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Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007

NEWS:

CRIME ALERT:

On Oct. 10, an assault was reported to UNI Police. The victim reported being grabbed while near the Kamerick Art Building courtyard around 9 p.m. Oct. 8. The victim was able to pull away and run from the area. No description of the assailant could be provided. If anyone has information about this incident, please contact UNI Police at 3-2712. Crime Alerts, issued by UNI Public Safety, are updated regularly and can be viewed at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/pubsaf/crime_alert/index.shtml

 
POLITICAL ACTIVITY ON CAMPUS:

Students, faculty and staff are reminded that the university as a public institution is subject to state and federal laws pertaining to political activity. Please refer to http://www.uni.edu/pres/policies/political_guidelines.shtml for a summary of these regulations.

 

UNI UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN OCT. 15 THROUGH NOV. 2:

The 2007 UNI United Way campaign is underway. Please return your completed pledge card to your building volunteer by Friday, Nov. 2. For more information about the Cedar Valley United Way's role in our community, visit http://www.cedarvalleyunitedway.org. For more information about the UNI campaign, contact Dennis Hayes at 3-7653.

 

FACULTY/STAFF ANNUAL CAMPAIGN:

Your time and talent contribute so much to UNI's student experience. The annual faculty/staff campaign is now underway, and a student may be calling to ask for your support. Consider a financial gift to help with scholarships, programs or an area of your choice. For more information, contact vicki.collum@uni.edu or call the UNI Foundation at 3-6078. Donate online at http://www.uni-foundation.org.

 

ASSESSMENT MINI-GRANT PROPOSAL DEADLINE:

The deadline to submit proposals for mini-grant funding from the Office of Academic Assessment is Nov. 1. For more information on assessment mini-grants, visit http://www.uni.edu/assessment/minigrants.shtml. Questions about potential projects for grant funding can be sent to donna.vinton@uni.edu or to any member of the Student Outcomes Assessment Committee at http://www.uni.edu/assessment/committee.shtml.

 

AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK:

Show your support for our local schools during American Education Week, Nov. 11 through 17. UNI student organizations, faculty and staff interested in presenting to a classroom are encouraged to participate by visiting Cedar Falls and Waterloo area schools. Register online at http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/americanedweek/register.shtml and complete by Oct. 22. For more information, contact Sarah Battani at sbattani@uni.edu or call 3-3165.

 

PURPLE PRIDE TRIVIA WINNERS:

Congratulations to Cathy Humke, Dave Marchesani and Virginia Thulstrup for winning the Purple Pride Trivia last week. There are 57,429 alumni that live in Iowa; 96,840 live in the U.S.; and Black Hawk County has the largest UNI alumni representation in Iowa.

 

AWARD NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED:

Nominations are being accepted for the Administration and Finance (A&F) Division's High Five Award for Staff Excellence. Permanent A&F employees with a minimum of two years of service are eligible to receive the award. Any member of the university community can submit a nomination. Watch UNI Online for more information or visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/recognition/high_five.shtml. A&F employees may use the nomination forms they will receive through campus mail or use the online version found at the link above. Submission deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 7.

 

MEMFIS USERS GROUP MEETING MINUTES:

Minutes for the Sept. 20 MEMFIS Users Group meeting are available at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/memfis/memfis_users/documents/mm092007.pdf.

 

IOWA UP CLOSE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST:

Presented by the University Museum in connection with its spring exhibit, Earth from Space, a traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution. Any Iowa resident is eligible to participate. Submissions must be received by Dec. 7. For more information, or for an entry form, contact Romney Hall or Pam Schwartz at 3-2188 or earthfromspaceuni@hotmail.com. Entry forms also may be picked up at the University Museum.

 

P&S JOB VACANCIES:

Vacancies at the P&S level include internal auditor and math coordinator. To view the complete job descriptions, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/employ/ps/index.asp.

 

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

'LEADING WITH YOUR WHOLE BRAIN' SESSION:

This session will take place from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the Maucker Union State College Room. The session will help you learn about your personal leadership style without answering confusing questions or circling numbers on a form. You will become more aware of your own motivations and tendencies and will understand how this affects the way you communicate with clients, staff and managers. To register, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/training and click on the link "Register for Training" or call 3-2423.

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING CONSORTIUM:

The Teaching and Learning Consortium (TLC) sponsors, co-sponsors and organizes activities for enhancing teaching and learning at UNI. To hear about TLC activities, subscribe to the UNI mailing list at teachinglearningconsortium@uni.edu or contact Philip East at east@cs.uni.edu. If you have activities of interest, contact Philip.

 

WORKING ON ASSESSMENT? SCHEDULE A CAT SESSION:

Assessment committees are invited to "get away" with a committee meeting in the Office of Academic Assessment meeting space in ITTC 117. Free cookies are provided for scheduling a Cookies and Assessment Talk (CAT) session. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/assessment or call Shirley at 3-2778.

 
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT PRESENTATION:

UNI has an agreement with Travel and Transport as an additional preferred provider of travel services. Travel and Transport has extensive experience with higher-education related travel and offers services not currently provided. Travel and Transport will conduct information sessions at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Maucker Union Presidential Room. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/accounts_payable/tnt_info.htm.

 

WebCT WORKSHOPS:

Beginning Friday, Oct. 19, ITS-Educational Technology is offering four workshops that will show you how to build a course in WebCT CE6. These workshops are for faculty members who are using the current version of WebCT or for those who have never used WebCT before. WebCT allows faculty to create online courseware as a supplement to an existing face-to-face course, or create a course that is completely online. For dates and times, visit http://www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/c.shtml#October. To register, call 3-2309.

 

'PREVENTION AND RESPONSE TO CRITICAL INCIDENTS AT UNI':

This one-hour workshop for faculty and staff will provide information and support materials on processes to identify and respond to potential incidents or crises. Topics include current procedures, signs and symptoms of people in distress, responding to threats and/or difficult people, and how to report concerns. Sessions will be held in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom and will be offered several times to accommodate schedules. Plan to attend one of the following: 10 a.m. or 4 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25; 1 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29; or 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31. For more information contact Jan Hanish at jan.hanish@uni.edu. There is no need to pre-register.

 

HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN:

This session will take place from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in BCS 30. Advance registration required. For more information or to register, call 3-JPEC or e-mail jpec@uni.edu. Free.

 

EVENTS (BY CATEGORY):

SPECIAL EVENTS:

MEET THE PRES EVENT -- SPONSORED BY THE P&S COUNCIL:

Join P&S staff at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom for "Meet the Pres." Bring your lunch and hear an update on the latest news and issues facing the university. Recipients of the 2007 Regents Staff Excellence Awards will be announced.

 

T-SHIRT SALE:

UNI's Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society will sell T-shirts, sweatshirts, scrubs, buttons and other items from 8 a.m to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, and Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the SEC Lobby. Proceeds will support KDP education and service projects.

 

USED BOOK SALE:

A used book sale will take place from noon to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, at the lower level of the Wesley Foundation (2422 College St.). More than 4,000 books from every genre will be available and priced to sell. The student-run Anthropology Association is sponsoring this sale to support its club and local libraries. For more information, contact tyler.obrien@uni.edu.

 

TEACHER EDUCATION INDUCTION CONVOCATION:

The 34th Teacher Education Induction Convocation will take place at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the GBPAC. Four hundred UNI teacher education students are eligible for induction and have been sent invitations. Stephen Fortgang, Educational Psychology and Foundations, is the Convocation speaker. Faculty and staff are invited to attend to honor the students being inducted.

 

FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR MONA MILIUS:

The campus community is invited to a reception for Mona Milius, associate director of residence/dining, from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, in Georgian Lounge, Commons. Milius, who has been a part of the residence/dining team for 27 years, has accepted a fulltime position as a consultant with the Baker Group, a nationally recognized foodservice planning and design firm that was a consultant on the design of the award-winning Piazza dining center. She is a past president of the National Association of College and University Food Service. Carol Fletcher has been appointed interim associate director of residence/dining effective Nov. 1.

ATHLETICS:

PANTHER ATHLETICS:

UNI swimming will host Kansas at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, in the Wellness & Recreation Center Pool.

 

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS:

AMERICA'S LOST LANDSCAPE ACTIVITY GUIDE WORKSHOP:

The Tallgrass Prairie Center is hosting an America's Lost Landscape Activity Guide Workshop for fifth through 12th- grade science teachers, naturalists and nonformal educators. This workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, and Saturday, Nov. 10. The workshop requires a $25 non-refundable registration fee (includes one hour of graduate credit from UNI, workshop materials, Lost Landscape Film DVD, and curriculum DVD). Both days must be attended to receive credit. For more information, or to register, contact Marcy Seavey (Baker 175) at 3-7496 or seavey@uni.edu.

 

JETRO CONFERENCE:

UNI Business, in a joint effort with the Iowa Department of Economic Development, will host a conference of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) on Friday, Nov. 2, in the SEC. A panel of speakers will offer a range of perspectives concerning opportunities for trade and business in Japan. Panelists include Japan trade experts who have special insights on the Japanese economy, opportunities that exist for Iowa businesses, the support network available, and first hand experiences. Registration is $20, students free with student ID. For more information, or to register, contact japanlecture@uni.edu.

 

WAY UP CONFERENCE:

The Way Up Conference is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, Nov. 1 and 2, in West Des Moines. Plan now to attend this conference designed for women leaders and administrators in higher education in Iowa. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/ietti/wayup or contact Doreen Hayek (doreen.hayek@uni.edu; 3-7300) or Eunice Dell (eunice.dell@uni.edu; 3-7432).

 

LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS/FILMS:

FACE-TO-FACE PANEL DISCUSSION:

Face-to-Face, a panel discussion with those living with HIV/AIDS, will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the WRC, Room 252. Panel members will share their personal stories about struggles and successes living with HIV/AIDS. For more information, call Joan Thompson at 3-2198.

 

GRADUATE FACULTY BROWN BAG LECTURE:

Carl Thurman, 2007 UNI Distinguished Scholar and professor of biology, will discuss "Kidneys, Crabs and Continents: Adventures in Evolutionary Physiology" from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Maucker Union Old Gold Room. This forum, which allows graduate faculty to gather and interact, is sponsored by the Graduate College. Cookies and lemonade will be provided -- bring your own lunch.

 

ABNORMAL HEAD SHAPE: BEAUTY IS IN THE EYE OF THE MOLDER:

Tyler O’Brien, UNI assistant professor of anthropology, will discuss artificial cranial deformation and the reasons behind this cultural practice, at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at the University Museum.

 

TALK ON PASSIVE SOLAR/DAYLIGHTING DESIGN AT CEEE:

Dennis White, a Charles City residential designer, will speak on passive solar and daylighting design solutions in residential construction at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the CEEE Auditorium. This talk is part of the CEEE speakers’ series. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/ceee/building_for_future.htm.

 

HOLOCAUST SCHOLARS' LECTURES:

"Resistance as a Response to German Oppression: A Comparative Approach," will be presented by Nechama Tec, professor emerita of sociology, University of Connecticut, Stamford. Tec will discuss her current research project, a comparative examination of Jewish and non-Jewish resistance groups under German occupation.

"Jewish Survival Through Work and Bribery: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps," will be presented by Christopher R. Browning, Frank Porter Graham Professor of History, University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill. Browning will examine the survival strategies of the Jews incarcerated in slave labor camps between October 1942 and July 1944.

Both lectures will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the SEC 244/245. http://www.uni.edu/holocaust.

 

PUBLIC DISCUSSION FORUM WITH HOLOCAUST SCHOLARS NECHAMA TEC AND CHRISTOPHER BROWNING:

This discussion will take place at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, in the SEC 244/245. Using their current projects on Jewish and non-Jewish resistance and on the Starachowice Slave Labor Camps, these scholars will describe how their disciplines of sociology and history inform their research. They will also discuss the problems they have confronted in using oral testimony and written records to understand the Holocaust, as well as their collaborative efforts on a new book.

 

BECKER MEMORIAL LECTURE:

The 34th Annual Carl Becker Memorial Lecture in History will be presented by Timothy H. Breen at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, in Seerley 115. Breen is the William Smith Mason Professor of History at Northwestern University. The title of his lecture is "It Rained Dead Cats and Dogs the Day the Revolution Began: Ideology and Resistance on the Eve of National Independence." The lecture is free and open to the public. For further information, contact wallace.hettle@uni.edu.

 

UNI GERMAN CLUB FILM SERIES:

The film "The Lives of Others / Das Leben der Anderen" will be shown at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, in the CAC 108. This film is a 2007 Oscar award winner for Best Foreign Language Film. The story begins in East Berlin five years before the fall of the Berlin Wall. An actress and a playwright are spied on by a wiretapping expert with the Stasi, East Germany’s Secret Police. The conversations he overhears oppose the totalitarian state and gradually begin to challenge his beliefs in the former socialist republic. Adult language and content. Running time: 137 min. In German with English subtitles.

 

'UNLIKELY HEROES':

The film "Unlikely Heroes" will be shown at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Hearst Center for the Arts. This documentary is a moving and fascinating look at lesser-known profiles in courage: a rabbi's son disguised as a high-ranking Nazi, a therapist teaching children to secretly draw and paint to escape the camp’s horrors, Polish sisters in Auschwitz smuggling gunpowder from a munitions factory to blow up a crematorium. Adult language and content. Running time: 120 minutes.


PERFORMING ARTS:

'ECHOES FROM THE NEW WORLD':

Travel back in time with Teatro del Pueblos's "Echoes from the New World," a spellbinding and inspiring performance that teaches Latin American history in an authentic and comedic way. The touring performance will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Lang Hall Auditorium. A reception will follow. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/cme/hhm07.htm.

 

CLOUD 9:

Theatre UNI presents the comedy "Cloud 9" by Caryl Churchill, directed by Cynthia Goatley, Oct. 18 through Nov. 3, in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Tickets are $12 for the general public and free for UNI students with ID. "Cloud 9" is a hilarious sexual romp that bends all the rules. It contains strong language and adult situations. For complete information, visit http://www.theatreuni.com.

 

SHAKTI DANCE COMPANY:

Shakti Dance Company will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 19, in the GBPAC Great Hall. This high-voltage performance consists of intensely physical and superbly coordinated footwork from South India’s Bharata Natyam dance tradition, to the deeply luminous technique of Odissi that was performed by temple dancers in Eastern India.

For tickets, or for more information, call 3-4TIX or visit http://www.gbpac.com.

 

W-CF SYMPHONY: JUST BEYOND THE JUNKYARD:

Kids and kids-at-heart will love the family concert "Just Beyond the Junkyard," with the "music-telling" troupe of Tales & Scales at 2 p.m, Sunday, Oct. 21, at the GBPAC. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, call 3-4TIX or visit http://wcfsymphony.org.

 

LIVE FROM STUDIO ONE:

Eacret & Ledeboer, an Iowa band with an eclectic style, will perform at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in KUNI's third-floor studios in the CAC. Admission is $3 at the door, free for children under 12.

 

YAMATO DRUMMERS OF JAPAN:

Yamato Drummers of Japan will perform at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, in the GBPAC Great Hall. This high-energy group performs on the ancient Japanese wadaiko drums. UNI students receive a 50-percent discount with a valid student ID, or can purchase $5 student rush tickets to select performances not sold out on the day of the show. For tickets, or for more information, call 3-4TIX or visit http://www.gbpac.com.

 

KUNI'S BLUES BLOWOUT TICKETS ON SALE:

The KUNI Blues Blowout returns to the Electric Park Ballroom in Waterloo on Saturday, Nov. 17, featuring versatile, flamboyant Chicago blues rocker, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater. Opening the show is the 2007 Iowa Blues Challenge winners Matt Woods & the Thunderbolts, from Des Moines. Tickets are $20 in advance ($25 at the door). Advance tickets can be ordered online at http://www.kuniradio.org (in the STORE section) or by calling KUNI weekdays at 3-6400 or 800-772-2440, ext. 0. Advance tickets also are available at Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls. All proceeds benefit KUNI Public Radio.

 

WELLNESS/REC:

OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS AT THE UNI PHARMACY:

Faculty and staff may purchase over-the-counter medications at the UNI pharmacy, just inside the Student Health Center entrance. Wide selections of competitively priced over-the-counter products, including generic versions of popular medications like NyQuil, DayQuil, Claritin, and Sudafed are available. A licensed pharmacist is available to help. Payment by cash, check or payroll deduction. For more information, visit http://www.unipharmacy.com or call 3-2154.

 

BLOOD CHEMISTRY PROFILE (BCP):

Blood is drawn to test for 23 components including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, blood sugar, iron, etc. Blood Chemistry Profiles will be available from 7 to 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the WRC Main Corridor. Cost is $20 for BCP; $10 extra for prostate test (PSA); $5 extra for thyroid test (TSH). Pay by cash or check only. Call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule an appointment. Brought to you by Wellness and Recreation Services.

 

AUTUMN-MATIC WELLNESS FAIR 2007:

The Autumn-matic Wellness Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, in the WRC North Gyms. Agencies, businesses and organizations from the campus and community will be on site with valuable health and wellness information. Various screenings and flu shots ($24) also will be available. Participants will be eligible for door prizes and a grand prize of a $100 gift certificate donated by University Book and Supply. For more information, contact Deedra Dahlager, UNI wellness resource coordinator, at 3-7162. Brought to you by Wellness and Recreation Services. Sponsored by TIAA-CREF.

 

INTRAMURAL MADDEN '08 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT:

Entry forms will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the WRC 101. There is an entry fee of $5 per player. Payment due with registration. Brackets will be e-mailed and posted Monday, Oct. 22, on the WRC intramural bulletin board. Play begins Monday, Oct. 22. Open to students, faculty and staff.

 

WRS HEALTH BEAT (HB) LOCKER SERVICES:

Tired of hauling all your workout gear to campus every day? Lockers are available for rent (half or long, semester or year). Ask a fitness supervisor at HB, or contact Kristy Leen, WRS Personal Fitness Coordinator at 3-7167 or kristy.leen@uni.edu.

 

EXERCISE ADHERENCE:

If you struggle with exercise adherence or are just not sure what to do, then a personal trainer is the answer. Your personal trainer will design a program with your specific goals in mind, motivate and educate you. Contact WRS Personal Fitness Coordinator Kristy Leen at kristy.leen@uni.edu or 3-7167. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/PT/index.html.

TELL YOUR STUDENTS:

DEBATES AT UNI -- STUDENT TICKETS:

UNI student tickets for the Nov. 6 Republican Presidential Candidates Debate at UNI will be available starting at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18, at any UNItix location (GBPAC or UNI-Dome NW entrance). Student tickets will only be available Oct. 18 and 19. Seats are free, but tickets are required. No phone orders, walk-up only. One ticket per UNI student ID. First come, first served. Limited number available. Tickets for the general public will be available beginning Monday, Oct. 22. For information, call 3-4TIX.

 

DISNEY COLLEGE PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Magic. Money. Experience. The Disney Theme Parks & Resorts College Program at the Walt Disney World® Resort is truly a one-of-a kind experience. Find out more about the program and the application process, as well as talk with a student who has experienced it. Student representatives are available to talk with every Monday this semester from 4 to 5 p.m. in the main entrance of Rod Library by the circulation desk. For more information, contact Laura Wilson at laura.wilson@uni.edu.

 

 

ROD LIBRARY STUDENT COMPUTER SURVEY:

Speak up on how student computer fees are spent. Rod Library will conduct its annual survey of student computing interests Monday, Oct. 15, through Wednesday, Oct. 24. The survey is available at http://www.uni.edu/library/scfsurvey.shtml or in paper form in the library lobby.

 

NINTH ANNUAL EXPLORING MAJORS AND STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS FAIR:

The Ninth Annual Exploring Majors and Student Organizations Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. Students will be able to explore majors, minors and certificates from all academic departments and get information from more than 50 student organizations on campus. Door prizes available.

 

STUDY ABROAD IN CHILE:

An information session on the Immersion Spanish Language and Culture program in Chile will take place from 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17, in the Maucker Union Purple Pen Room, and from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in the Maucker Union North Room.

 

NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE:

Come to a National Student Exchange (NSE) informational meeting at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 22, in the Maucker Union State College Room and learn more about attending another college or university within the U.S. and Canada while paying UNI tuition. Students must have a 2.5 UNI and cumulative GPA and at least 30 hours of credit to participate.

 

WRITING HELP SESSIONS FOR STUDENTS IN LIBERAL ARTS CORE CLASSES:

If you need help starting an assignment, or you want to improve the quality of your papers attend these free help sessions. Register by e-mail to Deanne.Gute@uni.edu.and come as often or as little as you like. Include name, phone number and section preference. SEC 1: M/W 2-2:50 p.m., (ITT 28); SEC 2: M/W 6-6:50 p.m., (ITT 28); SEC 3: T/TH 2-2:50 p.m. (WRT 5); SEC 4: T/TH 4-4:50 p.m., (WRT 5). Please bring a copy of your class syllabus to the first session. These sessions meet twice weekly through Dec. 6.

 

OCT. 24 IS THE DEADLINE FOR 'PRINCIPAL DAY' AT UNI:

UNI will host the Principal Financial Group for a "Principal Day" at UNI from 2 to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30, in the Maucker Union Old Central Ballroom. The agenda includes a welcome from 2 to 2:30 p.m.; break-out sessions in accounting/actuarial science, finance/real estate/investments, marketing/human resources/communication, IT services and general business/sales/management from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; and a networking reception from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Dress is business attire. Students and faculty can attend any or all of the sessions. RSVP online by Wednesday, Oct. 24, at http://www.principal.com/PrincipalDays. For more information, contact Sarah Csukker, UNI Career Services, at 3-2084 or sarah.csukker@uni.edu.

 

CONNECTING ALUMNI TO STUDENTS (C.A.T.S.):

Connecting Alumni to Students is now recruiting. Hang out with UNI's alumni, network with current students and past graduates, give campus tours, help host on-campus events, tailgate with alumni in different parts of the Midwest and build your team and leadership skills. Pick up an application at the Alumni House or apply online at http://www.unialum.org/cats/. Applications are due Friday, Oct. 26.

 

 

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