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Thursday, January 28, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

DANCE MOVEMENT OUTLET:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/293.html
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HOOKED ON GARDENING:  the UNI Botanical Center's January issue of the "Hooked on Gardening Newsletter" can be viewed and printed at
http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/HOG.html

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WORDS OF WELLNESS: The January Words of Wellness (a newsletter from Wellness and Recreation Services for UNI faculty and staff) is available at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/newsletr.html
To receive a hard copy of each issue, contact kathy.gulick@uni.edu, 3-6921.
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THE BIRDS AND THE BEES: Allen Women's Health Department will be offering a free, fun, and educational program on talking with your child or grandchild about sex Thursday, Feb. 13 at 12 p.m. in the Embassy Room of Maucker Union. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to register. Feel free to bring a lunch.
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SPRING 2003 MASSAGE SCHEDULE: Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. $10 for 15 minutes; sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Pay by cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct. Gift certificates available as well. Call 3-6119 to schedule.
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WRS IRONMAN TRIATHLON CHALLENGE:  Students and faculty/staff/spouse/paid users of the WRC are all eligible for the challenge. You determine workout site (WRC/Health Beat/Outdoors). Cost: $12 – includes t-shirt and certificate upon completion of the challenge. Registration begins Jan. 27; mileage completed by March 7. Contact Tim Klatt at 3-7120 or timothy.klatt@uni.edu for more info. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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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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NEWS 

 

PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES NEEDED: The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations is once again photographing academic activities for use in Admissions publications and other university marketing materials. We're looking for a variety of lab, field experience, traditional classroom, arts, sciences, business and technology opportunities. We want to feature students interacting with faculty, other students, children and employers. Faculty willing to spare a few minutes to help UM&PR represent their academic areas are asked to e-mail class times and a brief description of the activity to: melissa.barber@uni.edu
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IOWA STATE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION VALENTINE SALE: The UNI chapter of the Iowa State Education Association Student Program will sell Valentine gifts in Maucker Union Feb. 3, 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pick-up will be on Feb. 13 .
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V-DAY UNI: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/294.html
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NISG BUDGET PACKETS: NISG budget packets for fiscal year 2003-2004 are currently available. All recognized student organizations interested in applying for funds for next year can pick up a packet at the NISG office (103 SCC) or fill one out online at
http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg
Completed forms are due Feb. 7. Call 3-2650 if you have any questions.
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LEGISLATIVE FORUM: A Legislative Public Forum hosted by numerous local agencies and organizations, including UNI, takes place Friday, Jan. 31, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at Area Education Agency 7 Building, 3712 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls. The public is invited.
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UNI PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE NEWS: Catherine DeSoto, assistant professor in the department of psychology, was quoted in a feature about gender differences in the brain and hormonal influences on behavior. She was interviewed by First for Women for a story appearing in the Jan. 13 issue. The magazine is available at most local news outlets.
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SPRING CONSTRUCTION UPDATES: Before planning any events for spring2003, 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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EVENTS 


ARTIST LECTURE:
  Artist Deborah Zlotsky will present a lecture about her artwork on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kamerick Art Building Art Auditorium, room 111. An opening reception will follow. This lecture is funded in part by the Martha Ellen Tye Visiting Artist/Scholar Series. Free and open to the public.
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DR. MING-KAI CHIN PUBLIC LECTURE: Dr. Ming-Kai Chin, recipient of the 2003 Monica Wild and Doris White Scholar Award, will present "Promotion of Physical Activity and Wellness in Schools and Community: An Asian Pacific Perspective." The lecture and award presentation take place Jan. 29, 7 p.m., UNI Commons Ballroom.
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CHUCK D VISIT: Chuck D, the seminal rap artist and Internet visionary, will speak Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m. in the Lang Hall Auditorium. His talk is supported by the Meryl Norton Hearst Chair in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, created by an endowment from James Schell Hearst, author, poet and professor of creative writing at UNI from 1941 until his retirement in 1975. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, see
http://www.uni.edu/~martin/hearst.html

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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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UNI WRESTLING: The UNI wrestling team will host North Dakota State in a dual meet Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. in the West Gym.
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UNI TENNIS: The UNI tennis team will host Ball State on Saturday, Feb. 1 at the Black Hawk Tennis Club in Waterloo at 6 p.m.
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UNI TRACK AND FIELD: The UNI men's and women's teack and field teams will host the Panther Classic on Saturday, Feb. 1 in the UNI-Dome at 4 p.m.
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BLUES BLOWOUT: The next KUNI Blues Blowout is Saturday, Feb. 1, 8 p.m., at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom. The show features Texas blues from Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King plus Chicago blues from Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang. Tickets are $15 in advance at KUNI weekdays, 3-6400, or Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls. Tickets at the door are $18. For more info or tickets online, visit http://www.kuniradio.org
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UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI women's basketball team will square off against Southern Illinois Sunday, Feb. 2 @ 3:05pm in the West Gym.
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GRADUATE WOMEN'S STUDIES CROW FORUM: Monday, Feb. 3, noon to 1 p.m., Baker 161. Barbara Cutter, Department of History, will present "Moral Womanhood, Race, and the Politics of Nineteenth-Century U.S. Women's History."Faculty, staff, students and members of the wider community are invited to gather for informal presentations and discussion.
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UNIVERSITY MUSEUM EXHIBIT: Music is an international language signified by the instruments in "A World of Music: Instruments from Many Cultures." This exhibit opens Feb. 1 and runs through May 31. An opening reception is scheduled for Feb. 6, 6-8 p.m. with a gallery talk at 7 p.m.
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