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Monday, Sept. 24, 2001


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NEWS

FAMILY WEEKEND: This weekend is Family Weekend. For a complete listing of the many activities, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/familyweekend/
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MEMORIAL SERVICE POEM: For the text of the poem read by Emiliano Lerda at the service held in Lang Hall for the National Day of Rememberance, visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/249.html
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NOTICE FROM THE PURCHASING OFFICE: As of Sept. 18, the FAA has not recinded its earlier mandate of requiring paper tickets. However, due to long lines at ticket counters the airlines have now said they will allow travelers to utilize e-tickets IF they have confirmation of the ticket purchase such as an itinerary or invoice AND a photo ID IN HAND. This information is shared with UNI travelers as a 'heads up' and conditions could change at any time. If you have questions contact Roxanne Conrad 3-3524.
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UNI WOMEN'S RUGBY: The UNI Women's Rugby team won their match on September 16 against Luther College with a score of 117-0. They won their second match against Wartburg College with a score of 35-0. The next home game is Homecoming weekend. More details will be announced. Questions contact Jennifer Murra.
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LEISURE POOL AND SPA CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE: The WRC leisure pool and spa will be closed from Friday, Sept. 21st, 1:00pm through Wednesday, Sept. 26th for maintenance. All leisure pool programs and open hours will be shifted to the lap pool during this time frame. Regular hours and programming will resume Thursday, Sept. 27th. Wellness and Recreation Services apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

KURT WARNER SCHOLARSHIP: Criteria: High school graduate from eastern Missouri, southern Illinois, or Iowa in the past two years (since May 2000); financial need, full-time UNI student, demonstrate an ongoing community service, 2.5 GPA or above. Value: $2,000 per year payable up to four years or upon completion of a first bachelor's degree, whichever comes first. Number of Recipients: Two Applications available from UNI Financial Aid Office, 116 Gilchrist, 273-2700 Deadline: October 15, 2001
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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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GOLDEN KEY: Meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at 9 p.m. in the Union Expansion. For more information on Golden Key, 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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VOLUNTEER TO BE A MENTOR: Our Partner in Education, Black Hawk Elementary School, needs you! By giving just one hour a week, you could help provide the assistance a student needs to achieve personal and academic growth. For additional information, send a request to shirley.uehle@uni.edu, or contact Sharon Voigt at 291-4800.
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EVENTS

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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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/chfa/musicdescrip.html.
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BENEFIT CONCERT: Fri., Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC-Great Hall. UNI School of Music Scholarship Benefit Concert and Gala Champagne Reception - "Put a Little Romance in Your Repertoire." $25 tax-deductible contribution , tickets 3-SHOW. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html.
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UNI-DOME REDEDICATION: This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the UNI-DOME. Celebrate the occasion by attending the festivities on Sept. 29. At noon in the south parking lot of the Dome inflatable games for kids and music by "Major Healey" will provide live music starting at 1:30 p.m. The rededication ceremony begins at 2 p.m. on the Dome's south plaza. The football game against 1-AA foe Youngstown State kicks off at 4:05 pm; get there early to receive your commemorative ticket and "Growl Towel"!

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INSTRUMENTAL WORKSHOPS: Sun., Sept. 30, 2-5 p.m.GBPAC & Russell Hall. All-state instrumental workshops. No charge. Information 3-2024. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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JAZZ COMBOS CONCERT: Mon., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., GBPAC- Davis Hall. Chris Merz, coordinator. No charge
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html.
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INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP SERIES: For more information, http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/251.html or call 3-7078.
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INTRAMURAL GOLF: Register October 1-3 in WRC 101, 8 a.m. - 5:30pm. Tournament play will be October 7 at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course. 11 a.m. start.
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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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HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR: The University Honors Program invites you to hear the moving story of Mr. David Faber, author of "Because of Romek: A Holocaust Survivor's Memoir." Mr. Faber's talk is on Wed., Oct. 3rd at 7:30 p.m. in SEC 244-245. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information call 3-3175.
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