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Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004

NEWS 

NEW HOMECOMING PARADE ROUTE:
The UNI homecoming parade will begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 9. It
will follow a new route this year. The parade will stage in the Gilchrist
A lot. It will proceed down Campus Street., turn left on Missouri St.,
then right on Dakota St. (between University Avenue and Latham Hall).
It will move up Wisconsin St. and turn right on 26th St. (in front of
Seerley Hall) to College St. It will turn left on College Street, then
left on 23rd St. It will end just before Hudson Rd. The reviewing stand
will be in its usual location across from University Book & Supply.
Please share this information with faculty, staff, students and guests.
See a map of the route at http://www.unialum.org/events/paraderoute.shtml
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UNI POLICIES:
Two policies have been added to the University of Northern Iowa Policies
and Procedures. The policies are "3.15 Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct
Policy" and "13.12 Policy on Use of Social Security Numbers." The policies
were approved by the UNI President's Cabinet May 14, 2004. The full text
of the Sexual Assault and Sexual Misconduct policy can be found at
http://www.uni.edu/pres/policies/315.shtml, and the Social Security Numbers
policy is at http://www.uni.edu/pres/policies/1312.shtml.
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VOTING INFORMATION:
Register and vote! Information on voter registration, absentee ballots,
important deadlines, locating your polling place, and much more is available
at http://www.library.uni.edu/gov/election/index.html.
Information and forms are also available at the display case in the Rod
Library lobby.
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P&S SEARCH:
A search is being conducted for the position of Associate Director for
the Office of Compliance and Equity Mangement. For more information,
visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/jobs/assoc_dir_comp.htm
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MEET THE PRES.:
Come "Meet the Pres." Tuesday, Oct. 12 at noon 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 will also be recognized.
Bring your lunch. Cookies and beverages will be provided. Call Karen
Cunningham for more information, 3-2504.
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MCLEOD CENTER GROUNDBREAKING SET FOR OCT. 9:
The McLeod Center Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place at 2:15 p.m.,
Saturday, Oct. 9, just outside the south doors of the UNI-Dome. The rain
location will be the UNI-Dome south deck. Faculty, staff and students are
invited. For more information about the McLeod Center, see
http://www.uni-foundation.org/
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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Volunteer UNI has a number of volunteer opportunities available. It
currently has requests for tutors in Cedar Falls schools, mentors with
Big Brothers Big Sisters in the Waterloo schools, helpers for senior
citizens and tutors and guides for immigrants at the Centro Latinoamericano
in Waterloo. For more information, e-mail abbie@uni.edu
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UNI IN THE NEWS:
UNI's Local Food Project received prominent mention in the Sept. 24
issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, a weekly national publication
for university faculty and administrators. The article focused on
efforts by colleges and universities to buy food from local sources.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

FLU SHOTS:
The 2004 flu shot clinics are scheduled. See the schedule at:
http://www.uni.edu/wrc/lab/flushot.htm
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STAFF AND FACULTY DISCOUNTED MEAL PLAN:
A discounted meal plan for staff and faculty is being sold this week
only at Biscotti's, 23rd Street Market, Prexy's and Chats, Piazza and
Rialto and at food carts. The plan includes four lunches at Piazza or
Rialto, $14 Dining Dollars, cookie coupons for Biscotti's, pastry coupons
for 23rd Street Market, a grilled sandwich at Flares plus a 10 percent
discount on one Make It Easy catering take-out order of $50 or more.
The variety plan is discounted at $39.99 and can be purchased with cash,
check or payroll deduction. The plan is good through Dec. 17.
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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES:
Minutes from the Sept. 23 Graduate Council meeting are available at
http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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OCTOBER SPECIALS:
Biscotti's, Oct. 1-15: cup of soup, roll and medium fountain pop for $2.49.
23rd Street Market, Oct. 1-15: hotdog, cookie and medium pop for $2.09.
Carts: Bottle of juice and a piece of fruit for $1.30. Featured at Maucker
Union this week: Panther-tail pastries at Chats, Octoberfest Johnsonville
brats at Flares, taco pizza at Avanti and panini grilled subs at Blimpies.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
CAPOEIRA FUNDRAISER GARAGE SALE:
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2622 Olive
St., Cedar Falls. For more information, call 268-0107.
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BACKCOUNTRY GOURMET COOKING:
Come learn from UNI Outdoors' newest backcountry chef as he deomonstrates
his culinary skills, Oct. 12 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Cost is $5 (UNI) $10
(guest). Not only will you learn at this clinic, but you’ll eat as well.
Call 3-7163 for more information.
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UNI-AEOP:
Tuesday, Oct. 12, noon, at the GBPAC, meet special guest Jason Weinberger,
director of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra and take a GBPAC
tour. This month's door prize is a pair of WCFSO concert tickets.
Open to all university employees. For more information,
visit http://www.uni.edu/aeop/
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RIVER ROAD BIKING:
Let UNI Outdoors be your support crew on this bike ride along the
Mississippi River. They’ll supply everything needed for the trip,
except a bike and an abled body! Oct. 15-17, $40 (UNI) $50 (guest).
Pre-trip meeting Oct. 12 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Call 3-7163 for more
information.
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FAREWELL RECEPTION:
Advising and Career Services is hosting a farewell reception for Michael
Broshears Thursday, Oct. 14 from 1 - 3 p.m. in Gilchrist 207 & 209. Brody
has been at UNI since 1995. He has accepted a position as Coordinator of
Academic Advising at Northern Illinois University.
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DESIGNER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION:
"Challenges Facing Theatre Educators Today" is the topic of a Designers'
Roundtable discussion hosted by the Department of Theatre on Sunday,
Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m. in the UNI Gallery of Art. Panelists include
theatre designers/educators from UNI, University of Iowa and Iowa State.
Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Meryl Norton Hearst
Lecture Series.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS:

SMALL BUSINESS MARKETING WORKSHOP:
Oct. 13, from 4 to 6 p.m. Learn how to identify your target market
and design strategies to reach that target market. 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:

GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATION:
"Measuring and Modeling the Dispersion of Odors from Hog Confinements"
by Alan Czarnetzki, Department of Earth Science. Monday,
Oct. 11, 6 p.m., Sabin 7. Open to the public.
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DIRECTOR/DESIGNER PRESENTATION: SUENO
Monday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. Strayer-Wood Theatre
Admission is free. Director Jay Edelnant and the production designers
will share with the audience how they will incorporate elements of
contemporary society into a classic Spanish drama for this spicy, comic
interpretation of Calderon's "Life is a Dream."
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Charlotte Wells, History,
will present a lecture "Foreign Devils: Xenophobia and the
Development of Nationalism in Early Modern France." The event is free
and open to the public.
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ATHLETICS

HOMECOMING WEEK IN PANTHER ATHLETICS:
Tuesday: Volleyball vs. Iowa, West Gym, 7 p.m.
Friday: Soccer vs. Drury, Cedar Valley Soccer Complex, 6 p.m.
Saturday: Football vs. Western Kentucky, UNI-Dome, 4:05 p.m.
Sunday: Soccer vs. SMS, Cedar Valley Soccer Complex, 1 p.m.
Visit http://www.unipanthers.com for more information.
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UNI/HCC MEN'S ICE HOCKEY CLUB GAME:
Friday, Oct. 8, 10 p.m. and Saturday Oct. 9, 12:10 p.m. at Young Arena
in Waterloo. Both games vs. University of South Dakota. No charge.
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PERFORMING ARTS
GUEST ARTIST, PAULA FAN, PIANO RECITAL:
Thursday, Oct. 7, 8 p.m. Davis Hall, GBPAC. No Charge.
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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 all part of the fun! For tickets, call the
Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 3-6381, or purchase online at
http://www.theatreuni.com
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PIANO RECITAL:
Friday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. GBPAC Davis Hall
UNI graduate student Mira Kim, a student of Genadi Zagor, will
perform her graduate recital on piano. No Charge
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KAREN PARADIS, BASOON AND ROBIN GUY, PIANO:
Friday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m. GBPAC, Davis Hall. No charge.
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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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ALAN JACKSON AND MARTINA MCBRIDE THIS SUNDAY:
Tickets are still available to see Alan Jackson and Martina McBride
in concert at the UNI-Dome Sunday, Oct. 10 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are
available at the UNI-Dome NW Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets, by
phone at 319-363-1888 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com.
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LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Attend KUNI's live radio show, "Live from Studio One," Monday, Oct. 11
at 7 p.m. 3rd Floor CAC. Greg Klyma,a touring musician who "plays folk
music with a backbeat and writes songs about stuff that matters." Cost
is $3 per person, children under 12 free.
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VOCAL ARTS FESTIVAL CONCERT:
Monday Oct. 11, 7 p.m. GBPAC Great Hall. Area high school students who
participated in the two-day Vocal Arts Festival will perform. No charge.
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NORTHERN IOWA YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT:
Sunday Oct. 17, 5 p.m. GBPAC Davis Hall. Coordinated by Cathy Craig
and music director Jason Weinberger.
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BLACK EYED PEAS COMING TO UNI:
Panther Productions presents the Black Eyed Peas, Friday,
Nov. 5 in the UNI-Dome. Tickets are available at UNI-Dome, GBPAC and
Maucker Union, online at http://www.ticketreturn.com,
http://www.musictoday.com or by phone 3-DOME.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

VOLLEYBALL CLUB INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS:
Interested in becoming a part of a competitive team? Come to one of
the UNI volleyball club informational meetings to learn about how to
get involved. The meetings will take place Monday, Oct. 11 and Wednesday,
Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m., by the Maucker Union fountain. If you
have questions, direct them to univball@yahoo.com
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AMUSEMENT PARK WEEKEND:
Enjoy steep drops, high speeds, and vertigo? Then make the trip with
UNI Outdoors to Six Flags in St. Louis, Oct. 16-17. Cost is $100
(UNI) $120 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Oct. 12 at 7 p.m., WRC 174. Call
3-7163 for more information.
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