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Tuesday, November 11, 2003


NEWS 

BOR MEETS THIS WEEK: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, meets this week on the UNI campus. The agenda is available at
http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html

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RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: The Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity sponsored blood drive will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18 in the Maucker Union Expansion. To schedule an appointment, rather than waiting in line, email Adam Sherer at: as517338@uni.edu
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ROD LIBRARY STUDENT COMPUTER FEE SURVEY: Rod Library is offering its annual survey on which types of projects should be supported with student computer fee money. The survey will run Nov. 8-16 and will be available online at
http://www.uni.edu/library/scfsurvey.shtml
and in paper form in the library and at Maucker Union.

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CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND AT UNI: Football hosts third-ranked Southern Illinois, with the winner claiming the Gateway Championship and an automatic bid into the NCAA I-AA Playoffs, which begin Nov. 29. Enjoy $1 hot dogs at the football game, and UNI students can get one extra free ticket to the football game by presenting their student ID by Friday Nov. 14. Seats are limited; a sellout is anticipated.
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NEW EMPLOYEES: Welcome these new P & S employees: Cornell Badura, pharmacist, Health Clinic and Jeffrey Rutter, assistant basketball coach, Men's Basketball.
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RELOCATION OF CASHIERS WINDOWS: Effective Nov. 17, the Cashier's windows will be located in Gilchrist 207/209 lobby entrance. All U-Bill payments and departmental deposits can be brought to this area for processing. Questions, call 3-2628.
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CONTROLLER'S OFFICE RELOCATION: The Controller's Office will be temporarily relocating to Gilchrist 224 and the Gilchrist board rooms for about six months. The telephone numbers, fax number and mail code all remain the same. The move dates will be Nov. 11-14.
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THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE: St. Stephen Catholic Student Center is putting on its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Stop by the Center and pick up a menu, buy the items, and return them to St. Stephen's Nov. 22-23. This is a great project for group organizations. Each menu costs less than $30. Contact lmmurphy@uni.edu for more info or call St. Stephen's at 266-9863.
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OFFICE RELOCATION: The Vice President for Administration and Finance Office has relocated to Gilchrist 109. Telephone numbers, fax number, and mail code remain the same. The Administration and Finance IT staff is still located in Gilchrist 224.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

UNI WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS: Public announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced university operations will be made only after the provost and vice president for administration and finance, or their designees, have conferred. Announcements will be made via local radio and TV stations, as well as the UNI home page. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/339.html
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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
UNI ATHLETICS THIS WEEK:
Nov. 11: #13 Volleyball vs. #12 Notre Dame, 7:00 p.m., West Gym.
Nov. 12: Men's Basketball vs. Australia Select, 7:05 p.m., West Gym.
Nov. 13: Wrestling vs. South Dakota State, 7:00 p.m., West Gym.
Nov. 14: #13 Volleyball vs. Southwest Missouri State, 7:00 p.m., West Gym.
Nov. 15: Swimming vs. Illinois State, 2:00 p.m., WRC.
Nov. 15: #6 Football vs. #3 Southern Illinois, 5:05 p.m., UNI-Dome.
Nov. 15: #13 Volleyball vs. Wichita State, 7:30 p.m., West Gym.
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CONFERENCES/METTINGS/WORKSHOPS

AEOP MEETING: The Association of Educational Office Professionals will meet Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Maucker Union Elm Room (room change from what is stated in the membership brochure). Guest speaker, Alice Dolgener, a staff member at Alternatives Pregnancy Center, will present "Helping Women in Crisis Pregnancies." Bring a lunch and learn more about this community research.
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WALKING THE LABYRINTH ‚ A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY: An old contemplative tool used for prayer, meditation, and personal & spiritual growth. Come seek insight in this peaceful setting. Workshop is Nov. 11 at noon, WRC 84. There's a limit of 20 participants per session, and thereís no charge. Call 3-6119 to register.
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EXHIBITS/FILMS
WOMEN ON FRIDAYS: VIDEO VIEWPOINTS: On Friday, Nov. 14, noon, in Baker 161, the video ìRachel on Stage in Gaiaî will be presented. This video is a documentary about performance artist Rachel Rosenthal that includes excerpts of her work, her 60th birthday party and more. Bring a lunch, dessert will be provided.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

CME SPEAKER: The UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) will host a visit by Jennifer Holladay, associate producer of "Teaching Tolerance," the anti-bias education project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Holladay will deliver a public address, discussing her anti-bias work, white privilege, and becoming an antiracism advocate, at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Lang Hall Auditorium. On Wednesday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., she will conduct workshops for administrators, staff, student workers and student leaders in UNI's Division of Educational and Student Services. A limited number of others may attend. To do so, contact the CME, 3-2250.
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POLITICAL SCIENCE SPEAKER SERIES: The Political Science Faculty Speaker Series will present a talk by Professor Allen Hays, Director of the UNI Public Policy Program on "Habitat for Humanity: Building Social Capital through Faith Based Service". Wednesday Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. in 201 Sabin. All are welcome.
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PANEL DISCUSSION -- ISSUES AFFECTING LATINO YOUTH: CSBS will present a panel discussion, "The Changing Face of Iowa: Issues Affecting Latino Youth," Thursday, Nov. 13, in the CEEE, Room 11. Reception at 6:30 p.m. Keynote address at 7:30 p.m. by Francisco Villarruel, associate professor of family and child ecology and research associate at the Institute for Children, Youth and Families at Michigan State University. The panel discussion will begin at approximately 8:15 p.m. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/338.html

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSIGNMENT PRESENTATION: David Landis, Curriculum & Instruction, is presenting "Students' Ethnographic Writing About Their Communities in Kazakhstan" on Friday, Nov. 14, 1-2 p.m. in SEC 122. This slide presentation and discussion is free and open to the public.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: On Monday, Nov. 17, 4 p.m. in Latham 125, Steven Emerman, assistant professor of geology at Simpson College, will speak on "Deforestation, arsenic, and the self-organizing jungle in the Terai region of Nepal." Everyone is welcome.
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FROM DELMAR TO BAGHDAD: St. Stephen's Catholic Student Center will welcome back former student John Farrell on Monday, Nov. 17, 8 p.m. John is active with Voices in the Wilderness and recently spent three weeks in Iraq. He will speak on ways to promote peace and nonviolence as a way to settle some of today's international problems. The Cedar Valley Pax Christi group will provide refreshments. The presentation is open to the public.
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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Visit http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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IN:VERSE PERFORMING AT INTERPRETERS THEATRE: In:Verse is a one-hour poetic extravaganza written by Katie F-S about the triumph of love over everything. Fusing a dynamic plot with the mad, bad energy of performance poetry, Linda Foulk, Aubrey Hubert, Jesse Wozniak, and Katie F-S slam mightily. Performances will be held November 13-15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Interpreters Theatre LNG 040. Admission is free, and seating is on a first come, first served basis. For more information, contact Karen Mitchell at karen.mitchell@uni.edu
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"ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD": Theatre UNI presents Tom Stoppard's Tony Award winning comedy, "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," a madcap misadventure of Shakespearean proportion. Performances are Nov. 13-15 & 20-23, at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $8 for UNI faculty and staff and free to UNI students with ID. Call 273-6381 or online at: http://www.theatreuni.com
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: KUNI presents Chris Duarte at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 15 at Waterloo's Electric Park Ballroom. Opening act is Magic Mike and the Blue Side (winners of the 2003 Iowa Blues Challenge). Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available online at https://access.uni.edu/radio/tickets.html or by calling 3-6400.
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FOUR BITCHIN' BABES & CHRISTINE LAVIN COMING TO GBPAC: Saturday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Singer, songwriter and comedienne Christine Lavin has been a major force in the contemporary music world for two decades. She joins the Babes for this performance. Call 273-SHOW or visit http://www.gbpac.com for tickets.
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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will present the family concert "Peter and the Wolf" this Sunday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. at the GBPAC. A Hearst Center craft activity will take place in the GBPAC lobby at 12:30 p.m. Call 3-7469 to register and for concert tickets.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
FLAG FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME: The men and womenís IM Flag Football Championship Games is in the UNI-Dome on Wednesday, Nov. 12. Women take the field at 8 p.m., and the men follow at 9 p.m.
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JESSICA BRAVENDER BENEFIT: Saturday, Nov. 15, noon-1 a.m. at Paulie's Place on LaPorte Road, Waterloo. There will be food, raffles, auctions and live bands playing all day. For more information, contact Beccy Johnson at beccy.johnson@uni.edu or visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/337.html

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THANKSGIVING DINNER: St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center will host its annual Thanksgiving Dinner Sunday, Nov. 16. Group-X will again prepare the home cooked meal featuring the traditional Thanksgiving fixings. Call 266-9863 or stop by the student center to purchase tickets, $3 each. Seats are limited.
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5-ON-5 CO-REC INDOOR SOCCER: Faculty, students & staff - IM Open Soccer Tournament play begins Dec. 7 on WRC South Courts. Registration is Dec. 1-3 in WRC 101 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Limited to first eight teams). Entry forms will be available the week of Nov. 17 in WRC 101. $20 entry fee, two game guarantee.
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