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Thursday, December 11, 2003


NEWS 

UNI WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS: Public announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced university operations will be made only after University Marketing & Public Relations has conferred with the provost and vice president for administration and finance, or their designees. 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/343.html

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BOR AGENDA: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet in Ames on Dec. 15 and 16. The agenda is at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html
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MCLEOD CENTER DRIVE REACHES MILESTONE: The fundraising goal of $18 million has been met and groundbreaking is expected to occur this summer. The UNI Foundation will continue to raise funds for several project enhancements, including a hospitality suite and Hall of Fame. For more information, contact the UNI Foundation at 3-6078.
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ARTWORK SALE: 'Prairie Celebration' prints are available now through Dec. 19. Each 8X10 is $10 or $15 with shipping/handling. Visit
http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/GiftShop.html
to view the original watercolor by artist and UNI graduate, Megan Thorne. Order by phone at 3-2247.

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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES: from the Dec. 4 meeting
http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp

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HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE: Due to the Gilchrist remodeling schedule, the Human Resources office will be closed Dec. 24 - Jan. 4.
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LIFE INSURANCE BENEFICIARIES: Beneficiary confirmation letters need to be returned to Human Resource Services (0034) by Dec. 12. For questions, contact HRS at 3-2422.
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SMALL ENVELOPES: If you have an abundance of small campus envelopes, send them to the Mail Center to be recirculated. Also, if you have any any department envelopes that could be reused, the Mail Center will circulate them as well.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

IRONMAN TRIATHLON: The WRS Ironman Triathlon Challenge, a fitness incentive program, will take place during the spring semester. Three different events will be offered: traditional challenge, non-swimmers, and double challenge. Registration begins Jan. 26.
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ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MERCHANDISE: The Alumni Association has some new merchandise and old favorites available for sale. If you need UNI- themed holiday gifts, visit
http://www.unialum.org/merchandise.html

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WELLNESS NEWSLETTER: The December 2003 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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UNI FACULTY/STAFF APPEAL: Annual Faculty/Staff appeal is now underway. Consider making a gift to help continue bringing new opportunities to students. For more information, call the UNI Foundation, 3-6078.
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NEW RESERVATION POLICY: Beginning January 2004, catering and meeting space at the Commons and Maucker Union can be reserved two years in advance. This is a change from the previous one-year-out policy. For additional information, contact the Department of Residence, 3-2333 or Maucker Union 3-2256.
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PERSONAL TRAINER: It's never too late to begin an exercise program. The WRS Personal Training Program helps with achieving health and fitness goals. For more information, contact Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or kristy.leen@uni.edu
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SPRING SEMESTER WRS STYLE: Register early for fitness and certification classes for the spring semester. Sign up in WRC 101, M-F 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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HOURS 

EXTENDED LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINAL EXAM WEEK:
Visit http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#fallfinals

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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
Friday, Dec. 12: WR vs. UT-Chattanooga, 7 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 12: W.SWIM vs. Iowa State, 6 p.m., WRC Pool
Saturday, Dec. 13: MBB vs. Minnesota-Crookston, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 14: WBB vs. UMKC, 3:05 p.m.

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EXHIBITS/FILMS
BFA EXHIBITION: Saturday, Dec. 13 through Saturday, Dec. 20 at the UNI Gallery of Art. Opening reception on Dec. 13 from 7 to 9 p.m. for the four participating artists. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Call 3-3095 or visit http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/ 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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KATHY MATTEA AT THE GBPAC: Sunday, Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m. This holiday performance will feature songs from her Grammy-winning Christmas album and new holiday disk. For tickets, call 273-SHOW or visit http://www.gbpac.com
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SPECIAL EVENTS
UNI MUSEUMS' A-Z INSTITUTE "I" DAY: Dec. 22, 9 a.m. - noon, University Museum. Come and learn about Ireland, taste some traditional food, learn to dance a jig and count to 10 in Irish Gaelic. For children grades K-6. Registration fee is $15 for Friends of the Museums members; $20 for non-members. Fee includes supplies, snacks, certificate and A-Z Institute t-shirt. Register by Dec. 15.
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