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Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004

NEWS 

FLU CLINICS CANCELLED DUE TO SHORTAGE:
The fall 2004 UNI flu clinics have been canceled due to a shortage of
available vaccine. Clinics will be rescheduled as soon as vaccine supplies
allow. Iowa does not typically see influenza cases until December, so there
is time to deal with the situation. The Iowa Department of Public Health has
requested that healthcare providers assess vaccine needs based on a list of
priority groups. See http://www.idph.state.ia.us/ The UNI Student Health Clinic
will announce rescheduled clinics as soon as possible.
http://www.uni.edu/health/index.html
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STRATEGIC PLAN:
The University’s Strategic Planning Review committee has completed
its preliminary work on the draft of the fiscal year 2004-2009 Strategic
Plan. To view the draft of the proposed plan, visit
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/stratplan. Your review and input is requested
prior to Nov. 1, so that a final draft plan can be presented
to the University Cabinet for its review and action. Please click on
"Feedback" on the Web site to provide comments via e-mail or contact committee
members, listed on the Web site. The committee is also soliciting input
from various university committees and student groups. The Board of Regents,
State of Iowa, approved a new 2004-2009 Strategic Plan at their February
2004 meeting. Each of the three public universities has been asked to
submit their respective plans for review at the February 2005 Board meeting.
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AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK:
Help UNI celebrate American Education Week, Nov. 15-19. The Office
of University Marketing & Public Relations will coordinate the planning
and scheduling of UNI faculty, staff and student organizations interested
in teaching lessons, faciliating workshops and activities, reading to
classes and more. Faculty, staff or student groups interested in
participating need to contact Stacey Christensen or Annika Husmann, 3-6728.
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SUMMER FELLOWSHIP:
Deadline for tenured and tenure-track faculty to apply for a 2005
Summer Fellowship is Monday, Nov. 1. Application and guidelines
are available by calling 3-2748 or online at
http://www.grad.uni.edu/awards/fellowship.asp
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NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT 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:
Information on voter registration, absentee ballots, important deadlines,
locating your polling place, and 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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CARE PACKAGES:
The CME will be doing its 8th annual finals care packages. The packages
will be available to be picked up at the CME Dec. 2 after 3 P.M., Dec. 3
and Dec. 6-10 during normal business hours. Contact the CME at 273-2250
with questions.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

 

LEAF RAKING:
Pi Kappa Alpha wants to rake your lawn for $30. You supply the leaf bags,
or purchase them from the Pikes. Scheduled weekend is Oct. 23 - 24;
accomodations can be made. E-mail tzpikes@tzpikes.com for more information.
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UNICOSS:
Spanish speakers meet at noon every Friday at the Vibe on
23rd St. Practice your Spanish with other learners and speak with
native speakers.
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ADOBE ACROBAT PDF:
Adobe® Acrobat® is the standard for document review, exchange and
distribution among governments, universities, and businesses worldwide.
Learn how to create, manage and share PDF documents. For more information,
call 236-8123, or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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NEW OCTOBER SPECIALTIES:
Chats has added new items: strawberry & pumpkin muffins, lemon bread,
glazed peanut butter roll, M&M & chocolate chip bars, molasses cookies
and cinnamon twists. Beginning Oct. 13 - fresh-baked pizzas and pastas at
Avanti, grilled sandwiches at Flares, and a new home cookin' feature on
Wednesdays at Wasabi.

 

EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS
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, you'll eat as well.
Call 3-7163 for more information.
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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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MIDNIGHT CRAZY HOOPS RETURNS OCT. 15:
The 2004-05 UNI women's basketball team debut at Midnight
Crazy Hoops, Oct. 15 at the West Gym. Doors open at 11 p.m. Festivities
will begin at 11:15 p.m. and conclude with a midnight scrimmage. Admission
is free. Free t-shirts to the first 100 fans.
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SATURDAY COMBO AEROBICS:
This 75 minute class covers cardiovascular conditioning and strength
training for a total body workout. Saturday, Oct. 16, 11:15 a.m. -
12:30 p.m., WRC 85. Register online at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis.
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MOONLIGHT HIKE:
Head to the Yellow River, with UNI Outdoors for a moonlight hike,
Oct. 22. Enjoy the campfire, smores, and great conversation. Cost $10
(UNI) $12 (guest). Pre-trip meeting Oct. 18 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Call
3-7163 for more information.
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FITNESS & FUN:
Go back to the basics and learn Water Aerobics 101, Saturday, Oct.
23, 9-11 am, WRC Leisure Pool. This clinic will include deep and
shallow water basics. Register at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis.
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SUPER SUNDAY:
Build strength, improve endurance, and tone muscle in 75 minutes of
step, kickboxing, and spinercise. Sunday, Oct. 24, 7 – 8:15 p.m.,
WRC 85. Register online at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis.
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ATHLETICS

 

HOME PANTHER ATHLETICS:
Friday: Volleyball vs. Drake, West Gym, 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: Volleyball vs. Creighton, West Gym, 7:00 p.m.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS:

SATELLITE SEMINAR SERIES:
The National Collegiate Honors Council/Phi Theta Kappa 2004 Satellite
Series, "Popular Culture: Shaping and Reflecting Who We Are" features
experts in the field of popular culture. The second seminar in the series,
"Creating and Marketing Youth: Youth Music and Culture in 20th Century
America" featuring Dr. Tricia Rose will be aired live Tues., Oct. 12,
at 6:30 p.m. in Central Ballroom A of Maucker Union. Call 3-3175 for
more information.
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WOMEN ON THURSDAYS:
UNI Women’s Studies program presents "Women on Fridays" on Thursdays,
Oct. 14 at noon in Baker 161. Sandy Benak, State Farm insurance agent,
will speak on "What Women Should Know About Insurance."
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:
Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Charlotte Wells, History,
will present, "Foreign Devils: Xenophobia and the
Development of Nationalism in Early Modern France." Free and open to
the public.
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DEMOCRACY AND EDUCATION IN BURMESE REFUGEE CAMPS IN THAILAND:
Jeannie L. Steele and Kurt Meredith will provide a slide/lecture
presentation "Children, Education and Democracy: three pillars of hope
for Burmese refugees living in Thailand. They will discuss their work
with Burmese refugee teachers living in refugee camps in Thailand.
Thursday, Oct. 14, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sabin 102.
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TALK ON WETLANDS AND SNAKES:
Sigma Xi presents Dr. Bruce A. Kingsbury of Purdue University,
lecturing on "On the Importance of Wetlands to Herpetofaunal
Conservation: Shallow and Complex Thoughts," Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m., MSH,
Room 1. He is the director of the Center for Reptile and Amphibian
Conservation and Management. Free and open to the public.
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HEARST LECTURE SERIES: STEVEN L. GILLIAM
Professional Scenic Designer and Director of Theatre at Trinity
University, Steven L. Gilliam, will discuss the opportunities and
challenges of articulating viewpoints through theatrical
design at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 18, Strayer-Wood Theatre. Admission is free.
http://www.uni.edu/theatre/news/indexb.html
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR:
Chad Fields, research geologist with the Iowa Geological Survey, will
present "The Sny Magill Project: A 10-Year Study on the
Effects of Best Management Practices on Water Quality," Monday, Oct. 18,
at 4 p.m., in Latham Hall 125. Free and open to the public.
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PUBLIC LECTURE BY DUTCH DESIGNER MELLE HAMMER:

Internationally known graphic designer and typographer will speak about
his work and contemporary international issues in design, Thursday,
Oct. 21, 7 p.m., 111 KAB. Free and open to the public.
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PERFORMING ARTS
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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NORTHERN IOWA YOUTH ORCHESTRA CONCERT:
The Northern Iowa Youth Orchestra will present its fall concert Sunday,
Oct. 17 at 5 p.m. in Davis Hall, GBPAC. The orchestra will perform
the Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 by Bach and Idyla by Janacek.
Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Cathy Craig
at 3-7209.
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LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Richard Gilewitz, a nationally acclaimed acoustic guitarist and composer.
He performs at KUNI's live radio show, "Live from Studio One," 3rd Floor
CAC, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. Cost is $3 per person, children under 12 free.
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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 take a humorous look
at serious political issues. Call 3-SHOW for tickets. *UNI students
receive a 50 percent Ucard discount.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

VOLLEYBALL 6-ON-6:
Manager's Meeting for league volleyball and open co-rec tournament
Oct. 21 at 4 p.m., SEC 247. Registration is Oct. 25-26, WRC 101
from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Play begins Saturday, Oct. 30.
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OPEN COREC SOCCER TOURNAMENT;
Intramural 11 on 11 open co-rec soccer tournament on Sunday, Oct. 17,
at 1 p.m. IM fields. Open to students, faculty and staff.
Entry forms are vailable at the WRC room 101. Entry fee is $20 with
a two-game guarantee. Team entry is due by Oct. 13 at the WRC Rooom
101 between 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Participation is limited to the first
12 teams to register.
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VOLLEYBALL CLUB INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS:
Attend one of the UNI volleyball club informational meetings,
Monday, Oct. 11 or 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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THURSDAZE:
Thursdaze Oct. 14 movie night features the comedy "Dodgeball: A True
Underdog Story" 7 & 9:30 p.m. Maucker Union Ballroom. Free to all.
Beverages and snacks provided.
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AMUSEMENT PARK WEEKEND:
UNI Outdoors travels 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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ICORE CONFERENCE:
This conference for all outdoor recreation majors will be held
at Montgomery Bell State Park, Tenn., from Oct. 27 – Nov. 1.
Pre-trip meeting Oct. 19 at 5 p.m., WRC 174. Call UNI Outdoors at 3-7163
for more information.
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LAW SCHOOL Q & A:
The Daniel Webster Law Society is sponsoring a Q&A session about preparing
for law school with Scott Peters, Department of Political Science, CSBS
pre-law advisor. All students with an interest in law school are welcome.
Monday, Oct. 18 at 3:30 p.m. in SAB 307. Call Peters at 3-2727 or
e-mail scott.peters@uni.edu for more information.
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