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Thursday, Sept. 30, 2004

NEWS 

NEW METHOD FOR TIME REPORTING FOR STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF:
Employees will begin using the new MEMFIS electronic timecard
Sunday, Dec. 12. To learn more about how this implementation
will affect you, read the September issue of the MEMFIS TIMES newsletter
at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/db_documents/times/sept04.pdf
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NORMAN BORLAUG SYMPOSIUM CANCELED
:
The 4th Annual Norman Borlaug Symposium on
Global Health and Health Disparities has been canceled.
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SAMPLE DAY AT BISCOTTI'S:
UNI Catering is hosting sample days each day this week at Biscotti's in
Redeker Center. More than 34 items from the "Make it Easy" take-out catering
menu will be featured, including fresh salads, sandwiches and sweets.
The sample buffet will be different each morning and afternoon; the hours
are 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thirty-minute parking for Biscotti’s customers
is available east of Redeker Center. For catering information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/dor/dining/catering or call 3-2333.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

FOR SALE:
The Physics Dept. is offering an HP Laserjet 4550 color printer for
transfer to another UNI department for an inter-departmental transfer of
$550. This printer is two years old and was
originally purchased for $1,900. A new imaging drum is included with
the printer. Call Becky Adams at 3-2420 for more information.
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T-SHIRTS FOR SALE:
The UNI Women's Swim team is selling T-shirts to raise funds for
the program. Shirts are $10 for sizes small thru X-large, and $12 for
XX-large. Contact Head Swim Coach Stacey Simmer at 3-7946 or by e-mail
stacey.simmer@uni.edu

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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
FITNESS MANIA DAY:
Saturday, Oct. 2, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m, WRC, check out different
fitness classes, improve certain skills or develop new ones.
Cost $10 (includes lunch). For more information
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitnessmania.html
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UNI-TIE:
Stop by the New Iowans Program table in the Union Monday,
Oct. 4, to learn about opportunities to help serve the immigrant and
refugee populations in our community. For more information, contact
Abbie at abbie@uni.edu
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VOICES OF IOWA FARM WOMEN:
"Voices of Iowa Farm Women," a short documentary by Cynthia Vagnetti,
will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in Sabin 102. The film
will be followed by a roundtable discussion with the filmmaker and
eastern Iowa farm women.
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HOMECOMING 5K CROSS COUNTRY RACE:
The 7th annual Homecoming 5K Cross Country Race will take place at
8 a.m. on Oct. 9, and is sponsored by the Panther Pacers, a UNI Sport
Club. Entry forms can be picked up and delivered to Wellness
and Recreation Services. Early registration of $13 for UNI students and $15
for non-students ends Oct. 2. Late registration, inlcuding race-day, is
$18 for everyone. T-shirts are not guaranteed for race-day registration.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS:

SECURITY FLASHPOINTS IN EAST ASIA:
The Center for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS) will
present a conference on "Security Flashpoints in East Asia: North Korea
and Taiwan", Monday, Oct. 4, in Old Central Ballroom A of the Maucker
Union. The morning session (9 a.m. - noon) will cover North
Korea. The afternoon session (1 - 3 p.m.) will cover Taiwan. All welcome.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

CHANGING MINDS: POLITICS AND MEDIA POLITICAL SERIES:
Scott Cawelti, English, will present "Changing Minds:
Politics and Media," a three-session series at University Book & Supply.
For details, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/384.html
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ART EXHIBIT/LECTURE:
"
Body Trouble = The Facts of Life," an exhibition by Chicago artist
Phyllis Bramson runs Sept. 27 to Oct. 22. The artist will give a
lecture about her work on Thursday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. in KAB 111. A
reception will follow. Prints from the UNI permanent art collection,
"Culture Hero: A Fanzine of Stars of the Super World," also will be
on display. Free and open to the public.
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Geography Colloquium Presentation:
"Tornado Path Direction: Spatial and Temporal Characteristics and Its
Role in Hazard Mitigation" by Philip W. Suckling, Geography, Monday,
Oct. 4, 6 p.m. in Sabin 7. Open to the public.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR:
Monday, Oct. 4, in Latham Hall 125 at 4 p.m. Scott Beason, earth science
major, will present "Summer in Paradise," describing his
experiences at the park service at Mt. Rainier National Park. Everyone is
welcome.
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CROW FORUM:
Monday, Oct. 4, introductory remarks by Associate Provost and Interim
Graduate College Dean, Susan J. Koch. Marybeth Stalp, Sociology,
Anthropology, and Criminology, will present "Hiding the Fabric Stash:
Collecting, Hoarding and Hiding Strategies of Contemporary U.S. Quilters,"
at noon in Maucker Union, Presidential Room. Faculty, staff, students
and community are invited to gather for informal presentation
and discussion.
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DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION IN BURMESE REFUGE CAMPS IN THAILAND:
Jeannie L. Steele and Kurt Meredith will present, "Children, Education
and Democracy: Three Pillars of Hope for Burmese Refugees Living in
Thailand." They will discuss their work with Burmese refugee teachers
in refugee camps in Thailand. Thursday, Oct. 14, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.,
Sabin 102.
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ATHLETICS

PANTHER WEEKEND ATHLETICS:
Friday: Volleyball vs. Wichita State, West Gym, 7 p.m.
Saturday: Football @ Southern Illinois, 1:30 p.m. Watch the game live on
CSTV or listen to it on http://www.unipanthers.com.
Sunday: Volleyball vs. Southwest Missouri State, West Gym, 5 p.m.
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PERFORMING ARTS
CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT:
UNI music faculty members Jonathan Chenoweth (cello), Tom Tritle (horn),
Julia Trahan (viola), Karin Paradis (bassoon) and Frederick Halgedahl plus
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Music Director Jason Weinberger (clarinet),
Therese Fetter (violin) and Joe Klapper (bass) will perform chamber music
Sunday, Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. at the GBPAC. Tickets are $10 by calling
3-SHOW.
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UBU ROI BY ALFRED JARRY:

This family-friendly version of Jarry's absurdist classic with a circus
theme runs Oct. 7 - 10 and 13 - 17. Clowns, magicians, acrobats, and
carnival games are featured. For tickets, call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box
office at 3-6381 or purchase online at http://www.theatreuni.com
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BILL T JONES DANCE COMPANY – UCARD DISCOUNT:
Saturday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. a the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com). The work
of the Bill T Jones Dance Company has been described as a fusion of
dance and theater. Call 3-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC Box
Office. UNI students receive 50 percent off tickets.
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CHANTICLEER – UCARD DISCOUNT:
Thursday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com). This
Grammy-award winning all-male ensemble has toured since 1978
with a sound for all ages. Chanticleer will present an a cappella concert
with music ranging from contemporary gospel to Renaissance. Call 3-SHOW
for tickets. UNI students receive 50 percent off.
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SMOKEY JOE'S CAFÉ – UCARD DISCOUNT:
Saturday, Oct. 23, 2 and 8 p.m. at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com).
Broadway's longest-running musical revue has won a Grammy and received
seven Tony nominations. Call 3-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC Box
Office. UNI students receive 50 percent off tickets.
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THE BLUESTONES – $5 TICKETS:
Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com).
Husband and wife team, Robert and Rebecca Bluestone, present a unique
multi-media showcase of acoustic guitar music and artwork. Call 3-SHOW
for tickets or stop by the GBPAC Box Office. UNI student tickets only $5.
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CAPITOL STEPS – UCARD DISCOUNT:
Saturday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com). This
troupe of current and former Congressional staffers takes a humorous look
at serious political issues while providing laughs. Call 3-SHOW for tickets
or stop by the GBPAC Box Office. UNI students receive 50 percent off tickets.
$5 student rush tickets day of performance.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

CHANCE AT FREE TUITION FOR STUDENTS:
Students who attend one event at each of 6 venues (GBPAC, UNI athletics,
TheatreUNI, Thursdaze, UNI School of Music) will be entered into a
drawing for free spring tuition and other prizes.
http://www.uni.edu/prowl
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TRIVIA EXTRAVAGANZA:
UNI intramural officials will host a Trivia Extravaganza on Sunday,
Oct. 3, at 8 p.m in WRC Room 155. Teams can be made up of four or five
players. Registration is through Friday, until 3 p.m. in WRC
Room 161. Cost is $20/team. All proceeds fund the Intramural Official's
Club. Prizes to the top three teams. Any questions call 3-7262.
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FIRST ANNUAL MULTICULTURAL HEALTH CONFERENCE:
The Center for Multicultural Education will host the First Annual
Multicultural Health Conference Oct. 21 - 22. There will be an
opportunity to receive CEU credits in many fields. Students may
attend. For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/cme/conferences.html or email MHC_Information@uni.edu.
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