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Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004

NEWS 

OPEN MEETING:
The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, and UNI will present an
initial offer to the UNI United Faculty regarding the 2005-2007
Master Agreement. This meeting will be open to the public and
will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Seerley Hall,
Room 101.
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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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WOMEN'S RUGBY ADVANCES TO DIVISION 1 FINAL FOUR:
The UNI Women's Rugby Team qualified for the Division 1 Final Four
tournament in Lemont, Ill., Nov. 6-7. The team has previously won
two D2 National Titles. This is the first time it will compete in
D1. UNI will play Ohio State at 2 p.m., Saturday and on Sunday, time
TBA. Winners advance to nationals in the spring. Questions/comments
to jennifer.murra@uni.edu or 3-2676.
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DINING SPECIALS FOR NOVEMBER:
The 23rd Street Market in Commons: large soup, roll and medium
fountain drink for $2.89.
Biscotti's in Redeker Center: pre-made sandwich, side salad and
medium fountain drink for $3.59.
Food carts: large soup, cookie and bottled pop or water for $3.15.
Prexy's and Chats in Maucker Union: breads baked for gift-giving.
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HABITAT FUND RAISER:
UNI Habitat for Humanity is selling pies for Thanksgiving to raise
construction funds for UNI's Habitat House. Choose apple, cherry or
pumpkin. Cost is $8 each, including delivery. Pies are ready for
freezing. Contact Jessica Finnerty at (515) 979-4156 or
Jfinnert@uni.edu.
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USHERS NEEDED:
Theatre UNI needs volunteer ushers for "Sueno," Nov. 11 - 13 at
7:30 p.m. and Nov. 13 & 14 at 2 p.m. See the show free by volunteering
for a couple of hours. For more information, call 3-6381.
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BULK MAILING REMINDER:
Some departments are not using the correct mail form for bulk mailings.
The form is at
http://www.uni.edu/prntsrvs/mailing/mail_barcode/
Complete the form and click the "generate barcode" button.
Use the "Mailing Request" form and check the box for bulk mail.
Bulk mail is 200 pieces or more and needs to be in ZIP-code order.
The total count also needs to be noted. If only the purple card is
used, the bulk mailing will be mailed as first class.
Any questions, call 3-3230.
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AEOP FUNDRAISER:
Younkers coupon booklets are still available. Booklets are $5, and
contain a series of 20 percent off coupons, one $5-off coupon, and a
chance to win a trip. AEOP receives $5 per booklet; funds will go toward
scholarships. Contact Linda Olson, 3-2256 or linda.olson@uni.edu.
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DINING SURVEY:
An online customer satisfaction survey will be conducted by UNI Dining
Services Nov. 1-5. Staff and faculty members can get a login code
at any dining facility and rate one or more dining venues. Anyone with
a six-digit UNI ID number may use "124" (followed by the six-digit ID
number) as a login code. The survey is at
http://www.NACUFScustomersurvey.com. Responses are confidential and
will not be associated with the individual ID number.
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HEALTH BEAT (HB) LOCKER SERVICES:
Lockers are available for rent (half or long, semester or year). Ask
a fitness supervisor or contact Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or
kristy.leen@uni.edu.
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FREE STROKE-PREVENTION SEMINAR:
Wednesday, Nov. 10, Maucker Union Presidential Room. Wellness and
Recreation Services is sponsoring 30-minute sessions at 12:15 p.m.,
3:15 p.m. 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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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

GIFT SHOP OPEN HOUSE & SALE:
The University Museum gift shop features gift packs and other dino
merchandise relating to the spring 2005 exhibit. Browse an expanded
inventory of puppets, ornaments, puzzles, cultural CD's, scarves, jewelry,
UNI coverlets and other items for adults and children, Nov. 3-6.
Thursday the shop is open until 8 p.m. For more information call 3-2188
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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 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 details,
see http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/387.html
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MEN'S AND WOMEN'S INTRAMURAL FLAG FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP:
Come watch the intramural flag football championships in the UNI-Dome,
Wednesday, Nov. 10. The women play at 9 p.m. The men play at 10 p.m.
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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:

"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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ROUNDTABLE ON ELECTIONS 2004: WHAT NOW?
Political Science faculty members Donna Hoffman, Scott Peters, Michael
Hall and Michael Licari will present a roundtable on the implications
of the 2004 elections. Speakers will address the impact of the Bush
re-election on social and ecomnomic policies, the courts, Congress
and foreign policy, Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 3:30 p.m. in Sabin 102.
All are welcome.
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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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STORIES FROM AFRICA:
On Thursday, Nov. 11, join Kristi Marchesani, UNI assistant
director/administrator of International Relations for "Stories from
Africa." UNI graduate student and Kenya native, Virginia Tathua, will
present stories about Africa's culture and wildlife. The program
begins at 6 p.m. at the University Museum.
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WOMEN ON THURSDAYS:
"Education Pays: The Correlation between Education of Wives and Husbands'
Earnings," Thursday, Nov. 11, noon, Baker 161. Women on Thursdays concludes
its "Women and Finance" series with Lisa Jepsen and Shahina Amin of the
College of Business presenting their research on the effects of a wife's
education on her husband's earnings using data from Malaysia.
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HEARST LECTURE SERIES:
Anna Deavere Smith, actor, playwright and professor, presents
"Snapshots: Glimpses of America in Change," a lecture exploring issues
of race, community and character, Monday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m, GBPAC.
Admission is free. http://www.theatreuni.com
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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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AFRICAN DANCE CLUB:
The African dance club will meet in the WRC, Room 176, on Mondays
through Thursdays from 10 - 11 p.m. Three visiting artists from
the National Song and Dance Company of Mozambique will lead the club.
Contact hanson@uni.edu, or 268-0107.
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PERFORMING ARTS

BLACK EYED PEAS COMING TO UNI:
The 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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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT CENTER:
Camp Adventure™ Youth Services will host a Leadership Assessment
Center Saturday, Nov. 13 from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the WRC, Room 204.
Learn more about the program. RSVP or send questions to
hr@campadventure.com or visit http://wwww.campadventure.com.
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