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Thursday, January 23, 2003


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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

PREPARING "TEACH-ABLE" TEACHER CANDIDATES: Three PT3 (Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology) projects will be presentedTuesday, Jan. 28 from noon to 1 p.m. in StudioIT. The projectsutilize video case studies, electronic portfolios, and online technologyassessments to meet the challenge of preparing "teach-able" teachers.Panel members include UNI’s Karla Krueger. For more information:
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/catalise/index.html#January
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UNI STUDY ABROAD NEWSLETTER: The first issue of the UNI Study Abroad Newsletter was published on Dec. 12. To view, visit http://fp.uni.edu/studyabroad/news/newsletter.asp. E-mail Ella Sweigert at ella.sweigert@uni.edu with comments, suggestions or other feedback.
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LIBRARY ORIENTATIONS AND UPDATES: Many of the research tools available from the Rod Library have evolved over the past few months. Call 3-2839 or visit http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm to set up library sessions for you and your classes this semester.
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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH: netLibrary, a customized collection of over 5,000 electronic books. To access UNI's custom Web site, choose netLibrary on the Library's Electronic Resources menu at http://www.library.uni.edu/er2/ Search the collection, browse a book, or create an account to check out a title. Records for all titles also appear in UNISTAR.
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NEWS 

SPRING CONSTRUCTION UPDATES: Before planning any events for spring 2003, consult the link below.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/292.html
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UNI IN THE NEWS: Alumnus David Wilson of Orange, Calif., was featured in a Toyota ad in a recent Special Photos issue of Time magazine. The ad touts his funding of the David W. Wilson Endowed Chair in Business Ethics at UNI. In 2000, Davis made a $1 million donation to endow the chair.
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NORTHERN IOWA TODAY MAGAZINE: If any departments received extra copies of the Northern Iowa Today magazine, please forward them to University Marketing & Public Relations, campus code 0017.
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CAMP ADVENTURE LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT CENTER:  Camp Adventure is taking applications for summer 2003. The next Leadership Assessment Center (Interview) takes place on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 8:45 a.m. - 5 p.m., 256 WRC. E-mail susan.edginton@uni.edu to confirm your attendance. For more information call, 3-5960.
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EVENTS 

OUTDOOR RISK MANAGEMENT SPEAKERS: A presentation describing adventures in mountaineering and outdoor recreation will take place Thursday, Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in SEC 247. Sponsored by CSRA, Speakers Committee, WRS and HPELS.
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FACULTY AND GUEST RECITAL: Thursday, Jan. 23, 8 p.m., GBPAC Jebe Hall. Randy Grabowski, trumpet, and William McGuire, organ. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI TRACK & FIELD: The UNI men's and women's track and field teams
will host the UNI Invitational this weekend. The meet wil be held in the UNI-Dome and starts at 10:30 a.m.
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI men's basketball team will be back in action this Saturday, Jan. 25th at 7:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. For only $30, a family recieves four general admission tickets, four slices of pizza, four drinks and a tub of popcorn.
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GUEST RECITAL: Wednesday, Jan. 29, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Anibal Dos Santos, viola. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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VISITING LEADERS SERIES: The Leaders on Leadership series begins Thursday, Jan. 30, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in SEC 246. Free and open to the public. Students may also earn 1 credit; weekly writing assignment involved (course #680:186, sec. 05). For information: call Gerri Perreault at 3-6898 or e-mail YLA@UNI.edu.
http://www.uni.edu/vpess/leadership/speakers.htm
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UNI VOLLEYBALL BANQUET: The 2002 UNI Volleyball Banquet takes place Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Holiday Inn on University Ave. The brunch and program begin at 11 a.m.; cost is $15 per person. If interested in attending, register and pay by Monday, Jan. 27. Contact Michelle Coulter at 3-3176; michelle.coulter@uni.edu; or UNI Volleyball, 101 West Gym 0163, Cedar Falls, IA 50614.
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