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Monday, Nov. 12, 2001


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NEWS

CAMPUS PHONE BOOKS NOW AVAILABLE: Students who live off-campus may pick up their copy of the new university phone directories at an information table in the Maucker Union Mon. and Tues. from 10 am - 8 pm. After that, the directories will be available at the Information Desk in the Union.
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PEACEMAKERS & PEACEKEEPERS: November 11 (Veterans Day) kicks off a week of honoring UNI faculty/staff and students who are veterans of the Peace Corps or US Military. Celebrate those among us who have left our shores to be peacekeepers and peacemakers. Free vet pins and supporter stickers at the Deparment of Residence Office, dining centers and Maucker Info Desk.
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UNI LOTS MONITORED DURING IHSSA PLAYOFFS: Due to IHSAA Football Playoffs, parking lots around the UNI-Dome will be monitored. If you have a University parking permit you will not be charged for parking. Please visit http://www.uni.edu/unidome/info/ihsaa.html for dates and times of games.
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STUDENT SOCIAL WORK FUNDRAISER: UNI'S
Student Social Work Association will sponsor a fundraising event to raise tax-deductible cash contributions and new items for children of the Rosebud Reservation located in Mission, Todd County, SD. Cash contributions may be made payable to Mission Foster Children's Fund UNI SSWA, 30 Sabin, Cedar Falls, IA 50614. Cash contributions will be used to purchase Christmas presents for over 200 children currently in protective custody. Critically needed items include new or like new tennis shoes, new underwear, blankets, disposable diapers, mild baby shampoo, winter apparel and new toys. Boys sizes 8-20 and all teenagers are identified as the "most forgotten". Current donation sites are The Vibe Coffee Shop located in the upper level of the Bought Again Books, 909 West 23rd, Cedar Falls and the Maucker Union at UNI.
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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 are on sale at all UNI Ticket Outlets: UNI-Dome, GBPAC, 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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STUDENT RESOURCES

DINING SERVICES SURVEY: Please help us continue to improve on-campus dining services by completing a customer satisfaction survey this week. Surveys will be available at each of 15 locations including food carts, dining centers, convenience stores and restaurants. The survey takes less than a minute to complete and you can use a pen or a pencil. Your written comments are optional and apprecaiated. Thank you in advance for your cooperation with this research.
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COMPUTER FEE STUDENT SURVEY: The Rod Library Student Computer Fee Committee is conducting a survey to help it decide which projects to recommend for funding with student computer fee money. The survey will run from Saturday, November 10, through Sunday, November 18. The survey is available online at http://www.uni.edu/library/survey.htm and in paper form in the library lobby.
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BEGINNING READING CONFERENCE 2002: It's not too late to present at this celebrated forum for Iowa's early elementary reading educators! We're seeking quality presentations in all areas of early reading and language arts instruction. Visit the Beginning Reading website for more information.
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POPULAR UNI RECIPES NOW FOR SALE: Now you can make your favorite UNI salads at home. A recipe card set of 21 of the most popular salads is available for $3.75. The salad recipes are part of a series of recipe sets including cookies, appetizers, and soups. Recipe sets can be purchased at the Department of Residence Office and Biscotti's in Redeker Center and at the 23rd Street Market in the Commons. The sets are held together with decorative ribbon appropriate for gift giving.
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WEIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM AVAILABLE:
Interested in setting up a weight training program with a motivational partner at your side? Personal training might be for you. Call Kristy Leen at 3-7167 or visit WRC 101.
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MASSAGES: Get a relaxing massage at the Wellness Resource Lab! Massages are $10 for 15 minutes (Cash, check, u-bill, or payroll deduct). Sessions up to one hour may be purchased. Gift certificates are available. Call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment or stop in WRC 104.
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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS FOR THANKSGIVING BREAK: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#thanks
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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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-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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EMPLOYMENT WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Forget what you may have heard about the complexities and difficulties in finding a Federal job. The government has simplified the job posting and hiring process. In addition, numerous opportunities for students from all majors exist. The Career Center is offering two informational meetings for those who want to learn more about employment opportunities with the Federal government. Ambassador Room, Maucker Union, Tues., Nov. 13, 2-3 p.m.; Wed., Nov. 14, 12-1 p.m. For more information contact Isabela Varela at 3-6857 or isabela.varela@uni.edu.
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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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PEACE RALLY: Wed., Nov. 14, 11 a.m -1 p.m., Campanile, Afghanistan slide show, 1 p.m. Tues., Nov. 13, 1-3 p.m. Maucker Union Hemisphere Lounge. Letter-writing for peace.
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PAT/HISTORY DEPT. LECTURE: Charles Holcombe, UNI Department of History, will give a presentation on "Immigrants and Strangers: From Cosmopolitanism to Confucian Universalism in Tang China (618-907)." The lecture is free and open to the public. It will begin at 7 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 14, in SRL 115.
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GUEST RECITAL: Wed., Nov. 14, 8 p.m., Russell Hall Auditorium. Pandit Debu Chaudhuri, sitar. Tickets available at the door, gen. admission, $10, N.E. Iowa India Society, $5, students with UNI ID, $4. Contact: Thomas Tritle, 3-2429 or tritle@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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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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UNI STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT: Thurs., Nov. 15, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Jonathan Schwabe, coordinator. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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MAGIC FLUTE: Fri. & Sun., Nov. 16 & 18, 7:30 p.m. GBPAC, For tickets call 273-SHOW.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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FACULTY RECITAL: Mon., Nov. 19, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Faculty Jazz Quartet - Chris Merz, saxophones and flute; Robert Washut, piano; Jonathan Schwabe, bass; and Bob Dunn, guitar, with Dane Richeson, guest drummer. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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CAMP ADVENTURE FALL RECRUITMENT: The Camp Adventure Youth Service organization provides meaningful summer time youth activities to the children of US military, and embassy staff families who are stationed worldwide. This past year UNI students joined 750 college aged counselors who served in 150 program sites in 20 different nations. We provide students' travel, accommodation and a tax-free stipend for living expenses. There is also flexibility for international internships and 12 hours of academic credit. We are looking for 100 committed students to participate in our spring training program. Our next Leadership Assessment Center Meeting is Sat., Dec. 8. If you would like additional information, email Susan.Edginton@uni.edu or http://www.campadventure.com/
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"CELEBRATING THE SEASON": A new and inclusive holiday program will explore and highlight a number of major cultural celebrations which take place during the winter season. The traditional Treelighting Ceremony has been enhanced to reflect the changing and diverse campus community of UNI. The "Celebrating the Season" program is scheduled for Thurs., Dec. 13, beginning at 7 p.m. with a formal program, then followed by a number of activities. For more information, contact the Student Activities Office 3-2683.
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