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Tuesday, October 21, 2003


NEWS 

CAMPUS MAIL ENVELOPES: Please send any extra campus mail envelopes to the mail center for redistribution.
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MEMFIS PAYROLL "GO LIVE" POSTPONED TO JULY 2004: Read more about the delay and other project information in the most recent issue of the MEMFIS TIMES newsletter at http://aflink.af.uni.edu/memfis/support/times
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FACULTY MARSHALLS NEEDED FOR FALL COMMENCEMENT: Any faculty member who wishes to volunteer to be a faculty marshall for the fall commencement ceremony should contact April Chatham-Carpenter at 3-5901 or by e-mail at
april.chatham-carpenter@uni.edu
. Fall commencement is 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, in the UNI Dome. Apparel is provided for all faculty marshalls.

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"MEET THE PRES": Tuesday, Oct. 21, from noon - 1 p.m. in the Old Central Ballroom. P&S staff members are encouraged to bring their own lunch and hear a campus update from President Koob. (Cookies and coffee/lemonade will be provided.)
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VOLUNTEER HOST FAMILIES NEEDED: The UNI Career Center is seeking warmhearted local families to host one or more students from the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico coming to visit UNI and the Cedar Valley area from Jan. 5-17, 2004. Interested families should contact Isabela Varela at 3-6857 or isabela.varela@uni.edu
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UNI SPORTS CAMPS: The UNI Athletic Department has released the dates of its 2003-04 winter baseball and softball camps. For more information, contact Jason Nellis at 3-2267 or jason.nellis@uni.edu http://www.unipanthers.com/camp
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AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK: UNI will salute local educators by offering UNI faculty, staff and student programming to area schools during American Education Week, Nov. 17-21. For more information and to participate in this outreach effort, visit
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/edweek/

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

WORDS OF WELLNESS: The October '03 issue of Words of Wellness (an employee wellness newsletter for UNI faculty and staff) can be found at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/newsletr.html
To receive a hard copy of each issue along with each semester's fitness program schedule, contact Kathy.Gulick@uni.edu, 3-6921.

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FLU SHOTS: Oct. 28 from 1-3 p.m. Maucker Union; Oct. 29 from 7-8:30 a.m. WRC Main Corridor; Nov. 10 from 1-3 p.m. Maucker Union; Nov. 10 from 5-6:30 p.m. Student Health Clinic; Nov. 11 from 7-8:30 a.m. Student Health Clinic. The cost is $15. Pay by cash, check, ubill, or payroll deduct. Insurance filing accepted. Go to
http://www.uni.edu/health/forms/registration.pdf
to download a consent form. For more information, contact the Health Clinic at 3-7425 or healthcenter@uni.edu.

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PANTHER PALS CAMP: The UNI Athletic Department has scheduled the 2003 Panther Pal's Camp for boys and girls grades 1-6, Nov. 7. The $40 camp fee includes a 3 hour camp, t-shirt, basketball, autograph session, subway party, halftime performance at the UNI vs. Butler game and free admission to all UNI Men's home basketball games. For more information, call Ben Jacobson ay 3-4864 or e-mail ben.jacobson@uni.edu
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GREEK STUDY ABROAD: Experiential Learning in Greece; earn three credits. Two informational meetings for the June 2004 Greek Study Abroad Course on Monday, Oct. 27, in the Elm Room of Maucker Union at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Contact Gregory.Bruess@uni.edu or call 3-2752.
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PERSONAL TRAINING: Interested in starting an exercise routine? 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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WEBCT WORKSHOPS FOR FACULTY: ITS-Educational Technology is offering free WebCT workshops for faculty members at UNI on Oct. 24, 31, and Nov. 7 from 8:30 a.m. until noon. These classes are for faculty who would like a refresher on how to use WebCT, who would like to see the new features of 3.8, or for those that have never used WebCT before. WebCT allows faculty to create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or create a course that is completely online. For more information, visit http://webct.uni.edu/support/workshops.htm or call 3-2309.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
UNI ATHLETICS THIS WEEK: Fri., Oct. 24 Women's Soccer vs. Drake, 4 p.m. West Athletic Field; Volleyball vs. Southern Illinois, 7 p.m. West Gym; Sat., Oct. 25, Volleyball vs. Evansville, 7 p.m. West Gym; Sun., Oct. 26, Women's Soccer vs. Creighton, 1 p.m. West Athletic Field.
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CONFERENCES/METTINGS/WORKSHOPS

V-DAY UNI 2004: Join a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. Get involved in planning for V-Day UNI 2004. Interest meeting will be held Oct. 21 at 9:30 p.m. in the College Eye Room of the Union. Contact jalust@uni.edu for more information.
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TEACHER EDUCATION TELECONFERENCE: The national teleconference "Preparing Teachers to Use Technology Effectively in Urban and Rural Classrooms" will be shown on Wednesday, Oct. 22, noon-1:30 p.m. on UNI's Educational Cable Channel 5. This program will highlight six teacher education programs profiled by the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL) in a recent series of case studies. More details are at
http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/

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ONLINE LEARNING & TEACHING WORKSHOP FOR FACULTY: A two week workshop for faculty to discuss and experience online learning and teaching from the student point of view, conducted entirely on the Web using WebCT with no face-to-face meetings. For more information and to sign up visit our website at http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/olt/default.htm
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IOWA ASSOCIATION OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, RECREATION AND DANCE ANNUAL CONVENTION: Friday, Oct. 25 - Saturday, Oct. 26, WRC. Educators in the field gather to discuss latest issues and trends. Sponsored by IAHPERD and facilitated by UNI Conference & Event Services. For more information, contact Sandee Murphy at sandra.murphy@uni.edu or 3-6899.
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FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The next meeting of the Faculty Senate is Oct. 27 at 3:15 in the State College Room of Maucker Union. These meetings are open to the everyone. Agenda items include the Liberal Arts Core Category 4 Report and the possible provision of "transcripts" listing a student's volunteer activities. For more information, Melissa L. Heston at heston@uni.edu.
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IOWA INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION CONFERENCE: Thursday, Oct. 30 - Friday, Oct. 31 in Des Moines. "Storming the Capitol: Advancing Technology Education," brings together technology and industrial technology educators at the secondary, community college and university levels to learn about the latest in their fields. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/contined/ces/iite or contact Linda Love at linda.love@uni.edu, 3-6899
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATION: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3 p.m. in Sabin 7, Stanley Okafor, Geography, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, will speak on "The Enigma of International Development." All are welcome.
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SIGMA XI TALK ON THE HUMAN EYE: "The Eye's Aqueous Humor and Intraocular Pressure" presented by Jay W. McLaren of the Mayo Clinic will discuss his research on the structure and dynamics of the human eye. The talk is at 7 p.m, Wednesday, Oct. 22, in Seerley 115. Free and open to the public.
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CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON PARENTING a two-part satellite series will be broadcast in SEC 244, Oct. 23 and Nov. 13, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, but you must register to attend. Call 319-882-4275 to register or link to
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/culture/
for more details.

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HOXIE FORUM: The Hoxie Forum on Congressional-Presidential Relations: "From the Cold War to the War on Terror" will take place Monday, Oct. 27 from 3-6 p.m. in Seerley 115. Featured participants are members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Honorable Bill Goodling (R-PA), 1975-2001, and the Honorable Harold Volkmer (D-MO), 1977-1997. For more information contact donna.hoffman@uni.edu.
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SATELLITE HEALTH CARE SERIES: The third seminar in the 2003 Satellite Seminar Series, "Keeping Our Promises: Improving Care at the End of Life" with Diann Uustal, will be aired live on Tues., Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m. in the Union Central Ballroom A. The series features experts in the field of health and healthcare policy, and is being co-sponsored by the University Honors Program and the Departments of Biology and Philosophy & Religion. 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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JASON MRAZ IN CONCERT: with special guest Steadman, Thursday, Oct. 23, 8 p.m. in the West Gym. Tickets available at UNI-Dome, GBPAC and Strayer Wood Theatre, $13 UNI student and $18 general public. Sponsored by Panther Productions
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ACADEMY OF ANCIENT MUSIC COMING TO GBPAC: Friday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. Established in 1973 to play music as it was originally written on the instruments of the period. The all-Bach program includes Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 and Orchestral Suite No. 2., as well as Concerti for Harpsichord and small orchestra. Call 273-SHOW for tickets, or visit http://gbpac.com
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MICHAEL MOSCHEN COMING TO GBPAC: Sunday, Oct. 26, 7:30 p.m. Call him a juggler, call him a magician, call him­­a genius. Michael Moschen is a virtuoso manipulator of objects. Call 273-SHOW for tickets, or visit http://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 are still available, call 273-DOME, visit the UNI-DOME NW Box Office, or order online at http://www.tickets.com Tickets are $21 for UNI students and $26 for general public.
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EVANESCENCE IN CONCERT: Top 40 artists, Evanescence, will be in concert on Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Opening for Evanescence will be Seether, Godhead and Finger Eleven. Tickets go on sale at all campus ticket outlets Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 10 a.m.
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IMPROV: Half-Masted 3.2, the UNI Improv comedy theater troupe, is back for another show this semester. Shows will be Thursday Oct. 30, Friday Oct. 31, and Saturday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. Tickets are free. Reservations can be made by calling 3-6805. All shows will be at the Interpreters Theater in Lang Hall.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
FACE-TO-FACE: A panel discussion with those living with HIV/AIDS. Panel members will share personal stories about their struggles & successes living with HIV/AIDS. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7 p.m. in SEC 246. Sponsored by WRS & the Cedar AIDS Support System.
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JEWELRY SALE: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Maucker Union. Save 30 to 70 percent on genuine 14kt gold, sterling silver, semi- precious gemstones and more. Sponsored by Student Activities Office.
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OPEN CO-REC VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT: Open to students, faculty & staff. Managers meeting Thursday, Oct 23, 4 p.m. in SEC 246. Register Oct. 27-28 from 8 a.m. ­ 5:30 p.m. in WRC 101. Entry fee $20 per team; all teams play at least 2 games.
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3RD ANNUAL DAY OF PEACE AT UNI: Tuesday, Oct. 28. All events located in Maucker Union Lobby and Old Central Ballroom A. Peace Fair, 11 a.m. -1 p.m; Taste the World Reception, 11:30 a.m; Father Frank Cordero-An Activist's Perspective on Peace, 1-1:30 p.m; A Republican Perspective on Peace, 1:30-2 p.m; panel discussion-Diverse Perspectives on Peace, 2-3:30 p.m; and Fabian Ramallo-founder of a condor reserve in Argentina, 4-5 p.m.
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TRICK-OR-TREATING FOR UNICEF: The Student Social Work Association will be trick-or-treating on Friday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Cedar Falls. They will be asking for monetary donations to provide children around the world with lifesaving medicine, better nutrition, clean water and sanitation, quality basic education, and emergency relief. Anyone interested in participating,contact Katie Coltrain at kc496523@uni.edu
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SAVE FRONTLINE TRAINING: SAVE (Students Against a Violent Environment) Frontline training takes place Friday, Nov. 7 from 5-10 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9-2 p.m. in Seerley 115. The Frontline program trains UNI students to help victims deal with issues of violence. To register or for more information, contact Tish Craig at 3-3260, tish.craig@uni.edu, http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/SAVE.
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BACKPACKING THE BIG DITCH: Explore the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona for 4 days and 3 nights of backpacking with UNI Outdoor Rec. Fitness level should be good. $300 (UNI student) $330 (guest). Pre- trip meeting Nov 11, 5 p.m. Contact UNI Outdoors at 3-7163 for more information.
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BACKPACKING THE HAVASUPI: Discover the Grand Canyon’s Western edge for 4 days and 3 nights backpacking around the magnificent canyons and spectacular waterfalls with UNI Outdoor Rec. No experience necessary. $320 (UNI student) $350 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Nov 11, 5 p.m. Contact UNI Outdoors at 3-7163 for more information.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS DOWNHILL SKIING: Break into the New Year by skiing in Colorado from Dec. 5­10. 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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