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Monday, Nov. 5, 2001


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NEWS

UNI WELCOMES SMASH MOUTH: Panther Productions, UNI's student concert committee, proudly welcomes Smash Mouth, Wed., Dec. 5th, 8 p.m. in the UNI-Dome. Tickets go on sale Wed., Nov. 7th at 10 a.m. at all UNI Ticket Outlets: UNI-Dome, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, Strayer-Wood Theatre, and Maucker Union. Charge by phone at 3-DOME or online at http://www.tickets.com. Tickets are just $15 for UNI Students and $20 for general public. Don't miss this good time band!! http://www.smashmouth.com
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UNI MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. IOWA: UNI men's basketball faces the Iowa Hawkeyes in the UNI-Dome on Tues., Dec. 4th at 7:05 p.m. Like the Family Weekend football game, you will need an actual ticket for the game against the Hawkeyes. Seating behind both baskets (and in the west bleachers, if needed) will be held for UNI students through Fri., Nov. 9. Bring your student ID to the UNI-Dome ticket office and you will be given a ticket to sit in the student section. As a Panther Pass holder, there is no cost to you. Without a Panther Pass tickets are $20 each (or they can still buy the $30 Panther Pass) and sit in the student section. After Nov. 9th, these seats will be available to the general public so please visit the UNI-Dome ticket office soon (NE corner of the Dome, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F) to get your special student ticket. Questions? Call 3-DOME.
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ENERGY MANAGEMENT INITIATIVES: During this budget reduction time, the university is asking everyone's cooperation to conserve energy. Savings in utilities will mean fewer reductions in other campus units. Please implement these important suggestions immediately: http://www.uni.edu/vpaf/

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UNI-DOME SECURITY MEASURES: The UNI-Dome staff has asked that no bags, backpacks, or purses be brought to events. If someone needs to bring a bag (ie: baby bag), it will be searched at the door. Patrons will be asked to return inappropriate items to their cars. The CFPD, UNI Public Safety and Sartori paramedics are on site at every UNI football game and other major events.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

CANCELLATION: The financial education seminar, "Principles of Financial Success" which was scheduled for Wednesday, November 7th in the Curris Business Building has been cancelled. The seminar will be rescheduled next semester. Please direct questions to the Student Alumni Association at 273-6409.
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ATTENTION: FRESHMAN, UNDECIDED STUDENTS AND STUDENTS CHANGING MAJORS: Attend a departmental meeting for your intended major on Wed., Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. At this meeting you can identify major courses, learn about the registration process and guidelines for your major and declare your major. Locations of departmental meetings can be found at: http://www.uni.edu/acaadvis/decmajor.html
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STUDY IN POLAND: "The European Studies in Humanities & the Holocaust: Poland" is a short-term study abroad program scheduled for May 13 - June 18, 2002. Students can register for seven credit hours, to include four credit hours of Humanities I and three credits of Studies in the Holocaust. Informational Meeting: Tuesday, November 6, 4:00 p.m., Columbia Room, Maucker Union. Contact: Aurelia Klink, 273-7078 or email: aurelia.klink@uni.edu.
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STUDY ABROAD IN WEST AFRICA: The UNI May Institute in Burkina Faso, West Africa, is a new study abroad program scheduled for May 13 - June 8, 2002. Students can register for five credit hours. An informational meeting will be held Tues., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., Embassy Room, Maucker Union. Contact: Deirdre Bucher Heistad, 3-3092 or email: d.heistad@uni.edu.
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LOOKING FOR MONEY TO START YOUR BUSINESS?: What about help writing your business plan? The UNI Regional Business Center offers a free, one-hour Smart Start class on selected business topics, alternating Tuesdays at noon and Thursdays at 3pm, at 212 E. 4th St., Waterloo. Contact Katie at macdonald@uni.edu or 236-8123 for more information.
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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES: Robert Walter from The Washington Center internship program (http://www.twc.edu) will be on campus on Thurs., Nov. 15, from 4-5 p.m. in the Hemisphere Lounge of Maucker Union (http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/washingtoncenter.pdf) To schedule a time to meet with Mr. Walter individually or over lunch, call Donna Vinton at 3-6857 or e-mail donna.vinton@uni.edu.

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INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?: Volunteer News is your email link to upcoming volunteer opportunities in the community. This newsletter is sent when organizations in the community need volunteers for special events and activities. It is a service of Project VIP, a volunteer program from the UNI Career Center and the Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley. To sign up for the newsletter, you can e-mail projectvip@uni.edu to request that you be added to the list (include your e-mail address in your message) or you can sign up directly by sending an e-mail directly to MAILSERV@UNI.EDU with SUB volunteernews and your e-mail address as the first and only line in the body of the message (sub volunteernews youremailaddress) You can unsubscribe yourself at any time.
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ITS-COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Check out the ITS-Educational Technology November/December computer workshops schedule now available online. What a great opportunity to gain skills that will be useful now as well as for your future and all for FREE! Access the calendar at http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt/
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MCNAIR SCHOLARS PROGRAM: The McNair Scholars Program is a TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education to assist undergraduates interested in attaining a doctoral degree. Students from low-income, first generation and minority backgrounds may be eligible to participate in the program. If you have questions, call
3-7205.
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HOURS

WRC HOURS FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK: http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fachrs/thnksgvngfachrs.html
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EVENTS

"2001 DEPARTMENT OF ART FACULTY EXHIBITION:" The creative accomplishments of the faculty of the UNI Department of Art UNI Gallery of Art, KAB Nov. 5 - Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.Fri.; Noon to 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun. Free and open to the public. Please note the gallery will be closed November 21-25. Contact the gallery at 3-6134 or http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery An opening reception will be held Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in KAB.
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE MEETING: A National Student Exchange (NSE) information meeting will be held Tues., Nov. 6, 4 p.m. in theMaucker Union Embassy Room. Freshmen and Sophmores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade-point average are urged to attend. Learn how you can attend one of 165 universities across the USA while paying UNI tuition
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UNI JAZZ BANDS II & III CONCERTS: Tues., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. Chris Merz, Chris Schmitz and Bill Scheidecker, conductors. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNITUBA CONCERT: Wed., Nov. 7. 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. (UNI Tuba/Euphonium) Ensemble Concert, Jeffrey Funderburk, conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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"DON'T MILK THE CASH COW DRY:" The John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's Selected Topics for Students series will present "Don't Milk the Cash Cow Dry: Planning for Your Post-College Lifestyle" Thurs.,, Nov. 8 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.in CBB rooms 1 & 3. This topic will be especially useful for junior and senior college students. We will present a nation-wide cost of living comparison and two revenue/expenditure scenarios for post-college lifestyles. All UNI students, faculty, and staff are welcome. No advanced registration or fees are required. For more information, e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu or call the JPEC at 3-7350.
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LECTURE ON CONSERVATION IN ASIA: Dr. Liette Vasseur, K.C. Irving Chair in Sustainable Development, University of Moncton, Moncton, Canada, will present "Community-based Conservation in Asia," and discuss the importance of integrating public education and community involvment into conservation activities. Fri.,, Nov. 9, 3:30 p.m. in SRL 115. The talk is free and open to the public.
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SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Fri., Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. UNI Wind Symphony Concert, Ronald Johnson, conductor. Tickets, 3-SHOW, $6 Public; $5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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FACULTY RECITAL: Mon., Nov. 12, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Jeffrey Smith, percussion. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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KENNY CHESNEY/SARA EVANS: Kenny Chesney and Sara Evans will be preforming live in the UNI-Dome Nov. 13, 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at any UNI Box Office (UNI-Dome, Gallagher-Bluedorn, Maucker Union and Strayer-Wood Theater) by calling 3-DOME or by logging onto http://tickets.com. Tickets are $25 for General Public and $20 for UNI Students.
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I MUSICI DE MONTREAL: I Musici de Montreal with Anton Kuerti, piano, Thurs., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., Great Hall, GBPAC. Acclaimed for their virtuoso performances throughout the world, the I Musici de Montreal will give an expressive concert of classical compositions at the Gallagher-Bluedorn. Featuring pianist, Anton Kuerti, I Musici will bring classical music to life.
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