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Tuesday, October 1, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

BLOOD CHEMISTRY PROFILES: Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 7 to 8:30 a.m., WRC Main Corridor. The cost is $15 for BCP-23. Men can pay $5 extra for a PSA. Provided by Allen Hospital. Call the Wellness Lab at 3-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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INTRO TO FORGIVENESS GROUP: To learn more about what forgivenessis and is not and how to actually forgive after you have been hurt, join this group. Call dr. Suzanne Freedman 3-2843 or 277-7282 for more information.
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WEBCT WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-Educational Technology is offering free WebCT workshops on Oct. 4, 11, and 18 from 9 am to noon for UNI faculty. WebCT is a system that allows you to create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or helps you create a course that is completely online. These classes are for those who want a refresher on how to use WebCT as well as for thosewho have never used WebCT. It's advisable to have some experience in creating Web pages. For more information, visit
http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm or call 3-2309.
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ITS-ET COMPUTER WORKSHOP SCHEDULE: The Oct. schedule is available at http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt. If students have projects involving Microsoft Office or the creation of a Web site, please encourage them to attend these workshops.
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NEWS

HOMECOMING: Support UNI Homecoming and purchase your "Surfin' UNI" 2002 Homecoming Button for $2. Call Mike @ 3-5888 and they will be delivered that day. To see events, visit http://www.unialum.org/events/schedule.html
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POPCORN IN SCHINDLER EDUCATION CENTER: The UNI-Student Reading Association will be selling popcorn in the rotunda of the SECon Mondays from 11-12:15 and on Wednesdays from 10:15-12:15. Cost is $.50. All proceeds are used to support literacy service projects.
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ATHELETICS HALL OF FAME INDUCTION LOCATION CHANGE: Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11:45. The luncheon has been moved to the Maucker Union Expansion. Tickets are available for $20 per person. Please call 3-DOME or e-mail sloane.tyler@uni.edu to order your tickets today. To read about the inductees, visit http://www.unipanthers.com.
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DIRECT DEPOSIT OF PAYROLL CHECKS: It will simplify your life, and you will have your money on payday. You can find the Direct Deposit Authorization' form on My Universe under 'Tools for Success', Forms Repository. Authorizations should be turned in to the Payroll Office, 256 Gilchrist. Any questions, call Payroll at 3-2545.
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NORTHERN IOWA STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS: Anyone wanting to become a student senator should pick-up an election packet at the NISG office, 103 Student Services Center- Bartlett Hall. Packets are due back to the NISG office no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Voting will take place online on Tuesday, Oct. 15 & Wednesday Oct. 16. For more information, contact nisg@uni.edu.
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NEW STUDENT COMPUTER CENTER IN WRC: A new SCC is located in room 156, WRC. This 24 workstation facility is a joint venture of ITS, HPELS and Student Computer Fee. See http://www.uni.edu/its/us/sccs for details on all the ITS SCCs.
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KUDOS IS AVAILABLE AT:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2002/sept26.shtml
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EVENTS

ART EXHIBITION: Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Friday Oct. 25. "Figured Ceramics" supported by the Martha Ellen Tye Visiting Artist/Scholar Series and by an Iowa Arts Council project grant. The curator is JoAnn Schnabel, UNI professor of art. Internationally renowned artist, Arthur Gonzalez, will give a lecture at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, in the KAB Art Auditorium. The exhibition, lecture, and opening reception are free and open to the public.
http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery
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DISSENT AND PATRIOTISM: Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4:30-6 p.m. Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall. A discussion with Peg Mullen, author of "Unfriendly Fire", a book written in response to her son's death by "friendly fire" in Vietnam. Author will autograph books. Reserve space by calling 3-2332.
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HEARST SPEAKER SERIES: Begins Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Lang with an address by Bliss Browne, founder and president of Imagine Chicago. Free and open to the public. For more information, see http://www.uni.edu/~martin/hearst.html
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ANNUAL ALL-ALUMNI RECEPTION: Friday, Oct 4 5:30-7 p.m. in the Commons Georgian Lounge. Tickets are only $10 and include food and drink tickets. Join us in welcoming our alumni back to campus for Homecoming weekend. To register, please call 3-2355 or visit http://www.unialum.org/events.html.
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UNI WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT: Friday, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC GreatHall. Conductor is Ronald Johnson. No charge.
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CROW FORUM: Monday, Oct. 7, BAK 161 at noon. Cynthia Dunn, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, will present “Models of Marriage and Gender in Japanese Wedding Discourse,". The Graduate Program in Women’s Studies sponsors the Current Research on Women Forum Series. Faculty, staff, students and members of the wider community are invited to gather for informal presentation and discussion.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Monday, Oct. 7 at 4 p.m. in 125 Latham Hall. Dr. Rhawn Denniston, Asst. Professor of Geology in the Dept. of Geology at Cornell College, will present "Paleo-preciptation and vegetation characteristics deduced from speleothems." Dr. Denniston will discuss his work with mineralogic and chemical signatures in cave "flowstones" which provide information on climate change.
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