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Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2007

NEWS:

CHANGE IN THANKSGIVING BREAK:

Beginning with the 2007 fall semester, no classes will be held Thanksgiving week, Nov. 19 through Nov. 23. Instruction resumes at 8 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26.

 

ATTENTION ALL UNI ELECTRONIC CALENDAR USERS:

The United States has adopted new dates for daylight-saving time (start: the second Sunday in March; end: the first Sunday in November). UNI’s electronic calendar software was automatically updated on Feb. 4. This caused a problem, however. Meetings scheduled prior to Feb. 4 that occur between March 11 and April 1, or between Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, are now one hour off. Please check your calendar to ensure your meeting times are correct. This was a one-time change. Any meetings scheduled from this point on will not be affected. ITS apologizes for the inconvenience. More information at: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/announce.

 

CONSTRUCTION CLOSING MINNESOTA STREET PARKING:

The A parking spots, excluding handicap spots, on the west side of Minnesota Street are closed for Russell Hall renovation. The project is scheduled to run through August 2008. Questions should be directed to Facilities Planning at 3-2611. UNI contact: Bill Bonwell.

 

RRTTC CALL FOR PROPOSALS FY '08:

The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) is soliciting project proposals. The deadline for proposal submission is Friday, Feb. 23. For a copy of the proposal guidelines visit http://www.rrttc.uni.edu or contact Catherine Zeman, RRTTC director, at catherine.zeman@uni.edu or 3-7090.

 
AAUW DISTINGUISHED FACULTY AWARD:

The American Association of University Women of Iowa is accepting nominations for the AAUW Distinguished Faculty Award. This recognition will acknowledge a faculty member’s contributions toward gender equity in education. AAUW invites nominations of both emerging, as well as senior scholars, from private and state colleges and universities and from two-year institutions. Applications must include three letters of recommendation and other supporting information, and are due March 31. Applicants do not need to be AAUW members. The award will be presented at the annual state conference Saturday, April 21, in Marshalltown. For an application form, contact Laura Browne at (641) 752-4643 or laura.browne@iavalley.edu or Victoria DeFrancisco at 3-7219 or defran@uni.edu.

 

UNI UP CLOSE - A VISIT DAY FOR ADMITTED STUDENTS:

Friday, Feb. 16, will be a special day on campus, with more than 400 admitted students and their guests visiting. This event will bring more than 900 total guests to campus to make the final decision to attend UNI. Please show your Panther Pride on this day by wearing purple and welcoming these visitors.

 

UNI-AEOP MEETING:

UNI-AEOP will hold its monthly meeting at noon, Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room.

 

MERIT VACANCIES:

Merit Vacancies are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/merit/employee.asp.

 

P&S JOB VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include information technology specialist/CHFA. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp.

 

IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT JOINS EFFORT TO BOOST SEAT BELT USE:

In a special effort to save more lives across the state, Iowa has been selected as one of three states to develop an intensified year-round seat belt enforcement program—focused on getting all drivers and passengers to buckle up.  A new wave of Iowa’s enforcement is Feb. 12 through 15 in conjunction with National Child Passenger Safety Week, Feb. 11 through 16. 

 

VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:

UNI accounting students will provide free income tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The program will run through April 11, excluding the week of March 12 through March 18 (spring break). Sessions will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, in CBB, Room 224. No appointment is necessary. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/466.html.

 

CAMPUS PHONE DIRECTORY CHANGE:

Kim Andersen, secretary IV, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 117 Sabin Hall, 3-2221.

 

SAFETY REMINDER:

With the cold temperatures outside, it may be tempting to add auxiliary heat in your room or work area. Portable heaters are a leading cause of fires and fire-related deaths. There are nearly 25,000 fires and 140 deaths on average each year from portable heating units. If you need to use one, make sure the unit is Underwriter’s Laboratory listed and never leave the unit unattended.

 

VOLUNTEER USHERS NEEDED:

Theatre UNI is seeking ushers for the upcoming production of "The Wrestling Season" at the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Performances are Thursday, Feb. 22, through Sunday, Feb. 25; and Wednesday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 4. Each usher receives a free ticket to see the show. To volunteer, call 3-6387. For more information about the show, visit http://www.uni.edu/theatre.

 

VALUE PRICING AT BLIMPIE'S:

The six-inch turkey sandwich at Blimpie has a new value price of $4.09 everyday. Have it made with your choice of toppings at Blimpie in Prexy’s at Maucker Union.

 

PASSPORT TO PREXY'S:

Explore your dining options at Prexy's in Maucker Union by participating in Passport to Prexy's. Save your receipts for featured items in the "passport" and enter the drawing by Wednesday, Feb. 14, for a spring break survival kit. "Passports" are still available at Prexy's check-out points. Featured items include the Burrito Bar at Flares, Blimpie combos, Wasabi salad and salsa and Avanti calzones and pasta.

 

SING-A-GRAMS:

Order a Sing-A-Gram for your sweetheart this season. Packages include singing, bears and chocolates. Just-for-him packages also are available. Orders can be placed starting Thursday, Jan. 18, by calling the ROTH Complex office at 3-7051. Space is limited, so order soon. Brought to you by the ROTH Complex Staff.

 

VALENTINE'S GIFTS AT ESSENTIALS:

Get your special someone a gift from Essentials in Maucker Union. Choose from stuffed animals, sweet treats, rubber ducks with valentine messages, valentine notepads and pencils, Gel Gems, homemade candles, soaps and more. Most items cost less than $5. Balloon bouquets are also available for pick-up. For more information, call 3-3743.

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

OFFICE OF SPONSORED PROGRAMS BROWN BAG LUNCH:

"Finesse: The Fine Art of Foundation Funding," will take place from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the OSP Conference Room, 213 East Bartlett Hall. Bring your lunch and join OSP and UNI Foundation staff to discuss identifying and applying for grants from private foundations and corporations. New faculty are especially encouraged to attend. RSVP to osp@uni.edu or 3-3217.

 

FACULTY/GRADUATE STUDENT SUMMER TEACHING POSITIONS:

The Math and Science Upward Bound Program is currently hiring university faculty and graduate students for summer teaching positions. Teachers are needed for Spanish, biology, physics, chemistry and computer programming. Classes begin June 11 and continue to July 25. Classes are held MWF or TTH between 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For more information, contact Latricia Hylton at latricia.hylton@uni.edu or (319) 433-1261.

 
GROUP DISCUSSION: PROMOTING STUDENT PARTICIPATION AND MOTIVATION:

From 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, in the ITTC 125/126, the Talking, Teaching and Learning (TTL) Faculty Group will discuss a chapter from A.P. McGlynn's text, "Successful Beginnings for College Teaching." Major topics in this chapter include promoting self-regulation, having an interactive classroom and cooperative and collaborative learning. TTL, an interdisciplinary group, meets the first and third Fridays of the month. Drop-ins are welcome. For a copy of the reading, or for more information, contact Melissa Heston at 3-2236 or heston@uni.edu. Sponsored by the Teaching-Learning Consortium.

 

PREVENTING ILLEGAL HARRASSMENT:

Do you know what to do if a student tells you he or she is being harassed? All faculty and staff are encouraged to learn about UNI policy and how to identify and report potential issues. This meeting will take place Monday, Feb. 26, in CBB 109. The staff session will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and the faculty and administrator session will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Training will be facilitated by an employment attorney and sponsored by Compliance and Equity Management. To register, call 3-2846 or e-mail wayne.fauchier@uni.edu. Pre-registration is required.

 

HOW TO START A SMALL BUSINESS:

Learn the basics of starting a small business, including business structure, taxes and resources, from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, in CBB 3. Registration is required. For more information, contact 3-7350 or katherine.cota@uni.edu.

 

TIAA CREF SEMINAR:

TIAA CREF will be hosting two financial education seminars this semester. "IRA Opportunities - More Choices, More Flexibility, More Control" will take place at noon and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the 23rd Street Market meeting room. This free educational seminar provides information on the tax benefits, eligibility requirements and investment options for the regular and Roth IRA's and GSRA's. To register, visit http://www.tiaa-cref.org/moc or call (866) 842-2977, extension 7010. The seminar "Your Retirement Income Options" for people within 18 months of retirement, will be held in April. Details about this seminar will be announced soon.

 

STROKE RISK SCREENING:

The annual stroke risk screening will take place from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the WRC, Room 104 (Wellness Resource Lab). Screenings for stroke, abdominal aorta, peripheral vascular disease and osteoporosis all for $70. Schedule appointments in advance by calling 1 (877) 732-8258. Tests take 45 to 60 minutes. This screening is not eligible for insurance filing. For more information, contact deedra.dahlager@uni.edu or 3-7162.

 

EVENTS (BY CATEGORY)

SPECIAL EVENTS

NEWSPAPERS IN THE CLASSROOM:

Newspapers in the Classroom will take place Wednesday, Feb. 14, with free lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon and an information session from noon to 1 p.m, in SIAC conference room in Maucker Union (upper level). Details on the newspaper pilot project with the New York Times, Courier and Register, as well as suggestions for using newspapers in the classroom, will be discussed.

 

RETIREMENT RECEPTION:

The Office of Disability Services is hosting a retirement reception for Jane Slykhuis from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, on the upper level of the Student Health Center. Jane has served UNI students for more than 20 years, including the past 12 years as coordinator of Disability Services

 

WOMEN AT PLAY FUNDRAISER:

The third annual Women At Play scholarship fundraising benefit for the Women At Play Scholarship Endowment, will take place Monday, Feb. 19, in McLeod Center. The social and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. with complimentary food and spirits. The program begins at 7 p.m. and features Cedar Falls native, Major Beth Behn, current instructor and assistant lacrosse coach at West Point Academy. Individual tickets are $35 or $200 for a group of six. To order tickets or print off a reservation form, visit http://unipanthers.cstv.com/psc/niwa-psc-events.html or call 3-2471. Bring your friends and make a difference by donating to the Women At Play Endowed Scholarship.

 

COFFEE-TASTING EVENTS AT CHATS:

Chats in Maucker Union will be the site for two coffee-tasting events from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. Taste test the Roasterie blends to select the next signature blend to be served at Chats. Compare Chats air-roasted coffee with competitors' coffee. If you like coffee, your input in these taste tests is needed and appreciated.

 
SPRING BREAK SKIING TRIP:

A spring break skiing trip to Jackson Hole, Wyo., will take place Saturday, March 10 to Sunday, March 18. This trip includes five nights in the town of Jackson Hole and three days of skiing. We will also visit Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Badlands and Mt. Rushmore. The fee is $575 for students, $600 for faculty/staff and $625 for guests. A pre-trip meeting will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the WRC, Room 174. Limit: 8. For more information, call 3-7163.

 

ATHLETICS

PANTHER ATHLETICS:

The UNI women's basketball team hosts Wichita State at 7:05 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in McLeod Center. Women's basketball will play its final home game of the season against Missouri State at 2:05 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in McLeod Center. Senior women's basketball players will be honored on Saturday, Feb. 17. The UNI women's tennis team hosts Upper Iowa at 1 p.m. and South Dakota State at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 16, at the Black Hawk Tennis Club. Women's tennis will host Chicago State at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Black Hawk Tennis Club.

 

EXHIBITS/FILMS:

FEBRUARY DISPLAYS AT ROD LIBRARY:

The displays feature Black History Month, the Holocaust and the 30th anniversary of UNI's Cooperative Education & Internship Program. For photographs and more information about library exhibits, visit http://weblogs.uni.edu/libnews/.

 

THURSDAZE MOVIE: 'THE HOLIDAY':

"The Holiday" starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Jack Black will be shown at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Free refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.

 

FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE FILM FESTIVAL:

A screening of "Moolaadè" will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in SRL Room 115. "Moolaadè" is a film by the celebrated Senegalese director Ousmane Sembène, who depicts one woman's struggle to protect girls from the practice of genital mutilation. This film, a Cannes Film Festival award winner, is in Jula and French with English subtitles. Free admission. For more information, visit http://fp.uni.edu/kimble/Films.htm.

 

MERCE CUNNINGHAM DANCE CO. RESIDENCY ACTIVITIES:

Merce Cunningham, a prominent figure in contemporary arts, has performed and choreographed modern dance for more than 50 years. A multi-disciplinary artist, Merce has collaborated with musician John Cage, visual artist Robert Rauschenberg and dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. Residency activities include showing of the film "Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the Kamerick Auditorium. For more information, visit http://www.gbpac.com/season/artists/merce.shtml.

 

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS

LAST LECTURE SERIES PRESENTS ALLEN HAYS:

The Last Lecture Series invites faculty to present a lecture on any topic that is significant and intriguing to them as if it were their last lecture. The series also helps connect students with the central purpose of a college education -- the encouragement of intellectual curiosity. Allen Hays, professor of political science, delivers his "Last Lecture" on "Empowering Citizens on the Campus and in the Community" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in Seerley Hall Room 115. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.

 

RACELLE WEIMAN LECTURE:

This lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in the CEEE Auditorium. Racelle Weiman, executive director of the Institute for Interreligious, Intercultural Dialogue at Temple University, Philadelphia, will discuss the works of Theodor Seuss Geisel and their shared goals of tolerance and social activism. "Illuminations of the Holocaust" event.

 

POETRY AND FICTION READING:

The English Department's Spring Reading Series continues with a poetry reading by Jane Lewty, assistant professor of English, and a fiction reading by Jason Selby, an M.A. student in creative writing. The reading will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, in Baker 161.

 

APPROACHING A DIFFICULT TOPIC: HOW TO DISCUSS THE HOLOCAUST:

A round-table discussion led by Racelle Weiman will take place from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 3912 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls. Hosted by UNI Museums and UNI Gallery of Art. Free and open to the public.

 

EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR:

Pablo Llerandi-Roman will discuss the effects of a professional development geoscience-education institute upon secondary school science teachers in Puerto Rico at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in Latham 125.

 

MERYL NORTON HEARST LECTURE SERIES:

Ilan Stavans, Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture and Five College 40th Anniversary Professor at Amherst College, will discuss "Who Owns the English Language?" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. Stavans is an internationally known, award-winning cultural critic, linguist, translator and short-story writer. His work focuses on language, identity, politics and history. The lecture will be followed by a discussion and a book signing. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/hearst/.

 

LEONTYNE PRICE HONORED AT THE CME:

Leontyne Price, the American operatic voice of her time, celebrated her 80th birthday, Saturday, Feb. 10. In recognition of her contributions to the world of music, you are invited to the CME to honor her from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. The event, sponsored by the UNI School of Music's George Walker Society of Music, features an exhibit of her career through DVD presentation, books, and recordings, with classical performances interspersed.

 

SAVE THE DATE:

David Vaughan, Merce Cunningham Dance Company archivist, will discuss "The Visual Art of Movement" from 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, March 19, in the Kamerick Auditorium. The company performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the GBPAC. For more information, visit http://www.gbpac.com/season/artists/merce.shtml.

 

PERFORMING ARTS

UNI LYRIC OPERA ENSEMBLE HAS VALENTINE THEME:

School of Music Vocal Professor Sandra Walden will direct the UNI Lyric Opera Ensemble at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the GBPAC Davis Hall. They will present a Valentine-themed opera performance of music about love, including a love duet co-written by UNI Professor of Communication Studies Paul Siddens and Associate Director of the School of Music Alan Schmitz. This event is free to the public.

 
FACULTY ARTISTS PRESENT OPERA RECITAL:

Faculty artists Leslie Morgan, soprano, Jeffrey Brich, tenor, and John Hines, bass-baritone, will be joined by pianist Genadi Zagor at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 14, in the GBPAC Davis Hall, for a unique vocal recital. This event is free to the public.

 

KUNI PRESENTS MARTY STUART AT THE MILL IN IOWA CITY:

On Friday, Feb. 16, the KUNI Presents Concert Series goes on the road to Iowa City with Marty Stuart at The Mill. Stuart is country music’s renaissance man. He has scored six top-10 hits, one platinum and five gold albums, and four Grammy Awards. He has made lasting music as a front man and in collaboration with virtually every major roots music figure of his era, from Lester Flatt to Johnny Cash to Bob Dylan. Showtime is 8 p.m. Admission is $15 in advance, $20 day of show. Contact The Mill at (319) 351-9529 for tickets.

 

TALLCORN JAZZ FESTIVAL HOSTS KENNY WERNER:

The Tallcorn Jazz Festival -- 56th Annual Sinfonian Dimensions in Jazz -- will take place on Friday and Saturday Feb. 16 and 17. Performances on both nights begin at 7:15 p.m. in the GBPAC Great Hall. Half Note Records recording artist and distinguished jazz pianist Kenny Werner will appear with UNI Jazz Band One and more. Ticket prices: $10 adults, $5 students & senior citizens. For tickets, contact the GBPAC Box Office at 3-7469 or visit http://www.unitix.uni.edu.

 

W-CF SYMPHONY FAMILY CONCERT:

Members of Dance by Aimee will perform colorful ballet alongside the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra for Fantasia...LIVE! featuring music from Disney's original film and its 2000 sequel. Tickets to the Feb. 18, 2 p.m. performance at the GBPAC are $10 for adults; $5 for students. Call 3-SHOW or visit http://wcfsymphony.org.

 

GUEST ARTIST OFFERS MASTER CLASS:

Susan Rider, prominent trumpeter and UNI graduate, will offer a master class at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in the GBPAC Davis Hall. Rider is a member of the trumpet/cornet section of "The President’s Own" United States Marine Band, Chamber Orchestra, and Chamber Ensembles in Washington, D.C. This event is free to the public.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Elisa Korenne will perform at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in KUNI's third-floor studios in the CAC. Elisa’s performing experience spans pop-rock and funk-rock bands, an Israeli blues band, a cappella singing groups, theater and, most recently, the pop-rock-folk troubadour tradition. Her debut album, "Favorite," was selected as one of the Top 50 Indie Releases of 2005 by Singer & Musician magazine. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.

 

SPOTLIGHT SERIES: FACULTY ARTIST SHOWCASE AND RECEPTION:

Spotlight Series: Faculty Artist Showcase will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the GBPAC Great Hall. Featuring performances by several UNI School of Music faculty artists, the style selections for the evening will include jazz, opera, classical and more. The performance will be followed by a reception sponsored by the Friends of the GBPAC. Ticket prices: $8 adults, $7 senior citizens, $6 non-UNI students and UNI students uCard free. For tickets, contact the GBPAC Box Office at 3-7469 or visit http://www.unitix.uni.edu.

 

AIN'T I A WOMAN! THE CORE ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE:

This event will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Russell Hall. The show celebrates the lives of four African-American women, including Sojourner Truth, Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter and Fannie Lou Hamer. The performance is drawn from the spirit of the Deep South, Jazz Age and contemporary concert music by African-Americans. Sponsored by CME. For more information, call 3-2250.

 

TRUMPET RECITAL:

Faculty artist Randy Grabowski will perform with guest artist trumpeter Susan Rider at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, in the GBPAC Davis Hall. This event is free to the public.

 

QUEEN IDA AND THE BON TEMPS ZYDECO BAND:

This performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, in the GBPAC. This high-energy performance is sponsored by Signs and Designs. The lobby will be transformed into a jazz club with live music. Keep people guessing by wearing your best Mardi Gras mask. Prepare your tastebuds for a traditional New Orleans-style meal. Find a baby in your King Cake and you'll be crowned king or queen of the ball! Preshow activities begin at 6 p.m. and the preshow meal includes shrimp creole on rice, crescent roll, king cake, coffee and iced tea. For tickets, call 3-4tix.

 

TELL YOUR STUDENTS

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT FOR STUDENTS:

Math and Science Upward Bound is looking for math and science majors and minors for summer teaching assistants and tutor mentors. The tentative dates of the summer program are June 4 through July 29. Training begins July 4. Teaching assistants are paid $1,000 to $1,200 and work 15 to 17 hours per week. Tutor mentors are paid $1,800 to $2,200 based on experience and reside in the dormitory. Tutor mentors may not be enrolled in summer classes. For an application, contact Latricia Hylton at 319-433-1261 or latricia.hylton@uni.edu.

 

STUDY ABROAD IN CHILE:

Attend the information session on studying abroad in Chile this summer. Talk to a representative of the host university. The meeting will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room.

 

WINTER TEACHER INSTITUTE:

On Friday, Feb. 16, faculty at Price Laboratory School will host UNI Teacher Education students at the semi-annual Teacher Institute. They will present nearly 50 different workshop sessions on various aspects of teaching across all curricular areas and activities. Sessions will cover topics from all areas of high school and middle school, as well as elementary and special education, including instructional strategies, classroom management, collaboration, teaching across the curriculum and motivation. There also will be specialized sessions geared for specific grade levels and content areas. The Teacher Institute, which runs from 8 a.m. through 2 p.m., is free of charge for UNI Teacher Education students. A complete listing of sessions and times, as well as registration materials, is available at http://www.pls.uni.edu Click on the "Teacher Institute" link.

 

VOLUNTEER AND BE A ROCK STAR IN THE CEDAR VALLEY:

The American Humanics Student Association and the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley are hosting a Volunteer Blitz through Friday, Feb. 16. Throughout the week students can sign up to attend a training/information session about various nonprofit organizations. The following week, the organizations will hold sessions on campus at scheduled times. Organizations are listed on the Facebook group, Volunteer Blitz, and also at http://www.vccv.org. Post a message in the discussion or on the wall of the Facebook group saying which session you want to attend and your contact information. For more information, e-mail jvernoy@uni.edu.

 

RESUMANIA:

Come enjoy free food, have your resume critiqued and get information on what employers are seeking. Students who bring a resume will be entered in a grand prize drawing. Resumania will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Maucker Union Ballroom B. For more information contact Academic Advising & Career Services at 3-6857 or visit http://www.uni.edu/acs/advising/events/resumania.pdf.

 

CAREERS WITH NUTRITION:

UNI does not have a dietetics program, but does offer nutrition courses for students with a variety of career interests. A panel discussion will be held for those interested in learning more about pursuing a nutrition-related education at UNI, from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in the WRC Room 252. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/acs/advising/events/nutrition.pdf.

 


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