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Tuesday, December 16, 2003


NEWS 

RRTTC SOLICITS PRE-PROPOSALS FOR PROJECTS: The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) is soliciting pre-proposals for projects. Submission deadline is Jan. 15. For a copy of the call for proposals visit
http://www.rrttc.uni.edu
or contact Michaela Rich, at 3-3689 or michaela.rich@uni.edu

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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, is meeting in Ames today. The agenda is at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html
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MCLEOD CENTER DRIVE REACHES MILESTONE: The Students First Campaign's McLeod Center fundraising goal has been met. The UNI Foundation will continue to raise funds to include enhancements that will allow the facility to be even more versatile for the university and community including a kitchen, retractable seating and a Hall of Fame connector. For more information, contact the UNI Foundation, 3-6078.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

IOWA CAUCUS INFORMATION: Visit the Iowa Caucuses 2004 Web page at
http://www.library.uni.edu/gov/caucus/index.shtml
The site provides links to calendars, caucus FAQs and news sites, the official Web pages of Democratic contenders, and lists of relevant materials in the Rod Library's collections.

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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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HOURS 

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

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LIBRARY HOURS DURING BREAK:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#christmas

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IRTS-SEC 222 BREAK CLOSING: All IRTS computer labs and Curriculum Library will close at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19 and will re-open 7:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12.

EVENTS 
(by category)

CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The next meeting will take place Monday, Jan. 12, from 3:15 to 5 p.m. in the State College Room, Maucker Union. Consideration of at least a portion of the new curriculum proposals is likely. Everyone is welcome to attend. For further information, heston@uni.edu.
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EXHIBITS/FILMS
BFA EXHIBITION: There are four participating artists in the exhibit which runs through Saturday, Dec. 20 at the UNI Gallery of Art.
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PERFORMING ARTS
NORTHERN IOWA CHILDREN'S CHOIR CONCERT: Michelle Swanson, conductor. Friday, Dec. 19, GBPAC Davis Hall, 7 p.m.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
JESTERS, JUGGLERS & JONGLEURS: The UNI Museums A-Z Institute continues on Dec. 23 from 9 a.m. - noon. Learn about Medieval entertainers and try tossing balls, playing Medieval music, singing and writing ballads, and telling jokes. Local juggler Dean Franzen will teach and entertain.
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MUSEUMS A-Z INSTITUTE: KINGDOM ANIMALIA, Dec. 29, 9 a.m. - noon, University Museum. Learn how scientists sort or classify animals from "kingdom" all the way to "species," design and classify your own new species and spend time sketching.
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LORDS AND LADIES: Dec. 30, 9 a.m.-noon, University Museum. Learn about Elizabethan times; design a coat of arms, practice Elizabethan speech, discover some famous Elizabethans and plan a modern banquet. Come in costume if you wish. Register by Dec. 24.
Find the UNI event you're looking for in the UNI Calendar of Events, a convenient, searchable database located at http://access.uni.edu/acal/
Events on the calendar this week at UNI:

http://access.uni.edu/acal/bin/callist.cgi?date=this_week


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