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Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004

NEWS 

MEMFIS SYSTEM OUTAGE:
The MEMFIS system will be unavailable beginning Friday, Oct. 29 at
2 p.m. The system will be upgraded over the weekend, and should be
available first thing Monday morning.
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NO PHONE SERVICE:
The Credit Programs Office and the Individual Studies Program Office
will not have phone service or computer access today due to a relocation
of the fiber lines to H32. Voice mail and email messages will be returned
as soon as possible after service is restored.

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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
https://access.uni.edu/cgibin/training/train_enroll.cgi?command=start&admin_group=MFIS.
Your My UNIverse username and password will be needed for registration.

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GRAD COUNCIL MINUTES:
Minutes from the Oct. 14 meeting are available at
http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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HELP SUPPORT GLOBAL HEALTH CORPS:
Younkers Community Day is Nov. 20. Purchase a Younkers Community Day
Coupon book for $5 and the proceeds go to UNI's Global Health Corps.
Coupons provide a $5 coupon to use towards a Younkers purchase, six additional
20% off coupons, two bonus item coupons and a chance to win a trip to Cancun.
Purchase the coupons in WRC Room 220 or e-mail jphelps@uni.edu
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

HOLIDAY PICTURES WITH TC: 
The UNI Athletic Club and Walden Photo have teamed up so Panther fans can
get their pictures taken with TC. Visit
http://unipanthers.collegesports.com/genrel/102604aab.html for more
information on times and prices.
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EQUIPMENT CHECKOUT:
ITS Educational Technology stopped offering equipment checkout services
June 30. ET distributed the equipment to UNI colleges/divisions.
Those awarded equipment agreed to make it available across campus when
they were not using it. The following URL lists who has what equipment
for anyone to borrow. http://www.uni.edu/its/et/Equipmentcheckout/index.htm
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

OPEN CO-REC VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT:
Open co-rec volleyball tournament on Saturday, Oct. 30, WRC south
courts at 1:15. Entry Fee: $20 per team. Open to: students, faculty
and staff
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BALLROOM DANCING:
The UNI Folk and Ballroom Dancers are sponsoring a free ballroom
dance and lesson Sunday, Oct. 31 in the Maucker Expansion. The
lesson, from 7-8 p.m., will be on Swing variations with dancing
afterward from 8-9:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.
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RUSSIAN-THEMED DINNER BEFORE THE CONCERT:
In honor of Olga Kern and the Warsaw Philharmonic concert on Nov. 1,
a pre-performance gala will take place at the Pipac Centre on the Lake
beginning at 5 p.m. with cocktails. Dinner follows, at 5:30, with a
Russian-themed menu. A brief presentation by Jacqueline Halbloom, host
of Morning Classics on KHKE, will provide insights and background into
the evening's performance. Proceeds benefit KHKE/KUNI. Tickets are $40
at the GBPAC box office. Call 273-SHOW or toll-free 877-549-SHOW.
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FAREWELL RECEPTION:
The UNI Women's Soccer team is hosting a farewell reception for Catherine
Broshears Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Hall of Fame
Room in the UNI-Dome. Catherine has been a valuable part of the UNI Women's
Soccer program since it started, and will be missed.
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PANTHER PALS CAMP:
UNI's Men's Basketball team will hold its annual Panther Pals Camp on
Sunday, Nov. 7. The camp is for girls and boys, grades one through six.
Cost for the three-hour camp is $40 and includes a t-shirt, basketball,
Subway party, autograph/photo session with all the players/coaches and FREE
admission to ALL UNI Men's Basketball home games. There will be a special
halftime performance at the UNI vs. Wayne State game on Nov. 21. For more
information, call Jason Nellis at 3-2267 or e-mail jason.nellis@uni.edu
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FORMER CNN ANCHOR TO SPEAK AT UNI:
Emmy award-winning journalist and former CNN anchor, Andria Hall, will
speak on Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Center
for Multicultural Education. She will discuss finding meaning in one's
work and how the stresses and challenges of the workplace can affect
one's spirituality and balance. Reception and signing for her book,
"The Walk at Work: Seven Steps to Spiritual Success on the Job," begins
at 11:30 a.m. The workshop begins at noon. Bring a lunch; refreshments and
drinks will be provided. http://www.uni.edu/cme.html.
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WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP:
Nov. 10, 4-6 p.m. Format and strategies for an effective business
plan are covered for any one thinking about starting a business.
This course is a must for any student thinking of entering the
Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition.  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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OPEN BOWLING TOURNAMENT:
Open scratch-bowling tournament, singles, doubles, men and women, co-rec,
Monday, Nov. 8 or Thursday, Nov. 11, Valley Park Lanes, Cedar Falls.
Cost: $5/three lines (pay at alley prior to bowling). Registration: Monday,
Nov. 1 - Wednesday, Nov. 3, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., WRC Room 101. Play time:
3:30 p.m. either Monday or Thursday. Scratch tournament--singles score
combined with designated partner for doubles score. Open to students,
faculty and staff.
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ATHLETICS

Thursday: Soccer vs. Iowa - 6 p.m. - Cedar Valley Soccer Complex.
Free admission. Free transportation will be provided from the south
UNI-Dome parking lot. Bus will leave 5 p.m. and return following the game.
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Saturday: Football vs. Southwest Missouri State, 4:05 p.m., UNI-Dome.
Women's Swim meet vs. Minnesota State - Mankato, 1 p.m. WRC.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

CROW FORUM
Monday, Nov. 1, Jesse Swan, English Language & Literature, will
present "Sexing Elizabeth Cary," in the Maucker Union South Room at
noon. The Graduate Program in Women's Studies sponsors CROW Forum.
Everyone is invited to this informal presentation and discussion.
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR:
Gary Brons, Earth Science major, will present "Salmon Summers: Working
as a Technician with the U.S. Forest Service in Sitka, Alaska" on
Monday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. in Latham 125. Open to all.
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ART EXHIBITION:
The "2004 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" will run from Nov. 1
through Dec. 1. The opening reception begins at 7 p.m., Monday,
Nov. 1, in the KAB lobby. The exhibition is a formal presentation of
painting, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, sculpture, ceramics,
photography, mixed media, performance and installation, featuring the
most recent faculty works. The exhibition and opening reception are free
and open to the public.
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DIRECTOR/DESIGNER PRESENTATION: WIT
Tuesday, Nov. 2, 6:30 p.m., Strayer-Wood Theatre. Admission is free.
Director Richard Glockner and production designers will share their
vision for bringing to the stage this Pulitzer Prize winning play of a
university professor battling ovarian cancer.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
ONLINE LEARNING AND TEACHING:
During this two-week workshop hosted by ITS-Educational Technology,
participants will experience the student perspective of online
learning while learning about and discussing online teaching with
colleagues. The workshop will be conducted from Nov. 8-19 using WebCT
with no face-to-face meetings. Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tlt/olt
for more information.
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PERFORMING ARTS
THE BLUESTONES – $5-10 TICKETS:
Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com).
Presented by the husband-and-wife team, Robert and Rebecca Bluestone,
this performance is one-of-a-kind. A unique multi-media showcase of
acoustic guitar music and distinct artwork. Call 3-SHOW. Ticket prices:
adults $10, youth $8, UNI student $5.
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UNISTA PRODUCTION:
"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" will be performed in the APR of the
Strayer-Wood Theatre Oct. 28 - 30, at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee on Oct.
30, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $4. This story is wickedly funny, irreverent
and a touching celebration of the women's spirits.
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UNI JAZZ BAND I CONCERT:
Chris Merz will conduct. Friday, Oct. 29, GBPAC Great Hall, 7:30 p.m.
No charge.
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"BLUES BLOWOUT":
Saturday, Oct. 30, at the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo, KUNI
presents the "Blues Blowout" featuring Too Slim and the Taildraggers
from Seattle and Hal Reed and the Mob, winners of the Iowa Blues Challenge.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in
advance, $18 at the door. Purchase tickets by calling 1-800-772-2440,
weekdays during business hours.
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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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KUNI PRESENTS THE PINES:
David Huckfelt and Ben Ramsey, a new generation of midwestern roots
musicians will perform at 7 p.m., Nov. 1 in KUNI's Studio One, 3rd
floor, CAC. Adults $3, children under 12 free.
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CANADIAN BRASS – *UCARD DISCOUNT
Sunday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m., at the GBPAC. This holiday concert offers a
blend of musicality, spontaneity and wit, with music from Mozart and Bach
to Gershwin and jazz. Call 273-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC Box
Office. *UNI students receive 50 percent off tickets.
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A CHRISTMAS CAROL – *UCARD DISCOUNT
Saturday, Dec. 18, at 2 & 7:30 p.m., at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com).
Charles Dickens' classic tale "A Christmas Carol" will transport
audiences to 19th century England as costumes, sets, acts and
musicians combine to create a "holiday greeting card" at the
GBPAC. Call 273-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC Box Office.
*UNI students receive 50 percent off tickets.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS
MAJOR MEETING:
Freshmen, undecided students and students changing majors should
attend a departmental meeting for their intended major Wednesday,
Nov. 3 at 3 p.m. Learn about the registration process and guidelines
for majors. Declare a major. Locations of departmental meetings
can be found at:
http://www.uni.edu/acs/advising/Events/Major_Meetings_Locations_Fall2004.pdf
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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, Nov. 17, and
Dec. 1 between 12-1 p.m. behind Chat's (Maucker Union)
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THURSDAZE:
"THE BOURNE SUPREMACY" will be shown Thursday, Oct. 28, at 7 and
9:30 p.m., in Maucker Union Ballroom. The movie is free and open to
all. For more information, call 3-2683.
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BUSINESS WRITING HELP:
Dale Cyphert will present strategies to help students improve writing for
reports, papers, and business plans, Wednesday, Nov. 3, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
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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