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Thursday, September 11, 2003


NEWS 

SEPTEMBER 11 REMEMBERANCE: At 9:11 a.m. today, there will be a moment of silent reflection at the Campanile to remember those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING AGENDA: Materials for next week's meeting will be available for review after 11 a.m. today, at http://www.state.ia.us/educate/regents
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PHONE BOOK CORRECTIONS: Due to problems with the Web site, any changes submitted Tuesday need to be re-submitted. The deadline for changes has been extended to Monday, Sept. 15. Changes for the new phone book, sections A) Office Directory pages 5-12, B) Campus Governance Group page 12, C) UNI fax numbers pages 13-14, and D) Departmental Web sites pages 15-16, can be made at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/phonebook/ If you have questions, contact Melissa Barber at 3-2761.
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RESNET UPDATE: As of yesterday, ResNet service has been restored to all residence halls and university apartments, except Lawther Hall.ÝService will be restored by the end of the week.ÝAlthough service is being restored, ÝResNet staff are still working with many students to get their computers working properly.ÝPlease be aware that the internet may not be readily available to students at this time.Ý
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UM&PR LAUNCHES NEW WEB SITE DESIGN: The Office of University Marketing & Public Relations has launched a new design for the university's home page and upper layers of the Web space. The design maintains and enhances much of the existing navigational structure, while emphasizing the faculty, staff and students that make this a "Students First" university. Pages with a similar design are being developed for the Office of Admissions Web presence, with later phases planned to encompass other portions of the UNI Web site.
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FEMALE SCHOLAR-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Molly OíBrien of the UNI volleyball team has been named the initial female Prairie Farms/Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Week for the 2003-04 academic year. OíBrien was honored for the period of August 24-31.
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IOWA VALUES FUND PUBLIC HEARING: The Grow Iowa Values Fund is a $503 million economic development fund designed to stimulate and expand the economy, increase the wealth of Iowans and increase the population of Iowa. The public is welcome to attend a public hearing, 4:30-6:30 p.m, Sept. 18, CBB 225, to share thoughts, ideas and suggestions about proposed rules. To view a copy of the proposed rules, go to http://www.iowasmartidea.com For more information, contact Katherine Cota-Uyar at 3-7350 or katherine.cota@uni.edu
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MORE MARS VIEWING: If you were not able to view Mars when it was closest to Earth, you can still see it this month. There are regular observatory programs at McCollum Science Hall, and several open houses at Hillside Observatory on Jennings Drive. For details, visit http://www.earth.uni.edu
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ATM SERVICE: UNI has signed a new agreement with Community National Bank for ATM service. The transaction fee remains $1.50. ATMs at Maucker Union, Rod Library, UNI-Dome, GBPAC, 23rd. Street Market and Redeker Center should be up and running in two to three weeks. Towers will remain offline until the remodeling is completed. Contact Roxanne Conrad at 3-3524 with questions.
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NEW EMPLOYEES: For a list of new employees hired in August, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/330.html

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NEW WWW.UNIPANTHERS.COM: The new UNI Athletic Department Web site is up and running with a new look and more information. Visit http://www.unipanthers.com
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STUDENT E-MAIL: Beginning Monday, Sept. 15, UNI e-mail accounts for students not registered for the fall semester will be disabled, archived to tape, and removed from the server.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

E-MAIL/CALENDAR TRAINING: ITS-Educational Technology is offering a training session for Netscape Messenger (e-mail) on Friday, Sept. 12 from 9-10:50 a.m., and Oracle Calendar on Friday, Sept. 19 from 9-10:50 a.m. While these are geared toward new faculty, other faculty and staff are welcome. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/all.html#Internet/WWW

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PERSONAL TRAINING: Interested in starting an exercise routine, but donít want to do it alone? Consider a personal trainer to inspire you to reach your fitness goals. For more information contact Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or kristy.leen@uni.edu
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OSHA'S KNOCKING, ARE YOU READY? The UNI Regional Business Center is hosting "OSHA's Knocking, Are You Ready?," a workshop for all employers and personnel managers, Tuesday Sept. 16 from 9 a.m.- noon at the RBC office, 212 E. 4th St., in Waterloo. Topics include federal and state OSHA regulations, types of inspections and violations, penalties and record keeping. Fee is $35 per business or organization. Contact katie.macdonald@uni.edu, call (319) 236-8123, or http://www.unirbc.org
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WRS FITNESS & LEISURE CLASS SIGN-UP: WRS office (WRC 101) hours: M-F 7:30-5:30. New classes include Indoor Cycling and Walk-n-Tone; as well as employee-only Aerobics, Mind, Body, & Spirit (yoga); and Belly Dancing. Pick up a flyer at the WRC or the Union Information Desk. Visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec for more information
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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
SOCCER AT HOME THIS WEEK (West Athletic Field): Friday, Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. vs. DePaul and Sunday, Sept. 14 at 1 p.m. vs. Western Illinois.
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UNI ATHLETICS ON THE ROAD: Men's Golf - Sept. 13-15, Illinois State Invitational (Normal, IL); Womenís Tennis - Sept. 12-13, Western Illinois Invitational (Macomb, IL); Cross Country - Sept. 12, Bradley Open (Peoria, IL); Volleyball ‚ Sept. 12, Western Michigan Tournament (Kalamazoo, MI).
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATION: Dr. Kay Weller of UNI's Department of Geography will speak on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3 p.m, in Sabin 7. The topic is "Window on a Delhi Tent City." Everyone is welcome.
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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS: Visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/329.html

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WOMEN ON FRIDAYS: Video Viewpoints Friday, Sept. 12, noon-1:30 pm, Baker 161. Come for viewing and discussion of "Sun, Moon and Feather," a provocative, autobiographical performance in which the Native American and "white" worlds collide. Bring lunch, dessert will be provided. For more information, contact susan.hill@uni.edu or cynthia.goatley@uni.edu.
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FAME: Friday & Saturday, Sept. 12 & 13, 7:30 p.m. Tickets still available. The dynamic 24-member ensemble of this national tour takes you inside the souls of the gifted students at New York City's legendary High School for the Performing Arts. Call 273-SHOW for tickets or visit http://www.gbpac.com
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OFF-HUDSON PLAY READING: "Our Lady of 121st Street" by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Directed by Richard Glockner. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m, CAC Room 108. Admission is free. This dark, but humorous play tells the story of a group of old friends who reunite for the funeral of their former teacher.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
ART AFTER 9/11: Panel Discussion today, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre: What has been said by the art community since 9/11/01? What are the implications of creating art that deals with the attacks with remembrance of the victims, skepticism, protest, and hopes of preventing another such attack?
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THURSDAZE FOR SEPT. 11: Come out for an exciting night of musical fun. Movie "Bringing down the House" 7 & 9:30 p.m, Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Make Japanese, Chinese & Korean bookmarks 8 p.m, Maucker Union Coffeehouse, and enjoy the cool sounds of Jamaica with Keith Eric and Waterhouse Reggae Band.
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WOMEN'S STUDIES BOARD MEETING: The next Women's Studies Board meeting is Monday, Sept. 15, noon-1 p.m. in Baker 161. Board meeting open to all.
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STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIR: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m, Wednesday, Sept. 17, Maucker Union. Registered student organizations from all over campus will be featured. Come find out more about these groups and how you can get involved.
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EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: University Museum, Sept. 18, 6:30 - 8 p.m; gallery talk at 7 p.m. Celebrate the opening of the exhibit, "In the Spotlight: Dressing for the Theatre," with a gallery talk by costume designer Katy Sue Nicklos.
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10TH ANNUAL AMERICAN HUMANICS GOLF CLASSIC: Sunday, Sept. 28, Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. Tee times begin at 12:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 3-6819 or visit http://ahgolfevent.org
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