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Tuesday, November 22, 2005

NEWS

CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND:

The UNI athletics department is declaring Nov. 25-27, "Championship Weekend." UNI will host the 2005 State Farm MVC Volleyball Tournament, the First Round of the I-AA Football Championship and the men's basketball home opener this weekend. The Panther football team will take on Eastern Washington at 7:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, in the UNI-Dome. Fans are urged to get to the game early and wear purple. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets went on sale Monday morning at the UNI Athletics Ticket Office. Tickets may be purchased by phone at 877-216-DOME or in person at the UNI Athletics Ticket Office inside the Northwest entrance of the UNI-Dome. You can also order your playoff tickets online at www.unipanthers.com.

UNI will host the 2005 State Farm MVC Volleyball Tournament in the West Gym Friday and Saturday. The winner receives an automatic berth to the 2005 NCAA Tournament. The Panthers open the tournament on Friday at 12:30 p.m. against the Creighton BlueJays. All-session passes are available for $15. Single-session tickets will go on sale on Friday, Nov. 25, for the first session of the tournament.

UNI men's basketball team will open its home schedule on Sunday, Nov. 27, at 5:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome against Upper Iowa.

 

MYUNIVERSE NEWS DEADLINE:

Due to the Thanksgiving holidays, the deadline for the Monday, Nov. 28, issue of MyUNIverse News is 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23.

 
UNI VISITOR CENTER:

Since the UNI Visitor Center opened in August, most inquiries received relate to parking. The Visitor Center does not sell visitor parking passes. Guests are directed to the visitor lot or campus meters. If departments wish to provide parking permits for campus guests, contact UNI Public Safety. If departments want the Visitor Center to distribute those permits, contact Visitor.Center@uni.edu or e-mail Jan.Hanish@uni.edu Visitor Center hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

GILCHRIST HALL PROGRESS REPORT:

There is no new information to report about the criminal investigation. Damage estimates from the insurance adjusters may be completed before semester break. All Gilchrist departments have been asked to select a representative to work with Steve Pavelec from Facilities Services to organize the wholesale cleaning, storage and/or destruction of files. Files will be removed from the building in preparation for large-scale cleaning. For more information, see http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/gilchrist.shtml

 

INNER WEATHER LITERARY JOURNAL:

UNI’s student-run literary journal, "Inner Weather," is seeking submissions of poetry, fiction, nonfiction and essays, as well as art that can be successfully displayed in a black-and-white, two-dimensional format. All UNI students, faculty and staff are welcome to submit work. E-mail entries to inner-weather@uni.edu or drop off in Baker 117. Submission deadline is Nov. 30.

 
KAPPA DELTA PI ADOPT-A-FAMILY:

UNI Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society is sponsoring a family through the Adopt-a-Family program.The university community is invited to pitch in. A tree with names of specific needed items is in the Schindler Lobby. Take an ornament containing a gift name and deliver your present to the IRTS Lab by Friday, Dec. 2.

 

AEOP ADOPT-A-FAMILY:

UNI’s Association of Educational Office Professionals (UNI-AEOP) is participating in the Adopt-A-Family program this holiday season. Participation is open to the entire university community. We have adopted several UNI families (one member of each family is a UNI student) and one UNI student. Visit http://www.uni.edu/aeop/adoptafamily.html for specific information and a list of the families and the student and their wish lists. Deadline for donations is Friday, Dec. 7.

 
 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

P&S OPENINGS:

Vacancies at the P&S level include program associate/JPEC and program associate/staff development. To view the complete job descriptions, visit
http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp

 

STROKE SCREENINGS:

Last year WRS sponsored stroke screenings for UNI employees. To determine interest in a future stroke screening clinic at UNI, contact kathy.green@uni.edu if you are interested in a screening.

 

GRAD FACULTY BROWN BAG LUNCH:

Fred Abraham, Ken Brown and Ken McCormick, Department of Economics, will present a lecture on "The Principles of Macroeconomics Course as an Early Predictor of Undergraduate Business School Performance" Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room from noon to 1 p.m. Bring your own lunch. Cookies and coffee will be provided.

 
INTRAMURAL 5-ON-5 INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENT:

Open to students, faculty and staff. Entry fee is $20 with a two-game guarantee. Registration will be Monday, Nov. 28, through Wednesday, Nov. 30, in WRC Room 101. Tournament play is limited to the first eight teams to register. Games will be played at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, WRC south courts.

 

MANAGING MONEY CLASSES:

UNI's Opportunity Works, in conjunction with the Waterloo YWCA, is offering C.A.S.H. courses that teach how to manage money, build assets and avoid debt. Classes are free at the YWCA every Tuesday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the following order: Money Management, Credit Issues, ID Theft and Housing Issues. Register through the YWCA at 234-7589 or online at http://www.opportunityworksiowa.org

 

LEGISLATIVE FORUM ON CAMPUS:

Northern Iowa Student Government will host a Legislative Forum. Take this opportunity to speak with your state legislators and have your voice heard. It will be Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom. For more information, contact NISG via e-mail nisg@uni.edu or 3-3394.

 

PARENTING TROUBLED TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS:

Amanda Schara, Allen EAP/Addiction family counselor, will discuss communication skills, parent and family coping skills, and the influence of family dynamics on behavior Tuesday, Dec. 13, from noon to 1 p.m., in the Maucker Union College Eye Room. Bring your lunch.

 

 

HOURS

VIC HOURS:

The UNI Visitor Information Center will close for Thanksgiving break at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22. It will reopen Monday, Nov. 28 at 8 a.m.

 

LIBRARY HOURS OVER THANKSGIVING BREAK:

http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#thanks

 

MAUCKER UNION HOURS:

http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/

 

PERFORMING ARTS

CHI PERFORMANCE:

Chi is a new era in acrobatics featuring choreography and martial arts from Shanghai. Children's tickets are a buck a kid. Shows are Saturday, Nov. 26, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. in GBPAC. Come early and do some holiday shopping with local businesses in the lobby starting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. The Curtain Talk, a pre-show discussion, begins 45 minutes prior to performances.

 

KUNI LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Janelle Lauer will perform Monday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m. in KUNI's third-floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3. Children under 12 are free. Lauer is a regular performer with Liars Holographic Radio Theatre.

 

EVENTS

PANTHER ATHLETICS:

UNI will host the Missouri Valley Conference Volleyball Tournament Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26, in the West Gym. Visit www.unipanthers.com and click on the "MVC volleyball" link for complete schedule, live results and gametracker for all games.

UNI men's basketball team will open its home schedule on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 5:05 p.m. in the UNI-Dome against Upper Iowa. It is 70's Night in the UNI-Dome as UNI will sport uniforms from the early 70's. Starting Monday morning, the uniforms will be auctioned off on www.unipanthers.com.

 

POLITICAL CAMPAIGN LECTURE:

Scott Peters, political science, will present "Campaign Financing and State Supreme Court Elections," Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 3 p.m., in Sabin Room 201. He will discuss the results of his research on how campaign financing has affected state supreme court elections throughout the United States. All are welcome.

 
A 1920's COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS:

Help us prepare for Christmas the old-fashioned way from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Marshall Center School. There will be a special program at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 3-2188 or visit: http://www.uni.edu/museum Admission is free.

 

 

 


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