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Thursday, March 18, 2004

NEWS 

NCAA TOURNAMENT INFORMATION: For the latest information on UNI's game in Milwaukee, the broadcast details, trivia, t-shirts and even a poster to download, visit
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/ncaa

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CME DEDICATION: The Center for Multicultural Education will host a dedication ceremony at 1 p.m., Friday, March 26, at the new center (top floor of Maucker Union). The brief program will feature a member of the UNI-7, a group of students whose actions helped establish the Ethnic Minorities Cultural and Educational Center in the early '70s; Matt Close, former NISG president; Pres. Robert Koob; Michael Blackwell, director of multicultural education; and Nicolas Vaca, author of "Presumed Alliance: The Unspoken Conflict between Latinos and Blacks and What it Means for America." Tours will follow. Refreshments will be served and entertainment will be provided by members of the university's George Walker Society. For more information, contact Gaile Tolbert, 3-2250.
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ELVIS HAS LEFT THE BUILDING, AND CES HAS MOVED IN: Conference & Event Services has moved to UNI's old Graceland (MEMFIS house) at 8628 University, just west of the GBPAC. Mail code remains the same. For help with event planning, call 3-6899 or visit http://www.uni.edu/contined/ces
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LEGISLATIVE PUBLIC FORUM: A Legislative Public Forum hosted by local agencies and organizations, including UNI, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 20 at Area Education Agency 267, 3712 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls. Area legislators will discuss major legislative issues. Guests may ask questions and voice opinions. For more information, contact the Office of Governmental Relations, 3-6144.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

APRIL COMPUTER WORKSHOP CALENDAR: The April schedule of free computer workshops for UNI students, staff and faculty is available at
http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt

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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
AUCTION: On Wednesday, March 24 at 10 a.m., UNI will have an auction at the warehouse at 2412 West 27th St., Cedar Falls. Six items of office furniture (desks & tables) will be auctioned first, followed by a large quantity of computers and electronic equipment. All items are sold "as is" and must be removed that day. Payment must be in cash (good check) on site before removal. Parking will be available on the east side of the warehouse. A photo ID is required to obtain a bidding number. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.
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SANDY WILLIAMSON OPEN HOUSE: UNI Athletics will host an open house in honor of Sandy Williamson from 3-5 p.m. Wednesday, March 31 in the Hall of Fame Room, UNI-Dome. Thank Sandy for her 26 years of dedication and service to UNI Athletics. Refreshments will be provided. If you have any questions, contact Kelly Bockenstedt at 3-2471 or kelly.bockenstedt@uni.edu.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m., Monday, March 22, in CBB 319. Discussion will likely focus on proposed changes to the liberal arts core, and a tabled motion calling for the elimination of Capstone. The campus community may attend. Seating is limited. Contact: Melissa L. Heston, at heston@uni.edu.
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MUSICAL THEATRE AUDITION WORKSHOP: The Dept. of Theatre will host a 3-day Musical Theatre Audition Workshop led by Broadway, television, and film actor Kip Niven, March 25-27 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Mr. Niven will work with 15 students one-on-one on audition techniques for musical theatre. Anyone may observe the workshop sessions. For a schedule of workshops, visit http://www.theatreuni.com.
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EXHIBITS/FILMS
HISTORY CLUB FILM NIGHT: The History Club is showing the film "Aguirre, Wrath of God" by Werner Herzog on Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. in Seerley 115. The event is free and open to the public.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
PUBLIC LECTURE: Oleg Koshelev, Professor and Head of the Music Department at Herzen University in St.Petersburg, Russia, will speak on "Propaganda or Truth in the Music of Shostakovich and Prokofiev" on Tuesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Seerley 115. A reception will follow. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages, Russian and East European Studies, and International Programs.
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SALLY RIDE: Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, will speak at the GBPAC at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 25, as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. This year's lecture co-sponsor is the UNI Speaker's Committee.
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PERFORMING ARTS
HEAVEN'S GATES & HELL'S FLAMES: March 27-28, Lang Hall Auditorium. "Heaven's Gates & Hell's Flames" is a high impact-drama. The subject is people who live life, make choices, die and find themselves outside heaven. If their name is in the "Book of Life" they're welcomed into heaven. If not, hell becomes an all-too-real reality.
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