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Thursday, April 8, 2004

NEWS 

ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE PERSONNEL CHANGES: Tom Schellhardt, vice president for administration and finance, has announced several promotions and title changes. All became effective April 1. Morris Mikkelsen, director of Facilities Planning, has been promoted to associate vice president of Facilities Management. Kelly Flege, operations improvement director, has been promoted to director of Business Process Services. Marty Mark, information technology coordinator, has been named director of Technology Systems and Services. Mary Prenosil, budget analyst, is now budget systems manager. Gary Shontz, controller and secretary/treasurer, will maintain responsibilities for investing, financial reporting, and treasury. All five individuals will report to Schellhardt.
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SUMMER HOURS: Beginning Monday, May 10, summer hours for university offices are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Summer hours will remain in effect through Friday, August 13. Supervisors of staff with no e-mail access, please inform them of summer hours.
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REGENT EXEC TO ADDRESS FACULTY: Greg Nichols, executive director of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will speak to the faculty at 1 p.m., Friday, April 9 in Mauker Union, Ballroom A. The campus community is invited.
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CONTINUING ED MOVE: The Continuing Education Office is in the process of relocating from the west wing of the Student Health Center to the building previously occupied by Conference and Event Services (on the corner of Hudson Rd. and 27th St.) The move is expected to be completed by Wednesday, April 14. Phone and fax numbers and campus mail code (0223) will remain the same.
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UNI-DOME SUMMER CONCERT ANNOUNCED: Kenny Chesney will bring his tour to the UNI-Dome Friday, Aug. 6 at 8 p.m. Opening for Chesney will be Uncle Kracker. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, April 17 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at the UNI-Dome NW Ticket Office, any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 319-363-1888. All seats will be reserved.
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UNIVERSITY MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS MOVE: The office of University Marketing & Public Relations is in the process of moving to East Bartlett Hall in two phases. Most of the Public Relations portion of UM&PR (James O'Connor, Gwenne Culpepper, Vicki Grimes, Liz Yagla and PR student employees) are now located in a suite of offices at 103 East Bartlett, the former VP for Educational and Student Services offices. They can be reached at 3-6728. The fax number is 3-2747. The mail code is 0392. The Marketing portion of UM&PR is expected to move in two months to offices on the same floor. In the meantime, Stacey Christensen has moved from 115 to 127 Gilchrist. The move to East Bartlett is considered temporary at this point.
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VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR: Volunteer UNI of the UNI Career Center is recognizing volunteers for their outstanding contributions to the community. Nominate fellow staff members, faculty or students by sending an e-mail to volunteer@uni.edu to request application forms. All applications must be submited to: Volunteer UNI, The UNI Career Center by April 16.
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FACULTY ELECTIONS: Voting is open until 5 p.m. Friday, April 9 for faculty to participate in university elections for the Chair of the Faculty, the Chair of the Graduate Faculty, the Committee on Committees (at large), and the Educational Policies Commission (at large). To vote, go to MyUniverse and look under "Current Announcements." You will be directed to online voting.
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WOMENíS STUDIES GRADUATE DIRECTOR POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: The Women's Studies Advisory Board is seeking a director for the Womenís Studies Graduate Program. A job description can be found at:
http://www.uni.edu/womenstudies
, clickÝon the Graduate Director Position link.
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USHERS NEEDED: Theatre UNI is seeking volunteer ushers for the upcoming production of "Ghosts" by Henrik Ibsen. Performances are Thursday to Sunday, April 15-17, and Tuesday to Saturday, April 20-24, at 7:30 p.m. and April 17, 18, and 25, at 2 p.m. Ushers get one free ticket to the performance. To volunteer, call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 3-6381.
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SPRING CLEANING: The gentlemen of Sigma Alpha Epsilon are available to help with outdoor spring cleaning. Contact Kevin Grady at 266-2522 or kpgnoles@msn.com for details.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

FREE GATEWAY COMPUTERS: Approximately 103 Pentium 1.0GHz computers from ITS student computer centers are available. Although these machines are slightly older (three-years old) technology, they may be able to replace even older equipment to provide valuable access and service for students at various locations. These machines were purchased with Student Computer Fee budget allocations, therefore, preference will be given for placing units providing the most "DIRECT USE BY/DIRECT BENEFIT TO STUDENTS." This offer is extended only to campus departments, NOT student groups or individuals. See
http://www.uni.edu/its/us/sccs/OldPCsSpring2004Notice.htm

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ALCOHOL SCREENING: A free, anonymous screening for alcohol problems, including assessment questionnaire, video, and educational materials, will take place at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 8, at the Counseling Center. The session also is appropriate for people concerned about someone else's drinking. Call 3-2676 for more information.
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SUMMER DINING ON CAMPUS: The 23rd Street Market in the Commons, and Prexy's and Chats at Maucker Union, will provide summer food service beginning with the May session. Dining centers will not be open. Students and staff may purchase Dining Dollars, pay cash or charge food and beverages to U-bill or payroll.
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EASTER CANDY: A fresh new selection of Easter candy from Captain Max Chocolates is available at Prexy's and Chats. Captain Max is a local company, and its profits are donated to charity. Currently, Captain Max is donating to the Humane Society and Breast Cancer Awareness.
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HOURS 

SPECIAL LIBRARY HOURS:
http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#spec
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
SPORTS CAMPS: The UNI Athletic Department has released the schedule of summer sports camps. Camps will include Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Wrestling, Soccer, Strength & Conditioning, Athletic Training and more. For more information, call Jason Nellis at 3-CAMP or e-mail jason.nellis@uni.edu Or visit
http://www.unipanthers.com/camp
for printable brochures.
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OPEN CO-REC SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT: Saturday, April 17 (rain date: Saturday, April 24). Managerís meeting Monday, April 12, at 4 p.m., WRC 155. Entries due Wednesday, April 14, by 5:30 p.m., WRC 101. $20 entry fee. Limited to first 16 teams.
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2nd ANNUAL MEN'S SLOW PITCH TOURNAMENT: Saturday, April 24 (rain date: Sunday, April 25). Registration forms available week of April 12, WRC 101, 8 a.m. ‚ 5:30 p.m. Entries due Wednesday, April 21, by 5:30 p.m., WRC 101. Entry fee $20 per team/two game guarantee. Contact Andy Briggs, 222-6180 or foodon42@hotmail.com.
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OPEN CO-REC SOCCER TOURNAMENT: Manager's meeting Monday, April 12, at 4:30 p.m., in WRC 155. Entry fee $20, two-game guarantee. Registration is Tuesday and Wednesday, April 13-14, WRC 101, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Limited to first 12 teams.
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ATHLETICS
ATHLETIC EVENTS This Weekend:
Baseball vs. Southwest Missouri State, 6:30 p.m., Friday, Apr. 9, Riverfront Stadium, Waterloo.
Women's Tennis vs. Bradley, 1 p.m., Friday, Apr. 9, Blackhawk Tennis Club, Waterloo.
Baseball vs. Southwest Missouri State, 2 p.m., Saturday, Apr. 10, Riverfront Stadium, Waterloo.
Women's Tennis vs. Illinois State, 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Apr. 10, Blackhawk Tennis Club.
Baseball vs. Southwest Missouri State, 1 p.m., Sunday, Apr. 11.
Women's Tennis vs. Indiana State, 11 a.m., Sunday, Apr. 11, Blackhawk Tennis Club, Waterloo. For more information, visit http://www.unipanthers.com
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
FACULTY SENATE MEETING: The Faculty Senate will meet at 3:15 p.m., Monday, April 12, in CBB 319. The Senate will discuss proposed changes to the Liberal Arts Core. Everyone is welcome to attend (seating limited). For more information, contact Melissa L. Heston at heston@uni.edu.
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WOMEN'S STUDIES ADVISORY BOARD MEETING: The next Women's Studies Advisory Board meeting is Monday, April 12, noon to 1 p.m. in Baker 161. Board meetings are open to all.
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THEATER WORKSHOPS: Theatre UNI and the GBPAC are offering two workshops with theatre, film and television actor Anthony Zerbe, Monday, April 19 and Tuesday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre, Room 1. The workshops, "Interpretation & Performance of Text" and "Acting for Stage and Film" are open to the UNI community. For more information, http://www.theatreuni.com
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
EARTH SCIENCE/ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE SEMINAR: Brian Gedlinske, Environmental Specialist with the Iowa Waste Reduction Center, will give a presentation on "Iowa Waste Reduction Center's Small Business Environmental Assistance" on Monday, April 12, at 4 p.m., in Latham Hall, Room 125. Everyone is welcome to attend.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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SAFE SCHOOLS FORUM: Students, community and staff are invited to a public forum, Monday, April 12, from 7-9 p.m., Lang Hall Auditorium. The forum, "Making Our Schools Safe for GLBT Youth," is one in a series of statewide events focusing on the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) youth. Legal, religious, family and educational issues will be addressed. For more information, visit http://www.iowasafeschools.org/
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NIGERIA AND THE POLITICS OF SHAR'IA: The Political Science Speaker Series will present a talk by Pita Agbese, Political Science, on the impact of Shar'ia (Islamic law) on Nigerian politics, at 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, in Sabin 201.
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SENIOR SEMINAR IN WOMEN'S STUDIES: The Senior Seminar in Women's Studies presents "The F Word: Feminisms at UNI" at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, in the Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall. This presentation/performance celebrates the variety of feminism at UNI.
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GENOCIDE IN RWANDA: The Center for International Peace and Security Studies and the Department of History, present a talk by Stephen Rapp, a senior trial attorney in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. He will present, "An Impossible Dream? Can Human Rights Violations be Deterred by International Prosecution?" The talk will take place in the Great Reading Room, (Room 116) Seerley Hall on Thursday, April 15 at 9:30 a.m.
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PERFORMING ARTS
UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

SCHOLARSHIPS: UNIConnection, a group of faculty, staff, and partners, is again offering scholarships to non-traditional students. Applications are available throught the Financial Aid Office, and must be submitted by Monday, April 12. UNIConnection has offered non-trad. scholarships since 1971, and has distributed approximately $36,500 to date. Any non- traditional undergraduate student may apply.
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MAY-TERM CLASS: The Dept. of Theatre will offer "Acting for Life" (490:059), a May-term class that will teach techniques for relaxation and focus, increasing self-awareness and communication skills, decreasing performance anxiety, and expressing creative impulses and emotions. For more information, visit http://www.theatreuni.com
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SENIOR CELEBRATION: The UNI Alumni Association will host Senior Celebration Monday through Thursday, April 12-15. In addition to events honoring seniors, all students are invited to attend "Build Your Credit, Lower Your Debt" on Monday at 6 p.m., and "Life in the Actual Real World," on Tuesday at 1 p.m. Both seminars will take place in Maucker Union's College Eye Room (lower level). Refreshments and door prizes provided. Please make your students aware of these opportunities. For more information, call 273-2355 or visit http://www.unialum.org/events/seniorcelebration.html
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STUDENT COMMITTEE OPENINGS: NISG is seeking students to serve on university committees. Students need not be current members of NISG to serve. Vacancies include: Military Science Liaison Advisory Committee--one opening Wellness and Recreation Services Advisory Committee--two openings Maucker Union Policy Board--one opening To apply, visit http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg. For more information, contact
nateg@uni.edu
. Faculty: Please announce these openings in your classes and encourage students to apply.
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GREEK WEEK CONCERT: Monday, April 12 is Greek Week kickoff. There will be an outdoor concert just west of the Campanile from 6 p.m. until approximately 9 p.m. If you have any questions please contact the Student Involvement & Activities Center at 3-2683.
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THURSDAZE, APRIL 15: Come to Redeker Center for Double Feature Night, Thursday, April 15. "Scary Movie 3" will be shown at 8 p.m. and "The Last Samaur" at 10 p.m. Both movies will be shown in the Piazza Dining Center.For more information, call 273-2683 or visit http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/thursdaze
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