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Tuesday, February 27, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

DINING AT THE PIAZZA: Enjoy lunch at the Piazza in Redeker Center (11:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.). The menu is posted at http://www.uni.edu/dor The cost is $6.75 and includes all you care to eat including beverage and dessert. There is no tax or gratuity. Cash, charge to ubill and payroll deduction are accepted. The campus community is welcome in all UNI dining centers.
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HOOKED ON GARDENING:›The UNI Botanical Center's February issue of the "Hooked on Gardening Newsletter" is at http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/HOG.html
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CANOEING WITH UNI OUTDOORS: Canoe the Rio Grande with UNI Outdoors over spring break. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and sunshine while maneuvering through rapids ranging from class I-III. Pre-trip meeting: March 3 at 7:30 p.m., WRC 174. Cost is $300 (UNI) and $325 (guest). Call 3-7163 for more info.
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HIKE COPPER CANYON: Travel to Copper Canyon, Mexico with UNI Outdoors over spring break. Spend 2 nights and 3 days backpacking the beautiful canyon. Pre-trip meeting: March 3 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Cost: $525 (University) and $575 (Guest). Call 3-7163 for more information.
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TECHNOLOGY CONNECTIONS WITH THE SCHOOLS: "Building Bridges: Technology Connections with the Schools," a live national interactive teleconference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, noon-1 p.m., in StudioIT (Lang 245). For complete details visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/catalise/
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PERSONAL TRAINERS AVAILABLE: Personal trainers' program is open to faculty/staff and their spouses. Contact Kristy Leen at 3-7167 for more information.
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CLIMBING COMPETITION:› March 1-2. Cost is $25 for UNI students, staff and faculty. Competitions in bouldering, speed climbing, and route climbing are offered at three different skill levels. Registration begins at 9 a.m.
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NEWS 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR CHOICE: Three models for the university academic calendar will be considered by the University Faculty Senate at the March 10 meeting. Those models can be found at http://www.uni.edu/regist/faculty/ACalendarModels.shtml Review and voice your opinion through your university constituency governing body.
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ANNUAL UNI BUDGET MESSAGE: The Cabinet's message regarding the proposed FY 2004 budget is posted on the Web at:
http://www.uni.edu/infosys/budget04.shtml

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THEATRE UNI SEEKS VOLUNTEERS: Theatre UNI seeks volunteer ushers for "Roosters" by Milcha Sanchez-Scott, Feb. 27 - March 9. Volunteers receive free admission to the performances they work. For more information, call the Strayer-Wood Theatre Box Office at 3-6381. Limited spaces available.
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RESEARCHERS ALERT: The human participant application (protocol) has been revised, dated 2/13/03. All UNI faculty, staff and students conducting research with human participants (subjects) must use the revised application and consent form. Forms and updated information are available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/research/protocol.asp or by calling the Graduate College (3-2748). Allow a minimum of two weeks for review and approval.
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DEADLINE CORRECTION FOR KURT WARNER FIRST THINGS FIRST SCHOLARSHIP: Deadline is March 15. Criteria to receive: demonstrate an ongoing & strong history of community service; graduated from an eastern Missouri, southern Illinois or Iowa high school in the past year; have financial need from the 2003-04 FAFSA; minimum cumulative 2.5 gpa. Two new recipients selected for 2003-04 to receive $2,000 each year for up to four years or upon completion of a first bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Applications available at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarships/Apps/FTFScholarapplication.pdf or Financial Aid Office, Gilchrist 116; 3-2700.
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ROY J. CARVER SCHOLARHIP: Twenty new recipients will be selected to receive $5,200 for the 2003-04 acadmeic year. Selection based on: junior by fall 2003; minimum cumulative 2.8 GPA; U.S. citizen; graduated from an accredited Iowa high school or resident of Iowa for at least five consecutive years prior to application; demonstrate financial need by filing a 2003-04 FAFSA; overcome unusual social and/or other barriers to attending college full-time. Application available at: http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarships/forms/CAAP.DOC or from the Financial Aid Office, 3-2700 or 1-800-772-2736. Deadline: April 1.
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EVENTS 

ROOSTERS: Theatre UNI presents the Hispanic-American drama, "Roosters" by Milcha Sanchez-Scott, Feb. 27-March 10 in the Bertha Martin Theatre. See this drama of family conflict when a long-absent father and grown son face off over the future of the family and the fate of their prize possession, a fighting bird. Tickets at: 3-6381 or
http://www.uni.edu/theatre

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WOMEN ON FRIDAY: Friday, Feb. 28, noon-1:30 p.m., in Baker 161. Discuss feminist pedagogy and share the best assignments on feminist/gender issues. Also talk about effective teaching and learning strategies. If you have materials to share, bring them. Bring a lunch; dessert will be provided.
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MUSEUM RECEPTION: A public reception for Rick Bausman, award-winning teacher and conga player, will be held at the UNI Museum on Friday, Feb. 28, 6-8 p.m. Come see the new World of Music exhibit and enjoy some Haitian-style drumming. For information, contact Carolyn Hildebrandt at 3-7179 or Carolyn.Hildebrandt@uni.edu.
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MUSIC ENTRANCE/SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS: Friday, Feb. 28, all day, GBPAC Davis Hall and RHA. Contact: Alan Schmitz at 3-7180 or schmitz@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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MUSIC WORKSHOP: Award-winning teacher and Haitian-style conga drummer, Rick Bausman, will offer a free workshop for preschool and elementary school teachers Saturday, March 1, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. For information about registration and CEUs, contact Carolyn Hildebrandt at 3-7179 or Carolyn.Hildebrandt@uni.edu.
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UNI ATHLETIC CLUB RENEWAL CARNIVAL: Saturday, March 1, the UNI Athletic Club will sponsor the 4th Annual Membership Renewal Carnival in the UNI-Dome before the men's basketball game versus Drake, from 10-11:45 a.m. There will be games for the kids, snacks and fun with UNI coaches and student-athletes. Athletic Club members can use the coupon sent in the winter benefits package for free game tickets.
http://www.unipanthers.com/athclub/

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MEN'S BASKETBALL: The UNI men's basketball team will wrap up their 2002-03 home schedule when they host Drake in the Dome Saturday, March 1 at 12:05 p.m. This is the final game for three Panther seniors, Ryan Paulsen, Josh Wright and Blake Anderson. For only $30, a family receives four general admission tickets, four slices of pizza, four drinks and a tub of popcorn.
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GUEST RECITAL: Saturday, March 1, 3 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Amy Appold, violin. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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HUNGER AWARENESS: St. Stephen Catholic Student Center is hosting a hunger banquet March 1 from 6-8 pm. The purpose is to increase awareness about the great disparity in the world regarding food distribution and the millions who go under fed each day. The cost is $5, proceeds go to El Faro Orphanage in Mexico. Tickets need to be purchased in advance at St. Stephen's (next to bookstore) or contact Ryan Hoffman at 222-5517 or hoffy@uni.edu
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UNI STUDENT READING ASSOCIATION SPRING BOOK FAIR: Monday, March 3 through Thursday, March 6, 8-4:30 in the SEC lobby. On Thursday night from 6-8 p.m. a family literacy event will be held in conjunction with the book fair. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Books, craft activities relating to the books, and treats will be provided.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPOTLIGHT SERIES: UNI Concert Chorale Performance on Monday, March, 3, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Conductor - Dyan Baker Meyer. Cost is $6 Public; $5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass. Tickets available by calling 3-SHOW (7469) and at the door.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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CROW FORUM: Monday, March 3, Noon, Baker 161. "Mobilizing for Gender Justice: Implementation and Evaluation of the Mentors in Violence Preventon Model on the UNI Campus" presentation by Annette Lynch and Michael Fleming, Department of Design, Family and Consumer Sciences and Derrick Williams, Family Service League and U.S. Justice Department.
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WOMEN'S STUDIES SPRING RECEPTION: Monday, March 3, 3:30-5 p.m., Baker 161. Presentation of student awards and preview fall 2003 courses. Free and open to the public. Refreshments served.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Janice Boekhoff, research geologist with the Iowa Geological Survey, will present "Bacteria at Iowa's Beaches" on Monday, March 3 at 4 p.m. in 125 Latham Hall. Bacteria beach monitoring at Iowa's 35 state-owned beaches will be discussed, including bacteria results from an intensive watershed investigation conducted in 2002 at George Wyth State Park beach.
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LYSISTRATA READING: UNISTA (UNI STudent Theatre Assocation) in conjunction with a world wide peace campaign known as The Lysistrata Project, presents a staged reading of "Lysistrata", March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in KAB 111. Admission is free. There are some 620 readings planned in 38 countries.
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SPRING JOB AND INTERNSHIP FAIR: The Spring Job & Internship Fair is Tuesday, March 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. All majors are encouraged to attend. Some 50 organizations, graduate and professional schools will be present. Many employers will also be signing students up for interviews the following day. Sponsored by the UNI Career Center. Check out the participating organizations:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter

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MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION: St. Stephen Catholic Student Center is hosting a Mardi Gras celebration on Fat Tuesday, March 4 from 8-10 p.m. Come for free food, music, and fun. Call 266-9863 with questions.
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UNI PERCUSSION/MARIMBA AND WEST AFRICAN DRUM ENSEMBLES CONCERT: Tuesday, March 4, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Hogancamp, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GALLERY TALK: On March 5 from 2-3 p.m. Tim Dooley, UNI assistant professor of art, will give a talk in the UNI Gallery of Art on the collaborative process that went into the creation of prints for the "Demographics" exhibition currently on view in the gallery through March 10. Free and open to the public. http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery
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UNI WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT: Wednesday, March 5, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Ronald Johnson, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, March 5 (postponed from 1/22/03), 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Sean Botkin, piano. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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DOCUMENTARY ON INDIA: "notes toward a history" by independent film maker, Francesca Soans, shows Wednesday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., KAB, 111. A 103 year-old South Asian woman challenges representations of India and the meaning of history. Ms. Soans, from India, will be on campus to show her documentary and facilitate a discussion immediately following the film. No charge; everyone welcome.
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HUMAN RIGHTS PRESENTATION: The Social Work Department and Global Health Corps present Mr. Tom Johannesen, Secretary General, International Federation of Social Workers (IFWS). IFWS is a global organization striving for social justice, human rights and social development. Johannesen will present "A Human Rights Profession in the Era of Globalization" Thursday March 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Mauker Union, Expansion A.
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"...LARGGY...": UNISTA (UNI Student Theatre Association) will present the independent film "The Story About When Larggy Got a Bee Sting and Shut Himself in His Room and Went Insane" on March 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Tickets are $3 at the door. Visit http://www.unista.org for more information.
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