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Tuesday, September 7, 2004

NEWS 

SATURDAY CELEBRATION:
All faculty, staff and their families are invited to the Ninth Annual
UNI Saturday Celebration Saturday, Sept. 11, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
on the south lawn of the president's home. Food, drinks and table service
are provided. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Free open recreation will
be available for UNI families in the WRC until 4 p.m. Check-in at main
desk; clean shoes required and children must be accompanied by an adult.
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HUDSON ROAD PEDESTRIAN OVERPASS CLOSED:
The Hudson Road pedestrian overpass is closed until further notice.
The walking surface of the overpass is potentially hazardous. Facilites
Planning is working with the project engineer and contractor to correct
the situation.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

RESERVE StudioIT:
Located in Lang 245, the Studio for Innovative Teaching (StudioIT) is
an interactive classroom equipped with a touch screen SMART Board, 20
Gateway wireless laptops and a video-conferencing unit. ITS Educational
Technology offers the use of StudioIT at no charge to UNI faculty for
classroom instruction. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/studioit
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FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS:
September's FREE computer workshop offering from ITS-Educational
Technology includes a new workshop--Preparing Materials for the Web.
You'll learn how to make various document types ready for your Web site.
We emphasize using the Adobe Acrobat PDF file format for Word, Excel
and PowerPoint files. For more information visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
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MICROSOFT ACCESS TRAINING:
Learn to manage, filter, and share large and small amounts of data on
Sept. 13, 15, and 17 from 8 a.m. - noon with Microsoft Access. For
more information, call the UNI RBC at 236-8123, or visit
http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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UPDATED DEMO OF THE NEW ONLINE COMMON SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:
View the newest version of this undergraduate application. Preview
times are 10:30 a.m on Tuesday, Sept. 7 or 3 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9
in the Financial Aid Office's conference room. RSVP to
April.Schmiesing@uni.edu
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RAPID RESULTS BRANDING:
Discover how to make your advertising more productive while cutting
costs, how to differentiate your small business from the competition,
and tactics to increase profits. For more information, call the UNI
RBC at 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING:
Minutes of the August MEMFIS Users Group meeting are available
at:http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.asp
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FITNESS REGISTRATION:
Fitness, leisure, and certification classes have begun. Pick up
the orange program at the WRS, Maucker Union, Gilchrist or online at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec. Check out Spinercise, Absolutely Muscle
and Step/Kick/Spinercise classes. Saturday Combination Aerobics and
Super Sunday available.
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HEALTH BEAT (HB) LOCKER SERVICES:
Half and long lockers are available for rent. Contact Kristy Leen at
3-7167 or kristy.leen@uni.edu or ask a fitness supervisor.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
DIVERSITY WEEK ACTIVITIES:
The kick-off celebration and Cultural Festival include food and live
performances. See yourself as a different race with the Human Race
Machine. A film series runs Tuesday-Thursday. For more information
visit http://www.uni.edu/maucker/divwk2004.shtml or e-mail
mike.bobeldyk@uni.edu.
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YARD SALE:
UNI Child Development Center Parent Yard Sale Fundraiser will take place
Saturday, Sept. 11, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m., at 1901 Campus (front lawn of
Price Lab School). Proceeds to go to the UNICDC Playground Fund. Sale
items include a gas grill, clothing, and toys.
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9/11 REMEMBRANCE:
Sept. 11 will be a Day of Mourning and Night of Remembrance at St.
Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center. Prayers for world peace
will be offered from 8 to 9 p.m. All are welcome.
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ATHLETICS
Soccer vs. Wisconsin-Green Bay, 6 p.m., Friday, Sept 10, Cedar Falls
Soccer Complex;
Football vs Minnesota State, 4:05 p.m., Saturday, Sept 11, UNI-Dome;
Soccer vs. North Dakota State, 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept 12, Cedar Falls
Soccer Complex.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
BUSINESS WRITING WORKSHOP:
Dale Cyphert will provide strategies to help students improve their
writing for reports, papers and business plans from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.,
Sept. 8 in CBB 3. Faculty who want some pointers for their students may
also attend. Advanced registration is required. No registration fee.
For more information, visit http://www.jpec.org/classes.htm or call
3-7350 to register.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
8th ANNUAL LELAND WILSON CHEMISTRY DINNER AND LECTURE:
The 8th Annual Leland Wilson Lecture and/or dinner is Tuesday,
Sept. 21. The speaker will be Nancy Wilson Ashbach MD, daughter
of Leland Wilson, UNI's first Chemistry Dept. head. She will speak on
"Insuring/Ensuring America's Health". The banquet is at 6 p.m. (social
time 5:30) in the Georgian Lounge in the Commons. Cost is $20. Call
Valerie Sarenpa at 3-2437 by Sept. 12 to make a reservation. The
lecture in 201 MSH is open to all.
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31st ANNUAL CARL L. BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE:
Nancy Maclean, Professor of History and African-American Studies, at
Northwestern University, will deliver the lecture, "Ending Exclusion:
How Women's Workplace Activism Built the Women's Movement and Changed
the Country," Wednesday, Sept. 8, 7 p.m, SRL 115. Free and open to the
public. Contact Wallace Hettle at 3-2942 or Wallace.hettle@uni.edu.
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PERFORMING ARTS
DESIGN PRESENTATION:
Theatre UNI will host the Director/Designers Presentation: Ubu Roi,
Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre.
Director Scott Nice and the production designers will discuss their
plans to bring this classic spoof of Shakespeare's Macbeth to life
with a circus theme fit for the whole family.http://www.theatreuni.com
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

UNI OFFERS LOW-COST HEALTH INSURANCE FOR STUDENTS:
UNI offers specialized health insurance programs for students. The
plan provides worldwide coverage 24 hours-a-day. Review the policy
at http://www.chickering.com/stu_conn/default.aspx
UNI's policy number is 724534. Click on "Policy Info" and choose the
2004/2005 policy. The deadline to enroll is Sept. 21.
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COOPERATIVE EDUCATION ORIENTATION MEETINGS:
Co-op orientation meetings will take place from 7 to 8 p.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 8 in CBB 109 and 7 to-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 9
in SEC 252. Students can learn about the value of internships,
how to become involved in the Co-op Program, and how to use the
Web-based UNI CareerLink. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop/
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VOLUNTEER FAIR:
Wednesday, Sept. 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maucker Union Ballroom. Some
70 organizations such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, YMCA, Northeast
Iowa Food Bank and Hearst Center for the Arts will participate. One-time
or semester-long commitments. Encourage your students to participate.
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/Events/volunteerfairs/fall.htm
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