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Monday, Aug., 27 2001


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NEWS

CONVOCATION: Start the year off on a high note. Attend convocationon Aug. 29, 3:30 p.m., UNI-Dome. http://www.splcenter.org/centerinfo/ci-index.html
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COURIER INSERT: The Waterloo - Cedar Falls Courier ran a special 125th Anniversary supplement on Mon., Aug. 20. Extra copies are available from the University Marketing & Public Relations office in 127 GIL or at the Rod Library and Maucker Union.
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ADDITIONAL PARKING: 150 parking spaces have been created in the new ITC South gravel lot. This is a B lot. Approximately 150 spaces have also been added in the Nebraska overflow lot, south of the South Art lot. This will be designated as R parking.
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PHONE DIRECTORIES: Copies of last year's campus phone directory are available at the Information Desk in Maucker. This year's directories should be available in late October.
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MODEM POOL: The 30-hour per month limitation on the UNI modem pool (273-2664) will resume on Sept. 1. That limitation was not enforced during the summer and interim periods.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

PART TIME EMPLOYMENT FOR BIOLOGY AND/OR CHEMISTRY MAJOR: The Iowa Waste Reduction Center has a part-time position available to a student majoring in biology or chemistry. Interested students can contact Dan Nickey: daniel.nickey@uni.edu 3-8905.
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FINGERPRINTING: Student Teachers for Fall 2002 will be finger-printed at Maucker Expansion on Fri., Sept. 7, 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Please allow time before or after your interview for fingerprinting. Bring an $87 money order made out to "Board of Educational Examiners." Make sure money order expiration date is no shorter than one year.
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INTERESTED IN JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS?: Check out UNI CareerLink: http://www.uni.edu/careercenter or visit The UNI Career Center, Student Services Center 19.
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COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Check out the schedule of FREE computer workshops offered at UNI. Each month ITS-Educational Technology offers lots of workshops ranging from introductory topics like "Introduction to Computers", "Microsoft Word", "Messenger (email)", "Using the Web", "Microsoft Excel" up through advanced topics like "Creating Web Pages", "Photoshop", "Scanners and Digital Cameras" and many others. The complete schedule for Aug. and Sept. is found by clicking on the link below, http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/c.html or call 3-2309 for more information.
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COOPERATIVE EDUCATION/INTERNSHIP: Students wanting information regarding the Cooperative Education/Internship Program will want to attend one of the following informational sessions: Thurs., Aug. 30 4-5 p.m. 109 CBB or Tues. Sept. 4 7-8 p.m. 109 CBB. Learn the benefits of the process of obtaining credit, gaining work experience, and job search strategies. UNI Cooperative Education, SSC 126, 3-6041.
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CAREER OPPORTUNITY IN ITS: ITS seeks a graduate student to learn television production by recording in studios and on-location, and editing on VCRs and computers. Student will supervise setting up for recording, and will edit materials into videos for campus use. See complete ad at: http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/audio-videoproduction/jobs.htm or call 3-6299.
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SPRING 2002 STUDENT TEACHING INTERVIEWS: Fri., Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Maucker Union Expansion. Mandatory for all Spring 2002 student teaching candidates. Sign-up for interview times on bulletin board outside of SEC 509 from Fri., Aug. 31 - Wed., Sept. 5. Questions? Call 3-7770.
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STUDENT TEACHING ROUND-UP FOR FALL 2002 STUDENT TEACHERS: Students planning on student teaching in Fall 2002 should plan on attending Round-up on Mon., Aug. 27, or Tues., Aug. 28, from 3:30-5 p.m. in Room 244/245 SEC. You must attend one of these meetings. Questions? Call 3-2202.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC: The School of Music invites all students to join ensembles in the School of Music this Fall. Choirs, bands, and the UNI Orchestra have openings for all vocalists and instrumentalists. Students receive graded credit. Join the excitement, make lifelong friends, and perform great music!!! Call 3-2024 for additional information.
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LOCKED OUT OF VOICE MAIL?: Anyone unable to access their voice mail box should call the Consulting Center at 273-5555. Remember to provide your 5-digit extension number and specify whether you want it CLEARED (deleting the recorded name, greeting and any messages) or only RESET (leaving the recorded greeting and messages intact). All requests are processed daily and are reset using the initial password "9".
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CLASS INFORMATION

WEBCT: If you are taking a class using WebCT (Web Course Tools) this semester, check out the schedule of special 45 minute WebCT workshops. They start hourly Wed. and Thurs. Aug. 29 and 30 and Wed. and Thurs. Sept. 5 and 6. The schedule is found by following the link below or by calling 3-2309. http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/c.html If you can't attend these hands-on workshops, online tutorials for WebCT are available at: http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/tutorials.html
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CHINESE CLASS (710:086) OFFERED IN FALL, 2001: A beginning Chinese conversation class with 3 hours of undergraduate credit is offered Thursday evening, 5:00 to 8:20 p.m., at Central Intermediate School, Room 218, 1350 Katoski Drive, Waterloo. This course is designed for students with no background in chinese.
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EVENTS

MASSAGES: Massages will be offered in the Wellness Resource Lab (Wellness Recreation Center; room 104) on Mon., Aug. 27 from 12-6 p.m. and on Thurs., Aug. 30 from 1-6 p.m. The cost is $10 for 15 minutes. Sessions up to an hour may be purchased with cash, check, or U-bill. Please call the Wellness Resource Lab at 3-6119 to schedule an appointment.
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STUDENTS & FACULTY: Take a break and enjoy an ice cream cone at the Marshall Center School. 12-2 p.m., Tues., Aug. 28. The School is located at the corner of 23rd & Hudson Road, close to SEC.
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FOOTBALL SEASON OPENER: The championship attitude is back in the UNI-Dome. Feel it for yourself when the #18 Panther Football Team hosts Wayne State this Thursday at 7:05 p.m. Be a part of the Family Fun Zone...get 4 game tickets, 4 slices of pizza, 4 drinks and a tub of popcorn for only $40! Call 3-DOME for advance tickets. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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SOCCER SEASON OPENER: Catch a rising star as the UNI Women's Soccer Team faces Western Illinois in their 2001 season opener this Friday night at 5 p.m. on the West Athletic Field located directly behind the UNI-Dome. http://www.uni.edu/athletic
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CEDARLUG: Cedar Valley Linux Users Group: is pleased to announce the Fourth Coming of its semi-annual Linux Install- a-thon. Linux is an operating system, like Windows 95, 98, etc. Linux is free and open to everyone as an alternative to Windows. All who come to the event will receive packages (while they last) containing free Linux installation CDs, Linux-related goodies, and a handy list of helpful Linux web sites.For more information visit, http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/245.html

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