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Thursday, March 6, 2003


EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

HOOKED ON GARDENING:›The UNI Botanical Center's March issue of the "Hooked on Gardening Newsletter" is at http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/HOG.html
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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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NEWS 

BOR AGENDA: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa will meet at ISU on March 11-12. The agenda for the meeting will be available on March 6 at 11 a.m. at
http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html

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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES: Minutes from the Graduate Council meeting of Feb. 27 are available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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FREE PICKUP SERVICE FROM PRINT SERVICES: Print Services is experimenting with a free pickup service route twice daily on campus. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/297.html
for the campus route and time. All times are approximate and may vary day to day. To use this service, drop your printing job off at any of the listed locations by the time noted. The completed job may be delivered via this service, campus mail or special delivery, depending on your needs and the timing of the job. Questions should be directed to Nancy Witham at 3-2448.
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PHOTO OPPORTUNITY UPDATE: University Marketing and Public Relations received more than 100 responses to a request for photo opportunities. They are being scheduled. If you have not received a reply, please be patient as we work out times and availability. Each photo opportunity is judged on uniqueness of the activity. We appreciate your assistance with this project.
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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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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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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: Nominate 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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EVENTS 

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: On Thursday, March 6 at 7:05 p.m. the Panther women take on intrastate rival Drake and Saturday, March 8 at 3:05 p.m. they battle Creighton. Support the Panthers this week and see Katie Miller and Katie Sorrell play their final games in the West Gym.
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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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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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UNI LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING: Friday, March 7, noon, Maucker Union Embassy Room. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. Keith Saunders, associate director of UNI's Governmental Relations Office, will give an overview of the state budget and updates regarding education funding. Keith will be available to answer questions about legislative issues.
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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 mention that you're a WS person when ordering a 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. http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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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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MARSHALL CENTER OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, March 9, 2-4 p.m. Open House at the Marshall Center One-Room School. A costumed interpreter will describe a typical school day in the 1920's. No charge.
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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 discuss "The Book That Changed My Life." All are welcome.
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UNI HORN CHOIR CONCERT: Monday, March 10, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Thomas Tritle, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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THE AFRICAN BEAT GOES ON: March 11, 7-8 p.m., at the University Museum. Randy Hogancamp and his African drum ensemble, featuring UNI students, will share the drumming techniques of Western Africa. Free and open to the public.
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EL NINO TALK: "El Nino in a Changing Global Climate", a talk by Dr. Paul Loubere, professor of geology and environmental geosciences, Northern Illinois University, Tuesday, March 11, 7 p.m., Seerley 115. The talk is sponsored by Sigma Xi and the College of Natural Sciences and is free and open to the public.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Tuesday, March 11, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Northwind Quintet - Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe; Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, March 12, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Jeffrey Funderburk, tuba, and Robin Guy, piano. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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PEACE CORPS TO VISIT UNI: A Peace Corps recruiter will visit UNI Thursday, March 13. Students who wish to be interviewed can apply on-line at
http://www.peacecorps.gov
. It is recommended that individuals apply a year ahead of the time they wish to depart for the Peace Corps. Interviews will be held in the Career Center from 8-10 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. An information table will be in the SEC Lobby from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and a general information session is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. in the Maucker Union, lower level South University Room.
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