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Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005

NEWS 

OUTSTANDING GRADUATE-FACULTY TEACHING AWARD:
This award recognizes full-time members of the regular graduate
faculty for outstanding teaching in all facets of the graduate
program with a $500 prize. Deadline for nominations is Jan. 24.
Information and nomination materials are available at
http://www.grad.uni.edu/awards/teaching.asp or by contacting David
Walker, associate dean for Faculty Scholarship, at 3-6148 or
david.walker@uni.edu.
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BUILDING SIGNS:
New signs are being installed at building entrances to identify the
building's name and street address. The first set will be installed
this year. Additional signs will be installed in phases. This is part
of a larger program to make campus more user-friendly.
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STUDENT E-MAIL ACCOUNTS TO BE REMOVED:
UNI e-mail accounts for students not registered for the spring
semester are disabled, archived to tape, and removed from the
server after the end of the third week of classes. That
process will begin on Monday, Jan. 31.
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IOWA STATEHOUSE CONNECTION:
KUNI presents "The Iowa Statehouse Connection," originating from the
Law Library in the Iowa Capitol. Hosted by Des Moines Bureau
Chief Jeneane Beck, the show airs Mondays at 10 a.m. throughout the
legislative session. The guests for the show on Jan. 24 are Department
of Human Services Director Kevin Concannon; Republican Representative
Danny Carroll from Grinnell; and Democratic Senator Jack Hatch of
Des Moines. The topic will be Medicaid -- Iowa's healthcare program
for the poor.
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SAVE THE DATE -- FEB. 4:
Plan to attend the campus-wide conference on Friday, Feb. 4, to discuss
the "campus conversation" project. All are invited to attend either a
morning (8:30 - 11 a.m.) or afternoon (1 - 4 p.m.) session. More details
about this conference will be announced in UNI Online. If you have questions,
contact a member of the President's Campus Advisory Group at:
http://www.uni.edu/pres/univcomm/advisory.shtml
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IMPACT DATA:
The offices of University Marketing & Public Relations (UM&PR) and
Governmental Relations have cataloged impact data for every county
in Iowa to show Iowans the role UNI plays in their communities.
Some examples include the number of alumni, students, scholars and
athletes, and university business and community outreach activities.
To request information, contact Stacey Christensen, UM&PR, 3-3170 or
stacey.christensen@uni.edu. For an example of UNI county impact
data see http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/397.html
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V-DAY ART AUCTION:
Art pieces are wanted for the V-Day art auction to be held with the
performance of the Vagina Monologues Feb. 11 and 12. All proceeds go to
the Cedar Valley Coalition for the Treatment of Sexual Abuse. Contact
Vanessa Mills at vanz610@uni.edu to donate.
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CAMPUS FOOD SPECIALS FOR JANUARY:
Biscotti's at Redeker Center: chef salad and a pint of milk for $4.49.
23rd Street Market at Commons: UNI pastry and small coffee for $1.29.
Commodities in CBB, Crunch Break in the WRC and Apple Cart in SEC:
pre-made sandwich, soup and bottled pop or water for $5.
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MAUCKER UNION SPECIALS FOR JANUARY:
Blimpie: Make it a combo -- for an additional $1.29 get a fountain
drink plus chips with any Blimpie sandwich or salad.
Avanti: New menu items include Eggplant Marinara for $3.29.
Flares: New menu items include BBQ Beef on a kaiser roll for $2.69 and
Chicken Strips for $3.19 ($4.19 with fries).
Wasabi: Home cooking will now be featured on Wednesdays (pit ham)
and Thursdays (rib tips).
Grab and go coolers: New items include two different sushi combo packs
Chats: New bakery items for spring semester
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JOB POSTING

The current Merit postings are available at:
http://www.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.htm
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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

LIBRARY INSTRUCTION FOR CLASSES:
Visit http://www.uni.edu/library/requestinstr.htm to request a library
session customized for your students.
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A CAMPUS OF DIFFERENCE SESSIONS:
This program, sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League's A World of
Difference Institute, explores issues of identity, culture and
awareness and emphasizes skills needed to confront and combat bias.
Led by UNI faculty and administrators, February sessions at the
CME include: Thursday, Feb. 10; Wednesday, Feb. 16; Thursday, Feb. 17;
Monday, Feb. 21; and Thursday, Feb. 24. Each session is from 8:30 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. To register, or view a complete list of available sessions,
call 3-2250, e-mail CME-Reservations@uni.edu or visit
http://www.uni.edu/cme
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SAUNA REOPENS:
The co-ed sauna, in the Wellness/Recreation Center, has reopened after
an extensive renovation. This dry-heat sauna is located on the first
floor of the WRC adjacent to the men's and women's PE locker rooms,
west hallway. For more information, contact Tim Klatt, 3-7120.
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HOME COMPUTER POP-UPS AND SLOW-DOWN PROBLEMS?
Microsoft has just released a beta version (free) of its AntiSpyware
removal and guard software for Windows. This Web-site has a video
explaining Spyware and Adware, plus good practices to avoid infections.
This software is a good addition to the AntiSpyware tools collection.
Visit http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/virus.htm
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MANAGERIAL TRAINING SERIES:
Space is still available in the spring, 2005 session of Flight School,
UNI's Managerial and Supervisory Training series. To register, print
and complete the enrollment form found at
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/training/soar/school.htm. For more
information call Robin at 3-3536.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

Taste a traditional French Epiphanie cake, watch a French movie and learn
about language and business-study opportunities in France during the week
of Jan. 18-21. Organized by the Study Abroad Center and Department of
Modern Languages. A schedule of events is available at
http:// www.uni.edu/studyabroad, or call 3-7078, or stop by 59 Baker Hall.
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CEEE'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY:
The celebration begins Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. in the CEEE auditorium. Professor
Carl Bollwinkel; UNI Library Special Collections
and Archives Curator Gerald Peterson; and Emeritus Professor David McCalley
will speak about UNI's history as a leader in environmental education
and the impact it has had on Iowa. A reception sponsored by the Iowa
Environmental Council will follow the program.
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ATHLETICS
Friday: Women's basketball vs. Indiana State, 7:05 p.m., West Gym.

Saturday: Women's swimming vs. Luther, WRC Pool, 1 p.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Eastern Michigan, Black Hawk Tennis Center, 11:30 a.m.

Sunday: Women's basketball vs. Illinois State, 4:05 p.m., West Gym.
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LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/FILMS

THURSDAZE MOVIE:
"LADDER 49" will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union
old Central Ballroom. Free to students, faculty and staff. Snacks and beverages provided. For more information, call 3-2683.
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LEADERS ON LEADERSHIP SPEAKERS SERIES:
President Koob and Jane Hasek, chancellor of Allen College, are
the first presenters in this semester's "Leaders on Leadership"
speaker series, Thursday, Jan. 27, 3:30-4:45 p.m. in 252 SEC. The
series continues most Thursdays during the semester, with leaders
from a number of fields, and is free and open to the public.
Additionally, students can register for a one-credit course
reporting on the speakers (see spring schedule book, 680:186:05).
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PERFORMING ARTS

KUNI LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE: JAN. 18
Chicago singer/songwriter/violinist Andrew Bird mixes gypsy,
folk and rock elements into his distinctive style. This special
live performance will take place during Tuesday's "Night Music" show
on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m., third floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3,
free for children 12 and under.
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KUNI LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE: JAN. 24
Amy Martin of Missoula, Mont. will bring her bluesy vocals, to the
KUNI studios on the third floor of the CAC, Monday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m.
Admission is $3 for adults, and free for children 12 and under. For more
information visit http://www.kuniradio.org/kustud.html
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WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

INTERNSHIPS AND OFF-CAMPUS EMPLOYMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
The Office of Advising & Career Services, in collaboration with the
International Services Office, will host a workshop on "Internships
and Off-Campus Employment for International Students" Jan. 20, from
1 to 2:30 p.m., Gilchrist 207. This workshop is intended for faculty
and staff interested in learning about the variety of international
student visas and their respective employment possibilities. For
more information call Isabela Varela (3-6857) Isabela.Varela@uni.edu
or Ross Schupbach (3-6421) Ross.Schupbach@uni.edu
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OSHA'S KNOCKING, ARE YOU READY?
Feb. 24, 7 to 9 p.m. Cost is $35 per business. This workshop is
appropriate for all businesses with at least one employee. Employers
will gain a better knowledge of OSHA and how health and safety
regulations may affect their businesses. Topics include Federal/State
OSHA regulations, types of inspections and violations; penalties and
record keeping. A representative from the Iowa OSHA will answer
questions. This workshop is non-regulatory, confidential and held
in partnership with the Small Business Compliance Alliance. For
more information or to register call 236-8123 or e-mail Mike at
mike.hahn@uni.edu
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SMART START CLASS:
This 90-minute information blitz is suited for up-and-coming
entrepreneurs. It will briefly cover business planning, financing,
credit, legal and tax issues and more. Monday, Jan. 31, 5 to 6:30 pm
at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Cost
is $15 per person. For more information and additional class dates
call 236-8123.
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ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE ASSISTANCE:
This workshop will provide small business with a general background
of the environmental regulations that may apply to its operation.
Held in partnership with the Iowa Waste Reduction Center and the
Small Business Compliance Alliance. March 3, 7-9 p.m. Cost is $35
per business. For more information or to register call 236-8123
or e-mail mike.hahn@uni.edu
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

CAMP ADVENTURE LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT:
The Camp Adventure Youth Services Leadership Assessment Center, Saturday,
Jan. 22 You will have an opportunity to learn more about the Camp
Adventure program and interview to participate. Free.
For more details, or to reserve a spot, call 3-5960. This
event starts at 8:45 a.m. and will take place in room 204 of the WRC.
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"TEACHING OVER THE ICN WORKSHOP":
A free, one-credit workshop series, "Teaching over the ICN," is
being offered through ITS-ET for teacher-education majors. The
workshops are free for full-time (12 or more semester hours) students.
Pre-registration is required. Workshop begins Feb. 9 for 8 weeks.
For more details, see http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/credit.html
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JACK COOKE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY:
UNI announces an exciting scholarship opportunity for graduating
seniors and recent graduates. Up to $50,000 is available for
advanced graduate study across the U.S. with scholarships available
from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Visit
http://www.jackkentcookefoundation.org
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