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Thursday, March 16, 2006

NEWS

WATCH UNI ON THE BIG SCREEN:

Come to the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 17, to watch the UNI Panthers take on the Georgetown Hoyas in the first round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament on the big screen (21 feet long x 12.5 feet tall) in the Great Hall. Doors to the Great Hall will open at 1 p.m. Approximate game time is 1:45 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Snacks and beverages will be sold. There will also be lights, music, contests and giveaways -- it's an event for the entire family.

 
BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET NEXT WEEK:

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Monday and Tuesday, March 20 and 21, at the Southern Prairie Area Education Agency in Ottumwa. Specific times for discussion of most items are unknown. The docket will be posted on the Web today at http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/Meetings/Agendas/agenda.html

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES

MERIT VACANCIES:

Current Merit vacancies are available for viewing at http://www.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp

 

HOURS

J.W. MAUCKER UNION - BUILDING HOURS

http://www.uni.edu/maucker/hours/hrs-bcurrent.txt

 

Dining Options:

Chats at Maucker Union and 23rd Street Market at the Commons are open Monday through Friday until 2:30 p.m. this week. Chats opens at 7:30 a.m. and 23rd Street Market opens at 8:30 a.m.

 

PRODUCTION HOUSE HOURS FOR SPRING BREAK:

Monday, March 13, through Friday, March 17, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed on all Saturdays and Sundays.

 

CHANGES IN LIBRARY HOURS DURING SPRING BREAK:

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

 

WELLNESS/RECREATION CENTER SPRING BREAK HOURS:

http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/springbreak2006.html

EVENTS

SPRINT EXEC TO SPEAK ON WORLDCOM:

John Meyer, UNI alumnus and controller/chief ethics officer at Sprint Corporation, will present "An Insider's View of the WorldCom Crash" Monday, March 20, at 5 p.m. in the Deere Auditorium, 109 CBB. Sponsored by the Wilson Chair in Business Ethics, this event is free and open to the public.
  

ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT ART EXHIBITION:

The UNI Gallery of Art will present its Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the KAB March 20 to April 17. The competition showcases outstanding recent works by undergraduate and graduate students in the UNI Department of Art. The juror is Matthew Kluber, assistant professor of art at Grinnell College. The awards ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in KAB Room 111. An opening reception will follow. Free and open to the public.

 

RUSSIAN FILM SHOWING:

"The Return" (2003), directed by Andrei Zvyagintsev, will be shown at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 in Seerley 115. "The Return" takes place in the remote Russian wilderness, and two teenage boys face a range of conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - reappears after 12 years.

 

2006 SUSTAINABILITY SERIES:

Tuesday, March 21, UNI students Ashref Alqassab and Francis Praska will present "Building Your Own Wind Generator from Scratch." For more information, visit
http://www.uni.edu/ceee/news/sustainability_series/sustainableseries.htm

 

PAT/HISTORY CLUB LECTURE:

On Wednesday, Mar. 22, at 7 p.m. in SRL 115, Wallace Hettle, associate professor of history, will present "Domesticating 'Stonewall': Mary Anna Jackson as Confederate Biographer." The event is free and open to the public.

 

PICTURING MOHAMMAD: AN INFORMAL DISCUSSION OF THE CARTOON CRISIS:

This informal discussion of the recent crisis caused by the publication in Denmark of cartoons depicting Mohammad, founder of Islam, will feature Kenneth Atkinson, associate professor of religion, and Recayi Pecen, associate professor of industrial technology. The event is Thursday, March 23, 6 to 7 p.m. in the College Eye Room in Maucker Union.

 

FACULTY STRING QUARTET RECITAL:

Artists-in-residence Frederick Halgedahl, violin, Therese Fetter, violin, Julia Trahan, viola, and Jonathan Chenoweth, cello, will present Edvard Grieg's "String Quartet in G Minor" at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in GBPAC Davis Hall.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

KUNI FUND DRIVE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

The KUNI Public Radio spring fund drive runs April 1 through April 10, and the station needs about 150 volunteers to help answer incoming calls and record information. Shifts are available from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and run two to three hours. We will gladly work with your schedule. Refreshments will be provided from Roots Market. To sign up or for more information, contact Angela Vezdos at 3-6336 or angela.vezdos@uni.edu The KUNI studios are located on the third floor of the CAC. Visit http://www.kuniradio.org for more details.

 


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