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Thursday, January 30, 2003

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS IOWA CONFERENCE: Feb. 21, Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City. This state-wide, all-day conference brings together college students and faculty for networking and education. Former E-Toys vice president to speak. Free admission and transportation provided by Pappajohn Center. Registration deadline is Feb. 12. Information/registration on-line at http://www.jpec.org, call 3-7350, or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu
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ELECTRONIC CLASS ROSTERS: Get class rosters in a format ready to open in Excel. Send roster requests to ken.connelly@uni.edu with a statement requesting the roster for each class--include course and section number. For further information visit:
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/tools/excel_gradebook.HTM
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StudioIT RESERVATIONS: StudioIT offers a multimedia classroom where students can present projects using PowerPoint as well as a lab where students can develop Web pages, PowerPoint presentations or burn CDs for class projects. Reservations for spring semester are still available. For more information about equipment and software available, visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/studioit/about.htm or call 3-6730.
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PERSONAL TRAINING AVAILABLE: Personal training is available through UNI Wellness and Recreation Services. The program is great for those interested in starting an exercise regimen as well as those looking to add something new to their current exercise routine. Contact Kristy Leen at 3-7167 for more information.
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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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NEWS 

LEGISLATIVE UPDATES: UNI's Office of Governmental Relations will post weekly legislative updates for faculty, staff and students. These updates offer a brief overview of legislative news, issues affecting UNI and events at the State Capitol. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/govrel/legisupdate.html
for information.
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PEDESTRIAN COLD-WEATHER SAFETY: Reminder to pedestrians -- according to the Code of Iowa, when crossing a roadway at any point other than a marked crosswalk, or at an intersection, pedestrians must yield the right of way to vehicles. Reminder to drivers -- drivers must slow down or stop, if necessary, to yeild to a pedestrian within a marked crosswalk, or at an intersection. For more information, contact Public Safety.
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FAVORITE ELECTRONIC RESOURCE VOTING: Starting Feb. 3, vote for your favorite electronic resource. Tell which is your favorite and why, and you could receive an official Rod Library mug. Use the ballot box located in the lobby of the Rod Library or near the Reference Desk. Or...vote online at http://www.library.uni.edu/
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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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STUDENT E-MAIL ACCOUNTS TO BE REMOVED:  UNI e-mail accounts for students not registered for the spring semester are disabled, archived to tape, and removed from the server after the end of the third week of classes. This year, that process will begin Monday, Feb. 3.
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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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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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EVENTS 

LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP: Thursday, Jan. 30, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in SEC 246. Bettsey Barhorst, President of Hawkeye Community College, and Aaron Podolefsky, UNI Provost and VP, will address the topic of educational leadership. Free and open to the public. For more information on guest speakers, go to
http://www.uni.edu/vpess/leadership/speakers.htm

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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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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. UNI faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends are encouraged to show their support of UNI.
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DESIGN PRESENTATION: The award-winning design team of UNI Student Theatre Association's (UNISTA's) upcoming production of Slaughter City will present their designs on Friday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. in CAC 108. The presentation is free and open to the public.
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UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI women's basketball team will host Evansville Friday, Jan. 31 at 7:05 p.m. in the West Gym.
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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony with guest cellist Mark Kosower will present works by Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov Friday, Jan. 31 and Saturday, Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. Box office open 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., reopening at 6 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. -2 p.m., reopening at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
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NORTHERN IOWA STRING FESTIVAL: Saturday, Feb. 1, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., GBPAC Great and Davis Halls. The Friday, Jan. 31 portion of the festival has been cancelled. Contact: Rebecca Burkhardt at 3-6272 or burkhardt@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI men's basketball team will battle Evansville in a conference game on Saturday, Feb., 1 at 12:05 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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UNI WRESTLING: The panther wrestling team will face the #1 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys in a dual meet on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2 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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FOSSE PERFORMING AT GBPAC: Winner of three 1999 Tony Awards including
"Best Musical," the Broadway dance phenomenon Fosse is coming to the Gallagher-Bluedorn Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Regular tickets are $33-$43 and student prices are $26.40-$31.20. For tickets call the box office at 3-SHOW or order online at
http://tickets.uni.edu
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UNI WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI women's basketball team will square off against Southern Illinois Sunday, Feb. 2 at 3:05 p.m. 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."
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FACULTY RECITAL: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Julia Bullard, viola, and Robin Guy, piano. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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"ROOSTERS:" On Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre, Theatre UNI will host the Director/Designers Presentation for its upcoming production of the Southwest American drama "Roosters." Join guest director Kim Hines of Minneapolis and the production designers for a presentation and discussion of their visions for bringing the play to life onstage. "Roosters" opens Feb. 27 for a two-weekend run. The Director/Designers Presentation is free and open to the public.
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SMALL POX LECTURE: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m., 115 Seerley. Dr. Patricia Quinlisk, State of Iowa Epidemiologist, presents a talk about smallpox, sponsored by the UNI chapter of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, and the College of Natural Sciences. Her talk will cover the history of smallpox, how history was changed by it, and its use as a weapon. She will also provide an overview of the disease, its prevention and treatment, along with some interesting facts about smallpox. There will be a question and answer period after the talk. The talk is free and open to the public.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Tom Barry, oboe and saxophone. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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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