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Monday, April 29, 2002

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NEWS

CAMPUS ADVISORY GROUP: The Campus Advisory Group will meet with President Koob on Friday, May 3, at 8 a.m. in Gilchrist 207 to continue discussions of shaping the university to fit within budget constraints and the strategic plan. Ideas will be shared on how to maintain the proper balance among instruction, services and the physical plant. Employees and students are encouraged to contact one of the group members before May 3, if they wish to make suggestions on how to best pursue discussion of these issues. To view a list of representatives, visit:
http://www.uni.edu/pres/committees.shtml. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of the
President at 3-2566.
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STUDENT TECHNOLOGY SURVEY: Please take a minute to complete this survey that the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center is conducting to evaluate the interest for a student technology business incubator and/or an on-campus student business incubator. The survey is available at http://www.bcs.uni.edu/jpec/survey.html Please only complete this survey once. The last day to complete the survey is April 30. A link to the survey is also available at http://www.jpec.org
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FAMILY WEEKEND PLANNING: Any college, department or organization planning special events for Family Weekend 2002 (Sept. 20-22), should submit that information to Gwenne.Culpepper@uni.edu, for inclusion in the Family Weekend brochure and poster. Deadline to submit information is Wednesday, May 1. Space is limited, so please be brief. Submissions may be edited.
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DONATIONS NEEDED FOR CANCER SOCITY BENEFIT: The UNI Communication Student Association (CSA), will be participating in Relay for Life, a benefit for the American Cancer Society. If you would like to make a donation, please send a check to: Jayne Morgan, faculty advisor, 326 Lang Hall, mail code 0139. Make checks payable to the American Cancer Society.
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STUDENT RESOURCES

DE-STRESS DAYS: May 6, 7, & 8 in Maucker Union from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Enjoy free mini massages, puppies and kittens to pet, comedy videos, play-doh and coloring books. Take time to unwind from finals week! Sponsored by WRS.
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RECIPES FROM HOME: Dining Services wants to feature some "recipes from home" next year to celebrate our diversity. Faculty, staff & students may submit a recipe from their culture or a family favorite. Submit by May 15, 2002, for consideration. Selected recipes will be featured on the menu and published. To submit, send to:
Mona Milius
Department of Residence
Redeker Center 0252
Or email: mona.milius@uni.edu
Submissions should include: recipe name, number of servings, ingredients with amounts, assembly instructions, submitter name, email address and phone number.
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PHILANTHROPY WEEK: If you are looking for some volunteer time and experience working with event planning for Fall 2002, we are in the process of planning a week of activities for students to learn about philanthropy and have fun while doing it! For more information call Ali at 273-7849.
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SALARY BOOK: The Legislative Fiscal Bureau of the State of Iowa has published the Fiscal Year 2001 Salary Book data for all state agencies. University of Northern Iowa can be selected from the Search by Agency dropdown list. A search by name across all agencies is also provided.
http://staffweb.legis.state.ia.us/lfb/salbook/
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CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT DEGREE: Attention Undeclared Majors! Are you interested in being a team leader, managing materials, processes and people? A UNI Construction Management degree is what you're looking for. This UNI bachelor of science degree involves courses pertaining to architecture, business and engineering. Construction professionals often teach courses, which brings additional industry insight and experience to the classroom. Career opportunities are outstanding with a nearly 100 percent placement rate and starting salaries ranging from $30,000 to $50,000. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/indtech/construction.
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SUMMER FITNESS CLASSES: Registration for summer fitness/leisure and certification classes begins Monday, April 29. Classes start Monday, May 13. Register and pick up class schedules in the WRS Office (WRC 101) Monday -Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information call 3-6275.
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PROJECT V.I.P. COORDINATOR NEEDED: This is a 20 hour per week position which pays $7.25 per hour. The Coordinator works for 10 hours per week in the UNI Career Center and 10 hours per week at the Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley, located in Waterloo. A brief job description and an application form are available at http://www.uni.edu/careercenter. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1. Interviews will be scheduled for the following week.
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HOURS

LIBRARY HOURS FOR FINALS WEEK: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.html#springfinals
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EVENTS

ARTS IN APRIL: The second annual UNI Arts in April Celebration runs through April 30. For a full list events this week, visit http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/arts-in-april/
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SENIOR RECITAL: April 29 (Monday) - Senior Recital: Jennifer Young, cello, and Tyler
Ruberg, horn - GBPAC, Davis Hall - 6 p.m. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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CONCERT CHORALE: April 29 (Monday) - UNI Concert Chorale Performance, Dyan Baker, conductor - GBPAC Great Hall - 7:30 p.m. - No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SENIOR RECITAL: April 30 (Tuesday) - Senior Recital: Elizabeth Bunt, saxophone - GBPAC Davis Hall - 6 p.m. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SENIOR RECITAL: April 30 (Tuesday) - Senior Recital: Sarah Cosgrove, voice, and Dane Barner, voice - GBPAC Davis Hall - 8:00 p.m. - No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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PANTHER BASEBALL: The Evansville Aces come to town for a four game series that begins Friday at 6 p.m., continues with a doubleheader on Saturday at 2 p.m. and concludes with a 1 p.m. game on Sunday afternoon. The Panthers play at Riverfront Stadium, Waterloo.
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JUNIOR RECITAL: May 3 (Friday) - Junior Recital: Jessica Kimple, voice - GBPAC Davis Hall - 8:00 p.m. - No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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POPS CONCERT: May 3 & 4 (Friday & Saturday) - Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony Orchesrta Pops Concert - GBPAC Great Hall - 7:30 p.m. - Tickets 3-SHOW and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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PANTHER SOFTBALL: Panther softball hosts Bradley, Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at Panther Park Field, located to the northwest of the WRC. The first 100 UNI students at the game will receive a FREE slice of Papa John's Pizza. Admission to the game is FREE. This weekend, the UNI softball team hosts Evansville at Panther Park Field (located to the NW of the WRC) on Saturday and Sunday. Games on both days begin at noon, Saturday's game is a doubleheader.
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OUTDOOR TRIPS: CANOEING: May 11-16 Boundary Waters Camp Area Wilderness, MN/Canada. $130 (University) $155 (Guests). Pre-Trip Meeting: Monday, April 29, 5 p.m. MAINE ADVENTURE: August 2-12 West Branch Penobscott River/Mt. Kahtadin, ME. $425 (University) $450 (Guest). Pre-Trip Meeting: Tue., July 16 at 5 p.m.
For more information or to sign up call 3-7163 or stop in at the UNI Outdoors Office (WRC 174)
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LECTURE ON DEAD SEA SCROLLS: Kenneth Atkinson, assistant professor of religion, will give a lecture "Mysteries of the Dead Sea Scrolls" on Monday evening, April 29, at 7:30 p.m. in CBB 107.
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UNI CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL: Come be a part of UNI's Cinco de Mayo Celebration, Friday, May 3 from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in front of Maucker Union. This event features live music and great food! Fajitas, beans, chips and pop will be served at an affordable price. Rainsite will be Maucker Union Expansion. For more info, call 3-2683.
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BRAVO BROADWAY: The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony and the GBPAC will present a tribute to the music of Broadway May 3 & 4 at the Center. The 7:30 p.m. events will feature Broadway's Susan Egan, Gary Mauer, and William Michals, who will give a pre-concert talk at 6:30. Advance tickets at 3-7469 and at the door starting at 6:00 p.m.
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ROTC SPRING AWARDS CEREMONY: Outstanding cadets will be recognized by many local groups and the ROTC will present awards to several people in the local community who promote ROTC. The ceremony will be held Fri., May 3, 10 a.m. in the West Gym.
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CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL AT ST. STEPHEN'S: St. Stephen's (next to the bookstore) will host a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Sunday, May 5 at 5 p.m. to support a service trip to Tijuana, Mexico to help the El Faro orphanage. Tickets are $20 (adults) and $10 (students). Come for great Mexican food and music.
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STUDENT RECITAL: May 5 (Sunday) - Student Recital: Peter Behroozi, violin - GBPAC Davis
Hall - 8 p.m. - No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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