 3-7648.
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UNI IN THE NEWS: The January/February issue of American Journalism Review profiled the cable program "Here & There," a one-hour show produced by Anelia Dimitrova, Communication Studies, that localizes international events.
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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES AVAILABLE: Minutes from the meeting of January 24, 2002 are at http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes912.asp
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NOMINATIONS FOR LUX AWARD: The UNI Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the 2002 Lux Service Award. If you know a senior, undergraduate student who has demonstrated outstanding service to UNI, submit a nomination. Nominations must be received by 5 p.m. Fri., Feb. 15th. Visit http://www.unialum.org/lux/ for more info and a link to the nomination form.
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EVENTS

ART EXHIBITIONS: The following exhibitions run through March 10: "Teresa A. Cole: Print Installations" and "Alexander Kvares: Recent Work." Kvares will speak at 7 p.m. Fri., Feb. 15 and Cole will speak at 4 p.m., Sat. Feb. 16. An opening reception honoring both artists will begin at 5 p.m. Sat., Feb. 16. All exhibitions, lectures, and opening receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. through Thurs.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fri.; noon to 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun.
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VALENTINE'S DAY BAKE SALE: The Masters in Social Work student association will hold a bake sale on Thurs., Feb. 14th in the Union.
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PEACE-MAKING WORKSHOP: The workshop "Peace-Making for Leaders," Feb. 14, 3:30-4:45 p.m. in 244/245 SEC. Greg Buntz will discuss how the leader creates an atmosphere that keeps unproductive conflict to a minimum and empowers followers to talk through differences rather than fighting. The workshop is free and open to the public. Call 3-2332 to register.
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THURSDAZE IN THE UNION: Thursdaze welcomes master hypnotist, Jim Wand and comedian Kivi Rogers on Thurs., Feb. 14th at 9 p.m. This show is free and open to all students and staff. For more info, visit http://www.uni.edu/thursdaze
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. CREIGHTON: The women's basketball team hosts Creighton at 7:05 p.m. in the West Gym, Fri., Feb. 15, doors open at 6 p.m. Call 3-DOME for tickets.
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47TH ANNUAL TALLCORN JAZZ FESTIVAL: Fri. & Sat. Feb. 15-16, all day in GBPAC Great and Davis Halls and Russell Hall. Contact: Robert Washut, 3-6431 - washut@uni.edu http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SINFONIAN DIMENSIONS IN JAZZ: Fri. & Sat. Feb. 15-16, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. Rich Perry, tenor saxophone, with UNI Jazz Band I, Robert Washut, conductor. Tickets, $6 public; $5 student, 3-SHOW and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. DRAKE: The Panthers host intrastate rival Drake, Sun., Feb. 17 at 3:05 in the Dome.
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ST. PETERSBURG ICE BALLET PRESENTS CINDERELLA: Sun., Feb. 17, 4 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. With over 100 spectacular costumes and brilliant choreography, the ice ballet combines the grace and elegance of classical ballet with ice-skating to create a unique theatrical experience.
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UNI CONNECTION'S ANNUAL PIE PARTY: Everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy a piece of homemade pie at the AS-American-AS-apple pie party, Tues., Feb. 19, 12:30-3:30 p.m. at St. Stephen's Student Center.
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LECTURE ON CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN MUSIC: Dr. Victoria Cherva, associate professor at the Russian State Pedagogical University in St. Petersburg, will speak Tues., Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Great Reading Room in Seerley.
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NORTHERN IOWA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA/SYMPHONY CONCERT: Tues., Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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TECHNOLOGY EXPO: A Technology Expo will be held Wed., Feb. 20, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion B. This event is being hosted by ITS-Educational Technology and is open to all faculty and staff. Contact Chuck Sengstock, 3-6192 with questions.
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PAT/HISTORY DEPT. LECTURE: Kenneth Lyftogt will give a presentation on "Matthew Mark Trumbull: Iowa, Race and the Civil War." The lecture is free and open to the public and will begin at 7 p.m., Wed., Feb. 20, in SRL 115.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wed., Feb. 20, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Julia Bullard, viola. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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"THE DINNER JOB INTERVIEW": The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's Selected Topics for Students and Staff will present "The Dinner Job Interview" on Thurs., Feb. 21 from 3:30-4:45 p.m. in CBB rooms 1 & 3. Presenters will discuss interview strategies, etiquette tips, formal table settings and what an employer really wants to know about you. Presentations are free and require no registration. For more information, contact the JPEC at 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu.
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FIRST COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS CONFERENCE: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will be a sponsor at the conference held on Fri., Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Gateway Conference Center in Ames. The conference will bring together college students, staff and faculty from Iowa for a day of networking, advice, and entrepreneurial success stories. 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 February 15 (will accept late registrations on Monday, Febrauary 18). For more information, call 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu.
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KHKE BENEFIT: "Jazz Desserts" will benefit public radio KHKE Sat., Feb. 23, 7-11 p.m. at The Cellar, 320 E. 4th St., Waterloo. The event features desserts, coffee, a souvenir glass mug, cash bar, a silent auction and music from Bigfish Jazz featuring vocals by Janet Parrish. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Tickets are available at KUNI/KHKE, 3-6400, or http://www.khke.org, at The Cellar and Co-op Records.
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KENT STEPHENSON, BETTY McCOY HONORED: Black Hawk County Scholarship Dinner at 6 p.m. Mon., Feb. 25, Sunnyside Country Club, Waterloo. This event is a fundraiser to provide scholarship support to a BHC incoming freshman student athlete. The keynote speaker will be former UNI football star and Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Kent Stephenson '65. The "Friend of Athletics" award will be presented to Kathy McCoy, accepting on behalf of her mother, Betty McCoy. The scholarship award winner will be announced at the event. Tickets are $30 each or $100 for four tickets. A table sponsorship of eight seats can be purchased for $200. Contact Sloane Tyler at 3-6667 or sloane.tyler@uni.edu
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