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Thursday, October 31, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

HALF-PRICE FITNESS CLASSES: Pay as little as $14 for the rest of the semester. Register in WRC 101, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tai Chi, Mind Body & Spirit, CPR certification, and First Aid certification are not included in the special.
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec

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OPPORTUNIITY WORKS BRAINSTORMING SESSION: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 3:30 to 5 p.m., SEC 120 or Friday, Nov. 8, 11:30 to 1 p.m. in Wright Hall, 119. These sessions are two of 200 to create a 10-year action plan. This facilitated session covers community strengths and needs, and ideas for action. This is a one-time meeting; ideas are needed – not additional commitments. Find out more at
http://www.opportunityworksiowa.org.
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LIBRARY STUDENT COMPUTER FEE SURVEY: The library will conduct its annual survey of library-related student computing interests between November 1 and 10. The entire campus community is invited to participate. The survey will be online at
http://www.uni.edu/library/survey.htm
and in paper form in the library and in the Maucker Union.
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NOVEMBER/DECEMBER SCHEDULE OF FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Learn to upgrade computer skills, create Web pages, create digital movies and scan photos. All of these topics and more are offered on the calendar of FREE computer workshops found at http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt.
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A CAMPUS OF DIFFERENCE: Sign-up now to participate in this diversity awareness program licensed to UNI through the Anti-Defamation League. The eight-hour workshop is an opportunity to explore issues of culture and diversity. To register for a session, visit
http://www.uni.edu/hrs/training
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NEWS

FOUNDATION ACCOUNTING MOVES TO HOUSE 15: The UNI Foundation Accounting office has moved to House 15 (1221 23rd St). Its new campus mail code is 0239 and the new fax number is 3-3852. Phone numbers for Foundation Accounting staff remain the same.
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P&S COUNCIL ELECTION: P&S staff can access the online voting form through MyUNIverse Nov. 4-8. The UNI home page has a direct link to MyNIverse. The following P&S Council positions will be filled: at-large, instructional, educational and student services, administration and finance. For more information, contact Karen Cunningham, P&S nominating committee, at 3-2504.
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POWER OUTAGES AFFECTING COMPUTER SERVICES: The second outage will take place Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 7 a.m. (all of CBB). It is necessary for the installation of the new UPS for the computer room. The third outage will affect the computer room only, and will be scheduled at a later time. During these times, all central file servers and services, with exceptions listed below, will be unavailable. Primary DNS server will be available to resolve hostnames and addresses, and an "answering machine" for Web services normally hosted in the computer room. Internet service for the majority of campus will NOT be affected by these outages.
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IHSAA STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS: Starting the first week in November, the IHSAA State Football Playoffs will be in the UNI-Dome. There will be games at various times on Nov 6, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 22 and 23. Parking will be limited due to the large crowds. Dates and times are listed at http://www.uni.edu/unidome/ihsaa02.html
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AEOP FUNDRAISERS: Association for Educational Office Professionals are hosting several fundraisers for scholarships.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/282.html
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: An informational meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. in Maucker Union, Embassy Room. Freshmen and sophomores with at least a 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade point average are urged to attend. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/contined/is/nse.shtml
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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION WORKSHOPS: If you know students considering graduate school, suggest that they attend Graduate College workshops, designed to help demystify the application process. Short workshops will be held: Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 12:30 p.m. (Mauker Union, South Room); Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 12 noon (Maucker Union, North Room) and Thursday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m.(Maucker Union, North Room). Graduate student panel discussions will follow.
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EVENTS

ADOLESCENT LANGUAGE DISORDER SPEAKER: Friday, Nov. 1, at 1 p.m., in CAC 263. Professor Clifford Highnam and collaborators Elizabeth Timmermans and Laura Timmermans will speak in the Language Science Colloquium on the language disorder known as specific language impairment, reporting the results of a study conducted on adolescents with this disorder.
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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony, led by music director Jason Weinberger, will present works by American composers George Gershwin, Aaron Copland and Charles Ives Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1 and 2, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. Tickets at 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6 p.m. http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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UNI VOLLEYBALL: The no. 10 UNI women's volleyball team will be back in action this weekend in the West Gym. On Friday, Nov. 1, the Panthers take on Evansville; and Saturday, Nov. 2, they battle Southern Illinois. Both matches start at 7 p.m.
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IAHPERD CONVENTION: The 2002 Iowa Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD) Convention will take place at Price Laboratory School and the WRC on Nov. 2-3. Graduate credit and licensure renewal credit will be offered. Elementary and early childhood educators can attend for an allied professional fee of $25 on Sunday, Nov. 3. Contact lori.smith@uni.edu or 3-2558; or through Conference and Event Services at 3-6988.
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GUEST MASTER CLASS: Sunday, Nov. 3, 7-9 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. William Wellborn, piano. No admission charge. Contact: Robin Guy at 3-2193 or guy@uni.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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CROW FORUM: Monday, Nov. 4, BAK 161, noon. Cathy DeSoto, Department of Psychology, will present "The Link Between Estrogen, Brain, and Behavior: Why it Matters." The Graduate Program in Women's Studies sponsors the Current Research on Women Forum Series.
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UNI HORN CHOIR CONCERT: Monday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Thomas Tritle, conductor. No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Monday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. in 125 Latham Hall. Students who attended summer geology field programs through Southern Utah University and the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will present "Summer 2002 Geology Field Course Experiences."
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GUEST RECITAL: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. William Wellborn, piano. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNITUBA (UNI TUBA EUPHONIUM) ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Jeffrey Funderburk, conductor. No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI CONCERT BAND PERFORMANCE: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Rod Chesnutt, conductor. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT: Thursday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Dyan Baker, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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THE THREEPENNY OPERA: UNI Lyric Theatre/Theatre UNI presents Kurt Weill's "The Threepenny Opera," November 8, 9, 14, 16 and 17, at 7:30 p.m. (except 2 p.m. on the 17th), Strayer-Wood Theatre. Cost:$15 adult; $13sSenior/faculty/staff; $10 UNI student/youth. For tickets call 3-6381; http://tickets.uni.edu/
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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U. S. AIR FORCE BAND: Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Kelly Bledsoe, conductor. No admission charge, but tickets needed. Call 3-SHOW (7469). Ticket holders must be in their seats 15 minutes prior to curtain time. Any seats remaining at 1:40 p.m. will be available for general seating.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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PHILANTHROPY WEEK 2002: Visit the Philanthropy Week table in MauckerUnion Nov. 11-15. A symposium on philanthropy will take place on Thursday, Nov. 14, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Lang Hall Auditorium. Free refreshments in the student lounge at 11:30 a.m. Experts in philanthropy from the Cedar Valley area will speak. For information, contact Laura Lundahl in the Development Office, 3-3557.
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