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Tuesday, March 4, 2003


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AEOP SPRING WORKSHOP: It's not too late to sign up for the 40th Annual UNI-AEOP Workshop to be held Monday, March 17 in the SEC. For complete workshop and registration information visit http://www.uni.edu/aeop/workshop2000.html
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SPECIALTY DANCE & FITNESS CLASSES: The WRS will offer several specialty dance/fitness classes starting in early March. Register for Belly Dancing (March 10), Ballroom Dancing (March 5), Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) (March 3), Tai-Chi (March 11), and/or Adult Swim Classes (March 11). Stop in WRC 101 for more information and to register. (M-F 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
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VOLUNTEER NEWS: VolunteerNEWS is a bi-weekly e-newsletter sent to inform students, faculty and staff of the volunteer needs within the community. To subscribe, e-mail: Volunteer@uni.edu with the body containing SUB VolunteerNEWS @uni.edu VolunteerNEWS is published by Volunteer UNI, a service of The UNI Career Center. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter Quick Link Volunteer UNI.
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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:ÝThe 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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NEWS 

POWER OUTAGE: A power outage to the ITS CBB 19 will result in the following systems being unavailable starting March 15 at 9 a.m.: Student Information System, MEMFIS, MyUNIverse, e-mail, calendar, UNI Web space, Web CT, Advancement, ticketing and other systems located in CBB 19. This outage should last 4 to 6 hours.
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NEW P & S HIRES: Kelly A. Hoeppner, accountant, Controllerís Office; Scott C. Leisinger, vice president, Development; Diane I. Neuzil, associate director, Business & Community Services, ABIL; Masatomo Noborikawa, programmer analyst, ITS-Info Systems; Jeffrey D. Rose, program coordinator, MTS, Recycling & Reuse Tech TFC.
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STATE DEPARTMENT ALERTS STUDENTS TO RISKS OF OVERSEAS TRAVEL: Each February, the Department of State distributes information to alert American students traveling abroad about conditions that may affect their safety and welfare. Visit the Bureau of Consular Affairs' Web site, http://travel.state.gov/studentinfo.html for the latest travel safety information.
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BENJAMIN A. GILMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP: The Institute of International Education (IIE) is now accepting applications for the Fall 2003/Academic Year 2003-2004. Visit: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/296.html
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INTERNSHIP MEETINGS SPONSORED BY CAREER CENTER: This event explains the 16 best internships on campus available next school year and summer internship/cooperative education opportunities. To find out more information about the orientation meetings visit: http://www.uni.edu/~patricia/co-opflier.pdf and
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop/orisched.html

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UNI STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR INFORMATION: Supervisors, nominate your student employees for the 2002-2003 UNI Student Employee of the Year. View eligibility criteria and print a nomination form at http://www.uni.edu/finaid/pdf/stdtnomination02-03.pdf
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PEER ADVISORS NEEDED: Academic Advising Services is accepting applications for the Peer Advisor in Residence position. A Peer Advisor in Residence is a student employee trained to work in both AAS and the residence halls to provide advising, scheduling, and academic skill-building resources to undergraduate students (12-15 hours per week). A 3.0 GPA is required. Applications, due March 10, are available in 125 Student Services Center.
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MARCH DINING SPECIALS: Blimpie Subs and Salads at Maucker Union: tuna, seafood and veggie max subs featured during Lent and new breads and sauces have been added to the menu. Bent Fork at Maucker Union: cheese pizza for $1.79 or baked potato with cheese for $1.79. March Muffin Madness at Maucker Union: muffins for $1.09. 23rd Street Market at Commons: drawing for a DVD player. Biscotti's: cookie and a pint of milk for 95 cents. Food carts in WRC, SEC and CBB: Juice and a piece of fruit for $1.30.
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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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EVENTS 

UNI STUDENT READING ASSOCIATION SPRING BOOK FAIR: Began 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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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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JUDY SHEPARD SPEECH: Judy Shepard, whose son's 1998 murder was triggered by anti-gay hate, will be the fifth speaker in the 2002-2003 Hearst Lecture Series. She will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. The speech is free and open to the public. See http://www.uni.edu/comstudy for details.
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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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GUEST RECITAL: Thursday, March 6, 6 p.m., RHA. David Beckman Quartet. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP: Spiritual and religious leadership will be addressed by area leaders of four denominations on March 6, 3:30-4:45 p.m., room 246 SEC. For more information, see http://www.uni.edu/vpess/leadership/speakers.htm
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NORTHERN IOWA FLUTE CHOIR CONCERT: Thursday, March 6, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Angeleita Floyd, director. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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). 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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WOMEN'S STUDIES NIGHT AT "ROOSTERS": Friday, March 7, 7:30 p.m., Bertha Martin Theatre. A limited number of tickets have been set aside for Women's Studies, so call the Strayer-Wood box office at 3-6381 and let them know that you're a WS person when you order your ticket. Join Dr. Cynthia Goatley in the lobby after the show for a conversation about the performance.
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WATERLOO-CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony with guest violinist Andres Cardenes will present works by Mendelssohn, Debussy,and Sibelius on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Pre-concert talk at 6:30 with Mr. Cardenes and WCFSO music director Jason Weinberger. Concert tickets at 3-SHOW and at the door.
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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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MUSIC ENTRANCE/SCHOLARSHIP AUDITIONS: Saturday, March 8, 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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"THE BOOK THAT CHANGED MY LIFE": Monday, March 10, noon-1 p.m., in Baker 161. Women's Studies students and Women's Studies board members will talk about "The Book That Changed My Life." All are welcome.
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MADAME BUTTERFLY: Madame Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini's world-renowned opera is coming to the GBPAC Wednesday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets call 3-SHOW or order online at http://tickets.uni.edu. Regular tickets prices are $30-$36 or $24-$28.80 for students.
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