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Monday, OCTOBER 7, 2002

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NEWS 

FEDERAL DISCLOSURE -- 2001 ANNUAL SECURITY REPORT: In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, information on crime statistics for recent years, public safety personnel and programs, building access, reporting crimes, safety suggestions, and policies, programs and services regarding alcohol, drugs, and sexual abuse is available at
http://www.uni.edu/pubsaf/crime_report/. You may request a printed copy of this information by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Educational & Student Services, 200 Gilchrist Hall.
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FEDERAL DISCLOSURE -- DRUG-FREE SCHOOLS ACT: In compliance with the Drug-Free Schools Act, the following Web site contains information about: standards of conduct concerning alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and related disciplinary sanctions, local, state and federal laws and sanctions concerning AOD use, health risks of AOD use and abuse, and programs that provide assistance for alcohol and/or other drug concerns. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec/wellness/subabuse/subabuse.html
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CLUB '91: Located on the lower level of Maucker Union, Club '91will reopen in early Oct. with a large multi-level seating area, two food venues and televisions. JWs opens Oct. 7 and features pizza, bread sticks, toasted sandwiches and fountain pop. Club Cafe will open Oct.10 and features sandwiches on homemade deli buns, fresh pastries and cookies, bottled beverages, fountain pop, hot cocoa and specialty coffees. JWs is open 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday. Club Cafe is open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION: For full or part-time Iowa college student or team of five or fewer students who are starting a new business. The competition involves multiple rounds of judging and various deadlines. The deadline to enter is Oct. 14. Three state winners will be selected in December and each will win $5,000. Please e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu for the competition guidelines, visit CBB 264, or visit http://www.jpec.org.
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OCTOBER BISCOTTI'S SPECIAL: Get a Deli Express Sandwich, 99 cent Frito Lay chips, and a 20 oz. bottled pop for $3.49 all through October.
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OCTOBER DINING SPECIALS: Freshens & Seatlle's Best -- Pumpkin bar for 50 cents. Asian Creations -- Two egg rolls for $1.50. Bent Fork -- Baked potato and chili $1.79. Club Cafe -- Any muffin, 25 cents off. JW's Pizza -- Slice of pizza, bread sticks, and 22oz. foutain pop combo meal is 50 cents off.
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STUDENT GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS: Anyone wanting to become a student senator should pick-up an election packet at the NISG office, 103 Student Services Center- Bartlett Hall. Packets are due back to the NISG office no later than 5 pm on Wednesday, Oct. 9. Voting will take place online on Tuesday, Oct. 15 & Wednesday Oct. 16. For more information contact nisg@uni.edu.

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ROD LIBRARY CIRCULATION AND INTERLIBRARY LOAN NOTICES: Effective Sept. 3, Rod Library began sending all Circulation and Interlibrary Loan notices to all faculty/staff and students via e-mail only. Please read
http://www.library.uni.edu/depts/access/UNIONLINE.htm for further details.
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POPCORN IN SCHINDLER EDUCATION CENTER: The UNI-Student Reading Association will be selling popcorn in the rotunda of the SEC on Mondays from 11-12:15 and on Wednesdays from 10:15-12:15. Cost is 50 cents. All proceeds are used to support literacy service projects.
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DIRECT DEPOSIT OF PAYROLL CHECKS IS EASY: It will simplify your life, and you will have your money on payday. You can find the Direct Deposit Authorization form on My Universe under 'Tools for Success, Forms Repository'. Authorizations should be turned in to the Payroll Office, 256 Gilchrist. Any questions, call Payroll at 3-2656.
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IOWA NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE RECIPIENTS: Review your university bill to insure that the assistance is credited. You can review the bill on MyUNIverse in "My Personal Records" under "Last U-Bill Sent" or "Activity Since Last U-Bill and History". If you were to receive this award and it still needs to credit to your U-Bill, contact the Financial Aid Office by Oct. 7 at 3-2700 or 116 Gilchrist Hall.
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ATTENTION EDUCATION MAJORS AND MINORS:
The College of Education Web Redesign Committee is redesigning the COE Web site and requests input. The survey is available via a pop-up window at the COE site at http://www.uni.edu/coe or via this direct link: http://www.uni.edu/coe/redesign/survey/.
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STUDENT RESOURCES 


UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM EXPANDS: Current UNI sophomores may now apply for the University Honors Program. Applicants must have a GPA of 3.30 or better and will be asked to submit an essay and faculty recommendation. For more information and an application, e-mail brenda.hackenmiller@uni.edu, call University Honors at 3-3175 or visit the office in CAC 257.
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St. JUDE'S FUNDRAISER: A fundraiser for St. Jude's Children's Hospital is looking for teams of 6-12 people to make a difference in the lives of children all over the United States. Up 'Til Dawn will be having an information night and team letter writing night on Oct. 8 from 8-10 pm in the Union. Most of the money is raised through letter writing, therefore this is a vital part of the fundraiser. There will be prizes given to the people who bring the most addresses to the information night. If you'd like to start a team with 6-12 people, contact Audey@uni.edu or Shauna@uni.edu for more information. You can make a big difference in the life of a child with a catastrophic illness.
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INTRO TO FORGIVENESS GROUP: To learn more about what forgiveness is and is not and how to actually forgive after you have been hurt, join this group. Call Dr. Suzanne Freedman 3-2843 or 277-7282 for more information.
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INTRAMURAL SOCCER: 8-on-8 Co-Rec tournament for students, faculty, and staff. Entry forms available in WRC 101 (8 am-5:30pm) starting Oct. 7. Entry fee: $20, two game guarantee. Entry form due by Oct. 16, WRC 101. Schedules posted Oct. 18. Tournament: Sunday, Oct. 20, IM Fields. Limited to first 12 teams.
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MEN AND WOMEN 3-ON-3 INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL LEAGUES: Registration: Monday, Oct. 14 - Thursday, Oct. 17, WRC 101, 8 am - 5:30 pm. League play begins Oct. 26; games played on Saturday mornings.
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JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS: At the Career Center, students can get assistance in building and posting resumes. Employers can view resumes of graduating students as well as provide summer internships for students. Check out CareerLink:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter or visit the Career Center, Student Services Room 19. Phone: 3-6857. Monday-Friday 8-5.
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PRICE LAB OFFERS FIRST "TEACHER INSTITUTE": Designed to enrich the experience of UNI teacher education students as well as offer refresher experiences for new teachers in the field. The sessions will all be held at Price Laboratory School, 1901 Campus. No Cost. A complete listing of sessions and times, as well as registration materials, are available at http://www.pls.uni.edu/pls/teacher_institute/. For more information contact lee.weber@uni.edu or at 3-2056.
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FREE, ANONYMOUS DEPRESSION SCREENING: The Counseling Center will offer students, staff, faculty, and community members the opportunity to learn about the signs and symptoms of depression and other mood disorders, and to be screened for mental health problems during National Depression Screening Day. Sessions will be held Thursday Oct. 10, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Counseling Center, 213 Student Services Center. Call 3-2676 for more information.
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NEW STUDENT COMPUTER CENTER IN WRC: A new SCC (Student Computer Center) in the Wellness Recreation Center Room 156 is open. This 24 workstation facility is a joint venture of Information Technology Services, Health Physical Education and Leisure Services, Wellness and Recreation Services, and the Student Computer Fee.
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OCTOBER SCHEDULE OF FREE COMPUTER WORKSHOPS: If you have papers to create using Microsoft Word, presentations to prepare in PowerPoint, need a spreadsheet in Excel, want to learn how to create a Web site, or other computer operations, Technology and Training can help. Visit http:www.uni.edu/its/et/tnt.
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EVENTS 


UNI CHAMBER WINDS CONCERT: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Ronald Johnson is the conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI JAZZ COMBOS CONCERT: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Chris Merz is the coordinator. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday Oct. 9, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Grabowski, trumpet. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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LINGUIST TO SPEAK: Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:30 PM in CAC 108. Peter Ladefoged, world-renowned linguist from the UCLA Phonetics Laboratory, and linguistic consultant on films such as "My Fair Lady", will give a general interest talk on "Recording the Endangered Languages of the World". Professor Ladefoged will also give a more technical lecture on "Breathing for Speech, Syllables and Stress" to the Language Science Colloquium on Friday, Oct. 11, 1 PM in CAC 263.
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ART EXHIBITION:
"Figured Ceramics" opened Oct. 1 and runs through Friday Oct. 25. Internationally renowned artist, Arthur Gonzalez, will give a lecture at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10, in the KAB Art Auditorium. The exhibition, lecture, and opening reception are free and open to the public. http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery
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"THE LARAMIE PROJECT": Presented by Theatre UNI on Oct. 10-13 & 16-20 in the Bertha Martin Theatre. The Laramie Project is a candid docudrama that examines a small town's reaction to the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, and challenges audiences to consider the question: could this happen in our community? Tickets: $10/$8/$5 at the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office (273-7381) or online at: www.uni.edu/theatre
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WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONCERT: Oct. 11 & 12, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Led by new music director and conductor Jason Weinberger with guest pianist Wang Xiaohan. For tickets call 3-SHOW (7469) or available at door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI VOLLEYBALL: The #10-ranked Panthers return to the West Gym to host two conference rivals. UNI faces Wichita State on Friday night and Sothwest Missouri State on Saturday night. Both matches begin at 7:00pm in the West Gym. Admission to all regular season athletic events is free for UNI students...simply bring your student ID to the event.
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MIDNIGHT CRAZY HOOPS: Get your first look at the 2002-03 Panther men's and women's basketball teams this Friday night (Oct. 11) in the West Gym. Doors open at 11:00pm. No cost. Free t-shirts to the first 200 fans plus fun contests.
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NORTHERN IOWA ALL-STATE STRING WORKSHOP: Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., GBPAC. $5 registration fee. Contact: Rebecca Burkhardt at 3-6272 or burkhardt@uni.edu.
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FACULTY RECITAL: Monday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Robert Washut, piano, and Chris Merz, saxophones. No Charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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DESIGN PRESENTATION: Theatre UNI will host the Director/Designers Presentation for the upcoming collaboration with the School of Music, The Threepenny Opera, on Monday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. No charge.
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INTRAMURAL PASS AND KICK: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 9-11 p.m. Registration: 9-9:15 pm and during competition up until 10:45 pm. Pass: Men and Women, best of 3 passes. Kick: Men - field goal, 2 attempts. Women - punt, 3 attempts. Footwear: tennis shoes or rubber molded athletic shoes only.
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UNI CHAMBER SINGERS CONCERT: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Brad Barrett, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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FACULTY RECITAL: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Hogancamp, percussion. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html .
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