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Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009

NEWS:

LIVE STREAMING OF BOARD OF REGENTS MEETING:

The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet Thursday, Oct. 29, in the Old Central Ballrooms A and B, in Maucker Union. Live streaming of the audio portion of the meeting and materials for the Board of Regents meeting are available at www.regents.iowa.gov.

 

SIDEWALK TO CLOSE BETWEEN SABIN AND SEERLEY:

The Sabin Hall contractor will cap the well between Seerley and Sabin Halls on Friday, Oct. 30 and finish the work on Monday, Nov. 2. The sidewalk between those buildings, leading to the east entrance on the north side of McCollum Science Hall, will be closed on that Friday and Monday. The entrance itself will be open. None of the other entrances to MSH will be affected. A sign directing foot traffic around Sabin Hall will be placed on the temporary construction fence for those two days. Call Steve Pavelec at 3-6165 with questions or concerns.

 

INVESTING IN OUR CAMPUS -- IMAGINE THE IMPACT 2009:

Your colleagues, Celeste Bembry (CHFA) and Ira Simet (CNS), invite you to join them in supporting the annual Campus Drive. Give to the area of your choice and make an immediate impact. Learn more at www.uni-foundation.org.

 
HARD DRIVE REMOVAL:

Hard drives must be removed from all computers sent to the Campus Store for resale. Computers that have hard drives installed will no longer be resold. Removal and disposal of hard drives is the responsibility of the sender. Call Dennis Hayes at 3-7653 with questions.

 

eLEARNING UTILIZATION SURVEY:

UNI faculty are invited to participate in the eLearning Utilization survey. The anonymous survey is available to all UNI faculty through Sunday, Nov. 8 from the MyUNIverse portal or https://access.uni.edu/cgi-bin/surveys/takeSurvey.cgi. Results of the survey will provide useful information for delivering technology support services, improving the online learning experience and making vendor/product selections and budgetary decisions.

 

DELL AWARD NOMINATION DEADLINE:

The deadline to nominate employees from the Division of Administration and Financial Services for the Eunice A. Dell Award for Making a Difference is 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6. Information, award criteria and nomination forms can be found at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/recognition/.

 

DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR NOMINATIONS DUE:

Nominations for UNI Distinguished Scholar are due by 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, in the Graduate College. Nominees must be a tenured regular member of the graduate faculty with at least five years of full-time UNI service at the time of the nomination. Additional information can be found at http://www.grad.uni.edu/awards/scholar.aspx.

 
UNI UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN DEADLINE NOV. 6:

United Way pledges can be turned in through Friday, Nov. 6, to your department or area representative. The campus committee joins the agencies that serve, and those community members who receive assistance, in thanking you for your thoughtful consideration to giving during these times of need. Thanks to all those who returned pledges to the "Pledge-a-Palooza" in Maucker Union, signed the "wall of honor" and had pictures taken with President Allen or committee members. Questions or late pledges may be directed to Vicki.Grimes@uni.edu, or 103 E. Bartlett-- SSC 103-zip 0392. For more information, visit www.cedarvalleyunitedway.org

 

OCTOBER PI DATABASE UPDATE:

This is the last week to compete for coffee and donuts in the Office of Sponsored Programs' Professional Interest (PI) Database October update. OSP encourages all faculty and research staff to update or create new profiles in the PI Database at http://www.uni.edu/osp/professional-interest-database. The department with the highest percentage of participation in the update by Friday, Oct. 30 will win coffee and donuts courtesy of OSP. E-mail osp@uni.edu with any questions.

 

UNI MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER OPENS NOV. 2:

The UNI Multimodal Transportation Center will open Monday, Nov. 2. The multi-level transit facility, located on 23rd Street just east of Campbell Hall, will be open to vehicles with university permits and to the public. Metered parking will be available for visitors. Faculty, staff and students who park in the metered areas must pay the fees, even if they have a university permit. After opening, there will be intermittent unavailability of the upper level and portions of the surface lot due to the installation of solar panels on the facility. Announcements in UNI Online and facility signage will direct vehicle traffic away from construction areas. FAQs about the multimodal center are at http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/fs/webcam/parking/parking_deck_faqs.html.

 

MMTC G LOTTERY FOR 2009-2010:

There are still spaces available in the MMTC "G" parking area for 2009-2010. To be considered for this "G" parking, written requests must be received by the Department of Public Safety by 5 p.m., Friday Oct. 30. The opening date for the MMTC is Monday, Nov. 2.

Persons awarded the "G" permit for the MMTC can deduct the fee on a pre-tax basis as long as they have purchased an "A" or "B" permit on a pre-tax basis for the year. Otherwise, the fee can be paid by cash, check or a one-month payroll deduction. The "G" permit for the MMTC will be sold at a pro-rated price based on the November opening. The MMTC "G" permit is not valid in the "G" parking area in the Gilchrist lot and vice versa. Call 3-2710 with questions.

 

DID YOU KNOW? CSBS:

CSBS hosts a wide range of research centers and institutes  conducting cutting edge research across the variety of disciplines found within the college, including the Center for Social and Behavioral Research; the Center for International Peace and Security Studies; the Iowa Center for Immigrant Leadership and Integration; the GeoInformatics Training, Research, Education and Extension Center (GeoTREE); the Midwest Transportation Consortium (MIC); the NSF Textiles Testing Lab; the Psychology Clinic; and the Eyewitness Laboratory Institute.

 

UNI IN THE NEWS:

WHO Radio ran a story about the results from the superintendents' survey conducted by UNI

http://www.whoradio.com/cc-common/news/sections/newsarticle.html?feed=121648&article=6220286

Maureen Collins-Williams, UNI's small business development center director, will discuss increasing the number of jobs in Iowa on WHO Radio's talk show from 4 to 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29.

 

VOLUNTEER COACHES AND REFEREES NEEDED:

Volunteer coaches and referees are needed from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings through Dec. 3, at the Carver Academy gym to assist girls, ages 13 - 17, with basketball skills and games. E-mail volunteerUNI@vccv.org for more information.

 
DEADLINE FOR ASSESSMENT MINI-GRANT PROPOSALS:

Proposals for mini-grant funding for assessment projects for this year are due Monday, Nov. 2. See the guidelines and forms for application at http://www.uni.edu/assessment/minigrants.shtml. Questions may be directed to the Office of Academic Assessment (shirley.uehle@uni.edu) or to members of the Student Outcomes Assessment Committee (http://www.uni.edu/assessment/committee.shtml).

 

AUDIO AVAILABLE FROM HOT TOPICS IN EDUCATION:

To hear audio from the Oct. 14 Hot Topics in Education, "Reforming Today's High School," presented by Bridgette Wagoner, visit http://mm1.uni.edu:8080/ramgen/1/pubrelrm/htie091014.rm. Real Player is needed to listen to this recording.

 
DELL AND APPLE PURCHASES:

Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, purchases made from Dell and Apple should utilize the procurement card rather than a requisition/PO. This change is intended to increase efficiencies in order processing and payments to these suppliers. The university currently participates in a pricing agreement with Apple and has a competitively bid contract with Dell. If you do not have a procurement card and need to order from either of these companies, contact Molly Rickert in OBO at 3-6448. For instructions on how to do business with Dell and Apple, visit

http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/obo/purchasing/vendors/dell.shtml.

 

OCTOBER IS DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH:

Disability Awareness Month fact of the day: When it comes to disability absences, the average time absent is two-and-a-half years (Council for Disability Awareness website-Commissioner’s Individual Disability Table A). Test your knowledge about disability awareness with an online quiz at http://www.disabilitycanhappen.org/. To learn more about disability interaction etiquette, visit http://www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/fact/effectiveinteraction.htm. To learn more about resources available for UNI students, faculty and staff with disabilities, visit http://www.uni.edu/disability . For an upcoming free disability training opportunity, visit http://www.vpaf.uni.edu/hrs/training/adaaa.pdf

 

FREE OUT-TO-LUNCH PROGRAM FOR LAC INSTRUCTORS:

Be one of the first 30 UNI Liberal Arts Core course instructors to e-mail Margie Trostheim (margie.trostheim@uni.edu) and receive a free three-meal card, good for lunch with students from your classes during the fall semester. Sponsored by the Department of Residence. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/dor/community/documents/OuttoLunchflier.pdf

 

HALLOWEEN COOKIES AVAILABLE OCT. 28-30:

Stock up on frosted Halloween cookies through Friday, Oct. 30, at Biscotti's in Redeker Center, 23rd Street Market in Commons and Maucker Union restaurants. Cookies are $1 each or one dozen for $8.99. For promotion details, go to www.uni.edu/dor What's Happening, link to Retail promotions.

 

PIZZA COUPONS AVAILABLE ONLINE:

October pizza specials at Avanti in Maucker Union will continue through Friday, Oct. 30. Get a coupon at www.uni.edu/dor What's Happening, link to Retail promotions for 50 cents off the price of a large pizza. Prices range from $12 to $13.85. There is a discount for four or more pizzas.

 

VENDOR SAMPLE EVENT:

Free samples will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., now through Friday, Oct. 30, in Prexy's in Maucker Union. The selection will be different each day; suppliers will look for customer feedback on dining trends. Sample new products and help Prexy's staff decide which new products deserve a place on the menu at UNI.

 

NEW LOWER PRICE ON MUFFINS:

The price of muffins in campus convenience stores and restaurants has been reset to $1.20, a 25-percent reduction. Muffin flavors include low-fat chocolate chip and low-fat blueberry. See promotions and new product information at www.uni.edu/dor What's Happening.

 

TELL YOUR STUDENTS:

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EMPLOYMENT:

MERIT VACANCIES:

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

 

The latest faculty, staff and student job openings at UNI can be found at http://www.uni.edu/resources/employment/

EMPLOYEE RESOURCES:

WEB CONFERENCE ON NIH AREA PROGRAM:

OSP will host a Web conference on the National Institutes of Health AREA Program from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, in 213 East Bartlett Hall. The AREA (Academic Research Enhancement Award) program focuses on supporting faculty research at campuses that have not received much NIH support in the past. This session will include a program overview and updates for 2010 applications. RSVP to hillery.oberle@uni.edu.

 

WINDOWS 7 AVAILABLE IN THE COMPUTER CONSULTING CENTER:

Windows 7 can be purchased at the Computer Consulting Center (ITTC 36). Two versions are available, Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate. Both versions are available in either 32- or 64-bit formats. The Professional version is $30 and the Ultimate is $75. The Ultimate version includes the BitLocker security encryption software. People with Windows Vista on their machines can upgrade their system but those with Windows XP must do a fresh install of the operating system. If you are running Windows XP or older, visit http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/get/upgrade-advisor.aspx to see if your computer is capable of running Windows 7 before purchasing.

 
PRODUCTION HOUSE OPEN MONDAY - FRIDAY:

The Production House is now open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Production House is a self-serve multimedia computer lab in ITTC 108. The lab houses industry standard audio, video and Web production software and an audio recording studio for student, staff and faculty use.

SPECIAL EVENTS:

SAVORING SLOW FOODS POTLUCK PICNIC:

The Center for Energy and Environmental Education, with other Cedar Falls Annual Community Read for the Environment (ACRE) partners, will host Chef Kurt Michael Friese, author of "A Cook's Journey, Slow Food in the Heartland," from 5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, at Hartman Reserve. A potluck will begin at 5:30 p.m. Chef Friese, owner of the Iowa City restaurant Devotay, will present at 6:30 p.m. This free event includes activities for children. For more information, visit www.ceee.uni.edu/acre.aspx or e-mail salterberg@uni.edu.

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS DISPLAY:

The Interested Men of Lambda Theta Phi and the Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha will host a display on domestic violence awareness from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, at table four in Maucker Union. Fliers will provide local and national resources and ribbons and pins will be distributed to increase awareness.

 

MAUCKER UNION 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION:

Celebrate Maucker Union's 40 years of service to the university community at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. A reception and tours of the newly renovated lower level will follow the program.

 

MASS TIMES AT ST. STEPHEN:

St. Stephen the Witness Catholic Student Center celebrates Prime Time Mass at 9 p.m., Wednesdays; and 10:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Sundays.

 

VOLUNTEER AT THE FOOD BANK:

Volunteer during the United Way campaign from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29 or Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Meet at 5 p.m. in the GBPAC parking lot to caravan to the food bank in Waterloo. Contact Pat Beck (3-7438 or pat.beck@uni.edu) if you plan to participate.

 

RIDER HALL HAUNTED HOUSE:

Have a scary good time at the Rider Hall Haunted House from 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31. Enter on the south side of Rider Hall at the door closest to Shull Hall. The entrance fee is $5, or $4 with a non-perishable canned food item. Call the Rider Hall office at 3-2249 with questions.

 

UNI COMMUNITY VISIT DAY: CEDAR RAPIDS:

Did you know more than 5,500 UNI alumni and some 940 alumni educators live in the Cedar Rapids area? UNI is planning a community visit day in the Cedar Rapids area on Monday, Nov. 2. UNI will host a variety of events with service clubs, schools, business leaders and prospective students. For more information, contact Stacey Christensen at stacey.christensen@uni.edu, or 3-6728, or visit http://www.uni.edu/communityvisit/cedar-rapids.

 

CSBR OPEN HOUSE:

UNI's Center for Social & Behavioral Research has moved. We invite you to attend an open house to learn about CSBR and opportunities for collaboration from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 2304 College St. (CET). Visit http://www.uni.edu/csbr for more information.

 

GRAD SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE:

The communication studies department invites all prospective graduate students to attend a fall open house from 1:15 to 4:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6, in Lang Hall. Contact Katherine Lavelle at katherine.lavelle@uni.edu or 3-7200 with questions.

ATHLETICS:

MEN'S BASKETBALL:

Men's basketball will host Upper Iowa in exhibition action at 12:05 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, in the McLeod Center.

 

VOLLEYBALL:

Volleyball will take on Bradley at 7:05 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31, in the McLeod Center.

 

WRESTLING:

Wrestling will host an intra-squad scrimmage at noon, Saturday, Oct. 31, in the West Gym.

 

EXHIBITIONS/FILMS:

DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION:

See the "2009 Department of Art Faculty Exhibition," Monday, Nov. 2 through Monday, Nov. 30. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, Nov. 2, in the lobby of KAB South. The exhibition is a formal presentation of the most recent accomplishments of the faculty in the UNI Department of Art. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery/.

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS:

MYENTRE.NET WEBINAR: INNOVATIVE HEALTH CARE SOLUTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESS:

Health care is one of the biggest expenses facing small businesses. Being aware of the options and opportunities that exist is one way to control costs. Get available solutions and guidance in becoming a prudent consumer and, more importantly, an informed employer at this free, interactive webinar at noon, Thursday, Oct. 29, at www.myentre.net.

 

LUNCH & LEARN:

Learn how to create a positive and productive business culture at noon, Friday, Oct. 30, in BCS 33. JPEC's Lunch and Learn fall series will host Tom Hall, assistant professor of communications. Bring your lunch. Register by calling 3-JPEC or e-mailing jpec@uni.edu.

 

'LET'S TALK':

The Department of Residence's Inclusive Communities Team will host "Let's Talk" from 6 to 7:40 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, in Lang Hall. This diversity forum is intended to help participants listen to, and learn from, a variety of diverse students' experiences at UNI and is open to students, faculty and staff. Participants will receive a certificate of attendance. For more information, contact Lisa Jicinsky at jicinsky@uni.edu or 3-7051.

 

CROW FORUM:

CROW Forum will take place at noon, Monday, Nov. 2, in the CME 109A. Ruth Chananie-Hill, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology; Jennifer Waldron, School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services; and Natalie Turner, sociology undergraduate student, will present "Third Wave Agenda: Women's Flat-Track Roller Derby." The Women's & Gender Studies Program sponsors the Current Research on Women Forum Series. Faculty, staff, students and the community are invited to gather for informal presentation and discussion.

 
AN EVENING WITH BILL WITT:

Bill Witt has been photographing Iowa's wild places for more than 30 years, and the result is "Enchanted by Prairie," a collection of images that revel in the beauty and diversity of Iowa's prairie remnants. Join Witt for a book signing and discussion of his work at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the University Museum. www.uni.edu/museum

 

'HOTEL RWANDA' HERO TO SPEAK AT UNI:

Paul Rusesabagina, the individual upon whom the film "Hotel Rwanda" is based, will discuss his experiences at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Lang Hall Auditorium. A book signing and reception will be held following the lecture in the CME. An informal discussion also will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the CME.

 

EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR:

The Earth Science seminar will take place at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4, in LAT 125. David Dearborn of Lawrence Livermore Laboratory will present "The Inca: Rulers of the Andes, Children of the Sun."

 

NATURAL RESOURCES RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT SEMINAR:

Russ Benedict, associate professor and chair of the Biology Department at Central College, will discuss "Roosting by Indiana Bats and Other Bat Species in Iowa: How Important Are Human-Made Structures?" at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Tallgrass Prairie Center (located ¼ mile west of the McLeod Center on West 27th Street) Benedict will discuss research he has done with the Indiana Bats, a federally-endangered species inhabiting forests in southern Iowa. From 2005 to 2009, roosting behavior of Indiana bats and other species in Iowa was examined, with particular focus on the use of barns and bridges. For more information, contact Ryan Welch, outreach coordinator for the Tallgrass Prairie Center, at 3-3828 or rwelch@uni.edu.

 

GOT CIVILITY?:

Sen. Jeff Danielson (D) and former Sen. John Putney (R), Iowa State Legislature, will discuss how public discourse sometimes lacks civility and respect for others, as evidenced by the public health care forums, from 11 a.m. to noon, Thursday, Nov. 5, in the SIAC Conference Room, Maucker Union, upper level. They will discuss the topic in general and their work in the Iowa Legislature. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by American Democracy Project/Provost's Office.

 

SHARING HARDSHIP, SHARING HOPE:

Pat Floerke, MSW, will discuss her 15 years of work alongside poor Nicaraguans struggling for a better life, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, in the CBB 109. Hear from a true champion of the poor in Central America's second poorest country.

 

'MISSION-DRIVEN BUSINESS':

Attend "Mission-Driven Business" from 6 to 7:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, in SEC 246. Jim and Alicia Storbeck will discuss the importance of social involvement and entrepreneurship. Storbeck will focus on his partnership with Charlie’s Lunch, a charity providing meals to impoverished children, and highlight the benefits of charity in business.

 

GRADE INFLATION: THE SYMPTOMATOLOGY OF A FAILING SYSTEM:

Dennis Clayson, UNI professor and a Courier columnist, will lead a discussion on trends and possible causes of grade inflation and the link of grade inflation to failures of American higher education, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, at University Book and Supply. Clayson's views can be read at http://www.uni.edu/universitas/fall05/dennisclayson.htm. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Gerri Perreault at 3-6898 or YLA@UNI.edu

 

WORKSHOP FOR UNI EMPLOYEES:

Register for the management workshop "Discovering Your Employees' Strengths and Coaching to Optimize Performance," hosted by UNI's Executive Development Center. The workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, in BCS 30. Registration deadline is Thursday, Nov. 5. Workshop participants will learn to understand the value of coaching as a manager and recognize opportunities for coaching team members to reach higher levels of productivity and performance. Ronelle Langley, leader of UNI's Professional Skills Initiative and president of Executive Coaching International, will facilitate the workshop. UNI employees receive a 10 percent discount. The cost is $247 per UNI employee for the workshop. To register, call 3-5851 or e-mail execdev@uni.edu or visit www.bcs.uni.edu/execdev and click "Enroll Now."

 

DISCOVER DIVERSITY DISCUSS:

The AAUW Cedar Valley Discover Diversity Discuss will meet from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9, at the UNI Museum to discuss "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" by Sherman Alexie. Junior dares to leave the reservation searching for a good education. All Cedar Valley residents are welcome without having read the book.

 

AMERICA'S LOST LANDSCAPE:

Join Daryl Smith, executive producer of the film and director of UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center, for a brief introduction and screening of "America's Lost Landscape: The Tallgrass Prairie" at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 10, at the University Museum. The film examines the rich and complex story of one of the most astonishing natural alterations in human history. It also highlights prairie preservation efforts and how the tallgrass prairie ecosystem may serve as a model for sustainable agriculture in the future. Visit www.uni.edu/museum for more information.

PERFORMING ARTS:

CLARINET RECITAL POSTPONED:

Faculty artist and educator Amanda McCandless' clarinet recital originally scheduled for 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 27, has been postponed. The recital will now take place at 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. The recital will also feature faculty artist Robin Guy, piano. This event is free and open to the public.

 

UNITUBA CONCERT:

The UNITUBA ensembles will offer a fall recital at 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.

 

LUTHER COLLEGE FACULTY WOODWIND TRIO:

Visiting ensemble Luther College Faculty Woodwind Trio will present a recital at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.

 

JAZZ BAND ONE CONCERT:

Under the direction of Chris Merz, Jazz Band One will offer a fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, in Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

 

'MAMMA MIA':

See the Broadway hit, "Mamma Mia" at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30; at 2 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31; and at 1 and 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 1, at the GBPAC. Students receive a 50 percent discount. For tickets, call 3-4849.

 

VIOLA STUDIO RECITAL:

The School of Music will host a Viola Studio Recital at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 3, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.

 

PERCUSSION, WEST AFRICAN DRUM AND KAJI-KAIKO ENSEMBLES CONCERT:

Under the direction of visiting percussion instructor Josh Armstrong, the UNI Percussion, West African Drum and Kaji-Daiko (Taiko) ensembles will offer a fall concert at 8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 4, in Davis Hall, GBPAC. This event is free and open to the public.

 

JAZZ PANTHERS FEATURING STEVE OWEN, SAXOPHONE:

Under the direction of faculty artist and conductor Robert Washut, the Jazz Panthers will offer a Spotlight Series concert featuring guest artist Steve Owen, saxophone, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, in Bengtson Auditorium, Russell Hall. Owen, director of the University of Oregon's Jazz Studies Program, is a celebrated performer, composer and arranger. For tickets, call 3-4TIX.

 

SUZUKI SCHOOL RECITAL WEEKEND:

The UNI Suzuki School will present its bi-annual recital weekend at 8 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, and at noon, Sunday, Nov. 8. All recitals will be held in Russell Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

 

INSTRUMENTAL CONCERTO COMPETITION:

This Spotlight Series concert, at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 9, in the Great Hall, GBPAC, will showcase student finalists competing for the title of Instrumental Concerto Competition winner and the opportunity to perform as soloist with a premiere School of Music large ensemble in the spring. For tickets, call 3-4TIX.

WELLNESS/RECREATION:

OCTOBER WORDS OF WELLNESS:

The October Words of Wellness (employee newsletter from Wellness and Recreation Services) is posted at http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/UNI_employee_wellness/wow/index.html. To receive a printed copy, or to be removed from the mailing list, contact kathy.green@uni.edu, 3-6921, with your name and UNI ID number.

 

FRIDAY AFTERNOON WRC FREE WEIGHT ROOM HOURS:

Wellness and Recreation Services will provide Friday afternoon Free Weight Room hours, on a trial basis, from 3 to 5 p.m., on the following Fridays: Oct. 30; Nov. 6; Nov. 13; Nov. 20; Dec. 4; and Dec. 11.

 

WRS HEALTH BEAT (HB) LOCKER SERVICES:

Lockers are available for rent (half or long size, semester or year). Ask a fitness supervisor at Health Beat or contact Kristy Leen, WRS Personal Fitness Coordinator, at 273-7167 or kristy.leen@uni.edu to rent one.

 

INTRAMURAL 5-ON-5 OPEN CO-REC INDOOR SOCCER TOURNAMENT:

The intramural 5-on-5 open co-rec indoor soccer tournament is open to students, faculty and staff and will take place at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 6, at the WRC South Courts. Entry forms will be available the week of Nov. 16 and registration will take place Monday, Nov. 30 through Wednesday, Dec. 2, in WRC 161. There is a $20 entry fee with a two-game guarantee. The tournament is limited to the first eight teams to register. Call 3-7262 with questions.

 

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