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Monday, Dec. 3, 2001

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NEWS

SMASH MOUTH VENUE CHANGE: The SmashMouth concert will be held in the West Gym on Dec. 5 at 8 pm. (not the UNI-Dome) due to football playoffs. The opening act will be local band Gravity Crush. Tickets are $15 for UNI students and $20 for the general public. There will be no refunds.
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PRINTED GRADE REPORTS NO LONGER MAILED: Commencing with the Fall 2001 semester, printed grade reports will no longer be mailed to students. Please refer to http://www.uni.edu/regist/gradesfa.htm for information about accessing and printing grade reports. Students who need a printed copy and do not have web access may request a copy by calling the Office of the Registrar at 319-273-2241.
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AREA CODE SPLIT ENFORCED: In March, the eastern area of the 319 area code was split and given the new area code 563. For a period of time calls to the area could be placed using either area code. However, as of December 2nd, it will be necessary to use the 563 area code to the area subject to the split. A list of area code locations is available at http://www.state.ia.us/government/com/util/util.htm.
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NEW LIBRARY HOMEPAGE: During the first week in January the Rod Library will be implementing a new homepage. In anticipation of that event the library would like to make the new design available for review and comment by the UNI community. Please feel free to take a look at the following URL and submit comments via the Contacts page: http://www.library.uni.edu/test/
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UNI-CUE HAS MOVED: UNI Center for Urban Education has moved to 800 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, 50703-4730. The UNI directory includes the new address, but NOT the new mail code. Please change your directories to 4730. UNI-CUE includes the following programs: Educational Opportunity Center, Educational Talent Search, Upward Bound, and the Upward Bound Math and Science.
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LAST CHANCE FLU SHOTS:
The UNI Student Health Clinic will be offering one last flu shot clinic on Mon., Dec. 3 in Expansion A of Maucker Union from 1 to 3 p.m. or until supplies last. Cost is $11 cash, check, u bill or payroll deduct. Open to students, faculty, staff, and spouses.
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ROD LIBRARY NEWSLETTER: The latest edition of the online Rod Library Newsletter features new online journals, library instruction registration, online reference services, and the new “My Library Account” service. Read the latest online Rod Library Newsletter at http://www.library.uni.edu/newsletter/ or click on “Library Newsletter” from the Rod Library home page http://www.library.uni.edu/.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

THINK TANK SEMINAR: The Presiden't think tank seminar has researched and summarized how the budget cuts will affect each of the five colleges at UNI. You'll also find tips for registering, and clep information at http://www.scholars.uni.edu/~ferring.
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GBPAC GIFT CERTIFICATES: Are you out of gift ideas for the holidays? How about a gift certificate to the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center! To order, call our ticket office at (319) 273-SHOW or 1-877-549-SHOW.
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FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: Check out the schedule of FREE computer workshops offered during December for UNI students, staff, and faculty. Call 273-2309 for reservations. http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/tnt
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WEIGHT TRAINING PROGRAM: 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.
http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/fitleis/fitleis.html#personal
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NEED A MASSAGE?: 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 make great gift ideas for the holidays! Call 3-6119 to schedule an appointment or stop in WRC 104.
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AEOP COOKBOOKS AVAILABLE: The cookbook is filled with recipe ideas contributed by AEOP members. The cost of the cookbook is $10 and proceeds go towards scholarships for qualifying students in the spring. If you are interested in purchasing a cookbook call Lynn Perigo at 3-6232.
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ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETING: A new Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting will be held on Thursdays at 5:15 p.m. downstairs at the St. Stephan's Catholic Student Center, located at 1019 West 23rd St. AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from alcoholism.For more information, phone Julie Thompson, UNI Substance Abuse Services Coordinator at 3-2137.
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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING COURSE: "Globalization's Impact on Central America: Honduras" is being sponsored by the UNI College of Business. This is a program to experience a new culture, fulfill 3 elective credit hours, and gain insight into business in a 3rd world country. For syllabus, details, and photos see Web site: http://www.uni.edu/~schrage/honduras_course.htm
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EVENTS

SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Mon., Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. UNI Concert Chorale, UNI Chamber Singers, UNI Singers and UNI Women's Chorus Chimes of Christmas, Dyan Baker and Carol Tralau, conductors - First Presbyterian Church, Waterloo - 7:30 p.m. - $6 Public; $5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass. Tickets, 3-2024 and at the door
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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BLOOD DRIVE: Red Cross Blood Drive Tues., Dec. 4, Union Expansion 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sponsored by Sigma Alpha Epsilon.
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GOVERNOR ON CAMPUS: Gov. Vilsack will be on campus Tues., Dec. 4. He will be holding an open forum in Maucker Union Expansion from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. This event is open to all faculty, students and staff as well as the community.
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MARIMBA AND WEST AFRICAN DRUM ENSEMBLE: Tues., Dec. 4, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Jeffrey Smith, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE MEETING: An informational meeting will be held Wed., Dec. 5, 4 p.m. in Maucker Union Embassy Room. Freshmen and sophomores 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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JEONGWON HAM PIANO RECITAL: Wed., Dec. 5, 8 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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PLANT SALE: Conservation Club Plants Sale will be held in Mauker Union from 10:00 to 5:00pm Wed., Dec. 5th and Thurs., Dec 6th. There will be a wide variety of plants, from herbs to succlents as well as a few water plants. The prices will range from $2-4 depending on the plant and size of the pot. These will m ake excellent christmas gifts.
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HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP SALE: Thur.-Sun., Dec. 6-9, friends of the UNI Museums will host their annual gift shop sale of unique items from around the world. You can also choose from a wide selection of natural history related-items such as puzzles, puppets, books and games. Sale hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Dec. 6 & 7 and 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 8 & 9.
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"THE TALE OF THE RED DRAGON": UNIfy, Theatre UNI's performance outreach team, will present "The Tale of the Red Dragon," a play for all ages based on a Chinese folk tale, Dec. 7 & 8 at 2 p.m.and 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Bertha Martin Theatre. Tickets are $3 for children and $5 for adults and may be purchased by calling 3-6381.
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UNI STUDENT COMPOSERS CONCERT: Fri., Dec. 7, 6 p.m., GBPAC, Davis Hall. Jonathan Schwabe, coordinator.No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI MEN'S GLEE CLUB CONCERT: Fri. and Sat., Dec. 7 & 8, 7: 30 p.m. and Dec. 8, 2 p.m., GBPAC, Great Hall. Tickets are $7in advance, $8 at the door , call 3-SHOW for more ticket information.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SPECIAL SATURDAY SMART START CLASS - DECEMBER 8: The UNI Regional Business Center will be holding a series of workshops on starting a business and writing and researching a business plan. The workshops are free, but advanced registration is required, and space is limited. The workshops will be held at 212 E. 4th St. in Waterloo from 8:30 am-noon. The first workshop, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. will offer an overview of the decisions and requirements for starting a small business. The second workshop, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., will provide an overview of the purpose and components of a business plan. The third workshop, from 10:30-noon, is Hands-on Research and Writing in the RBC computer lab. To register, contact Katie MacDonald at the UNI RBC at (319) 236-8123 or macdonald@uni.edu.
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: An informational meeting will be held Wed., Dec. 5, 4 p.m. in Maucker Union Embassy Room. Freshman and sophomores with a 2.75 UNI and cumulative GPA are urged to attend. Learn how to attend one of 165 universities across the USA while paying UNI tuition.
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"2001 MA/BFA EXHIBITION": The work of UNI's most recent Art Dept. graduates will be on display at the UNI Gallery of Art, KAB Dec. 10 - Dec. 21, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mon. - Thurs.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.mp Fri.; Noon to 5 p.m., Sat. and Sun. Free and open to the public. Contact the gallery at 3-6134 or http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery There will be an opening reception Sat., Dec. 15 at 4 p.m in KAB.
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STUDY IN POLAND: Informational Meeting for European Studies in Poland, Tues., Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m., BAK, 59 which is the location of the International Programs Office. Refreshments will be available. The program offers four credit hours for Humanities II and three credit hours for Studies of the Holocaust. Contact: Aurelia Klink, 3-7078 or email: aurelia.klink@uni.edu
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ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT USED CLOTHING SALE: Thurs., Dec. 13, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the South Concourse in the UNI-Dome. The sale will include the following: Warm-ups Uniforms Shoes Sweats T-shirts Shorts All items will be pre-priced and sold "as is" and must be removed the same day of the sale; all items must be paid in cash (checks accepted) at site before removal. Please enter the Dome through the South entrance.
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"CELEBRATING THE SEASON": The Student Life Team and the Maucker Union are collaborating with community representatives to bring to UNI a program that is lively, educational, and entertaining. 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 interactive activities. For more information, please contact the Student Activities Office at 3-2683.
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A CELTIC CHRISTMAS: Mon., Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m. GBPAC.
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GBPAC ADDS THREE SHOWS: The GBPAC is adding three shows to their season's schedule. Mon., Jan. 14, 2002, 7:30 p.m. will be an additional show of Porgy and Bess. Next, is the St. Petersburg Ice Ballet, Sun., Feb. 17, 2002, 7:30 p.m. Finally, an additional show of Penn and Teller will take place Sat., March 9, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 3-SHOW or 1-877-549-SHOW. You can also reserve your tickets online at http://www.uni.edu/gbpac or http://tickets.uni.edu
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