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Thursday, October 2, 2003


NEWS 

REDUCED OPERATIONS: The University will close its normal operations from Wednesday, Dec. 24, through Sunday, Jan. 4. Normal operations will resume Monday, Jan. 5. See the link below for specifics on leave, mail service and other campus services during the holiday break. http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/333.html
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HOT WATER IN EAST GYM: Attention East Gym Health Beat users: effective Wednesday, Oct. 1, there is hot water for showers.
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CELLULAR PHONE RECYCLING: Drop boxes for old cellular phones will be located in WRC 224, ITC 9, CEEE 111 and the DOR Office in Redeker Center now through Oct. 24. The phones are remanufactured for use in domestic violence shelters. For more information contact Michaela Rich, 3-3689, michaela.rich@uni.edu; http://www.rrttc.uni.edu
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2002 ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the UNI 2002 calendar year crime statistics are on the Web. Archives of past years' reports are available as well. You may request a printed copy by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Educational & Student Services. http://www.uni.edu/pubsaf/crime_report/
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UNION RENOVATION RELATED CLOSING: Due to construction, Maucker Union will close Friday, Oct. 3, 5 p.m. and re-open Sunday, Oct. 5. at noon. The Chats food outlet will close at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3 and re-open for business at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

NATIONAL DEPRESSION SCREENING DAY: Free, anonymous screening for depression will be conducted at the UNI Counseling Center on Thursday, Oct. 9, 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The sessions will consist of information about various types of depression, completion of a brief screening questionnaire, and a meeting with a mental health professional. Visit www.uni.edu/counseling/special.html for more information.
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HOLIDAY PICTURES WITH TC: This year personalize your holiday cards and show your Panther Spirit. Panther fans can have their pictures taken with TC and/or a UNI background on Oct. 13 and Oct. 21 from 6-9 p.m. Call 3-3100 to set up your appointment, get a price list or for more information. All proceeds benefit the UNI Athletic Scholarship Fund.
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: The federal government is the largest employer in the U.S. offering career opportunities for every interest and major. The UNI Career Center is offering an informational meeting on Monday, Oct. 6 at noon and 3 p.m. in the Purple Pen Room, Maucker Union. For more information call Isabela Varela, 3-6857, isabela.varela@uni.edu
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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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USHERS NEEDED: Theatre UNI is seeking volunteer ushers for "Lobster Alice." Performances Oct. 9-11 and 15-18 at 7:30 p.m, Oct. 11, 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Ushers are needed one hour before curtain and may view the show free. Contact the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 3-6381 to sign up.
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MACINTOSH G5 DEMO: See the new Macintosh G5 and a preview of Panther Friday, Oct. 3 in the CAC, room 111B. The Macintosh G5 demo is at 10 a.m. and the Mac OS X v10.3 Panther preview is at 11 a.m. Pizza, Q&A, and a chance to look inside the G5 will take place at noon. http://www.chfa.uni.edu/tech/news/article.asp?ContentID=357
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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION CALENDARS AVAILABLE: The Alumni Association's calendar of university events is now available for sale in 204 Commons. The four-color calendar sells for $10 and features campus photos and important University dates. Runs Oct. 2003 - Oct. 2004. Call 3-2355 to order.
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REGISTER FOR LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: It is not too late to register your classes for a library instruction session at http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm or call 3-3718
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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
UNI ATHLETICS HOME EVENTS THIS WEEK: Volleyball: Friday, Oct. 3 vs. Creighton, 7 p.m, West Gym and Saturday, Oct. 4 vs. Drake, 7 p.m, West Gym.
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EXHIBITS/FILMS

ART EXHIBIT: "Dali Works from the Permanent Collection." The UNI Gallery of Art is exhibiting the works of Salvador Dali in the KAB lobby display cases now through October. Other exhibits include "Opera" installations and performances by Jeffery Byrd and "The House of Bernarda Alba: A Play Without Performers" installations by the collaborative team of Julie McLaughlin, Linda Grimm, and Eric Lange.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
CROW FORUM: Monday, Oct. 6, noon, in Baker 161, Margaret Holland, Philosophy and Religion, is presenting "Iris Murdoch: Social Convention and Neurosis as Obstacles to Freedom." Faculty, staff, students and members of the wider community are invited to gather for informal presentation and discussion.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: "Europe in Three Weeks (With an Eye Toward the Geology)" will be presented by Matt Boyce, Geology major, on Oct. 6, 4 p.m. in Latham 125. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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PERFORMING ARTS
SYMPHONY: UNI music faculty visiting artist Sean Botkin (piano) joins the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony on a program of Brahms Friday and Saturday nights. The 7:30 p.m. concerts at the GBPAC will include a new piece commissioned for the WCFSO. Tickets at 3-7469, at http://www.wcfsymphony.org, and at the door starting at 6:30.
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KRASNOYARSK NATIONAL DANCE COMPANY OF SIBERIA AT THE GBPAC: Sunday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Be enthralled by the vivid character portrayals, musical movements and fanciful dance patterns of the Siberian companyís unique choreography. Call 3-SHOW or visit http://www.gbpac.com for tickets.
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UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS: Visit http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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"VOICES FOR FREEDOM: THE BRAZILIAN SLAVE STORIES": The UNI Interpreters Theatre and Department of Communication Studies present "Voices for Freedom: The Brazilian Slave Stories." Performances will take place Wednesday - Saturday, Oct. 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Interpreters Theatre, LNG 040.For information contact Karen Mitchell, 3-2640, karen.mitchell@uni.edu
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NICKELBACK, TRAPT & THREE DAYS GRACE: Live in concert at the UNI-Dome, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Tickets now on sale at the UNI-Dome (NW), GBPAC or Strayer-Wood Theater Box Offices. Call 3-DOME, 3-SHOW or 3-6381; order online at http://www.tickets.com Tickets are $21 for UNI students and $26 for general public. All tickets are general admission. UNI students can purchse up to 6 tickets with their UNI I.D. Cash or credit cards only, no personal checks accepted. Call 3-DOME or e-mail unidome@uni.edu with any questions.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
BLOOD DRIVE AND SILENT AUCTION: Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Donate blood to the American Red Cross. To sign up for a specific time, e-mail mtaylor@uni.edu. Bid on tanning packages, gift certificates, car washes, video rentals, and much more. Proceeds benefit the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
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CREATIVE COSTUMES YOU CAN MAKE: University Museum, Oct. 9, 7-8 p.m. See a variety of creative ideas for quick and innovative costumes for Halloween using inexpensive materials and props. Bring one of your own creative designs to share.
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UNI VOLLEYBALL CLUB: Informational meetings will be held Monday, Oct. 13 and Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. in WRC 103. Faculty, staff, and students are invited. If you have questions, contact Deedra Billings at 3-7162.
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8-ON-8 CO-REC SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Entry forms available at WRC 101 during week of Oct. 6. Team entry due by Oct 15 between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Entry fee $20 (2-game guarantee). Schedule will be posted Friday, Oct. 17 after 9 a.m. WRC IM bulletin board. Tournament play begins Sunday, Oct. 19, IM field.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS DOWNHILL SKIING: Break into the New Year by skiing in Colorado from Dec. 5≠10. Two packages to choose from. Sign-up deadline Nov. 15 with $100 deposit. Pre-trip meeting Dec. 2, 7 p.m. (Sign up before Sept. 27 and receive $30 discount.) More info: 3-7163 or WRC 174.
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