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Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004

NEWS 

DEADLINE CHANGE FOR MYUNIVERSE NEWS:

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the submission deadline for the
Nov. 29 issue of MyUNIverse News will be noon, Wednesday, Nov. 24.
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ORNAMENT DRIVE FOR HOLIDAY TREE:
The Center for Multicultural Education is having a multicultural
holiday tree ornament drive now through Dec. 1. Donate ornaments
representing your culture, heritage or cause. They will be displayed
on the CME's holiday tree each year, tagged with the donor’s name.
For more information contact the CME at 3-2250 or visit
http://www.uni.edu.cme
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CAMPUS CONVERSATION:
All UNI faculty, staff and student employees are invited to
participate in a campus conversation that addresses the questions,
"What makes UNI a great place to work? What would make it better?"
By Dec. 1, please submit comments to these questions
by e-mail to: conversation@uni.edu, or anonymously via the Web
at http://www.uni.edu/conversation If you have questions,
please contact a member of the Campus Advisory Group,
http://www.uni.edu/pres/univcomm/advisory.shtml
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UNI SEVERE WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Public announcements regarding cancellation of classes and/or reduced
university operations will be made via local radio and TV stations,
and the UNI home page. For more information about weather announcements
and UNI policies and procedures, see
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/390.html
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ROD LIBRARY STUDENT COMPUTER FEE SURVEY:
Rod Library invites the campus to participate in its annual survey
about which activity categories should be supported with student computer
fee money. The survey will run from Thursday, Nov. 11, through Tuesday,
Nov. 23 at http://www.uni.edu/library/scfsurvey.shtml
and in paper form in the library lobby.
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NOMINATIONS FOR VAGINA WARRIORS WANTED:
Do you know someone who is a vagina warrior? A vagina warrior is
someone who helps end gender-based violence. They can be man or woman,
young or old. The V-Day committee is seeking nominations. These
people will be honored for their accomplishments during V-Day
events, Feb. 7-12. Send nominations to uni_vdaycommittee@hotmail.com
Nominations are due by Dec. 17.
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 


UNI REFERRAL RESOURCES:
The 2004-05 UNI Referral Resources are available online at:
http://tinyurl.com/5xvyy
A printable version also is available at this site.
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STROKE SCREENINGS AVAILABLE:
Did you know an estimated 75 percent of strokes could be prevented with
a screening? Wellness and Recreation Services will sponsor stroke
screenings Dec. 10 and 20, in WRC 104. Screening includes a full
vascular profile, EKG and blood pressure for $105. Appointments
required; call 1-866-478-7653 to schedule.
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NAMI BIPOLAR GROUP:
Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 4 p.m., in the Maucker Union Presidential Room,
Kathy Rhinehart will speak about her struggle with bipolar
disorder. A video of athlete Alonzo Spellman's struggle with
bipolar will be shown. A group discussion will follow. Free and open
to the public. For more information, contact Annie Jessen:
annie_jessen@hotmail.com or aj@uni.edu
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EXERCISE ADHERENCE:
If you struggle with exercise adherence or just aren't sure what to do,
then a personal trainer is the answer. Contact Kristy.Leen@uni.edu or
3-7167. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/PT/index.html.
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CREATE PDF DOCUMENTS USING CUTEPDF WRITER FOR FREE:
Portable Document Format (PDF) is the de facto standard for the secure
and reliable distribution and exchange of electronic documents and forms
around the world. CutePDF Writer (formerly CutePDF Printer) is the
free version of commercial PDF creation software. CutePDF Writer installs
itself as a "printer subsystem." This enables virtually any Windows
applications (must be able to print) to create professional quality PDF
documents.Link to download page from http://www.uni.edu/its/us/software
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POWERPOINT TEMPLATES:
University Marketing & Public Relations has created several different
designs for powerpoint templates with the UNI nameplate for university
use. They can be downloaded at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/powerpoint
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PRESIDENT KOOB'S SPEECH TO THE GRADUATE FACULTY:
President Koob's speech to the graduate faculty delivered on Oct. 27, is
available for two-hour reserve viewing in Rod Library. Please check
with the Library Reserve Desk for more information on the viewing policy.
For additional questions, contact Syed Kirmani, chair of the graduate
faculty, 3-2940 syed.kirmani@uni.edu or Jacqueline McGlade, associate
dean, Graduate Gollege, 3-3399, jackie.mcglade@uni.edu.
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GRADUATE COUNCIL MINUTES:
Minutes for the Oct. 28 meeting are available at
http://www.grad.uni.edu/council/minutes.asp
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HOURS


WRC HOLIDAY HOURS:
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/thanksgiving.pdf
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

CELEBRATION RIALTO:
Celebrate Rialto Nov. 15-17, 5-8 p.m. nightly. There will
be giveaways, live music, door prizes, friends night (Tuesday) and
a special Thanksgiving meal (Wednesday). The Rialto opened this fall
in Towers Center. It includes the new dining center and Dashes, a
"grab and go" venue.
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TAP CLASS:
To learn how to tap dance or refresh your memory, attend Movement
Outlet's tap class this Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Open to all UNI
faculty, staff and students.
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SEE THE NEW iMAC G5 AND OTHER MACINTOSH SYSTEMS:
See the new iMac G5 and other Macintosh Systems in Maucker Union
from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Nov. 19. For more details see
http://www.uni.edu/its/us/purchase/mac_demo
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FREE BALLROOM DANCE AND LESSON:
The UNI Folk and Ballroom Dancers are sponsoring a free ballroom
dance and lesson Sunday, Nov. 21 in Maucker Expansion. The
lesson, from 7-8 p.m., will be on St. Louis Shag, with a dance
following until 9:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.
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HEAD TO THE UNDERWORLD:
UNI Outdoors will head to Hunters Cave, Mo., Dec. 4-5. Cost $50 (UNI);
Rec. at 3-7163 for more information.
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SCUBA DIVE THE CARIBBEAN:
Join UNI Outdoors Dec. 27 – Jan. 3 in the Bimini Islands this holiday
break. Cost $1,250 (UNI); $1,350 (guest). Payment plans available.
Pre-trip meeting Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., WRC 174. Call 3-7163 or visit
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/outrec
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ATHLETICS
Saturday: Women's basketball vs. Illinois-Chicago, West Gym, 4:05 p.m.

Sunday: Men's baskebtall vs. Wayne St., UNI-Dome, 5:05 p.m.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS:

SATELLITE SEMINAR:
The National Collegiate Honors Council/Phi Theta Kappa 2004 Satellite
Series concludes with "Sports in Popular Culture: Are We Winning or
Losing?" Tues., Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m., in Old Central Ballroom A in
Maucker Union. Discussion will be moderated by Carol Phillips, HPELS.
Call the University Honors Program at 3-3175 for more information.
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MORALITY, RELIGION AND POLITICS:
A teach-in and discussion titled "Morality, Religion and Politics" will
take place at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, Sabin Hall, Room 102. UNI
students and professors will address issues raised by the recent election
and perennial issues pertaining to the place of religion and morality
in political life. Speakers include: Harry Brod, professor of philosophy
and humanities; Susan Hill, associate professor of religion; Laura
Kaplan, assistant professor of social work; Alexandra Kogl, assistant
professor of political science; and David Moore, adjunct professor
of political science. The event is free and open to the public.
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NEED RELATIONSHIP ADVICE?
David Coleman, the Dating Doctor, will speak Wednesday, Nov. 17, at
7 p.m. in Lang Hall Auditorium. Coleman is a 15-time nominee for
national speaker of the year. He speaks on the complicated, and
often comical, aspects of relationships. Free and open to the public.
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PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m., SRL 115. Joanne Goldman, History, will
present "Blurred Boundaries and False Dichotomies: Science and the
Federal Government." Free and open to all.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

BUSINESS IDEA GENERATION WORKSHOP:
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 5:15-6:15 p.m., CBB 3. This workshop is sponsored
by UNI CEO and teaches how to generate and evaluate small business
ideas. No advanced registration required. Open to all. For more information,
contact katherine.cota@uni.edu or 3-7350.
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SMALL BUSINESS ACCOUNTING :
Presenters will cover chart of accounts for small business and define
terms with examples. Advance registration required. Contact
katherine.cota@uni.edu or 3-7350. Nov. 20., 9-11 a.m., CBB 3.
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PERFORMING ARTS

SCHOOL OF MUSIC EVENTS:
Tuesday, Nov. 16, Julia Trahan Viola Studio Recital, GBPAC, Davis
Hall, 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, UNI Jazz Bands II and III Concert, Washut,
Giampietro, and Milenkovic, conductors. GBPAC, Great Hall 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 17, UNI Concert Band Performance, Rod Chesnutt,
conductor, GBPAC Great Hall 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 18, Spotlight Series: Instrumental Concerto Competition
Finals. GBPAC, Great Hall, 7:30 p.m. $6 public, $5 seniors,
$4 students, or U-card free. For tickets call 3-SHOW (7469).

Monday, Nov. 22, Faculty Recital: Halgedahl-Botkin Duo; violin and
piano, GBPAC, Davis Hall, 8 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 22, Spotlight Series: UNI Marching Band Spectacular,
Rod Chesnutt, conductor. GBPAC, Great Hall 7:30 p.m. $6 public, $5
seniors, $4 student or U-card free. For tickets call 3-SHOW (7469).
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LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE
Curtis and Loretta, an acoustic folk music duo will perform
Monday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m., 3rd floor CAC. Tickets $3 for adults,
children under 12 free.
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

TOPICS IN THEATRE DESIGN CLASS:
Spring-semester class offers a unique opportunity to explore connections
between costume and lighting design, focusing on the musical "Sweeney
Todd." Non-theatre majors welcome. Contact: Carol Colburn
(carol.colburn@uni.edu) or Eric Lange (eric.lange@uni.edu)
490:144g (3 hrs.) Fridays, 1 - 3 p.m.
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STUDENT ALUMNI AMBASSADOR APPLICATIONS DUE NOV. 23:
The UNI Student Alumni Ambassadors (SAA) are seeking applicants
for spring semester. SAA promotes UNI to prospective students, alumni
and friends. SAA members provide campus tours, serve on student panels
and provide support for a broad array of special events. To apply, visit
http://www.uni.edu/admissions/saa/join_saa.htm. Applications are due
Tuesday, Nov. 23.
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