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Monday, Sept. 17, 2001


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NEWS

NOTICE TO ALL AIR TRAVELERS: The FAA has mandated the use of paper tickets and photo ID. If you have an electronic ticket for upcoming travel, contact immediately the place of purchase and replace it with a hard copy ticket. It is not known at this time whether this is a temporary or permanent condition. Short's Travel is attempting to contact all their ticketed travelers including those caught on the road. However there may be tickets that have been purchased elsewhere. Any tickets that have been purchased over the internet may no longer be valid, and may not be exchangeable. Air travel will be very limited. Any questions, please contact Roxanne Conrad 3-3524.
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BLOOD DRIVE: The American Red Cross has been overrun with donors. If you wish to donate blood this week, call ahead for an appointment: (319) 234-6831. The annual UNI/American Red Cross blood drive will take place as scheduled from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tues., Sept. 18, in the Maucker Union Expansion. The 9-10 a.m. hour has been reserved for faculty and staff.
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FOOD DRIVE: Canned goods and non-perishable items are now being accepted for the families and victims of the recent tragedies. Items can be dropped off in Maucker Union (information table next to Union Station) through Friday, September 21. Questions, call 273-2683.
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O.R. LATHAM STADIUM: The Rod Library Special Collections Division has just made available a brief Web history of O. R. Latham Stadium, UNI's football field before the construction of the Dome. The Stadium was located west of the West Gymnasium. For a number of years, it included a men's dormitory. If you would like to read about the Stadium and see some pictures, go to: http://www.uni.edu/petersog/bhlathamstad.html
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STUDENT RESOURCES

SCHOLARSHIP BOOKS: The 2002-2003 scholarship books are available on the Financial Aid website. http://www.uni.edu/finaid/scholarship.html
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STUDENT DISCOUNTS: This year's Student Alumni Association offers discounts at 29 area businesses! For $18, you'll receive a members-only t-shirt, a UNI Calendar, free tickets to select athletic events, and a membership card to use at participating merchants like Papa Johns, Peppers, Iowa Sports Supply, and more! Visit http://students.unialum.org to sign up today! P.S. Your $18 dues can be charged to your U-Bill!
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GOLDEN KEY: Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 9 p.m. in the Embassy Room in the Union. For more information on Golden Key, contact Rebecca Renze at 2-1795. For more information contact Stacy at stacyp@uni.edu.
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CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE: Fifteen $1,000 awards. Criteria: Preference to undergraduate UNI students working towards degree or certificate, financial need and off-campus child care expenses. DEADLINE: October 1, 2001. Applications available at UNI Financial Aid Office, 116 Gilchrist Hall, 3-2700.
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EVENTS

FITNESS/LEISURE CLASSES: Fitness, Leisure classes are still open, it's not too late to get registered. A variety of classes for all fitness levels! Water aerobics, strength conditioning, karate, kickboxing, boot camp, absolutely abs, ballroom and swing dance lessons. Register in WRS 101. Join with your friends, spouse or co-worker for double the fun!
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HEALTHY ATTITUDES: A six-week workshop designed to promote healthy attitudes and behaviors toward eating, exercise, and weight. Every Wed. from Sept.19-Oct.24 in WRC 104. 7-8 p.m. To register or for more information call Joan Thompson at 3-2198.
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STUDENT FORUM ON BINGE DRINKING: The Iowa Alcoholic Beverage Commission will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 19 in Expansion A of the Maucker Union. This meeting includes a student forum on binge drinking. Student, faculty and staff are invited to give public comment on both underage access to alcohol and cheap drink promotions. Comments must be limited to 5 minutes. For more information, contact Julie Thompson (Substance Abuse Services Coord.) at 3-2137.
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WHAT IS BUSINESS CASUAL?: How to Dress or Not Dress for the Casual Workplace. Open to all UNI faculty, staff, and students. No advanced registration required. No fees. Sept. 19 from 3-4 p.m. and Sept. 20 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in CBB 1 & 3. Presenter is Joyce Barbatti with a fashion show by Younkers. For more information contact the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center at katherine.cota@uni.edu or call 3-7350.
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PUBLIC LECTURE: The University Honors Program invites you to attend "Yup,Nope and Why Midwesterners Don't Talk Much." This public lecture will be given by Dr. Barbara Lounsberry, professor of English, Thurs., Sept. 20, 7 p.m. in SEC 247. Sponsored by Humanities Iowa. For more information call 3-3175.
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SIGMA XI LECTURE: Thurs., Sept. 20, 7:30 pm, SRL 115. Speaker: Dr. Michael Shott, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology. Title: "On the Cusp of History: Oneota Culture in Northwest Iowa". This is an "Archaeology Iowa Month" event. The lecture is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be available one half hour before the lecture begins.
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UNI CAREER FAIR AND INTERVIEW DAYS: UNI Career Fair, Mon., Sept. 24, 2-6 in the UNI-Dome. Over 150 organizations, graduate and professional schools participating. UNI Interview Day, Tues., Sept. 25, 9-4:30, Maucker Union Expansion. All interviews for this event will be scheduled during the UNI Career Fair. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/events/fairs/careerfr.html
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IVCC: The Iowa Venture Capital Conferece will be held at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines on Sept. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The IVCC is an opportunity for entrepreneurs, students, and others to network, attend informative workshops, and learn from prominent entrepreneurs. Free admission and free transportation provided for UNI students. Registration materials are available at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center in CBB 264. Registration fee for non-students is $35. Registration deadline is Sept. 17.
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NEW GUINEA: LESSONS FROM THE OTHER SIDE OF THE EARTH: John Edward Terrell, Ph.D., New Guinea Research Program, The Field Museum, September 24, 7:30 p.m. KAB Auditorium. The people of New Guinea Island in the South Pacific have been called the earth's last living survivors from the Stone Age. However, the truth about this island--the second largest in the world--is sometimes not only stranger than fiction, but can free us from some of our oldest beliefs and prejudices about race, language, culture, economics, and politics.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wed., Sept. 26, 8 p.m, GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Grabowski, trumpet. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/music
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BENEFIT CONCERT: Fri., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. UNI School of Music Scholarship Benefit Concert and Gala Champagne Reception - 'Put a Little Romance in Your Repertoire' - GBPAC Great Hall. $25 tax-deductible contribution. Tickets 3-SHOW http://www.uni.edu/music
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INSTRUMENTAL WORKSHOPS: Sun., Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m. All-State Instrumental Workshops - GBPAC & Russell Hall - 2-5:00 p.m. - No charge - Information 3-2024 http://www.uni.edu/music
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FAST TRAC: The UNI Regional Business Center at 212 E. Fourth Street in Waterloo will offer a business start-up course called Fast Trac from Oct. 1 - Oct. 31 on Mon. and Wed. evenings. Applications are available at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center in CBB 264. Some student scholarships are available. Fee is $199.
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