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Monday, November 11, 2002

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NEWS 

REGENTS MEETING: The Board of Regents, State of Iowa, will meet this week in Ames. The meeting agenda is available at:
http://www2.state.ia.us/regents/meetings/meetings.html

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JOIN THE SENIOR CELEBRATION COMMITTEE:
The UNI Alumni Association is looking for 5 to 6 dedicated students, preferably juniors and seniors, to serve on the 2003 Senior Celebration planning committee. Committee members assist with planning, promotion, and implementation of Senior Celebration events. Send an e-mail to jennifer.albertsen@uni.edu or call 3-6409 for details.
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HELP FEED THE HUNGRY:
Stop by St. Stephen Catholic Student Center (next to the book store) to pick up a list of menu items, collect the food, and bring the food back on November 23 - 24. The food will be organized into baskets and delivered to needy families in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo area for Thanksgiving. Questions? Contact Kathy Rottinghaus 266-9863
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NOVEMBER UNIVERSITY HEALTH AND SAFETY COMMITTEE DATE CHANGE:
The new date is Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Royal Oak Room, Maucker Union. If you have questions call the University Safety Office, 3-5855.
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NISG NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER:
The Northern Iowa Student Government's November newsletter is at, http://www.uni.edu/studentorgs/nisg
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NOVEMBER SPECIALS AT CAMPUS MARKETS, RESTAURANTS AND CARTS:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/286.html
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MACURH CONFERENCE: Nov. 15-17, 700 university and residence hall leaders will be at 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 cans to Club Cafe and receive a $1 coupon (per canned food item) towards a purchase. On-campus students can bring their food items to the main office (labled which house they live in) of their building- the house that collects the most wins a FREE house party.
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STUDENT RESOURCES 

CAMPUS PHONE BOOKS AVAILABLE:
At the Maucker Union information desk, Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm.
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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY MAJOR MEETING:
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m. in ITC 3. All undeclared industrial technology majors and students interested in this major should attend the meeting. Questions? Call 273-2561.
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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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CAREER DEVELOPMENT MONTH - NOVEMBER: To learn what kind of jobs best fit your needs try the matchmaker section of Career Cruising:
http://www.uni.edu/careercenter/student/cdmodel/What_Do_I_Want.html#ccruising

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THE PRODUCTION HOUSE:
The Production House gives UNI faculty, staff, and students the ability to independently produce high quality multimedia products such as powerpoint presentations, edit videos, and create Web sites. Assistance using the labs software and hardware is available. The Production House also provides a variety of multimedia production services for those that would like items produced for them. The Production House is open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Fridays in room #107, Center for Educational Technology. Call Chuck Sengstock at 3-6192 or visit http://fp.uni.edu/its/et/productionhouse
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PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENTS:
UNI PRSSA is a pre-professional student organization for PR majors and minors. PRSSA provides students with resume builders, workshops, speakers, networking with professionals, national conferences, national competitions, local and national recognition and much more. Upcoming meeting is Monday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in LNG room #12 (next meeting Dec. 2). Questions, contact Tina Heeren, Chapter president at tina4pr@uni.edu.
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VOLUNTEER UNI:
To find out more about volunteer opportunities, visit Volunteer UNI, located in the UNI Career Center or subscribe to the VolunteerNEWS e-newsletter published twice a month. To subscribe, send an e-mail to Volunteer@uni.edu with the body containing SUB VolunteerNEWS <youremailaddress>@uni.edu.
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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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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. Performances are Nov. 14, 16, 17. Call the Strayer-Wood Theatre box office at 273-6381 if interested. LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE.
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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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EVENTS 

UNI STUDENT READING ASSOCIATION BOOK FAIR: The UNI-Student Reading Association is sponsoring a Scholastic Book Fair Monday, Nov. 11 - Thursday, Nov. 14 in the rotunda of the SEC, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., with a special Wednesday evening children's event. All proceeds support local literacy activities and events.
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ETHICS 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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THE THREEPENNY OPERA: Theatre UNI and the School of Music present the wickedly witty musical, "The Threepenny Opera," on Nov. 14, and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Strayer-Wood Theatre. Tickets are $15/$13/$10. Call the box office at: 273-6381.
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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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CONSTRUCTIVIST EDUCATION IN ACTION:
Saturday, Nov. 16, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.at McBride Auditorium,
1950 Heath St., Waterloo. Rheta DeVries, Ph.D. and Betsy Zan, Ph.D. will present "Creating a Constructivist Sociomoral Atmosphere in Project-Oriented Classrooms." The workshop is free of charge for preschool - 3rd grade pre- and inservice teachers. For reservations, contact Carolyn Hildebrandt at 287-9415 or Carolyn.Hildebrandt@uni.edu.
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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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EARTH SCIENCE SEMINAR: Dr. Raymond Anderson of the Iowa Geological Survey will present "Iowa Landscapes: Much More Than One Large, Flat Corn Field" on Monday, Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in Latham 125.
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UNI CONCERT CHORALE: Monday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Dyan Baker,
conductor. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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FACULTY RECITAL: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Northwind Quintet - Dominique Cawley, flute; Tom Barry, oboe; Jack Graham, clarinet; Thomas Tritle, horn; and David Rachor, bassoon. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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BUSINESS CASUAL: The JPEC presents "Business Casual - What You Wear Speaks Volumes" in its Selected Topics for students and staff series on Nov. 20, 3-4:15 p.m. in CBB, room 1. This presentation will have a 1/2 hour lecture by Robin Rector of Strategic Marketing Services and will feature a fashion show by Younkers. No advanced registration or fees. For more information, call 3-7350, katherine.cota@uni.edu, or http://www.jpec.org.
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ART SONG AND ARTISTRY SERIES RECITAL: Friday, Nov. 22, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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