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Tuesday, January 27, 2004

NEWS 

NIACC AND UNI: North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) and UNI announced a new partnership, which will benefit students interested in a Technology Education degree, the program that prepares students to teach high school and junior high industrial technology classes. Visit http://www.niacc.cc.ia.us/newspub/news/releases/2004/2322.html for the news release.
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GOVERNOR'S BUDGET PROPOSAL: Governor Vilsack's fiscal year 2005 budget proposal includes $30 million for the regent universities. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/govrel/legisupdate.html

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UNI STUDENT APPOINTED TO BOARD OF REGENTS: Jenny Rokes, a junior history education major from Dike, has been appointed to the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. See the full news release at
http://www.governor.state.ia.us/news/2004/january/january2204_1.html

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LEADERSHIP ESSAY COMPETITION: Open to any UNI student. The topic is, "Are disagreement and dissent important factors in the ethical leadership of an organization or a country?" Follow the specific criteria, format, and other instructions listed at
http://www.uni.edu/vpress/leadership/essay.htm
Deadline is March 8. Winner will be announced at the April 4 Student Leadership Awards, and will receive $100 donated by the Cedar Falls Firefighters' Association.
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ART FOR V-DAY: V-Day UNI 2004 is looking for art work for a silent auction to take place the week of Feb. 16-21. Looking for artists willing to donate pieces that celebrate the beauty of women. Call Jess, 504-1703, or Julie, 222-5652.
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VISIT WASABI AT PREXY'S: Those following the Atkins or South Beach diets can find healthy alternatives for lunch at Wasabi. Stop by 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday-Friday.
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UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES: Student representation is needed for various UNI Committees. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/347.html
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DR. SUE FOLLON SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: This scholarship recognizes students for their leadership contributions to UNI and potential to model leadership for women. Application deadline is Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. to the Office of the Vice President for Educational and Student Services, 200 Gilchrist. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.html The guidelines and application forms are available at the Redeker Center, Gilchrist 116, Gilchrist 200, Baker 168, Maucker Union, or 20 Seerley Hall. Call 3-2331 with questions.
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PEER ADVISORS NEEDED: Academic Advising Services is accepting applications for the Peer Advisor in Residence position, a student employee trained to work in both AAS and the Department of Residence to provide advising, scheduling, and academic skill-building resources to undergraduate students (12-15 hours per week). A 3.0 GPA is required. Applications, due Jan. 30, are available in 125 Student Services Center or at
http://www.uni.edu/acaadvis/peerap.html

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

AVOIDING CUT AND PAST PLAGIARISM: "Partnering with Students to Avoid Cut and Paste Plagiarism." Resources to constructively address this problem are offered as one LTA [Low-Threshold Application/Activity] by the Teaching, Learning, and Technology group led by Steve Gilbert. For a nine-minute audio-narrated intro, go to:
http://www.tltgroup.org/LTAs/LTAotWeek32/index.html
For the full description and links, go to: http://tc.unl.edu/cansorge/lta/lta32.htm
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TECHNOLOGY AND TEACHING: Donít miss out on this opportunity to jumpstart important courseware projects. Work directly with experienced technology professionals during ITS-Educational Technologyís Courseware Camps. FREE to UNI faculty/staff. Choose June 7-11 or June 28-July 2. Space is limited. See detailed descriptions, dates & registration information at http://www.uni.edu/cwc
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SUMMER CONFERENCE ACTIVITY: The Department of Residence is now accepting online reservations for summer 2004 conference/workshop housing and dining. To host a group on campus, contact Pat Beck, 3-7438 or visit
http://www.uni.edu/dor/conferences/planning/index.htm
for prices, a conference planning guide and an online reservation form.
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COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS IOWA CONFERENCE 2004: will be held at UNI in Maucker Union on Feb. 27, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with registration at 8:30 a.m. This conference is free to all Iowa college students and faculty/staff. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/346.html

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MEMFIS TRAINING: New MEMFIS training sessions have been added. To enroll, visit http://tinyurl.com/2mcjy
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MASSAGES: The WRC will be offering massages by a licensed massage therapist on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 11 a.m. Cost is $10 for every 15 minutes. Pay by cash, check, Ubill or payroll deduct. Gift certificates are also available. Call the Wellness Resource Lab (WRC 104) at 3-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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HOURS 

 

EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS

UNI ATHLETICS THIS WEEK:
Wed., Jan. 28: Men's Basketball vs. Illinois State, 7:05 p.m., UNI-Dome
Thu., Jan. 29: Women's Basketball vs. Southern Illinois, 7:05 p.m., West Gym
Fri., Jan. 30: Track and Field hosts UNI INvitational, 3 p.m., UNI-Dome
Sat., Jan. 31: Track and Field hosts UNI Invitational, noon, UNI-Dome
Sat., Jan. 31: Women's Basketball vs. Evansville, 3:05 p.m., West Gym
Mon., Feb. 2: Wrestling hosts NWCA All-Star Duals, 8:05 p.m., UNI-Dome
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

V-DAY VOLUNTEER MEETING: V-Day is a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. Volunteers are needed. Attend the meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 9 p.m. in the Maucker Union Elm Room to get involved.
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LISTENING SKILLS WORKSHOP: Mary Bozik, Communication Studies, is the facilitator for the "We Hear But Do We Listen" Management and Professional Development Center Workshop on Feb. 4, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The cost of the workshop for non-consortium members is $195 less the 15% UNI employee discount. Complete workshop description is at http://www.bcs.uni.edu/mpdc Register by contacting Debb Vadehaar-Arens at 3-5851 or mpdc@uni.edu
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CHILDREN'S GARDENING WORKSHOP: The UNI Biology Botanical Center is sponsoring a "From the Garden to the Kitchen" workshop for 3rd-5th graders on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Hands-on opportunities include making soil and creating healthy snacks. Register at http://www.bio.uni.edu/botanicalcenter/Calendar.html Send the form and fees to: Carol Morris, 0421 or call 3-2247.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

"LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP" SERIES BEGINS: The Leadership Studies Program at UNI is sponsoring the first session in the 10-part series, "Leaders on Leadership," on Thursday, Jan. 29, 3:30-4:45 p.m. in SEC 247. Speakers are the president of Hawkeye Community College and UNI's President Koob. Free and open to the public. Students may earn one credit. To obtain a flyer on the entire series, e-mail yla@uni.edu or call 3-6898.
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MODERN LANGUAGES LECTURE: Thursday, Jan. 29, 7 p.m. in CAC 108. Victoria Cherva of Herzen University, St. Petersburg, will present "Russian Orthodox Church Music," accompanied by excerpts from recordings of Russian church music. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Sponsored by Russian and East European Studies and the Department of Modern Languages.
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CROW FORUM: Monday, Feb. 2, in Baker 161 at noon. Scharron Clayton, Philosophy and Religion, will present "Shifting the Center: Utilizing the Matrix of Domination in Majority White College Classrooms."
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: David Malone, professor of geology at Illinois State University, will give a presentation on "The Heart Mountain Detachment, Wyoming: Solving a Classic Structural Geology Problem" on Thursday, Feb. 5. 4 p.m., in Latham Hall 125. Everyone is welcome to attend.
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PERFORMING ARTS

UNI MUSIC EVENTS: http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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OFF-HUDSON SERIES: Theatre UNI's Off-Hudson Play Reading, "The Music Lesson" by Tammy Ryan uses the music of Bach and memories of the Bosnian War to tell the story of a conflicted teacher and a rebellious student who help each other heal. Free admission. Tuesday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108. Directed by Gretta Berghammer.
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SPECIAL EVENTS

THURSDAZE, JAN 29 EVENTS:
"DUI: A Powerful Lesson," featuring the story of Mark Sterner, 8 p.m.; Drunk Driving Simulator, 5-11 p.m.; "Seabiscuit," 10 p.m.; Free pool, 7-11 p.m. All events are free and located in Maucker Union. For more information, call 3-2683.
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2nd ANNUAL WRS IRONMAN TRIATHLON CHALLENGE:
Three different events this year: traditional, non-swimmers, and double. T-shirt & certificate of achievement awarded to participants completing the challenge. Registration materials available Monday, Jan. 26 in WRC 101. Cost $12. Contact Tim.Klatt@uni.edu or 273-7120 for more information.
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SPELUNKING IN KENTUCKY: Spend Feb. 6-8 exploring Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. Cost is $115 (UNI), $130 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Feb. 3, at 5 p.m. in WRC 174. For more information contact Outdoor Rec at 3-7163.
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