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Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2004

NEWS 

MERIT BARGAINING EMPLOYEES MEET THE PRES.:
 
All Merit Bargaining Unit employees are invited to "Meet the Pres"
and hear an update on the budget situation for the '04/'05 academic
year from President Koob, either Tuesday, Nov. 9, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.,
or Wednesday, Nov. 10, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. in Room 109 of the Center
for Multicultural Education. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please rsvp by Nov. 5 to Susie Baker at susan.baker@uni.edu or call
3-6972.
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IHSAA STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS:
The UNI-Dome will host the 2004 IHSAA State High School Football
Playoffs as follows: Nov. 3, 8 and 9 - 6:15 p.m./8:45 p.m.; Nov. 12 -
10:30 a.m./1:30 p.m./4:30 p.m./7:30 p.m.; Nov. 13 - 10 a.m./1 p.m.; Nov. 15,
10:30 a.m./1:30 p.m./4:30 p.m./7:30 p.m.; Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m./1:30 p.m./
7:30 p.m. and Nov. 20, 10 a.m./1 p.m./4 p.m. Traffic will be heavy and
parking will be limited in lots near the UNI-Dome.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

FREE STROKE-PREVENTION SEMINAR:
 
Wednesday, Nov. 10, Maucker Union Presidential Room. Wellness and
Recreation Services is sponsoring 30-minute sessions at 12:15, 3:15,
or 5:15 p.m. Learn ways to reduce stroke risk.
Sign up by Nov. 5; space is limited. Call 1-866-4STROKE to register.
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HALF-PRICE FITNESS CLASSES:
The WRC fitness, leisure and certification classes are half price.
Register at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis.fitleis.html
or WRC 101.
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HOLIDAY PICTURES WITH TC:
The UNI Athletic Club and Walden Photo have teamed up to offer photo
sessions 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

FAREWELL RECEPTION:
The UNI women's soccer team is hosting a farewell reception for
Catherine Broshears Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in
the Hall of Fame Room in the UNI-Dome.
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MOVEMENT OUTLET:
Two instructors will teach swing dance, Wednesday, Nov. 3 in WRC 185/187.
Movement Outlet is free and open to all UNI students, faculty and staff.
The class runs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Contact Lyndsey Stephenson at
zdanz128@uni.edu or visit http://www.uni.edu/dance
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INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT AUCTION:
On Monday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m., UNI will host an auction at the
ABIL facility, 400 Technology Place in Waverly. Approximately
60-70 pieces of industrial equipment will be available. For details,
visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/388.html
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NEWSPAPER REPS ON UNI CAMPUS:
UNI's American Democracy Project is sponsoring "Newspapers on Campus"
with representatives from the "New York Times", "USA Today", and
"Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier" on Tuesday, Nov. 9. For further details,
see http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/387.html
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PRIDE FUNDRAISER:
Thursday, Nov. 11 PRide is hosting a karaoke contest at The Library on
the Hill, from 8 p.m. to midnight. The entry fee is $7. There will be
celebrity judges and prizes. Group discounts are available. For more
information contact Renae Assmann at rassmann@uni.edu
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ATHLETICS
Thursday: Men's basketball exhibition game vs. Dubuque, West Gym,
7:05 p.m.

 

Friday: Volleyball vs Evansville, West Gym, 7 p.m.; Women's basketball

exhibition game to follow at 9 p.m. vs. Australian Institute

 

Saturday: Volleyball vs. Southern Illinois, West Gym, 7 p.m.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:
ART EXHIBITION:
The "2004 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition" runs from Nov. 1 to
Dec. 1. The exhibition is 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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"PROCESS AND CREATIVITY OF THE ARTIST":
Tapestry weaver Rebecca Bluestone will present a slide show lecture
on the process of creating, the discipline of the artist and the role
of the senses. Free and open to the public. Friday, Nov. 5., at 7 p.m.
at the KAB auditorium.
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SATELLITE SEMINAR:
The 2004 Satellite Series, "Popular Culture: Shaping and Reflecting
Who We Are" continues on Tues., Nov. 9., at 6:30 p.m. with "Courting
Disaster? Changing Values about Love, Sex, and Marriage." The
presentation will be aired live in Central Ballroom A of Maucker Union
and will be followed by a panel discussion with faculty from the CSBS.
Call the University Honors Program at 3-3175 for more information.
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LECTURE: "WOMEN AND MEN"
"Women and Men: Working Together Against Violence," will be presented
by Michael Kaufman, founder of the White Ribbon Campaign, the largest
effort in the world of men working to end violence against women.
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m., John Deere Auditorium – CBB 109.
Contact Harry Brod, 3-2693.
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POWER POINT PRESENTATION:
Chris Case will cover the more advanced features of PowerPoint, preceded
by a special shortcuts class for those needing a little practice. Training
is Thursday, Nov. 11. 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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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS
WOMEN'S STUDIES BOARD MEETING:
Women's Studies board meeting is Monday, Nov. 8, noon-1 p.m. in Baker
161. Board meetings are open to all.
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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. The
workshop will be conducted from Nov. 8 to 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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WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP:
Nov. 10, 4-6 p.m. Format and strategies for an effective business
plan are covered. 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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PERFORMING ARTS
BLACK EYED PEAS COMING TO UNI:
Hit artists Black Eyed Peas will perform Friday, Nov. 5 in the UNI-Dome.
Tickets are on sale at the UNI-Dome, GBPAC, Maucker Union,
online at http://www.ticketreturn.com, or 3-DOME. Tickets are $18
for UNI students and $26 for general public.
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SYMPHONY:
The W-CF Symphony will present "English Romance," a program of
works by Vaughan Williams, Barber and Elgar Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in
the GBPAC's Great Hall. Guest violinist will be Timothy Fain. Pre-concert
talk at 6:30 p.m. in Jebe Hall. For concert tickets, call 3-SHOW or
http://www.wcfsymphony.org.
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KUNI PRESENTS: LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE
Alastair Moock, a songwriter who mixes his own songs with spoken
word pieces, will perform Monday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. 3rd Floor, CAC.
Adults $3, children under 12 free.
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"SUENO" BY JOSE RIVERA:
A modern, comic interpretation of the Spanish classic "Life is a Dream."
Performances Nov. 11 - 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 2 p.m.
in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets: $12 regular/$5 youth.
Free for UNI students. Call 3-6381, or http://www.theatreuni.com
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

 

NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE:
Information meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 10, 3:30 p.m. in the
Maucker Union, Elm Room. Freshmen and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and
cumulative GPA are urged to attend. Learn how you can attend one of
168 universities across the USA while paying UNI tuition. For additional
information, go to: http://www.uni.edu/contined/is/nse
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SUMMER ORIENTATION STAFF SELECTION:
Applications are now available for students interested in being a
member of the UNI Summer Orientation Staff (SOS). The SOS serves as a
resource for university policies, procedures and support services.
Compensation includes $2,000 plus room and board.
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CAPSTONE IN GREECE:
Informational meetings for the June 2005 Capstone Study Abroad
Course in Greece are at noon and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3, North Room,
Maucker Union. Contact Gregory Bruess at bruess@uni.edu or 3-2752.
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MAJORS 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. Locations of departmental meetings can be found at:
http://www.uni.edu/acs/advising/Events/Major_Meetings_Locations_Fall2004.pdf
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