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Thursday, February 5, 2004

NEWS 

UNI BUDGET MESSAGE: The Cabinet's message regarding the proposed fiscal year 2005 budget is posted on the Web at: http://www.uni.edu/infosys/budget05.shtml
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NEW EMPLOYEES: Joyce Rewerts, secretary II, HPELS, merit. Travis Duncan, audio engineer/technical supervisor, GBPAC, P & S.
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LUX SERVICE AWARD: The 2004 Lux Service Award honors students who have demonstrated outstanding service to UNI. Visit http://www.unialum.org/lux for award requirements and an online nomination form. Nominations are due Feb. 13. Direct questions to Jennifer Albertsen, 3-6409.
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UNI IN THE NEWS: An article in Wednesday's Des Moines Register featured the CEEE's Local Food Project managed by Kamyar Enshayan. Visit
http://desmoinesregister.com/life/stories/c2127777/23438134.html

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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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IOWA STATE FAIR, AUG. 12-22: UNI will help the Iowa State Fair celebrate its 150th anniversary by displaying its long history of service to Iowans through education. The exhibit will feature a reconstructed 1920's one-room school, Marshal Center School memorabilia, alumni educator profiles, activities and more. To reserve a shift and date, (shifts are 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 9 p.m.) e-mail Stacey Christensen, stacey.christensen@uni.edu
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CAMPUS SUPPLY WINNERS: The winners of last quarter's Campus Supply HP givaway were Jenny Hansmann from Administration & Finance and Shirley Uehle of Continuing Education. Both chose HP Laser Printers as their free gifts. For information on winning gifts, contact Mary in Campus Supply at 273-2451.
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CAREER CENTER PEER ADVISOR POSITIONS: Outgoing, energetic, enthusiastic students should apply for the position of Career Center Peer Advisor for 2004-05. Peers assist students through resume critiques, peer advising and outreach. Ten hours per week paid by stipend (approx. $8/hour). Application forms available at
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter

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CORRECTIONS/UPDATES

PILKINGTON APPOINTED TO COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS: Governor Vilsack appointed Randy Pilkington, director of UNI's Center for Decision Making, to the state's newly created Council of Economic Advisers. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/349.html

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FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY NEW WEB SITE: UNI departments are eligible to purchase federal surplus property. Inventory can be viewed online at
http://www.das.gse.iowa.gov/
and click on 'projects and products' Users must be authorized in advance of purchase. Call Roxanne Conrad, 3-3524 if interested.
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EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SPONSORED WEBCAST: Feb. 11, 2-3 p.m. (note the time change) in StudioIT, LNG 245. "Adjunct Faculty Professional Development: Using a Combination of Online and Face-to-Face Methods." Presenters will share the program models that their institutions use to provide professional development opportunities to adjunct faculty. The Webcast will also discuss how to help adjunct faculty be more proficient with technology and be willing to engage learners with online learning tools. For more information, visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/index.html
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION CONVERSATIONS: Macromedia is sponsoring an Education Conversation Series to identify significant ways in which technology is transforming education. Six different conversations are scheduled during the spring semester. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/webcasts/ for further information. The series begins March 2, and enrollment is limited.
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LIBRARY INSTRUCTION: There are still library instruction time slots available in Feb. and March. Call 3-2839 or visit http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm to reserve library instruction for your classes.
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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP: Taggart Frost, Management, will facilitate "Conflict Management: I'm Right You're Wrong," Management and Professional Development Center workshop on Feb. 11, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Fee for non-consortium members is $195 less the 15% UNI employee discount. Complete workshop description at http://www.bcs.uni.edu/mpdc. Register by contacting Debb Vandehaar-Arens at 3-5851 or at mpdc@uni.edu.
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WELLNESS NEWSLETTER: The January issue of Words of Wellness can be found at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/newsletr.html To receive a hard copy and a fitness program schedule contact Kathy.Gulick@uni.edu, 3-6921.
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FEBRUARY FOOD SPECIALS: At food carts in CBB, WRC and SEC purchase soup, cookie and beverage for $2.50; at the 23rd St. Market get a free fountain drink with nacho purchase of $1.25 or more; and at Biscotti's from Feb 1 to Feb. 15, yogurt, piece of fruit and Dole juice for $1.69; from Feb. 16 to Feb. 29, enter to win a TV/DVD player.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

ATHLETICS
UNI ATHLETICS THIS WEEK: Sat., Feb. 7: Track and Field hosts Panther Classic, 10 a.m., UNI-Dome Sat., Feb. 7: Men's Basketball vs. Indiana State, 7:05 p.m., UNI-Dome
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
THEATRICAL MAKEUP WORKSHOP: The Department of Theatre will host a theatrical makeup workshop and presentation featuring guest artist Laura Thudium on Saturday, Feb. 7, 1-5 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Admission is free. For more information, visit
http://www.theatreuni.com

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WOMEN'S STUDIES BOARD MEETING: Monday, Feb. 9, noon-1 p.m. in Baker 161. Open to all.
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FACULTY SENATE MEETING: Monday, Feb. 9 in CBB 319, 3:15 p.m. The agenda includes two tabled course proposals and several requests for item docketing and deliberation. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact heston@uni.edu
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STUDY ABROAD IN IRELAND, WALES OR AUSTRALIA: Attend an informational meeting on Feb. 9, 6-7 p.m. or Feb. 11, 4-5 p.m., in the Presidential Room, Maucker Union.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
JACKSON KATZ TO SPEAK: On Thursday, Feb. 5, nationally-known anti- sexist male activist Jackson Katz will lecture on, "More Than a Few Good Men: A Lecture on American Manhood and Violence Against Women," as an introduction to V-Day UNI 2004. This lecture will take place in the Union Ballroom at 9 p.m., in conjunction with Thursdaze.
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PEACE ACTIVISM IN PALESTINE: Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. in SEC 247. Peace activist Joe Carr worked with International Solidarity Movement in Palestine from January to April 2003. Joe talks about the murder of peace activists and Palestinian civilians. This event is sponsored by Amnesty International, and Iowans for Free Palestine. Open to all.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Jill Wagner, Departments of Anthropology and Native American Studies, Iowa State University, will present "Marketing the Myth: Selling the Lewis- Clark Expedition." Open to all.
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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI music events: http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SYMPHONY: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will present works by Adams, Mendelssohn and Bizet on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 6 and 7, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. Special guests Barbara Butler and Charles Geyer, trumpets. Tickets at 273-7469 and at the door starting at 6 p.m.
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: Lonnie Brooks is the headliner for the KUNI Blues Blowout at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo. Brooks combines the swing of Texas, the soul of Memphis and the power of Chicago blues into a musical gumbo. Opening for Brooks is Renee Austin, a multi-instrumentalist and prolific singer songwriter. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22 at the door. Tickets are available at KUNI, Bob's Guitars and online at http://www.kuniradio.org
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RASCAL FLATTS: Live in concert at the UNI-Dome on Feb. 20 at 7:30 pm. Opening acts will be Cledus T. Judd and Brian McComas. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster. Call 319-363-1888, visist a Ticketmaster outlet (HyVee Stores), or order online at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.cc.com. All seats are reserved.
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SPECIAL EVENTS
CAMP AND RECREATION FAIR: Wednesday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom. All majors are welcome. More than 50 organizations will recruit summer employees. Sponsored by the UNI Career Center, East Gym #113A. For a list of recruiting organizations, visit http://www.uni.edu/careercenter
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A-Z INSTITUTE N DAY: Children's activity at the University Museum, Feb. 13, 9-noon. Attendees will write articles, learn interviewing techniques, and gain journalistic skills. A field trip to the Waterloo- Cedar Falls Courier is included. Reading skills necessary. Registration deadline is one week before the program. Fee is $15 for members of the Friends of the Museums; $20 for nonmembers.
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MOVEMENT OUTLET STARTING: Join Movement Outlet every Wednesday, 5:30- 6:30 p.m. in WRC 185/187. Free to all UNI students, faculty and staff, experienced and non-experienced dancers. Learn a new style each week including hip-hop, tap, jazz, swing and celtic. For more information, contact Lyndsey Stephenson at zdanz128@uni.edu
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