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Monday, November 4, 2002

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NEWS 

PRICE LAB TO REMAIN K-12: http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/285.html
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PREPARE FOR REGISTRATION:
Nov. 6 at 3 p.m., freshman, undecided students, and students changing majors should attend a meeting in their major department for information on departmental guidelines, procedures to register for spring semester classes and advising assistance. Meeting locations can be found at:
http://www.uni.edu/acaadvis/majormtg.html

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NISG ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO VOTE:
The Northern Iowa Student Government would like to remind students to VOTE in tomorrow's general election. NISG will be giving out "America Votes" stickers in the union on Tuesday so be sure and stop in and get one. Remember, YOUR VOTE COUNTS... SPEAK OUT!
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POWER OUTAGES AFFECTING COMPUTER SERVICES: The second outage will take place Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 4 to 7 a.m. (all of CBB). It is necessary for the installation of the new UPS for the computer room. The third outage will affect the computer room only, and will be scheduled at a later time. During these times, all central file servers and services, with exceptions listed below, will be unavailable. Primary DNS server will be available to resolve hostnames and addresses, and an "answering machine" for Web services normally hosted in the computer room. Internet service for the majority of campus will NOT be affected by these outages.
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REGENT WANTS STUDENT INPUT: Neala Arnold, a University of Iowa senior, and student member of the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, wants your concerns, ideas and suggestions. The Board of Regents oversees the three state universities as well as the Iowa School for the Deaf and the Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School. Arnold will be available each Monday and Wednesday, during the academic year, from 2 to 3 p.m. in her office, 211 Macbride Hall on the University of Iowa campus. Students can also contact her by e-mail, neala-arnold@uiowa.edu; by phone, (319) 335-1518; or by fax, (319) 353-2575.
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MACURH CONFERENCE: November 15-17, the conference staff and the Department of Residence welcome 700 university and residence hall leaders to UNI for the regional MACURH (Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls) Conference. They will utilize the Maucker Union, Wright, Lang, Curris Business Building, and Redeker Center.
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RALLY FOR FOOD: The Northern Iowa Student Governmet is sponsoring a "Rally for Food" can drive during the month of November. Off-campus students can bring in cans to Club Cafe and receive a $1 coupon (per canned food item) off of their purchase. On-campus students can bring thier food items to the main office (labled which house they live in) of thier building- the house that collects the most will win a FREE house party.
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STATE FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS:
Starting the first week in November, the IHSAA State Football Playoffs will be held in the UNI-Dome. There will be games on the following days: Nov 6, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 22 and 23. Parking will be limited do to the large crowds. Dates and times are at
http://www.uni.edu/unidome/ihsaa02.html
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NEW CAMPUS PHONE BOOKS AVAILABLE: At the Maucker Union information desk, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm.
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STUDENT RESOURCES 

NOVEMBER IS CAREER DEVELOPMENT MONTH:
Students looking for experience to enhance their resumes and explore new options, the Career Center offers co-op, internship or volunteer opportunities. http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/coop
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/vip/vipindex.html

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HALF PRICE FITNESS CLASSES: Pay as little as $14 for the rest of the semester. Register in WRC 101, 8 a.m. to 5:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. Tai Chi, Mind Body & Spirit, CPR certification, and First Aid certification are not included in the special. Sign up today. http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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HOW TO WRITE A BUSINESS PLAN WORKSHOP: Wednesday, Nov. 20, from 5-7 p.m. in the CBB Room 1. This free, two-hour workshop is sponsored by the UNI Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization and the UNI John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center. Advanced registration is required, call 3-7350 or e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu to register. Deadline for registration is Nov. 15.
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RAD CLASS: Rape Aggression Defense Systems is a self-defense program based on teaching simple techniques to improve personal safety. One class is being offered on Nov. 4 through Nov. 7 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in WRC 246 and Nov. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. in WRC 242. A second class is offered Nov. 11 - Nov. 14 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in WRC 246 and Nov. 15 from 1-5 p.m. in WRC 242. Students taking personal wellness can earn 6 extra credit points. Sign up in the Wellness Resource Lab, Room 104 or call 3-6119.
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SEE THE THREEPENNY OPERA FOR FREE: Part of a service group? Earn volunteer hours. Don't have a Panther Pass? You can still see Theatre UNI's "The Threepenny Opera" FREE! Just volunteer to usher. It's easy to learn and do; you don't even have to be a UNI student, anyone can. Performances are November 8, 9, 14, 16, 17. Call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 273-6381 if interested. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE.
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LIBRARY STUDENT COMPUTER FEE SURVEY: The library will conduct its annual survey of library-related student computing interests Nov. 1 -10. The whole campus community is invited to participate. The survey will be online at
http://www.uni.edu/library/survey.htm and in paper form in the library and in the Maucker Union.
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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH: CQ Researcher is a full-text publication that provides in-depth analysis of a single current or controversial topic in each issue. Recent topics include corporate crime, Iraq, the living wage, and defense priorities. Online access back to October 1991. For more information, visit
http://library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/static.php?page=faq
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INTRAMURAL SWIM MEET:
Registration: Nov. 4-7, 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., WRC 101. Meet competition: WRC pool, warm-up 8 p.m. Meet begins 8:30 p.m., Nov. 10.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS SKI TRIP: Jan. 2-8. Costs for Road Runner option (meet there) is $395 (university), $430 (guest). Carrier Pigeon (UNI outdoors provides transportation) option costs are: $445 (university), $480 (guest). The cost of both options includes six days/five nights lodging at Rockies Condo and four-day lift ticket. Pre-trip meeting is Dec. 2 at 5 pm. Sign-up deadline is Nov. 15 ($100 deposit required). http://www.uni.edu/wellrec
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NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE: An informational meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, at 4 p.m. in Maucker Union, Embassy Room. Freshmen and sophomores with at least 2.75 UNI and cumulative grade point average are urged to attend. Learn how you can attend one of 167 universities across the USA while paying UNI tuition. For more information, visit http://www.uni.edu/contined/is/nse.shtml.

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FLU SHOTS: UNI students can get flu shots at the following dates and locations: Tuesday Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m., Maucker Union Expansion C. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 7-8:30 a.m., Student Health Clinic. The cost is $12. The Student Health Clinic (SHC) can now file claims for insurance coverage. If your insurance provider does not cover the cost, you can pay cash or charge to your u-bill. To have the SHC file a claim with your insurance company, download the Insurance Consent Form and bring it to the flu shot clinic with a copy of both sides of your insurance card. The form is available at
http://www.uni.edu/health/forms/ins-consent.pdf
. For information about flu shots and who should get them, see http://www.uni.edu/health/
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UNICOSS: The UNI/Community Spanish Speakers meet from noon-1 p.m. on Mondays at the Vibe Coffee House (909 W. 23rd St.). Come speak Spanish with friends in an informal setting.
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ADVICE ON SPAM E-MAIL: http://www.uni.edu/its/us/faqs/email/email18.htm
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GRADUATE SCHOOL APPLICATION WORKSHOPS: Plan now to attend a Graduate College workshop, designed to demystify the application process. Short workshops will be held: Tuesday, 11/5 at 12:30 p.m., Maucker Union South Room, Wednesday, 11/6 at noon, Maucker Union North Room, and Thursday, 11/14 at 11 a.m., Maucker Union North Room. Graduate student panel discussions will follow.
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STUDY IN ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA: Attend one of the informational meetings: Monday, Nov. 4, 3-4 p.m. in the North Room, Maucker Union or Tuesday, Nov. 5, noon-1 p.m. in the Columbia Room, Maucker Union. Contact holly.crandall@uni.edu or maria.basom@uni.edu with questions. http://www.chfa.uni.edu/stpetersburg
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EVENTS 

UNI SOCRATIC SOCIETY MEETING: monthly membership meeting today, 3:30 p.m. in Baker 132. Students and faculty with an interest in philosophy are welcome. Contact Louis Engelhart at engelhl8@uni.edu
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UNI HORN CHOIR CONCERT:
Monday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m. GBPAC Davis Hall. Thomas Tritle, conductor. No admission charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Monday, Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. in 125 Latham Hall, students who attended summer geology field programs through Southern Utah University and the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology will present "Summer 2002 Geology Field Course Experiences."
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UNITUBA (UNI TUBA EUPHONIUM) ENSEMBLE CONCERT:
Tuesday, Nov. 5, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Jeffrey Funderburk, conductor. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GUEST RECITAL: Tuesday, Nov. 5, 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. William Wellborn, piano. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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SMALL BUSINESS TOPICS:
"Legal Aspects of a Closely Held Business" is being sponsored by the JPEC on Nov. 6 at noon at the UNI Regional Business Center, 212 E. Fourth Street in Waterloo. The presenter, Sam Kreamer, a Des Moines attorney, will cover the legal aspects of owning and operating a small business. Presentation is free of charge, but advanced registration is required. Call 3-7350, e-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu or visit
http://www.jpec.org
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UNI CONCERT BAND PERFORMANCE: Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Rod Chesnutt, conductor. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI WOMEN'S CHORUS CONCERT: Thursday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Dyan Baker, conductor. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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GBPAC PERFORMANCE: Pianist Emanuel Ax & king'singers, one of the world's most sought-after vocal ensembles will perform together Friday Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the GBPAC. For tickets call 3-SHOW or order online at http://tickets.uni.edu. For more information on the Center go to www.uni.edu/gbpac.
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UNI FOOTBALL: Catch the Panthers in action as they battle Gateway Conference rival Western Illinois in the DOME on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 4:05p.m.
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THE THREEPENNY OPERA: Theatre UNI and the School of Music present the wickedly witty musical, "The Threepenny Opera," on November 8, 9, 14, and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and November 17 at 2:00 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $15/$13/$10. Call the box office at: 273-6381.
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WATERLOO/CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA FAMILY CONCERT: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m., RHA. Tickets 3-SHOW (7469) and at the door. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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AIR FORCE BAND CONCERT: Sunday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. United States Air Force Heartland of America Band, Maj. Kelly Bledsoe, conductor. No admission charge, but tickets are required. Call 3-SHOW (7469). http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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ENRON CONFERENCE: UNI will host a conference on ethics, "Beyond Enron: A Crisis of Capitalism," Monday, Nov. 11, 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Lang Hall Auditorium.
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/284.html
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UNI SINGERS CONCERT:
Monday, Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Brad Barrett, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI PERCUSSION/MARIMBA AND WEST AFRICA DRUM ENSEMBLES CONCERT: Monday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Hogancamp, conductor. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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PHILANTHROPY WEEK 2002: Visit the Philanthropy Week table in the Maucker Union during the week of Nov. 11-15. Also a symposium on philanthropy will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14, from noon-1:30 pm at Lang Hall Auditorium. Six experts will present varied perspectives on issues related to philanthropy in today's world. Refreshments in the Student Lounge before the Symposium at 11:30 am. All are welcome, admission and refreshments are free.
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UNI JAZZ BANDS II and III CONCERT: Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Robert Washut and Bill Scheidecker, conductors. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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STUDIO RECITAL: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Julia Bullard Viola Studio Recital. No admission charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI SCHOOL OF MUSIC SPOTLIGHT SERIES: UNI Wind Symphony Concert Friday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Ronald Johnson, conductor. Cost: $6 Public; $5 Senior Citizen; $4 Student or admission with a current Panther Pass - Tickets 3-SHOW (7469) and at the door.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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KUNI BLUES BLOWOUT: Bernard Allison will appear Saturday, Nov. 16, 9 p.m. at the John Deere Supervisors' Club, Ridgeway Ave. & Dewitt Rd, Waterloo. Advance tickets $12; available online at http://www.kuniradio.org and at Bob's Guitars in Cedar Falls. Tickets at the door are $15.
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