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Thursday, March 17, 2005

NEWS

NCAA BASKETBALL UPDATE:

The UNI men's basketball team received an at-large berth into the 2005 NCAA National Championship Tournament. UNI will play Wisconsin on Friday, March 18 at 6:20 p.m., in Oklahoma City. UM & PR has produced an 11 x 17 poster, "Goin' to the Big Dance." Copies may be picked up in their office at 126 East Bartlett. A PDF (8 1/2 x 14) of the poster can be downloaded from http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/ncaa/

 

UNI WRESTLING:

Eight members of the UNI wrestling team head to St. Louis, Mo., to compete at the Division I NCAA Championships Thursday through Saturday (March 17-19). The Panthers won the West Regional for the 20th consecutive year.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

The UNI-Dome and UNI Wrestling will host the 2005 USA Wrestling Kids/Cadet & Veterans Folkstyle National Championships, April 2 and 3 in the UNI-Dome. Volunteers are needed to run scoreclocks and track and deliver bout sheets. No prior experience is necessary and each job is learned quickly. Contact Dan at soy2140@uni.edu to schedule. (Required volunteer hours can be authorized.)

 

NEW ITEM AT 23RD STREET MARKET:

Top-a-Tater. Select from a dozen combinations of toppings for hot baked potatoes and sweet potatoes.

 

 

 

JOB POSTINGS

P&S JOB VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include assistant football coach, information technology specialist/COE, information technology specialist/desktop environment, assistant director for multicultural education, athletic sales coordinator, senior administrative assistant, dance coach, assistant director of annual giving, collections manager, and hall coordinator. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.htm

 

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

KUNI'S IOWA STATEHOUSE CONNECTION:

KUNI presents "The Iowa Statehouse Connection," originating from the Law Library in the Iowa Capitol Building, March 21, 10 a.m. The topic will be Iowa's freshmen lawmakers. Guests include Representatives Jeff Kauffman, a Republican from Muscatine, and Dawn Pettengill, a Democrat from Mt. Auburn and Senators Jeff Danielson, a Democrat from Cedar Falls, and Dave Mulder, a Republican from Sioux Center.

 

 

EVENTS

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/FILMS:

CEEE PRESENTS 'GREEN LIVING':

Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in the CEEE auditorium, the CEEE presents "Green Living." Take a DVD tour of Dan Isbell's solar-, wind- and biomass-powered home located on the Cedar River and listen as he shares his story of living an environmentally friendly lifestyle. A reception will follow the program.

 

RUSSIAN MOVIE SERIES:

Russian Cartoons Night is Tuesday, March 22, 7 p.m., Seerley 115. Featured are episodes from the "Just You Wait" series and "Cat Leopold" (based on Russian scripts and children's books), as well as "Winnie-the-Pooh" (based on stories by A.A. Milne) and "Carlson" (based on Astrid Lindgren's book). In Russian with English subtitles.

 

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH FILM SERIES:

The film "My Journey, My Islam," will be shown March 22 and 23, CME, (109 MAU). Showings are 9 and 11 a.m., and 1, 3 and 7 p.m. This film documents how Muslim women reconcile and interpret the requirements of their faith and the obligations of Western culture. Refreshments provided. For more information visit http://www.uni.edu/cme. Sponsored by the Center for Multicultural Education.

 

GOLD STAR MOM AGAINST THE IRAQ WAR:

Sue Niederer, of Gold Star Families for Peace, and the mother of Lt. Seth Dvorin, who was killed in Iraq in February 2004, will speak Wednesday, March 23, at 1 p.m., in Maucker Union Ballroom B. For more information, contact Jessica Maass at jmaass@uni.edu. Sponsored by UNI Students for Social Justice.

 

 

 

PERFORMING ARTS

CARMEN-*U-CARD DISCOUNT:

Saturday, March 19, 7:30 p.m., at the GBPAC (http://www.gbpac.com). The opera Carmen is a visual and dramatic spectacle taking you from the sultry streets of Spain to the mountains and back to the bullring of Seville. Call 3-SHOW for tickets or stop by the GBPAC box office. *UNI students receive a 50 percent discount.

 
LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Monday, March 21, at 7 p.m., third floor studios in the CAC, Rachel Ries, a Chicago-based singer-songwriter will perform. Admission is $3 for adults, and free for children 12 and under. For more information visit http://www.kuniradio.org/kustud.html


GUEST/FACULTY RECITAL:

Monday, March 21, 8 p.m., Russell Auditorium. Performing will be Jonathan Schwabe, bass, with special guests jazz keyboardist Mark Maegdlin and guitarist Brian Wilke. Maegdlin and Wilke, both Chicago-based performers, will be assisted by faculty members Chris Merz (sax), graduate assistant Tom Giampietro (drums), UNI alums Heath Pattshul (vocals), and Edgar East (vocals & percussion). The ensemble will perform an eclectic program with works by Wayne Shorter, Merz, Maegdlin, Schwabe, Burton Lane and others.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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