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Thursday, November 7, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

FLU SHOTS: Flu shots are available for UNI staff and faculty on Tuesday Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m., Maucker Union Expansion C and Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7-8:30 a.m., Student Health Clinic. The cost is $12. To have the SHC file a claim with your insurance company, download the Employee Release of Information' form and bring it to the clinic with a copy of BOTH SIDES of your insurance card. The form is available at
http://www.uni.edu/health/forms/registration.pdf
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MAIL SERVICES: Chris Kula, Director of Central Mail-University of Iowa, will be on campus Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 9:30-11 a.m. in the Royal Oak room, Maucker Union to answer questions and concerns about outgoing first class and bulk mail. To be sure Chris answers a specific question, e-mail him in advance at chris-kula@uiowa.edu. Representatives from UNI's Mail Center will be on hand to answer any questions relating to incoming and campus mail.
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THE PRODUCTION HOUSE: The Production House gives UNI faculty, staff, and students the ability to independently produce high quality multimedia products such as powerpoint presentations, edit videos, and create Web sites. Assistance using the labs software and hardware is available. The Production House also provides a variety of multimedia production services for those that would like items produced for them. The Production House is open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Fridays in room #107, Center for Educational Technology. Call Chuck Sengstock at 3-6192 or visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse.
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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH: CQ Researcher is a full-text publication that provides in-depth analysis of a single current or controversial topic in each issue. Recent topics include corporate crime, Iraq, the living wage, and defense priorities. Online access back to October 1991. For more information, visit
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/static.php?page=faq
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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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NEWS

NEW UNI EMPLOYEES: Merit: Christopher A. Bengston, kitchen helper II, Towers Dining; Shane C. Henry, custodian I, Physical Plant; Henry E. Pugh, custodian I, Physical Plant. P & S: Avriel L. Olsen, program manager/client services, Business & Community Services-SBDC; Tammy M. Utley, assistant softball coach, Intercollegiate Athletics.
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WAL-MART CARDS: Wal-Mart requires each UNI procard user to have a Wal-Mart identification card. Get one by going to the Wal-Mart service desk prior to going through the check-out or get one from UNI Purchasing. Any questions call Roxanne 3-3524.
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RRTTC FY 2003/2004 CALL FOR PROPOSALS: The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) is soliciting pre-proposals for projects. For a copy of the call for proposals, visit http://www.rrttc.uni.edu or contact Michaela Rich, RRTTC program manager, at 3-3689 or michaela.rich@uni.edu
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MACURH CONFERENCE: November 15-17, the conference staff and the Department of Residence welcome 700 university and residence hall leaders to UNI for the regional MACURH (Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls) Conference. They will utilize the Maucker Union, Wright, Lang, Curris Business Building, and Redeker Center.
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NISG NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER: The Northern Iowa Student Government's November newsletter is accessible online at, http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg
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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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NOVEMBER SPECIALS AT CAMPUS MARKETS, RESTAURANTS AND CARTS:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/286.html
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EVENTS

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. 8, 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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THE THREEPENNY OPERA: Theatre UNI and the School of Music present the wickedly witty musical, "The Threepenny Opera," on November 8, 9, 14, and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 at 2:00 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $15/$13/$10. Call the box office at: 273-6381.
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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 MEN'S BASKETBALL: Catch the Panthers as they take the court for the first time this year. The Panthers tip-off against the Dominican Republic National Team in an exhibition game on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1:05 p.m. in the West Gym. Single game and season tickets are on sale now; call 3-DOME.
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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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UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI women's basketball team begins the season with an exhibition game against Russia Dynamo on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 3:05 p.m. in the West Gym. Single game and season tickets are on sale now; call 273-DOME.
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ETHICS 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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UNI STUDENT READING ASSOCIATION BOOK FAIR: The UNI-Student Reading Association is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair Monday, Nov. 11- Thursday, Nov. 14 in the rotunda of the SEC 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., with a special Wednesday evening children's event. All proceeds support local literacy activities and events.
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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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UNI JAZZ BANDS II and III CONCERT: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Robert Washut and Bill Scheidecker, conductors. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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STUDIO RECITAL: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Julia Bullard Viola Studio recital. No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WOMEN'S STUDIES WOMEN ON FRIDAY: This month, "Women on Fridays" evaluates what it means to teach women's studies. Friday, Nov. 15, noon-1:30 p.m., Baker 161. Bring a lunch; desert will be provided. For more information, contact susan.hill@uni.edu or cynthia.goatley@uni.edu.
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