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Tuesday, October 8, 2002



EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

PRICE LAB OFFERS FIRST "TEACHER INSTITUTE": Friday, Oct. 18, all day. Designed to enrich the experience of UNI teacher education students as well as offer refresher experiences for new teachers in the field.
The sessions will all be held at PLS. No charge.
http://www.pls.uni.edu/pls/teacher_institute/
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BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION: For full or part-time Iowa college student or team of five or fewer students who are starting a new business. The competition involves multiple rounds of judging and various deadlines. The deadline to enter is Oct. 14. Three state winners will be selected in December and each will win $5,000. Please e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu for the competition guidelines, visit CBB 264, or visit
http://www.jpec.org
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FREE, ANONYMOUS DEPRESSION SCREENING: The Counseling Center will offer students, staff, faculty, and community members the opportunity to learn about the signs and symptoms of depression and other mood disorders, and to be screened for mental health problems during National Depression Screening Day. Sessions will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Counseling Center, 213 Student Services Center. Call 3-2676 for more information. For more information contact lee.weber@uni.edu or at 3-6457.
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INTRAMURAL SOCCER: 8-on-8 Co-Rec tournament for students, faculty, and staff. Entry forms available in WRC 101 (8 am-5:30 pm) starting Oct. 7. Entry fee: $20, two game guarantee. Entry form due by Oct. 16, WRC 101. Schedules posted Oct. 18. Tournament: Sunday, Oct. 20, IM Fields. Limited to first 12 teams.
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AEOP 2002-2003: The Association of Educational Office Professionals will meet Tuesday, Oct. 8, noon, Maucker Union, Expansion C. Guest speaker, Robin Gurien, Training and Career Development, will speak on "Living Outloud." Membership dues may be paid at the meeting or send $10 to Nadine Lilleskov, mail code 0506.
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NEWS 


WINTER REDUCED OPERATIONS: The University will authorize reduced operations for the holiday season. Visit the following Web site for further information:
www.uni.edu/vpaf/winter2002.html
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THE UNIVERSITY HAZARD COMMUNICATION PROGRAM: Updates have been mailed to all deans, directors and department heads this week. Review to assure you are complying with the changes. Contact the University Safety Office at 3-5855 with questions.
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UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN: UNI is kicking off its 2002 United Way campaign, to be completed by the end of October. UNI has given over $60,000 to Cedar Valley United Way in each of the past two campaigns. To find out about this year's campaign and the 25 Cedar Valley agencies whose 43 programs are supported by United Way, visit http://www.uni.edu/dor/UnitedWay
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AFSCME EMPLOYEE VOTE: On Tuesday, Oct. 8, six informational meetings and a vote by the membership of AFSCME will take place at the union office, located at 704 1/2 Main St., Cedar Falls. The vote will determine how Merit-contract covered employees will share in the university budget reductions. The meetings will be at 7 a.m., 9 a.m.,11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. All Merit bargaining-unit employees will be in pay status for a maximum of 1.50 hours, within their regularly scheduled shift, if they plan to attend one of the meetings. Employees are asked to notify their supervisor about which meeting they will attend.
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FEDERAL DISCLOSURE--2001 ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, information on crime statistics for recent years, public safety personnel and programs, building access, reporting crimes, safety suggestions, and policies, programs and services regarding alcohol, drugs, and sexual abuse is available at http://www.uni.edu/pubsaf/crime_report/. You may request a printed copy of this information by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Educational & Student Services, 200 Gilchrist Hall.
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FEDERAL DISCLOSURE--DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS ACT: In compliance with the Drug-Free Schools Act, the following Website contains information about: standards of conduct concerning alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and related disciplinary sanctions, local, state and federal laws and sanctions concerning AOD use, health risks of AOD use and abuse, and programs that provide assistance for alcohol and/or other drug concerns.
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/wellness/subabuse/subabuse.html
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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES: Minutes for the Sept. 26 meeting are available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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OCTOBER DINING SPECIALS: Freshens & Seattle's Best -- pumpkin bar for 50 cents. Asian Creations -- two egg rolls for $1.50. Bent Fork -- baked potato and chili $1.79. Club Cafe -- Any muffin, 25 cents off. JW's Pizza -- slice of pizza, bread sticks, and 22 oz. fountain pop combo meal is 50 cents off.
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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 cents. All proceeds are used to support literacy service projects.
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CLUB '91: Located on the lower level of Maucker Union, Club '91will reopen soon with a large multi-level seating area with two food venues and televisions. JWs opens Oct. 7 and features pizza, bread sticks, toasted sandwiches and fountain pop. Club Cafe opens Oct.10 featuring sandwiches on homemade deli buns, fresh pastries and cookies, bottled beverages, fountain pop, hot cocoa and specialty coffees. JWs is open 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Club Cafe is open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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BISCOTTI'S SPECIAL: Get a Deli Express Sandwich, 99 cent Frito Lay chips and a 20 oz. bottled pop for $3.49 all through October.
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EVENTS

UNI CHAMBER WINDS CONCERT: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall, conductor Ronald Johnson. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI JAZZ COMBOS CONCERT: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall, coordinator Chris Merz. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall, Randy Grabowski-trumpet. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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LINGUIST TO SPEAK: Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Peter Ladefoged, world-renowned linguist from the UCLA Phonetics Laboratory, and linguistic consultant on films such as "My Fair Lady," will give a general interest talk on "Recording the Endangered Languages of the World". Professor Ladefoged will also give a more technical lecture on "Breathing for Speech, Syllables and Stress" to the Language Science Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 11, 1 PM in CAC 263.
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ART EXHIBITION: "Figured Ceramics" opened Oct. 1 and runs through Friday Oct. 25. 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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UNI VOLLEYBALL: The #10-ranked Panthers return to the West Gym to host two conference rivals. UNI faces Wichita State on Friday night and Southwest Missouri State on Saturday night. Both matches begin at 7 pm in the West Gym.
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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, led by new music director and conductor Jason Weinberger and with guest pianist Wang Xiaohan, will perform an all-Beethoven concert October 11-12at 7:30 pm in the GBPAC. Advance tickets are available at 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6:00 p.m.
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MIDNIGHT CRAZY HOOPS: Get a look at the 2002-03 Panther men's and women's basketball teams this Fridaynight (Oct. 11) in the West Gym. Doors open at 11 pm. No charge. Free t-shirts to the first 200 fans plus fun contests.
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NORTHERN IOWA ALL-STATE STRING WORKSHOP: Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $5 Student registration fee. Contact Rebecca Burkhardt at 3-6272 or burkhardt@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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DESIGN PRESENTATION: Theatre UNI will host the Director/Designers Presentation for the upcoming collaboration with the School of Music, The Threepenny Opera, on Monday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. No charge.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Monday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Robert Washut, piano, and Chris Merz, saxophone. No charge.http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WOMEN'S STUDIES BOARD MEETING: Monday, Oct. 14, noon-1 p.m. in Baker 161. Board meetings are open to all.
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MEET THE PRES: Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Maucker Union Expansion. All Professional and Scientific employees are invited to hear President Koob address the current budget situation in Iowa and its impact on UNI. The 2002 Regents Staff Excellence Award Recipients will also be recognized. Bring your lunch; cookies and beverages will be provided. Call Sharon Drachenberg for more information, 3-2436. http://www.uni.edu/ps_council
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HEALTH SYMPOSIUM: Monday, Oct. 21, at 12:15 in the great Reading Room, Seerley Hall Room 116. Dr. Pinstrup-Andersen will address the topic "World Hunger and Malnutrition." No charge. For more information call 3-6411.

 


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