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Tuesday, October 7, 2003


NEWS 

KUDOS: For the latest edition of Kudos, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/kudos/archive/2003/oct7.shtml
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2003 CEDAR VALLEY UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN: The University Campus Cedar Valley United Way campaign is underway, Oct. 7 - 31. Take a moment to visit the UNI United Way campaign Web site http://www.uni.edu/dor/UnitedWay/ Or you may access this Web site: http://www.cedarvalleyunitedway.org/uni.htm to read more about how the Cedar Valley United Way is commited to improving lives in your community.
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VOTE FOR NEW PEP BAND NAME: Visit http://www.unipanthers.com and vote on the new name for the UNI Pep Band. Vote as many times as you like Oct. 6-10.
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CCTR CAREER LIBRARY: Although the Career Center (CCTR) has moved to 113A East Gym, the Career Library is still located in the Student Services Center, Room 126 (East Bartlett.) Check the library's Web page for more information. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/careerlibrary/index.html
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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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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

FREE DEPRESSION SCREENINGS THURS. OCT. 9: Complete a written screening test for depression and have the opportunity to discuss the results with a mental health professional. ON CAMPUS: UNI Counseling Center, SSC 213, sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 3-2676 with questions. OFF CAMPUS: Allen Hospital EAP-Dack Hall room 227, session from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 235-3550 to schedule an appointment.
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CHOLESTEROL SCREENING: Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 7-9 a.m., WRC Main Corridor. The cost is $15 (cash or check only) for a complete BCP (blood chemistry profile) or $5 for total cholesterol only. Men can pay an extra $5 for a PSA. Call 3-6119 to schedule.
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UPDATE YOUR SCHOLARSHIPS: With hundreds of prospective and current students accessing the Online Scholarship Directory daily, now is the time to ensure information is accurate. For help go to http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/334.html or call Denise at 3-2720.
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CD/DVD DUPLIPCATION SERVICE: The Production House is now offering CD/DVD duplication and labeling services. They also do full scale CD/DVD production and can create a CD or DVD tailored specifically to your needs. For more information, call Chuck Sengstock at 3-6192 or visit: http://www.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse
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PERSONAL TRAINING: Interested in starting an exercise routine, but don’t 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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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
UNI ATHLETICS HOME EVENTS THIS WEEK: Football: Saturday, Oct. 11, 4 p.m. vs. Indiana State, UNI-Dome. Volleyball: Saturday, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m. vs. Bradley, West Gym. Women's Soccer: Friday, Oct. 10, 4 p.m. vs. Indiana State, West Soccer Field. Sunday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m. vs. Evansville, West Soccer Field (SENIOR DAY).
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UNI WRESTLING OPEN PRACTICE: Fans of UNI wrestling are invited to an open practice at the West Gym on Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m. Last year's team finished 11th in the nation behind coach Brad Penrith, so come get an early look at the 2003-04 UNI wrestling squad. Also, Scott Casper from Takedown Radio (KXNO-1460 AM) will be hosting a special radio show from the West Gym during the practice.
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CONFERENCES/METTINGS/WORKSHOPS
IOWA COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH FALL CONFERENCE: Celebrating Poetry in Iowa. Friday, Oct. 10 - Saturday, Oct. 11, in Des Moines. Join keynoter Marvin Bell and special guest Michael Carey for this professional development opportunity celebrating the poets and poetry. For more information or to register, visit
http://www.uni.edu/contined/ces/icte or contact Sandee Murphy at sandra.murphy@uni.edu or 3-6899.

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WOMEN'S STUDIES BOARD MEETING: Women's Studies Board Meeting is Monday, October 13, noon-1 p.m. in Baker 161. Board meetings are open to all.
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FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The next University Faculty Senate Meeting will take place Oct. 13 from 3:15-5 p.m. in the State College Room, Maucker Union. To receive a copy of the agenda, or a copy of the Senate minutes from Sept. 8 or Sept. 22, e-mail Senate Chair Melissa Heston at heston@uni.edu. Senate meetings are open to everyone.
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BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP: The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will host a business plan workshop on Oct. 15 from 3-5:30 in CBB 3. This workshop will provide information on how to write a successful business plan. Advanced registration is required by calling 3-7350 or e-mailing katherine.cota@uni.edu. Space is limited. For more information, http://www.jpec.org/seltop.htm
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PRICE LAB OFFERS THIRD TEACHER INSTITUTE: On Friday, Oct. 17, the third Teacher Institute will be held at PLS. A complete listing of sessions and times, as well as registration materials, is available at http://www.pls.uni.edu/pls/teacher_institute/
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EXHIBITS/FILMS
SOCIAL JUSTICE FILM SERIES: Amnesty International, The American Civil Liberties Union, The Students For Social Justice, LGBSTA, Criminology Club, and the Sociology & Anthropology Club are sponsoring a film series this fall. The first film is Michael Moore's award-winning documentary “Bowling For Columbine," showing tonight, Oct. 7. All Films will be shown at 7 p.m in CAC 108.
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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
DIRECTOR/DESIGNERS PRESENTATION: Theatre UNI will host the Director/ Designers Presentation of the upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead" on Monday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Join Director Scott Nice, along with the scenic, lighting, and costume designers, as they discuss their vision for bringing this madcap adventure to life onstage. Admission is free.
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SATELLITE HEALTH CARE SERIES: "Dimensions and Directions of Health: Choices in the Maze" is being co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and the Departments of Biology and Philosophy & Religion. The series features experts in the field of health and healthcare policy. The second seminar in the series, "The Ethical Frontiers of Biomedicine" with Dr. Vicki Lachman will be aired live on Tues., Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m. in the Union Central Ballroom A. Discussion will be moderated by Steve O'Kane, Department of Biology. Call 3-3175 for more information.
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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Visit http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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LOBSTER ALICE: Tickets are now available for Theatre UNI's first production of the 2003/04 season, "Lobster Alice," a quirky, romantic comedy. Performances are Oct. 9-11 and 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11, 12 & 19 at 2 p.m. Tickets are free to UNI students with their Panther Pass. Call the Strayer-Wood box office at 3-6381.
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THE BRAZILIAN SLAVE STORIES: 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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STEVEN WRIGHT COMING TO THE GBPAC: Steven Wright - the monotone man - has perfected the deadpan delivery. His stoic manner, wry wordplay jokes and absolute straight-faced style make him one of today's hottest acts to catch. Saturday, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. Call 273-SHOW for tickets or visit http://www.gbpac.com
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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
HOMECOMING 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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DEDICATION FOR MCCOLLUM ADDITION: Friday, October 10, 11 a.m., located on the lawn south of the addition. President Koob and former Dean McCollum are among those speaking at the ceremony. The addition will be open for self-guided tours afterwards. All are welcome. Questions, contact Jane Larson at 3-6144.
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WOMEN'S STUDIES AT THE THEATRE: Join us on Friday, October 10, for Women's Studies Night at UNI Theater's performance of "Lobster Alice," a quirky supposition of how Salvador Dali influenced the lives and loves of a conservative animator and his adventurous assistant. Buy tickets at the UNI box office, and attend a post-performance conversation in the lobby.
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EARTH SCIENCE ACTIVITY FAIR: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12 outside Latham Hall west entrance (rain site inside Latham Hall lobby). Free and open to the public. Activities include observing sun spots, weather forecasting, digging for fossils, making earthquakes and more. For more information, visit http://www.earth.uni.edu/index.html
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BATTLE OF THE BANDS: Students in Free Enterprise and Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization are sponsoring FALL FEST to be held Sunday, Oct. 12 at the GBPAC from 4-8 p.m. Seven bands will battle for $600 in prizes. Door prizes, food and much more for concert attendees. Local and regional media will be judging the competition. Bands include: House Arrest, Keis Kosovo, 380, Complexx, Marshall Law, Infandous and Brown Suga. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Call 3-SHOW. Doors open at 3 p.m, battle begins at 4 p.m. For more information on this event, e-mail Ben Kuhl at kuhlb99@uni.edu.
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