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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2004

NEWS 

PARKING SURVEY:

UNI faculty and staff are invited to participate in a brief, Web-based
parking survey, focused on a future parking building and related issues.
Look for an e-mail invitation to the survey containing individual access
codes. The survey site will be open through Oct. 27. Questions? Send
a message to: csbr-survey@csbr.csbs.uni.edu or call Dave Zarifis at
3-2712.

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VOLLEYBALL SPECIAL OFFER:
Faculty and staff, with a current UNI I.D., will receive two tickets
for the price of one to see the UNI Volleyball team face MVC-rival
Illinois State tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the West Gym. Regular
ticket price is $6. Tickets must be purchased at the UNI-Dome
Ticket Office by Friday at 4 p.m. To redeem the special offer,
print this e-mail.

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NEWSPAPERS ON CAMPUS:
UNI's American Democracy Project is sponsoring "Newspapers on Campus"
with representatives from the New York Times and Waterloo-Cedar Falls
Courier Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the Maucker Union,
Presidential Room. The session will cover use of newspapers in the
classroom. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. For
more information, contact Gerri Perreault 3-6898 or YLA@UNI.edu.

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK:
The UNI Office of International Programs and the Study Abroad Center will
celebrate the contributions of international education, experiences
and exchange at UNI during International Education Week Nov. 15-19,
with a variety of events and activities (lectures, discussions, open
houses, etc.). Faculty and staff interested in proposing activities
should contact the Study Abroad Center at 3-7078 or study-abroad@uni.edu
by Oct. 29.

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UNI GOLF TOUR PRO SHOP CLEARANCE:
The UNI Golf Tour Pro Shop has fall specials on fleece pull-overs,
polo shirts, mugs, caps, koozies, golf gift sets and more. Visit the
UNI Golf Tour at http://www.unipanthers.com

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2004 CEDAR VALLEY UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN:
The UNI Cedar Valley United Way campaign runs Oct. 18 – Nov. 5.
Take a moment to visit http://www.cedarvalleyunitedway.org/ to read
more about how the Cedar Valley United Way is committed to improving
lives.

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ANTI-SPAM APPLIANCE A SUCCESS:
September was the first month the anti-spam appliance was in full
operation with a full complement of faculty, staff and student e-mail
users. It quarantined almost 4.5 million messages
(http://www.uni.edu/its/ad/committe/ppcit/Quarantined%20Email.pdf)
that never got to user e-mail inboxes, significantly reducing the load
on e-mail
(http://www.uni.edu/its/ad/committe/ppcit/Sept%20email%20traffic.pdf).

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

MEMFIS TRAINING - NEW HR/PAYROLL SYSTEM:
All university employees will begin using the new HR/Payroll system
in December to record hours worked or absences. Training will begin
Nov. 1. Six different classes are offered. Register though My UNIverse
or this link http://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/training/train_admin.cgi
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LIBRARY EXHIBITS:
University departments and organizations can use the exhibit cases in
the Rod Library for displays. To submit a proposal, visit
http://www.uni.edu/library/exhibitsproposalform.html
To view guidelines for putting up an exhibit, visit
http://www.library.uni.edu/exhb/exguide.html
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RESEARCH HELP VIA LIVE CHAT:
Rod Library offers live research help via online chat sessions. Hours:
Monday - Wednesday 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Thursday, 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.;
and Friday, 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. See "Ask Us" link under "Shortcuts" on
library home page or go to http://www.lib.uni.edu/ris/askchat.shtml.
Help is also available via e-mail, phone and in person.
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WORDS OF WELLNESS:
The October issue of "Words of Wellness" (an employee wellness newsletter
for UNI faculty and staff) can be found at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/empwell/wow/newsletr.html. To receive a hard
copy of each issue and a fitness program schedule, contact
Kathy.Green@uni.edu, 3-6921.
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GET ACTIVE:
It's not too late to register for any of the fitness, leisure or
certification classes the WRS offers. Register online
(http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis) or WRC 101.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

GERMAN CONVERSATION TABLE:
German students and anyone interested in German Studies are invited
to the conversation table "Kaffeestunde" at Chat's (Maucker Union)
every Friday from 2-4 p.m.

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FRENCH CONVERSATION TABLE:
French students and anyone interested in French Studies are invited to
the conversation table "Pause Cafe" Nov. 3, 17 and Dec. 1 from noon to
1 p.m. behind Chat's (Maucher Union).

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MIND, BODY, SPIRIT INSTRUCTOR TRAINING:
Learn to teach the principles behind UNI's "Mind, Body, Spirit" class
Oct. 23 and 24, WRC 87. Cost is $65. Open to the public. Contact
Dana.Foster@uni.edu or 3-5859, for more information
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FITNESS & FUN:
Learn Water Aerobics 101, Saturday, Oct. 23, 9-11 a.m., WRC Leisure
Pool. This clinic will include deep- and shallow-water basics. Register
at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis

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THE IRAQI QUAGMIRE IN PERSPECTIVE: A TEACH-IN
UNI professors speak out in a panel discussion about the conflict in
Iraq. Speakers include John Johnson, Barbara Cutter and Gregory
Bruess, history; and Allen Hays, public policy. The event will take place
Monday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Maucker Union, Old Central Ballroom C.
For more information contact Wallace Hettle: wallace.hettle@uni.edu.

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BLOOD CHEMISTRY PROFILE (BCP):
Blood is drawn to test for 23 components including total cholesterol,
HDL, LDL, blood sugar and iron, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 7-8:30 a.m.,
WRC main corridor. The cost is $15 for BCP or $5 for total cholesterol
only. A prostate test is $5 extra. Pay by cash or check only. Call
the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule.

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TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE VIEWING:
On Wednesday, Oct. 27, view the eclipsed Moon through the Earth Science
telescope on the roof of McCollum
Science Hall. Viewing is 9 to 11 p.m. Signs in McCollum
Science Hall will direct viewers to the observatory.

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LIBRARY BOOK SALE:
On Saturday, Oct. 30, Rod Library will host a used-book sale from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Items for sale include books (adult and children's titles),
CDs, LPs, videos and magazines.
Call Barb at 3-2781 for more information. Payment must be made
in cash or check on site. Parking will be available in the "A" lot west
of Gilchrist Hall. Call Vince at 3-3527 with questions.

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SATURDAY AEROBICS:
This 75-minute class offers cardiovascular conditioning and strength
training for a total body workout. Saturday, Oct. 30, 11:15 a.m. -
12:30 p.m., WRC 85. Register online at
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis.

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FILM: TWILIGHT LOS ANGELES:
Theatre UNI will show the film "Twilight: Los Angeles" by Anna Deavere
Smith on Monday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 111 of the KAB. Set in
the aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King trial and verdict, the film is a
series of personal stories from victims, witnesses, participants and
observers. Admission is free. http:www.uni.edu/theatre

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ATHLETICS

Thursday: Women's Soccer vs. Illinois State, Cedar Valley Soccer
Complex, 4 p.m.
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Friday: Volleyball vs. Illinois State, West Gym, 7 p.m.
This game will be taped and televised by CFU Cable Channel 15. Airtimes
are Saturday, 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30 and 10 p.m.;
Monday, 7 and 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
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Saturday: Football vs. Western Illinois, UNI-Dome, 3:05 p.m. Televised
live by Fox 28.
Volleyball vs. Indiana State, 7:30 p.m. West Gym.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS:

MICROSOFT EXCEL TRAINING:
Learn the basics of the more advanced commands and capabilities of
Microsoft Excel. Training starts Friday, Oct. 29. For more information,
call the UNI Regional Business Center at 236-8123, or visit
http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html
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POWERPOINT WORKSHOP:
Chris Case will cover the more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint,
preceded by a special shortcuts class for those needing a little practice.
Training is Thursday, Nov. 11. For more information, call the RBC at
236-8123 or visit http://www.uni.edu/rbc/services/classes.html.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

GEOGRAPHY COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATION:
Martin Mitchell, Department of Geography, Minnesota State
University-Mankato will present, "The Black Hills: Sketches of
a Western Landscape" by Monday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m., Sabin 7. Open to all.
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CHANGING FACES OF IOWA EVENT:
CSBS will present a panel discussion and exhibition, "The Changing Face of
Iowa: Exploring Creativity in the Community," Wednesday, Oct. 27, in the
CEEE, Room 11. A reception, catered by Martha Ives, begins at 6:30 p.m.
The formal presentation begins at 7:15 p.m., followed by a performance by
the UNI West African Drum Ensemble. Also featured will be a display of two
student-generated pieces of public art. Free and open to the public.

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WALT WHITMAN LIVE:
Bill Koch, English Language & Literature, will present his one-man show,
"Walt Whitman Live!!" at Lang Hall Auditorium Oct. 27 at 7:30 pm. The
60-minute show presents Whitman speaking on major themes of his poetry,
Abraham Lincoln, American culture, and his experience of the Civil War.
Free and open to the public.
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ART SLIDE SHOW & LECTURE:
Tapestry weaver Rebecca Bluestone will present a slide show lecture on
how artists use their materials, process and environment to achieve their
unique vision. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday,
Oct. 27, at the KAB. Event is free and open to the public. For more
information, call 3-3679.
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PERFORMING ARTS
SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Thursday, Oct. 21, GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. UNI Symphony Orchestra
Concert. Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor. No charge.
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Monday, Oct. 25, GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. UNI Women's Chorus
and UNI Singers' Concert, Nicole Lamartine and Brad Barrett,
conductors. No charge.
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Tuesday, Oct. 26, GBPAC Davis Hall, 8 p.m. UNI School of Music
Spotlight Series: Faculty Chamber Music Concert, Jonathan Chenoweth,
coordinator. Tickets $6 public, $5 senior citizen, $4 student or
U-Card Free. 3-SHOW (7649).
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Friday, Oct. 29, GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. UNI Jazz Band I
Concert, Chris Merz, conductor. No charge.
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SYMPHONY:
The W-CF Symphony will present "The Haunted Orchestra" family concert
Sunday at 2 p.m. at the GBPAC. Kids will be introduced to timeless
classics though a series of musical pranks. There will be children's
activities prior to the concert. For tickets, call 3-SHOW or
http://www.wcfsymphony.org
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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 won a Grammy award and seven
Tony award nominations. Call 3-SHOW for tickets. *UNI students receive
a 50-percent Ucard discount.
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LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
KUNI presents Jonathon Byrd, winner of the prestigious Kerrville
songwriting contest, 3rd floor CAC, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. Adults $3,
children under 12 free.
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DRACULA:
The UNI Interpreters Theatre will present DRACULA. This play version of
Dracula remains true to Stoker's original story. Performances
are Oct. 27-30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Interpreters Theatre, Lang Hall 040.
Admission is free, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

 

 

TELL YOUR STUDENTS

FLU UPDATE FROM THE STUDENT HEALTH CLINIC:
Take the flu risk test. Are you:
1. Under age 64 with chronic medical conditions?
2. Pregnant, or planning to be pregnant during flu season?
3. A health-care worker?
4. Someone who has regular contact with children younger than 6 months old?
If you answered NO to all these questions you are not at high risk, but
should still visit the Student Health Clinic Web site for tips on staying
healthy during the cold and flu season: http://www.uni.edu/health/flutips.html
If you answered YES to any of these questions, the Black Hawk County Department
of Public Health strongly recommends you receive a flu vaccination. Click on
the following link, http://www.uni.edu/health/flu-form.html
Complete the short form and click "submit." The UNI Student Health Clinic
will contact you about arranging a flu shot.
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AFRO-DANCE CLUB:
Starting Nov. 26, the Afro-Dance Club, led by artists from the National
Song and Dance Company of Mozambique, will meet three times per
week. To join, contact hanson@uni.edu or call 268-0107.
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