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Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005

NEWS 

CAMPUS CONVERSATION CONTINUES:
Thanks to all who attended the Feb. 4 Campus Conversation event in
the Maucker Union. A White Paper prepared by the Campus Advisory
Group was the basis for this discussion. This document is available
at http://www.uni.edu/conversation/whitepaper.shtml and anyone from
the campus community is welcome to submit comments to
conversation@uni.edu through Monday, Feb. 14.
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CABINET'S FY06 BUDGET MESSAGE:
The Cabinet's message to campus regarding the Fiscal Year 06 budget
may be viewed at http://www.uni.edu/infosys/budget06.shtml
At this site, individuals may also send feedback by e-mail.
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UNI IN THE NEWS:
Rick Vanderwall, Price Lab, prepared classroom lessons and activities
as a companion to the "Slavery and the Making of America" mini-series
airing on PBS. Visit http://www.iptv.org/educational_resources.cfm
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OFFICIAL CLASS RING PROGRAM:
Students and alumni are encouraged to take part in a new UNI tradition,
the Official Class Ring Program. Faculty and staff who are UNI graduates
may wear the ring. Speak with a ring representative at the table in
Maucker Union Feb. 15-17 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. or visit
http://www.unialum.org/proserv/ring/ for more information.
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DEPARTMENTAL E-MAILING LISTS:
Departmental e-mailing list names have been updated to match the
non-abbreviated names found in the MEMFIS system. The old names
will continue to work for a short time, but they will be phased out
within the coming month. For a complete listing of the new addresses,
visit http://www.uni.edu/its/ns/mailserv/department.shtml
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UNI-WMU GAME TO BE TELEVISED ON ESPN2:
The UNI men's basketball game versus Western Michigan on Feb. 19 will
be telecast by ESPN2, at 3 p.m. This is UNI's first nationally
telecast game originating from Cedar Falls. For more information visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/402.html

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EMPLOYEE RESOURCES 

KUNI'S IOWA STATEHOUSE CONNECTION:
KUNI presents "The Iowa Statehouse Connection," originating from
the Law Library in the Iowa Capitol. The show airs Mondays, at
10 a.m., throughout the legislative session. The topic on Monday,
Feb. 14 is Iowa's tax policy. Guests include the Executive Director
of the Child and Family Policy Center, Charles Bruner; the Executive
Vice President of Iowans for Tax Relief, Jeff Boeyink; Republican
Senator Mark Zieman of Postville; and Democratic Senator Joe Bolkcom
of Iowa City.
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SMART START CLASS:
This 90-minute session is suited for up-and-coming entrepreneurs. It
will briefly cover business planning, financing, credit, legal and
tax issues. Cost is $15 per person. For more information and class
dates call 236-8123 or visit http://www.unirbc.org
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STROKE RISK SCREENINGS:
WRS is sponsoring stroke screenings Friday, March 4, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.,
WRC 104. Screening includes full vascular profile, EKG and blood
pressure for $105. For more information contact Kathy Green, 3-6921
or Deedra Billings, 3-7162. Appointments required, call 1-866-478-7653
to schedule.
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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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VALENTINE GIFTS FROM ESSENTIALS:
Valentine gifts for that "special" person are available at Essentials
in Maucker Union. For gift ideas visit
http://www.uni.edu/maucker/essentials.shtml
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A T. REX NAMED SUE VOLUNTEERS:
UNI Museums is bringing a tyrannosaurus rex named Sue to Cedar Falls.
Volunteers are needed March 5 through May 27 for tours, ticketing,
exhibit maintenance, gift shop and special events. Minimum commitment
is 15 hours. Training required. Applications available at the UNI
Museum or Advising and Career Services. Visit
http://www.uni.edu/museum/sue for more information.
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EVENTS 
(by category)

SPECIAL EVENTS

PHOTO EXHIBIT BY RUSSIAN ARTISTS:
In association with Russian Language Diversity Week, a photo exhibit by
Russian artists titled "St. Petersburg, Cedar Falls: Two Sides of
the Same World," will appear all this week (Feb. 7 - 11) in the KAB
lobby displays.
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ART EXHIBITIONS:
UNI Gallery of Art will present three print exhibitions, "The Fertile
Crescent Portfolio," "Veronica's Imprint," and "World in a Jar: War
and Trauma," addressing culture and conflict in the Middle East from
Thursday, Feb. 10 through Friday, March 4. Artists Phyllis McGibbon
will lecture Thursday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., and Robert Hirsch at 7 p.m.,
Wednesday, Feb. 16, both in KAB 111. For more information visit
http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/
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RUSSIAN TABLE: CONVERSATION ABOUT RUSSIA IN ENGLISH:
As part of Russian Language Diversity Week, a conversation table for
discussion of contemporary issues pertaining to Russia, and also for
help with conversation in Russian, will take place from
10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Feb. 10, in the Hemisphere Lounge in
Maucker Union.
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KHKE's CLASSICAL HOST INTERVIEWS JANICE WADE AND CHRIS MERZ:
Thursday, Feb. 10, Janice Wade, conductor of the Wartburg Community
Symphony, will discuss Saturday's concert featuring Simon Estes.
Friday, Feb. 11, at 9 a.m., Chris Merz, School of Music, will dicuss
UNI's 50th Annual Tallcorn Jazz Festival, and its guest jazz guitarist,
Ben Monder.
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89.7 FM KHKE'S "CLASSICALLY BLACK - ADOLPHUS HAILSTORK":
Friday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., in honor of Black History
Month, KHKE will air a "Classically Black" special called "Celebration -
Adolphus Hailstork." The special gives a sample of Hailstork's music
and a glimpse into his creative processes.
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FITNESS & FUN 101:
Go back to the basics and learn all there is to know about mind, body,
and spirit (yoga and stretching). Saturday, Feb. 12, 9 - 11 a.m.,
WRC 85. Register online at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec.
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PEACEMAKING IN PALESTINE:
Joe Carr, of the Christian Peacemaker Team, will speak on nonviolent
protest of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
He will speak Saturday, Feb. 12, at noon, in Maucker Union; at 3 p.m.,
at the YWCA, 425 Lafayette St.; Waterloo, and at 7 p.m., in the
Industrial Technology Center. Each session will have a different focus.
Sponsored by UNI Amnesty International and Students for Social Justice.
For more information contact Jessica Maas at jmaass@uni.edu.
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SPRING SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR:
The UNI Student Reading Association is sponsoring its spring Scholastic
Book Fair, Monday - Thursday, Feb. 14-17 in the rotunda of the SEC.
Hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, the book fair will be
open until 7 p.m. Proceeds go to local literacy events and projects
funded by the UNI-SRA. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
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KHKE'S CLASSICAL HOST INTERVIEWS:
Monday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m., The Cedar Falls Community Theatre's
director, George Glenn, will talk about its upcoming production of
"Born Yesterday" which opens Feb. 18, and runs through Feb. 27 at
the Oster Regent Theatre.
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ATHLETICS
Thursday: Women's basketball vs. Southern Illinois, West Gym, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday: Women's basketball vs. Evansville, West Gym, 4:05 p.m.
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FACULTY/STAFF NIGHT:
UNI Athletics is offering UNI faculty and staff two free tickets to
the UNI vs. Southern Illinois women's basketball game on Feb. 10 in
the West Gym. Pick up your tickets at the UNI-Dome ticket office
anytime or at the West Gym the day of the game. Bring the special-offer
card you should have received in campus mail, or print this page and
bring it to the game.
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CONFERENCES/MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

WOMEN ON FRIDAYS:
Women on Fridays returns on Feb. 11, at noon, in Baker 161. The kickoff
of the Women and Leadership series features Stacy Van Gorp, executive
director of Opportunity Works and director of American Humanics &
Community Parnerships at UNI on "Women's Leadership and the Non-profit
Sector."
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UNICOSS:
The UNI/Community Spanish Speakers meet every Friday at 1 p.m., at
the Vibe to speak Spanish and play games. There will be a special
meeting at Chat's in Maucker Union on Friday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m.
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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 learn about OSHA and how health and safety regulations can 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. For
more information or to register, call 236-8123 or e-mail Mike at
mike.hahn@uni.edu
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COLLEGIATE ENTREPRENEURS' IOWA CONFERENCE 2005:
Friday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., NIACC, Mason City. Fees for UNI
students, faculty, and staff are being covered by the UNI John
Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. The JPEC is providing a free
shuttle bus to Mason City. For more information visit
http://www.jpec.org/ceic2005.htm or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu
or call 273-7350. Registration deadline is Feb. 18. Note: If you are
affiliated with UNI, you must use the UNI registration page to receive
free admission and transportation.
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PERFORMING ARTS

KUNI PRESENTS TOMMY STINSON AT THE REVERB:
Friday, Feb. 11, 6 p.m., at the Reverb in Cedar Falls, Tommy
Stinson will perform. Stinson has performed with the Replacements
and Guns N' Roses. Tommy will play a special solo
acoustic set with Dave Phillips from Frank Black and the Catholics.
Admission is $6.
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LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:
Monday, Feb. 14, at 7 p.m., third floor in the CAC, "Union maid,
hellraiser, and labor singer" Anne Feeney and Chris Chandler, a
performance poet/songwriter, together do something called the "Flying
Poetry Circus." Admission is $3 for adults, and free for children 12
and under. For more info visit http://www.kuniradio.org/kustud.html
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TELL YOUR STUDENTS

THURSDAZE, FEB. 10 MOVIE NIGHT:
This week's feature movie is "Ray." Showtimes are 7 and 9:30 p.m.
in Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Free refreshments and snacks
provided. For more information call 3-2683 or
http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/thursdaze
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THURSDAZE, FEB. 17:
Thursday, Feb. 17, will feature live-band karaoke, '80s arcade games,
and other fads of the '80s. Come listen to Mr. Belding, and participate
in a "Saved by the Bell" trivia contest. Free food, friends, and fun.
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