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Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004

NEWS 

ROD LIBRARY CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY & MILLIONTH VOLUME:
The library has planned a week-long celebration Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.
Enjoy a trivia contest, historical displays, tours and faculty speakers
each day. Friday, Oct. 1, all are welcome at 3 p.m. to join President
Koob and Senator Grassley on the 4th floor for the official ceremony.
For details, visit http://www.library.uni.edu/news/millionthvolume.shtml
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NEW COMPLIANCE AND EQUITY APPOINTMENT:
Leah Gutknecht has been appointed assistant to the president for
Compliance and Equity Management, effective Sept. 20. She has served
as interim director since July 1, when Winston Burt stepped down.
Prior to that, Gutknecht was the associate director for Compliance
and Equity Management, a position she assumed in June 2000. The office
is located in Gilchrist 115, and staff can be reached at 3-2846.
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MEET PRESIDENT KOOB:
"Meet the Pres," at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 12 in the Maucker
Union, Old Central Ballroom A. All Professional & Scientific and
Supervisory & Confidential Merit Personnel employees are invited
to hear President Koob give an update on the budget situation for
the 2004/05 academic year. The 2004 Regent's Staff Excellence Award
Recipients also will be recognized. Bring your lunch. Cookies and
beverages will be provided. Call Karen Cunningham for more
information, 3-2504. http://www.uni.edu/ps_council
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STUDENT SERVICES CENTER OPEN IN GILCHRIST HALL:
The Student Services Center in Gilchrist Hall provides centralized
services for students. Visit the information station on the 2nd floor
where staff can assist with a variety of services including: major
and career exploration, internships, job placement, financial aid,
billing, registration and records, uCards, and more. A listing
of 450 frequently asked questions is at: http://ask.uni.edu or
call the Student Services hotline at 3-4SSC.
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UNI WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM FUNDRAISER:
A 12 month team calendar selling for $12 features action shots
and still-photos and includes the team schedule and
holidays. Soccer clothing for sale includes T's, baseball hats,
hooded sweatshirts, stocking caps and polos. All feature UNI Soccer
logo and sizes are limited. Call Kathy at the soccer office 3-5425.

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

ALUMNI ASSOCIATIONS CALENDARS AVAILABLE:
The 2004-2005 Alumni Association Calendar of Events is for sale in
204 Commons. Calendars are $10 and include campus photos and UNI
events scheduled from October 2004 through October 2005. Call
3-2355 to order.
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MERIT VACANCIES:
The current Merit postings are now available at:
http://www.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.htm
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MEMFIS USERS GROUP:
Minutes of the September MEMFIS Users Group Meeting are available at:
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/meetingminutes.asp.
Read for information regarding the timecard approver option.

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MICROSOFT FRONTPAGE TRAINING:
FrontPage makes it possible to create and maintain a professional
quality Web site without writing code. This training will introduce
new users to the Web page creation and Web site management features.
For more information, call the UNI RBC at 236-8123, or visit
http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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UNICOSS:
Spanish speakers meet at noon every Friday at the Vibe on
23rd St. Practice Spanish with other learners and speak with
native speakers.
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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES:
Minutes for the Graduate Council Sept. 9 meeting are
available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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FITNESS & FUN CLINICS:
Try something new or learn from the beginning with these clinics.
Choose from Step 101, Mind/Body/Spirit, Strength Conditioning, Aerobic
Walking, Water Aerobics, or Spinercise.
Check it out and register at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec.

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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
NATIVE AMERICAN POWWOW:
A Powwow will take place Sept. 24 - 25 at the UNI West Gym.
Powwow begins Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 8 a.m. UNI students
free with ID. Native American dancing, as well as food, arts and crafts
vendors will participate. Additional information at 3-3858 or
http://www.rrttc.uni.edu.
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CAR WASH:
The PLS/NU High Music Department is sponsoring a car wash fundraiser
on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. in Cedar Falls at Wal-Mart,
Tuffy's, and The Other Place on University and in Waterloo at Hobby
Lobby, Arby's on Kimball, Hardee's on Franklin, and Spencer Orthodontics
on University. For more information, contact Dusty Johnson, at 3-2407.
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AIDS MEMORIAL QUILT:
The Quilt will be on display Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sept.
28, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in Old Central Ballroom, Maucker Union. The Quilt
will also include panels in memory of friends and loved ones from Iowa.
For more information, contact Joan.Thompson@uni.edu or 3-2198.
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FREE HIV TESTING:
Sept. 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Old Central Ballroom,
Maucker Union. The event is sponsored by the Blackhawk County Health
Department and Wellness and Recreation Services. If any questions,
contact Joan.Thompson@uni.edu or 3-2198.
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FACE TO FACE:
Hear panel members share personal stories about their struggles and
successes living with HIV/AIDS, Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m., in SEC 252.
Sponsored by Wellness and Recreation Services and the Cedar AIDS Support
System (CASS). For more information, contact Joan.Thompson@uni.edu or
3-2198.
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FALL SEMESTER THEATRE CLASSES FOR YOUTH:
Sturgis Youth Theatre is offering creative drama classes for children
ages 3 1/2 through 18, beginning Monday, Oct. 11. For more
information, visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre/sturgis/
To receive a brochure by mail, call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office
at 3-6381.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

ORACLE CALENDAR WORKSHOP:
Do you want to know more than just the basics about Calendar, UNI’s
collaborative scheduling system? If so, call 3-2309 to register for
the Thunderbird workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2 - 3:50 p.m. For
a complete listing of ITS-ET workshops, see http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt.
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HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP:
Sept. 29, 4 - 6 p.m. Learn the basics of starting a small business
including business structure, taxes and resources. 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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IOWA VENTURE CAPITAL CONFERENCE:
Oct. 5, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Polk County Convention Complex, Des Moines.
The Iowa Venture Capital Conference is an opportunity for entrepreneurs,
companies, investors, economic developers, community leaders, and
entrepreneurial students to network, attend informative workshops,
and learn from keynote presentations. Free admission and free
transportation provided for UNI students. Non-student fee is $40.
Advanced registration is required for students at
http:/www.jpec.org/ivcc.htm by Sept. 24. Contact:
katherine.cota@uni.edu; phone: 3-7350.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

POLITICAL SCIENCE FACULTY SPEAKERS SERIES:
Philip Mauceri will present "Privatizing State Coercion: State, Elites
and the Response to Violent Contenders," Wednesday, Sept. 29, 3 p.m. in
Sabin Hall 201.
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PERFORMING ARTS
LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Attend KUNI's live radio show, Live from Studio One, 3rd Floor CAC,
Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. KUNI presents Francesc Paula de Soler, a classical
guitarist from Spain. His repertoire includes music with folk and
contemporary influences. Cost is $3 per person, children under 12 free.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

FIRST ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL HEALTH CONFERENCE:
The Center for Multicultural Education will host the First Annual
Multicultural Health Conference on Oct. 21 - 22. There will be an
opportunity to receive CEU credits in many fields. Encourage your
students to attend. For more information go online to
http://www.uni.edu/cme/conferences.html or email MHC_Information@uni.edu.
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AMERICAN IDOL JOSH GRACIN CONCERT:
Thursdaze presents Josh Gracin from American Idol, Thursday,
Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The event is free
and open to all. Special guest Zane Williams. Doors open at 7 p.m.
For more information, call the Student Involvement & Activities Center at
3-2683.
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STUDY ABROAD IN SPAIN:
UNI Semester in Spain informational meeting is Monday, Sept. 27 from
3 - 4 p.m. in the Maucker Union Elm Room.
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