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Thursday, November 14, 2002

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

INTERCULTURAL AWARENESS WORKSHOP: On Monday, Nov. 18, 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Baker 161 UNI students, faculty and staff are invited to interact with colleagues and students from different cultures and backgrounds in an intercultural awareness workshop as part of International Education Week. Mike Williams, international student advocate and an instructor/intern in the Culture and Intensive English Program, will coordinate the workshop. Mike usually facilitates an international student academic support group at this time. Those will continue to be held on Monday evenings at the same time throughout the semester. Call Mike Williams at 273-6876 or e-mail mikelee@uni.edu for further information.
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NEW UPS FORMS: Campus Supply has a new UPS form available online. Your full account number (MEMFIS) must be included with one of the following object codes: all packages use 66210, all letters use 63010. Do not leave any lines blank. All labels on packages and letters should be typed. Illegible labels cause delays and a $5 - $10 "address correction charge." Do not ship packages in used boxes with hazardous material labels. If you have questions call Larry Gordon at 3-2828.
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FREE OR LOW COST EVENING CHILDCARE: An evening childcare program has been established through funds from the U.S. Department of Education. The program runs from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday. Pell qualifiers receive free childcare, others billed hourly by a sliding fee scale. For more information call the CDC, at 3-2263.
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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK OPENING EVENT: The Fulbright Program: Funding for Teaching, Research, and Graduate Study Abroad Nov. 18, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Maucker Union Expansion A. Attend this panel discussion featuring recent UNI Fulbright Scholars and a UNI student. Opening remarks by Dr. Susan Koch, Associate Provost. Refreshments are provided. Contact David.Walker@uni.edu or Ella.Sweigert@uni.edu for more information.
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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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BUSINESS CASUAL: The JPEC presents "Business Casual - What You Wear Speaks Volumes" in its Selected Topics for students and staff series on Nov. 20, 3 to 4:15 p.m. in CBB, room 1. This presentation includes a 30 minute lecture by Robin Rector of Strategic Marketing Services and features a fashion show by Younkers. No advanced registration or fees. For more information, call 3-7350, katherine.cota@uni.edu, or http://www.jpec.org.
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NOVEMBER "HOOKED ON GARDENING" NEWSLETTER: is now available on-line by visiting http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/HOG.html
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NEW FOLDERS IN STOCK: New UNI double pocket portfolios are now available for $1 each through Campus Supply. They have high gloss laminated purple covers with pictures of campus. Great for meetings, conferences, and workshops. Stock number is 15-19020.
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NEWS 

NEWEST EDITION OF KUDOS IS AVAILABLE:
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2002/nov14.shtml

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P&S COUNCIL ELECTION RUN OFF: Due to a tie for the second Council seat in the Instructional Division, there will be a run-off election for Instructional Division staff only, to be held Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 18 & 19. Members of the Instructional Division will receive e-mail notification and instructions for voting in this run-off election. If you have questions, contact Karen Cunningham at 3-2504.
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UNITED FACULTY PROPOSAL: United Faculty's initial proposal to the Board of Regents for a Master Agreement for 2003-2005 is available at the Reserve Desk in the Rod Library. The document is listed under UNI United Faculty 2003-2005 contract initial proposal. Direct any questions or comments to Chuck Quirk, chief negotiator, at 3-2206.
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INJURY/ILLNESS REPORTS AVAILABLE ONLINE:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/287.html

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AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: American Education Week is Nov. 17-23. This year's theme is "Making Public Schools Great For Every Child." UNI will promote American Education Week in local schools through a variety of programs offered by UNI faculty, staff and students. Also, KWWL will be taping several Cedar Valley schools and classrooms promoting American Education Week. Some of these spots will highlight UNI graduates and student teachers. These promotions will air next Monday through Friday during the 6 p.m. news.
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NOVEMBER UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE DATE CHANGE: The new date is Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Royal Oak Room, Maucker Union. If you have questions call the University Safety Office, 3-5855.
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EVENTS 

UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI basketball team takes on H.P. Minnesota Thursday, Nov. 14 at 7:05 p.m. in the West Gym. Season tickets on sale; call 3-DOME.
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THE THREEPENNY OPERA: Theatre UNI and the School of Music present the wickedly witty musical, "The Threepenny Opera," on Nov. 14, and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $15/$13/$10. Call the box office at: 273-6381.
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RETIREMENT RECEPTION FOR LOWELL NORLAND: Business and Community Services is hosting a reception for Lowell as he retires after 15 years of service to UNI on November 15, 5 -7 p.m., GBPAC.
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UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPOTLIGHT SERIES: UNI Wind Symphony Concert Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Ronald Johnson, conductor. Cost: $6 Public; $5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass - Tickets 3-SHOW (7469) and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI VOLLEYBALL: The #8 ranked Panther volleyball team closes out theregular season this weekend in the West Gym. The Panthers take on Illinois State, Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. and Indiana State, Saturday, Nov. 16 at 4 p.m. Support the Student Athlete Advisory Committee on Saturday by bringing a canned food item to the West Gym.
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UNI FOOTBALL: The Panthers play their final game of the season Saturday, Nov. 16 against MVC rival Southwest Missouri State. Due to the Iowa High School Playoffs, the doors will open at 4 p.m. and kickoff is 5:05 p.m. Cheer on the Panthers Saturday as the seniors play their final game at UNI.
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CONSTRUCTIVIST EDUCATION IN ACTION: Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. at McBride Auditorium, 1950 Heath St., Waterloo. Rheta DeVries, Ph.D. and Betsy Zan, Ph.D. will present "Creating a Constructivist Sociomoral Atmosphere in Project-Oriented Classrooms." The workshop is free for preschool - 3rd grade pre- and in-service teachers. For reservations, contact Carolyn Hildebrandt at 287-9415 or Carolyn.Hildebrandt@uni.edu.
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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 are $12 and are 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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UNI WOMEN'S BASKTBALL: The women's basketball team will be back in action Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:05 p.m. in the West Gym. The Panthers will take on Johnson Financial in an exhibition game. Season tickets on sale; call 3-DOME.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Dr. Raymond Anderson of the Iowa Geological Survey will present "Iowa Landscapes: Much More Than One Large, Flat Corn Field" on Monday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in Latham 125.
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UNI CONCERT CHORALE: Monday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Dyan Baker, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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"THINKING ABOUT WOMEN'S WAGES:" Dean Steve Willborn, NU College of Law, will present "Thinking About Women's Wages" at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 in the Royal Oak Room of the Maucker Union. For more information, or to meet with Dean Willborn about law school options, contact Scott Granberg-Rademacker at 3-2727 or granberg@uni.edu.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Northwind Quintet - Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe; Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP: Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 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, call 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu to register. Deadline for registration is Nov. 15.
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SCHOLARSHIP PROCESS TRAINING: Wednesday, Nov. 20, Maucker Union Expansion C. Presentations start at 8:30 a.m. with small group help sessions at 10 a.m. Learn more about UNI's new way to advertise scholarships on My UNIverse, receive information about administering scholarships and managing accounts. RSVP to Denise Parks at 3-2720 or denise.parks@uni.edu
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE: Professor Brian Roberts, History, will present "'Exactly What Americans Ought to Be:' The Populist Radicalism of the Hutchinson Family Singers, 1842-1844." The lecture is free and open to the public, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m., SRL 115.
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CIVIL LIBERTIES IN WARTIME PANEL DISCUSSION: On Wednesday, Nov. 20, 7-8:30 p.m. in Room 103 Sabin, the student organization UNI Student Pugwash (dedicated to science and technology in the interest of humanity, http://www.spusa.org) will host a panel discussion on Civil Liberties in Wartime. Panelists include Mark Fransdal, Cedar Falls attorney; John Johnson, History; Mel McCleary, Department of Criminal Investigation; and Harry Brod, Philosophy.
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NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE LECTURE: Poet Ray Young Bear will talk on "Native American literature and traditional tribal values," Thursday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in SEC 246. Young Bear is the author of numerous collections of poetry and prose including his most recent collection of poems, "The Rock Island Hiking Club" (University of Iowa Press). For more information, contact Jim O'Loughlin at 3-2002 or jim.oloughlin@uni.edu.
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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO TECHNOLOGY?: Thursday, Nov. 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. in StudioIT, attend a live satellite broadcast as Ready2Net examines the current policy situation with Congressional and educational technology leaders. Visit,
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/ready2net/

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