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Tuesday, November 5, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

SEE THE THREEPENNY OPERA FOR FREE: Just volunteer to usher. It's easy to learn and do. Performances are November 8, 9, 14, 16, 17. Call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 273-6381 if interested. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE.
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HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 5-7 p.m. in the CBB Room 1. This free, two-hour workshop is sponsored by the UNI Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and the UNI JPEC. Advanced registration is required: deadline is Nov. 15. Call 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu to register.
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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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ITS EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES: will conduct brief presentations to any department regarding the services and support offered by ITS. Contact Marilyn Drury, at 3-2309.
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OPPORTUNITY 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 may participate. The survey is 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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NEWS

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS: between United Faculty-AAUP and the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, begin in November. The parties will work on a Master Agreement for 2003-2005. At the first meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 6, United Faculty will present its initial proposal. The Board of Regents will offer its proposal on Monday, Nov. 18. Both meetings will take place at 3:00 p.m. in Room 209 of Gilchrist Hall. These two sessions are open to the public. Direct any questions about United Faculty-AAUP or the collective bargaining process to Chuck Quirk, Executive Director, 3-2206.
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ENRON CONFERENCE: UNI will host a conference on ethics, "Beyond Enron: A Crisis of Capitalism," Monday, Nov. 11, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Lang Hall Auditorium.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/284.html

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P&S COUNCIL ELECTION: P&S staff can vote online this week. All UNI P&S staff are encouraged to vote by accessing the on-line voting form through MyUniverse, available from the UNI home page. The following 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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COMMUNITY/UNIVERSITY FORUM: The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations will host a Community/University Forum in Dubuque, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. "Welcoming Newcomers: A Key to Iowa's Economic Future" is designed to welcome and find new ways to accommodate immigrant and refugee newcomers to the workforce. Panelists include President Koob, Mark Grey, director of the New Iowans program; Anne Woodrick, co-director of the New Iowans program; and James Hoelscher, business and community outreach coordinator of the New Iowans program. All of the New Iowans books are available at http://www.bcs.uni.edu/idm/newiowans.
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MAJOR MEETINGS: Nov. 6, 3 p.m. Academic departments will present information about majors, guidelines for registration and general advising. Target population: freshmen, undecided students, and students changing majors. For meeting locations visit,
http://www.uni.edu/acaadvis/majormtg.html

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NOVEMBER SPECIALS AT CAMPUS MARKETS RESTAURANTS AND CARTS:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/286.html
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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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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

NATIONAL TELECONFERENCE ON TEACHER EDUCATION: A live 60-minute interactive teleconference “Finding a Way: The Role of Leadership in Technology Planning” will be shown on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from noon until 1 pm in StudioIT, Lang 245. For more details visit, http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/teleconference.html
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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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INDONESIAN LANGUAGE TALK: Friday, Nov. 10, 1-2 p.m., CAC 263. As part of the Language Science Colloquium, William Davies, Chair of the University of Iowa Linguistics Department, will speak on the syntax of Madurese, an Indonesian language.
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GBPAC PERFORMANCE: Pianist Emanuel Ax & king'singers, one of the world's most sought-after vocal ensembles, will perform together Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. For tickets call 3-SHOW or order online at http://tickets.uni.edu. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/gbpac.
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WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FAMILY CONCERT: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m., RHA. Tickets 3-SHOW (7469) and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI FOOTBALL: Catch the Panthers in action as they battle Gateway Conference rival Western Illinois in the DOME on Saturday, Nov. 9th at 4:05 p.m. For only $40 a family receives 4 tickets in the Family Fun Zone, 4 drinks, 4 slices of pizza and a tub of popcorn.
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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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WOMEN'S STUDIES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: Monday, Nov. 11, noon to 1 p.m. in Baker 161. Board meetings are open to all.
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UNI SINGERS CONCERT: Monday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Brad Barrett, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI PERCUSSION/MARIMBA AND WEST AFRICA DRUM ENSEMBLES CONCERT: Monday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Hogancamp, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: Bernard Allison will appear Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 p.m. at the John Deere Supervisors' Club, Ridgeway Ave. & Dewitt Rd, Waterloo. Advance tickets $12; available online at http://www.kuniradio.org and at Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls. Tickets at the door are $15.
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